Tag Archives: progressive rock

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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Downes Braide Association Live In England

Downes Braide Association (DBA) has announced the release of Live In England a 2CD/DVD Box set on 29th November 2019 through Cherry Red Records, with a double vinyl edition released in the new year on 14th February to coincide with what will be their second live appearance. The fourth album release by the duo of keyboard player Geoff Downes and ...

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Gentle Giant’s Unburied Treasure

Recipients of Prog magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015 and inducted into their own home town’s Hall of Fame in Portsmouth, now nearly 30 years after calling it a day, the members of progressive rock Gentle Giant have authorised an ultimate box set that will go by the very apt title of Unburied Treasure. Encompassing not only the 12 studio ...

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New Steve Hackett Video

Currently touring North America Steve Hackett has released new video footage worldwide, featuring another exert from his forthcoming release Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live. Previously he released the Genesis track ‘Dancing With The Moonlit Knight’ that you can watch again at RAMzine by clicking here. Now, he’s released a solo track, ‘The Steppes’. “I think this is the most powerful ...

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Hackett Dancing with Moonlit Knight

Ahead of the release of Genesis Revisited Band and Orchestra: Live at the Royal Festival Hall legendary guitarist Steve Hackett has released a live video featuring the first track. ‘Dancing with the Moonlit Knight’ first appeared on the classic Selling England By The Pound album by Genesis, as the band hit a particular creative high mark.  This new release will be ...

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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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