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STEVE VAI TO RELEASE  NEW MODERN PRIMITIVE ALBUM  ON JULY 7, 2017

STEVE VAI TO RELEASE NEW MODERN PRIMITIVE ALBUM ON JULY 7, 2017

Legendary guitarist and composer Steve Vai has announced the release of “Modern Primitive”, previously published as a companion disc to the 25th anniversary edition of “Passion and Warfare”.
“Modern Primitive” will be out on July 7th through Steve’s own label Favored Nations Entertainment as a standalone limited edition album, the 7th instalment of the Vai’s 2001 collectors release “Secret Jewel Box”.

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THE SOLID BOOK OF ROCK – SAXON

THE SOLID BOOK OF ROCK – SAXON

British metal legends SAXON have announced the release of a very special collection in ‘The Solid Book of Rock’. The set includes 14 discs – 9 studio albums from 1991 to 2009, 2 bonus CDs and 3 DVDs – packaged in a sumptuous 24 page 12” x 12” booklet with lyrics and credits. The ‘Book-set’ will be out on August 4th via Demon Records.

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KANSAS LAUNCH VIDEO FOR ‘RHYTHM IN THE SPIRIT’

KANSAS LAUNCH VIDEO FOR ‘RHYTHM IN THE SPIRIT’

Kansas have launched a live concert video for the track ‘Rhythm In The Spirit’, taken from the bands latest album ‘The Prelude Implicit’ released last September. Watch it by clicking the link to the full story below.
‘The Prelude Implicit’ is the first new album release in 16 years. Kansas will be appearing at several European Festivals in the summer, including Ramblin’ Man Fair in Maidstone UK on 30th July.

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‘GENESIS REVISITED WITH CLASSIC HACKETT’  UK Tour – April/May 2017  4 SHOWS NOW SOLD OUT!

‘GENESIS REVISITED WITH CLASSIC HACKETT’ UK Tour – April/May 2017 4 SHOWS NOW SOLD OUT!

Tickets for Steve Hackett’s ‘Genesis Revisited With Classic Hackett’ tour are going fast, with 4 of the 15 shows already sold out.

The tour celebrates the 40th anniversary of classic Genesis album ‘Wind and Wuthering’, with a rich setlist including tracks from the record. Hackett will also perform favourites from the Genesis catalogue as well as songs from his extensive solo work and material from his new album ‘The Night Siren’.

Check out the full story to watch band rehearsals footage of ‘El Niño’ from ‘The Night Siren’.

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JETHRO TULL ON THE COVER OF NEW PROG MAGAZINE!

JETHRO TULL ON THE COVER OF NEW PROG MAGAZINE!

After their recent troubles, we’re glad to welcome back Prog Magazine! The much loved publication celebrates its return to all news stands with a massive cover feature on Jethro Tull, accompanied by a review of upcoming album ‘Jethro Tull The String Quartets’, to be released on 24th March. Prog Magazine is out now.

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JETHRO TULL – THE STRING QUARTETS 
Christmas Tracks “RING OUT THESE BELLS” & “PASS THE BOTTLE”

JETHRO TULL – THE STRING QUARTETS 
Christmas Tracks “RING OUT THESE BELLS” & “PASS THE BOTTLE”

Following fast on the footsteps of Pass The Bottle (A Christmas Song), Jethro Tull announce the release of a second Christmas single after “Pass The Bottle (A Christmas Song)”. “Ring Out These Bells,” an adaptation of Jethro Tull’s “Ring Out, Solstice Bells,” from forthcoming album The String Quartet.
Both singles are available from iTunes as immediate downloads with preorder of the album, due out in March.

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STEVE HACKETT: THE NIGHT SIREN

STEVE HACKETT: THE NIGHT SIREN

InsideOut Music (Sony) has announced the release of Steve Hackett’s new album ‘The Night Siren’ on 24th March 2017.
The Night Siren – a warning alarm in an era of division – calls for empathy and unity, celebrating multicultural diversity with musicians and instruments from around the world.

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Jethro Tull The String Quartets

Jethro Tull The String Quartets

BMG announces the release of ‘Jethro Tull The String Quartets’, an album of classic Jethro Tull repertoire imaginatively arranged for Classical string quartet. Songwriter and producer Ian Anderson will feature on flute, guitar and vocals.

‘Jethro Tull the string quartets’ will be out on 24th March 2017, with single “Pass The Bottle (A Christmas Song)” released today, December 5th.

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‘GENESIS REVISITED WITH CLASSIC HACKETT’  APRIL 2017 UK TOUR  PERFORMING TRACKS FROM THE CLASSIC ALBUM  ‘WIND AND WUTHERING’ –  NEW ALBUM DUE SPRING 2017

‘GENESIS REVISITED WITH CLASSIC HACKETT’ APRIL 2017 UK TOUR PERFORMING TRACKS FROM THE CLASSIC ALBUM ‘WIND AND WUTHERING’ – NEW ALBUM DUE SPRING 2017

Steve Hackett has announced the ‘Genesis Revisited with classic Hackett’ tour, a 15 show stretch in UK and Ireland starting in Dublin on 26th April 2017.
The setlist will include a mix of tracks from classic album ‘Wind and Wuthering’ – celebrating its 40th anniversary – and other fan favourites, including Genesis numbers never performed before by Steve’s band.

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Martin Turner prepares for autumn dates and confirms collaboration with former Wishbone Ash  colleagues for 32-disc CD boxed set

Martin Turner prepares for autumn dates and confirms collaboration with former Wishbone Ash colleagues for 32-disc CD boxed set

Wishbone Ash founder Martin Turner will take the roads of Britain with a 19-date tour starting November 2016; he will perform a mix of material from his 2015 release ‘Written In The Stars’ together with a selection of Wishbone Ash classics.
Turner also confirmed the release of “Wishbone Ash: The Vintage Years” – a definitive 32-disc CD boxed set spanning the period 1970 – 1991, for 2017-18 on Snapper Music.

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