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UK Kills at NEARfest Apocalypse.

The day started and ended with the two highpoints for NEARfest Apocalypse. Despite a more than 90 minute delay, and about 10 minutes of a dimly lit stage and no music or musicians, UK finally hit the stage a little before 11PM.  They lived up to their reputation as the last great band from the…

NEARfest 2010 Finale: Eddie Jobson’s Cover Band

A Rock Orchestra playing the music of the Masters or A Glorified Tribute band. I was telling my friend that I thought it would be compelling  if some of these NEARfest bands would occasionally play  cover tunes, paying homage to the masters with modern interpretations.  As they say, be careful what you wish for, because…

Drummer Bill Bruford Retires

Bill Bruford Bill Bruford is an icon of Progressive Rock drumming. He came to renown as an original member of Yes, recording several albums with them before moving on to King Crimson. Over the years he’s spent more and more time with his cerebral jazz band Earthworks. But now he says he’s packing in live…