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Nazareth - Metropolis Studios, London, 14 November 2014Photo: Andy Nathan

No bagpipes sighted at Nazareth DVD recording

Veteran rockers Nazareth recently recorded a DVD in front of a specially invited audience at London’s Metropolis Studios.  It’s their first recording with new vocalist Linton Osborn.  Long-time fan Andy Nathan was there for GRTR! and has filed his review and an interview which debunks the myth that Dan McCafferty ever played bagpipes.  More

Coming soon…

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.


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.


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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).

12 November – supporting The Rifles, Mr Kyps, Poole
20 November – Mothers Ruin, Bristol
06 December – Bar42, Worthing
11 December – supporting Big Sixes at Joiners, Southampton
19 December – Sanctuary, Basingstoke
20 December – The Hobbit, Southampton

Band website


Ajenda are supporting I AM I and Fahran on tour in November. Get Ready to ROCK! in reviewing the band’s 2013 debut album ‘Unrecognizable’ commented: “…fantastic songs, fantastic vocals, and fun…surely one of the brightest hopes to emerge in 2013.”

Thursday 20th November, Rock City Basement, Nottingham
Friday 21st November, Yardbirds, Grimsby
Saturday 22nd November, Diamond Live Lounge, Doncaster
Sunday 23rd November, Corporation, Sheffield
Monday 24th November, Railway Venue, Bolton

Album review
Band website

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BLUES PILLS, 18 November 2014

SANTA CRUZ. 17 November 2014

HARD ROCK HELL, 15 November 2014

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

BLUES FEST 2014, 28 October 2014

BLACK STONE CHERRY, 26 October 2014

FIREFEST, 24-26 October 2014 [with Photo Gallery]

SOiL, American Head Charge, 23 October 2014

STATUS QUO, 22 October 2014

BLACKBERRY SMOKE, 19 October 2014

STEVE CROPPER, 18 October 2014 [with Video Interview]

MR.BIG, 17 October 2014

HOUSTON, 16 October 2014


MESSENGER, 15 October 2014

FLYING COLORS, 13 October 2014

DAUGHTRY, 12 October 2014

TOSELAND, 8 October 2014

THE TREATMENT, 7 October 2014

VOODOO VEGAS, 4 October 2014

MELODIC ROCK FEST 4, USA, 3-5 October 2014

VIRGIL & THE ACCELERATORS, 29 September 2014

BIG COUNTRY, 28 September 2014

KIP WINGER & FIONA, 27 September 2014

ELECTRIC BOYS 26 September 2014

JOANNE SHAW TAYLOR 22 September 2014

THE DOWLING POOLE, 19 September 2014

SPOCK’S BEARD, 18 September 2014

DRAGONFORCE, 17 September 2014 [with interview]

RICHIE KOTZEN, 16 September 2014

JEFF LYNNE’S ELO, 14 September 2014

DANNY BRYANT, 12 September 2014


ROBERT PLANT, 8 September 2014

MARTIN BARRE BAND, 6 September 2014 [with video interview]


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