2006 GLASS HAMMER NEWS
Dec 1, 2006: It's time to rally the Glass Hammer fan base and ask for your vote. What vote, you ask? Silent Planet Radio is hosting an "interview your favorite band" competition, and Glass Hammer has been selected to participate during the month of December.
Please help GH win by voting as much as allowed ... each person can vote one time per week. No more and no less. Silent Planet Radio will disqualify all the votes from any person or persons it deems to be stuffing the ballot. So cast your vote today, and then once for each week throughout December. The competition runs from December 1 through December 31. The winning band will be announced during the first week of January 2007.
Visit http://www.silentplanetradio.com/vote.asp to vote.
Sep 9, 2006: It's Glass Hammer ... twice as LIVE. Coming to the historic 1,700 seat Tivoli Theater in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee Glass Hammer’s home town for two shows on October 17, 2006, 2:00pm matinee concert and 7:00pm evening concert. Fans can expect progressive rock classics from the band’s critically acclaimed albums, as well as new, never-before-heard pieces scheduled for release on Glass Hammer's upcoming album. As if that's not enough, members of The GPS Girls Choir, and the powerful 150-member Lee College Masterworks Choir will join Glass Hammer on stage for this once-in-a-lifetime performance. Don't delay; get your tickets today.
Aug 5 , 2006: The Classical Connection is a new hour-long Internet-based show that focuses on the blending of progressive rock and classical music. On Thursday, August 24, at 2:00pm Eastern Time (7:00pm GMT) the show will feature it's Choral Prog episode, including plenty of Glass Hammer's choral music. So be sure to tune in. For complete information, check out The Classical Connection website.
Jul 26, 2006: The latest addition to our new black Glass Hammer t-shirt line is the stunning GH Fire & Chrome design. No need to describe it ... we'll let the design speak for itself:
As with all the black t-shirts, they're available in S, M, L, XL, XXL, and XXXL., and only $22.99 each. So don't delay; visit our Glass Hammer Merchandise Store to buy your GH Fire & Chrome t-shirts today.
Jul 22, 2006: We hope you have some room left in your dresser drawer, because you can now get high quality black t-shirts sporting the gorgeous album cover artwork from Glass Hammer's entire catalog. There are 11 beautiful new t-shirts to select from, so collect the entire series.
They're available in S, M, L, XL, XXL, and XXXL. And the cost? Only $22.99 each. Visit our Glass Hammer Merchandise Store to buy your Glass Hammer t-shirts today.
Jul 9, 2006: It's time to update your wardrobe with brand new high quality BLACK Glass Hammer-branded
t-shirts. And did we mention they're BLACK? Well, they are -- they're BLACK. There are four new designs from which to select, including the following:
Beautiful, aren't they? They're available in S, M, L, XL, XXL, and XXXL. And the cost? Only $22.99 each. Visit our Glass Hammer Merchandise Store to buy your BLACK GH t-shirts today.
But be sure to save room in your closet. Soon you'll be able to buy BLACK t-shirts sporting the gorgeous album cover artwork from Glass Hammer's entire catalog. Stay tuned to this page for further details.
Jul 6, 2006: Grab the nearest pen or pencil and mark your calendar. Shortly, Glass Hammer begins rehearsals for Glass Hammer Live, coming to the historic 1,700 seat Tivoli Theater in downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee Glass Hammer’s home town. The concert is scheduled for Tuesday, October 17th at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time. Fans can expect progressive rock classics from the band’s critically acclaimed albums, as well as new, never-before-heard pieces of music scheduled for release on Glass Hammer's upcoming album. As if that's not enough, members of The GPS Girls Choir, and the powerful 150-member Lee College Masterworks Choir will join Glass Hammer on stage for this once-in-a-lifetime performance. As soon as ticketing information becomes available we'll post it, so stay tuned.
Jul 5, 2006: We interrupt this regulary scheduled broadcast to let you know our favorite band, Glass Hammer, has won Tolkien’s Imperishable Flame Honors. At an awards ceremony held at the recent Gathering of the Fellowship in Toronto, The New York Tolkien Society, along with actors from The Lord of the Rings films by Peter Jackson, presented Glass Hammer with “The Imperishable Flame Award for Tolkien and Inklings Inspired Creativity”.
Long-time GH friend, Dr. Amy Sturgis, of Belmont University was on hand to accept the award on behalf of the band. She was also the winner in the Tolkien Scholarship category. On behalf of the entire band thanks to the many fans who voted for Glass Hammer.
If you have never experienced Glass Hammer’s breathtaking Tolkien-inspired music, be sure to check out The Middle-earth Album, a real favorite among fans of Lord of the Rings.
May 16, 2006: The time has come. Glass Hammer's new masterwork, Live at Belmont, is available for purchase. And the progressive music press love it. For example, Tommy Hash of Ytsejam.com says, "Live at Belmont marks another high point for <Glass Hammer>, for which the show itself was a landmark event, obviously, it’s the next best thing to being there." Visit the Glass Hammer Store to pick up your copy today.
Apr 17, 2006: Just one more month! That’s when the new Glass Hammer DVD, Live at Belmont, ships to an anxiously awaiting public. But you can pre-order your autographed copy today.
A 5.1 surround sound double DVD masterwork from Amercia’s premier progressive rock band, Live at Belmont transports you to the front row of an epic performance featuring Belmont University’s 150+ member choir and The Adonia Strings. Filmed and recorded in front of a packed house at Nashville’s Massey Auditorium, Live At Belmont includes some of Glass Hammer’s larger-than-life pieces, like Heroes and Dragons, Run Lisette, Farewell to Shadowlands; and from The Inconsolable Secret, Long and Long Ago, Having Caught A Glimpse, and The Knight of the North.
Also included is behind-the-scenes video footage, rehearsal footage, a slideshow with commentary, and much more. In all, Live at Belmont provides over 250 minutes of stunning content. So don’t delay, click here for complete details and to pre-order your autographed copy today.
Jan 21, 2006: NEWS FLASH -- We have an exciting new addition to the Glass Hammer Store: Odyssey, The Greatest Tale. This triple album is made up of nine symphonic-prog pieces lasting about 25 minutes each, and recorded by an exceptional gathering of international progressive talents: NATHAN MAHL (Canada), NEXUS (Argentina), GLASS HAMMER (United States), XII ALFONSO (France), SIMON SAYS (Sweden), CONSORZIO ACQUA POTABILE (Italy), TEMPANO (Venezuela), MINIMUM VITAL (France) and AETHER (The Netherlands). Jointly inspired by HOMER's masterpiece, and set to music which evokes the glory days of YES, KING CRIMSON, PINK FLOYD and GENESIS. Nearly four hours of essential symphonic progressive rock! Be sure to visit the Glass Hammer Store to get your copy today.
Jan 6, 2006: The brand new Glass Hammer album titled, "The Compilations, 1996 to 2004," is now available for purchase exclusively through Apple's iTunes Music Store. Be sure to get your copy today. If you'd like to hear specially selected samples from the new album, cruise over to the sampler page for "The Compilations, 1996 to 2004."