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Gig review: MARILLION – Manchester Academy, 8 November 2017

MARILLION - Manchester Academy, 8 November 2017

Ok, so I did say the new album would be a grower when reviewing it last August! Don’t lynch me, it’s just that I do like the more straight-ahead romantic side of Marillion which is a little obscured on the … Continue reading

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Album review: MARILLION – Marbles In The Park

MARILLION - Marbles In The Park

earMUSIC [Release date 20.01.17] 2-CD/DVD/Bluray Available on 2xCD, DVD, and Blu Ray formats, Marbles In The Park – the centrepiece of the 2015 Marillion weekend convention at Center Parcs, Port Zelande, in The Netherlands – is a curious release. Not … Continue reading

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Gig review: MARILLION – Manchester Academy, 28 November 2016

Marillion - Manchester Academy, 28 November 2016

Promoting their latest opus F E A R, this Marillion gig came sadly just too late to receive my ‘gig of the year’ nomination in the GRTR! Best of 2016 reviewers’ poll. Marillion are in the somewhat unique position amongst … Continue reading

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Album review: HOW WE LIVE – Dry Land (Steve Hogarth)

HOW WE LIVE - Dry Land (Steve Hogarth)

David Randall chatted to Steve Hogarth about his career in July 2014.  In this hour special, tracks include How We Live and Marillion, plus Steve’s solo work. Esoteric [Release date 26.08.16] ‘How We Live’ is an important part of the … Continue reading

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Album review: MARILLION – FEAR

The Best of 2016

This hour special was broadcast in the first hour of David Randall’s weekly show ‘Assume The Position’ on Sunday 18 September at 22:00 GMT on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. More information earMUSIC [Release date 23.09.16] Is it really nearly … Continue reading

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Album Review: LONELY ROBOT – Please Come Home

LONELY ROBOT - Please Come Home

Inside Out www.insideout.de [Released 23.02.15] Lonely Robot is the new project from producer, guitarist and vocalist John Mitchell (Kino/It Bites/Frost*/Arena). He is backed by a rhythm section of Nick Beggs (Steve Hackett/Kajagoogoo) on bass and Craig Blundell on drums, with … Continue reading

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Gig review: MARILLION – The Forum, Kentish Town, London, 11 December 2014

MARILLION – The Forum, Kentish Town, London, 11 December 2014

I do love December – my birthday is in it, for a start, and those of some of my closest friends, there is Christmas and then there is that annual fixture of enjoying Marillion in their natural element – on … Continue reading

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Book review: STEVE HOGARTH – The Invisible Man – Diaries 1998-2014 (Volume 2)

Steve Hogarth - The Invisible Man - Diaries 1998-2014

The Songwriters – Steve Hogarth (Marillion) – Interview and Feature (8 July 2014) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Miwk Publishing [Publication Date 09.11.14] www.miwk.com Part two of Steve Hogarth’s diaries takes up the story in 1998 and … 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: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – October 2014 Highlights

Steve Hackett

October 2014 Highlights More information at the dedicated website Check back here as we add new features throughout the month. All times, BST (GMT+1) Photo: Simon Dunkerley Tuesdays 19:00 Pete Feenstra Rock & Blues Signposting upcoming and established blues/rock artists … Continue reading

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

Pete Feenstra and Coco Montoya

August 2014 Highlights More information at the dedicated website Check back here as we add new features throughout the month. All times, BST (GMT+1) Photo: Mark Hughes/MHP Tuesdays 19:00 Pete Feenstra Rock & Blues Pete signposts upcoming and established artists … Continue reading

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News: STEVE HOGARTH of MARILLION chats about his recently published diaries

Steve Hogarth of Marillion

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Sunday  13 July, 22:00 GMT Sunday 3 August, 16:00 GMT repeat Marillion frontman Steve Hogarth has recently published the first volume of his diaries, covering the years 1991-1997.  This was a fascinating period in Steve’s … Continue reading

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Book review: STEVE HOGARTH – The Invisible Man – Diaries 1991-1997

Steve Hogarth - The Invisible Man - Diaries 1991-1997

Steve Hogarth chats about the Diaries. (13:36)  The full version of this interview featured in ‘Assume The Position’, Sunday 13 July at 22:00 GMT on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio. The full feature is now available on the Volume 2 … Continue reading

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Album review: MARILLION – A Sunday Night Above The Rain

Marillion - A Sunday Night Above The Rain

earMUSIC [Release date 30.06.14] Available in 2-CD, 2 DVD and Bluray formats, A Sunday Night Above The Rain finds our intrepid heroes at a love fest.  That is, at one of the band’s bi-annual Marillion Weekends.  On this occasion, during … Continue reading

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Gig review: MARILLION – Manchester Academy, 8 November 2013

Marillion - Manchester Academy, 8 November 2013

In September 2012 Marillion brought their Sounds That Can’t Be Made tour to the Academy on a dismal Manchester evening.  Some things don’t change and the weather was equally inclement as they chose to open a short pre-Christmas ‘Sounds Live … Continue reading

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Album review: MARILLION – The Singles Vol.2, 89-95

MARILLION - The Singles Vol.2, 89-95

EMI [Release date 22.04.13] This collection is a reissue of the now deleted 12-CD box set (2002) when all the singles had a nice repro card sleeve. The album charts the band’s more commercial Hogarth era from 1989 (and ‘Season’s … Continue reading

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Gig review: Johnny’s Rock N Roll Show – THE ZOMBIES, ARGENT, Aylesbury, 2 June 2013

Johnny

Two years on, following a life-changing trampoline accident, Johnny Beer Timms has maintained a warming sense of humour as he presided over this evening’s tribute and fundraiser. The guitarists Danny Prendergast and Jerry Playle provided a tranquil and reflective acoustic … Continue reading

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Album review: MARILLION – Sounds That Can’t Be Made

Marilion - Sounds That Can

earMUSIC (Release date 17.09.12) It appears that there have been a few last minute hitches with the new Marillion album, it failed to hit the reviewer’s inbox before the band’s tour and before they started selling it. For a band … Continue reading

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