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Progpower USA XV - Kick Off Show
Phone (404) 885-1365
Price $40
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Metal Rock

Progpower USA XV - Kick Off Show

Thursday, Sep 11 5:30p
Center Stage Atlanta, GA

ProgPower USA is the premier festival in the U.S. dedicated to progressive and power metal music and focuses on bands from overseas that might not have the chance to play for American audiences. The very first festival was held on February 23–24, 2001, in Lansing, Illinois just outside of Chicago at a small bar called J.J. Kelleys. The subsequent 13 editions have been held right here in Atlanta, Georgia, at Center Stage. Each year fans from all across the U.S. and all over the world descend on Atlanta… Show more

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Overkill
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New Jersey thrash quartet Overkill were formed in 1980 by vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth and guitarist Bobby Gustafson, and also included bassist D.D. Verni and drummer Rat Skates (later replaced by Sid Falck)....
Stratovarius
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Although Helsinki, Finland heavy metal band Stratovarius were formed in 1982 by drummer Tuomo Lassila, the group did not record its debut album, Fright Night, until 1989. Released in 1992, Twilight Time established a fan base in Japan, becoming the biggest-selling import of that year; Stratovarius consolidated their Japanese popularity with an extensive tour of the country behind 1994's Dreamspace....
Pagan's Mind
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Specializing in progressive power metal, Skien, Norway's Pagan's Mind was formed by core members Nils K. Rue (vocals), Stian Kristoffersen (drums) and guitarist Thorstein Aaby in 2000. Eventually rounding out to a five-piece, the band released its first album, Infinity Divine, that same year....
DGM
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Originally formed in 1994 as an all-instrumental, power metal outfit, Italy's DGM featured guitarist Diego Reali, keyboardist Maurizio Pariotti, bassist Marco Marchiori, and drummer Gianfranco Tassella....
Masterplan
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Power metal supergroup Masterplan features Ark singer Jorn Lande, guitarist Roland Grapow, drummer Ulli Kusch (both ex-Helloween), former Iron Saviour bassist Jan S. Eckert and keyboard player Axel Mackenrott....
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Center Stage
1374 W. Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 885-1365
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