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    Posted: February 07 2008 at 11:05

Scotland's PALLAS To Issue Moment To Moment DVD In April

Posted on Thursday, February 07, 2008 at 09:44:15 EST

MVD Visual will issue PALLAS' Moment To Moment DVD on April 14th.

MVD states: A brand new DVD release of the legendary Pallas! The Scottish neo prog outfit is one of the very first bands of the neo progressive movement of the early eighties. It's an energetic and magnificent band somewhat reminiscent of IQ/MARILLION but with more edge. Their music is based on melodic hooks, loud sound and great voice.

DVD offers a real treat for the fans of sublime soundscapes: beautiful and dynamic songs, fluctuating between dreamy melancholy, monumental sadness, and bursting energy. A great spectacle, beautifully adorned with wonderful lighting and intriguing visuals, filmed at the atmospheric venue of Wyspianski Theater in Katowice, Poland in late October 2007.

Bonus Materials:

- fully animated menu
- interview with Alan Reed and Graeme Murray
- 2 video extras - 'Tales From The Tourbus' and 'The Rehearsal Tapes'
- biography
- discography
- photo gallery
- desktop images
- web links
 
 
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I must get it, I've been to this gig, poor Alan had a lot of work that evening, since after the Pallas gig he had to sing in two hours long rock opera 'She' by Caamora
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Metal Mind Productions proudly presents a brand new DVD release of the legendary Pallas - "Moment To Moment". The Scottish neo prog outfit is one of the very first bands of the neo progressive movement of the early eighties. It's an energetic and magnificent band somewhat reminiscent of IQ/Marillion but with more edge. Their music is based on melodic hooks, loud sound and great voice. "Moment To Moment" DVD offers a real treat for the fans of sublime soundscapes: beautiful and dynamic songs, fluctuating between dreamy melancholy, monumental sadness, and bursting energy. It feature a great spectacle, beautifully adorned with wonderful lighting and intriguing visuals, filmed at the atmospheric venue of Wyspiański Theater in Katowice, Poland in late October 2007. DVD is enhanced with an interview with Alan Reed and Graeme Murray, 2 other video extras ("Tales from the Tourbus" and "The Rehearsal Tapes"), photo gallery, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, and other bonuses.
 
"Moment To Moment" DVD is also available in a special DVD+CD limited swing case edition with a CD with audio material recorded at the show! Its a must have for fans of good quality progressive rock music!
Both versions of the DVD will be out on 10th March 2008 in Europe and on 15th April 2008 USA (via MVD).
 
Pallas
"Moment To Moment"

Label: Metal Mind Records
Cat. No.: MMP DVD 0135 (DVD)
Barcode: 5907785031586 (DVD)
Cat. No.: MMP DVD 0136 (DVD+CD)
Barcode: 5907785031593 (DVD+CD)
Genre:  progressive rock
Release date: 10.03.2008 Europe / 15.04.2008 USA
 
Tracklist:
 
DVD:
 
1. Warriors
2. Hide and Seek
3. Ghostdancers
4. Cut + Run
5. Heart Attack
6. Queen of the Deep
7. Northern Star
8. The Last Angel
9. Invincible
10. Midas Touch
11. Fragments of the Sun / Outro
12. Arrive Alive
 
Bonus video:
13. Tales From the Tourbus
14. The Rehearsal Tapes
 
CD (swing case edition only):
 
1. Warriors
2. Hide and Seek
3. Ghostdancers
4. Cut + Run
5. Heart Attack
6. Queen of the Deep
7. Northern Star
8. The Last Angel
9. Invincible
10. Midas Touch
11. Fragments of the Sun / Outro
 
Bio
Pallas first came to prominence outside their native Scotland in 1981 with the release of the self financed live album "Arrive Alive". This early recording not only displayed the band's already considerable writing prowess and performance skills, but also the characteristic drama and atmosphere that marks the band's distinctive style.  The then line-up of Derek Forman (drums), Ronnie Brown (keys), Niall Mathewson (guitar), Graeme Murray (bass,12-string, vocals) weaved a dark and haunting musical  presence around the enigmatic figure of vocalist Euan Lowson - a man who's occasionally blood-curdling vocals were delivered in the various personae of post-apocalypse survivor,  serial killer or even WWII bomber pilot.  This marked them out as a much heavier and more menacing prospect than most of the other bands in the then-emerging progressive rock revival with which the band was most often associated. By 1983 the band had signed to EMI's Harvest label, and with characteristic ambition decided their debut studio recording was to be a  concept album based on the legend of the fall of Atlantis.  The resultant "Sentinel" album was a suitably grandiose affair which remains feted as one of the highlights of 80's progressive rock.   But all was not well within the Pallas camp and Lowson left soon after it's release and the subsequent UK tour. Pallas immediately recruited singer Alan Reed, then singing with Glasgow band, Abel Ganz.  Reed brought greater vocal range and a more accessible stage presence which found expression on the subsequent "Knightmoves EP" featuring the classic epic "Sanctuary" - and the 1986 album "The Wedge". However,  frustration with a perceived lack of record company support led Pallas to split with EMI the following year. The band continued working towards a follow-up album "Voices in the Dark", but financial pressures finally led the members to go their separate ways. The band still collectively felt a sense of "unfinished business", and after various putative attempts finally reappeared in 1998, with the album "Beat the Drum".  Now with Colin Fraser on drums the band showed they hadn't lost their edge in the intervening years, returning to stages across Europe with renewed vigour. If "Beat The Drum" was about a sense of closure with what had gone before, the band's next album 2001's "The Cross and the Crucible" saw them move confidently into maturity.  This symphonic tour-de-force has been described by band members as "the album we always wanted to make". Aggressive but assured, it charts the historical battle between faith and reason for control of the human psyche. A live DVD/double CD "The Blinding Darkness" documented the story so far  - even featuring a guest appearance by Lowson in his legendary  guise as "The Ripper".  "The Dreams of Men" followed.  Another 'thematic' album dealing with mankind's hopes and fears.  Harder-edged and occasionally darker in tone the album nevertheless features some of Pallas' most beautiful and ambitious music to date. This is a band that continues to astonish audiences - and itself. They have so much more to do.
 
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Pallas - the Scottish neo prog outfit is one of the very first bands of the neo progressive movement of the early 80s. Their new DVD entitled "Moment To Moment" offers a real treat for the fans of sublime soundscapes: beautiful and dynamic songs, fluctuating between dreamy melancholy, monumental sadness, and bursting energy. It feature a great spectacle, beautifully adorned with wonderful lighting and intriguing visuals, filmed at the atmospheric venue of Wyspiański Theater in Katowice, Poland in late October 2007.
 
Alan Reed comments:
 
'Moment to Moment' is the unexpected fulfillment of a long-cherished wish on my part. For many years I'd very much wanted the band to play in Poland.  It's a place I've visited many times under my own steam, and I knew that the band was known there. The invitation from Metal Mind to come and record a live DVD was therefore an exciting one. We were not to be disappointed; The audience in Katowice was as enthusiastic as any we have come across anywhere in the world!  'Moment to Moment" gave the band the opportunity to document where we'd got to since 'The Cross and the Crucible". The set-list  spans the latest studio album "The Dreams of Men", but also reaches back to the band's earliest recordings.  "Queen of the Deep" and "Heart Attack" in particular, are songs that we've rarely performed since I joined.  Somehow the time seemed right to re-examine them. We are - and always have been - first and foremost a "live" band. "Moment to Moment" catches us on a special night, in a special place, doing what we do best. File under Progressive ROCK!!!
 
DVD is enhanced with an interview with Alan Reed and Graeme Murray, 2 other video extras ("Tales from the Tourbus" and "The Rehearsal Tapes"), photo gallery, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound, and other bonuses. "Moment To Moment" DVD is also available in a special DVD+CD limited swing case edition with a CD with audio material recorded at the show! Its a must have for fans of good quality progressive rock music! Both versions of the DVD will be out on 31st March 2008 in Europe and on 15th April 2008 USA (via MVD).
 
Pallas
"Moment To Moment"

Label: Metal Mind Records
Cat. No.: MMP DVD 0135
Barcode: 5907785031586
Cat. No.: MMP DVD 0136 (DVD+CD)
Barcode: 5907785031593 (DVD+CD)
Genre:  progressive rock
Release date: 31.03.2008 Europe / 15.04.2008 USA
 
Tracklist:
 
DVD:

 
1. Warriors
2. Hide and Seek
3. Ghostdancers
4. Cut + Run
5. Heart Attack
6. Queen of the Deep
7. Northern Star
8. The Last Angel
9. Invincible
10. Midas Touch
11. Fragments of the Sun / Outro
12. Arrive Alive
 
Bonus video:
13. Tales From the Tourbus
14. The Rehearsal Tapes
 
CD (swing case DVD+CD edition only):
 
1. Warriors
2. Hide and Seek
3. Ghostdancers
4. Cut + Run
5. Heart Attack
6. Queen of the Deep
7. Northern Star
8. The Last Angel 
9. Invincible
10. Midas Touch
11. Fragments of the Sun / Outro
 
Bio
Pallas first came to prominence outside their native Scotland in 1981 with the release of the self financed live album "Arrive Alive". This early recording not only displayed the band's already considerable writing prowess and performance skills, but also the characteristic drama and atmosphere that marks the band's distinctive style.  The then line-up of Derek Forman (drums), Ronnie Brown (keys), Niall Mathewson (guitar), Graeme Murray (bass,12-string, vocals) weaved a dark and haunting musical  presence around the enigmatic figure of vocalist Euan Lowson - a man who's occasionally blood-curdling vocals were delivered in the various personae of post-apocalypse survivor,  serial killer or even WWII bomber pilot.  This marked them out as a much heavier and more menacing prospect than most of the other bands in the then-emerging progressive rock revival with which the band was most often associated. By 1983 the band had signed to EMI's Harvest label, and with characteristic ambition decided their debut studio recording was to be a  concept album based on the legend of the fall of Atlantis.  The resultant "Sentinel" album was a suitably grandiose affair which remains feted as one of the highlights of 80's progressive rock.   But all was not well within the Pallas camp and Lowson left soon after it's release and the subsequent UK tour. Pallas immediately recruited singer Alan Reed, then singing with Glasgow band, Abel Ganz.  Reed brought greater vocal range and a more accessible stage presence which found expression on the subsequent "Knightmoves EP" featuring the classic epic "Sanctuary" - and the 1986 album "The Wedge". However,  frustration with a perceived lack of record company support led Pallas to split with EMI the following year. The band continued working towards a follow-up album "Voices in the Dark", but financial pressures finally led the members to go their separate ways. The band still collectively felt a sense of "unfinished business", and after various putative attempts finally reappeared in 1998, with the album "Beat the Drum".  Now with Colin Fraser on drums the band showed they hadn't lost their edge in the intervening years, returning to stages across Europe with renewed vigour. If "Beat The Drum" was about a sense of closure with what had gone before, the band's next album 2001's "The Cross and the Crucible" saw them move confidently into maturity.  This symphonic tour-de-force has been described by band members as "the album we always wanted to make". Aggressive but assured, it charts the historical battle between faith and reason for control of the human psyche. A live DVD/double CD "The Blinding Darkness" documented the story so far  - even featuring a guest appearance by Lowson in his legendary  guise as "The Ripper".  "The Dreams of Men" followed.  Another 'thematic' album dealing with mankind's hopes and fears.  Harder-edged and occasionally darker in tone the album nevertheless features some of Pallas' most beautiful and ambitious music to date. This is a band that continues to astonish audiences - and itself. They have so much more to do.
 
 
 
 
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