Tag Archives: Gillan

Book review: ON TRACK…ELP, DEEP PURPLE & RAINBOW

On Track … Emerson Lake & Palmer by Mike Goode

On Track … Emerson Lake & Palmer by Mike Goode [Publication date 18.12.18] Sonic Bond Publishing Two books in a series, that are subtitled “Every Album, Every Song”. These track by track intros to bands are not a new idea, … Continue reading

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Album review: BERNIE TORME – Shadowland

BERNIE TORME - Shadowland

Pledge Music [Release date 16.11.18] Bernie Torme released the enjoyable triple album ‘Dublin Cowboy’ last year and he’s back with another Pledge Music funded album, ’Shadowland’ – this time a mere double! Joining him are the rhythm section of Sy Morton (bass) … Continue reading

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Album review: RICHIE KOTZEN, IAN GILLAN (reissues)

RICHIE KOTZEN - Telecasters & Stratocasters - Klassic Kotzen

The Store For Music [Release date 17.11.17/23.02.18] A welcome outing for three late-1990s solo albums from the underrated Richie Kotzen, repackaged as Telecasters & Stratocasters: Klassic Kotzen.  Kotzen might be best known for his stints in Poison and Mr.Big and … Continue reading

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Album review: BERNIE TORME – Dublin Cowboy

BERNIE TORME - Dublin Cowboy

Retrowrek Records [Release date 07.04.17] Bernie Torme I first came across via his days in Gillan and loving the band’s performance of ‘New Orleans ‘ on ‘Top Of The Pops’. Then I didn’t really take much notice of his solo … Continue reading

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Album review: GILLAN – The Albums Collection

GILLAN - The Albums Collection

Edsel [Release date 16.03.15] Boxed set, limited edition, 6-disc It is evident from these albums that singer Ian Gillan had an amazing band that, for whatever reasons, worked incredibly well.  Several top 10 albums and singles for a start.  As … Continue reading

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News: GILLAN, WILKO JOHNSON, VON HERTZEN BROTHERS – Wednesday 21 January 2015

Bernie Torme - Hard Rock Hell, November 2013

A Gillan box set is released on March 16th on Demon. The CD set features the original UK albums, along with 4 LP picture discs. Sleevenotes are written by Joe Geesin and include new interviews with Bernie Torme and Mick … Continue reading

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Gig review: MICK UNDERWOOD’S GLORY ROAD – Sunbury Cricket Club, 5 September 2014

Second time seeing Mick Undewood’s band who play mainly Gillan tunes, with a couple of songs from Quatermass, his earlier band. Arriving at the cricket club to find the car park packed I thought maybe Mr Gillan himself was performing! … Continue reading

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MICK UNDERWOOD’S GLORY ROAD

MICK UNDERWOOD’S GLORY ROAD Cabbage Patch, Twickenham Thursday August 30th 2012 A new rock night is being launched at the Cabbage Patch pub in Twickenham, already home to blues and folk clubs and they had former Gillan drummer Mick Underwood’s … Continue reading

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