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Fates Warning – “Live Over Europe”

Live albums are always hard for me to review. It’s one thing to be at the show and another to listen to one on an album. It’s all about the energy. Plus I rarely find live versions of songs to … Continue reading

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Haken – “L-1VE”

Well… Here we are. Haken’s first ever live album. And it’s got so much material, it is spread across two discs… well… four. I like being given bang for my buck. The physical copy comes with the Amsterdam concert on … Continue reading

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Steve Hackett – “Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham”

Another year, another Steve Hackett live album? It does seem like Steve releases one for every tour he does but I do think the fan base that he has developed over the years warrants it. He can really do as … Continue reading

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Dream Theater at the Palace Theatre, Albany NY on November 14, 2017

I saw Dream Theater for the first time back in 1993 on the Images and Words Tour at the Palace Theatre in Albany, NY. So it was very cool to see them yet again, but this time 25 years after … Continue reading

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Spock’s Beard – “Snow Live”

The one album that Spock’s Beard never toured to support was their double concept album “Snow.” Neal Morse left the band immediately following the release of the album (his conversion to Christianity being the reason). So “Snow” was basically left … Continue reading

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Live Review: ARW (Anderson Rabin Wakeman) at the Oakdale Theater in Wallingford, CT on October 21, 2016

The line has been drawn. There are two Yes bands. One owns the name, the other has the heart and spirit of the band. For me, after seeing ARW (Anderson Rabin Wakeman) play live, they are Yes to me. The … Continue reading

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Live Review: Negură Bunget, Waldgeflüster & support @ Backstage Club Munich, Germany 15th October 2016

I have never witnessed the Backstage concert area as busy as yesterday afternoon. All three venues were housing shows: Tarja played in the biggest venue, the “Werk”, Equilibrium played a sold-out show in the “Halle” and Negură Bunget and Waldgeflüster … Continue reading

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