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News: STEVE HACKETT – UK tour starts 6 October

Steve Hackett, photo by Simon Dunkerley

Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR! Steve Hackett celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of his debut solo album – ‘Voyage Of The Acolyte’ – with an extensive UK tour starting in Guildford on Tuesday 6 October. The set-list will take in … Continue reading

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DVD review: STEVE HACKETT – The Man, The Music

STEVE HACKETT The Man The Music

Wienerworld [Release date 07.09.15] He may not be the most charismatic of narrators, but this documentary about the life and career of Steve Hackett – running out at a very generous 140 minutes – leaves no stone unturned from his … Continue reading

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Album review: THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA – Plays Prog Rock Classics

THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA - Plays Prog Rock Classics

Purple Pyramid/Cleopatra [Release date 20.04.15] Classical rock is an often maligned genre, when done well it can bring new dimension to time-worn classics, done badly and it can fail to enhance the originals. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra have always done … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE HACKETT – Wolflight

STEVE HACKETT - Wolflight

David Randall chatted to Steve Hackett in early March 2015 for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, about the new album and the new tour ‘Acolyte to Wolflight’ (27:46) Inside Out [Release Date: 30.03.15] Steve Hackett’s star is definitely in the … Continue reading

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Album review: ANTHONY PHILLIPS – The Geese & The Ghost

Anthony Phillips - The Geese & the Ghost

Anthony Phillips chats about the reissues (9:07)  This is un-broadcast material from a special feature about Anthony on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 29 March 2015, 16:00 GMT. Esoteric [Release date 09.03.15] Anthony Phillips’ debut album was some 8 years … Continue reading

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Album review: THEO – The Game Of Ouroboros

THEO – The Game Of Ouroboros

Big O Records [Release date 27.01.15] “Thank you for calling Conglobocorp: Government made easy, your call will be recorded and archived in your Perma-file for security purposes”. Welcome to the futuristic world of keyboard playing composer Jim Alfredson and his … 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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Album review: ANTHONY PHILLIPS – Harvest Of The Heart An Anthology

ANTHONY PHILLIPS - Harvest Of The Heart An Anthology

Esoteric [Release date: 17.11.14] 5-CD box set For those Genesis fans still smarting from that TV documentary, here is the real deal.  A 90 track compilation of original guitarist Anthony Phillips’ best bits.  If Phillips and Hackett are the most … Continue reading

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DVD review: GENESIS – Sum Of The Parts

Genesis - Sum Of The Parts

Eagle Vision [Release date: 17.11.14] It’s difficult to know who this documentary was made for.  Early Genesis fans would feel short changed.  Later ones wouldn’t learn that much.  If you then factor in several lesser known talking heads and a … Continue reading

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DVD review: GENESIS – Three Sides Live

Genesis - Three Sides Live DVD

Eagle Rock [Release date 03.11.14] Appallingly imbalanced as the recent BBC documentary was, it did reveal one thing – that Genesis weren’t a band of happy campers – more a group of individuals where individual expression and experimentation was suppressed … Continue reading

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News: STEVE HACKETT interview on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sunday 5 October 2014

Steve Hackett - Cropredy 2014

Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR! Bonus material not broadcast with Steve chatting about his solo career and his forthcoming album (20:17) ‘Assume The Position’, Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Sunday 5 October, 22:00 (Monday 6 October and Friday 10 October, 22:00 repeat) … Continue reading

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

Steve Hackett

October 2014 Highlights More information at the dedicated website Check back here as we add new features throughout the month. All times, BST (GMT+1) Photo: Simon Dunkerley Tuesdays 19:00 Pete Feenstra Rock & Blues Signposting upcoming and established blues/rock artists … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE HACKETT – Genesis Revisited: Live At The Albert Hall

STEVE HACKETT - Genesis Revisited: Live At The Albert Hall

Inside Out [Release date 30.06.14] Steve Hackett seems a genuine sort of guy, so let’s give him the benefit of the doubt and shelve the cynicism at the release of a second CD/DVD box set inside of 12 months capturing … Continue reading

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DVD review: PETER GABRIEL – Back To Front: Live in London

Peter Gabriel - Back To Front Live in London

Eagle Rock [Release date 23.06.14] While Steve Hackett has been doing a stunning job of breathing fresh life into the early Genesis back catalogue, Peter Gabriel has been backtracking a mere 25 years to similar acclaim.  In his case, to … Continue reading

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Album review : GADI CAPLAN – Look Back Step Forward

GADI CAPLAN – Look Back Step Forward

Musea Paralèlle [Release date 09.07.13] Israeli born, Brooklyn domiciled and trained at the Berklee College of Music, Gadi Caplan is an electric/acoustic guitarist and composer who refuses to be restricted by one style of music. As a result, ‘Look back … Continue reading

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Album review: BRAM STOKER – Cold Reading

Bram Stoker - Cold Reading

sunn creative [Release date 27.01.14] The band, taking their name from one of the great horror stylists, might well conjure up dark and nefarious activity akin to their early contemporaries Black Widow.  Forget all that.   40 years after their debut … Continue reading

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DVD review: PETER GABRIEL – Live In Athens 1987

Eagle Rock (BluRay) There are two things you can be certain of with a Peter Gabriel gig – you know it’s going to be a great show and you know you are going to be entertained. Back in 1987 Gabriel … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE COCHRANE – La La La: Variations On A Happy Song

Spirit Compass Music [Release date 02.07.12] ‘La La La: Variations On a Happy Song’ is Canadian prog rock artist Steve Cochrane’s metaphorical meditations on the human condition. It’s a thematically linked suite spread over 9 tracks on which sharply contrasting … Continue reading

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Album review: DAYS BETWEEN STATIONS – In Extremis

Days Between Stations

Radio showcase for “In Extremis”, first broadcast 12 May 2013 www.daysbetweenstations.com [Release date 15.05.13] It may be 5 years since the excellent self titled instrumental debut album by Days Between Stations but in the prog rock world the musical staples … 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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