King of Agogik


July 2024

Preporations are already underway for a new KOA-Album…

Drum Recording Session for United Progressive Fraternity (UPF)

Album : Planetary Overload  Part 2 „Hope“   REVIEW


Video 2  „ISLANDS


I had the honor to play the Drums for the Song „The Pirate Ship“ from the

new Solo record of Marco Bernard.

Watch the Video: „The boy who wouldn’t grow up“ 

And here is a Video, my „Rough Demo Mix“ from August 2022

Preorder here:

Video Excerpts fom the Drum Recording Sessions May – October

Preporations are already underway for a new KOA-Album…

Just finished, two Songs for the next United Progressive Fraternity (UPF) Record. And one more for Marco Bernard (The Samurai of Prog), 10 Minute finest Prog for his first Soloalbum (release at the End of the Year). Created by Marco Grieco, an Italian keyboarder and composer (Game of Thrones).

UPF – Stop Time – Video

Mark Trueack (Unitopia), Hasse Fröberg (Flower Kings),

Steve Unruh (Samurai of Prog, Resistor) – Vox and Guitar

Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree) – Fretless Bass Guitar and soundscapes

Nick Magnus (Steve Hackett) – Keyboards, Synthesizers and Soundscapes

Matthew Atherton – Synthesizers

Hans Jörg Schmitz – Drumkit

There are 2 new projects already in progress,

which means that we can look forward to the future

with courage and confidence.

Video (not really a) Drum Cover

3 reviews from Jon Neudorf and Steven Reid  „Sea of tranquility“

After the last Stroke       Morning Star        Exlex Beats

A VIDEO, recorded at my rehearsal room…

The new Recording Set, a wonderful Pearl Masters Birch…


The 7th KoA album „After the last Stroke“ .

Watch the Video!

Buy the album Here or There


Hans Jörg Schmitz (Drums – Keys – Guitar – Bass),  Dago Wilms (Guitars and Bass),

Steve Unruh (Flute – Violin – Guitar), Gary Farmer (Bass), Enno Nilson (Keyboards) ,

Erik Vaxjö (Mellotron), Philipp Schmitz (Piano – Keyboards), Johannes Andrè (Guitar),

Andrew Marshall ( Guitar ), Peter Simon (Woodwinds and Brass), Scott Taylor (Uilleann Pipes)

Jeffrey Harlington (Double Bass) and Alanda Scapes (Voice)


 ‚Planetary Overload ‚Part 1: Loss

Special guests include: Jon Davison, Jerry Marotta, Nick Magnus, Steve Hackett, Hasse Fröberg,

Lisa Wetton, the Fraternity Symphony Orchestra, Colin Edwin and some more…and myself.

Video: Drums for United Progressive Fraternity

Rehearsal – Middle Section written by Steve Unruh (Resistor, The Samurai of Prog)

and Nick Magnus (The Enid, Steve Hackett)

Listen to the complete song….Stop Time…..Here.

Recording for the next KoA album progresses…


Sixth album „MORNING STAR!

Interview:  Radio Québec (Canada)

New Reviews: BBS  –   Betreutes Proggen   –   My revelations   –  Progsound

Musikreviews  –  Musikzirkus-Magazin  – MLWZ   –  Rocktimes   –   IO Pages 

Power of Prog  – Progwereld  –  ProgarchivProgzilla

Arlequins  –  BBS 2  –  Profil Prog  – DPRP  –  Progressive Aspect

The MLWZ Radio Show: Podcast

The Prog Mill Radio Show: Podcast

Video – Trailer – 1 !      Video – Trailer – 2 !


Runnig time: 71 Minutes  – Digipack – 32 page Booklet

Recording videos  Nr.1  and   Nr.2

Interview – IO PagesRead!

Drum recording for a new Willowglass track ( Decameron part 3 ) Here is the Video!

Video added, a Genesis remake –  ‚For Absent Friends‘

Video,  a Nina Hagen remake – ‚Fisch im Wasser‘

The  5. King of Agogik  Album EXLEX BEATS !

Runnig time: 77 Minutes  – Digipack – 24 page Booklet



Album excerpts:

Hans Jörg Schmitz
Grüner Weg 46
D-56629 Andernach / Germany
Phone +49 (0) 2632 48553
Mobil 0175 87 80 863

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