Category for Misc

  • Ken Hensley & Live Fire in Moscow (27.11.2014)

    November 27, 2014 Ken Hensley and his band, Live Fire, played in the “Theater” club (Moscow). Over the past ten years, Ken toured Russia performing his acoustic solo show. At last, a big day came for the Russian fans who had a long wait for the maestro to bring his “vikings” and the Italian Roberto …

  • Ken Hensley. An excerpt from Bronze Artistes Management press release

    An excerpt from Bron Artistes Management press release (1972).
    Ken Hensley
    “My first active interest in music developed when I was eleven. I heard Lonnie Donegan and I wanted a guitar. My mother got me one as a reward for going to the dentist and I learnt from books and records. The first live show was a …

  • The Magician’s Birthday: original liner notes

    Original liner notes by Ken Hensley.
    Uriah Heep — The Magician’s Birthday
    Based loosely on a short story which I wrote during June/July this year The Magician’s Birthday brings us to our fifth album. Again we find ourselves saying this is our most important album, but they have all been the most important and we will probably …

  • Demons and Wizards: original liner notes

    Original liner notes by Ken Hensley.
    Uriah Heep — Demons And Wizards
    Somebody left a space between our last American tour and our European trip and we used literally every second to put Demons And Wizards together.
    Although the titles would suggest it, there is no magic in it — it’s just a collection of our songs which …

  • Look At Yourself: original liner notes

    Original liner notes by Ken Hensley.
    Uriah Heep — Look At Yourself
    So much has happened since we recorded “Salisbury” that this feels more like notes for a first album than for our third! 
    Our first American tour has to have a special mention chiefly because of its enormous effect on the band as a whole. It was, …