Tag Archives: progressive rock

Steve Hackett  Announces Limited Edition 6 CD/2 DVD Collection

Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett has announced the release of a special six CD & two DVD collection titled Broken Skies – Outspread Wings (1984-2006) due for release on the 5th October 2018 through InsideOutMusic. Commenting on the forthcoming release Hackett said: “I’m excited to announce the release of a special bumper retrospective 1984 – 2006 box set. This will include ...

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Martin Barre Goes Down Roads Less Travelled

Martin Barre, best-known as guitarist in Jethro Tull – releases his new solo album Roads Less Travelled through Garage Records on 31st August 2018. Having developed his own distinctive style within the framework of Jethro Tull, Barre’s instantly recognisable and original sound prove the foundation for the record, with Roads Less Travelled said to reflect the last 50 years of his ...

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Yes Vinyl + Postcard Book

Previously only available to pre-order, progressive rock band Yes are making their celebratory postcard book available now, alongside releasing vinyl editions of their reimagined Fly From Here – Return Trip, featuring the Drama line-up and new lead vocals by Trevor Horn, to coincide with their 50th Anniversary celebrations. They are available now to order through Pledge here and Burning Shed ...

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Keith Emerson & Robert Berry Collaboration Comes to Light

Prior to his untimely untimely death keyboard legend Keith Emerson was collaborating on a new album with singer and multi-instrumentalist Robert Berry. Several months after his passing Berry decided to go ahead and make the album they should have recorded together. The result is 3.2  with The Rules Have Changed out on 10th August through Frontiers Music s.r.l. Emerson and Berry ...

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Marillion Cinema Screenings for New Live DVD

On 26th March, there will be screenings of All One Tonight featuring Marillion at six Everyman Cinemas across the UK. The band themselves will host the event being held at Kings Cross in London. All One Tonight is the filmed appearance of the band’s live performance at the Royal Albert Hall on 13th October 2017, and following its cinematic debut will ...

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YES – Fly From Here Return Trip

On 25th March YES will release a brand-new mix of their 2011 Fly From Here Return Trip album, featuring the Drama line-up plus new lead vocals by Trevor Horn, to coincide with their 50th Anniversary celebrations. Fly From Here originally featured Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, with  Benoit David on lead vocals and Trevor Horn in the role of producer. With the addition ...

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GTR Classic – When the Heart Rules the Mind Reimagined

In 1985 progressive rock guitarists Steve Hackett and Steve Howe – of Genesis and Yes/Asia fame respectively – formed the AOR rock band GTR, who went on to record one album that hit No. 11 in the alubm charts and  went gold, tour North America and Europe in 1986, and a hit single in ‘When the Heart Rules the Mind’ ...

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Marillion Add Tour Dates

Three new dates have been added to the forthcoming tour by Marillion this April. Tickets are now on sale for new shows in Belfast, Dublin and York.  The band’s recent show at The Royal Albert Hall, sold out in just four minutes, and previous dates announced for April means the tour is already almost sold out. After nearly 40 years, progressive rock band Marillion continue to ...

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Hackett Tours with Orchestra

Following 2017’s sell-out Genesis Revisited tour, progressive rock artist and former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announced a special six date UK tour in October where he and his band will be accompanied by a 41 piece orchestra… However, shows are selling out already and Hackett has added more dates! The decision to undertake this tour was made after the critical success of ...

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Mabel Greer’s Toyshop – The Secret

Mabel Greer’s Toyshop is the group whose members would go on to form progressive rock giants Yes. There are three principle things to take into account when considering the band however. The first is that when Mabel Greer’s Toyshop existed progressive rock did not exist per se but was percolating in the heady mix that was the London underground music ...

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