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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…Continue

Started 23 hours ago

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…Continue

Started on Tuesday

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…Continue

Started Feb 3

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…Continue

Started Dec 20, 2017

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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
23 hours ago
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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
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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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“Greg Lake Live In Piacenza” Limited Box Set, CD & Vinyl Now Available!

Manticore Italy Records is proud to announce the release of “Greg Lake Live In Piacenza” Limited Box Set, CD & Vinyl! Recorded in sound-demonstration quality this is the documentary of Greg Lake's last tour, recorded on November 28, 2012 in a sold out Teatro Municipale in Piacenza. It was a very special, magical evening, as Greg remembered in his outstanding autobiography, Lucky Man. The audience was so warm and he gave such a passionate performance. The Mayor of Piacenza and all the…See More
Dec 8, 2017
Scandal 2000 replied to William James's discussion Billion Dollar Babies, Feat. Original Alice Cooper Group Members, First Ever Live Show - Flint 1977 Now Available
"Alice is still touring to this very day and still putting out good albums, stuff like The Last Temptation from 1994, Brutal Planet from 2000 etc. in my opinion are as good as anything he has ever done, but you are right his work with the original…"
Dec 6, 2017
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Billion Dollar Babies, Feat. Original Alice Cooper Group Members, First Ever Live Show - Flint 1977 Now Available

Alice Cooper was undoubtedly one of the major rock artists of the 1970s and 80s. However, what is less well known is that originally the man now known as “Alice” was called Vince and he was the lead singer of a band called “Alice Cooper.” The band consisted of lead singer Vince Furnier, Glen Buxton (lead guitar), Michael Bruce (rhythm guitar, keyboards, main songwriter), Dennis Dunaway (bass guitar), and Neal Smith (drums). Furnier legally changed his name to Alice Cooper and has had a solo…See More
Dec 4, 2017
Jon replied to William James's discussion Wishbone Ash's Twin Barrels Burning and Raw To The Bone Given First Official and Remastered Definitive Edition Re-release
"Cool! Ordered both."
Nov 30, 2017
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Wishbone Ash's Twin Barrels Burning and Raw To The Bone Given First Official and Remastered Definitive Edition Re-release

These are the FIRST OFFICIAL re-releases of Twin Barrels Burning from 1982 and Raw to the Bone from 1985 in decades and DEFINITIVE EDITIONS with all new 2017 REMASTERS.Both albums feature new liner notes by rock journalist Dave Ling, including new interviews with all the surviving members and archive quotes from the late Trevor Bolder.Twin Barrels Burning - This smoking hot 21 TRACK 2CD set includes the American Remixes of the album on a second disc, which have NEVER BEEN ON CD BEFORE.Raw To…See More
Nov 29, 2017
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Nov 15, 2017
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Paul Nelson, Grammy Winning Guitar Virtuoso & Johnny Winter Protege, On Tour In Support of Latest Album “Badass Generation”

Los Angeles - Grammy winning guitar legend & Johnny Winter protege Paul Nelson will be touring the US in support of his critically accliamed latest album “Badass Generation.” For Paul Nelson, a new musical chapter beckons... Nelson was not only the hand picked guitarist to legendary rock/blues icon Johnny Winter but is recognized in his own right as one of today’s top guitarists. “Johnny definitely took me under his wing,” Nelson remembers his late friend and mentor. “The blues world does…See More
Nov 6, 2017
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Dutch Rock Legends FOCUS Announce New Double Album Collection THE FOCUS FAMILY ALBUM

London - Focus is pleased to announce the release of its new 2 CD collection “The Focus Family Album” which has been prepared over the last 12 months. The 20 track set gives fans new insight into the band and includes 15 unreleased original songs, alternate versions from the Focus X sessions, solo tracks from each of the current members and tracks from the beginning of the Focus 11 sessions.Many of the tracks have been recorded in a variety of countries in Europe and South America and are…See More
Sep 1, 2017
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Aug 26, 2017
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New Book on Legendary Proto-Metal Power Trio BANG “The BANG Story: From the Basement to the Bright Lights” Now Available

Often called America's answer to Black Sabbath, one of the most unsung bands in the history of US hard rock music, BANG, is back with a new biography “The BANG Story: From the Basement to the Bright Lights”! With the heaviness of Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin, coupled with the groove of Grand Funk Railroad, BANG released three critically acclaimed albums on Capitol Records in the early 1970s before disappearing for a number of years. 2017 marks the 45th anniversary of BANG's critically…See More
Aug 22, 2017
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Cindy Blackman Santana To Release New Single Feat. Carlos Santana

Marin County, CA – The past few months have been a blur for CINDY BLACKMAN SANTANA, who is currently touring and performing with her husband Carlos Santana, is featured as a vocalist, drummer, and songwriter on “Power of Peace,” the new Santana/Isley Brothers collaboration, and has been busy touring with her own band and recording tracks in the studio with the legendary producer NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN. Together through Walden's Tarpan Records label they will release the new single “FUN, PARTY,…See More
Aug 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
What are your hobbies?
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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