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Album review: STYX – Caught In The Act

STYX – Caught In The Act

BGO Records [Release date 09.02.18] BGO Records are re-issuing ‘Caught In The Act’, Styx’s live album originally released in 1984, as a double CD in a slip case, remastered and with sleeve notes from Neil Daniels. ‘Caught In The Act’ … Continue reading

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DVD review: YES – The New Director’s Cut

YES - The New Director

The Store For Music [Release date 16.02.18] Talk about milking it. It may have been a major event when Wakeman reunited with Anderson, Squire, Howe and White in time for the band’s 35th anniversary tour in 2004, but there continues … Continue reading

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DVD review: THE WHO – Tommy Live at the Royal Albert Hall

THE WHO - Tommy Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Eagle Vision [Release date 13.10.17] Such is the impact they have made on British music over the years that I am of the theory that even the casual music listener could name at least 5 songs by The Who. The … Continue reading

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News: DEBORAH BONHAM plays 100 Club, London – 20 January 2017

Deborah Bonham, Giants Of Rock - 9 February 2014

In this hour special David Randall chatted to Deborah Bonham about her music and influences.  (First broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 5 April 2015). Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Featured Artist Deborah Bonham plays London’s 100 Club (Oxford … Continue reading

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News: DAN REED (Dan Reed Network) swings at golf club – Lymm Golf Club, 3 December 2016

DAN REED NETWORK - Manchester Academy, 13 March 2016

In a rare UK trio performance, Dan Reed will be playing a gig at the Lymm Golf Club, Cheshire on Saturday 3 December. This will round off a year when he and the Dan Reed Network (DRN) released their first … Continue reading

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Upcoming: European, USA & World Tour Dates and Gig Listing (2017)

Compiled by Jason Ritchie Please check with venue and/or relevant website(s) to confirm availability. Updated 13/11/2017 CAVALERA CONSPIRACY 26.11.17 DE – Leipzig / Hellraiser 27.11.17 DE – Stuttgart / LKA 28.11.17 NL – Utrecht / Ronda 29.11.17 DE – Hamburg … Continue reading

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Upcoming: UK & Ireland Tour Dates and Gig Listing (2016)

Compiled by Jason Ritchie Please check with venue and/or relevant website(s) to confirm availability. Updated 18/12/2016 GO WEST December 23rd – Indigo at The 02, London PENDRAGON 30 Dec Riffs Bar, Swindon STATUS QUO + REO SPEEDWAGON Fri December 23 … Continue reading

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Gig review: FOREIGNER – London Palladium, 7 June 2016

FOREIGNER – London Palladium, 7 June 2016

John Parr had been due to open up for Foreigner at this prestigious gig, but had to cancel and Deborah Bonham stepped up at short notice. The younger sister of the infamous Led Zep sticksman has a powerful set of … 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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DVD review: THE WHO – Live In Hyde Park

THE WHO - Live In Hyde Park

Eagle Vision [Release date 13.11.15] The archetypal rockers The Rolling Stones returned to Hyde Park to celebrate their 50 years in 2013.  In the summer of 2015 mod icons The Who did the same.  Perhaps it should be renamed Jurassic … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE HACKETT – Premonitions – The Charisma Recordings 1975-1983

STEVE HACKETT - Premonitions - The Charisma Recordings 1975-1983

On 25 October, Get Ready to ROCK! Radio replays a 2012 feature when Steve Hackett chose and chatted about ‘Favourite Tracks from Favourite Artists’ – tracks that have inspired and influenced him over the years. Sunday 25 October, 16:00 More … Continue reading

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Album review: TEN YEARS AFTER, THE BLUE AEROPLANES (Access All Areas)

Ten Years After - Access All Areas

Edsel [Release date 29.06.15] CD/DVD Right up until his untimely passing in March 2013, Alvin Lee always bemoaned that he’d been typecast after Woodstock.  And this 1990 TV concert demonstrates that he still carried the albatross of ‘Good Morning Little … Continue reading

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DVD review: DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES – Live In Dublin

Live In Dublin

Eagle Vision [Released 30.03.15] Recorded on last year’s whistle stop European tour in July, this was the first time Daryl Hall and John Oates had played Dublin. They give a little insight on the interviews with the pair, the only … Continue reading

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Rock Photography Galleries: 2014 (Photos by Steve Goudie)

Billy Idol - Manchester Ritz, 10 November 2014

More information Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio… Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page. Power Plays w/c 2 April 2018 TAX THE HEAT Taking The Hit (Nuclear Blast) BLACKBERRY SMOKE Nobody Gives A Damn … Continue reading

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DVD review: PAUL RODGERS, RORY GALLAGHER, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS (Special Editions)

Paul Rodgers - Live In Glasgow, Live At Montreux 1994, Live At Wembley

Eagle Rock [Release date 13.10.14] This series of special editions from Eagle Rock bring together a bundle of three DVDs by an artist and at a special price.  A great way of catching up if you missed them first time … Continue reading

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DVD review: THE STORY OF UFO – Too Hot To Handle (1969-1993)

The Story of UFO - Too Hot To Handle

Wienerworld [Release date 29.09.14] One of the great mainstays of British hard rock for nearly 50 years, UFO have never been properly commemorated in terms of a video documentary. Some fans may complain that this 60 minute overview (really from … Continue reading

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Album review: MOTT THE HOOPLE – Live 2013

Mott The Hoople - Live 2013

Concert Live 2-CD/DVD [Release date: 20.05.14] www.concertlive.co.uk Back in 2009 Mott The Hoople got back together for five dates at the Hammersmith Apollo.  It was a resounding success but when  I chatted to founder member Verden Allen in early 2013 … Continue reading

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Album review: BILLY JOEL – A Matter of Trust: The Bridge To Russia

BILLY JOEL - A Matter of Trust: The Bridge To Russia

Sony Music [Release date 19.05.14] As I was passing through HMV this week – in awe of the growing racks of 180 gram vinyl (you’d need a course of body building supplements to walk out with Purple’s 9 LP Made … Continue reading

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Album review: SUEDE – Royal Albert Hall, 24 March 2010

Edsel Records [12.05.14] CD/DVD This is a rather special live recording on two counts, first it was one of the annual gigs at the Royal Albert Hall for the Teenage Cancer Trust and secondly Suede were asked to reform especially … Continue reading

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Gig review: FOREIGNER – Shepherds Bush Empire, London, 12 April 2014

Foreigner - Shepherd

A different gig tonight as Foreigner were playing unplugged, their only UK acoustic date slotted in after their headlining tour with Europe and FM was announced. Not quite the sell-out that the full electric tour has been but a healthy … Continue reading

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