EMERSON, LAKE and PALMER reformed for the first time since 1998 for their final show to headline the HIGH VOLTAGE FESTIVAL on Sunday July 25th 2010. 2010/2011 marks the 40th anniversary of the creation of Emerson Lake and Palmer, the band that was formed from King Crimson, The Nice and Atomic Rooster. They became the first true prog-rock Super Group and defined an era.
Guitarist Ray Fenwick “recalls Touring” with The IAN GILLAN BAND in the 70’s was a wild affair, both on and off stage..In the best traditions of Rock n Roll we courted our fair share of controversy, but come Showtime we turned into a tight professional outfit, performing our own unique brand of rock music. It was on 14th May 1977, in front of a full house at The Rainbow, Theatre, London we were promoting the ‘Clear Air Turbulence’ album. Chris Blackwell the label owner was there that night checking out his “investment”.