Tag Archives: Solo

Album review: PHIL VINCENT – XX

PHIL VINCENT - XX

Phil Vincent Music Phil Vincent is very prolific, this being his twentieth solo album, plus he has been in various bands/projects through the years including D’Ercole, Legion and Tragik. Although Phil plays and produces all of the music on here, he … Continue reading

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Album review: JON STEVENS – Starlight

JON STEVENS - Starlight

BMG [Release date 15.09.17] Jon Stevens has fronted some big bands in his time including Noiseworks, INXS following the death of Michael Hutchence and he was the original singer in the Dead Daisies. On his latest solo album (which has already … Continue reading

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Album review: COZY POWELL – The Polydor Years

COZY POWELL - The Polydor Years

Caroline International [Release date 25.08.17] Drummer extraordinaire Cozy Powell is one of the biggest hitters in the hard rock word, making his name with Jeff Beck, Rainbow, Whitesnake, MSG, Black Sabbath, and Brian May; just before he died in 1998 … 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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Album review: SAMMY HAGAR – This Is Sammy Hagar

SAMMY HAGAR – This Is Sammy Hagar

Mailboat/Membran [Release date 17.03.17] Subtitled ‘Volume One’, this collection collates Sammy Hagar’s solo output from 1999’s ‘Red Voodoo’ through to 2005’s ‘Livin’ It Up’. For fans/collectors there are two new songs plus an outtake mix of ‘Shag’. His band throughout … Continue reading

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Gig review: DAN REED – Lymm Golf Club, Cheshire, 3 December 2016

DAN REED - Lymm Golf Club, Cheshire, 3 December 2016

What started out as a belated 40th birthday treat has become a bit of an obsession for Steve Perrone.  For the past five years he’s put on a variety of gigs with Dan Reed, and in various shapes and forms, … Continue reading

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Album review: JON BODEN – Painted Lady

Navigator Records [Release date 30.9.16] Jon Boden was the frontman and fiddle player for Bellowhead who called it a day in May this year. This album was his debut solo album and was originally released back in 2006. Navigator Records … Continue reading

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Interview: RICH ROBINSON

Rich Robinson is most associated with the Black Crowes, a band who featured his brother Chris. Now that band have called it a day both brothers are busy pursuing their own musical paths. Rich Robinson has just released his new … Continue reading

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Gig review: TERRY BROCK – Underworld, Camden, 26 April 2016

TERRY BROCK – Underworld, Camden 26 April 2016

Tuesday nights are most probably not the best night for a gig unless you are Jeff Lynne, who was playing at bit further east at the O2 Arena. However, for the small and loyal bunch who turned up to see … Continue reading

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Quick plays: IAN TOOMEY, DATURA4, DAVID COURTNEY, SKINAGE

IAN TOOMEY – Ascension Metal Nation [Released 04.09.15] Ian Toomey is the guitarist in Bitches Sin, a band that formed way back in 1980 and reunited back in 2008. This is his solo album, aided by legendary producer Chris Tsangarides, … Continue reading

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Album review: NEAL SCHON – Vortex

Neal Schon - Vortex

This is an exclusive edit from an interview with Neal Schon using non-broadcast material.  An extended version will be broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio in a special edition of ‘Assume The Position’ presented by David Randall on Sunday … Continue reading

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Album review: RICK SPRINGFIELD – Stripped Down

Rick Springfield - Stripped Down

Loud and Proud Records/ear Music [Released 09.03.15] CD/DVD Rick Springfield is amazingly 65 years old having started in the music business back in the late 1960′s. He certainly doesn’t look his age and when you watch the DVD the predominately … 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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Gig review: KIP WINGER- The Borderline, London, 21 September 2013

The overused media format ‘an evening with’ was for once an appropriate one to describe Kip Winger’s solo show  with a difference, from the moment he came on stage with a routine more suited to stand up comedy before strapping … Continue reading

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JEAN BEAUVOIR free five song download

I’ve created a special set of songs from my varied body of work which I am offering asa free download…I realize that some of you who are familiar with my work with either Kiss, The Ramones, Solo, Crown Of Thorns, … Continue reading

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