TVRDO 558 Saturday the 24th and Sunday the 25th of September

In this last show this month we present a track from the new Glass Hammer album "At The Gate" which will be released the 7th of October, Björk has a new album and we play from Fossare "Atopos", John Holden takes us to Wuppertal on the Flying Train from his album "Kintsugi", post punk band Northen Gloom with a track from their "Here It Is!" album, from Sweden progressive rock with a trouch of metal band Soniq Circus Let's the Games begin with a third part of their album of the same name, post-rock band Versa's A Voyage, A Destination from Canada brings some tranquility from their debut album, from Italy Velean and a track from their album "Frasi del Vento" and from Germany the Beatles-esk band Wired Ways. We start the show with a track from Norwegian Psychedelic band Seid and their 2002 album "Among the Monster Flowers Again" and in the Vault Roxy Music with a track which is on their recent 50 Years Celebration World Tour setlist. Album of the Month is by Mordecai Smyth and his third album "Things Are Getting Stranger on the Shore".

This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

The Overdrive team is on holiday this whole month, so the 2nd hour is now filled with recent releases which did not yet make it to the regular show, such as a new song by Djam Karet, Italian band Coral Caves and a track from their recent album "Journey to the End of Light, from the Netherlands For Absent Friends has ressurected and their new album is called "Disappear", King Buffalo with an interlude from their Regenerator album, another track from Thresholds new album "Dividing Lines", Weather Systems is a spin-off of Anathema and their release "Oceans Without A Shore", Ozzy Osbourne teams up with Eric Clapton on this song from his Patient #9 album, Secret Places of the Earth with their "The Space Between The Stars" album, ambient style music from St. Albert, Alberta. Again this 2nd hour starts with a trip back 20 years with an album with one song of 40 odd minutes by Echolyn called Mei once again Roxy Music in the Vault with another track from their 50th Anniversary tour and a final track from Mordecai Smyth's Album of the Month.

Both hours on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ this Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours. The show will be repeated on Tuesday at the same times.

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TVRDO 557 Saturday the 17th and Sunday the 18th of September

On this weekend show we have the new Compass from the UK and their 2nd album "Theory of Tides", from Spain progressive metal band Narwhale, alt-rock band Left of the Slash from LA and their debut album "WON", symphonic powermetal band Anthea with a ballad from their 2nd album "Tales Untold", the Aristocrats teams up with the Primuz Camber Orchestra for their latest release, LVTVM from Tuscany/Italy with a track from their 2nd album "Irrational Numbers", our friends from The Mighty Handful released their 2nd EP of their triptych Men in Stasis EP's and the Bardic Depths with another track from their "Promises of Hope" album. We start the show with a track from Quidam's album "The Time Beneath The Sky" released 20 years ago, in the Vault we find Manfred Mann's Earth Band with a cover of Randy Newman's "Living Without You" from his debut album released 1968. Our Album of the Month is by Mordecai Smyth and his third album "Things Are Getting Stranger on the Shore".

This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

The Overdrive team is on holiday this whole month, so the 2nd hour is now filled with recent releases which did not yet make it to the regular show, such as a new song from Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso, Yval Ron. from Berlin/Germany teams up with Marco Minneman on his 2019 release "Somewhere In The Universe Somebody Hits A Drum (Yuval will perform on Guitar Gods On Sunday the 18th of September at Willem Twee Poppodium, 's Hertogenbosch (https://w2.stager.nl/web/tickets/111200924), where he will be joined by Bart van Dongen, Dave Cureton and Sebas Honing), the Black Noodle Project from "When the stars align, it will be time...", Dutch (The Hague) progressive rock band Timelock with a re-release of their 1992 album "Louise Brooks", YYNOT hailing from LA/California and a track from the album "Light and Shade", Hunting Giants from Canada and their album "Mythos" which will be released the 30th of September, from Italy Il Sogno Di Rubik from their album "Stati equivoci dell'essere" and some excerpts from the upcoming album by the Samurai of Prog entitled "The Spaghetti Western Vol. 4. Again this 2nd hour starts with a trip back 20 years with a Charles Dickens inspired album by Clive Nolan and Oliver Wakeman, Manfred Mann's Earth Band are also in the Vault this time with a song which didn't made it to any regular album called "Pretty Good" and again this hour a track from Mordecai Smyth's Album of the Month.

Both hours on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ this Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours. The show will be repeated on Tuesday at the same times.

TVRDO 556 Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of September

On this weekend show we have the new Motorpsycho with a track from their new album "Ancient Astronauts", the Gardening Club from their album "Bridge of Spirits" takes us in a jazzy mood which we continue with a track by ProAge from Poland and their 4th album "Coelum" then Chris Adams from Scotland with some blues orientated prog, Muse is again in the show with another track from their "Will of the People", a new song by Justin Hayward has arrived and Sun's Signature teams up with Steve Hackett on their debut EP (a review of the album is here: http://www.tvrdo.nl/453153748 )), Even Flow from Italy treats us Mediterranean style and we close the first hour with Camel from their recent "live" release "Kosei Nenkin Hall, Tokyo 1980" and "Nobody Knows", a song not written by them but by Neil Larsen (Jungle Fever). Our album of the Month is by UK based Mordecai Smyth called "Things Are Getting Stranger On The Shore. Show starter is Inner Recipe from Detroit and their 2002 release "High Atop the Giving Tree" and Supertramp before they became famous is in the Vault from their 2nd album "Indelibly Stamped".

This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

The Overdrive team is on holiday this whole month, so the 2nd hour is now filled with recent releases which did not yet make it to the regular show, such as Relayer, Post Generation, Ryo Okumoyo, Andrea Tich, Android and Surrilium. Also a rerelease by French proggers Nemo from their new recorded album Les Nouveaux Monde from 2002 and Realisea will release their new album next month so we play the single "Maigré les Vagues" once more. Another song by Superttramp before they became famous in the Vault, show starter is Grand Stand from Sweden and their 2002 release "Tricks of Time" and Mordeai Smyth with another track from our Album of the Month.

Both hours on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ this Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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TVRDO 555 Saturday the 3rd and Sunday the 4th of September

On this weekend show there's an nearly finished track of Big Big Train with Alberto Bravin on vocals, replacing David Longdon who sadly passed away last year, a more Genesis orientated song we find, Kerry Livgren of Kansas fame with a track of his new album Q.A.R., from Australia Toehider with a complex song of Gentle Giant ....., Moon Letters from Seattle, Washington, Virgil & Steve Howe with their last cooperation, Silent Temple from Portland, Oregon, the Mighty Hanful from the UK with their latest EP "The Stand ii" and we finish with Romanian artist Daniel Dorobanțu teaming up with fellow country man Mircea Ardeleanu Jr. for a new, more complex version of the song 'Chip de Tăcere,' taken from the album "Veșnicii". We have a new album of the Month and its by UK based Mordecai Smith called "Things Are Getting Stranger On The Show. Show starter is Swedish symphonic rock band Simon Says and a track from their album "Paradise Square" released 20 Years ago and in the Vault we find David Bowie teaming up with Adrian Belew from the album "Young Lions" by the latter.

This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

The Overdrive guys are on holiday this whole month, so the 2nd hour will now be filled with recent releases which did not yet make it to the regular show, such as Tim Bownes & Giancario Era, the Arc Light Session, Masque of Art, Hats off Gentlemen it's Adequate, Lonerider, First Signal, October Thorns and an acoustic Grobschnitt. We start the 2nd hour with the Ines Project with a track from their 2002 release "Slipping Into the Unknown" another track from our Album of the Month by Mordecai Smyth and David Bowie and Adrian Belew again in the Vault with another track from "Young Lions".

Both hours on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ this Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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TVRDO 554 Saturday the 27th and Sunday the 28th of August

The last show this month means we say goodbye to Birth and their "Born" as Album of the Month. New releases by Red Bazar with vocals by Peter "Tiger Moth Tales" Jones questioning the power of Governments world wide (or are they?), Babal (a British Cinematic Psychelic Art-Rock band) and their most recent release "Who Will I Be When I Leave", from Wales The Mighty Ra consisting of Andy Edwards (Ezra) and Rob Wilsher (Multi Story) with their debut album "All Secrets Known", from Greece Alexandre Maraslis, alternative rockband Spiritraiser from Finland and their album "Ciklos", American band Hydra makes an impressive comeback with "Point Break", Moonglider with their debut EP and The Fixx are back with a new album of which we play the brilliant first single. In the Vault ex Moody Blues singer Denny Laine with a song he recorded in 1968 and 20 Years ago Elegant Symplicity released "Architects of Light", which is our show starter.
This hour on GlassRock.NL Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

On Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 on PopRockFM and on DAB+ the show as above plus the 2nd hour long tracks by Italian band Rhapsody of Fire, Derek Sherinian from the US, from Sweden Kaipa da Capo and from the UK Hawkwind.

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TVRDO 553 Saturday the 20th and Sunday the 21st of August

20 Years ago Italian progressive metal band Rhapsody (of Fie) delivered their fifth album Power of the Dragon Flame and on the track we play there are some passionate vocals, Greg Kihn is in the Vault with the a Bruce Springsteen songs which was made more famous by Manfred Mann's Earth Band and Birth is still our Album of the Month with their debut "Born". Furthermore new releases by German proggers Crone, Giant Walker, new band A-Z, with two members of Fates Warning, and a track from their self titled debut album, Kings of Mercia which also has Fates Warning written on it since Jim Mathesis was a founding member, accompanied by FM's Steve Overland and drummer Simon Phillips, Scottish guitar virtuoso Ali Ferguson (Ray Wilson) with a track from his third album "The Contemplative Power of Water" and David Kerzner's third album "The Traveller". There's a pre-listen to the live box set of Steve Hackett's 2021 tour called "Seconds Out and more" which will be released on the 25th of November and through various contacts on social media (sometimes it has it's purposses) we came across Mordecai Smyth who released his 3rd album in May this year called "Things Are Getting Stranger On The Shore" from which we play an Ant Phillips insprired song "Fear Of Flying". This is a great album and perhaps a nominee for next months Album of the Month?

This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

On Sunday (and a repeat on Tuesday) the show as above plus long tracks the 2nd hour on PopRockFM.com between 20:00 and 22:00 hours by Aussies Southern Empire and Joshua Swann and Alphataurus from Italy and their 1992 release Dietro L'Uragano.

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TVRDO 552 Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th of August

20 Years ago Argentinia band Hyacintus delivered their debut album Elydia, we play Acto VI - Dolor En El Alma from this conceptalbum as show starter. Jan Schelhaas featuring Andrew Latimer is in the Vault with his 2017 album Living on a Little Blue Dot and Birth remains our Album of the Month with their debut "Born". Furthermore new releases by Portuguese gitarist Manuel Cordoso (Triana/Anairt), Tim Finn teams up with Phil Manzanera for the 2nd time for an album called "The Ghost of Santiago", Lingalad from Italy with their new album "Venti Di Foresta"(Winds of the Forest), Alms with a single from their album "The Trial", from Holland Lady Lake and Lodewijk van Gorp (from the Steely Dan cover band "The Royal Scam"), Mysteries of the Revolution from the UK with their 2nd album and we close with a track from the new EP by Potter's Daughter.
This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

On Sunday the show as above plus long tracks the 2nd hour on PopRockFM.com between 20:00 and 22:00 hours by Fearful Symmetry and Ghost of the Machine (featuring five former members of This Winter Machine) from the UK and from Italy Oscillation Alkemy Kreativity and the Illachime Quartet.

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TVRDO 551 Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of August

Music from the posthumous released album by Big Big Train singer David Longdon, Ronald Ten Bos (ENorm) treats us on a re-recorded track from his first band Marathon which never made it to an album, the new Evership, new music from Italian proggers Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso, Sudler's Row with a final track from their upcomig album “The Chronicles of Rexx Baxter of the 33rd Galactic Fleet”, Silver Nightmares dropped a new single, Eric Bouillette and Clive Nolan's project Imaginaerium and King's X with a track from their new album since 2008. Furthermore we voted for the band Birth with their debut album "Born" as Album of the Month, 20 years Ago Enchant released their album "Blink of an Eye" and Steve Hillage is in the Vault with a track used for The Sunday Night Project on Channel 4.
This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

The same as above plus a 2nd hour of long progressive rock tracks by Robert Berry's 3, Atlas789, CPP and Transatlatic this Sunday on PopRockFM.com and Dab+ between 20:00 and 22:00 hours. (Repeated on Tuesday between the same times)
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TVRDO 550 Saturday the 30th and Sunday the 31st of July

Music by David Bowie, Elton John, John Cale, Genesis, the Ronettes, UK, Phil Collins, The Beatles, Earth & Fire, Coldplay, The Animals, Simon & Garfunkel and many others.
But then performed by Alan Parsons, The Flower Kings, Caravaggio, Ten Jinn, Yes, Alex Carpani, The Prog Collective featuring David Clayton Thomas of Blood Sweat & Tears accompanied by master guitarist Steve Hillage, George Kooymans, Manic Street Preachers, William Shatner, Tangerine Dream, Asia, the Tangent and more.
Plus in the Vault the first hour Colin Blunstone's "Say You Don't Mind" performed by its composer Denny Laine and in the second hour the original recording of "If I Stay Too Long", in Holland covered by Big Wheel, but the Creation recorded it first in 1967.

It's only on our annual "Covers & Tributes" show, this Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock.nl and the full show (2 hours) Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours on PopRockFM.com and DAB+. DON"T MISS IT !
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TVRDO 549 Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th of July

Another weekend with 3 hours of Prog in total. This evening between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock part 1 of the TVRDO show which features British/Swedish band Venus Principle, a spin off of Crippled Black Phoeenix, with their debut "Stand In Your Light", David Paton (Pilot/Alan Parsons Project) shared his new song "Communication", Alms a.k.a. Altor Lucena from Spain with his third album "The Trial", Lost Nebula from Mexico and their "Created In The Image of God, super band Six By Six with another track from their self titled debut, Threshold from their upcoming album "Dividing Lines", Jerry Cutilo's OAK with a track from their Rock Opera "Lucid Dreaming and the Spectre of Nikola Tesla" and Ozric Tentacles guitarist Ed Wynne with his 2nd solo album "Tumbling Through the Floativerse". Show starter is Nicola Randona and their 2002 release "Morte Di Un Amore", Jon Anderson first band The Warriors in the Vault and our album of the Month is The Tribute to John Wetton album from which we play "The Night Watch" by Germinale

On PopRockFM.com and DAB+ tomorrow between 20:00 and 22:00 hours, the show as above plus the 2nd hour long tracks featuring Sylvan's "Artificial Paradise", Green Asphal's "Time In Your Face", Mysteries of the Revolution's "Paraoh's Scribbled Phantasms"and Maraslis' "Vedes"

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TVRDO 548 Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th of July

Another weekend with 3 hours of Prog in total. This evening between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock part 1 of the TVRDO show which features this time new material by Colosseum with some new members but still with Chris Farlowe, Dave Clempson and Mark Clarke, Dream Machine, from LA, with a track from their third album "Living the Dream", American/Brazilian metal proggers Lufeh with a track from their acclaimed 2020 album "Luggage Falling Down" which only recently came to our attention, Shiva Bakta aka Lidio Chericoni from La Spezia, Italy with a track from his third album "6/4 of Love", Electro Compulsive Therapy from Mexico with their 2021 debut album another debut album by new Dutch band Inhalo and a track from "Sever", Bjørn Riis is guesting on multi instrumentalist Michael Ragni's 10th album "Anything You Want". Our album of the Month is the Tribute to John Wetton album with this time the band Moongarden which is taking on the Asia classic "Soul Survivor". In the Vault we have a Four Absent Friends spin-off called Sq1 and show starter is German outfit Sylvan with their 2002 release "Artificial Paradise".

On PopRockFM.com and DAB+ tomorrow between 20:00 and 22:00 hours, the show as above plus the 2nd hour long tracks featuring Hungarian band Solaris (The Martian Chronicles/Marsbéli Krónikák) released in 1984, Desert Twelve from Italy and their recently released debut album also from Italy Nicola Randona from their 2002 release "Morte Di Un Amore" and the Exposure Suite by UK proggers Tr3nity

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TVRDO 547 Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of July

Another weekend with 3 hours of Prog in total. Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on GlassRock.nl part 1 of the TVRDO show which features this time material from October Thorns hailing from Brooklyn. NY with a reissue of their six song demo remixed by Alex Argento (Icefish) accompanied by 6 unreleased rarities under the title "Circle Game", the new Dear Hunter "Antimai" from Providence/Rhode Island, Umphrey's McGee from South Band/Indiana with their new album "Asking For A Friend" and Green Asphalt from Sweden reminiscing Gentle Giant on their first album which took 17 years in the making (!). Furthermore recent releases by Last Flight to Pluto, Dust Mice and the Deaton LeMay Project. In the Vault we have some Scotch Mist which was actually the predecessor of Pilot, with Alan Parsons on the producer's chair. Show starter is French band (Nancy) Raison De Plus with a track from their 2nd album "Ici Est Ailleurs" which was released 20 years ago. Italian band A Life Long Journey take's on UK's Rendezvous 6:02 on our album of the Month "Celebrating the Dragon - A Tribute to John Wetton".

On PopRockFM.com and DAB+ this Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours, the show as above plus the 2nd hour long tracks featuring Bubblemath (Turf Ascension), Electro Compulsive Therapy, Evals Mess Project (Born of the Flower) and Ben Craven (Monsters from the ID)

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  • TVRDO 546 Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd of July

    A new Month and a new album of the Month. This time a tribute album for the late John Wetton by Italian and English musicians called "Celebrating the Dragon", Rösenkreutz kicks off tonight with Caesar Palace Blues. In the Vault we find Ray Wilson with a strong song (and very appropriate these times) called "Propaganda Man", 20 Years ago Tr3nity released their debut "The Cold Light of Darkness". The new Realisea will premiere tonight from their upcoming album "Fairly Carefree" which will see its release on 10/19, 2022 and features Ton Scherpenzeel. Furthermore the Eval Mess Project from their recent release "Born of the Flower", the new Lonely Robot from their upcoming album "A Model Life", Shades of Plato with their debut "Malware" which was three years in the making, Robert Svilpa got some help from Durga McBloom on this track from his recent album "To Sleep. Perchance to Dream", Austrian Gerald Peter and his project with his new album "Incremental Changes, Pt. 2, The Case with their new EP and Hungarian band Törzs with a first new song since they presented themselves to the world in 2019.
    This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    The 2nd hour on PopRockFM only long tracks this time by Karcius, The Rome Pro(g)jet, ft. Steve Hackett, Manfred Mann's Earth Band from their 1974 release "The Good Earth" and RanestRane from their new album "Apocalypse Now".
    Both hours on PopRockFM.com and Dab+ Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 545 Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th of June

    Show 545 starts with Martigan with their album "Man of the Moment" released 20 Years ago, Kate Bush tops the British charts after 37 Years thanks to that Netflix series "StrangerThings" with "Running Up That Hill", we play the flip side which was not included on the album "Under The Ivy" in the Vault and for the last time Ben Craven's "Monster of the ID" as our album of the Month. New releases by Robin Armstrong aka Cosmograf from the upcoming album "Heroic Materials", Crystal Palace with a track from their latest album "Still There", Alan Parsons is back with a new album called "From The New World", we play a track featuring Styx vocalist Tommy Shaw, Finnish band Moonwagon and their 4th album "The Efficient Use of Space", We Broke The Weather from Somerville/USA with some jazzy notes from their debut album, some RPI with La Cruna del Lago and IO Earth guitarist Dave Cureton with his first solo album "State of Mind".
    This hour on GlassRock.nl this Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    The 2nd hour we present you long tracks on PopRockFM only with this time Merèt from Argentina, Accordo dei Contrari from Italy, Dimwind a post metal band from Göteborg (Sverige) and we finish with the band we started with the first hour Martigan with an epic from the same album released 20 Years Ago.

    Both hours on PopRockFM.com + DAB+ Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 544 Saturday the 18th and Sunday the 19th of June

    Dutch virtuoso Arjen Lucassen kicks of this show with his Star One Project released 20 years ago, in the Vault we pay tribute to the earlier this week diseased Julee Cruise with a song not from Twin Peaks. Our album remains for another week Australian Ben Craven with Monsters from the Id. New releases by Six By Six, the new supergroup with members of Saxon, Saga and Greg Khin Band, guitar virtuoso Adrian Belew(Talking Heads, King Crimson, David Bowie. ao) with a track from his 25th solo album, Toto singer/songwriter David Paich follows in the footsteps of Joseph Williams and Steve Lukather with also a solo album. American psychedelic band Birth (a rebirth of the band Astra) is completing their new album "Born" and we can play "For Yesterday" another exlusive is Norwegian band Dim Gray who will be touring alongside Big Big Train in the fall with a new song from their upcoming album. The Aran Prog Project from Spain with a track from their new album "EVO", Romanian artist Zøltan with a new track from his upcoming EP, Symphonity from Czechia with their concept album Marco Polo and a re-release by Twenty Twelve from Australia (originally released 2015)
    This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    The 2nd hour on PopRockFM only long tracks this time by the Tangent, from their recent album, short lived UK jazz-rock fusion group Turning Point with an unreleased track which they recorded live during their studio time between 1977-1978 furthermore the full titel track from Ali Ferguson's recent album "The Contempative Power of Water".
    Both hours on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.
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  • TVRDO 543 Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th of June

    From Norway some jazzrock with Soft Ffog and Join the Din from the UK, the USA treats us on some folk by the band Tempest taking on a Roger McGuinn classic. From Israel Prog metallers Mental Francture, more heavy stuff from Costa Rica with Time's Forgotten, Italian prog with Andrea Chimenti, RanestRane (they perform tonight at Cultuur Podium Boerderij in Zoetermeer/Holland and new band Caravaggio. Show starter is Swedish band Xinema and their 2002 release "Different Ways", Camel is in the Vault with a outtake from Moonmadness and our album of the month is by Ben Craven.
    This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    The 2nd hour on PopRockFM only long tracks by Ghost of the Machine, Pure Reason Revolution, Black eXpression and Field of Vision.
    Both hours on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 542 Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of June

    From Hungary Mayberian Sanskülotts, from Argentina Koanzu, from Sweden Orkan, from Germany Sammary, from the UK Pure Reason Revolution, from the Netherlands Han Uil and from the States The Hallucant Telepherique with all new releases. 20 Years ago The Morrigen from the UK released their thusfar last album "Hidden Agenda", in the Vault we find Graham Gouldman of 10cc with his first band The Mockingbirds and our new album of the Month is by Australian multi-instrumentalist Ben Craven with his new album "Monsters of the ID", his fifth.
    This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    The 2nd hour on PopRockFM only long tracks by Overhead fom Finland, Arlekin from the Ukraine, Glaswegians from Canada and the Sandy Coast from the Netherlands with an epic from 1969.

    Both hours on PopRock.FM and Dab+ Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours

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  • TVRDO 541 Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th of May

    On this weekends show:
    Tantalus from the UK starts the show with their 2002 album "Lumen Et Caligo - 1", Carl Palmer's first band The Craig is in the vault taking us back to 1966 and a final track from our Album of the Month by Stuckfish. Ex member Clive Bayley of Mabel Greer's Toyshop teams up once more with multi-instrumentalist Max Hunt for a 2nd album under band name Affirm, from Italy Logeion with their debut album Atto Primo, Scottish modern metal band DVL with their 2nd album "Hush", Oliver Wakeman teams up with Gordon Giltrap on his new album "Collaborations", from The Hague/Holland Kingfisher Sky and a track from their new EP "Walk The Plank", then from Iran the band Heteronchrome and "Baeaye Farda (For Tomorrow), Adventure from Norway with "Tales of Belle, Part 1 - Across the Ocean" and from Canada progressive metal band Caveat and their new album "Alchemy".
    This hour on GlassRock.NL Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    On Sunday the show as above plus in the 2nd hour long tracks by Jon Anderson with an edit of his album "1000 Hands", we remember Vangelis with a song from his 1979 "China" album and Italian band Daal and their new album "Daedalus"
    Both hours Sunday on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 540 Saturday the 21st and Sunday the 22nd of May

    On this weekend shows:
    Overhead from Helsinki/Finland starts the show with their 2002 debut "Zumanthum", Austrian band Eela Craig with their charts attempt "Mo Bike Jive" in the vault and UK band Stuckfish with "Days of Innocence" as our album of the Month. Heather Findlay and Dave Kerzner teamed up again as Mantra Vega with a song in support of the Disaster Emergency Committee Ukraine Appeal ( https://www.dec.org.uk/appeal/ukraine-humanitarian-appeal ), Sideless, the Inner Prospekt and Daal from Italy with brand new albums, the John Irvine Band with some fusion on "Psychopomp", Ben Craven from Australia with his new album "Monsters from the ID" (album review on our website: http://www.tvrdo.nl/452439946 ) and Antony Kalugin from the Ukraine with a track from his upcoming album "Rebirth".

    This hour on GlassRock.NL Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    On Sunday the show as above plus in the 2nd hour long tracks by Evership from the US and from the UK The Tangent.
    Both hours Sunday on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

  • TVRDO 539 Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th of May

    This weekend in the show, promising band Kumorigahara from Japan with their debut, Tim Bowness from his new album "Butterfly Mind", The Bardic Depths with a track featuring Peter (Camel/Tiger Moth Tales) Jones on vocals, Solice Supplice with Eric Bouillette and Anne-Claire Rallo (Nine Skies) from France, the ESP Project with their new album (their 5th) "Anarchic Curves", Lighthouse Sparrows from Finland with their debut album "Aerials" and from France the Rémi Otis Project with the new album "Reverse the Universe". This week's showstarter is from Porcupine Tree and their 2002 release "In Absentia", the Vault features German band Flaming Bess with a bonus track from their 2001 album "Fata Morgana" and another track from our album of the month by Stuckfish "Days of Innocence"
    This hour on GlassRock.NL Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    On Sunday the show as above plus in the 2nd hour long tracks by Lobate Scarp, Arlekin, Riccardo Romani Land and Michael's Statement.
    Both hours Sunday on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 538 Saturday the 7th and Sunday the 8th of May

    Anima Mundi kicks off the show with their 2002 release of "Septentrión", back to 1988 with German band (Münchener) Freiheit with an extended version of their hit "Keeping The Dream Alive" in the vault and UK band Stuckfish with "Days of Innocence" as our album of the Month. New releases by English Prog metal band Haken, Post-Rock from Scotland with Mogwai. Fairy Tale from Slovakia, from Germany Poor Genetic Material, Sammary and Melanie Mau & Martin Schnella (both from Frequency Drift), London duo Hatts off Gentlemen It's Adequate and Gordon Giltrap latest outing with keyboadist Paul Ward.
    This hour on GlassRock.NL Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    On Sunday the show as above plus in the 2nd hour long tracks by Kaipa from Sweden and their new album "Urskog", rock Andaluz's Derby Motoreta's Burrito Kachimba with "Somnium Igni", where we melted two parts from their first and last album together, promising Japanese band Kumorigahara and their debut and some RPI by Luca De Gennaro (Soul Secret) with the title track from his first solo album "The 2nd Coming"
    Both hours Sunday on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 537 Saturday the 30th of April and Sunday the 1st of May

    This weekend on the TVRDO show, via GlassRock and PopRockFM, we go back 20 years with the Symphony X album The Odessey as show starter. Our new album of the Month (May) is by Stuckfish from the UK and their 3rd release called "Days of Innocence". In the Vault we have Dutch band Galaxy. Furthermore we have two outings to Italy featuring Alex Carpani (with vocals by Jon Davison) and new band G.O.L.E.M. with their debut album, we go to Spain with some Andaluz prog by Derby Motoreta's Burito Kachimba, French artist Nuitare, US guitarist Michael Romeo (Symphony X) with his new solo album "War of the Worlds, Pt. 2", from Germany (born Slovakian) there's Timea Góghova and from Argentina Galeria de raices.

    The 2nd hour on PopRockFM only, long tracks by French alternative band GeRald!, Swappers Eleven and we go back to the seventees with Dutch progband Finch and the German Triumvirat.

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

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  • TVRDO 536 Saturday the 23rd and Sunday the 24th of April

    This weekend on TVRDO via GlassRock.nl and PopRockFM.com we present you a track from the Tangent forthcoming album called "Songs from the Hard Shoulder", German keyboardist Klaus Schulze with a track from his new album "Deus Arrakis", Project Patchwork also from Germany with their 2022 album "Ultima Ratio" and Starfish64 from their forthcoming album "Scattered Pieces of Blue", Pymlico from Norway and their new album "Supermassive", French keyboard player Marin Michelat done us the honour of sending us the new album of his band !GeRald! called "The Lost Tapes", The Checking for Echo Poject from the UK delivered their 2nd part of "Life and other short Stories" and the Pineapple Thief reworked "Give if Back" this time with drummer Gavin Harrison. A final track from our Album of the Month by Moon Halo and the Crazy World of Arthur Brown is in the Vault with a catchy song, show starter is Dutch band Flamborough Head with their 2002 release "One for the Crow".

    The 2nd hour (on PopRockFM only) long tracks by Rainskin, Rainbow Theatre, Gazpacho and Arnaud Quevedo & Friends where we meet Marin Michelat once more.

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

  • TVRDO 535 Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th of April

    This weekend on TVRDO via GlassRock.nl and PopRockFM.com we present you a track from RanestRane keyboard player Riccardo Romano upcoming album, The Black Light's "Unnatural Order" from last year, Yaatri from Greece and some folk by The Order of the 12, heavy prog by Brazilian-German band FlowerLeaf and a track from their upsoming album "Dreamerie - Chapter I", SEIMS from Australia and their album "Four", from Prague Directionless Vector and French eclectic duo Fluo Sombre with their new EP "Red". Since it's Easter weekend Marillion's Easter is in the Vault, 20 Years ago Kaipa released "Notes from the Past" which is our show starter and Moon Halo with another track from our Album of the Month "Together Again".

    The 2nd hour (on PopRockFM only) long tracks by Salva, MobiUS, Rush and Checking for Echo Project.

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

  • TVRDO 534 Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of April

    20 years ago Dredg released their "El Cielo", Camel's Peter Bardens with his band Solo is in the Vault and our album of the month is by Moon Halo. New releases by Italian outfit ZoneM, Cynic from California, Lobate Scarp with another track from their new album "You Have It All" (thank you Adam Sears !), from Hungary new band EsperFall and their debut "Origins in Darkness", Portuguese band Snowman finalised their debut "In a better Place", BlackLight from Poland and their 2nd album "River of Time", from the UK Maybeshewill and a track from their late 2021 album "No Feeling is Final" and we close with US band Sudler's Row with a new addition to their music catalogue.
    This hour on GlassRock.nl, Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    Long tracks in the second hour, on PopRockFM only, with Supersister from Holland, Portretto from Greece and from France Magnésis.
    Both hours on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ this Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 533 Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd of April

    Nordic Prog from Finland Subspace Radio from their new album "Aika", from Sweden Kaipa and a track from their upcoming album "Urskog" and Hangar Nord from their 2021 debut album. From the UK Tiger Moth Tales, Amanda Lehmann and Moon Halo with their 2nd album "Together Again", which is our album of the Month April, from Brazil Skinner Project and from the Netherlands Galaxy and Whitecave. Show starter is Tori Amos with a song from her 2002 album "Scarlet's Walk" and in the Vault we find the Amboy Dukes with Ted Nugent in their mids.
    This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    All of the above plus an hour of lenghty tracks by Kaipa, All Them Witches, Artefac Tron and Giant Sky on PopRockFM.com and Dab+ Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

    All times GMT +1

  • TVRDO 532 Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of March

    Lana Lane kicks off with the Project Shangrila which was released 20 years ago. Canadian singer/guitarist Michel Pagliaro is in the Vault with his 1972 hit "Rainshowers" and for the last time we play Karfagen's "Land of Green and Gold" as our Album of the Month. New releases by GorMusik aka Gordon Bennett from his "Snakes and Angels" which features Peter "Tiger Moth Tales" on vocals, from Spain the band Cró and their upcoming release "Buah!", from the UK Moon Halo which features member of Riversea and Mostly Autumn and their new release "Together Again", from France Monnaie De Signe's album "The Story of Rose Øla Seks", from Norway Procosmian Fannyfidlers and their "Astonishing Tales of Cod and Plankton" album, Rush guitarist Alex Lifesong features in brand new band Envy of None and from the US another new release from Ten Jinn from their album in the making "Ardis".
    This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    All of the above plus an hour of Long Tracks by Marillion (An Hour Before It's Dark), Porcupine Tree (Deadwing), Flummox (Rephlummoxed) and a classic Pink Floyd track (Animals) in our Overdrive show on PopRockFM.com and Dab+, Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 531 Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th of March

    20 Years ago Big Big Train released their third album called "Bard" in the Vault we find the first Golden Earrings singer Frans Krassenburg and one of his many solo attempts, Ukrainian band Karfagen is our album of the Month with "Land of Green and Gold". New releases by Canadian (Montreal) band Karcius and Glaswegians, Swedish proggers Salva with their 7th album called "Ghost Story", Italian band Silver Nightmares send us a clip from their upcoming album, French band Autómata with their debut album, released 2021, also from France Gabriel Keller and the resurrection of Steven Wilson first band Porcupine Tree with their upcoming release "Closure/Continuation".
    This hour on Glassrock.nl this Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    All of the above plus an hour of long tracks on PopRockFM Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours with only Italian bands La Maschera di Cera and La Torre Dell'Alchimista from their album released 20 Years ago and new releases by Sintesi del Viaggio di Es and Nathan.

    All times mentioned: GMT +1

  • TVRDO 530 Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th of March

    20 Years ago Peter Gabriel released his 8th official album Up, in the Vault we find Barry Ryan who teamed up with British band The Verge for a range of concerts in Europe and also recorded some songs in the studio which never made to an album. Our album of the Month is by Ukrainian outfit Karfagen. Some new releases by Italian guitar virtuoso Tommy Talamanca, the Rome Pro(g)ject ft. Steve Hackett, new band Kite Parade from the UK, Hard Times also from the UK. From Italy brand new work from Cherry Five alumni Gianluca De Rossi and Carlo Bordini from Germany Avant-prog band Giant Hedgehog and we close the show with Xavier Boscher from France.
    This hour on Glassrock.nl Saturday the 12th of March between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    The show as above plus an hour of long tracks by Soup, the Ancestry Program and Jonas Lindberg, Sunday the 13th of March on PopRockFM.com plus DAB + between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

    All times GMT +1

  • TVRDO 529 Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th of March

    Our first show of March also means we have a new album of the Month. We have chosen Ukraine band Karfagen with their 13th album "Land of Green and Gold" and let's hope this dreadful episode of modern history will soon come to an end and that Ukraine will prevail. This week an all European show with new releases by Polish band Asgaard, Gölgoth from Spain with their debut album, Italian band O.A.K. with a teaser from their upcoming album, from France Arnaud Quevedo, from Germany Überschär and t (Thomas Thielen), from Sweden PreHistoric Animals and Rainskin from Greece. 20 Years ago British band Barclay James Harvest ft. Les Holroyd released Revolution Day and Hungarian band Omega is in the Vault with their 1969 song Gyöngyhajú lány, in 1994 covered by the Scorpions as "White Dove".
    This hour on GlassRock.nl, Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    The 2nd hour on PopRockFM only we pay tribute to Gary Brooker who passed away the 19th of February featuring tracks by Procol Harum, the Alan Parsons' Project and Ian McDonald, who passed away 10 days before him.

    Both hours on PopRockFM.com, Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

    All times GMT +1

  • TVRDO 528 Saturday the 26th and Sunday the 27th of February

    Twenty years ago the 21st Century Schizoid Band released their official bootleg part 1, the band featured King Crimson alumni Jakko Jakszyk, Mel Collins, Peter and Michael Giles and Ian McDonald (†), in the Vault we find Asia featuring John Payne with a bonus track from their 1992 album "Aqua", Big Big Train with their album of the Month "Welcome To The Planet" (review here: http://www.tvrdo.nl/447843854 ). Plenty of new releases this hour by UK band Praying Mantis and Nordic Giants, Nathan from Italy, Odin Dragonfly which is Angela Gordon and Heather Findlay (both of Mostly Autumn fame), Kapreka's Constant (ft. Judie Tzuke) and German band Cyril. Furthermore Michele Conta with a track from his 2019 album "Endless Nights" (review here: http://www.tvrdo.nl/451830957 ).

    This hour on Glassrock.nl this Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    All of the above plus a 2nd hour which features long tracks by Italian band Pulsar, Lesoir from the Netherlands and from France JPL.

    Both hours on PopRockFM.com and DAB+ this Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 527 Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th of February

    Greek Prog-outfit La Tulipe Noir kicks off with a song from their 2002 album "Faded Leaves", Canadian band Max Webster features with fellow countrymen Rush in the Vault and another track from our Album of the Month "Welcome to the Planet" by Big Big Train. New releases by Kinaxis from Detroit, J.R.B. Symphony from Spain with their debut album Inception featuring Eric Gilette (Neil Morse Band), from Portugal Daymoon and New Jersey band Garcia Peoples with their latest release Dodging Dues, Day of Departure from Washington with a first track of their upcoming debut album, from Italy (Sardinia) the band Pulsar and their 3rd album Origins of Life and we close with Tiger Moth Tales from the UK bringing us in the mood for Spring.

    This hour is on GlassRock.nl this Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    On Sunday this show as above plus in the 2nd hour our tribute to Ian McDonald who passed away on the 9th of February, with songs he wrote for Foreigner, King Crimson, Fireballet and participated on with a.o. T. Rex.

    Both hours PopRockFM.com Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

    All times GMT +1

  • TVRDO 526 Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th of February

    New tracks from Knight Area, JPL, Lobate Scarp, Tony Patterson & Doug Melbourne, Alberto Rigoni, Robert Reed, Natraxas and Sudler's Row. Show starter is Galahad with a track from their album "Year Zero", released 20 years ago. In the Vault Dutch band Spin (a spin-off from Ekseption) with a track, which was a small hit in the USA, from their 1976 debut album. Big Big Train features with "Welcome to the Planet" as our Album of the Month.
    This hour on GlassRock.nl, Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00

    On PopRockFM.com this Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00, the show as above plus in the 2nd hour long tracks and new releases from Code 18, Daymoon, Garcia Peoples and Papir.

    All times: GMT +1

  • TVRDO 525 Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th of February

    20 Years ago Dutch prog outfit Sinister Street released their 2nd official and last album "Trust" from which we play "Through the Looking Glass", in the Vault we find Barry Ryan from his album "Barry Ryan sings Paul Ryan" dating back to 1968 and a song which must have inspired Jeff Lynne. Since we find ourselves in a new month, there's a new album of the Month. It's Big Big Train and their latest, called "Welcome to Planet Earth" (further details on our AOM page). New releases from US based band Pattern-Seeking Animals (with members of Spock's Beard), multi-instrumentalist Robert Svilpa (featuring a.o. Marc Miller and John Jowitt), Lana (Rocket Scientists) and her new release "Neptune Blue"from Italy Sintesi Del Viaggio Di Es, with members of late 80's RPI band Sithonia, and their 2nd album, from Finland the Von Herzen Brothers with a track from their upcoming album "Red Alert in the Blue Forest", from the UK Road Trip and from Germany the Ant Band with a tribute to former Genesis guitarist Anthony Phillips. An album which was conceived by the German Genesis Fanclub and features Steve Hackett.
    This hour on GlassRock.nl the Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    The 2nd hour on PopRockFM.com only long tracks by UK multi-instrumentalist Ian Neal, Dutch band Timelock and the opus from Norwegian band Kornmo taken from our AOM last month.
    Both shows this Sunday on PopRockFM.com (and DAB+) between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 524 Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th of January

    The last show of the first month in 2022 brings us new releases by Dutch band Timelock, UK's multiinstrumentalist Ian Neal, from Germany The Ancestry Program, from Italy a spin-off New Trolls and multiinstrumentalist Luca di Gennaro of the band "Soul Secret" with his first solo effort, from France the band Lalu with their latest "Paint the Sky" which features on this track Damian Wilson on vocals and Jordan Rudess on keyboards. Furthermore a track from the rereleased album by UK band Craft from 1984, which features members William Gilmour and Martin Russell (formerly of the Enid), in the Vault we find the Sallyangie, a folk outfit from 1968 which featured both Mike and Sally Oldfield and for the last time a track from our Album of the Month by Norwegian band Kornmo.

    This hour on GlassRock.nl this Saurday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    On PopRockFM.com this Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours the show as above plus the 2nd hour new releases by Muse, Empire Springs, Kalle Wallner, Nanna Barslev, Paul Draper, Shadow Universe, Jonas Lindberg & the Other Side, Silent Skies, the Flower Kings, Rosalie Cunningham and Tangerine Dream.

  • TVRDO 523 Saturday the 22nd and Sunday the 23rd of January

    This Saturday on GlassRock we go back 20 Years with the Sparks from their "lil Beethoven album released 20 Years ago, another track from our Album of the Month by Norwegian outfit Kornmo and in the Vault we find 10CC with the flip side of their hitsucces "Rubber Bullits". Furthermore new releases by Polish band Collage, from Italy Mad Felaz, from the Ukraine Karfagen, from the US of A Crater and the Catalyst, from Spain Curtain Falls and Onza and Airbag member Bjørn Riis with his new album "Everything to Everyone".

    On Sunday on PopRockFM the show as above plus in the Overdrive section in the 2nd hour long tracks from the 3rd album by Big Big Train, released in 2002 called "Bard" which is currently out of print, Gerard from Japan and a track from their 2002 album "Sighs of the Water" and Brazilian band Tarkus with also a 2002 release called "A Gaze between the Past and the Future".

    Broadcasting schedules:
    Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours on Glassrock.nl
    Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours on PopRockFM.com (and DAB+)

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  • TVRDO 522 Saturday the 15th and Sunday the 16th of January

    Yes! We're celebrating 10 Years, A DECADE, of ProgRock on your radio! This time with new releases by French outfit Grandval, from the UK Retreat from Moscow, Framoura, a side project from Ryszard Kramarski of Millenium and tRKproject, telling everybody what we've got in our records shelf, Silver Nightmares from Italy with a new track from an as yet untitled album and Norwegian band Gathering of Kings with also a new song from a new album which has no title yet. Show starter is Camel from their release 20 Years ago "A Nod and a Wink", the Album of the Month is by another Norwegian band called Kornmo and to complete the celebration we have Premiata Forneria Marconi in the Vault with an unreleased single called "Celebration".
    This hour on GlassRock.nl Saturday between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    On Sunday on PopRockFM.com (also on Dab+) all of the above plus an hour of the Flower Kings with two long tracks from their 2002 album "Unfold The Future".
    Scheduled times on Sunday between 20:00 and 22:00 hours.

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  • TVRDO 521 Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th of January

    20 Years ago Threshold released their album "Critical Mass", the track "Avalon" is our showstarter this week. New releases by Dutch outfit My Arrival from their new album "Lost 3mbers" to be released the 4th quarter of 2022, the Samurai of Prog, featuring Clive Nolan, from their upcoming release "Anthem to the Phoenix Star" to be released this Spring, Californian band Time Horizon teams up with Saga frontman Michael Sadler from their album "Power of Three" to be released next month, from Porto, Portugal the band Phase Transition with a track from their EP "Relatively Speaking", from Italy Deception Store with the title track from their latest album "Pindaric Flight", Kerry Livgren with his concept album "The Resurrection of Lazarus", featuring the voices of Steve Walsh, John Elefante and Robby Steinhardt, among many others. Our Album Of the Month is Norwegian band Kornmo with their third album "Fimbulvinter". Art pop band Pilot is in the Vault with the by Alan Parsons produced single from 1975 "Just a Smile".
    This hour is on GlassRock, Saturday the 8th of January between 21:00 and 22:00 hours.

    On PopRockFM, Sunday the 9th of January between 20:00 and 22:00 hours the show as above plus the 2nd hour long tracks from albums released in 2002 by Dream Theater (Six Degrees of Inner Turbulance) and Threshold (Critical Mass)

  • TVRDO 520 Saturday the 1st and Sunday the 2nd of January