**PLEASE NOTE: I NO LONGER DISTRIBUTE VIA ITUNES, Pallas began hitting the club circuit at the beginning of a grassroots revival of full-blown progressive rock; which, at the time, was extremely unfashionable due to the overwhelming influence of pop and new wave. The new album, XXV, was released 27 January 2011. Pallas, 1984. For three decades singer Alan Reed was the voice of Scottish progressive rock group Pallas, a band that enjoy a solid following in the UK as well as parts of North America and Northern Europe. BUT not totally dead. was unavoidably cancelled. The Daughters of Expediency. This was enough to revive interest in the band, and saw the internet become an important component in their career. Welcome to Progressor - one of the Battle Stations on the Virtual Rock Front supporting the Progressive Rock Movement. But I know I'll be back on it soon enough - and commemorate what we've lost with a a t-shirt for the tour we would be honest, I've just not had the motivation; Everyone is and the limitations of working from home - have meant that L-R: Derek Forman, Euan Lowson, Graeme Murray, Ronnie Brown and Niall Mathewson. truly an eye-opener. Crown of Thorns A mixture of Alan's solo material and Pallas classics, recorded live in the UK 2017 An eclectic mix of musical styles held together Alan Reed left Pallas in early 2010 after 25 years’ service as lead singer. Find Pallas bio, music, credits, awards, ... Graeme Murray Niall Mathewson Ronald Brown Alan Reed Derek Forman Mike Stobbie Euan Lowson Colin Fraser . “It isn’t set 25 years into the future but 25,000 years – and all the same problems exist,” the bassist clarifies. You can now Buy the CD "Dancing With Ghosts" from alanreed.bandcamp.com .This Video is just a one off . 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Alan Reed. , On 24 July 2011, Pallas opened the Prog Stage at the High Voltage Festival in London. THE IMAGES ABOVE OR ON THE BANNER BELOW, Follow me on Facebook, Twiitter, Alongside his work with other musicians such as Alan Reed (Pallas) and with Alan's live band The Daughters of Expediency, Morpheus Rising and Edison's Children (a project set up by Pete Trewavas and Eric Blackwood featuring Rick Armstrong, the … by Pallas & Alan Reed. The idea of a central merchandise point for bands is something I've been pushing to anyone who will listen for a long time. Stream songs including "Shock Treatment (Live)", "Queen of the Deep (Live)" and more. albums - and some Pallas classics - played with gusto with Currently all our live plans are also on of you were able to get tickets. latest incarnation of The Daughters of Expediency plahing a series First off, I want to congratulate you on creative success of your last album, "Beat the Drum". including numbers first recorded with Pallas and Abel Ganz, as well In common with a number of others from the 1980s neo-prog scene, notably IQ, the band continued to pursue their musical interests. Alan Reed - Live In Liverpool EP. things whether I finish or release an album is unlikely to change N.B. albums - and some Pallas classics - played with gusto with LATEST NEWS. Begin Again 2. To mix of solo tracks and Pallas classics. 8:09 Listen Now $0.99 In … Delighted to announce that Scarlet INside will be opening for us at Ivory Blacks on April 26th. the first, with guest appearances from Steve Hackett, Claude He has been replaced by Paul Mackie. I'm so sorry that so few The line-up remains the same as ever: guitarist Niall Mathewson, keyboardist Ronnie Brown, drummer Colin Fraser, Graeme Murray playing some fine Chris Squire-esque bass and of course vocalist Alan Reed. Concert Live recorded the performance.. A highlight of … We've all been in Lockdown for a Leonetti,Tina Booth, Monique Van der Kolk and Laetitia The plan was that The Sentinel would be a recorded version of The Atlantis Suite, an epic centrepiece of the band's live performances at the time based around a futuristic version of the story of Atlantis, with plenty of references to the Cold War. Learn how and when to remove this template message, "Prog Cover Artist Patrick Woodroffe Dead At 74 ::Pallas News", "Progressive Rock Music Ultimate Discography ... with Free MP3, Videos and Reviews", "Gig review: PALLAS – Classic Grand, Glasgow, 30 November 2013 - Get Ready to ROCK! Jem Godfrey (Frost*) Listen to music by Pallas & Alan Reed on Apple Music. venues - and certainly the first time armed only with an acoustic Alan's second album. Some of the regular singles have seen releases in other territories such as Germany or the United States. Abel Gance). Ex-Pallas man Alan Reed has a lot on his mind. The Cross & the Crucible, a loose concept album exploring the historical tension between religion and science was released in 2001. My Sunlit Room 4. The band confirmed that the album will be the successor to their 1984 release The Sentinel, thematically. Pallas Biography by Gary Hill + Follow Artist. Long time since I'd played those sort of (Other major acts included Marillion, IQ, Twelfth Night, Pendragon and Solstice). 8:09 Listen Now $0.99 In MP3 cart View MP3 Cart First off, I want to congratulate you on creative success of your last album, "Beat the Drum". I think he's made the right call to delay of Alan's performance at the Philharmonic, Liverpool whilst After releasing a self-produced LP entitled Arrive Alive (recorded in Scotland in 1981), Pallas was courted by EMI Records (who had just signed contemporaries Marillion) and went into the recording studio with Yes/Emerson, Lake & Palmer engineer Eddy Offord to record the album that would become The Sentinel. For his ambitious project “Parzival’s Eye“ he got support from illustrous musicians, among them the voices of Christina Booth (Magenta) and retailers, but I'd much prefer you to buy via one of SPOTIFY OR OTHER STREAMING SERVICES. The tracks are commercially available on a download version of The Sentinel distributed through Amazon in certain territories i.e. Murray now happily adds meat to the bone. retailers.  The set contained not only known songs from the past albums, but also featured two new ones from the album Wearewhoweare scheduled for release in 2014. The album is now available for spoke at length about how best to proceed when this year's festival Unfortunately, this was the last album with Alan Reed which is a pity. By now the band was a spare time activity for its members, but still they managed regular studio output and occasional short tours of Europe and North America. Pallas persevered on and off for several years, and in 1999 released a comeback album, Beat the Drum. Prog is my Ferrari. In spite of being largely ignored by major record labels and the mainstream music press, with the support of the German independent record label InsideOut, the band continue to record and play regular live dates, particularly in Northern Europe. The Coronavirus outbreak has High-quality live recording Find top songs and albums by Pallas & Alan Reed including Straight Down (Live), Shock Treatment (Live) and more. Edge is now available form all good specialist retailers. In May 2014 the band released a statement in response to the death of artist Patrick Woodroffe, with whom the band had collaborated on cover artwork for The Sentinel. Pallas is certainly among the better groups in the neo-prog genre, at least as good as IQ and Pendragon, and fans of those bands should find this one to their liking. Following the departure of Euan Lawson, ex-Abel Ganz vocalist Alan Reed joined the group giving Pallas a more Melodic, perhaps 'AOR' edge which defines the bands sound today. White Knight Records [Release date: 14.03.17] You can take the boy out of Pallas but you can’t take Pallas out of the boy… Alan Reed, unceremoniously dumped from Scottish progsters Pallas a few years back, returns with his second studio album following his critically acclaimed 2012 debut ‘First In A Field Of One’. Add to Cart. The tracks were broadcast on 30 March 1984. the world. Crown of Thorns (Live) Pallas & Alan Reed. In order to increase the commercial potential of the group's major label debut the running order was changed, adding more commercial songs and removing much of the Atlantis Suite material. as new songs, Alan's first fully-fledged All this boded well for Pallas, but EMI's initial interest in the band waned, as did Offord's enthusiasm for producing the album properly.  The excised Atlantis Suite tracks were issued as B-sides on singles at the time of the album's release, and in 2004 a remastered version of the album was released with the Atlantis Suite finally intact and as the band intended it. That includes The idea of a central merchandise point for bands is something I've been pushing to anyone who will listen for a long time. have wanted to do? A fifteen-minute epic about child abuse, insanity, rape and murder, the climax of "The Ripper" featured lead singer Euan Lowson dressed half as an old man, half as a woman, acting out a chilling rape on stage (the Yorkshire Ripper case was still, at the time, a fresh news item). ! Straight Down (Live) by Pallas & Alan Reed. They were one of the bands at the vanguard of what was termed neo-progressive during progressive rock's second-wave revival in the early 1980s. Pallas began hitting the club circuit at the beginning of a grassroots revival of full-blown progressive rock; which, at the time, was extremely unfashionable due to the overwhelming influence of pop and new wave. Back in Prog issue two, while still a member of Pallas, Alan Reed had told Prog: “We’re looking at the world the way the Sentinel would see it”. Reccommended for daily purchase via the following outlets and other specialist reserved. Stranger in a Strange Land - Eyes in the Night (Live) by Pallas & Alan Reed. To coincide with the revamp of their homepage in August 2013 Pallas re-released a number of out-of-print and archive releases under the Archives Series moniker. Look out for us near you by strong songs, great playing and a fabulous voice. consumtion as part of a balanced diet, It's been really busy on the live front, with the The tracks they recorded were Cut and Run, Shock Treatment and a Rise and Fall/Heart Attack medley. BandCamp,Youtube and Last.FM, Copyright; Alan Reed 2012 - All rights 6:08 Listen Now $0.99 In MP3 cart View MP3 Cart 12. The band i suppose is not DEAD, as we are all still alive, just not necessarily on the same continent, or wavelength. Submit Corrections. by Pallas on Apple Music. Since that event a few years back Reed has launched a solo career. Listen to Alive!!! My dayjob - working as a senior producer in BBC News - has got , if anything, more insane than usual. For the Greater Glory 3. The artwork is excellent, though that one band photo is … Featuring a mix of solo tracks and Pallas classics. the UK. Live performances of tracks from the first two He is probably best known as the (former) singer with progressive rock band Pallas. They eventually secured a successful headlining run at London's Marquee Club (a hotbed for the neo-progressive revival). Directed and edited by Rob Reed for White Knight Records 2012. Welcome to Progressor - one of the Battle Stations on the Virtual Rock Front supporting the Progressive Rock Movement. On 27 July 2010, the band announced to have signed a new record deal for three albums with Music Theories/Mascot Records. Pallas 8385 Live. That - Alan Reed. , but I'd much prefer you to buy via one of Sites: pallas.f2s.com, pallasofficial.com. Alan Reed (PALLAS) Interview by Vitaly Menshikov VM: Hello dear Alan. This featured a harder sound, returning to the band's classic rock roots but still retained a progressive sound with glimpses of the epic on tracks such as album closer, "Fragments of The Sun". Whereas Pallas has been compared with their contemporary competitors Marillion regularly, this EP is more in the verve of early material by The Police. This section is for releases unique to territories outside UK. dealing with this in their own way, and for me that means I've Parzivals Eye biography Christian Postl PARZIVALS EYE is the name of the solo project by RPWL bassist Chris POSTL, whose debut album, "Fragments", was released in September 2009. from the Streetshirts website on the following links. by Pallas & Alan Reed. until the end of March next year. The album is now available for First In A Field Of One – Alan Reed – ‘Never Too Late’ Mythopeia – Pallas British Rock Progressive Audio Directory Part 1 – Pallas British Rock Progressive Audio Directory Prt3 -Mike Stobbie Unprogged – The Classic Rock Society SI Compilation Disc 1 – Pallas – SI Music SI Compilation Disc too- Pallas – SI Music Kevin O'Neill (the man behind it) and I Pallas/Abel Ganz. Alan Reed (PALLAS) Interview by Vitaly Menshikov VM: Hello dear Alan. These releases include the following: # - indicates an official digital re-release for the first time. Listen to music by Pallas & Alan Reed on Apple Music.  Their half-an-hour set largely contained material from 'XXV', plus the song 'Eyes in the Night (Arrive Alive)'. Pallas made a comeback in 1998 and due to a dedicated cult following have been able to tour and record semi-consistently ever since. completing the album just hasn't been a priority for me. Chaudemanche, Honey on the Razor's View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 2000 CD release of Live Our Lives on Discogs. guitar!!! We all miss gigging. AND THEY WILL WORK!! I always loved the range of his vocals. The Dreams of Men was released in 2005, supplemented by Paul Anderson on violin, and the classical singer, Pandy Arthur. of dates around the country. And WE WILL BE thinking. supporting Steve Hackett on his 'Genesis Revisited' Tour. Wash your hands! Pallas 8385 Live. the following. THE WEBSITE TO LINK DIRECTLY - BUT COPY AND PASTE THE LINKS BELOW the following. 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Pallas recruited new singer, Alan Reed, recruited from Scottish contemporaries Abel Ganz, to mixed success in the late 80's, recording The Knightmoves EP (1985) - featuring the epic "Sanctuary" - and album The Wedge the following year. I'll let you know when I am. Unlike the later releases this debut effort features a totally different musical style. purchase via the following outlets and other specialist A highlight of their set at that time and also a highlight of the early Marquee shows (until the Marquee threatened to ban the band if they did not stop playing it) was a track called "The Ripper". The band fell into a semi-dormant state for a number of years, but CD reissues of the back catalogue, with extra tracks and re-engineered versions of The Sentinel, kept interest alive. That includes us. Alan Reed left Pallas in early 2010 after 25 years’ service as lead singer. Some elaborately staged shows in the UK (using The Sentinel concept as the theme, and featuring props by the special effects team from Doctor Who) failed to generate the needed interest, and by the time the band was ready to record their second album for EMI, Lowson decided to leave the band (and the music industry). has got , if anything, more insane than usual. The centre-piece of the EP was the epic Sanctuary, and early editions of the EP also included a bonus 7" featuring two tracks recorded as demos. soon, The Hackett dates were Live: From the Razor's Edge by Alan Reed & The Daughters of Expediency, released 10 March 2018 1. And you're right. Dunfermline. THERE!!! They come in a range of colours and you can order them direct Pallas are a progressive rock band based in the United Kingdom. the patient may come back to life!!!".. Never Too Late 8. Pallas did a live-in-studio recording for the Friday Rock Show on 9 March 1984. Beginning life in 1976 as 'Rainbow', they dropped the name after Ritchie Blackmore left Deep Purple and called his new band Rainbow. The Daughters of Expediency. The fact that this album exists at all is testament to prog’s ability to flourish in the face of that daily grind. Like many of the prog practitioners featured in these pages he has a busy day job, a family – and the crushing, soul-sapping weight of reality lying heavy on his shoulders. Also, thank you for doing the interview very much. the Imaginarium European Tour 2020. Recent years have also seen a number of supplementary releases, such as two from the Radio Clyde River Sessions series, a double live collection, several official bootleg recordings and Mythopoeia, an archive CD-ROM of audio and video material from the band's history. 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