Saturday, November 28, 2009

News Bytes For November 2009

  • Roger Waters has decided, at least as of now, to do The Wall and bring it on tour in 2010-2011 . Word is as of now, that 8 cities may host it, but per the source, it could change.
  • On November 10th, Greg Lake will launch is new website at the link of Greg will also have a live chat SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15th AT 5PM Eastern Time.
  • Umphrey's McGee has released "Cover It!", a double disc set of Umphrey's McGee covers from the last few years, featuring music from Pink Floyd, Genesis, Steely Dan and many others.
  • The band Quarkspace has just released a FREE download documenting a Quarkspace live show from the Summer of 2000 in Worcester MA. You can download it at
  • Univers Zero is due to release a new album titled "Clivages"
  • Florida progressive band Cynic is currently working on a new EP that will include reinterpretations of 4 songs off Traced in Air (The Space for This, Evolutionary Sleeper, Integral Birth, King of Those Who Know), and 1 totally new song.
  • Seattle band Moraine were announced to kick off day 2 of NEARfest 2010 on the Gagliarchives 11/7/09
  • Progressive Ears celebrates its 10th year as a mecca for progressive rock lovers online around the world.
  • Pendragon have been confirmed for Rosfest 2010
  • Pim Koopman, drummer of Kayak unexpectedly passed Monday morning, November 23, 2009, at the age of 56. GPRN sends it condolences. For more information, their site is at
  • Michelle Moog was recently featured on the Matrix Synth blog to spotlight her father's creation, the Moog Voyager:
  • Australian band Unitopia is to perform at ROSFest 2010

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