Category Archive: News

Mar 12 2016

Keith Emerson

2016 has up until now been as the queen once put it an anus horribleous. As i write i am nursing the hangover from hell caused by receiving the news that my hero since the age of eleven years old has ended his life. In the world of progressive rock music the word legend and …

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Feb 07 2016

Mog And The Water Tribe album launch

North East rockers Mog And The Water Tribe launch their new album Astronaut Ghost by playing some of the song live in the North East’s top vinyl record store SOUND IT OUT. Why not head along and listen to the band and treat yourself to a live performance and even buy the album. I will …

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Jan 13 2016

Yes Tour 2016

  YES are to  do a 10 date UK tour performing 2 classic albums – Fragile and Drama in their entirety plus other major YES tracks from 27th April. Full info below. Steve Howe and Geoff Downes are in the UK at the moment and are available for phoners, ISDN and in person interviews. Alan …

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Aug 30 2015

Steve Hackett Box Set Looking Good

Steve Hackett to re-issue box set collection of early recordings ‘Premonitions – The Charisma Recordings 1975-1983’   Steve’s 14 disc boxed set Premonitions – The Charisma Recordings 1975-1983 is now available to preorder on the Hackettsongs webstore. July 2015 Prog rock pioneer Steve Hackett has announced the release ‘Premonitions – The Charisma Recordings 1975-1983’, a …

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Aug 19 2015

PROGMEISTER 3 | fund raising appeal

  Hopefully those of you who attended both of the previous Progmeister Festivals will remember just how good they were? It’s been over three years now since Progmeister 2 headed up by The Tangent and seeds have been sewn in this small though enthusiastic cranium to stage Progmeister 3. However, to do so i need …

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Jul 27 2015

Gilmour album set for September release

  Former Pink Floyd member David Gilmour will release his new solo album, Rattle That Lock on the 18th September. Gilmour follows the worldwide success of the Pink Floyd archive album The Endless River with his first solo album since 2006′s On An Island. The primary lyricist for the new album is Gilmour’s long-term writing …

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Jul 27 2015

Andy Tillison in hospital

Tangent keyboard ace and friend of The Progmeister Andy Tillison has been admitted to Hospital after suffering a heart attack on Sunday evening (26th of July). Needless to say our thoughts are with him and his good lady sally and wish him a speedy recovery. I am sure that Andy’s spirit and determination which i …

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Jun 28 2015

RIP Chris Squire Co-founder of YES.

  Progmeister are sad to report that legendary Yes co-founder and bass player has passed away following his battle with leukemia. Chris will be remembered for his legendary bass sound and his ability to sing the sweetest harmonies with ex-band mate Jon Anderson. These two things were the cornerstone of YES as a band and …

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