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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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Last Great Dreamers Confirmed as Special Guests on 2 UK Tours – in March & April

Last Great Dreamers Announce UK Tours in March & April  with The Quireboys & Bang Tango    Last Great Dreamers kick off 2017 in style and are confirmed as special guests on two UK tours – The Quireboys and Bang Tango. “We are very excited to be going out on both of these tours, performing live is what it’s …

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The Quireboys – Announce “Twisted Love Tour” In 2017

The Quireboys Are Coming – Fully Plugged And Fully Loaded Twisted Love Tour To Electrify Fans In 2017 Reborn rock and roll reprobates The Quireboys will be plugging in and partying hard after revealing plans to roll out the critically acclaimed Twisted Love tour beyond 2016. Watch The Quireboys new …

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Thirsty to Release Second Album ‘Albatross’ in November

UK rockers Thirsty, featuring Guy Bailey (founder of English rock band The Quireboys) and Russian poet, Irina D to release their second album “Albatross” on November 7, 2016 via Thristy Music. The new album derives its name from the lead off single and is entitled “Albatross“. The album artwork can be viewed below. It’s “steady as she goes” for …

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The Quireboys – Twisted Love

The Quireboys release their 10th Studio album Twisted Love on 2nd September 2016 via Off Yer Rocka. Their fourth album in as many years, again they chose to record this in the Swedish town of Klippan, where they recorded 2015 album St Cecilia and the Gypsy Soul and again it has been …

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The Quireboys – New Album “Twisted Love” Out On 2nd September And UK Tour Announced

ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM “TWISTED LOVE” RELEASE DATE: 2ND SEPTEMBER 2016 UK DATES IN SEPTEMBER 2016 AND FULL UNPLUGGED TOUR IN DECEMBER 2016 FOUR TRACK EP “TWISTED LOVE EP” OUT ON 19TH AUGUST 2016   The summer of 2016 is the time to fall in love all over again as The Quireboys rediscover their …

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HRH AOR – Pwllheli – 10 March 2016

Despite its remote location – in the crook of north Wales’ Llŷn Peninsula, between Snowdonia and the Irish Sea – Hard Rock Hell is undoubtedly one of the UK’s favourite festivals, often booking out a year in advance… and even before a single band is announced!  That was evinced yet …

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The Quireboys – Belfast, Limelight 2 – 11 March 2016

On an unusually mild, bright early Spring evening in our wee neck of the woods off I set to what, according to the poster promises to be a great night of good old fashioned rock n roll.. As the lights go down, the opening band Massive Wagons take to the …

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The Quireboys – Announce UK Tour In March

The ‘Boys Are Back In Town! Rock n Roll Royalty are Kings of The Road Hard gigging, hard living, hard rocking: homegrown heroes The Quireboys have reinforced their reputation as kings of the road after announcing a slew of new dates for 2016. The band will spring back into action …

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The Quireboys – St Cecilia and the Gypsy Soul

The Quireboys - St Cecilia and the Gypsy Soul (cover)

The Quireboys released their ninth studio album ‘St Cecilia And The Gypsy Soul’ via Off Yer Rocka on 30 March 2015. They head into their fourth decade by bringing out this Four CD deluxe edition, which was preceded by the release of the ‘Gracie B’ EP on 16 March 2015. Whilst this is …

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The Quireboys – Chester Live Rooms, 06/03/2015

I last saw the Quireboys in November last year which was a plugged in gig. It was a high energy show as always but their latest UK tour is an acoustic affair minus Dave Mc’ Cluskey on drums and Nick Mailing on bass guitar but the Live Rooms gig last …

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Joe Elliott’s Down ‘n’ Outz – Belfast, Limelight 1 17/12/2014

Joe Elliott Live in Belfast 17 December 2014

As the frontman of one of the biggest stadia-filling rock bands of their generation, it was perhaps fitting that Joe Elliott‘s self-described “little side project” should be born in a similar environment – in front of thousands of people supporting, and then emulating, in turn one of the most iconic …

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Guy Griffin, The Quireboys (and Down ‘n’ Outz) – Interview 16th November 2014

I spoke to Guy Griffin, guitarist for The Quireboys, at Sheffield Corporation earlier this year, after he kindly agreed to an impromptu interview (here). I caught up with him before their gig at Manchester Academy, last weekend. Find out what The Quireboys have been up to this year, why he changes …

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The Quireboys – Manchester Academy 3, 16th November 2014

For the fourth time this year I headed out to see The Quireboys, although the first time at this particular venue, this year. So far an acoustic show at  Sheffield Corporation, a full band show at The Picturedrome, Holmfirth and I was lucky enough to get tickets for one of their 30th …

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The Quireboys – This is Rock ‘n’ Roll II (Re-Release)

The Quireboys are currently celebrating their 30th Anniversary year which in wedding terms would be their Pearl Anniversary. Life on the road may well be like a marriage, they broke up for a time tried different ventures then got back together and made the marriage work, despite some line-up changes, the …

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Focus – Belfast, Empire Music Hall, 31/10/2014

Focus PR Photo

A little more than 40 years ago, a movement developed among classically trained musicians who also were fans of rock music which saw them experiment in merging the two disciplines, as well as throwing elements of jazz, folk and other musical forms into the mix:  the result was prog!  Over …

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The Quireboys Release Rare 3rd Album “This Is Rock N Roll II” Plus November UK Tour

Originally released in 2001, “This Is Rock N Roll II” was The Quireboys first album recorded after their untimely split back in 1993 (the bands third actual album). It shows a band at the height of their powers, forged from true Brit rock heritage. Originally recorded at EMG studios, North …

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THE QUIREBOYS Announce UK Tour November 2014

The brand new album “Black Eyed Sons” kicked off 30th anniversary celebrations. Top value package will include live CD and live DVD and will be released on Monday 16th June, via Off Yer Rocka Recordings. Following three sold out intimate shows to mark the start of their 30th anniversary, The …

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Spike, The Quireboys: Interview about his Album 100% Pure Frankie Miller – August 2014

I spoke to Spike, frontman from The Quireboys the day before he set off for America/Canada where he is currently on tour with The Quireboys. Spike is releasing an album of songs written by singer-songwriter Frankie Miller, before he suffered a brain haemorrhage which left him in a coma for …

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