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Press Release For Grand Funk

For Immediate Release Audio Fidelity To Release Grand Funk’s Shinin’ On in Original 3-D Art Package on Limited Edition Hybrid SACD Includes a BONUS pair of 3-D Glasses! Camarillo, CA – Marshall Blonstein’s Audio Fidelity will be releasing Grand Funk’s widely popular classic rock album Shinin’ On on limited edition hybrid SACD. Riding high off … Continue reading

Press Release  For  Rick Wakeman and  Chris Hadfield  

Starmus tribute to Stephen Hawking and David Bowie Continue reading

Press Release For The Box Tops

For Immediate Release   Sixties Music Legends The Box Tops To Celebrate Their 50th Anniversary!   Memphis, TN – The Summer of 2017 marks the legendary Memphis blue-eyed-soul group THE BOX TOPS’ 50th anniversary of the release of their worldwide #1 smash hit debut single “The Letter.”  To celebrate, they anticipate extensive touring and perhaps … Continue reading

Press Release For The Beatles And World WWII

“The Beatles and WWII” Featuring Elton John, Brian Ferry, Keith Moon, Rod Stewart, Jeff Lynne, Peter Gabriel, The Bee Gees and Others On 2CD/DVD Set

Music sung by:
Elton John, The Bee Gees, Bryan Ferry, Jeff Lynne, Leo Sayer, Keith Moon, Rod Stewart, David Essex, Tina Turner, Helen Reddy, The Four Seasons, Lynsey De Paul, The Brothers Johnson, Richard Cocciante, Henry Gross, Status Quo, Peter Gabriel, and Frankie Vallii
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Press Release For Jon Anderson

YES Legend Jon Anderson To Receive Prog God Award From Progressive Music Awards! Continue reading

Press Release For Focus

For Immediate Release: Dutch Music Legends Focus Release New Album “Focus 8.5 / Beyond The Horizon” OUT NOW! Continue reading

Sound Views – Fred Frith Interview

Fred Frith is the thinking musician’s guitarist.  Best known for his strange and beautiful guitar improvisations with the 70’s Avant-garde bands Henry Cow and Art Bears,  Frith has navigated a long and prolific career  that has fearlessly flown below the music industry’s radar.   Always unconventional and frequently controversial, his unique music continues to appear in numerous productions  with surprising variety.  Employed by filmmakers, choreographers, … Continue reading

Press Release For Rick Wakeman

For Immediate Release   Keyboard Legend Rick Wakeman To Release “Starship Trooper” Compilation Feat. Steve Hillage, Nik Turner, Steve Howe, William Shatner and Others!   Los Angeles – On April 15th Purple Pyramid records will be releasing an out of this world collection of extraordinary performances by legendary YES keyboardist Rick Wakeman! For more than … Continue reading

Press Release For Vivian Stanshall’s “Sir Henry At Rawlinson End”

For Immediate Release   Bonzo Dog Band’s Vivian Stanshall’s “Sir Henry At Rawlinson End” Soundtrack by Michael Livesley and Brainwashing House feat. Rick Wakeman and Neil Innes To Be Released   “A tour-de-force and a work of Art” – Neil Innes   London, UK – Vivian Stanshall, widely acknowledged as one of the most influential … Continue reading

Press Release For Rick Wakeman & David Bowie

For Immediate Release Rick Wakeman Releases Piano Version of Life on Mars in Aid of Macmillan “It was obvious from the listeners’ response to Rick playing ‘Life On Mars’ on Radio 2 Drivetime last Monday, that they wanted to own a copy of this beautiful piece of music, as well as make a contribution. With … Continue reading

Press Release For Final Daevid Allen Album

For Immediate Release   GONG Legend Daevid Allen’s Final Album “Daevid Allen Weird Quartet – ELEVENSES” To Be Released February 12, 2016   The Final Recordings from Gong & Soft Machine Co-Founder Daevid Allen!   Los Angeles – Purple Pyramid Records will be releasing on February 12, 2016 the final album from legendary Daevid Allen, … Continue reading

Press Release For Andy Powell

For Immediate Release   New Autobiography by Wishbone Ash Guitarist Andy Powell “Eyes Wide Open: True Tales Of A Wishbone Ash Warrior” Now Available!   Written by Andy Powell with Colin Harper Foreword by Ian Rankin   Five decades of life on the road, in the studio, and in the courtroom with progressive-rock pioneers Wishbone Ash … Continue reading

Press release For Peter Murphy

For Immediate Release   A Previously Unreleased Live Album From Mercurial Bauhaus Frontman Peter Murphy To Be Released By Cleopatra Records!   Los Angeles, CA – Peter Murphy is one of the most revered and recognizable figures in the dark side of art rock, having fronted the legendary gothic post-punk quartet Bauhaus in the late ‘70s … Continue reading

Press Release For Renaissance

For Immediate Release   Symphonic Rock Icons Renaissance To Tour The US & UK In Support of New DVD Release  “Live at The Union Chapel”   Symphonic rock icons Renaissance featuring legendary singer Annie Haslam will be performing in the US & UK in support of their new DVD release “Live at The Union Chapel”! Filmed at The Union Chapel in … Continue reading

A Conversation With Narada Michael Walden

Narada Michael Walden has one of the most impressive songwriting and production resumes in the business. From the early performances with iconic acts like: Mahavishnu Orchestra, Jeff Beck, Tommy Bolin and Weather Report to blockbuster productions with some of the most influential artists in the business, Walden has been an unstoppable river of energy traveling in many directions. Continue reading

Spotlight On Odin’s Court

Odin’s Court Matt Brookins Talks about his band creation and their newest release, Turtles All The Way Down. Formed in 2001 by Brookins, this Maryland based band now boasts 4 major CD releases accompanied by U.S. tours. The band is motivated, wildly creative and driven by passion, an indestructible combination. Definitely one to watch! May … Continue reading

10,000 Maniacs Mary Ramsey Interview – Revisiting Traditions

Mary Ramsey lead singer, composer and string player for 10,000 Maniacs spoke to us in a recent phone interview about their new album, Twice Told Tales. This album is a beautiful and fearless exploration of traditional folk songs with arrangements that move playfully between strict traditional musical forms and modern folk-pop interpretations. Continue reading

Spotlight On Herman Rarebell

We spoke with iconic rock drummer Herman Rarebell, about his time with  The Scorpions and his latest music and book projects.  Herman is on the go with a packed touring schedule, all new acoustic versions of Scorpion hits and a rare passion for the performance that fans will truly appreciate.  As one of the defining rock groups of … Continue reading

Spotlight On David Kilminster

We had the pleasure to interview guitar virtuoso David Kilminster for our spotlight series. David is perhaps best known for his touring work with Roger Waters (Dark Side Of The Moon & The Wall) and Keith Emerson, however his latest solo effort ‘…and THE TRUTH will set you free…’ reveals a brilliant and soulful artist who is not shy … Continue reading

Spotlight On Ewan Dobson

With a fierce sense of eloquent purpose, master guitarist Ewan Dobson appears on world competition stages, international performance tours and major awareness fundraisers.  His busy schedule makes him very difficult to pin down in one place, but it is precisely that hyper-drive sensibility of motion and creativity that makes him one of the most intriguing emerging artists today. … Continue reading

Carmine Appice Interview

Rock drummer legend Carmine Appice talked to Local Band about his latest tour and to share his insights on the music business, both past and present. Carmine’s legacy runs deep having played with and produced some of rock’s most iconic bands. Actively working on the professional scene since 1969, Appice has had his hand in … Continue reading

Phil Kenzie Interview: It’s A Saxy World!

Phil Kenzie fondly recalls his monumental work with David Bowie Continue reading

Larry Fast Interview: A World Of Synergy

We spoke with Synergy creator and composer Larry Fast by telephone to make this insightful and informative interview.  Larry’s music and sound creations have been behind some of the most powerful and influential artists over the past 3 decades and has been  heard in countless film, radio, video and digital media productions.   From the early days … Continue reading

Steve Hillage Interview: From Planet Gong To System 7

We spoke with producer/guitarist Steve Hillage from England by telephone to discuss his past and  latest musical adventures.  Currently touring  with the (very cool), System 7 ensemble,  which features Steve Hillage and electronic sound designer  Miquette Giraudy.  For over 30 years this remarkable artist has been at the forefront of musical revolutions spanning from the psychedelic … Continue reading

Sarah Rice Interview: The Evolving Expression Of Art

Sarah Rice is well known on the Broadway scene with over 40 years of performances and accomplishments behind her.  She is perhaps best known for her roles in the Steven Sondheim productions, A Little Night Music and the original cast of Sweeney Todd, but her extensive repertoire has won her many honors and distinctions over … Continue reading

Richard Barone Interview: An Artist At Large In The World

Richard Barone remembers David Bowie Diamond Dogs & Tony Visconti, Bowie’s famed producer. Continue reading

Roland Orzabal Interview: Man Of Music, Man Of Words.

Interview by Thomas Mangano For over 3 decades, Roland Orzabal has been a central  driving figure in popular music.   With versatile talents such as composer, producer, performer and even author, this artist’s unique inovations can be found  in virtually every aspect of pop music today.   As a co-founder of the 80′s  “synth”  sensation  Tears … Continue reading

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