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GLASS HAMMER - CHRONOMONAUT (2018 CHRONOMETREE-PART 2/DIGI-PAK)

GLASS HAMMER - CHRONOMONAUT (2018 CHRONOMETREE-PART 2/DIGI-PAK) video
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Continuation of the time travelling concept classic first envisaged for the epic ‘Chronometree’ album that was first released by GLASS HAMMER back in 2000!

* Please click on the Video icon in right corner above to view & listen to a promotional YouTube album trailer *

GLASS HAMMER have been teasing a ‘Part 2’ of their highly successful 2000 release: ‘Chronometree’ for several weeks and it is now finally official. That tongue-in-cheek concept album told the story of Tom, a Prog-Rock obsessed teenager in the late seventies who heard alien voices communicating to him through his favourite albums. Tom has since grown up, but is apparently none-the-wiser!

We at CDS Towers are particularly looking forward to the arrival of ‘Chronomonaut’ (Part Two) because not only is ‘Chronometree’ (Part One) our biggest GLASS HAMMER release ever, it is also one of our best selling Prog titles of all time!!!

‘Chronomonaut’ is actually a stand-alone album in its own right and tells the story of Tom’s recent mid-life crises. Bassist and songwriter Steve Babb explains: “Apparently, the voices have returned and have been urging Tom to time-travel back to the glory days of the early Prog scene.”
Babb further elaborates: “Our album deals with time travel, nostalgia and the love of Prog-rock. ‘Chronomonaut’ protagonist, Tom, starts his own band and then makes the attempt to go back to the seventies in hopes of becoming a Prog-god! It’s all in fun and is really a very tongue-in-cheek look at how our favourite music can take us back in time.”

The band has been engaged in a buzz-creating viral marketing campaign that NJ ProgHouse Media Manager Jon Yarger describes as: “pure genius”.
“We not only have an epic music video set for release, we have also been releasing found footage from Tom describing his band’s exploits and his odd theories on time,” explains Babb.
Fans have been following Tom’s escapades for weeks before the album was announced, and are eagerly anticipating the ‘Chronomonaut’ release.

The gorgeous Digi-Pak sleeve design incorporates Tom’s story and lyrics.

The GLASS HAMMER line-up for ‘Chronomonaut’ is: Steve Babb (bass guitar / keyboards / backing vocals) is joined by Fred Schendel (keyboards / guitars / backing vocals), Susie Bogdanowicz (vocals) and Aaron Raulston (drums). Guest appearances include DISCIPLINE’s Matthew Parmenter and Chris Herin.

In conjunction with the release of ‘Chronomonaut’, the band has given its conceptual predecessor: ‘Chronometree’ a 2018 Remastered Makeover, plus they have added a Bonus Track (Stock # 2097238)

‘Chronomonaut’ is released simultaneously with ‘Chronometree’ [2018] on 16th October 2018.

‘Chronomonaut’ & ‘Chronometree’ [2018] are also available as a Specially Priced Combi Set - Stock # 2097524

Also available by GLASS HAMMER…
BREAKING OF THE WORLD (2015 studio album) CD – Stock # 1755725
CHRONOMETREE (Original pressing of 2000 ELP/FLOYD/YES influenced studio album) CD – Stock # 131256
CHRONOMETREE (2018 Remaster of Year 2000 studio album / Bonus Track & Insert) CD – Stock # 2097238
COMPILATIONS: 1996-2004 (2007 edition featuring 8 Rare Tracks / Card Sleeve) CCCD – Stock # 1003399
COMPILATIONS: 1996-2004 (2009 edition featuring 8 Rare Tracks / Jewel Case) CD – Stock # 1247043
COR CORDIUM (2011 Symphonic Prog studio classic) CD – Stock # 1473346
CULTURE OF ASCENT (2007 album featuring JON ANDERSON / Digi-Pak) CD – Stock # 415332
DOUBLE LIVE (2CD+DVD recorded at Rosfest 2015) 2C1D – Stock # 1798198
IF (2010 album back to Symphonic Prog roots with Long Tracks) CD – Stock # 1350227
INCONSOLABLE SECRET (3CD-2013 reissue / Bonus Disc) 3CD – Stock # 1624371
LEX LIVE (2004 DVD-Region 0/NTSC / Two Hour set) DVD – Stock # 131472
LEX REX (2002 follow-up the ‘Chronometree’ classic) CD – Stock # 144011
MOSTLY LIVE IN ITALY (2018 Album of 2017 Show / Digi-Pak) CD – Stock # 2076178
ODE TO ECHO (2014 studio album) CD – Stock # 1678885
PERELANDRA (1997 high class Prog with elements of ELP/FLOYD/YES) CD – Stock # 131269
PERILOUS (2012 studio album) CD – Stock # 1559410
SHADOWLANDS (2004 album of non-concept style with big sound) CD – Stock # 131157
THREE CHEERS-FOR THE BROKEN HEARTED (2009 album) CD – Stock # 1237034
UNTOLD TALES (2017 collection of Rarities and Unreleased Tracks) CD – Stock # 2016358
VALKYRIE (2016 studio album) CD – Stock # 1890596


GLASS HAMMER: CHRONOMONAUT Track List:

01. Land Of Lost Content (1:55)
02. Roll For Initiative (7:43)
03. Twilight Of The Godz (8:10)
04. Past Is Past (9:57)
05. 1980 Something (5:51)
06. Hole In The Sky (4:46)
07. Clockwork (2:14)
08. Melancholy Holiday (4:25)
09. It Always Burns Sideways (5:45)
10. Blinding Light (6:01)
11. Tangerine Meme (2:59)
12. Fade Away (10:34)

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