News: THUNDER – New album, tour and radio interview (February 2017)

Melodic hard rockers Thunder release a new studio album ‘Rip It Up’ on 10 February via earMUSIC.

The band’s eleventh studio album follows the successful ‘Wonder Days’ and last year’s performances at Ramblin’ Man and Steelhouse Festivals.

The band ‘s UK tour starts 17 March with several dates already sold out.

On Sunday 5 February at 20:00 Get Ready to ROCK!’s Pete Feenstra chats to Thunder frontman Danny Bowes and plays tracks from the new album.

This sequence is repeated on Thursday 9 February at 23:00 GMT.

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Thunder UK tour dates

Fri 17 March – Manchester Apollo SOLD OUT
Sat. 18 March – Sheffield City Hall SOLD OUT
Sun. 19 March – Newcastle City Hall
Tue. 21 March – Leicester, De Montfort Hall
Wed. 22 March – Glasgow, Clyde Auditorium
Fri. 24 March – Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
Sat. 25 March – Southampton, Guildhall SOLD OUT
Sun. 26 March – Ipswich, Regent Theatre
Tues. 28 March – London, Eventim Apollo
Thu. 30 March – Dublin, Vicar Street
Fri. 31 March – Belfast, Mandela Hall



On Sunday 28 July 2019, David Randall celebrated his 600th show. “Assume The Position” started in June 2007 on UK City Radio before transferring a year later to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. The show includes tracks played on the first show plus Upton Blues Festival highlights, new music and the regular features “Live Legends” and “Anniversary Rock” which this week celebrates the Island Records label 60th anniversary.

Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio…
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Power Plays w/c 19 August (Mon-Fri)

BEFORE FIRE Dead Eyes (indie)
SCOTT & MARIA Never Give Up (indie)
CORELEONI Queen Of Hearts (AFM Records)
BERLIN Transcendance (Cleopatra Records)
PHIL CAMPBELL These Old Boots (Nuclear Blast)
PHIL LANZON Blue Mountain (Phil Lanzon Ditties/Cargo Records UK)

Featured Albums w/c 19 August (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 SOLEIL MOON Warrior (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 ROXY BLUE Roxy Blue (Frontiers)
14:00-16:00 DREW HOLCOMB & THE NEIGHBORS Dragons (Magnolia Music/Thirty Tigers)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

JAMES STEVENSON Everything’s Getting Closer To Being Over (2013)



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