News - RIP

Bassist Tim Drummond who played with Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young has died at the age of 74.

News - Album News

Bonfire and vocalist Claus Lessmann have separated after nearly 30 years. The band will carry on with founder Hans Ziller being joined by vocalist David Reece (ex-Accept), keyboards player Paul Morris (ex-Rainbow), bassist Ronnie Parkes and long-standing drummer Harry Reischman. A second guitarist is still being sought and currently the band are in the studio working on a new album with producer Alessandro Del Vecchio.

James Christian has been singing the praises on Facebook of the upcoming House Of Lords album which is due in the first half of this year.

Michael Schenker’s Temple Of Rock have announced that their new album, ‘Spirit On A Mission’ will be released in March 23rd. This will be preceded by the single ‘Vigilante Man’, out on January 19th.

Idlewild release their new album, ‘Everything Ever Written’ on February 9th.

Stone Temple Pilots have started work on a new album, their first full album to feature Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington on vocals.

A January 12th appearance by the current lineup of Little River Band on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ was pulled after protests from original members including Glenn Shorrock.

News - Tours and Gigs

Mon May 04 O2 Academy Newcastle
Thu May 07 O2 Academy Birmingham
Fri May 08 CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena
Sat May 09 BLACKPOOL Empress Ballroom
Sun May 11 READING Rivermead
Sat May 12 BRIGHTON Centre
Mon May 14 BOURNEMOUTH International Centre
Tue/Wed May 15/16 LONDON Alexandra Palace

Fri March 13 NOTTINGHAM Capital FM Arena
Sat March 14 BOURNEMOUTH International Centre
Wed March 18 CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena
Fri March 20 LEEDS first direct Arena
Sat March 21 GLASGOW SSE Hydro
Fri March 27 BIRMINGHAM Barclaycard Arena

February 26th London, Surya
February 28th Glasgow, Oran Mor

The Acoustic Festival of Britain (Friday 19th-Sunday 21st June at Uttoxeter Racecourse, Staffordshire) has added more acts including:
From The Jam, Hazel O’Connor, Mark Radcliffe, Jo Harman, Rodney Branigan, The Outcast Band

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

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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 14 March 2021 and includes the Top 10 albums at for that week.

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 23 March 2021.

Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio…
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Featured Albums w/c 5 April 2021 (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 GARY HUGHES Decades (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 METALITE A Virtual World (AFM Records)
14:00-16:00 KAT DANSER One Eye Open (indie)

Power Plays w/c 5 April 2021 (Mon-Fri)

ALTZI Point Of No Return (RA Music)
DIRTY LACES Breathe (Golden Robot Records)
ASHEN MOON Ashen Moon (Golden Robot Records)
ANDREWW Shadow Love (indie)
JORDAN RED Freak Show (indie)
HAYES & Y Empty Orchestra (indie)
KELSEY BOVEY Another World (indie)
NEPTUNE RAIN We Breathe The Same (indie)

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