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A message from Mick Box:
"I am sorry to say that we did not play the concert in Vilnius Lithuania
on the 2nd July 2006. It is with much regret that this happened as we were
really looking forward to playing a great show for our Lithuanian fans.
However the promoter for this show failed to pay our fee as per the
contract, and reneged on various other of his contractual commitments so
we were therefore unable to play this show for which we were hugely
disappointed. We hope to be back on another occasion in happier
Mick Box - Uriah Heep"
- Upcoming Uriah Heep live dates!
July 7 - Legends Of Rock Open Air, Wiesen, Austria
July 8 - Rock Sound Festival, Huttwil, Switzerland
July 15 - Rockperry Festival, Vaasa, Finland
July 29 - Rock Of Ages Festival, Rotenburg am Necker, Seebronn nr
July 30 - Roots Rock Festival, Nidrum, Belgium
August 4 - TBA, Tornio, Finland
August 19 - Open Air, Schneeberg, Germany
September 9 - Soccer Stadium, Havifov, Czech Republic
September 27 - Canecão, Rock In Concert Brazil Festival, Rio de Janeiro,
September 28 - Via Funchal, Rock In Concert Brazil Festival, São Paulo,
September 29 - TBA, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
September 30 - TBA, Brasília, Brazil
TBA - "to be announced"
All details, tickets info, phone numbers:
- Festival season! Uriah Heep live today and tomorrow, don't miss it if
- Mick Box's Shirt Off My Back Auction #2! Mick Box has released his
second in a series of Charity Auctions to benefit Cancer Research in the
http://www.cancerresearchuk.org ). Up for auction is a Fender Squier
Telecaster signed by Mick and members of John Waite and his Band, Deep
Purple, Def Leppard, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, Cheap Trick (Robin
Sander) and David Coverdale. The guitar was hand carried on tour and
signed in the last few weeks!! Help Cancer Research, and get a very unique
Tele at the same time! Visit Mick's website at
pictures, all the details, and the link to the auction pages. In addition,
Dave White is auctioning off a very worn out and non-functioning Marshall
"The Guv'nor Pedal" given to him by Mick during the last States Tour. This
was a test for the eBay listing a few days ago, but is being offered for
the next 4 days! Visit
http://www.mick-box.net if you would like to bid on this also!
- Many photos of Uriah Heep live at the Arrow Rock festival available here:
- An Arrow interview (in Dutch) with Phil Lanzon by Prognose available
- "News From The Road", a journal written by our roving reporters Dave O.
and Charlotte E., has been updated frequently:
- A new release by Sanctuary Records... Mick says: "Play it loud and enjoy".
- Uriah Heep played a gig at the Paradiso Club in Trieste, northeastern
Italy, in the Winter of 1971. Read more about it here (scroll to the
- On the latest issue of the classic rock Dutch "Revolver" magazine (
) there is a Uriah Heep feature. A snippet can be seen here:
- An interview (in Portuguese) with Mick Box made by Luiz Otero was
published on the Brazilian newspaper "A Tribuna", (Santos, Brazil). It can
be also seen online here (you'll have to subscribe for free to read it,
- Heepvention 2006 Update! It will happen in Toledo, Ohio, USA, between
August 5th and 6th! Be there for some great Heepy times, meet other
Heepsters and join the fun! All details are at
- "Do You Wah" Update at Mick's website -
http://www.mick-box.net : the
finalists have been chosen and have until July 15th to get their materials
in for inclusion at the website contest. We will have a few weeks of
competition, an online poll for the weekly winners, and then a final "sound-off"
weekly winners competition. Stay tuned to Mick's website for all the fun
shortly after the 15th.
- Several Heep Videos are available at
http://www.uriah-heep.com as found on YouTube! Enjoy!
- Please join Uriah Heep at Myspace.com:
- Check out on the main page of
http://www.uriah-heep.com a nice ad published on the latest issue of
the Japanese magazine "Burrn" (thanks to Antonio Pirani).
MORE HEEP... AND RELATED!
- On October 21st Ken Hensley & band live at the Bluescafe (
http://www.bluescafe.nl ) in
Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. Also performing: Trevor Hensley & Circle of
Hands. At the fan party the inevitable "Heep Quiz" and an Heep Auction
will happen once again. Prizes: "Wizards and Demons" (book + 4 DVD's);
"The Ultimate Live Collection" (6 DVD's); Uriah Heep picture disc "Demons
And Wizards"; Uriah Heep posters from the early seventies, and much more!
Meet us at the gig and fan party. All info at
- New Ken Hensley tour dates just confirmed for Hungary, Czech Republic
and also one next week at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia! Check the tour
dates page for details at
http://www.ken-hensley.com . There you can also find some recent
updates by Ken himself on the "News" page (including reports from the
studio as well as about his new book, shipping now!). The KH official site
will be completing 10 years of existence next Monday, by the way!
- Sanctuary Records will soon release a 2-CD Ken Hensley Anthology,
including 36 tracks! The songs are currently being remastered by Ken
himself in his studio in Spain.
- Please join Ken Hensley at Myspace.com:
- On The Rocks (
http://www.otr-band.co.uk/ ), the new band by John Lawton & Jan Dumée
(former Focus guitarist) are planning some European gigs between October
10th and 30th as well as some Brazilian concerts between November 10th and
30th, which will include the recordings of a live DVD and a studio CD!
More details soon.
- John Wetton and the rest of the original lineup of Asia (Steve Howe,
Carl Palmer, Geoff Downes) have reformed! For all details and tour dates
info, please go to
- New book features well-known sports, film, TV, and music celebrities,
talking candidly about life in the spotlight-and love in God's light.
Among them... Ken Hensley! Plus others like Kerry Livgren (Kansas) and
Rudy Sarzo (Quiet Riot, Ozzy, Whitesnake, Dio). Just released, "How Do You
Know He's Real: Celebrity Reflections on True Life Experiences With God" (Destiny
Image, April 2006), written by Amy Hagberg, contains 34 real-life stories.
For more details and ordering:
- John Sloman has a new website up and running:
http://www.johnsloman.com . He has
recently released a new album called "13 Storeys", exclusively available
through his website.
- Two links on Bob Daisley: an interview up at
http://www.metalcentre.com/webzine.php?p=interviews&nr=200 & news
about the new Living Loud album inc. Lee Kerslake up at
- Firefly, the German Uriah Heep Tribute Band now counting with fellow
SOT-member Jürgen Hövelmann on keyboards, will be playing the following
gigs in Germany soon: Saturday, August 12th 2006 at the Wuzzstock Open Air
Festival in Dörrebach (near Bingen on the Rhine), and Saturday, October
7th 2006 at the Neu-Helgoland in Berlin. More details about the band at