Monthly Archives: June 2012

ProgNight concert in Chicago

ProgNight is a Night of Progressive Rock with a lineup including Three Friends featuring Gary Green and Malcolm Mortimore (Gentle Giant), performing the Music of Gentle Giant. Also appearing are Neal Morse featuring Mike Portnoy and District 97. The concert takes place … Continue reading

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Moon Safari add extra UK date

Moon Safari have added a further UK date just ahead of their show at this year’s Summer’s End Festival. Support for the Radius Club evening is prog covers band Brotherhoods Roundabout. Info for this can be found HERE. Moon Safari … Continue reading

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Across The Rubicon – Silhouette

Dutch band Silhouette release their third studio album, Across The Rubicon. This Saturday June 30th they will perform several new songs in De Boerderij, Zoetermeer, Holland as support of Marathon (as ENorm) – follow ups to A Maze (2006) and … Continue reading

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Geoff Tate signs solo deal

Geoff Tate, the legendary Queensrÿche frontman and one of the most acclaimed vocalists in the history of prog, rock and heavy metal, has signed a worldwide recording contract with InsideOut Music. “I’m very excited to join forces with InsideOut Music,” … Continue reading

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New project Fourteen Twentysix frontman

Frontman of Dutch rockband Fourteen Twentysix launched a new music project: Bow. The production of its debut album will be entirely fan-funded, at least that is the goal. In the next 60 days the artist tries to get his dream … Continue reading

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Caravan announce 2013 UK tour

Caravan have announced a 10-date UK tour for early in 2013 including a show at London’s prestigious Queen Elizabeth Hall on the South Bank. This celebrates the 40th anniversary of the 1973 album For Girls Who Grow Plump In The … Continue reading

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Karnataka Forbidden Dreams Tour 2012

Karnataka release their new live DVD/Blu-Ray/CD ‘New Light’ in August. Filmed in high definition by AVP Media on their 2012 Spring Tour, the DVD features the full concert with 5.1 audio mix and extras, including interviews with the band. Full … Continue reading

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Jon Lord forced to cancel show

Due to ongoing medical treatments for pancreatic cancer, with which Jon Lord was diagnosed last summer, the former Deep Purple keyboardist will not be able to appear in Hagen, Germany on July 6. He was set to perform his Durham … Continue reading

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Billy Sherwood unveils his “Prog Collective!”

One of the biggest musical collectives in prog history has been gathered together by Billy Sherwood. Former Yes man Sherwood has written and produced an album appropriately titled The Prog Collective, and has persuaded some very high profile talents to … Continue reading

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Katatonia USA tour with Opeth

Guitarist/co-founder Anders “Blakkheim” Nyström of Swedish dark rockers Katatonia was asked in an interview about the band’s touring plans following the release of their new album, “Dead End Kings”. “We’re actually going out with Opeth again,” he replied. “A new … Continue reading

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Mike Portnoy most popular drummer

Mike Portnoy proves for a second straight year that his prog drumming makes him perhaps the most popular drummer in the world. Portnoy won “Best Drummer” and “Best Progressive Drummer”, with more than 9,000 drummers voting in DRUM! magazine’s 17th … Continue reading

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The Psychedelic Ensemble single release

With over 30 years experience in the music industry, the multi-instrumentalist known as The Psychedelic Ensemble has garnered numerous awards including more than 15 ASCAP awards and many others. Having worked as a performer, composer, and arranger with many pre-eminent … Continue reading

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League of Lights

League of Lights will release their new single “Forever” on 9 July 2012. The song features former Threshold vocalist Glynn Morgan. League of Lights is a modern melodic rock group formed around vocalist Farrah West and keyboard player/producer Richard West … Continue reading

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ENorm – Finding My Way

June 30th, ENorm aka Marathon will presenting their new CD, Finding My Way, in De Boerderij at Zoetermeer Holland, together with Silhouette as support, and will be performing a setlist of old and new songs along with songs of their … Continue reading

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The Pineapple Thief ~ All the Wars

The album is the latest step for the band who over the last few years have truly emerged onto a higher stage… bigger and better tours, triumphant festival slots, recording at Peter Gabriel’s Real World studios, artwork designed by Storm … Continue reading

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