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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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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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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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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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