Category: News

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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New Patterson album in the pipeline

  Re-Genesis singer and Northlands co-proprietor Tony Patterson is working on a new album entitled Equations Of Meaning. I have had the pleasure of hearing some lengthy sound bites and i am happy to confirm that Tony has steered his ship firmly in the Prog direction. More than this i cannot say at the present …

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Re-Genesis | The Lamb Lies Down next year!

ReGenesis, the UK’s longest established and much loved Genesis tribute band, are delighted to announce their most ambitious project to date. In 2016, ReGenesis are embarking on a UK tour with a brand new production of “The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway”. The album will be played in its entirety, 100% live along with some …

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RIP Guy Le Blanc

Words fail me. Camel keyboards ace Guy Le Blanc passed away on Monday 27th of April. Ifirst seen Guy performing with Camel on the Rajaz tour at the Leadmill in Sheffield and considered him to be a fluid natural player and a worthy asset to the Camel canon. My sympathy goes to his family and …

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Steve Hackett | Wolflight set for March 30th

Steve Hackett’s new album will be released on March 30th and carries on from where Steve left off with his previous album Beyond The Shrouded Horizon.   Wolflight – out on 30 March 2015 (EU) & 7 April 2015 (US) * PRESS RELEASE * Music pioneer Steve Hackett has announced the release of his new …

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It’s all about the bass about the Bass!

  Camel bass man Colin Bass is busy in the studio recording a new album. Ensconced in his studio somewhere in rural Wales Colin is beavering away with his arsenal of instruments creating a new piece of work for our delectation. recording independently as many musicians know is an expensive business. Being a life long …

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Steve Hackett | Wolflight update

STEVE HACKETT REVEALS NEW BASS/12 STRING PLAYER   Prog visionary Steve Hackett has announced the addition of multi-talented guitarist Roine Stolt to his tour line-up. Stolt, known as leading light of the Flower Kings and for his association with Transatlantic, will play bass and twelve string, occasionally also joining Steve on guitar. The legendary ex-Genesis …

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R.I.P. Edgar Froese

  In a truly sad bit of news Progmeister reports that Edgar Froese, the legendary founder of German electronic music pioneers Tangerine Dream, has passed away after suffering a pulmonary embolism, He was 70 years old. News of the musician’s death was shared via the group’s Facebook page today (January 23), with the post confirming …

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