The British hard rock band, Uriah Heep will perform in concert today, 5th February, at Belgrade’s Sava Centre, on the Serbian leg of their European tour at which they are promoting their new album “Living the Dream”.
The band’s guitar player, Mick Box says that, apart from new songs, the Belgrade audience will also enjoy in the band’s classic hits like “Gipsy”, “Easy Livin’”, “July Morning”, and “Lady In Black”.
“We are excited to be in Belgrade and play with a lot of zeal. There will be plenty of good stuff at the concert and a great song list which is a cross-section of our career from the very beginning until our last album “Living the Dream”, says Box.
Uriah Heep was formed in London in 1969. It has had the same lineup since 2013: lead and rhythm guitarist Mick Box, keyboardist Phil Lanzon, lead vocalist Bernie Shaw, drummer Russell Gilbrook and bassist Davey Rimmer.
Over the course of their 50-year career, Uriah Heep have released twenty-five studio albums, two albums composed of re-recorded material, eighteen live albums and thirty-nine compilation albums. Twelve of the band’s studio albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975) while of the fifteen Billboard 200 Uriah Heep albums Demons and Wizards was the most successful (#23, 1972).
In the late 1970s the band had massive success in Germany, where the “Lady in Black” single was a big hit.
The band maintains a significant following and performs at arena-sized venues in the Balkans, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Russia and Scandinavia. They have sold over 40 million albums worldwide with over 4 million sales in the U.S, where its best-known songs include “Easy Livin'”, “The Wizard”, “Sweet Lorraine”, and “Stealin'”.
The tickets for the Belgrade concert costs 1,600, 1,900, 2,300, 2,800 and 3,200 dinars and can be purchased at Sava Centre’s box office, or via www.tickets.rs .
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