Monthly Archives: April 2013

Steven Wilson brings Raven back!

Steven Wilson will bring his solo band back to De Boerderij in Holland and the UK in October, following the success of their appearances earlier this month. They’re currently touring the world in support of Wilson’s acclaimed new album The … Continue reading

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North Atlantic Oscillation announce UK tour

North Atlantic Oscillation have announced a five-date UK headline tour in June. It follows four shows next month where they’ll support Bob Mould. NAO’s second album, Fog Electric, was released last year. They’ll be supported by Tomahawks For Targets on … Continue reading

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Night Of The Prog Festival

Opeth have been confirmed as headliner for the second evening of this year’s Night Of The Prog Festival. The eighth edition of the event takes place on July 13 and 14 at the Loreley Amphitheater in Sankt Goarshausen, Germany – … Continue reading

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Steve Hackett releases ‘Selection’

To coincide with the first leg of his Genesis Revisited Tour in May, Steve Hackett will release a single disc CD – featuring a collection of songs taken from the Genesis Revisited II album. The aptly titled Selection will included a new recording of … Continue reading

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Geoff Tate’s Queensrÿche first track…..

Geoff Tate’s version of Queensrÿche has released their first single – hear Cold in full below. It’s taken from upcoming album Frequency Unknown, due on April 23. The song features guitarists Kelly Gray and Craig Locicero, bassist Rudy Sarzo, drummer … Continue reading

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Carl Palmer illness turned him vegan

Carl Palmer has gone vegan after the attack of E.coli that forced him to call off Asia’s 30th anniversary UK tour – and he admits the illness brought him closer to death than he’d ever been. The cancellation of December’s … Continue reading

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Nosound Tease Afterthoughts

Nosound have released a teaser stream from upcoming fifth album Afterthoughts. It’s set for release on May 6 via Kscope, and it’s the band’s first outing following the departure of keyboardist Paolo Martellaci and drummer Gigi Zito. The new lineup … Continue reading

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Damon Fox – Bigelf

Damon Fox has insisted he didn’t fire the rest of Bigelf – and he’s confirmed a new record deal for an album featuring Mike Portnoy. The mainman says drummer Portnoy’s voice was instrumental in keeping the band going after the … Continue reading

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New releases Freia Music

Freia Music has new releases planned for the coming months…. Cold Steel [remastered & expanded] – Cliffhanger Freia Music will be re-releasing the 1995 debut-album ‘Cold Steel’ of the Dutch band Cliffhanger. This original recording is remastered and we have … Continue reading

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Sound of Contact

Sound of Contact is the new band project of Simon Collins, son of legendary Genesis frontman and drummer Phil Collins. The band features Simon on vocals and drums, Dave Kerzner on keyboards, Kelly Nordstrom on guitar and bass, Matt Dorsey … Continue reading

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