After a Christmas Day of snow, -10 and a re-watch of the first Hobbit film, it seemed lyrically appropriate to unleash Van Der Graaf Generator. Necromancer appeared on the first Van Der Graaf Generator album, The Aerosol Grey Machine in 1969. The album originally intended as a Peter Hammill solo album was released by Mercury […]
The totally mind-blowing Van der Graaf Generator performing Arrow, Live in Belgium in 1975. This song comes from the 1975 album Godbluff that was engineered by Spring’s lead singer, Pat Moran. When you hear Peter Hammill’s vocal performance on this track, you can understand that he may just have been one of John Lydon’s favourite […]
This track comes from the third album H To He, Who Am The Only One. Nic Potter has left the band leaving Hugh Banton to incorporate bass pedals into his organ playing. In this powerful live version from somewhere in France in 1971, there is no bass guitar, or guitar!
This was the first album by Van Der Graaf Generator released in 1969. It’s the debut of a band that would become one of the most progressive (in the truest sense) of all the bands from this genre. Although this record doesn’t have the classic line up that included sax player David Jackson and bass […]