Full Name: Phil Chelmsford
Year Of Birth: 1962
City + Country: Essex, England
Occupation: Technical Support Engineer (Heating Industry)
Instrument: Guitar (not too seriously though)
Other: Outside of music I just LOVE my football (Soccer to you non Europeans) – I am a Liverpool Supporter.
I also love Sci-Fi / Fantasy movie’s. I think MP3’s are the scourge of the music industry – convenient poor quality music media.


Active for DPRP Since: August 2011
DPRP Responsibilities: Interviewer


Favourite prog: Porcupine Tree, Dream Theater, Pendragon, Karmakaninc, Jeff Green, Transatlantic, Ayreon, Symphony X, The Tangent, Tool, Spocks Beard, Jethro Tull, Rush, Kansas, IQ, Threshold, Pallas, Sean Filkins, Pain of Salvation, Arena, IT, there are many many more (both old and new)
Favourite non-prog: Iron Maiden, Journey, Foreigner, Thunder, Schenker, Alter Bridge, Black Stone Cherry, Bond, Yani, FM, Green Day, Rammstein, Styx (prog or not prog that is the question), Airbourne, Def Leppard plus anything I hear that I like no matter what genre it is.
Desert island discs: Deadwing – Porcupine Tree; Score – Dream Theater; Farewell to Kings – Rush; Aqualung – Jethro Tull; Leftoverture – Kansas and a book – Lord of the Rings
Favourite Quotes: ‘What have the Romans ever done for us’ – Monty Pythons Life of Brian; ‘I think we’re gonna need a bigger boat’ – Brody – Jaws