Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Pallas To Play High Voltage Festival

PALLAS, who have just released their critically acclaimed new album XXV, are very pleased to announce that they will be appearing at this years High Voltage Festival on Sunday July 24th of July. The festival will take place at Victoria Park London on Sat 23rd and Sun 24th of July and will feature the cream of Classic and Progressive Rock.

Their appearance will come mid way through a year that will see Pallas playing a number of live gigs and festivals throughout the UK and Europe in support of XXV (dates in the USA and other countries are currently being organised).

Other than High Voltage the other confirmed shows begin with a ‘hometown’ XXV album launch night on Friday Feb 4th at The Tunnels in Aberdeen. The following night Sat 5th Feb the band will be hot footing it to London for the full media launch of XXV at The House of Progression at The Peel in Kingston upon Thames.

Pallas are also delighted to have been asked to headline the prestigious ‘Best of The Year’ Classic Rock Society Awards Show. This show takes place at Montgomery Hall in Wath on Dearne on Saturday March 5th and will be attended by the ‘who’s who’ of Progressive Rock and also feature an acoustic set from rising stars Tinyfish. Tickets available from The Classic Rock Society.

On Friday 15th of April Pallas also headline the opening night of Holland’s IO Pages Magazine 10th Anniversary Festival at The Boerderij in Zoetermeer and features the best of established and up and coming Progressive artists.

As announced previously, the band currently have 3 FREE downloads available via their new website,
The first of these is the ‘radio edit’ of Monster (a different version to the one on XXV) and a song that has seen the band picking up some long overdue daytime radio play. The second is a Pallas XXV printable calendar featuring much of the stunning artwork from the new album sleeve and storybook and the third is, the otherwise unavailable track ‘Atlantean’, this track is the orchestral link between The Sentinel and XXV and serves as a prelude to the story and music of XXV but was held back to give fans a dramatic foretaste of XXV.

A Special Edition of XXV is also available, which includes a DVD of the band’s storming showclosing Sentinel/XXV set at the 2010 ‘Night of The Prog’ festival, as well as a vinyl version in gatefold sleeve

As well as the above free downloads ‘Falling Down’ the opening track on XXV is featured on the covermount CD given away with the current issue of Classic Rock Presents Prog, which also features an interview with the band and album review.

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