2019 ProgPower USA Tickets go on Sale in November


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Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 – Day 1:
Pretty Maids (Denmark) *US EXCLUSIVE*
Insomnium (Finland)
Secret Sphere (Italy) *US EXCLUSIVE*
Iron Mask (Multi-national) *US EXCLUSIVE*

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 – Day 2:
Evergrey (Sweden)
GALNERYUS (Japan) *US EXCLUSIVE*
MaYaN (Multi-national)
Tomorrow’s Eve (German) *US EXCLUSIVE*

Tickets for Days 1 & 2 will go on sale Sat., Nov. 3 at 10 am ET via Ticketmaster. Only 900 tickets will be made available to the general public, as VIP and Gold Badges are SOLD-OUT. Warning! Tickets have sold-out anywhere between 8 to 72 hours over recent years. Price TBA soon.

Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 – Day 3:
Seventh Wonder (Sweden)
ORDEN OGAN (Germany)
Psychotic Waltz OFFICIAL (USA)
Barren Earth (Finland)
Subsignal (Germany)
Wind Rose (Italy)

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 – Day 4:
Demons & Wizards (Multi-national)
Threshold (UK)
Poets of the Fall (Finland)
Caligula’s Horse (Australia)
Jag Panzer (USA)
Sorcerer (Sweden)

Tickets for Days 3 & 4 will go on sale Sat., Oct. 6 at 10 am ET via Ticketmaster. Only 900 tickets will be made available to the general public, as VIP and Gold Badges are SOLD-OUT. Warning! Tickets have sold-out anywhere between 8 to 72 hours over recent years. Price TBA soon.

Tickets for Days 1 & 2 will go on sale Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, at 10 am ET.
Video Link: https://vimeo.com/287907488

 

Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius to release Limited Edition “Guilty of Innocence” LP. Pre-orders Start this Friday

Melodic Revolution Records is pleased to announce that Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius will release their LP of their highly acclaimed fifth album “Guilty of Innocence” a year after the official CD release via Melodic Revolution Records. The 10-track LP will be available worldwide in both Physical and Digital formats. As with the previous CD & Digital version “Guilty of Innocence” features special appearances by Alex Skolnick(Testament), Rave Tesar(Renaissance) and Randy McStine (Lo-Fi Resistance, The Fringe).

Guilty of Innocence” highlights include the hit singles “Behind the Curtain” a reimagined cover of Muse’s “Hysteria,” and the 12-minute prog mini-epic titled “Soul Food” which features many of the guests mentioned above, plus “Dream Diary Cadenza,” a solo electric violin extravaganza lifted from Joe’s electric violin concerto.

Stratospheerius is led by founding member, electric violinist & vocalist Joe Deninzonwho has been called the “Jimi Hendrix of the electric violin.” “Guilty of Innocence” features French guitarist Aurelien Budynek(Cindy Blackman, Vernon Reid), bassist Jamie Bishop(The Syn, Francis Dunnery), and drummer Lucianna Padmore, praised by Modern Drummer Magazine for her “Deep grooves and serious fusion chops.”

Joe talks about the Vinyl/LP version of “Guilty of Innocence
Guilty of Innocence was a watershed moment for Stratospheeriusthis past year. After years of touring and putting out CD’s, I felt that this record was embraced by the progressive rock community on a bigger scale than any of our previous releases. In our touring and festival appearances alongside other artists in the prog world, I noticed more and more artists are manufacturing vinyl, and in many cases, it is outselling their CD’s at live shows. I believe the resurgent interest in vinyl has to do with the fact that in the digital age, we consume music on the go in a condensed mp3/streaming format. There is a hunger to hold something tangible in our hands, admire the artwork on a record, and have the home listening experience be something special. We are excited to join the growing community of artists putting out vinyl and hope our fans will buy the record and rediscover it (or DISCOVERit)!

LP Details
Artist: Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius
Album Title: “Guilty of Innocence”
Status: Limited Edition of 250 copies
Format: 33 rpm black vinyl – LP
Extras: Custom LP sleeve, all LPs come with a FREE download card
Release Date: Monday, October 8th, 2018
Pre-Orders begin Friday, September 14, 2018
Pre-Orders Price $25
Catalog No. MRRLP-12-006
Label: Melodic Revolution Records

Track Listing

Side One
1. Behind The Curtain 03:43
2. Take Your Medicine 04:10
3. Guilty Of Innocence 03:16
4. Face 05:46
5. Hysteria 04:13
6. Affluenza 03:08

Side Two
1. Parallel Reality 03:10
2. Game Of Chicken 05:03
3. Dream Diary Cadenza 04:12
4.Soul Food 12:46

Vinyl Pre-Orders begin Friday, September 14, 2018
https://joedeninzonstratospheerius.bandcamp.com
https://stratospheerius.bandcamp.com

What the critics are saying:

“Joe Deninzon has made a career…wielding his violin like a guitar. In that way, he has pioneered a new standard for rock violin, much the same way Ian Anderson did for flute.”
– PROGRESSION MAGAZINE

This is infectious, with no cure in sight. The arrangements are tight, everyone bounces off each other, and is one of the most poptastic progressive album one is likely to come across
5/5 Kev Rowland // Prog Archives

One of the perks of being a reviewer is that on some days you get the pleasure of getting introduced to some music or bands you never heard of but are actually quite good. Or in the case of Joe Deninzon And Stratospheerius, really good!
9/10 Arno Agterberg // DPRP

Joe Deninzon’s music is always both entertaining and creative. I have to say that this might very well be the best Stratospheerius album.
Gary Hill // Music Street Journal

The album comes with plenty of Progressive Rock tracks, it’s the other songs containing other styles that help to make the release even more entertaining. If you happen to be a fan of Progressive Rock, the new album of Guilty of Innocence album from Joe Deninzon and the band Stratospheerius is one album you need to check out.
Matheson Kamin // The Rock and Roll Report

Upcoming Shows

Sonic Voyage Festival and “Vinyl Release Party” with special guests
Oct 4th, 2018  doors at 7 pm
Shrine World Music Venue
2274 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. NY, NY
https://www.shrinenyc.com

ProgStock Festival
October 6th2018 at Midnight

Union County Performing Arts Center
1601 Irving Street, Rahway, New Jersey 07065
https://www.progstock.com/

Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius Online.
Official Website: http://www.stratospheerius.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stratospheerius/
Twitter: www.twitter.com/@stratospheerius
Spotify: spoti.fi/2Qp5CmI
MRR Artist Profile: http://mrrmusic.com/joe-deninzon-stratospheerius/

Media Contact: Anne Leighton
Leighton Media anne@AnneLeighton.com

Label: Melodic Revolution Records
Nick Katona: nick@melodicrevolution.com

Melodic Revolution Records Online:
http://mrrmusic.com/
https://www.facebook.com/MelodicRevolutionRecords/ 
https://www.facebook.com/MelodicRevolutionRecords/
https://www.youtube.com/c/MelodicRevolutionRecordsMusic 
https://twitter.com/MusicIsOurVoice 

Melodic Revolution Records Spotify Playlists:
https://open.spotify.com/user/melodicrevolutionrecords

RoSfest Platinum Package Tickets on Sale Today!

Tickets go on sale today September 4th, 2018 at Noon

The Platinum Package gives you admittance to three days of the Festival with exclusive access and amenities plus the best seats in the theater! Included are limited preproduction sound checks and exclusive access with the bands, plus VIP Lanyards and a RoSfest t-shirt.

Limited Platinum Package Tickets are $505.00 (+ processing fee) per seat for the weekend.

How to order tickets.
Step 1. Call George at 484.432.7357 to select your seats.
Step 2. Pay by credit card or by check.
The credit card prompt will be available through square on the website.
Checks should be made out to Roldan Entertainment and mailed to the following address.
George Roldan
P.O.Box 35234
Sarasota, Florida
34242

 

RoSfest is in its 16th year and will be taking place on May 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2019.

RoSfest 2019 will take place on May 3rd through 5th, 2019 at the Sarasota Opera House, Florida.

Scheduled bands to play:
Friday, May 3rd – Cryptic Vision and Von Hertzen Brothers.
Saturday, May 4th – Entransient, Mile Marker Zero, Karmamoi, Phideaux and Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary Tour with Martin Barre, Clive Bunker and Jonathan Noyce.
Sunday, May 5th – Edge of Reality, Traverser, Flor de Loto, and Riverside.

The complete schedule with times will be posted shortly on the RoSfest website. http://rosfest.com

We love this 2019 lineup and think that you will too! Hope to see everyone in Sarasota next May!

Platinum package tickets on sale Today September 4th, 2018
Gold seat tickets on sale October 5th, 2018
Regular seat tickets on sale December 7th, 2018

Follow RoSfest
http://rosfest.com
https://www.facebook.com/RoSfest/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rosfest/
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Mile Marker Zero Confirmed for RoSfest 2019

RoSfesters,

Mile Marker Zero is the final band signed for RoSfest 2019. They’re a very talented Progressive Rock group from New Haven, CT USA!

Mile Marker Zero isn’t a band that the average progressive rock fan will be all that much aware of, but they have been around in one guise or another for 15 years by now – or 13 years if you refer to the band’s official biography. They released their self-titled debut album back in 2009, and along with their 2006 EP “The Haunted” they did get quite a bit of attention in those earlier days. Being the first unsigned band to have their music featured in the video game series RockBand among the proud moments from that phase of their career.

In later years the band has released a second EP, “Young Rust” (2014), and in March 2018 the band launched their second album “The Fifth Row“. The quality of the latter was so impressive that we just had to book this band, even if we didn’t really have any free slots left – we’ll get back to how that detail will be sorted when we release the official schedule for RoSfest 2019.

For those not already aware of Mile Marker Zero, progressive metal with clear references to the foundations of the genre established “back in the day” by good old Rush is a fitting and appropriate manner in which to describe what this band is all about. We love it, and we are certain that many others will as well – especially after having seen them perform their material live on the stage of course.

RoSfest 2019 will take place on May 3rd through 5th, 2019 at the Sarasota Opera House, Florida. Scheduled bands to play: Friday- Cryptic Vision and Von Hertzen Brothers. Saturday- Entransient, Mile Marker Zero, Karmamoi, Phideaux and Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary Tour with Martin Barre, Clive Bunker and Jonathan Noyce. Sunday- Edge of Reality, Traverser, Flor De Loto, and Riverside. The complete schedule with times will be posted shortly on the RoSfest website.

We love this 2019 lineup and think that you will too! Hope to see everyone in Sarasota next May!

Platinum seat tickets on sale September 4th, 2018
Gold seat tickets on sale October 5th, 2018
Regular seat tickets on sale December 7th, 2018

MMZ Website – http://www.milemarkerzero.com/band/
MMZ – Home | Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/milemarkerzero/
MMZ – YouTube Video – The Fifth Row – “The Architect”

For details and to purchase your tickets head over to the RoSfest website at www.rosfest.com

Vivaldi Metal Project to play at “Sounds Of The Ages” Festival

Vivaldi Metal Project is extremely proud and excited to announce our ELECTRIC SHOW WORLD PREMIERE! The show will take place on September 23, 2018, in Plovdiv (Bulgaria) and will be part of the eighth “Sounds Of The Ages” festival.

The antique Roman amphitheater will be the magical location of Vivaldi Metal Project’s “THE FOUR SEASONS” exclusive event!

Here’s the event page to join our epic show, see you in Plovdiv!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1867519573340936/

PROGDAY 2018 Announcements  : Pär Lindh, King Llama, a Preshow and Film!

PÄR LINDH Solo Performance!

PÄR LINDH was scheduled to perform a special solo piano performance at ProgDay 2017. Unfortunately, travel issues prevented him from making the show. We’re happy to invite him back to ProgDay 2018.

PÄR LINDH’s musical career stretches back to 1977 when he formed Antenna Baroque. In 1979 he founded the symphonic trio Vincebus Ereptum. But with the changing musical times, he spent his following years as organist, classical pianist, harpsichordist, and drummer. While successful, he missed the calling of progressive rock.

Beginning with his return to Sweden in 1989, he resurrected his early symphonic spirit with a band called Manticore, built the Crimsonian Label studio, and chaired The Swedish Art Rock Society. In 1994 he released the first Pär Lindh Project album, Gothic Impressions. The rest, as they say, is history.

PÄR LINDH has a long-established reputation as a composer, master keyboardist, and musical interpreter. For his ProgDay appearance, PÄR will be performing solo and paying tribute to the late Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, performing music from ELP, the Pär Lindh Project, and more.

KING LLAMA at ProgDay 2018!


Photo Credit: Lauren Elle Jaye

This California instrumental fusion power trio came together with the idea of combining eclectic stylings from the history of adventurous music. What resulted is a mix of rock, jazz, funk, fusion, and a touch of hip-hop that brings to mind a range of music from King Crimson and Phish, to Yes and Rush. The band has toured extensively, taking their music from Illinois to Argentina, and honing their sound at individual shows and numerous festivals. KING LLAMA will be performing music from their album Return To Ox.

FRIDAY NIGHT PRESHOW: INTERSTELLAR OVERDRIVE with special guest JIMMY ROBINSON!

INTERSTELLAR OVERDRIVE is committed to presenting the full Pink Floyd audio/visual experience with music spanning the band’s entire history. This year’s pre-show will feature full album performances of Animals and Dark Side Of The Moon.


Photo by Madison Rose Gumble

ProgDay attendees will remember ProgDay alumni JIMMY ROBINSON not only for his wonderful fusion band Woodenhead but also as a master guitarist known for his impressive and emotional performances on acoustic guitar. Jimmy will be opening the preshow with a 45-minute solo performance.

For more details, please visit the Preshow page (http://www.progday.net/ProgDay-Preshow.html) on the ProgDay website.

ROMANTIC WARRIORS IV – KRAUTROCK!

As part of the 2018 ProgDay Program, we are pleased to announce a FREE screening of a 30-minute segment of the upcoming feature documentary, Romantic Warriors 4 – Krautrock (Part 1), by Adele Schmidt and José Zegarra Holder. The screening is part of an IndieGoGo Fundraising Campaign that the filmmakers will launch in late August to raise finishing funds for the film. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

When: Saturday, September 1, 9:30 pm.
Where: Hotel Comfort Inn University Durham,
3508 Mt. Moriah Rd., Durham, NC 27707

Join PÄR LINDH, KING LLAMA, EDENSONG, OVRFWRD, GEPH, KARMIC JUGGERNAUT, ALEC K. REDFEARN & THE EYESORES, FERNANDO PERDOMO & THE OUT TO SEA BAND, PIXIE NINJA and SOFTEN THE GLARE for the twenty-fourth edition of ProgDay. ProgDay is a two day outdoor festival of progressive rock. ProgDay 2018 will take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 1st and 2nd, at Storybook Farm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. For more information, please visit us at www.progday.net.

To hear music from this year’s bands, please visit the ProgDay Music page
http://www.progday.net/ProgDay-Music.html

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