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News: PANIC ROOM PledgeMusic Campaign and Weekend – May/June 2016

PANIC ROOM - The Citadel, St. Helens, 9 May 2015

On Sunday 15 May, David Randall from Get Ready to ROCK! Radio chatted to Anne-Marie Helder about the weekend event and PledgeMusic campaign.  (26:03)  The full version of this feature – with tracks from Panic Room and associated artists – … Continue reading

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News: BLUE ÖYSTER CULT confirm London date on Friday 29th July

BLUE ÖYSTER CULT confirm London date on Friday 29th July

To mark the 40th anniversary since its original 1976 release on Columbia Records, the Long Island rockers Blue Öyster Cult will be jetting in from NYC to play their ‘Agents of Fortune’ album in full, plus a full set of powerful classics from … Continue reading

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News: KING KING/Dan Patlansky UK tour starts 12 May 2016

KING KING - Manchester Academy, 12 May 2016

Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR! Award-winning blues rock band King King start their nationwide 8-date UK tour at the Manchester Academy on Thursday May 12. Special guest on all dates is South African Blues rock guitarist/singer-songwriter Dan Patlansky. GRTR! blues-rock expert Pete … Continue reading

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News: THE TREATMENT UK Tour starts 27 April 2016

The Treatment - Steelhouse Festival - Ebbw Vale, S.Wales, 25 July 2015

David Randall caught up with The Treatment’s Mitchel Emms after the first night of the current tour.  In this exclusive feature Mitch describes his own musical development against the background of a difficult music industry and the rising force that … Continue reading

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News: DAUGHTRY UK Tour starts 21 May

Daughtry 2016

In August 2014 Get Ready to ROCK! Radio chatted to Chris Daughtry who revealed that Rick Astley was an early influence… (7:10) Daughtry UK tour starts 21 May Due to phenomenal demand multi-platinum selling recording artist Daughtry have recently announced … Continue reading

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News: BANG – U.S. 1970s Power Trio – European Tour incl. London date and Interview

Bang - early 1970s U.S. power trio

Pete Feenstra chatted to Frank Gilcken, Frank Ferrara and Jake Leger for his Feature show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio.  In this interview edit Pete finds out more about the band’s 40 year live hiatus… (4:12) More information (and … Continue reading

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News: JOHNNY HATES JAZZ Interview Feature and UK Tour (28 February – 25 March 2016)

Johnny Hates Jazz

A special feature is broadcast in the first hour of ‘Assume The Position’, presented by David Randall on Sunday 28 February on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio.  The sequence is repeated on Friday 4 March at 22:00 or you can … Continue reading

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News: DONOVAN announces 70th Birthday Show

Donovan - Beat Cafe

DONOVAN’S 70TH BIRTHDAY PARTY CONCERT IN ‘BEAT CAFÉ’ AT THE LONDON PALLADIUM ON 6th MAY 2016 Donovan, ‘60s legend, icon, poet and one of our most enduring singer-songwriters, celebrates his 70th birthday with a special concert at The London Palladium … Continue reading

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News: RENAISSANCE & CURVED AIR – Pioneers of Symphonic/Art Prog tour together in April 2016

Renaissance

ANNIE HASLAM of RENAISSANCE (59:15) David Randall chats to Annie about prog rockers Renaissance Also available in several parts here Symphonic rock icons Renaissance featuring legendary singer Annie Haslam will be performing in the US & UK in support of … Continue reading

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News: WILL ROBERT BRAND NEW EP AND DEBUT HEADLINE TOUR

Ahead of the release of his new ‘Mountain’ E.P. on 19th February through Virgin EMI, acclaimed Cambridge-based troubadour Will Robert will embark on fifteen-date debut headline tour of the UK. The life-affirming five-track E.P. will be available to buy before … Continue reading

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News: Rock journeyman JAMES STEVENSON plays first solo gig, Thursday 17 December (Water Rats, London)

James Stevenson

Guitarist/songwriter James Stevenson plays his first solo gig at Water Rats, King’s Cross, London on Thursday 17 December (19:15).  James Stevenson has been an in-demand session player since his earliest outings with punk/new wave band Chelsea in the late 1970s.  … Continue reading

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News: STEVE HACKETT – UK tour starts 6 October

Steve Hackett, photo by Simon Dunkerley

Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR! Steve Hackett celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of his debut solo album – ‘Voyage Of The Acolyte’ – with an extensive UK tour starting in Guildford on Tuesday 6 October. The set-list will take in … Continue reading

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News: HAREM SCAREM, MAJOR INSTINCT, DEE SNIDER – Tuesday 29 September 2015

Dee Snider - STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL Day 2 - Ebbw Vale, South Wales, 26 July 2015

Dave Gilmour topped the UK album charts this week with his new album ‘Rattle That Lock’. Major Instinct release their debut album, ‘High Five’ on Nov 27th via AOR Heaven. The band features M.ILL.ION founder, main songwriter and bass guitarist B.J. Laneby. Harem Scarem … Continue reading

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

Rick Wakeman - Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, 9 May 2014

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. Treat have confirmed they are recording … Continue reading

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News: DEBORAH BONHAM plays Bolanesque and John Otway gig this autumn

Deborah Bonham

Photo: MHP Studios Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Featured Artist Deborah Bonham plays UK dates this autumn. Deborah is a special guest at the “Bolanesque” event in aid of Marc Bolan Music School in West Africa, on 15 September.  Her … Continue reading

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News: DEVIN TOWNSEND, BLACK SABBATH, MOTORHEAD – Monday 7th September 2015

Devin Townsend - Rock City, Nottingham, 3 July 2014

Jeff Lynne’s ELO have signed a worldwide deal with Colombia Records who will release the first new album from ELO in over fifteen years. Suede release their new album, ‘Night Thoughts’, in January. Primal Fear release their new album, ‘Rulebreaker’ … Continue reading

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News: GHOST, THE SWORD, GTR – Monday 31st August 2015

Broken Teeth release a new album, ‘Bulldozer’ in October. Kansas have signed with Inside Out who will release their new studio album, the first in over fifteen years. This will mark the recording debut of new members David Manion (keys) … Continue reading

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News: BLACKWATER CONSPIRACY, RATM, UGLY KID JOE – Wednesday 19th August 2015

Rage Against The Machine will release a DVD, ‘Live At Finsbury Park’, on October 16th. Candlebox have signed a deal with Pavement Entertainment and will release their new studio album in early 2016. UGLY KID JOE will release a new … Continue reading

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News: VOODOO VEGAS, THE HOLLYWOOD VAMPIRES, MUTE GODS – Thursday 13th August 2015

Alice Cooper - Cropredy 2013

Voodoo Vegas release a new EP ‘Hypnotise’ on October 12th. It can be pre-ordered here. Status Quo bassist John ‘Rhino’ Edwards will release his second solo album, ‘Rhino’s Revenge II’, on October 23rd via Molano Music. The Mute Gods is … Continue reading

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News: THE FACES, UDO, SUPERTRAMP– Thursday 6th August 2015

The Faces have announced a one-off reunion after 40 years. They appear on September 5th with a special gig as part of the 3rd Rock ’N’ Horsepower charity event for Prostate Cancer UK. Original surviving members Rod Stewart, Kenney Jones … Continue reading

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