VONASSI IS SIGNED TO PROGROCK RECORDS AND RELEASES THE ALBUM “THE BATTLE OF EGO”
31 Jul 2011Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – 25 January 2010 – The progressive rock project Vonassi was formed between the musical chemistry of Jeff Vaughn and Vince Buonassi. Born out of Chicago, IL in Fall of 2007, Vonassi began their first EP project as a musical experiment and exploration of their writing talents. It was apparent after that successful trial that a full album was essential and forthcoming. As that full album project unfolded, Vonassi added a permanent third member - Chase Carter (vocalist
ECHOES IS SIGNED TO PROGROCK RECORDS AND RELEASES THE ALBUM "NATURE | EXISTENCE"
31 Jul 2011Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – 8 December 2009 – Echoes has been an oddity right from the start, in a country where latin rhythms dominate and radio friendly pop/rock has just found its sound footing, metal, prog and electronica still are regarded as odd genres to play. Inspired by traditional folk music, 70's and 90's prog-rock and math metal Echoes started its run in late 2004, the idea, making music that incorporated many ideas without the traditional limitations imposed by genre compatibility
MICHAEL GILL IS SIGNED TO PROGROCK RECORDS AND RELEASES THE ALBUM "BLUES FOR LAZARUS"
31 Jul 2011Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – 3 December 2009 – San Francisco Bay Area - based pianist and composer, Michael Gill, has been writing and performing music since age 7. A musician from a family of generations of musicians, Gill has been a fan of Progressive Rock since attending his first "YES" concert as a young boy in 1974. He has performed in a variety of bands over the years and has many writing credits to his name. Gill has written music for theater, industrial films, television commercials
DEAD HEROES CLUB IS SIGNED TO PROGROCK RECORDS AND RELEASES THE ALBUM "A TIME OF SHADOW"
31 Jul 2011Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – 18 September 2009 – The band, hailing from Derry in the north of Ireland, wear their influences firmly on their sleeve and yet manage to achieve an original and inventive approach to their music. Beyond the prog-rock tag, however, the band describe themselves as belonging to the 'song for song's sake' category of music, and it becomes clear from the first listen that Dead Heroes Club place a lot of emphasis on melody and try to deliver melody with passion and power through
IT BITES IS SIGNED TO PROGROCK RECORDS AND RELEASES THE ALBUM "THE TALL SHIPS"
31 Jul 2011Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – 18 May 2009 – It Bites were originally formed in 1982, when school friends Francis Dunnery, Dick Nolan and Bob Dalton met John Beck. After playing gigs at working men’s clubs and nightclubs locally for a year, the band decided to call it a day. Six months later, the musicians met by chance in a pub, and the idea of reforming was discussed. Their debut album, Big Lad In The Windmill came in July 1986 and dented the album charts at number 35. The band toured with Go West
PROGROCK RECORDS AND GALILEO RECORDS ANNOUNCE "46 MINUTES, 12 SECONDS" FROM JOLLY
31 Jul 2011Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – 4 May 2009 -- ProgRock Records and Galileo Records are proud to announce the latest release in their strategic partnership where ProgRock Records will distribute Galileo Records titles, the latest being "Forty Six Minutes, Twelve Seconds of Music" from Jolly. ProgRock Records has commissioned the acclaimed distributor Ryko to extend its reach into all of the major chains and online shops in North America and European powerhouse SPV for Europe. This first album by the band
TERRA INCOGNITA: Epic Fantasy novel, Epic Rock CD
31 Jul 2011Rancho Santa Margarita, California. ProgRock Records has joined forces with internationally bestselling author Kevin J. Anderson for a groundbreaking crossover novel and progressive rock project, TERRA INCOGNITA. Anderson has created an incredible fantasy universe with sailing ships, sea monsters, and the crusades. The first novel, THE EDGE OF THE WORLD, hits stores in June from Orbit Books. Anderson says, "My work work has always been heavily influenced by music, especially progressive rock -- but
FORGOTTEN SUNS IS SIGNED TO PROGROCK RECORDS AND RELEASES THE ALBUM "INNERGY"
31 Jul 2011Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 16 December 2008 – "Innergy" is the third album from Portugal based Forgotten Suns. This third album sees some personnel changes and a quantum leap forward in songwriting and recording quality. Having shared the stage with such Prog luminaries as Pain of Salvation, The Flower Kings and Fish, it is obvious this band has what it takes to captivate a variety of music fans. The band had this to say: "…We would like to thank Shawn Gordon for his belief in our band, for his
ANDREW GORCZYCA IS SIGNED TO PROGROCK RECORDS AND RELEASES THE ALBUM "REFLECTIONS – AN ACT OF GLASS"
31 Jul 2011Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 8 December 2008 – "Reflections – An Act Of Glass" is the tribute CD dedicated to the music of the late Andrew Gorczyca, a project conceived and produced by his brother - drummer Chris G. Now Chris has teamed up with ProgRock Records to release “Reflections – An Act Of Glass” featuring an all star cast that includes the likes of Adrian Belew, Nick D’Virgilio, Ryo Okomuto, Dave Meros, Randy George, Ted Leonard, Phil Keaggy, and Mike Keneally Chris had this to say: "I
HENNING PAULY IS BACK WITH "SHADOW’S MIGNON" AND RELEASES THE ALBUM "MIDNIGHT SKY MASQUERADE"
31 Jul 2011Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 4 December 2008 – Henning is most widely known for his two ground breaking CD’s under the moniker "Frameshift", the first with James LaBrie, the second with Sebastian Bach. He also released 2 albums with his band Chain and 3 solo albums, the last one "Babysteps" was the last time we heard from him in the summer of 2006, but now he’s back with vocalist Juan Roos who last worked with him on his solo album "Credit Where Credit is Due" the year before. "Shadow's Mignon" was