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International Prog Ensemble Sontaag To Release Space Opera

In the grand tradition of high concept progressive rock comes an epic cross-media hybrid where cerebral science fiction meets visceral rock ‘n’ roll. Sontaag’s eponymous debut album has been described as ‘the space opera that Pink Floyd never wrote’, ‘a … Continue reading

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Pain of Salvation completes ProgPower Europe 2014 line-up

The Swedish band that has more than earned its merits in the Progressive Metal scene returns to ProgPower Europe! From their debut album Entropia to The Perfect Element, BE and the Road Saltalbums Pain of Salvation have a created a diverse catalog that many are looking … Continue reading

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“An Evening With Tim Bowness and Henry Fool” and more!

Tim Bowness and Henry Fool have announced two “An Evening With Tim Bowness and Henry Fool” concerts to take place this July, showcasing material by Henry Fool, No- Man and Tim’s forthcoming InsideOut label album, “Abandoned Dancehall Dreams”. Henry Fool … Continue reading

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MaterDea – New Single Online

Italian Folk/Pagan Metal Band MaterDea will released their new album called “A Rose For Egeria” via Midsummer’s Eve on 1 May 2014. First single off new album, “Beyond the Painting” is now available for streaming on SoundCloud. The third album … Continue reading

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In memoriam: Henri Bos

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that after a long illness, Henri Bos passed away at the age of 53. Henri was with DPRP from shortly after the beginning in 1995 and has contributed to … Continue reading

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Maegi new prog/metal project

Oganalp Canatan’s Maegi’s debut to arrive in December, featuring several important guest artists. Maegi is the upcoming power-progressive metal project of Oganalp Canatan (Dreamtone, Dreamtone & Iris Mavraki’s Neverland). After working with Dreamtone and Neverland for about a decade, Canatan … Continue reading

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Neal Morse gig

Neal Morse is coming to the Netherlands in February. After the very successful concert last year June, Neal Morse will perform a church-concert in Cuijk (Holland) again on February 29th, Martinus-church. Church open at 19.30. After a musical introduction Neal … Continue reading

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Dutch & Belgian Gig Guide

In the last update of the Dutch & Belgian Gig Guide Mr So & So concerts postponed until later notice. Shows have been added for : Yessongs, Uriah Heep, Gazpacho, Pallas, Argus, The Gathering, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Anathema, … Continue reading

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Dutch & Belgian Gig Guide

In the last update of the Dutch & Belgian Gig Guide Shows have been added for: Wishbone Ash, Nice Beaver, Frank Carducci, Absolutely Floyd, Deep Purple, Lisa Cuthbert

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NL Gigs Updated

In the last update of the Dutch & Belgian Gig Guide Clannad Melkweg show has been cancelled. Shows have been added for: Loreena McKennit, Steve Hackett Electric Band, Threshold, The Perfect Tool.

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ProgPower 2011 line-up complete

With the announcement that DGM has been added, the line-up of ProgPower2011 is now complete. The complete line-up is now: 30/09/11: Seventh Wonder, Subsignal, Barstool Philosophers 01/10/11: Symphony X, Long Distance Calling, DGM, In Mourning, White Walls, Schizoid Lloyd 02/10/11: … Continue reading

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New Dutch and Belgian Gig Guide

Almost 16 years ago Henri Bos started to maintain a Dutch and Belgian Gig Guide for DPRP. As you know the gig guide has become one of the most visited items on our site. This did not go unnoticed, so … Continue reading

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Matthew Davis LaPorte – RIP

Sad news from the Jon Oliva’s Pain camp: It is with great heartache and sorrow that we relay the passing of our dear friend, band-mate, guitarist and brother Matthew LaPorte. Matt passed away in his home shortly after 6 pm … Continue reading

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