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Rick Wakeman & The English Rock Ensemble to release new album “The Red Planet” on April 3rd 2020

Keyboard Legend Rick Wakeman & The English Rock Ensemble will be releasing “The Red Planet” on April 3rd, 2020.

The album features 8 newly composed pieces, especially for this project, and harks back to Wakeman’s critically acclaimed debut album “The Six Wives of Henry VIII”, where there were 6 heavy keyboard pieces based around a central subject matter. It is a serious return to “Wakeman Prog”...

Hällas to release new studio album “Conundrum” internationally on March 20th 2020

Swedish psychedelic adventure rock quintet Hällas have been turning heads in the scene for years, and are now on the eve of the release of their new album, “Conundrum”, available digitally today and in CD/vinyl format on March 20th, 2020, via Napalm Records.

Plus, as an exclusive vinyl special for fans, the album will not only be available in black Gatefold, but also in strictly limited green Gatefold vinyl.

Pure Reason Revolution to release new studio album “Eupnea” on April 3rd 2020

Pure Reason Revolution recently announced the release of “Eupnea”, their first new studio album in nearly 10 years, for April 3rd, 2020.

Today they are excited to reveal the first piece of new music taken from the record, in the form of the epic 10-minute “Silent Genesis”, a track which Jon Courtney co-wrote alongside original PRR member Greg Jong.

Annie Barbazza to release debut solo album “Vive” on February 29th 2020

Italian music artist Annie Barbazza is releasing her first solo album “Vive” on February 29th, 2020 on Dark Companion Records. She was a young drummer in love with progressive rock when Greg Lake discovered her talent as a singer and wanted her on stage with him for the concert which would later become the posthumous “Live in Piacenza”.

The Oneira to release new studio album “Injection” on March 13th 2020

Progressive rock act The Oneira unveils the first single “Still Free to Choose” taken from the upcoming new album “Injection”, coming out on March 13th, 2020, via Rockshots Records.

“Still Free to Choose” is available as digital single on Spotify and iTunes, paired with an official video, which can be seen below.

Louise Patricia Crane to release debut album “Deep Blue” on March 13th 2020

“Deity” is the debut single from vocalist and songwriter Louise Patricia Crane and transports the listener into an alternate world where “Dear Prudence” was tracked in the “White Album” sessions; a twilight place where the veil between life and death is at its thinnest, and the baroque sounds of 1980s avant-garde dream pop and guitar-driven 1970s progressive rock are natural bedfellows.

External releases official video for new single “Distant”

The Finnish progressive metal collective External have released a new song, “Distant”. It’s the follow-up to their previous single “Anhedonia”, released in June. The cover art was done by Lumi Hartikainen.

In the mixing process, once again, External worked with Asger Mygind from the Danish band VOLA. The song is accompanied by an animated music video by Tuomas Kortelainen.