Monthly Archives: November 2011

Iarla Ó Lionáird releases Foxlight

Maybe a little off the beaten track perhaps for DPRP, but one of interest I’m sure is Foxlight, the new album from Iarla Ó Lionáird which will be released on 12th December 2011 through Peter Gabriel’s Real World Records. Samples can be … Continue reading

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Whimwise line up & gig news

Unfortunately keyboard player Matt Smith is unable to continue playing with  Whimwise for the forseeable future, due to family, work and other commitments. Matt has been a really fantastic player – one of the best Whimwise ever had,  so we’re … Continue reading

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Glass Hammer play OhioProg

Two new acts have been announced for next year’s OhioProg 2012 Festival… Glass Hammer is a symphonic-progressive rock band from the USA. Multi-instrumentalists Steve Babb and Fred Schendel formed the band in 1992 and will be celebrating their 20th anniversary … Continue reading

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Keef Hartley RIP

Drummer and bandleader Keef Hartley sadly passed away on 26th November 2011. He was 67. Noted for his work with The Artwoods and John Mayall and a member of Dog Soldier. Keef also formed the Keef Hartley Band, releasing five … Continue reading

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TPT preview new material live

The Pineapple Thief who embark on brief UK tour next month will feature material from their forthcoming album… The band are heading out on tour in the UK imminently and will be showcasing new material from the forthcoming album. This … Continue reading

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La Locanda Delle Fate un-released material

AltrOck and Fading Records are proud to announce the release of The Missing Fireflies by La Locanda Delle Fate. The historical prog band from Italy proposes various unreleased songs not included in their first album (Forse Le Lucciole Non Si … Continue reading

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Gazpacho new album news

Our 7th studio album is currently in the mixing phase and things are sounding extremely promising! If everything goes according to plan, you can expect to see the album released March 12 2012. We’re also busy booking a tour following … Continue reading

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Sylvan new album update

Sylvan have now completed their latest album Sceneries which will be officially released 27th January 2012, although the band are having pre-release concert at The Kunst  (Hamburg) on 9th December 2011. Those able to attend will be able to obtain a copy … Continue reading

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Overhead “free net single”

The Finnish progressive/alternative rock band Overhead releases a free net single! The new song titled “Aftermath”, is one track from the band’s upcoming new album, which is currently being mixed and to be released in 2012. You can listen to … Continue reading

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D Project new video

Quebec based D Project have up-loaded a new video of the opening track, They, from their well received Big Face album from earlier this year. Click HERE to view the video…

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Strawberry Fields’ DVD delayed

In September we published a news article (HERE) regarding the new Strawberry Fields’ DVD, scheduled for early 2012. Today Metal Mind Productions inform us that the release date of Strawberry Fields’ first live DVD has been moved to 13th February … Continue reading

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Greg Lake 2012 tour

Although no dates or venues have been confirmed as yet, Greg Lake has announced that he will tour in 2012.  Information to be announce d shortly. In the meantime for those readers in the UK, Greg will once again be performing with … Continue reading

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Jethro Tull on ice?

A few eyebrows were raised recently when the 40th Anniversary “Thick As A Brick” concert dates were announced and that the line-up did not include Martin Barre. In a recent interview with Classic Rock Revisited Martin reveals: “Jethro Tull is … Continue reading

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Grateful Dead movie

Planet Rock Radio reveal that The Grateful Dead are to be featured in a movie… The Hollywood Reporter says that talent agency ICM has announced that it has secured unprecedented access to the seminal band’s catalogue, and that it is … Continue reading

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Saga’s Jim Gilmour surgery

Saga, currently on a co-headlining European tour with Marillion,  have been struck by illness. Michael Sadler posted the following regarding Jim Gilmour…  “Due to circumstances obviously completely out of his control, Jim Gilmour is to undergo emergency eye surgery in an attempt … Continue reading

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