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Magma announce BBC 1974 release

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French zeuhl legends Magma have announced the release of BBC London 1974, a special release for Record Store Day Black Friday.

The new limited edition, numbered two-disc release comes on red, 180g vinyl, recorded at the BBC studios on March 14 1974, and features two Magma classics, Theusz Hamtaahk and Khontarkosz, both recorded as works in progress by a line-up that featured Christian Vander (drums), Jannick Top (bass), Klaus Blasquiz (vocals, percussion), Clause Olmod (guitar), Michel Graillier (Fender Rhodes, keyboards) and Gerard Bikialo (Fender Rhodes).

Magma will play two UK shows in 2022 in Manchester and London.

Pre-order BBC London 1974.

Magma

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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.