BMG are set to continue presenting a new series of limited edition vinyl picture discs from Uriah Heep, with the release of Demons and Wizards and The Magician’s Birthday on 25th February. The artwork for each picture disc has been meticulously worked on, retouching the original art and creating a true visual feast. Both albums feature the original and reimagined artwork..
On 28th January 2022 BMG will release Uriah Heep’s first two albums as limited edition vinyl picture discs. These beautifully presented albums begin a series of collector picture disc releases from the Uriah Heep catalogue. The artwork for each picture disc has been meticulously worked on, retouching the original art and creating a true visual feast. Originally released in..
Above image: Mick Box (photo - Steve Pilkington) I remember one time, we finished a UK tour, drove straight to the recording studio after the last show and worked through the night, not going home or touching ground even, and then the next day we were flying over to America again. It was non-stop! It's..
On 24th September BMG release Choices, a personal selection of Uriah Heep hits and deep cuts from across the band’s exceptional fifty year and 24 album career. Created with the full collaboration of Uriah Heep themselves and curated by guitarist and founder member Mick Box from the seminal albums by British hard rock legends Uriah Heep...
A short while ago the book Decades: Uriah Heep In The 1970s was published by Velvet Thunder writer Steve Pilkington via Sonicbond Publishing, telling the eventful take of the band's first decade in existence. We present here an exclusive sample chapter of the book for anyone to get a feel for what it contains. The..
Steelhouse Festival was delighted to get the greenlight to go ahead for this year's event. This news was truly something positive for the summer and a reward for the Steelhouse family for their patience, understanding, sticking with us and wanting the festival to move forward. Covid will, of course, still have an affect and the travel restrictions have meant that..
On 24th September 2021 BMG will release Uriah Heep’s Every Day Rocks box set. 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 oneof the most intriguing bands both musically and lyrically, to emerge from heavy rock. Uriah Heep, UK, circa 1975. (Photo..
Now then , cast your mind back to a Velvet Thunder review last Autumn of the Italian retro-rock band Witchwood, described in those pages as an imagining of Uriah Heep and Jethro Tull playing together on the same stage. That perfectly captured the sense of the band, enough for me to rush out and invest!..
In terms of 'great band names to conjure with down the years', it's probably a fair bet that Toe Fat isn't going to get many votes. And that's only from the people who are aware that they existed, which is a pretty restricted pool to start with. However, this bizarrely named band have their own..
Whatever else 2020 can be said to have been, it has truly been a tragic year in the Uriah Heep world. Only a few short weeks ago saw the passing of the great Lee Kerslake, a giant of a man and half of one of the greatest rhythm sections in rock history, but now we..