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Have a listen to Slash talking about his new album ‘World On Fire’

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Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators, has returned with brand new album ‘World on Fire’.

The lead single to the album ’30 Years To Life’ as well as the album’s title track, have received huge radio support from pretty much every rock radio station known to mankind, including independent local radio.

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‘World on Fire’ contains a colossal 17 tracks and is Slash’s third solo album, the previous two being self-titled, if you remember, and ‘Apocalyptic Love’.

You can listen to the world’s most iconic guitarist talk about it right here!

Slash talking about his new album World On Fire by Classicrockshow on Mixcloud

The hardest working man in the business brings his unique brand of rock ‘n’ f’n roll to UK arenas this November/December, with all venues on the verge of selling out, be sure to get yours quick!

Fri 28th Nov – MANCHESTER Phones 4U Arena
Sat 29th Nov – LEEDS Arena
Mon 1st Dec – BIRMINGHAM, LG Arena
Tue 2nd Dec – LONDON Wembley Arena
Thu 4th Dec – GLASGOW Hydro Arena

Thanks for listening!

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The ‘Request-line’ is OPEN!!

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Yep…the ‘Request-line’ is now OPEN for the next 48 hours!

Last week’s show proved beyond any reasonable doubt, that you guys and girls know your rock music. It’s always great to play you the sort of rock that you don’t often get to hear. More of the same this week, please. If we’ve got it, we’ll play it!

Here’s last week’s playlist:

The Classic Rock Show playlist, 11th September 2014

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Our next show is on 18th September, beginning at 1900 BST / 1400 EDT. We have a Facebook Event up and running here. And if you’ve not already joined our Group, point your browser over here and you can keep up with all the chat and comment during the show.

Cheers!

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Hear the thoughts of King 810’s David Gunn ahead of their debut headline UK tour

The most controversial band in the world, King 810, unleashed ‘War Outside’ ahead of their debut headline UK tour! Check out the stunning live video from the Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour filmed this summer here:

Hailing from Flint, Michigan, dubbed America’s most dangerous city due to high murder rates and violent crime – seven times the national average, vocalist David Gunn’s lyrics will tell you stories and paint pictures in your head depicting the quartet’s troubled lives.

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After perfecting their ferocious live show across America on the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival with A7X, Korn and Trivium, King810 will lay waste to UK venues in September before joining Slipknot at Knotfest in October.

Tue 23rd Sep – BRISTOL Thekla
Wed 24th Sep – GLASGOW Classic Grand
Thu 25th Sep – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy 2
Fri 26th Sep – LONDON Islington Academy
Sat 27th Sep – MANCHESTER Academy 3

The ‘live’ set will include songs taken from their album ‘Memoirs of a Murder’ which is out now on Roadrunner Records. Get it on iTunes here.

The thoughts of King 810’s David Gunn ahead of their debut headline UK tour can be heard here:

The thoughts of King 810's David Gunn ahead of their debut headline UK tour by Classicrockshow on Mixcloud

Get with King 810 via these links:

king810.comwww.facebook.com/KING810FLINT@KING810FLINT

Thanks for listening.

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Here’s our interview with Delain’s Charlotte Wessels ahead of their tour of North America and UK

Busily packing for Delain’s next foray into North America, Charlotte Wessels took time out to chat with The Classic Rock Show about ‘The Human Contradiction’ album, released earlier this year.

Delain are on the eve of celebrating Charlotte’s tenth year with the group – something which is not lost on Charlotte and she makes comment on in the interview – and since signing with Napalm Records they have been able to make and stand by their own decisions. The independence that they have been offered by the label has reaped rewards as ‘The Human Contradiction’ is their most rounded and polished album to date; the songwriting and musicianship is there for all to see and hear.

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Charlotte also shared her thoughts on this freedom that Delain now have over their songwriting, as well as her feelings towards the work that the Sophie Lancaster Foundation continue to do in raising awareness of prejudice and intolerance.

This, together with hearing how much Delain are looking forward to returning to North America and later to the UK in November, makes for an interesting interview with one of the most recognised voices in rock, let alone the genre of Symphonic Metal.

Listen to our interview with Charlotte Wessels:

Charlotte Wessels of Delain talks to The Classic Rock Show by Classicrockshow on Mixcloud

Links: Website www.delain.nl Facebook www.facebook.com/delainmusic Twitter @delainmusic

Delain’s album ‘The Human Contradiction’ is out on Napalm Records – buy it here.

Thanks for listening.

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Hellyeah’s Christian Brady talks to The Classic Rock Show

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When we interviewed Hellyeah’s Vinnie Paul last week – click here for the link – he spoke about Kyle Sanders and Christian Brady joining the band earlier on in the year.

We caught up with Christian Brady in a noisy pub, The Black Heart, located just behind The Underworld venue where they were playing later that evening.

Christian Brady at Bloodstock 2014  Photo courtesy of Mark Latham Photography www.marklatham.co.uk

Christian Brady at Bloodstock 2014
Photo courtesy of Mark Latham Photography http://www.marklatham.co.uk

In his first ever interview as a member of Hellyeah, Christian talks to us about how the band have been working together as a unit both on and off stage, touring in the US, Canada, the UK, and how things went as the headline act on The Sophie Lancaster stage at Bloodstock.

Hellyeah's Christian Brady talks to The Classic Rock Show by Classicrockshow on Mixcloud

Thanks for listening. Come and join us on a Thursday night by tuning into ‘The Classic Rock Show’!

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Now taking your requests until Midnight on Monday!

‘The Classic Rock Show’ is back with another three hours of playing what you wanna hear; your requests and a whole lot more great sounding music on Thursday night from 7pm (UK time).

The ‘Request-line’ is now open! We’ll be taking requests up until Midnight on Monday 25th

The last two weeks you’ve asked for some great music to be played on the show:-

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August 14th playlist

August 21st playlist

August 21st playlist

As well as the weekly ‘Roll Call’ feature, during the show we’ll be announcing two dates to put in your diary:-

1. The next Classic Rock Show ’80s Special’. Part 2 (in our series of 10 shows that takes us year by year through the Rock decade that totally rocked) will be 1981! Journey, Van Halen, Foreigner, AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Y&T, Motley Crue, Ozzy Osbourne, Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon, Styx…we could carry on, but that’s just a taster.

2. A very good friend of TCRS, ex-Hawkwind bassist Mr Alan Davey, will be joining us. As well as sharing some of his experiences on the road and in the studio, you’ll be the first to hear tracks from two separate album projects that are set for release in 2015. All-in-all, it’ll be packed with some great music and memories.

See you Thursday :D

MJx
www.theclassicrockshow.co.uk

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Dream Theater announce the release of ‘Breaking The Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House)’

Dream Theater have announced the release of ‘Breaking The Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House)’, a live Blu-Ray / DVD set of the band’s one-of-a-kind performance from the Boston Opera House on March 25, 2014.  Produced by the band’s John Petrucci, filmed and directed by Pierre and François Lamoureux, and mixed and mastered by Richard Chycki, this special release is over 2 hours in length, and includes guest performances from The Berklee College of Music Orchestra and Choir. ‘Breaking The Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House)’ arrives September 29th.

1.-Dream-Theater1The collection will be available in multiple configurations including Blu-Ray, a 2 DVD set, and a webstore exclusive deluxe Blu-Ray/3 CD set with poster, all currently available for pre-order via the Roadrunner Records webstore.  Furthermore, Dream Theater have premiered a video of “The Looking Glass” (Live) taken from ‘Breaking The Fourth Wall (Live from the Boston Opera House)’ which can be watched on the band’s official YouTube Channel.  All pre-orders for the webstore exclusive will receive an instant download of “The Looking Glass” (Live).

Dream Theater’s John Petrucci commented on the special event saying, “In many ways, this was a huge homecoming for the band given the history of Dream Theater’s origins and ties with Berklee. With John and I both being alumni and Mike having been a professor at the college for 10 years, we saw the opportunity to perform together with the students of Berklee as a tremendous thrill and honor. We are extremely grateful for everyone’s hard work in making this special event a reality and to all who participated.”  He continued, “All of the Berklee College instrumentalists and vocalists did an outstanding job that night and it was awesome to have one of its students, Eren Başbuğ, orchestrate and conduct them live at the Opera House after having been a part of our latest studio release in the same capacity. Dream Theater has always had a great connection to the city of Boston and we knew that against the backdrop of the beautiful Opera House, this would end up being a historic stop on our ‘Along For The Ride’ world tour and an evening most definitely worth capturing on video.  Beautifully filmed and directed by Pierre Lamoureux and brilliantly mixed and mastered by Richard Chycki, this is in my opinion, a major highlight in our nearly 30 year career as a band. We are eagerly anticipating its release and really hope that everyone enjoys it!”

For more information on Dream Theater, visit:

www.dreamtheater.net
www.facebook.com/dreamtheaterofficial
https://twitter.com/dreamtheaternet
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www.myspace.com/dreamtheater​ ​

The band recently announced new tour dates which will see them bring their spectacular live show to South America, Asia and Australia later this year. Let’s just hope they will return to the UK and Europe soon!

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