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Local Artist wins top band award


The most anticipated reggae awards show in British history, the British Reggae Industry awards, took place at the prestigious Indigo2 on the 21st February 2013. Goldmaster All Star Band – one of gateways local artists have scooped one of the top awards BEST BRITISH BAND AT THE BRITISH REGGAE INDUSTRY AWARDS Read More »

Battle of the Bands – Voting – Lines now closed

Voting is now closed  for Battle of the Bands – the first heat. Thanks to all Bands for taking part. A  Green Mile B Accidental Tourists C New Era D Something Simple E N/A F Blackstorm Sound the second heats will take place next week. Winners will be announced next Sunday at 10PM Read More »

Battle of the Bands Show

Be sure to tune in to the Live & Loud show this coming Sunday with Ryan for a jam packed show! Unlike most shows, this week it’s a Battle of the Bands special. Why? I’ll tell you. As I’m sure you’re well aware, the closing date for entries to this years competition is the 3rd March, only a day or ... Read More »

Battle of the Bands 2012

Gateway 97.8, The Rotary club of Corringham Thameside and Yellow Advertiser brings you Battle of the Bands 2012 to apply please send a short mp3 of your band a biog to- Live interviews on the radio in March and live voting, The top 6 bands will go through to the Final at a live venue, Win the chance  to ... Read More »

Fall to Oblivion: Live and Unsigned Final at the O2

Congratulations to Fall to Oblivion for making it through to The Live and Unsigned finals at The O2 on Saturday 23rd July 2011   Tickets are still available Here Don’t forget to vote for the band to make it through! Text “Unsigned4″ to 84222 (Without the “) [Charges may apply - visit for more info]   Fall to Oblivion are an amazing ... Read More »

Doll Set Tones on Gateway to Rock


On April 10th 2011 local band Doll Set Tones dropped in on Rik for an interview and to play a live set. Watch part one of the interview above and part two below. Part Two: Find parts 3-7 over on their YouTube Links to the Doll Set Tones: Official Website | MySpace | Youtube Read More »

Battle of the Bands Showcase

Battle of the Bands 2011 is coming to you soon! But who’s going through to the finals? Join Dewey D & Rik Moran on Sunday 20th and Sunday 27th March for two Battle of the Bands showcases. Tune into Gateway 97.8 from 4pm untill 8pm to hear the artists, and find out who will make it through. Sunday 20th March: ... Read More »

Battle of the Bands – The Lineup So Far

At the moment, we have a number of bands which will be performing on the Live & Loud and Rock Shows later on this month for the heats to get through to the finals of this years BOTB on Friday 1st April. Tickets are already on sale, you can buy them from Gateway 97.8 in the Eastgate Shopping Centre, Selex ... Read More »

Battle of the Bands Charity

On April 1st this year Gateway 97.8 are holding a battle of the bands competition in aid of St Lukes Hospice, If you wish to get involved then In the meantime, please help us with our fundraising by donation online now You can do so by visiting Read More »