Tag Archives: progressive rock

Best of John Lodge

After decades between solo albums, The Moody Blues’ John Lodge is becoming increasingly active. Fresh off  The Royal Affair Tour over in the States where he played alongside Yes, Asia and Carl Palmer, he’s now preparing for the release of B Yond – The Very Best Of, due out on 27th September through BMG Records. B Yond features three new ...

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Hackett Royal Festival Hall Shows Revisited

Steve Hackett has announced the release of a 2CD + Blu-Ray digipak titled Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live at the Royal Festival Hall for release on 25th October 2019 through InsideOutMusic. Recorded on 5th October 2018, it fulfilled a long held ambition of the guitarist’s: to perform the music of Genesis with a live orchestra. Conducted by Bradley Thachuk, ...

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John Wetton’s Extraordinary Life

On June 12th it would have been the late John Wetton’s 70th birthday and to commemorate the occasion a unique box set collection of his solo albums featuring a lavish hardback book and more has been announced, going under the apt title of An Extraordinary Life. Wetton’s long and productive career saw him renowned in the roles of singer, bass ...

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Erya Lyytinen – Another World

When first introduced to Erya Lyytinen we met a nifty slide guitar player with a penchant for old time blues. But time doesn’t stand still even if people try to. Change may be forced on us externally or opportunities arise that can lift us up, maybe help our careers, on the other side of the coin when those closest to ...

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As Lights Fall with Alan Parsons

Grammy Award winning progressive rock maestro Alan Parsons has just released ‘As Lights Fall’, the third single from his latest album, The Secret, out now on Frontiers Music Srl. Alan’s longtime hobby has been performing magic and this brand new album showcases his own passion for the craft, hence the title The Secret. The album sees a return to the ...

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Alan Parson Can’t Get There From Here

Grammy Award-winning master of progressive rock Alan Parsons has released ‘I Can’t Get There From Here’ a song featured in the motion picture movie 5-25-77. It is taken from his new album, The Secret, due on 26th April from Frontiers Music Srl.  Guests on the record include Steve Hackett, Lou Gramm and Vinnie Colaiuta. ‘I Can’t Get There From Here’ ...

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Selling England By The Pound in 2019

Steve Hackett has announced a 20 date UK tour to take place this time next year. As has been the manner of his recent annual outing he will devote most of the evening to a classic Genesis album on which he played guitar alongside other solo and band favourites. Fans will be delighted to learn that in 2019 it will ...

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Suburban Ghosts Remixed

Following their recent sold-out live performance debut at Trading Boundaries, comes news of a total remixed release of the Downes Braide Association’s critically acclaimed Suburban Ghosts album on 30th November. Geoff Downes (Asia, Yes, The Buggles) and Ivor Novello songwriter and singer Chris Braide have made three albums together under the DBA monicker, but on Friday 28th September they were ...

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Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius

Melodic Revolution Records will release Guilty Of Innocence by Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius on vinyl from 4th October. The record found some surprise support from the European indie charts this past summer and was a breakthrough album in North America, hitting # 4 on the Relix/Jamband radio charts.   A new single and video for ‘Behind The Curtain’ has been released prior ...

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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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