March 5, 2001


On March 23 in London will take place THE HEEPFEST carrying many events in its tight schedule.

There will be the screening of the new documentary covering URIAH HEEP history from 1986 until now, the period of the most stable line-up in the band’s career. Video features previously unseen footage, brand new performances, backstage interviews as well as extensive film from the Olympic Stadium show shot on the legendary Moscow tour in 1987.

The delight for the eyes will be the Roger Dean Preview Exhibition of Original Paintings – a preview of selected original works by Roger Dean including the original artworks for “Demons And Wizards”“The Magician’s Birthday”“Sea Of Light” and “Acoustically Driven” albums. Other paintings include artwork used on the albums of YES, GENTLE GIANT and ASIA. Roger Dean will be there in person on Friday and, possibly, Saturday.

URIAH HEEP concert at the London Astoria where the band members will stay. The gig is part of the split HEEP/NAZARETH tour.

For those still alive there will be an opportunity to set for The Aftershow Party – Phil Lanzon’s Birthday Bash. The HEEP keyboard wiz is happy to celebrate his birthday with his fans. So don’t miss the chance.


There’s a new site/resource started at Join the rocking boat now.

Moreover, the brand new HEEP CD single, “Come Away Melinda” is now for sale at the Official Uriah Heep Online Store. It includes four songs: “Come Away Melinda”, “Heartless Land”, “Time Of Revelation” and “Everything In Life”.


AEROSMITH Came up with a good idea of promoting their newest “Just Push Play” album. On March 6, at 6pm the quintet accompanied by an “army of robot women”, will arrive in Times Square in a customized armored vehicle to personally hand-deliver the first copies of the CD to the Virgin Megastore.

And yes – eventually the band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on March 19th.


John Young announces the return of OBLIVIOUS. The band will tour in August. The players are John’s old friends Dave Kilminster on guitar, Ed Poole on bass and Thomas Lang on drums. Kilmisnter and Lang played together with Young in John Wetton touring band.


Carmine Appice will take part in the Modern Drummer Festival that’s to be on May 19th and 20th in New Jersey. Zeus Od Drums invited three original VANILLA FUDGE members with him for a good couple of songs.

March 5, 2001

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