How Prog-Rock Went From Chart Topper To
ForbesHow Prog-Rock Went From Chart Topper To LaughingstockForbesA side-long synthesizer epic called “Tubular Bells” by Mike Oldfield stayed on the Billboard charts for 280 weeks, helping to launch Richard Branson's Virgin empire with the decade's biggest hit. Then it all vanished faster than a teenager could stash ...
Posted on 18 June 2017 | 12:53 pm
Dave Weigel defends prog rock against all
City PagesDave Weigel defends prog rock against all comers with 'The Show That Never Ends'City PagesMike Oldfield guzzled liquor during the recording of "Tubular Bells" and King Crimson leader Robert Fripp may be persnickety but he can't disguise his carnality: "The Zoom Club was amazing — all those little bums and tits all tightly concealed within ...
Posted on 16 June 2017 | 3:36 am
Prog Rock: A Noble but Failed Experiment -
National ReviewProg Rock: A Noble but Failed ExperimentNational ReviewAlso in 1973, Mike Oldfield's instrumental prog-rock album nonpareil Tubular Bells, which yielded the theme from The Exorcist, hit No. 1 in Britain, sold millions, and built Virgin Records, whose first release it was. These were anything-goes years of ...and more »
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 1:56 am
Trevor Horn-Produced "THE
Crunchyroll NewsTrevor Horn-Produced "THE REFLECTION" Soundtrack Album Goes on Sale on August 16Crunchyroll News... he has also worked as producer for many popular musicians, such as Paul McCartney, Frankie Goes to Hollywood, Tom Jones, Cher, Grace Jones, Seal, Tina Turner, Lisa Stansfield, Pet Shop Boys, Simple Minds, Mike Oldfield, and t.A.T.u. This soundtrack ...
Posted on 2 June 2017 | 7:38 pm
Rob Reed Performs Sanctuary Live Again -
TeamRock.comRob Reed Performs Sanctuary Live AgainTeamRock.comSanctuary Live was recorded at Reed's performance of his two Mike Oldfield-inspired albums under the Sanctuary banner at Peter Gabriel's Real World studios. It features Sanctuary 1 Part One, Sanctuary 1 Part Two (Excerpt), Sanctuary II Part One ...
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 3:57 am
The Struts - Could Have Been Me Video
Having recently collaborated with Mike Oldfield on his new album album, Luke Spiller returns to work with his band mates in The Struts to re-release their new single 'Could Have Been Me'. The track was originally released in the UK in 2013 but has since ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:24 pm
Queen's Freddie Mercury Featured In
Leatham says: "I don't write many songs - usually big modern-classical Mike Oldfield type works. I am, however, a big admirer of Freddie, and I was very lucky to call Dave my friend." Read more here. Classic Rock Magazine is an official news provider for ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:45 pm
Festival pulls every trick out of the bag
while the Holy Trinity Church will be the site of a rendition of Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells from Tubular Bells For Two. Massive Battleships will be played on Hull Marina, which looks like lots of fun, while Over And Out will pull out all of the stops ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Unity Fest lineup: getting the bands back
Forever memorialized by psychotic associations with films likeSilence of the Lambs and American Psycho– plus Mike Oldfield’s “Tubular Bells,” with which they created one of pop’s earliest mash-ups – Philadelphia’s Book of Love rode the decade ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 1:36 am
BLACKMORE'S NIGHT's Cover Of MIKE OLDFIELD's
On September 18, Frontiers Music Srl will release "All Our Yesterdays", the tenth studio album from BLACKMORE'S NIGHT, the renaissance-inspired rock band formed by Ritchie Blackmore and his wife Candice Night. The "All Our Yesterdays" track "Moonlight ...
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 12:50 am