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Album review: MARILLION – Unplugged At The Walls/Tumbling Down The Years

MARILLION - Unplugged At The Walls

earMUSIC [Release date 23.03.18] Live albums three and four in this set of bi-monthly releases find our intrepid heroes in a restaurant in Oswestry in 1988, and once again at the 2009 Marillion Weekend convention in Port Zelande, Holland. Unplugged … Continue reading

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Album review: MARILLION – Marbles In The Park

MARILLION - Marbles In The Park

earMUSIC [Release date 20.01.17] 2-CD/DVD/Bluray Available on 2xCD, DVD, and Blu Ray formats, Marbles In The Park – the centrepiece of the 2015 Marillion weekend convention at Center Parcs, Port Zelande, in The Netherlands – is a curious release. Not … Continue reading

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Album review: NEMESEA – Uprise

NEMESEA - Uprise

Napalm Records [Release date 29.04.16] You might be forgiven thinking that Dutch pop metallers Nemesea were new kids on the block out to steal Delain’s thunder.  But they have been around for at least 10 years although without their compatriots’ … Continue reading

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Album review: NICE BEAVER – The Time It Takes

NICE BEAVER - The Time It Takes

Oskar Records [Release Date: 20.02.15] Nice Beaver – presumably named from the classic Frank Drebbin line in ‘The Naked Gun’ – are a Dutch four-piece delivering a brand of sparkling progressive rock that many of today’s so-called ‘prog’ bands would … Continue reading

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Album review: LESOIR – Luctor Et Emergo

LESOIR - Luctor Et Emergo

The PR blurb for their latest release would have you believe Transience received rave reviews beyond their homeland.  If that’s true, they’re well hidden from Google’s search engine. The sessions for Luctor Et Emergo sees the band (Maartje Meessen – … Continue reading

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FOCUS – X

Focus - X

Eastworld Recordings (2012) One of the great rejuvenations of recent years has been the Thijs van Leer version of Focus, things seemed to click with the arrival – in 2006 – of original drummer Pierre van der Linden and they’ve … Continue reading

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