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The Best of 2017


Uriah Heep - HRH PROG VI - Pwllheli, North Wales, 17-18 November 2017

HRH PROG VI – Review and Photos…

Winterstorm - 24-25 November , Troon, Scotland

Graham Bonnet

Graham Bonnet tour starts 18 November

Rainbow/Michael Schenker/Alcatrazz frontman and solo artist Graham Bonnet returns to the UK for tour dates from 18 November

18 Nov – Queen Vic, South Shields
19 Nov – Pure, Wigan
21 Nov – Eleven, Stoke On Trent
22 Nov – Iron Road, Evesham
23 Nov – The Musician, Leicester
24 Nov – Limelight 2, Belfast
25 Nov – Winterstorm Festival, Troon
26 Nov – Muni Arts Centre, Pontypridd
28 Nov – Yardbirds Club, Grimsby
29 Nov – Camden Underworld, London
30 Nov – Corporation, Sheffield

Gig review (July 2017)
Featured artist

Andrew Roachford

Andrew Roachford tour continues until 7 December

Andrew Roachford, recently on tour fronting Mike + The Mechanics, plays UK dates in his own right October-December.

Described by GRTR! as “the epitome of ‘cool’” Roachford was the best selling domestic artist for Columbia for a decade and was signed for a groundbreaking seven-album deal.  His eponymous debut was released in 1988.

More information (and tour dates)
Gig review (Chester, 2 November)

Bad Touch/Mollie Marriott tour starts 9 November

Norwich-based rockers Bad Touch tour with Mollie Marriott in November.  The band released their debut album in 2016 – ‘Truth Be Told’ = and have just released a free MP3 download ‘Baby Get It On’ wih their special guest.  Click here to download.

‘Baby Get It On’ first appeared on Tina Turner’s second solo album ‘Acid Queen’ and originally released in 1975.

Mollie Marriott’s debut album ‘Truth Is A Wolf’ is released on 3 November.

Bad Touch – Novermber 2017 UK Tour with Special Guest ‘Mollie Marriott’
Tickets – www.thegigcartel.com, 24 HR Box Office – 0844 478 0898

Sheffield, Corporation        Thursday 9 November
Leek, Foxlowe Arts Centre    Friday 10 November
Bristol, Tunnels        Thursday 16 November
Manchester, Ruby Lounge    Friday 17 November
Newcastle, Cluny        Saturday 18 November
Nottingham, Bodega        Sunday 19 November
Glasgow, Stereo        Thursday 23 November
Leeds, Brudenell        Friday 24 November
Coventry, Empire        Saturday 25 November
London, Islington Academy    Sunday 26 November
Norwich, Waterfront Studio    Friday 1 December
Southampton, Talking Heads    Saturday 2 December
Planet Rockstock        Sunday 3 December

Album review (Mollie Marriott)

Gigs to go to Carl Palmer - HRH PROG VI, 18 November 2017


BAD TOUCH/Mollie Marriott, 9 Nov-3 December
(pictured) 17 November-3 December

DIAMOND HEAD 23 November-8 December

Check out our full listings!

More gig reviews

Feature video


The new video, and title track of Jeff Scott Soto’s new album ‘Retribution’ via Frontiers.


Salvation Jayne are a young, female driven rock band and are steadily making a name for themselves in the UK music scene.

Formed in 2013, the band have built up a formidable live reputation hitting stages in legendary venues across the country and at several prestigious venues and festivals.

SON OF MAN Glimpse Of You

The third video from the debut album from ‘Son Of Man’ who feature George Jones (son of the late Mickey Jones of the legendary Man band) together with ex-members of Sassafras.

The band play gigs in November/December.

11 Nov. Boom Boom Club, Sutton, Surrey
24 Nov. The Bullingdon, Oxford
9 Dec. The Garage, Swansea

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