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Al Di Meola to release new tribute album to The Beatles “Across the Universe” on March 13th 2020

World-renowned guitar hero Al Di Meola welcomes a new decade with an ambitious follow-up to his 2013 studio recording “All Your Life: A Tribute to the Beatles” with a sophomore homage to the Beatles, entitled “Across the Universe”, due out on earMusic on March 13th, 2020.

Otakusuite to release debut full-length album “Eggs” on March 6th 2020

Italian instrumental psych rock unit, Otakusuite, have announced the release of their first full-length album, “Eggs”, for March 6th, 2020, via Argonauta Records!

The trio hailing from Pisa, who was previously known under the name of The Questionmarks until 2017 and who shared the stages with acts alike Ecstatic Vision among many more, creates an exciting and intelligent fusion of stoner elements, jazz rock to psychedelia and progressive sounds.

Thom Pankhurst releases play-through video for new single “Grow”

British guitar composer Thom Pankhurst today releases new single and play-through video for “Grow”, a highly melodic and dynamic piece that serves as a fantastic introduction to one of the hottest up-and-coming guitarists today.

Watch the video for “Grow” below. Get the new single here.

John 5 and The Aristocrats announce co-headlining Los Angeles Show on September 1st 2019

John 5 and the Creatures - comprised of world-renowned guitarist John 5, bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix - and The Aristocrats (guitarist Guthrie Govan, bassist Bryan Beller and drummer Marco Minnemann) will team up to co-headline an amazing night of instrumental euphoria on Sunday, September 1st, 2019, at 1720 in Los Angeles. The show will be the first John 5 performance following the July 31 release of the anxiously awaited new album, “Invasion”.
 

Alberto Rigoni to release new solo album “Prog Injection” on June 7th 2019

After the release of seven solo albums between 2008 and 2018, Italian bassist and composer Alberto Rigoni (soloist, Bad As, co-producer of Vivaldi Metal Project, founder of Bassists Alliance Project,ex Twinspirits) is now going to release “Prog Injection”, an instrumental heavy progressive album, which features worldwide known drummer Thomas Lang (Peter Gabriel, Paul Gilbert, Glenn Hughes etc.) and Alessandro Bertoni on keyboards (Ric Fierabracci, Craig Blundell, Brett Garsed etc.)

HOIA to release debut full-length album “Scavenger” on April 19th 2019

Experimental beyond expectations, HOIA is an infusion of musical interests by Prateek Rajagopal. Popularly known for being a virtuoso guitarist, budding film composer and writer/producer for death metal legions “GUTSLIT” & Indian/Amercian prog metal supergroup “The Minerva Conduct”, his interest in genres and art forms beyond metal gave rise to HOIA, inspired by avant-garde, progressive rock, experimental and industrial music.

Plini announces August 2018 European & UK Tour

Acclaimed Australian prog-guitar virtuoso Plini has announced his second European tour, following his June tour with Arch Echo and Mestis.

This will be his first time playing in Poland and also his biggest London show to date.

European & UK Tour Dates 2018:
10/08/18 - CZE, Musicians Festival, KARLOVY VARY
11/08/18 - CZE, Brutal Assault, FORTRESS JOSEFOV
14/08/18 - HUN, A38 Roof, BUDAPEST
15/08/18 - POL, Alchemia, KRAKOW
16/08/18 - POL, Hydrozadadka, WARSAW
18/08/18 - UK, ArcTenGent Festival, SOMERSET
19/08/18 - UK, Islington Assembly Hall, LONDON