Monthly Archives: January 2012

Roger Hodgson Breakfast in America Tour

Roger Hodgson will be touring North America, South America and Europe in 2012 with eight shows in North America, seventeen shows in South America and a few shows in Europe already confirmed. Click HERE to see the dates confirmed so far…

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ROCK ITtervoort line-up change

ROCK ITtervoort 2012 organisers have announced that ARENA will be the replacement headline act for Threshold at this year’s festival: We’re proud to announce that ARENA will replace THRESHOLD as headliner of ROCK ITtervoort 2012. After the announcement that Threshold cancelled all … Continue reading

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New Kotebel album

Spanish progressive rockers Kotebel will release their sixth album Concerto For Piano And Electric Ensemble early this year. The album will include a DVD “with a full rendition of the recording of the Piano Concerto” With 5 albums released since 2000, … Continue reading

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Alias Eye new studio album

ProgRock Records and QuiXote-Music  are proud to announce Alias Eye’s latest studio album, ‘In-Between’.  A return to the melody-driven arrangements of their debut, ‘Field of Names’, while retaining the heaviness of the band’s third effort, ‘In Focus’. ‘In-Between’ highlights Alias … Continue reading

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Neil Peart

In one of his periodic updates Neil Peart speaks of progress on the next Rush album, Clockwork Angels. In a rather lengthy posting he discusses the recording process for the drums. Click HERE to read the full article.

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Sebastian Hardie new album

Famed Australian progressive rockers Sebastian Hardie return with their third studio album Blueprint. After going their separate ways in the late ’70’s Sebastian Hardie reformed in 1994 and performed a one-off concert in Los Angeles at Progfest ’94. The show … Continue reading

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Lord Of Mushrooms new album

Back with their first album since 2005, progressive metal originals Lord Of Mushrooms return with their third album “Perspectives”. Founded in the late 90’s by Laurent James (guitars) and Julien Negro (bass), Lord Of Mushrooms has always been a unique … Continue reading

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Blue Drift’s debut available again

The long out of print debut album, Cobalt Coast,  from Salisbury (UK) based Blue Drift is once more available – via download only, from the following: Amazon | iTunes and the band’s MySpace.

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Flying Colors debut in March

For those not familiar with the band Flying Colors, it is the new project featuring Neal Morse, Steve Morse, Mike Portnoy, Dave LaRue and Casey MacPherson. The band have posted a behind the scenesvideo…

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Gavin Harrison & 05Ric new album

Kscope music announce the latest release from Gavin Harrison and 05Ric… The Man Who Sold Himself is the third album from the collaboration between Porcupine Tree drummer Gavin Harrison and 05Ric, the multi-instrumentalist, singer songwriter . The album will be … Continue reading

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Jeff Berlin new album

Legendary bass player Jeff Berlin will release his new studio album next month. Low Standards, as with his previous release, High Standards, sees the welcome return of Richard Drexler (piano & upright bass). Drummer Mike Clarke (Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters) completes … Continue reading

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Esoteric new Front Line Label

Esoteric Recordings have announced a new Front Line Label… Cherry Red Records’ imprint Esoteric Recordings, who will be known to many for their splendid re-issues series, have announced an new arm. Esoteric Antenna will concentrate on releases from the “new guard” … Continue reading

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Dutch & Belgian Gig Guide

In the last update of the Dutch & Belgian Gig Guide Mr So & So concerts postponed until later notice. Shows have been added for : Yessongs, Uriah Heep, Gazpacho, Pallas, Argus, The Gathering, The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Anathema, … Continue reading

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Effloresce debut album

Germany’s female fronted ProgMetallers, Effloresce, release their debut album on 10th February 2012. Coma Ghosts features six tracks (click HERE to listen to the album teaser). For Coma Ghosts, Effloresce worked with Swedish producer legend Dan Swanö to shape an … Continue reading

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Floyd’s The Wall Special Editions

Continuing with the Why Pink Floyd? series sees The Wall is to be reissued in two special editions (Immersion and Experience) on 28 February 2012. Classic Rock posted this: The Wall Immersion is a seven-disc set. It includes a DVD … Continue reading

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