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News: DAEVID ALLEN, MUSE, MARILLION – Thursday 5 February 2015

Marillion will spend this year writing and recording their next album with a view to releasing it in 2016. Sad news that Gong founder Daevid Allen has been given six months to live. Rage have announced they are splitting-up after … Continue reading

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News: JEFF LYNNE, VAN HALEN, ROBIN GEORGE – Wednesday 4 February 2015

The Sweet, Giants Of Rock - 9 February 2014

Kiske/Sommerville release their new album ‘City of Heroes’ on April 17th on Frontiers. Jeff Lynne will perform at this Sunday’s Grammy awards ceremony. AC/DC will also be appearing and rumour is that former drummer Chris Slade will appear with them. … Continue reading

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News: THERAPY?, JIM PETERIK, JOE SATRIANI – Tuesday 3 February 2015

Joe Satriani - Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, 11 June 2013

THERAPY? (Their new album ‘Disquiet’ is out on March 23rd) Fri March 27 BRISTOL Marble Factory Sat March 28 GLOUCESTER Guildhall Tue March 31 BRIGHTON Concorde 2 Wed April 01 LONDON Scala Sun April 12 PORTSMOUTH Wedgewood Rooms Mon April … Continue reading

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News: ANATHEMA, ROBERT PLANT, STEVE HOWE – Monday 2 February 2015

Anathema

Steve Howe releases a best of collection entitled ‘Anthology’ on March 10th. He tours the UK in April (see Upcoming). Mark Slaughter (Slaughter) has released his solo ‘Reflections In A Rear View Mirror‘ via his own website. The Sword enter … Continue reading

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News: BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE, BACKYARD BABIES, THE OFFSPRING – Sunday February 1 2015

Bullet For My Valentine

Bullet For My Valentine have started to record their new album with a summer release planned. Megadeth will start on their next album in March. Backyard Babies are back and plan to release their new album in August on Gain … Continue reading

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News: ALIEN ANT FARM, MAGMA, BLUE OYSTER CULT – Saturday 31 January 2015

Blue Oyster Cult - HARD ROCK HELL, Pwllheli, 15 November 2014

Ramblin’ Fair Festival have announced the support bands for headliners Scorpions on Saturday. They include Dream Theater, Blue Oyster Cult, Saxon and FM. Burning Rain replace Circus Maximus at the Frontiers festival in Italy. MAGMA May 07 Manchester RNCM May … Continue reading

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News: Y&T, SUZANNE VEGA, EDEN’S CURSE – Thursday 29 January 2015

Eden’s Curse will release their first ever live album, ‘Live With The Curse’ on 13th March (EU) and 14th April (USA) via AFM Records. Y&T (pictured) have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the making of a career-spanning documentary, with … Continue reading

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News: FAITH NO MORE, DOWNLOAD, DEF LEPPARD – Wednesday 28 January 2015

Beth Hart

Faith No More will release a new single, ‘Superhero’ in March. Beth Hart releases her new album, ‘Better Than Home’, on April 15th. Joe Clancy is the new drummer in Vardis. Tom DeLonge has announced his departure from Blink 182. … Continue reading

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News: THE POODLES, CROPREDY, WATCHET FESTIVAL – Tuesday 27 January 2015

Fairport Convention, Cropredy - 9 August 2014

The Poodles release their new album, ‘Devil In The Details’, in Japan in late March. No other release dates as yet. A new Starbreaker (Tony Harnell & Magnus Karlsson) album is due next year on Frontiers. More information Listen in … Continue reading

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News: DIO, EDGAR FROESE, JOE LYNN TURNER – Monday 26th January 2015

Edgar Froese, Tangerine Dream

Tangerine Dream founder Edgar Froese has died at the age of 70. A statement reads: “On January 20th, Tuesday afternoon, Edgar Froese suddenly and unexpectedly passed away from the effects of a pulmonary embolism in Vienna. The sadness in our … Continue reading

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News: T’PAU, FURYON, THE TUBES – Sunday 25 January 2015

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T’Pau release their new album, ‘Pleasure & Pain’ on 2nd February through Right Track Records/Universal Records. Fall Out Boy debuted at number 2 in the UK album charts this week with their new album, ‘American Beauty/American Psycho’. Enter Shikari debuted … Continue reading

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News: ASKING ALEXANDRIA, DANKO JONES, JOE LYNN TURNER – Friday 23 January 2015

Camden Rocks 2015

Asking Alexandria vocalist Danny Worsnop has left the band and the remaining band members will continue work on their new album whilst looking for a new vocalist. More information Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio… Click the appropriate … Continue reading

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News: CAMEL, FISHBONE, ENUFF Z NUFF – Thursday 22 January 2015

Andy Latimer - Camel

FISHBONE Mon March 16 BRISTOL Fleece Sat March 21 LONDON Under the Bridge UK – Final Tour Feb 22: Wroclaw Polish Radio Concert Hall, Poland Feb 24: Warsaw Progreja Music Zone, Poland Feb 26: Oslo Cosmopolite, Norway Feb 28: Zoetermeer … Continue reading

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News: GILLAN, WILKO JOHNSON, VON HERTZEN BROTHERS – Wednesday 21 January 2015

Bernie Torme - Hard Rock Hell, November 2013

A Gillan box set is released on March 16th on Demon. The CD set features the original UK albums, along with 4 LP picture discs. Sleevenotes are written by Joe Geesin and include new interviews with Bernie Torme and Mick … Continue reading

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News: YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, SLIPKNOT, PRETTY THINGS – Tuesday 20 January 2015

Malmsteen - Now Your Ships Are Burning

The Polydor albums of Yngwie Malmsteen are collected in a new four-CD box set, ‘Now Your Ships Are Burned’, due for release on February 23rd. The box set includes Rising Force (1984), Marching Out (1985), Trilogy (1986), Odyssey (1988) and … Continue reading

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