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The Best Of 2014

From 1 December we publish the reviewers’ choices of the year.

From 7-21 December readers and listeners can vote for their favourites.

We announce the results of the popular vote on Tuesday 23 December.

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Thea Gilmore - Telford's Warehouse, Chester, 9 December 2014

Thea Gilmore plays two pre-Xmas dates, performing her traditional Christmas show, with Nigel Stonier, Liz Hanks and Susannah Simmons.

December 23
The Half Moon, London

Gig review (Chester, 9 December)
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Photo: David Randall/GRTR!


Listen again feature added via Mixcloud

In response to listener requests, Get Ready to ROCK! Radio has added an “on-demand” feature via Mixcloud.  Selected shows will be uploaded on a regular basis, including some of the station’s special features and interviews.


Giants Of Rock - Minehead, 6-8 February 2015

Giants Of Rock is one of the early major festivals of 2015.

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Giants Of Rock 2014

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“Turn Back Time” is the first single taken from the self-titled debut album by Revolution Saints scheduled for release via Frontiers Records, February 20 2015.

The band features Doug Aldrich (ex-Whitesnake), Jack Blades (Night Ranger) and Deen Castronovo (Journey).


‘From The Top’ is the new music video by London stoner rock four-piece Profane And The Sacred.

The band release their debut album ‘Chapter 1 : A Long Time Coming’  on 23 February 2015 via Cargo Records.


FlashFires release their debut single ‘Circus Boy’ on November 17.

Signing with independent label Angry Badger Records in May 2013, FlashFires set off for J Street Recording Studios in California to work with Brian Wheat, bassist with US rock legends Tesla.

Initially hired to produce the record it soon became clear that Brian was keen to work with the band further, put simply he stated “I recognised their tremendous talent and potential” and he now co-manages the band with Jules (Angry Badger Records).

19 December – Sanctuary, Basingstoke
20 December – The Hobbit, Southampton

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The Great British Rock & Blues Festival, Skegness - 23-25 January 2015

The Great Briish Rock & Blues Festival is the first major UK festival event in 2015.

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Great British Rock & Blues 2014

Latest gig reviews

Rival Sons - The Ritz, Manchester, 11 December 2014
Photo: Simon Dunkerley


VARDIS, 13 December 2014 [with Photo Gallery]

RECKLESS LOVE, 11 December 2014

MICHAEL SCHENKER, 11 December 2014

RIVAL SONS, 11 December 2014 [with Gallery]

H.E.A.T., 10 December 2014

THEA GILMORE, 9 December 2014

BLACK SPIDERS, 8 December 2014

JOE ELLIOTT’s DOWN ‘N’ OUTZ, 8 December 2014

PLANET ROCKSTOCK, 7 December 2014 (Day 3: Magnum, The Answer)

PLANET ROCKSTOCK, 6 December 2014 (Day 2: Michael Schenker, Joe Elliott)

PLANET ROCKSTOCK, 5 December 2014 (Day 1: California Breed, Joanne Shaw Taylor)

SLASH, 4 December 2014

THE PINEAPPLE THIEF, 3 December 2014

AUDREY HORNE, 2 December 2014

GRAHAM BONNET, 1 December 2014

BIG COUNTRY, 28 November 2014

ACCEPT, 27 November 2014

BRYAN ADAMS, 26 November 2014

FM, 22 November 2014 [with Photo Gallery]

FM, 21 November 2014

THE YARDBIRDS, 21 November 2014

LEVELLERS, 21 November 2014

THE QUIREBOYS, 20 November 2014

BIGELF, 19 November 2014

NINE BELOW ZERO, 19 November 2014

LEVELLERS, 18 November 2014

BLUES PILLS, 18 November 2014


SANTA CRUZ. 17 November 2014

HARD ROCK HELL 8, November 2014 (Overview)

HARD ROCK HELL 8, 15 November 2014 [with Photo Gallery]

HARD ROCK HELL 8, 13-14 November [with Photo Gallery]

VARDIS, 14 November 2014

THE TEXAS FLOOD, 14 November 2014

NAZARETH, 14 November 2014

LEVELLERS, 13 November 2014

LIVE, 5 November 2014

THE BLACKOUT, 5 November 2014

MOTORHEAD, 4 November 2014

PAUL RODGERS, 3 November 2014

ASIA, 2 November 2014

STEVE HACKETT, 2 November 2014 [with Photo Gallery]

SOiL, American Head Charge, 1 November 2014

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