Tag Archives: progressive rock

Sons Of Apollo Grooving as they Fall

Sons Of Apollo has released a new single from their new album MMXX that’s due out 17th January. The five minute track goes by the handle of ‘Fall To Ascend’ and distinct from the band’s previous more euphoric sounding single ‘Goodbye Divinity’ that when listened to accompanied by its office video here at RAMzine is a psychedelic grooving metal grunge ...

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No Time Out for Hackett

Following his most successful solo tour yet, where he over 30 thousand tickets in the UK, Steve Hackett has announced that his 2020/21 World Tour will feature the whole of the 1977 Genesis live album Seconds Out in full, plus more! Seconds Out was the hugely successful double album recorded on Genesis’ 1977 concert tour together with ‘The Cinema Show’, ...

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Ian Anderson’s Jethro Tull Tours

Fans of Ian Anderson And The Jethro Tull Band are going to have to make a new year’s resolution about saving that little bit more in 2020, as prog rock icons have some very special events coming up.   Spring will see more intimate live shows with Ian Anderson on Jethro Tull, the summer will find themKeeping The Blues Alive ...

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A Wail of a Time at Sea

Even with less than 10% availability left, guests keep being announced for Keeping The Blues Alive at Sea Mediterranean II cruise taking place between 14th – 10th August 2020. Most recently, it was revealed that Ian Anderson Presents Jethro Tull would be stepping on board. For Anderson 2020 is going to prove an incredibly busy year, aside from this musical ...

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Steve Hackett – 18th November 2019, Birmingham Symphony Hall

Red spotlights shine down from on high, crisscrossing across the stage as Steve Hackett and his band walk on collectively. The guitarist sporting a red scarf, gold Les Paul and otherwise black apparel. As apparently are the rest of those on stage – The in-look for rock acts no longer in the first flush of youth, offering as it does ...

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DBA Add Extra Show

The Downes Braide Association (DBA) has announced a second show at Trading Boundaries on 15th February as the 14th February event is nearly sold out. This means the collective featuring Yes keyboard player Geoff Downes and singer/songwriter Chris Braide will literally double their annual number of live performances in one go. The event itself is ostensibly taking place to mark ...

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Hackett Warm in the Afterglow

Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett is half way through his current UK tour where he has found a warm reception from fans, so much so that they can continue to feel the love with the video release of ‘Afterglow’ from his recent CD/DVD live release Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live. “The huge team with band and orchestra adds a rich ...

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Yes From a Page

Progressive rock giantsYes return to their back pages with the release of four tracks recorded in 2010 as new content for a miniature five piece box set from that era entitled From A Page. From A Page features two booklets and three discs containing the studio tracks ‘To The Moment’, ‘Words On A Page’, ‘From the Turn Of A Card’ ...

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Marillion With Friends from the Orchestra Live 2019; 6th November 2019, Birmingham Symphony Hall

They’ve ripped the side of the Symphony Hall. Posters declare they are: “creating an environment of universal language – music.” If developers taking great chunks out of the heart of the second city’s centre is music to your ears, so be it. I tend to find the accompanying apartments built in such localities help fudge the issue and force the ...

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Lucy In Blue

Leave The Pale Blue Sky Behind – An Interview With Icelandic Prog Rockers Lucy In Blue

A few months ago the ever-reliable and awesome Karisma Records (Norway) released a true gem of a record in the shape of In Flight by the Icelandic prog rock outfit named Lucy in Blue. Now, I am not exactly sure how to describe or put into words just how beautiful and moving the aforementioned LP is. You want drama and ...

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