News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – August 2014 highlights

August 2014 Highlights

More information at the dedicated website

Check back here as we add new features throughout the month.

All times, BST (GMT+1)

Pete Feenstra and Coco Montoya
Photo: Mark Hughes/MHP

Tuesdays
19:00 Pete Feenstra Rock & Blues
Pete signposts upcoming and established artists who need your attention
Tuesday 29 July (Sunday 3 August, 19:00 repeat)
Including a recent interview with Marcus Malone and tracks from his new album.
Tuesday 12 August, 21:00 (Sunday 17 August, 19:00 repeat)
Coco Montoya Special – the legendary guitarist chats about his career
Tuesday 26 August, 20:00 (Friday 29 August, 21:00 repeat)
Sean Tyla Special – The Tyla Gang frontman chats about his career

Wednesdays
22:00 Pure Metal
A new time for our weekly sequence featuring the best of metal in all its different shapes, forms and colours.  Including progressive and power metal.

Thursdays
20:00 Rockin’ The Country
Stuart Hamilton plays blues and rock infused country and Americana

Saturdays
18:00 Rock Byways
We’re replaying Stuart Hamilton’s eclectic selection.  There’s a brand new show every Sunday at 20:00

Steve Hogarth of Marillion

Sundays
16:00 The Eclectic Mix
Sunday 3 August
A chance to hear again our recent interview with STEVE HOGARTH chatting about his recently published diairies and his career with MARILLION, plus tracks from the latest live release ‘A Sunday Night Above The Rain’.
Sunday 31 August
Martin Barre, long-standing Jethro Tull guitarist, chats about his favourite tracks including his new album ‘Order Of Play’.
17:00 Progressive Fusion Hours
Presented by Peter Muir
19:00 The Pete Feenstra Feature
Interviews and the blues
Sunday 17 August, 19:00 repeat
Coco Montoya Special – the legendary guitarist chats about his career
Sunday 24 August, 19:00 repeat
A recent interview with Bernie Marsden chatting about his new solo album ‘Shine’.

Sunday 31 August, 19:00
Roger Mayer: Chasing The Sound
The legendary guitars guru chats about his career including work with Hendrix in the late-1960s
20:00 Rock Byways
Presented by Stuart Hamilton
21:00 New to GRTR!
Presented by David Randall

Dave Browne of PictureHouse

Sunday 17 August
PictureHouse are “In Session for GRTR!”

22:00 Assume The Position
Presented by David Randall
Sunday 17 August
David chats to Chris Daughtry ahead of his forthcoming London Roundhouse date.



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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Power Plays w/c 19 August (Mon-Fri)

BEFORE FIRE Dead Eyes (indie)
SCOTT & MARIA Never Give Up (indie)
CORELEONI Queen Of Hearts (AFM Records)
BERLIN Transcendance (Cleopatra Records)
PHIL CAMPBELL These Old Boots (Nuclear Blast)
PHIL LANZON Blue Mountain (Phil Lanzon Ditties/Cargo Records UK)

Featured Albums w/c 19 August (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 SOLEIL MOON Warrior (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 ROXY BLUE Roxy Blue (Frontiers)
14:00-16:00 DREW HOLCOMB & THE NEIGHBORS Dragons (Magnolia Music/Thirty Tigers)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

JAMES STEVENSON Everything’s Getting Closer To Being Over (2013)



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