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Polish progressive Rock masters RIVERSIDE are pleased to announce a special edition 2CD+DVD version of the “Wasteland” album, scheduled for release on November 29th, 2019 via InsideOutMusic. 

The ”Wasteland – Hi-Res Stereo and Surround Mix” 2CD+DVD will be released as Digipak format with Slipcase and includes a DVD bonus disc of “Wasteland” as Hi-Res Stereo 24bit version and as Surround Mix (4.1), plus 3 video clips. This special edition also contains 5 previously unreleased acoustic tracks/versions on a separate CD. Here is the exact tracklisting for the 3-Disc release: 

CD 1 – “Wasteland” Album (50:58 min.):
1. The Day After (01:48)
2. Acid Rain (06:03)
3. Vale Of Tears (04:49)
4. Guardian Angel (04:24)
5. Lament (06:09)
6. The Struggle For Survival (09:32)
7. River Down Below (05:41)
8. Wasteland (08:25)
9. The Night Before (03:59)

CD 2 – “Acoustic Session” (26:48 min.):
1. Vale Of Tears – Acoustic (05:18)
2. Out Of Myself – Acoustic (03:57)
3. 02 Panic Room – Acoustic (03:26)
4. River Down Below – Acoustic (05:01)
5. Wasteland – Live Intro (09:00)

DVD (122:20 min.): 
“Wasteland” Hi-Res Stereo (50:58 min.):
1. The Day After (Hi-Res Stereo) (01:48)
2. Acid Rain (Hi-Res Stereo) (06:03)
3. Vale Of Tears (Hi-Res Stereo) (04:49)
4. Guardian Angel (Hi-Res Stereo) (04:24)
5. Lament (Hi-Res Stereo) (06:09)
6. The Struggle For Survival (Hi-Res Stereo) (09:32)
7. River Down Below (Hi-Res Stereo) (05:41)
8. Wasteland (Hi-Res Stereo) (08:25)
9. The Night Before (Hi-Res Stereo) (03:59)

“Wasteland” Surround Mix (50:58 min.):
1. The Day After (Surround Mix) (01:48)
2. Acid Rain (Surround Mix) (06:03)
3. Vale Of Tears (Surround Mix) (04:49)
4. Guardian Angel (Surround Mix) (04:24)
5. Lament (Surround Mix) (06:09)
6. The Struggle For Survival (Surround Mix) (09:32)
7. River Down Below (Surround Mix) (05:41)
8. Wasteland (Surround Mix) (08:25)
9. The Night Before (Surround Mix) (03:59)

Video-Clips (20:24 min.):
1. Lament (Official Video) (06:11)
2. River Down Below (Official Video) (05:40)
3. Wasteland (Official Video) (08:33)

The 5 previously unreleased acoustic tracks/versions of the “Acoustic Session” will also be made available as separate Digital EP on November 29th, 2019 as well.

RIVERSIDE checked in with the following comment about the upcoming releases: ”And so we’ve been talked into this yet again 🙂 It’s our second encounter, after LFTM, with the surround sound. We’re hoping that revisiting this release in a different dimension will bring you a lot of joy and positive feelings, especially that we’re still touring with this material. As a bonus, we have prepared a few acoustic tracks in quite surprising arrangements. We’re hoping it will be an interesting experience 🙂

The pre-order for both upcoming RIVERSIDE releases starts today and here:

“Acoustic Session” Digital EP: https://Riverside.lnk.to/AcousticSessionEP

”Wasteland – Hi-Res Stereo and Surround Mix” 2CD+DVD:
https://Riverside.lnk.to/WastelandHi-ResStereoAndSurroundMix

Or order “Wasteland“ in its various formats here: https://Riverside.lnk.to/Wasteland

Check out the singles launched for RIVERSIDE’s “Wasteland” here:
“Lament”: https://youtu.be/4Wqlts7QWA8
“River Down Below”: https://youtu.be/ZS1crIkpnwc
“Vale Of Tears”: https://youtu.be/001IMO53JwY
And watch a live clip for “Wasteland” here: https://youtu.be/-ygv3BBqv3U

After a string of all sold-out shows in Poland, RIVERSIDE have now started the final leg of touring in support of their latest album “Wasteland”, which covers 8 dates across Germany and Luxembourg with Iamthemorning as support. Don’t miss out:

RIVERSIDE live 2019:
19.09 – Neuberinhaus, Reichenbach, Germany
20.09 – Freiheiz, Munich, Germany
21.09 – Jovel Music Hall, Münster, Germany
22.09 – Hirsch, Nürnberg, Germany
24.09 – KUZ, Mainz, Germany
25.09 – Kulturfabrik, Esch Sur Alzette, Luxembourg
26.09 – Substage, Karlsruhe, Germany
28.09 – Waschhaus, Potsdam, Germany
Tour trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnstBLqM8U0 

RIVERSIDE online:
http://www.riversideband.pl
http://www.facebook.com/Riversidepl
https://www.instagram.com/riversideband.pl


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Boston-based art-rock band Bent Knee recently announced their fifth full-length studio album ‘You Know What They Mean’, for releease 11th October 2019. Today they have launched a video for new single ‘Bone Rage’, created by the bands guitarist Ben Levin. Watch the video now here: https://youtu.be/8W1KaM_C7uA 

Vince Welch comments of the track: “Bone Rage is a result of us trying to do something different. We wanted to make a more visceral, direct album than we have in the past, and Bone Rage, as much as anything else off this record, exemplifies this ethos.” 

Ben comments of the video: “Bone Rage is a song that makes concert halls shake and expectations collapse. So it seemed fitting to make its video full of destruction and solid objects taking on unanticipated forms. The visuals pull you through like you’re handcuffed to a firetruck, but I think you’ll be grateful for the workout when it’s over.

Watch the video for previous single ‘Hold Me In’, directed by Kelsey Hunter Ayres, here:
https://youtu.be/Q63OhjXmjw4 

Brooklyn Vegan commented of the track: “Singer Courtney Swain is a true powerhouse —she can belt it like Whitney Houston while staying as eccentric as Kate Bush — and she and the rest of the band provide “Hold Me In” with an atmospheric, constantly shapeshifting backdrop that could fit in nicely next to stuff like Radiohead or Porcupine Tree.

On ‘You Know What They Mean’, the outfit’s myriad influences are distilled into a deeply moving art-form that defies categorization, merging texture and style into music that’s thrilling, addictive, and unapologetically original. Lead singer and keyboardist Courtney Swain’s soaring vocals again prove to be instantly arresting whereas guitarist Ben Levin, bassist Jessica Kion, drummer Gavin Wallace-Ailsworth, violinist Chris Baum and sound designer Vince Welch (who also mixed the album) shine with an expert performance that brilliantly fuses a vibrant selection of moods and dynamics.

‘You Know What They Mean’ will be available as a Limited Edition CD Digipak, Gatefold LP + CD & as digital album, featuring the previously released single ‘Catch Light’ & artwork by Riki Nitabaru. Pre-order now here: https://bent-knee.lnk.to/YouKnowWhatTheyMean 

You can see the full track-listing below:

1. Lansing
2 .Bone Rage
3. Give Us The Gold
4. Hold Me In
5. Egg Replacer
6. Cradle Of Rocks
7. Lovell
8. lovemenot
9. Bird Song
10. Catch Light
11. Garbage Shark
12. Golden Hour
13. It Happens

Listen to the previously released track ‘Catch Light’ here: https://youtu.be/r_pZNNWBnmw 

The band recently announced a North American tour for later this year alongside Thank You Scientist & The Tea Club, as well as an album launch show in Boston. Find the full list of shows here: https://www.bentkneemusic.com

Bent Knee formed in Boston in 2009 as a collaborative determined to push the boundaries of pop and rock, combining all their influences into a seamless, thrilling whole. The band has gone from strength to strength in recent years. Their last three albums, 2017’s Land Animal, 2016’s Say So and 2014’s Shiny Eyed Babies, were hailed as significant art-rock achievements, and the band continues to be garnished with praise for their live show, performing hundreds of concerts worldwide to date.

Mind boggling… the grandest and subtlest ideas are on the table– NPR

The silo-smashing Bent Knee’s unique mix is equal parts ingenuity and deliciousness– The Wall Street Journal

Bent Knee breaks new stylistic and temperamental ground– The Boston Globe

BENT KNEE online:
http://www.bentkneemusic.com/
https://www.facebook.com/BentKneeMusic/
https://www.instagram.com/bentkneemusic/

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Norwegian Rock outfit LEPROUS are now launching the second single, “Alleviate”, off their sixth and most ambitious studio album “Pitfalls”, which is to be released on October 25th, 2019 worldwide via InsideOutMusic.


Check out “Alleviate” in a video directed by Troll Toftenes / Vardøger Story Agency here:
https://youtu.be/12eFq16CXSU


LEPROUS vocalist and keyboardist Einar Solberg comments on “Alleviate” as follows: “’Alleviate’ is a very important song to me. It carries hope within the melancholy. Not only is it one of, if not the most accessible tune we’ve ever done, but it also carries a deeper message. No doubt it for some will be a controversial track considering where LEPROUS started, but that’s what LEPROUS is all about: Moving forward! Also we couldn’t be happier about the amazing piece of visual art done by the extremely talented video director Troll Toftenes”.


Also check out the album’s first single “Below” in a video directed by Dariusz Szermanowicz / Grupa13 (Behemoth, Kreator, Amon Amarth) here: https://youtu.be/4nPwBSaJmgI


Or stream it via Spotify here: https://open.spotify.com/album/7jCNrwvnWDNEUhrsdfgjxE


“Pitfalls” was once again recorded with David Castillo at Ghostward Studios (Opeth, Katatonia), but this time mixed by Adam Noble (Placebo, Biffy Clyro, Nothing But Thieves, Deaf Havana). The cover artwork is a painting from Indonesian artist Elicia Edijanto. The album’s regular track-listing reads as follows:


LEPROUS – “Pitfalls” Track-listing:
1. Below
2. I Lose Hope
3. Observe The Train
4. By My Throne
5. Alleviate
6. At The Bottom
7. Distant Bells
8. Foreigner
9. The Sky Is Red


“Pitfalls” will be available as limited Mediabook CD with two bonus tracks (“Golden Prayers” and the Massive Attack cover “Angel”), as Standard Jewelcase CD and as Gatefold 2LP on 180gr. vinyl with the album on CD as bonus (in Europe!) and an Etching on the D-Side. Next to the unlimited black vinyl version, “Pitfalls” will also be available in the following limited coloured editions:


Clear 2LP: 200x copies (IOM Webshop Europe)
White 2LP: 400x copies (IOM Webshop & CM Distro Europe)
Transparent Red 2LP: 200x copies (O-Merch Bandshop)
Dark Green 2LP: 200x (Band on tour)
Smoke 2LP: 200x copies (Laser’s Edge)
Golden 2LP: 200x copies (CM US Onlineshop)


The album’s pre-order is available here: https://LeprousBand.lnk.to/Pitfalls


Check out the IOM webshop for LEPROUS releases here:
https://www.insideoutshop.de/Artist/Leprous/20978?Page=1&PageSize=25&Sort=13


Check out a series of video trailers for the “Pitfalls” album here:
Reflecting on “Malina” aqlbum: https://youtu.be/382lP86C_ZU
Below (Track-By-Track): https://youtu.be/6qmlho2-38M
Discussing “Pitfalls”: https://youtu.be/GgdhiZdT-g0


Upon release of the new album “Pitfalls”, LEPROUS will be heading out on a comprehensive European headlining tour together with The Ocean and labelmates Port Noir. Here are the next LEPROUS live-dates for 2019:


LEPROUS – Live 2019:
15 September Raismes (France) – Raismes Fest


LEPROUS + The Ocean & Port Noir:
01 November Esch (Luxembourg) – Rockhal
02 November Zwolle (The Netherlands) – Hedon
03 November Leiden (The Netherlands) – Gebr. De Nobel
04 November Berlin (Germany) – Kesselhaus
05 November Köln (Germany) – Kantine
06 November Frankfurt (Germany) – Batschkapp
07 November Antwerp (Belgium) – Zappa
08 November London (UK) – ULU
09 November Manchester (UK) – Academy 2
11 November Zurich (Switzerland) – Plaza
12 November Paris (France) – Cabaret Sauvage
13 November Lyon (France) – CCO
14 November Biarritz (France) – Atabal
15 November Madrid (Spain) – Shoko
16 November Barcelona (Spain) – Apolo
18 November Parma (Italy) – Campus Music Industry
19 November Munich (Germany) – Freiheiz
20 November Vienna (Austria) – Szene
21 November Prague (Czech Republic) – Palac Akropolis
22 November Dresden (Germany) – Beatpol
23 November Wroclaw (Poland) – Pralnia
24 November Hamburg (Germany) – Uebel & Gefahrlich
25 November Copenhagen (Denmark) – Lille Vega
26 November Gothenburg (Sweden) – Pustervik
27 November Stockholm (Sweden) – Fryshuset Klubben


LEPROUS:
28 November Oslo (Norway) – Vulkan Arena
29 November Stavanger (Norway) – Folken
30 November Hamar (Norway) – Festiviteten
LEPROUS with Amorphis, Soilwork & The Ocean: 05 December Turku (Finland) – Logomo 06 December Rauha (Finland) – Saimaa Areena
07 December Helsinki (Finland) – Ice Hall
And many more dates to be announced soon…


LEPROUS line-up:
Einar Solberg – vocals/synth
Tor Oddmund Suhrke – guitar
Robin Ognedal – guitar
Simen Børven – bass
Baard Kolstad – drums


LEPROUS online:
www.leprous.net
www.facebook.com/leprousband
www.youtube.com/leprouschannel
https://www.omerch.eu/shop/leprous


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German instrumental-rock group LONG DISTANCE CALLING recently announced their first ever live album ‘STUMMFILM – Live from Hamburg (A Seats & Sounds Show)’, scheduled for release on the 1st November 2019 through InsideOutMusic. Filmed during a special run of dates in early 2019, it saw the band performing seated shows in some very special locations for a stunning audio-visual experience.

Now the band are pleased to launch the second clip from the album, for the track ‘On The Verge’. Watch it now here: https://youtu.be/GJVMqKfwz9s

The band comments: “Here we go with the second single and video clip from ‘STUMMFILM – Live From Hamburg’, this time it´s one of our most dynamic and orchestral songs to date: ‘On The Verge’. The song originally appeared on our latest studio album ‘Boundless’, but the live version is enhanced by some beautiful cello playing and live percussion/electronics. Enjoy!

The band will give a special performance for their exclusive record release show at GOLDEN SILENCE FESTIVAL on November 2nd in Münster / Skaters Palace.

Watch the previously released clip for ‘Black Paper Planes’ here:
https://youtu.be/sFAf3ugFeGI 
‘STUMMFILM – Live from Hamburg (A Seats & Sounds Show)’ will be available as a limited edition Blu-Ray + 2CD, Gatefold 3LP Vinyl & as digital audio download. Pre-order now here: https://LongDistanceCalling.lnk.to/STUMMFILM-LiveFromHamburg

The full track-listing is as follows:
1. Into The Black Wide Open
2. The Very Last Day
3. In The Clouds
4. Like A River
5. On The Verge
6. Interlude
7. Out There
8. Apparitions
9. Black Paper Planes
10. 359°
11. I Know You, Stanley Milgram!
12. Sundown Highway
13. Flux
14. Metulsky Curse Revisited

The band previously commented of the live album: “We are happy to unveil our first ever live album ‘STUMMFILM – Live From Hamburg’ which we recorded on the ‘Seats & Sounds’ tour earlier this year. After more than ten years on the road, we felt it’s more than about time to do a proper live album. We are very satisfied with the result, a lot of atmosphere, energy as well as some nice surprises have been captured at Kulturkirche Altona in Hamburg. We can’t wait to share this beautiful experience with you! Love LDC

For 13 years now, the Münster-based four-piece Long Distance Calling has been famed and cherished for its weightless yet massive music. After having returned to their instrumental roots Long Distance Calling sat down to carefully ponder their next step. When they got up again, they were ready for their most extraordinary live undertaking yet: Aptly entitled “Seats & Sounds”, this string of concerts saw Long Distance Calling take to the stage in very special locations in front on a seated audience.

The band took the matter almost religiously and went to great lengths in pulling off their most daring effort. “We wanted to go one step further, highlighting the audio-visual quality of the band for the very first time”, the band states, referring to the phalanx of video screens and specially curated visuals corresponding to each song. 

One of those rare performances, the one at the Kulturkirche Altona in Hamburg, was captured on film and tape and is now being released. More an elegant silent film (visually speaking) than an ordinary live video, Long Distance Calling deliver a stunning performance in two acts: A “normal” Long Distance Calling set with songs from all their albums, and a special ‘Avoid the Light’ set, performing the dramatic album almost in its entirety. “This is one of the most important releases of our entire career”, the band continues, “and playing it felt like time travel.”

Meticulously prepared and rehearsed, this is Long Distance Calling on another level. Backed by guest musicians Luca Gilles on cello and Aaron Schrade on percussion and electronic beats, the experimental rock veterans show their grandeur in cinemascope – elaborately filmed and monumentally staged. In the end, Janosch Rathmer (drums), Jan Hoffmann (bass), Florian Füntmann (guitar) and David Jordan (guitar) not only played their biggest Hamburg headlining show; they also peaked their stellar career.

LONG DISTANCE CALLING online:
www.longdistancecalling.de/
www.facebook.com/longdistancecalling
www.instagram.com/longdistancecalling
https://longdistancecalling.merchcowboy.com/

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The upcoming first solo album by Fates Warning vocalist Ray Alder“What The Water Wants” – will be released worldwide on October 18th, 2019 via InsideOutMusic.

Today marks the release of the album’s second single “Crown Of Thorns”. You can check it out in a video clip directed by Manuel Giménez / MG Media Productions here: https://youtu.be/DvzmK-X7SPw

Ray Alder checked in with the following comment about the song: “In doing a solo album I wanted to try and write songs that I wouldn’t normally do with Fates Warning. I wanted to show a different side of what I’m about vocally. This song “Crown Of Thorns” to me is sort of an homage to the 70’s singers and bands I Iistened to while growing up, where a lot of the focus was on the melody. From the very beginning I found this song super interesting because of the bass line that repeats throughout the entire song. Everything is written around it, so that the melody of the vocals has to flow around it as well. This is one of my favorite tracks from the solo album, and not just because it is so different.

Ray Alder’s “What The Water Wants” album includes 10 melodic and versatile songs created with assistance from guitarists Mike Abdow (Fates Warning touring member) and Tony Hernando (Lords Of Black) as well as drummer Craig Anderson (Ignite, Crescent Shield). The album was mixed by Simone Mularoni (Rhapsody, Michael Romeo, DGM).

The album’s first single “What The Water Wanted” can be seen here: https://youtu.be/S98AiUmNPHU
Or stream it on Spotify here: https://rayalder.lnk.to/WhatTheWaterWants/Spotify

This is the complete tracklisting of the album:

RAY ALDER – “What The Water Wants”
1. Lost
2. Crown Of Thorns
3. Some Days
4. Shine
5. Under Dark Skies
6. A Beautiful Lie
7. The Road
8. Wait
9. What The Water Wanted
10. The Killing Floor
11. The Road (Acoustic Version) * Bonus Track

Ray Alder’s “What The Water Wants” will be available as limited first-pressing Digipak CD with a bonus track (An acoustic version of “The Road”) and as LP on 180gr. vinyl with the full album on CD as bonus.

You can pre-order the album in its various formats starting today here:
https://rayalder.lnk.to/WhatTheWaterWants

RAY ALDER online:
https://www.facebook.com/rayalderofficial
https://www.instagram.com/rayalderofficial 
https://twitter.com/realrayalder

INSIDEOUTMUSIC online:
www.insideoutmusic.com
www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
www.insideoutshop.de

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Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett is currently in the middle of his North American tour performing his favourite Genesis album ‘Selling England by the Pound’ together with songs from his solo ‘Spectral Mornings’ album, celebrating its 40th anniversary, and tracks from the current album, ‘At the Edge of Light’. Now, he presents another clip from the forthcoming live release ‘Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live’, Steve comments: “I think this is the most powerful version of ‘The Steppes’ so far. The combination of group and orchestra sounds like “Iron Man Cometh”…An unstoppable force.

Watch the clip here: https://youtu.be/jxDSBKNl54I

‘Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live’ will be released on 25th October 2019 via InsideOutMusic, this release will be available as 2CD + Blu-Ray digipak and 2CD + DVD Multibox internationally, and 2CD + Blu-Ray + DVD in North America.

The album was recorded on 5th October 2018 at The Royal Festival Hall, London, during the  2018 Genesis Revisited Tour which fulfilled a long held ambition of Steve’s: to perform the music of Genesis with a live orchestra. The concert featured Steve’s regular touring band of Roger King (keyboards), Gary O’Toole (drums/percussion), Rob Townsend (saxes/flutes) with Nad Sylvan on vocals and Jonas Reingold (The Flower Kings) on bass, together with special guests John Hackett and Amanda Lehmann, and augmented by the 41-piece Heart Of England Orchestra conducted by Bradley Thachuk.  

Pre-orders for ‘Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live’ are available below:
Band store: https://store.hackettsongs.com/   
InsideOutMusic store: http://bit.ly/HackettIOMshop
Buy / Stream / Download: https://stevehackett.lnk.to/GenesisRevisitedBandOrchestraLiveID

Set 1:
Dance On A Volcano
Out Of The Body
The Steppes
Firth Of Fifth
Dancing With The Moonlit Knight
Blood On The Rooftops
Shadow Of The Hierophant

Set 2:
In That Quiet Earth
Afterglow
Serpentine Song
El Niño
Supper’s Ready

Encore:
The Musical Box

The Blu-Ray also includes a behind the scenes documentary plus promotional videos for ‘Under the Eye of the Sun’, ‘Beasts in our Time’ and ‘Peace’ from the ‘At the Edge of Light’ album as extra!

Right after his North American tour, Steve Hackett will return to the UK in November with many shows sold out already, please visit http://hackettsongs.com/tour.html for a full list of upcoming dates and ticket information.

STEVE HACKETT 2019 Genesis Revisited – touring ‘Selling England by the Pound’ & ‘Spectral Mornings’ & album highlights
2 November – Waterside, Aylesbury, UK – * SOLD OUT *
3 November – Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone, UK – * SOLD OUT *
5 November – City Hall, Sheffield, UK
6 November – Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK
8 November – De Montford Hall, Leicester, UK
9 November – St. David’s Hall, Cardiff, UK – * SOLD OUT *
11 November – Philharmonic, Liverpool, UK – * SOLD OUT *
12 November – Dome, Brighton, UK
13 November – Guildhall, Portsmouth, UK
15 November – City Hall, Salisbury, UK – * SOLD OUT *
16 November – Hexagon, Reading, UK – * SOLD OUT *
18 November – Symphony Hall, Birmingham, UK – * SOLD OUT *
19 November – Barbican, York, UK
20 November – Forum, Bath, UK
22 November – Victoria Theatre, Halifax, UK
23 November – The Sage, Gateshead, UK – * SOLD OUT *
25 November – Usher Hall, Edinburgh, UK
26 November – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK – * SOLD OUT *
27 November – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, UK
29 November – Hammersmith Eventim Apollo, London, UK

STEVE HACKETT Online:
www.hackettsongs.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Steve-Hackett/123101228589
www.twitter.com/HackettOfficial
http://hackettsongs.com/tour.html

INSIDEOUTMUSIC ONLINE:
www.insideoutmusic.com
www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
www.twitter.com/insideouteu

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Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett is currently busy touring North America performing his favourite Genesis album ‘Selling England by the Pound’ together with his favourite songs from his solo ‘Spectral Mornings’ album, celebrating its 40th anniversary, and tracks from the current album, ‘At the Edge of Light’. Now, he presents a previously unreleased video in support of his latest record, watch the clip for ‘Peace’ created by Paul Gosling here:
https://youtu.be/yyD-TguLf58 

This video and the ones for ‘Beasts of Our Time’ as well as ‘Under the Eye of the Sun’ will be part of the bonus section of Steve’s upcoming live release ‘Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live’. Out on 25th October 2019 via InsideOutMusic, this release will be available as 2CD + Blu-Ray digipak and 2CD + DVD Multibox internationally, and 2CD + Blu-Ray + DVD in North America.

The album was recorded on 5th October 2018 at The Royal Festival Hall, London, during the  2018 Genesis Revisited Tour which fulfilled a long held ambition of Steve’s: to perform the music of Genesis with a live orchestra. The concert featured Steve’s regular touring band of Roger King (keyboards), Gary O’Toole (drums/percussion), Rob Townsend (saxes/flutes) with Nad Sylvan on vocals and Jonas Reingold (The Flower Kings) on bass, together with special guests John Hackett and Amanda Lehmann, and augmented by the 41-piece Heart Of England Orchestra conducted by Bradley Thachuk.  

A first track from this stunning release, ‘Dancing with the Moonlit Knight’, can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/oIcTis6KgJY

Pre-orders for ‘Genesis Revisited Band & Orchestra: Live’ are live now:
Band store: https://store.hackettsongs.com/
InsideOutMusic store: http://bit.ly/HackettIOMshop 
Buy / Stream / Download:
https://stevehackett.lnk.to/GenesisRevisitedBandOrchestraLiveID 


Set 1:
Dance On A Volcano
Out Of The Body
The Steppes
Firth Of Fifth
Dancing With The Moonlit Knight
Blood On The Rooftops
Shadow Of The Hierophant

Set 2:
In That Quiet Earth
Afterglow
Serpentine Song
El Niño
Supper’s Ready

Encore:
The Musical Box

The Blu-Ray also includes a behind the scenes documentary plus promotional videos for ‘Under the Eye of the Sun’, ‘Beasts in our Time’ and ‘Peace’ from the ‘At the Edge of Light’ album as extra! 

STEVE HACKETT Online:
www.hackettsongs.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Steve-Hackett/123101228589
www.twitter.com/HackettOfficial
http://hackettsongs.com/tour.html

INSIDEOUTMUSIC ONLINE:
www.insideoutmusic.com
www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
www.twitter.com/insideouteu

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Progressive rock legends THE FLOWER KINGS are pleased to present a first track from the group’s much anticipated new studio double-album ‘Waiting For Miracles’, which will be released on InsideOutMusic on the 8th November 2019. The album is comprised of 15 new tracks, recorded over the summer at RMV studio in Stockholm, Sweden – a vintage studio space owned by ABBA star Benny Andersson.

The band is excited to now share a track from this record: “Here’s ‘Black Flag’. A fine example of what you can expect of the new record, yet just a glimpse at the rich variations this new opus offers. It is a huge tribute to when music was played by a real band, a time when being creative in the studio meant progress in all direction and fusing all styles – this is a band creating its very own special cinematic sound, built upon 60’s & 70’s and contemporary prog, rock and orchestral music. A fine display of instrumental and vocal interplay from all members – the trademark Flower Kings sound is back, but yet with a new twist. Full circle – and this track even has guesting from former TFK bass player Michael Stolt. This time The Kings set sail for a big adventure.

Listen to ‘Black Flag’ here:
Spotify – http://bit.ly/TFKBlackFlagSpotify
Apple Music – https://theflowerkings.lnk.to/WaitingForMiracles/AppleMusic  
Deezer: http://bit.ly/TFKBlackFlagDeezer

Furthermore, presales for physical and digital formats have started! “Waiting For Miracles” is available as 2CD, Gatefold 2LP + 2CD & as digital album. Order your format of choice below:
https://theflowerkings.lnk.to/WaitingForMiracles

The following limited vinyl editions can be pre-ordered now, too:
200x light-blue plus signed post card @ Burning Shed UK: http://bit.ly/TFKBurningShed
100x orange & 200x red @ InsideOut Shop Germany: http://bit.ly/TFK-IOMShop
100x yellow @ JustForKicks Germany: http://bit.ly/TFK_JFK


Furthermore, the band, currently comprised of Roine Stolt, Jonas Reingold, Hasse Fröberg, Zach Kamins & Mirko DeMaio will be heading out on tour this December with label-mates KAYAK.
The two bands will perform 12 dates across 6 countries, and you find the full list of shows below, tickets on sale now:

1st December – Bahnhof St. Pauli, Hamburg, Germany
2nd December – Musikzentrum, Hannover, Germany
3rd December – OK Andaluzia, Piekary Slaskie, Poland
4th December – Klub U Bazyla, Poznan, Poland
6th December – Burgerweeshuis, Deventer, Netherlands
7th December – De Boerderij, Zoetermeer, Netherlands
8th December – Scala, London, UK
9th December – Piano, Dortmund, Germany
10th December – Columbia Theater, Berlin, Germany
11th December – Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark
12th December – Brewhouse, Gothenburg, Sweden
14th December – Kraken, Stockholm, Sweden

The Flower Kings started as an outlet for guitarist/singer/composer Roine Stolt in 1994 – a time when prog-rock wasn’t mere history, nor a dirty word. The band quickly gained momentum and was one of a handful of bands helping to revive the progressive rock scene worldwide. Roine has since collaborated with a host of legendary musicians across various projects, including his acclaimed 2015 album with Yes-legend Jon Anderson, progressive-rock supergroup Transatlantic alongside Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy & Pete Trewavas, and a year as bass player with Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett. The Flower Kings however, has always felt like home for Roine and the other band veterans Jonas Reingold & Hasse Fröberg.


THE FLOWER KING’s online:
https://www.roinestolt.com/
http://www.facebook.com/TheFlowerKings
https://www.songkick.com/artists/84715-flower-kings
https://www.bandsintown.com/en/a/52676-the-flower-kings

INSIDEOUTMUSIC online:
www.insideoutmusic.com
www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
www.twitter.com/insideouteu

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Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend released his acclaimed new album ‘EMPATH’ in March, and will embark on the ‘EMPATH – European Tour Vol. 1’ later this year. In advance of that, he has launched a brand new animated video for the track ‘Why?’,directed by D C Turner.

Watch the video now here: https://youtu.be/fT-uWOVP5q0

Devin recently completed a run of acoustic shows in Australia, and will embark on the ‘EMPATH – European Tour Vol. 1’ beginning in November, with HAKEN along as support. Before that he will perform acoustically in Singapore, followed by an appearance at the Guitar Show in London.

The full list of dates are as follows:
18th September – Gateway Black Box Theatre, Singapore, China (acoustic)
21st September – The Guitar Show, London, UK
15th November – Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
16th November – Trix, Antwerp, Belgium
17th November – 013, Tilburg, Netherlands
18th November – Grunspan, Hamburg, Germany
20th November – Logomo, Turku, Finland
21st November – Cirkus, Helsinki, Finland
23rd November – Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm, Sweden
24th November – Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway
25th November – Amager Bio, Copenhagen, Denmark
27th November – Astra, Berlin, Germany
28th November – Roxy, Prague, Czech Republic
29th November – A2, Wroclaw, Poland
30th November – Barba Negra, Budapest, Hungary
2nd December – Simm City, Vienna, Austria
3rd December – X Tra, Zurich, Switzerland
6th December – Academy, Dublin, Ireland
7th December – Limelight, Belfast, UK
9th December – SWG3 Galvanisers, Glasgow, UK
10th December – Albert Hall, Manchester, UK
12th December – Roundhouse, London, UK
13th December – Rock City, Nottingham, UK

Tickets available here: https://www.hevydevy.com/tourdates/

Devin comments: “After a year of intensive recording, mixing, and reflection, I have decided where I want to take the next level of my career as a live performer. I have had success and great memories from both the Devin Townsend Project as well as Strapping Young Lad, but now I am fortunate enough to be able to follow the muse where it currently leads. I am proud to announce that for the first ‘band’ tour of the Empath cycle, I am going to stretch my wings in ways I have not had the opportunity to do before and tour with a ‘backing band’ that can shift and morph as the music dictates instead of adhering to a click track.  ‘Empath Europe Volume 1’ will be the first example of this, and the first tour will be in Europe (other territories to follow).
 
I have spent considerable effort think about the things I wanted to do for these shows, and one thing I came out of DTP with was the awareness that I wanted to incorporate a more improvisational element to what I do. With the best players I can find, my plan is to interpret my back catalogue, as well as the Empath material, in ways that may change nightly. less computers, and less of a rigid structure. I want to use Volume 1 as a way to bring my music to people in a potentially new way. People playing music…
 
I hope you will consider joining me at these concerts. As a performer, it’s important to be able to be willing to react, and my hope is that each of these shows will be a unique experience.
 
Thank you for allowing me to do what I do. See you there?
 
Devin Townsend

Over the past few years, the success that Devin has slowly worked for has fortunately come with the power to control his own creative destiny. The recent successes with the DVD from a sold-out Royal Albert Hall, or his 2012 ‘Retinal Circus’, or last year’s ‘Ocean Machine’ live DVD with the Orchestra and Choir of State Opera Plovdiv has put him in a position where with the new album ‘EMPATH’, he will once and for all define himself as a musical force outside of any particular genre classification.

On this album Devin has decided to see what would happen if all the styles that make up his current interests were finally represented in one place. To finally shake the fear of expectation, and just do what it is he was meant to do creatively, EMPATH, true to the name, is about allowing the audience a feeling for a variety of musical emotions. The musical dynamics represented on this single album are broad, challenging, and immense. To approach this sort of work with a long history of what makes heavy music ‘heavy’, allows this to be done with a type of power rarely heard.

Joining Devin on this album is Frank Zappa alumni Mike Keneally as music director, as well as Morgan Ågren (Mats And Morgan, Frank Zappa, Fredrik Thordendal), Anup Sastry (Monuments, Periphery), Samus Paulicelli (Decrepit Birth, Abigail Williams), Nathan Navarro, Elliot Desagnes, Steve Vai, Chad Kroeger, Anneke Van Giersbergen, Ché Aimee Dorval, Ryan Dhale and the Elektra Women’s Choir.

A bold statement with massive production values and dynamic, uncompromised musicality. This is a statement about not only pursuing creative freedom in a conservative scene, but also trying to show that heavy music is truly a valid musical tool.


‘EMPATH’ is out now on Limited 2 CD Digipak in O-Card (including an entire disc of bonus material), Standard CD Jewelcase, Gatefold 180G 2LP Vinyl + CD + LP-booklet & as digital album. Order now here: https://devin-townsend.lnk.to/Empath

DEVIN TOWNSEND online:
http://www.hevydevy.com
http://www.facebook.com/dvntownsend
http://www.omerch.com
https://twitter.com/dvntownsend
https://www.instagram.com/dvntownsend/
https://www.youtube.com/user/poopynuggeteer/featured

InsideOutMusic online:
www.insideoutmusic.com
www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
www.insideoutshop.de


 

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TRANSATLANTIC, the progressive-rock supergroup featuring Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Roine Stolt & Pete Trewavas, have extended their deal with InsideOutMusic for their catalogue, & today launch their previous albums on digital services across Europe. This will be the first time that any of these records have been available on streaming services, and includes the below releases. Stream / download all the available albums right now below:

SMPTe
https://transatlantic.lnk.to/SMPTe

Bridge Across Forever
https://transatlantic.lnk.to/BridgeAcrossForever

Live In Europe
https://transatlantic.lnk.to/LiveInEurope

The Whirlwind
https://transatlantic.lnk.to/TheWhirlwind

Whirld Tour 2010
https://transatlantic.lnk.to/WhirldTour2010LiveinLondon2010

More Never Is Enough
https://transatlantic.lnk.to/MoreNeverIsEnoughLiveinManchester2010

Kaleidoscope
https://transatlantic.lnk.to/Kaleidoscope

Kaliveoscope
https://transatlantic.lnk.to/KaLIVEoscopeLiveinTilburg

This marks the first stage in an ongoing reissue campaign, further details of which will be revealed in due course.


Transatlantic were originally formed in 1999, releasing their debut album ‘SMTPe’ the following year as well as its follow-up ‘Bridge Across Forever’ in 2001. Following a 7-year hiatus, the band reconvened to record and release the much-acclaimed epic 77-minute, single-track album ‘The Whirlwind’ followed by a world tour in 2010 which included an appearance at High Voltage Festival in London where they were joined by legendary Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett. The band’s fourth album ‘Kaleidoscope’ arrived in 2014, going on to win ‘Album Of The Year’ at the Progressive Music Awards.

TRANSATLANTIC online:
https://www.transatlanticweb.com/
https://www.facebook.com/TransatlanticMusic/
www.instagram.com/transatlanticofficial
www.twitter.com/transatlantic99

InsideOutMusic online:
www.insideoutmusic.com
www.youtube.com/InsideOutMusicTV
www.facebook.com/InsideOutMusic
www.insideoutshop.de