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Manfred Mann’s Earth Band cancel Israel gig

“”Due to the present ongoing problems in Israel with all the recent shootings and people getting kicked to death in public etc, the band do not feel safe or secure with the idea of playing Tel Aviv” Continue reading

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The Endless River: 5/10 – Worst Pink Floyd Album Ever Made

The Endless River, the 15th studio album by Pink Floyd, is a predictable disappointment. There are no great songs, no flashes of brilliance, no musical surprises and there is nothing exciting for PF fans. We did not have “High Hopes” anyway, … Continue reading

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CANCELLED: ProgStage 2013: Israeli Progressive Rock Festival (Oct/Nov)

*This event has been cancelled by its promoters* Three international bands [NOT] will fly to Israel in October 2013, to attend the 2nd Progstage festival. The place: Dugal Beach, on the Kinneret shore (Sea of Galilee). The production cancelled the … Continue reading

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Leprous Interview – with Guitarist Øystein Landsverk

After their great gig in Tel Aviv on February 8th 2013, progressive metal’s LEPROUS band’s guitarist Øystein Landsverk gave an Israeli fan, Shachar Tal, a short interview about their gigs and recent COAL album. 1. First off, you’ve been to Israel … Continue reading

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“Three Friends” coming to Israel, November 2nd (2012)

“Three Friends” is not just a Gentle Giant tribute band – it has some of the original band members in it. Drummer Malcolm Moritmere was a member in the real 70’s GG band, along with the well-known guitarist, Gary Green. … Continue reading

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ProgStage 2012 – first real Progressive Rock Festival in Israel

It’s the first time that a true big prog-rock festival has been announded in Israel. It’s gonna happen in October 4th, three days of progressive rock and progressive metal, not far away from where Jesues walked on water (or at … Continue reading

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Notable progressive rock albums of 2011

Steve Wilson’s “Grace for Drowning” has been over-hyped, mainly because Wilson is a brilliant media-man, very good on interviews, press relations and marketing. His album is respectable but not musically brilliant. Wilson employs 1970’s tactics, reminding listeners of King Crimson’s … Continue reading

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