Tag Archives: Carl Palmer

Album review: EMERSON LAKE & PALMER – Fanfare 1970–1997

EMERSON LAKE & PALMER - Fanfare 1970–1997

BMG [Release date 29.09.17] As the world of prog and rock continue to mourn the sad loss of Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, and with Carl Palmer kicking off a tour, we get this mammoth box set that is as overblown … Continue reading

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Album review: EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER – Reissues (Works Vol.1 & 2, Love Beach)

EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - Reissues

BMG [Release date 26.05/17] Formed in 1970, Emerson, Lake & Palmer were one of the first progressive rock supergroups, and certainly one of the most successful. Keyboard player, pianist and keen advocate of the Moog Keith Emerson had previously played with … Continue reading

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Album review: ASIA – Symfonia

ASIA - Symfonia

Frontiers [Release date 24.02.17] Normally you’d think “not another live Asia album” as there have been a fair few to date, however this one is tinged with sadness with the sad passing of John Wetton shortly before the release of … Continue reading

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Album review: EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER – Reissues (2)

EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - Trilogy

BMG [Release date 30.09.16] To many Emerson, Lake & Palmer represented the worst excesses of prog rock  – a genre that was destined to have its collective arse kicked in the late-1970s.  This latest tranche of remasters does demonstrate why … Continue reading

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Album review: EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER – Reissues

EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - Anthology

BMG [Release date 29.07.16] In a year that has had its disproportionate share of rock/pop casualties, Keith Emerson’s passing was one of the saddest.  And, inevitably, there is an immediate reflection on a long and varied back catalogue. This latest … Continue reading

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Gig review: ASIA, Shepherds Bush Empire, London, 2 November 2014

ASIA, Shepherds Bush Empire, London, 2 November 2014

For a so-called supergroup Asia have shown remarkable longevity, but their profile is now much lower than it was in the heady days when their 1982 debut went multi-platinum, judging by a disappointing turnout at their first headline London show … Continue reading

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DVD review: ELP – Special Edition (Pictures At An Exhibition, Isle Of Wight Festival 1970, Live At Montreux 1997)

ELP - Special Edition

Eagle Vision [Release date 14.10.13] If you like Emerson, Lake & Palmer  (ELP) then you are gonna love this new three DVD box set, comprising of “Pictures At An Exhibition”, “The Birth Of A Band- Isle of Wight Festival 1970” … Continue reading

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Album review: CARL PALMER – Do Ya Wanna Play Carl? The Carl Palmer Anthology

Carl Palmer - Anthology

Wienerworld [Released 24.03.14] This two disc set is a compilation of drummer Carl Palmer’s work (a different version and tracklist was released on the Sanctuary label back in 2001) and it covers his more well known bands like ELP and … Continue reading

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Album review: ASIA – Gravitas

Asia - Gravitas

Frontiers [Release date 24.03.14] Crop rotation is something those of us of a certain age will recall from O level geography – leaving land fallow and rotating crops leading to bigger and better harvests. Certainly over the years there’s been … Continue reading

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News: ASIA announce new studio album and August festival appearance

ASIA Begins recording album tomorrow, new line-up live shows ‘amazing’ John Wetton, Geoff Downes and Carl Palmer and new recruit guitarist Sam Coulson have certainly hit the ground running.  Following Sam’s debut at a fully sold-out warm up show at … Continue reading

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ASIA RELEASE NEW STUDIO ALBUM “XXX”

 BRITISH SUPERGROUP CELEBRATES 30th ANNIVERSARY WITH UK TOUR AND 30th ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF DEBUT ALBUM Thirty years after its eponymous debut album, ASIA ascended to the top of the Billboard Top 100 chart (where it remained No.1 for nine consecutive … Continue reading

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Bellowhead, Carl Palmer, Hawkwind & Marillion tour dates

CARL PALMER 11 April L’Aquila, Italy Venue: TBA 15 April Roma, Italy Venue: TBA 17 April Prattien, Switzerland Venue: TBA 18 April Paris, France Venue: TBA 19 April Verviers, Belgium Venue: TBA 20 April Siegburg, Germany Venue: TBA 21 April … Continue reading

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