Tag Archives: heavy rock

Bad Touch photo by Joby Sessions

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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The Making of Black Country Communion’s BCCIV – Episode 2

Black Country Communion are teasing fans with a series of episodic videos under the heading The Making Of BCCIV and you can watch Episode 2 here now; the first one having recently been featured at Ramzine as well as new album, single  and tour news details. Episode 2 shows behind the-scenes antics, individual band member interview snippets and focuses on Kevin ...

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The Making of Black Country Communion’s BCCIV

With only two UK concerts planned for 2018 and their first album in five years not due until 22nd September Black Country Communion fans might well be craving greater musical satisfaction. While we can’t do anything to gratify your aural senses we can hopefully help let you know the band’s return should be worth the wait. Black Country Communion are ...

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Jethro Tull celebrate Golden Anniversary

 Way back in 1968 on the 2nd of February when the Marquee Club was on Wardour Street a band with a penchant for rock, blues and something a little different stopped changing their name and first performed under one that stuck, Jethro Tull and later that year they would release an album titled This Was on the fledgling Island record ...

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Steve Vai Releases Modern Primitive

Steve Vai Releases Modern Primitive

Virtuoso guitarist Steve Vai is releasing Modern Primitive as a limited edition record through his own Favored Nations Entertainment record label. Modern Primitive features material written and partially recorded with Vai’s band The Classified back in the early 80s, after his first solo record Flex-Able (1983) and prior to the writing and recording of the music of his seminal 1990 album Passion ...

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Michael Schenker ‘Fest’ UK tour announced

Following the success in Japan last year of an inaugural Michael Schenker Fest that resulted in the recent release of a DVD/CD documenting the event, the former UFO and Scorpions guitarist has announced that he will be touring under the banner of a Michael Schenker Fest throughout the UK in November 2017. Consisting of four concerts that will take place in London at ...

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