Captain Phil's Planet playlist for 02/13/2020

ArtistTitleAlbum (* = New Release)
District 97Open Your EyesTrouble With Machines
RushNatural SciencePermanent Waves
Neil PeartPieces of EightDrummer Magazine
RushCaravanClockwork Angels
PennaFaithSoul Magnet*
Penna333Soul Magner*
CynicVeil of MayaFocus
CynicWheels within WheelsRe-Traced
AwakenMoment of TruthOut of the Shadows*
AwakenRide Like the WindOut of the Shadows*

Thursday, February 12th Captain Phil welcomes David Penna ( live in studio as we check out his new work Soul Magnet! David will stick around and we'll discuss the recent passing of Sean Reinert and Neil Peart and discuss some of their great music that David has chosen for this very special show.

And stick around to hear from the Prog Metal Band Awaken ( at 4:40pm about their upcoming gig on February 23rd, at The Kingsland in Brooklyn!

All this and the best new Prog Rock on any Planet!

PENNA is the HeavyProg solo project of David Penna (Kronin, Spastic Ink, Ad Astra). 'SoulMagnet' is the 3rd PENNA release, encompassing the influences and experiences of his lifetime as a composer and musician.

PENNA's influences include King's X, Rush, Deftones, Beatles & Stevie Wonder; styles range from progressive rock and metal to alternative and fusion; with lyrics touching on death, addiction and spirituality.

His acclaimed previous releases 'ChemicalGod' and 'SubLevels' received favorable reviews, the latter winning a Friday Night Progressive IndeProg Award.

'SoulMagnet' is available on Bandcamp, CD Baby, Apple Music / iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon Music and other popular music sites.
AWAKEN was formed in 2009 by vocalist Glenn DaGrossa, founding member and chief songwriter. Awaken was signed to Mausoleum Records in June 2012 and released their self titled CD worldwide in November of the same year. Awaken is a Power/Progressive Metal band that Kerrang! magazine hailed as “one of the quintessential metal bands of our time.” With DaGrossa's soaring vocals and stellar song craftsmanship, blazing Guitar solos featuring Eric Gillette, powerful rhythm section of Bassist Eddie Jucius and Drummer Mike Marrone, and the addition of Keyboardist Andrew Colyer, Awaken has created 90 minutes of cinematic, melodic metal masterpiece.
With considerable national and international touring and recording experience under their collective belts, AWAKEN is primed for the world stage, ready to lead and redefine the lines of Progressive Metal. 2019 Begins with the limited release of The new Double CD entitled " Out Of The Shadows " as Awaken searches for a new label to call home. This sophomore release is buzzing through out the metal community as one of the most anticipated metal albums. The new Double CD will feature Guitarist Eric Gillette from the Neil Morse Band and world renown percussionist Gumbi Ortiz from Al Dimeola band. On stage, Awaken has become one of the most sought after supporting acts on tour. Awaken joined the sold out Xfinity Tour supporting legendary rockers Uriah Heep and also supported Major Label acts such as Queensryche, Fates Warning, Kamelot, Adrenaline Mob, Dokken, Winger, Finntroll, UFO, Pain of Salvation, Jeff Scott Soto just to name a few.

Awaken is:
Glenn DaGrossa - Vocals
Eddie Jucius - Bass
Mike Marrone - Drums
Andrew Colyer - Keyboard