Blues Pills - The Ritz, Manchester, 11 December 2014

News - Tours and Gigs

The Rockingham festival in Nottingham (23rd-25th October) has announced the first artists appearing:
Gotthard, Dan Reed Network, Robby Valentine, Stan Bush,the Electric Boys, Vega, Santa Cruz

The Ramblin’ Man fair have added Seasick Steve, The Temperance Movement, The Quireboys, Blues Pills and Toseland

Wed September 23 BRISTOL Marble Factory
Thu September 24 O2 Academy Islington
Fri September 25 WOLVERHAMPTON Slade Rooms
Sat September 26 DUBLIN Button Factory
Sun September 27 MANCHESTER Academy
Mon September 28 BRIGHTON Concorde

3/12 – Daytona Beach, FL Main Street Station – Daytona Bike Week
3/14 – Jacksonville, FL Beach Blvd Concert Hall
3/17 – Clarksville, TN The Warehouse Bar & Grill
3/19 – Baltimore, MD Fish Head Cantina
3/20 – Poughkeepsie, NY The Chance
3/21 – Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
3/22 – Beckley, WV Muncheez
3/24 – Pittsburgh, PA Altar Bar
3/26 – Fredericksburg, VA Hard Times
3/27 – Lancaster, OH Mickey’s Bar
3/28 – Flint, MI Machine Shop
4/1 – Laporte, IN Johnny’s Roadhouse
4/2 – St. Louis, MO The Mad Magician
4/3 – Dallas, TX Trees

News - Album News

The UK album charts will feature streaming data from next month in a move that mirrors the recent change to the singles chart.

In this week’s UK album charts Blackberry Smoke debuted at no.17.

Vocalist Dennis Churchill Dries (White Sister/Tattoo Rodeo) has posted on his Facebook page that his solo album is at the mastering stage. No release date as yet.

Def Leppard have delayed plans on recording their new album until the autumn due to a large amount of touring commitments.

Ian Anderson has announced plans for a touring theatre production based on the life of the real Jethro Tull. ‘Jethro Tull: The Rock Opera’ will tell the story of the English agriculturist as if taking place in the near future. Joining Ian Anderson in the band are bassist David Goodier, keyboardist John O’Hara, guitarist Florian Opahle and drummer Scott Hammond. There will be guest musicians to be announced and touring is due to start in the autumn.

News - Band changes

Carl Sentance of Persian Risk is the new vocalist in Nazareth.

Josh Taerk’s latest Sunday Session was streamed on Sunday 17 July.

Check out previous videos here:

David Randall presents a weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio, Sundays at 22:00 GMT, repeated on Mondays and Fridays), when he invites listeners to ‘Assume The Position’. This show was first broadcast on 24 July 2022.

UK Blues Broadcaster of the Year (2020 and 2021 Finalist) Pete Feenstra presents his weekly Rock & Blues Show on Tuesday at 19:00 GMT 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 26 July 2022.

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Power Plays w/c 8 August 2022 (Mon-Fri)
BORN LOST Take Time (Mouthpiece) (Revolver Records)
JAIME KYLE Driving With The Brakes On (Conquest Music)
SCARLET DORN Born To Suffer (SPV Recordings)
HOLDING ABSENCE Coffin (Sharptone Records)
TYRANNOSAURUS NEBULOUS Get Some (Echoed Past Records)
KROOKED TONGUE When The Beaches Bleed (indie)
SKYPILOT Knifed On The Beach (The Distortion Project)

Featured Albums w/c 8 August (Mon-Fri)
09:00-12:00 LESSMAN VOSS Rock Is Our Religion (Atomic Fire Records)
12:00-13:00 H.E.A.T. Force Majeure (earMUSIC)
14:00-16:00 THE SLAMBOVIAN CIRCUS OF DREAMS A Very Unusual Head (indie)

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