Tag Archives: prog rock

Prog Rockers Unite For Charity EP

A newly recorded song version of Steve Hackett’s ‘Spectral Mornings’ has been released as a special charity EP in aid of the Parkinson’s Society UK featuring a number of performers well known on the prog rock scene. The players include former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett himself, Big Big Train’s David Longdon on lead vocals, with Magenta’s Cristina Booth also featured on ...

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Moody Blues’ John Lodge New Solo Album – 10,000 Light Years

Esoteric Antenna, an imprint of the Cherry Red Records Group label has announced the release of 10,000 Light Years Ago, the new studio album by legendary Moody Blues member John Lodge on May 4th in the UK and the rest of the word, with the exception of the U.S.A. and Canada where it will be released on the 5th May with distribution via MVD Entertainment. ...

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Mabel Greer’s Toyshop New Video Footage

 Pre-Yes psychedelic-prog outfit Mabel Greer’s Toyshop have released new footage for ‘Electric Funeral’, the opening track of their upcoming reunion album New Way Of Life out on 9th March. The video shows founding members Clive Bayley and Robert Hagger meeting after 45 years and jamming in a bar in Nice, France, leading to a reunion of the band as signified ...

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Pre-Yes Group Mabel Greer’s Toyshop Reform

Mabel Greer’s Toyshop, the late 60s psychedelic progressive rock group (four of whom went on to form the original Yes) have reunited with a new album entitled New Way Of Life, due to be released on 9th March 2015 through RSK Entertainment. New Way Of Life is said to be about “authenticity without compromise” and while distinctly different from Yes ...

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Sonata Artica – Pariah’s Child

Fifteen years into a career, with eight full albums now released, Finland’s Sonata Artica deliver Pariah’s Child, a melodic power metal operatic odyssey in all but name. If, like me, you’ve only heard the band’s music fleetingly before, there’s much that reminds one of Styx and early Queen, not least because of the band’s use of harmony vocals; and even ...

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The Flower Kings post second studio video

Swedish prog-rockers, The Flower Kings, have released a new studio video from the recording of their upcoming album, Desolation Rose. The new video sees the band discuss the writing and recording process for the new album. Check out the new video below! Desolation Rose is due for release October 28th via InsideOutMusic. You can also check out the recently released ...

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Interview with HAKEN

At this year’s HRH PROG Festival at the Magna Centre Rotherham RAMzine managed to catch up with the young British prog-rock saviours HAKEN to chat about their new album: ‘The Mountain’ (just released on Inside Out – Century Media). RAMzine: Why is your new album called ‘The Mountain’? “I guess it’s kind of an analogy for the uphill struggle for ...

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Rush announce new live DVD

Legendary prog rock trio Rush have revealed a new live DVD, titled Rush: Clockwork Angels Tour The new DVD was filmed during their epic 3 hour show at the American Airlines Arena in Texas during their tour of the US last year. The new recordings will be the first from the band since their induction in to the Rock and ...

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Maschine release full album teaser of ‘Rubidium’

UK prog-rock band Maschine have released a special trailer debuting clips of every track from their upcoming debut album, Rubidium. Guitarist and vocalist Luke Machin commented: “I am happy to be sharing a full taster of the album because it’s a great way for people to hear the record as a whole. The album is very diverse as well as ...

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Haken announce release date for new album

London based prog rockers, Haken, have announced they have been working on a follow up to their second album, Visions. Their new album, titled The Mountain, will be released September 2nd of this year via InsideOutMusic. Richard Henshall and Charlie Griffiths of Haken gave this statement: “It has taken a huge amount of time and effort to get the band ...

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