Franck Carducci Unleashes – Tearing The Tour Apart The Tour Teaser Video

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Franck Carducci to release a LIVE DVD of the “TEARING THE TOUR APART” tour.
The recording for this DVD was made during 2 concerts at Climax Club Legend at the end of 2015 and will feature special guest Jimmy Pallagrosi ( KARNATAKA ) behind the drums!

Accoring to Franck:
We had the privilege to perform not only in some beautiful European capitals like Paris, London, Amsterdam or Tallinn, but we also hit some legendary venues like Spirit of 66 in Belgium or Bus Palladium in France.

I don’t know yet when it will be ready for release but I’ll keep you updated very soon.
In the meantime, feel free to spread the word!
Love, and a great week-en to you all! 

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Queen and Google Play Collaborate on “The Bohemain Rhapsody Eeperience”, A Musicial Virtual Reality Experiment

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Google Play and British rock legends Queen have teamed up to create The Bohemian Rhapsody Experience, a virtual reality experiment powered by groundbreaking immersive audio and interactive technologies that aim to push the boundaries of creative expression and evolve the way we experience entertainment. Soundtracked by a remixed 3D spatialized version of the quartet’s iconic hit “Bohemian Rhapsody” that reacts sonically to the user’s movements, the app gives users the opportunity to travel through an interactive visual narrative developed by VR pioneers Enosis VR along with a team of worldng-class animators and designers.

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Through the new medium of VR, contemporary animation techniques, and aesthetics that draw inspiration from the iconography and symbolism of Queen’s music and artwork, The Bohemian Rhapsody Experience offers a journey through frontman Freddie Mercury’s subconscious mind and recreates the sensation of being onstage with the band, with visual and audio elements that respond to the user’s movements. The band worked closely with the creative team, offering them a bevy of archival content to help bring Queen’s world to life, yielding a unique, new way to enjoy “Bohemian Rhapsody” while reintroducing the song to a new generation. The song’s highly distinctive and dramatic structure informed the app’s narrative world and the environments and tone portrayed within, creating an experience that feels like stepping inside the music.

“This fabulous Google clip is a new ground-breaker – perhaps the first great work of art in stereoscopic VR animation. It’s compatible with all VR smartphone-based systems, including my own London Stereoscopic Company OWL VR kit. A new kind of 3-D experience!” said Queen’s Dr Brian May.

“We hope this virtual reality experiment will give fans a new way to experience this iconic track while also representing the boundless possibilities for artists and creators to collaborate with Google Play,” said Gareth Hornberger, Brand Manager on Google Play.

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The Bohemian Rhapsody Experience is available as a standalone Google Cardboard app on Android today and will be coming to iOS devices very soon. It also includes a 360 viewing mode for users to utilize the content even if they do not own a VR viewer.

Behind the Scenes: The Bohemian Rhapsody Experience
– https://youtu.be/HAuw5lrRt30

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Roger Hodgson 2016 Fall Tour

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Roger Hodgson, Legendary Singer-Songwriter, formerly of Supertramp.

Hodgson composed and sang the majority of the band’s hits, including “Dreamer”, “Give a Little Bit”, “Breakfast in America”, “Take the Long Way Home”, “The Logical Song” and “It’s Raining Again”. Hodgson is recognised for his tenor voice and distinctive melodies which became a trademark of his former band Supertramp.

Nov 1 – Milwaukee, WI, USA – http://bit.ly/2c919zY
Nov 2 – Milwaukee, WI, USA – SOLD OUT! – http://bit.ly/2b6EbZx
Nov 3 – Milwaukee, WI, USA – SOLD OUT! – http://bit.ly/2b6xsBD
Nov 4 – Milwaukee, WI, USA – SOLD OUT! –
http://bit.ly/2bjaeJa
Nov 7 – Quebec City, QC, Canada – http://bit.ly/23gs5Gx
Nov 8 – Ottawa, ON, Canada – http://bit.ly/1qc8FAw
Nov 9 – Kingston, ON, Canada – http://bit.ly/202mHBu
Nov 11 – Rama, ON, Canada – bit.ly/Hodgson_Friday
Nov 12 – Rama, ON, Canada –
bit.ly/Hodgson_Saturday
Nov 14 – Regina, SK, Canada – http://bit.ly/1RPAOIk
Nov 15 – Saskatoon, SK, Canada – http://bit.ly/28WPEPR
Nov 16 – Winnipeg, MB, Canada – http://bit.ly/1VKkhHY

More Info: http://www.RogerHodgson.com/

Steven Wilson Returns to North America

Steven Wilson returns to North America in November with support from John Wesley in Atlanta, Orlando, Tampa and Ft. Lauderdale.

At the moment the shows in Atlanta and Salt Lake City are sold out, and extra tickets have just been released for Dallas. Many of the other shows are also very close to selling out, so please check the tour dates page here for ticket information – http://stevenwilsonhq.com/sw/tour-dates/

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Marillion Return to The USA in Support of New Album F**K Everyone And Run (F E A R)

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Hey USA! Not long to go now until the Presidential Election! Leading up to this momentous event, why don’t you grab a ticket to come and see one of our shows. Supported by the wonderful John Wesley and with full production videos, we promise to put on a great show and of course play some some songs from our new album. Spend Election night with us in New York. Go on – you know you want to.

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Cry of Dawn Featuring Goran Edman Release Date Announced

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to present CRY OF DAWN, a new melodic rock/AOR project featuring Göran Edman on all lead vocals. The self-titled debut album will be released on September 23rd.

Over the years, Göran Edman’s unique vocal style has been showcased in numerous genres including neoclassic metal, progressive rock, and AOR, just to name a few. His vocal stylings can be found on records by Karmakanic, John Norum, Yngwie Malmsteen, Brazen Abbot, and Glory, among others.

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Tracklisting:
1.    Chance
2.    Listen To Me
3.    When Right Is Wrong
4.    Tell It To My Heart
5.    Light A Light
6.    Can’t Go On
7.    Building Towers
8.    Hands Around My Heart
9.    Life After Love
10.    Yearn
11.    Tell Me

CRY OF DAWN
Göran Edman – Lead and backing vocals
Michael Palace – Guitars and bass
Sören Kronqvist – Keyboards
Daniel Flores – Drums and keyboards

Produced by Daniel Flores

CRY OF DAWN is Goran Edman’s latest musical adventure: a straight ahead AOR / melodic rock album which highlights his amazing vocal abilities on superb songs written especially for him by the likes of Michael Palace (Palace, First Signal, Kryptonite), Steve Newman, Alessandro Del Vecchio, Sören Kronkvist, Daniel Palmqvist and Robert Säll among others.

“It’s been a privilege to work with all  these  good songwriters within the genre of classic  AOR,” tells Goran. “The conformity of the production has a good red line with a straight forward melodic flow as you would expect. Its been a true pleasure performing it. The recording of the album took place in Daniel Flores’ studio for the instrumental part while I did the vocals in my own studio. Personally I am grateful to be a part of this project and look forward to the fans listening to the album”.

The result is a true feast for the ears of all lovers of this music. Picture hints of the likes of Night Ranger, Journey, Bad English and Starship and you’ll get a sense of what is in store for you!

For More Information: http://goranedman.com/en/

Ray Wilson | They Never Should Have Sent You Roses | Featured Video of The Week

About:
Ray Wilson, recognized as one of the UK’s finest ever vocalists by Classic Rock Magazine, is renowned across the music world as an exceptional singer/songwriter, and is acclaimed for his charismatic stage presence, and his ability as an extraordinary entertainer.

A native Scotsman, Ray founded his first professional band GUARANTEED PURE with his brother Steve in the early nineties, releasing three albums, and touring constantly around the UK and Europe.

In 1994 Ray joined the Scottish band STILTSKIN as their front-man. Their debut single “Inside” was an immediate success, reaching number one in several European countries, and to this day “Inside” remains one of the most recognizable rock songs ever recorded, being used of course by “ Levi’s “ as the soundtrack to one of their legendary jeans commercials.

Due to the amazing success of STILTSKIN, Ray was brought to the attention of one of rock’s biggest ever bands, GENESIS, and was given the job of lead vocalist after the resignation of Phil Collins in 1996. From 1996 to 1999 Ray was singer/songwriter with the rock giants, and in the process, they recorded the fourth best-selling album in the band’s history – “Calling All Stations”, following this up with a European Tour, and headlining the world famous Rock am Ring/Park festivals in 1998. In March 2010 GENESIS were inducted into the “Rock’n‘Roll Hall of Fame” being recognized as one of rock’n’roll’s most important and influential bands.

After the rock legends split, Wilson went back to his roots, and in 1999 released the album “Millionairhead” with his new band CUT_, the songs being written by him and his brother Steve, the band being made up of the former members of GUARANTEED PURE, along with GENESIS drummer Nir Z. A stadium support act tour followed, CUT_ supporting the SCORPIONS in arenas all over Europe and WESTERNHAGEN on a football stadium tour of Germany, playing to over a million people in the summer of 2000.

In 2001 Ray Wilson began his solo career in earnest, playing 12 sold out Acoustic shows at the world famous Edinburgh International Festival. Ray followed this up by recording his first solo album “ Change “ in 2003, touring with his band all over Europe, and appearing as special guest, on tour with JOE JACKSON and SAGA. In 2004 his second solo album “ The Next Best Thing “ was released, again followed by tours of Europe and South / Central America, as well as performing on tours with Dolores O’Riordan from the CRANBERRIES, and SUPERTRAMP front-man Roger Hodgson. Proving his diversity, Ray also collaborated with the Dutch DJ-star ARMIN VAN BUUREN; recording a remix of his own song “ Yet Another Day “ the song strolled to the Number 1 spot in the Dance Charts in 2005.

In late 2006 STILTSKIN returned, Ray going back to his “rock roots “ with the studio album “SHE”. Together with his new band line-up, Ray toured the critically acclaimed album to audiences all over Europe, with a live album being produced from the tour. Ray followed this with his album “Propaganda Man “ in 2008, and coupled with endless touring, quickly established himself as a  “must see ” performer.

In 2009, another of Ray’s live projects GENESIS CLASSIC, brought together 10 musicians from across Europe, with the members of his band STILSKIN being joined on stage by the Berlin Symphony Ensemble. GENESIS CLASSIC celebrates the music of Genesis, and its members, taking classical interpretations of world famous songs, and airing them in a form never heard before. A Triple live CD/DVD of the Genesis Classic show, recorded at the Poznan Philharmonic Hall, was released in 2011, featuring songs from all across the Genesis spectrum, and of course songs from Ray’s solo career, the album box set achieving major chart success reaching Number 2 in Poland, and Number 21 in Germany, with sell out shows all across Europe, and as far afield as Moscow, Russia.

In September 2011 Ray Wilson & STILTSKIN released their long-awaited new studio album, “Unfulfillment”. With typical Scots calm, Ray combined the energy of rock music, with lyrics of great depth, alongside complex string arrangements. All of the songs were written by Ray, Uwe Metzler, and Peter Hoff, one of Stuttgart’s most successful producers (Die Fantastischen Vier, Beth Hart, Lou Bega). The video for the single “First Day Of Change” was produced by the renowned German company “Camelot”, directed by Robert Broellochs (Xavier Naidoo, La Bouche, Mel C., Shaggy). Cameraman on the shoot was none other than the famous Englishman Joe Dyer (Kylie Minogue, Take That, Bryan Adams etc.). Ray followed the release with an extensive European tour, taking in countries from Poland to Portugal, and Romania to Spain.

Next up, in the Spring of 2013, Ray released his new solo album, “Chasing Rainbows”. Ray aired 12 brand new songs, again joined by his band, and touring string section, and a surprise new addition to the lineup in the form of saxophone player Marcin Kaiper. The album mixed Ray’s acoustic roots, with his love for Rock music, culminating in an array of songs which pleased fans old and new alike. An extensive tour followed throughout 2013, with the highlights being a main support slot with Rock legend STING, at the Life Festival in Oswiecim, Poland, and the year finishing on a major high, as the band headlined the Wroclaw New Year’s Eve celebrations, playing to over 150,000 fans.

2014 promised to be a big year for Ray and the band. First up, came the release of “Up Close and Personal“, a double live CD recorded in Mainz, Germany, at the legendary SWR 1 Studios. It featured Ray backed by his acoustic quintet, and presented the first ever recording of Ray’s full acoustic show, beautifully showcasing the classical arrangements of songs from both Ray’s solo career, and the world of Genesis.

2014 saw Ray release his first ever full length DVD, combined with a Double CD. “20 Years and More” was captured live on stage at the Polish Radio Music Hall, part of the iconic Radio Troika Studios in Warsaw, Poland.

“20 Years and More“, was truly the first complete retrospective look at Ray’s career in the music business. A fascinating journey through his early days with Guaranteed Pure, via Stiltskin, Genesis, Cut – and, of course, Ray’s extensive solo career – the DVD highlights Ray’s depth and diversity as a performer, backed as always by his band, and a 4 piece string quartet.

The DVD features various milestones from Ray’s career, including the songs: Inside (the European wide No 1 smash hit from 1994), Another Day (remixed by world ranked number 1 DJ, Armin Van Buuren, the song going on to become No 1 in the European dance charts), and Congo, from the last ever Genesis studio album, Calling All Stations, the album going on to reach No 2 in both the UK and German Charts.

More info about Ray Wilson can be found at: http://www.raywilson.net/