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Album review: ROADCASE ROYALE – First Things First (Nancy Wilson, Liv Warfield)

ROADCASE ROYALE - First Things First

Loud & Proud Records [Release date 22.09.17] When the first track released by Roadcase Royale was circulating earlier this year it became an instant favourite on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio and bode well for the band’s debut album.  ‘Get … Continue reading

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Album review: HEART – Live At The Royal Albert Hall

HEART - Live At The Royal Albert Hall

Eagle Records [Release date 25.11.16] CD/DVD/Bluray Call me Mr. Cynical.  Heart announced their first UK dates since 2004 and we all waited in eager anticipation.  Come the actual tour, we saw them in Manchester and noted the criminally short one … Continue reading

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EP review: THE ANN WILSON THING – Focus

THE ANN WILSON THING - Focus

Rounder Records [Release date 12.08.16] Essentially Heart minus Nancy Wilson, The Ann Wilson Thing is a vehicle for Ann to ‘give it large’ without her younger sibling by her side. The band’s second EP features two cover live covers – … Continue reading

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Album review: HEART – Beautiful Broken

HEART - Beautiful Broken

UMC [Release date 08.07.16] Heart’s sixteenth studio album is their first since Fanatic (2012) and finds the Wilson sisters serving up a mix of old, new, and borrowed material with Metallica’s James Hetfield duetting with Ann Wilson on the title … Continue reading

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Gig review: HEART – O2 Apollo, Manchester – 30 June 2016

HEART - O2 Apollo, Manchester - 30 June 2016

In 2014 GRTR!’s David Randall chatted to Ann Wilson about her influences and Heart (First broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, 23 March 2014) One of the the main trends in the topsy-turvy music industry in the past 10 … Continue reading

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Album review: EPIC – Like A Phoenix

 EPIC - Like A Phoenix

Escape Music www.escape-music.com [Release date 22.04.16] Never judge a book (or in this case CD) by its cover, as the band’s name Epic and cover artwork on this album may have you expecting a power or melodic metal album. It … Continue reading

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News: HALESTORM, THE BEACHBOYS, DEGREED – Tuesday 13 January 2015

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Halestorm release their new album ‘Into The Wild Life’ on April 3rd. Steve Hackett releases his new album ‘Wolflight’ on March 30th. Darius Rucker (Hootie & the Blowfish) releases his new country/southern influenced album, ‘Southern Style’ on March 30th. OMD … Continue reading

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News: QUEEN, TNT, HEART – Sunday 4 January 2015

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Queen’s ‘Greatest Hits’ moves up to number 42 in the UK album charts this week following their New Year’s Eve gig with Adam Lambert. The album has now chalked up 501 weeks in the UK album charts. Vocalist Tony Harnell … Continue reading

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Album review: HEART & FRIENDS – Home For The Holidays

HEART & FRIENDS - Home for The Holidays

Frontiers [Release date 10.11.14]  www.frontiers.it I am not normally a fan of these seasonal type efforts, particularly if they have been recorded in June, and even worse if it is somewhere warm and sunny like the Bahamas (a la most … Continue reading

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News: ANN WILSON (Heart) Interview Special, Sunday 23 March 2014 – Get Ready to ROCK! Radio

Ann Wilson - Heart

Ann Wilson of the band Heart is the subject in the latest Songwriters special on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. In this hour-long feature David Randall tracks the history of the band, chatting to Ann about her career and playing … Continue reading

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Album review: HEART – Magazine (Hybrid SACD)

Heart - Magazine

Audio Fideltiy [Release date 18.03.14] Heart’s album ‘Magazine’ had a chequered history.  After the initial success with ‘Dreamboat Annie’ the band fell out with the small label Mushroom Records.  A legal dispute ensued as they tried to get out of … Continue reading

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Album review: HEART – Fanatic Live From Caesars Colosseum

Heart - Fanatic Live From Caesars Colosseum

Ann Wilson chats about her career in the Songwriters series, Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sunday 23 March, 13:00 GMT.  More information Frontiers Records (CD and DVD Deluxe Edition) [Release date 24.02.14] Heart’s 15th studio album, Fanatic, released in October … Continue reading

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Album review: SAMMY HAGAR & FRIENDS – S/T

  Frontiers www.frontiers.it Sammy Hagar has had an amazing career when you look back at it from Montrose, through to Van Halen, coupled with a successful solo career and more recently the supergroup Chickenfoot. This album with all its guests … Continue reading

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Gig review: HEART, JASON BONHAM’S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE – Toronto, Canada, 23 July 2013

Heart,Toronto, Canada, 23 July 2013

Molston Canadian Amphitheatre While Heart came to the attention of the majority of UK fans for their big power ballads and soft focus videos in the eighties, the band prefer to see themselves in their earlier guise in which, with … Continue reading

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HEART – Fanatic

Heart - Fanatic

What the hell are Heart sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson on?  The Lance Armstrong performance enhancement programme? It must be something with one hell of a kick, because they just aren’t sticking to the script. Artists who’ve been treading boards … Continue reading

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Bad Company, Heart, Big Country & more tour dates

HEART Fri 06/29/12 Saint Paul, MN Myth Fri 07/06/12 Hammond, IN The Venue At Horseshoe Casino Fri 07/20/12 New Lenox, IL New Lennox Commons @ Moondance Jam Sat 07/21/12 Walker, MN Moondance Events Thu 07/26/12 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE Fri … Continue reading

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