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Former URIAH HEEP Keyboardist KEN HENSLEY's Final Album To Receive Posthumous Release In March

Ken Hensley, former URIAH HEEP vocalist songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, had completed work on his new album, "My Book Of Answers", shortly before his untimely death on November 4. "My Book Of Answers" will now released on March 5, 2021 as a CD/DVD and vinyl album with lyric book package throug...
December 9, 2020
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URIAH HEEP: 'A Visual Biography' Due In April 2021

Wymer Publishing has an April 16, 2021 release date for Martin Popoff's "Uriah Heep: A Visual Biography". The publication of "Uriah Heep: A Visual Biography" is something of a bitter‐sweet event given the recent news. Following the very sad loss of Lee Kerslake in September 2020, Popoff — having int...
December 2, 2020
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NEIL PEART's RUSH Drum Kit Used From 1974 Until 1977 Is Being Auctioned

Bonhams is auctioning off the drum kit that late RUSH drummer Neil Peart used on tour and in the studio with the band from 1974 through 1977. Although RUSH had formed as early as 1968 and had even released its eponymous debut album, it wasn't until original drummer John Rutsey left and Peart stepped...
November 21, 2020
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URIAH HEEP's MICK BOX Blasts SHARON OSBOURNE For Removing Original Drum And Bass Tracks From OZZY's First Two Albums

URIAH HEEP guitarist Mick Box has blasted Sharon Osbourne for removing the original drum and bass tracks from Ozzy Osbourne's first two albums, saying it is about "as low as you can get." The 2002 re-releases of "Blizzard Of Ozz" and "Diary Of A Madman" featured FAITH NO MORE drummer Mike Bordin and...
November 19, 2020
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URIAH HEEP's MICK BOX On Hypothetical ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME Induction: 'If It Happens, It Happens'

In a new interview with Meltdown of Detroit's WRIF radio station, URIAH HEEP guitarist Mick Box was asked why his band has not yet been inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. He responded: "Funny enough, we did a European tour with THE ZOMBIES supporting us. And then they got nominated, and t...
November 15, 2020
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W.A.S.P.'s BLACKIE LAWLESS Pays Tribute To KEN HENSLEY: 'He Just Loved To Laugh And Have A Good Time'

W.A.S.P. leader Blackie Lawless has paid tribute to Ken Hensley, former URIAH HEEP vocalist songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who died peacefully on November 4 following a very short illness. He was 75 years old. On Friday night (November 6),Lawless took to W.A.S.P.'s social media to write: "I...
November 7, 2020
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KING DIAMOND Pays Tribute To KEN HENSLEY: He Was 'An Amazing Keyboardist, Guitar Player, Vocalist And Songwriter'

King Diamond has paid tribute to Ken Hensley, former URIAH HEEP vocalist songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who died peacefully on November 4 following a very short illness. He was 75 years old. On Thursday (November 5),the Danish heavy metal singer took to his social media to write: "It is extr...
November 6, 2020
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GLENN HUGHES Pays Tribute To KEN HENSLEY: He Was 'An Incredible Songwriter, Guitarist And Keyboard Player'

Glenn Hughes has paid tribute to Ken Hensley, former URIAH HEEP vocalist songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who died peacefully on November 4 following a very short illness. He was 75 years old. Earlier today, the legendary ex-DEEP PURPLE bassist/vocalist took to his social media to write: "So de...
November 5, 2020
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PAUL STANLEY Pays Tribute To KEN HENSLEY: He Was 'A True Rock Star'

Paul Stanley has paid tribute to Ken Hensley, former URIAH HEEP vocalist songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, who died peacefully on November 4 following a very short illness. He was 75 years old. Earlier today, the KISS frontman took to his Twitter to write: "RIP Ken Hensley. URIAH HEEP toured wit...
November 5, 2020
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Former URIAH HEEP Keyboardist KEN HENSLEY Dead At 75

Ken Hensley, former URIAH HEEP vocalist songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, died peacefully on November 4 following a very short illness. He was 75 years old. Hensley was one of the most important musicians of the past half a century. His work with URIAH HEEP in the 1970s helped to make the band h...
November 5, 2020
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AMON AMARTH Drops Music Video For 'Fafner's Gold'

AMON AMARTH's 10th studio album, 2016's "Jomsviking", has just been certified gold in Germany. The band comments: "Berserkers! Behold, this is our week of gold! First, we are very proud to say that our 'Jomsviking' album has been officially certified gold in Germany. A mighty special thanks from us...
October 6, 2020
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Former OZZY OSBOURNE And URIAH HEEP Drummer LEE KERSLAKE Dead At 73

Former OZZY OSBOURNE and URIAH HEEP drummer Lee Kerslake has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 73 years old. "It's with the heaviest of hearts that I share with you that Lee Kerslake, my friend of 55 years and the best drummer I ever played with, lost his battle with cancer at 03:30 this...
September 19, 2020
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URIAH HEEP: 'Fifty Years In Rock' Box Set Due In October

On October 30, BMG will release URIAH HEEP's "Fifty Years In Rock". British hard rock legends URIAH HEEP are one of the "big four" rock bands, along with LED ZEPPELIN, DEEP PURPLE and BLACK SABBATH, and certainly one of the most intriguing bands both musically and lyrically, to emerge from heavy roc...
August 25, 2020
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URIAH HEEP To Record New Album In February

URIAH HEEP guitarist Mick Box and bassist Davey Rimmer have confirmed to Sea Of Tranquility that the legendary progressive rockers will enter the studio in early 2021 to begin recording their 26th album. "With this downtime [due to the coronavirus pandemic], I think it's given us all a chance to thi...
August 1, 2020
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LIONHEART Feat. Ex-IRON MAIDEN Guitarist DENNIS STRATTON: 'Widows' Video

The official music video for the song "Widows" from British hard rock veterans LIONHEART can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "The Reality Of Miracles", which will be released on July 31 via Metalville Records. The "Widows" clip was directed by Neil Griffiths and is...
July 18, 2020