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Haken – Atlas Stone

British prog rock band Haken have premiered a brand new track, Atlas Stone. It is taken from the band’s forthcoming third album, The Mountain, the first to be released on the InsideOut label. The band say: “Atlas Stone has a … Continue reading

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Anneke Van Giersbergen signs deal

Anneke Van Giersbergen has signed to InsideOut for the release of her fifth solo album. The former vocalist with The Gathering – also known for her work with Ayreon and Devin Townsend – will release Drive on September 23, followed … Continue reading

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Rush commemorated on Canadian stamp

Rush have been commemorated on a new postage stamp made available by Canada Post. The band’s Starman logo appears as part of the post office’s Canadian Recording Artists series. It’s accompanied by stamps featuring The Tragically Hip, the Guess Who … Continue reading

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Karnivool stream Asymmetry full

Karnivool have streamed upcoming third album Asymmetry in full. It’s the Australian outfit’s first record since 2009′s Sound Awake. Guitarist Drew Goddard explains: “We wanted this record to be a natural evolution; It needed to be more honest and raw, … Continue reading

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HRH: Prog 2 – First acts announced!

HRH presents HRH: Prog 2 Festival, in proud association with Prog Magazine, is pleased to announce Fish, Focus, The Pineapple Thief, Quasar and Hawklords among the initial confirmed acts for next spring’s event. Running from March 20-23 2014 the second … Continue reading

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Anderson unsure over next Tull album

Ian Anderson will release a new album next year – but he’s not sure whether it will appear under the Jethro Tull name. He describes the work as “more aggressive” than his last outing, Thick As A Brick 2, and … Continue reading

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Summers End tickets on sale

Day tickets have gone on sale for this year’s

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Marillion to open for Mott in London

Marillion have been confirmed as special guests at Mott The Hoople’s London concert at the O2 on November 18. It’s the last show in a run of five UK dates by Ian Hunter and fellow original members Verden Allen, Mick … Continue reading

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Bonham plans hologram gig with dad

Jason Bonham is planning to stage a tour on which he performs a duet with a hologram of late dad John. His Led Zeppelin Experience shows already feature on-screen images of the pair before the iconic drummer’s death in 1980, … Continue reading

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Portnoy: I’m so misunderstood

Mike Portnoy thinks he might be one of most misunderstood musicians in the world – especially by those who believe he suffers from lack of commitment. That’s an accusation levelled against him after he quit Dream Theater in 2010 and … Continue reading

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h and Barbieri cancels tour!

As h speaks: It is with extreme regret and no little reluctance that Richard and I must announce the cancellation of our forthcoming August and September shows. We have worked hard and planned carefully to make this tour a memorable … Continue reading

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Saga – Spin it Again

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Tightland – Two Towers

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Cliffhanger – Cold Steel

“Today the debut album from Dutch neo-proggers Cliffhanger is rereleased. The original album is carefully remastered by keyboardist Dick Heijboer. In total 13 extra tracks are added, all previously unreleased on CD. The album is completely new packaged in a … Continue reading

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KingBathmat – Sentinel

Overcoming The Monster ‘deals with the themes of psychological obstacles (monsters of the mind) that are manufactured in our thoughts, internally through our insecurities, externally by the outside influence of others and collectively through the mass media which uses fear … Continue reading

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