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Magellan

Magellan
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United States
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Magellan is a progressive metal/rock band from California, United States, formed by the two brothers Trent Gardner and Wayne Gardner in 1985. The band has had a number of well-known guest musicians, such as Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Joey Franco (Twisted Sister, Van Helsing's Curse), and Tony Levin (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel, Liquid Tension Experiment). Since the 2014 death of Wayne Gardner, Trent has carried on the Magellan name.
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http://www.magellansongs.com
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Releases on file (10)
Magellan — Innocent God Magellan — Innocent God
(Musea FGBG 4759.AR, 2008, CD)
Magellan — Symphony for a Misanthrope Magellan — Symphony for a Misanthrope
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 206, 2005, CD)
Magellan — Impossible Figures Magellan — Impossible Figures
(Inside Out Music IOMCD 144, 2003, CD)
Magellan — Hundred Year Flood Magellan — Hundred Year Flood
(Magna Carta MA-9045-2, 2002, CD)
Magellan — Test of Wills Magellan — Test of Wills
(Magna Carta MA-9008-2, 1997, 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)
Various Artists — The Moon Revisited Various Artists — The Moon Revisited
(Magna Carta MA-9002-2, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Supper's Ready Various Artists — Supper's Ready
(Magna Carta MA-9004-2, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Tales from Yesterday Various Artists — Tales from Yesterday
(Magna Carta MA-9003-2, 1995, CD)
Magellan — Impending Ascension Magellan — Impending Ascension
(Magna Carta MA-1080-2, 1993, CD)

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2017-10-13
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2017-09-26
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