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JETHRO TULL Announce 50th Anniversary Tour!

Photography – Nick Harrison

It was on the 2nd of February 1968 at the world-famous Marquee Club in Wardour Street that Jethro Tull first performed under that name. The group would go on to become one of the most successful and enduring bands of their era, selling over 60 million albums worldwide and entering the cultural collective consciousness along the way.

To celebrate this golden anniversary, Ian Anderson will present 50 years of Jethro Tull in eight UK concerts during April 2018 as part of the worldwide touring schedule.

The debut album, This Was, was released later that same year. Founder, frontman and flautist, Ian Anderson, is rightly credited with introducing the flute to rock as a front line instrument, not to mention the codpiece!

Jethro Tull are one of the biggest selling Pro...

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SAXON – THE SOLID BOOK OF ROCK!

Forget box-sets and get The Book Set… British heavy metal legends, SAXON, are to release The Solid Book of Rock, on August 18th, 2017!

The set comprises 14 Discs altogether – not only all 9 of Saxon’s studio albums from 1991 to 2009 BUT eight bonus tracks AND two bonus CDs – “Classics Re-Recorded” originally issued with the initial pressings of “Killing Ground”, and “Lionheart – rough studio mix” originally issued on the 2006 limited edition.

This metal-tastic Book Set also contains three bonus DVDs – the limited-edition DVDs originally released with “Lionheart”, “The Inner Sanctum” and “Into The Labyrinth”. All this, packaged in a sumptuous 24 page 12” x 12” booklet with all the lyrics and credits, plus photos with fabulous brand-new cover painting by Paul R...

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VIXEN VOCALIST JANET GARDNER TO RELEASE NEW SOLO ALBUM!

As the lead vocalist of the legendary female rock band Vixen, Janet Gardner’s powerful vocals propelled Vixen to the top of the Billboard charts with crossover hits “Edge of a Broken Heart” and “Cryin’’” and AOR rockers “How Much Love” and “Love is a Killer.”

Vixen toured extensively, grinding out 200 shows per year, opening for the likes of Deep Purple, Ozzy Osbourne, The Scorpions, Kiss, and Bon Jovi.

In an era primarily dominated by male rock musicians, Vixen’s all-female line up didn’t come without its struggles...

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Legendary Rockers AUTOGRAPH Sign to EMP Label Group, New Album ‘Get Off Your Ass’ in October!

Legendary LA Hard Rockers AUTOGRAPH have signed a deal with EMP LABEL GROUP who will release their forthcoming album GET OFF YOUR ASS October 6th on CD and Digital, with a limited edition vinyl LP version available in November.

GET OFF YOUR ASS is the first official studio LP from the revamped quartet, featuring original/founding members guitarist Steve Lynch and bassist Randy Rand, alongside new vocalist/rhythm guitarist Simon Daniels, and drummer Marc Wieland.

Lynch, an iconic guitarist, revered Worldwide as a bona fide guitar hero (known for his signature 8 finger hammer-on technique), reactivated the band in 2013 with bassist Randy Rand after reconnecting at the NAMM Show.

After approaching original vocalist Steve Plunkett, who was unavailable for the reunion due to other business inte...

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LAUNCH DIGITAL PRE-ORDER FOR LIVE AT THE O2 ARENA + RARITIES AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE VIA NAPALM RECORDS ON SEPTEMBER 8TH!

Alter Bridge have launched the digital pre-order for their upcoming Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities album that is scheduled for release on September 8th worldwide via Napalm Records.

The 30-track collection is now available via all digital retailers and can be ordered via iTunes and is also available via Amazon . Fans who pre-order the album digitally will receive an immediate download of the live version of “The Other Side.”

Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities that captures one of the biggest moments of the band’s career, when they played their monumental show at London’s famous O2 Arena on November 24th, 2016.

To coincide with the launch at digital retail, the band is releasing a video for the live version of “The Other Side...

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