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Steven Wilson - House of Blues, Houston

Steven Wilson

Published on 1st January 2019 | by Zachary Nathanson

House of Blues, Houston, Texas, USA Thursday 20th December 2018 The last time Steven Wilson came to Houston was back with Porcupine Tree in 2010 when he played at the House of Blues on the tour... Read More

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Spratleys Japs / Knifeworld / ZOFFF

Published on 28th December 2018 | by Roger Trenwith

The Garage, Islington, London Friday, 21st December 2018 After a splendid day as a tourist in the company of my trusty TPA colleague Mr Phil Lively, during which we visited the Post Office museum and took... Read More

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Chris & Spike’s 2018 Gig Review

Published on 24th December 2018 | by The Progressive Aspect

If you’ve been to a gig in or around London in 2018, it’s highly likely you will have seen either Chris Parkins or Spike Worsley in attendance. These two seasoned gig-goers have been to 327 gigs... Read More

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Published on 17th December 2018 | by Geoff Ford

Birmingham Arena Monday, 10th December 2018 There have been huge changes for Nightwish in the 10 years since they last graced a stage in Birmingham. The Finish ‘symphonic metal’ band have moved from small venues, like... Read More

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Magenta at Acapela November 2018

Magenta / Alan Reed

Published on 12th December 2018 | by Leo Trimming

Acapela, Pentyrch, Cardiff 24th November 2018 This gathering at the lovely Acapela venue near Cardiff in November by Magenta and friends for a special acoustic show is now in its third year, fast becoming a ‘pre-Christmas’... Read More

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Sonar with David Torn, photo by Michael Bearpark

Sonar + David Torn

Published on 11th December 2018 | by Roger Trenwith

The Vortex Jazz Club, Dalston, London Saturday, 1st December 2018 If ever an area was best suited as a prime example of modern London’s cosmopolitan buzz, then Dalston, a part of the London Borough of Hackney,... Read More

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Southern Empire - photo by David Glaves

Southern Empire

Published on 23rd November 2018 | by Leo Trimming

HRH Prog, Pwllheli, North Wales Saturday 17th November 2018 Southern Empire announced themselves spectacularly to Europe with their first ever gig outside their homeland of Australia in fine style with an imperious and impressive set in... Read More

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Published on 17th November 2018 | by Rob Fisher

The First 40 Years 229 The Venue, London Friday, 9th November 2018 An enthusiastic capacity audience of 600 gather in what has become the London ‘home’ of Pendragon at 229 The Venue to celebrate what the... Read More

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King Crimson - Criminent

King Crimson

Published on 14th November 2018 | by Roger Trenwith

Symphony Hall, Birmingham Tuesday, 6th November 2018 This will only be a short piece, as my esteemed colleague Jez Rowden has already said all there is to say on the emotional and musical impact of this... Read More

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Public Service Broadcasting

Published on 4th November 2018 | by Leo Trimming

Pontardawe Arts Centre Friday, 26th October 2018 At ‘Progressive Aspect Palace’ we like Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) – we like them a lot! This is our third PSB gig review within 12 months so perhaps we... Read More

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