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News: More Hot Fun: STANLEY CLARKE – UK Tour and radio interview (July 2017)

STANLEY CLARKE - Manchester Gorilla, 18 July 2017

On Sunday 16 July on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio at 18:00 GMT, Stanley Clarke chats about his career ahead of the UK dates (Repeat: Thursday 20 July, 22:00 GMT) In this extract he sets the scene for the UK … Continue reading

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News: ELEANOR McEVOY – UK tour (May 2017)

Eleanor McEvoy - Alexanders, Chester, 12 March 2015

Ireland’s internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Eleanor McEvoy continues her ‘Naked… Live’ tour with the announcement of a fourteen-date tour across England and Wales throughout May 2017. Best known for her songs ‘Sophie’ and the Irish standard ‘Only A Woman’s Heart’, which … Continue reading

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News: JOHN WETTON 1949-2017

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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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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News: GLENN HUGHES UK tour dates 20 January-2 February 2017

David Randall chatted to Glenn Hughes in October 2016 for Get Ready to ROCK! Radio and the sequence includes tracks from ‘Resonate’. Glenn Hughes plays a series of dates in the UK – rearranged from November 2016 – in January/February. … Continue reading

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News: POPA CHUBBY UK tour dates 18-29 January 2017

Popa Chubby

Pete Feenstra chatted to Popa Chubby for his Feature show broadcast on 11 December 2016 on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio.  Thos sequence includes tracks from ‘The Catfish’ The self-proclaimed ‘King Of The New York City Blues’ plays UK dates … Continue reading

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News: DAN REED (Dan Reed Network) swings at golf club – Lymm Golf Club, 3 December 2016

DAN REED NETWORK - Manchester Academy, 13 March 2016

In a rare UK trio performance, Dan Reed will be playing a gig at the Lymm Golf Club, Cheshire on Saturday 3 December. This will round off a year when he and the Dan Reed Network (DRN) released their first … Continue reading

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News: SIMON KIRKE talks Bad Company, Free and a new solo album (Interview – 30 October 2016)

Simon Kirke - Bad Company

Photo: Steve Goudie Bad Company, and one-time Free, drummer Simon Kirke releases a solo album ‘All Because Of You’ in early 2017.  Simon describes it as a collection of 11 songs from all periods of his life. He’s just completed … 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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News: THE TUBES – October tour dates

THE TUBES - Club Academy, Manchester, 8 October 2016

In June 2016, David Randall chatted at length to Fee Waybill about The Tubes with tracks from many of their albums.  Part 2 is also available via Mixcloud. The Tubes celebrate their return to the UK with their “Mondo Pulp … Continue reading

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News: Curiouser and Curiouser – The Return of Medieval Prog Rockers Gryphon (August 2016) and Radio Interview

Gryphon

This interview was first broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sunday 31 July.  Co-founder and guitarist Graeme Taylor chats about the band and selects some of his favourite tracks – both from Gryphon and from those artists who have … Continue reading

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News: WALTER TROUT – July UK dates, October tour, interview (Sunday 10 July 2016)

Photo: MHP Studios Walter Trout returns to the UK for several dates prior to the Ramblin’ Man Fair on 24 July. He plays St Albans Arena, Civic Centre, St Albans (19 July), The Robin, Wolverhampton, (20) Live Rooms, Chester (22) and … Continue reading

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News: UK dates for blues rockers JARED JAMES NICHOLS and MORELAND & ARBUCKLE (June 2016)

Blues/rockers Jared James Nichols and Moreland & Arbuckle are on tour in the UK in the coming week (19-28 June). Following his European tour with Zakk Wylde, Wisconsin-bred Jared James Nichols returns to the UK for a series of headlining … Continue reading

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News: BAD COMPANY Tour in October 2016

BAD COMPANY - Manchester Arena, 24 October 2016

Photo: Steve Goudie Bad Company will return to the UK for their first tour in four years on their ‘Swan Song’ tour.  Original Bad Company members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs and Simon Kirke will play eight dates in October. One … Continue reading

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News: KING KING/Dan Patlansky UK tour starts 12 May 2016

KING KING - Manchester Academy, 12 May 2016

Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR! Award-winning blues rock band King King start their nationwide 8-date UK tour at the Manchester Academy on Thursday May 12. Special guest on all dates is South African Blues rock guitarist/singer-songwriter Dan Patlansky. GRTR! blues-rock expert Pete … Continue reading

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Album review: BEHOLDER – Reflections

Beholder - Reflections

Razorline [Release date 12.04.16] Since 2003 Beholder have been tearing venues up all around the country. The band from the UK Midlands have been flying the flag for British Heavy Metal and Progressive Metal in the underground scene amassing a … Continue reading

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News: COLIN BLUNSTONE UK Tour Dates April 2016 and Interview

Colin Blunstone

On Sunday 3 April (Part 1) and Sunday 10 April (Part 2) at 18:00 GMT Colin Blunstone chatted to Get Ready to ROCK! about his career, with tracks from The Zombies and his solo albums. This interview edit discusses recent … Continue reading

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News: ANDREW ROACHFORD – UK Tour Dates March 2016 and Interview

Andrew Roachford

This interview edit is taken from an hour special broadcast on Sunday 6 March at 18:00 GMT on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio (5:01) The full feature is now available via Mixcloud (or click the audio player above) More information … Continue reading

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News: RENAISSANCE & CURVED AIR – Pioneers of Symphonic/Art Prog tour together in April 2016

Renaissance

ANNIE HASLAM of RENAISSANCE (59:15) David Randall chats to Annie about prog rockers Renaissance Also available in several parts here Symphonic rock icons Renaissance featuring legendary singer Annie Haslam will be performing in the US & UK in support of … Continue reading

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News: STEVE HACKETT – UK tour starts 6 October

Steve Hackett, photo by Simon Dunkerley

Photo: Simon Dunkerley/GRTR! Steve Hackett celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of his debut solo album – ‘Voyage Of The Acolyte’ – with an extensive UK tour starting in Guildford on Tuesday 6 October. The set-list will take in … Continue reading

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