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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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Album review: JOHNNY WINTER – True To The Blues

True To The Blues - The Johnny Winter Story

Sony 4-disc set [Release date 24.02.14] In a year that sees the legendary blues guitarist – John Dawson Winter III – reach septuagenarian status, a 4-disc retrospective befitting of his stature.  From the late-1960s, Winter has been influencing his peers … Continue reading

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DVD review: VARIOUS – The Sunflower Superjam 2012

The Sunflower Superjam 2012

Live at the Royal Albert Hall (2DVD) www.thesunflowerjam.com The Sunflower Jam was started back in 2006 by Jacky Paice, wife of Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice and sister-in-law to the late Jon Lord, as a charity event to raise funds … Continue reading

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Album review: DEEP PURPLE – Live At Montreux 1996 and 2006

Deep Purple - Live At Montreux

Eagle Records [Release date 7.10.13] This packaging of three Deep Purple Montreux appearances is part of a new mid-price series ‘Eagle Classics’.  And it’s a great way to catch up on favourite bands, especially if you didn’t shell out earlier … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio launches sessions series

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio

Get Ready to ROCK!’s dedicated radio station has launched a new series ‘In Session for GRTR!’ showcasing both new and established artists. The series was launched by UK-based blues rockers ALBANY DOWN and since then the specially recorded sessions have … Continue reading

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Gig Review: STEVE HACKETT – Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, 14 May 2013

Almost 40 years on there is a seemingly never ending market when it comes to early Genesis music. Mention ‘The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway’ to gentlemen of a certain age and they can talk wistfully for hours on every … Continue reading

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Gig review: LORDI – Picture House, Edinburgh, 9 May 2013

I have a deep, dark secret which I feel must share with you to kick things off. As well as being a rock music aficionado, I also have a love of all things Eurovision. Yup, sorry to say that the … Continue reading

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