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Bill Bruford's Definitive Boxed Set “Bruford 1977-1980: Seems Like A Lifetime Ago” Nominated For Progressive Music Awards “Reissue of the Year”

For Immediate Release Drum Legend and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Bill Bruford's Definitive Boxed Set “Bruford 1977-1980: Seems Like A Lifetime Ago” Nominated For Progressive Music…Continue

Started Jun 16

Immediate Records Presents “Humble Pie On 79th Street” Limited Edition Vinyl LP

With Record Store Day fast approaching, you won’t find this special compilation LP by one of the UK’s most iconic bands in any store on April 21st. Except one. “Humble Pie On 79th Street” will only…Continue

Started Apr 21

UK's Debut Album To Be Released On Limited Edition 180 Gram Vinyl

For Immediate Release UK's Debut Album To Be Released On Limited Edition 180 Gram Vinyl  Exclusively To Record Store Day Participating Retailers Los Angeles - Celebrating the 40th anniversary of UK's…Continue

Started Apr 10

Music Legend & Virtuoso Guitarist Shawn Phillips Releases His Most Daring, Socially Conscious Album Yet with Continuance

Shawn Phillips, one of music’s most daring, influential and enigmatic figures, has an announced the release of his new album, Continuance, via Tunecore Distribution. The record – Phillips' 26th solo…Continue

Started Mar 22

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William James posted a discussion

Bill Bruford's Definitive Boxed Set “Bruford 1977-1980: Seems Like A Lifetime Ago” Nominated For Progressive Music Awards “Reissue of the Year”

For Immediate Release Drum Legend and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Bill Bruford's Definitive Boxed Set “Bruford 1977-1980: Seems Like A Lifetime Ago” Nominated For Progressive Music Awards “Reissue of the Year”! Drum legend and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bill Bruford's recently released definitive boxed set “Bruford 1977-1980: Seems Like A Lifetime Ago” has been nominated for “Reissue of the Year” by Progressive Music Awards. Containing the collected works of the band on one…See More
Jun 16
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Immediate Records Presents “Humble Pie On 79th Street” Limited Edition Vinyl LP

With Record Store Day fast approaching, you won’t find this special compilation LP by one of the UK’s most iconic bands in any store on April 21st. Except one. “Humble Pie On 79th Street” will only be available from Pie & Vinyl. Obvious? Or are we bucking the trend of Record Store Day in the manner that Andrew Loog Oldham, legendary founder of Immediate Records and Rolling Stones manager might have done? Or does this oneoff LP celebrate the spirit of RSD more than any other…See More
Apr 21
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UK's Debut Album To Be Released On Limited Edition 180 Gram Vinyl

For Immediate Release UK's Debut Album To Be Released On Limited Edition 180 Gram Vinyl  Exclusively To Record Store Day Participating Retailers Los Angeles - Celebrating the 40th anniversary of UK's critically acclaimed self-titled debut record released on Polydor in 1978, Eddie Jobson is making this seminal album available on vinyl for the first time since its original release. It will be released on April 21st, and available exclusively to Record Store Day participating retailers worldwide.…See More
Apr 10
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Music Legend & Virtuoso Guitarist Shawn Phillips Releases His Most Daring, Socially Conscious Album Yet with Continuance

Shawn Phillips, one of music’s most daring, influential and enigmatic figures, has an announced the release of his new album, Continuance, via Tunecore Distribution. The record – Phillips' 26th solo effort – sees the genre-bending singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist, who was once described by Bill Graham as “the best-kept secret in the music business,” mixing hard rock, blues, funk, jazz, classical and New Age into an enthralling, singular style of expression.“I didn't set out to create…See More
Mar 22
Yngve J. Chapleen replied to William James's discussion Watch Wishbone Ash's The Vintage Years Deluxe 30CD Box Set Unboxing Video
"Those are the ones I've been eyeballing. NTB was released in 2010 in Japan on SHM-CD and sold out fast. I missed it. Those are the ones that go for high price and that's the one I wanted. The earlier releases are cheaper but the…"
Mar 17
Jon replied to William James's discussion Watch Wishbone Ash's The Vintage Years Deluxe 30CD Box Set Unboxing Video
"Got a Japanese version of NTB a few years ago for around $30. Have all of these except Strange Affair so might still get his. Maybe. "
Mar 17
Yngve J. Chapleen replied to William James's discussion Watch Wishbone Ash's The Vintage Years Deluxe 30CD Box Set Unboxing Video
"Looking forward to Unbox my box in April. Yes, very expensive, but since I couldn't find Number The Brave for a decent price for years (it was fetching around $250 on its own) I'd say this box-set is worth the price."
Mar 17
RJhog (Admin) replied to William James's discussion Watch Wishbone Ash's The Vintage Years Deluxe 30CD Box Set Unboxing Video
"Saw this the other day. It looks killer, but too expensive."
Mar 17
William James posted a discussion

Watch Wishbone Ash's The Vintage Years Deluxe 30CD Box Set Unboxing Video

For Immediate Release Watch Wishbone Ash's The Vintage Years Deluxe 30CD Box Set Unboxing Video! Wishbone Ash The Vintage Years (1970-1991) Limited Edition Deluxe 30CD Box Set Available April 2018! Authorised by all of the original band members! In April 2018, Madfish celebrate Wishbone Ash, one of Britain’s most enduring and best-loved rock acts, by releasing a comprehensive deluxe 30 CD box set, The Vintage Years. Loaded with rarities, memorabilia, a new interview and a lavish 156-page…See More
Mar 17
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The Pretty Things Retire From Electric Performances By The End Of 2018

After 55 years of performing, The Pretty Things - the iconic, 1st wave, R&B cult heroes, formed by Ex Rolling Stone Dick Taylor, and singer, Phil May, will retire from electric performances at the end of this year. Serial under-achievers, and the greatest band you have never heard of, The Pretty Things have been a massive success and a huge influence on artists as diverse as David Bowie, Aerosmith, The Ramones, Bob Dylan, The Sex Pistols, The White Stripes, Kasabian and many, many more. All…See More
Mar 7
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Wishbone Ash Hit the Open Road on Spring US Tour

Wishbone Ash, one of the most influential guitar bands in the history of rock, will be coming to the States in April 2018 on the Open Road Tour. True to its name, the tour will see the band clocking some serious miles as they return to America's Southern swath, from North Carolina and Florida to California. Longtime fans and new converts alike will revel in the group’s signature twin-guitar mastery and powerhouse rhythm section as they present classics spanning their career. Formed in 1969,…See More
Feb 24
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TODD RUNDGREN Headlines Cleopatra Records First Ever SXSW Showcase

Los Angeles, CA - One of the few remaining truly independent, privately owned record labels in existence today, L.A.-based Cleopatra Records has been championing underground music and outsider artists since its inception in 1992. Now, the label has teamed up with the biggest music festival dedicated to discovering and promoting new talent, SXSW, to announce the first ever official Cleopatra Records showcase. Headlining this special event is legendary songwriter/producer/guitarist, Todd…See More
Feb 22
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Chris Squire's FISH OUT OF WATER Limited Edition Boxed Set

Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of an official limited edition deluxe boxed set of Yes founder CHRIS SQUIRE's legendary 1975 solo album FISH OUT OF WATER. Recorded in the late Spring and Summer of 1975 whilst Yes was on hiatus as members recorded their respective solo albums, FISH OUT OF WATER was a breath-taking work, and equal in standard to any Yes album in terms of sheer invention and creativity. The album was essentially a collaboration between Chris Squire and his…See More
Feb 20
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Bill Bruford Authors New Book, “Uncharted: Creativity and the Expert Drummer”

Scholar and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bill Bruford, best known for his work with Yes, King Crimson, Genesis and his prolific solo career, has authored a new book, to be Published by the University of Michigan Press on January 28th. Pre-orders are now being taken.What’s it about?The book is an exploration of the creativity involved in the way drummers make things work, make things matter, and make sense of both. It draws on interviews with nine top drummers and Bruford’s own…See More
Feb 3
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Original Alice Cooper Group Guitarist/Songwriter Michael Bruce “No More Mr. Nice Guy” Biography Limited Edition Box Set

London - Much to the excitement of Alice Cooper group fans worldwide, Gonzo Multimedia will be releasing Michael Bruce's critically acclaimed biography “No More Mr. Nice Guy” in a Limited Edition Box Set! The Box set contains a signed certificate, book, 1996 interview CD, and reproduction of Alice Cooper group memorabilia. Limited to 250 Units, and signed by Michael Bruce. Written by Alice Cooper group guitarist, keyboard player and main songwriter, “No More Mr. Nice Guy” is an anthology of the…See More
Dec 20, 2017
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New Book “Reinventing Pink Floyd: From Syd Barrett to the Dark Side of the Moon”

For Immediate ReleaseNew Book “Reinventing Pink Floyd: From Syd Barrett to the Dark Side of the Moon” By Bill Kopp To Be Released February 15, 2018!Asheville, NC - Available February 15, 2017 from Rowman & Littlefield Publishing: Bill Kopp's new book “Reinventing Pink Floyd: From Syd Barrett to the Dark Side of the Moon.” In celebration of the 45th anniversary of The Dark Side of the Moon, Bill Kopp explores ingenuity with which Pink Floyd rebranded themselves following the 1968 departure…See More
Dec 18, 2017

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Who is your favorite band?
Frank Zappa
Will you list 5 bands that you would consider favorites?
Zappa, YES, Grand Funk, Magma, ELP
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music
Do you still buy vinyl or cd's?
both
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At 3:24am on April 20, 2012, Niels (Mod) said…

Frank Zappa, huh? Check out the "Group-pages". There are pages for Zappa, Sweet, YES and many more. I like Frank Zappa too. My favorite album is either "Roxy & Elsewhere" or "You Are What You Is".

 
 
 

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