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‘They’re Coming!!!!!!!’ Yes it’s a UK Guitar Invasion!

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In case you hadn’t noticed, there’s a guitar invasion happening in the UK over the next few months.

Yes those guitarists extraordinaire from all over the world are will be demonstrating their digital dexterity for your apoplectic delight. From the technical brilliance of Tony Macalpine, Josh Middleton of Sylosis, Alexi Laiho of Children of Bodom and more, to the blues soaked soulfoul tones of Laurence Jones, Joe Bonamassa, Joanne Shaw Taylor and Chantelle Mcgregor.

If you fancy it down the line of classic rock and blistering speed then you’ve got Jared James Nicholls and Doug Aldrich who’s touring with Glen Hughes.

Keep on reading for more information!

  Celebrated British blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, Joanne Shaw Taylor,returns to the UK in autumn 2015 for an exclusive Planet Rock Live PresentsNationwide UK Tour.

The 23-date UK tour starts at Exeter Phoenix on Tuesday 22 September, and marks the very first time that Planet Rock presents a full UK tour by an established UK artist

Due to popular demand, British blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, Joanne Shaw Taylor has added a second date at London Jazz Café on Tuesday 27 October to her autumn 2015 UK tour.

Also coming over for shows in the UK is the pheomenaly talented Tony MacAlpine. Tony has recently released his latest album 'Concrete Gardens' which features guests including Jeff Loomis. Be Sure to check out the album Tony and the band when they ome over to the UK. Tony is pleased to announce he will be touring Europe in October and November! More dates will be added soon. Check here for more details. 

Joining Tony is Aquiles Priester on drums, and Bjorn Englen on bass.

Oct 15 Manchester, GB – Band on the Wall

Oct 16 London, GB – Underworld



     JOE SATRIANI 'The Shockwave Tour' 2015

        Legendary artist and performer and the hardest working guitarist in the business, Joe Satriani, is proud to announce "The Shockwave UK Tour" which will take in nine dates from 1st November 2015. Award-winning guitarist and singer-songwriter Dan Patlansky will be special guest on all UK concerts.

       click for hi resGLENN HUGHES, nicknamed the ‘Voice of Rock’, has today unveiled an official photo of his new band that he has put together for his European and UK 2015 Solo tour.  Glenn is pictured alongside drummer Pontus Engborg (far left) and ex-Whitesnake guitarist Doug Aldrich (far right). The photo is taken by Gene Kirkland.

The band’s UK leg of the European tour stars on October 17th at the Southampton Engine Rooms and ends at London’s Electric Ballroom on November 1st.   Special guest on the tour is Jared James Nichols who recently released his critically acclaimed debut album Old Glory & The Wild Revival.

       King King will embark on a nationwide October/November UK Tour which kicks off at The Brewhouse in Burton on Trent on Wednesday 21st October 

Guitarist and singer-songwriter Chantel McGregor will release her highly anticipated new album, Lose Control, on Friday 9th October2015 on her independent boutique label Tis Rock Music. The new album is the follow up to her critically acclaimed 2011 debut solo album, Like No Other.


After four years of touring and festival appearances, Chantel returns with a vengeance with ten new songs that not only salutes contemporary rock, but shows her gradual transition from conventional Blues to a harder, bigger and bolder rock sound with progressive influences. Chantel also embarks on a tour to support the relase of the album. For more details check here.

Billericay, New Crawdaddy Club               Friday Aug 28
Leamington Spa, The Assembly,               Friday Sept 11
Zephyr Lounge                                                 
Newark, Blues Festival                                 Saturday Sept 12
London, 100 Club                                             Thursday Sept 17
Hessle, Town Hall                                           Saturday Sept 19
Whitby, Pavilion Theatre                             Sunday Sept 20
Stockton, The Arc                                            Thursday Sept 24
Louth, Riverhead Theatre                            Friday Sept 25
Wrexham, Central Station                           Saturday Sept 26
Birmingham, The Institute                          Thursday Oct 1
Ruislip, The Tropic                                          Friday Oct 2
Halifax, Playhouse                                          Friday Oct 9
Southport, Atkinson Blues Festival         Saturday Oct 10
Doncaster, The Dome                                    Friday Oct 16
Retford, The Elms                                            Saturday Oct 17
Sheffield, Greystones                                   Wednesday Oct 21
Edinburgh, The Caves                                    Thursday Oct 22
Glasgow, Nice N Sleazy                                Friday Oct 23
Carlisle, The Venue                                        Saturday Oct 24
Salisbury, Arts Centre                                    Monday Oct 26
Exeter, Phoenix                                               Tuesday Oct 27
Bridport, Arts Centre                                     Wednesday Oct 28
Brighton, Komedia                                          Thursday Oct 29
Lincoln, Engine Shed                                      Saturday Oct 31

If you fancy something a bit heavier and technical, then look no further than the Megadeth tour in November with the guitar talents of Josh Middleton (Sylosis) Alexi Laiho (Children of Bodom) and the latest recruit to Megadeth Kiko Loureiro

Check out dates and more information here

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