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MARILLION very much at the top of their game | London Palladium

Marillion are now almost certainly the Grateful Dead of the prog world, in that they play lots of people around the world, but largely the same people. Asked by Steve Hoggarth how many in the packed Palladium audience were at the band’s recent Albert Hall gig, the majority responded in the affirmative. Given there was also a sizeable number who’d ...

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Marillion 2018 UK Tour

With two London shows selling out in four minutes (The Royal Albert Hall in October, and the London Palladium in November), expect a seven date UK tour in April next year to do similarly brisk business for progressive rock band Marillion. The last couple of years have found the band on a particular high. Their most recent album, F E A ...

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Live: Stone Free Festival 2016

Stone Free Festival is a major new festival for the UK bringing a wealth of artists and events together under one roof for a whole weekend on the 18th and 19th of June. Working in association with Classic Rock Magazine and Prog Magazine, the premiere worldwide music publications for the music aficionado, Stone Free Festival provides a stunning line-up in the arena ...

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Further Additions To Stone Free Festival 2016

We’re not sure about you, but we are absolutely stoked when it comes to festival season and what a season it is shaping up to be. Stone Free Festival comes to the O2 arena on the 18th & 19th of June for an absolute sizzler of a show that is sure to bring the house down. Headlining the festival, Alice ...

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Fish announces April headline UK tour along with rescheduled dates

Fish, the Iconic Scottish singer, songwriter and ex-Marillion frontman has announced new tour dates during April as part of a re-scheduled series of European shows. This follows on for the massive success of the ‘Farewell to Childhood Tour’ in December 2015 which included not one, but two sold out performances at the London Islington Assembly Hall. The ‘Farewell to Childhood ...

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Live Review: Marillion at Leamington Assembly

The evening didn’t quite start as planned for me and my review assistant, Paul. Arriving at the Assembly Rooms in Leamington we were met by a queue which stretched from the door of the venue, snaked up the road, round the corner and on for a hundred yards or so. A pint of Hobgoblin later and the queue had subsided ...

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Steve Rothery to releases solo album ‘The Ghosts of Pripyat’

It’s been 29 years since EMI first approached Marillion’s Steve Rothery to produce a solo album, and on 22nd September 2014 the long anticipated ‘The Ghosts of Pripyat’ is set for official release. The solo project was funded via Kickstarter, with legions of fans pledging to make to happen, and raising almost 400% more than the initial goal in just ...

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Mott The Hoople Announce Special Guest for London Show

Mott The Hoople will be reforming and heading out on the road this November, and it has been announced that the London show will feature prog rockers Marillion as special guests. Responsible for hits including All The Way From Memphis and Roll Away The Stone, Mott The Hoople are set to put on a great show and you should definitely ...

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Sound of Contact reveal album teaser

Sound of Contact, featuring son of Genesis’ Phil Collins; Simon Collins, have revealed a teaser video showcasing clips from their upcoming album, Dimensionaut. Check out the teaser below: Sound of Contact recently played their first show together in support of Marillion. Simon commented: “It was a thrill playing our first Sound of Contact show at the Marillion Weekend in Montreal ...

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