News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – October 2014 Highlights

October 2014 Highlights

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

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Steve Hackett
Photo: Simon Dunkerley

Tuesdays
19:00 Pete Feenstra Rock & Blues
Signposting upcoming and established blues/rock artists who need your attention
Presented by Pete Feenstra

Wednesdays
22:00 Pure Metal
Our weekly sequence featuring the best of metal in all its different shapes, forms and colours. Including progressive, symphonic and power metal.

Thursdays
20:00 Rockin’ The Country
Blues and rock infused country and Americana
Presented by Stuart Hamilton

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

Sundays
16:00 The Eclectic Mix
A different “mix” each week, sequenced by GRTR! associates, plus a special feature

Sunday 5 October
Steve Hogarth Special
The Marillion frontman talks about his career and his first volume of diaries
Steve plays UK dates 16-19 October

17:00 Progressive Fusion Hours
The best classic and contemporary prog
Presented by Peter Muir

Sunday 19 October: Steve Hackett – The Guitarists
In the first hour another chance to hear our chat from 2011
Sunday 26 October: Steve Hackett – Favourite Tracks
Steve selects his own favourites

Chantel McGregor & Pete Feenstra
19:00 The Pete Feenstra Feature
Interviews and the blues

Sunday 5 October: Chantel McGregor
Sunday 12 October: Larry Miller
Sunday 19 October: Bernie Marsden

(When we haven’t got an interview/feature, we replay the highlights of Pete’s Tuesday show)
20:00 Rock Byways
A weekly collection of obscurities, curios, and beyond
Presented by Stuart Hamilton
21:00 New to GRTR!
A peek at the new playlist, new and forthcoming single and album releases
Presented by David Randall

Sunday 5 October
In Session for GRTR!
Three tracks from one-time Dire Straits bass player John Illsley, currently on tour in the UK

22:00 Assume The Position
Classic and contemporary rock, signposting current and future tours, plus special features
Presented by David Randall

Friday 3 October
David chats to long-standing Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre about his favourite tracks including a couple from his latest album ‘Order Of Play’. In the second hour, Martin’s highlights with Tull and solo, including his session for GRTR! last year.
Sunday 5 October
David chats to Steve Hackett ahead of his October tour dates


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Power Plays w/c 14 October (Mon-Fri)

SANGUINE Ignite (Odyssey Music)
GOODBYE JUNE Switchblade Heart (Earache)
SAINTS OF SIN Nasty Love (indie)
SCARLET REBELS Heal (indie)
FLYING COLORS The Loss Inside (Mascot)
KEYWEST C’est La Vie (indie)

Featured Albums w/c 14 October (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 DANGER ZONE Don’t Count On Heroes (Pride & Joy Music)
12:00-13:00 ECLIPSE Paradigm (Frontiers)
14:00-16:00 GALLAGHER & LYLE Live at De Montfort Hall, 1977 (The Store For Music)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

ROBIN TROWER In The Line Of Fire (1990)



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