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2016-06-24: Roger Waters Reportedly Signing Select Deluxe ‘Wall’ Boxes With Different Names
If we had to sign a few thousand autographs, we’d start getting loopy after a while — and Roger Waters apparently would too. The reissue site Super Deluxe Edition reports that certain copies of the (ahem) super deluxe edition

2016-06-24: Eat That Question:Frank Zappa In His Own Words-Documentary Opening Today in NYC
A hilarious, all-archival footage portrait of legendary rock star / composer Frank Zappa – from his 1963 clean-cut appearance on The Steve Allen Show, to full counter-culture freaky regalia, as leader of the Mothers of Invent

2016-06-23: Peter Gabriel and Sting Kick Off U.S. Tour With Exuberant, Inspired Collaborations: Concert Review
Peter Gabriel and Sting last toured together in 1986 and 1988 as part of a string of Amnesty International benefit concerts. Last night, at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, the pair kicked off their new Rock, Paper, Scisso

2016-06-22: KARMAKANIC - The Making of Dot (Trailer)
As usual Jonas Reingold gives us another album for the ages. Couldn't love this band more, watch the trailer below and pre-order this album! You won't regret it! - JB, TOCTTECP

Reggies is proud to announce Progtoberfest II October 21-23, 2016 with up to 27 bands playing this year. This year our main headliners include the reunion of legendary Jazz/Fusion band Brand X (Percy Jones, John Goodsall, & K

2016-06-22: The Neal Morse Band confirmed to headline at ROSfest 2017
The Neal Morse Band has been confirmed to headline on Saturday night at ROSfest in 2017. Neal Morse is a household name in the world of progressive rock. His tenure as a founding member of legendary US progressive rock band S

2016-06-21: Listen to Jon Anderson and Roine Stolt’s ‘Invention'
Former Yes vocalist Jon Anderson and Flower Kings guitarist Roine Stolt have teamed up for a new album, and they’re ready for fans to hear an edit of the song “Invention.” You can listen to the song below. The new LP, titled

2016-06-21: Mike Keneally "Scambot 2" Signed Limited Edition (2 CDs plus "Scambot 2" Download)
Welcome to the exclusive Exowax-only pre-release of Scambot 2 and Inkling (More from the Scambot 2 Sessions), designed to satisfy all core Keneally fans! Pre-orders are being taken now for this signed limited edition package

KANSAS, America’s legendary progressive rock band, will release their intensely anticipated new studio album “The Prelude Implicit” on September 23, 2016. The album is the first new release in 16 years for the band that has s

2016-06-21: Opeth North America Tour Announcement
Opeth are pleased to announce new dates for North America with special guests The Sword. Artist Presale / VIP Packages: Starts today, Tuesday June 21st at 2pm local time. Password: AMERICA

2016-06-21: Jazz-Fusion Legends BRAND X Reunite To Tour U.S. Fall 2016/Spring 2017!
Legendary Jazz-Rock-Fusion band BRAND X has reunited and is preparing to celebrate their reunion with a Fall 2016/Spring 2017 U.S. tour, including a headline performance at Progtoberfest in Chicago on October 21st. Also on th

2016-06-21: Emerson, Lake and Palmer Announce Reissue Campaign
Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s entire catalog will be reissued over the course of the next year. As with Led Zeppelin’s 2015 reissues, they will release three records at a time, chronologically, and we can expect the first batch

2016-06-21: Haken North American Tour 2016
30.08.2016 REGGIE'S Chicago, IL, USA 31.08.2016 RAPIDS THEATER Niagara Falls, NY, USA 01.09.2016 MOD CLUB Toronto, ON, Canada 02.09.2016 CLUB SODA Montreal, QC, Canada

2016-06-20: A Conversation with Vitalij Kuprij (Trans-Siberian Orchestra)
Ukrainian-American maestro Vitalij Kuprij is a classically trained virtuoso, equally at home playing Beethoven's 4th Concerto on a grand piano in a concert hall, or in an arena shredding on one of his neo-classical rock compo

2016-06-20: Dweezil Zappa Announces ’50 Years of Frank: Dweezil Zappa Plays Whatever the F@%K He Wants’ Tour
Threatened with trademark infringement for using his dad’s name on the road, Dweezil Zappa has changed the name of his upcoming tour once again. And in a symbolic middle finger to the potential lawsuit, Zappa is now calling i

2016-06-20: Tony Levin - Fragile As A Song book release
These are my poems from through the years, and lyrics from songs on previous albums, current albums and future ones. Some are quite personal, others humorous. The title poem is about making a musical connection with a bonobo

2016-06-20: Drum Legend Terry Bozzio Presents a Solo Musical Performance on World’s Largest Tuned Drum & Percussion Set on Forthcoming US Tour!
Drum legend Terry Bozzio, known for his work with Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, UK and his critically acclaimed solo ventures, celebrates his latest release “Terry Bozzio Composer Series” with “An Evening With Terry Bozzio” US tour

2016-06-19: New VDGG - Do Not Disturb available for pre orders
Cherry Red Records and Esoteric Antenna are delighted to announce the release of the excellent new album by the legendary VAN DER GRAAF GENERATOR. “Do Not Disturb” is the band’s thirteenth studio album and was recorded in the

2016-06-18: Watch Ritchie Blackmore’s Return to Rock: Setlist + Video
After nearly two decades of playing Renaissance music, Ritchie Blackmore made his long-awaited return to rock with a new lineup of Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow last night (June 17). You can watch video above and below. The con

2016-06-18: More new music from Frost* on The PM Show #120
Greetings friends. The PM Show #120 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features more new music from the awesome new Frost* CD, Falling Satellites. And if you like segues then this is a sho

2016-06-17: Mahavishnu Orchestra Violin Legend JERRY GOODMAN Releases A Brand New Collection Of New And Rare Recordings!
Jerry Goodman is simply one of the most unique and explosive talents the rock world has ever seen: a violin player trained in classical music with an ear for jazz and the attitude and looks of a true rock n’ roller! Known for

Deep Purple drummer Ian Paice has suffered a mini stroke, also referred to as a TIA (Transient Ischaemic Attack. This happened on the morning of 14th June (Tuesday this week), the day that Purple were scheduled to play in Sto

2016-06-17: 35 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Play Final Concert With Roger Waters
More than four years before founding member Roger Waters officially parted ways with Pink Floyd, the bassist played his last complete concert with the band. On June 17, 1981, Waters joined David Gilmour, Richard Wright and Ni

2016-06-17: CEASE AND DESIST TOUR 2016
Questions, questions, questions... flooding into the mind of the concerned young person today! People are asking me, "Why this is all ZFT stuff happening?" The shortest answer is this: There is a contract dispute that began i

2016-06-17: 30 Years Ago: Genesis Release Pop-Chart Smash ‘Invisible Touch’
If its smash title track was any true measure, Invisible Touch represented the moment in which Genesis were consumed by frontman Phil Collins‘ concurrent solo fame. Synth-driven and cute, it couldn’t have had less in common w

2016-06-16: New Peter Gabriel tune "I'm Amazing" on Youtube
The new track I’m Amazing will be released on Friday 17 June 2016, on all digital download and streaming services. It’s the first new composition from Peter to be released since the track Show Yourself featured in the film Ba

2016-06-16: Erik Norlander getting ready to release "Surreal" album
Super cool photo by Erik Nielsen from my new "Surreal" album (details at www.eriknorlander.com). L-R, top to bottom: Minimoog Model D, Hammond B3, Oberhim OB-Xa, Rhodes 73 MkI, Wall of Doom 1967 modular Moog, Yamaha C7, Rolan

2016-06-15: RIP: Trent Gardner of Magellan (memorial fund - please help)
My name is Trent Gardner II and my father and Magellan founder Trent Gardner passed away suddenly June 11, 2016 in Vacaville, CA. Due to his sudden passing we need immediate financial assistance to ensure a proper, dignified

2016-06-15: Phil Collins Announces New Memoir, ‘Not Dead Yet’
A new autobiography is on the way to remind readers that Phil Collins is not dead yet. Though at times, it sure seems like he got close. The book, titled Not Dead Yet and due Oct. 25, promises to explore the longtime Genesis

2016-06-15: Steven Wilson talks streaming
In 2009, a fan approached Steven Wilson before a show in Portland, Oregon, with an unusual request. The fan, in his early twenties, handed Steven a hammer and his iPod and asked the musician to smash the device to pieces. By

2016-06-15: Opeth sign to Nuclear Blast Entertainment; »Sorceress« to be released in late 2016!
Nuclear Blast Entertainment is very pleased to announce the signing of Swedish progressive legends, OPETH. Always an unstoppable force for uniqueness amid a sea of generic swill, OPETH have been setting the rulebook ablaze, a

2016-06-15: Circuline - Forbidden Planet [Official Video]
Music by Andrew Colyer and Darin Brannon. Lyrics and vocal melodies by Randy McStine. Additional vocal harmonies by Andrew Colyer, Natalie Brown, and William Spillane. Guest guitarist on this track is Alek Darson (Fright Pig)

2016-06-14: 45 Years Ago: Emerson, Lake and Palmer Turn a Kooky Concept Into ‘Tarkus’
It may seem tough to believe now, but back in 1971, Emerson, Lake & Palmer were forced by their label to temporarily shelve their prog-rock adaptation of Mussorgsky’s legendary classical composition Pictures at an Exhibition

2016-06-14: Jan Hammer Talks Mahavishnu, Emerson, Hendrix, Jaco … and Getting the JuJu Happening! – GigGab 68
Jan Hammer joins Paul and Dave today to share his own stories from throughout his life and career. From his start in Prague, the stories flow, including tales about Jan’s experiences with Jeff Beck, Keith Emerson, Jaco Pastor

2016-06-13: The Neal Morse Band To Release New Live CD/DVD Set “Alive Again” – August 5, 2016
Much to the excitement of Prog fans worldwide, The Neal Morse Band will be releasing a new live 2CD/DVD set and Blu-ray on August 5, 2016 titled “Alive Again.” Riding on the tremendous success of their breakthrough album, “Th

2016-06-13: Oliver Wakeman working on new material
Rehearsals underway & starting to come together. Quite a bit of equipment & that's before the orchestra joins us...

2016-06-13: Adrian Belew: Everythihng in Flux…
In the mid-twentieth century, there was a guy who endeavored to study the brain of the late Albert Einstein in the hopes of discovering why he was such a phenomenal genius. He was ultimately unsuccessful, but many shared his

2016-06-13: Innerview: Bent Knee - Exploring extremes
It's the first night of Bent Knee's 2016 tour in support of its new album Say So. It’s kicking off with a show two hours away from its Boston hometown in Northampton, Mass. at The One Bar. The 75 attendees, mostly in their tw

2016-06-13: A note from Tony Levin
Rehearsing now in the U.S. with Peter Gabriel band and Sting’s band. I’ll have diaries uploaded in a couple of days. On a different note, announcement soon for an exciting album that's been a year in the making. More on that

2016-06-12: 40 Years Ago, YES plays its largest show
40 years ago today. Yes and Peter Frampton at JFK. 110,000 people.

2016-06-12: Concert Review: Carl Palmer Molson Canadian StudioHamilton, Ontario June 8, 2016
Carl Palmer, of Emerson Lake and Palmer, performed at the Molson Canadian Studio in Hamilton on Wednesday June 8. This is one of the stops on the 2016 Remembering Keith and the Music of Emerson Lake and Palmer Tour. The fo

2016-06-12: Steven Wilson working on Blackfield 5
Blackfield 5 ,Recording sessions with Steven in Tel Aviv,putting some guitars and vocals.sounds promising .

2016-06-12: "New" early Genesis and more new Stickmen on The PM Show #119
Greetings friends. The PM Show #119 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features more new music from the Stickmen CD Midori. Also featured is a huge blast from the past of very early electr

2016-06-11: MoonJune Records 15 Year Anniversary Sale: 15 CDs for $99!
MoonJune Records is celebrating its 15th Anniversary this month. I have never thought I would be arriving to this point when I started the label in June 2001 with my first three releases, launching since then the total of 79

2016-06-10: Two New Frank Zappa Titles to Be Released on CD by Zappa Records/UMe
FRANK ZAPPA: Frank Zappa for President 1. Overture to "Uncle Sam" 2. Brown Shoes Don't Make It (Remix) 3. Amnerika (Vocal Version) 4. "If I Was President" 5. When the Lie's So Big (Live) 6. Medieval Ensemble 7.

2016-06-09: The Jelly Jam's album 'Profit': A glorious cinematic experience and mixture of styles | Rock At Night
The Jelly Jam started out in 2002 as some sort of a continuation of a side project which initially was named Platypus and comprised the three current The Jelly Jam members plus keyboards mastermind Derek Sherinian (Alice Coop

2016-06-09: Jon Anderson Interview on The Prog Report
Jon Anderson has been very busy over the last few years, working on a number of projects. Most recently he has been working with another accomplished Prog artists in guitarist Roine Stolt (The Flower Kings, Transatlantic). T

2016-06-08: If There’s a ‘Quadrophenia’ Sequel, It Won’t Have the Who’s Blessing
Who fans excited to see a sequel to the band’s Quadrophenia may want to temper their enthusiasm after reading what the members of the band and manager Bill Curbishley have to say about rumors of a follow-up film. As previousl

2016-06-08: The Beach Boys, ‘Pet Sounds (50th Anniversary Edition)': Album Review
Does the world need another version of the Beach Boys‘ Pet Sounds? It’s one of popular music’s most sublime works, and one of the most reissued since its release in 1966. There’s the first CD version from 1990 with three bonu

2016-06-08: Pain of Salvation Documentary
I Set Myself on Fire – a story about Daniel Gildenlöw and Pain of Salvation. For eight years, between 2007–2014, we have followed Daniel Gildenlöw and Pain of Salvations footsteps and filmed their progress. This has resulted

2016-06-07: Watch the Claypool Lennon Delirium Cover the Beatles and Pink Floyd
Les Claypool and Sean Lennon have teamed up to form the Claypool Lennon Delirium — and they’re on the road with a new record out and a set list that includes their own distinct takes on some rock ‘n’ roll classics. The duo vi

2016-06-07: Rick Wakeman on Reuniting the ‘Holy Trinity of Yes': Exclusive Interview
A quarter century after they shared the stage as members of Yes on the Union tour, singer Jon Anderson, guitarist and singer Trevor Rabin and keyboardist Rick Wakeman are coming back together for a run of shows in the fall, a

2016-06-07: California Guitar Trio news
As we continue our 25th anniversary celebration, CGT will record the new album later this month! We will be recording at Tom Griesgraber's studio in Encinitas California and plan on releasing the album in the fall. More detai

2016-06-06: 45 Years Ago: John Lennon and Frank Zappa Jam at the Fillmore East
In the last days of New York’s Fillmore East, John Lennon and Yoko Ono joined Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention onstage after the Mothers’ set. The four songs performed on June 6, 1971, were recorded and released on Le

2016-06-06: Ray Wilson Singles Out Mike Rutherford As Reason For No Second Genesis Album.
Singer Ray Wilson has singled out guitarist Mike Rutherford as the reason that Genesis failed to deliver a follow-up to 1997 release ‘Calling All Stations’, calling his current relationship with the band “kindergarten stuff”.

2016-06-05: Chick Corea’s 75th Birthday Celebration Will Make Music for Months
When the jazz pianist Chick Corea celebrates a milestone birthday, he doesn’t hold back. In 2001, when he turned 60, he played a three-week career retrospective at the Blue Note Jazz Club. He did it again at 70, with an even

2016-06-03: RIP: WBCN DJ Mark Parenteau dies
Former radio personality Mark Parenteau, a Worcester native, has died from complications following a long illness, according to his brother, Barry Parenteau. He was 66. “Parenteau grew up in Worcester's Main South,” wrote Pau

2016-06-03: RIP: Fairport Convention's Dave Swarbrick dies at 75
Folk musician Dave Swarbrick has died at 75, his family have announced. Best known for his work with the hugely influential folk group Fairport Convention, Swarbrick was a virtuosic violin player and one of the most highly re

2016-06-02: New VdGG
Coming soon --30th September release date. New Van der Graaf Generator: Do Not Disturb.

When Carl Palmer was plotting his current tour, which kicks off tonight in New York City, it was not intended as a tribute to keyboardist Keith Emerson. In fact, the drummer was in talks with his longtime Emerson Lake & Palme

2016-06-01: Eric Gillette – The Great Unknown (Album Review)
When Mike Portnoy announced last year “Brace yourselves for a new guitar hero in Eric Gillette! He is the new king of shred and feel! He reminds me a lot of my old partner in crime (if you know who I mean!)”, that was some se

2016-05-31: Germany Rules Sampling In Hip Hop More Important Than Kraftwerk’s Rights
Germany’s highest court on Tuesday ruled against Kraftwerk in a case that pitted the samplers against the sampled. The ruling overturns a ban on the sale of the song Nur mir (Only to me), by music producer Moses Pelham and ra

2016-05-31: Eat That Question - Frank Zappa in His Own Words
This is exciting news! "Interviews, concert performances and archival footage offer insight into the life and career of musician Frank Zappa. Release date: June 24, 2016 (USA)"

2016-05-31: 30 Years Ago: ELP (Sort Of) Reunite for ‘Emerson, Lake and Powell’
After limping to a halt with 1978’s Love Beach, Emerson, Lake & Palmer went on a much-needed hiatus — but by the mid-’80s, Keith Emerson and Greg Lake were ready to reunite, even if it meant going on without Carl Palmer. Palm

2016-05-31: 40 Years Ago: Jeff Beck Releases ‘Wired’
Recording any kind of full-length album is a challenge. Following up an LP that revolutionized rock guitar? That’s another matter entirely — and the struggled faced by Jeff Beck as he entered the studio to work on his third s

2016-05-30: Guitar Icon and Supertramp Legend Carl Verheyen & Band To Tour North America Summer 2016
Carl Verheyen, recognized as “One of the World’s Top 10 Guitarists” by Guitar Magazine and “One of the Top 100 Guitarists of All Time” by Classic Rock magazine, as well as guitarist for music legends Supertramp, will bring hi

2016-05-30: Interview with Southern Empire and Unitopia's Sean Timms on The PM Show #117
Greetings friends. The PM Show #117 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features an interview with Southern Empire and Unitopia's founding member Sean Timms. Sean tells us about the past, p

2016-05-29: 10 Years Ago: David Bowie Joins David Gilmour Onstage at London’s Royal Albert Hall
On May 29, 2006, David Bowie performed two songs with David Gilmour during the Pink Floyd guitarist/vocalist’s three-night stand at London’s Royal Albert Hall. It turned out to be Bowie’s last-ever U.K. live performance. As b

2016-05-29: Rachel Flowers ELP The Endless Enigma at Official Keith Emerson Tribute
Young female keyboardist extraordinaire Rachel Flowers on grand piano, Keith Emerson Band members guitarist/event organizer Marc Bonilla and bassist Travis Davis, Tesla drummer Troy Luccketta, keyboardist Jonathan Sindelman a

2016-05-29: Crafty Hands Studio Update 5 29 16
Welcome to the Backstage area of Crafty Hands Studio! Members will see more options on the main menu of the site. In the backstage area I am creating exclusive new music and videoing the process of writing, recording, arrangi

2016-05-28: Production to Begin on Sequel to the Who’s ‘Quadrophenia’ Film
This summer, production will begin on To Be Someone, a sequel to the 1979 film adaptation of the Who‘s rock opera Quadrophenia. The movie, which will be directed by Ray Burdis, is expected to be released next year. NME report

2016-05-27: Lalle Larsson - New album in the making
Howdy folks! I am very proud to announce that my new album is taking shape. Ten tracks are written and my brother in arms Walle Wahlgren will record the drums in Nashville inbetween his busy touring schedule. I am very excite

2016-05-26: CARL PALMER releases 250 ART PACKAGES
Available JUNE 1st - CARL PALMER releases 250 ART PACKAGES featuring his 2nd Edition Art Book, Art Vinyl and Keith Emerson Tribute Print...each is numbered and signed. SIGN UP at www.carlpalmerart.com to get yours.

2016-05-26: Alex Lifeson Has ‘Hours of Material’ for a Potential Solo Album
It’s been 20 years since Alex Lifeson released his solo Victor LP — long enough for the Rush guitarist to at least consider the possibility of putting together another project on his own. The subject of a new solo album came

2016-05-26: Wish You Were Here: Royal Mail stamps honour 50 years of Pink Floyd
A new set of stamps is being issued to honour Pink Floyd, featuring some of the band’s best known album covers. The 10 stamps will mark 50 years since the group turned professional, and will include album covers such as The P

2016-05-25: AISLES announce new studio album and release online documentary
Chilean prog rockers Aisles have just announced the title and release date of “Hawaii”, their highly anticipated fourth studio album. The LP will be released on July 29, 2016 via Presagio Records on CD and digitally, while th

2016-05-25: MJ12 Featuring Bass Legend Percy Jones To Release Debut Album
MJ12, featuring Brand X bass legend Percy Jones, will be releasing their eagerly awaited debut album on Gonzo Multimedia UK on June 24, 2016. Recorded in the summer of 2015 at Shelter Island studios in Manhattan, MJ12 is jazz

2016-05-24: Portnoy Says New Neal Morse Band album will be their Tommy meets The Wall
Mike Portnoy has described the upcoming Neal Morse Band record as "the greatest album of my career...our Tommy meets The Wall." The as-yet-untitled, double concept album is due for release later this year and drummer Portnoy

2016-05-23: NewEARS' Carla Huntington's pictures of Keith Emerson in tribute in Keyboard Magazine
Following his death on March 10, we felt the best way to honor Keith's memory was to hear from many of the musicians and others who worked closely with him and knew him best. To them he was Emo, Fingers, Keith; but mostly he

2016-05-22: Styx Sail on the River with the Nashville Symphony On Board
In August of 2015 Nashville, Tennessee finally got an outdoor venue to replace the beloved Starwood when the $52 million dollar Ascend Amphitheater opened on the banks of the Cumberland River just off of 1st Avenue. Styx had

2016-05-21: AAJ Review: Security Project: Live 1
While so many singer-songwriters of the past 50 years have been covered time and again-even fostering tribute bands that recreate the live experience as close to perfection as possible-one of the most important, groundbreakin

2016-05-20: Boston Globe Music Review: Bent Knee favors songcraft over showboating on new album ‘Say So’
“Progressive rock” is a loaded term, conjuring notions of epic keyboard solos by men in capes, lyrics concerning warlords or gurus (or warlord-guru Ayn Rand), and drum kits wide as city blocks. It’s worth remembering, when ap

2016-05-20: First Band Announcements for ProgDay 2016!
Following an eight-year absence, the Italian progressive group DEUS EX MACHINA has burst back onto the international scene with Devoto, its eighth album. Fronted by Alberto Piras, one of the most extraordinary vocalists in al

2016-05-19: Steve Vai Reveals More Details and Release Date for ‘Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition’
Back in March, legendary guitarist Steve Vai announced that he was preparing a 25th anniversary edition of his groundbreaking album, Passion and Warfare, that contained an entire CD of unreleased material called Modern Primit

2016-05-19: Jeff Beck to Release First Album Since 2010, ‘Loud Hailer’
Jeff Beck takes a turn toward the topical on Loud Hailer, the guitarist’s first new studio album in six years. Due on July 15, Loud Hailer arrives alongside a new book titled BECK01, a tour with Buddy Guy and a special career

2016-05-19: 30 Years Ago: Peter Gabriel Conquered the World With ‘So’
Between his years as the freaky frontman for Genesis and his early solo outings, Peter Gabriel was already a rock star before making So. But the 1986 album transformed him into something entirely different and completely unex

2016-05-19: The PM Show #116 is ready for your listening pleasure. Awesome segues + await you!
Greetings friends. The PM Show #116 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features a variety of awesome progressive selections sewn together as always with the out-of-this-world Horwitz touch

2016-05-18: AAJ Review - FAT: (Living the Dream) - featuring Alex Machacek
While he's been living in Los Angeles for many years, Alex Machacek clearly values longterm musical relationships. While the majority of his recordings for the Raleigh, NC-based Abstract Logix imprint have seen the Austrian-b

New Jersey alt/prog connoisseurs, Thank You Scientist, have announced details of their brand new full-length, Stranger Heads Prevail that will be released on July 29th via Evil Ink Records. The label is best known for being o

2016-05-17: Peter Gabriel and Lou Reed Reissues Announced
Selections from Peter Gabriel and Lou Reed‘s distinguished catalogs will receive the reissue treatment later this year, as Gabriel puts out the next round of his vinyl upgrades and Reed is honored with a deluxe 17-disc box. C

2016-05-16: 50 Years Ago: The Beach Boys Release Their Masterpiece, Pet Sounds
The often-repeated story goes that Brian Wilson was so enamored with the Beatles Rubber Soul that he made the Beach Boys Pet Sounds as a reaction to it. (And that album in turn inspired Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.)

2016-05-16: Response to my brother's open letter...
Now that I've completed my Via Zammata' tour I've had a chance to read your open letter. Since it can be challenging to convey tone in print I will preface this by saying I am not responding to you with animosity. In keeping

2016-05-15: RoSFest 2016: A sublime progressive rock celebration of the highest caliber
Last weekend I headed off to the historic and ghost-enchanted town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for my first ever trek to the Rites of Spring Festival, also known as RoSFest. Held annually at the lovely Majestic Theater and n

2016-05-14: New Music from Three Trapped Tigers on The PM Show #115
Greetings friends. The PM Show #115 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features new music by Three Trapped Tigers. Their awesome new project "Silent Earthling" should not be missed. Oblivi

2016-05-13: An EPIC release from Carl Palmer
An EPIC release from Carl Palmer arrives June 1st! The 2nd Edition of Carl Palmer's Art Book with a picture disc audio ART record (Palmer discusses each art piece in the book) and a print dedicated to Keith Emerson in ONE PAC

Long-time YES fans, rejoice! Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman are proud to announce that after a hiatus of 25 years, they are to reform the definitive YES line-up as Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman (ARW). Since they la

2016-05-11: Jon Anderson and Roine Stolt tease Invention Of Knowledge
Former Yes frontman Jon Anderson and Flower Kings leader Roine Stolt have released a 30-second teaser from their collaborative album Invention Of Knowledge. The title is to be launched under the banner Anderson / Stolt on Jun

2016-05-11: Karmakanic Announce New Album 'DOT'
Sweden-based Progressive band Karmakanic have announced the release of their fifth album 'DOT' for the 22nd July 2016. The band, who originally formed in 2002, have returned with their first studio album since 2011's 'In A Pe

2016-05-10: Innerview: Henry Kaiser
Henry Kaiser has only ever had one person to answer to throughout his career: himself. The experimental, improvising guitarist has consistently demonstrated uncompromising, nomadic instincts. He goes where the muse takes him—

2016-05-10: New David Cross ' Sign of the Crow' coming soon
Here at last! ‘Sign of the Crow’ - new studio album by the David Cross Band to be released on Noisy Records on 5th August 2016. The album can be pre-ordered from www.david-cross.com (all pre-orders carry a free and immediate