Category: News

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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Steve Hackett album set for March release

  Music pioneer Steve Hackett has announced the release of his new solo album Wolflight. According to the man himself, this “wild pack of tracks – starting with a wolf cry – will be unleashed on the unsuspecting on 30th March 2015.” From a plaintive wolf cry to Steve embracing real wolves (see sleeve above), …

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Pink Floyd album may be due for October?

Pink Floyd may be releasing a new record this fall, according to guitarist David Gilmour’s wife Polly Samson, who tweeted (and possibly leaked?) the news earlier this morning. “Btw Pink Floyd album out in October is called ‘The Endless River’” Polly Samson tweeted. “Based on 1994 sessions is Rick Wright’s swansong and very beautiful.” Consequence …

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Steve Hackett | Genesis Revisited DVD/CD realease

  Prog pioneer Steve Hackett proudly announces the DVD release of his critically acclaimed live spectacular Genesis Revisited, filmed at the sold out show at London’s legendary Royal Albert Hall in October 2013. The DVD of this landmark performance will hit the stores on 30th June 2014. Genesis Revisited: Live at the Royal Albert Hall …

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