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Here you'll find major changes and updates of this site and the most relevant Uriah Heep related news

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1st February 2017

FEBRUARY GIGS CANCELLED

Uriah Heep has been forced to cancel upcoming concerts in February because vocalist Bernie Shaw will have to go trough a medical operation. The next gigs after the break will happen in April.


17th January 2017 (updated 9th February

LOOK AT YOURSELF, DEMONS & WIZARDS & THE MAGICIAN'S BIRTHDAY 2-CD EXPANDED EDITION RELEASED IN MARCH

The next in Re-release campaign by BMG will be the third, fourth & fifth studio albums Look At Yourself (1971) Demons And Wizards (1972) & The Magician's Birthday (1972) all released 31st March.

Additional information such as track listings, more images etc. you'll find at this page dedicated to the new releases. Available now for pre-ordering from Pledge Music website.



14th November 2016

SALISBURY DOUBLE CD EXPANDED EDITION RELEASED BY BMG/SANCTUARY

Re-release campaign by BMG continued with new 2-CD version of the second studio album Salisbury originally released in 1971. Now available at record stores as well as digital download at online stores and also as streaming services.

Additional information such as track listings, more images etc. you'll find at this page dedicated to the new releases.

Keep checking this page at Pledge Music website for info on next releases.



20th September 2016

PRE-ORDERING ENDED FOR NEW REMASTERED CD'S FROM BMG/SANCTUARY

These release were available for pre-ordering via Pledge Music. CD's now available at record stores as well as digital downloads at online stores and also as streaming services. Next up in the re-releases project will be the second album Salisbury from 1971 to be released in the end of October. Additional information such as track listings, more images etc. you'll find at this page dedicated to the new releases.




24th August 2016

THE LEE KERSLAKE ROCK PARTY - LONDON 18TH SEPT

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO LEE KERSLAKE'S HEALTH ISSUES. YOU CAN GET A REFUND OF YOUR TICKET PURCHASE OR WAIT FOR NEWS OF RE-SCHEDULING THE CONCERT. SEE MORE INFO AT OFFICIAL URIAH HEEP WEBSITE

Lee Kerslake will host a very special charity concert at 100 Club in London 18th September in aid of Nightingale Cancer Support Group. Guests include among others current and former Uriah Heep members. Tickets cost 30 GBP (+booking fee) and are available from WeGotTickets. Additional information at 100 Club website.

THE LEE KERSLAKE ROCK PARTY in aid of `THE NIGHTINGALE CANCER' SUPPORT GROUP

LONDON: 100 Club
SUN 18TH SEP, 2016 6:30pm

With guests MICK BOX, KEN HENSLEY, BERNIE SHAW, PHIL LANZON, DAVEY RIMMER, RUSSELL GILBROOK WITH `OUR PROPAGANDA' Jake Libretto, Phil Hilborn and Thomas Jacobsen

There will be a charity auction with iconic rock items


15th July 2016

URIAH HEEP REMASTERED CD'S FROM BMG/Sanctuary

The complete Uriah Heep back catalogue originally released on Bronze Records 1970-1983 was re-released on vinyl in 2015 and now they will be re-released on CD. These will all be double CD editions with original LP on CD1 and bonus tracks on CD2. The campaign starts in September 2016 with the new 2-disc anthology Your Turn To Remember: The Definitive Anthology 1970-1990 and the classic debut Very 'Eavy ... Very 'Umble and continues untill 2017.

Both of these will be released on 16th September and they are already available for preordering at Pledge Music / Additional information, track listings etc. you'll find at this page.


23rd May 2016

DEEP PURPLE AND URIAH HEEP IN JUNE
CONCERT SCHEDULES ANNOUNCED

Timetables for Helsinki and Oulu concerts hace been announced. The support act will be Peer Günt and additionally in Oulu Temple Balls.

Preliminary timetables:

ROCKIN' HELLSINKI 10.6.
Ovet 16.00
Peer Günt 17.30 – 18.30
Uriah Heep 19.15 – 20.15
Deep Purple 21.00 – 23.00

ROCK THE NORTH 11.6.
Ovet 15.00
Temple Balls 17.00 – 18.00
Peer Günt 18.30 – 19.30
Deep Purple 20.15 – 22.00
Uriah Heep 22.30 – 24.00

NOTE! In Helsinki Uriah Heep will perform before Deep Purple but in Oulu will be the last band on stage.

Tickets in advance from Menolippu: Helsinki 10.6. - Oulu 11.6. and Tiketti: Helsinki 10.6. - Oulu 11.6. Besides normal tickets also Priority tickets and VIP packages are available. Additional information on these as well as other things you'll find best at Menolippu website.


10.6. AFTERPARTY AT SEMIFINAL with THE INNOCENT VICTIMS

After Helsinki concert there's an afterparty with The Innocent Victims at Semifinal with some more Uriah Heep music. Check out the band Facebook page for more info.

Note! Free admission for Finnish Uriah Heep fanclub members, for others ticket costs 6,50 EUR. Tickets in advance from Tiketti.


22nd October 2015

DEEP PURPLE AND URIAH HEEP IN FINLAND IN JUNE 2016

Bands will be performing together in Helsinki 10th June and in Oulu 11th June. Here press release at Menolippu website.

Tickets are already for sale for members of Menoklubi at this page and general ticket sales will begin on Saturday 24th October in Menolippu, Lippupalvelu & Tiketti. Normal tickets cost 69,50 EUR and there are also Priority and VIP tickets available.


8th October 2015

URIAH HEEP: TOTALLY DRIVEN 2-CD

The first release on band's own Uriah Heep Records label will be released 13th November. It is available for pre-ordering at Cherry Red Records website.

See additional information on this and other new releases at our Upcoming Releases page.


24th August 2015

KEN HENSLEY 70 YEARS TODAY

Uriah Heep's musical leader and songwriter in the early days Ken Hensley is 70 years today. Uriah Heep Suomi Finland congratulates!

This has also been noticed by the Finnish National Broadcasting Company YLE in both Radio Suomi and Radio Vega (channel in Swedish) with programs, interviews etc. Read and listen from links below:
YLE Radio Suomi Entisten nuorten sävellahja 22d Aug
YLE Radio Vega (ruotsiksi) Focus på Ken Hensley + interview 20th Aug


17th August 2015

URIAH HEEP IN MOSCOW WITH KEN HENSLEY AND LEE KERSLAKE

Uriah Heep concert at Crocus City Hall in Moscow on 15th October will be a special reunion concert with ex-members Ken Hensley and Lee Kerslake joining the band on stage for this one night only. This is the first time since 2001 that Hensley is playing together with his former band and for Kerslake this will be the first time with Heep since his departure from the band in 2007. Press release at Official Uriah Heep website / Buy tickets here


30th July 2015

BERNIE SHAW AT LAZY BONEZ ALBUM

Uriah Heep vocalist Bernie Shaw will be guestin on Finnish group Lazy Bonezalbumilla titled Alive that will be released in September. He is dueting with vocalist Tommi Salmelainen on track called Devil's Dice. Record can be preordered e.g. from Record Shop X.


28th May 2015

KARJUROCK TICKETS ON SALE NOW LOCALLY

Uriah Heep will be returing to Finland in July to Karjurock festival. Tickets now on sale also locally, see festival website for more info. Uriah Heep is performing on Saturady and tickets cost 40 EUR in advance, 50 EUR at the door, tickets from Lippupalvelu.


28th May 2015

KARJUROCK TICKETS ON SALE NOW LOCALLY

Uriah Heep will be returing to Finland in July to Karjurock festival. Tickets now on sale also locally, see festival website for more info. Uriah Heep is performing on Saturady and tickets cost 40 EUR in advance, 50 EUR at the door, tickets from Lippupalvelu.


17. toukokuuta 2015

EASY LIVIN' IN HELSINKI IS OVER

The anniversary concert at Tavastia Club 8th May was a success. Over 600 fans witnessed a very special performance of ex-Heep members Ken Hensley, Lee Kerslake and Paul Newton as well as rocked with The Sensational Mika Järvinen Band and tribute bands The Innocent Victims and Knights Of The Black Ox. Over 4 hours of music, 23 musicians on stage and 40 songs. Big thanks to all who bought the tickets and helped to spread the word! Who knows, perhaps next year there might be Easy Livin' In Helsinki II event with those Heep members who couldn't make it this time...

EVENT PAGE EASY-LIVIN-FINLAND.COM / FACEBOOK EVENT


20th April 2015

KEN HENSLEY SOLO SHOW IN SEINÄJOKI

After Easy Livin' In Helsinki event Ken Hensley will be performing an acoustic show in Seinäjoki at Sokos Hotel Lakeus Saturday 9th May. Also appearing Mika Järvinen Band and Trevor Hensley will accompany him. Tickets cost 23 EUR + service fee in advance from Lippupalvelu.


10th April 2015

URIAH HEEP NEXT WEEK IN FINLAND!

Net week Uriah Heep is once again touring in Finland, two shows with Nazareth on one on their own. At Menolippu website you can see all the info on the concerts and ticket sales: 16.4. Savonlinnasali, Savonlinna, 17.4. Elenia-Areena, Hämeenlinna and 18.4. Seinäjoki-Areena, Seinäjoki.


31th March 2015

KARJUROCK TICKETS ON SALE

Karjurock festival tickets are now for sale. See the info at festival website: www.karjurock.fi.


5th March 2015

EASY LIVIN' IN HELSINKI 8TH MAY PRESS RELEASE

The anniversary concert press release can be seen here: in PDF format (In Finnish). This is free for publication and can be distributed freely.

There' also a Facebook event. Share this with your friends and invite them the join and help from your part in promoting the event.

Tickets available at: Tiketti. Additional information at event page easy-livin-finland.com.


10th February 2015 (Updated 25th February)

EASY LIVIN' IN HELSINKI - ANNIVERSARY CONCERT AT TAVASTIA CLUB 8TH MAY

In 2015 we will celebrate 10 years of the Finnish Uriah Heep association and official fan club. It is also 20 years since the start of unofficial fan activity in Finlans so 2015 will be both 10th and 10th anniversary for us. To celebrate that there will be a concert held at Tavastia Club in Helsinki on 8th May under the title "Easy Livin' In Helsinki".

Ken Hensley - the leader of Uriah Heep in the early 1970's will be performing at the event together with The Sensational Mika Järvinen Band, other bands include Finnish tribute bands The Innocent Victims ja Knights Of The Black Ox.

The special guests at the event include ex-Uriah Heep members Paul Newton and Lee Kerslake as well as Ken Hensley's brother Trevor who was treated at Helsinki University Central Hospital two years ago after having a heart attack in Helsinki. In September 2013 a benefit concer for the hospital masteminded by the brothers was held at Tavastia.

Tickets available at: Tiketti. Additional information at event page easy-livin-finland.com.


5th February 2015

URIAH HEEP IN KARJUROCK IN JULY

Uriah Heep will be returning to Finland again in July at Karjurock. Ticket swill be for sale in the end of March. More information at festival website.


19th January 2015

URIAH HEEP & NAZARETH TO HÄMEENLINNA AND SEINÄJOKI

Uriah Heep and Nazareth will be playing together on 17th April in Hämeenlinna & 18th April in Seinäjoki, advance tickets are for sale. These concerts are title Rockin' Legends: Menolipun tiedote ja linkit lipunmyyntiin ym. täällä.


16th January 2015

FACEBOOK PAGE OPENED

New Facebook page for the fan club has been opened. Go check it out, like the page and share it!


22nd December 2014

URIAH HEEP TO FINLAND AGAIN IN APRIL

Uriah Heep will be returning to Finland again in April 2015 for three shows. Savonlinna concert on 16th April has already been announced and tickets are for sale at Menolippu.


11th December 2014

THE YARDBIRDS REPLACES NAZARETH AT CONCERTS!

Nazareth has been forced to cancel their appearance with Uriah Heep in Jyväskylä & Rovaniemi due to the vocalist getting sick. The Yardbirds will be replacing them.


17th September 2014

URIAH HEEP AND NAZARETH IN FINLAND IN DECEMBER!

Uriah Heep and Nazareth will play two shows in Finland in December. Jyväskylä Paviljonki 12th Dec. and Rovaniemi Lappi Areena 13th Dec. Tickets cost 49 EUR and they are available at Menolippu.

There are also pre- & after show parties at both concerts organized by Mika Järvinen author of "Easy Livin' - Ken Hensley years 1970-1980" book. Additional information here: Jyväskylä: Bar & Cafe Social House / Rovaniemi: Paha Kurki.




5th September 2014

TREVOR HENSLEY AND PHIL BAKER IN FINLAND IN OCTOBER

Trevor Hensley and Phil Baker who have become known for Finnish Heep fans after performing at the fanclub meeting in 2013 as well as other events organized by us will pay two shows together in Finland in Joensuu 24th and Helsinki 25th of October. At these shows we will get to hear both their own material as well as some Heep classics.

24.10. Kerubi, Joensuu
25.10. On The Rocks, Helsinki

Trevor Hensley / Phil Baker


6th June 2014

Uriah Heep's 24th studio album Outsider has now been released and is available at all good record stores, also as digital download.

Go to OUTSIDER info page where you'll information such as track listing, sound files, reviews, where the buy etc.

Uriah Heep on tour in Finland in June:
7.6. Espoo, Kivenlahtirock www.kivenlahtirock.com
8.6. Kauhava Hotelli Kauhava Tiikeri www.hotellikauhava.fi
9.6. Pori Promenadikeskus www.maisa.fi
10..6. Salo Astrum-Areena www.teatteriprovinssi.fi
11.6. Lahti Sibeliustalo www.sibeliustalo.fi


9th May 2014

ONE MINUTE SINGLE RELEASED, OUTSIDER ALBUM INFO PAGE

The song One Minute from the forthcoming album has been released as digital single. The single includes both full album version and radio edit. It is available also as special German language version titled Eine Minute. The single can be downloaded for example from iTunes or Amazon. It is also available streamed at Spotify, Deeze etc. More details of the new album have also been announced. There's an info page created with all the information on the album including track listing, link to sound files, reviews, where the buy the album or the single etc.

Click here to go to OUTSIDER album info page


28th March 2014 (updated 17th April)

NEW ALBUM "OUTSIDER" RELEASED IN JUNE!

Frontiers Records has confirmed that Uriah Heep's new album Outsider will be released on Frontiers Records on 6th June in mainland Europe, 9th June in The UK and 10th June in North America. Promo video of the song One Minute filmed at the Koko London show will be out prior to the album release. It can already be pre-ordered from Amazon. Stay tuned fore more news.


7th March 2014

TICKET SALES TO URIAH HEEP GIGS IN JUNE

7 June Espoo, Kivenlahtirock
Tickets on sale Lippupiste and Tiketti , price 44e / Priority 74e / Family 119e
8 June Kauhava, Hotelli Kauhava (K18)
Tickets on sale Hotelli Kauhava and by e-mail liput.tiikeri@gmail.com, price 29e
9 June Pori, Promenadikeskus
Tickets on sale Maisa, Sokos and Lippupalvelu, price 39e
10 June Salo, Astrum-Areena
Tickets on sale Teatteri Provinssi and Lippupiste, price 25e
11 June Lahti, Sibeliustalo (K18)
Tickets on sale Sibeliustalo and Lippupiste, price 37e

Kivenlahtirock 2014
Kauhava Tiikeri
Pori Promenadikeskus
Lahti Sibeliustalo


21th February 2014 (updated 24th February 2014)

URIAH HEEP IN FINLAND IN JUNE!

Uriah Heep comes to Finland once again in June to Espoo, Kauhava, Pori, Salo and Lahti. Espoo show is headlining act at Kivelahtirock festival, the others are own concerts. Advance tickets are not yet available but keep checking this page for updates or the websites of venues in the listing below:

7 June Espoo, Kivenlahtirock www.kivenlahtirock.com
8 June Kauhava Hotelli Kauhava Tiikeri www.hotellikauhava.fi
9 June Pori Promenadikeskus www.maisa.fi
10 June Salo Astrum-Keskus www.teatteriprovinssi.fi
11 June Lahti Sibeliustalo www.sibeliustalo.fi

Uriah Heep 2014


URIAH HEEP VIDEO RECORDINGS

The band is recording a live video at Koko in London on 4th of March which will be released either late 2014 or early 2015. This will be the first ever live concert to feature new songs from the forthcoming album. Additional information on the concert at this page.


MICK BOX AND BERNIE SHAW ON ROCK MEETS CLASSIC TOUR

Mick Box and Bernie Shaw will be on Rock Meets Classic tour which will commence in Germany in March/April starring Alice Cooper and Bohemian Symphony Orchestra from Check Republic. Additional informatio at the website www.rockmeetsclassic.de.

Rock Meets Classic


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