News: TREAT, RICK WAKEMAN, BELLOWHEAD – Sunday 13th September 2015

Rick Wakeman - Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, 9 May 2014

News - RIP

RIP – guitarist Gary Richrath, who was in REO Speedwagon between 1970 and 1989.

Former bassist with the Damned, Byrn Merrick, has passed away at the age of 56 after a battle with cancer.

News - Album News

Treat have confirmed they are recording new songs for a release next year.

Black Star Riders’ vocalist Ricky Warwick releases two solo albums next year, namely ‘When Patsy Cline Was Crazy…’ and the acoustic based ‘Hearts On Trees’ on February 26th.

Carmine Appice has announced on Facebook 2016 will be the year of King Kobra, suggesting his band will return for a new album and live dates.

Iron Maiden topped the UK album charts this week with their new album ‘The Book Of Souls’.

Bellowhead release a best of on October 16th as they start their farewell tour.

A new documentary on the life of Keith Richards airs on Netflix on Sep 18th.

On 6th November Eagle Rock Entertainment release ‘The Ritchie Blackmore Story’ on DVD/Blu-Ray.

News - Tours and Gigs

Rick Wakeman has had to cancel all his upcoming tour commitments due to health reasons.

Rival Sons will support Black Sabbath on their farewell tour next year.


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Power Plays w/c 13 May (Mon-Fri)

WARM RAIN Here Comes The Rain Again (Rain Recordings)
DARWIN Cosmic Rays (indie)
MICHAEL THOMPSON BAND Love & Beyond (Frontiers)
MARQUIS DRIVE Shine On (indie)
YOUR LIFE & MINE Remind To Remember (indie)
EMERALD SUN What becomes Of You (indie)

Featured Albums w/c 13 May (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 JIM PETERIK WORLD STAGE Winds Of Change (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 WHITESNAKE Flesh & Blood (Frontiers)
14:00-16:00 BUFORD POPE The Waiting Game (Unchained Records)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

NEVER THE BRIDE Surprise (2005)



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