April 6, 2020

PETER GREEN – The End Of The Game (Esoteric)

This is an album which is gloriously and simultaneously barking mad, touched by genius and utterly, completely devoid of caring what people thought of it! Regular readers of the weird and wonderful things often reviewed on these online pages may have observed your humble scribe commenting about the astonishing breadth of music appearing on record..

URIAH HEEP – 50th Anniversary UK Tour

British rock icons Uriah Heep are thrilled to announce an extensive UK tour in November 2020 to celebrate their 50th Anniversary. Uriah Heep’s longevity is a testament to the band’s excellent music, prolific song-writing and tireless efforts. The mighty Heep are cut from the same cloth of legends; their career spans over 50 years and..

SEVEN SPIRES – Emerald Seas (Frontiers)

This is the first album by this hard hitting American rock band Seven Spires on the Frontiers label, but their actual second release following on from Solveig which was released in 2017 after a highly successful crowdfunding campaign. The band comprises vocalist and keyboard player Adrienne Cowan, Jack Kosto on guitar, Peter de Reyna on..

IO EARTH NEW ALBUM – Details and Teaser…

BIRMINGHAM PROGGERS IO EARTH ARE PREPARING TO RELEASE THEIR NEW ALBUM AURA In a departure from their usual writing style, IO Earth’s Dave Cureton and Adam Gough have created a new album that is still progressive, still genre defying, but is more focused on the exploration and development of melody than ever before. Dave: We usually..

NEKTAR – The Other Side (Esoteric)

If you were a Nektar admirer during those heady days of A Tab In The Ocean or Recycled, you can approach this without trepidation: the legacy is in fine hands and has been respectfully added to Things are a bit complicated - and crowded - in the Nektar camp at the moment, which is a..

Epica Announce European Co-Headline Tour With Apocalyptica

This fall Dutch Symphonic titans EPICA and Finnish Cello masters APOCALYPTICA will join forces for the ‘Epic Apocalypse Tour’. The tour comes in support of EPICA’s upcoming album which will be released later this year. Support on all dates will be provided by Helsinki prog metallers WHEEL.  EPICA's Simone Simons comments “To celebrate the upcoming..