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NEKTAR Close A Chapter With A Live Album

May 6, 2017

When Roye Albrighton died on July 26th, 2016, many fans assumed NEKTAR, a band he’s fronted since 1969 and again, after a hiatus, since 2000, would cease to exist, but no: they’re ready to carry on, led by another founding member, drummer Ron … Continue reading

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NEKTAR’s Roye Albrighton Has Passed Away

July 27, 2016

One of the most underrated prog artists, Roye Albrighton, a mastermind of NEKTAR, has passed away peacefully, aged 67. Maybe it was because his band found their initial base in Germany, rather than in the U.K., such Albrighton-devised classics as … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Fly Like An Eagle: An All-Star Tribute To STEVE MILLER BAND

September 16, 2013

Purple Pyramid Rock elite pay tribute to the staple of American music in a quest to find the secret meaning of it all. Picking a right bird is a difficult task when it comes to pigeonholing Steve Miller’s collective who, … Continue reading

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NEKTAR – Time Machine

June 13, 2013

NEKTAR - Time Machine

Purple Pyramid 2013 Catching up with their own prognosis, British veterans go on a mindwarp and into eternity. Lately there’s been some worrying about this band who seemed all set for celebrating their legacy – 2013 marks the 40th anniversary … Continue reading

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NEKTAR: On A Timewarp

June 7, 2013

NEKTAR - Time Machine

Some may assume 13 is an unlucky number, but prog veterans NEKTAR knew better when they decided to release their 13th album in 2013. After all, they’ve been harnessing the temporal concept from the off, most spectacularly on 1973’s . Marking … Continue reading

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