News: ANVIL, TIM BOWNESS, REO SPEEDWAGON – Thursday 30 April 2015

News - Album News

Burning Point release their self-titled new album on June 12th on their new record label AFM Records.

Supremacy is a new band featuing singer Claus Lessmann (ex-BONFIRE), Michael Voss (CASANOVA/MAD MAX),Robby Boebel (ex-FRONTLINE/EVIDENCE ONE), Axel Kruse (ex-JADED HEART) and former SCORPIONS bass player Francis Buchholz. They have signed to Frontiers who release their debut album later this year/early 2016.

Journey’s Neal Schon releases his new solo album ‘Vortex’ on June 23rd on Mascot Records.

Vocalist Mike Howe has rejoined Metal Church.

Tim Bowness will release his third album, ‘Stupid Things That Mean The World’, in July on Inside Out.

The new Big Big Train EP, ‘Wassail’, will be released on June 1st in CD and download formats. The CD version is now available to pre-order from Burning Shed.

A new version of Steve Hackett’s classic instrumental ‘Spectral Mornings’, with lyrics added by David Longdon (Big Big Train) who sings alongside Christina Booth, has just been released. The project was produced by Magenta’s Rob Reed and also features Steve Hackett and Nick Beggs. All profits from the release go to the Parkinson’s Society UK.

News - Tours and Gigs

Sun 12 July O2 Academy – Islington
Mon 13 July O2 Academy – Birmingham
Tue 14 July O2 Academy – Sheffield
Wed 15 July ABC – Glasgow

Tue September 15 CLEVELAND Ohio – House of Blues Cleveland
Wed September 16 DETROIT Michigan – Fillmore Detroit
Tue September 22 CINCINNATI Ohio – Bogart’s
Wed September 23 LOUISVILLE Kentucky – Louisville Palace
Fri September 25 MAPLEWOOD Minnesota – Myth

Sun June 21 PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania – Wells Fargo Center – PA
Tue June 23 CHARLOTTESVILLE Virginia – John Paul Jones Arena
Thu June 25 COLUMBIA South Carolina – Colonial Life Arena

Aug. 2 – Phoenix, Ariz., Comerica Theatre
Aug. 4 – Morrison, Colo., Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Aug. 7 – Kansas City, Mo., Starlight Theatre
Aug. 10 – Noblesville, Ind., Klipsch Music Center
Aug. 12 – Clarkston, Mich., DTE Energy Music Theatre
Aug. 13 – Cincinnati, Ohio, Riverbend Music Center
Aug. 15 – Hartford, Conn., Xfinity Theatre
Aug. 16 – Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 17 – Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 19 – Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Aug. 20 – Boston, Mass., Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Aug. 22 – Atlantic City, N.J., Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa / Event Ctr.
Aug. 23 – Raleigh, N.C., Walnut Creek Amphitheatre
Aug. 24 – Atlanta, Ga., Chastain Park Amphitheatre
Aug. 31 – Dallas, Texas, Gexa Energy Pavilion

June 5 – Hollywood, Fla., Hard Rock Live
June 6 – Clearwater, Fla., Ruth Eckerd Hall
June 7 – Saint Augustine, Fla., St. Augustine Amphitheatre
June 10 – Charlotte, N.C., Uptown Amphitheatre At The NC Music Factory
June 11 – Chattanooga, Tenn., Riverbend Festival Grounds (Riverbend Festival)
June 13 – Biloxi, Miss., Hard Rock Live Biloxi
June 14 – Alpharetta, Ga., Verizon Wireless Amph. At Encore Park (38 Special)
Full dates can be seen here

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 26 July.. In the first hour David pays tribute to the blues/rock guitarist Peter Green.

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Featured Albums w/c 3 August (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 LIONVILLE Magic Is Alive (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 MAD MAX Stormchild Rising (SPV)
14:00-16:00 MARY COUGHLAN Life Stories (2020)

Power Plays w/c 3 August (Mon-Fri)

SOUTH OF SALEM Cold Day In Hell (indie)
BLACK LESION Sins (indie)
CAROLINE JONES All Of The Boys (Social Family Records)
BLACK SUN Resist (Rockshot Records)
THE JAILBIRDS Dull My Brain (Golden Robot Records)
FROM ASHES TO NEW Scars That I’m Hiding (Better Noise Records)
THE GEORGIA THUNDERBOLTS Spirit Of A Workin’ Man (Mascot)

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