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

August 2014 Highlights

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All times, BST (GMT+1)

Pete Feenstra and Coco Montoya
Photo: Mark Hughes/MHP

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

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.

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

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

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.


The latest Facebook Live session from Canadian singer-songwriter Josh Taerk Sunday 24 January, 16:00 EST, 21:00 GMT

More about Josh:

David Randall presents a weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sundays at 22:00 BST (GMT+1, repeated on Mondays and Fridays), when he invites listeners to ‘Assume The Position’. This show was first broadcast on 20 December 2020 and announces the results of the Popular Poll for Best of 2020.

UK Blues Broadcaster of the Year (2020) Pete Feenstra presents his weekly Rock & Blues Show on Tuesday at 19:00 ( BST, GMT+1) as part of a five hour blues rock marathon “Tuesday is Bluesday at GRTR!”. The show is repeated on Wednesdays at 22:00, Fridays at 20:00). This show was first broadcast 20 December 2020 and includes Pete’s best of the year selections

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Featured Albums w/c 25 January 2021 (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 ART OF ILLUSION X Marks The Spot (AOR Heaven)
12:00-13:00 THE DEAD DAISIES Holy Ground (SPV)
14:00-16:00 TED & MAJELLA Divine Timing (indie)

Power Plays w/c 25 January 2021 (Mon-Fri)

THE WEDDING PRESENT We Should Be Together (Scopitones)
MIDNITE CITY Crawlin’ In The Dirt (Roulette Media)
JOSEPH WILLIAMS Never Saw You Coming (Mascot)
ALEX JAMES BRIERLEY Go With The Flow (indie)
THE UNDERCLASS The One (indie)
MASON HILL DNA (7Hz Recordings)

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