Tag Archives: progressive rock

Geoff Downes & Chris Braide

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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Mable Greers Toyshop

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

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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Marillion 2018 UK Tour

With two London shows selling out in four minutes (The Royal Albert Hall in October, and the London Palladium in November), expect a seven date UK tour in April next year to do similarly brisk business for progressive rock band Marillion. The last couple of years have found the band on a particular high. Their most recent album, F E A ...

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Yes – 50th Anniversary UK Tour Celebrations

2018 marks half a century since the formation of legendary progressive rock group Yes and to celebrate this then band will embark on a 10 date UK tour. This lengthy milestone has seen the band become one of the most successful and enduring of their kind, if not any musical genre, with a series of a participants playing an important role over ...

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jethro-tull

Jethro Tull celebrate Golden Anniversary

 Way back in 1968 on the 2nd of February when the Marquee Club was on Wardour Street a band with a penchant for rock, blues and something a little different stopped changing their name and first performed under one that stuck, Jethro Tull and later that year they would release an album titled This Was on the fledgling Island record ...

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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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Nad & Steve Hackett live by Rick Pauline.

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 – 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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