Monthly Archives: March 2011

Symphony X reveal Iconoclast artwork

North America’s progressive metal masterminds SYMPHONY X are proud to announce the two artwork versions and track listings for their ninth studio album & Nuclear Blast debut, Iconoclast. It will be available in Europe on June 17th and in North … Continue reading

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Yes – Chris Squire interview

Chris Squire recently spoke to Rolling Stone’s Andy Greene about the new Yes album and explains why Jon Anderson is no longer fronting the band… Prog-rock giants Yes have re-teamed with Trevor Horn – the producer behind their massive 1983 … Continue reading

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Mostly Autumn That Night In Leamington – double album…

We are delighted to announce the release of ‘That Night in Leamington’ double album. Now you can re-live that memorable night on CD and just to make it that bit more special – Heather and Bryan will sign as many … Continue reading

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Summer’s End Festival announce three new acts

Sunchild, from the Ukraine, are one of several projects to feature prolific and talented keyboard played Antony Kalugin. This symphonic prog band have now released 3 albums, including last year’s magnificent “The Wrap”. This will be their first live appearance … Continue reading

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Tinkicker new album

“The Playground at the Edge of the Abyss”, on the MALS label, is the second album from Denmark’s “HEAVY prog” band TIИKICKER, as their highly acclaimed debut it is a concept album. This time though the storyline is strictly non-fiction. The … Continue reading

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NEARfest cancelled

A sad day for American prog fans as the annual North East Art Rock Festival (NEARfest) has been cancelled for 2011. On the website the organisers made the following statement: It is our sad duty to inform you that 2011 … Continue reading

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In The Studio celebrates Yes

North American syndicated Rock radio show InTheStudio celebrates the 40th Anniversary of The Yes Album from YES.  Show producer/host Redbeard speaks with Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Peter Banks and Steve Howe about their breakthrough 1971 progressive rock masterpiece.  Anderson quips that the success of YES came from the simple fact that the band, ” never … Continue reading

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Djam Karet – There is Hope

We, like all of you, are devastated by the events in Japan.  When asked to contribute to a project where all of the profits go to helping the relief effort, we jumped at the opportunity.  If you go to TIH … Continue reading

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Marillion announces licensing deal with Snapper

10 Marillion audio and visual back catalogue titles originally released on Marillion’s own label Racket Records, have been licensed by Snapper Music to be reissued worldwide in deluxe packaging. Marillion formed in 1979 and have sold over 15 million albums … Continue reading

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Odin’s Court – new album

“Human Life in Motion” is a concept album with an introspective look at the individual’s life and mind. Each song deals with a primary human emotion and takes the listener on a journey through a range of feelings and textures. … Continue reading

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Arjen Lucassen talks solo album

Arjen Lucassen posted the following update on his Facebook: A little update on my solo album: I’ve recorded 8 instrumental tracks — it feels great! My last 3 albums (Ayreon, Guilt Machine, Star One) were quite dark, but this CD … Continue reading

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Muse to headline Reading and Leeds festivals

We’re very pleased to announce that Muse will be headlining this year’s Reading and Leeds festivals. The band will close the main stage on Friday August 26th in Leeds and on Sunday August 28th in Reading. At the festival, to … Continue reading

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Nick Mason fuels Pink Floyd reunion rumours – again!

Whenever one of the surviving members of Pink Floyd is interviewed the same question comes up: “Will Pink Floyd ever play live again?” And whenever Nick Mason is asked this question he brings a glimmer of hope: “No one has … Continue reading

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Gavin Harrison & OSI

Gavin Harrison of Porcupine Tree has just laid down drum tracks on a handful of new OSI songs. Jim and Kevin continue to write and record material for the fourth OSI album, their first with Metal Blade Records. Mixing is … Continue reading

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