Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mahogany Frog new album

Mahogany Frog is an instrumental band, comprised of four multi-instrumentalists and based out of Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Their music draws from a wide range of influences such as: eariy 20th century classical music, 50’s lounge/exotica, ’60s psychedelia, ’70s progressive/kraut-rock, fusion, … Continue reading

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Quaterna Requiem new album

Brazilian symphonic progressive rock outfit Quaterna Requiem have recently released their new effort entitled O Arquiteto (The Architect), 18 years after the release of their second CD Quasimodo in 1994 and 9 years after Wiermann and Vogel A Mão Livre released … Continue reading

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Peter Gabriel So 25th Anniversary Editions

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of ‘So’ Peter will be releasing a newly re-mastered version of his 1986 album. As well as the re-mastered So album, the So anniversary editions also include a Special Edition 3 CD and Deluxe box … Continue reading

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David Million rejoins Manning

We are pleased to announce that former MANNING guitarist extraordinaire, David Million is returning to the fold for both Elektrik and Akoustik work! David will be the sole lead guitarist when Kev and Chris depart (after Summers End in September), … Continue reading

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Geoff Tate “Queensrÿche shows”

Geoff Tate made the following announcement on the Queensrÿche Facebook page: QUEENSRŸCHE STARRING GEOFF TATE THE ORIGINAL VOICE This fall, Geoff Tate Electric Band will be releasing his new solo metal album on Inside Out Music, which features such label mates … Continue reading

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Bob Birch RIP

Robert (Bob) Wayne Birch, perhaps best known as Elton John’s bass player, has been found dead in Los Angeles yesterday morning. Although not confirmed it is believed that he took his own life. Bob was 56. Although Bob’s long running … Continue reading

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Blue Öyster Cult mega box set

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Blue Öyster Cult‘s eponymous debut album, Legacy Recordings (Sony Music Entertainment), will release “a monumental career-spanning” 17 disc anthology under the title: Blue Öyster Cult – The Columbia Albums Collection. Scheduled for release on … Continue reading

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Skyfox 8 debut album

Brazillian progressive art-rockers Skyfox 8 release their debut It’s Time Now To Be Inside All. Created in 2001 by Renato Jardim, Luciano Reis, Gastao Von Muhlen and Daniel Fontoura, SKYFOX 8 has came through the rock scene balancing influences from the … Continue reading

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Triumph – Sweden Rock trailer

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hAND third album update

Upcoming UK Prog metallers hAND are currently in the midst of writing their as yet untitled third album. It is a concept album exploring the nature and fluidity of sexuality, as well as differing relationship structures between human beings. Taken … Continue reading

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The Flower Kings Euro tour!

The Flower Kings has returned to service this year with a brand new “raved about” studio album “Banks of Eden” and will grace Europe with a 30 dates tour to celebrate the new album and the legacy of the band’s … Continue reading

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Greg Lake announces UK tour

Greg Lake is bringing his Songs Of A Lifetime tour to the UK. And he’s also announced the launch of his autobiography. Already successful in America, the dates over here are in November: Pocklington Arts Centre 12/13, Edinburgh Queens Hall … Continue reading

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Jon Lord’s Concerto For Group And Orchestra updated…

  On 1st October 2012, earMUSIC, the Hamburg based rock label part of Edel Group, releases the first studio recording of Jon Lord’s groundbreaking meeting of rock and classical music – “Concerto For Group And Orchestra” “Over these last years … Continue reading

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Magic Pie’s keys man leaves

And more departures, this time Norwegian proggers Magic Pie report the loss of keys man and vocalist Gilbert Marshall. MAGIC PIE regret to inform that original keyboard player/singer/songwriter GILBERT MARSHALL has left the band. There is no drama in Gilbert’s … Continue reading

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Stephen Cavit & Morraine part…

It is with very mixed emotions that we announce that our drummer of the past three-plus years, Stephen Cavit, has moved on from the band to accept a full-time composer residency. Mixed, because we’re delighted that Stephen has been recognized … Continue reading

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