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Ramblin Man 2019 – Friday

The 2019 edition of Ramblin Man kicked off on Friday afternoon with Australian rockers The Lazys. I’d seen them a couple of months ago in a small venue and been impressed, so was looking forward to seeing them again. On the big Ramblin Man main stage they seemed just as …

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Ramblin’ Man Fair – Line Up Announcement

CHEAP TRICK (Saturday Planet Rock Main Stage Special Guest) – Rock N’ Roll Hall of Famers are coming to Ramblin’ Man Fair. Cheap Trick may be one of the most covered bands of all time. Since the 70’s they’ve been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way …

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THE QUIREBOYS – Rock And Roll Icons Revel In Amazing Disgrace

On their essential new album, THE QUIREBOYS amazed themselves. “The new music has surpassed all of expectations” admitted long-term guitarist Guy Griffin. “It’s the most diverse album we’ve ever done” added fellow six-stringer Paul Guerin. And for a band celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2019 that’s saying something. Amazing Disgrace is the sixth Quireboys‘ album in seven years …

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FM – The Italian Job

Now flying the flag for AOR for thirty five years now, FM fly it even higher on their latest album The Italian Job, a live recording from their appearance at the Frontiers Rock Festival in Milan on April 29th 2018 that features seventeen songs and a bonus DVD released on …

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FM : UK co-headlining tour with The Quireboys in April 2019

FM CO-HEADLINING UK TOUR WITH THE QUIREBOYS APRIL 2019   The UK’s finest melodic rock band FM will join forces with hard rock group The Quireboys in early April for seven tour dates that celebrate 35 years since both acts started out. These two venerable institutions will be joined by Bad …

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Saxon – Roundhouse, London – 19th October 2018

After waiting for almost 2 years for them to be back, finally the heavy metal idols Saxon have made it back to their mother country. Celebrating their 40-year anniversary made their show a “not allowed to be missed”, promising two hours of hot flaming action in a marvelous venue, joined …

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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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FM – Atomic Generation

Atomic Generation, studio album number eleven from the national treasure that is FM, features eleven stunning tracks of premium melodic rock available now via Frontiers Music. Self produced, something I’m a firm believer in with a very in your face mix, point proven by opener ‘Black Magic’. Showing their heavier …

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FM Press Release: Indiscreet 30 – New Album & Tour Dates

30 years on we are happy to announce that we have decided to record a modern-day version of our classic debut album INDISCREET. We have been asked many times if we would consider re-recording some of these tracks using today’s modern technology and recording techniques and giving the songs the …

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FM, Clitheroe Grand Theatre 26 January 2016

Former Whitesnake guitarist Bernie Marsden had tonight’s support slot, he will also be opening up for FM in York, Stockton-on-Tees and Oxford. Other bands on the tour so far have included Romeo’s Daughter and The King Lot, with No Hot Ashes chosen for Sheffield. This was a simple acoustic set …

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Ramblin Man Fair 2015 – Saturday

This was the first Ramblin man festival, and while it’s clearly similar to the old High Voltage festival, there are some big changes.  Firstly it’s not in London, but instead is in Maidstone.  It’s rare to find a big rock festival venturing away from London or the Midlands, but Maidstone …

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Steelhouse Festival – Ebbw Vale, 25-26 July 2015

Now in it’s fifth year, the Steelhouse Festival is one of the UK’s more remote festivals.  Although only four miles from the nearest town, Ebbw Vale, Hafod-Y-Dafal Farm’s mountain top location means it is not the most accessible – especially in a weekend dominated, in both the build up to …

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FM – Robin 2, Bilston – 2nd May 2015

First up tonight was Belfast band, No hot ashes.  They are a band that formed in the 80’s before splitting a few years later.  After 25 years apart they reunited a couple of years ago.  As you’d expect, most of the set is songs from the 80s but they do …

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Steelhouse: Full line up and day splits confirmed

The full line up and day splits have now been confirmed for this year’s Steelhouse Festival, which takes place outside Ebbw Vale on July 25 and 26. Legendary British AORsters FM have been added to the Sunday bill, which is topped by the inimitable Dee Snider.  Colour Of Noise, the new …

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HRH AOR – Pwllheli, Hafan-Y-Mor 14/01/2015

The third day of Hard Rock Hell dawned just as the previous one had for Team PM – early, cold and with an early trip down to the sports hall which this weekend was serving as the cavernous media sanctuary for another busy round of interviews.  Unfortunately, scheduling of the latter meant …

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FM – Heroes and Villains

FM, one of the best rock bands to come out of the UK in the 1980’s are back with a brand new album and this lucky chap has been listening to it almost continually for the last 2 weeks… I love my job! On rock solid British foundations is built …

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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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FM – Futurama EP.

Although Futurama is classed as an EP it is in fact made up of 4 brand new songs, 6 live numbers and an extended mix of one of the new songs and is a fine example of prime  AOR. Futurama is currently available via Membran in the UK and the …

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No Hot Ashes – Belfast Waterfront – 01/04/2014

No Hot Ashes @ HRH AOR 2

One thing that really galls fans in this tiny corner of planet mosh known as Northern Ireland is the number of artists who ignore/omit “our wee country” from their touring schedules… Now, we admit (and fully understand) that there are a number of mitigating factors – not the least of …

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FM + Toby Jepson – The Box, Crewe – 07/12/2013

FM + Toby Jepson – The Box, Crewe – 07/12/2013

Judging by the amount of people crammed into The Box on this Saturday night, it should be renamed The Sweat Box! It just goes to show the popularity of veteran UK  AOR band FM. Maybe they do not get 4 page spreads in certain magazines anymore  but this is the …

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