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Just a taste of what we’ve got for you on the show tonight!

Thursday has come around so quick, right?  Well, we don’t mind that at all….oh no!

Some of you like to know what we’re up to later, so here’s just a little taste of what we’ve got lined up for the show tonight:

Motorhead, Metallica, Ratt, Warrant, Keel, Lion, Queensryche, Enuff Z’nuff, Little Angels, Massive, Alter Bridge, Pearl Jam, Delain, Nazareth, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Axel Rudi Pell, The Temperance Movement. 

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

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!

Another date to look out for is one we’ve set for a welcome back into the studio ex-Hawkwind bassist Alan Davey. As well as catching up on Alan’s to’ings and fro’ings, we’ll have a couple of World Exclusive’s to play which are set for release in 2015!

PLUS…we’ll have news on my interview with Delain’s Charlotte Wessels.

Plenty to get through, as always.

See you later at 7 pm!

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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
http://instagram.com/dtimages#
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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Vinnie Paul of Hellyeah talks about Blood For Blood and album producer Kevin Churko, the new line-up and his infamous hats!

Having seen them totally decimate The Underworld last year, I was keen to see how Hellyeah’s new line-up was performing on the back of their ‘Blood For Blood’ release.

Friends and colleagues who saw Hellyeah at Bloodstock and on a number of dates on this tour had already told me that they were sounding better than ever.

10543596_10204135579896955_6514619416179427378_oGreg Tribbett and Bob Zilla have been replaced by Christian Brady (formerly with Magna-Fi) and Kyle Sanders (formerly with Bloodsimple and is the brother of Mastodon’s Troy Sanders) on guitar and bass respectively. These two exponents of their craft have brought with them another level of energy, positivity and musical focus to Hellyeah’s ‘live’ performances. It’s also noticeable that Chad Gray has more than decent enough backing for his vocals as a consequence of Christian and Kyle’s abilities.

We caught up with Vinnie Paul before they took to the stage and asked him about ‘Blood For Blood’, working with album producer Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne, Slash, In This Moment, Hinder, Five Finger Death Punch) how the tour was going, but I began our chat by asking him about the infamous hats he sports from time to time.

Vinnie Paul of Hellyeah talks to The Classic Rock Show at The Underworld August 17th 2014 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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Bernie Marsden

Bernie Marsden’s new album ‘Shine’ is out now. Here’s what he says about it.

One of the world’s most celebrated blues/rock guitarists, Bernie Marsden, has released a new album ‘Shine’ today, 18th August 2014.

A renowned songwriter, Marsden has written and recorded with some of the genre’s greats, including Robert Planet, Joe Bonamassa, Ringo Starr and Paul Weller to name a few, and has written many global rock anthems including
Whitesnake’s ‘Here I Go Again’.

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Marsden has put his name to over 100 albums throughout his illustrious career with various bands including Whitesnake and UFO and guesting on other projects with the likes of Alaska, Cozy Powell, Walter Trout, Jon Lord and Ian Paice.

Shine was recorded with Rob Cass at the legendary Abbey Road Studios.

 

Marsden recruited some of his close friends and peers to the recording process including the likes of Joe Bonamassa, David Coverdale and Deep Purple duo Ian Paice (drums) and Don Airey (keyboards).

Here’s what he says about the album:

Bernie Marsden talks about his new album 'Shine' by Classicrockshow on Mixcloud

Bernie will be touring tour the UK in October:

Oct 22 – Jazz Café, London
Oct 23 – The Brook, Southampton
Oct 24 – The Stables, Milton Keynes

Bernie Marsden will also be out on tour with Joanne Shaw Taylor in November. Check out his website for more details: www.berniemarsden.co.uk

Thanks for listening.

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The ‘Request-line’ is now open!

‘The Classic Rock Show’ is back this Thursday, August 14th at 7pm (UK time) / 2pm EDT with three hours of requests and a whole lot more great sounding music on Thursday night from 7pm (UK time).

The ‘Request-line’ is now open for the next 36 hours.
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Request-line is now open!!

You have until Midnight tomorrow (Monday, Aug 11) to get those requests in.

Can’t wait to make a show out of what you want to hear!

See you Thursday :D

MJx

‘Back To The 80s’ Part 1 playlist

80s rock music continues to live on in the hearts of everyone who was there. The Classic Rock Show ‘Special’ kicked its series of 10 shows off in fine style and packed in three hours of top notch tuneage.

The Classic Rock Show 'Special' - 1980 - Part 1 of 10

The date of when we propose to air Part 2 of our series of 10 ‘Specials’ which will bring you the best of the 1980s, will be announced soon.

In the meantime, if you missed Part 1 of  our ‘Back To The 80s’ show or want to listen again, you can do so here:

The Classic Rock Show 'Special' - 1980 - Part 1 of 10 by Classicrockshow on Mixcloud

Thanks for listening!

MJx

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