News: STATUS QUO, BRIAN MAY, IO EARTH – Tuesday 6 January 2015

News - Album News

‘Back To The Light – A Casual Guide to the Music of Queen’s Brian May’ by Neil Daniels is out now published by Createspace.

Adrenalin Mob will release their new album ‘Dearly Departed’ through Century Media on February 9th.

Sting’s Broadway musical ‘The Last Ship’ will close after just three months.

Duff McKagan will publish an advice book ‘How To Be A Man’ later this year.

The reformed Chastain — featuring Leather Leone on vocals — will release a new album, ‘We Bleed Metal’, later in the year via Leviathan Records.

Vocalist Jizzy Pearl (Love/Hate, LA Guns, Ratt) has joined Quiet Riot.

Status Quo have now had 500 weeks in the UK album charts. They join a select band of fifty artists.

News - Tours and Gigs

ARfm, in conjunction with JustSayYes Fund, are promoting a concert, on Saturday 31st January 2015, at The Spot in Derby to raise money for Children & Young Adults Cancer research. Headlining will be ISSA, making her full UK debut, with support from Angels Or Kings, Bailey and Lawless. Tickets (which can only be purchased in advance) cost £12 and are available via Paypal from

IO Earth will perform with string and brass sections for a one-off show:
23rd May Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

March 11th The Garage, London
March 13th HRH AOR / Sleaze – North wales
March 14th Manchester Academy
March 15th Studio 24, Edinburgh
March 18th The Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton

Journey play a nine date residency at the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas between April 29th-May 16th.


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

Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio…
Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page.

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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