News: ROCKINGHAM FESTIVAL, NAZARETH, ENSLAVED – 15 February 2015

Blues Pills - The Ritz, Manchester, 11 December 2014

News - Tours and Gigs

The Rockingham festival in Nottingham (23rd-25th October) has announced the first artists appearing:
Gotthard, Dan Reed Network, Robby Valentine, Stan Bush,the Electric Boys, Vega, Santa Cruz

The Ramblin’ Man fair have added Seasick Steve, The Temperance Movement, The Quireboys, Blues Pills and Toseland

ENSLAVED + GRAND MAGUS
Wed September 23 BRISTOL Marble Factory
Thu September 24 O2 Academy Islington
Fri September 25 WOLVERHAMPTON Slade Rooms
Sat September 26 DUBLIN Button Factory
Sun September 27 MANCHESTER Academy
Mon September 28 BRIGHTON Concorde

DROWNING POOL + ADRENALINE MPB
3/12 – Daytona Beach, FL Main Street Station – Daytona Bike Week
3/14 – Jacksonville, FL Beach Blvd Concert Hall
3/17 – Clarksville, TN The Warehouse Bar & Grill
3/19 – Baltimore, MD Fish Head Cantina
3/20 – Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance
3/21 – Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
3/22 – Beckley, WV Muncheez
3/24 – Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
3/26 – Fredericksburg, VA Hard Times
3/27 – Lancaster, OH Mickey’s Bar
3/28 – Flint, MI Machine Shop
4/1 – Laporte, IN Johnny’s Roadhouse
4/2 – St. Louis, MO The Mad Magician
4/3 – Dallas, TX Trees

News - Album News

The UK album charts will feature streaming data from next month in a move that mirrors the recent change to the singles chart.

In this week’s UK album charts Blackberry Smoke debuted at no.17.

Vocalist Dennis Churchill Dries (White Sister/Tattoo Rodeo) has posted on his Facebook page that his solo album is at the mastering stage. No release date as yet.

Def Leppard have delayed plans on recording their new album until the autumn due to a large amount of touring commitments.

Ian Anderson has announced plans for a touring theatre production based on the life of the real Jethro Tull. ‘Jethro Tull: The Rock Opera’ will tell the story of the English agriculturist as if taking place in the near future. Joining Ian Anderson in the band are bassist David Goodier, keyboardist John O’Hara, guitarist Florian Opahle and drummer Scott Hammond. There will be guest musicians to be announced and touring is due to start in the autumn.

News - Band changes

Carl Sentance of Persian Risk is the new vocalist in Nazareth.


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Pete Feenstra celebrated his 300th show in October 2019. Pete heads up a five-hour blues rock marathon when “Tuesday is Bluesday” from 19:00 GMT. Listen out also for his interview-based Feature show on Sundays (20:00 GMT)

Power Plays w/c 28 October (Mon-Fri)

COLLATERAL Mr Big Shot (Roulette Media Records)
BABY HUSBAND Stop Thinking About Tomorrow (indie)
OF ALLIES Off The Map (indie)
EXPLORING BIRDSONG The River (indie)
MARISA AND THE MOTHS – Slave (indie)
CATTLE AND CANE I Wish I Knew Jesus (Like I Do)
KING VOODOO Creep (indie)

Featured Albums w/c 28 October (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 UNRULY CHILD Big Blue World (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 REDLINE Gods & Monsters (Escape Music)
14:00-16:00 WILDWOOD KIN (Silvertone/Sony)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

MAGNUM Sleepwalking (1992)



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