RE: New Generation Progressive MHR
Posted by: Eric Abrahamsen ()
Date: April 28, 2000 07:07AM

Check out Lana Lane. Female vocalist with an excellent range. Very Progressive yet Melodic. Sometimes compared to Heart. Glass Hammer from Tennesse offers an excellent Prog/ AOR sound which goes back to the days of Classic Kansas and Styx-very Pompish. 3 excellent CD's, and I have heard the demos for the upcoming disc and they are fantastic. Flower Kings from Sweden play in a similar style, with a vocalist that sounds very much like John Wetton, although thier sound is a bit more "Prog" than Asia.

Last but not least is the Incredible Rocket Scientists which is actually Lana Lane's back up band. Four excellent releases. The 1st was compared to Journey quite a bit at the time of it's release. They have since gone more Progressive but still retain a melodic line. The new CD "Oblivion Days" features several Melodic guest stars including Tony Franklin (The Firm/ Blue Murder), and Greg Ellis from Shark Island. Excellent stuff!

Eric

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New Generation Progressive MHR 240 Susumu 04/28/2000 12:52AM
RE: New Generation Progressive MHR 172 Francesco 04/28/2000 03:29AM
Some may consider Royal Hunt "prog AOR". 170 Rather Large Canine 04/28/2000 05:59AM
I think they're neither AOR nor prog... 166 Francesco 04/28/2000 07:53AM
RE: I think they're neither AOR nor prog... 163 Eric Abrahamsen 04/28/2000 08:21AM
Both of you saying that RH is metal??? 165 Copious K9 04/29/2000 01:02AM
I agree 180 Francesco 04/29/2000 07:51AM
RE: New Generation Progressive MHR 138John Q04/28/2000 06:23AM
World Trade RULES!!!! 136 Francesco 04/28/2000 08:26AM
RE: New Generation Progressive MHR124 Eric Abrahamsen 04/28/2000 07:07AM
Lana's great!!! 140 Francesco 04/28/2000 08:54AM
RE: Lana's great!!! 156 Susumu 04/28/2000 10:13AM
Not yet, but I'll do it soon... 147 Francesco 04/29/2000 08:09AM
RE: New Generation Progressive MHR - Symphony X 169 KAOS FAN 04/28/2000 01:38PM
I perfectly agree with you 141 Francesco 04/29/2000 08:38AM
RE: New Generation Progressive MHR 140 Dr. Dave 04/30/2000 03:33PM


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