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News - Album News

Lee Aaron plans to release her new album ‘Elevate’ before the end of the year.

A-Ha release their new album ‘True North’ on October 21.

Big Big Train release Summer Shall Not Fade – Live At Loreley’ through English Electric Recordings on October 14.

Former Captain Beefheart guitarist Jeff Cotton has announced that he will release his first solo album ‘The Fantasy of Reality’ through Madfish records on August 12.

The Cult’s new album ‘Under The Midnight Sun’ is out on October 7 via Black Hill Records.

The Dead Daisies release their latest album – and second to feature Glenn Hughes (pictured) – ‘Radiance’ on September 30 through SPV/Steamhammer.

David Ellefson (ex-Megadeth) and Jeff Scott Soto release an album, ‘Vacation In The Underworld’, in September via Rat Pak Records.

Faster Pussycat have signed with Golden Robot Records.

The Godfathers release their latest album ‘Alpha Beta Gamma Delta’ on September 16.

Goo Goo Dolls have announced their thirteenth studio album ‘Chaos In Bloom’ due on August 12.

Hawkwind will release a new live double album, ‘We Are Looking In On You’, through Cherry Red Records on September 2.

Robyn Hitchcock releases his new album ‘Shufflemania!’ through Tiny Ghost Records on October 21.

Jack J Hutchinson will release an EP/DVD ‘What Doesn’t Kill You’ on 2 September.

Jackyl will celebrate their 30th anniversary by releasing ‘30 Coming In Hot’ on August 12. The album will feature 17 tracks – three brand new studio songs, and 14 live versions of fan favourites. 

Jag Panzer have revealed they have completed drum and bass recordings for their new concept album, ‘The Hallowed’.

Jean-Michel Jarre releases his latest album, ‘Oxymore’, through Sony Music on 21 October. Alongside the album, he will also launch a VR world called Oxyville. Jarre explains: “Oxyville will be a virtual music city, and in the future I will invite other artists to be a part of it, as well as hold masterclasses and other events. I want it to become a sandbox for new music experiences”.

Jellyfish release a 1,000 copy limited edition set ‘When These Memories Fade’ on September 30. The set includes seven 7″ coloured vinyl singles.

Laurence Jones’ new album ‘Destination Unknown’ is released via Marshall Records on 9 September.

Kamleot are putting the final touches to their new album.

Dave Kerzner releases his latest album ‘The Traveller’ on July 29.

Lessmann/Voss release their debut album ‘Rock Is Our Religion’ on July 22 on Atomic Fire Records.

The Levellers have announced they will release an acoustic album next year and have announced UK tour dates for next February & March.

Lillian Axe release their long awaited new album ‘From Womb To Tomb’ on August 19 through Global Rock Records.

Manic Street Preachers release an expanded and remastered version of ‘Know Your Enemy’ on 9 September.

Marillion release a deluxe edition of their 1991 album ‘Holidays in Eden’ through EMI on September 16.

Richard Marx has announced a new album, ‘Songwriter’, will be released on September 30. It covers four different styles of music — pop, rock, country and ballads — and features collaborations with Burt Bacharach, Keith Urban and David Hodges (Evanescence).

Massive Wagons release their latest album ‘Triggered’ on October 28 on Earache Records.

Andy McCoy (Hanoi Rocks) releases a covers album ‘Jukebox Heart’ on August 5.

Former Judas Priest singer Tim “Ripper” Owens has started working on new music produced by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed) and Nick Bellmore (Dee Snider).

Pink Floyd release ‘Animals Remix 2018′ on September 16.

P.O.D. re-issue their album ‘When Angels & Serpents Dance’ on October 14 through Mascot Records.  Three bonus tracks are included.

The Proclaimers release their new album ‘Dentures Out’ on September 16 via Cooking Vinyl.

David Readman releases his new solo album ‘Medusa’ on August 5.

R.E.M. will reissue their debut EP ‘Chronic Town’ as a CD, picture disc and cassette on August 19 via I.R.S./UMe to mark its 40th anniversary.

Red Hot Chilli Peppers will release their second album of the year, a double, ‘Return of the Dream Canteen’, on October 14 via Warner Records.

Slade release a 5CD live boxset ‘All The World Is A Stage’ via BMG on 9 September and it includes three previously unreleased live records.

Slipknot release their new album ’The End, So Far’ on September 30 via Roadrunner Records.

Sparks have started work on their next studio album.

Taboo release their self-titled debut on Frontiers on September 9. Taboo are vocalist Christoffer Stjerne and Pretty Maids guitarist Ken Hammer.

A new 14 CD Van Der Graf Generator box set, Interference Patterns – The Recordings 2005-2016‘, will be released through Esoteric Recordings on September 23.

Where Rivers Meet release a live album ‘The Flying Free Tour Live’ on July 29.

Terrorvision frontman Tony Wright (pictured) has released ‘Buried You Deeper’, the first single from his new solo album, ‘The Anti Album’, which is released on October 7.

News - Tours and Gigs

Newly announced UK tours (2022 unless stated):

Bob Dylan, Fields Of The Nephilim, Robert Jon & the Wreck (2023), Killing Joke (London 2023), Leprous (2023), the Levellers (2023), Erja Lyytinen + Dom Martin, Raven (2023), Ugly Kid Joe + Massive Wagons, Where Rivers Meet, Tony Wright (Terrorvision), 

Upcoming (Gigs – UK)

Newly announced US & European tours (2022 unless stated):

Richie Kotzen (US), Leprous (2023), Stevie Nicks (US), Sevendust (US), Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band (US 2023), Trivium (US), Vixen (US),

Upcoming (USA/ROW)

UK Festivals 2022

Rescheduled & cancelled tours:

Asia featuring Carl Palmer & Geoff Downes (2022 to 2023 US), King’s X (UK & Eur cancelled), Whitesnake (remaining European dates cancelled), Y&T (UK & Eur cancelled),

KISS are planning more farewell dates to a 100 more cities.

Queen + Adam Lambert have announced “Rhapsody Over London”, an exclusive concert spectacular, filmed live at The 02 London during the band’s current sold-out European tour. It will premiere live on July 24 via Kiswe’s global streaming platform, plus a Q&A session afterwards with the band.

Toyah will support Billy Idol on his upcoming tour.

Tony Iommi and Duran Duran are both involved in the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Birmingham later this month.

Other Stuff

An official Jimi Hendrix 80th birthday edition of the book ‘JIMI’ by his sister Janie Hendrix and John McDermott is published on November 15 in the US and November 24 in the UK.

Def Leppard release two premium gins – ‘Animal’ and ‘Rocket’ – as part of their 45th anniversary celebrations.

‘Charlie’s Good Tonight: The Authorised Biography of Charlie Watts’ is published on 15 September in the UK and 11 October in the US.

Toby Jepson is to publish ‘Sticks And Stones – My Life In Words’ on 23 September, a comprehensive lyric songbook that will span his entire career. Available to pre-order now until Friday the 2nd of September via

The new David Bowie documentary ‘Moonage Daydream’ will be released in cinemas on September 16.

BMG has acquired Simple Minds’ song rights catalogue, plus the band’s remuneration and royalty rights in relation to their entire recorded music output. BMG have also acquired the song rights of Jean-Michel Jarre.

Guitarist Nina Strauss has left Alice Cooper’s band after eight years and also cancelled her upcoming solo festival appearances. Former guitarist Kane Roberts replaces her.

Singer Philip Anselmo and bassist Rex Brown have signed with Artist Group International to book their North American dates for the reformed Pantera. They will be joined by Zakk Wylde and Anthrax’s Charlie Benante.

Steve Morse has announced he is leaving Deep Purple to care for his wife. He has been a member of the band for twenty eight years.

News - RIP

Founder member of Nazareth, guitarist Manny Charlton, who released a number of solo albums after leaving the band in 1990

Colosseum saxophonist Barbara Thompson

Colin Harkness frontman of Spider

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

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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 2 August 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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