News: Readers and listeners vote for their favourite albums and live acts – Best of 2015

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Every year the reviewers at Get Ready to ROCK! choose their Top Albums and Live Acts.  Their selection covers a range of genres from rock to blues and progressive and reflects the musical spread of the well-respected website.

The reviewers voted Thunder and ‘Wonder Days’ their Top Album, with southern rock revivalists Blackberry Smoke close runners-up with ‘Holding All The Roses’.

Soulful rockers Vintage Trouble topped the live act poll closely followed by The Tubes who celebrated the 30th anniversary of their debut album with a UK tour in the summer.

Vintage Trouble by Mark Hughes MHP Studios

From 7 December, readers and listeners can vote for their favourites (including any artist or album not featured in the reviewer list) and enter a prize draw to win a selection of 2015 albums.

The ‘Best of 2015′ has been a regular end-of-year feature since 2003 and the various choices and comments build into a useful reference library for any particular year.

Throughout December, Get Ready to ROCK! Radio will be featuring ‘Best of’ selections throughout their playlists and on 27 December a two-hour show will cover the reviewer, reader and listener choices.

The Best of 2015





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

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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 8 May 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 3 May 2022.

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Power Plays w/c 16 May 2022 (Mon-Fri)
FLOYA The Hymn (Arising Empire)
VEXES The Dream Disease (indie)
NEAR DUSK The Way It Goes (Iron Head Records)
IN SEARCH OF SUN Make Me Crazy (indie)
WALLNER VAIN Deceive Her (indie)
FIGHT THE FADE Where You Go I Go (FiXT)
MARATON Non-Euclidean Heart (Indie Recordings)

Featured Albums w/c 16 May (Mon-Fri)
09:00-12:00 TERRA NOVA Ring That Bell (Lion Music)
12:00-13:00 FOZZY Boombox (Mascot)
14:00-16:00 MICHAEL McDERMOTT St.Paul’s Boulevard (Pauper Sky Records)



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