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Progressive rock group Porcupine Tree are streaming their song “Dislocated Day” from the recently released Octane Twisted live CD. The song first appeared on the 1995 album The Sky Moves Sideways. More information on Octane Twisted can be found here. You can stream the song below. READ MORE
British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree have released a second video blog discussing the upcoming live album Octane Twisted. Keyboardist/synth guru Richard Barbieri and renowned drummer Gavin Harrison sit down to go over a few questions regarding live production, why the recordings from the Chicago and Royal Albert Hall venues were chosen, what the worst parts of touring are, and more. Check out the video below. READ MORE
British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree have released a live video for “I Drive The Hearse”. The video comes from the 3-disc edition of their upcoming live album Octane Twisted, which comes out Nov. 20th in N. America (pre-order here). You can watch the video below.
I remember my first time seeing Porcupine Tree back in 2003 at St. Andrews Hall in Detroit, MI when they opened up for Opeth (who were touring Damnation). While the crowd was more interested in Opeth, I was blown away by PT. I bought I think three albums and a t-shirt from the merch table and I’ve seen Porcupine Tree each time they’ve come through Detroit since then. I actually flew out to San Francisco to seem them at the Fillmore when Robert Fripp (King Crimson) did a solo opener doing his Soundscapes. Easily one of my favorite bands ever. READ MORE
Porcupine Tree‘s Richard Barbieri and Gavin Harrison sat down to discuss the upcoming live 2CD set Octane Twisted, which will come out Nov. 20th in N. America (Nov. 19th in Europe). The guys also discuss what it was like playing The Incident live versus in the studio as well as the future of Porcupine Tree. The interview can be seen below.
Details on Octane Twisted, as well as a free download of “I Drive The Hearse”, can be found here. READ MORE
On Nov. 20th, Porcupine Tree will be releasing their 2CD live album Octane Twisted, which features a full performance of the first disc of their last album The Incident. The second disc of the live set contains eight tracks from various albums over the years. The Incident recording as well as five tracks on the second disc were performed in Chicago while three tracks on the second disc were recorded in London. A special edition with a live DVD of the Chicago performance can be pre-ordered here.
In anticipation of this release, the band has made available a stream of the song “I Drive The Hearse”, which you can also download for free. Check below for the widget.
Porcupine Tree has been one of my favorite bands for about 10 years now, so I’m definitely going to pick up a copy of this. The song “Trains” is what hooked me on them. What song got you? READ MORE
British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree will be releasing Octane Twisted, a 2CD+bonus DVD live album on Nov. 19th via KScope Records. The first CD will be a performance of the entire The Incident album while the second CD will be tracks from several other records of their career. The majority of the tracks were recorded 2010 Riviera show in Chicago while a few tracks were recorded at the Royal Albert Hall. The bonus DVD includes footage of The Incident performance in Chicago. Below is the full track list and statement from the band. READ MORE