Tag Archives: Steve Lukather

Album review: SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE – Californisoul

SUPERSONIC BLUES MACHINE – Californisoul

Provogue [Release date 20.10.17] The all star Supersonic Blues Machine’s second album ‘Californisoul’ isn’t so much a concept as a feel and attitude, as revealed by the album title. It’s all there in the sparkling interplay on a subtle melange … Continue reading

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Album review: RINGO – Give More Love

Ringo Starr - Give More love

UMC [Release date 15.09.17] Ringo’s ‘Give More Love’ -  he’s dropped his Starr moniker on the album credit – is better than you might imagine, for an artist who has been known to ration his appearances on his own all … Continue reading

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Album review: JOE LYNN TURNER – The Sessions

JOE LYNN TURNER - The Sessions

This is the first part of the three-part Joe Lynn Turner special broadcast by Get Ready to ROCK! Radio in March 2016.  (Part 2 is also available at Mixcloud with a link to Part 3) Joe Lynn Turner is a … Continue reading

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Quick plays: FOREST FIELD, CTP (Christian Tolle Project)

FOREST FIELD - Lonely Desert

FOREST FIELD Lonely Desert Rock Company [Release date 21.10.16] Thankfully this time the band have an album cover more suited to their prog rock leanings than last year’s ‘Angels’ cover. The band is focused around Peter Cox who wrote all … Continue reading

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DVD review: TOTO- Live At Montreux 1991

TOTO- Live at Montreux 1991

Eagle Vision [Release Date 16.09.16] Few bands can have had such a revolving cast of musicians, many joining and rejoining, as Toto, which makes the history of the AOR giants such a fascinating one. One interesting period of their career … Continue reading

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Album review: JOHN WETTON – Anthology The Studio Recordings Vol.1

JOHN WETTON - Anthology The Studio Recordings

In this interview extract from April 2009 John Wetton tells David Randall about his early influences, and the immediate aftermath of his departure from Asia in 1991 which led to the release of his second, and favourite, solo album ‘Battle … Continue reading

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Album review: TOTO – XIV

TOTO - XIV

Frontiers [Released 20.03.15] Toto are back for their first new studio album since 2006′s ‘Falling In Between’. Since then the band have undergone a few changes with Joseph Williams back in the band since 2010 (he sang on their  mid/late … Continue reading

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Album review: SIMON PHILLIPS – Protocol II

Simon Phillips - Protocol II

Inakustik [Release date 13.10.14] It’s been fourteen years since the release of ‘Vantage Point’, Simon Phillips’ last solo album.  This is understandable given that for most of that period he’s been tied up drumming for Toto.  But of course in … 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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DVD review: TOTO – 35th Anniversary Live In Poland

Toto - 35th Anniversary Live In Poland

Steve Lukather interview on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Sunday 18 May 2014, 22:00  See website for details Eagle Rock [Release date 28.04.14] Having sold over 35 million records across 17 studio albums, Toto toured last year to celebrate their … Continue reading

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Album review: TOTO – 35th Anniversary Live In Poland

Toto - 35th Anniversary Live In Poland

In May 2014 Steve Lukather chatted to David Randall in the Guitarists series on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio.  In the extract (above) he talks about the influence of The Beatles and how he’s just received a text from Ringo … Continue reading

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Album review: DEREK SHERINIAN – Reissues (Inertia,Black Utopia,Mythology,Blood Of The Snake,Molecular Heinosity)

Derek Sherinian - Inertia

Armoury Records (re-issues) [Release date 10.02.14] Sherinian came to wider attention with Dream Theater in 1994 and since he left that band in 1999 the volume of his session work has grown along with stints in Black Country Communion and … Continue reading

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News: RINGO STARR ‘Ringo At The Ryman’ DVD out in March

ANNOUNCING “RINGO AT THE RYMAN,” DVD OF RINGO AND HIS ALL STARR’S PERFORMANCE AT NASHVILLE’S HISTORIC RYMAN, FILMED JULY 7, 2012 DVD TO BE RELEASED MARCH 18th 2013 Ringo Starr is a living legend whose contribution to the roots of … Continue reading

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STEVE LUKATHER – Transition

Steve Lukather - Transition

Mascot Records (Release date 21.01.13) There is a lot to like about ‘Transition’ from the production quality, the sincerity, to the musicianship.  The lyrical themes are again based on Luke’s recent musical and personal rejuvenation and in truth the album … Continue reading

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