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Joe Satriani What Happens Next cover
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:28 / News - Comments

Joe Satriani to release new studio album “What Happens Next” on January 12th 2018

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, announces the release of his 16th solo album, “What Happens Next”, set for release on January 12th, 2018, on Sony/Legacy Recordings. Just a day prior to the album release, Satriani revives his G3 tour entity, inviting Dream Theater’s John Petrucci and Def Leppard lead guitarist, Phil Collen to join...
Dusan Jevtovic No Answer cover
Submitted by thanos on Mon, 09/11/2017 - 23:47 / Reviews - Comments

Dusan Jevtovic - No Answer

Dusan Jevtovic returns with his new studio work titled “No Answer”, along with Vasil Hadzimanov on acoustic piano (also Fender Rhodes & Mini Moog) and Asaf Sirkis on drums. This time Dusan chose to work without a bass player and that thing kinda gives more room to guitar and keyboards for further experimentation.   “No Answer” is...
Cosmosquad japan Tour 2017 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Sat, 06/17/2017 - 15:21 / News - Comments

Cosmosquad announces August 2017 Japan Live Dates

L.A. progressive rock triumvirate Cosmosquad featuring guitarist Jeff Kollman (Bombastic Meatbats, Glenn Hughes, Mogg/Way), drummer Shane Gaalaas (B'z, Diesel Machine, MSG), and bassist Kevin Chown (Tarja, Bombastic Meatbats, Paul Gilbert, Der Elefant) have announced a 3-city tour of Japan in support of their highly acclaimed new album, “The Morbid Tango...
Meier-Budjana Euro Tour 2017 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 05/15/2017 - 21:29 / News - Comments

The Meier-Budjana Group announces October 2017 UK & European Tour

The Meier-Budjana Band is a group of superlative guitarists and accomplished musicians, corporately dedicated to creating music which exceeds stylistic and cultural bounds. True sonic explorers, in the most progressive jazz and beyond sense with distinctive ethnic bland of Middle-Eastern and South-East Asian flavors, theirs is a music which is both soulful and...
Jeff Kollman pic
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 05/09/2017 - 11:41 / News - Comments

Guitarist Jeff Kollman joins the Alan Parsons Live Project for Germany Tour 2017

Acclaimed Los Angeles, CA based guitarist Jeff Kollman (Bombastic Meatbats, Cosmosquad, Glenn Hughes, Asia feat. John Payne) will be joining the Alan Parsons Live Project on their upcoming tour of Germany. Kicking off May 12 at the Kongresshalle in Oldenburg, the 13-city “I Robot & Greatest Hits” tour is a 40th anniversary live celebration of Alan...
Ex Eye cover
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 05/04/2017 - 19:16 / News - Comments

Ex Eye to release self-titled debut album on June 23rd 2017

Colin Stetson-led experimental supergroup Ex Eye is poised to make their formal debut with their forthcoming self-titled album, due out on June 23rd, 2017, via Relapse Records. The LP’s first single, “Opposition/Perihelion” harnesses the precise, clockwork intricacies and ecstatic abandon that have quickly become the quartet’s calling cards...
Cosmosquad The Morbid Tango cover
Submitted by thanos on Fri, 03/24/2017 - 01:33 / Reviews - Comments

Cosmosquad - The Morbid Tango

Cosmosquad is a US trio that has been around for 20 years so far. “The Morbid Tango” is the band’s new release 10 years(!) after their previous work, “Acid Test”. On the new album, the bass duties are handled by Kevin Chown (Tarja, Bombastic Meatbats, Paul Gilbert, Der Elefant). The founding members, Jeff Kollman (Bombastic Meatbats,...
Ape Shifter cover
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 02/13/2017 - 20:53 / News - Comments

Ape Shifter to release self-titled debut album on March 24th 2017

Progressive Rock ensemble Ape Shifter will be releasing their self-titled debut album on March 24th, 2017! Ape Shifter is all instrumental and reaches from rockin' 70s riffs played with punk rock ferocity to creeping metal grooves. Intense Simian Instrumental Rock from the nasty pits of the Hellabrunn Zoo. Born on Friday the 13th in Washington, D.C. and...
Nova Collective The Further Side cover
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 02/01/2017 - 19:34 / News - Comments

Nova Collective to release debut album “The Further Side” on March 10th 2017

On March 10th, 2017, Nova Collective (featuring members of Between The Buried And Me, Haken, Trioscapes, Cynic) will release their debut album, “The Further Side”, via Metal Blade Records. Nova Collective‘s music can be described as fusion, weaving progressive rock influences with world music, jazz and classical, to create something entirely new...
Wingfield Reuter Stavi Sirkis The Stone House cover
Submitted by thanos on Tue, 01/31/2017 - 01:03 / Reviews - Comments

Wingfield Reuter Stavi Sirkis - The Stone House

This music project came to life when guitarists Mark Wingfield (Jane Chapman; solo artist, etc.) and Markus Reuter (Stick Men, The Crimson ProjeKct, Centrozoon) decide to record together. Along came the bassist Yaron Stavi (David Gilmour, Phil Manzanera, Robert Wyatt, Richard Galliano) and drummer Asaf Sirkis (Tim Garland, Mark Wingfield, Nicolas Meier). I guess...