Despite a few periods of musical inactivity, Solstice has been around for over forty years now, and IS still led and directed by guitarist and main-man Andy Glass. They began in the early eighties, a time when prog rock was undergoing some kind of renaissance after a fallow few years, when bands like IQ, Pendragon and..
Light Up is, as much as anything Solstice have ever released, a comprehensive musical celebration of their own unique furrow, bringing together all of the strands running through their work, and knitting them together into one highly satisfying whole. There's something about Solstice which is both magical and yet comforting after all this time. It's..
Sia Live isn’t an official live release from Solstice as such, it’s a special online edition sent out to fans and supporters of the band, recorded over two gigs at the Crauford Arms, Milton Keynes, with one being a ‘secret’ gig on 27th June 2021 and the other at the same venue on 4th September. ..
PHOTOS BY John Bull (email@example.com) After a year’s enforced absence, the New Day Festival welcomed back fans to listen to three days of music, performed by a wide assortment of acts, in the sumptuous settings of beautiful Mount Ephraim gardens, just a few miles north-west of Canterbury. A new day perhaps, but it seemed as..
Solstice celebrate their fortieth anniversary in 2020 and, to commemorate the occasion, are releasing only their sixth studio album, though there have been a couple of ‘live’ albums as well to boost the numbers. They’re also marking the occasion by introducing a new vocalist, Jess Holland, who has really made her presence felt on the..
My intention is to work hard and try to get some ‘live’ shows for next year. I really think this new album’s gonna be a killer and it’s definitely gonna be our best album yet ... Solstice is nominally a prog band, but one with a considerable influx of New Age and Folk influences. Formed..