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Galahad and Tamarisk To Appear At Mattfest IV

Galahad

Galahad will headline this year's Mattfest IV, which will take place at The Iron Horse pub in Sidcup on June 9.

Joining headliners Galahad, who released their acclaimed new album Seas Of Change in January, are 80s prog rock band Tamarisk, who recently returned to active duty after a 30 year gap and released Breaking The Chains earlier this year.

Also on the bill are The Lizzy Legacy, a Thin Lizzy covers band who feature Credo's Mark Colton on vocals and Multi Story drummer Jordan Neale, York prog rockers Emperor Norton and Kent proggers Primitive Instinct, who are currently recording the follow-up to 2012's One Ma's Refuge, which they hope to release later this year.

Tickets for Mattfest IV cost £20 in dance or £25 on the door. They are available from the Eventbrite and Ents24 websites.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.