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- Upcoming Uriah Heep live dates!
June 26 - Blues & Rock Useldeng, Luxembourg. Luxembourg
July 2 - Rock Night Festival, Green Water, Slovakia
July 3 - TBA, Belgrade, Serbia
July 17 - Masters Open Air Festival, São Paulo, Brazil (TBC)
July 20 - Bar Opinião, Porto Alegre, Brazil (TBC)
July 21 - Canecão, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (TBC)
July 24 - Teatro Al Aire Libre, La Paz, Bolivia (TBC)
July 31 - Open Air im Kurpark, Bad Krotzinger, Germany
August 4 - Open Air, Neumarkt, Germany
August 5 - TBA, Innsbruck, Austria (w/ Jethro Tull)
August 6 - TBA, Wiesen, Austria (w/ Jethro Tull)
August 7 - TBA, Linz, Austria (w/ Jethro Tull)
August 20 - Open Air Tufertschwil 2004, Tufertschwil, Switzerland
August 21 - TBA, Monastry Lorsch, Germany
October 29 - Edinburgh Room, Edinburgh, UK
October 30 - Carlisle Sands Centre, Carlisle, UK
November 1 - Liverpool Academy, Liverpool, UK
November 2 - Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, UK
November 3 - Birmingham Academy, Birmingham, UK
November 4 - Colston Hall, Bristol, UK
November 6 - Magician's Birthday Party 2004, Shepherd's Bush Empire, London,
All details, links, etc.: http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/livedates.php
- Uriah Heep & Manfred Mann's Earth Band UK
Tour tickets: http://www.classicrockproductions.com/storen/uriahheep/uhmmtour.html
THE MAGICIAN'S BIRTHDAY PARTY 2004 - November 6th 2004
Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, UK
* Tickets for sale NOW (price: £25), get yours here:
- A gathering of Heep fans is being organized for
the Luxembourg gig of June 26th. Details here: http://members.home.nl/uriahheep/lux.htm
. The Heepsters will stay in a camping ground close to the festival. See
there who subscribed. A barbecue, the Heep gig itself, and a "Heep
camping party" will be yours too!
- The South American Heep Tour is shaping up, and
all details will be available soon. The dates above might change a bit.
We'll keep the "Live Dates" page at http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/livedates.php
always updated with the latest info anyway! The great news is that The
Heep will be the headliner of the Masters Open Air Festival in São
Paulo, Brazil, which will include 10 bands on its lineup. Details soon
here as well: http://www.showmaster.com.br
- Photos of the Heep concert in Bathmen, Holland,
are here: http://members.home.nl/uriahheep/bathmen.html
. More photos:
The complete story by Marije Essink: http://members.home.nl/uriahheep/marije1.html
Pictures by Hilco Arendshorst : http://www.classicrockphotos.nl/classic-4/page6.html
Pictures by Louis Rentrop: http://members.home.nl/focus8/bathmen/
Pictures by Evert Achterberg: http://www.uriahheep-discography.com/
Pictures by Rene en Riet Yntema: http://members.home.nl/focus8/yntema/
Pictures by Marije Essink Worpswede: http://members.home.nl/uriahheep/germany2004.html
Pictures by Marije Essink Siegen & Osnabrück: http://members.home.nl/uriahheep/siegen2004.html
- Two interesting newspaper reports from the last
German Heep gigs in Siegen (29.05.04) and Kaiserslautern (01.06.04) are
available at the Stay On Top website: http://www.rena.onlinehome.de/SOT/sonstiges.html
(thanks to Renate Fischer for the info).
- Very nice old pics of Heep live available here:
(thanks to Dmitry Epstein for the info).
- The Arrow Classic Rock Festival will happen again
this June in Holland. Hilco Arendshorst took great pictures of the bands
last year, including Uriah Heep, and they can be seen here: http://www.classicrockphotos.nl/classic-2/page2.html
- The Classic Rock Magazine review of the "Classic
Heep" DVD review is available on the main page at http://www.uriah-heep.com
. Also available are lots of reviews here: http://www.uriah-heep.com/newa/classicheepreviews.php
- A neat 4-star review for the "Magic Night"
DVD was published on the June edition of the Dutch classic rock magazine
- A new interview with Mick Box is available at
Rock Avenue: http://
www.rock-avenue.de/MIB/mib.html (thanks to Heiko Hasenbein).
- Two DVDs covering the Pinkpop Festival legacy,
"Pinkpop - The Vintage Years 1975-1979", were released on May
18th, including Uriah Heep 1976's performance, specifically the extended
version of "Sweet Lorraine". Released by Universal, details
about the DVDs can be found here: http://www.lapis.to/db/select.php?id=1300932
- Pinkpop chairman Jan Smeets told the press that
he wants to put together a classic Pinkpop Festival for 2005. Bands form
the Pinkpop past can be chosen to perform at Pinkpop again. So let's e-mail
them at firstname.lastname@example.org and ask them
to include the 1976 headliner again... Uriah Heep!
- Photos from the May 22nd Heep gig in Turkey can
be seen here: http://www.geocities.com/heepturkist04/
. Also, Bora Cetin's 6-page Turkish HEEP article "Uriah Heep, The
Rock Legend" was republished on the HOG (Harley Owners Group) magazine,
"Harleyci", on its May/June 2004 issue:
http://www.geocities.com/heepturk/hog/hog.html (thanks to Bora Cetin).
- Check out the "Travellers In Time"
website and its new updates: http://www.travellersintime.com/
. Included are brand new photos of the latest Heep concerts (check the
"Tour Photo Gallery"). Also recently updated is Kevin Julie's
"Universal Wheel" section there.
- The Heep Tickets Page has been updated with a
few nice additions from 1984 and 1995: http://www.moreheep.com/ticket2.htm
(thanks to Thomas Friesenhage and others).
- A bit of Heepy trivia interesting info sent by
Canadian Heepster Lor D'Alimonte: "Just thought I'd let you know
about something that occurs here in Toronto. At the Toronto Blue Jays
baseball games, stadium officials display names of fans who are celebrating
their birthday on that particular day, on the giant scoreboard or 'Jumbotron'
as they call it here. While they are displaying the names, the music of
Uriah Heep's 'The Magician's Birthday' is played over the sound system".
- The Summer Catalog of Classic Rock Productions
can be seen/downloaded here: http://www.classicrockproductions.com/2004/2004summercat/index.html
. As always, plenty of Heep stuff included!
MORE HEEP... AND RELATED!
- Lee Kerslake played recently in Australia with
Living Loud. Pictures and review here: http://www.livingloud.com.au
- The new John Lawton Band "Shakin' The Tale"
DVD is now in stock and all the pre-orders placed on the JLB site have
now been shipped. In addition, they also have a "Summer Sale"
of the "One More Night" DVD... NTSC or PAL for just £6.99...
for a limited period only! Details at http://www.johnlawtonband.com
- New JLB pics from Weert and Appeldoorn (Holland)
available online: http://www.rena.onlinehome.de/SOT/JLB-appeldoorn04.html
(thanks to Renate Fischer and her daughter Sonja).
- The first annual Ken Hensley Summer Party (A
Lark in the Park) will take place in Fredrikstad, Norway on July 3rd.
See the ad at http://www.ken-hensley.com
(News section). Ken is also headlining the Klaksvik Festival on the Faroe
Islands on August 14th.
- Ken and his fiancée Monica will be married
in Spain on July 9th. Congratulations and best wishes for the future,
Monica & Ken!
- The new Ayreon CD, "The Human Equation",
was released last month, featuring Ken Hensley in a killer Hammond B3
organ solo on one track. This new project by the Dutch multi-talented
musician and songwriter Arjen Lucassen is an intricate 2-CD rock opera,
and more details can be found: http://www.ayreon.com/thehumanequation/
- A recent interview with John Wetton can de heard