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Magma to release gold vinyl version of Zëss

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Magma are to release a limited edition gold vinyl version of their latest album Zëss.

Composed in 1970, a first draft of Zëss first emerged in 1977, made its live debut in 1979, and was part of the French outfit’s set until 1983. Magma completed the project, which was released in  June 28 via Seventh Records.

Zëss is available for pre-order as a limited edition of 1500 numbered copies on gold coloured, 180-gram audiophile vinyl. The package includes a gatefold sleeve with UV spot varnish, a 4-page booklet. The vinyl edition will be released on September 20, 2019.

The new version off Zëss is available to pre-order (opens in new tab).

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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.