Category Archives: Prog Rock

New Manning album for October

Recording for the next MANNING album “The Root, the Leaf & the Bone” has almost been completed with just some overdubs to finish off now. The track running order for this is as follows: 1. The Root, the Leaf & … Continue reading

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Steve Hackett releases ‘Selection’

To coincide with the first leg of his Genesis Revisited Tour in May, Steve Hackett will release a single disc CD – featuring a collection of songs taken from the Genesis Revisited II album. The aptly titled Selection will included a new recording of … Continue reading

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Camel add more dates

IT’S OFFICIAL! Camel will embark on a brief tour in the autumn 2013, performing The Snow Goose for the first time since the Royal Albert Hall show in 1975, in loving memory of Peter Bardens and in celebration of Camel’s … Continue reading

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A Licence to Kill Podcasts?

The DPRP Radio Show will be taking a sabbatical at the end of April. Launched 18 months ago, we’ve produced 83 shows that have been downloaded over 30,000 times. We’ve covered bands from every type of prog. We’ve done special … Continue reading

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Argent fundraiser gig

Prog rock giants Argent and Colin Blunstone to headline one-off June charity fundraiser Argent, renowned for hits like ‘Hold Your Head Up’ and ‘God Gave Rock ‘N Roll to You’, headline Johnny’s Rock ‘N Roll Show – a one-off fund-raiser … Continue reading

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Van der Graaf Generator tour

On the Sofa Sound website Peter Hammill has announced that VdGG will play selected European dates in June this year. Peter also mentions that the band will perform ‘a couple of long-form pieces’ including A Plague Of LIghthouse-Keepers… VdGG in June 2013…. … Continue reading

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ProgPower Europe more acts

PROGPOWER EUROPE which takes place in The Netherlands between 4th & 6th October 2013 have confirmed two more acts for this year’s festival. From the USA are The Omega Experiment and from Greece, Verbal Delerium.

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Syd Arthur new single

Today, 11th March, sees the release of Canterbury based quartet Syd Arthur‘s new double A side single, Ode To The Summer and Edge of The Earth. The band are currently playing at SXSW in Texas, followed in April, by a UK performance with Caravan … Continue reading

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Arena DVD preview

As previously reported (full article HERE) Metal Mind Productions will release Arena‘s Rapture DVD on 25th March. The concert was recorded at the Wyspiański Theatre (Katowice, Poland) during 2011 and as part of Arena’s tour promoting  the release  of The Seventh Degree of Separation. … Continue reading

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The Tangent & Jonas Reingold re-unite

We are absolutely delighted that Flower Kings/Karmakanik and Founder Tangent Member JONAS REINGOLD returned to the Tangent project earlier in the first few days of 2013 and has since recorded all the bass parts for the new album “Le Sacre … Continue reading

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Y-Prog Festival dates cancelled

Postings on the UK based Y-Prog Festival 2013 Facebook page indicate that most of this year’s festival has now been cancelled. Although it is believed that the Friday evening show featuring Riverside, Jolly and Dianoya will still take place. Jump will also play … Continue reading

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Galahad announce official biography

‘One for the Record’  the shiny new official GALAHAD biography is now available to pre-order from our merchandise page. Written by Andrew Wild, whose previous work includes ‘Play On’, the authorised biography of Twelfth Night, ‘One for the Record’ is … Continue reading

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KingBathmat free download album

KingBathmat have released a free to download 6 track album. This is to celebrate the forthcoming re-release of KingBathmat’s back catalogue through Stereohead Records. It is available for a limited time through the band’s Bandcamp website. This album contains 1 … Continue reading

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Summer’s End Festival ~ first bands announced

We are delighted to announce the first three bands for this year’s festival to be held on October 4th to 6th at Lydney Town Hall, Gloucestershire We welcome Germany’s SYLVAN back to the festival after their appearance in 2010. The … Continue reading

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Greg Lake releases ‘Songs Of A Lifetime’

Today sees the releae of Greg Lake‘s Songs Of A Lifetime CD, through the Esoteric Antenna label. The album comprises of recordings taken from a number of shows from last year’s tour of the the same name. Following on from the release … Continue reading

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