eclectic prog

Jon Anderson to release new solo album “1000 Hands” on July 31st 2020

For music fans everywhere, a new album by legendary Yes singer Jon Anderson is cause for celebration. But Anderson’s grand and glorious new solo album, “1000 Hands”, is quite unlike any other record – it’s an event, one which the singer’s loyal legion of fans across the globe have been wildly anticipating for three decades.

Nick D’Virgilio to release new solo album “Invisible” on June 26th 2020

Invisible” is the second solo album by California born but Indiana based drummer, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Nick D’Virgilio (NDV) and comes almost two decades after his debut solo offering. NDV describes his new record as “a collection of songs that make up the story of a man who is unhappy with where his life has ended up. He finally decides to take the scary step of leaving everything behind so he can go and find the meaning of his life”.

Deep Purple to release new studio album “Whoosh!” on June 12th 2020

March 20th sees the release of “Throw My Bones”, the first single from Deep Purple’s highly anticipated studio album “Whoosh!”.

“Throw My Bones” is a song to remember; a powerful insight into the bands 21st studio album.

Watch the video for “Throw My Bones” below. Stream and download the new single here.

Pendragon

Hi Nick. Congrats on “Love Over Fear”. It’s the “Album of the Month” on Grande Rock!
 
N: Thank you!
 
 
It’s been almost 6 years since “Men Who Climb Mountains”. What happened in the meantime and why did it take you so long to come up with a new studio album?
 

Pendragon - Love Over Fear

In 2018 Pendragon had their 40th year anniversary. Yeah, I know that the number 40 might seem too big but this band has been around since 1978 and has been true to their prog rock values all these years. Then again it’s been almost 6 years since their last studio album “Men Who Climb Mountains”, so the prog fans might have been wondering what’s been going on.

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”...