Full Name: Geoff Banks
Year Of Birth: 1957
City + Country: Surbiton, UK
Occupation: Music publicist, broadcaster, journalist and promoter
Other: I broadcast the weekly (if you are lucky) Prog Dog Radio Show and am publicist for Pallas as well as co promoting the Celebr8 Prog Festival as well as a major supporter of the general Prog scene.
Instrument: Telephone and PC keyboard and microphone (interviews/broadcasting)
Active For DPRP Since: November 2012
DPRP Responsibilities: CD Reviewer
ODDS ‘N ENDS
Favourite Prog: Yes, most 80s New Wave Of British Prog (NOT NEO as the phrase means nothing), Von Hertzen Brothers, Frank Zappa, District 97, Genesis, Mars Hollow, IO Earth, The Tangent, Airbag,The Fierce and The Dead. BBT, Jadis and tons more.
Favourite Non-Prog: Zep, XTC, AC/DC, The Sensational Alex Harvey Band, The Beatles, The Stones, Free, Rpbin Trower, Thin Lizzy, Talk Talk, Budgie, Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails and again, tons more quality rock
Deserted Island Prog Top 5: Robin Trower – Bridge of Sighs, Yes Relayer, The Beatles – White Album, Rod Stewart – Every Picture Tells A Story, Yes – The Yes Album, Genesis – Nursery Cryme, Led Zep III, Blue Oyster Cult Secret Treaties, Caravan – Cunning Stunts, Pallas – XXV, Marillion – Script For A Jester’s Tear, IQ – The Wake, Bruce Springsteen – Darkness On The Edge Of Town, The Tangent – Comm