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Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Record Store Day Giveaways!
Throughout the day, Saturday 19 April, our radio station will be giving away albums and cool stuff. Listen in to win!
Over the last five years an independent record shop has closed in the UK every three days.
SOUND IT OUT (75 mins) is a documentary portrait of the very last surviving vinyl record shop in Teesside, North East England.
A cultural haven in one of the most deprived areas in the UK, SOUND IT OUT documents a place that is thriving against the odds and the local community that keeps it alive. Directed by Jeanie Finlay who grew up three miles from the shop.
Photo Gallery by Darran Scott
A Blues-Rock Benefit for Walter Trout at Shepherds Bush Empire
The international blues rock community comes together on Sunday 4 May to present a special benefit show in London for the blues-rock legend Walter Trout who is awaiting a liver transplant.
This special show features Roger Chapman, Otis Grand, Bernie Marsden, Ian Parker, Kim Simmons, Danny Bryant, Stevie Smith, Marcus Malone, Mitch Laddie, Lawrence Jones, and others to be announced along with The Flamingo Club All Stars House band featuring John O’Leary and Alan Glenn. Proceeds will go to towards the ailing icon’s emergency liver transplant fund and his subsequent recuperation.
The goal of the evening is to pull together some great blues-rock musicians to help raise money and awareness of Walter Trout’s current predicament. This year marked the 25th anniversary of his solo career, but he is currently fighting for his life. It is hoped that the event at Shepherds Bush will be well supported by musicians and fans alike as everyone in the music community come together to show their love for Walter and to help raise monies for himself and his Family.
Walter Trout recently confirmed the release of his new CD entitled -The Blues Came Callin’- which will be launched as planned on June 2 despite his continuing health issues.
AN EVENING FOR WALTER TROUT SUNDAY 4th MAY at the 02 SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE, Shepherds Bush Green, London W12 8TT
Doors 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start.Tickets £17.50 advance £20.00 on the door
Box Office 0844 477 2000 (24 hours) More information
Win Bad Company Collectors Pack!
Listen in to our latest showcase for the Cherry Red group of record labels for a chance to win six of the featured albums and some exclusive Record Store Day giveaways!
HALESTORM – Photo: Iain Scott
On tour in the UK (15 April – 30 April)
FOREIGNER, EUROPE, FM
THE HOAX/Federal Charm
THE WILDHEARTS/Von Herzen Brothers
OLIVER WAKEMAN & GORDON GILTRAP
THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT
The new H.E.A.T. album ‘Tearing Down The Walls’ is released via earMUSIC on 14 April. Catch up with our recent interview with the band’s guitarist Eric Rivers and our album review here
Europe Tour Dates 2014
06 MAY GERMANY Berlin – C-Club
07 MAY GERMANY Frankfurt – Zoom
08 MAY GERMANY Stuttgart – Universum
12 MAY BELGIUM Antwerp – Kavka
13 MAY GERMANY Cologne – Luxor
16 MAY UK London Garage
17 MAY UK Newcastle O2 Academy 2
18 MAY UK Glasgow Cathouse
19 MAY UK Manchester Academy 3
‘Better Days Comin” is released by Frontiers Records on 18 April.
UK Tour Dates
15 June DOWNLOAD
17 June GLASGOW – O2 Academy
18 June NEWCASTLE – O2 Academy
20 June BRISTOL – O2 Academy
21 June LONDON – O2 Academy Islington
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Latest gig reviews!
Photo: David Randall
FOREIGNER Unplugged, 12 April 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
WITHIN TEMPTATION/Delain, 11 April 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
FOREIGNER/EUROPE/FM, 3 April 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, 1 April 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
GRAVELTONES, 26 February 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
THE ANSWER, 25 February 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
DREAM THEATER, 13 February 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
SAXON, 11 February 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
GIANTS OF ROCK, 7-9 February 2014 [with Photo Gallery]
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