Stuckfish team up with This Winter Machine for 1865 show in August

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Northern prog rockers Stuckfish and This Winter Machine have teamed up for a show at Southampton's The 1865 on August 4. it will be the first time both bands have played at the venue

The show will give audiences the first chance to see the recently announced new This Winter Machine guitarist Aaron Gidney as a permanent member. Gidney, who is also a member of UK prog rockers Grace And Fire, has replaced guitarist John Cook, who is now busy with his own band, Age Of Distraction.

Gidney had stood in for Coook at two Scottish shows but now all parties have made the move a permanent one.

Stuckfish will headline the show, with This Winter Machine taking to the stage at 7.45pm on the evening. The North Eastern proggers are currently working on the follow-up to 2023's Days Of Innocence.

"Album four will be different again and that is both exciting and challenging," the band state. "Thank you for taking that journey with us."

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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.