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Twisted Illusion unleash new video

TWISTED ILLUSION continue their rise with the release of a trilogy of stunning albums, under the guise of Excite The Light. Part One from the collection lands on Friday 19th November, with the subsequent albums following next year. The band have just released their new single, No Compromise.

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Twisted Illusion deliver new single and more…

TWISTED ILLUSION are preparing to deliver a trilogy of jaw-dropping albums, under the umbrella of Excite The Light. Part One from the collection will arrive on Friday 19th November, with the subsequent albums following in 2022. The band have just dropped the release’s namesake, Excite The Light, as a single. …

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GREAT MUSIC STORIES – LAUNCHES MODERN ROCK VOL 2

Great Music Stories

GREAT MUSIC STORIES LAUNCHES MODERN ROCK VOL 2 TO SUPPORT THE GRASSROOTS REVIVAL AFTER LOCKDOWN GREAT MUSIC STORIES CONTINUES TO CHAMPION BRITISH ROCK’S NEW TALENT, GIVING AWAY AN EXCLUSIVE COMPILATION CD: Modern Rock Vol. 2 This month, award nominated broadcaster Great Music Stories is releasing an exclusive, new, CD sampler album that celebrates …

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TWISTED ILLUSION DELIVER ANOTHER STUNNER!

Pulling from a comprehensive and expansive array of influences spanning from Queen, Toto andDio toRush, TWISTED ILLUSION have an unrestrained sound that impulsively draws you in. The band will re-release their newly recorded debut album, Temple of Artifice, on Friday 28th May. The enticing prog rockers have revealed their next single, Imitate Me: …

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Twisted Illusion release another firecracker….

UNSTOPPABLE BRITISH PROGSTERS CONTINUE THEIR INSURGENCE WITH A NEW SINGLE & MORE! Drawing from a broad and sprawling melting pot of influences ranging from Queen, Toto andDio toRush, TWISTED ILLUSION have an expansive sound that instinctively draws in any listener. The band will re-release their newly recorded debut album, Temple of Artifice, on …

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TWISTED ILLUSION REVEAL LASTEST VIDEO

TWISTED ILLUSION continue their ascent with the release of their new single, Online and In Line, out now. Watch the video, here – https://youtu.be/valxsh2KTGI . The UK progsters will also re-release their newly recorded debut album, Temple of Artifice, on Friday 28th May. If you’re new to TWISTED ILLUSION, then …

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Twisted Illusion drop another killer track

Coming at you with a wealth of influences ranging from Toto, Dio, and Rush to Queen, TWISTED ILLUSION will re-release their newly recorded debut album, Temple of Artifice, on Friday 28th May. The UK progsters have also just revealed a new single, A Moment Of Lucidity, out now. Watch the …

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Twisted Illusion drop new video

With a diverse and expansive slew of influences panning from Rush, Toto andDio toQueen, TWISTED ILLUSION will re-release their newly recorded debut album, Temple of Artifice, on Friday 28th May, which is the album’s fifth anniversary of its original release. The alluring prog rockers have just released the first of a hatful of …

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Twisted Illusion – Excite The Light Part III

Twisted Illusion – Excite The Light Part III Mad Max? He’s nothing compared to Mad Matt, as Matt Jones, head guru of Twisted Illusion defies musical genres to baffle us with the brain mangling new studio album Excite The Light Part III. If you thought the first two were complex, …

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Twisted Illusion – Excite The Light : Part 2

Excite The Light : Part 2, is the second album of the trilogy by Twisted Illusion. Now that the sensible intro is out of the way, the best analogy I can describe this band with and the way they evolve is similar to the creature in The Thing by John …

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Twisted Illusion – Star And Garter, Manchester.

I had not planned to review this gig but being the last date on the tour and also no support bands meant that over two hours of music was promised by Twisted Illusion so it would be a shame to not document it. Notes were kept to a minimum so …

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Twisted Illusion – I Have Music, I Have Life! (live)

On December 21st Twisted Illusion will self release their first live album I Have Music, I Have Life!. Recorded on their debut headlining tour on February 2nd 2018 at the B2 in Norwich, its sound quality took me back to my tape trading days when sometimes I was lucky enough …

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Twisted Illusion – Excite The Light Part One

Excite The Light Part One, the first of a soon to be released trilogy of albums by the cosmic Twisted Illusion shows that the song writing suss of Matt Jones has no bounds with another dazzling array of compositions. Six songs stretch out to just under the sixty minute mark …

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Bad Ass Bash 2018 – Black Mass Bar, Wakefield, Day One

Bad Ass Bash Poster 2018

Another year, another Bad Ass Bash summoned up as ever by the superhuman efforts from promoter Martin Short, once again handpicking bands to play for us, all of whom played for no fee with profits totalling £588.42, made up to £600 by Martin for the chosen charity Chart Children’s Hospice …

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Twisted Illusion – Molly’s Smile

Matt Jones, frontman for Twisted Illusion, when he is not screaming his lungs over heavy progressive metal, has a knack of stopping you in your tracks with deft, heart wrenching balladry and he has surpassed himself with ‘Molly’s Smile’. It’s a charity single dedicated to Brian and Claire Mear who …

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Bloodstock Open Air Festival – Saturday 12/08/2017.

“Saturday, Saturday, Saturday nights alright” as Elton John wisely put it and describes today’s bands perfectly! Hotel fry up and straight off I go to Bloodstock Open Air Festival again with the first trip of the day to the New Blood Stage to witness Preston based lunatics Ward XVI. Shuttle …

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TWISTED ILLUSION INTERVIEW

Twisted Illusion reveal their enticing double-album ‘Insight To The Mind Of A Million Faces’, on Friday 22nd September. In anticipation of the release, the progsters talk about their background and more:   What is the full band line-up, who plays what? The core line-up for most shows is Mark Wagstaff …

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Twisted Illusion – Insight To The Mind Of A Million Faces

If you thought that Temples Of Artifice, the debut album from Twisted Illusion was as mad as the film One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, then the follow up double album Insight To The Mind Of A Million Faces sees the cuckoo laying a clutch of eggs in it and …

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