URIAH HEEP Guitarist Interviewed For PINKPOP Festival Documentary

May 16, 2009

The Pinkpop festival — held annually in Landgraaf, Netherlands — is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a historical TV documentary. URIAH HEEP guitar legend Mick Box was interviewed in London for this program on May 6.

The broadcast is set for Monday, May 25 at 9:30 p.m. on channel Nederland 3 (www.nps.nl).

The Pinkpop 1976 "Sweet Lorraine" clip (see below) is part of the program.

Afterwards, the show will be available on the Internet. More information will follow.

URIAH HEEP released its first studio album in almost ten years, "Wake The Sleeper", in the U.S. on August 26, 2008 via Noise/Sanctuary Records.

Recorded in 2007, "Wake The Sleeper" was produced by Mike Paxman (STATUS QUO, JUDIE TZUKE).

URIAH HEEP's progressive heavy metal made the British band one of the most popular hard rock groups of the early '70s. Formed by guitarist Mick Box and vocalist David Byron in the late '60s, URIAH HEEP released their debut album "Very 'eavy... Very 'umble" in 1970. Since then the band has released 20 studio albums and played to millions of fans across the globe. URIAH HEEP remain one of British rock's most consistent and long-standing acts with album sales of over 30 million worldwide. "Wake The Sleeper" is URIAH HEEP's 21st studio album.

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