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  1. Some really good 3-day tickets available right...

    Some really good 3-day tickets available right now here.

    Anyone plan on going but just haven't gotten their tickets yet? Just want to see if y'all out there! :)

    Anyone doing single day tickets...
  2. Yep. New thread Alan. Let's do this! :)

    Yep. New thread Alan. Let's do this! :)
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    Interesting take. I am someone who is a...

    Interesting take. I am someone who is a keyboardist who "taught himself" bass and sang at the same time. Yes, we also played Rush songs and I of course couldn't help but identify with Geddy. I then...
  4. If you add up ticket sales vs. what we make from...

    If you add up ticket sales vs. what we make from putting out a video to our worldwide audience, the video might win, even at our “level”


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  5. Yep. November 9-10. I think that lineup is either...

    Yep. November 9-10. I think that lineup is either complete or has one more band forthcoming. All we're waiting now for is an official announcement, ticketing and a schedule.
  6. I hope some of this info helps even though it's...

    I hope some of this info helps even though it's not "full":

    Thursday, October 10, 2019
    TBA Event at The Waiting Room Rahway (great bar nearby)

    Friday, October 11, 2019
    Headliner: 3.2...
  7. I think day one did indeed have less "proggy"...

    I think day one did indeed have less "proggy" acts if only because of their most recent material going a bit more straight ahead-The Tea Club & Brett/Ray in particular. I don't think Brett & Ray did...
  8. :rofl

    :rofl
  9. Yeah the weeknight last band syndrome is a...

    Yeah the weeknight last band syndrome is a horrible one and prog events are no exception...actually due to the age of most prog fans, it might be worse.
  10. Great weekend. An announcement was made about a...

    Great weekend. An announcement was made about a future show that I'm not sure we're supposed to divulge yet so I will leave it to Alan to mention it...or not. #tease :)
  11. To subject question I say...”Not on purpose!” :)...

    To subject question I say...”Not on purpose!” :)


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  12. PROGSTOCK 2019 Rahway, NJ's Union County PAC October 11-13 2019

    Nope. 2017 was year one. 2018 year two. Time flies!


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    John-believe it or not-only now has a...

    John-believe it or not-only now has a Rickenbacker. He used a Bongo bass for a very long time but has a black Ric now. Sounds pretty obvious on the new album.
  14. I would generally say it’s a venue that doesn’t...

    I would generally say it’s a venue that doesn’t have to sell out for it to be called a success but year two doubled attendance over year one and year three will hopefully do that again. You’ll also...
  15. Yes Watt and other hotel info is on the website....

    Yes Watt and other hotel info is on the website. Watt is the closest and is the “in town” hotel as well as walking distance although the others are no more than a mile either.


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  16. Thread: Saga

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    Saga

    Saga playing...

    There is only one more week to support ProgStock Festival and get ahead of the crowd by purchasing your Prog-Ducer 3-day passes. We have an awesome line-up for 2019!!

    Go to...
  17. There is only one more week to support ProgStock...

    There is only one more week to support ProgStock Festival and get ahead of the crowd by purchasing your Prog-Ducer 3-day passes. We have an awesome line-up for 2019

    Go to...
  18. We used to play before Rush tribute band Power...

    We used to play before Rush tribute band Power Windows in the 90’s. Didn’t do all that much for us because 1. Most people who attend tribute shows have zero interest in original bands even if they’re...
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    Yep. I'm no SW fanboy by any stretch and I bet if...

    Yep. I'm no SW fanboy by any stretch and I bet if he left off "Permanating" or just put it out as a single not on the LP, the album would have been much more accepted as SW Business As Usual.
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    Yeah I've heard that and that's partly why I...

    Yeah I've heard that and that's partly why I bought a Steinberger. I was also a keyboardist. You are probably right about the Wal. He definitely had that for Power Windows too.
  21. I get the "no compete" clause, I'm just talking...

    I get the "no compete" clause, I'm just talking about bands that are any at the level of playing festivals once in a while and not cushy with cruises so much that they're asked back again....and...
  22. Is this what "touring" has become? An exercise in...

    Is this what "touring" has become? An exercise in getting onto a stage just to videotape it so people can watch it on their schedules instead of showing up at the concerts?
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    I think on the Signals tour he bounced back and...

    I think on the Signals tour he bounced back and forth but I think on GUP he was all Steinberger. Power Windows too. For Hold Your Fire he was using the Wals.
  24. ...but yeah, there's incredibly poor...

    ...but yeah, there's incredibly poor "coordination" between festivals and some of the "bigger" bands that play shows on their own. I think there should be a "no fly zone" around the few festivals...
  25. Nice album title! :rofl

    Nice album title! :rofl
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    So we're blaming the Lilith Fair for King's X's...

    So we're blaming the Lilith Fair for King's X's failure to break through?
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    That's how I saw it too. Rush were influenced by...

    That's how I saw it too. Rush were influenced by Yes and got into the RRHOF perhaps "out of turn" so in classic RRHOF fashion, it was more about big names than any other consideration. I was actually...
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    The highest rated Sony 4k Blu-ray player right...

    The highest rated Sony 4k Blu-ray player right now actually plays SACD but not DVD-Audio.
  29. Gotta check out the stuff. Loved your MoeTar...

    Gotta check out the stuff. Loved your MoeTar stuff, so much so that we had Moorea sing on our last album. :) https://3rdegree.bandcamp.com/track/unintended-consequence
  30. After being into prog in my 10-20 years, I spent...

    After being into prog in my 10-20 years, I spent my 20's (in the 90's) sort of moving away from progressive rock and into electronica and mostly female singer songwriters, etc. By my mid-30's and my...
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    I was in Iceland last year and like everything...

    I was in Iceland last year and like everything else in Scandinavia (living like kings ain't cheap), the coffee I had at Rejkjavik Roasters was quite pricey.
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    Exactly. Am I replacing my blu-rays with 4k...

    Exactly. Am I replacing my blu-rays with 4k blu-rays? No. But all new purchases-if they're made-are 4k/UHD blu-rays, usually on sale, etc. :)
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    They are “all” in a drop down menu on his...

    They are “all” in a drop down menu on his website. I think a few recent years are missing (‘15-‘17?)


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    What he said ^^^^^ Sent from my iPhone using...

    What he said ^^^^^


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  35. Thread: Saga

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    Glad to hear it! Come say “hi”! Sent from my...

    Glad to hear it! Come say “hi”!


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    That should be interesting for you to hear the V1...

    That should be interesting for you to hear the V1 themes heard on the “refresher course” track you have already (Reinstall_0verture) once you obtain V1. There’s no “right” way to listen to the...
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    Awesome! Do you have its 2015 counterpart Ones &...

    Awesome! Do you have its 2015 counterpart Ones & Zeros: vol. 1? If so I think you're mostly "caught up". :)
  38. Yeah with Rush it's more about the packaging and...

    Yeah with Rush it's more about the packaging and the OCD. They famously do not have ANY b-sides and their audio quality improvements upon remaster with the anniversary releases -with the exception of...
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    Excellent recording techniques and excellent...

    Excellent recording techniques and excellent headphones/speakers too
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    The Gagliarchives finally did their best of the...

    The Gagliarchives finally did their best of the year show a few weeks ago and here's the list as compiled from various sources. We're pretty happy to have come in 22nd-the highest showing of an...
  41. I do get some of the "retire already" opinions...

    I do get some of the "retire already" opinions with regard to Rush and all other bands milking out their back catalogs every anniversary (35th anniversary? Really?) mostly because I'm in a band...
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    I can attest to 3RDegree recording at this...

    I can attest to 3RDegree recording at this fidelity for 4 albums now and for the CD reason as well.



    This is one of the BIG things with 4k blu-ray. More than the added pixels is the HDR...
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    I've been using the entire V-collection for...

    I've been using the entire V-collection for years. Adding the Mellotron is not too big a deal as there's been a million versions of it from many manufacturers but it should be well done. I didn't...
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    Writing a good hook is job #1 with my band.....to...

    Writing a good hook is job #1 with my band.....to the detriment of our "prog cred" methinks....which of course is a stupid thing. I hope you have a chance to agree or take me to task by checking us...
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    Thank you Bill. You never know who's missed us...

    Thank you Bill. You never know who's missed us because of the plethora of releases each year or for our lack of getting the word out but, from the OP, I figured I'd toot our horn. ;)
  46. Rich Dashiell posted some videos on Facebook....

    Rich Dashiell posted some videos on Facebook. Going to check them out now.
  47. Yeah, I'd imagine Thailand is quite...

    Yeah, I'd imagine Thailand is quite an...."adjustment". I really want to go there. Seems one of the more "safer" places to go in Asia while still keeping an "exotic" vibe about it. Hope to go next...
  48. Thread: Saga

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    Jim's son passed away suddenly somewhat recently...

    Jim's son passed away suddenly somewhat recently I believe as well which is of course something that can easily make a member of the band take off especially when the band's schedule is much lighter.
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    I offer us up to you. Big influences: XTC,...

    I offer us up to you.

    Big influences: XTC, 10CC, City Boy, Jellyfish, Gentle Giant, Todd Rundgren and all the big prog bands

    Hope you can check it out:

    Our 2015 album

    and
  50. I hear you. I basically meant the prog bands...

    I hear you. I basically meant the prog bands we're still waiting for who personally I like more like Tull, ELP, etc.
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    Awesome! I haven't seen him since the With A...

    Awesome! I haven't seen him since the With A Twist Tour I think. I would like to again.
  52. Thread: Saga

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    Oops. Can't believe I didn't jump back into this...

    Oops. Can't believe I didn't jump back into this thread to mentions this! ;)

    As for the "Breakup", it got a little testy on their Facebook page. Basically, they've retired from "long tours". They...
  53. I'm a casual fan but I admit it did seem a bit...

    I'm a casual fan but I admit it did seem a bit "early" to have them added only because there seems so many bands that should have gotten in before them.
  54. With our first show being April of 2007, we...

    With our first show being April of 2007, we barely got to experience that "era" when NJ Proghouse "STAPH" would show up in large amounts to every show. Those days are long gone but some of the old...
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    This is probably a new thread but, what's the...

    This is probably a new thread but, what's the oldest band out there with all original members or at least all "classic era" members? With the ages of the best rock n roll bands being what they are,...
  56. As far as I know, Advent has not played live...

    As far as I know, Advent has not played live since putting out their brilliant 2015 album SILENT SENTINEL mostly if not totally (correct me if I'm wrong) because they've been without a bass player...
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    I think King Crimson operates a lot like...

    I think King Crimson operates a lot like Foreigner does with everyone revolving around one stalwart BUT KC has name people. Foreigner? Not so much. But of course, no prog bands in a NYT article. Sad.
  58. He did a much better job in his review of our...

    He did a much better job in his review of our album from last year. He's an enthusiastic fan who actually attends prog shows (and not the 70's bands!) but he does mispronounce stuff and for this...
  59. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQyuKHiPMdI

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQyuKHiPMdI
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    I was about to get on the plane to see The...

    I was about to get on the plane to see The Shaming Of The True in 2002 (?) and the airline I had tickets with went out of business. I just didn't go after that sadly.
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