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Album review: NICOLE ATKINS – Goodnight Rhonda Lee

Single Lock Records [Release date 21.07.17] Nicole Atkins returns with her fourth album and one recorded against a backdrop of personal issues as she stopped drinking and finding out her dad as lung cancer. Often such life changing events can … Continue reading

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Interview: TIM ARNOLD

Tim Arnold has just released a new single ‘Change’ and here we catch-up with Tim to learn more about the single’s video that features mime artist Lindsay Kemp, plus his musical plans for the coming months. How did you get to … Continue reading

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EP review: DAVE HANSON – Live!

 DAVE HANSON - Live!

www.davehansonmusic.co.uk Six String Social Records [Release date 31.03.17] Dave Hanson was the guitarist with folk pop band the Dunwells and he’s now gone solo, releasing his critically acclaimed debut album ‘Almost Horizontal’ last year. Less than a year later he … Continue reading

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Album review: CRAIG FINN – We All Want The Same Things

Partisan Records [Release date 24.03.17] This is the third solo album from the Hold Steady’s frontman Craig Finn and he is joined by fellow Hold Steady member Tad Kubler. Other musicians joining Finn on the album include Caithlin De Marrais … Continue reading

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Upcoming: New releases (CD/DVD) April-June 2017

Danko Jones - Wild Cat

Compiled by Jason Ritchie Updated 30.05.17 March 3rd RICHARD BARBIERI ‘Planets + Persona’ Kscope BLAZE BAYLEY ‘Endure And Survive (Infinite Entanglement Part II)’ BLINK ‘A Map of rhe Universe’ (re-issue) Garage Records BROTHER FIRETRIBE ‘Sunbound’ DANKO JONES ‘Wild Cat’ AFM … Continue reading

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Single reviews: SHARON LAZIBYRD, EMMA CHARLESTON

SHARON LAZIBYRD – Opium Of The Masses https://www.facebook.com/Sharon-Lazibyrd-324663394401783/ [Release date 24.03.17] ‘Opium of the Masses’ is the latest single from Sharon Lazibyrd, released ahead of her album, ‘Half Shame and Half Glory’ due later this year. It features Sharon on vocals and … Continue reading

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News: Popular Poll results announced Sunday 18 December – top rock album, live and breakthough act 2016

The Darkness - STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL - Ebbw Vale, South Wales, 24 July 2016

The results of Get Ready to ROCK!’s popular poll for ‘Best of 2016′ will be announced on Sunday 18 December at 22:00 GMT in a special show on the website’s dedicated radio station. At the end of November the website … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! launches popular poll for top rock album and live act of 2016

BAD COMPANY - Manchester Arena, 24 October 2016

Popular review website Get Ready to ROCK! has launched a popular poll so that readers and listeners can vote for their favourite album, live act and breakthrough act of 2016. Since 2003 the website (www.getreadytorock.com) has published the reviewers’ selections … Continue reading

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The Best of 2016: top albums, top live acts – the reviewers’ choice

The Best of 2016 - sponsored by earMUSIC

The Best of 2016: Popular Poll Between 5-16 December we invite readers and listeners to vote for their own favourites and also add their own personal choice. Voters can also opt-in to a Prize Draw to win a selection of … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Best of 2016 announced Monday 28 November – top albums, live acts

Thunder - STEELHOUSE FESTIVAL - Ebbw Vale, South Wales, 23 July 2016

On Monday 28 November, Get Ready to ROCK! announces their Best Of 2016 selections for Top Albums and Top Live Acts. Since 2003 the popular rock website has published an end of year round-up reflecting the reviews published throughout the … Continue reading

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News: DAN REED (Dan Reed Network) swings at golf club – Lymm Golf Club, 3 December 2016

DAN REED NETWORK - Manchester Academy, 13 March 2016

In a rare UK trio performance, Dan Reed will be playing a gig at the Lymm Golf Club, Cheshire on Saturday 3 December. This will round off a year when he and the Dan Reed Network (DRN) released their first … Continue reading

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News: Albums of the Month (September-November 2016)

The Best of 2016

Albums of the Month (2016) September 2016 KISSIN’ DYNAMITE Generation Goodbye (AFM Records) …well played, well produced with well written, extremely catchy (but a little quirky) tunes…These guys don’t seem to know how to write a bad song! Kissin’ Dynamite … Continue reading

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News: Albums of the Month (May-August 2016)

The Best of 2016

Albums of the Month (2016) Every month we publish our Newsletter which signposts latest additions to the website(s) and flagging up forthcoming tours and gigs.  We also include a selection of the month’s best albums, based on GRTR! reviewer ratings. … Continue reading

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News: Albums of the Month (February-April 2016)

The Best of 2016

Albums of the Month (2016) Every month we publish our Newsletter which signposts latest additions to the website(s) and flagging up forthcoming tours and gigs.  We also include a selection of the month’s best albums, based on GRTR! reviewer ratings. … Continue reading

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Quick plays: AMANDA RHEAUME, SKYWARD, EILERA, ANDY BENNETT

AMANDA RHEAUME  Holding Patterns

AMANDA RHEAUME  Holding Patterns [Release date 21.10.16] On her last release Keep A Fire (2014) we suggested that Ottawa songstress Amanda Rheaume’s song writing is more ‘popular’ than ‘pop’ and a pleasant enough Radio 2 style listen. In that sense, … Continue reading

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News: BETH HART – New album and radio interview (October 2016)

BETH HART, The Barbican, London, 8 May 2015

Pete Feenstra chatted to Beth Hart for his Feature show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, first broadcast 16 October 2016.  This hour special includes tracks from the album ‘Fire On The Floor’. Photo by John Bull/Rockrpix Grammy-nominated Beth Hart … Continue reading

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Quick plays: ALBERT AF EKENSTAM, ROADKILL, FRACTALMIND

FRACTALMIND Stainless

ALBERT AF EKENSTAM  Ashes Kning Disk [Release date 14.10.16] ‘Ashes’ is the debut album from Albert af Ekenstam, who is a member of Tempel and his fellow band member Filip Leyman joins him on drums/keys/production. Singer/guitarist Sumie Nagano  and trumpeter … Continue reading

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Album review: JON HERINGTON – Adult Entertainment

JON HERINGTON – Adult Entertainment

CD Baby [Release date 14.06.16] Jon Herington is best known as the guitarist in Steely Dan for the last 16 years, yet he’s also managed to carve out his own solo career that stretches back to 1992. ‘Adult Entertainment’ – … Continue reading

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Album review: BETH HART – Fire On The Floor

Beth Hart - Fire On The Floor

Pete Feenstra chatted to Beth Hart for his Feature show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, first broadcast 16 October 2016. This hour special includes tracks from the album ‘Fire On The Floor’. More information Provogue [Release date 14.10.16] Beth … Continue reading

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Quick plays: THE CARS, JENNY GILLESPIE

THE CARS Moving In Stereo: The Best Of

THE CARS Moving In Stereo: The Best Of Rhino [Release date 06.05.16] This best of is released after a recent box set, ‘The Elektra Years 1978-87′ and covers the same period, with one song – ‘Sad Song’ – from the … Continue reading

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