2016 has been a mixed bag for most, there have been some major musical losses across the board as well as some very close to the Prog and Tech scenes, our hearts go out to those affected and we wish them a much happy and healthier time in 2017.
Despite the years ups and downs 2016 has been a great and busy time for Prog.Metal.Madness! Having been conceived as a radio show on Ridge Radio in January before extending its online presence with the progmetalmadness.com website and going on to hosting our very first gig in November. We have met so many fantastic people along the way from bands, management, promoters, venues, radio and like-minded super music fans and we would like to extend the biggest of holiday wishes to you all!
So, thanks for listening, thanks for supporting, thanks for the advice and encouragement. Most importantly though, to the bands and artists, thanks for all the music! It’s been an amazing year and we are hoping for even more in 2017
A huge shout out to the following folk who have made this year so special Mike Pearce, Carol Davidson, Ridge Radio, Mark Jones, Bob Wilson, Deadly Circus Fire for being our very first interviewees, UK Tech Metal-Fest, Simon Garrod, Helen Tytherliegh , Hold Tight PR, Metalblade, Domino PR, Nuclear Blast, Lulu Davis, Collision Course, Broken Road Records, Napalm Records, Rockosmos, Sel Balimir, Mat Hume, Awooga, For The Oracle, Novelists, Textures, Shields, Sumer, Despite, Aaron Marshall and Intervals, The Hirsch Effekt, The Five Hundred, Harbinger, Suasion, Loathe, Fallujah, Fall of the Archetype, Fraktions. For the first ever PMM gig we thank Quella, The Parallax Method, Possessor, Hieroglyph, Scream Lounge and Heather at GMI-Management, to all those who have contributed to the show, site and group: Sean Beckford, Peter Turner, Julie Jearum, Matthew ‘Beanie’ Radford, Russell Parker, Lucid Fly, Gustav Harry Lindquist, Edvard Einaren, William Alex Young, Jesse Vander-hurst, Paetrick Hinz, Chance Hooper, Dan Park, Kevin Fergerson, Mark Pendry, Joel Pinder, William Kitchner, Luca Pasini and many many more…big love to you all!
…apologies if anyone has been missed, have a great Christmas all!
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