News: For Your Listening Pleasure…STEVE HACKETT, FM, DUKES OF THE ORIENT (February 2018)

Steve Hackett releases a re-recorded version of GTR’s ‘When The Heart Rules The Mind’ on February 2nd. It features a guest appearance from Marillion’s Steve Rothery. More details and tour dates here

FM release their new album ‘Atomic Generation’ on March 30th. Ahead of this they have released the lead song ‘Make The Best Of What You Got’

Dukes Of The Orient sees former Asia band members John Payne and Erik Norlander (Last In Line/Rocket Scientists) join forces. Jay Schellen and Guthrie Govan (both ex-Asia) also appear on the album. The album is released on Frontiers on 23rd February.

Ignore The Sign release their debut album ‘A Line To Cross’ on SPV on February 23rd. The band features vocalist/keys/guitarist Ossy Pfeiffer, guitarist/vocalist Anca Graterol (Rosy Vista) and guitarist Steve Mann (MSG/Lionheart).

In aid of Nordoff Robbins GRTR!’s Jason Ritchie is raising funds to celebrate his 50th Birthday with #50gigsinaday Michael Armstrong re-recorded the song that was No.1 in the UK on the day back in 1968, Love Affair’s ‘Everlasting Love’. The video features a famous concert from every year since.

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Tax The Heat have released the title track of their upcoming album ‘Change Your Position’ on March 9th on Nuclear Blast.



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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