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Published on 8th March 2014

TPA News – March 2014


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25/03/2014: Yes who are currently on tour in Canada have announced a 35 date, Summer Tour of the US starting in on 8th July 2014 in Boston and concluding on 28th August in Los Angeles. The tour start date coincides with the release of the band’s latest studio album. Heaven And Earth… The full dates can be found HERE

25/03/2014: Syd Arthur will release their second album, Sound Mirror, on 2nd June 2014 on the Harvest Records label. The band recently released a taster from the album…

25/03/2014: Kate Bush will play a series 15 UK shows at London’s Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith starting on 26th August, 2014. The title for the shows is ‘Before The Dawn’. All dates can be found in the TPA UK GigGuide HERE. Read more on the official Kate Bush website

“I am delighted to announce that we will be performing some live shows this coming August and September. I hope you will be able to join us and I look forward to seeing you there.”

24/03/2014: We reported in February, (read the full article HERE), that Cloud To The Ground is title of the debut release for Minibus Pimps, the collaborative work of John Paul Jones and Helge Sten and scheduled for release on 3rd March via the SusannaSonata label. The first taster of the album has now be made available

21/03/2014: Alex Lifeson tells Rolling Stone Magazine‘s Andy Greene that Rush will tour again – next year (2015)…

“The three of us just had a meeting,” Lifeson tells Rolling Stone. “We said, ‘Let’s not talk about anything band-wise for the next year. Let’s separate ourselves and come back rejuvenated.’ Unfortunately, the other people at that meeting didn’t hear what we were talking about, so there are already plans being made for spring of 2015. It’s going to be a 41st anniversary tour, or whatever they’re going to call it.”

18/03/2014: Dream Theater announce German tour dates
11-07-2014 Erfurt, Germany
12-07-2014 Hamburg, Germany
15-07-2014 Berlin, Germany
18-07-2014 Gelsenkirchen, Germany
19-07-2014 Mannheim, Germany

17/03/2014: Scotland’s finest Abel Ganz announce that Stephen Lightbody as their new keyboard player

16/03/2014: Transatlantic are confirmed as the Friday night headliners for this year’s Night Of The Prog Festival. Read TPA’s report HERE including a comprehensive photo gallery from last year’s event

12/03/2014: The Flower Kings announce that Karmakanic and Sound Of Contact will join them for separate selected shows (see details below)…
Fri Apr 25, 2014 Uden, NL De Pul – With KARMAKANIC
Sat Apr 26, 2014 BE Progresiste festival
Sun Apr 27, 2014 Bochum, GER Zeche – With KARMAKANIC
Mon Apr 28, 2014 Pratteln, SWI Z7 Musikfabrik – With KARMAKANIC
Tue Apr 29, 2014 Milan, IT Bloom – With KARMAKANIC
Wed Apr 30, 2014 Lyon, FR Ninkasi Kao – With KARMAKANIC
Fri May 02, 2014 Barcelona, SP Salamandra 1 – With KARMAKANIC
Sat May 03, 2014 Peralta, SP Auditorium – With KARMAKANIC
Sun May 04, 2014 Madrid, SP Shoko – With KARMAKANIC
Tue May 06, 2014 Paris, FR Trabendo – With SOUND OF CONTACT
Thu May 08, 2014 London, UK O2 Islington Academy – With SOUND OF CONTACT
Fri May 09, 2014 Leamington Spa, UK Assembly – With SOUND OF CONTACT
Sat May 10, 2014 Zoetermeer, NL De Boerderij – With SOUND OF CONTACT
Sun May 11, 2014 Hamburg, GER Markthalle – With SOUND OF CONTACT
Mon May 12, 2014 Copenhagen, DEN Hvidovre – With SOUND OF CONTACT

11/03/2014: Dream Theater announce new tour dates for Europe in July 2014!
07-07-2014 – Olympia – France, Paris
14-07-2014 – Hala Gdynia, Poland, Gdynia
17-07-2014 – 013 – Netherlands, Tilburg
21-07-2014 – Piazza Loggia – Italy, Brescia
22-07-2014 – Gru Village – Italy, Turin
23-07-2014 – Adriano Flacco Field – Italy, Pescara
26-07-2014 – Budapest Park – Hungary, Budapest
28-07-2014 – Romexpo – Romania, Bucharest
29-07-2014 – Festivalna Hall – Bulgaria, Sofia

10/03/2014: The Resonance Festival organisers have revealed all but two of the acts for the inaugural event which takes place between 31 July and 3rd August 2014. The festival will be held at The Bedford in London. Read TPA’s report HERE

08/03/2014: IQ have announced the release of their latest studio album, The Road Of Bones, the follow up to the well received Frequency album from 2009. IQ have released this short promo trailer to get the ball rolling. More information and to watch the album trailer – please read TPA’s report HERE

07/03/2014: Queen with Adam Lambert announce extensive US Tour kicking off in Chicago on 19 June and finishing up on 20 July in Washington. Full tour dates HERE

07/03/2014: Back in early February we reported release information for the forthcoming Glass Hammer album, Ode To Echo (track listing, info and trailer 1 video can be found HERE). Scheduled for release next week the band have issued a second teaser from the album – Crowbone

07/03/2014: Crippled Black Phoenix are currently adding more dates to their European tour scheduled around May and in support of their latest studio album, White Light Generator . So far four UK dates have been confirmed with a fifth to be announced shortly. UK dates can be found in TPA’s UK ProgGuide HERE. Ahead of the release the band have released an album taster taken from White Light Generator , which is officially released on 17th March 2014

07/03/2014: Prog Mag who are sponsoring the Beyond The Redshift Festival, which takes place on 10th May at three venues across London – The Forum, The Dome and the Boston Music Room – have confirmed the final line-up, which includes Cult Of Luna, God Seed, God Is An Astronaut, Amplifier, Jesu and more. Read Prog Mag’s full report HERE

03/03/2014: Metal Mind Productions update us on Osada Vida who are currently working on material for their seventh album. The latest studio release is planned for Autumn 2014 and will mark a line-up change with the departure of guitarist Bartek Bereska, for personal reasons. He was replaced by Jan Mitoraj known from his work with Brain Connect and Pasimito



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