Full Name: Marcel Hartenberg
Year Of Birth: 1968
City + Country: Nijmegen, Netherlands, yet born in the hometown of Alfa, arguably the best beer in the world
Occupation: civil servant
Instrument: a sharp pen and a voice that wishes to sing, yet… the mind, or rather the ears boggle…
Other: – Riding a bicycle up the Alps and all sorts of slopes (and coming down in one piece again);
– Reading and writing;
– Running, sort of;
– Committed to the Dutch ‘Hersenstichting’, a foundation for battling all injuries and diseases of the brain and ‘Klimmen tegen MS’, a foundation for battling Multiple Sclerosis;


Active For DPRP Since: 2013
DPRP Responsibilities: Reviewer, Deputy Concert Reviews Editor


Favourite Prog: Marillion, Rush, Twelfth Night, Camel, Pain Of Salvation, IQ, Spock’s Beard, Symphony X, Threshold, Jethro Tull, Pallas, Mostly Autumn, Also Eden, Big Big Train, Porcupine Tree, King’s X, Psychotic Waltz, Saga… May I be as bold as to add Rainbow and Deep Purple? Proggier than anything when at their proggiest…

Favourite non-prog: Jeff Buckley, Cristina Branco, Thin Lizzy, Iced Earth, Megadeth, It Bites, Rowwen Heze, The Gaslight Anthem, Rory Gallagher, Giovanca, De Staat, the Waterboys, Simple Minds, Damien Dempsey, Damien Rice, Queensryche, Elvis Presley, UFO, MSG, Johnny Cash, Frank Boeijen

Desert island discs: Jeff Buckley-Grace, Marillion-Marbles, Rush-Signals, The Gaslight Anthem-American Slang, Queensryche-Empire, Camel-Dust And Dreams, Rainbow-On Stage, Spock’s Beard-The Light, Simple Minds-New Gold Dream, De Staat-I_Con, Elvis Presley-Recorded Live On Stage In Memphis