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Glenn Hughes Promises Deep Purple Exclusivity on Tour

Fresh from blowing the rafters off UK concert halls with his January appearances as part of rock super group Black Country Communion, bass player and vocalist Glenn Hughes will be putting his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted credentials to a nationwide UK tour where he will playing only classic Deep Purple material. Turning back the clock for a two hour ...

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Rose Tattoo -Tatts Live In Brunswick 1982

36 years back an Australian radio station played this live show from the Bombay Bicycle Club across the Antipodean airwaves. It’s hard to believe. Hard to conceive that it happened so long ago, and incomprehensible that something so raw and savage – with language not for the faint-hearted – would get played in that format. So what is it? A ...

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Voodoo Circle, Raised On Rock Featuring New Single Higher Love

Voodoo Circle have released a new single and video ‘Higher Love’ taken from their new album Raised On Rock that will be out on 9th February through AFM Records. Founded by guitarist Alex Beyrodt who remains the band’s main songwriter, this is their fifth album and the first to feature new vocalist Herbie Langhans who’s sang with Avantasia before.  The ...

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Exclusive Interview with The Bad Flowers’ Tom Leighton

Nominated a band to watch out for by Planet Rock, The Bad Flowers are drawing attention to themselves in a way that’s not something to be sniffed at. The Cannock based power trio’s appeal has been strengthened by nationwide tours supporting more established acts and the breath of fresh air that was their radio hit single ‘Thunder Child’. In 2018 ...

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Bad Touch & Mollie Marriott: Coventry Empire, 25th November 2017

Late opening their doors, the bitter cold we suffered outside isn’t warmed by the reception received within: left confuse waiting in a room with a closed bar before then being directed upstairs. As many among us appear to be here for the first time, it’s unclear if this Fawlty Towers type service is par for the course at the Coventry ...

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Bad Touch’s Stevie Westwood Spreads the Good Word…

Bad Touch won the Exposure Music Award back in 2012 and the Marshall Ultimate Band Contest the following year, and if you’ve caught the band live you know that’s where they shine, in their natural element. Not they’ve shied away from the recording studio, with two albums under their belt and singles ‘99%’ and ‘Baby Get It On’ radio play-listed ...

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G3 2018: Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Uli Jon Roth

Following the recent announcement at Ramzine that guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani will release his 16th solo album, What Happens Next, on January 12th through Sony/Legacy Recordings comes confirmation that he has revived his G3 Tour for an excursion across Europe in 2018. Joining Satriani will be Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth. As is customary ...

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Black Country Communion – The Last Song For My Resting Place

Black Country Communion have released their third single from their latest studio album BCCIV. A Joe Bonamassa sung track inspired by Wallace Hartley, the violinist and band leader on the ill-fated Titanic ship its rather apt title being ‘The Last Song For My Resting Place’. “The fact that he played everyone off the ship to the detriment of himself brings you back ...

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Stone Broken, Jared James Nichols & The Bad Flowers 2018 UK Tour

Stone Broken will be heading out on a headline tour from February through to March of 2018, with American guitarist Jared James Nichols and British rock band The Bad Flowers as special guests. Planet Rock is offering an exclusive ticket pre-sale and they can be purchased by clicking here. Tickets go on general sale on Friday 27th October via MyTicket. Stone ...

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Black Bambi

Picture this: It’s 1990 and you’re in one of, if not the most hotly tipped rock band in the United States. Tons of press, sold out club shows around Southern California and girls lining up as far as the eye can see. Then nothing. The ride comes to an abrupt halt and you’re left scratching your head and wondering where ...

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