Tag Archives: guitarist

Book review: GEORGE HARRISON – I Me Mine (The Extended Edition)

GEORGE HARRISON - I Me Mine (The Extended Edition)

Genesis Publications [Publication date 21.02.17] It’s probably not a book you would want to take on holiday, fearing that Ryan Air would charge excess baggage.  Similarly it may break your coffee table.  But ‘I Me Mine  – The Extended Edition’ … Continue reading

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Album review: MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST – Live Tokyo International Forum Hall A

MICHAEL SCHENKER FEST - Live Tokyo International Forum Hall A

Inakustik [Release date 24.03.17] Surely, not another Michael Schenker live album and Bluray?  The propensity of live releases – including a focus on Japan where he remains popular -  is really a testament to Schenker’s great revival in recent years. … Continue reading

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Album review: THE PRS BAND – Time To Testify (Paul Reed Smith)

THE PRS BAND - Time To Testify

Pete Feenstra chatted to Paul Reed Smith for his Feature show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, first broadcast 5 March 2017. Favored Nations [Release date 10.02.17] www.prsband.com/music (hear samples) He’s been designing guitars for any number of name guitarists … Continue reading

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Gig review: STEVE ROTHERY BAND – Band On The Wall, Manchester, 12 January 2017

Steve Rothery Band - Band On The Wall, Manchester, 12 January 2017

This hour special was broadcast in the first hour of David Randall’s weekly show ‘Assume The Position’ on Sunday 18 September at 22:00 GMT on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. With an opening set provided by the Dave Foster Band … Continue reading

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Album review: GORDON GILTRAP & PAUL WARD – The Last Of England

GORDON GILTRAP & PAUL WARD - The Last Of England

On Sunday 15 January 2017 at 18:00 GMT David Randall chatted to Gordon Giltrap on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, with tracks from the new album.  Angel Air Records [Release date 20.01.17] Gordon Giltrap?  Where do you start?  This veteran … Continue reading

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News: STEVE ROTHERY European and UK tour dates – January 2017

Marillion, Cropredy - 9 August 2014

Steve Rothery dates in January Marillion guitarist Steve Rothery plays European dates in January including the UK. Steve’s solo album ‘The Ghosts Of Pripyat’ was released in 2015 with guest appearances from Steve Hackett and Steven Wilson.  It was a … 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: Traffic Jam man DAVE MASON is featured in radio special (27 November 2016)

Dave Mason

Dave Mason, founder member of the legendary psychedelic/prog rockers Traffic, is featured in a one hour radio special on Sunday 27 November 2016. Dave chats to the award-winning Pete Feenstra in his weekly Feature show on Get Ready to ROCK! … Continue reading

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Gig review: BAD COMPANY/Richie Sambora – Manchester Arena, 24 October 2016

The Best of 2016 - Live Act

GRTR!’s David Randall caught up with Simon Kirke on the last day of the UK tour.  They chatted about Bad Company, Free and Simon’s solo work including his forthcoming album to be released in early-2017. Photo: David Randall With doors … Continue reading

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News: LARRY MILLER Benefit Gig – The Boom Boom Club, Sutton, 5 November 2016

Larry Miller

Blues/rock guitarist Larry Miller suffered a stroke in August 2015 and is still recovering.  Sadly he has been unable to play guitar since this time.  To raise funds and speed his full recovery, fellow musicians and fans have organised a … Continue reading

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Gig review: KEE MARCELLO – The Cavern, Raynes Park, London, 21 September 2016

KEE MARCELLO - The Cavern, Raynes Park, London, 21 September 2016

30 years ago, just as Europe’s The Final Countdown went stratospheric, John Norum left the band and it was Kee Marcello who went on to be the guitarist during their commercial heyday. However, while his erstwhile bandmates milk that milestone … Continue reading

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Album review: AYNSLEY LISTER – Eyes Wide Open

AYNSLEY LISTER - Eyes Wide Open

www.aynsleylister.co.uk [Release date 07.10.16] Aynsley Lister seems to be forever on the road touring, however he does manage to get some recording in as this album is his eight studio album (plus three live albums). What attracts me to Aynsley … Continue reading

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News: MARILLION – new album, tour dates and Steve Rothery interview (September 2016)

Marillion, Cropredy - 9 August 2014

This hour special was broadcast in the first hour of David Randall’s  weekly show ‘Assume The Position’ on Sunday 18 September at 22:00 GMT on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. More information Marillion release their latest album on 23 September … 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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Album review: DAVID FOSTER – Dreamless

DAVID FOSTER - Dreamless

[Release date 27.05.16] The second solo album from Panic Room and Steve Rothery Band guitarist Dave Foster is a remarkably different beast from his excellent debut (Gravity, 2011).  While the former was a showcase for his ability to deliver a … Continue reading

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News: WALTER TROUT – July UK dates, October tour, interview (Sunday 10 July 2016)

Photo: MHP Studios Walter Trout returns to the UK for several dates prior to the Ramblin’ Man Fair on 24 July. He plays St Albans Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans (19 July), The Robin, Wolverhampton, (20) Live Rooms, Chester (22) and … Continue reading

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Album review: LAURENCE JONES – Take Me High

LAURENCE JONES – Take Me High

Ruf [Release date 22.07.16] It’s often said that an artist’s second album can be a problematical one. And while Laurence Jones has barely paused for breath to even consider a sophomore slump, he suddenly find himself cutting his fourth album in … Continue reading

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Gig review: JOE BONAMASSA – Cavern Club, Liverpool, 27 June 2016

The Best of 2016

Photo: David Munn I remember seeing Joe Bonamassa back in 2006 at the ‘Pacific Road’, a small venue in Birkenhead, England, and I recall thinking at the time, and I know it’s a cliche, but ‘greatness beckons here’. He absolutely … Continue reading

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News: WIN tickets to RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW, Genting Arena, Birmingham – 25 June 2016

Ritchie Blackmore

One of the most influential and versatile guitarists, Ritchie Blackmore will take to the stage to celebrate the era-defining music of Rainbow and Deep Purple in a one-off UK Tour show on Saturday 25 June 2016 at the Genting Arena … Continue reading

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News: UK dates for blues rockers JARED JAMES NICHOLS and MORELAND & ARBUCKLE (June 2016)

Blues/rockers Jared James Nichols and Moreland & Arbuckle are on tour in the UK in the coming week (19-28 June). Following his European tour with Zakk Wylde, Wisconsin-bred Jared James Nichols returns to the UK for a series of headlining … Continue reading

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