Magma release live Marquee set from 1974

Magma - AKT XVIII - Marquee - Londres 17 mars 1974


1. Köhntarkösz
2. So>iloi
4. Sons et chorus de batterie
5. (Ptah)
6. Theusz Hamtaahk
7. Mëkanïk Dëstruktïẁ Kömmandöh

Magma have a new live album, recorded at London's Marquee in 1974 released through Seventh Records.

AKT XVIII - Marquee - Londres 17 mars 1974 is a two CD release, and features a "work in progress' version of Köhntarkösz which the band wouldn't even begin to record in the studio for another two months. With elements of the song still to be composed, elements were borrowed from Köhntarkösz Anteria and were taken away, then used later in the K. A recording of 2004. In a similar way, Theusz Hamtaahk did not have its final shape and its coda was cut soon after.

This new release is available to order online from the Seventh Records website.

Jerry Ewing

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.