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VOYAGER NOMINATED FOR PROG MAGAZINE’S PROGRESSIVE MUSIC AWARDS 2014 ‘BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST’

“AUSTRALIA - Australian progressive metal quintet, Voyager, has been announced as a nominee for ‘Breakthrough Artist’ in PROG Magazine’s Progressive Music Awards 2014 presented by Orange Amplification. Fan voting is now open online at: http://awards.progmagazine.com/.

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PROG SPHERE Invites Bands to Send Submissions for 20th Edition of Progstravaganza Compilation Series

“Prog Sphere’s Progstravaganza progressive rock and metal compilation series have been around since August 2010, and during that time over 400 bands paraded through it. Prog Sphere is currently taking submissions for the jubilee, twentieth edition and bands from all around the … Continue reading

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Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited Live at The Royal Albert Hall DVD 7 CD box set & Oct Nov Tour

“Prog pioneer Steve Hackett proudly announces the DVD release of his critically acclaimed live spectacular Genesis Revisited, filmed at the sold out show at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall in October 2013. The DVD of this landmark performance will hit the … Continue reading

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PRIMUS, KING DIAMOND, UNEVEN STRUCTURE and KAMLATH members from prog supergroup ESCAPETHECULT

“ESCAPETHECULT began life in 2008 as the brainchild of ambitious bassist PETER G. SHALLMIN of Siberian band KAMLATH, whose vision of an all-encompassing progressive metal audio/visual experience took shape with the help of some very high calibre musicians. Joined by … Continue reading

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Mistheria announces recording of their new album “Gemini”

“The guitar recording sessions for Mistheria’s new instrumental metal album “GEMINI” are finally booked for this Summer 2014: Roger Staffelbach will record the most of the songs, Leonardo Porcheddu and Ivan Mihaljević will complete the job on a song each. Special … Continue reading

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STEVE ROTHERY announces release of ‘Live In Rome’ CD/DVD through InsideOutMusic

“Legendary Marillion guitarist and founding member Steve Rothery has revealed that, in advance of his much anticipated new solo album ‘The Ghosts of Pripyat’, he will release a brand new CD/DVD set titled ‘Live In Rome’. Released through InsideOutMusic on … Continue reading

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Progressive Promotion Festival

“This years PPR Festival will take place on Sept 12th. and 13th, in Rüsselsheim(Germany). The line-up features Mystery, Vanden Plas, Nemo, Martigan, Flaming Row, Profusion, and Frequency Drift!”

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An evening with Tim Bowness & Henry Fool (featuring Colin Edwin)

A special Dutch gig @ De Boerderij, September 11th is announced, with some extremely pure and fine progressive UK artists working together. There is TIM BOWNESS and HENRY FOOL featuring COLIN EDWIN, playing their solo music as well as No-Man … Continue reading

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United Progressive Fraternity

” Exciting news from down under! Although, well known Australian Progressive Rock group Unitopia have decided to call it a day, the musical spirit still lives on in the newly formed United Progressive Fraternity. A phoenix from the ashes, UPF are a tour de … Continue reading

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GuitarEuroMedia Guitar Solo Contest 2014

“A new cool guitar solo contest has been launched at GuitarEuroMedia.com very recently, here is the mini website : http://www.guitareuromedia.com/ga2/ This contest is open worldwide, whatever the style and tone !! 3 WINNERS will be choosen by the judges giving them the … Continue reading

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ASIA to release a unique live document of the original line-up’s performance of the debut album in full

“Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of ASIA newest live CD/DVD package entitled “High Voltage” on August 22nd in Europe and August 26th in North America. Recorded on the 24th July 2010 at the inaugural High Voltage Festival … Continue reading

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SEETHER revealed ‘Words As Weapons’ video

“Multi-platinum alternative rock trio Seether will release their highly anticipated, sixth studio albumIsolate And Medicate on June 30, 2014 via The Bicycle Music Company/Concord Music Group/Spinefarm Records. The band revealed their video for the song ‘Words As Weapons’, taken from … Continue reading

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MYSTERY – Unveil the Mystery (compilation)

“Canadian act MYSTERY are one of contemporary Progressive Rock’s biggest bands, and last year’s “The World Is A Game” album firmly cemented their reputation as one of the natural heirs to the legacy of Canadian prig legends such as Saga … Continue reading

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Distorted Harmony to release their second album “Chain Reaction”

“Distorted harmony started as a concept by a frustrated jazz pianist and was formed in 2009 when founder Yoav Efron (keyboards/producer) teamed up with Yogev Gabay (drums). The two were later joined by Misha Soukhinin (vocals), Iggy Jjackson-Cohen (bass) and … Continue reading

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YES SET TO RELEASE NEW STUDIO ALBUM IN JULY ON FRONTIERS RECORDS “HEAVEN & EARTH”

“Among the world’s most influential, ground-breaking, and respected progressive rock bands, Grammy Award winning, YES are proud to announce they will release their new studio album, HEAVEN & EARTH, on July 18th on Frontiers Records. Having sold nearly 40 million … Continue reading

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