News: FRANK ZAPPA, FFS, YES – Monday 6 April 2015

News - Album News

The Radio Sun have titled their upcoming album ‘Heaven Or Heartbreak’ and it is produced by Paul Laine of Danger Danger fame.

Johnny Solinger has left Skid Row and former TNT vocalist Tony Harnell has replaced him.

Mike Oldfield releases a compilaton of remixes and rarities, entitled ‘The Best Of: 1992-2003′ will be released by Rhino Records on April 27th.

Nightwish debuted at no 12 in the UK album charts this week, with Steve Hackett at no.31 and ELO’s ‘Very Best Of’ RE at no.51.

FFS, the Franz Ferdinand and Sparks supergroup, will release their self-titled debut album on June 8th on Domino.

Frank Zappa’s final album, ‘Dance With Me’ will be released in June.

They Might Be Giants release their new album ‘Glean’ on April 8th.

The Rolling Stones re-issue their ‘Sticky Fingers’ album in May.

Classic Rock report in a recent interview with Joe Lynn Turner that he has hinted a reunion with Ritchie Blackmore could happen in the autumn.

Angra guitarist Kiko Loureiro has joined Megadeth.

News - Tours and Gigs

Aug. 07 – Mashantucket, CT – Grand Theater at Foxwoods
Aug. 08 – Newark, NJ – New Jersey PAC
Aug. 09 – Atlantic, NJ – Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa – Event Center
Aug. 11 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
Aug. 12 – Baltimore, MD – Pier Six Pavilion
Aug. 14 – Huber Heights, OH – Music Center at The Heights
Aug. 15 – Sterling Heights, MI – Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
Aug. 16 – Chicago, IL – First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
Aug. 18 – Des Moines, IA – Iowa State Fair – Grandstand
Aug. 19 – Saint Charles, MO – Family Arena
Aug. 21 – Biloxi, MS – Beau Rivage Resort & Casino – Beau Rivage Theater
Aug. 22 – Alpharetta, GA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park
Aug. 23 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
Aug. 25 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug. 26 – San Antonio, TX – Majestic Theatre
Aug. 27 – Grand Prairie, TX – Verizon Theatre
Aug. 30 – Littleton, CO – Denver Botanic Gardens
Aug. 31 – Salt Lake City, UT – Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre
Sep. 02 – Tucson, AZ – AVA Ampitheater
Sep. 04 – Scottsdale, AZ – Talking Stick Resort & Casino
Sep. 05 – Pala, CA – Pala Casino – Starlight Theater
Sep. 06 – Los Angeles, CA – The Greek Theatre
Sep. 08 – Saratoga, CA – Mountain Winery
Sep. 10 – Shelton, WA – Little Creek Casino Resort – Event Center
Sep. 11 – Airway Heights, WA – Northern Quest Resort & Casino
Sep. 12 – Coquitlam, BC – Hard Rock Casino – Vancouver

Sun August 09 BRISTOL Fleece
Wed August 12 GLASGOW Audio
Sat August 15 LONDON Under the Bridge

FISH – performing the ‘Misplaced Childhood’ album
3rd O2 Academy Bristol
Fri 4th/Sat 5th LONDON Islington Assembly Hall
Mon 7th CAMBRIDGE Junction
Wed 9th BIRMINGHAM Town Hall
Thu 10th SHEFFIELD City Hall
Fri 1th MANCHESTER Academy 2

News - RIP

RIP – original Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Bob Burns.

Josh Taerk’s latest Sunday Session was streamed on Sunday 22 May.

Next session: Sunday 26 June.

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 12 June 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 14 June 2022.

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More information and links at our radio website where you can listen again to shows via the presenter pages:

Power Plays w/c 13 June 2022 (Mon-Fri)
IVORY SKIES – Bring Me Up (indie)
HONG FAUX Feign Death To Stay Alive (Golden Robot Records)
OVERLAPS Mind Over Matter (indie)
SOLE SYNDICATE – Brave Enough (Scarlet Records)
DAVID PAICH Spirit Of The Moonrise (Mascot)
JAILBIRDS The River (indie)

Featured Albums w/c 13 June (Mon-Fri)
09:00-12:00 DEF LEPPARD Diamond Star Halos (BMG)
12:00-13:00 LONERIDER Sundown (Escape Music)
14:00-16:00 VANDERWOLF 12 Little Killers (Vandermax Music)

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