Daily Archives: Saturday, 4th May 2013

Nektar to tour USA

One of the summer’s most highly anticipated tours, “Legends of UK Classic Rock”, will feature progressive rock legends Nektar, beginning in June 2013. After a bit of an absence from U.S. Stages, Nektar is sure to be a treat for … Continue reading

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ProgPower Europe 2013

This year we celebrate our 15th edition, once again at JC Sjiwa – Baarlo – 4-6 October 2013 – The Netherlands. This year we will book 14 bands, 2 for Friday evening and both 6 for Saturday and Sunday. Back … Continue reading

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JOLLY – Firewell

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Silhouette back in the studio!

Dutch neo-progrockers Silhouette are back in the ‘Brewery Studio’ to record their 4th record after the giant success of “Across The Rubicon.” As Erik Laan says: “YES. Back in studio “The Brewery” again with Brian de Graeve. Writing Silhouette’s album … Continue reading

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Pinnick Gales Pridgen – Collateral Damage

Pinnick Gales Pridgen have released a video for their track Collateral Damage. It’s taken from the self-titled album of the supergroup power trio, featuring bassist dUg Pinnick of King’s X, guitarist Eric Gales and ex Mars Volta drummer Thomas Pridgen. … Continue reading

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Deep Purple waveres over Now What?!

Deep Purple spent three years wondering whether they should make 19th studio album Now What?! says bassist Roger Glover. The band struggled over the decision until they spoke to producer Bob Ezrin last year, and he crystallised their thinking. Glover … Continue reading

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Why I wanted Ginger Baker for Black Sabbath!

Rick Rubin has explained why he suggested Ginger Baker should play on new Black Sabbath album 13. The producer came up with a list of names including the Cream icon after Bill Ward withdrew from the project. And even though … Continue reading

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Bulbs release debut album

Liverpool based Bulbs are set to release their debut album on Friday 21st June. Bulbs comprises of Joey Zeb [drums], Andy Maslivec [bass], Neil Campbell [guitar] and Marty Snape [electronics]… Bulbs launches its eagerly awaited debut album (On) at The … Continue reading

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La Torre’s Queensrÿche self-titled album

The version of Queensrÿche fronted by Todd La Torre will release their self-titled album on June 24 via Century Media, it’s been confirmed. The 11-track work is their first since splitting with former frontman Geoff Tate, who released his own … Continue reading

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Loop reunite for final festival

Loop have reunited and are planning live appearances this year and next, mainman Robert Hampson has confirmed. The lineup, including John Wills, Neil Mackay and Scott Dowson, will curate the last-ever All Tomorrow’s Parties festival at the end of November, … Continue reading

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Circa live album

Circa have released a video trailer for upcoming live album Here, There & Everywhere. Billy Sherwood, Tony Kaye, Scott Connor and Rick Tierney’s record will be launched on May 24 via Glassville Records. It’s their second live release and follows … Continue reading

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Freedom To Glide – Rain Part 1

It’s the lead track from upcoming concept album Rain, the brainchild of Pete Riley and Andy Nixon, both are members of leading Pink Floyd tribute act Dark Side Of The Wall. The record is set during World War I and … Continue reading

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Katatonia to release live vinyl album

Katatonia will release a three-disc vinyl live album, Last Fair Day Gone Night, on June 17 via Peaceville Records. It was recorded in Koko, London, in 2011 during the band’s 20th anniversary tour. The set will be presented in heavyweight … Continue reading

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Tangent man comes to Frost* rescue at Celebr8.2

The audience at this year’s Celebr8 festival will be treated to a one-off set by headliners Frost* after Jem Godfrey broke his finger. The Tangent mainman Andy Tillison has volunteered to cover Godfrey’s keyboard parts, while the injured man will … Continue reading

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Jethro Tull reveal 4-disc Live set

Jethro Tull will release a four-disc DVD set entitled Around The World Live on June 3 via Eagle Rock. The package includes unreleased material recorded between 1970 and 2005 at locations including the Isle of Wight, Germany, Holland, the US … Continue reading

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