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Corrado Rustici Trio Blaze and Bloom, Live in Japan CD/DVD

Available now from Corrado's website, exclusive CD/DVD set!

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Glenn Cornick, RIP

From the Jethro Tull website:
"It is with great sadness that we learned today of the passing of Glenn Cornick, bass player with [[bands/jethro-tull|Jethro Tull]] from the band’s inception 1968 until 1970. Of course, he had also played with the John Evan Band for the year during 1967 and so his contribution to the geographical transition from Blackpool to London and into the professional music scene was considerable.

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District 97 launches Kickstarter Campaign

District 97 Kickstarter Launch Shows at the Double Door in Chicago on 8/28, and Q-Bar in Darien, IL on 9/5!

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The Power and The Glory 5.1 remix

Props to Steven Wilson on his 5.1 remix of Gentle Giant's 1974 classic, [[releases/power-and-glory|The Power and The Glory]]. To my ears, it's the aural equivalent of being in the middle of the room or stage - completely enveloped in sound. And of course, hats off to GG, as this was about as good as good would get for the band, and the genre. A true element of style album, perfectly suited for surround sound.

Can I wish for [[releases/three-friends|Three Friends]] next?

Progtoberfest 2014, Reggies Live, Chicago Oct 24-25th

Reggies presents... a Two Day Progressive Rock Festival! Check out the poster then check out link!

King Crimson 2014 Tour Dates

"[[bands/king-crimson|King Crimson]] returns to active service in the front line on September 9, 2014 with 17 US performances, the first since 2008.

Born on January 13, 1969 in the basement of the Fulham Palace Cafe, London, this is the eighth incarnation of King Crimson, with:

Gavin Harrison (drums), Bill Rieflin (drums), Pat Mastelotto (drums), Tony Levin (bass and vocals), Mel Collins (Sax, flute), Jakko Jakszyk (guitar, vocals), and Robert Fripp (guitar)."

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Romantic Warriors III - Canterbury Tales: 3rd film of the Progressive Music Saga

"Hey there! Its "Romantic Warriors – A Progressive Music Saga" Documentary Series's directors Adele Schmidt and José Zegarra Holder here! Thank you for taking the time to check out our third film installment: Romantic Warriors III – Canterbury Tales. Since we started this journey of producing the Progressive Music Saga series on progressive rock, we have completed two feature length documentaries, Romantic Warriors I (2010) and Romantic Warriors II - About Rock in Opposition (2012).

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Nash the Slash, a.k.a. Jeff Plewman, dead at 66

Nash the Slash, a.k.a. Jeff Plewman, dead at 66. Original member of [[bands/fm|FM]] and solo artist.

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Amon Düül II Reissue

"... what’s more exciting is the long awaited return of this iconic German outfit after a nearly 20-year absence from the music world with a new album, Düülirium! This stunning new album features 3 of the group’s founding members - guitarist John Weinzierl, guitarist/violinist Chris Karrer, and vocalist Renate Knaup - and will be simultaneously released on both CD and vinyl June 10. "

Led Zeppelin First Three Albums Newly Remastered With Previously Unreleased Companion Audio

Some of my favorite albums as a teen, Led Zeppelin has announce the reissue of their entire catalog, with bonus audio and deluxe packaging. The first three albums are available in early June:

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