Guitarist and singer-songwriter, Troy Redfern, dubbed as Britain’s “King of Slide Guitar“, has been confirmed as Dare’s special guest on their 12-date October 2022 UK Tour. Tickets are available from and The news follows Troy’s support slot on When Rivers Meet’s April and May UK tour and precedes his highly anticipated new studio album slated for release in Autumn 2022. Hailed by Rock and Blues Muse as part of their “Best of British: 15 […]

Review: Dare – Road To Eden Legend Records (April 1st, 2022) Reviewer: David Pearce Dare are the brainchild of singer and keyboardist Darren Wharton who was previously the keyboardist for Thin Lizzy. The band have been together since 1989 and have forged a reputation for being a creative and powerful AOR outfit who show few […]

UK Rock band Dare are set to return with their highly anticipated 10th studio album ‘Road To Eden‘ released by Legend Records on Friday 1st April 2022. The first single ‘Born In The Storm‘ will be released on Friday 14th January 2022. Pre-save the single: here. Pre-order the album on CD here or digital here. To support the release, Dare will embark on a 12-date UK headline Tour in October […]

  Review: Dare – Sacred Ground  Legend Records (15-07-2016)  Reviewer – Stephen Brophy Back with a brand new album of there own particular brand of Melodic Rock tinged with Celtic undertones are British stalwarts Dare. It’s quite a common criticism leveled at the band over the years, the Celtic influences in their music, it’s certainly not […]

HRH AOR 3 (12-14 Mar 2015) Reviewer: Peter Scallan Photographer: Stephen Brophy Day 0 Hard Rock Hell AOR has grown as an event since its launch in 2013 at the Magna Centre in Rotherham. I thought this venue was excellent but it caused a lot of logistical problems for organisers Chic Talent. Therefore, last year […]

HRH AOR 3 announces more bands including the welcome return of excellent Swedish rockers  H.E.A.T, who seem to be going from strength to strength at the moment with the release of their new album ‘Tearing Down The Walls’. HRH AOR 3 are also pleased to announce the addition of other acts including  Romeo’s Daughter, Houston, […]

  After many years of discussion, it is with great pleasure, we can confirm that San Fran Rockers Night Ranger will take a rare trip north and headline Europe’s biggest residential AOR festival – HRH AOR 3. With over 10 million albums under their belt and a back catalogue to die for, we can only […]

I’m kicking off this week with a band by the name of Baron. 3-Play this week is Casanova, D’Ercole & Dynazty.  I thought we’d go back in time for the 2 from 1 with a double helping of Cinderella. Then it’s a musical montage – XorigiN, Chris Declercq, Glitter Magic, Jailhouse, Dare & Jason Jennings. […]