Tag Archives: Mark Murdock

“Oblivion Bound”: New Songwriting Duo Unveil Debut Album

October 30, 2021

The eve of Halloween 2021 sees the release of “Oblivion Bound”: a concept album, devised by Dmitry M. Epstein on Mark Murdock‘s request, a record which tells a story of a rock star who dies and is given a second … Continue reading

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All-Original Tribute To ATOMIC ROOSTER Is Out

August 1, 2021

Great as they seem to be, Vincent Crane and his ATOMIC ROOSTER remain underestimated – even after a of the band’s classic years saw the light of day and two former members, Steve Bolton and Peter French, rather recently resurrected … Continue reading

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MARK MURDOCK – The Phoenix Has Risen

February 15, 2021

Cymbalic 2020 Spreading the flaming wings of his firebird, progressive rock veteran flies solo. For years, Mark Murdock has been involved in various ensembles, from Peter Banks’ to which he engaged in with Fernando Perdomo, with and in between but, … Continue reading

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THE NEW EMPIRE – Second Lifetime

December 7, 2020

Forward Motion 2020 Homage to a progressive rock father figure turns into a promising project to stitch time and carry on reigning. It was always unfinished business with EMPIRE – the ensemble formed by Peter Banks, when he had left … Continue reading

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THE NEW EMPIRE Strike Forward

August 26, 2020

If there ever was an ensemble in need of closure, it’s EMPIRE. Formed in 1973 by Peter Banks, when the guitarist had left behind both YES and FLASH, and Sidonie Jordan, who performed under nom de guerre Sydney Foxx, this … Continue reading

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