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2017 April

15.4.2017 Radio Suomi, Entisten nuorten sävellahja: Don't blame me

"Sladen 'Don't blame me' on toiveeni siksi, että pitäis saada mökin katolta lumet alas. Muutama vuosi sitten tämä toimi." - Kauko

 

http://areena.yle.fi/1-4043688

Slade biographies 2017

Dave Hill's autobiography was released in April 2017. There are also again rumours about a new Slade biography to be released in the autumn of 2017 by Omnibus Press. The title should be "Whatever Happened To Slade?". One of the best ever rock albums "Whatever Happened to Slade?" was released 40 years ago in 1977.


The Omnibus Press biography was already intended to be out in 2016 with the title "Nobody's Fools". It would have been then 40 years from the release of "Nobody's Fools" album. If the release of the biography will move to 2018, will its name be "Slade Alive Vol 2"?

Lauantaijamit (Saturday jams), Radio Suomi 15.4.2017

01. (Houseband) SLADE - Little Sheila
02. (Keskeyttävä henkilö) THE RASMUS - Paradise
...
06. (Irrallisia sähkeitä) THE DARKNESS - Love on the rocks with no ice
07. (Kortti) DEBBIE HARRY - Long time
08. (Houseband) SLADE - All join hands

 

Toimittajana Jami Liukkonen

 

http://areena.yle.fi/1-4043696

So here it is... Dave Hill's autobiography out now

Dave Hill's autobiography is available now, a week after his birthday.

 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/So-Here-Wolverhampton-Rocked-World/dp/1783524200/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1491934935&sr=1-1&keywords=dave+hill+slade+autobiography

 

A new single from Jim Lea before summer?

"Jim is currently trawling through tracks that he has recorded with a view to releasing a new single - probably before the summer."

 

Jim Lea questions and answers March 2017:

 

http://www.jimleamusic.com/

 

Noddy on the judge for the Pride of Birmingham Awards 2017

Noddy Holder and some Jamelia are on the judging panel for the Pride of Birmingham Awards 20.4.2017.

 

http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/former-eastender-ross-kemp-latest-12869939

 

Slade in the Spreewald; Rock in Wotschofska 29.7.2017

Slade's concert in Lübbenau, Germany was sold out in a couple of days already in December.

 

http://www.lr-online.de/regionen/spreewald/luebbenau-calau/Wotschofska-das-ist-ein-Traum-rdquo;art13825,5930969

 

http://www.rock-in-wotschofska.de/

 

 

Jim Lea news

 

A new single from Jim is probably coming before the summer.

 

Jim Lea questions and answers March 2017: http://www.jimleamusic.com/qa-2017.html

 

The 'Therapy' album charting in Switzerland, end of March no 37 on the Rock Download chart.

 

More details and other Jim Lea news 2017 on his newly upgraded website: http://www.jimleamusic.com/

 


Here Slade in Viborg, Denmark 31.3.2017

Christmas Sheffield show for festive favourites Slade

 

 

The Star/Jon Ball 5.4.2017:

 

"Fans are invited to Feel the Noize when one of Britain’s biggest bands of the 1970s hit Sheffield.

 

Slade may be most famous in the 21st century for perennial Yuletide hit Merry Xmas Everybody, but the Wolverhampton glam-rockers enjoyed a string of hits four decades years ago, with 23 top-20 singles, including six number ones with tracks such as Mama Weer all Crazee Now, Cum on Feel the Noize and that festive favourite.

 

And now, due to constant demand, they have announced a tour later this year, including a date in Sheffield. Frontman Noddy Holder may have left, but founder members Dave Hill, on guitar, and drummer Don Powell are still going strong...

 

Slade today is still one of the most exciting bands on the road, and their stage performance is a dynamic, powerful and exhilarating rollercoaster ride of pure unadulterated rock’n’roll.

 

Slade play The Foundry on Friday, December 8."

 

http://www.thestar.co.uk/whats-on/gigs-and-music/christmas-sheffield-show-for-festive-favourites-slade-1-8477550