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Uriah Heep

Uriah Heep

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Uriah Heep

Interview by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 8 September 1973

THIS INTERVIEW had the most ordinary of beginnings. David Byron and Uriah Heep's Press Miss and myself left the other four members of the band ...


Yes, Black Sabbath, Uriah Heap: Lyceum, London

Live Review by Mark Plummer, Melody Maker, 25 July 1970

YES MADE their comeback at the Lyceum on Friday, but what should have been a great occasion turned out to be rather mediocre. ...

Uriah Heep: Uriah Heep

Review by Marty Cerf, Phonograph Record, September 1970

URIAH HEEP may sound like a skin disease of some kind of animal manure, but in actuality it's the name of a fictional character. Uriah ...

Uriah Heep, Manna: Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 4 February 1972

Uriah Heep Epitomizes Power Rock at Whisky ...

Uriah Heep: Demons and Wizards

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Rolling Stone, 23 November 1972

IT'S A STRANGE TIME. Formerly exciting rock groups have gone musically soft, if not well on the road to outright senility, making the moniker of ...

Uriah Heep: The Heep Bombard Frankfurt

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 10 February 1973

SATURDAY IN FRANKFURT, Western Germany, and Hans and Monika have pooled their Deutsche Marks to go and see Uriah Heep in concert. It's been a ...

Uriah Heep: The Magician’s Birthday (Mercury)

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Creem, March 1973

A DUD. There was some controversy over whether Uriah Heep’s last album, Demons and Wizards, wasn’t a bit of a tone-down itself, a retreat from ...

Uriah Heep: Live (Bronze)

Review by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 5 May 1973

IT BECAME Friday night in Birmingham on a Friday morning in London – when I listened to this live Heep set. ...

Uriah Heep: Live

Review by Robot A. Hull, Phonograph Record, June 1973

SEE THE FUNNY heavy metal group. For some time now they been on top of things; rock critics drooled in agreement that they'd become regular ...

Uriah Heep: The Tour That Detoured The Demons

Interview by Stephen Demorest, Circus Raves, January 1974

Scarcely a year ago, the Heep found America filled with threatening crazies, and went scurrying back to England with culture-shock. But a new look at ...

Uriah Heep

Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 8 June 1974

"IT GETS ON my tit when people start talking when I'm listening to music, so when I'm at 'ome I always turn the sound right ...

Uriah Heep: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 29 June 1974

Heep howl out at Hammersmith ...

Uriah Heep: Ex-Crimson Bass Man Seduced

Report and Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 22 March 1975


Uriah Heep: After A Bum Reality, The Return To Fantasy With Wetton On Bass

Interview by Ira Robbins, Circus Raves, September 1975

"IT'S A WINE and roses situation," quoth Ken Hensley, speaking of the hand-in-glove way that Uriah Heep's new bass player, John Wetton, has fit into ...

Uriah Heep/Pretty Things: Empire Pool, Wembley

Live Review by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, 19 June 1976

THE PRETTY Things can, on occasion, succumb to being ordinary, but usually they're great. This night was no exception. Using the cavern of Wembley Empire ...

John Wetton: I Have Nothing To Hide Shock

Interview by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 11 September 1976

John Wetton reflects on past problems with Uriah Heep – and on his future plans which, among other things, involve working with Ferry. ...

Uriah Heep drama: the final act?

Interview by David Hancock, National RockStar, 26 February 1977

Heavy rock 'n' roll is old, tired stuff. Ken Hensley says so and DAVID HANCOCK stares in amazement. Can this be the end of civilisation ...

Uriah Heep: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 10 December 1977

Heep hordes go crazy, critic stays unmoved ...

Uriah Heep/Bram Tchaikovsky: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 10 March 1979

HEEP AND Tchaikovsky? All I expected to want to write was a letter to the civic authorities asking them to put Andrex instead of Bronco ...

Uriah Heep: Wake The Sleeper

Review by Geoff Barton, Classic Rock, July 2008

GHOSTS OF Abominog. It sounds like a magical incantation by Doctor Strange, doesn't it? You can just imagine Marvel Comics' moustachio'd master of the mystic ...

"We'll retire at 106. What else can we do?" The rockers who won't call it a day

Report and Interview by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 18 August 2015

From Suzi Quatro to Saxon's Biff Byford, rock's pioneers have been making music for more than 40 years. Here they talk about leather jumpsuits, performing ...

see also David Byron

see also Toe Fat


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