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

For official news see eg. these websites:

Uriah Heep

Ken Hensley

John Lawton

Mick Box
Check out Mick's blog!


FOR CURRENT TOUR DATES SEE: OFFICIAL URIAH HEEP WEB SITE


17th March 2020

KEN HENSLEY CONCERT POSTPONED TO 2ND JULY

For obvious reasons Ken Hensley, Five Fifteen etc. concert at Tavastia Club is postponed to 2nd July. Tickets purchased are valid to the new date. See Tavastia website for more info.


22nd February 2020

KEN HENSLEY, FIVE FIFTEEN, MARIA HÄNNINEN,
HANNU LEIDEN & JAKE'S BLUES BAND TAVASTIA 2.4.!


8th February 2020

Uriah Heep will come to Finland in July to three festivals:: DBTL Turku 23rd July, Rock In The City Kerava 24the July and Kotkan Meripäivät 25th July. Tickets are already for sale to all events:

DBTL Turku

Lippupiste

Rock In The City Kerava

Lippupiste
Ticketmaster

Kotkan Meripäivät Festivaalitori

Lippupiste
Ticketmaster


22nd November 2019

NEW URIAH HEEP RELATED RELEASES

There were several new records featuring former and current Uriah Heep members released in 2019: Ken Hensley, Phil Lanzon, Bernie Shaw & John Lawton. For more information see Latest Releases section of this site.


29th August 2019 (update 17th & 22nd September)

URIAH HEEP TOUR IN FINLAND IN OCTOBER

Uriah Heep is touring Finland in October. NOTE! Some concerts already sold out so get your tickets now

NOTE! 10th Oct venue has changed, new venue Kuusankoskitalo

9.10. Pakkahuone, Tampere (+Melrose) - Tickets Lippupiste and Tiketti
10.10. Kuusankoskitalo, Kouvola - Tickets Ticketmaster Venue changed SOLD OUT
11.10. Köyliön Lallintalo, Säkylä (+Melrose) - Tickets Ticketmaster
12.10. Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki (+Melrose) - Tickets Ticketmaster
13.10. Lappeenrantasali, Lappeenranta - Tickets Ticketmaster SOLD OUT
16.10. Hyvinkääsali, Hyvinkää - Tickets Lippupiste SOLD OUT
17.10. Wanha Walimo, Lahti (+Tyrantti) - Tickets Ticketmaster
18.10. Logomo, Turku (+Melrose) - Tickets Lippupiste
19.10. Tuiskula, Nivala (+Melrose) - Tickets Ticketmaster
20.10. Carelia-sali, Joensuu - Tickets Ticketmaster SOLD OUT

BUY TICKETS IN ADVANCE: Ticketmaster / Lippupiste / Tiketti

MORE INFORMATION AT RH-ENTERTAINMENT WEB SITE


30th July 2019

KEN HENSLEY DATE CHANGED, NEW DATE 11th August

Ken Hensley's Tavastia Club date has changed. He will play together with Five Fifteen on SUnday 11th August instead of Friday 9th August. Purchases tickets are valid to the new date. Tickets in advanvce 29 EUR from Tiketti.


14th June 2019

KEN HENSLEY AT TAVASTIA 9th August & in Seinäjoki 10th August

Ken Hensley returns to Tavastia after two years to perform together with >b>Five Fifteen. Tickets cost 29 EUR and are available for pre-ordering at Tiketti.

Hensley & Five Fifteen are also in Seinäjoki 10th August. Tickets to that show in advance from Ticketmaster.


9th June 2019

NEW URIAH HEEP RELATED RELEASES

There are several new releases from former and current Heep members. Lucifer's Friend album has already been released and new Ken Hensley, Phil Lanzon & Bernie Shaw albums will come out later in 2019. More information on all these you will find at New Releases section of this site.



15th April 2019

URIAH HEEP TOUR IN FINLAND OCTOBER 2019

Uriah Heep will do a full Finnish tour in October 2019. Dates are as follows:
9.10. Pakkahuone, Tampere (+Melrose)
10.10. Jatke Areena, Kouvola
11.10. Lallintalo, Köyliö/Eura
12.10. Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki (+Melrose)
13.10. Lappeenrantasali, Lappeenranta
16.10. Hyvinkääsali, Hyvinkää
17.10. Wanha Walimo, Lahti (+Tyrantti)
18.10. Logomo, Turku (+Melrose)
19.10. Tuiskula, Nivala
20.10. Carelia-sali, Joensuu

Tickets are already for sale. Additional information at RH-Entertainment website.



20th November 2018

URIAH HEEP IN FINLAND NEXT WEEK

Next week Uriah Heep is back in Finland for four shows. Pori show is already sold out but tickets to all the other shows are still available. Support act - excluding Pori - is 60's hit band The Zombies.

Tickets in advance:
Ticketmaster: All shows
Tiketti: Helsinki, Seinäjoki and Oulu
Lippu.fi: Seinäjoki and Oulu

URIAH HEEP 2018


24th September 2018

LIVING THE DREAM 28th AT OFFICIAL ALBUM CHART IN FINLAND

The new album Living The Dream went directly to nr. 28 on the official Finnish album chart: At physical album chart it went to nr. 6! Also in other countries charts success has been good - in Switzerland & Germany even to Top 10 which are the best chart positiong for the band after the 1970's.


18th September 2018

NEW ALBUM "LIVING THE DREAM" RELEASED

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 THE ORDER PAGE for info on where to get a physical copy or digital download or stream the music.

More detailed information e.g. track listing and cover art of different versions you can see at AT THIS PAGE.



3rd September 2018

NEW SINGLE & VIDEO "TAKE AWAY SOUL" RELEASED 7TH SEPTEMBER

Uriah Heep's new album Living The Dream will be released 14th September. First single and video Grazed By Heaven was released 5th June and second single and video Take Away My Soul 7th September.

All information on the new album you can find in PRESS RELEASE. The album will be available physically in several different versions and formats. Special signed items are still available for pre-ordering at PLEDGE MUSIC WEBSITE. See the PRE-ORDER PAGE for info on where to get a physical copy or digital download or stream the music.

More detailed information e.g. track listing and cover art of different versions you can see at AT THIS PAGE.


8th June 2018

NEW SINGLE & VIDEO "GRAZED BY HEAVEN" RELEASED

First song from the forthcoming album Living The Dream has been released. The song is called Grazed By Heaven and it is written by bassist Dave Rimmer with lyrics and vocal melodies written by Jeff Scott Soto. It is available for dowloading at online stores as well as streaming services. Youtube video has also been released.

All information on the new album you can find in PRESS RELEASE which has been published at the official website. The album will be released in several different versions and formats. Special signed items are still available for pre-ordering at PLEDGE MUSIC WEBSITE but standard items now also available from online stores. See the PRE-ORDER PAGE for info on where to get a physical copy or digital download or stream the music.

More detailed information e.g. track listing and cover art of different versions you can see at UPCOMING RELEASES section of this site.


27th April 2018 (updated 1st June 2018)

URIAH HEEP "LIVING THE DREAM" RELEASED 14TH SEPTEMBER

Release date for the forthcoming new studio album has been confirmed. Living The Dream will be released 14th September. It is still available for pre-ordering at Pledge Music website. Besides standard CD and digital dowload there's double CD version, two different vinyl versions, t-shirt etc. etc. See detailed information at the website.


3rd April 2018

URIAH HEEP ALSO TO LAHTI IN AUGUST

Uriah Heep will perform also in Lahti at Hard Rock Night event at Ace Corner in Niemi harbour 11th August. There will also be support bands which will be confirmed later.

Concert tickets cost 49,50 EUR and are on sale at Menolippu.


28th March 2018

URIAH HEEP TO HANKO IN AUGUST

Besides previously announced gigs (see earlier news) Uriah Heep wil perform at Hangon Casino 10th August. This is alreade the seventh confirmed concert in Finland in 2918 and the only headlining concert this Summer. There will also be at least one support band which will be confirmed later.

Concert tickets cost 49,50 EUR and are on sale at Menolippu.


2nd March 2018 (updated 23rd March)

URIAH HEEP COMES TO FINLAND IN NOVEMBER/DECEMBER FOR FOUR CONCERTS

Uriah Heep will come to Finland during their Living The Dream tour. First three concerts were announced: 29th Nov Helsinki Kulttuuritalo, 30th Nov Seinäjoki Areena & 1st Dec Oulu Areena. Later fourth concert was added: 2nd Dece. Pori Promenadisali. Also The Zombies will appear as special guest at all other concerts except in Pori. The new studio album will be released in September so there will be new material played at the concerts. Already before this heep will perform two festival gigs in the Summer: 14t July Tampere & 4th Aug Forssa.

Concert tickets cost 49,50 EUR and are on sale at Menolippu and Ticketmaster.


24th January 2018

URIAH HEEP IN TAMPERE IN JULY

Second gig for Uriah Heepin Finland this Summer has been confirmed. The band will perforam at Sauna Classic event in Tampere 14th July. Tickets are on sale at Lippupiste.

Festival website: www.saunaclassic.com


11th January 2018

KEN HENSLEY: RARE & TIMELESS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDERING

New Ken Hensley compilation Rare & Timeless which will be released 30th March 2018 is now available for pre-ordering from Pledge Music. The album will contain 15 tracks of which 5 are previously unreleased. Details on this from Upcoming releases page.


15th December 2017

URIAH HEEP: LIVING THE DREAM AVAILABLE FOR PREORDERING!

The next studio album will be recorded in January 2018 and will most likely be released in Autumn but it's already available for preordering. Besides standard CD and digital dowload there's double CD version, two different vinyl versions, t-shirt etc. etc. See detailed information at Pledge Music site.


URIAH HEEP FORSSA 4th AUGUST

Uriah Heep will be performing at Forssan Holjat festival 4th August 2018. Tickets already for sale at Tiketti. In December special prices only 20 EUR / day.

Website / Facebook event


8th December 2017

NEW VERSION OF OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY PUBLISHED

A redesigned version of official Uriah Heep discography maintained by myself has been published. This new version will hopefully be more user friendly and it's easier to find the most relevant record releases as well the latest remastered versions of classic albums.

Here ou can go to The Official Uriah Heep Discography


23rd October 2017 (updated 16th November)

URIAH HEEP NEW STUDIO ALBUM: "LIVING THE DREAM"

Frontiers Records has now announced officially that the next studioalbum by Uriah Heep will be called Living The Dream. The band has just finished pre-production and the actual album recordings will happen in early 2018. The release date has not yet been set but most probably will be in the fall 2018. Keep watching Upcoming releases page for all the news.


KEN HENSLEY: RARE & TIMELESS ALBUM

Ken Hensley has announced at this Facebook site that there will be a new album titled Rare & Timeless to be released by BMG. The album will contain 15 tracks of which 5 are previously unreleased. Details on this from Upcoming releases page.


NEW & UPCOMING RELEASES

Raging Through The Silence 2CD/DVD - First time released on CD & DVD
Selections From Totally Driven - Picture disc vinyl
Phil Lanzon: If You Think I'm Crazy - First solo album

See NEW RELEASES for additional information


23th July 2017

NEW T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE

The official Heep store has new t-shirts available, eg. current European tour and legendary 1973 British tout Uriah Heep Live shirt. These can be ordered from https://uriah-heep.myshopify.com/.


14th June 2017

KEN HENSLEY & FIVE FIFTEEN AT TAVASTIA

Ken Hensley will be back in Finland after two years to perform at The Storyteller's Night at Tavastia Club 4th August as part of Mika Järvisen Summerbclub. To support Ken is the Finnish legendary reformed band Five Fifteen.

Tickets to the concert cost 23 EUR in advance and are available at Tiketti.


9th June 2017

NEW LOOK AT WEBSITE

A new reorganized and redesigned webite has now been launched. Today 9th of June is the 70th birthday of Mick Box and also the birthday of the late Trevor Bolder (1950-2013) so what would be a better day than this! Please have a look through the site and you'll notice there's lots of familiar stuf but also some interesting new stuff.

There's a new guestbook also so please feel free to leave a note and let me know what you think of the site. If you notice some errors, links not working etc. please let me know, this is still work in progress.


LATEST NEWS HEEP & RELATED

The band had to cancel some shows in February because vocalist Bernie Shaw had to go thorugh an operation. After recovering he took part in Rock Meets Classics tour together with Mick Box March-April. After that the first shows of 2017 were played in Ukraine. Currently they are on a short break and touring will commence 25th June. During Summer Heep will perform mostly at European Summer festivals.

There have been rumours that the band is writing new songs and will be going to studio soon to record a new album but there are no official news yet. However, keyboard player Phil Lanzon has been recording his first solo album, there's no release date yet confirmed.

Ken Hensley is involved with several projects: writing a stage musical, producing other artists etc. He will also by as special guest on Status Quo's acoustic tour of Europe in November-December. John Lawton is currenly recording a new album with reformed Lucifer's Friend and playing some festivals in Europe.

Trevor Bolder's posthumous solo album should also be released soon, the single Which Way Will The Wind Blow was released in March but no news yet on the album release.

Keep checking this page for more info later and especially New Releases page.


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.


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