Monthly Archives: October 2015

Interview: GUY BAILEY (Thirsty) – October 2015

Thirsty

Thirsty is the new band featuring former Quireboy Guy Bailey and Russian poet Irina. Their debut album is out now and features guest musicians Simon Hanson (Death in Vegas, Squeeze), Chris Johnstone (The Quireboys) and Lynne Jackaman (Saint Jude). Nikk … Continue reading

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Gig review: JOE BONAMASSA, Brighton Centre, Brighton, 30 October 2015

JOE BONAMASSA, Brighton Centre, Brighton, 30 October 2015

And so to Joe Bonamassa in Brighton, on the Mascot magical mystery tour bus, with a stick of rock in my hand, blues in my veins, refreshments close to hand and ear plugs at the ready. The mystery is simply wondering … Continue reading

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Album review: GAMA BOMB – Untouchable Glory

GAMA BOMB – Untouchable Glory

AFM Records [Release date 30.10.15] “Untouchable Glory” is the fifth album from Northern Ireland’s answer to vintage Anthrax, namely Gama Bomb. The band formed back in 2002 in Newry and bonded over a love of obscure thrash bands and zombies. … Continue reading

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Album review: JOHN HACKETT – Another Life

JOHN HACKETT - Another Life

Esoteric Antenna Records   [Release date: 25.09.15] Although it must be difficult to carve yourself out a career when you are the sibling of a high-profile and much-revered performer, John Hackett has made more than a mere niche for himself … Continue reading

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Gig review: GLENN HUGHES, Club Academy, Manchester, 29 October 2015

GLENN HUGHES, Club Academy, Manchester, 29 October 2015

Get Ready to ROCK!’s Pete Feenstra chatted to Glenn Hughes shortly before the start of his UK tour in October 2015.  This hour special includes a selection of tracks from Glenn’s solo and band/project albums. He’s a real trooper is … Continue reading

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Gig review: JOE BONAMASSA – Nottingham, Capital FM Arena, 25 October 2015

JOE BONAMASSA - Nottingham, Capital FM Arena, 25 October 2015

During his relatively short career – compared to his peers BB King, Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton – Joe Bonamassa has become known for his relentless work ethic of touring and album releases and continues to keep blues music alive … Continue reading

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Album review: FLYING COLORS – Second Flight: Live at the Z7

FLYING COLORS - Second Flight: Live at the Z7

Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group [Release date 13.11.15] This new live package comes in a plethora of formats – takes a deep breath – 4K UltraHD, Blu-ray, DVD, LP + MP3, double CD/DVD, iTunes, Headphone Surround and Pono. Right now … Continue reading

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Album review: MIKE ZITO & THE WHEEL – Keep Coming Back

MIKE ZITO & THE WHEEL – Keep Coming Back

The Pete Feenstra Feature – Mike Zito (1 November 2015) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Ruf [Release date 06.11.15] And so after three albums with the award winning Royal Southern Brotherhood super group, Mike Zito returns to … Continue reading

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Album review: MAGNUS KARLSSON’S FREE FALL – Kingdom Of Rock

Frontiers [Release date 06.11.15] Primal Fear guitarist Magnus Karlsson returns with the second album under the Free Fall banner. Magnus handles all the instruments, bar the drums provided by Jamie Salazar and again, like the debut, he has some top … Continue reading

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Album review: CLOSE QUARTERS – Always A Lot, Never Little

CLOSE QUARTERS - Always A Lot, Never Little

Fassberg & Osterlind Music “Always A Lot, Never Little” is the second album from Sweden’s Close Quarters, a band who slot in nicely somewhere between the Backyard Babies, Hardcore Superstar and Michael Monroe- all of which have recently released new … Continue reading

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Album review: THIRSTY – Thirsty

THIRSTY - Thirsty

Thirsty is the product of a writing collaboration between ex-Quireboy Guy Bailey and Russian poet Irina D, who wrote the words that he has set to music with stunning results. Produced by legendary Rolling Stones producer Chris Kimsey and featuring … Continue reading

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Gig review: STEVE HACKETT – The Lowry, Salford, 25 October 2015

STEVE HACKETT - The Lowry, Salford, 25 October 2015

David Randall chatted to Steve Hackett in October 2014 on the eve of his UK ‘Genesis Extended’ tour. Their conversation takes in the impact of Genesis and Steve’s own interpretation in more recent times.  With tracks from the ‘Live At … Continue reading

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Gig review: RIVERSIDE, SIXXIS, LION SHEPHERD – Ritz, Manchester, 22 October 2015

Riverside - Ritz, Manchester

With their superb new album, Love, Fear And The Time Machine to promote (check out my review), Riverside have been on tour since the end of August, taking in North, South and Central America as well as Europe. They rolled … Continue reading

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Album review: PAGAN’S MIND – Full Circle Live at Center Stage

SPV [Released 16.10.15] I have come quite late to the Pagan’s Mind party having first heard them on their 2011 release, ‘Heavenly Ecstasy’. Hailing from Norway, they play progressive metal or space metal as some have dubbed it. This show … Continue reading

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News: DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION, Edgar Winter interview features – Sunday 25 October 2015

Downes Braide Association

Pop rock duo Geoff Downes and Chris Braide release their second album as Downes Braide Association (DBA) on 6 November.  Downes is best known as the keyboard maestro with bands like Asia and Yes whilst Chris Braide has written for … Continue reading

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Gig review: DAN REED NETWORK – The Tivoli, Buckley, North Wales, 23 October 2015

DAN REED NETWORK - The Tivoli, Buckley, North Wales, 23 October 2015

Get Ready to ROCK!’s David Randall chatted to Dan Reed in April 2009 at the start of an acoustic tour and took the opportunity to explore the “golden era” of the late-1980s/early 1990s when the Dan Reed Network experienced their … Continue reading

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Quick plays: FOREVER STILL, KARI RUESLATTEN, CELIA ROSE

FOREVER STILL Tied Down

FOREVER STILL Tied Down [Release date 15.01.16] Danish female fronted heavy rockers Forever Still’s debut release is typically ‘in your face’ mixing some bludgeoning riffs from the fret board of Mikkel Haastrup, with melodic lead vocals from Maja Schoenning. While … Continue reading

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Album review: BAD COMPANY – Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy – The Very Best Of

BAD COMPANY - Rock

Rhino [Release date 02.10.15] Do we really need another Bad Company anthology?  They were a great band that paved the way for so-called arena rock in the 1980s but haven’t we got all we need on our iPods and memory … Continue reading

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Quick plays: ISRAEL NASH, IMAGINARY PEOPLE, FERRIS & THE WHEELS

ISRAEL NASH’S SILVER SEASON Loose/Thirty Tigers [Release date 09.10.15] www.israelnash.com Israel Nash has already earned some plaudits for his previous album, 2013′s ‘Israel Nash’s Rain Plans’. The one thing that instantly comes to mind upon hearing this album for the … Continue reading

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EP review: BLACKWATER DROWNING – Delusionary

BLACKWATER DROWNING - Delusionary

www.facebook.com/blackwaterdrowning If you haven’t heard the name Blackwater Drowning yet, don’t be alarmed. They’re very new on the scene and haven’t had the chance to make their presence known in the metal world. That’s what I intend to do for … Continue reading

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