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INTERVIEW (audio): Matt and Dhani of The Treatment

If there was ever a band that mixed youthful exuberance with kiss-ass rock ‘n’ roll riffage, then The Treatment have certainly nailed it. With two albums well and truly under their belts, numerous tours, including big name support slots such as Aerosmith, Kiss, Thin Lizzy, Steel Panther, Alice Cooper and Motley Crue, they’ve watched, listened and learned from the very best…and boy, have they picked up on it all!

treatmentThe ‘Second Bite’ tour – promoting their stunning 2014 ‘Running With The Dogs’ album – is now drawing to a close. It’s been a tour which has seen this young band draw upon all their experiences; delivering unquestionably their most polished performances to date.

We sat down with Matt Jones (vocals) and Dhani Mansworth (drums) backstage at The Waterfront Studios in Norwich and talked about the album, their new ‘look’ and their latest video release ‘The Outlaw’.

You can listen to our interview here:

 

The Treatment’s ‘Second Bite’ tour continues tonight (Monday, 20th October) at The Joiners in Southampton, Tuesday, 21st October at Exeter’s Cavern and on Thursday, 23rd October on Brighton’s seafront at the Audio.

Check them out on Facebook and Twitter.

Thanks for listening!

Website: www.TheClassicRockShow.co.uk
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ClassicRockShow @ClassicRockShow
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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:

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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.

Website: www.TheClassicRockShow.co.uk
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ClassicRockShow @ClassicRockShow
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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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On tonight’s show…

Another week flies by and here we are once again…just a few hours away from showtime.

On tonight’s show, we’ve got all your requests to play, plus a few tracks from bands who released albums this week back in the day, and we’ll see if we can fit in one or two songs which feature artists who would be celebrating their birthdays.

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We’re following last week’s Black Stone Cherry competition with another; one which features Aussie band Massive, and a chance to win a CD of their debut album ‘Full Throttle’ (out July 21st on Earache Records), revamped with four new recordings. The competition will open at 8pm tonight – look out for more details on that later on.

All this and much, much more besides, including something from the new Judas Priest album ‘Redeemer Of Souls’, Deep Purple, Night Ranger, David Lee Roth, Night Ranger, Faster Pussycat, Megadeth, W.A.S.P., Saxon, Quiet Riot, Bon Jovi, Status Quo, Budgie, Iron Maiden, Rainbow, Guns N’ Roses, Killswitch Engage, Kingdom Come…phew!

Tune into the show from 7pm tonight via the links on our homepage www.theclassicrockshow.co.uk. Join in the conversation on Twitter and our Facebook Group.

See you later.

Cheers!

Website: www.TheClassicRockShow.co.uk
Twitter: @ClassicRockShow
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A little bit of this, that and the other on The Classic Rock Show

This coming Thursday on The Classic Rock Show, we’ll have a little bit of this, that and the other.

What do we mean by that? Classic Rock, Glam Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, NWOBHM, Prog Rock, Southern Rock, Blues Rock, a little stick of Blackpool rock (we’re joking). How does that sound to you?

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Oh yes…and we’ll have your requests to play too. The ‘Request-line’ opens at Midday today – look out for it!

Facebook event details are here.

Speak again soon!

Website: www.TheClassicRockShow.co.uk
Twitter: @ClassicRockShow
Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/theclassicrockshow

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‘Bex Rocks’ tonight from 7pm incl Black Stone Cherry album giveaway

Hey everyone!

I’m ready to give it some tonight. The thing is, are you? Get on it from 7pm.

Got some great music lined up, including all your requests. Not only that, but I’m also giving away two copies of the fabulous Black Stone Cherry album ‘Magic Mountain’.

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All you have to do is head on over to our Facebook Group where you’ll see a ‘pinned post’. Add to the comments by telling us in a short sentence what you think of The Classic Rock Show BUT it must include a Black Stone Cherry song title. For example: “I love listening to ‘The Classic Rock Show’ especially when there’s so many White Trash Millionaires on Radio 1!”.

Two winners will be announced during the show tonight.

Good luck!

Bex \m/

Website: www.TheClassicRockShow.co.uk
Twitter: @ClassicRockShow
Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/theclassicrockshow

THIS COMPETITION HAS ENDED

Here’s what we rocked out to Thursday night. #ClassicRock

It was great to see new faces joining us and rockin’ out along to ‘The Classic Rock Show’ last Thursday.

Bex is back next week – Thursday, July 3rd at 7pm – and she’ll make sure you get your fix with some LOUD tunes.

Here’s what we played on the show.

The Classic Rock Show playlist 26th June 2014

The Classic Rock Show playlist 26th June 2014

See you soon!

Website: www.TheClassicRockShow.co.uk
Twitter: www.twitter.com/ClassicRockShow @ClassicRockShow
Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/theclassicrockshow