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GUNS N' ROSES - Download, 9 June 2018

Download de-brief…

“It was an ambitious and always fascinating set that did not always hit the mark, but was worth the 30 year wait. They may no longer be the most dangerous band in the world, but are surely one of the most interesting.”

Andy Nathan on the return of Guns N’ Roses and more…


On Sunday 17 June, David Randall previewed some of the artists appearing at the Ramblin Man event in the first hour of his weekly show on Get Ready To ROCK! Radio.


Mott The Hoople - London O2 Arena, 18 November 2013

Ramblin’ Man ready to ramble (30 June/1 July)

This year’s Ramblin Man Fair takes place at Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent 30 June/1 July.

As usual there are several stages including Prog (Mostly Autumn, Von Hertzen Brothers), Country (Steve Earle And The Dukes, Myles Kennedy) and Blues (Gov’t Mule).

Headliner on Saturday 30 June is Mott The Hoople with Steel Panther and The Cadillac Three, whilst on Sunday 1st The Cult, Halestorm and Blackberry Smoke.

Festival website

Review (2017)

BLACK SABBATH - Supersonic Years The Seventies Singles Box Set

Win Black Sabbath singles set…

Competition page (closes 01.07.18)

Festivals banner


THE GREAT BRITISH ROCK & BLUES FESTIVAL, Skegness, Lincs 19-22 January
Roger Chapman/Family, Lucky Petersen, Nazareth and more.  >> Review
GIANTS OF ROCK, Minehead, Somerset 26-29 January
HAWKWIND, URIAH HEEP, MAGNUM and more. >> Review
HRH AOR, Pwllheli, Wales 8-11 March
Joe Lynn Turner, Skid Row and more >> Review
BEARDED THEORY, Catton Hall, Derbyshire 24-27 May
>> Review
Robert Plant, Jimmy Cliff, The Jesus & Mary Chain and more.
DOWNLOAD, Donington Park, Derbyshire 8-10 June
>> Review
Avenged Sevenfold, Guns N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne and more.
STONE FREE, O2 Arena, London 16-17 June
Scorpions, Yes (Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman), Megadeth and more.
RAMBLIN MAN FAIR, Maidstone, Kent 30 June-1 July

Halestorm, Sons Of Apollo, Blackberry Smoke, Fish, Mostly Autumn, Von Hertzen Brothers and more to be announced.
CORNBURY MUSIC FESTIVAL, Oxfordshire 13-15 July
Alanis Morissette, Amy Macdonald, Pixie Lott and more
Dan Reed Network, King King, Mostly Autumn, Dare, Atomic Rooster, Focus and more.
STEELHOUSE, Ebbw Vale, South Wales 27 -29 July
Black Star Riders, Stone Broken, King King, Dan Reed Network, Glenn Hughes and more
>> News item (Glenn Hughes)
A NEW DAY, Mt Ephraim Gardens, Faversham, Kent 3-5 August
Feeder, Ten Years After, Hawkwind, Caravan and more
CROPREDY, Oxfordshire 9-11 August
Brian Wilson, Levellers, Fairport Convention, Al Stewart and more.
King King, Laurence Jones, Simon McBride, Connie Lush, My Baby, Kyla Brox and more.
STONEDEAF FESTIVAL, Newark Racecourse, 25 August
Skid Row, The Quireboys, Wolfsbane, Anvil, Graham Bonnet Band and more.

Gigs to go to
Jeff Scott Soto - The Tivoli, Buckley, 23 June 2014


DANNY BRYANT 7 May-17 June
THE CHURCH 15-28 June

23 June-7 July
(Jeff Scott Soto, pictured) 1-8 July

Check out our full listings!

More gig reviews

Feature video

LEE AARON Diamond Baby

Lee Aaron returns with the new album ‘Diamond Baby’.  The album was released in April, via Metalville.

SPACE ELEVATOR Don’t Believe A Word

Space Elevator released their second album on SPV in May around which time they played a series of UK dates.  They plan to play 20km in the air on a planned space tower.

Their version of the Thin Lizzy song is a live favourite.

Album review (and interview)

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