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Live: Porcupine Tree @ Hammersmith Apollo – 09 October 2009

October 13th, 2009

We liked prog at Thrash Hits back when it was uncool to like prog. Is it still uncool to like prog? We don’t care – we still like prog. Which is why Amit Sharma busted down to West London last week to catch Porcupine Tree progging it up

Porcupine Tree promo photo 2009 Thrash Hits

Steven Wilson must be pretty darn chuffed with himself at the moment: Porcupine Tree have just released new album, The Incident, to rave reviews and plenty of the tour dates listed on their website proudly state the words ‘Sold Out’. Tonight’s London show is just one of them…

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Album: Porcupine Tree – The Incident

September 14th, 2009

Porcupine Tree promo photo 2009 Thrash Hits

Porcupine Tree
The Incident
Roadrunner Records
14 September 2009

by Raziq Rauf

The very notion of a 55-minute title track should be enough to make most people giggle a little bit. There are implications of ‘concept album’ and insinuations of ‘prog-rock’ involved in that notion. Neither of these things are not cool, but they encompass exactly what The Incident is, and exactly what Porcupine Tree do.

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