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News: STEVE HACKETT on tour in the UK from 28 April

Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett commences his UK tour on Friday 28 April. Promoting his new album ‘The Night Siren’ the tour is also billed as “Genesis Revisited with Classic Hackett” and culminates in a sold out show at The London Palladium. The … Continue reading

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Interview: PHIL LEWIS of L.A. GUNS

GRTR!’s Nikk Gunns catchEs up with Phil Lewis of L.A. Guns to hear about how he reunited with Tracii Guns and the band’s upcoming UK tour dates. You’ve been making music for a while now- sum your career in one … Continue reading

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News: GLENN HUGHES UK tour dates 20 January-2 February 2017

David Randall chatted to Glenn Hughes in October 2016 for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio and the sequence includes tracks from ‘Resonate’. Glenn Hughes plays a series of dates in the UK – rearranged from November 2016 – in January/February. … Continue reading

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News: POPA CHUBBY UK tour dates 18-29 January 2017

Popa Chubby

Pete Feenstra chatted to Popa Chubby for his Feature show broadcast on 11 December 2016 on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio.  Thos sequence includes tracks from ‘The Catfish’ The self-proclaimed ‘King Of The New York City Blues’ plays UK dates … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Best of 2016 announced Monday 28 November – top albums, live acts

Thunder - STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL - Ebbw Vale, South Wales, 23 July 2016

On Monday 28 November, Get Ready to ROCK! announces their Best Of 2016 selections for Top Albums and Top Live Acts. Since 2003 the popular rock website has published an end of year round-up reflecting the reviews published throughout the … 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 24/03/2017   ALTER BRIDGE Sat April 01 AUCKLAND Powerstation Mon April 03 BRISBANE Eatons Hill Hotel Tue April 04 SYDNEY Enmore Theatre Thu April 06 … Continue reading

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Upcoming: UK & Ireland Tour Dates and Gig Listing (2017)

Blackberry Smoke, O2 Islington Academy, London, 28 February 2014

Compiled by Jason Ritchie Please check with venue and/or relevant website(s) to confirm availability. Updated 17/04/17 FESTIVALS Rock Against Cancer – Concert At The Kings 2017 Saturday 20th May The Kings Arms, All Cannings, Wiltshire, SN10 3PA Wilko Johnson + … Continue reading

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News: GLENN HUGHES – New album and radio interview (October 2016)

Glenn Hughes

GRTR!’s David Randall caught up with Glenn recently to chat about the album and his music, playing tracks from ‘Resonate’ and other career highlights.  This special feature was first broadcast on Sunday 30 October at 22:00 GMT in the first … Continue reading

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Book review: AC/DC In Full Flight – by Alan Perry

AC/DC In Full Flight - by Alan Perry

Wymer Publishing [Publication date: November 2016]  www.wymeruk.co.uk This 128 page, A4-landscape coffee table tome documents the Aussie rockers during the years 1978-82.  Photographed by Alan Perry – and with his own comments putting the gigs in context – this becomes … Continue reading

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News: THE TUBES – October tour dates

THE TUBES - Club Academy, Manchester, 8 October 2016

In June 2016, David Randall chatted at length to Fee Waybill about The Tubes with tracks from many of their albums.  Part 2 is also available via Mixcloud. The Tubes celebrate their return to the UK with their “Mondo Pulp … Continue reading

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News: JOHN VERITY UK dates and interview (August 2016)

John Verity

On Sunday 14 August, John Verity was special guest in The Pete Feenstra Feature on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. More information John Verity began his music career in the early 1960′s, supported Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin in the … Continue reading

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News: Rising rockers ALBANY DOWN release The Outer Reach and interview, June 2016

Albany Down

Pete Feenstra chats to Albany Down with tracks from the album ‘The Outer Reach’ (25:00)  First broadcast 22 May 2016 on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. Get Ready to ROCK! favourites Albany Down release their third studio album – ‘The … Continue reading

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News: BAD COMPANY Tour in October 2016

BAD COMPANY - Manchester Arena, 24 October 2016

Photo: Steve Goudie Bad Company will return to the UK for their first tour in four years on their ‘Swan Song’ tour.  Original Bad Company members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke will play eight dates in October. One … Continue reading

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News: MAGNUM – UK tour starts 11 May, Radio Specials replayed

Magnum 2016

Melodic hard rockers Magnum start the UK leg of their European tour on 11 May in Southampton. The band released their latest studio album – ‘Sacred Blood “Divine” Lies’ in February and Get Ready to ROCK! described it as “fresh, … Continue reading

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Album review: BELLOWHEAD – Live The Farewell Tour

BELLOWHEAD - Live The Farewell Tour

Navigator Records [Release date 08.04.16] Bellowhead formed in 2004 and since then they have headed major UK and international festivals, selling out tours of major concert halls and selling in excess of 250,000 albums. Their last studio album, ‘Revival’ debuted … Continue reading

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News: COLIN BLUNSTONE UK Tour Dates April 2016 and Interview

Colin Blunstone

On Sunday 3 April (Part 1) and Sunday 10 April (Part 2) at 18:00 GMT Colin Blunstone chatted to Get Ready to ROCK! about his career, with tracks from The Zombies and his solo albums. This interview edit discusses recent … Continue reading

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News: ANDREW ROACHFORD – UK Tour Dates March 2016 and Interview

Andrew Roachford

This interview edit is taken from an hour special broadcast on Sunday 6 March at 18:00 GMT on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio (5:01) The full feature is now available via Mixcloud (or click the audio player above) More information … 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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The Best of 2015 – top albums, top live acts – the reviewers’ choice

The Best Of 2015

The Best of 2015 with David Randall by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud In the end of year ‘Best of 2015′ on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, David Randall featured many of the albums/artists that appear in the … Continue reading

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News: DEBORAH BONHAM plays Bolanesque and John Otway gig this autumn

Deborah Bonham

Photo: MHP Studios Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Featured Artist Deborah Bonham plays UK dates this autumn. Deborah is a special guest at the “Bolanesque” event in aid of Marc Bolan Music School in West Africa, on 15 September.  Her … Continue reading

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