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STAKES AT LOW TIDE - OUT NOW 

Our new single “Stakes at Low Tide” a vivid new reimagining of a song that we originally worked on 15 years ago is out NOW! 

Subsequently then appearing on our 2011’s demo-come-album “The Master and the Monkey”, this new take on the song teases what to expect of the upcoming special edition, and ten year anniversary of our debut album. The track is awash with cinematic strings, folky rhythms and pipes and whistles which evoke days of ancient Celtic tribes and the folklore of old. 

The new single has…

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Announcing "The Clockwork Prologue" 

Prepare to return to Cogtopolis! On the 3-year anniversary of our previous release, we are delighted to announce, and begin pre-orders on, a brand new double album “The Clockwork Prologue.” In a unique twist, the two discs are designed to act as an “expansion pack” to our 2016 Triple album “The Clockwork Fable” taking the combined releases to a seamless 5-disc adventure. 

Using a mix of unused material and brand new songs, “The Clockwork Prologue”, is neither a prequel nor a stand-alone story but somewhere…

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Road to Darkness Special Edition - PRE-ORDER NOW! 

We are delighted to begin pre-orders of our special deluxe re-issue of our 2011 offering “Road to Darkness”. 

In line with 2017’s special edition release of “Universal Wanderer”  Road to Darkness, has been fully remixed and remastered from the ground up, utilizing new performance takes and bringing the release firmly in line with the sonic palette of 2014’s “A Forest of Fey” and 2016’s “The Clockwork Fable”. 

The record also features many of the original songs revised from their original form, adding…

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"Winter's Mourning" out NOW! 

 

Our brand new 'Christmas' Single, “Winter’s Mourning”, is OUT NOW! Recorded and mixed in our land-mass-spanning studios, the song was subsequently expertly mastered at Abbey Road Studios, London 

The new single, our first release as a six-piece, is penned in the style of a Victorian poem, reflecting of the dark and spectral side of the festive season, and recalls the days when rock giants such as Greg Lake or Jethro Tull would break from tradition to provide something to cater for a different musical…

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New Line-up and Xmas Single 

Gandalf’s Fist have announced the promotion of both live session musicians, Ben Bell and Keri Farish, to full band members and a new Christmas single to celebrate the event. 

The Xmas single, “Winter’s Mourning”, was written, recorded and mixed during November, and showcases new members Ben Bell (Patchwork Cacophony, Fusion Orchestra 2)  on keyboards and Keri Farish on vocals. Both have been instrumental in Gandalf’s Fist’s explosive live performances headlining HRH Prog V Festival’s second stage and their…

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"Wanderer" Re-released today! 

Our much-anticipated release, the special edition of "A Day in the Life of a Universal Wanderer" springs into existence today!

For those of you that have been waiting to get some more of our stuff on CD, well, here's your chance; head over to our official webstore and grab yourself a copy today!

Those of you that aready have the original release from 2013, fear not, we got you covered too! Remember, the album has been completely remixed and remastered from the ground up, with newly recorded parts, brand…

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PROG AWARDS: VOTE FOR THE FIST! 

Vote Gandalf’s Fist: For a strong and stable fisting, for the many not the few. 

Bleedin’ Eck! Gandalf’s Fist have been nominated for “Video of the Year” in this year’s Prog Awards! 

The nomination comes for the video “Shadowborn” and, for those of you that were a bit miffed that The Clockwork Fable was not nominated for any awards last time round, this is your chance to try and make sure the citizens of Cogtopolis go home with some silverware for their trophy cabinet. 

If you can't remember what four…

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Exclusive Christmas Track Now Available! 

Ho, Ho, Ho indeed! 

Winter is upon us so we've, once again, cooked up another festive treat for you all!

A far cry from Wham! and Noddy Holder, this track is a bit more foreboding... setting the scene for our our new record with a bit of post apocalyptic fallout. 

We knocked this up in an afternoon, so don't expect a 30-minute master-work, but the track itself acts as a prequel to the events on our next LP, so it's a nice little teaser in that respect! 

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New Album Page Launched! 

In case you missed the news (perhaps you were distracted by a passing pigeon/weasel/weasel mounted atop a pigeon), we have announced that the production of the new Fist album is well and truly underway!

Make sure you head over to the "New Project" page, where we'll be constantly updating the studio blog with bits and bobs from the recording process!

To kick things off here's a little teaser video to whet your appetite!

Things are sounding good already!

Cheers,
The lads from the Fist.
 

“Live From a Post-Apocalyptic Power Cut” 


OUT NOW - Available via a range of digital music stores!

Click here to purchase for the special price of £4 at our Bandcamp Page - featuring an exclusive digital booklet!

We are all are set to celebrate 10 years of proggin' out with our logs out with the release of  “Live From a Post-Apocalyptic Power Cut”, an acoustic EP of folk-inspired renditions from our back catalogue.

Recorded amidst the fallout of the next global zombie apocalypse, the EP serves as a soothing soundtrack to the end of civilisation and is…Read more

"UPROOTED EP" - MORE FREE MUSIC! 

Well, well, well!!!

We've only gone and updated our "Free Music" page on the website to a brand new FREE EP entitled "UPROOTED"!

The EP, literally, showcases the roots of our music and allows you guys to sample one song from each of our main releases! Nice!

If you want a good idea on what Gandalf's Fist is all about then look no further! 

To celebrate our Ten Year anniversary we've put together this compilation, via our Bandcamp page, to allow everyone to sample our back catalogue for Free - simply enter…Read more

Prog or Mushroom: The Fist in the Telegraph! 

Utterly bizarre!

Gandalf's Fist were a possible answer in the "Herbs, spices and fungi" questions In January's gardening quiz in the national newspaper The Telegraph!
The quiz, which was compiled by green-fingered-tv-person Alan Titchmarsh pokes fun at some of the more unusual names in the world of prog! And the story was subsequently picked up by Prog Magazine here (with Gandalf's Fist as the lead picture of course!)
 

Alan Titchmarsh - Prog Overlord.



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Classic Rock Magazine: #3 Prog album of 2014! 


Brilliant! "A Forest of Fey" was put as #3 in the Progressive Rock Albums of the Year in the final issue of Classic rock magazine of 2014 (By legendary writer Geoff Barton No less!) Great News... lets celebrate!

Happy new year to everyone and hope you all have a great 2015.



In other news Dean has launched his official website over at www.dean-marsh.com

New Album OUT NOW! 

We've made our new album "A Forest of Fey" available to pre-order early via our store page.   We've enjoyed great support from people reserving their CD's via pre-order in and now the album is availbe worldwide via digital stores as well as on CD for you to...

As independent musicians it also helps us out greatly as it eases the financial burden of having to fund the production,  marketing and distribution of a record ourselves - so we REALLY do appreciate it! The new album is really exciting for us…

New Album Updates 

With the new Gandalf's Fist album production well underway we've decided to open up a little window to the process!

Please feel free to visit the "New Album" page where we've already released some exciting news regarding the project and will be covering everything from album art, guest musicians to lyrics and song samples! 

We'll be updating as we go along - and would like to thank you all for your great feedback on last year's album... we're working hard to make this one even better!!

Have fun - hope you…

GANDALF'S FIST Announce New Line-up; Begin Working on New Album 

Press release 19th May 2014:
UK progressive rock wizards add two new members to their permanent line-up  
 Following on from the critical acclaim of last year’s “A Day in the Life of a Universal Wanderer” LP, UK's Progressive Rock wizards GANDALF'S FIST have added two new permanent faces to their line-up: Drummer Stefan Hepe and bassist Christopher Ewen. GANDALF'S FIST creative head and founding member Dean Marsh shares the following:
 
  “GANDALF'S FIST are excited to announce the recent line-up change – WeRead more