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David Randall

Assume The Position with David Randall

A weekly mix of new and classic rock

Sunday 22:00, Monday and Friday 22:00 repeat

A weekly mix of new and classic rock, signposting forthcoming gigs and tours.  Broadcast live on Sundays.

In the first hour David announces the GRTR! Top 10 Albums for the week, based on website views, social media activity and radio airplay

In the second hour ‘Live Legends’ features two tracks from significant live artists whilst ‘Anniversary Rock’ picks out some events this week in rock music history.

Shows are posted within five days of the last repeat broadcast.

Recent shows

[09.01.22]

1. ERIC GALES Put That Back, Crown (2022) 3:47
2. WILLE AND THE BANDITS Will We Ever, When The World Stood Still (2022) 4:29
3. TROY REDFERN Love & War, The Fire Cosmic (2021) 4:36
4. SONATA ARTICA Storm The Armada, Talviyo (2019) 5:08
5. SONATA ARTICA The Rest Of The Sun Belongs To Me, Acoustic Adventures Vol.1 (2021) 5:51
6. THE DAMN TRUTH The Fire, Now Or Nowhere 2021) 4:28
7. ELIANA CARGNELUTTI Breathe Again, Aur (2021) 3:35
8. SAMANTHA FISH Faster, Faster (2021) 2:55
9. COLLATERAL Midnight Queen, Single (2021) 4:39
10. JETHRO TULL Shosana Sleeping, The Zealot Gene (2022) 3:42
11. STARLITE CAMPBELL BAND Language Of Curiosity, The Language Of Curiosity (2021) 3:49
12. LIFESIGNS Gregarious, Altitude (2021) 4:33
13. SARAH PEROTTA Firestorm, Blue To Gold (2021) 2:48
14. MAGNUM Remember, The Monster Roars (2022) 5:14
15. STEVE VAI Apollo In Color, Inviolate (2022) 4:18
16. SAXON Broken Heroes, Destiny (2010) 6:05
17. DIAMOND HEAD Play It Loud, The Friday Rock Show Sessions (1992) 7:19
18. RACHEL FLOWERS With You, Bigger On The Inside (2021) 6:20
19. CAP OUTRUN My Destination, High On Deception (2021) 5:00
20 THE GONG FARMERS Winter Hill, Guano Junction (2022) 3:31
21. DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION Darker Times, Skyscraper Souls (2017) 7:18
22. LITTLE FEAT Skin It Back, Feats Don’t Fail Me Now (1974) 4:13
23. EARTH WIND & FIRE Let’s Groove, Greatest Hits (1998) 5:35
24. LIONCAGE Dancing Queen, Done At Last (2015) 4:12


[02.01.22]

1. THE PINEAPPLE THIEF Our Mire, Nothing But The Truth (2021) 7:18
2. KATATONIA Night Comes Down, Mnemosynian (2021) 4:12
3. KRIS BARRAS BAND These Voices (2022) 4:02
4. PERFECT PLAN What About Love, Time For A Miracle (2020) 4:32
5. PERFECT PLAN That Was Yesterday, Live At Sharpener’s House (2021) 4:29
6. BAD WOLVES House Of Cards, Dear Monsters (2021) 4:19
7. TREMONTI Under The Sun, Marching In Time (2021) 4:32
8. THE MURDER OF MY SWEET Heads Or Tails, The Gentleman’s Legacy (2021) 5:50
9. AT THE MOVIES The Power Of Love, The Soundtrack Of Your Life Vol.1 (2021) 4:14
10. CAP OUTRUN High On Deception, High On Deception (2021) 4:17
11. MACHINES DREAM Airfield On Sunwick, Black Science (2017) 6:10
12. ZELBO Phoenix Rising, In My Dreams (2021) 4:24
13. L.A. GUNS Better Than You, Checkered Past (2021) 3:50
14. THREE DAYS GRACE So Called Life, Explosions (2022) 3:24
15. STEVE HACKETT Watcher Of The Skies, Genesis Revisited Live At The Royal Albert Hall (2014) 9:07
16. ANDY TIMMONS Cry For You, The Spoken And The Unspoken (1999) 7:47
17. SEAN TAYLOR Nowhere To Hide, The Beat Goes On (2021) 4:50
18. SARAH PERROTTA Spectrum Of Color, Blue To Gold (2021) 4:46
19. THE FLOWER KINGS The Great Pretender, By Royal Decree (2022) 6:58
20  ERIC GALES You Don’t Know The Blues, Crown (2022) 4:34
21. NAZARETH Tattooed On My Brain, Tattooed On My Brain (2018) 2:52
22. CARLY SIMON Night Owl, No Secrets (1972) 3:50
23. JIMI HENDRIX All Along The Watchtower, South Saturn Delta (1997) 4:01
24. FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Bad Company, Single (2009) 4:20


[26.12.21] Show highlights (September-December 2021)

1. JETHRO TULL Sad City Sisters, The Zealot Gene (2021) 3:42
2. MAGNUM No Steppin’ Stones, The Monster Roars (2022) 4:10
3. MARILLION Be Hard On Yourself, An Hour Before It’s Dark (2022) 9:23
4. BERNIE MARSDEN King Of The Blues, Stacks (2005) 4:52
5. BERNIE MARSDEN Who’s Been Talking, Chess (2021) 3:57
6. THE PAT McMANUS BAND Doomsday Clock, Full Service Resumed (2021) 4:10
7. MIKE ZITO Dreaming Of You, Resurrection (2021) 3:55
8. SAMANTHA FISH Faster, Faster (2021) 2:55
9. TOUCH Trippin’ Over Shadows, Tomorrow Never Comes (2021) 4:52
10. ROBIN McAULEY Late December, Standing On The Edge (2021) 3:34
11. MICHAEL SCHENKER GROUP Sail The Darkness, Immortal (2021) 3:37
12. THUNDER The Smoking Gun, All The Right Noises (2021) 4:49
13. SWEET Still Got The Rock, Isolation Boulevard (2020) 3:40
14. DAN REED NETWORK Starlight, Single (2021) 3:54
15. TODD RUNDGREN Pretending To Care, State Theater New Jersey 2005 4:25
16. CATS IN SPACE The Greatest Story Never Told, Diamonds (2021) 7:39
17. DIM GRAY Again, Flown (2021) 3:23
18. THE IMMEDIATE FAMILY Can’t Stop Progress, The Immediate Family (2021) 4:28
19. AMANDA LEHMANN The Watcher, Innocence And Illusion (2021) 7:24
20. CHANTEL McGREGOR April, The Shed Sessions Volume One (2021) 7:03
21. CARAVAN Luna’s Tuna, It’s None Of Your Business (2021) 3:21
22 AVAWAVES Chrysalis, Chrysalis (2021) 4:27
23. RACHEL FLOWERS Beautiful Dream, Bigger On The Inside (2021) 4:42
24. THE BEATLES Without A Song (Jam), Let It Be (2021 ed.) 2:00
25. THE BOX TOPS Neon Rainbow, Magic Bus (2015) 3:04
26. JOURNEY Who’s Crying Now, Revelation (2008) 5:15


[19.12.21] The Best of 2021

1 STEVE HACKETT Held In The Shadows, Surrender Of Silence (2021) 6:20
2. BASTETTE Sick & Twisted, EP 2:46
3. VAMBO Fast Car, EP 3:06
4. VOODOO RAMBLE Sally, Single (2021) 3:13
5. THUNDER Going To Sin City, All The Right Noises (2021) 3:56
6. IRON MAIDEN Days Of Future Past, Senjutsu (2021) 4:05
7. ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN Agape, The Darkest Skies (2021) 4:09
8. THORBJORN RISAGER Dreamland, Best Of (2021) 5:49
9. MASON HILL Find My Way, Against the Wall (2021) 4:12
10. SYLVAN Start Of Your Life, One To Zero (2021) 3:13
11. KENT HILLI Heaven Can Wait, The Rumble (2021) 4:32
12. HEAVY WATER Red Brick City, Red Brick City (2021) 3:20
13. THE TREATMENT Tough Kid, Waiting For Good Luck (2021) 4:13
14. BLACK SABBATH All Moving Parts, Technical Ecstasy (2021) 5:05
15. AFTERLIGHT Dead Light, Afterlight (2021) 4:28
16. AMANDA LEHMANN Forever Days, Innocence & Illusion (2021) 5:35
17. WHEN RIVERS MEET Do You Remember My Name, Saving Grace (2021) 3:09
18. NESTOR Tomorrow, Single (2021) 4:44
18  LIZ JONES & THE WINDOWS Stain, Single (2021) 4:40
19. KRIS BARRAS BAND Dead Horses, Single (2021) 3:52
20. ROBIN McCAULEY Standing On The Edge, Standing On The Edge (2021) 4:17
21. MAXIMO PARK Versions Of You, Nature Always Wins (2021) 4:45
22. LEVERAGE Starlight, Above The Beyond (2021) 4:01
23. BURNTFIELD Trust In You, Impermanence (2021) 3:25
24. THREE COLOURS DARK Love’s Lost Property, Love’s Lost Property (2021) 8:41
25. JOE BONAMASSA Notches, Time Clocks (2021) 7:03


[12.12.21] Show highlights (May-August 2021)

1 ELIANA CARGNELUTTI Who is The Monster, Single (2021) 3:20
2. SUZI QUATRO Do Ya Dance, The Devil In Me (2021) 2:49
3. LEE AARON C’Mon, Radio (2021) 4:45
4. DAVID MINASIAN Masquerade, Random Acts Of Beauty (2010) 12:29
5. DAVID MINASIAN Storming The Castle, Best Of (2021) 5:22
6. TOUCH Tomorrow Never Comes, Tomorrow Never Comes (2021) 4:58
7. LEVARA Just A Man, Levara (2021) 4:08
8. DAVID CROSS & ANDREW KEELING October Is Marigold, October Is Marigold (2021) 9:31
9. STAHLMANN Der Sturm, Quarz (2021) 4:22
10. MERCURY X Lonely, Imprisoned (2021) 5:13
11. CAP OUTRUN Shadows On The Wall, High On Deception (2021) 9:14
12. AFTERLIGHT Parallax, Afterlight (2021) 4:31
13. TRUCKER DIABLO We’re Gonna Rock This Christmas, Single (2021) 4:09
14. TOTO Kingdom Of Desire, With A Little Help From My Friends (2021) 8:13
15. MARILLION Fantastic Place, With Friends at St.David’s (2021) 6:01
16. STEVEN WILSON Eminent Sleaze, The Future Bites (2021) 3:55
17. GEORGE LYNCH & JEFF PILSON Music, Heavy Hitters (2021) 3:32
18. JO BELOW No Control, No Control EP (2021) 3:28
19. THE DAMN TRUTH This Is Who We Are Now, Now Or Nowhere (2021) 4:05
20. JEFF KOLLMAN Superstring Theory, East Of Heaven (2021) 4:53
21. DAVID CROSBY River Rise, For Free (2021) 3:35
22. QUINN SULLIVAN In A World Without You, Wide Awake (2021) 4:01
23 BAD COMPANY Hey Joe, Live 1977 & 1979 (2016) 4:27
24. CHAKA KHAN We Can Work It Out, Whatcha Gonna Do For Me (1981) 3:42
25. HALL AND OATES I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do), Rock ‘N Soul (2013) 3:45


[05.12.21] Show highlights (January-April 2021)

1  ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN Agape, The Darkest Skies Are The Brightest (2021) 4:09
2. SMITH KOTZEN Scars, Smith Kotzen (2021) 6:18
3. KAYAK Waiting, Single (2021) 4:28
4. THE DARKNESS Christmas Time, Permission To Land (2003) 3:32
5. THE DARKNESS The Power And The Glory Of Love, Motorheart (2021) 3:58
6. JOSEPH WILLIAMS Denizen Tenant, Denizen Tenant (2021) 3:25
7. CODE OF SILENCE Dark Skies Over Babylon, Single (2021) 3:41
8. THE TREATMENT Wrong Way, Waiting For Good Luck (2021) 3:31
9. THE DEAD DAISIES Saving Grace, Holy Ground (2021) 4:08
10. PEPPERKID2 London Bound, Adventures In Pepperland (2021) 6:07
11. MANIMAL Slaves Of Babylon, Armageddon (2021) 4:37
12. JULIAN LITTMAN Admonition, Global Market Music (2021) 3:53
13. AFTERLIGHT Stain, Afterlight (2021) 2:27
14. DEEP PURPLE White Room, Turning to Crime (2021) 4:53
15. HAWKESTREL Twelve Daze Of Drinxmas, Space Xmas (2020) 4:14
16. FM Blood And Gasoline Tough It Out, Live (2021) 5:12
17. URIAH HEEP Into The Wild, Live At Koko (2015) 4:28
18. ZED MITCHELL I’m Still Waiting, Route 69 (2021) 4:30
19. IVY GOLD Shine On Six, Dusty Winds (2021) 4:59
20. ALLY VENABLE What Do You Want For Me, Heart Of Fire (2021) 4:59
21 ANDY SUSEMIHL The Game, Alienation (2021) 3:34
22. RAY FENWICK Tam Tam, Single (2021) 5:04
23. LYLE WORKMAN Unsung Hero, Uncommon Measures (2021) 6:07
24. OSIBISA Ata Y Ch,e New Dawn (2021) 3:56
25. MR MISTER Broken Wings, Welcome To The Real World (1985) 4:48
26. DURAN DURAN Pressure Off, Paper Gods (2015) 4:19
27. CHIC Le Freak, Single (1978) 5:28


LINKS

Assume The Position Archive – Index (2017-2021)
David Randall Bio
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