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News: 10cc UK Tour – GRAHAM GOULDMAN album and radio interview (August 2018)

10cc - Liverpool, 6 December 2013

On Sunday 12 August at 18:00 GMT Graham Gouldman chatted about his career in a one hour special for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. (Thursday 16 August, 22:00 repeat) In this exclusive edit using non-broadcast material Graham chats about his … Continue reading

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Album review: GRAHAM GOULDMAN – Love And Work

GRAHAM GOULDMAN - Love And Work

Graham Gouldman chatted to David Randall on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sunday 12 August. More information (and additional interview) Wienerworld [Release date 17.08.18] If ‘Love And Work’ had been released back in the seventies or eighties it would no … Continue reading

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Album review: CATS IN SPACE – Cats Alive!

CATS IN SPACE – Cats Alive!

Harmony Factory [Release date 23.02.18] Cats In Space had a busy 2017 live-wise, supporting the likes of Thunder (where this show was recorded at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena in March), Deep Purple and Status Quo, along with festival appearances at Cropredy … Continue reading

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Gig review: REWIND FESTIVAL – Scone Palace, Perth, 22 July 2017

REWIND FESTIVAL – Scone Palace, Perth, 22 July 2017

Although I am a rock fan through and through I have always had a sneaking love of all things 80’s. Being a teenager during the decade meant that although I was mastering in Iron Maiden and Saxon at the time … Continue reading

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Album review: JON HERINGTON – Adult Entertainment

JON HERINGTON – Adult Entertainment

CD Baby [Release date 14.06.16] Jon Herington is best known as the guitarist in Steely Dan for the last 16 years, yet he’s also managed to carve out his own solo career that stretches back to 1992. ‘Adult Entertainment’ – … Continue reading

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Gig review: 10cc – Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, 9 July 2016

10cc - Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, 9 July 2016

Some of the great historic and cultural attractions in London are now opening their doors to a more contemporary entertainment form with a summer concert series. Following the likes of Hampton Court, Somerset House and Kew Gardens is now the … Continue reading

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Album review: PAUL GILBERT – I Can Destroy

PAUL GILBERT – I Can Destroy

In the Pete Feenstra Feature on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sunday 8 May 2016 at 20:00 GMT, Pete chatted to Paul Gilbert, with tracks from the album ‘I Can Destroy’. More information earMUSIC [Release date 27.05.15] Paul Gilbert is … Continue reading

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Album review: THE DOWLING POOLE – One Hyde Park

THE DOWLING POOLE - One Hyde Park

369 Music www.thedowlingpoole.com [Released 08.04.16] The Dowling Poole’s 2014 debut album ‘Bleak Strategies’ easily made my year end top 10, so this new album has a lot to live up to. Based around the duo of Willie Dowling (Jackdaw4/the Grip/the … Continue reading

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Interview: CATS IN SPACE

Cats In Space - Too Many Gods

Cats In Space are a new band featuring band members who’ve played with the Sweet, T’Pau, Ian Gillan and Arena. They release their debut album, ‘Too Many Gods’ on October 30th via Cargo Records and we catch-up with Greg Hart … Continue reading

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Album review: CATS IN SPACE – Too Many Gods

CATS IN SPACE - Too Many Gods

Harmony Factory www.catsinspaceband.com [Released 30.10.15] Cats In Space are a new band who have a serious love of all things 1970′s soft rock/power pop. You can tell this from the band’s various members who are from bands with a 70′s … Continue reading

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News: MAGGIE BELL, KEVIN GODLEY interview features – Sunday 23 August 2015

Maggie Bell

On Sunday 23 August, Get Ready to ROCK! Radio chats to two influential artists, but with widely differing musical styles. Maggie Bell has been described as “the UK’s Janis Joplin’ and she lent her gritty, soulful vocal to influential blues … Continue reading

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Album review: 4th LABYRINTH – Quattro Stagioni

4th Labyrinth - Quattro Stagioni

  4th Labyrinth Music [Release date 04.09.15] Described as classic progressive rock & pop band, 4th Labyrinth is much more than that. They are a band that reaches well beyond the 4 seasons concept of the album title. And while … Continue reading

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Album review: FRANCK CARDUCCI – Torn Apart

FRANCK CARDUCCI – Torn Apart

Franck Carducci [Release date 09.01.15] Multi instrumentalist Franck Carducci is a Frenchman who moved to Holland to find his blues tinged prog rock niche. He tells us that during his musical formative years he played with upwards of 20 different … Continue reading

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Gig review: WEYFEST, Rural Life Centre, Tilford, Surrey – 29-31 August 2014

Weyfest - August 2014

Now firmly established as one of the late fixtures on the summer gig calendar, Weyfest is a festival with a very distinct vibe. The wooded setting, in an olde worlde museum of rural life with reconstructions of old buildings, could best … Continue reading

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Album review: CHRIS BEVINGTON – And Friends

Chris Bevington - And Friends

        Chris Bevington Music [Release date 10.02.14] At the time of writing, ‘Chris Bevington And Friends’ has already graced the Top 40 download blues chart. And that’s no surprise as the Stoke on Trent blues-rock veteran is … Continue reading

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Album review: 10cc – Live In Concert (Clever Clogs)

10cc - Live In Concert Clever Clogs

Wienerworld [Release date 10.03.14] For the past few years Graham Gouldman has been touring “with friends” and keeping alive his 10cc legacy, bolstered with his own early history as tunesmith to The Yardbirds and The Hollies amongst others.  This 2007 … Continue reading

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Gig review: STATUS QUO/10CC – 02 Arena, London, 15 December 2013

Status Quo - Liverpool, 6 December 2013

When GRTR!’s esteemed Live Editor Dave Wilson asked me to cover this show, I warned him that my review might be rather jaundiced, as I only recognised the original ‘Frantic Four’ line up as the real Quo. The annual Christmas … Continue reading

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Gig review: CROPREDY, 8-10 August 2013

Cropredy 2013

34 years ago, an English electric folk band played what was intended to be there final show in a field in Cropredy village, Oxfordshire. However, as the saying goes,  ‘best laid plans’,  a reunion tour was announced shortly after and … Continue reading

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EP review: MAKUINI – Roll The Dice

Self release [Release date 05.08.13] There’s blues and there’s blues. While the contemporary blues world is dominated by virtuoso guitar slingers and jazzers who fall back on the genre due to a lack of material, there’s also a raft of … Continue reading

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Gig Review : STATUS QUO – Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk, 23 June 2013

This gig was part of a weekend billed as ‘Rockin’ The Stadium’ which saw the home ground of the mighty Falkirk FC being taken over for a musical extravaganza. Days one and two were of little interest and didn’t exactly … Continue reading

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