Monthly Archives: October 2011

Barstool Philosphers require vocalist

And here the never expected: Leon Brouwer, our amazing vocalist and longtime friend, has left the Barstools after 10 inspiring years! Due to personal reasons, Leon explains in his own words: ” It’s time to move on and discover other … Continue reading

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Yes new live DVD

Frontier’s Records are to release a new Yes Live 2CD/DVD package on 29th November in North America and 2nd December in Europe. In The Present – Live From Lyon was recorded in December 2009 and features Benoit David, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Alan White … Continue reading

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Mark Kelly joins DeeExpus

Marillion’s Mark Kelly is the latest addition to the DeeExpus ranks. Although Mark will continue within thew Marillion camp… Having inducted him into the Band by the consummation of vast quantities of Ale at the Black Bull and Black Lion, … Continue reading

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News Overview

In the News of Week 42 we have items on Mark Kelly/DeeExpus, Psychedelic Ensemble, Threshold, Discipline, The Future Kings Of England, Radiohead, The Watch & Salim Ghazi Saeedi

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Psychedelic Ensemble new album

The Psychedelic Ensemble will release in November The Dream Of The Magic Jongleur, a 62-minute concept album with a 12-page booklet and extensive original art created for the album by Sam Del Russi. The album is available for pre-order until 31st … Continue reading

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Threshold album pre-release shows

British progressive metallers Threshold will perform a handful of pre-release shows in April 2012 to promote their forthcoming album. The band will play a set featuring songs from the new album which is due for release through Nuclear Blast Records … Continue reading

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Discipline release new album

Matthew Parmenter‘s Discipline return later this month with a new album. To Shatter All Accord will be released on 31st October. The opening track from the album is available at their Bandcamp site 2011 studio release from Detroit’s premiere progressive rock band … Continue reading

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The Future Kings… return

The Future Kings Of England return with their 4th album, Who Is This Who Is Coming?, scheduled for release in late November…  Who is This Who is Coming?   I. Journey to the Coast   II. The Globe Inn   … Continue reading

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Radiohead to tour in 2012

NME revealed that Radiohead will tour in 2012… Radiohead have confirmed that they will be touring throughout 2012, but have also revealed that their set list will mostly be comprised of material from their new album ‘The King Of Limbs’. Speaking … Continue reading

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The Watch European dates

The Watch has just returned from a successful tour in Canada and this weekend the European tour will start.    European dates:   22 Oct : Asta Beek with the Canonball – NL 29 Oct : Foyer Culturel Antoing – BE … Continue reading

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NEARfest… the final chapter

We were pleased to report earlier this month that NEARfest would return in 2012. And so it will, however NEARfest Apocalypse will be the concluding chapter in the festival’s history. The organisers sent out the following statement:   In 1999, the North East … Continue reading

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Salim Ghazi Saeedi album release

Salim Ghazi Saeedi returns with album number five. Often compared with band’s such Univers Zero, King Crimson, John Zorn, Birdsongs Of The Mesozoic, Salim Ghazi Saeed latest offering, Human Encounter, is a concept album…  Iran, Tehran – Iranian art rock musician Salim Ghazi Saeedi … Continue reading

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ELP’s 40th Anniversary Concert screening

As reported in the DPRP News (HERE), Emerson, Lake & Palmer‘s 40th Anniversary Reunion Concert, recorded at the High Voltage Festival in 2010, was set for a UK cinema screening later in the year. The one night only date has now … Continue reading

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Ian Gordon new album

Bolton based Ian Gordon releases his second album Terminally Brave today (17th October 2011) available over at his bandcamp page. Ian Gordon is a British singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter. Based in Bolton, UK, he currently fronts the up and coming rock … Continue reading

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Chuck Ruff RIP

Drummer Chuck Ruff passed away on Friday 14th October after a long battle against illness. Ruff played with Sammy Hagar on the Street Machine (1979) and Danger Zone (1979) albums, but it is perhaps remembered in progressive circles for his … Continue reading

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