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Steve Hackett - The Night Siren

Steve Hackett – The Night Siren

‘Behind The Smoke’ begins singularly with Steve Hackett’s voice, a call to prayer as the music begins to encapsulate and Arabian dirge becomes more profoundly classic progressive rock. Halfway through the tempo changes adding an air of mystery and danger, the vocals now are indeed uttered by those from the East, chanting over the sound of drumming, and for the ...

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Steve Hackett – Recent Sounds & Visions

With the release of Steve Hackett‘s latest album The Night Siren on InsideOut Music (Sony), the legendary guitarist has been busy preparing for both its release and his forthcoming 15 date UK tour as previously reported at Ramzine, the result of this being a series of moments captured on film and presented here for fans to enjoy. Aside from discussing ...

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The Mute Gods – Tardigrades Will Inherit The Earth

The Mute Gods gave birth to a formidable debut album with last year’s Do Nothing Till Your Hear From Me. Critically appraised, presumably good sales, they’re back not only to show there’s still life in the old dogs but that they’re ready bark even more furiously at those things that annoy them. As before, it’s politics and religion mainly; the ...

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Steve Hackett – Video Interview

There are “dark times ahead” says Steve Hackett in a new video interview, promoting the progressive rock legend’s forthcoming new album, The Night Siren, and UK tour. Hackett expresses serious concerns regarding the world’s current political climate during the interview. His obvious frustration that there are those who refuse to look beyond their own greed and ambition is tempered but ...

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Steve Hackett – In the Skeleton Gallery

Steve Hackett’s new album The Night Siren may not be due for release on InsideOut Music (Sony) until 24th March but fans of the prog rock guitar virtuoso can listen to a taste of what’s due to come, courtesy of a music video for the track ‘In the Skeleton Gallery’ that has just been released. When RAMzine previously reported on the release of ...

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Kansas – Rhythm in the Spirit Live

Kansas have released a live concert video for ‘Rhythm In The Spirit’, a track taken from their latest album, The Prelude Implicit, their first all-new album in 16 years, available from Inside Out Records.  “It’s been a long time since we’ve made a one song concert video and we had a great time doing it!” said the band; who have ...

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Yes to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Legendary progressive rock band Yes are to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the Class of 2017. This follows two previous nominations so many would declare the award overdue, however it should also be noted it falls 12 months before the band’s 50th anniversary. Founded in 1968 by bass player Chris Squire, vocalist Jon Anderson, guitarist ...

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Hackett Celebrates Wind & Wuthering’s 40th Anniversary

2017 may find former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett busier than ever. With a new album scheduled for release and a 15 date UK Spring tour due there will also be the matter of Wind & Wuthering, the last studio album Hackett played on before leaving to go solo, reaching its 40th anniversary. The tour will be Hackett’s first UK dates ...

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Barclay James Harvest UK Tour

Following hugely successful tours of Germany, France & Switzerland earlier this year, alongside a headline slot at Glastonbury Festival’s Acoustic Stage, John Lees’ Barclay James Harvest will undertaking a six date UK tour this November.  Celebrating 50 years since the progressive rock band formed back in Oldham, back in 1966, the concerts will feature the band performing classic Barclay James Harvest ...

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Review: Kansas – The Prelude Implicit

15 albums down the road, a tinkling piano over the Celtic heartbeat that is ‘With This Heart’  acts as overture to The Prelude Implicit, the first studio album Kansas have released in sixteen years. Despite expressions of love and devotion expressed there’s an underlying melancholy to it. Such thoughts are case aside immediately after as adventurous optimism takes shape musically ...

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