Manifesto Records is proud to announce that their 12-CD Box Set release by the late Allan Holdsworth, The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever, has been nominated as Reissue of the Year for the 2017 Progressive Music Awards.
The nominations are announced in the new issue of Prog Magazine (on sale June 30). The voting is open for everybody at www.progmagazine.com/awards. Voting runs unIl August 23.
The Progressive Music Awards will be held on September 14 at London's Underglobe beneath Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on London's Southbank.
The 12-CD set, The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever was released in April by Los Angeles, CA-based Manifesto Records. Manifesto referenced the box set's seemingly portentous title from the cover story article featuring Holdsworth in Guitar Player magazine's April 2008 edition.
Featured on the box set are twelve re-mastered albums, beginning with the 1982 studio release, Allan Holdsworth, I.O.U. The Box Set features addiIonal bonus tracks added for special editions or the original Japanese releases, along with the original artwork and studio credits. Included in the set are I.O.U. (1982), the Grammy-nominated Road Games, (1983), Metal FaIgue (1985), Atavachron (1986), Sand (1987), Secrets (1989), Wardenclyffe Tower (1992), Hard Hat Area (1993), None Too Soon (1996), The Sixteen Men of Tain (2000), Flat Tire: Music for a Non-Existent Movie (2001) and Then! (2003).
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