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Nashville Night of Worship

6th June 2015
After a blessed and encouraging recent worship service at the Nashville Scarritt Bennett Center, we are pleased to announce that Neal will be hosting another this month! This worship night is coming up soon, so mark your calendars and make your travel plans for a night of intimate fellowship, worship, and inspiration with Neal Morse and friends.

When: June 13th, 2015

Where: Scarritt Bennett Center, 1008 19th Ave S, Nashville TN

Time: 7:30 - 9:00pm

This is a free event, and all are welcome!
We hope to see you there!

The Neal Morse Band Summer Tour 2015

6th May 2015
Tour Dates:

July 17th DE - Loreley - Night of the Prog (Festival)*
July 18th NL - Eindhoven (De Effenaar)
July 19th SE - Malmö (KB)
July 20th NO - Oslo (John Dee)
July 21st SE - Göteborg (Pustervik)
July 22nd SE - Stockholm (Debaser Medis)
July 25th FI - Keuruu - Iso Soitto (Festival)*

Click HERE for all ticket links!

VIP Passes:

Make your concert experience one you'll never forget with an exclusive VIP Pass! Meet the band, receive autographs, take pictures, and get an exclusive autographed poster!

These LIMITED VIPs include:
  • Meet and Greet
  • Photo op (please, bring your own camera)
  • VIP laminate lanyard
  • VIP poster signed by the whole band (pictured below)
VIP Passes open to general public NOW! Click HERE for purchase!

*VIP Passes will not be available for festival dates

[Morse]fest 2015

6th April 2015
Back for its second year and sure to be even better than before...

[Morse]fest 2015

Join Neal in his home town for this two-day music festival!

Long time collaborators Mike Portnoy and Randy George, as well as Neal Morse Band anchors, Bill Hubauer and Eric Gillette, will join Neal as this group of master musicians perform Neal's world renowned albums

? (Question Mark) and Sola Scriptura

This weekend will be filled with Special Guests, Exclusive VIP Packages, a FREE Inner Circle only performance, Pre-show dinners, and much more!

We also invite you to be our guests for a worship and baptismal service with Neal and friends on Sunday, Sept 6.

This music event WILL SELL OUT, so make your travel plans to Cross Plains, TN now!
(Local hotels are listed HERE)

Inner Circle ONLY Pre-Sale
Concert and VIP Tickets will be available exclusively to Inner Circle members on Wednesday, April 8th.

Concert and VIP tickets on sale to general public, Friday, April 10th!
View ticket information here.

Weekend Schedule as follows:

  • Exclusive VIP Experience (VIP ticket required)
  • Pre-show dinner (advanced purchase necessary)
  • ? (Question Mark), encores, and special guest appearances
  • Inner Circle Performance - FREE and for Inner Circle members ONLY!
  • Exclusive VIP Experience (VIP ticket required)
  • Pre-show dinner (advanced purchase necessary
  • Sola Scriptura, encores, and special guest appearances
  • Worship service with Neal
  • Baptismal
  • Evening in the park - a time to hang out and jam with some of the band members! Volleyball court and concessions also on-site. (weather permitting)

Night of the Prog - Loreley Ampitheater

31st March 2015
WiV Entertainment and InsideOutMusic bring you the 10th anniversary of Night of the Prog, three unforgettable days (July 17th, 18th, and 19th) of the biggest names in prog! Click here for tickets!

Line Up: (please visit here for any updates in the schedule, Get in and Start times)

Friday, 17.07.2015 Get In appr. 13.00 h
13.30 h LESOIR
20.30 h NEAL MORSE & BAND (incl. Mike Portnoy)
23.00 h CAMEL
Bands and Times can be changed

Saturday 18. Juli 2015 Get In appr. 11.30 h
12.00 h LUNA KISS
13.30 h IO EARTH
15.00 h SYLVAN
16.45 h LAZULI
18.30 h THE ENID
23.00 h FISH - 30th Anniversary Misplaced Childhood Show
Bands and Times can be changed

Sunday 19. Juli 2015 Get In appr. 11.30 h
15.00 h HAKEN
20.30 h STEVE HACKETT plays for the last time "GENESIS REVISITED"

Please note: Bands and times can be changed (please visit here for any updates in the schedule, Get in and Start times)

Iso Soitto July 24-26, 2015

2nd April 2015
Don't miss this year's Finland music festival featuring The Neal Morse Band!

Festival Schedule:

FRIDAY 07.24


Camp fire
dinner Caravan
Music: Fire Trio



Music Worship
Voice: Ilkka Puhakka
Music: Pekka Simojoki




Mika Brother


Neal Morse Band (USA) feat. Mike Portnoy



Music Worship
Voice: Neal Morse
Music: Neal Morse, Ida Elina


Final Concert
Talk: Ilkka Puhakka
Music: Saila


Eureka € 15 (10-17 yrs. 7.50 €)
Neal Morse Band (USA), 30 € (10-17 yrs. 15 €)
Both of € 40 (10 to 17 yrs. 20 €)

Order your tickets in advance, even more preferably at
Express -registries get in through the side door before all others!

For more infomation and real-time updates on the festival, check out Iso Soitto on Facebook HERE!

Services in Austria

3rd March 2015
Wednesday 18th Start 1930
Efk Kufstein
novum Kufstein
Marktgasse 20
A-6330 Kufstein

Thursday 19th Start 1900
Efk Kitzbühel-St.Johann
Almdorf 23
A-6380 St.Johann

Neal Morse Band Winter Tour in 2015

4th December 2014
“The Neal Morse Band” will be hitting the US, Canada and Europe for a winter tour in 2015.

On the "Alive Again" tour, fans can expect a wealth of new music from the band as well as some fresh deep cuts from the catalogue. The new album, The Grand Experiment, should be hitting the streets early February, 2015 although that is an estimated release date. Watch for the forthcoming video for the title track “Grand Experiment” to be released in January 2015.

North American Tour Dates:

Feb 21st Nashville, TN – Rocketown (White Bldg) - Buy Tickets! - VIP Passes SOLD OUT!
Feb 23rd Falls Church, VA – State Theater - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Feb 24th Manhattan, NY - Highline Ballroom - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Feb 25th Montreal , QB - La Tulipe - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Feb 26th Quebec City, QB - L'Impérial de Québec - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Feb 27th Chicago, IL – Arcada Theater - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Feb 28th Denver, CO – Soiled Dove Underground - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Mar 2nd Los Angeles, CA – Westminster Theater - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!

Swedish rockers, Beardfish will be opening all European shows!

European Tour Dates:

Mar 5th Pratteln CH – Z7 - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Mar 6th Zoetermeer NL – Boerderij - SOLD OUT - Buy VIP Passes!
Mar 7th London UK - Islington Assembly Hall - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Mar 8th Verviers BE – Spirit Of 66 - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Mar 9th Paris FR - Divan du Monde - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Mar 11th Aschaffenburg DE – Colo-Saal - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Mar 12th Mannheim DE - Alte Seilerei - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Mar 13th Hamburg DE – Markthalle - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!
Mar 14th Bochum DE – Matrix - Buy Tickets! - Buy VIP Passes!

*Note: Ticket links will be posted as they become available!

Get Closer Weekend!

23rd January 2015
Neal is having another Get Closer Weekend... and you're invited! For the first time ever, it will be in Germersheim, Germany! Join Neal and friends for a weekend full of worship, discussion, and fellowship. We are always so blessed by the relationships created and the testimonies and messages shared. We hope you'll join us this time!

March 21 and 22

Freie Christengemeinde Germersheim
Rheinbrückenstrasse 1
76726 Germersheim

SCHEDULE: (both days)
2pm - 4pm - Afternoon session
4pm - 6pm - Break & snack
6pm - 8pm - Evening session

Germersheimer Hof
Josef-Probst-Str. 15a
76726 Germersheim

Phone: 07274-5050

For further information, please, contact Andre at


9th January 2015
We are beyond excited to officially announce the coming of the highly anticipated Neal Morse Band album! The Grand Experiment, featuring the talents of Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Randy George, Bill Hubauer, and Eric Gillette, is sure to blow the minds of all prog fans and appeal to anyone who loves hooky songwriting with virtuoso performances from some of the best musicians in the world! Release date is February 10th, 2015.

More product details here!

The Neal Morse Band
The Grand Experiment

For the first time ever prog icon Neal Morse came into a recording session with his long time friend and collaborator Mike Portnoy, Randy George, Bill Hubauer and Eric Gillette...with NOTHING! He had no prepared material at all. Neal comments, "I wanted to see what it would be like to create freely in the room with no preconceived notions. It was quite a risk!" On previous albums, like the Testimony album for example, Morse had the entire album written in advance. "I used to be rather paranoid about whether things would turn out in the short space of time we had I would fill all the space in advance!" This album was totally different. "I made a lot of room for the other guys to create and express themselves and the result is outstanding! We wanted to experiment, do something a bit different, and see what everyone is capable of...we found SPADES!" The results are obvious! This was a "grand experiment" that produced something far beyond anyone's expectations!

The Grand Experiment will be released in 3 formats:
  • Single Disc
  • 3 Disc Special Edition Digipak (containing the main disc, bonus audio disc featuring 3 unreleased studio tracks and 2 live tracks from the Morsefest weekend, and a "making of" documentary DVD in special packaging)
  • LP + 2CD Set (containing main disc, and bonus audio disc)
The main disc, contains 5 tracks, 2 long prog epics that are sure to be favorites for years to come, as well as 3 shorter songs including the catchy title track "The Grand Experiment." Mixed by Rich Mouser.

Track Listing:
  1. Following the Call
  2. The Grand Experiment
  3. Waterfall
  4. Agenda
  5. Alive Again
The band will be heading out on tour in support of The Grand Experiment, February 2015!
Find tour dates and ticket information here!

Watch for the forthcoming video for the title track, "The Grand Experiment," to be released soon!


4th December 2014
It's crazy how things turn out sometimes isn't it? For the first time ever prog icon Neal Morse came into a recording session with his long time friend and collaborator Mike Portnoy, Randy George, Bill Hubauer and Eric Gillette...with NOTHING! He had no prepared material at all. "I wanted to see what it would be like to create freely in the room with no preconceived notions. It was quite a risk!" On previous albums, like the Testimony album for example, Morse had the entire album written in advance. "I used to be rather paranoid about whether things would turn out in the short space of time we had I would fill all the space in advance!" This album was totally different. "I made a lot of room for the other guys to create and express themselves and the result is outstanding! We wanted to experiment, do something a bit different, and see what everyone is capable of...we found SPADES!" The results are obvious! This was a "grand experiment" that produced something far beyond anyone's expectations! The main disc, containing 5 tracks, 2 long prog epics that are sure to be favorites for years to come, as well as 3 shorter songs including the catchy rocking title track "The Grand Experiment" is sure to blow the minds of all prog fans and appeal to anyone who loves hooky songwriting with virtuoso performances from some of the best musicians in the world. Mixed by Rich Mouser.

Track Listing:
  1. Following the Call
  2. The Grand Experiment
  3. Waterfall
  4. Agenda
  5. Alive Again
Release date: February 10th

Video of Grand Experiment to be released in January 2015.

World tour beginning February 21st.

Album will also be released as a Special Edition with bonus material and expanded packaging.

"Heaven Smiled" Official Music Video

20th August 2014

Filmed at the gorgeous Golden Edge Studios in Gallatin, TN, the video captures this first single from Neal Morse's new album, Songs From November, in a remarkable way. With this great team of musicians, Wil Morse, piano; Gabe Klein, drums; Asa Wiggins, bass; and Regina and Ann McCrary, background vocals, Neal says the video shoot just went smashingly well. We're excited to share it with you and hope it gives you a small taste of what will be one of Neal's best solo albums yet!

Order Songs From November here!

Orders for "Songs From November" have begun

22nd July 2014
Neal's eagerly anticipated new solo album, "Songs From November" is here!
Click here to purchase at Radiant Records.
To listen to sound samples from the album click here!

The new album, set to be released on August 19, 2014, is said to be Neal's, "singer-songwriter - 'feel good' album". Full of strong melodies and powerfully personal stories, it's not the prog album you might expect from the progmeister - these songs are from Neal's mellower, simpler side. In the words of one reviewer, 'Songs From November' is, "more in the vein of 1999's S/T cd and 2001's It's Not Too Late... despite the lack of Prog moments, this album is every bit Neal Morse.

Flying Colors "Mask Machine" video

20th August 2014
Introducing the video for "Mask Machine," the first track of the upcoming album, Second Nature by Flying Colors

"Mask Machine was the obvious 1st single from the album. The minute we wrote it, we knew it! The riffs are so strong and the melodies and vocal hooks are impossible to shake from your head even after just one listen. I think director Vicente Cordero captured the band's performance in a way that also sums up this great song: dark, moody and intense!"

-Mike Portnoy

Pre-order Flying Colors' new album, Second Nature!

20th August 2014
Click here to purchase at Radiant Records

Radiant Records is offering Second Nature in these two formats: Standard Edition and 2LP

Sporting stunning artwork from the legendary designer Hugh Syme (Rush, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Whitesnake) and bookended by two tracks of truly epic stature – ‘Open Up Your Eyes’ and the multiple-part ‘Cosmic Symphony’ – the album is every bit as breathtaking as the debut. Portnoy stresses that the music’s proggier path was “not conscious at all.” The drummer continues: “Direction was never even discussed. We just did what we do. I think perhaps not having a producer to ‘trim the fat’ possibly led to the songs breathing and expanding a bit more.” Perhaps Steve Morse sums things up best with the statement: “This is an album full of many layers. The more you listen, the more you can hear. It’s an album to keep listening to.”

Pre-order Spock's Beard's "Live At Sea"

20th August 2014
Click here to purchase at Radiant Records

We are thrilled to be offering the live video footage of Spock's Beard's legendary show at sea with special guest appearance by Neal Morse now on DVD!

Whether you sailed along on the Progressive Nation at Sea cruise, or simply heard about this incredible experience, you already know that this Spock's Beard show is one you'll want to live (or re-live) for years to come!

Spock's Beard "V" now available for pre-order on VINYL!

20th August 2014
Click here to purchase at Radiant Records

"V", released in 2000, is now available in a Gatefold 2LP edition on 180g vinyl, including the entire album on CD as bonus! This is Spock’s Beard’s 5th studio album and scales the heights of progressive rock creativity. In this Spock´s Beard have produced an album which has everything that makes this style of rock so unique. It is a vehicle in which the band takes a trip through time, through different decades and styles. Carrying the listener into gentle worlds of sounds, combining hard rock riffs with complex arrangements, laced with intricate vocal harmonies and regal choruses.

*Official release date, September 1, 2014*

July Neal Morse Inner Circle Disc - Live in India DVD

21th June 2014
The July Neal Morse Inner Circle Disc is: The Neal Morse Band - Live in India DVD
This great new DVD features wonderful new versions of some of your favorite Neal Morse songs. Momentum, Author of Confusion, Question Mark Suite, Thoughts PT 5, Wasted Life, and excerpts of We All Need Some Light and Wind at my Back. Featuring Mike Portnoy.

Poland services

20th June 2014

"Get Closer Weekend" report on Animus Klub

9th April 2014
Check out this great report of Neal's "Get Closer" meeting in Kelsterbach (near Frankfurt) on the Animus Klub website.

Meet and Greet with Transatlantic!

26th February 2014

As most of you know, Transatlantic (Mike Portnoy, Neal Morse, Roine Stolt and Pete Trewavas) are touring Europe starting tomorrow! There are still a few meet and greet passes left so get 'em before they sell out! This may be your ONLY chance to get up close and personal with each one of these outstanding musicians. So if you'd like to say a few words, get a signed pic and get something signed by the whole band, now is your chance!

Link to buy Meet and Greet Tix

Link to all the Tour Dates

Neal Morse - Get Closer Meeting in Frankfurt

26th February 2014
After the TA Kaleidoscope Tour, Neal Morse will be having a "Get Closer" meeting in Frankfurt, Germany! It is sure to be an AMAZING time of music, worship and spiritual interaction with people from all over the world! Here's a link to all the details. It is free. Come and be with us!

Info about the Get Closer Weekend

Pre-order "Kaleidoscope" at Radiant Records

10th December 2013
Radiant Records is now taking pre-orders for the new Transatlantic album "Kaleidoscope"! The first 200 pre-orders will receive a free graphic signed by the whole band!

Music Video for Transatlantic's "Shine"

2nd December 2013
Check out the official music video for "Shine" from the forthcoming album "Kaleidoscope".

Pre-orders begin December 10th at

Neal Morse's New Inner Circle Release for November 2013

8st November 2013
New Neal Morse Christmas CD with free GIANT poster signed by Neal, Mike Portnoy and band at Radiant! Details at

VIP passes for Transatlantic shows on sale now at Radiant!

1st November 2013

VIP Passes for Neal Morse with Mike Portnoy

18th September 2013
VIP passes to Neal Morse with Mike Portnoy and band in Israel, Greece and Poland are NOW AVAILABLE only from Radiant Records! For more information, please click here.

New video clip from the Flying Colors Live DVD

9th September 2013
Check out the new video clip from the Flying Colors Live DVD of "The Storm", exclusively on

Transatlantic at Progressive Nation At Sea 2014

12th August 2013
Progressive Nation At Sea will hit the sea from February 18th – 22nd, 2014 on the luxurious Norwegian Pearl, heading from Miami to Great Stirrup Cay and Freeport, Bahamas. This music festival at sea gives you an experience that a land festival just can’t match. In addition to 4 days in the beautiful Caribbean and all the amenities of a cruise ship; you will enjoy music from morning ‘til night with over 40 shows on multiple stages, along with activities, Q&A’s, panels and workshops from your favorite artists. For more information, please visit


26th March 2013
Flower Kings/Neal Morse band featuring Mike Portnoy IN LOS ANGELES!


Tickets on sale NOW through this link.
VIP tickets will be available soon at

Our good friend Jim Harrel at Calprog is putting on the prog extravaganza of the year! Neal says, "Mike recently became available in May and I knew TFK were in the states for Rosfest so I sent a few emails and now...well, here we are with a gig in L.A.! We had such a great time on the European run and we all feel it is a very special show and want to share it with our friends in the states. I just wish we could do more...."

New LIVE MOMENTUM Promo Video - The Conflict

18th February 2013

New LIVE MOMENTUM Promo Video - Author of Confusion

11th February 2013

"Get Closer" meeting in Kelsterbach

11th February 2013
March 16 and 17, 2013

Neal Morse and friends are having a "Get Closer" meeting in Kelsterbach (near Frankfurt airport) March 16 and 17.

Gemeindezentrum der Petrusgemeinde Kelsterbach:
Kleiner Kornweg 7
65451 Kelsterbach

Each day will have 2 sessions:
March 16 2:00pm - 4:00pm, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
March 17 2:00pm - 4:00pm, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

To gather together and explore and experience God through his spirit and his word. There will be music, speaking, fellowship and an open forum to share what God is doing. Our desire is to go deeper into the Holy Spirit and be transformed by the power of Jesus Christ living and acting among us. Come and be with us!!

"LIVE Momentum" on BLURAY!

11th February 2013
Radiant Records will be releasing the "LIVE Momentum" 5 Disc set in both DVD and BLURAY!

New worship CD "Get in the Boat" available now

11th February 2013
Neal has finished recording his latest acoustic worship and folk album, "Get in the Boat" and it is available now ONLY at Radiant Records!

Radiant Records Announces "LIVE Momentum"

11th February 2013
Available Worldwide on February 19, 2013

Nashville, TN-When progressive rock icon Neal Morse was preparing to tour his highly acclaimed 2012 studio release, "Momentum," he turned to YouTube to audition touring players to support his faithful duo of Mike Portnoy (drums) and Randy George (bass).

He had high hopes, but the final players selected from more than 70 applicants dramatically surpassed his expectations. They hit the road for an 8-stop North American tour. And now that band's epic New York performance is captured on the new "Live Momentum" 2DVD/3CD Box Set.

Fortified by the energetic live contributions of Eric Gillette (keyboards, guitars, vocals), Bill Hubauer (key-boards, violin, sax, vocals) and Adson Sodré (guitar and vocals), Morse, Portnoy and George blazed through two lengthy sets that spanned Morse's entire, highly-heralded catalog, with the exception of material from "Testimony 2," which was previously captured in 2011's "Testimony 2: Live in Los Angeles" box set.

The setlist is mammoth. The players are virtuosic. Their performances are jaw-dropping. And this dynamic box set documents it all-including a special one-hour behind the scenes look at the tour.
v It's a Morse tradition to go big, and this new release unquestionably extends his powerful legacy of merging musical madness with addictive melodies in epic compositions that showcase the masterful musicianship of every member on stage.

"Live Momentum" reveals the exceptionally inspired nature of this unique band and leaves listeners and viewers mimicking those in the audience on this tour-shaking their heads and wondering, "How could they possibly top that?"

This ENORMOUS 2 DVD / 3CD set includes over 4 hours of video, including and exclusive Tour Documentary and over 3 hours of audio.

Get ALL the details at Radiant Records

NEAL MORSE BAND & THE FLOWER KINGS - on tour together in spring 2013!

20th December 2012
To celebrate "INSIDE OUT MUSIC 20 YEARS ANNIVERSARY" Progressive rock superstars NEAL MORSE and ROINE STOLT take both their bands on a world tour together in selected cities, in spring 2013, for an evening of sunny symphonic prog. Two bands will share the stage – THE FLOWER KINGS with epic new album "Banks Of Eden" and NEAL MORSE with his latest top shelf prog-rocking offering "Momentum" - this double bill will offer an evening of some of the best, most energetic and most melodic and vital progressive rock on the planet since the heyday of ELP, Pink Floyd, Yes and Genesis!

With two members of Transatlantic it is not far away to a Transatlantic mini reunion as grand finale!
ROINE comments: "We hope to make every evening special - with jamming and interacting - a modern "The Last Waltz" that can happen with 11 musicians, no egos and 3,5 hours to kill. There were the times of Fillmore East & Fillmore West in the USA in late 60's, it had all these insanely great bills every time, it's rock history and it’s been in our system since we were teenagers. With The Flower Kings we have fans seeing 4 or 5 shows of a tour and we want to surprise them too. We love our fans dearly and we even know many of them, not only by face, but by name. Those smiling faces are the true reward and it's like seeing old friends. I know so many fans in Peru, Argentina, Indonesia, Greece, Israel, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, Canada, Finland, Norway etc. want to see a show like this, but for geographic, political or health reasons don't have the chance or funds to get to a show like this. But we want to step into their living rooms and bring this joy to everyone, every age so we are planning to record the show, for a future release. Just having 11 musicians on tour together will be great - the sheer musicality onboard that bus will most likely make it implode. We are all looking forward to this grand adventure in February 2013 and to play together and bring all this talent together for a night to remember."

Check out the current tour dates in selected cities


31st October 2012

A Proggy Christmas

19th October 2012
Neal Morse has once again compiled the artistic mayhem for a Christmas album like no other! Featuring the genius of Neal Morse, Steve Morse, Mike Portnoy, Roine Stolt, Steve Hackett and MANY more! Now available in CD, mp3 and WAV files and all on

Here is an edit to "Little Drummer Boy" with Mike Portnoy.

Weathering Sky video

11th September 2012

NEW studio footage! "Thoughts Pt 5"

21st August 2012

"Momentum" Album of the Week on

16th August 2012
"Momentum" is currently the Album of the Week on Dangerdog Music Reviews. Please click here to read the review.

Momentum Music Video

1st August 2012

Prolific Progressive Rock Icon Neal Morse Moves Forward With a Blistering, Melodic New Release, "Momentum"

17th July 2012

Nashville, TN—Coming off of a highly successful 2011 marked by the release of the critically acclaimed "Testimony 2" and an enthusiastically attended tour throughout the U.S., Mexico and Europe, Neal Morse could easily have justified going on a creative hiatus to catch his breath. But that would fly in the face of his convictions and the sense that he is being led to build upon the swell of success he is experiencing.

In January 2012, Morse was pondering the possibilities of a change in direction. After all, it had been a decade since he left the progressive rock stalwart Spock's Beard to pursue a solo career that would allow him to write more freely about his personal faith. And in that time he had recorded 6 impressive studio records that were heralded for their unique hybrid of epic compositions that tested the boundaries of musicianship while maintaining a remarkable sense of melody through irresistible hooks and addictive choruses. He could have taken a break. Or gone in an entirely new direction. But he felt led otherwise, as summed up in the new record's title track: "You've got some new momentum, you better keep going."

Morse's long time studio partner and friend Mike Portnoy had a small window in January 2012 when he could record. The only problem was, there was only one song and a few bits and pieces written. Taking a leap of faith, he scheduled a recording session with the drumming legend and longtime bass player Randy George in two weeks, hoping that the music would arrive before the musicians. And boy did it ever.

"Momentum" features five exceptional stand alone songs and one longer conceptual piece. In addition to the accessible title track, there's the quirkily clever, Gentle Giant-inspired "Thoughts Part 5," which follows in the footsteps of the previous "Thoughts" tracks penned by Morse with Spocks Beard. "Smoke and Mirrors" trods an introspective, acoustic path, while "Weathering Sky" offers a raucous cry for deliverance and renewal from a searching soul. Rounding out the shorter tracks is "Freak," an upbeat, strings-charged song unlike anything Neal has recorded to date. Last comes "World Without End," a near 34-minute, six-part epic that contains everything that defines Morse as a master of the genre.

Another highlight of this record is that, in addition to a masterful solo by guitar wizard Paul Gilbert, there are contributions from Adson Sodré, Bill Hubauer and Eric Gillette—three musicians who were selected as members of Morse's new touring band through an exciting YouTube driven open audition process.

While "Momentum" propels Morse forward and further cements his standing as a prolific progressive rock icon, it steers clear of the potential "more of the same" trap, and features fresh musical angles and some of the finest performances to date by the Morse, Portnoy, George team.

The release of "Momentum" on September 11 will be quickly followed up by a North American tour that spotlights the fresh talent of his new live band, with stops in such cities as Nashville, Jacksonville, New York, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Seattle and Mexico City.

Much to the delight of progressive rock fans around the globe, Neal Morse is moving ahead with "Momentum," and there doesn't appear to be any kind of end to his unique creative talent in sight.

  • Momentum (6:25)
  • Thoughts Part 5 (7:51)
  • Smoke and Mirrors (4:38)
  • Weathering Sky (4:15)
  • Freak (4:29)
  • World Without End (33:39)
    1. Introduction
    2. Never Pass Away
    3. Losing Your Soul
    4. The Mystery
    5. Some Kind of Yesterday
    6. World Without End
Total Length: 61:17

Written and Produced by Neal Morse
"Thoughts Part 5"—Written by Neal Morse and Randy George
"Smoke and Mirrors" and "The Mystery"—Music by Neal Morse, Lyrics by Chris Thompson and Neal Morse

Mixed by Rich Mouser

Featured Musicians
Neal Morse - Keyboards, Guitars, Vocals
Mike Portnoy - Drums
Randy George - Bass

Additional Musicians:
Paul Gilbert - Guitar solo on "Momentum"
Adson Sodré - Guitar Solos on "World Without End"
Bill Hubauer - Clarinet, flute, guitar and additional keys on "The Mystery"
Eric Gillette - Additional vocals on "Thoughts Part 5"
Wil Morse - Additional vocals on "Thoughts Part 5"
Chris Carmichael - Strings
Rick Altizer - Additional vocals on "Weathering Sky" and "Smoke and Mirrors"

Neal Morse performing at Cornerstone Festival at 9:35pm

28nd June 2012
Please note that Neal will be performing at the Cornerstone Festival between 9:35pm and 11:30pm. The start time was changed a few weeks ago, but has recently been changed back. As a result, some flyers may have the incorrect start time.

Chance of a Lifetime Auditions -Part 3-

22nd June 2012

Chance of a Lifetime Auditions -Part 2-

13th June 2012

Chance of a Lifetime Auditions -Part 1-

2nd June 2012
In April 2012, Neal Morse decided to hold open auditions for a new, USA based, band and we caught it all on video. This is Part 1 of 3. By the end of Part 3, you will know who to expect on the US and World stage, with Neal, in July and October.

**Parts 2 & 3 will follow during the month of June**

Benefit Concert in Kentucky!

30th May 2012
Neal and his new band of world-class multi-instrumentalists will be performing their first live concert in Bowling Green, KY on July 5, 2012, benefiting the Son Rhea Foundation. This is a show you don't want to miss!

Click Here to purchase your ticket and help support a great cause!

Cornerstone Festival 2012

30th May 2012
The guys at Cornerstone have announced that this will be the LAST Cornerstone Festival after 28 years. You don't want to miss this opportunity. Neal will be playing the Main Stage on Friday, July 6th.

Click here for more information.

Iso Soitto - Finland

30th May 2012
Join Neal for an AMAZING night of music in Finland, July 27th. There's still time for tickets (and flights if you are feeling adventurous).

Click here for more information.

Flying Colors 2012 Tour Dates

21st May 2012
Click here for the full list of Flying Colors tour dates and links to purchase tickets.

Only 2 weeks left to enter to win the Ultimate Concert Experience!
Winner will be announced on May 15th.
Check it out at

24th April 2012
On May 15th, 2012, Neal will draw the name of 1 (one) VERY LUCKY INNER CIRCLE MEMBER. That VERY LUCKY INNER CIRCLE MEMBER will win..........


Click Here for a chance to win the VIP Round-Trip Concert package with Neal Morse!

Meet Neal's New Band!

30th April 2012
Left to right:

Randy George - Bass (Fullerton, CA)
Eric Gillette - Keys, Guitar (Fort Worth, Texas)
Bill Hubauer - Keys, Guitar, Violin, Sax (Clarion, PA)
Paul Simmons - Drums (Nashville, TN)
Adson Sodre - Lead Guitar (Coconut Creek, FL)

"Cover 2 Cover" video teaser on

12th April 2012
Once again Neal, Mike and Randy have come together to create the new "Cover 2 Cover" and it's set to release on May 22nd!

Check out a little sample of "Come Sail Away" on the Radiant Records website.

Neal Morse will be headlining at the Iso Soitto Festival in Finland on July 27th

6th April 2012

Cover 2 Cover Part II Landing in May

28th March 2012
Return of the Giants? Hogweed! Get ready for another dazzling disc of remarkable re-imaginings from prog's de facto trio. What songs will they tackle? How will their influences manifest themselves? Will Randy complete his transformation to Rob Halford? Find out this May!

Flying Colors Unleashed!

28th March 2012
Neal's breathtaking virtuoso pop collaboration is finally out there in the wild! Available for immediate delivery right from Radiant. Check out samples at the Flying Colors Facebook page.

What an amazing group of musicians! I am thrilled to be a part of this unique, diverse and dazzling album. - Neal Morse

Flying Colors to be released on March 27th

11th January 2012


Quintet Features Mike Portnoy, Dave LaRue, Neal Morse, Casey McPherson and Steve Morse

New York --- Mascot Label Group has announced a March 27 release date for the debut from Flying Colors (available the day prior overseas) on their Music Theories Label. The formation of the ensemble began with a simple idea: virtuoso musicians and a pop singer joining together to make new-fashioned music the old fashioned way. Refreshing, classic, old and new, the recordings are saturated with the many styles, tones and hues of the players who in becoming a band have delivered a unique fusion of vintage craftsmanship and contemporary music. Flying Colors is Mike Portnoy (drums, vocals), Dave LaRue (bass), Neal Morse (keyboards, vocals), Casey McPherson (lead vocals), and Steve Morse (guitar). Portnoy shares, "This album has bits and pieces of what you'd expect from each of us. However, the sum of all its parts led to brand new, unchartered territory for all involved."

In 2008, executive producer Bill Evans brought the idea to the world renowned musicians and producer Peter Collins. Intrigued by the idea, and the prospect of working together, the four signed on to form a band and record a first album. Steve Morse and Dave LaRue have developed a magical music chemistry over the years, that began early in their careers as partners in Dixie Dregs. Morse subsequently became a member of Deep Purple in 1995, while LaRue’s ongoing musical adventures include Joe Satriani, John Petrucci, Jordan Rudess, Steve Vai, and the aforementioned Portnoy. Multi-instrumentalist, composer and singer Neal Morse is one of the leading figures in progressive rock, who's significant notoriety follows his co-founding of the seminal band, Spock’s Beard in 1995, recordings as a solo artist, and contributions to the super-group Transatlantic. Mike Portnoy is one of the most popular and respected drummers in both metal and rock, and an accomplished writer and producer. He is the recipient of numerous industry accolades, including 26 Modern Drummer awards, Revolver Magazine’s Golden God award for "Best Drummer" and Drum Magazine's "Drummer of the Year". He rose to prominence as the leader, drummer, producer, and co-writer for metal/prog juggernaut Dream Theater, before moving on in 2010. That same year, he worked on Avenged Sevenfold’s #1 album Nightmare and their subsequent tour. And, it was Portnoy who recommended Alpha Rev's emotive singer Casey McPherson as a contender to join Flying Colors.

McPherson, who's 2010 Hollywood/Disney album New Morning debuted in the Top-5 on two Billboard charts, enjoyed major success at radio with multiple hits. The track "New Morning” spent 17 weeks in the Top-10 on Triple A Radio, and enjoyed a run on Vh1’s Top-20 Countdown for months. Steve Morse offers, "Casey was a glorious find, because he could make anything sound fantastic, and is a multitalented like the others."

Flying Colors convened for just nine days in early 2011, and composed and recorded this album during a short and intense session. Dave LaRue recalls, "It was quite an experience - the band moved at a fast pace, ideas flying around the room at all times. Sections of tunes were arranged, then re-arranged, ideas were tried every which way until we made them work, or, in some cases, discarded them altogether. Just keeping track of everything was a challenge!" McPherson adds, "This record is filled with trial and triumph. Raw and delicate songs alike amidst the swirling and daring orchestration of Steve, Neal, Mike and Dave. It's been such an inspiring challenge melding folk, prog, pop, and metal all into one big recording."
Touring plans for Flying Colors will be announced in the coming months.


Steve Morse, Casey McPherson, Neal Morse, DaveLaRue & Mike Portnoy
  1. Blue Ocean (7:05)
  2. Shoulda Coulda Woulda (4:32)
  3. Kayla (5:20)
  4. The Storm (4:53)
  5. Forever in a Daze (3:56)
  6. Love is What I’m Waiting For (3:36)
  7. Everything Changes (6:55)
  8. Better Than Walking Away (4:57)
  9. All Falls Down (3:22)
  10. Fool in My Heart (3:48)
  11. Infinite Fire (12:02)
Produced by Peter Collins
Mixed by Michael Brauer

Neal Morse - A Proggy Christmas

2nd November 2011
Not all Christmas albums are created equal, and when Neal Morse gets creative, you are guaranteed something unique. "A Proggy Christmas" is only available to Inner Circle Member. Click here for more information on how to sign up.

Testimony - The Book - ePub Version now available!

2nd November 2011
Radiant Records now also has the ePub version of the "Testimony" book available for purchase. This is the version that is used with Kindle, iBooks (on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad) and other digital book readers.

"Testimony Two - Live In Los Angeles" review on

31st October 2011
Check out this great review of Neal's new 3CD/2DVD release "Testimony Two - Live In Los Angeles" on

Neal Morse and Transatlantic release dates

10th September 2011
"More Never is Enough"
-Live in Manchester and Tilburg-

5 Discs in a beautiful Digi-Pak consisting of 3 Audio CDs and 2 Full Length DVDs.
The set includes a 3+ hour concert DVD from Tilburg (plus the "Return of the Giant Hogweed" encore), audio from the whole Manchester show and crazy STRANGER JAMS – (the section where Mike does all kinds of crazy stuff, like crowd surfing in Cologne, singing Smoke on the Water and more.)

Set to release on October 25th, 2011.

The Very Best from the Very Best of Prog!!!


Neal Morse
Testimony 2
-Live in Los Angeles-

Fresh from Neal Morse's recent T2 World Tour, comes this amazing 5 disc Digi-Pak consisting of 3 Audio CDs and 2 Full Length DVDs with over 3 hours of mind blowing music and a whopping 4 hours of concert footage and extras!

Guaranteed to excite and satisfy the Prog fan for years to come.

This is the closest you can get to being on the tour without actually being there! Contains professionally shot footage of the historic reunion of Neal Morse and Spock's Beard, Live from the High Voltage Festival in London and a 90 minute behind the scenes tour documentary!

Set to release on November 8th, 2011.

New Neal Morse and Transatlantic releases!

25th August 2011
Transatlantic Live in Manchester and Tilburg.

5 disc set consisting of 3 Audio CDs and 2 Full Length DVDs.

The set includes a 3+ hour concert DVD from Tilburg (plus the "Return of the Giant Hogweed" encore), audio from the whole Manchester show and crazy STRANGER JAMS - the section where Mike would do all kinds of nutty stuff. See Mike crowd surfing in Cologne! See Mike sing Smoke on the Water.

Fresh from Neal Morse's recent T2 World Tour, comes this amazing package consisting of 3 Audio CDs and 2 Full Length DVDs with over 3 hours of mind blowing music and a whopping 4 hours of concert footage and extras! Guaranteed to excite and satisfy the prog fan this Christmas and for years to come.

This is the closest you can get to being on the tour without actually being there! Contains professionally shot footage of the historic reunion of Neal Morse and Spock's Beard, Live from the High Voltage Festival in London and a 90 minute behind the scenes tour documentary!

Radiant Records Website:

Check out our new site at for great offers, lots of new items plus super sales and bundle deals. Take a look and let us know what you think...

Digital Book and AudioBook Versions of Testimony!

9th August 2011
Neal's amazing biography, Testimony, is now available in digital. The formats are compatible with all modern reader and listening devices (e.g. Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Android).

The AudioBook is over six hours, and read by Neal, himself.

The English Book (PDF format) is an exact copy of the print version. Download a free chapter to check it out! A German version is also available.

Great Review of Testimony 2 at AllMusic

6th June 2011
Check out the review!

Interview with Neal on

17th May 2011
Jordan Blum recently spoke with Neal about his new album and related topics.
You can read the interview here at

Testimony 2 and the Testimony Book

22nd April 2011
Neal Morse is ready to launch his new album and his book!
Now taking pre-orders for Testimony 2 and the Testimony Book.

Neal Morse - Testimony book Neal Morse - Testimony 2

We are ready to start taking pre-orders for the new Neal Morse prog concept album, Testimony 2! (release date is May 23)
Special Offer! Pre-order the Special Edition and receive a free MP3 download of Disc 1 on May 5th!

(THE LINK AND PASSWORD FOR THE DOWNLOAD WILL COME WITH YOUR ONLINE RECEIPT, IT WILL BE ACTIVATED MAY 5TH – You can hear the album before the concerts that start May 19th!)

There are two versions of the album, a regular 2 CD version and a Special Edition 3 Disc box set that includes an extraordinary DVD titled "The Making of Testimony Two". This is really a good one.

Neal's Book! - It's finally done! Also, being released at the same time is Neal's new book titled "Testimony - The inspirational and spiritual journey of a prog rock musician."

Neal Morse - Testimony book Here's a bit about the book:

From the obscurity of dozens of California bar bands and nightclubs to the heights of some of the most prestigious concert venues worldwide, Neal Morse recounts the events that led him though the maze of musical, personal and spiritual experiences that shaped his life. Starting from his first musical endeavors as a child, Neal bears his soul as he recalls the pitfalls, heartaches and temptations along his journey.
This hard-hitting, inspirational exposé takes the reader from Neal's club days to the formation of Spock's Beard and from the rigors of musical and personal burnout to the wondrous joy of spiritual fulfillment and purpose.

The book spans approximately 230 pages in paperback form, and includes photos from all stages of Neal's life.

Special Offer! Pre-order the Testimony 2 Special Edition Box Set and the Book together for one low price. Neal will sign the first 200 books and Special Editions pre-ordered whether ordered separately or bundled together.
Here's a bit about the CD and DVD:

Neal Morse - Testimony 2

In 2003, Neal Morse released his Testimony album. It was an artistic triumph that was and is still considered one of his best to date. With the sequel, Testimony 2, Neal goes even deeper into unchartered musical and lyrical territory. Incorporating the legendary drummer Mike Portnoy and the excellent bassist, Randy George, this breathtaking album is a prog epic with depth that will dazzle and melodies that reach into the soul.

Disc 1 - Testimony 2, the main disc tells us the poignant story of Neal's life from the beginning of Spock's Beard through when his leaving the band in 2002. The brilliant conceptual piece consists of 13 songs in three sections each over twenty minutes long.
Total time: 78:52

Disc 2 consists of 3 great tracks. Two shorter songs and one 26:00 minute prog epic, "Seeds of Gold" which features a guitar solo by famed guitarist, Steve Morse.
Total Time: 36:51

This album marks the audio reunion of Spock's Beard as it contains a "tribute" to Spock's where Neal and the guys sing an elaborate vocal section that is reminiscent of the early days of the band.

Guests Include:
Nick D'Virgilio
Alan Morse
Dave Meros
Steve Morse
Paul Bielatowicz
Matthew Ward
Eric Brenton
Members of the Nashville Symphony

The Making of Testimony 2 DVD - An in depth look behind the scenes at the entire process of creating this amazing album. Edited by Chad Hoerner. This one really shines! From the beginning of the writing process on the beaches of California, to the tracking sessions in Nashville Tennessee, this documentary will take you on the journey along with Neal, Mike Portnoy and Randy George as they create this epic. Not to be missed!

Total running time: 64:28 NTSC Region Free

Here's the track listing for the CDs:

Disc One

Part Six: 22:50
Mercy Street
Overture No. 4
Time Changer (with Spock's Beard)

Part Seven: 22:54
Nighttime Collectors
Time has come Today
Jesus' Blood
The Truth Will Set You Free

Part Eight: 32:36
Chance of a Lifetime
Jesus Bring Me Home
Road Dog Blues
It's For You
Crossing Over
Mercy Street Revisited

Total Time: 78:22

Disc Two

Absolute Beginner 4:39
Supernatural 6:11
Seeds of Gold 25:59

Total Time: 36:52

Pre-order now at
We will be shipping all these items to arrive on or as close to the release date of May 23rd as possible.

Yellow Matter Custard - Three Nights Across America 2011

15th February 2011
After having had such a fun experience the first time around in 2003, Mike Portnoy, Paul Gilbert and Neal Morse are reuniting once again to pay tribute to their greatest influence of all: The Beatles!

Due to a scheduling conflict (and further fueling the "Paul is dead" rumours), original YMC bassist Matt Bissonette is unable to join the band this time, but we are pleased to announce the addition of Utopia legend Kasim Sulton who will surely be an amazing addition to the lineup!

The setlist for these shows will be ALL NEW without any repeats from the 2003 shows...

A Tribute To The Beatles
Mike Portnoy, Paul Gilbert, Neal Morse & Kasim Sulton
Three Nights Across America - 2011

Friday Feb 25th - Long Beach, CA - Art Theater of Long Beach, CA

Sun Feb 27th - Chicago, IL - info coming soon

Mon Feb 28th - New York City - BB King's

Transatlantic - Whirld Tour 2010


Transatlantic - Whirld Tour 2010 The new Transatlantic extravaganza, Transatlantic - Whirld Tour 2010, captures one of the world’s greatest current prog bands at the height of their glory. The 2 DVD set features 6 camera shoot of the full 3 hour concert performance at London's famed Shepherd’s Bush Empire as well as a two hour "behind the scenes" documentary that is among the best quality material the world of prog has seen or is likely to see in the near future. The performances by Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold), Neal Morse (ex Spock's Beard), Pete Trewavas (Marillion) and Roine Stolt (The Flower Kings) and Daniel Gildenlow (Pain of Salvation) are among the finest ever and the material includes the entire 79 minute masterpiece "The Whirlwind" album as well as all of the best music Transatlantic has ever recorded.

Also, included is a 22 minute intimate interview with the guys backstage at the London “High Voltage” Festival as well as a 5 camera shoot of their encore from “High Voltage”, the Genesis classic “Return of the Giant Hogweed” with Mr. Steve Hackett!

Mixed in stereo and 5.1 sound by Roine Stolt. DVDs are 334: 28 in length. NTSC Region free.

Available in 3 formats:

2 DVD version
3 CD version
2 DVD and 3 CD LIMITED EDITION deluxe box set! A Massive Package with Extra Artwork!

Track List:

CD 1
The Whirlwind - 79:52

CD 2
All Of The Above - 30:19
We All Need Some Light - 8:40
Duel With The Devil - 28:31

CD 3
Bridge Across Forever - 6:03
Stranger In Your Soul - 30:00

TOTAL TIME - 183:24
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