Full Name: John O’Boyle
Nickname: Jonno
Year Of Birth: 1965
City + Country: Meathop, UK
Occupation: Residential Child Care Officer
Instrument: IMAGINATION ! ( air-guitar,drums + keyboards)


Active For DPRP Since: February 2010
DPRP Responsibilities: Reviewer, Interviews editor


Favourite Prog: Dream Theater, Flower Kings, Kaipa, The Tangent, Kansas, Marillion, Pain of Salvation, Rush, Yes, Starcastle, Faust, Magma, Beardfish, ELP, Transatlantic, LTE, Pallas, IQ, The Enid, Whimwise, Curved Air, Genesis, SBB, Magenta, Faust, VDGG, The Mars Volta, Spocks Beard, Frost*

Favourite Non-Prog: Frank Zappa, Blue Oyster Cult, The Residents, The Grateful Dead, Phish, The Allman Brothers Band, Gov’t Mule, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Pat Metheny, Van Halen, Starz, Patti Smith, Angel, Journey, Also Nova, Kate Bush, PJ Harvey, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Cure, Allan Holdsworth, Terry Bozzio, Throbbing Gristle, KISS, Triumph, Bjork and numerous others…..

Desert Island Prog Top 10: Marillion – Script for a Jesters Tear, Genesis – Foxtrot, Pain of Salvation – Scarsick, Pink Floyd – The Final Cut, Rush – Hemispheres, King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King, Dream Theater – Octavarium, LTE – LTE live, Star One – Space Metal, FROST” – Milliontown

Desert Island Non-Prog Top 5: Aldo Nova – Subjects, KISS – Destroyer, Frank Zappa – Joe’s Garage, Starz – Violations, Angel – Angel

What I’d take to a Desert Island: A Car door, so I could open the window and let some air in if it got too hot…..