Classic Rock mixed with some great new music, that’s what we’ve got for you on Thursday’s show (23rd July) – 7pm BST / 2pm EDT / 11am PDT.
Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Judas Priest, Status Quo, Guns ‘N’ Roses, Dio, Scorpions are more than worthy of a mention. Lining up against them are bands with some brand new music like NWOBHM’ers Praying Mantis, Thrash legends Acid Reign release their first single in 25 years, Joe Satriani who releases his 15th studio album on 24th July, Royal Hunt, Lynch Mob, Amorphis, Unleash The Archers, Audiotopsy, King King and the awesome new single from Queensryche!
Naturally, we intend to get through all of your requests, which include Blackberry Smoke, Steppenwolf, Lionize, UFO, Kiss, Saxon, The Who, Extreme and Motorhead.
Let’s not forget that we will be announcing the ‘Ol Drake’ Competition Winner (click here to ENTER). Be quick, as the competition closes at 9pm BST.
Looking down the list of song requests for this Thursday’s show, I can’t wait to crank these babies up on the night: Nazareth, Pearl Jam, Iron Maiden, Scorpions, Metallica, Def Leppard, Warrant, Black Stone Cherry, Foghat, Kings Of Leon, The Doors, Black Label Society, Diamond Head, Five Finger Death Punch, Max Webster, Foo Fighters…quality tuneage all the way!
Alice Cooper, Faith No More, David Bowie, Deep Purple, Motley Crue, Mr Big, Saxon, White Lion and Poison will get featured as they all released albums at about this time in the past.
Plus…we’ve the first previously unreleased version of a Led Zeppelin track that’s been made available for airplay from Reissue program. ‘Hots On For Nowhere’ will form part of the ‘Presence’ album bonus tracks or “companion tracks” as they now like to call them.
We get to play some totally awesome box-fresh music on the show too: The latest singles from firm favourites Slayer, Fear Factory and Five Finger Death Punch, as well as those from a swathe of exciting young bands such as Citizen, Northlane, John Coffey, The Picturebooks, Screaming Eagles, Templeton Pek and Third Lung.
Join us later today (from 7pm BST) as we’ve some fabulous rock tuneage lined up to play for you.
Collating all of your requests has been an absolute joy: Judas Priest, Iron Maiden (x2), Saxon, Whitesnake, Status Quo (x2), Scorpions, AC/DC (x2), Motley Crue, Kiss, Q5, Ted Nugent, Steel Panther, Andrew WK, Jane’s Addiction, Marillion, Pantera, Coheed and Cambria, amongst others.
We’ll also hear some new music which comes in the shape of Northlane, Brother/Ghost, Future Shock
PLUS, some awesome blues from Joanne Shaw Taylor, Aaron Keylock, Gary Moore, as well as something from Norwich rockers Nocturna, Lita Ford, Lizzy Borden, Alice Cooper and Deep Purple, all squeezed into three hours!
Tomorrow night’s show will take us ‘Back To The 80s’ and the year 1984. A year which saw us glued to the television watching shows like Magnum PI, Hill Street Blues, Cheers, Fame, Dynasty, The ‘A’ Team, Miami Vice and perhaps most importantly, MTV!
Yes, the TV was the star, but we did enjoy some of the best Rock Music produced in the 80s too. And that’s what this ‘Special’ is all about.
Part 5 (of 10) in our series of shows, we’ll be hearing tunes from Queen, Kiss, Foreigner, Bryan Adams, REO Speedwagon, Scorpions, Twisted Sister, Quiet Riot, Survivor, Steve Perry, Guiffria, Q5, Y&T, Bon Jovi, Whistenake, Bruce Springsteen, Deep Purple and Van Halen, to name but a few of what’s on the playlist.
Back To The 80s ‘Special’ begins at 7pm Thursday, 16th April! [11am PDT, 2pm EDT, 7pm CET] Join us for three hours of the very best music from back in the day. http://www.thelassicrockshow.co.uk
Come and join the banter over on our Facebook Group while we’re on-air www.facebook.com/groups/theclassicrockshow
Hope you’re all set for the weekend.
Thanks again for tuning in to the show last night. Had a great vibe going.
Don’t forget, next Thursday is when Bex is in the chair again – http://ow.ly/wo4o3
Have a great weekend.
On ‘The Classic Rock Show’ from 7pm (UK) tonight / 1pm EST you’ll hear all your requests and heaps more great music to get up and rock out to, including Robin George, The Doors, Roy Buchanan, The Eagles, Tyla Gang, The Offspring, Prong, Van Halen, Tygers Of Pan Tang, Saxon, Magnum, Scorpions and two new singles from Rival Sons and Black Stone Cherry.
More info and show links can be found here.
Three hours of the very best. See you later!