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New Leprous album

InsideOut Music report that Leprous have entered the studios to work on the follow up to the well received Bilateral. The new album Coal will be released in May this year… After finishing off a very eventful and busy past year of promotions for … Continue reading

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ProgPower Europe more acts

PROGPOWER EUROPE which takes place in The Netherlands between 4th & 6th October 2013 have confirmed two more acts for this year’s festival. From the USA are The Omega Experiment and from Greece, Verbal Delerium.

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New Willow Glass album…

The Dream Harbour, the new Willowglass album, is now complete and due for release in May! The track list remains as listed below. As previously mentioned, the album features Hans Jörg Schmitz on drums/percussion and Steve Unruh on violin/flute/guitar. Once … Continue reading

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Maschine new drummer

Following on from our report late last month, we are pleased to announce that Maschine have found a new drummer and that James Stewart has taken over the drum throne…

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Syd Arthur new single

Today, 11th March, sees the release of Canterbury based quartet Syd Arthur‘s new double A side single, Ode To The Summer and Edge of The Earth. The band are currently playing at SXSW in Texas, followed in April, by a UK performance with Caravan … Continue reading

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Arena DVD preview

As previously reported (full article HERE) Metal Mind Productions will release Arena‘s Rapture DVD on 25th March. The concert was recorded at the Wyspiański Theatre (Katowice, Poland) during 2011 and as part of Arena’s tour promoting  the release  of The Seventh Degree of Separation. … Continue reading

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Alvin Lee RIP

Guitar legend Alvin Lee sadly passed away on Wednesday 6th March 2013 – “due to unforseen complications following a routine surgical procedure”. Alvin’s influence throughout the rock and blues spheres is immeasurable. As a tribute to a true gentleman and a phenomenal … Continue reading

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The Tangent & Jonas Reingold re-unite

We are absolutely delighted that Flower Kings/Karmakanik and Founder Tangent Member JONAS REINGOLD returned to the Tangent project earlier in the first few days of 2013 and has since recorded all the bass parts for the new album “Le Sacre … Continue reading

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Kamelot announce tour dates

Kamelot announce European tour dates starting in November 2013… SILVERTHORN OVER EUROPE 2013 03 Nov  GER – Cologne, Essigfabrik 06 Nov  FIN – Tampere, Pakkahuone 07 Nov  FIN – Helsinki, Nosturi 08 Nov  SWE – Stockholm, Klubben 09 Nov  NOR – … Continue reading

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Anta’s second album out in June

Bristol (UK) based Anta announce the follow-up release to their well received 2010 debut The Tree That Bears The Equine Fruit. Centurionaut will be available on LP and in MP3 from the band’s website from 14th June 2013. Ahead of this the band … Continue reading

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New video track from Anakdota

Israeli based keyboard man and composer, Erez Aviram sent us a link to Anakdota‘s recently updloaded VideoSong – The Girl Next Door. According to Erez the recently formed band is: “…all about forging a brand new sound by combining  the complex riffs and rhythms … Continue reading

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Y-Prog Festival dates cancelled

Postings on the UK based Y-Prog Festival 2013 Facebook page indicate that most of this year’s festival has now been cancelled. Although it is believed that the Friday evening show featuring Riverside, Jolly and Dianoya will still take place. Jump will also play … Continue reading

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Thick As A Brick ‘trilogy’

In an interview with Janice Long last month Ian Anderson mutes that there may well be a Thick As A Brick ~ Part III. You can watch the full interview on ‘The Janice Long Review’ show HERE. The show also features Simon … Continue reading

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Summer’s End Festival announce more bands

We are delighted to announce the next three bands for this year’s festival to be held on October 4th to 6th at Lydney Town Hall, Gloucestershire. Sponsor and Hero tickets are available from Landmarq make a welcome first appearance … Continue reading

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Panic Room line-up change

UK based Panic Room have announced the departure of guitarist Paul Davies, for personal reasons. However with gigs looming up shortly they have enlisted Morpheus Rising’s Pete Harwood as dep for these concerts. A complete list of Panic Room’s UK … Continue reading

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