Mar 09 2010

Tony Patterson Talks to The Progmeister

Tony who? Who’s he I hear you say. Well, Tony Patterson is the vocalist/flautist with one of the most successful Genesis tribute bands in the world, Re-Genesis. If you haven’t yet seen the band I would thoroughly recommend you do. I …

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Feb 09 2010

Nine Stones Close | St Lo

A CD sized packaged from The Netherlands his my hall mat the other day and when i opened it there was a nicely presented disc within baring the moniker Nine Stones Close. What a lucky boy i hear you say, having CD’s sent to him! The truth is, i knew it…

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Feb 06 2010

Retrogenesis |The Studio, Hartlepool

Wow! It’s been a while since i attended a tribute band gig. I think it is a an injustice to describe Retrogenesis as a tribute band. Having been fortunate enough to have seen The real Genesis during their hay day with Peter Gabriel and unfortunate to b…

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Dec 24 2009

Paul Birchall Interview

I was recently granted an audience with a musician whom i admire and respect a geat deal, Mr Paul Birchall. I first met Paul a couple of years ago following a Combination Head gig in Wath Upon Derne. It was an icy cold night, though red hot musically. …

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Dec 08 2009

The Tangent | Down And Out In Paris

Fans of The Rotter’s Club please form an orderly que. If you were growing a little bored waiting for a new Caravan album and needed a Canterbury fix then you’re luck is in. It’s just arrived. The Tangent have been around for a while now and are w…

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Dec 04 2009

Steve Hackett Interview

I have been an avid Steve Hackett fan since i first heard Dancing WithThe Moonlit Knight in 1973. Sine then he has been one of the most prolific writers/recording artists true to the genre of progressive music and someone whom commands the respect of h…

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Nov 24 2009

Interview with Nick Magnus

I have been a lover of Nick Magnus’s music for may years now and have recommended all three of his albums to music lovers’s for many years. Following a recent telephone conversation with Nick he agreed to let me know what has been going on in the world of Magnus and kindly give in to …

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Nov 20 2009

Steve Hacket | Out of the Tunnel’s Mouth

I am constantly amazed by the advances in musical technology. This wonderful album by Steve Hackett is testiment to just how far things have come in that respect. Recorded without the elaborate surroundings of a studio it suffers no ills what so ever. …

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