News: STEVE HACKETT interview on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sunday 5 October 2014

Steve Hackett - Cropredy 2014
Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR!

Bonus material not broadcast with Steve chatting about his solo career and his forthcoming album (20:17)

‘Assume The Position’, Get Ready to ROCK! Radio
Sunday 5 October, 22:00 (Monday 6 October and Friday 10 October, 22:00 repeat)

In a weekend that sees the premiere of a new TV documentary about Genesis, David Randall chats to Steve Hackett about his flag-waving for the band over the past couple of years.

Steve embarks on a further series of UK tour dates from 21 October celebrating the music of Genesis.

He chats about his recent career “renaissance”, about Genesis and reunions, and about his forthcoming album.  With tracks from his ‘Genesis Revisited’ albums, the interview forms the basis of a one-hour special.

Steve Hackett is a Featured Artist at Get Ready to ROCK! Radio and has previously formed the basis of two one-hour specials.

Album review (Genesis Revisited – Royal Albert Hall)
Cropredy 2014
More information (Get Ready to ROCK! Radio)
Steve Hackett website


UK Tour Dates

October 2014

Tuesday 21 October – Regent Theatre, Ipswich 01473 433 100
Wednesday 22 October – Brighton Centre, Brighton 0844 847 1515
Friday 24 October – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham 0115 989 5555
Saturday 25 October – Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow 0844 395 4000
Sunday 26 October – Barbican, York 0844 854 2757
Tuesday 28 October – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend 01702 351 135
Wednesday 29 October – O2 Guildhall, Southampton 023 8063 2601
Thursday 30 October – St David’s Hall, Cardiff 02920 878 444

November 2014

Saturday 1 November – Eventim Apollo, London 0844 249 4300
Sunday 2 November – The Lowry, Salford 0843 208 6000
Monday 3 November – Glive, Guildford 0844 770 1797
Tuesday 4 November – Symphony Hall, Birmingham 0121 345 0602



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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