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These are '''older''' news announcements. See the [[Template:News|latest news]].
  
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== 2016 ==
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* 2016-07-29: [[Damon Shulman]] has a new CD coming out August 1, 2016: [https://damonshulman.bandcamp.com/album/the-transition-process The Transition Process].
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* 2016-05-21: A massive new set of [[sheet music]] is available from [[Wheat Williams]]! He has produced transcriptions (based on [[Phil Smith]]'s) in high-quality PDF, MusicXML, and Sibelius formats. Enjoy!!!
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* 2016-04-20: [[Jack Skelly]]'s web site, the [http://ggconcerts.on-reflection.org/ Gentle Giant Tour History], is back online at a new web address, [http://ggconcerts.on-reflection.org/ ggconcerts.on-reflection.org]!
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* 2016-01-05: A photo of the [[First gentle giant poster|very first Gentle Giant gig poster]] has surfaced!
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== 2015 ==
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* {{rockpots}} is selling [[Octopus]]-themed shirts in honor of the new Steven Wilson remix.
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* [[Octopus]] has been remixed by Steven Wilson and was released on October 27, 2015 in both BLU-RAY/CD and CD formats! {{burning shed}} has it for sale.
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* Gentle Giant won a [[lifetime achievement award at the Progressive Music Awards]], 2015.
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* Gentle Giant mugs are for sale at http://www.burningshed.com/store/rockpots, a site run by Simon Hart ([[Terrapin Trucking]]).
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== 2014 ==
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* 2014-11-30: A new 2-CD live recording, [[Live at the Bicentennial]], was released by [[Alucard Music]] in November 2014. It's [https://www.burningshed.com/store/gentlegiant/product/522/6183/ available from Burning Shed] and other fine retailers.
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* 2014-09-04: September 4 is the [[Project:About|20th anniversary of this site]].
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* 2014-08-19: New [http://spectrumculture.com/music/interview-ray-shulman-of-gentle-giant/ interview with Ray Shulman] at [http://spectrumculture.com/ Spectrum Culture]
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* 2014-07-29: [http://amzn.com/B00JBJR65I ''Progressive Rock''] is a new eBook by GG fan Stefano Orlando Puracchio.
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* 2014-07-28: Interview with [[Derek Shulman]] in the [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/mike-ragogna/a-conversation-with-cbs-t_b_5625701.html Huffington Post] (scroll down to the middle).
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* 2014-07-20: The new CD, DVD, and Blu-Ray versions of [[The Power and the Glory]] are now available from [{{alucard URL}} Alucard] and other merchants. It's getting fantastic reviews from fans.
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* 2014-04-23: [http://www.hit-channel.com/interviewderek-shulman-gentle-giant/62545 Interview with Derek Shulman] on hit-channel.com.
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* 2014-04-07: A new [https://www.facebook.com/pages/GENTLE-GIANT/121160188790 5.1 surround-sound remix by Steven Wilson] of [[The Power and the Glory]] is nearing completion and should be available in "a few months." The disc set includes Blu-Ray, DVD, and CD formats.
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* 2014-04-03: [[Alucard Music]] has opened a [{{alucard URL}} new web store at Burning Shed], replacing their old store at gentlegiantmusic.com.
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== 2013 ==
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* 2013-09-08: A one-hour radio show on Gentle Giant will play on [http://www.ndr.de/info NDR] in Germany on September 21, 2013, at 23:05 local (German) time. It includes an interview with [[Kerry Minnear]] and is listenable via live stream.
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* 2013-09-03: Deke Leonard, a member of [[John Weathers]]'s old man, [[Man]], has just published a book, [http://www.northdownpublishing.co.uk/id47.html ''The Twang Dynasty''], about "guitarists who rocked the world."
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* 2013-06-19: A 5-CD compilation, [[Memories Of Old Days (album)|Memories Of Old Days]], is coming out this summer on Parlophone.
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* 2013-02-25: The [[{{store URL}}|GG store has reopened]].
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== 2012 ==
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* 2012-09-02: [[Damon Shulman]] has a new EP out with his band, [[The Bending Space]].
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* 2012-07-19: [[Three Friends (band)|Three Friends]] has a [{{Three Friends URL}} new web site]
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* 2012-06-27: [[I Lost My Head (The Chrysalis Years 1975-1980)]] is a new 4-CD compilation.
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* 2012-05-09: [[Three Friends (band)|Three Friends]] is playing in Quebec in October 3-7, New York on [http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=1565 October 9], and Tel Aviv on November 2. See the Three Friends [http://threefriends.info/live/ gigs page] for details.
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* 2012-02-27: I deleted a bunch of fake (spam) accounts on this site. If yours got deleted by mistake, just create a new one. - [[Dan]]
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* 2012-01-24: See the [http://work.wolfegang.co.uk/clients/emi/emails/2012/jan/gentle-giant-12-01-12/html/gentle-giant-email.html advertisement for the Free Hand and In'terview remasters].
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* 2012-01-08: The UK editions of [[Free Hand]] and [[In'terview]] are being released on CD/DVD on February 27, 2012. These special editions feature a lost quadraphonic mix on the DVD. The special 4.1 Surround Sound mix (DTS 96/24 and Dolby Digital 48kHz/24bit) has been adapted from the original quad mixes and appears on these special editions. The releases also include new sleeve notes written by the band.
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* 2012-01-08: Strictly limited vinyl editions of the new [[Free Hand]] and [[In'terview]] releases are available exclusively through [http://www.townsend-records.co.uk/Gentle+Giant Townsends].
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== 2011 ==
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* 2011-12-23: [[Ray]] has an interview in the February 2012 <i>Vintage Guitar Magazine</i>. (Thanks to Vince Vigilotti for the tip!)
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* 2011-11-14: The entire [[Media:John-weathers-drumhead-2011-05.pdf | Drumhead magazine interview with John Weathers]] is now online! Thanks to Drumhead for permission.
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* 2011-11-10: New live CD, [[The Other Face of the Gentle Giant - Live]]!
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* 2011-10-03: [[John]] is in the [http://www.moderndrummer.com/site/2011/09/what-do-you-know-about-john-weathers/ September 2011 issue of Modern Drummer].
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* 2011-09-14: [[Gary]] and [[Malcolm]] were [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdhBmx1VSoA interviewed on July 22].
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* 2011-09-14: [[Derek]] and [[Gary]] will appear at [http://www.fye.com/ FYE] in Philadelphia on October 1 to promote the new releases of [[Three Friends]] and [[Octopus]]. The address is [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=100+South+Broad+Street,+Philadelphia,+PA&hl=en&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=61.669968,67.675781&vpsrc=0&t=m&z=17 100 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA], at 2:00pm.
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* 2011-07-06: The new releases of [[Three Friends]] and [[Octopus]] will be available September 27, 2011! They are remastered from the original 1/4" tapes and will be released by [[Alucard Publishing]] and distributed through [[EMI]].
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* 2011-06-12: The original master recordings for [[Three Friends]] and [[Octopus]] are now owned by the band, thanks to efforts by [[Derek]]. They will be remastered and released with bonus material.
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* 2011-05-21: [[Gary Green]] and [[Malcolm Mortimore]] will be playing with [[Ibrido Hot Six]] in Italy in June, 2011. [[Ibrido Hot Six|See dates]].
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* 2011-05-21: Latest news from [http://threefriends.info/ Three Friends].
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== 2010 ==
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* 2010-12-18: Diana Green is [http://www.lulu.com/product/calendar/gentle-giant-calendar-2011/14315296 selling GG calendars] for 2011.
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* 2010-12-09: [[John Weathers]] is in the [[Modern Drummer|January 2011 issue of ''Modern Drummer'' magazine]].
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* 2010-10-11: [[Damon Shulman]]'s new album, ''Yard Time'', is available for [http://damonshulman.bandcamp.com/ download].
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* 2010-07-15: [http://www.examiner.com/examiner/x-13083-Philadelphia-Rock-Music-Examiner~y2010m6d17-Interview-with-legendary-prog-guitarist-Gary-Green-Gentle-GiantThree-Friends Interview with Gary Green] at examiner.com.
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* 2010-06-09: A bug was preventing articles with "&" in their titles from being displayed. Now fixed.
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* 2010-05-20: The site has a new home page look and a new icon, thanks to Chad Bruce!
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* 2010-05-18: Interview with [[Ray]] at the [http://www.wewillrockyoublog.com/ We Will Rock You blog]: [http://www.wewillrockyoublog.com/2010/05/13/interview-with-ray-shulman-from-gentle-giant-part-one/ part 1], [http://www.wewillrockyoublog.com/2010/05/18/interview-with-ray-shulman-from-gentle-giant-part-two/ part 2]
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* 2010-04-28: [[Gary]] and [[Malcolm]] will [[Ibrido Hot Six|appear]] with [[Ibrido Hot Six]] in Italy in May.
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* 2010-04-08: Another [[Three Friends (band)|Three Friends]] gig confirmed, this time in New York City.
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* 2010-03-12: ''[http://weswehmiller.net/wicked Wicked: Music from the WesFest Community]'', a new CD featuring [http://www.keneally.com/ Mike Keneally's] [[Giant Tracks|cover]] of [[No God's a Man]], is donating all proceeds to a music scholarship.
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* 2010-02-03: Interview with [[Kerry Minnear]] at the We Will Rock You blog: [http://www.wewillrockyoublog.com/2010/01/29/interview-with-kerry-minnear-of-gentle-giant-part-one/ Part 1] and [http://www.wewillrockyoublog.com/2010/02/02/interview-with-kerry-minnear-of-gentle-giant-part-two/ Part 2].
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* 2010-01-26: The new remasters were released today for The Power and the Glory, Free Hand, and Glass House. In February we'll get Playing the Fool, In'terview, Missing Piece, and Giant for a Day.
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* 2010-01-24: A 2008 [http://xerographicoppossum.blogspot.com/2008/02/ray-schulman-interviewed-by-jeff.html interview with Ray Shulman] at [http://xerographicoppossum.blogspot.com xerographicoppossum.blogspot.com].
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* 2010-01-12: GG gets a brief mention in the [http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/music_blog/2009/12/getting-progressive-the-rock-hall-voted-in-genesis-whos-still-missing.html Los Angeles Times] on December 29, 2009.
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* 2010-01-10: [http://www.songfacts.com/blog/interviews/gentle_giant/ Interview with Derek and Ray] at songfacts.com.
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* 2010-01-01: [[Gende's Giant]] is [http://www.shankhall.com/details.php?1010 playing Shank Hall in Milwawkee, Wisconsin] on January 8.
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== 2009 ==
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* 2009-12-31: The January 1, 2010 issue of ''Goldmine'' (issue 768) has an interview article with [[Derek]] and [[Ray]] titled "Gentle Giant: Band of Brothers".
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* 2009-12-24: Remastered CDs from the original 1/4 inch recordings of [[Free Hand]], [[In a Glass House]] and [[The Power and the Glory]] will be available January 26, 2010.
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* 2009-12-24: Most of the digital catalog is on sale for $7.99 at [http://www.thinkindie.com thinkindie]. All the bonus tracks on the digital releases are exclusively available at [http://iTunes.com iTunes].
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* 2009-12-16: [[Kerry]] and [[Ray]] were [http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b00pcc63/Stuart_Maconies_Freak_Zone_13_12_2009/ interviewed on Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone] on the BBC (about 1.5 hours in).
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* 2009-12-09: [http://www.rocksbackpagesblogs.com/2009/11/5837/ Derek interview at Rock's Back Pages blog].
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* 2009-12-08: [http://progsheet1.hypermart.net/dereksh.html A Few Words with Derek Shulman].
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* 2009-12-04: [[Gary Green interview on Long Live Rock 2009-11-15]]
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* 2009-11-30: Interview with [[Kerry]] and [[Derek]] at [http://stigsson.blogspot.com/2009/11/gentle-giant-interview.html Universum Noll].
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* 2009-11-19: Interview with [[Kerry]] and [[Gary]] at [http://usaprogmusic.com/joomla/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=328&Itemid=45 USA Progressive Music].
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* 2009-11-18: [[In a Glass House]] is featured in a [http://www.spinner.com/new-releases#/9 Spinner listening party].
 
* 2009-11-15: [[Kerry Minnear]] is [http://www.classicrockrevisited.com/interviewsGentleGiant.htm interviewed at Classic Rock Revisited].
 
* 2009-11-15: [[Kerry Minnear]] is [http://www.classicrockrevisited.com/interviewsGentleGiant.htm interviewed at Classic Rock Revisited].
 
* 2009-11-15: [[Gary Green]] will be interviewed on [http://www.blogtalkradio.com/longliverock Blog Talk Radio] on Sunday November 15 between 7:00-8:00pm eastern USA time. You can call in.
 
* 2009-11-15: [[Gary Green]] will be interviewed on [http://www.blogtalkradio.com/longliverock Blog Talk Radio] on Sunday November 15 between 7:00-8:00pm eastern USA time. You can call in.

Latest revision as of 21:10, 3 February 2017

These are older news announcements. See the latest news.

2016

2015

2014

2013

  • 2013-09-08: A one-hour radio show on Gentle Giant will play on NDR in Germany on September 21, 2013, at 23:05 local (German) time. It includes an interview with Kerry Minnear and is listenable via live stream.
  • 2013-09-03: Deke Leonard, a member of John Weathers's old man, Man, has just published a book, The Twang Dynasty, about "guitarists who rocked the world."
  • 2013-06-19: A 5-CD compilation, Memories Of Old Days, is coming out this summer on Parlophone.
  • 2013-02-25: The GG store has reopened.

2012

2011

2010

2009