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Monday, January 18, 2010

Rock News Update for Monday 18th January, 2010

Classic Rockers Uriah Heep announce first US dates since 2002

Great news for US rock fans of British classic rockers Uriah Heep, as the first set of US tour dates are announced.
They've also shared more information which I've added below too.
This announcement came through the bands site - -and their latest newsletter:

Dear Heepsters,

This edition of Eheep is a very special one: YES !! URIAH HEEP GOES TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!

Confirmed dates for the 1st North American Uriah Heep tour since 2002 are now listed on the Live Dates section.

Uriah Heep will be promoting both the Wake the Sleeper (2008) and Celebration releases (marking the band's 40th anniversary).

The band very much looks forward to meeting its USA fans again”.!
Stay tuned for additional gigs and dates !

The confirmed dates so far:

18.06.10 Chattanooga TN Riverbend Festival - Bud Light Stage USA
22.06.10 New York NY B.B. King Blues Club USA
24.06.10 St. Charles MO Ameristar Casino St. Charles USA
25.06.10 Kansas City MO Ameristar Casino & Hotel Kansas City USA
02.07.10 Algona IA Freedom Park USA

Keep checking the website for this official bootleg with songs performed live during the Sweden Rock festival 2009. It will be released through Edel by February 11th.

There's also two dates for The Netherlands confirmed this week too:

April 12 Heerlen
April 13 Zoetermeer

Mick Box continues his column for the UK's Classic Rock magazine too!
Mick's Column No 16 !!!

On January 28 it's 25 years ago David Byron passed away. Please visit and leave your thoughts in the guestbook.

Heep on Basel ( Switserland ) TV. Check it out :

Till the next eheep...

The webmasters.
UK rockers FM looking for a little added support!
UK AOR band FM have just put out a slight request for a little additional support.
This posted through their MySpace:
FM Needs You!!!

Those wonderful people at Get Ready To Rock! in their wisdom have included FM in their list of nominees for their 'Ten for 10' promotion – 10 bands they feel deserve wider attention in 2010. The 25 bands on the shortlist will be reduced to 10 by a combination of panel and public vote. The lucky 10 artists will then rec...eive extra support from Get Ready To Rock! throughout the year in the form of regular news updates, features, reviews and exposure via their radio channel.

Here's where you come in.... Please show Get Ready To Rock! how much you love FM by clicking the button next to the band name. Voting closes Sunday 31st January. No subscription or registration required, just a few seconds of your time to click for FM. Oh, and a few extra seconds to tell all your pals to vote for us too!
Thanks everyone, much appreciated!

Get Ready to ROCK! Ten for 10 - vote for your favourite band in 2010 ... FM!!!!

Right now it's pretty quiet, obviously yesterday I had nothing new to post and today has so far started quietly, but anything else comes up, I will update the site!

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