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News: ROBBIE RANSOM EP and In Session (September 2016)

Robbie Ransom

With a debut album lined up for autumn release, singer songwriter Robbie Ransom plays an exclusive live session for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio as part of the station’s ongoing ‘In Session’ series. Robbie’s debut EP – ‘Rocks In My … Continue reading

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News: Singer songwriter CHRIS GRAY radio session on Sunday 19 April

Chris Gray

  Isle of Man singer songwriter Chris Gray is featured in the “In Session for GRTR!” series on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on Sunday 19 April at 21:00. Chris’ debut album – Diamonds In Your Tree – was released … Continue reading

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Album review: SIMPLE MINDS – Sparkle In The Rain (box set)

SIMPLE MINDS - Sparkle In The Rain (box set)

Universal [Release date 16.03.15] 5-disc box set If New Gold Dream (81-82-83-84) marked the beginning of Simple Minds departure from their new waves roots, Sparkle In The Rain – their 6th album, released in 1984 and produced by Steve Lillywhite … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – December 2014 highlights

Mixcloud

December 2014 Highlights More information at the dedicated website Check back here as we add new features throughout the month. All times, GMT We are posting selected shows to our Mixcloud page. Photo: Simon Dunkerley Special features this month Christmas … Continue reading

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News: CHANTEL McGREGOR, STEVE HOGARTH and JOHN ILLSLEY radio features on Sunday 5 October

Chantel McGregor - Cambridge Rock Festival

Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR! Special features on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio On Sunday 5 October, in The Pete Feenstra Feature, CHANTEL McGREGOR chats to Pete about her forthcoming album and about her career to date. (19:00 GMT) Chantel released her … Continue reading

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News: MARTIN BARRE interview special on Sunday 28 September

Martin Barre

Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR! Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Sunday 28 September, 22:00 GMT Monday 29 September and Friday 3 October, 22:00 repeat) A two-hour special, replaying Martin’s recent chat about his favourite tracks and new album, plus Tull and solo … Continue reading

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News: EUPHORIA AUDIO play exclusive session for Get Ready to ROCK! on Sunday 14 September

Euphoria Audio

In Session for GRTR! Sunday 14 September, 21:00 Tuesday 16 September, 16:00 repeat Thursday 18 September, 16:00 repeat Euphoria Audio are the latest band to play an exclusive acoustic session in the ‘In Session’ series for Get Ready to ROCK!  … Continue reading

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News: THE RISING play exclusive session for Get Ready to ROCK! on Sunday 7 September

The Rising

Irish pop-rockers The Rising are featured ‘In Session for GRTR!’ on Sunday 7 September at 21:00 GMT, playing tracks from their new album ‘Coming Home’.  (The session is repeated on Tuesday 9 September at 16:00 and Thursday 11 September at … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – PICTUREHOUSE acoustic session, Sunday 17 August

Dave Browne of PictureHouse

Sunday 17 August, 21:00 (Tuesday 19 August, 16:00 and Thursday 21 August, 21:00 repeat) This Sunday, 17 August, Irish popsters PictureHouse perform an exclusive set for the ‘In Session for GRTR!’ series. The band formed back in the early-1990s, releasing … Continue reading

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News: Chicago troubadour TOM FULLER plays exclusive GRTR! session

Tom Fuller

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Sunday, 1 June 2014, 21:00 (repeated Tuesday 16:00, Thursday 21:00 GMT) Listen in using the icons at the top of this page or via the dedicated website As part of our ongoing ‘In Session for … Continue reading

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News: STEVE LUKATHER chats to GRTR!

Steve Lukather, photo by Rob Shanahan

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio: “The Guitarists” Sunday 18 May, 22:00 GMT (repeated Mon 19 and Fri 23, 22:00 GMT) Legendary guitarist Steve Lukather chats about his career, including sessions, solo and Toto.  GRTR!’s David Randall caught up with him … Continue reading

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News: LISBEE STAINTON acoustic session for Get Ready to ROCK! on Sunday 16 March

Lisbee Stainton

Sunday 16 March 2014, 21:00 GMT Get Ready to ROCK! Radio LISBEE STAINTON The acclaimed singer-songwriter plays an exclusive live session. More information Lisbee Stainton’s UK tour starts this Saturday 15 March in Basingstoke and to coincide there will be … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – March 2014 Highlights

Ann Wilson - Heart

March 2014 Highlights More information at the dedicated website All times, GMT Tuesdays 19:00 Pete Feenstra Rock & Blues In the first hour of our Tuesday blues rock marathon, Pete signposts upcoming and established artists who need your attention Saturdays … Continue reading

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News: Progressive rockers Magenta play acoustic set for In Session series

Magenta (Rob Reed, Christina Booth, Chris Fry)

  MAGENTA In Session for GRTR! Assume The Position Sunday 3 November 2013, 22:00 As part of the In Session series for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, influential, award-winning, prog-rockers MAGENTA have provided an exclusive acoustic session. Featuring tracks from … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio launches sessions series

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio

Get Ready to ROCK!’s dedicated radio station has launched a new series ‘In Session for GRTR!’ showcasing both new and established artists. The series was launched by UK-based blues rockers ALBANY DOWN and since then the specially recorded sessions have … Continue reading

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Album review: BLODWYN PIG – Pigthology

Blodwyn Pig - Pigthology

Gonzo Multimedia [Release date 10.06.13] This release promises much – previously unheard recordings from influential blues rock band Blodwyn Pig led by original Jethro Tull guitarist Mick Abrahams.  Unreleased material from this band (especially the formative years) must be as … Continue reading

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Video interview: CHRIS SPEDDING, London, 4 July 2013

Legendary session guitarist Chris Spedding talks to Pete Feenstra about his career. Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio… Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page. Power Plays w/c 21 July (Mon-Fri) DANNY BEARDSLEY This Fool … Continue reading

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Album review: UFO – At The BBC 1974-1985

UFO - At The BBC 1974-1985

EMI [Release date 25.03.13] UFO have been well served by EMI in recent years with the Official Bootleg Box  giving fans the chance to sample the band’s live delights in various forms and quality – but at least officially – … Continue reading

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