Tuesday, January 26, 2010

News Bytes For January 2010

  • Aaron Bell of Degree Absolute has announced that the guitar and bass tracks for the upcoming album are finished. They were recorded earlier this month at Robert Lang Studios in Seattle. Neil Kernon was at the helm again. Their self titled album finished in the #41 position in the GlobalProgressive Rock Network's Top 100 of 2006
  • Jason Varga's Endless Boundaries, the jam band program that precedes the Gagliarchives and touches into the world of progressive rock, has won the Home Grown Music's Jamcaster of the year program!
  • Moody Blues producer Tony Clarke has passed away. His production standards were well respected and still to this day are impressive even by today's standards. He leaves a great body of work. The Moody Blues website has not made any note regarding his passing on 1/4/10.
  • British progrockers Flash have reformed with original members, Ray Bennett and Colin Carter, and are currently in rehearsals. Here's a video clip from their first session 12/16/09... The band has also posted a couple of new tracks on youtube...
  • Per Rush's Facebook and website: "There will be a new album released this year. Hopefully by June, and there most likely will be a summer tour. If there is we will post dates and places. Thanks."
  • Andy Goldner of Exmagma has released a new video from his latest offering `Infinity` at where downloads of the Andy Goldner `Infinity` album and all exmagma albums are available.
  • Cuneiform Recording artists Gutbucket will tour Europe till February 3rd. Here is their website:
  • Scottish neo-progressive rock band Pallas have assembled at The Mill Recording Studio for the start of recording the new album, XXV
  • Saturday, January 16th, British band DeeExpus received “Best New Band of 2009” at the Classic Rock Society’s Band of the Year Awards

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