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Profuna Ocean wins Dutch Exposure

Profuna Ocean has won Dutch Exposure, and thus a record deal with FREIA Music. During the live-event last week the band perfomed alongside two other finalists Trip Trigger and Incidense. All three bands set a solid performance on stage. The … Continue reading

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JOLLY – Firewell

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Loop reunite for final festival

Loop have reunited and are planning live appearances this year and next, mainman Robert Hampson has confirmed. The lineup, including John Wills, Neil Mackay and Scott Dowson, will curate the last-ever All Tomorrow’s Parties festival at the end of November, … Continue reading

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Devin Townsend’s idea bank

Devin Townsend has released two videos containing clips of music demos, which he may or may not use in the future. He says: “Heres a small taste of a ton of stuff I have on the go – all demos … Continue reading

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Alessandro Carmassi & Denis Surov

Alessandro Carmassi, vocalist of Marillion tribute band Neverland, combined his vocals together with 15th year old Russian guitarplayer Denis Surov to release in the near future their first record. Tracks are inspired through Pink Floyd, Genesis and Survivor. DPRP has … Continue reading

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King’s X frontman dUg Pinnick needs your help

Friends and fans of King’s X frontman dUg Pinnick are halfway to raising $25,000 so he can undergo hernia surgery – but they need more support to reach the target. US resident Pinnick has no health insurance and instead has … Continue reading

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Rush hope for more Prog in Rock Hall

Rush were inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame last night at a ceremony in Los Angeles – and the band hope it leads to more prog artists being recognised by the establishment. Foo Fighters men Dave Grohl … Continue reading

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Celebr8.2 full festival confirmed

Organisers behind the second Celebr8 festival have issued full details for the even that takes place on May 11-12 at the Hippodrome, Kingston Upon Thames. Celebr8.2 stars Threshold, Arena, Frost*, Haken and many others, with exclusive debut and one-off UK … Continue reading

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Marillion world record claimed

We did it … alongside Abbey Road Studios LiveHereNow team the Friday night show of the 2013 UK Marillion Weekend at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall was successfully made available for chart eligible sale in record time. 10 hours and 31 … Continue reading

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DPRP Radio: Downloads returns….

Thanks to help from a DPRP reader we are again able to offer downloads of the weekly DPRP Radio Show. Copyright issues in the UK halted the download option of the show last month. However Cliff Pearson, who produces a … Continue reading

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Genesis still inspires Ray Wilson

Ray Wilson still regards his time in Genesis as a high point of his career – and he’s still inspired by the experience, he’s revealed. The vocalist continues to use a songwriting method he learned from the band, which they’d … Continue reading

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Rush and the string section

Rush frontman Geddy Lee says the band aren’t even close to thinking about retirement – and in fact they’re enjoying a new lease of life. The Canadian giants, who next month will be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall … Continue reading

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The Roger Waters boycott!

Thirty years after the release of Pink Floyd‘s ‘The Final Cut,’ which focused on the early-1980s conflict over the Falkland Islands, Roger Waters is still involved with world politics. These days, he’s calling for a South African apartheid-style musical boycott … Continue reading

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Rock ITtervoort 2013

Landmarq (UK), Knight Area (NL), Martigan (DE) and Silhouette (NL) are the bands for the 7th edition of ROCK ITtervoort. For the first time in history their will be 4 bands performing at ROCK ITtervoort. As usual these bands come … Continue reading

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Oliver Wakeman talks to DPRP

It’s been a couple of months since I last wrote an update about what has been going on in my music world and reading about the passing of Peter Banks this morning has prompted me to sit down at the … Continue reading

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