Tag Archives: Jethro Tull

Ian Anderson – Interview – December 2016

When I knew I had a long sought out interview with Ian Anderson a week before Christmas 2016, I went straight to every interviewer’s first source of research – his website. There’s a part of the site called All too frequently asked questions, designed to get boring questions out of …

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Be Prog! My Friend festival announce Jethro Tull

BE PROG! MY FRIEND, 30th June – 1nd JULY 2017 – BARCELONA.  FESTIVAL WHICH HIGHLIGHTS THE WORLD’S BEST PROGRESSIVE BANDS ANNOUNCES JETHRO TULL Since its inception in 2014 the Barcelona based festival Be Prog! My Friend has played host to the likes of Opeth, Steven Wilson, Anathema, Devin Townsend, TesseracT, The Pineapple Thief, Magma, Agent …

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Martin Barre To Release New Studio Album ‘Back To Steel’

Martin Barre Releases New Studio Album – ‘Back To Steel’ Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre has announced the release of his sixth and most important solo album to date. ‘Back To Steel’ celebrates the guitarist’s 50-year career with a return to his roots of steel strings and electric guitars and …

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First bands announced for HRH Prog 4

Ian Anderson, Focus, Caravan and more for HRH Prog 4 They lead first 8 acts named for March 2016 weekender – with tickets on sale now The latest edition of the Prog-sponsored event takes place at Hafan-y-Mor, Pwllheli, North Wales on the weekend of March 17-19, 2016. Also named are …

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Ian Anderson Celebrates Jethro Tull With a New Show – UK Dates Announced

Ian Anderson Celebrates Jethro Tull With a New Show – UK Dates Announced Progressive Rock pioneer Ian Anderson has announced 6 dates of a 2015 UK tour, titled ‘Jethro Tull – The Rock Opera’. The shows will take place in September, with tickets on general sale from 9th March. ‘Jethro …

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Riverside – ‘Shrine Of The New Generation Slaves’

This fifth studio album from Polish progressive rockers Riverside – their first since 2009’s ‘Anno Domini High Definition’, which charted at number one in their native Poland – is an interesting beast, drawing as it does on a myriad of influences, from underground central European jazz through English folk music …

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Blood Ceremony – Blood Ceremony (re-issue)

Re-issues are an unusual beast – usually there is an overt reason for a band ploughing their back catalogue, such as an anniversary or whatever: occasionally, they come out of the blue (or the black, in this case), without seeming to have any particular explanation for their presence… as appears …

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