OhioProg announces the addition of Glass Hammer and Kinetic Element to the OhioProg 2012 festival line-up.
Hammer is a symphonic-progressive rock band from the USA.
Multi-instrumentalists Steve Babb and Fred Schendel formed the band in
1992 and will be celebrating their 20th anniversary at OhioProg 2012.
The band recently released their 14th studio album Cor Cordium which is a
follow-up to last year's highly acclaimed If. Glass Hammer is certainly
one of the most well-known and highly regarded progressive rock acts
over the last 20 years and will be featured as a headliner alongside FM,
Nightingale and Arena. They will play ahead of FM on Saturday,
September 8, 2012.
You can listen to two tracks from Glass Hammer
on the OhioProg Soundcloud and/or the Glass Hammer artist page.
"Nothing Box" from their latest Cor Cordium and "If the Stars" from last
Element hail from Richmond, Virginia and released their debut album
Powered by Light in 2009. The band formed as an outlet to perform the
solo material of composer and keyboard player Mike Visaggio. The group
quickly created their own identity and began playing alongside some of
today's foremost progressive rock acts including Circa and IZZ. Kinetic
Element will perform in the first slot on Sunday, September 9, 2012. The
Kinetic Element artist page will be updated with audio tracks soon.
are available now and until January 2, 2012 for the OhioProg 2012
festival through Kickstarter. It is important to note that if the
funding goal is not met the festival will be canceled. There is 27 days
left to sell enough tickets and reach the funding goal. If you want to
go or are planning on going, get in there and pledge your ticket to
guarantee the fest doesn't get canceled! All of the ticketing info and
additional event info can be found on the ticketing page and on the
is set to take place September 7th, 8th & 9th of 2012 at the Canton
Palace Theatre in Canton, Ohio. The updated performance schedule now
features 15 bands representing 5 countries.
Friday, September 7, 2012 "A Tribute to the Classics" Pre-Show
Going for the One perform the music of Yes (USA)
Gende's Giant perform the music of Gentle Giant (USA)
Script for a Jester's Tour perform the music of Marillion featuring original Marillion drummer Mick Pointer and Nick Barrett of Pendragon (UK)
Saturday, September 8, 2012 "Main Event"
Orphan Project (USA)
Persephone's Dream (USA)
Glass Hammer (USA)
Saturday, September 8, 2012 "After-Party" at The Auricle
Dag Swanö (Sweden)
Sunday, September 9, 2012 "Main Event"
Kinetic Element (USA)
After the Fall (USA)
Cryptic Vision (USA)