Original Article by DARREN PALTROWITZ – SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
30 years since their formation – yes, 1985 was 30 years ago – Magellan is still making music. Although they could originally be pigeonholed as a “prog rock band,” Magellan has evolved in recent years. Magellan leader Trent Gardner, who Downtown owner and publisher Grace Capobianco introduced me to, shared with me the group’s powerful and controversial new music video, “War Drum (This Ain’t America).”
But there’s plenty more to Trent’s story than the fact that Magellan just put out a new single digitally.