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INTERVIEW: Joanne Shaw Taylor speaks ‘The Dirty Truth’

In May 2014, Joanne Shaw Taylor reunited with her ‘White Sugar’ album producer Jim Gaines, and recorded a new studio album in Memphis.  “The Dirty Truth” is a return to Joanne’s original sound that mixes rock riffs with blues influences. The album is released in the UK today, Monday 22nd September, on Joanne’s boutique label Axehouse Music.

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“I wanted to go back into the studio in Memphis with Jim to retain the same vibe that we captured on the first album,” says Joanne. “The new album is a combination of rock and blues. It’s an exciting collaboration, and hopefully my fans will love the more stripped down sound.”

We spoke to Joanne on the anniversary of the passing of Jimi Hendrix. Before we began our chat about ‘The Dirty Truth’ and her upcoming UK tour, we asked Joanne for her thoughts on the day we celebrate Jimi’s life and works.

Joanne Shaw Taylor speaks ‘The Dirty Truth’ here:

INTERVIEW: Joanne Shaw Taylor speaks 'The Dirty Truth' by Classicrockshow on Mixcloud

The new album (buy it here) dovetails Joanne’s 14-date November UK Tour with former Whitesnake guitarist Bernie Marsden as special guest. The tour kicks off on Saturday 1st November at Norwich Epic. Click here for further details for all the tour dates.

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Thanks for listening!

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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:

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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.

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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