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Echolyn
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United States
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Echolyn (often styled echolyn) is an American progressive rock band based in eastern Pennsylvania, formed in 1989 and active off and on until the present. The original members were Brett Kull (guitar), Paul Ramsey (drums), Chris Buzby (keyboards), Ray Weston (vocals), and Jesse Reyes (bass). Reyes was replaced by Tom Hyatt during the recording of their debut album, and this lineup has more or less persisted, though the band went through several years of inactivity after the release of As the World in 1995. During this period, Kull and Ramsey formed Still (also known as Always Almost) and Buzby formed Finneus Gauge.
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http://www.echolyn.com
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Releases on file (11)
Echolyn — I Heard You Listening Echolyn — I Heard You Listening
((Not on label) no#, 2015, CD)
Echolyn — Echolyn Echolyn — Echolyn
((Not on label) no#, 2012, 2CD)
Echolyn — Cowboy Poems Free Echolyn — Cowboy Poems Free
((Not on label) no#, 2008, CD)
Echolyn — The End Is Beautiful Echolyn — The End Is Beautiful
(Velveteen VR2010, 2005, CD)
Echolyn — Mei Echolyn — Mei
(Velveteen VR2009, 2002, CD)
Various Artists — To Cry You a Song: A Collection of Tull Tales Various Artists — To Cry You a Song: A Collection of Tull Tales
(Magna Carta MA-9009-2, 1996, CD)
Echolyn — When the Sweet Turns Sour Echolyn — When the Sweet Turns Sour
(Syn-Phonic SYNCD 15, 1996, CD)
Echolyn — As the World Echolyn — As the World
(550 Music BK 57623, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Progfest '94: Variety Arts Center - Los Angeles Various Artists — Progfest '94: Variety Arts Center - Los Angeles
(Musea FGBG 4154.AR, 1995, CD)
Echolyn — ...And Every Blossom Echolyn — ...And Every Blossom
(Bridge 2113, 1993, CD)
Echolyn — Suffocating the Bloom Echolyn — Suffocating the Bloom
(Bridge 2112, 992/1992, CD)

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
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2017-04-16
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