News: Christmas highlights on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio including Best of 2014

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio - Happy Christmas!

Christmas week on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio gets all nostalgic as we look back on some of our favourites and features in 2014.

On Tuesday 23 December we announce the results of our Popular Poll to select the Top Albums of 2014 and Top Live Acts.

Already, the Get Ready to ROCK! Reviewers have made their own choices.  Readers and listeners can vote from the extended list and enter a prize draw before 22 December.

The Best of 2014

And on 28 December 2014 ‘The Best Of 2014′ is a two-hour special featuring a selection of readers and reviewers choices. (22:00)

Cherry Red Records

On Christmas Day, we have an end-of year showcase for the Cherry Red group of labels with a chance to win a bumper bundle of albums.  ‘A Cherry Red Christmas’ is at 21:00.

STEVE HACKETT - The Lowry, Salford, 2 November 2014

Also on Christmas Day we replay some of our favourite features, including interviews with DON AIREY, RICHIE KOTZEN, STEVE HACKETT and MIKE VERNON.

And to make your festive period complete, Peter Muir returns for a special two-hour progressive fusion whilst Stuart Hamilton gets his party hat and cracker out for two shows celebrating Christmas and Country Rock.

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Stevie Nimmo and Pete Feenstra

On Sunday 21 December in the Pete Feenstra Feature, Pete chats to blues guitarist/songwriter Stevie Nimmo, whilst in his weekly Rock & Blues Show (Tuesday 23 December, 19:00) he looks back at 2014 followed by an interview with Dona Oxford.

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The latest Josh Taerk live session was streamed on Sunday 26 September. This marked the start of a new monthly series. Josh’s next session is Sunday 31 October.


David Randall presents a weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sundays at 22:00 BST (GMT+1, repeated on Mondays and Fridays), when he invites listeners to ‘Assume The Position’. This show was first broadcast on 26 September 2021 and includes the Top 10 albums at www.getreadytorock.com for that week.

UK Blues Broadcaster of the Year (2020 and 2021 Finalist) Pete Feenstra presents his weekly Rock & Blues Show on Tuesday at 19:00 ( BST, GMT+1) as part of a five hour blues rock marathon “Tuesday is Bluesday at GRTR!”. The show is repeated on Wednesdays at 22:00, Fridays at 20:00). This show was first broadcast 28 September 2021.

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Featured Albums w/c 18 October 2021 (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 TAO Prophecy (Tarot Label Media)
12:00-13:00 LEVERAGE Above The Beyond (Frontiers)
14:00-16:00 JOE TILSTON Tightrope (Our Records)

Power Plays w/c 18 October 2021 (Mon-Fri)

ABOVE SNAKES Nothing To Lose (indie)
FRANKIE AND THE WITCH FINGERS Cookin’ (Greenway Records)
LEADFINGER The Fall Of Rome (Golden Robot)
FEMEGADES Stealing Numbers (Regent Street Records)
TIGERSIDE Any Contact (indie)
INDYA Love Like Champagne (indie)
EDGE OF DESTINY Forsaken (indie)



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