Tag Archives: Mostly Autumn

News: WIN tickets to RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW, Genting Arena, Birmingham – 25 June 2016

Ritchie Blackmore

One of the most influential and versatile guitarists, Ritchie Blackmore will take to the stage to celebrate the era-defining music of Rainbow and Deep Purple in a one-off UK Tour show on Saturday 25 June 2016 at the Genting Arena … Continue reading

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Album review: MOSTLY AUTUMN – Dressed In Voices

Mostly Autumn - Dressed In Voices

Mostly Autumn Records [Release date 02.06.14] Mostly Autumn have been known throughout their career as a Celtic/folk infused prog-lite sort of band. Their albums, right from the early days were always very good, sometimes excellent, but, it must be said, … Continue reading

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Gig review: CAMBRIDGE ROCK FESTIVAL – 8-10 August 2014

Cambridge Rock Festival 2014

Photo: Darran Scott Arriving early afternoon on Saturday, and focusing on the main stage, I was blown away by the confidence and vitality of my first band, Walkway. Somehow the young Suffolk band had slipped under my radar as their … Continue reading

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Album review: CLOUD ATLAS – Beyond The Vale

Cloud Atlas - Beyond The Vale

www.cloudatlas.org.uk York based Stolen Earth – fronted by the exceptional Heidi Widdop – a vocalist whose soulful vocals will send shivers down your spine – were a GRTR! 2012 ‘one to watch’ with their excellent melodic prog debut A Far … Continue reading

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Album Review: HALO BLIND – Occupying Forces

Halo Blind -Occupying Forces

Nautical Records   [Release Date: 04.03.14] We’ve been waiting for Halo Blind. At long last, a British progressive rock band has put out an album to rival the fabulous stuff coming out of Eastern Europe and Scandinavia right now. And … Continue reading

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Album review: NEW DANCE ORCHESTRA – Electronica (feat. Geoff Downes/Anne-Marie Helder)

New Dance Orchestra - Electronica (feat. Geoff Downes/Anne-Marie Helder)

NDO Records [Release date 04.11.13] This is an intriguing release from the highly-talented Geoffrey Downes, or Geoff Downes as you know him, erstwhile keyboard tinkler from Asia and Yes.  New Dance Orchestra is an ongoing project but to my knowledge … Continue reading

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DVD Review: MOSTLY AUTUMN – Live At the Boerderij

Self Release [Release Date - Out Now] This is the long awaited first live Mostly Autumn DVD release with Olivia Sparnenn at the helm on lead vocals and is a double disc set also available on CD (without the three … Continue reading

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MOSTLY AUTUMN – The Ghost Moon Orchestra

Mostly Autumn - The Ghost Moon Orchestra

Mostly Autumn are one of those bands who seem to consistently top the Championship, but never quite make promotion to the Premier League. Constant squad changes, and player rotation has perhaps not helped their cause, and there’s also that Pink … Continue reading

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Hard Rock Hell Prog festival April 6th & 7th

Magna Science Park in Rotherham, weekend of 6th/7th April 2013. HRH PROG launches a new interactive festival in proud association with PROG Magazine on April 6th / 7th at MAGNA in Rotherham The Successful Hard Rock Hell weekender team is … Continue reading

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Classic Rock Society gigs

The CRS Autumn season kicks off this Saturday (the1st) with the resurgent Grey Lady Down supported by former Big Big Train vocalist Sean Filkins and band at the Wesley Centre, Maltby.  £12 or £10 members in advance.  Doors 7pm. This … Continue reading

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10 Q’s with John Mitchell (IT BITES/ARENA)

1. What are you currently up to? I’m about to go to Rockfield Studios in Wales to produce Island Records latest signings Lower Than Atlantis. 2. Could you take us through the new album ‘Map Of The Past’? The whole … Continue reading

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