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News: A Year in Rock 2017 – Get Ready to ROCK! photo highlights

A Year in Rock - 2017

Get Ready to ROCK! ends 2017 by publishing a selection of photos taken by their photographers during the year following on from the publication of the Best of 2017 popular poll results. Says Reviews Editor Jason Ritchie: “Each year we … Continue reading

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News: A Year in Rock – 2015 (Rock Photography)

A Year in Rock - 2015

Over the years Get Ready to ROCK! has gathered an enviable reputation for some of the best online rock photography, complementing its extensive coverage of gigs, festivals and tours. We’ve published a selection of some of the best shots in … Continue reading

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News: BRUCE DICKINSON, FOO FIGHTERS, EUROPE – 19 February 2015

Europe - Manchester Apollo, 3 April 2014

Iron Maiden have released the following statement: “Just before Christmas, vocalist Bruce Dickinson visited his doctor for a routine check-up. This led to tests and biopsies which revealed a small cancerous tumour at the back of his tongue. A seven-week … Continue reading

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News: ROCKINGHAM FESTIVAL, NAZARETH, ENSLAVED – 15 February 2015

Blues Pills - The Ritz, Manchester, 11 December 2014

The Rockingham festival in Nottingham (23rd-25th October) has announced the first artists appearing: Gotthard, Dan Reed Network, Robby Valentine, Stan Bush,the Electric Boys, Vega, Santa Cruz The Ramblin’ Man fair have added Seasick Steve, The Temperance Movement, The Quireboys, Blues … 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: 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: 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: NAZARETH, SONISPHERE, EUROPE – Sunday 19 January 2015

Riverside’s new album will be called, ‘Love, Fear And The Time Machine’ with an August/September release on Inside Out. Soundgarden’s Chris Connell has started work on a new album, as have Metallica who have been posting pictures of them online … Continue reading

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

Please check with venue and/or relevant website(s) to confirm availability. Compiled by Jason Ritchie Updated 02/11/2016 FESTIVALS Hard Rock Hell 2016 (Thursday 10th-Sunday 13th November) Haven, Pwllheli, Gwynedd Ugly Kid Joe + Ratt + Bonfire + the Treatmeant + Glenn … Continue reading

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Upcoming: European, USA & World Tour Dates and Gig Listing (2016)

Please check with venue and/or relevant website(s) to confirm availability. Compiled by Jason Ritchie Updated 02/11/2016 ALTER BRIDGE Sat April 01 AUCKLAND Powerstation Mon April 03 BRISBANE Eatons Hill Hotel Tue April 04 SYDNEY Enmore Theatre Thu April 06 MELBOURNE … Continue reading

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Interview with JEAN PAUL GASTER (Clutch)

Maryland’s finest, Clutch, are back in the UK once more for a headline tour in support of their excellent latest album ‘Earth Rocker’. I caught up with drummer, Jean Paul Gaster, for a quick chat about the album, tour more… … Continue reading

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Gig review: MELODIC ROCK FEST – Arlington Heights, Chicago, USA, 27-29 September 2013

For nearly two decades, Australian Andrew McNiece has been the ringmaster and champion of the worldwide melodic rock community through his website www.melodicrock.com , which brought many of us together at a time when this type of music had been … Continue reading

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