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    Posted: February 13 2008 at 13:11
THE RED MASQUE open for Ascension of the Watchers (featuring members from Fear Factory and Ministry); Plus other news

This just in! Philadelphia avant rock band The Red Masque will be opening for Ascension of the Watchers, featuring Burton C. Bell of Fear Factory, at the Khyber in Philadelphia on Feb. 21.


"Ascension of The Watchers, the creative journey of Burton C. Bell (Fear Factory, G//Z/R) and John Bechdel (False Icons, Fear Factory, Killing Joke, Prong, Ministry, and Murder Inc.), is a vision born of life, love and spirituality. The intimate nature of Ascension of The Watchers is envisioned to draw the minds, hearts and aspirations of a people to a higher level of thinking and feeling by bringing them together in celebration and reflection in the beauty of life and spirituality, through these melodies and words."

AOTW website: http://www.myspace.com/aotw and http://www.thewatchers.org

About The Red Masque: "From Pennsylvania hails a quartet without limitations to their purposes and without shame regarding norms and dogma within new rock." - Tarkus Magazine

"In the Nu-progressive rock underground, few bands are as respected and feared as Philadelphia''s The Red Masque. Without irony or kitsch, the whirlwind that is Masque ... stalks the darkness of Hammer Horror ambience and cursedly complex musicianship (think Gong meets Bauhaus) with only feedbacking noise, sound-collage clustering and the howl of vocalist Lynnette Shelley to light its way." - Philadelphia City Paper

The Red Masque website: http://www.theredmasque.com and http://www.myspace.com/myredmasque


Along with Ascension of the Watchers and The Red Masque, the evening will also feature The Collingwood and Cloudminder. Showtime is 8 PM and tickets are $8. To purchase advance tickets, or for further venue information, go to the Khyber''s website at http://www.thekhyber.com

BALTIC PROG FESTIVAL UPDATE

The Red Masque will be performing in Lithuania in July at the Baltic Prog Festival. While more acts are still to be announced, the following have been confirmed: The Red Masque, Indukti, Olive Mess, Final Conflict, Panzerballett , Obiat, Flamborough Head, Goad, Zombie Zoo, and Earworm. For more information, please visit www.balticprogfest.com.

ART SHOW / REDEYE DESIGN LLC

The Red Masque''s vocalist Lynnette Shelley will be featuring her artworks at two group art shows in early March. On March 1 there will be a group art show and film festival at the Fortress of the Arts, 221 West Glenwood Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19140; 610.291.1020. 7 PM. $10 door fee. The show will feature independent films, a group art show, live music and food and refreshments. Lynnette will feature four artworks at the event ("The Eagle", "Two Dogs" , "The Tail Biter", and "Gray Fox"), and these works will be on display at the Fortress until the end of the month.

On March 8th, Lynnette will feature three works from her "Red Dragon" series at Higher Grounds, 631 N. 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA; 215.922.3745. This will be part of an RPG themed collective art show featuring tournaments, music and more. The RPG Art Show opening night will be on March 8, starting at 5 PM, however the art exhibit will hang until the end of the month.

For more information on Lynnette''s art and design work, please visit www.designbyredeye.com.

Hope to see you at some of these events!

ENIGMA GUITAR REPAIR

For those of you who may be interested, The Red Masque guitarist Andrew Kowal has a new website for his guitar repair work: please visit www.enigmaguitarrepair.com.


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