Transatlantic

Transatlantic

Transatlantic

Transatlantic is a progressive rock supergroup formed in 1999, consisting of some of the most accomplished musicians in the genre. The band's lineup comprises Neal Morse (ex-Spock's Beard) on keyboards and vocals, Roine Stolt (The Flower Kings) on guitar and vocals, Pete Trewavas (Marillion) on bass and vocals, and Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater) on drums and vocals. Transatlantic's music is characterized by its epic compositions, virtuosic instrumentation, and intricate arrangements. Drawing influences from classic progressive rock bands like Yes, Genesis, and Pink Floyd, as well as elements of symphonic rock and classical music, Transatlantic creates expansive, cinematic soundscapes that transport listeners on a musical journey. The band's debut album, "SMPT:e" (2000), received widespread critical acclaim and established Transatlantic as a force to be reckoned with in the progressive rock scene. The album showcased the band's penchant for extended instrumental passages, complex song structures, and rich vocal harmonies. Transatlantic followed up their debut with a series of ambitious concept albums, including "Bridge Across Forever" (2001), "The Whirlwind" (2009), and "Kaleidoscope" (2014). These albums further solidified the band's reputation for crafting epic, multi-part compositions that push the boundaries of the progressive rock genre. In addition to their studio albums, Transatlantic is known for their dynamic live performances. The band's concerts are legendary for their energy, musicianship, and improvisational prowess, often featuring extended jams and reimagined versions of their studio recordings. Despite the members' busy schedules with their respective bands and projects, Transatlantic has continued to release albums and tour sporadically over the years, much to the delight of their devoted fanbase. Their enduring popularity and influence in the progressive rock community speak to the timeless appeal of their music and the undeniable chemistry between the band members. Transatlantic remains a beacon of creativity and innovation in the world of progressive rock, constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible within the genre. With their unparalleled musicianship and unwavering dedication to their craft, Transatlantic continues to captivate audiences around the globe, solidifying their status as one of the preeminent progressive rock bands of the 21st century.
Upcoming Events
Transatlantic Live at Morsefest 2022: The Absolute Whirlwind
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Live Jam
Fri, 19 Jul, 09:00 PM
Transatlantic, the illustrious progressive rock supergroup, continues to mesmerize fans with their latest release, "Live at Morsefest 2022: The Absolute…