TVRDO 482 Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of April

This weekend on TVRDO via GlassRock.nl and PopRockFM.net we present you the new album from Mexican outfit Cast from Italy Stefano Panunzi with his latest release (Beyond the Illusion) and Ainur, Kerrs Pink from Norway, from Sweden A.C.T. and from the UK The Settlement. A rerelease from Jethro Tull to coinside the 50th Year release of Aqualung, in the Vault Dutch keyboard virtuoso Rick van der Linden with a track Ton Scherpenzeel (Kayak) wrote for the film "Night of Doom" and a 2nd track from our Album of the Month by Lifesigns. Show starter is Canadian band the Tea Party from their 2001 album "The Interzone Mantras".

Broadcast schedules:
Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock
Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours on PopRockFM

TVRDO 481 Saturday the 3rd and Sunday the 4th of April

This weekend on TVRDO via GlassRock.nl and PopRockFM.net we present you our new Album of the Month by Lifesigns, also an unusual combination of Ian Dury and Steve Hackett in "The Vault" from the "Strange Land" album by Box of Frogs featuring former members of the Yarbirds and we go LIVE with Kansas from their forthcoming album "Point of No Return ... Live and Beyond". New releases from the UK by Frost*, the Netherlands Broers + Klazinga, from Italy Archangel and Raven Sad from Finland Kimmo Porsti (Samurai of Prog) with a track from his new album "Wayfarer". Show starter is the Pär Lindh Project with "Hymn" from their album released 20 years ago "Veni Vidi Vici", with an appropiate song for the Easter weekend, a re-release by Clannad of their hit "In A Lifetime" this time featuring Denise Chaila and we close with a song from the Charity album for Ovarian Cancer by John Holden ft. Sally Minnear (Celestial Fire)

Broadcast schedules:
Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock
Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours on PopRockFM

 

TVRDO 480 Saturday the 27th and Sunday the 28th of March

This weekend on TVRDO via GlassRock.nl and PopRockFM.net we present you an hour of Female Fronted Progressive Rock featuring new songs by Rosalie Cunningham, Anneke van Giersbergen, Ciccada, Evanescence, League of Lights, the Anchores and a live performance by Renaissance from their upcoming album "50th Anniversary Ashes are Burning". A long and final track of our Album of the Month by The Flying Caravan and our show starter is Björk with a track from her album "Vespertine" released 20 Years ago.

Broadcast schedules:
Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock
Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours on PopRockFM

TVRDO 479 Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of March

This weekend on TVRDO via GlassRock.nl and PopRockFM.net we present you exclusively for the Netherlands the new EP by London based band The Mighy Handful called "Men in Statis", also from the UK Lifesigns, a band fronted by veteran keyboard player John Young, and their new album "Altitude". Another song from the forthcoming album by Dutch proggers Kayak, from Norway Jordsjø and a track from their latest album "Pastoralia", all the way from Brazil Ars Pro Vita from their album "Cords". Oliver Wakeman teams up with Clive Nolan and their 2021 release "Tales by the Gaslight" featuring current The Sweet vocalist Paul Manzi. Furthermore a track by Stewart Clark from his 2nd album "Let's Go There". Another track from our album of the Month by Spanish proggers The Flying Caravan but we start the show with Secret Chiefs 3 from the US and their 2001 release "Book M", another re-release of Jon Anderson (Animation) and in the Vault we find the Rolling Stones from their recently (un?)official released album "Fully Finished Studio Outtakes" and a track feat. a.o. David Bowie.

Broadcast schedules:
Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock
Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours on PopRockFM

TVRDO 478 Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of March

This weekend on TVRDO via GlassRock.nl and PopRockFM.net we present you from Canada The Weather Station, a band fronted by singer/songwriter  Tamara Lindeman and it's all about Climate Change. Ritchie Blackmore teams up with Candice Night once more with their new album "Nature's Light". Spanish band SomeWhereOut with their new album "Bones, Blood and Fear", Italian proggers Celeste (Ciro Perrino) with "Nora" from the new album "Il Principe del Regno Perduto". From Sweden Nad Sylvan with a track from his upcoming album Spiritus Mundi", from the Netherlands brand new band Ghost Echo from their debut album""Isolated Dreams" and from London Shining Pyramid with their recently released album "Tree". Another track from our album of the Month by Spanish proggers The Flying Caravan. We start the show with Cairo from their "Time of Legends" album released 20 Years ago, a re-release by Al Stewart's classic "The Year of the Cat" and in the Vault we find the Small Faces with a track from their final album as band "Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake". 

Broadcast schedules:
Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock
Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours on PopRockFM

TVRDO 477 Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of March

This weekend on TVRDO via GlassRock.nl and PopRockFM.net we present you from Portugal Artnat, which is in fact a reincarnation of 70's Progband Tantra and their album "The Mirror Effect". Inner Prospect is featured from Italy which their 10th album "Canvas II" From the UK Cosmograf, a project by Robin Armstrong, with its upcoming release "Rattrapante". Pixels and Sound from Australia with their debut "Sentimentalism", the band THEO from the US with their 2nd album "Figureheads" and Iconic Sky from the UK with their recently released self titled album. Our new album of the Month is by Spanish proggers The Flying Caravan with their debut "I Just Wanna Break Even". We start the show with Yes from their "Magnification" album released 20 Years ago, a re-release by Jethro Tull and the album "A", which was actually meant as solo album for Ian Anderson, but the record company decided otherwise and in the Vault we find ELO Part II, a project initiated by ELO drummer Bev Bevan, since Jeff Lynne had moved away that time from the Electric Light Orchestra, Eric Troyer is lead vocalist in the band and has got a remarkable resemblance to Jeff's voice.

In TVRDOverdrive (only on PopRockFM) we feature the debut album by SomeWhereOut, Pallas "Atlantic Suite"and Italian proggers Celeste with "L 'Ultimo Viaggio del Principe" from their new album.
Broadcast schedules:
Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock
Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours on PopRockFM

TVRDO 476 Saturday the 27th and Sunday the 28th of February

This weekend on TVRDO via GlassRock.nl and PopRockFM.net we present you from Denmark the new Vola song "Straight Lines" , from their forthcoming album "Witness". The Intelligent Music Project with their 5th album "Life Motion" released last year with a song featuring John Payne, from Norway Laughing Stock and their new single, also from Norway Needlpoint taking us to the Canterbury scene. Glass Kites from Canada with another fabulous album from France Esthesis and Jean Pageau of Mystery joins John Holden on a track from his new album "Circles in Time". For the last time a track from our album of the month by Asia Minor, a re-release by arena rockers Asia from their Astra album and in the Vault we have another Alan Parsons' outtakes from the album "Stereotomy" which Eric Woolfson decided to feature on his first and only solo album. The track includes all the original member of APP at that time. We start the show with Danish proggers A.C.T. with their 2001 release "Imaginary Friends".

In TVRDOverdrive (only on PopRockFM) we feature the debut album by the Alan Parson's Project "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" in it's entirety followed by another track from French proggers Esthesis.
Broadcast schedules:
Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock
Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours on PopRockFM

TVRDO 475 Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of February

This weekend on TVRDO via GlassRock.nl and PopRockFM.net we present you the new Kayak song "Mystery", from their forthcoming album "Out of this World". New collective Illuminae with a second song from their debut "Dark Horizons" featuring Steve Hackett. Also in the show Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerus, Different Image Project, John Holden ft. Peter Jones, Caligonaut and from Italy D.M. Mesmerising. Our album of the month is by Asia Minor, a re-release by Italian outfit The Barock Project and in the Vault we have s song which didn't made it to the "Eye in the Sky" album from Alan Parsons' Project so Erik Woolfson decided to feature it on his first and only solo album. The track includes all the original member of APP at that time. We start the show with Dutch proggers Flamborough Head with their 2001 release "Defining the Legacy".

In TVRDOverdrive (only on PopRockFM) we feature the full album by US proggers Ten Jinn with "As on a Darkling Plain".
Broadcast schedules:
Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock
Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours on PopRockFM

TVRDO 474 Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of February

Saga takes us back 20 years in this edition of TVRDO with their album "House of Cards", Lucio Battisti, the Italian singer-songwriter who died far too young (55), is the the Vault with his Una Giornata Uggiosa and the magnificent album "Olias of Sunhillow" by Jon Anderson is finding itself re-released as a remastered CD and DVD. Asia Minor supplied us with the album of the Month with their "come back" album "Points of Libration". Also in this show Steven Wilson, from Holland the new Epica, Italian outfit Mètronhomme, from Sweden Soen and Nad Sylvan, Robert Reed's Cursus 123 430 and from Delaware (USA) Sudler's Row.

This show is live on GlassRock.nl on Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

Part 2 of the show (TVRDOverdrive) a double bill by Italian band Røsenkreütz and the 2nd part of King Crimson's 1970 release "Lizard" featuring Jon Anderson and Gordon Haskell on vocals.

Both hours live this Sunday on PopRockFM.net between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

All times GMT+1

TVRDO 473 Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of February

Shadow Gallery starts the show with a track from their 2001 release "Legacy", in the Vault we find Mr. TopPop, Ad Visser with vocals by Gary Brooker. a re-release by Dutch band Like Wendy and a first track of our new album of the Month by Asia Minor "Point of Libration". Crack The Sky, formed in 1970, are still going strong with their new album "Tribes", former Klaatu singer/drummer Terry Draper released his "Lost" (his 17th solo effort) just recently. Irish proggers God Is An Astronaut will release their new album on February 12, from which we can already play the song "Fade", from Enschede (theNetherlands) the band ENorm with their new single "Strange World", from Italy (Palermo) Silver Nightmares, Steve Lukather with a brand new song and from the Ukrain La Horse Bianca. We leave you the first hour with a new track from Liquid Tension Experiment.
This show is live on Glassrock.nl Saturday, the 6th of February between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

The 2nd hour, which we call TVRDOverdrive an hour of Galahad Electric Music with their 2020 Suite from their lastest album.

Both hours on PopRockFM.com on Sunday the 7th of February between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

All times GMT +1

TVRDO 472 Saturday the 30th and Sunday 31st of January

This time new releases by Mogwai and Jane Weaver from the UK, the Prog Collective (ft. Geoff Tate and Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal), Alta Reign both from the US, Motorpsycho from Norway, from Italy Deadburger Factory and from Spain The Flying Caravan. A final track from our Album of the Month by Dutch proggers Like Wendy. A re-release by Be-Bop Deluxe from their 1978 album "Drastic Plastic", Asia takes us back 20 years with their Aura album with vocals by John Payne and in the Vault we find the band Sunday All Over The World, which was in fact a musical cooperation for one album between Toyah, Robert Fripp and Trey Gunn .
This show is live on Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock.nl

The 2nd hour we make a 2nd visit to Robert Berry (3.2), Hyco, Transatlantic, the Downes Braid Association and the Flower Kings. Also in the 2nd hour, The Lone Project with Michel van Dijk and Ferdinand Bakker (both of Alquin fame) and also from Holland (Enschede) the band ENorm who made a very catchy new song called "Strange World" with a very serious undertone on the Covid19 pandemic. The David Bowie estate released a new version of his Bob Dylan cover "Tryin' To Get To Heaven", Gary Numan's new release "Intruder" and Paul McCartney goes Pink Floyd with "Deep Deep Feeling" from his McCartney III album, Cher is in "the shoebox" with her version of the Sue Shifrin/John Wetton song "I'll Never Stop Loving You".

The full show is on PopRockFM this Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

All times GMT+1

TVRDO 471 Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th of January

20 Years ago Threshold released "Hypothetical" with on vocals the late Andrew McDermott, we find Heart in the Vault with a song written by Sue Shiffrin and John Wetton for David Cassidy. Heart released the song on the Japanese bonus cd of "Brigade" and even Cher recorded the song. Wishbone Ash rereleased their "Raw to the Bone" album recently and we play another track from our Album of the Month by Like Wendy ("The Fisher"). New releases by Galahad Electric Company, Big Big Train with a brand new studio recording from their recent compilation album "Summer Lease", French outfit JPL with a new release, from the UK the band Rain from Italy Ellesmere, the Strawbs are back with "Settlement" and we finish the first hour with a solo single by Damian Wilson.
This hour is live this Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock.nl

The 2nd hour we have long tracks in our TVRDOverdrive show with Ring van Möbius from Norway and from Spain Flying Caravan.

Both hours on PopRockFM.com on Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.
All times GMT +1

TVRDO 470 Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th of January

20 Years ago Muse released their 2nd album "The Origin of Symmetry" which made me a modest follower of this Teignmouth (Devon/UK) based band, we play the highlight of the album in my opinion "Space Dementia". In the Vault we have Stevie Lange with a promo song for a Womans bodyspray called Limara. The single, produced by the Jeff Wayne Music Company, was only distributed at Boots or simular shops when you bought 3 Limara products. Stevie Lange is nowadays a vocal coach for Robbie Williams, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Atomic Kitten a.o. One of her chart performances was with the band Night, fronted by Manfred Mann's Earth Band vocalist Chris Thompson and "Hot Summer Nights". Our album of the month is by Like Wendy "The Fisher" and we have a live re-release by Fairport Convention. New releases by Leprous, Tiger Moth Tales, Galaad, UNALEI, Qirsh and a cover version of Joy Division by The Tea Party (Isolation). Brand new is the debut album by Perfect Storm music from the Netherlands (Groningen). The 2nd hour long tracks by Malibran, Marillion and Vangelis with music he composed and performed for a fashion show.
Broadcasting on the GlassRock.nl channel this Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours (the 1st hour) and on Sunday on the Pop Rock FM channel between 20:00 and 22:00 hours (the full 2 hours). All times GMT+1.

TVRDO 469 Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of January

The new Yes side project "Arc of Life" is featured in this show with a track from their upcoming album which will be released on February 12th. Also a new single by Airbag frontman Bjørn Riis, another track from Steve Hackett's new acoustic album "Under Mediterranean Skies", Vangelis and a track from his recently released album "Juno to Jupiter", Robert Berry reincarnated the band 3 for the 2nd time and called it 3.2 from which we play "A Fond Farewell", Sudlers Row from Delaware is also featured with a new single called "Concerned", and music collective Spirits Burning (BÖC, Gong, Hawkwind) teams up with science fiction and fantasy writer Michael Moorcock once more with the release of their album "The Hollow Lands". George Harrison's "All Things Must Pass" has been rereleased and we picked the track "Art of Dying" since it features Phil Collins and also because you don't hear it much on the regular radio stations. In the Vault a rare track from "Rock of Faith" by the late John Wetton and show starter is Anathema with a track from their "A Fine Day to Exit" released 20 years ago. This week and the coming 3 you can enjoy Dutch band Like Wendy, since their album "The Fisher" has been voted the Album of the Month January.
Broadcast schedule:
Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours (GMT +1) on GlassRock.nl
Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours (GMT +1) on PopRockFM.com which is the full show and includes TVRDOverdrive with long tracks. This time by Italian outfit Qirsh, from Brazil the band Index and from the Netherlands Like Wendy. 

TVRDO 468 Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd of January

No fireworks to ring in the New Year due to the restrictions, but there is enough fireworks in the upcoming TVRDO show this weekend, when we present you our best Prog albums of 2020. 12 songs of the albums we picked from last year. Karfagen. Lunar Clock, Millenium, Sintonia Distorta, The Mighty Handful, Realisea, Quel Che Disse Il Tuono, IO Earth, Pendragon, Fish on Friday and Oscillazione Alchemico Kreative.

The 2nd hour we have our annual Covers & Tributes show.

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