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Wille & The Bandits – Steal

With three lauded self-releases already, your first label release – as is the case with the latest Wille & The Bandits release Steal –­­ the impulse to play it safe may be tempting. Not enticing enough apparently. Steal is an out-and-out rocker of an album that’s been spliced, diced and spiced …

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Marillion – Marbles in the park

Marillion are a band with a strong and loyal fanbase and recently announced a show at London’s Royal Albert Hall for 2017 – a show that sold out within minutes of the tickets going on sale.  Nowhere demonstrates the strength of their fanbase though quite as much as the Marillion …

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Marillion – F.E.A.R.

  Marillion have long since been pioneers of sailing your own ship. Advocates of crowdfunding before crowdfunding was even a thing, they are ambassadors for the freedom of speech and creativity that can only be found in not having to tow the line. It’s no surprise then, that Marillion’s 18th …

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Stone Free festival 2016 – Sunday

Today at Stone Free was all about Prog on the IndigO2 and arena stages.  Sadly travel problems meant I arrived late and missed the first bands on the entrance and IndigO2 stages (Broken Witt Rebels and Cats in space), and arrived in time to see Knifeworld who had been recommended …

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Stone Free Festival Full Weekend Details Revealed

Stone Free Festival reveals full weekend details, exclusive events & new additions to the bill at The O2, London ADDITIONAL WEEKEND LINE UP REVEALED MORE ACTS ADDED TO THE BILL  SPEAK EASY LOUNGE ANNOUNCED including Alice Cooper in conversation with writer David Quantick The legendary Roger Dean in conversation with …

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Stone Free Festival – Brand New Classic Rock Festival

at The O2, London featuring ALICE COOPER RICK WAKEMAN performing ‘The Myths & Legends Of King Arthur & The Knights Of The Round Table’ for the first time since 1975 plus MARILLION / STEVE HACKETT / BLACKBERRY SMOKE  and many more to be announced Kilimanjaro Live and The O2 are proud …

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FISH announces 30th anniversary tour of Misplaced Childhood

Scottish singer, songwriter and ex-Marillion frontman FISH has announced a run of UK headline shows in December where he will play Marillion’s 1985 chart-topping album Misplaced Childhood in full for the very last time, ahead of releasing his final-ever album next year. The ‘Farewell To Childhood’ tour starts in Sweden …

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Fish – Sub89, Reading – 15th December 2014

Tonight was my first time visiting Sub89 in Reading, and I have to say I was impressed. It’s right in the city centre, just a couple of minutes walk from the railway station.  The best part was when I get inside – the sound quality.  The volume was loud but …

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Marillion – The Forum, London -11/12/2014

I have to admit that until a few years ago the only Marillion albums in my collection were Script for a Jester’s Tear  , Misplaced Childhood and Clutching at Straws. The group have seemed to have by-passed me for a number of years and I have only recently been re-acquainted …

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Ramblin’ Man Fair announce more acts – Outlaw Country Stage and Blues Stage

Ramblin’ Man Fair is delighted to announce further acts to join the already impressive bill. The Rock Collective and TeamRock presents… event will bring the best of Classic Rock, Progressive Rock, Country and Blues to Mote Park in Maidstone, Kent over the weekend of 25th and 26th July 2015. Saturday 25th will see …

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“Ramblin’ Man Fair” Announced For July 2015

Ramblin’ Man Fair, Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent UK – 25th & 26th July 2015 First acts announced – Scorpions – UK exclusive show in 2015 Gregg Allman (of The Allman Brothers Band) – UK exclusive show in 2015 Camel – UK Festival exclusive show in 2015 Marillion – UK Festival …

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STEVE ROTHERY to release solo album ‘The Ghosts of Pripyat’, feat Steve Hackett & Steven Wilson on Sept 22nd

Steve Rothery, highly respected guitarist and founder member of UK prog giants Marillion, is proud to present his long awaited solo album ‘The Ghosts of Pripyat’. Rothery comments, “This album has been a long time coming. I had an offer to record a solo album during the recording of ‘Misplaced …

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Fatal Fusion – ‘The Ancient Tale’

Fatal Fusion release label debut

This sophomore album from Norwegian quintet Fatal Fusion – their first for the boutique Karisma Records label – draws heavily on the prog influences of the early 1970s, unashamedly referencing the likes of Peter Gabriel-era Genesis, pre-‘Dark Side…’ Floyd, Camel, Colosseum, Focus and Van der Graaf Generator, as well as …

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