Tag Archives: Sonja Kristina

Album review: ALAN SIMON – Excalibur IV The Dark Age Of The Dragon

ALAN SIMON - Excalibur IV The Dark Age Of The Dragon

Babaika Productions [Release date 03.11.17] The first reference I saw to Alan Simon was the credit on Sonja Kristina’s recent anthology – it’s the track that’s also included here called ‘The Passion’.  Then an Alan Simon compilation arrives to add … Continue reading

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Album review: SONJA KRISTINA – Anthology

SONJA KRISTINA - Anthology

David Randall chatted to Sonja Kristina in May 2015 for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio for a two-part career overview.  Part 2 is available here Curved Air Records [Release date 06.10.17] 2-CD In a review several years ago I referred … Continue reading

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Album review: CURVED AIR – The Curved Air Rarities Series Volume 1 – Tapestry Of Propositions

CURVED AIR - The Curved Air Rarities Series Volume 1 - Tapestry Of Propositions

Curved Air Records [Release date 05.08.16] We live in age when every album, every gig, seems to be heavily choreographed.  With albums pieced together and artists not necessarily sharing the same studio, or even continent, and gigs fixed to a … Continue reading

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News: RENAISSANCE & CURVED AIR – Pioneers of Symphonic/Art Prog tour together in April 2016

Renaissance

ANNIE HASLAM of RENAISSANCE (59:15) David Randall chats to Annie about prog rockers Renaissance Also available in several parts here Symphonic rock icons Renaissance featuring legendary singer Annie Haslam will be performing in the US & UK in support of … Continue reading

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News: JOHN LODGE interview and Part 2 of SONJA KRISTINA feature, Sunday 31 May 2015

John Lodge

Photo: Ricky Redman Get Ready to ROCK! Radio features two recent interviews on Sunday 31 May. Moody Blues bassist and songwriter John Lodge has recently released his first solo album for 38 years. “10,000 Light Years Ago’ was released on … Continue reading

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News: SONJA KRISTINA (Curved Air) interview on Sunday 3 May 2015

Curved Air - Giants Of Rock

Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR! Sonja Kristina Special (Part 1) – 3 May 2015 by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Curved Air vocalist Sonja Kristina is the latest subject of a two-part special on internet-based Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. … Continue reading

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Gig review: CURVED AIR – Floral Pavilion, New Brighton, 17 April 2015

CURVED AIR - Floral Pavilion, New Brighton, 17 April 2015

Sonja Kristina Special (Part 1) – 3 May 2015 by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud This is the first part of a two-part special when Sonja Kristina chats about her early career and Curved Air (58:38).  Part 2 … Continue reading

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Album review: CURVED AIR – North Star

Curved Air - North Star

Curved Air Records [Release date 17.03.14] Another heritage band who for the past years have been re-acquainting audiences with their brand of quirky progressive art-rock.  Sonja Kristina still retains her intriguing allure and the band is now bolstered by one-time … Continue reading

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Gig review: GIANTS OF ROCK, Butlins, Minehead, 7- 9 February 2014

Giants Of Rock - 7-9 February 2014

Floods, rain, rock music, more rain, howling wind, storms, seagulls, climactic guitar solos, wigs, trannies, vestal virgins, tarts, vicars, hot dogs, oceans of beer and more rain. It could only be Butlins Giants of Rock! Although the Giants of Rock didn’t … Continue reading

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Quick plays: CREMATORY, SONJA KRISTINA, SECTION A, SEB BACH, OVERLAND

Crematory - Antiserum

CREMATORY – Antiserum SPV www.spv.de [Release date 24.02.14] Crematory have a been around awhile starting out as a death metal band with gothic leanings and gradually steering more away from the death metal sound to a more industrial/gothic sound. This … Continue reading

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Album review: HOT HEAD SHOW – Perfect

Hot Head Show - Perfect

Tentacle Films Limited [Release date 14.10.13] Hot Head Show is a trio with art rock and avant-garde pretensions. ‘Perfect’ is an album that has its moments of starling musical innovation, as it explores imaginative horizons, but ultimately it struggles lyrically … Continue reading

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Album review: THE PROG COLLECTIVE – Epilogue

The Prog Collective

Purple Pyramid/Cleopatra Records [Release date 14.10.13] Billy Sherwood is a busy man.  The one-time Yes guitarist/keyboard player has carved out a niche coordinating a myriad of projects in recent years – some with a prog angle,  others with a ‘tribute’ … Continue reading

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Album review: FLY LIKE AN EAGLE – An All-Star Tribute To Steve Miller Band

Cleopatra Records [Release date 30.07.13] Producer, engineer and multi instrumentalist and sometime Yes member Billy Sherwood has carved out his a niche for himself with a number of wide ranging all star tribute albums, and now it’s the turn of … Continue reading

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