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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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Trouble for InVertigo

“Dear InVertigo friends, I’m sad to inform you that, for health reasons, I’ll be temporarily unable to perform with InVertigo. I had broken my collarbone, and during surgery complications occured, resulting in my being unable to move my left arm … Continue reading

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Rush finally nominated…

Rush have finally been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart have been eligible for entry since 1998 but had been ignored up until 2013′s shortlist, with the subject … Continue reading

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The Nightwish story…..

Another chapter of the Nightwish story has ended today. Nightwish and Anette Olzon have decided to part company, in mutual understanding, for the good of all parties involved. In recent times it has become increasingly obvious that the direction and … Continue reading

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Why Yes don’t need Anderson or Wakeman!

Steve Howe says classic-era Yes members Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman couldn’t be there now because they don’t want to commit to what the band believes it must do. And he sees no contradiction in Asia having done nothing while … Continue reading

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ProgPower Europe information!

We just would like you to know that day tickets for ProgPower Europe are available now. Check it out at www.progpowereurope.com/tickets. Because we use an online ticket system you will get your tickets right away after your payment. Therefore we … Continue reading

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Strangers On A Train – remastered

Metal Mind Productions is proud to announce the re-release of real progressive rock gems. Unavailable for several years, the only two albums by the short lived outfit Strangers on a Train will be released again in early November. Strangers on … Continue reading

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It Bites – Cartoon Graveyard

It Bites will also be undertaking a short UK Tour in December this year. On the bill with IB will be special guest Alan Reed. Dates confirmed are: 20/10/12 : LEAMINGTON SPA, The Assembly Rooms (Fish Convention) 08/12/12 : PLYMOUTH, … Continue reading

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