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FM – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London – 18th May 2018

Friday night in London, and there is nothing better to do than heading to enjoy two of the world’s greatest AOR bands, FM and Dare, joining forces to start their co-headlining tour across the UK. The first support one-man band, Toby Jepson, came on stage just after 7 in a …

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Winterstorm Festival Reveal Full Line Up

WinterStorm Festival Full Line Up Revealed The organisers of WinterStorm 2017 in Troon, Ayrshire on the west coast of Scotland have unveiled the remainder of the line up for the classic rock weekend taking place on Friday 24th and Saturday the 25th of November 2017 and it includes UK blues rock favourites The Quireboys, female heavy metal band Rock Goddess, …

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Dare – ‘Sacred Ground’

Dare, a melodic rock band hailing from Manchester and formed in 1988, have just today (Friday 15 July) released their seventh studio album – a highly anticapted release for all their fans.  I had the privilege of seeing them live when they last played Belfast, and they put on a fantastic …

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HRH AOR – Pwllheli, Hafan-Y-Mor 13/03/2015

After less than the recommended mandatory amount of sleep (well, it is a festival after all – and a journalist’s work doesn’t stop when the last band takes their curtain call), Team PM were up at the crack of dawn of the second day of HRH AOR for a busy …

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Tigertailz replace CrashDiet at HRH AOR

Welsh glam legends Tigertailz have replaced CrashDiet on the bill at next month’s HRH AOR, after the Swedish sleaze rockers were forced to pull out.  PlanetMosh’s favourite new kids on the block, StOp sToP have also been added to the event’s Sleaze stage. While it had been widely reported for …

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Dare – Belfast, Limelight 2 16/05/2014

Dare - Darren Wharton - Live in Belfast

Over the past three decades or so, Darren Wharton has been a regular visitor to these shores, both as a member of Thin Lizzy – into whose ranks he was recruited, at the tender age of 17, by the late, great Phil Lynott, and with whom he remained until the …

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Dare – Interview with Darren Wharton

Dare - Darren Wharton

Perhaps best known to a certain generation as the keyboard player with Irish brawl ‘n’ roll legends Thin Lizzy, Darren Wharton simultaneously has pursued a successful career with his own band Dare. With his commitments to what many may argue as being the “tribute” version of Lizzy, Wharton has had …

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Dare – ‘Calm Before The Storm 2’

Briefly, back in the late 1980s, Dare were the darlings of the UK’s FM-friendly scene:  their stunning 1988 debut album, ‘Out Of The Silence’, is quite deservedly remembered as a classic of both the genre and the era:  spawning two minor hit singles, both it and its follow up, ‘Blood …

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