From: United Kingdom
Last Known Status: Active
Touchstone is a rock band from the UK. The original band was formed by Rob Cottingham in 2001, after the release of his solo album 'Behind the Orchard Tree' - recorded at Linford Manor Studios in Milton Keynes (Jamiroqaui, Feeder, Skunk Ananse). Adam Hodgson joined in 2003. Other more recent band members include bassist Paul Moorghen, singer Kim Seviour and drummer Henry Rogers.
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Steamhammer/SPV Records has issued the following press release about bands on the label's roster being nominated for ProgAwards:
"We're proud to announce that two of our Steamhammer/SPV bands Touchstone (UK) and Frames (GER) have been nominated for several ProgAwards!
"Touchstone: Rapidly rising effervescent British progressive / modern melodic metal rock five-piece Touchstone have been nominated in the 'New Blood' category in the inaugural British Progressive Music Awards. You can vote for them here. More...
U.K. modern progressive rockers Touchstone have announced an exclusive promotion on their Facebook page where they are currently giving away a special live version of "Joker In The Pack," recorded at the inaugural High Voltage Festival in 2010.
The track, which has always been crowd favorite in the band's live set, is now available to download for free for a limited time only in celebration of the worldwide re-release of their entire back catalogue by SPV/Steamhammer this Spring.
"Joker In The Pack - Live at High Voltage" is just one of the bonus live tracks recorded at the festival which feature on the digi-pack re-issues of "Wintercoast" and the band's debut album "Discordant Dreams," along with exclusive new artwork by guitarist Adam Hodgson.