News: Albums of the Month (January 2018 – March 2018)

Albums of the Month 2018

April 2018 – June 2018
July 2018 – September 2018
October 2018 – December 2018

The Temperance Movement

THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT A Deeper Cut (Earache)
“In a world of abundance of everything, The Temperance Movement shine like a beacon and stand head and shoulders above the crowd for their sheer creative genius and their intense, high energy live performances…Cocksure, confident, contemporary British rock music at its very best” (Mark Shaw)

Ignore The Sign IGNORE THE SIGN A Line To Cross  (SPV)
“…now we can add Ignore The Sign to the list of classy melodic hard rock bands to enjoy. An assured debut and sure to please melodic rock and classic rock fans.”  (Jason Ritchie)

Saxon

SAXON Thunderbolt (Militia Guard Music)
“… it’s a weighty mix and from the outset you know you’re in for some serious rocking … this is already a sure-fire contender for one of the year’s best. ” (Joe Geesin)

Joe Satriani JOE SATRIANI What Happens Next (Sony)
“It must be very difficult for a ground-breaking guitarist to stay at the top of his game and still sound fresh … But on this, his sixteenth solo album, Satriani still sounds relevant and will still make most wannabe guitarists run for cover.”  (David Randall)

Magnum MAGNUM Lost On The Road To Eternity (SPV)
“‘Lost’ will appeal to the die-hards (who will surely hail the return of the early eighties logo) as well as the lapsed. Forty years after their recording debut, ‘Lost On The Road To Eternity’ is an absolute triumph..” (David Randall)

Laurence Jones

LAURENCE JONES The Truth (Top Stop Music)
“‘The Truth’ aims for the centre ground, but it’s actually a slow burner with substance … With the benefit of a couple of tours this album might just provide a significant step-up to the next level for a young artist with an eye on the mainstream.” (Pete Feenstra)

Blackberry Smoke BLACKBERRY SMOKE Find A Light  (Earache)
“Their material presents a welcome shifting target right across the country/rock spectrum. With this album they have pushed the boundaries further and found some sweet spots arguably better than their previous best.”  (Dave Atkinson)

Burn

BURN Ice Age (Melodic Rock)
“…there isn’t one filler song to be found on the album, a rarity on most modern albums that often have 3 or 4 stellar songs, then lots of ‘meh’ tunes…Burn have done it again delivering an album chock full of enjoyable melodic hard rock.” (Jason Ritchie)

FM FM Atomic Generation (Frontiers)
“…another top album from the undoubted British standard bearers of melodic rock”  (Andy Nathan)

Phil Lanzon PHIL LANZON If You Think I’m Crazy (Cargo Records)
“Phil Lanzon has created an album that will appeal to those who enjoy melodic rock, pomp rock and songs with an emphasis on melody.‘” (
Jason Ritchie)

Albums of the Month 2018

April 2018 – June 2018
July 2018 – September 2018
October 2018 – December 2018


Throughout September 2018 Get Ready to ROCK! Radio celebrated the station’s 10th anniversary and a two-hour special reflected a decade of broadcasting. “10 years in the making” features archive interviews with Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Todd Rundgren, Graham Bonnet, David Coverdale, John Wetton and Bob Catley.

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Power Plays w/c 3 December 2018

We play Top Albums and Live Acts as selected by the GRTR! Reviewers.

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

09:00-12:00 Melodic Rock – featured in 2018
12:00-13:00 Melodic Hard Rock – featured in 2018
14:00-16:00 Singer Songwriter – featured in 2018

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

18:00-19:00 21 GUNS Nothing’s Real (1997)



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