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Date : May 1997
Pages : 72
Summary : Yes, Ash Ra Tempel, Camel, Exposure Concert Series,French TV, Earthlings, moe, Trance Mission, Renaissance Mark 1, Solstice/Andy Glass, Mona Lisa, Bill Forth of Ten Seconds, Martin Barre, Toshio Egawa of Gerard, Doane Perry
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From Renaissance to Illusion —
A Profile of the Relf / McCarty Renaissance

Cover art The emergence of Renaissance in 1969 coincided with the birth of a new musical genre: Progressive Rock. The British rock scene was then in the midst of a highly creative period following the psychedelic era and the musical earthquake caused by the Beatles' landmark album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.  » Read more
(Posted by Aymeric Leroy 1997-05-01)

Trying on New Threads —
The Doane Perry Interview

Cover art We spoke with Doane Perry, drummer for Jethro Tull, about his new project called Thread backstage at the Concord Pavilion, prior to their gig that night with ELP. We'd like to thank the following people for their involvement in setting up the interview: Mark Cella from M&M Music, and Kenny Wiley, Tull's tour manager.  » Read more
(Posted by Jeff Melton, Paul Hightower 1997-05-01)

Various Artists - Progfest '95

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For those of you not able to attend the festival in Los Angeles in November 1995, here is your chance to experience the highlights of Progfest ‘95. Opening the festival and this 2CD set is...

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(Posted by Henry Schneider 1997-05-01)

Latest news

2017-05-19
First ProgStock Festival Set for October – October 2017 will see the inaugural edition of a festival called ProgStock in Rahway, New Jersey at the Union County Performing Arts Center. With a definite slant towards neo-progressive music, the event is sure to please many fans with the inclusion of such artists as Echolyn, Glass Hammer, and Aisles. The festival will take place October 13-15. » Read more

2017-05-05
Clive Brooks RIP – Word reaches us today of another sad passing in the music world. Drummer Clive Brooks, best known as a member of such Canterbury bands as Egg, Uriel / Arzachel, and Groundhogs, has died at the age of 67. Details are sketchy at this point. The news was reported on Nick Mason's Facebook page — Brooks was Mason's drum tech. » Read more

2017-05-02
Col. Bruce Hampton RIP – The phrase "He died doing what he loved" is almost a cliche, but in the case of Col. Bruce Hampton, it couldn't be more true. Hampton, who was born Gustav Berglund III, collapsed on stage at his own 70th birthday celebration and later passed away. The event took place at the Fox Theater in Atlanta. » Read more

2017-04-16
ProgDay 2017 Announces First Bands – Flor de Loto, Sonar, and Infinien are the first three performers to be announced for the 2017 edition of the long-running ProgDay Festival. The 23rd ProgDay takes place Saturday and Sunday, September 2nd and 3rd, at Storybook Farm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. » Read more

2017-04-16
Allan Holdsworth RIP – Surely in the list of artists who have contributed to the sound of modern music, there is a special spot for guitarist Allan Holdsworth. His name is known to virtually every student of the instrument in jazz and rock, and his style has been so widely emulated that it's hardly worth mentioning anymore — we can just assume that every guitarist has Holdsworth as an influence. » Read more


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Finch - Glory of the Inner Force – Dutch band Finch's debut album has been long overdue for CD reissue. Acclaimed as a classic by some, and as overrated by others, either way you look at it its still a must listen. Finch were an...  (1994) » Read more

Strawbs - Live at NEARfest & Hugh's Room – Strawbs line-ups have undergone quite a few changes in recent years. Having never seen Brian Willoughby, I was happy to view his guitar stylings since they are substantially different from Dave...  (2006) » Read more

Masque - Ten Ways – This is the second offering by the Swedish five-piece Masque. This is a major improvement over their debut from '91, which seemed too derivative of Saga and other 80s neo-proggers. Here they have...  (1995) » Read more

Spaced Out - Evolution – After numerous releases sticking pretty close to a singular style, this appropriately titled latest studio release by the band shows them trying out some new directions, while still maintaining close...  (2009) » Read more

Peter James - Footnotes to Fairytales – Bearing a intimate and individualistic style rooted both in folk music and minimalism, Bay Area (by way of England and Hong Kong) guitarist, singer, and songwriter Peter James has appeared on the...  (2007) » Read more



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