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    SoT Video: Top 10 Songs: Saga
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he looks at his Top 10 songs from Canadian proggers Saga! ***Editors Note- the 'concept' songs I couldn't spit out are called the 'Chapters'...sorry for the brain fart!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 15 2019 @ 13:26 CDT
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    SoT Video: Top 10 Songs: Max Webster
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he runs down his top 10 favorite songs from Canadian hard rock & prog act Max Webster!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 15 2019 @ 13:25 CDT
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    SoT Video: Top 10 Songs: The Who
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he runs down his top 10 favorite songs by The Who as well as a wealth of honorable mentions!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 15 2019 @ 13:24 CDT
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    SoT Video: Best to Worst Albums: Soundgarden
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he ranks the Soundgarden discography from worst to best!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 15 2019 @ 13:24 CDT
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    SoT Video: Top 10 Songs: Iron Maiden
    General Join host Pete Pardo and special guest Nicholas Franco as they run down their favorite songs from legendary heavy metal act Iron Maiden!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 15 2019 @ 13:23 CDT
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    SoT Video: Top 10 Songs: Alice Cooper
    General Join host Pete Pardo and special guest Mike Antonelli from The Brewery at Orange County Hops as they discuss their favorite songs from legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Sun, Mar 10 2019 @ 13:53 CDT
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    SoT Video: Top 10 Songs: April Wine
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he runs down his top 10 favorite songs from Canadian hard rockers April Wine and a host of honorable mentions!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Sun, Mar 10 2019 @ 13:52 CDT
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    SoT Video: Review: Queensryche- The Verdict!
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he gives his 'verdict' on the brand new Queensryche CD, 'The Verdict' !

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Sun, Mar 10 2019 @ 13:51 CDT
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    SoT Video: Forgotten Favorites-Obscure '70s & '80s hard rock, prog, and met
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he discusses some recent obscure CDs he has acquired in the prog, hard rock, and metal genres.

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Sun, Mar 10 2019 @ 13:50 CDT
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    News: Legendary Jazz Guitarist George Benson Pays Tribute on Walking to New Orleans
    General Legendary Jazz Guitarist George Benson Pays Tribute to Chuck Berry, Fats Domino on ‘Walking to New Orleans’.

    Album out April 26th via Provogue/Mascot Label Group.

    Check out the new song Nadine (Is It You) here

    UK Shows Tickets available HERE
    Thurs 18 July - Hammersmith Apollo, London
    Fri 19 July - Hammersmith Apollo, London
    Posted by Steven Reid on Thu, Mar 07 2019 @ 20:56 CST
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    News: Retina news
    Progressive Metal Alex writes:

    Hi! We're experimental metal band Retina, and we released our first full-length album "Entropy".

    https://retinametal.bandcamp.com/album/entropy

    https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1X4B-1n48iYboTkyNACcUHds_STbXpoLk?usp=sharing

    Retina was formed 2006 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia by members of two local bands Inshade and Rollercoaster. First influences was bands like The Red Chord, Into The Moat, Ion Dissonance, later band find it's own sound with mixing different genres like techmetal, ambient, sludge, shoe gaze, post-rock, math rock. Since its formation, Retina has played with bands like "Born from Pain", "Arsonists get all the girls", "Dismember" and many others. Navene Koperweis(ex-Animals as leaders, Entheos) was recording session drums for one of EP's. Band released one demo, two EP and now came out debut full-length album "Entropy".


    https://www.facebook.com/pg/retinametal
    https://soundcloud.com/retinaband
    Posted by Pete Pardo on Thu, Mar 07 2019 @ 13:49 CST
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    SoT Video: The Latest Edition of What's Hot With Sea of Tranquility!
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he discusses some hot new CD's from Dream Theater, Candlemass, Spirits of Fire, The Neal Morse Band, Overkill, and Last Pharaoh!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 01 2019 @ 12:37 CST
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    SoT Video: Questions and Answers 2/23/2019!
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he answers your musical questions from the last week.

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 01 2019 @ 12:36 CST
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    SoT Video: Best to Worst Albums: Blue Oyster Cult
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he ranks the Blue Oyster Cult studio album discography from best to worst!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 01 2019 @ 12:35 CST
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    SoT Video: Top 10 Songs: Blue Oyster Cult
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he runs down is top 10 favorite songs from Blue Oyster Cult as well as a healthy set of honorable mentions!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 01 2019 @ 12:34 CST
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    SoT Video: Best to Worst Albums: Spooky Tooth
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he runs down his favorite to least favorite releases from British hard rock legends Spooky Tooth!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 01 2019 @ 12:33 CST
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    SoT Video: Best to Worst Albums: Todd Rundgren's Utopia
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he runs down his least favorite to favorite albums by power pop/prog/new wave/hard rock act Todd Rundgren's Utopia!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Fri, Mar 01 2019 @ 12:32 CST
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    News: Lonely Robot announce third studio album ‘Under Stars’
    Progressive Rock Lonely Robot, the project masterminded by producer, guitarist and singer/songwriter John Mitchell (Kino, Frost*, Arena, It Bites), have announced the release of ‘Under Stars’ for the 26th April 2019.

    John comments: “It is the final part in the astronaut trilogy, and was recorded over an intensive month and a half period. This time I wanted to reference my love of 80’s synthwave pop a little more, so beware the 808! The title is derived from belief that we as humans spend far too much time not noticing the beauty around us and far too much time tethered to technology.”
    Posted by Steven Reid on Mon, Feb 25 2019 @ 20:40 CST
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    Top 10 Songs: Frank Zappa
    Join host Pete Pardo and special guest Mike Antonelli of The Brewery at Orange County Hops as they do a full blown twist on our Top 10 Songs show and do a lengthy discussion of the many facets of the music of the late, great Frank Zappa!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Tue, Feb 19 2019 @ 12:35 CST
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    SoT Video: Top 10 Songs: Whitesnake
    General Join host Pete Pardo as he discusses his favorite songs from hard rock favorites Whitesnake!

    Posted by Pete Pardo on Tue, Feb 19 2019 @ 12:29 CST
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    · The Wildhearts, Ferocious Dog: SWG3 Glasgow 4th December 2018 (0)


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