Prognosis adds Leprous singer Einar Solberg, pg.lost and Astronoid to UK bill

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Leprous singer Einar Solberg and Swedish post-rock quartet pg.lost, who feature Martin Hjertstedt (ex-Ghost) and Kristian Karlsson (Cult of Luna), have been added to the Saturday night bill of the UK version of Prognosis Festival, as well as US heavy proggers Astronoid.

The UK version of the event at the Indigo At The O2 takes place on the weekend of April 22 and 23, with the corresponding Dutch version taking place at Eindhoven's Effenaar venue on  the weekend of April 15 and 16. Both events have a mictute of shared acts and those unique to the territory.

The Saturday bill also features Canadian prog-metal legends Voivod, Russian chamber prog duo Iamthemorning, UK prog metallers Exist Immortal, prog metallers Core Of IO and Norwegian metal band Fixation. A headliner will be announced in due course.

Polish prog rockers Riverside headline the Sunday night, which also features performances from Swedish prog rockers SoenRosalie Cunningham, prog supergroup O.R.k. (who feature Colin Edwin and Pat Mastelotto), US dark prog rocker Sylvaine, French art rockers LizZard, heavy proggers Cobra The Impaler and UK quintet Ithaca.

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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.