Tag Archives: Supertramp

Album review: MICHAEL ARMSTRONG – #LookingForTheWorld

MICHAEL ARMSTRONG - #Looking For The World

Michael Armstrong introduces his new album (27:44)  This showcase was first broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio in the ‘New to GRTR!’ sequence. More information www.michaelarmstrongmusic.co.uk [Release date 23.11.18] Second album by Michael Armstrong, one that has been in the … Continue reading

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Gig review: STONE FREE FESTIVAL – Day 2 – 02 Arena, London, 17 June 2018

Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman - STONE FREE FESTIVAL- DAY 2 - 02 Arena, London, 17 June 2018

If day one of Stone Free exhibited classic rock at its heaviest and loudest, the Sunday – at least in the main O2 Arena- had a more progressive and thoughtful bent to it. However the Orange Amps stage was still … Continue reading

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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: EXTREMES – CD/DVD (Supertramp, Arc)

EXTREMES - CD/DVD (Supertramp, Arc)

Gonzo Multimedia [Release date 30.06.17] Ah, those heady early 1970s.  Flower power, the permissive society, long hair and … dangly bits.  There are a lot of them on show in this fascinating social snapshot. Heady times indeed.  “Extremes” was a … Continue reading

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News: THE FACES, UDO, SUPERTRAMP– Thursday 6th August 2015

The Faces have announced a one-off reunion after 40 years. They appear on September 5th with a special gig as part of the 3rd Rock ’N’ Horsepower charity event for Prostate Cancer UK. Original surviving members Rod Stewart, Kenney Jones … Continue reading

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Album review: SUPERTRAMP – Live In Paris ’79

SUPERTRAMP - Live In Paris

Eagle Rock [Release date 17.07.15] This definitive Supertramp live set has been a long time coming.  Originally recorded as part of the band’s 10 month Breakfast In America tour, and released as a double LP in 1980 it included the … Continue reading

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Album review: FRANCK CARDUCCI – Torn Apart

FRANCK CARDUCCI – Torn Apart

Franck Carducci [Release date 09.01.15] Multi instrumentalist Franck Carducci is a Frenchman who moved to Holland to find his blues tinged prog rock niche. He tells us that during his musical formative years he played with upwards of 20 different … Continue reading

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Album review: MARTY WALSH – The Total Plan

Red/Sony [Released 16.07.14] Marty Walsh’s ‘The Total Plan’ does indeed sound like the complete package. While guitarist Walsh (Berklee School of Music, Supertramp, Kenny Rogers, Eddie Money etc) anchors the album with deep solos and imaginative melodic arrangements, each guest contributes … Continue reading

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Album review: CARL VERHEYEN – Mustang Run

Carl Verheyen - Mustang Run

Cranktone Entertainment [Release date 17.03.14] Carl Verheyen is perhaps most familiar as the latter-day-Supertramp guitarist.  He’s also had a parallel session and instructional career and ‘Mustang Run’ is an excellent introduction to this quality musician.  He’s also enlisted the help … Continue reading

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SUPERTRAMP – Live In Paris ’79

(DVD) Eagle Vision A touch of pomp and piano / woodwind fronted prog rock, and this show is finally available on DVD, remastered. The French fans lap up the music, the year Supertramp released their classic Breakfast In America, and … Continue reading

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Roger Hodgson US tour in August

Roger Hodgson, Legendary Voice of Supertramp, Returns with his Breakfast in America Summer Tour, First National U.S. Run in 30 Years Fresh on the heels of sold out performances earlier this year in the U.S., South America, and Europe, Roger … Continue reading

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