Dreadnaught, currently in the studio working on the follow-up to 2005's "Live at Mojo" and fresh off gigs with Alan Alda and Doris Kearns Goodwin, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Featuring new studio tracks along with cuts from each of the band's 5 prior albums, the as-yet-untitled double-disc retrospective will be released by the Big Balloon Music label in late 2006.
Dreadnaught will perform with Project Percolator, featuring guitarist Jim Weider (Bob Dylan, The Band) and renowned bassist Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel, King Crimson), at The Stone Church in Newmarket NH on Friday, March 10, 2006. Tickets are available at The Stone Church.
Three well-known prog bands: Mangala Vallis from Italy, Satellite from Poland and Magenta from Wales will perform at the ProgdenniO festival, marking the 10th Anniversary of the Dutch progmagazine iO Pages. The event will take place on May 20, 2006, at De Boerderij in Zoetermeer, Holland.
We announce with deep regret the death of one of our close friends, the bandleader of Japan's Group TherapyHiroyki Kitada, who has recently died of a lung cancer. Our friend will remain forever in our hearts, God rest his soul! In accordance with Hiroyuki's wishes, the remaining musicians will keep on playing as Group Therapy.
Canadian multi-instrumentalist and composer Robert Beriau has just released his first solo album, "Falling Back to Where I Began", on which he plays synthesizers, acoustic piano, electric and acoustic guitars and saxophone. According to Robert, his music is a fusion of progressive rock, jazz and classical.
Tantalus and their own production company Force Ten Productions are back in sole control of marketing all Tantalus and Max Hunt releases. They are now all available via mail order on their website.
An exclusive special limited edition of Max Hunt's solo CD, "Colours of Music", will be available very soon.