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Jon Hiseman, former drummer with the band Colosseum which broke up in 1971, started to put a new band together 1974. Still unnamed, the band had Hiseman and former Thin Lizzy guitarist Gary Moore as its only members.

However, by May 2015 the line up was complete, Hiseman and Moore being joined by Mike Starrs (vocals), Don Airey (keyboards) and Neil Murray (bass). A jazz-fusion band, it was called Colosseum II, although Hiseman was the only link with the original Colosseum.

Strange New Flesh was released in April 1976, but sales of the album were disappointing. Starrs and Murray left and John Mole came in on bass while Gary Moore took over vocal duties.

Two more albums, Electric Savage (June 1977) and War Dance (November 1977) were released, but were also commercially unsuccessful.

However, the band, or at least it's members, appeared on Andrew Lloyd Webber's album Variations that was released in November 1978. John Hiseman, Gary Moore, John Mole and Don Airey joined Julian Lloyd Webber on cello, Rod Argent on keyboards and Hiseman's wife Barbara Thompson on flute and sax to record the album which charted as high as number 2 and spawned the popular theme tune for the South Bank Show.

That was more or less the end of Colosseum II. Gary Moore left to Join Thin Lizzy and, a few months later, Don Airey went to Rainbow.

Colosseum itself, including Jon Hiseman, reformed in June 1994, but that's another story. To hear more about the short-lived Colosseum II, join Dave Hewitt when he presents Colosseum II - In Focus on Phoenix Radio at 8pm on Saturday.

Once again, Saturday evening is when Phoenix Radio turns to its dark side. DJ Cruel Britannia presents Fadeout - an hour of the best in goth, darkwave, industrial and alternative. It's a good introduction for those listeners just getting to grips with the genre and an unashamed wallow in favourite tracks for the more dedicated.

So pull on your leather and join Cruel Britannia on Fadeout every Saturday at 7pm, as usual on Phoenix Radio.

Paul Baker will foray into the world of Prog Rock on Sunday. As usual on Soundscapes, Paul will review the latest releases, talk about and to the major artists in the genre, and perhaps even get out one of his infamous 'long tracks'.

To find out what's happening on the Prog scene, be sure to tune in to Phoenix Radio from 3pm every Sunday for Soundscapes with Paul Baker.

Wednesday night favourite Ian has a wide range of musical tastes. From post-rock to post-metal, post-punk to post-hardcore. That's why he hosts (POST) - a weekly look at everything that no-one else plays.

So whether you like Cult of Luna, Isis, Pelican, Mono, Sigur Ros, This Will Destroy You, Porcupine Tree or a host of other 'cult' bands, listen in to Ian's favourites on (POST), this and every Wednesday at 7pm on your favourite station - Phoenix Radio.