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- Upcoming Uriah Heep live dates!
18 July - Bikefestival, Sumiswald, Switzerland
20 July - Clam Castle, Klam, Austria
25 July - Rock of Ages festival (headliner), Rottenburg-Seebron, Germany
26 July - Zwarte Cross Festival, Lichtenvoorde, Holland
06 August - Heitere Magic Night of Rock, Zofingen, Switzerland
08 August - Picture On Festival, Bildein, Austria
22 August - Rock To The River Festival, Imatra, Finland
23 August - Jazz Market, Lahti, Finland
30 August - Festival, Kaliningrad, Russia
10 October - H20, Stuttgart, Germany
11 October - Badener Halle, Rastatt, Germany
12 October - Circus Krone, Munich, Germany
14 October - Garage, Saarbrucken, Germany
15 October - L÷wensaal, Nuremberg, Germany
17 October - Hessenhalle, Giessen, Germany
18 October - Karl Rau Halle, Heidenheim, Germany
20 October - Schlachthof, Dresden, Germany
21 October - Postbahnhof, Berlin, Germany
22 October - Jolly Joker, Braunschweig, Germany
24 October - Halle Gartlage, Osnabruck, Germany
25 October - E-Werk, Cologne, Germany
01 November - Messukeskus (Fair Centre), Helsinki, Finland
23 November - Astoria, London, England
All details, tickets info, phone numbers:

- Breaking News: Uriah Heep New Official Merchandise now available!

The Uriah Heep Store, the only Internet outlet offering official band merchandise, is now officially on-line! In support of "Wake The Sleeper", we're delighted to open the Store with the band and album-branded items on this page: http://www.uriah-heep-shop.com/ .

- Also still available is the Uriah Heep Wake the Sleeper Special Collectorĺs Edition Artwork: http://www.dangerousage.com/uriahheep/ .

- "Wake The Sleeper" in the charts:
*** Amazon.com (Classic Hard Rock & Metal): http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/amazonchart.jpg
*** Tower Records: http://www.tower.com/surf/top_100/top100_2.cfm?div_id=2&cat101=91&cat102=4553&position=25
*** Kerrang's Top 10 songs: http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/KERRANG.jpg

- "Wake The Sleeper" press & fans reviews being added all the time, from all the corners of the world and across the 7 seas!
** Press: http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/wtspressreviews.php
** Fans: http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/wtsfanreviews.php

- Exclusive interview with Heep available on the next issue (#104) of the German "Eclipsed" magazine: http://www.eclipsed.de/ . Also a very cool article on the recent issue of Dutch "Aardschok" magazine: http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/aardschokjuly20082.jpg.jpg & http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/aardschokjuly2008.jpg.jpg .

- Plenty of live pics from the recent Heep gigs in Holland can be seen here: http://www.rentrock.nl/uriahboz/holgigs.htm .

- Check here some promotion for Uriah Heep's WTS album:
** On the most popular rock website in Holland: http://www.oor.nl/deruit_concerttips_details.asp?id=381 .
** The "Word" magazine - "Every home should have one...": http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/word1.jpg & http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/word2.jpg

- Very cool unseen (till now) pictures of The Heep live Paris (that's France, not Texas!) in 1973: http://www.rentrock.nl/uriahheep/uriahheepparis1973open.htm . We do not know the exact date but we have these photos due to Bertrand Athouel in France, who kept the negatives for 35 years! Also, thanks to Hilco Arendshorst we got some other really great old pics (1973 and 1974) as well: http://www.rentrock.nl/fotoboek/bravo.htm (the text in black & white is in Dutch).

- Trivia time!
** Finnish Heepster Martti Suhonen driving a bus and talking about Wake The Sleeper: http://www.heepfiles.info/wts/wtsms.wmv (thanks to Tapio Minkkinen)
** The "Heep.com" webmaster's car: http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/Heep_Com.jpg


- OTR featuring John Lawton are happy to announce a definitive release date for their debut album, "Mamonama", due out on October 10th 2008 through Lion Music in Europe and North America. The band plan to hit the stages some time this coming Autumn! For further details please refer to http://www.otr-band.co.uk/ .

- Heepvention 2008 Update!!! By now all HV08 ticket holders will have been mailed a special website link, containing lots of very useful info, e.g. Heepster arrival times, Hotel Location maps, Airport Maps and much much more!!!! These info pages are updated frequently, so please make sure you check them out on a regular basis. If any ticket holder was missed and has not yet received this special link,
please mail: JLB-1@tiscali.co.uk with the subject "HV08 link". Please let the organisers know your arrival times, flight numbers and how many there are in your parties in order to be added to their online list! For that, please mail JLB-1@tiscali.co.uk with the subject "ARRIVAL HV08". Check out flights now, as time goes on flight prices might increase!! A Heepvention in this format will not happen again... Make sure that you will be there and take part in this very special event! There are still tickets available and it is not too late to book. If you still haven't booked your tickets, go to: http://www.heepvention2008.com . Book your tickets early to avoid the last minute rush!!

- John Lawton and Alan Keetley will talk about HV08 on TotalRock Radio on Saturday 19th July. Mail your questions for Alan and John to studio@totalrock.com , subject: "John Lawton - Sat. 19. July". TotalRock's website: http://www.totalrock.com/ .

- The Hensley/Lawton Bulgarian minitour with BTR was very successful and filmed for a documentary shown in September on Bulgarian national TV. See what the news have shown during their visit: http://www.skat.bg/videos/08-06/news_08-06-30_8.wmv (short news clip shown the day before the July Morning concert); http://www.skat.bg/videos/08-07/news_08-07-01_4.wmv (only the first minute of this clip shows Hensley - Lawton soundcheck - the night before July Morning gig - then another band in different town);
http://www.skat.bg/videos/08-07/news_08-07-03_4.wmv (John and Ken visiting Bourgas Municipality on invitation of the Bourgas Mayor); http://www.skat.bg/videos/08-07/news_08-07-04_3.wmv (clips of soundcheck and gig in Bourgas with BTR, incl. getting the Mayor, deputy Mayor and TV director up on stage... then leaving Bourgas for Stara Zagora); http://www.skat.bg/videos/08-07/news_08-07-05_2.wmv (airport - leaving Bulgaria). More Bulgarian H-L video clips to follow.....

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