Tag Archives: prog rock

Neal Morse Band reveals new album ‘The Similitude of A Dream’

The Neal Morse Band release new concept album The Similitude of a Dream on 11th November via Radiant Records (through Metal Blade Records/SONY). This will be the eighth studio album from Morse, who has also played with Spock’s Beard, Flying Colors and Transatlantic, playing alongside Twisted Sister/ Winery Dogs/ ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portney and bass guitarist Randy George, with a permanent band line-up ...

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Kansas – With This Heart

Kansas have released a brand new single ‘With This Heart’, ahead of the release of The Prelude Implicit, their first studio album in sixteen years. The Prelude Implicit will be released on September 23rd as previously reported at Ramzine here. However, Kansas fans can get a taste of the album by hearing the rather Celtic-flavoured ‘With This Heart’ by playing ...

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News: Ray Wilson is Thinking of Home

Ray Wilson recently revealed that making guest appearances was the only way he could perform live in the UK since touring here with his own band isn’t viable. However, his homeland seems to be very much on his mind for the ex-Genesis and Stiltskin frontman will be releasing his sixth studio album on October 7th and it will be going ...

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Review: Ray Wilson – Song For A Friend

Ray Wilson? Many of us know the pedigree less so the music: ‘Inside’ was a great post-grunge hit single come cool Levi’s jeans advert and ‘Congo’ a solid return to credibility for a band whose parent album Calling All Stations we never gave a fair crack of the whip. Genesis and Stiltskin are just two words among many that you’ll ...

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Steve Hackett’s The Charisma Years (1975-1983)

After the success of 2015 CD Box set Premonition revisiting the early days of his solo career, Steve Hackett goes back to Memory Lane vintage style, with a vinyl collection of his first six albums on the Charisma label. The Charisma Years (1975-1983) featuring eight LPs and a 12” EP and is due out on May 27th.  It will include ...

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New Ray Wilson Solo Album Due

Stiltskin frontman and ex-Genesis lead singer Ray Wilson has announced the release of his fifth solo studio album Song For A Friend, dedicated to his much missed friend James Lewis who passed away in 2015.  The record will be available on June 3rd and has been described by the singer/songwriter as “a collection of musical short stories”. It will be ...

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Steve Hackett – Live in Liverpool

Groundbreaking prog guitarist Steve Hackett has announced the release of his acclaimed Acolyte To Wolflight With Genesis Revisited Tour as a 2CD/2DVD deluxe package and stand-a-lone Blu-Ray and, after three London concert videos, he chose the Liverpool date for the recording. The Total Experience Live In Liverpool that will be released on 24th June. “When Inside Out told me that ...

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Trevor Horn to re-join Yes live

Producer Trevor Horn has confirmed that he will be making a rare guest appearance with Yes for their London show at the Royal Albert Hall on 10th May. Trevor will also join Yes on stage in Oxford on the 9th; this will be the first opportunity to see Yes live with Horn since the original Drama tour 36 years ago. ...

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Review: The Enid – Dust

Progressive rock was ever the musical playground for both genius and lunatic, and frequently both cohabiting at the same time. The Enid have often veered towards both extremes, never succeeding in reaching its dizziest of heights but, in their most recent ventures, increasingly finding a large, receptive audience for their compositions.  With their latest album, Dust, they bring to a ...

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Rick Wakeman, Solihull Arts Complex, Thursday 11th February 2016

“Am I looking through rose-tinted glasses, or are we the youngest people here?” whispered my better half looking out among the greying flock being herded to their seats. Not quite, thought I when young singer/songwriter Prash Gor bounced on stage with his battered acoustic guitar. The Leicester lad then proceeds to sing around half a dozen songs, a number about ...

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