Magic Pie has become a household name for progfans around the world with their blend of classic prog and 70's hard rock inspired by bands such as Spock's Beard, Dream Theater, Genesis, Pink Floyd, The Flower Kings, Transatlantic, Kansas, Deep Purple, Yes etc.
Fronted by bandleader and guitar supremo Kim Stenberg, the band are known for their epic, energetic, melodic and sometimes heavy prog rock with splendid vocal harmonies and great musicianship.
Hailing from Moss, Norway, “The Suffering Joy” configuration of Magic Pie consisted of Jan Torkild Johannessen on Drums and percussion, Lars Petter Holstad on Bass, Gilbert Marshall on Keyboards and vocals, Eirik Hanssen on Vocals, Eirikur Hauksson on Lead vocals and Kim Stenberg on Guitars, vocals and Synth Guitar.
The Suffering Joy was the bands third album. Now re-released on Karisma Records and for the first time available on vinyl.