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New Riverside Album

From Riverside's website,

"We already know the exact European street date of Riverside's fifth album „Shrine of New Generation Slaves”. It is January 21st, 2013. New album will be available in four different formats: digital, 1CD jewelcase, 2CDs mediabook, and 2LP vinyl. The author of the art booklets is Travis Smith. The cover and the tracklist are shown below:

Riverside – Shrine of New Generation Slaves

1. New Generation Slave (4:17)
2. The Depth of Self – Delusion (7:39)
3. Celebrity Touch (6:48)
4. We Got Used To Us (4:12)

2012 Prog Awards Winners

The winners are:

NEW BLOOD: TesseracT

LIVE EVENT: Anathema

GRAND DESIGN: Pink Floyd Immersion reissues

ANTHEM: Squackett A Life Within A Day

ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Rush Clockwork Angels

VISIONARY: Peter Hammill


VIRTUOSO: Carl Palmer

GUIDING LIGHT: Steven Wilson

PROG GOD: Rick Wakeman

Romantic Warriors II - About Rock in Opposition

Hey there — Romantic Warriors - A Progressive Music Saga directors Adele Schmidt and José Zegarra Holder here. Thanks for taking the time to check out our new film, called Romantic Warriors II - About Rock in Opposition.

An IndieGoGo campaign has been launched to raise funds for our new documentary, Romantic Warriors II - About Rock in Opposition.



ROCK IN OPPOSITION France Event 2012

21st , 22nd , 23rd of September 2012

Welcome to all!
This fifth edition of the RIO Festival will be slightly different from the previous editions.
It will consist in two steps:
1/ The concerts: the Festival as such will take place on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September 2012. 7 groups will be playing.

The program:
September 21st:
KAFKA / Benjamin de la Fuente (fr)
September 22nd:
WE INSIST ! (fr)
MAGMA (fr)

Ticket price for two days:


NEARfest Apocalypse

NEARfest Apocalypse tickets on sale March 3rd
February 6, 2012

Rosfest 2012

ROSfest 2012 ticket sales to start February 4th, at 12 noon EST.

Following the pre-sale of Gold seat tickets, the regular tickets for ROSfest 2012 will go on sale from February 4th 2012. Ticket options are as follows:

Friday night pass $50.00
Saturday and Sunday pass $125.00

For ticket reservations contact the Majestic Theater:
Contact Phone: 717-337-8200
Contact E-mail: majestictheater@gettysburg.edu

ROSfest 2012 schedule:

Friday - May 4th 2012:
6:00 pm: DeeExpus (UK)
9:00 pm: Karmakanic (Sweden

Saturday - May 5th 2012:
11:00 am: Aaron English Band (USA)

Nearfest 2012

NEARfest Apocalypse Lineup Announced
For Immediate Release
October 29, 2011

In order to commemorate the final NEARfest in 2012, we have worked hard to bring together the best possible lineup for the progressive rock community. Featuring outstanding newer bands and legendary artists from across diverse progressive music subgenres, we hope that we can provide a wonderful weekend of musical memories to last a lifetime. We hope you can join us at the Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania next June, for the NEARfest Apocalypse!

The NEARfest Apocalypse Lineup: