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INTERVIEW with /avec TRANSATLANTIC ! - Pete Trewawas speaking - Welcome To The Absolute Universe - English - French Text

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Yes, it is an honour to be able to exchange with a legend like Pete Trewawas (member of Marillion and bassist of Transatlantic) to evoke the new album of this supergroup of progressive rock composed, or Pete, no less than Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater and 666 million collaborations), Roine Stolt (Mr Flower Kings, whose interview can be read on the Scribe) and Neal Morse, a giant of US prog, notably with Spock's Beard and with a more than brilliant solo career. Since 2000, these giants of prog that are Transatlantic never stagnated, and never did the same album twice. It is this time with their most ambitious project, the simultaneous release of an album in two totally different versions, one long and the other shorter, and reworked and re-recorded tracks that they come back to us. Pete comes back for us on the genesis of this completely crazy project which gives us two works of art at the same time distinct and intimately linked. Prog lovers, don't miss it! The Scribe Hello Tr

Review - Steve Hackett - Under A Mediterranean Sky - 2020 - Inside Out Music

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 Steve Hackett Under A Mediterranean Sky 2020 Inside Out Music Qui ne connait pas encore l'oeuvre de Steve Hackett ? Il n'est pas trop tard pour vous plonger dans la musique de ce génie, et vous en trouver bienheureux... Petit résumé pour les béotiens : Steve fut le guitariste de Genesis de 1971 a 1977 (couvrant ainsi la période la plus "progressive" du groupe, avec Peter Gabriel au chant) avant de se lancer dans une carrière solo fructueuse. D'albums électriques aux relents progressifs à d'autres plus symphoniques ou carrément acoustiques avec des influences du flamenco espagnol, le guitariste n'aime pas se refaire, et se fout des modes comme de sa première chaussette. Ce nouvel opus, qui sortira en Janvier, combine des éléments symphoniques avec des instrumentaux à la guitare flamenco de toute beauté. Steve est un grand amoureux de la méditerranée et des pays qui la bordent, et c'est ainsi que ce disque se veut un hommage a ces pays, a ces hommes, so

Review - Altesia - Paragon Circus - 2020 - progressive rock and metal - French and English Text

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Paragon Circus by Altesia   ALTESIA Paragon Circus 2020 Rock & Metal Progressif A Bordeaux on fait du bon rock, et ce depuis longtemps ! Mais connaissez vous Altesia ? Ce quintet nous propose un rock progressif mâtiné de metal qui saura mettre en joie les amateurs d'Opeth, de Porcupine Tree, comme de Dream Theater, Haken ou Between The Buried And Me... Vous l'aurez compris, c'est a un voyage dans une musique d'une grande sophistication que vous convie le scribe, et ce premier album a tous les atours d'une grande oeuvre.  Dès les premières notes de cette boite de Pandore musicale on est bluffé par la virtuosité et la maîtrise dont font preuve les musiciens, que ce soit au niveau du chant, où l'on entend des influences tirées des œuvres de Mika Akerfeldt ou Steven Wilson, comme au point de vue instrumental où les spectres des groupes des précités sont accompagnés du rock progressif à la sauce 70's façon Yes (superbes parties de claviers !) qui rentreraien

A progressive journey around the islands : Interview with The Flower Kings (Roine Stolt) - Progressive Rock - English and French text - Le Scribe du Rock

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I must have had a narcotic surge when I started this interview with Roine Stolt, the thought leader of the Swedish progressive rock band The Flower Kings, because I told him that the band was releasing their eighteenth album. As he pointed out to me in a gentlemanly way it was maybe a bit much (lol). So Islands is the 14th album of the Swedish disciples of Emerson Lake and Palmer, Yes, King Crimson and crazy in love with the Beatles...Which is already a lot when you know the tendency of the band to release double albums ! Interview with Roine, via skype ! You've just released your 18th album with the Flower Kings if my calculations are right. So what does this new baby have more than the previous ones for you? I have to be honest, 18 sounds a lot to me, maybe depending on if add live stuff , then maybe you're right. If I think only about studio records, probably 12 or 13, something like that. Well, the album's  topic came about partly because of the situation as it is now.