NEW ALBUM FROM FM AND RADIO FEATURE
Melodic rockers FM
release their latest album 'Atomic Generation' on 30 March via
On Sunday 4 March, the band's frontman Steve Overland chats to
Get Ready to ROCK!'s David Randall about the band's progress
over the past decade after they reformed following a successful
gig at the Firefest event.
The special feature will
include tracks from the new album The band play UK dates
in May with Dare and Toby Jepson.
ARTISTS THAT WE'LL BE LOOKING OUT FOR IN 2018
In our 'Best of 2017'
survey we listed upcoming bands in the "breakthrough act"
In the Popular Poll
results AUSTIN GOLD (pictured), from Peterborough, were voted top, whilst
the Get Ready to ROCK! reviewers considered blues rocker ELIZA NEALS one to watch out for.
Amongst other contenders we'll be following this year CATS IN
SPACE, who release a live album this month, and MASON HILL whose
debut album is due in 2018.
More information (Austin Gold)
Photo: Olivia Johnson
PETE FEENSTRA NOMINATED IN BLUES AWARDS
Get Ready to ROCK!
Blues/Rock and Features Editor Pete Feenstra has picked up two
nominations in the 2018 UKBlues Awards
Pete (pictured with Eliza
Neals) has been nominated for
'Lifetime Contribution to the Blues' and “Blues Personality of
the Year”. He works tirelessly promoting artists and gigs
via his venues in the south of England plus contributions to Get
Ready to ROCK! reviews and radio shows.
There's still time to vote
for Pete. Follow the link below for more information
More information Register and vote now!
Albums of the Month
THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT A
"In a world of abundance of everything, The Temperance Movement shine like
a beacon and stand head and shoulders above the crowd for their sheer creative
genius and their intense, high energy live performances...Cocksure, confident,
contemporary British rock music at its very best" (Mark Shaw)
IGNORE THE SIGN A Line
To Cross (SPV)
"...now we can add Ignore The Sign to the list of classy
melodic hard rock bands to enjoy. An assured debut and sure to
please melodic rock and classic rock fans." (Jason Ritchie)
Thunderbolt (Militia Guard Music)
"... it’s a weighty mix and from the outset you
know you’re in for some serious rocking ... this is
already a sure-fire contender for one of the year’s
best. " (Joe Geesin)
JOE SATRIANI What Happens
"It must be very difficult for a ground-breaking guitarist to stay at the
top of his game and still sound fresh ... But on this, his sixteenth solo album,
Satriani still sounds relevant and will still make most wannabe guitarists run
for cover." (David Randall)
MAGNUM Lost On The Road
To Eternity (SPV)
"‘Lost’ will appeal to the die-hards (who will surely hail the return of
the early eighties logo) as well as the lapsed. Forty years after their
recording debut, ‘Lost On The Road To Eternity’ is an absolute triumph.." (David