Monday, August 3, 2015

Prog Magazines' Prog Rock Awards

So I was asked to cast my vote with the rest of the press for Prog Rock Magazine's Orange Amplifier sponsored Prog Rock Awards . It seemed like most of the albums these bands released were from last year, but any ways here is how I voted.

   "Limelight Award"...up and coming bands

 Bend Sinister
 Fuzzy Nautilus
 Dream The Electric Sleep
 Perfect Beings
 A Formal Horse
 The Physics House Band

I voted for ... A Formal Horse "Vanguard Award" ...break out artists so more established than previous category

 Nominees And so I Watch You From Afar
 Nordic Giants
 Lonely Robot
 Native Construct
 Pubic Service Broadcasting
 Trojan Horse

 I voted for ... Purson "Anthem Award" ...the best song


Vennart- "Operate"
 Von Hertz Brothers - "Hold Me Up"
 Dave Kerzner - "Stranded'
 Big Big Train - "Wassail"
 John Lodge - "In My Mind"
 Tin Spirits - "Summer Now"
 Steve Hackett - "Love Song to a Vampire"
 Mew - "Satellites"
 Public Service Broadcasting - "Gagarin"
 Christina Booth - "The Light"

 I voted for ...Mew - "Satellites" Live Event


  HrH Prog 3
 Muse at Download
 Devin Townsend at Royal Albert Hall
  RoS Fest
 The Enid Present the Bridge
  Marillion Weekends
 Anathema Cathedral tour
 King Crimson Us Tour
 Kate Bush - Before the Dawn Tour

 I voted for ... Kate Bush - Before the Dawn Tour
 Album of the Year Nominees Periphery - "Juggernaut" Sweet Billy Pilgrim- " Motorcade Amnesiacs" Flying Colors - "Second Nature" Opeth - "Pale Communion" the Pineapple Theif - "Magnolia" Amplifier - "Mystoria" Night Wish -"Endless Forms Most Beautiful" Pink Floyd -"The Endless River" Steven Wilson - "Hand Can Not Erase" Beardfish -" 4626 Comfort Zone" I voted for ... Pink Floyd "the Endless River" Band/Artist of the Year the nominees Opeth King Crimson Flying Colors Threshold Between the Buried and Me Steven Wilson Pink Floyd Steve Hackett Von Hertzen Brothers Kate Bush ... since Kate Bush and King Crimson only toured and did not release new music I voted for ...Pink Floyd "The Storm Thorgerson Grand Design Award " ...for album covers Nominees Pink Floyd- "The Endless River" Soft Machine - "Live 1970" Hawkwind -"This is Your Captain Speaking" Jethro Tull -" Minstrel in the Gallery" Anthony Philips - "Harvest of the Heart" King Crimson - " Starless" Steve Wilson - "Hand.Can Not. Erase" Rush- 'R40" Yes - "Progeny" Bill Nelson " Noise Candy" I voted for ... Yes

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