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Steve Hackett – Eleventh Earl of Mar Video

Steve Hackett has released a new video featuring ‘Eleventh Earl of Mar’ taken from his forthcoming new DVD Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham. ‘Eleventh Earl of Mar’ originally appeared on the Genesis hit album Window & Wuthering, Hackett’s last with the band before going onto be a solo artist. Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham will be released by Inside Out ...

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Yes – Roundabout Live Across America

Following the release of Topographic Drama – Live Across America by Yes, the progressive rock band have issued ‘Roundabout’ for free listening on Soundcloud. To hear ‘Roundabout’ featuring Steve Howe (guitars), Alan White (drums), Geoff Downes (keyboards), Billy Sherwood (bass) and Jon Davison (vocals) click here. Yes will embark on 10 date 50th Anniversary UK Tour in March 2018, for ...

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Steve Hackett – Wuthering Nights Premiere

Steve Hackett’s Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham will receive an exclusive film screening at the Everyman Cinema in London on 15th January 2018. The evening will feature question and answer session by Hackett and keyboard player Roger King followed by a screening of the full concert in 5.1 surround sound. Tickets are priced at £17.50 each (plus booking fee) and can ...

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Steve Hackett’s Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham Due!

In January 1977, Genesis followed opening dates at the Rainbow in London by playing two nights at Birmingham Odeon where they featured tracks from their new hit vinyl release Wind & Wuthering. In January next year their former guitarist Steve Hackett will release Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham, filmed during his solo band’s performance at the prestigious Birmingham Symphony Hall. ...

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G3 2018: Joe Satriani, John Petrucci & Uli Jon Roth

Following the recent announcement at Ramzine that guitar virtuoso Joe Satriani will release his 16th solo album, What Happens Next, on January 12th through Sony/Legacy Recordings comes confirmation that he has revived his G3 Tour for an excursion across Europe in 2018. Joining Satriani will be Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and former Scorpions guitarist Uli Jon Roth. As is customary ...

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Johannes Luley – QITARA

Perfect Beings guitarist Johannes Luley’s second solo album branches out from the progressive rock of his main band to explore jazz rock and fusion over its mainly instrumental tracks. ‘The Doer’ opens proceedings with a flamenco played in between a full ensemble band riffing out hard over which Luley infuses John McLaughlin inspired scales to solo effortlessly, a saxophone following ...

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Skyscraper Souls… Geoff Downes & Chris Braide

The Downes Braide Association (DBA) release new album Skyscraper Souls on 17th November through their own label X2X Records distributed through Cherry Red. This is the third collaboration from keyboard player Geoff Downes and singer, songwriter and producer Chris Braide, and follows their previous critically-acclaimed releases Pictures of You (2012) and Suburban Ghosts (2015). Now based in LA, Braide has written ...

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Posthumous Album Appearance by Yes Guitarist Peter Banks

Legendary London psychedelic/proto-progressive band Mable Greer’s Toyshop whose members later morphed into prog superstars Yes reformed to release their first ever album in 2015 and now follow it with their second album, The Secret, to be released on 15th December. Moreover, the record will feature the work of original Yes guitarist Peter Banks, even though he passed away in 2013. Mabel Greer’s ...

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Johannes Luley Releases QITARA

Johannes Luley of Los Angeles progressive rock band Perfect Beings has a new solo album out called QITARA. Released through My Sonic Temple it finds the guitarist heading into jazz-rock territory, and features various guest artists, not least Ryan Downe who he last played with ten years ago in Moth Vellum. QITARA was recorded over a couple of years during ...

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Topographic Drama – New Live Yes Release

During the summer of 2016, legendary progressive rock band Yes embarked upon an ambitious tour that took them through to this year. At each show, the band performed its 1980 album Drama in its entirety – for the first time ever – plus sides one and four from the 1973 double-album Tales From Topographic Oceans (their first number one album), ...

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