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News: QUEEN, SABATON, ANGEL, RAMMSTEIN (March 2021)

Rammstein - DOWNLOAD, 10-12 June 2016

Rammstein (pictured) have been working on a new studio album during the current lockdown. No news as yet on a release date, title, etc. Alice Cooper has already announced plans for his next album. It will be recorded by his … Continue reading

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News: CHEAP TRICK, FM, LEAGUE OF LIGHTS (February 2021)

IAN ANDERSON (JETHRO TULL) - The Lowry, Salford, 14 September 2015

Cheap Trick release their new album ‘In Another World’ on April 9 via BMG. Sweet Oblivion featuring Geoff Tate release their second album ‘Relentless’ on April 9 via Frontiers. FM release a double live album ‘Tough It Out Live’ on … Continue reading

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News – NEAL SCHON, HEART, MAGNUM, THE DARKNESS (December 2020)

Journey’s Neal Schon (pictured) releases his new album ‘Universe’ this month. Dream Theater have started work on their new album. In the meantime they have released a seasonal medly ‘The Holiday Spirit Carries On’, available for download at dreamtheaterofficial.bandcamp.com Magnum … Continue reading

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News – AC/DC, BILL BAILEY, INGLORIOUS, FLOGGING MOLLY (October 2020)

AC/DC (pictured above) have been teasing new activity via their website and UK press adverts. They have now confirmed that vocalist Brian Johnson, bassist Cliff Williams and drummer Phil Rudd are officially back in AC/DC, joining Angus and Stevie Young. A … Continue reading

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News: URIAH HEEP, SLADE, DEF LEPPARD, JON GOMM (August 2020)

Uriah Heep have announced they will start work on their next studio album in February. Overkill are currently ‘hard at work’ on their next album. Slade release a new best of, a double CD entitled ‘Cum On Feel The Hitz’ … Continue reading

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News: THE QUIREBOYS, AYREON, JOE BONAMASSA, ASH, KORN (June 2020)

JOE BONAMASSA- Royal Albert Hall, London, 25 April 2019

Valentine (the melodic rockers featuring Hugo on vocals), have teased on Facebook that new material is due soon. Joe Bonamassa has released a new song ‘When One Door Opens’. Feature: Gigs of the Millennium Arjen Lucassen has announced the release … Continue reading

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Feature: Music Industry v Covid 19

Whitesnake - DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL, Donington Park, Leicestershire, 14-15 June 2019

Many reading this will be furloughed writes Brian McGowan… over 6 million UK jobs have been so far. Many will not. Maybe you’re working from home. Maybe you’re less fortunate. You’ll know that the music industry is an integral part … Continue reading

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News: QUEEN, MARILLION, HELLOWEEN, DEVIN TOWNSEND (April 2020)

Quireboys - Giants of Rock, Butlins, Minehead, 26 January 2020

Hawklords release a new live album ‘Hawklords Alive’ on May 29. Marillion have started work on a new album during the current lockdown and are posting regular updates on their social media. Pattern-Seeking Animals (who feature current and former members … Continue reading

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Upcoming: UK & Ireland Tour Dates and Gig Listing (2019)

Focus - Hard Rock Hell Prog, Pwllheli, 21-22 March 2014

Compiled by Jason Ritchie Please check with venue and/or relevant website(s) to confirm availability. Your tour not listed? Contact us! Updated 08/12/2019 2019 ALABAMA 3 Fri December 20 O2 Academy Bristol Sat December 21 O2 Academy Brixton ALTER BRIDGE + … Continue reading

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Upcoming: European, USA & World Tour Dates and Gig Listing (2017)

Compiled by Jason Ritchie Please check with venue and/or relevant website(s) to confirm availability. Updated 13/11/2017 CAVALERA CONSPIRACY 26.11.17 DE – Leipzig / Hellraiser 27.11.17 DE – Stuttgart / LKA 28.11.17 NL – Utrecht / Ronda 29.11.17 DE – Hamburg … Continue reading

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Upcoming: UK & Ireland Tour Dates and Gig Listing (2017)

Compiled by Jason Ritchie Please check with venue and/or relevant website(s) to confirm availability. 2018 Tour Dates Updated 01/12/17 FESTIVALS Planet Rockstock Trecco Bay, Wales 1-3 Dec Joanne Shaw Taylor + Dan Reed Network + Bernie Marsden + King King … Continue reading

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News: A Year in Rock – 2015 (Rock Photography)

A Year in Rock - 2015

Over the years Get Ready to ROCK! has gathered an enviable reputation for some of the best online rock photography, complementing its extensive coverage of gigs, festivals and tours. We’ve published a selection of some of the best shots in … Continue reading

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News: DEVIN TOWNSEND, BLACK SABBATH, MOTORHEAD – Monday 7th September 2015

Devin Townsend - Rock City, Nottingham, 3 July 2014

Jeff Lynne’s ELO have signed a worldwide deal with Colombia Records who will release the first new album from ELO in over fifteen years. Suede release their new album, ‘Night Thoughts’, in January. Primal Fear release their new album, ‘Rulebreaker’ … Continue reading

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News: VINDICTIV, CONSTANCIA, JOURNEY – Monday 22 June 2015

Journey - Manchester MEN,23 May 2013

MelodicRock Records release the following two albums on July 10th. Vindictiv release ‘World Of Fear’ and feature Mark Boals (Yngwie Malmsteen) on vocals. Also out on the same day is Constancia’s new album ‘Final Curtain’. The band features Mikael Rosengren … Continue reading

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News: CHRIS SQUIRE, WARREN HAYNES, SEPULTURA – Tuesday 19th May 2015

Royal Hunt have launched a Pledge music campaign for their next album. They also have a new drummer Andreas “Habo” Johansson. Bullet For My Valentine release their new album ‘Venom’ on August 14th. Warren Haynes (Govt. Mule) releases his new … Continue reading

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News: TRACER, DEGREED, NIGHTWISH – Monday 11th May 2015

Tracer - Sheffield, The Plug, 8 June 2013

Degreed release their new album, ‘Dead But Not Forgotten’ on June 19th. The reissed Jethro Tull album ‘Minstrel In The Gallery’ has entered the UK album charts at no.59. David A Saylor (Push UK) will release his new album ‘Built … Continue reading

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News: THE WILDHEARTS, STATUS QUO, DAN REED NETWORK – Tuesday 5th May 2015

Good news in that Joni Mitchell could soon be released from hospital, although B.B. King is currently seriously ill. Genesis keyboards player Tony Banks releases a 4CD set of his solo work entitled, ‘A Chord Too Far’ on July 6th … Continue reading

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News: ANVIL, TIM BOWNESS, REO SPEEDWAGON – Thursday 30 April 2015

Burning Point release their self-titled new album on June 12th on their new record label AFM Records. Supremacy is a new band featuing singer Claus Lessmann (ex-BONFIRE), Michael Voss (CASANOVA/MAD MAX),Robby Boebel (ex-FRONTLINE/EVIDENCE ONE), Axel Kruse (ex-JADED HEART) and former … Continue reading

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News: RICHARD THOMPSON, BLACK SABBATH, WASP – Tuesday 28 April 2015

Richard Thompson - Cambridge Folk Festival 2014

Richard Thompson releases his new album ‘Still’ on June 29th via Proper Records. Red Dragon Cartel have another new vocalist, step forward Chas West, who replaces Darren Smith who lasted just over a month! Kingcrow release their new album ‘Eidos’ … Continue reading

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News: JEFF BECK, AEROSMITH, BERNIE TORME – Wednesday 15 April 2015

Jeff Beck - Birmingham Symphony Hall, 20 May 2014

Jean Beauvoir and Micki Free release their album ‘American Trash’ on June 5th on Frontiers. Royal Hunt will t work on their next studio album and they have asked fans to fund this via a recently launched Pledge Music campaign. … Continue reading

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