News: ROB HALFORD, MIKE TRAMP, DEEP PURPLE – Thursday 26 March 2015

News - Album News

RIP – John Renbourn, founder of folk rock band Pentangle

Devin Townsend has revealed his next musical project will see him writing and composing a symphony.

Rob Halford releases a 2CD, 30 track best of from his Fight, Two and Halford bands.‘The Essential’ is released on 31st March on Sony/Legacy.

Mike Tramp releases his new album ‘Nomad’ in August and will feature a full band.

A-Ha release a new studio album, ‘Cast In Steel’, on Sep 4th.

News - Tours and Gigs

Jason And The Scorchers
Wed July 22 Manchester Academy 3
Thu July 23 SHEFFIELD Greystones
Fri July 24 LEICESTER Musician

Van Halen have announced an extensive US summer tour – see Upcoming.

5/27 — Puebla, Mexico
5/30 — Guadalajara, Mexico
5/31 — Leon, Mexico
6/03 — Zacatecas, Mexico
6/05 — Chihuahua, Mexico
6/07 — Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
7/14 – Lewiston, N.J.
7/22 – Englewood, N.J.
7/24 – Lynn, Mass.
7/25 – Port Chester, N.Y.
7/30 – Mashantucket, Ct.
8/02 – Nashville, Tenn.
8/04 – Sterling Heights, Mich.
8/05 – Columbus, Ohio
8/07 – Sioux City, Iowa
8/12 – Costa Mesa, Calif.
8/14 – Laughlin, Nev.
8/15 – Indio, Calif.

Sunday 6 Dublin 3Arena
Monday 7 Belfast Odyssey
Wednesday 9 Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Thursday 10 Glasgow The SSE Hydro
Saturday 12 Birmingham Genting Arena
Sunday 13 Nottingham Capital FM Arena
Tuesday 15 Manchester Arena
Wednesday 16 Cardiff Motorpoint Arena
Friday 18 London The SSE Arena Wembley
Saturday 19 Sheffield Motorpoint Arena

Fri September 18 LIVERPOOL Echo Arena
Sat September 19 CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena
Sun September 20 LONDON O2 Arena
Tue September 22 BIRMINGHAM Barclaycard Arena
Wed September 23 NOTTINGHAM Capital FM Arena
Fri September 25 LEEDS first direct Arena
Sat September 26 MANCHESTER Arena
Sun September 27 GLASGOW SSE Hydro

The latest Facebook Live session from Canadian singer-songwriter Josh Taerk

(Sunday 25 April 16:00 EST, 21:00 GMT)

It’s an Anniversary Show celebrating a year of Sunday Sessions.

Next session: Sunday 23 May, 21:00 GMT and 16:00 EST

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 18 April 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 20 April 2021.

Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio…
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Featured Albums w/c 19 April 2021 (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 STEPHEN CRANE Kicks (AOR Heaven)
12:00-13:00 THE TREATMENT Waiting For Good Luck (Frontiers)
14:00-16:00 AMY SPEACE & THE ORPHAN BRIGADE – There Used To Be Horses Here (Proper)

Power Plays w/c 3 May 2021 (Mon-Fri)

THE COLD STARES In The Night Time (Mascot)
NATHALIE MIRANDA Battle Scars (You Won’t Forget My Name) (indie)
RAMES Eleanor Street (indie)
CRIMSON RIOT Shatter (Golden Robot Records)
THUNDERMOTHER You Can’t Handle Me (AFM Records)

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