Steve Lukather interview on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio
Sunday 18 May 2014, 22:00 See website for details
Eagle Rock [Release date 28.04.14]
Having sold over 35 million records across 17 studio albums, Toto toured last year to celebrate their 35th anniversary and this new live DVD was recorded on Polish leg of that tour. The musicianship is technically superb, sonically sharp and the set list is packed with hits.
Amongst the tracks played in the 26 track set are massive worldwide hits “Africa”, “Rosanna” and “Hold The Line”, obvious highlights but you can’t overlook the likes of “”White Sister”, “Home of The Brave”, “Wings of Time” or the Steve Lukather sung “I’ll Be Over You”.
The footage slips effortlessly between colour and black and white and often also dips into spilt screen territory in this 2 hour show. The bonus material is a 20 minute behind the scenes feature.
“35th Anniversary- Live in Poland” is a real testament to the bands longevity and the good news is that Toto are currently locked away recording their first studio album since 2006′s “Falling In Between”- and following these recent live shows it promises to be something special.
Toto fans that were not lucky enough to catch the band on their recent 35th Anniversary tour will love this new DVD and will also be pleased to hear that the band look to be hanging around for their 40th anniversary. ****
Review by Nikk Gunns
On Sunday 28 July 2019, David Randall celebrated his 600th show. “Assume The Position” started in June 2007 on UK City Radio before transferring a year later to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. The show includes tracks played on the first show plus Upton Blues Festival highlights, new music and the regular features “Live Legends” and “Anniversary Rock” which this week celebrates the Island Records label 60th anniversary.
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BERLIN Transcendance (Cleopatra Records)
PHIL CAMPBELL These Old Boots (Nuclear Blast)
PHIL LANZON Blue Mountain (Phil Lanzon Ditties/Cargo Records UK)
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14:00-16:00 DREW HOLCOMB & THE NEIGHBORS Dragons (Magnolia Music/Thirty Tigers)
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