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    Beginning to? Hackett says he looked like him...

    Beginning to? Hackett says he looked like him from his very first meeting with him in 1970:

    ‘Like coming face to face with a Martian… he sat up and greeted me, extending a long bony hand, whilst...
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    Andy Tillison might match the criteria, he's...

    Andy Tillison might match the criteria, he's fairly prolific and does venture into different styles like his electronic side projects, etc.
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    I believe only Gianni Leone (vox, keys).

    I believe only Gianni Leone (vox, keys).
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    Irréversible would be high on the list for sure....

    Irréversible would be high on the list for sure. Not far behind would be Funny Games, Audition, A Serbian Film, and the all time cult classic Salň.
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    We started The Queen's Gambit tonight. First...

    We started The Queen's Gambit tonight. First episode was excellent, we will definitely carry on!
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    Right, I shouldn't have said 'written', but as...

    Right, I shouldn't have said 'written', but as they had a habit of making covers like that their 'own', you get my point. Yes 2K is not performing that song now as a nod to Richie Havens, they are...
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    When all three current touring members were in...

    When all three current touring members were in the band right from the first single/album, and every song in the live set featured them originally, it's pretty safe to consider them 'original...
  8. ...and there I am, confirming the glitches! :rofl...

    ...and there I am, confirming the glitches! :rofl Oh, time does play tricks on the memory...
  9. What glitches are those? I have that set and have...

    What glitches are those? I have that set and have never noticed...
  10. Thread: NP

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOO4y6l-5k8 I...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOO4y6l-5k8

    I burnt out on the DT-like prog metal stuff a long time ago, but these guys are something special IMO, with more Rush in their DNA than anything (and...
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    Genesis are trying to tour (if it wasn't for...

    Genesis are trying to tour (if it wasn't for COVID) and have two originals. Three if you count Phil, which you kind of can, since all of the material will be music he played on originally.

    Re:...
  12. Thanks fellas! It's my pleasure, as a huge fan....

    Thanks fellas! It's my pleasure, as a huge fan. :cool
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    To think, this all started because I posted a...

    To think, this all started because I posted a photo in a FB group of my copy of Oceanarium against the backdrop of colourfall fall trees outside my window, and someone commented on it, which caused...
  14. I can't help but think you haven't heard the St....

    I can't help but think you haven't heard the St. Anger and Lulu albums. :D :rofl
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    I've got about five CD-Rs that were not...

    I've got about five CD-Rs that were not advertised as such, and I'm none too pleased about any of them. When I look at them on the shelf alongside real CDs, there's a sense of inferiority about them....
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    Review is up!

    https://www.velvetthunder.co.uk/anthony-phillips-missing-links-i-iv-esoteric/
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    I already got a refund. At this point, if it...

    I already got a refund. At this point, if it shows up after 4+ months, well then I'm rewarded for my patience with a freebie.
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    It's very good as always. The tone, pacing,...

    It's very good as always. The tone, pacing, writing, acting... all top notch. And although I've never really loved Chris Rock as a comedian, I think he does a great job in this dramatic role. My only...
  19. I had been procrastinating, thinking that 500...

    I had been procrastinating, thinking that 500 copies might last a bit longer, but when I saw them post a warning that it was likely to be sold out by the next day, I jumped on it. Man, I'm glad I...
  20. Outstanding review. Beautifully written! :cool

    Outstanding review. Beautifully written! :cool
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    So, this never did turn up. I had hoped it might...

    So, this never did turn up. I had hoped it might just be really, really late but appear out of the blue one day in my mailbox (I suppose that still could happen). I believe this is the first time...
  22. I figured this thread was as good as any... ...

    I figured this thread was as good as any...

    Man, I gotta give Burning Shed credit for having the Summer's Lease set in my hands one week after ordering. From UK to Canada in this climate is pretty...
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    Flesh And Blood was very good. Quick, easy watch...

    Flesh And Blood was very good. Quick, easy watch at only 4 episodes, but a good story and acting.
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    Indeed! A Facebook friend is a huge collector and...

    Indeed! A Facebook friend is a huge collector and has all his 7" singles, etc. - very interesting to see.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0lik_w2jR0&list=P...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0lik_w2jR0&list=PL8a8cutYP7fqPzAwdqcT1UdqSl8c9_G-B
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    R.I.P. Gordon Haskell

    https://www.dgmlive.com/news/Gordon%20Haskell%20RIP

    I only just recently listened to his delightful album It Is And It Isn't... always loved that one, hard to find nowadays. R.I.P.
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    Yeah, but YT is just a way to check it out for...

    Yeah, but YT is just a way to check it out for me, I never go back and listen that way, it's just not for me. It sounds like shit and is full of ads. Nowadays, if they can go to the trouble of...
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    [QUOTE=TheH;1002467]"TERTIUM NON DATUR" will be a...

    [QUOTE=TheH;1002467]"TERTIUM NON DATUR" will be a Vinyl only release/QUOTE]

    Cool. Too bad I'll never hear it.
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    Pretty disappointing ending IMO. It had a lot of...

    Pretty disappointing ending IMO. It had a lot of promise, but never quite got there. The second to last episode was excellent, the last episode was lousy. And I cringed every time Jamie called Dani...
  30. Yes, Tropical Moon Romance is the title.

    Yes, Tropical Moon Romance is the title.
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    Vivisection! Cried Every Newborn While Steaks...

    Vivisection! Cried Every Newborn While Steaks Sizzled
    Trebek In Quebec
    Take The Horsemen And Ride North Or Just Watch TV: The Agony Of Choice Chronicles Vol. IX
    Come Back, Come Back, Sweet Vic...
  32. The fifth CD is 63 minutes long, and 10 of the 27...

    The fifth CD is 63 minutes long, and 10 of the 27 tracks are under two minutes in length (some just barely). The rest are in the 2 to 4 and a half minute range, but there's some lovely material as...
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    I stopped listening to the radio many years ago,...

    I stopped listening to the radio many years ago, but I'd wager most rock radio still plays those big Van Hagar hits. Stuff like Right Now and Finish What Ya Started were massive in their day.
  34. Well, that was... unexpected. I noticed he...

    Well, that was... unexpected. I noticed he recites some of the lyrics from Children Of Light in there as well.
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    We are five episodes in and it's quite...

    We are five episodes in and it's quite intriguing. Less scares than I had hoped for, but the story is pretty cool so far. My wife is creeped out by Flora but I think she's absolutely adorable. :D
  36. Thread: Univers Zero

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    For the young 'uns, it's definitely a bit too...

    For the young 'uns, it's definitely a bit too scary sounding, you do want them to have fun, not nightmares. But it would certainly make for a terrifically sinister vibe for the slightly older kids.
  37. Okay, so this may not be the 'worst ever', but...

    Okay, so this may not be the 'worst ever', but it's definitely closer to that end of the spectrum than the other. My favourite thing about obvious lip-synch videos is the way the singers often showed...
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    Oh yes indeedy. That and the Morte Macabre album...

    Oh yes indeedy. That and the Morte Macabre album are my go-to Halloween albums, along with my Goblin boxed set.
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    Miles Davis - The Complete Birth Of The Cool

    Miles Davis - The Complete Birth Of The Cool
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    What a D. B.

    What a D. B.
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    Douchebags unite!

    Douchebags unite!
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    2014, the ten year anniversary edition with bonus...

    2014, the ten year anniversary edition with bonus track. Great stuff, but don't tell Bill I said that, he'll get a swelled ego like the guys in Yes.
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    Yep, I'm right there with you guys. Bill summed...

    Yep, I'm right there with you guys. Bill summed up my feelings exactly.

    I like vinyl, but I stopped collecting it many years ago and I made the decision not to resume collecting it when it began...
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    +20000.

    +20000.
  45. Not as much as I cringe at Stephen Stills at...

    Not as much as I cringe at Stephen Stills at (coincidentally) the 2:39-2:42 part of this video:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABfsIInfXgU
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    We finished The Tudors, going to miss it now...

    We finished The Tudors, going to miss it now after four seasons. I wish they had continued on and explored the reigns of Edward, Mary and Elizabeth.

    Went back a bit and revisited two classic TV...
  47. True, not to mention a prog fan sneering at the...

    True, not to mention a prog fan sneering at the excess. But then, Emerson with his wall of wires and Squire with his triple-neck somehow didn't come across so cartoonish. But I'm glad Nitro existed,...
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    I cried tears of hilarity the first time I saw this video, around the 2:13 mark or so. When that ridiculous guitar appears, as though being handed down to him by the gods... I was practically choking...
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    R.I.P. EVH Grew up listening to him.

    R.I.P. EVH

    Grew up listening to him.
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    I've been using the Sony NWZ-A17 for years now...

    I've been using the Sony NWZ-A17 for years now and it has been excellent. Hi-res audio files on a 64 gig memory with additional SD card slot. I've got weeks' worth of listening on there and the sound...
  51. ^^^ That Kiss video is pretty horrid, but with...

    ^^^ That Kiss video is pretty horrid, but with Vinnie Vincent, could it be anything but? And what the hell is going on, anyway, where are they supposed to be? Some bizarre post-apocalyptic society...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpMbL7oiX5U
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    The thing with bringing Portnoy back is: how do...

    The thing with bringing Portnoy back is: how do you fire Mangini for no good reason? I don't care much for the music they've made in the last ten years, but he's a hell of a player, and unless...
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    My review is now live. :cool ...

    My review is now live. :cool

    https://www.velvetthunder.co.uk/the-flower-kings-islands-insideout/
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    Steve doesn't come to PE much anymore, but he's...

    Steve doesn't come to PE much anymore, but he's as busy as ever with Velvet Thunder and with his other writing and editing. He's written the authorized biography of Gordon Giltrap and numerous other...
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    Thanks man, it was fun to re-read after a year. I...

    Thanks man, it was fun to re-read after a year. I tend to forget most of them pretty quickly. I did review Sorceress as well, but that was for the print magazine.
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    I'll never, ever tire of watching Bruford...

    I'll never, ever tire of watching Bruford interviews, I just love the guy.
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    I did, actually! Not one of my better reviews,...

    I did, actually! Not one of my better reviews, but...

    https://www.velvetthunder.co.uk/opeth-in-cauda-venenum-nuclear-blast/
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    Very strong album. I wanted badly to review it at...

    Very strong album. I wanted badly to review it at the time it was released, but I was dismayed when one of our other guys had already jumped on it. I had a lot to say about it! :p
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    I've always loved Heritage. It's probably the...

    I've always loved Heritage. It's probably the most divisive album they've made, and still gets a lot of negativity thrown at it, but I land squarely on the side of those who really dig that sound. I...
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