Gong’s ‘Shamal’ was a transitional LP, bridging between the stewardships of visionary Australian Daevid Allen and the prodigiously talented Pierre...
Hackett says: “I’m thrilled to bring 'Seconds Out' back to life, featuring Genesis material at its most exciting and virtuosic."
The 1974 album, seen by many Genesis fans as their finest hour, played a huge part in making the group the progressive rock legends they became.
It was no instant success, but gradually, the group's new marriage of pop and orchestral ingredients began to turn heads.
The final work of Daevid Allen’s life, Gong’s ‘I See You’ found him writing some of the best material of his career, while Gong updated their classic sound.
Planet Gong’s ‘Live Floating Anarchy 1977’ saw the anarchic Daevid Allen and his band of psychonauts sell hippie idealism to punk rockers.
With his original band, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson nearly single-handedly sparked a prog revival and it continues with his concert film ‘Home Invasion’.
Capturing where Rush’s heads were at in 1978, ‘Hemispheres’ marks a pivotal point in the history of the groundbreaking Canadian trio.
Lee has also written the foreword for 'The Flyer Vault: 150 Years of Toronto Concert History,' a new book by Daniel Tate and Rob Bowman.
Steve Hillage was part of Gong’s formative years, recording the ‘Radio Gnome Trilogy’ with Daevid Allen. “It left an indelible mark on me,” he says.
From the dawn of rock to the present day, the best power trios have stretched sonic boundaries far beyond the limitations of just three instruments.
Before he was 22, Ridley had been a co-founder of two key British bands of the late 1960s, Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie.
The September 2020 trek includes shows at Nottingham Arena and London's 02 Arena.