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2010 - 2015 updates
20 Mar 2015

Sweden Rock Festival: Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy will be performing 04 June 2015 at the 2015 Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden.

18 Mar 2015

Message from Carl:

"I would like to thank everyone for their support on my UK tour. I had a great time as always working with Paul and Simon. I hope there was not too much inconvenience caused by the cancellations which I know you have all heard before but this was genuinely out of our control.

The Carl Palmer ELP Legacy will be playing at the Krush Fest on the 16th October in Great Yarmouth. I look forward to seeing you there!

Once again a big thank you to you all."

17 Feb 2015

Just about to kick off my February and March UK tour! In addition to playing with Paul and Simon as Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy, each stop on the tour features Martin Turner (playing the music of Wishbone Ash) and The Strawbs. It all starts on Thursday (19 Feb) in Cheltenham and continues through to Wolverhampton (15 March).

Looking forward to seeing you there!

01 Jan 2015

Wishing all my fans and followers, management and crew a very happy, healthy and successful 2015. Looking forward to seeing you all again during the year. Starting off in Oslo on February 10th and then followed with a UK tour. Look out for details of tour dates and art events on my website, Facebook, and Twitter pages.

04 Dec 2014

Hello Everyone,

I just wanted to say a big "thank you" to all of you who came along to our concerts in the USA and Canada recently. Your support and enthusiasm was tremendous and Paul, Simon and myself had a great time playing to you. We enjoyed meeting you all and of course some of you we have seen regularly over the years and it’s always great to see you.

It was a great opportunity to show my art collection and we had an excellent response. Thank you to all the people who helped to make this a success.

I would like to thank all of the management and the crew, who helped to make this tour a success, for all their hard work and endless energy. So many thanks to Bruce, Harry, Jon and Josh, Tony, John Arnold and of course Lori, Bruce's wife.

We will be back again in the USA in 2015 so keep a look out for concert dates and also details of art events as well. In the meantime the band will be starting the new year playing in Oslo, followed by a 19 date tour of the UK and the dates are already on the website and Facebook page.

So as I prepare to leave the US for home today I would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and all the best for a Healthy and Successful New Year!

Look forward to seeing you sometime in 2015!

Best wishes,


02 Dec 2014

2015 Tour dates for February and March!

Pleased to announce the February and March 2015 tour dates for the Classic Legends of Rock & Folk 'Super Tour' 2015 featuring Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy along with Martin Turner & The Strawbs.

See the tour dates for UK Coast to Coast February/March 2015 starting February 19 in Cheltenham and ending March 15 in Wolverhapton.

01 Dec 2014

It's Back... The 12 Days of Palmer Christmas!

Sing this Christmas Carol with your friends and soak up the savings!

01 Dec 2014

JUST IN... Planning on giving Carl Palmer artwork for the holidays? If so, order this week (by 06 Dec 2014) and it will arrive before Christmas. See the art at

16 Nov 2014

British musician Carl Palmer (ELP/ASIA) presents a check to Gary Mervis, President and Founder of CAMP GOOD DAYS & SPECIAL TIMES which provides summer camp activities for children stricken with cancer. The check represented a portion of the proceeds from the sale of Palmer's RHYTHM OF LIGHT art collection created with Scene 4, and sold at a special gallery event held at the home of attorney Robert Brenna and his wife, Judy.

Pictured L to R: Gary Mervis, Carl Palmer, Robert Brenna

Read the press release...

23 Oct 2014

More Dates Announced for CARL PALMER's ELP Legacy 'Rhythm of Light' Tour 2014

19 Shows Announced in the US and Canada for November. New shows added in Vermont, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts!

Show will present an evening of the instrumental rock classics of Emerson, Lake & Palmer

See the tour dates!

Read the press release.

01 Oct 2014
24 Sept 2014

JUST ANNOUNCED! Join Carl Palmer on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1st in Annapolis, Maryland as he shows and discusses his art at the Annapolis Collection Gallery (after Asia performs)!

RSVP here to attend this intimate event.

10 Sept 2014

The venue of the Nov. 6 Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy show has moved to Durham, NC! Details about the Motorco Music Hall show...

See all of Carl's tour dates!

05 Sept 2014

ASIA tour of North America and the UK starts September 11!

Starting Sept. 11 in the US and continuing until Nov. 2 in London, Carl Palmer will be performing with ASIA!

See the tour dates!

10 July 2014

Radio interview on Friday, July 11

Carl Palmer has done an interview with Ken Dashow at Q104.3 FM in New York. It will air on Friday, July 11th on Ken's show.

Ken Dashow Q104.3 web site

12 June 2014

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy Returns with the RHYTHM OF LIGHT TOUR 2014 – 4 shows in Northeast US for July and an Extensive North American Tour in November.

Tour dates...
Read the entire press release...

14 May 2014

Thursday at 11:30am PST, Carl Palmer's new art collection – Rhythm of Light – will be released at See the collection first and reserve a part of this highly limited release of 9 new works.

13 May 2014

The new art collection, Rhythm of Light, becomes available this Thursday at 11:30am PST at The collection features 9 new works crafted from rhythm. All in the collection are limited in availability. Each is numbered and signed by Carl Palmer.

12 May 2014

4 days away! Carl Palmer unveils a new art collection this Thursday at Here's a preview of one of the pieces called "Barbarian" which measures 60"x 33". A total of 9 new works are coming...

06 May 2014

Just got word from the folks at that the art piece, Orchadia, is almost sold out.

If you've been wanting to own work from Carl's debut collection, they are almost gone. Get a closer look at Orchadia here.

05 May 2014

JUST ANNOUNCED: May 15, 2014, Carl Palmer will unveil his new collection of artwork at The Rhythm of Light collection will feature visual studies inspired by some of his most famous rhythms – Tarkus, Knife Edge, Barbarian...

19 Apr 2014

Carl and Katie with the new "Rhythm of Light" art collection.
click to enlarge

16 Apr 2014 Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy Performing Tarkus On The Moody Blues Cruise

13 Apr 2014

New selections in the Carl Palmer Gift Shop! New products include the new Decade DVD; Carl Palmer 2 CD Anthology (updated with new tracks); signed posters and drum heads; and the new 2014 ELP LEGACY T shirt.

29 Mar 2014

Carl Palmer's new Rhythm of Light art exhibit premieres at Miami's Effusion Gallery. Carl unveiled his new art collection, done in collaboration with Los Angeles Art company, Scene 4. Carl greeted fans and signed his original art pieces at the trendy SOBE art gallery from 7pm to 11pm on Friday March 28th. A splendid time was had by all.

See the entire photo gallery here.

29 Mar 2014

From the Miami Herald, Asia, ELP drummer Carl Palmer puts the art in rock

"[...] In a field known for vibrant characters, Carl Palmer may be the most colorful drummer of them all.
A founding member of '70s progressive rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer and '80s rock supergroup Asia, the Birmingham, England-born Palmer will premiere his new art collection, Rhythm of Light, at Miami Beach's Effusion Art Gallery.
The 16 images in the exhibit were created using a photographic process in which Palmer plays his drums in a pitch black, 12-square-foot room, using custom LED florescent drum sticks. As stick hits drum or cymbal, a burst of light forms a pattern, and the visual images are captured on canvas. [...]" Read the entire article here.

From The Multiple Sides of Rock Drumming Icon Carl Palmer

"Do Ya Wanna Play, Carl? is a two CD compilation of music by legendary rock drummer that was originally released only in the UK in 2001. The new expanded version contains additional tracks. Do Ya Wanna Play, Carl? spans several decades and various musical genres. Disc 1 focuses on the symphonic side of Carl Palmer, with the extensive 'Concerto for Percussion' by Carl Palmer and Joseph Horowitz. The rest of the disc features a selection of Emerson Lake and Palmer (ELP) cuts from the Works album. Carl Palmer gets to show his admirable skill as a world class drummer in the pieces selected. [...]" Read the entire article here.

21 Mar 2014

1 WEEK AWAY - JOIN CARL PALMER AT THE EFFUSION ART GALLERY in Miami, Florida on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 7pm. Carl will be unveiling his new art collection The Rhythm of Light and discussing the work. The event is FREE and The Effusion Gallery is located at 1130 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more details, contact the gallery at (305) 538-3558

19 Mar 2014

ONE NIGHT ONLY! Carl Palmer (Legendary drummer for ELP and ASIA) to Debut new Artwork in Miami!

Join Carl Palmer as he spends an evening at the acclaimed Effusion Gallery in Miami, Florida on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 7pm. The event is FREE and Carl will be debuting a new collection of artwork he's created called The Rhythm of Light. A pre-release viewing with wine served, early numbers in the edition will be available that night.

Effusion Gallery is located at 1130 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more details, contact the gallery at (305) 538-3558.

09 Mar 2014

Concert Review: Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy @ Poole Lighthouse, 27th February, 2014.

This is to urge all Planet Rock listeners to seize the chance to see Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy next time they tour. I saw them @ Poole Lighthouse last week and they were outstanding — So many highlights: Knife Edge, Jerusalem, 21st Century Schizoid Man, Trilogy, America, Pictures at an Exhibition, Fanfare for the Common Man... to name but a few! I expected a virtuoso performance from Carl Palmer – and he certainly produced one! – though I was not expecting to be kept spellbound by a solo bass rendition of Shine on You Crazy Diamond (yes,really!) from the brilliant Simon Fitzpatrick; or to have sounds conjured from Paul Bielatowicz's guitar that made me completely forget that there were no keyboards on stage.

If your idea of a great night out is to hear genuine virtuosos clearly enjoying themselves, reinterpreting some of the most imaginative classic rock ever written, you really need to check out this incredible power trio.

John Perry

07 Mar 2014

"Eruption" by Carl Palmer was the fastest sell out in his art debut collection (, but one ERUPTION piece has just became available! It's the last one that will be on the market. Get a closer look and request pricing for it here -

28 Feb 2014

Update: New Releases on 11 March 2014 –Acclaimed British Rock icon and drummer CARL PALMER's DECADE concert DVD, THE SOLO art film, and newly expanded 2 CD 'CARL, DO YA WANNA PLAY?' ANTHOLOGY

Palmer's World Tour continues throughout 2014

Get the details in the press release.

03 Feb 2014

Update: Carl Palmer's debut art collection ( is nearly sold out.

However, an early edition number is now available - #6/25 of Prismatic (as shown in the photo on the right).

View the piece and request pricing.

03 Feb 2014

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy 2014 Tour Photo Galleries! Now that the tour is underway, Photo Galleries are being added to the site. First additions are the shows from Rio (Jan. 18) and Hull (Jan. 24).

02 Feb 2014

LAST CHANCE to join CARL PALMER OF ELP plus The Moody Blues for 5 days of music and fun aboard the "Moodies Cruise", sailing to the Caribbean this April 2-7.

Enjoy concerts and events with CARL PALMER OF ELP, The Moody Blues and an all-star lineup including Roger Daltrey of The WHO and his touring band, The Zombies, The Orchestra starring the former members of ELO, Starship, Little River Band and more! Here are some highlights:

  • Special "Never Seen Before" Performance By CARL PALMER OF ELP
  • Unique "Storytellers Performance" by CARL PALMER OF ELP
  • Two New Performances by The Moody Blues!
  • Multiple Performances by ALL Artists & Bands
  • Selected Artist Meet & Greets with Photo Opportunity
  • Special Jam Stage for Fans to Play – Every Night of Cruise
  • More Events, Parties & Artist Events To Be Announced!!
Only two cabin categories are still available... book today! Check it out at or call (855) 622-3111 (US/Canada) or (954) 417-6264 (International).

CARL PALMER OF ELP looks forward to seeing you aboard!!

27 Jan 2014

Carl's update from the Twist of the Wrist UK tour

Hello Everyone. We just started our UK Tour in Hull at The Fruit on Friday, followed by The Rock and Blues Festival at Skegness on Saturday where there was a great crowd of around 1500 people. We are now going back into rehearsals to take a look at two pieces for the tour that we haven't played before and if this works out Simon will be playing the Stick on a piece of music that the BBC banned many years ago called Jerusalem. Well known to all ELP fans and one of my favourite pieces. I also wanted to play the piece of music that was probably the first piece of music ELP played together in our initial rehearsals, which believe it or not was Schizoid Man.

[...] Read the complete note (including the set list) on the Guest Book.

20 Jan 2014

New videos! Carl talks about the cruises on which Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy will appear:

Monsters of Rock Cruise: March 29-April 2, 2014

The Moody Blues Cruise: April 2-7, 2014

08 Jan 2014

Orchadia from Carl Palmer's Twist of the Wrist collection Just In:

"Orchadia" by Carl Palmer
is nearly sold out at – a few left in the edition of 20. One of the most acclaimed pieces in Carl's debut collection, Orchadia is 40"x 30", all numbered and signed individually.

Details available at

01 Jan 2014

A New Year's Message From Carl Palmer.....

As we embark on a new year, I want to thank all of my fans, associates and friends for their support during 2013. It was a fantastic year, with many great shows by my ELP Legacy band, and the creation of a new ASIA album, Gravitas, due this coming spring. In addition, I embarked in a new phase of my career, with my Twist Of The Wrist Fine Art collection, which, I am happy to say is nearly sold out.

2014 should be even more exciting! Here is some of what you can expect in the coming year.....

In January my band is looking forward to a headlining show at the Progressive Rock Festival in Rio DeJanerio, Brazil, and in February we embark on our extensive UK tour. In March and April we will be among the featured artists on both the MONSTERS OF ROCK and MOODY BLUES / ROGER DALTREY BACK TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT cruises, and we are presently putting together tours of North and South America and Europe for the second half of 2014. In addition, ASIA will return to Japan and the UK in June, and North America later in 2014.

I am very happy to announce three official Carl Palmer products will be released worldwide in March, 2014. Music Video Distributors (MVD) will be issuing our new concert DVD – Decade – The 2011 10th Anniversary Tour featuring my current band with guitarist Paul Bielatowicz and bassist Simon Fitzpatrick. Also being released at the same time on DVD will be the art film I made with Andrew Cross in the UK, The Solo. And last, but not least, MVD will be re-issuing and updated and expanded version of &ndashl DO YA WANNA PLAY, CARL? – THE CARL PALMER ANTHOLOGY two CD set.

Our partners in Los Angeles, Scene 4 Art, will be releasing my second collection of Fine Art, which is still to be named. Look for that to premiere in the Spring of 2014.

So, there is plenty to look forward to this year, and I hope to see all of you on the road at some point. Thanks again for a great 2013, and my best wishes to you for a happy new year.

Carl Palmer,
January 1, 2014

23 Dec 2013

I have been reappointed as a Visiting Fellow in the Faculty of the Creative Industries at Southampton Solent University in the UK. I have been a Visiting Fellow at the University for five years and am looking forward to continuing my involvement with the staff and students at the University.

Learn more about the University at

19 Dec 2013

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy to headine:

Mostra Internacional de Rock Progressivo
Saturday, Janurary 18 2014
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

19 Dec 2013

A note from Carl:

"To all my fans and friends who had purchased tickets for my show at BB KING'S in New York City in March of 2014:

We have postponed the show in order to include the date in a more extensive US Tour, later next year. Refunds are available at point of purchase and we will let you know the rescheduled BB KING'S date as soon as it is confirmed.

Thank you, happy holidays and see you next year!

Carl Palmer"

05 Nov 2013

2013 November - Drum Fest in Poland 3 shows in Poland next week:
DrumFest - 12-14 November

Tour dates

02 Nov 2013 New Carl Palmer video interview at
Watch the interview!
01 Nov 2013

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy - 2014 Tour Dates!
The first tour dates for 2014 are announced!

23 Oct 2013

Click for high-res. Signed Album Art - Dove Available Online for the first time - The Dove Fine Art Print - signed by Keith Emerson, Greg Lake, and Carl Palmer

The artwork that was the basis for ELP's first album!

  • Edition of 500 (each is numbered)
  • Measures 22.5" x 26.5" on archival paper stock
  • Individually signed by ELP and artist Nic Dartnell
  • Made from the master transparency

Also available in special packages with Carl's Twist of the Wrist works – Festival of Light and Stones of Years.

Details and photos available at

15 Oct 2013 Carl Palmer receives 
					award at Afrika Rock Festival. Naples, Italy

Award received in Naples, Italy

Afrika Rock Festival
Premio Uomini e Miti
Rock Legend a Carl Palmer
Naples 9th October 2013

More Awards...

Photo by Sonia Ritondale

30 Sept 2013

Carl Palmer attends UK National Drum Fair

"It was another great weekend at the National Drum Fair, in my home town Birmingham, and it was nice to see some new faces. This is the 11th year and the fair continues to attract more stalls and visitors alike.

As always, there were some interesting drum sets of a very high standard on display. And, if you wanted that special part you have been looking for years, you will more than likely find it among the stalls this weekend. That's for sure.

I visited the show on Sunday and was fortunate to see Clark Tracey playing with his trio, which was really fantastic and also Pete Cater gave a great master class on technique. I had a good wander round the stalls and met people I only get to see at the fair.

A good time was had by all and the 'A' team did a great job as always. Yes, I am talking about Garry, Simon and Matt."

22 Sept 2013

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy - October tour of Bulgaria and Italy! Tour dates posted!

21 Sept 2013

Asia rehearsal in Bulgaria ASIA (featuring John Wetton, Carl Palmer, Geoff Downes, and Sam Coulson)

Currently rehearsing with the Plovdiv State Opera Orchestra in Bulgaria, for the Roman Amphitheatre concert tonight.

Show is nearly sold out!

12 Sept 2013

Carl Palmer Signature Headphones from OrigAudio Carl Palmer Limited Edition
Signature Series Designer Headphones

Available now for the first time, a new line of high end audio headphones manufactured exclusively by OrigAudio for Carl Palmer fans. Each set comes in a sturdy carrying case with a personalized authentic Carl Palmer autograph.

Check them out here:

27 Aug 2013

Carl Palmer receives Drum Legend Icon award 
					at 2013 Vegas Rocks Awards. Vegas Rocks Awards

Carl Palmer

Drum Legend Icon

Carl Palmer received the 'Drum Legend Icon' award at the Las Vegas Rock Awards on August 25.

The ceremony was held at The Joint - Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas.

More Awards...

Photo by Wayne Posner Photography

27 Aug 2013

Carl Palmer Rocks Las Vegas As He Is Honored At The Las Vegas Rock Music Awards, Aug 25th 2013.

Palmer performed with Yes vocalist Jon Anderson and in a new supergroup with Jordan Rudess and Rudy Sarzo - see all the photos...

26 Aug 2013

Carl Palmer received the 'Drum Legend Icon' award at the Las Vegas Rock Awards on August 25.

Carl Palmer of ELP & ASIA and Jon Anderson the legendary voice of YES, made music at the event held at the Hard Rock Joint in Las Vegas. Carl also performed an ELP classic with Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess and bassist extraordinare, Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake, Blue Oyster Cult and Quiet Riot). - see more photos...

24 Aug 2013

ELP/ASIA drummer extraordinare Carl Palmer hosted a hugely successful art exhibition at the Mr Music Head gallery on Sunset Blvd in Hollywood tonight. Among those in attendance: Carl's long time musical partner from ELP, Keith Emerson and Leslie David Baker from the hit TV series, THE OFFICE. Thanks to all who attended! - see more photos...

9 Aug 2013

The Fourth Annual Vegas Rocks! Magazine Music Awards to Rock the World August 25
From "[...] Rock n' Roll history Part 4 will take place again with this year's theme of "A Celebration of Classic Rock" and will feature some of the most legendary artists in the music business. Jon Anderson (Yes) will be honored with the "Voice Of Progressive " award, Carl Palmer (Emerson Lake & Palmer / Asia) will receive the "Drum Legend Icon" award, Zakk Wylde will receive the "Riff Monster" award and newcomer Laura Wilde will receive "Best New Female Artist" award. [...]" - read the entire article.

9 Aug 2013

Spend an evening with Carl Palmer in Los Angeles! Attend the Reception Night/QA Event for Carl's fine art debut. A free event, we ask that you RSVP at Hope to see you there!

7 Aug 2013

New Photo Gallery. 03 August 2013 - Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy appearance at Yestival. Details...

6 Aug 2013

Your invitation! Join Carl Palmer on August 22, 2013 at a QA/Reception for the L.A. Art Gallery debut of Twist of the Wrist at Mr. Musichead Gallery. RSVP at, and we hope to see you there!

26 July 2013

Featured Art Collectors!

We've got a new page featuring collectors of the Carl Palmer Art collection.

First up, Mark with Blue Mountain Fire #6.

See all the collectors on the Collectors page.

17 July 2013


Carl will be performing with legendary YES frontman, Jon Anderson, and will return to his ELP roots with a new 'one night only' super trio featuring Rudy Sarzo (bassist for Ozzy Osbourne/Quiet Riot/Queensryche) and Jordan Rudess, (keyboardist for Dream Theater).

Tickets on sale: Now

Read more about this historical event here!

16 Jul 2013

Asia: European tour - August/September 2013. Check out the tour dates. We expect more dates will be added as shows are confirmed.

15 Jul 2013

Asia fans! Stay up-to-date by following @originalasia on Twitter.

27 Jun 2013

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy at Yestival -
03 August 2013!

Susquehanna Bank Center - Camden, NJ

Get your tickets to Yestival 2013 (featuring Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy, Renaissance, and The Musical Box)

In Quadrophonic sound!

For tickets: visit the Yestival TicketMaster page

In addition, Yestival will feature a special exhibition and sale of Carl Palmer's acclaimed Twist of the Wrist art work – including a meet and greet with Palmer and audience members after his presentation.

Read the Yestival Press Release

25 Jun 2013

Click for high-res. Rhythm on Canvas on display. Message from Carl: The folks at just sent this photo my way. It's one collector's incredible display of my Rhythm on Canvas artwork. If you're interested in seeing all of the collection head over to to learn more.

12 Jun 2013

Carl Palmer to receive Drum Legend Icon Award at 'Vegas Rocks!' Awards.

Awards Show: August 25
Tickets on sale: Now


4 Jun 2013

New Videos.
Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy "Twist of the Wrist" Tour Video Montage - 2013 Watch it here...

Carl Palmer Solo - 30 Apr 2013 - BB King Blues Club - New York, NY Watch it here...

27 Apr 2013

New Video. Simon Fitzpatrick of the Carl Palmer Legacy performing Roundabout Watch it here...

18 May 2013

Review: Carl Palmer Brings the "Legacy" to the Arcada from Rock Chicago Magazine

08 May 2013

Now through 4 June 2013 - See the Twist of the Wrist artwork in personat my first fine art exhibition in the United States! I'll be showing my Twist of the Wrist artwork on gallery row at the Annapolis Collection Gallery (Annapolis, MD) from May 6 through June 4, 2013.

View and buy the art at

24 Apr 2013 Update! Twist of the Wrist Art Exhibit - In Person Q&A

24 April 2013 - See the Twist of the Wrist artwork in person and meet me at my first fine art exhibition in the United States! I'll be showing my Twist of the Wrist artwork on gallery row at the Annapolis Collection Gallery (Annapolis, MD) from May 6 through June 4, 2013 AND I'll be at the gallery for 2 Q&A Nights (May 6/May 7). It's a free event, so please RSVP and get the details at

Hope to see you there!
24 Apr 2013

New Video. Carl Palmer Drum Solo - Arcada Theater 2013 Watch it here...

18 Apr 2013

New Photo Gallery. 17 August 2012 - Rockin' the Park - Clumber Park. Details...

15 Apr 2013

2013 Cruise To The Edge Photo Galleries.
25-30 March 2013 Details...

11 Apr 2013

$5 off the Sunday, April 14 show at Saint Rocke, Hermosa Beach, CA. Enter ELP as the Promo Code on the Checkout Page. Showtime is 7pm. Doors open at 6pm. Full Tour Details...

11 Apr 2013

Back in North America after a string of great sold out shows in South America.
Pictured here is a photo from Montevideo, Uruguay. The two hour show climaxed with an amazing version of Pictures At An Exhibition. The 20 minute opus features a video accompaniment that tells the story of Czar Nicholas II and his royal family, Rasputin the Mad Monk, and the Russian Revolution. After it was completed, the audience cheered for over 5 minutes. Tour Details...

11 Apr 2013

Another Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy 2013 Photo Gallery.
15 March 2013 - Lindenkeller - Freising, Germany Details...

07 Apr 2013

Another Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy 2013 Photo Gallery.
08 March 2013 - Stadthalle - Tellfs, Austria Details...

06 Apr 2013

Carl Palmer interview on
Legendary ELP drummer discusses his upcoming L.A. area show

05 Apr 2013

Carl's thoughts on the Cruise to the Edge, the South American and North American legs of the tour, and the response to the Twist of the Wrist art project. Details on the Guest Book...

03 Apr 2013

Another Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy 2013 Photo Gallery.
01 April 2013 - Variety Playhouse - Atlanta, Georgia Details...

01 Apr 2013

Another Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy 2013 Photo Gallery.
06 March 2013 - Cafeti Club - Amstetten, Austria Details...

28 Mar 2013

Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy Wows Fans on the Cruise To The Edge:
Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy thrilled fans on the first three days of the much anticipated Cruise To The Edge progressive music cruise. [...]
Full report with photos here...

21 Mar 2013

Another Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy 2013 Photo Gallery.
05 March 2013 - Reigen Live - Vienna, Austria Details...

19 Mar 2013
19 Mar 2013 Update  Twist Of The Wrist - Carl Palmer Art!
A new short documentary on Carl Palmer's art debut of rhythm on canvas "Twist of the Wrist." And if you haven't seen the collection, head over to to have a look and reserve one for yourself!
18 Mar 2013

Another Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy 2013 Photo Gallery.
09 February 2013 - Shimokitazawa Gaeden - Tokyo, Japan Details...

15 Mar 2013

10 days until Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy starts the North and South American leg of their world tour. We're adding easy access ticket and venue links on the Tour Dates page. Looking forward to seeing everyone in North and South America. Details...

14 Mar 2013

Note from Carl: As Carl wraps up the European leg of the tour and prepares to head to the Americas, he's left a note on the Guest Book thanking the fans for their support and looking forward to the next part of the tour:

"Well we are coming towards the end of the European leg of our World Tour where we have encountered some very cold and snowy weather along the way. We have travelled through several countries in a relatively short time [...]"

Read the entire note here...

12 Mar 2013

Another Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy 2013 Photo Gallery.
03 March 2013 - Blue Note - Nove Mesto Nad Vahom, Slovakia Details...

09 Mar 2013

Starting to add the Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy 2013 Photo Galleries. First up: 02 March 2013 - Bluesiana - Velden, Austria Details...

01 Mar 2013 The Carl Palmer Legacy will be playing a UK Tour in the second and third week of February 2014. Dates and venues to be announced as plans are finalized.
Twist of the Wrist 2013 tour of Europe started tonight! Complete tour schedule available at the Tour Dates page.
26 Feb 2013 Note from Carl: As Carl prepares to start the European part of his tour, he's left a new note to fans on the Guest Book:

"Just back from Japan following a really great time. Our Japanese fans were very enthusiastic about the music and we are looking forward to returning in the future. It was the first time that the band had played in Japan even though I have been playing there regularly since 1972, firstly with ELP and later on with Asia.

I thought you would like to see the new set list we will be playing on the Carl Palmer Legacy World Tour starting on March 1st in Europe and continuing on to the USA, South America and Canada: [...]"

See the set list and entire note here...

21 Feb 2013 Just been told by the folks at that of the 25 numbered pieces (each) of Infinite Space and Endless Enigma (shown to the right), there are only a handful left before these two are sold out! These are 2 of the collection's finest and most affordable. Hope you enjoy these rhythm on canvas pieces and thanks for all of the support with the fine art debut! To see them, head over to
19 Feb 2013 Downes Family
"We would like to give our Condolences to all of the Downes Family"
From Carl, Katie, Carissa, Sarah
14 Feb 2013 Additional Tour Dates Added!
April 1 - Atlanta, GA - Variety Playhouse
April 28 - Toronto, Ontario - El Mocambo
See the complete Tour Schedule
01 Feb 2013 UNVEILED! The most limited release imaginable from Carl Palmer is out TODAY... "Twist of the Wrist," a fine art collection of rhythm on canvas. Only 200 pieces available, see it today at
31 Jan 2013 BREAKING NEWS: Today is the last day of the GOLDEN TICKET pre-release viewing for Carl Palmer's art collection "Twist of the Wrist." If you received a GOLDEN TICKET via email, click it before the official release tomorrow to see the collection and reserve yours.
29 Jan 2013 Breaking News! GOLDEN TICKETS have just been released to see Carl Palmer's "Twist of the Wrist" collection today. If you're on the interest list, check your email and a big THANK YOU for all of your interest!
25 Jan 2013 1 WEEK AWAY... Carl Palmer's Twist of the Wrist art collection debuts next Friday, February 1st! If you want to see the collection of rhythm on canvas early, THERE'S STILL TIME - join the interest list at to get your invitation.
24 Jan 2013 Legendary Rock Drummer Carl Palmer to Release Signature Fine Art Collection: Twist of the Wrist
Read the Press Release [PDF version here]
22 Jan 2013 Update  Twist Of The Wrist - Carl Palmer Art!
IN 7 DAYS! See and reserve Carl Palmer's fine art release "Twist of the Wrist" 3 days BEFORE the February 1 release. You have to be on the interest list to get your invitation - sign up at
22 Jan 2013 Europe Tour Dates Added! March 1-16, 2013
See the Tour Schedule
17 Jan 2013
Twist Of The Wrist - Carl Palmer Art!
In this latest video, Carl Palmer talks about his experience creating rhythm on canvas and how it relates to his interest in photography. To get exclusive information before the February 1, 2013 release, sign up at
14 Jan 2013 Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy Set to Embark on World Tour
New Tour, New Concert DVD, and New Signature Art Collection – "A Twist of the Wrist"
Read the Press Release
See the Tour Schedule
11 Jan 2013
Twist Of The Wrist - Carl Palmer Art! Abstract, vibrant, and historic - Emerson, Lake and Palmer drum icon Carl Palmer to release a career first, an art collection of rhythm on canvas. With only 200 pieces in the series, this highly limited release becomes available worldwide on February 1, 2013. Those interested should get on the early interest list at to learn more and get the opportunity to see and own the collection before the release date.
10 Jan 2013

ASIA update: new guitarist, Sweden Rock appearance, new album.
If 2012 was a year to remember for ASIA, with the release of the acclaimed studio album 'XXX' marking the band's thirtieth anniversary, then 2013 is set to be another. John Wetton, Geoff Downes and Carl Palmer are delighted to announce that not only do they have an incredible talent in place to step into Steve Howe's shoes, but also that their first international show with newcomer Sam Coulson will be a high profile performance at Sweden Rock 2013. Sam is a wonderful player, world-renowned amongst guitar virtuosos. Additionally, a new studio album, to be entitled 'Valkyrie', will be recorded for Frontiers Records during 2013 continuing the band's relationship with the label. Read the press release...

08 Jan 2013

Update Twist Of The Wrist - Carl Palmer Art! The collection's visuals are created from rhythm...a new medium in visual art. It is a highly limited release on canvas with each piece in the series numbered and signed. To get more information and see the collection prior to the February 1, 2013 release date, interested folks should sign up at
Carl Palmer Art

13 Dec 2012

ASIA's remaining 2012 UK dates have been cancelled due to illness

27 Nov 2012 New Video! Carl Palmer performing Time Again. Details...
19 Nov 2012

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			Legacy - Japan - February 2013 Carl Palmer Legacy tour dates in Japan - February 2013

14 Nov 2012

Carl Palmer - Plans for 2013
Carl has posted an announcement on the Guest Book sketching out his plans for 2013. For starters, the band is now called Carl Palmer Legacy. The Decade DVD will be out in 2013 and plans are shaping up for an extensive tour beginning in February. Read Carl's note in its entirety on the Guest Book.

9 Nov 2012

ASIA on ROCKLINE - Wed. 14 Nov 2012
ASIA will be the featured guest on the nationally syndicated radio show ROCKLINE with host Bob Coburn Wednesday November 14th, 2012 at 8:30pm PDT / 11:30pm EDT. Fans are encouraged to call to speak with members of ASIA toll free at 1-800-344-ROCK (7625). For a station near you and for information regarding how to log onto the Internet for the broadcast go to
The show will be streamed on the Rockline website for two weeks beginning the afternoon after the live broadcast.

06 Oct 2012

More Carl Palmer Band 2012 Photo Galleries. Added 21 April 2012 - Hedon - Zwolle, Netherlands and 22 April 2012 - Musik Theater - Dortmund, Germany Details...

01 Oct 2012

More Carl Palmer Band 2012 Photo Galleries. Added 18 April 2012 - Ziquodrome - Compiègne, France and 20 April 2012 - Kubana - Siegburg, Germany Details...

21 Sept 2012

Starting to add the Carl Palmer Band 2012 Photo Galleries. First up: 15 April 2012 - Jail Break Live - Roma, Italy and 17 April 2012 - Gallery Music Bar - Pratteln, Suisse Details...

19 Sept 2012

New photos added! Asia live in May 1982. Details...

06 Sept 2012

Carl Palmer receives Virtuoso award 
		at Progressive Music Awards 2012.Carl Palmer wins Virtuoso award at Progressive Music Awards 2012! Details...

17 Aug 2012 More New Photos! From the Carl Palmer Band 2011 Tour: 19 October (Norfolk, CT), 22 October (Fall River, MA), and 04 December (Milton Keynes, England). Details...
15 Aug 2012 More New Photos! From the Carl Palmer Band 2011 US Tour: 11 October (Rochester, NY) and 16 October (Bethlehem, PA). Details...
14 Aug 2012 New Photos! From the Brain Salad Surgery era, Paul Ravn Engraving Carl's Stainless Steel Drumkit. Details...
06 Aug 2012 Tickets for 17 August Clumber Park: Rockin' the Park lineup including the Carl Palmer Band available at
01 July 2012 Special free event this week in London: Screenings of The Solo, a film by Andrew Cross featuring the music of Carl Palmer. Details...
24 June 2012 New Video! An inside look at the Carl Palmer Band on the road in the USA. Details...
7 June 2012 New Videos! Carl Palmer Band: Simon Fitzpatrick performing Stairway to Heaven & Paul Bielatowicz performing Somewhere Over the Rainbow and Flight of the Bumblebee. Details...
29 May 2012 New Video! Drum Solo - Stag Theatre - Sevenoaks UK 12 May 2012. Details...
08 May 2012 Tour dates added! ASIA 30th Anniversary Tour - USA 2012 - October - November. Details...
22 Apr 2012 New Video! Drum Solo from Pratteln Switzerland 17 April 2012. Details...
02 Apr 2012 Tour dates! (updated 02 April) Carl Palmer Band on Tour:
Europe – 11 April to 05 May, UK – 10 May to 22 May, and the UK Rockin' the Park Festival at Clumber Park on August 17. Details...
30 Jan 2012 Coming later this year! Carl Palmer Band 10th Anniversary DVD. Interviews with all the members. Live footage recorded in the US. Approx. 1 hour 50 min.
14 Dec 2011 New Photo Gallery! Asia - Warfield Theatre - San Francisco - 22 May 1982. Details...
13 Dec 2011 New Video! MTV Interview from 1982. Details...
26 Nov 2011 New Video Galleries! Latest galleries: ELP and Crazy World of Arthur Brown. Details...
26 Nov 2011 New Photo Galleries from 2011 UK Tour now in progress! Latest gallery: 25 November 2011 - The Queen's Hall - Edinburgh. Details...
22 Nov 2011 New Photo Galleries! Latest galleries: ELP in Germany (1971, 1972, and 1973) and 3 (Three) with Keith Emerson and Robert Berry. Details...
19 Nov 2011 Carl Palmer Band - Fall 2011 US Tour Photo Galleries are being added. Latest show added: 26 Oct - Reggie's (Chicago) Details...
16 Nov 2011 Carl and his team sincerely apologize for any inconvenience to those who did not see the earlier message that he would not be appearing at the HMV Forum in Kentish Town on Monday, 14 November. The cancellation of this event was beyond Carl's control. Rest assured that this has no effect on the upcoming Carl Palmer Band UK tour which begins Thursday, 24 November at The Sage in Gateshead. Details...
12 Nov 2011 New! NOW AVAILABLE! Limited Supply of Merch from the Carl Palmer Band 2011 tour. New T Shirts! New THE SOLO Palmer Art Film, and much more! Now at the Carl Palmer Gift Shop!
11 Nov 2011 Carl will not be at the FORUM KENTISH TOWN on the 14th of November as advertised in CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE for the screening of the ELP film.
11 Nov 2011 New video added to the Video Gallery: Carl Palmer Band performance of The Karelia Suite. Details...
01 Nov 2011 Carl Palmer appears on the cover of Rock Society magazine Issue 186.
Rock Society is the magazine of the UK-based Classic Rock Society.
26 Oct 2011 State University of New York at Oneonta appreciates Carl Palmer... Read about it here. Details...
24 Oct 2011 New videos added to the Video Gallery. Carl talks about his Ludwig 'Venus' Signature Series Snare Drum and a solo from his 2011 US Tour. Details...
22 Oct 2011 The SOLD OUT Carl Palmer Band show was streamed LIVE at WMVY Radio at 7:45 pm (ET) Details...
17 Oct 2011 New videos added from the Carl Palmer Band 2011 Fall USA tour. Including the full interview from 13WHAM Rochester, NY and the Drum Solo from the New Hope, PA show. Details...
14 Oct 2011 Rock Hall Blog: Carl Palmer Goes Solo - Carl Palmer makes appearance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum as part of the Museum's Legends series. Details...
11 Oct 2011 Carl Palmer on TV: WHAM News This Morning (Rochester, NY). Details...
04 Oct 2011 Carl Palmer Band Working Live - Volume 3 CD review at "Drummer Carl Palmer still hits very hard, very hard indeed. Carl Palmer is still pushing the limits of his drumming, pushing very hard indeed. Carl Palmer is not a half bad arranger, not half bad indeed. On Working Live - Volume 3, Palmer treats us to hard playing, pushing the limits, and playing in and around some classic Emerson, Lake and Palmer chestnuts with a new approach. [...]" Details...
27 Sept 2011 Carl Palmer named Honorary President of the National Drum Fair UK. Details...
20 Sept 2011 Carl Palmer Band Working Live Vol. 1 & 2 Review on Details...
18 Sept 2011 Carl Palmer at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum - 8 Oct 2011 - 1 pm. "The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is pleased to welcome Carl Palmer (from Emerson Lake & Palmer and ASIA) for a Legends Series interview on Saturday, October 8 at 1 p.m. in the Rock Hall's Foster Theater. Details...
20 Aug 2011 Carl Palmer set to embark on Whirlwind U.S. Visit - 2011 US Tour Press Release. Details...
20 Aug 2011 new! Carl Palmer Mobile App Released on iTunes! Available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch. Order "Play Carl's Drums" app at iTunes
15 Aug 2011 update! US Tour – Carl Palmer Band – Autumn 2011 - new date! Details...
09 Aug 2011 Carl Palmer interview: BBC – June 2011 – Details...
29 July 2011 Check out the all new Carl Palmer Gift Shop! Music, collectibles, signed items, DVDs, much more! We now accept PayPal, as well as all major credit cards! Details...
29 July 2011 Classic Rock Magazine reviews Working Live – Volume 3 Details...
17 July 2011 European Tour – Carl Palmer Band – August 2011 - dates added Details...
02 July 2011 Video: Carl Palmer's solo from Galicia Spain in HD Details...
29 June 2011 Carl Palmer raised the roof at Guiseley School with 100 school pupils Details...
31 May 2011 Video: Vintage footage of Carl Palmer with Atomic Rooster 1968/69 Details...
28 May 2011 US Tour – Carl Palmer Band – Autumn 2011 - 3 additional dates Details...
23 May 2011 New Europe/UK release! New CD from the Carl Palmer Band "Working Live Volume 3" released in the UK and Europe on May 23rd 2011 Details...
18 May 2011 'Pictures At An Exhibition' UK Tour – Carl Palmer Band – Winter 2011 - added 2 additional dates Details...
12 May 2011 US Tour – Carl Palmer Band – Autumn 2011 - initial dates Details...
12 May 2011 'Pictures At An Exhibition' UK Tour – Carl Palmer Band – Winter 2011 - initial dates Details...
02 May 2011 Video: Carl Palmer solo from The Keswick Theatre Details...
29 Apr 2011 Video: Carl Palmer solo from The State Theatre - Easton PA Details...
25 Apr 2011 Asia Tour Dates - Europe - Spring 2011  Details...
22 Apr 2011 Video: Promo video for ELP High Voltage DVD/Documentary Details...
17 Apr 2011 Video: An extensive chat with Carl Palmer Details...
13 Apr 2011 Video: Carl Palmer demonstrates the Korg Wavedrum Details...
12 Apr 2011 Video: The Carl Palmer Ludwig 'Venus' Signature Snare Drum Details...
12 Apr 2011 Asia Tour Dates - US/Canada and Mexico/Central/South America - Spring 2011  Details...
17 Mar 2011 Video: CARL PALMER HD footage of solo in Rockville Maryland Details...
17 Mar 2011 New photo galleries: Asia and ELP at the High Voltage Festival 2010 Details...
17 Mar 2011 Carl Palmer Goldmine Interview  Details...
19 Feb 2011 Ludwig Artist Signature Series
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17 Jan 2011 Paiste Cymbals: Carl Palmer Cup Chime Hi-Hat Video Details...
17 Jan 2011 Archive footage of Carl Palmer & Robert Paiste at the Paiste factory in Switzerland. Details...
17 Jan 2011 Review Fix Exclusive: Carl Palmer Audio Interview Details...
09 Sept 2010 ASIA releases a new Live CD / DVD
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