Sail The Rivers
50 Years In Rock
Head Machine: Orgasm remaster
Proud Words On A Dusty Shelf LP
Tales Of Live Fire & Other Mysteries
The Bronze Years 1973-1981
Too Much Information
Live In Russia
Demons & Wizards
Rare & Timeless
Raging Through The Silence
If You Think I'm Crazy
Selections From Totally Driven
Future Echoes Of The Past /
The Legend Continues
Uriah Heep Live
The Magician's Birthday 2-CD
Demons And Wizards 2-CD
Look At Yourself 2-CD
Early Sessions Vol. 5
KEN HENSLEY: LOST (MY GUARDIAN)
The first digital single "Lost (My Guardian)" from Ken Hensley's posthumous album My Book Of Answers has been released. There is also is also a promotional video. Album release will be 5th March
TREVOR BOLDER: SAIL THE RIVERS SOLO ALBUM
Solo album by Uriah Heep ex-bass guitarist Trevor Bolder who died of cancer in 2013 has been a long time in the making. The first single "Which Way Will The Wind Blow" (originally on Uriah Heep album Different World v. 1991) was released digitally already in March 2017. Now the album titled Sail The Rivers has finally been released 4th December 2020 on Bolder Records. The album features guest appearances by Mick Box, Lee Kerslake and Laurie Wisefield of Wishbone Ash and includes new versions of songs written for Uriah Heep as well as solo material.
Track Listing: WHICH WAY WILL THE WIND BLOW - RICH KID - WASTING MY TIME (new song) - I HAD A DREAM (new song) - FEAR OF FALLING - SAIL THE RIVERS - SHELTER FROM THE RAIN - THE PARIS SONG (new song) - WAR CHILD - DREAM ON
URIAH HEEP 50 YEARS IN ROCK BOXED SET
BMG has released Uriah Heep 50th anniversary boxed set 30th October. This massive set includes 24 discs in total (23 CD's and one LP). All 24 original studio albums and Uriah Heep Live from 1973 are included on 19 CD's - which means obviously that some cd's include two albums.
19 CDs including ALL the studio albums + Live 1973
(Some albums have been combined into 1 CD, so the CD's that have more than one album have the covers intertwined)
4 CDs curated by founding and original members, selection of their own favourites
1 LP The Magician's Birthday including re-imagined artwork by Roger Dean
Softback book of tour programmes and memorabilia
New notes written by founding and original members
Exclusive re-imagined CD artwork for selected albums across the band's early career
2 x art cards Ė celebrated original cover artwork by Roger Dean plus his re-imagined Demons And Wizards and The Magician's Birthday artwork
Orgasm by Head Machine featuring Ken Hensley & Lee Kerslake before they became members of Uriah Heep. All musicians were at the time ex-members of The Gods and this was a project by producer David Paramor who produced The Gods albums. Recordings were done just weeks before Hensley joined Heep. This is the first legitimate CD release of this album. All the previous CD's are pirates and are of worse sound quality. Press release here.
Music On Vinyl has released Ken Hensley's first solo album Proud Words A Dusty Shelf from 1973 on vinyl 16th October. This is limited numbered edition of 1.000 copies on gold vinyl and gatefold sleeve. Includes two single edits as bonus tracks.
ACOUSTICALLY DRIVEN, THE MAGICIANS BIRTHDAY PARTY & MAGIC NIGHT DOUBLE VINYLS
Back On Black has re-released three Uriah Heep live recordings on vinyl for the first time in their Rock Classics series in April 2020. These were originally recorded from 2001 to 2003 and have previously been available only on CD 6 DVD. The double vinyls can be ordered from Plastic Head.
These albums feature several guest musicians: On Acoustically Driven Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) & The Uriah Heep Classic Rock Music Ensemble, on The Magician's Birthday Party Ken Hensley & John Lawton (ex-Uriah Heep) & Thijs van Leer (Focus), on Magic Night John Lawton & Heather Findlay (Mostly Autumn).
KEN HENSLEY: TALES OF LIVE FIRE & OTHER MYSTERIES 5-CD BOX
Cherry Red Records has released a five disc box set from Ken Hensley on 27th March. It includes all four albums released by the company: Love & Other Mysteries, Live Tales, Live!!! & Trouble in one box set
Cherry Red Records has released a box set from Ken Hensley titled The Bronze Years 1973 - 1971 on 22nd November. It collects together all his earliest solo albums originally released on Bronze Records: Proud Words On A Dusty Shelf (1973), Eager To Please (1975) & Free Spirit (1981). All albums contain also bonus tracks: single b-sides & edited versions some of which haven't been released on CD before. There's also a DVD with interviews with Hensley.
Heep vocalist Bernie Shaw has recorded an album with Canadian guitarist Dale Collins. The new Bernie Shaw & Dale Collins album titled Too Much Information was released 13th September 2019 on Cherry Red Records. The duo released an EP titled: Picking Locks back in 1999 as Collins-Shaw Project but this is the album release. Track listing: 1. So Many Times 2. Alone 3. Here We Go 4. Too Much Information 5. Sad Song 6. Hey Jimi 7. Just A Little Bit 8. Rock On
KEN HENSLEY & LIVE FIRE: LIVE IN RUSSIA CD/DVD & 2-LP
A new live album by Ken Hensley & Live Fire titled LIVE IN RUSSIA has been released on Secret Records on 19th July. Concert was recorded in Novokuznetsk Russia July 2018. This is abailable as oth CD/DVD set and double vinyl. Track listing: 1. The Curse 2. Look At Yourself 3. Circle Of Hands 4. Stealin' 5. Easy Living 6. Sunrise 7. July Morning 8. The Wizard 9. Lady In Black 10. Gypsy
Phil Lanzon has released his second solo album titled 48 seconds on 15th July. The album is available on cd & vinyl. More information, sound files & how to order you can find at Phil Lanzon website.
Track listing: 1. Azuraís Theme (Instrumental) 2. In The Rain 3. Forty Line 4. Rock N Roll Children 5. Blue Mountain 6. Look At The Time 7. Road To London 8. You Can Make A Liviní 9. Face To Face 10. 48 Seconds
LUCIFER'S FRIEND NEW STUDIO ALBUM "BLACK MOON"
Lucifer's Friend featuring John Lawton on vocals has released a new studio album titled Black Moon on 26th April. It is available for ordering here: Amazon CD / iTunes
NEW SINGLE & VIDEO "KNOCKING AT YOUR DOOR" RELEASED
Official Youtube lyric video of the song Knocking At Your Door from the latest album Living The Dream has been released.
URIAH HEEP: DEMONS AND WIZARDS "RE-IMAGINED ARTWORK"
For some reason BMG has considered it necessary to start putting out old classic albums with "re-imagined artwork". It is the same new remastering already released on vinyl in 2015 & on CD in 2017, only packaging and artwork is different. It is done by Roger Dean who created also the original artwork. It will be available on both CD & vinyl. If someone thinks this is a must have then more information can be found here: https://www.musicglue.com/uriahheep/
URIAH HEEP: NEW ALBUM "LIVING THE DREAM"
The new studio album Living The Dream was released 14th September. See PRESS RELEASE for all information. The album is available in several different versions and formats: Standard CD, Deluxe Edition CD/DVD, Deluxe Collector's Edition CD/DVD/T-Shirt, Black, blue, crystal & white vinyl.
See ORDER PAGE for info on where you can order physical records, download digitally or listen via streaming services.
- GRAZED BY HEAVEN - LIVING THE DREAM - TAKE AWAY MY SOUL - KNOCKING AT MY DOOR - ROCKS IN THE ROAD - WATER'S FLOWIN' - IT'S ALL BEEN SAID - GOODBYE TO INNOCENCE - FALLING UNDER YOUR SPELL - DREAMS OF YESTERYEAR - TAKE AWAY MY SOUL [alternate version] (bonus track on deluxe edition CD)
- GRAZED BY HEAVEN Music Video - TAKE AWAY MY SOUL Music Video - MAKING THE DREAM Documentary
URIAH HEEP: NEW SINGLE & VIDEO "TAKE AWAY MY SOUL"
The second single from Living The Dream was released 7th September. It is available for dowloading at online stores as well as streaming services (iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer etc.). Youtube video has also been released.
URIAH HEEP: YOUR TURN TO REMEMBER - THE DEFINITIVE ANTHOLOGY 1970-1990 2-LP
The anthology Your Turn To Remember: The Definitive Anthology 1970-1990 originally released by BMG on 2-CD in 2016 was re-released as double vinyl 30th August. The original release featured 33 tracks but the vinyl version has only 25 tracks - taken from bands' all studio albums from 1970 to 1989.
LP 1 Side A: 1. Gypsy 2. Bird of Prey 3. Lady In Black 4. Look at Yourself 5. July Morning
LP 1 Side B: 1. Easy Livin' 2. The Wizard 3. Sunrise 4. Sweet Lorraine 5. Stealin' 6. Sweet Freedom 7. Suicidal Man
LP 2 Side A: 1. Return to Fantasy 2. Devil's Daughter 3. Sympathy 4. Firefly 5. Free 'N' Easy 6. Free Me
LP 2 Side B: 1. Woman of the Night 2. Come Back to Me 3. It Ain't Easy 4. Too Scared to Run 5. The Other Side of Midnight 6. Rockarama 7. Voice On My TV
URIAH HEEP: EASY LIVIN' - THE MASTERS COLLECTION
BMG has released a new double CD compilation titled "Easy Livin'" in their The Masters Collection series. It is compiled from mostly recordings from early 70's with a few tracks from the 80's and (surprisingly) title track of 1998 album "Wake The Sleeper".
CD 1 1. Easy Liviní 2. Gypsy 3. Stealiní 4. One Way or Another 5. Firefly 6. July Morning 7. Wonderworld 8. The Wizard 9. No Return 10. The Easy Road 11. The Magicianís Birthday 12. Different World / 13. Sweet Freedom / 14. Return to Fantasy (Single Edit)
CD2: 1. Free Ďní Easy 2. Look At Yourself (Single Edit) 3. Salisbury (Single Edit) 4. Misty Eyes 5. Come Away Melinda 6. On the Rebound 7. Love Machine 8. Bird of Prey 9. Why 10. The Park 11. The Hanging Tree 12. Wake the Sleeper 13. Suicidal Man 14. Sweet Lorraine
URIAH HEEP: NEW SINGLE & VIDEO "GRAZED BY HEAVEN"
First song from Living The Dream has been released. The song is called Grazed By Heaven and it is available for dowloading at online stores as well as streaming services (iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Deezer etc.). Youtube video has also been released.
URIAH HEEP: LOOK AT YOURSELF & SONIC ORIGAMI Record Store Day LP's
Record Store Day 21st April special releases:
Classic Look At Yourself album from 1971 as remastered vinyl with mirror sleeve released by BMG/Sanctuary. Limited edition of 1.000 copies. More information at Record Store Day website. Sonic Origami album from 1998 as remastered double vinyl released by Cast In Stone Entertainment. More information at Record Store Day website
KEN HENSLEY: RARE & TIMELESS CD
BMG has released a new Ken Hensley compilation titled Rare & Timeless that includes selections from his solo career with some previously unreleased recordings and one new song.
Tracklist: Free Me - Send Me An Angel * - If I Had The Time - Guilty - The Last Dance * - Mine (new song) * - I Did It All - I Close My Eyes - Take & Take - The Return - Beyond The Starz - Fortune - Lady In Black (Tommy Lopez remix) - The Longest Night * - Epilogue *
* = previously unreleased
URIAH HEEP RECORDS RELEASES: RAGING THROUGH THE SILENCE 2-CD/DVD
Keyboard player Phil Lanzon has released his first solo album titled If You Think I'm Crazy It is be available in digital format through CDBABY and AMAZON and on CD through his own web site PHILLANZON.COM.
1. Mind Over Matter 2. Kelly Gang 3. I Knew I Was Dreaming 4. I Saw Two Englands 5. Step Overture (instrumental) 6. Loverís Highway 7. Donna & Joe 8. Carolin 9. The Bells 10. Forest
URIAH HEEP RECORDS RELEASES: SELECTIONS FROM TOTALLY DRIVEN Pic Disc LP
The first vinyl record from the band's own label Uriah Heep Records has been released. It's a picture disc containing eight tracks selected from Totally Driven anthology released in 2015. Originally released in 2001 containing re-recordings of old Heep songs made by the longest serving (1987-2007) line-up of the band.
URIAH HEEP RECORDS RELEASES: FUTURE ECHOES OF THE PAST / THE LEGEND CONTINUES 2-CD/DVD
RECORD STORE DAY SPECIAL: URIAH HEEP LIVE 2-lp SPLATTER VINYL
The classic first Uriah Heep live album from 1973 was released on Record Store Day as special splatter vinyl. Double 180g heavyweight vinyl - gatefold sleeve - recreated original inner bags - featuring liner notes from each band member - press clippings - band photography - Recreated 1973 British tour programme replica. See info at Record Store Day website.
LOOK AT YOURSELF, DEMONS AND WIZARDS & THE MAGICIAN'S BIRTHDAY 2-CD'S
ON 31st March the latest new double CD releases by BMG/Sanctuary in their re-release campaign were released: Look At Yourself (1971), Demons And Wizards & The Magician's Birthday (both 1972). These are all newly remastered with CD 1 containing the original album and CD 2 contains alternate versions of all album tracks as well as single b-sides, out-takes etc. from the album sessions. See this page dedicated to the new releases for additional information such as track listings, more images etc.
TREVOR BOLDER: WHICH WAY WILL THE WIND BLOW single
The first single from solo album by Uriah Heep ex-bass guitarist Trevor Bolder has been released in digital format and can be bought from iTunes or Amazon. Bolder died of cancer in 2013 and his unfinished and unreleased recordings in his home studio are used as the basis for this and the album will feature several guest appearances, e.g Mick Box, Lee Kerslake, Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott and Laurie Wisefield of Wishbone Ash among other. A website has been opened at trevorboldersoloalbum.wordpress.com but there is not much info and release date for the album has not been confirmed yet.
DAVID BYRON: EARLY SESSIONS VOL. 5 CD
Artistry Records has released the fifth and final volume in their series of David Byron's early session work from late 1960's to early 1970's. Early Sessions Vol. 5 was released on 29th January, Byron's birthday. This the last release in this series but some more tracks sung by Byron can appear on records company's upcoming compilation albums. See additional information on this series at David Byron Discography section.
URIAH HEEP: WORDS IN THE DISTANCE 1994-1998 3-CD
Hear No Evil Recordings has released this 3-CD set. It includes as the title says the band's three albums recorded from 1994 to 1998: Sea Of Light (rel. 1995) & Sonic Origami (rel. 1998) studio albums and Spellbinder Live album (rec. 1994/rel. 1996). The albums have been remastered and with bonus tracks added. These are the same as individual CD's released by this company in 2013. Can be ordered from Cherry Red Records.
URIAH HEEP: LIVE FROM LONDON
There's a new live album titled Live From London released by Store For Music in digital format only. This doesn't contain anything unreleased, it's just an audio version of concert from The Camden Palace in London May 1985 that was originally released as VHS video titled Gypsy in 1990 and re-released on DVD in 2002.
BMG re-release campaign continued with Salisbury from 1971, released 28th October. These are all newly remastered with CD 1 containing the original album and CD 2 contains alternate versions of all album tracks as well as single b-sides, out-takes etc. from the album sessions. See this page dedicated to the new releases for additional information such as track listings, more images etc.
LUCIFER'S FRIEND: TOO LATE TO HATE CD
Reformed Lucifer's Friend featuring John Lawton has released their new studio album Too Late To Hate 28th October and it's available e.g. at Amazon. Press release you can see here.
VERY 'EAVY VERY UMBLE & YOUR TURN TO REMEMBER ANTHOLOGY 2-CD'S
The first two in re-releasing campaign by BMG released on 16th September. New double CD anthology Your Turn To Remember - The Definitive Anthology 1970-1990 and the classic debut album Very 'Eavy Very 'Umble from 1970. See this page dedicated to the new releases for additional information such as track listings, more images etc.
GUNHILL: NIGHT HEAT / ONE OVER THE EIGHT 2-CD
Gunhill was lead by John Lawton and were active in the 1990's. The band released two studio albums and one live album which are nowadays extremely rare and hard to find. Now the complete studio recordings are available as double CD set. Order 2-CD from Amazon / See the press release
URIAH HEEP: CLASSIC ROCK YEARS BOX SET 3-CD+3-DVD
Store For Music has released a 3-CD/3-DVD boxed set titled Classic Rock Years. This - as the title would suggest - is put together from recordings previously released on Classic Rock Legends 2001 - 2005. The set includes these titles: Acoustically Driven CD (originally released on 2001), Sailing The Sea Of Light DVD (2001), The Magician's Birthday Party CD & DVD (2002), Live In The USA DVD (2003) & Between Two Worlds CD & DVD (2005).
LUCIFER'S FRIEND: LIVE AT SWEDEN ROCK CD
The first Uriah Heep related release of 2016 is already out. Live recording from Sweden Rock Festival 5th June 2015 by Lucifer's Friend featuring ex-Heep singer John Lawton has been released on CD.
CLASSIC ROCK LEGENDS RE-RELEASES
Live recordings originally released by Classic Rock Legends from 2002 to 2005 have been re-released once again - this time as limited edition cardboard sleeve CD's in Japan by Vivid Sound. Titles included are: The Magician's Birthday Party, Acoustically Driven, Live In The USA, Magic Night & Between Two Worlds.
URIAH HEEP: TOTALLY DRIVEN 2-CD
The first release on band's own Uriah Heep Records label titled Totally Driven was released 4th December. This is a new version with completely new artwork of Remasters - The Official Anthology set originally released in 2001 (and re-released in 2004 titled Uriah Heep's Gold - Looking Back 1970-2001). It contains re-recordings of old Heep songs made by the longest serving (1987-2007) line-up of the band.
Recently BMG/Sanctuary has re-released on vinyl all 16 Uriah Heep albums originally released in the 1970's and 1980's on Bronze Records - from Very 'Eavy Very 'Umble (1970) to Head First (1983). These are single lp editions (excluding Uriah Heep Live that was a double vinyl also originally) with original album track listings pressed on 180 gram black vinyl. They are otherwise faithful to original vinyl releases with gatefold sleeves etc. but with no song lyrics printed in inner sleeves.
This is the first time in over twenty years that Uriah Heep back catalogue is released on vinyl in this scale. After the releases in late 1980's - early 1990's by Sanctuary Records label Castle Music there have only been mainly just a few vinyl re-releases of individual albums. These arealso be the first Heep releases by BMG who acquired the rights to the whole Sanctuary back catalogue in 2013 from Universal Music who had had the rights since 2007.
Words In The Distance
Too Late To Hate
Very 'Eavy Very 'Umble 2-CD
Your Turn To Remember 2-CD
Classic Rock Years
Live At Sweden Rock
Live In Moscow
Live At Koko
Access All Areas
The Early Sessions 4
My Kind O' Lovin'
The Sun Has Gone Hazy