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Album review: ANN WILSON – Immortal

ANN WILSON - Immortal

BMG [Release date 14.09.18] One of the most gifted female rock singers of her generation, Immortal sees Heart’s Ann Wilson continue her dalliance with cover versions – a journey she began on her last solo outing Hope & Glory (2007).  … Continue reading

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Album review: HEART – Live At The Royal Albert Hall

HEART - Live At The Royal Albert Hall

Eagle Records [Release date 25.11.16] CD/DVD/Bluray Call me Mr. Cynical.  Heart announced their first UK dates since 2004 and we all waited in eager anticipation.  Come the actual tour, we saw them in Manchester and noted the criminally short one … Continue reading

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Album review: HEART – Beautiful Broken

HEART - Beautiful Broken

UMC [Release date 08.07.16] Heart’s sixteenth studio album is their first since Fanatic (2012) and finds the Wilson sisters serving up a mix of old, new, and borrowed material with Metallica’s James Hetfield duetting with Ann Wilson on the title … Continue reading

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Gig review: HEART – O2 Apollo, Manchester – 30 June 2016

HEART - O2 Apollo, Manchester - 30 June 2016

In 2014 GRTR!’s David Randall chatted to Ann Wilson about her influences and Heart (First broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 23 March 2014) One of the the main trends in the topsy-turvy music industry in the past 10 … Continue reading

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Album review: Various – Keep Calm And Salute The Beatles (feat ANN WILSON, TODD RUNDGREN and others)

Keep Calm And Salute The Beatles

Purple Pyramid/Cleopatra [Release date 27.04.15] Cleopatra are experts in coordinating themed compilations, invariably curated by one-time Yes guitarist/keyboard player Billy Sherwood, and usually featuring a roster of well known artists. This time they lend their collective hands to a selection … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – April 2014 Highlights

Record Store Day 2014

April 2014 Highlights More information at the dedicated website All times, BST (GMT+1) Tuesdays 19:00 Pete Feenstra Rock & Blues In the first hour of our Tuesday blues rock marathon, Pete signposts upcoming and established artists who need your attention … Continue reading

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News: ANN WILSON (Heart) Interview Special, Sunday 23 March 2014 – Get Ready to ROCK! Radio

Ann Wilson - Heart

Ann Wilson of the band Heart is the subject in the latest Songwriters special on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. In this hour-long feature David Randall tracks the history of the band, chatting to Ann about her career and playing … Continue reading

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Album review: HEART – Magazine (Hybrid SACD)

Heart - Magazine

Audio Fideltiy [Release date 18.03.14] Heart’s album ‘Magazine’ had a chequered history.  After the initial success with ‘Dreamboat Annie’ the band fell out with the small label Mushroom Records.  A legal dispute ensued as they tried to get out of … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – March 2014 Highlights

Ann Wilson - Heart

March 2014 Highlights More information at the dedicated website All times, GMT Tuesdays 19:00 Pete Feenstra Rock & Blues In the first hour of our Tuesday blues rock marathon, Pete signposts upcoming and established artists who need your attention Saturdays … Continue reading

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Album review: HEART – Fanatic Live From Caesars Colosseum

Heart - Fanatic Live From Caesars Colosseum

Ann Wilson chats about her career in the Songwriters series, Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sunday 23 March, 13:00 GMT.  More information Frontiers Records (CD and DVD Deluxe Edition) [Release date 24.02.14] Heart’s 15th studio album, Fanatic, released in October … Continue reading

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Gig review: HEART, JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE – Toronto, Canada, 23 July 2013

Heart,Toronto, Canada, 23 July 2013

Molston Canadian Amphitheatre While Heart came to the attention of the majority of UK fans for their big power ballads and soft focus videos in the eighties, the band prefer to see themselves in their earlier guise in which, with … Continue reading

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HEART – Fanatic

Heart - Fanatic

What the hell are Heart sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson on?  The Lance Armstrong performance enhancement programme? It must be something with one hell of a kick, because they just aren’t sticking to the script. Artists who’ve been treading boards … Continue reading

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