Tag Archives: USA

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 27/04/2017   AVENGED SEVENFOLD + VOLBEAT + A DAY TO REMEMBER Tue May 09 2017 – HERSHEY Pennsylvania – Giant Center (USA) Mon June 19 … 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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Gig review: MOONDANCE JAM – Walker, Minnesota, USA, 21-23 July 2016

CHICAGO - MOONDANCE JAM - July 2016

Considering the previous generation thought rock n roll was a passing fad, and given the pace of change in the industry, it is a substantial feat for any rock festival to reach a 25 year milestone. It is even more … Continue reading

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Album review: BAD COMPANY – Live 1977 & 1979

The Best of 2016 - Live Act

Rhino [Release date 29.04.16] It does seem strange that this is the first official live Bad Company album in 40 years, featuring the classic original line-up.  Angel Air Records released the Albuquerque gig from 1976 in 2006 but it was … Continue reading

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Gig review: MOONDANCE JAM, Walker, Minnesota, USA, 16-18 July 2015

MOONDANCE JAM, Walker, Minnesota, USA, 16-18 July 2015

I’ve been hooked on Moondance Jam ever since first arriving in this unspoiled part of the Minnesota countryside with its woods and lakes in 2009. The Jam plays host to a hedonistic four days of holiday relaxation and partying for … Continue reading

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Gig review: BOB SEGER AND THE SILVER BULLET BAND- Gila River Arena, Phoenix, Arizona, 19 February 2015

Bob Seger arguably ranks alongside Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty in the pantheon of all-American rock legends. He shares with them the craft of forging a melting pot of influences from the last 60 years of popular music and combining … Continue reading

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Gig review: MELODIC ROCK FEST 4, H.O.M.E.Bar, Arlington Heights,Chicago, USA, 3-5 October 2014

The Radio Sun - Melodic Rock Fest 4, Chicago, October 2014

After the success of the third Melodic Rock Fest last September, the attempt to bring to the Americans the cult melodic rock bands that are seen at Firefest and other places, melodicrock.com supremo Andrew McNeice swiftly moved forward with plans … Continue reading

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Gig review: MOONDANCE JAM – Walker, Minnesota, 17-19 July 2014

Moondance Jam - Walker, Minnesota, 17-19 July 2014

There cannot be many places that match the ambience of Moondance Jam as a rock festival, set in beautiful countryside of woods and lakes in northern Minnesota and with the friendliest atmosphere that can be imagined. Surely the Mid-West of … Continue reading

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Upcoming: European, USA & World Tour Dates and Gig Listing (2016)

Please check with venue and/or relevant website(s) to confirm availability. Compiled by Jason Ritchie Updated 02/11/2016 ALTER BRIDGE Sat April 01 AUCKLAND Powerstation Mon April 03 BRISBANE Eatons Hill Hotel Tue April 04 SYDNEY Enmore Theatre Thu April 06 MELBOURNE … Continue reading

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Album Review: THE TWENTY COMMITTEE – A Lifeblood Psalm

      [Self-Released - 1 April 2013]  Oh dear – here we go again. I have been saying for some time now that there is no place in rock music for religion – of any persuasion – and it … Continue reading

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