An early highlight in Pagan’s Mind’s career was playing the ProgPower USA festival in 2003, the American edition of what many consider to be the best niche festival in the world. Hard on the heels of the release of Celestial Entrance (their sophomore release), the praise they received in Atlanta was unlike anything the band had ever experienced before.
Pagan’s Mind played the festival again in 2007 (also appearing as the house band for the legendary «All Star Jam»), and in 2009 returned for the festival’s 10 Year Anniversary under the moniker «Returning Heroes».
n September 11th 2014, another historical performance took place at Center Stage, featuring «Celestial Entrance» in its entirety plus an additional set of «True Norwegian Hard-Hitting In-Your-Face Space Metal», including the instrumental piece «Full Circle». It is this piece which comprises the theme of the show you are about to witness.
And now the band will release this concert on November 6th, 2015 to North America as a 2CD/DVD digipak version!
Gerwin Bakker and Frode Johnsrud
Robert Bakker, Einar Fredriksen, Roy Nilsen, Lukas Grow, Eirik Rumohr Kveim, Patrick Gerhardsen, Jonah Haggett, Bernt Thorsen, Trym Høst Olsen, Gabriel Anghelus
Audio recorded by
Kent Smith at Lucid Lounge Studios
Video recorded and directed by
Dan Koterba at EyetraxCorp
Audio mixed and mastered by
Tommy Hansen at Jailhouse Studios and Espen Mjøen at Mediamaker AS
Video edited by
Stian Eriksen for Helmet
Layout and artwork by
in cooperation with Gerwin Bakker and Frode Johnsrud
Booklet photos by
Leah Burlington, Jim Wilkinson, Stephen Schmidt, Allen Ross Thomas, Esa Ahola for ProgPower USA
Crowdfunding campaign created and managed by
Gerwin Bakker, Frode Johnsrud and Kaja Berg
Front of house sound by
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