Category: News

Apr 08 2018

Ra, the continuing dynasty

       Tyneside musician Tony Patterson is about to embark on the continuing dynasty of his 2006 album Ra. Many will remember the epic Egyptian feel of Tony’s eponymous album which to this day remains a firm favourite with me. As Tony has only just announced that work in the studio has just begun there is …

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Jan 31 2017

John Wetton RIP

The first time i ever heard John Wetton’s voice was 1974 when i bought a King Crimson single  from our local record shop. It was a song called The Night Watch Taken as it was from the album Starless And Bible Black. In my ignorance i played the B side first which happened to be …

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Jan 21 2017

Village Hall Magenta

For lovers of Magenta and IQ there is a little treat in store for you should you live in the North Yorkshire area. Check this out folks…  

Dec 18 2016

New Hackett album set for March

Steve Hackett: The Night Siren       Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), releases his latest album The Night Siren on 24th March 2017 through InsideOut Music (Sony).  As implied in the title, The Night Siren is a wake-up call… the warning of a siren sounding in this era of …

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Oct 03 2016

Steve Hackett tour planned for 2017

Former Genesis guitarist and prog legend Steve Hackett is returning with an exciting new show for a 15 date UK tour next spring after his outstanding performance at this year’s inaugural Stone Free Festival.   Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic Genesis album Wind and Wuthering, Steve and his band will be performing several …

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Aug 29 2016

Francis Dunnery House concerts.

I was sent some exciting news from Francis Dunnery’s press machine. Well worth considering Pop pickers. Francis Dunnery is scheduling a House Concert Tour through the UK in October. The beautiful Dorie Jackson will be joining Francis bringing….an extra layer of genius to the evening! We are excited to announce that we are offering opportunities for fans in your area to …

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Jul 28 2016

RIP Roye Albrighton

The curse of 2016 strikes again. Nektar axe man passes away….. The Cleopatra Records family has lost one of its closest friends and brightest stars. Nektar vocalist/guitarist Roye Albrighton passed away peacefully at the age of 67. Albrighton had just recently completed the text for a full-length book (co-written by Dave Thompson) about the group …

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Apr 27 2016

Steve Hackett | Live At Liverpool Box Set in the pipeline.

STEVE HACKETT TO RELEASE “THE TOTAL EXPERIENCE LIVE IN LIVERPOOL” THE LIVE 2CD/2DVD, BLU-RAY OF HIS ACOLYTE TO WOLFLIGHT WITH GENESIS REVISITED TOUR     20th April 2016   Groundbreaking prog guitarist Steve Hackett has announced the release of his acclaimed     Acolyte To Wolflight With Genesis Revisited Tour as 2CD/2DVD deluxe package and stand-a-lone Blu-Ray …

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