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Album review: ROTH BROCK PROJECT- s/t

Roth Brock Project

Frontiers Records [Release Date 04.11.16] This rather unimaginatively titled release brings together two of melodic rock’s most respected figures. While Terry Brock has long been regarded as one of the genre’s finest vocalists, from his days in Strangeways to numerous … Continue reading

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Gig review: KIP WINGER – The Borderline, London, 17 September 2016

KIP WINGER- The Borderline, London, 17 September 2016

Kip Winger’s acoustic shows at the Borderline, now billed as the 5th Annual Evening with Kip Winger, have become legendary events, not just from an ever growing number of diehard fans, but from the artist himself, who bounded on stage … Continue reading

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Gig review: KIP WINGER – The Borderline, London, 12 September 2015

KIP WINGER - The Borderline, London, 12 September 2015

Kip Winger’s solo acoustic shows at the Borderline have began to take on such a mythical status that the promotional blurb for this year’s show even marketed it as the ‘4th annual evening with Kip Winger’. It was noticeable that … Continue reading

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Album review: DIXIE DREGS – Dregs Of The Earth, Unsung Heroes, Industry Standard (reissue)

DIXIE DREGS - Dregs Of The Earth, Unsung Heroes, Industry Standard (reissue)

BGO Records [Release date 06.10.14] www.bgo-records.com OK.  I own up.  I thought Dixie Dregs might have been another Poco or Flying Burrito Brothers.  Yes, I knew that this was Steve Morse’s first major calling card, but even though liking his … Continue reading

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Gig review: KIP WINGER & FIONA – Borderline, London, 27 September 2014

KIP WINGER - Borderline, London, 27 September 2014

Despite a busy year for Winger, with the band touring the new Better Days Comin album as recently as June, Kip Winger’s London shows have now become an annual fixture in the calendar. As a bonus on this occasion one … Continue reading

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Gig review – DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL, Donington Park, Leicestershire, 13-15 June 2014

Tesla - Download Festival

When it comes to UK festivals that specialise in rock, no one does it bigger than Download and its sheer size offers real choice for a variety of tastes. While not specifically a classic rock festival, there is still enough … Continue reading

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Gig review: WINGER – Islington Academy, London, 21 June 2014

WINGER - Islington Academy, London, 21 June 2014

It’s been four years since Winger last toured the UK, playing this very same venue, but in the intervening years Kip Winger’s solo shows have intensified the loyalty of their following here, and the Academy was pretty full for the … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – June 2014 highlights

Dan McCafferty of Nazareth

June 2014 Highlights More information at the dedicated website Check back here as we add new features throughout the month. All times, BST (GMT+1) Sunday 22 June 2014, 13:00 Dan McCafferty of Nazareth Dan chats about his career and the … Continue reading

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Gig Review: FRONTIERS ROCK FESTIVAL, Italy, 1-3 May 2014

Frontiers Rock Festival, Italy, May 2014

Famous Italian bands can be counted on the fingers of one hand, yet it is an Italian label, Frontiers Records, who have emerged as the world force in melodic rock. Starting with the underground acts, they have accumulated a huge … Continue reading

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Album Review: WINGER – Better Days Comin’

Winger - Better Days Comin

Frontiers Records    [Release Date 21.04.14] Nearly five years after return to form album Karma, in which their activities have ranged from Kip Winger composing ballet scores to Reb Beach playing guitar in Whitesnake, Winger are back with another album, which … Continue reading

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News: WINGER announce new album and Download appearance

FIRST NEW ALBUM FOR 5 YEARS RELEASED ON FRONTIERS RECORDS 21.04.14 AND BAND ALSO CONFIRMED TO APPEAR AT DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL 15.06.14 One of the most misunderstood Hard Rock bands to emerge from the 1980’s is returning with their highly anticipated … Continue reading

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Gig review: KIP WINGER- The Borderline, London, 21 September 2013

The overused media format ‘an evening with’ was for once an appropriate one to describe Kip Winger’s solo show  with a difference, from the moment he came on stage with a routine more suited to stand up comedy before strapping … Continue reading

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GENE THE WEREWOLF- Rock n’ Roll Animal

Frontiers www.frontiers.it Strangely for a relatively new band, Gene The Werewolf, have captured that big mid to late ‘80’s vibe perfectly.  Don’t be fooled by the off the wall name as the band seamlessly blends the feel of mid-career KISS, … Continue reading

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