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5 Sep 2013

VON HERTZEN BROTHERS WIN 'ANTHEM' AT PROG MAGAZINE AWARDS

FINNISH ROCKERS WIN ‘ANTHEM’ CATEGORY AT THE 2013 PROGRESSIVE MUSIC AWARDS FOR SINGLE ‘FLOWERS AND RUST’

FLOWERS AND RUST’ COMES FROM LATEST STUDIO ALBUM ‘NINE LIVES’, OUT ON SPINEFARM RECORDS

VON HERTZEN BROTHERS WIN 'ANTHEM' AT PROG MAGAZINE AWARDS

VON HERTZEN BROTHERS have won the ‘Anthem’ award at the second annual Progressive Music Awards, picking up the trophy for their track, ‘Flowers And Rust’ – the first single from latest album, ‘Nine Lives’, released via Spinefarm Records.

Hosted once again by Newsnight’s Gavin Esler, in the beautiful setting of Kew Gardens, the brothers joined the likes of Marillion, Rick Wakeman, Steve Hackett and Ian Anderson to celebrate the best in progressive music, both classic and upcoming.

Says VHB frontman, Mikko Von Hertzen:-

"We will remember last night for the rest of our lives. We feel deeply honoured to be linked to the lineage of prog in this way. We've been playing for a while, but now it feels like it's finally 'official'. Words cannot describe how grateful we are to all the voters. This is a huge milestone for us, and we won't stop here. The journey continues..."

Watch VHB’s video for latest single, ‘Coming Home’, here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PySdLVbuG3Y

‘Coming Home’ features on the brilliant new studio album, ‘Nine Lives’; the single heads up a five-track digital EP featuring four bonus tracks, and is available now via Spinefarm Records.

VHB will play a co-headlining tour of the UK with Touchstone, plus two headline dates in Manchester and Milton Keynes (support acts tbc).

UK tour dates:-
Oct 18: Glasgow, King Tut’s
Oct 19: York, Duchess
Oct 20: Cardiff, Globe
Oct 22: Manchester, Sound Control
Oct 24: Milton Keynes Foundation (headline show)
Oct 25: London, Garage
Oct 26: Liverpool, Eric’s Live
Oct 27: Bilston, Robin 2

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