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Gig review: FISH – Islington Assembly Hall, London, 15 December 2017

FISH – Islington Assembly Hall, London, 15 December 2017

French prog rock band Lazuli had pulled their support slot appearances on these London shows after frontman Dominique Leonetti was hospitalised. There was no time to fix up a replacement and news hadn’t got through to all the punters. As … Continue reading

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Gig review: GLENN HUGHES – Islington Assembly Hall, London, 21 January 2017

GLENN HUGHES - Islington Assembly Hall, London, 21 January 2017

In October 2016, Glenn Hughes chatted to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio about his music with tracks from ‘Resonate’ Keeping up a gruelling schedule that would break many a younger man, Glenn Hughes’ solo career, which took a bit of … Continue reading

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Gig review: KING KING – Islington Assembly Hall, London, 29 November 2016

KING KING - Islington Assembly Hall, London, 29 November 2016

In an even more crowded than ever November gig schedule, it was still important to find time for this enticing double bill of two up and coming bands, both offering a fresh take on blues-influenced rock. If 2015 was when … Continue reading

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News: PANIC ROOM PledgeMusic Campaign and Weekend – May/June 2016

PANIC ROOM - The Citadel, St. Helens, 9 May 2015

On Sunday 15 May, David Randall from Get Ready to ROCK! Radio chatted to Anne-Marie Helder about the weekend event and PledgeMusic campaign.  (26:03)  The full version of this feature – with tracks from Panic Room and associated artists – … Continue reading

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Gig review: FLYING COLORS – Islington Assembly Hall, London,13 October 2014

Flying Colors - Islington Assembly Hall, London, 13 October 2014

Due to the queuing system for the gig (they really need to have more than one person manning the ticket desk) I missed most of the support set from guitarist John Wesley (he’s worked with Porcupine Tree, Fish and more … Continue reading

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Gig review: SNAKECHARMER – Islington Assembly Hall, London, 11 July 2014

Raw Glory - Islington Assembly Hall, London, 11 July 2014

Much like the lovingly recrafted Islington Assembly Hall where this gig took place, Snakecharmer are an example of how to reimagine a vintage classic and create something new. The classic rock ‘supergroup’, boasting respected alumni from the likes of Whitesnake, … Continue reading

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Gig review: JOHN LEES’ BARCLAY JAMES HARVEST, Islington Assembly Hall, 8 November 2013

Barclay James Harvest’s long and distinguished career seems to have had quite a low profile in recent years, not helped by the fact that the two surviving members, John Lees and Les Holroyd, front different versions sporting the name. However … Continue reading

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Gig review: Uriah Heep, Islington Assembly Hall, 27 February 2013

Uriah Heep, 21 February 2013

Nearly 45 years into their career, Uriah Heep are seemingly indestructible, still treading the boards with an enthusiasm that puts younger bands to shame. Sadly bassist Trevor Bolder was absent recovering from a major operation (which oddly went unmentioned from … Continue reading

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