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Octarine Sky to release debut full-length album “Close to Nearby” on November 5th 2021

Octarine Sky will release their debut full-length album “Close to Nearby” featuring legendary drummer, Simon Phillips, and master guitarists, Guthrie Govan and Amit Chatterjee, on November 5th, 2021!

The album features 8 tracks, 3 virtuosic instrumentals and 5 captivating vocal songs.

Octarine Sky will be available digitally, CD, and later this year on limited-edition vinyl with accompanying Art Book!

Dream Theater announces Spring 2022 European Headlining Tour

Hot on the heels of their new video for “The Alien”, celebrating the launch of their 15th studio album “A View From the Top of the World”, two-time GRAMMY-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater have revealed further touring plans, intending to traverse Europe in spring 2022, following their autumn/winter US trek. Special guests are yet to be announced.

Tony Kaye to release debut solo album “End of Innocence” on September 10th 2021

Keyboard legend Tony Kaye announces the release of his debut solo album “End of Innocence” on September 10th, 2021, via Spirit Of Unicorn Music (distributed via Cherry Red Records) to mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11.   

Having retired from music in 1996, Kaye was moved, by the events of 11th September 2001, to commit his thoughts and feelings to a heartfelt personal musical interpretation.

Dikajee to release debut full-length album “Forget~Me~Nots” on August 13th 2021

One of the most beautiful, haunting, unique releases of the year arrives in the form of “world citizen” Dikajee, and her debut full-length album “Forget~Me~Nots”, released on August 13th, 2021.

Dikajee has also released her first single from the album, the hauntingly evocative “Forest”. Watch the video below.

Nektar announces Fall 2021 US Headlining Tour

For more than 50 years, Nektar has taken legions of fans on audio-visual journeys to far reaches of the universe and the depths of the ocean with their immersive blend of sight and sound. These prog-rock pioneers have been champing at the bit to get back on the road and are excited to announce they will tour America’s Northeast and Midwest this autumn, with many more dates scheduled through Spring 2022.

Potter’s Daughter to release new studio album “Close to Nearby” on September 30th 2021

Prog ensemble Potter’s Daughter will be releasing their second full-length album “Close to Nearby”, featuring legendary drummer Simon Phillips, on September 30th, 2021!

The album will be available digitally, CD, and limited-edition vinyl with accompanying Art Book! The album features 8 tracks, 3 virtuosic instrumentals and 5 captivating vocal songs. All compositions arranged and produced by Jan-Christian Vögtlin.

Acolyte announces album launch streaming event on June 6th 2021

Acolyte released their new album “Entropy” last Friday to great applause, and have now announced a global streaming event at the intimate and iconic venue in Melbourne, “Chapel off Chapel”.

Acolyte’s live performance guarantees a stunning, powerful and emotive musical experience that will bring their new songs to life in a live setting. If you haven’t listened to Acolyte’s new album yet you can do so here.

Per Wiberg to release new EP “All is Well in the Land of the Living, But for the Rest of Us... Lights Out” on May 14th 2021

Swedish multi-instrumentalist Per Wiberg will release his brilliant new solo EP, “All is Well in the Land of the Living, But for the Rest of Us... Lights Out”, on May 14th, 2021, via Despotz Records.
 

Sonic Desolution to release debut album “Explorer” on April 30th 2021

Swedish melodic progressive rock band, Sonic Desolution, featuring members of Kaipa, Kee Marcello, Out Of This World, Artic Rain, have announced the release of their debut album “Explorer” on April 30th, 2021, via GMR Music. “Explorer” is for fans of classic prog like Flower Kings, Kaipa and Genesis.