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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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Gig review: STEVE ROTHERY BAND – Band On The Wall, Manchester, 12 January 2017

Steve Rothery Band - Band On The Wall, Manchester, 12 January 2017

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. With an opening set provided by the Dave Foster Band … Continue reading

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News: STEVE ROTHERY European and UK tour dates – January 2017

Marillion, Cropredy - 9 August 2014

Steve Rothery dates in January Marillion guitarist Steve Rothery plays European dates in January including the UK. Steve’s solo album ‘The Ghosts Of Pripyat’ was released in 2015 with guest appearances from Steve Hackett and Steven Wilson.  It was a … 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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News: MARILLION – new album, tour dates and Steve Rothery interview (September 2016)

Marillion, Cropredy - 9 August 2014

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 Marillion release their latest album on 23 September … 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: DAVID FOSTER – Dreamless

DAVID FOSTER - Dreamless

[Release date 27.05.16] The second solo album from Panic Room and Steve Rothery Band guitarist Dave Foster is a remarkably different beast from his excellent debut (Gravity, 2011).  While the former was a showcase for his ability to deliver a … Continue reading

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News: BEST OF 2015 rock radio special on Sunday 27 December

FM - Planet Rockstock - Trecco Bay, South Wales, 4 December 2015

On Sunday 27 December, at 22:00 GMT David Randall presents a two-hour special on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio featuring the Get Ready to ROCK! reviewer choices for ‘Best of 2015′.  The show will also reflect the popular vote that … Continue reading

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Album review: STEVE ROTHERY – The Ghosts Of Pripyat

STEVE ROTHERY - The Ghosts Of Pripyat

Self-released  -  [Release date 02.02.15] What’s a reviewer supposed to do when confronted by perfection? Our whole raison d’être here at GRTR! is to give an opinion that informs the reader; (a) whether the music being reviewed is worth a … 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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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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