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2020-08-08: Progression Magazine suspends publication
Progression Magazine has suspended publication as of issue No. 74 as we mull our way forward in these difficult times for print media and life in general. We will post updates here and in pertinent social media venues as it b

2020-08-08: Steve And Lou's World Of Prog Review: Long Earth "Once Around The Sun"
Our good friend Buzz Elliott from Hammerhead has been hitting the keyboard (in a non-violent way) to share his rather extensive thoughts with us on the new Long Earth album - "Once Around The Sun". Let's check out what he has

2020-08-08: Steven Wilson to remix Ultravox Vienna album for autumn 2020 release
Ultravox’s Vienna – the band’s first album to feature vocalist and guitarist Midge Ure – is to be re-released on six-disc CD/DVD, limited edition quadruple clear vinyl, and double vinyl on October 9 via Chrysalis. Originally

2020-08-07: SONICELEMENTS.BANDCAMP.COM
DK: Today Bandcamp doesn't take a fee from the artist! So, all the music you buy on the site today goes directly to the artist or Indy label! My Bandcamp page is http://sonicelements.bandcamp.com/ where you can find downloads

2020-08-07: Watch DREAM THEATER's Guitarist JOHN PETRUCCI Playing with MIKE PORTNOY on Official Video Single "Terminal Velocity" from PETRUCCI's Forthcoming Solo Album
The world of progressive rock is buzzing today, and Dream Theater fans all over the world are screaming of joy. After 10 long years guitarist John Petrucci and drummer Mike Portnoy have appeared playing together for the first

2020-08-07: New interview with Jon Anderson from Sound & Vision Magazine
Jon Anderson, Soothsayer of Wonderous Stories - Forgive the imagery, but Jon Anderson is like the Energizer bunny of progressive music—he just keeps on going and going. The legendary founding Yes vocalist/lyricist forges ever

2020-08-07: Steve Hackett: announces "Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live at Hammersmith" - New Single 'Déja Vu' available! - Physical & digital pre-order online!
Steve Hackett announces the release of "Selling England By The Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live At Hammersmith" on 25th September. This live recording is from his critically acclaimed 2019 UK tour. The concert was recorded at

2020-08-07: Modern Cinematic Prog Ensemble Circuline To Release New Live CD/DVD/Blu-ray “CircuLive::NewView”
What do you get when you take two theatrical lead vocalists, a keyboard player from Juilliard, a versatile rock virtuoso on guitar, a zany bass player from another galaxy, and a drummer with progressive rock in his DNA? The m

2020-08-07: Sabaton share live video for The Attack Of The Dead Men
Sabaton have released a live video to showcase their track The Attack Of The Dead Men. The song features on the Swedish outfit’s latest studio album The Great War which launched in the summer of 2019.

2020-08-06: The Pineapple Thief - Versions of the Truth
JB: Check out The Pineapple Thief brand new music video for their forthcoming album "Versions of the Truth" title track, once again produced and directed by the brilliant George Laycock from Blacktide Phonic/Visual

2020-08-06: Its an all-electronic Echoes Podcast with interviews featuring Ben Blackett and Jim Ottaway
From 1990s grunge rock engineer in Seattle to electronic soundscapes composer, Ben Blackett has had a long music career. He plugs in computers instead of guitars and creates dance floor trances and melodic contemplations. Hi

2020-08-06: King Crimson’s ‘The Elements 2020 Tour Box’ 2CD Now Available For Pre-order
This 2-CD history of King Crimson features many extracts and tracks appearing on CD for the first time, including many of the current line-up. Packaged in a digi-pack style book case with 24-page booklet, this set contains in

2020-08-06: Flying Colors prep Third Stage: Live In London release with video for Kayla
Flying Colors have released a video showcasing their 2012 track Kayla. The footage has been lifted from Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Steve Morse, Dave LaRue and Casey McPherson’s upcoming album Third Stage: Live In London – out

2020-08-05: BBC - Prog Rock Britannia
Documentary about progressive music and the generation of bands that were involved, from the international success stories of Yes, Genesis, ELP, King Crimson and Jethro Tull to the trials and tribulations of lesser-known band

2020-08-05: Steve Unruh / Phideaux: 71319 Live at Monforti Manor
Double live album of a very special house concert, meticulously mixed. Set 1 features Steve's one-man-band show spanning his solo albums, joined halfway in by Phideaux and Valerie on bass and vocals. Set 2 features Phideaux's

2020-08-05: Were Genesis Better in the ’70s or ’80s? Roundtable
Here's the conventional narrative: Genesis were a prog-rock band in the '70s and a pop act in the '80s. Not quite true. Accessible songs like "I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)" and "More Fool Me" showcased their hook-wri

2020-08-05: Gojira launch apocalyptic Another World video
French metal legends Gojira have launched a video for a 'standalone' new single, Another World. It's the first original new material to emerge from the band since 2016's acclaimed Magma album. “It is with great excitement tha

2020-08-05: The Progarchy Interview: Tim Bowness, Part One
Tim Bowness is no stranger to Progarchy: he’s graced us with multiple interviews over the years, including a three part epic in early 2019. Back then, we talked about his stylish, enticing album Flowers At The Scene, which m

2020-08-05: Jon Anderson: I'd love to get the surviving members of Yes together again one day
Jon Anderson says he would love to get the surviving members of Yes together onstage again at some point in the future. The vocalist was a guest on 101 WRIF’s Talkin’ Rock With Meltdown to chat about his new album 1000 Hands

2020-08-04: MIT Review: Voyager – Essential Max Richter (2019) (*****)
For those of you who enjoy music where contemporary classical meets ambient and electronica, then you may be familiar with composer Max Richter. Even if you haven’t heard his solo albums, chances are you’ll have heard some of

2020-08-04: Devin Townsend is writing a “weird” new album called Lightwork
Devin Townsend says he’s “unexpectedly” found himself working on a new album. Although early in the process, Townsend says the material he has so far is a "weird, alien sounding, effervescent, sunny load of oddness." The Cana

2020-08-04: Italian Progressive Metal Masters DGM Announce New Album “Tragic Separation”, Explosive Video for First Single “Flesh and Blood” Available
Italian progressive metal masters DGM will release their long awaited 10th studio album, “Tragic Separation” on October9, 2020. It follows the band’s acclaimed release, “The Passage” from 2016. Watch the official video for th

2020-08-03: Tony Kaye - Interview Sessions With The Original Keyboard Player For The Legendary Prog/Rock Band - Yes. Part 1.
Hello Fellow Proggers! The Rock Music Alliance's latest podcast episode is with Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Tony Kaye; original and long-time keyboard player for Yes! Part 1 covers his latest pro

2020-08-03: California Guitar Trio's Elegy: Echoes August 2020 CD of the Month
I’ve been playing the California Guitar Trio on Echoes for 30 years now, about as long as the group has existed. They’ve performed live many times and been interviewed many times. But they’ve only had one CD of the Month pick

2020-08-03: Watch Roger Waters revisit Pink Floyd’s Time
Roger Waters has released a video showcasing his live performance of Pink Floyd’s Time. The footage of The Dark Side Of The Moon classic has been taken from Waters’ Us + Them concert film, which is available now on digital fo

2020-08-02: Talking Shit with Robert Svilpa
Today we revisit "Nightmare Blues" - a song written and demoed / recorded back on July 12, 2020 live during that day's stream recording. We review the updates to the song that were added this past week, discuss thought proces

2020-08-01: THE TANGENT: new album Auto Reconnaissance / interview with Andy Tillison
The Tangent are one of the most skilled and interesting bands of modern times. Like all naturally gifted musicians, band leader Andy Tillison seems wholly incapable of sitting still, forever mining his rich vein of complex, d

2020-08-01: Jon Davison talks new Yes album, new band in new interview
In this episode, Jon Davison vocalist of Prog/Rock band Yes talks with host Cole Coleman about working on a new album during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic; remembering Jon's early days starting on guitar and bass; how he first s

2020-08-01: Rush’s Last Show 5 Years Later: The Performance and the Aftermath
Throughout four decades of touring with Rush, Neil Peart had never crossed the "back-line meridian" to greet the crowd onstage. "I stay behind my drums and cymbals for 40 years and never go out front, never," he recalled in t

2020-07-31: The Tangent: launch video for 'The Tower of Babel'; second track taken from 'Auto Reconnaissance'
The Tangent, the progressive rock group led by Andy Tillison, recently announced the release of their 11thstudio album ‘Auto Reconnaissance’ on the 21stAugust 2020. The follow-up to 2018’s ‘Proxy’, sees them continuing the ba

2020-07-31: Pain of Salvation: new single/video "RESTLESS BOY" off upcoming album "PANTHER"!
Sweden’s Pain of Salvation move another step closer to the release of their upcoming new studio album “PANTHER”, due out August 28th, 2020 worldwide via InsideOutMusic. Today, the Progressive Metal/Rock innovators launch thei

2020-07-31: RIP: Alan Parker, Director of ‘Pink Floyd: The Wall,’ Dies at 76
British director Alan Parker, famous to rock fans for his work on 1982's Pink Floyd: The Wall movie, has died. The 76-year-old reportedly had been suffering through a long but unnamed illness. Back in 1982, Variety described

2020-07-31: Jon Anderson announces live online fan event
Jon Anderson has announced a special online fan event for this Sunday, August 2, at 8pm (BST). The former Yes singer and his band will perform songs from his recently released new album 1000 Hands. In between each song Anders

2020-07-31: Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s career to be celebrated in new photo book
The career of Emerson, Lake & Palmer is to be documented in a new photo book which will be published later this year. ELP: Together And Apart will be released through WP Wymer Publishing on October 30, with those pre-ordering

2020-07-31: Jonas Reingold, Craig Blundell and Rob Townsend announce The Backstage
Jonas Reingold has joined forces with fellow Steve Hackett band members drummer Craig Blundell and multi-instrumentalist Rob Townsend to form a new band, The Backstage. The band will release their debut album, Isolation, thro

2020-07-30: AWAKE BY DESIGN - Calling You Home (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)
Awake By Design have released the 3rd single 'Calling You Home,' from their upcoming album due out in August. Please check out the video on YouTube and the single on Spotify below! Give them a like, share and subscribe! Thank

2020-07-30: Mastodon are teasing an unreleased track titled Fallen Torches
Mastodon are teasing a new track on their website titled Fallen Torches – with the full version set to be unveiled tomorrow (July 31). The website encourages fans to “light the torch” by signing up to their newsletter – and o

2020-07-30: JETHRO TULL’s IAN ANDERSON Joins TERRY REID And MANCHESTER STRING QUARTET On An Epic New Version Of BADFINGER’s “DAY AFTER DAY!”
What do you get when add the woodwind talents of rock flutist Ian Anderson and the six-string skills of British guitarist Terry Reid to Badfinger’s unforgettable smash hit “Day After Day”? You get one of the most compelling a

2020-07-29: Fish: How we made the Garden Of Remembrance video
How do you make a music video when the country has been plunged into lockdown? That was the problem facing Fish and directors David Lam and Hannah Thompson when making the promo for Fish's Garden Of Remembrance, the latest so

2020-07-29: Jakko Jakszyk announces solo album for October
King Crimson guitarist and vocalist Jakko Jakszyk has announced he will release a new solo album, Secrets & Lies, through InsideOut Music on October 23. "The enforced sabbatical from King Crimson has given me the opportunity

2020-07-28: …AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD: announce three exclusive upcoming Livestreams, including 7th August show for UK/EU
…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead announce three livestreams this summer, including a 7th August set starting at 8pm UK / 9pm CET, geared especially for the UK & Europe. …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead cam

2020-07-28: Half Life: the new EP from IZZ
On the heels of their celebrated 2019 studio album, Don’t Panic, IZZ are set to release a 20-minute EP entitled Half Life, featuring four tracks including three new studio songs as well as a previously unreleased live version

2020-07-27: New and Noteworthy on Bandcamp!
Nearly six months into the worldwide coronavirus epidemic, Bandcamp continues to be a lifeline for musicians. Since March, fans have purchased more than $75 million worth of music and merchandise there — including more than

2020-07-27: New Eddie Jobson live album
On August 28th Eddie Jobson is releasing a double-CD compilation of concert performances, entitled “Eddie Jobson - Live.” This 21-track release will include performances from Poland, Russia, and the U.S.; along with a number

2020-07-27: Rick Wakeman Releases New Digital Single “ASCRAEUS MONS” From His New Album ‘The Red Planet’
With the release of Rick Wakeman’s new studio album, The Red Planet due on August 28th 2020, described by BBC Radio 2’s Steve Wright as “King of the Prog rock keyboard .. one of our most successful and prolific musicians”, ha

2020-07-27: Watch Tool, Primus and Mastodon Members Cover Rush’s ‘Anthem’
Members of Tool, Primus, Mastodon and Coheed and Cambria teamed for a suitably heavy quarantine version of Rush's "Anthem." The one-off supergroup features Tool drummer Danny Carey, Primus bassist Les Claypool, Coheed and Cam

2020-07-26: PostScript - Denouement from To sleep perchance to dream by Robert Svilpa
Fantastic performances here from John Jowitt and Andy Edwards (the rhythm section for new band RAIN) from To sleep perchance to dream, releases October 5, 2020. Robert Svilpa - guitars, keyboards, vocals; John Jowitt - bass g

2020-07-26: RRHOF: Where fantasy meets rock & roll: Dive into our Progressive Rock Inductee collection
Poetic, expansive and innovative, this week we've opened the vault and shined the light on the significant speeches and performances from our Progressive Rock Inductees. From the '60s through today, the genre has continued to

2020-07-25: Crack The Sky release video for Tribes
US prog rockers Crack The Sky have released a video for brand new track Tribes. It's the title track from the quintet's upcoming album which will be released through Carry On Music in January 2021. You can watch the video in

2020-07-25: Built For The Future - Brave New World
The pre-order is (finally) up. The follow up album to Chasing Light. The life journey continues. The voyage of a traveller looking to find their way in to a new life, a new world, a new home. Dark, ambient, progressive. The t

2020-07-25: DEVIN TOWNSEND Announces "Empath Volume 2: By Request" Virtual Event
Canadian singer, songwriter and producer Devin Townsend has announced a new virtual event dubbed "Empath Volume 2: By Request". Set to take place on September 5, it will see him run through the set he was due to perform at th

2020-07-25: 22 Essential Barclay James Harvest Songs!
Compiled by John A. Wilcox: 4 lads from Oldham. I started to follow them 46 years ago as of 2020. Tough list to compile as there are soooo many strong songs. I'm positive I left out at least 2 of your favorites!

2020-07-24: Genesis: UK-tour rescheduled for April 2021
Genesis have announced their The Last Domino? Tour for November and December earlier this year, but as every other tour, they were forced to postpone their shows until next year (due to the Corona pandemic). The band has conf

2020-07-24: New HAKEN "Virus" Officially Released
‘Virus’ is the culmination of a musical thought experiment which started with the ‘Vector’ writing sessions in 2017 and holds intriguing potential for the band’s future, as vocalist Ross Jennings explains, “whilst ‘Virus’ can

2020-07-24: Prog Duo Days Between Stations to Release New Album “GIANTS” Feat. Billy Sherwood, Colin Moulding and Durga McBroom!
Prog duo Days Between Stations (DBS) is releasing their highly anticipated 3rd album titled “GIANTS” which features guest appearances by legendary XTC member Colin Moulding, Billy Sherwood of YES and backing vocalist for Pink

2020-07-24: Blackfield return with video for new single Summer's Gone
Art rockers Blackfield have returned with a video for their brand new single Summer's Gone. The new single precedes an upcoming new album For The Music, the band's "most ambitious and expansive album to date" which will be re

2020-07-23: The new video from Fish is so heartbreaking that even *he* cried
SB: The pre-order of Fish's new album starts today. This is the premier of the video of his new song Garden of Remembrance. It shows also paintings from his longtime collaborator Mark Wilkinson from Fish's and Marillion's alb

2020-07-23: Announcing a Forthcoming King Crimson book...from Music Journalist John Kelman
Well, I've been intimating at a project that's been occupying my time over the past few months, and today I can finally announce it. This is the press release that will be released tomorrow at All About Jazz: Senior Contribut

2020-07-23: Professor Of Rock-Story of 70s YES Classic "Roundabout" with Jon Anderson
An interview with Yes' Jon Anderson discussing their classic song "Roundabout". Jon Anderson the incredible voice that co-wrote and sang the 70s masterpiece Roundabout with Prog Rock legends Yes in 1972 which went to #13 on b

2020-07-23: NYC Power Trio OGD To Release First Single From Forthcoming Debut Album “The Big Game” Produced By Drum Legend Jerry Marotta
“Young Love” is the first single from NYC based power trio OGD from their forthcoming debut album “The Big Game” produced by master drummer Jerry Marotta (Peter Gabriel, Paul McCartney, John Mayer). The band features Derek Ol

2020-07-23: Tommy Shaw Says Styx Are Almost Finished Recording New Album
Tommy Shaw said Styx are almost finished with their next album and will be "ready to mix before you know it." The guitarist and singer made the comments in an interview with the Ted Nugent Spirit Campfire show, detailing each

2020-07-22: RIP: Cardiacs singer Tim Smith dead at 59
Tim Smith, enigmatic frontman of the Cardiacs, has died aged 59. Broadcaster and former Prog Awards host Matthew Wright said, "Just been told Tim Smith of Cardiacs fame is no longer with us. He’s singing to god in person I gu

2020-07-22: OGD: Olivero, Gavin, De Ranieri
A look back at recording our debut album The Big Game at Dreamland Recording Studios and at how producer Jerry Marotta felt that one time drummer Bobby Gavin tried to take control of the mix. :-) Our album, featuring deluxe p

2020-07-22: MIT Review: Tangerine Dream: Force Majeure – The Autobiography written and compiled by Edgar Froese (2019) (*****)
The definitive book on Tangerine Dream, based on the diaries of the group’s founder and guiding force, Edgar Froese. I suspect most of you reading this will be familiar with the sound of Tangerine Dream’s electronic rock, spa

2020-07-22: Ozric Tentacles detail new album Space For The Earth
Ozric Tentacles have revealed that their new studio album Space For The Earth will be released on October 9 through Kscope. The record will be their first since 2015’s Technicians Of The Sacred and will feature the single Hum

2020-07-22: Valdez change name to Tribe Of Names
US prog rock quartet Valdez have changed their name to Tribe Of Names. The change has been brought about due to the departure of keyboard player Joe Cardillo, who has used the Valdez name had used previous to the band forming

2020-07-22: Lonely Robot release video for Keeping People As Pets
Lonely Robot have released a new video for Keeping People As Pets. The song is taken from the band's new album Feelings Are Good, which was released last Friday on InsideOut Music. "Feelings Are Good is a bit of a departure f

2020-07-22: "Time Well Spent" by Sonic Eclipse
About this time last year Sonic Eclipse released our second album - "Time Well Spent." We've recently made it a "Name your price" album on Bandcamp. Check it out, along with our first album "The Red Thread", if you're lookin

2020-07-22: Steve Howe Insists a Yes Reunion Is ‘Completely Unthinkable’
Steve Howe has declared a Yes reunion tour “completely unthinkable.” The guitarist made his assessment during a new conversation with Rolling Stone. “I don’t think [fans] should stay up late nights worrying about [a reunion],

2020-07-21: NY Prog Rockers IZZ to Release New EP “Half Life” on July 28, 2020
On the heels of their celebrated 2019 studio album Don’t Panic, IZZ is set to release a 20-minute EP entitled Half Life featuring four tracks including three new studio songs as well as a previously unreleased live version of

2020-07-21: Anneke Van Giersbergen to release new album with Kamerata Zuid
Anneke Van Giersbergen has revealed that her live collaboration with the chamber orchestra Kamerata Zuid will be released later this month. The 13-track live album is titled Let The Light In and it’ll launch on July 31 on Ban

2020-07-21: US proggers IZZ release video for Half Life
US prog rockers IZZ have premiered their brand new video for Half Life with Prog. The song is taken from the band's upcoming four-track EP Half Life which features four tracks including three new studio songs as well as a pre

2020-07-20: Steve Howe on 10 Songs Recorded Without Yes, From Queen to Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Steve Howe will go down in rock history as the guitarist who helped Yes craft their most ambitious works in the Seventies before leading them through very difficult years in the Nineties and 2000s as critical members either d

2020-07-20: New interview with Yes' Steve Howe from Sound & Vision Magazine
I'm a Soundist." Forward-thinking guitar legend Steve Howe, the maestro of many iconic, nimble guitar riffs that have literally defined a generation or two of aurally challenging songs by the likes of Yes and Asia, is describ

2020-07-20: Galahad to release three-disc version of Following Ghosts
UK prog rockers Galahad have announced they will release a newly remastered three-disc version of 1998's Following Ghosts album on September 7. "It was supposed to be a 21st anniversary re-issue in 2019 but, unfortunately, as

2020-07-19: Fernando Perdomo‎: The $50 Gig that CHANGED MY LIFE
My days as a "Youtuber" start NOW!! Here is my first video which is the story on how playing on a demo for $50 led to playing on a top 10 hit, platinum album, and world tour. I was 21 years old and the entire course of my lif

2020-07-18: Neal Morse: launches video for 'In The Name Of The Lord'; first single from 'Sola Gratia'
Neal Morse recently announced the release of ‘Sola Gratia’, his new solo progressive rock con-cept album, for the 11th September 2020. Originating from a seed planted in his mind about writing a record based on the apostle Pa

2020-07-18: Long Distance: Paul Calls Alex Lifeson | PRS Guitars
In this episode of Long Distance, Paul calls an old friend: Alex Lifeson. Paul asks Alex to recall RUSH's very first live gig, they talk about their hobbies outside of music, and they address RUSH's infamous Guitar World inte

2020-07-18: Were Rush Better in the ’70s or ’80s? Roundtable
Which Rush is your favorite Rush? The hippie-haired power trio that crafted sci-fi narratives and complex prog-rock instrumentals in the mid to late '70s? The group with supremely awkward '80s haircuts who paired virtuosity w

2020-07-18: Marillion keyboard player Mark Kelly announces solo album
Marillion keyboard player Mark Kelly has announced he is to release a solo album. In a series of posts on his Facebook page Kelly announced "Finally, my first solo album is coming!", and revealing the url of a new website bea

2020-07-17: Derek Sherinian launches video for soaring new solo single Empyrean Sky
It’s the first material taken from the Sons Of Apollo and Black Country Communion keyboardist’s solo album The Phoenix, which arrive on September 18 through InsideOut Music. Sherinian is joined on Empyrean Sky by drummer Simo

2020-07-17: Lonely Robot's John Mitchell chats with Prog Editor Jerry Ewing
Lonely Robot release their brand new album, Feelings Are Good, today. A fine slice of melodic progressive rock it is too, which sees John Mitchell, the man behind the music, moving away from the 'astronaut' trilogy of the ban

2020-07-17: Todd Rundgren Live Virtual Television Series “The Todd’s Honest Truth” Episode #3 Friday, July 17
Todd Rundgren, dubbed “Rock’s Renaissance Man” in 1972 by Rolling Stone, will be airing Episode #3 of his bi-weekly live interactive virtual television series “The Todd’s Honest Truth” on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 6pm PDT/9PM

2020-07-17: How prog were Queen?
Queen were very prog, reckons writer Dave Everley. Mike Portnoy and Steve Howe both nod in agreement. On 9 January, 1971, Kevin Ayers and Genesis played a show together at the Ewell Technical College near Epsom in Surrey. Aye

2020-07-16: Cruise To The Edge rescheduled for 2022
New dates just announced! 4/25-30, 2022. 2022?! New ship: Royal Caribbean Navigator of the Seas. New ports: Labadee and Puerto Plata. Bands: TBD.

2020-07-16: To sleep perchance to dream by Robert Svilpa
Robert Svilpa‎: with some glowing early reviews of the incomplete album coming in I encourage you to visit, audition the music and consider pre-ordering - it's only $7 for the digital download of 2 complete CDs worth of

2020-07-16: Kansas discuss new album artwork
Members of the band KANSAS discuss the artwork for the album "The Absence of Presence." Phil talks about the art, the artist, and nipples.

2020-07-16: Morse, Portnoy, George: launch video for cover of 'Hymn 43'
Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy & Randy George are returning to their Cover To Cover series of albums with ‘Cov3r To Cov3r’, the brand new third instalment. Featuring their renditions of classic tracks by the likes of King Crimson,

2020-07-16: Derek Sherinian: announces new solo album 'The Phoenix' for release via InsideOutMusic
World acclaimed keyboardist Derek Sherinian, (Sons of Apollo, Black Country Communion), one of the most significant keyboard players of the modern era, has signed to InsideOutMusic for the release of his new solo album ‘The P

2020-07-16: Gentle Giant Reunite Virtually For First Time In 4 Decades For New Video Along With Members of King Crimson, Yes and More!
The classic Gentle Giant line-up have reunited for the first time since 1980 for a unique new video. Pieced together over the last few months, it’s a brand new performance of “Proclamation” (originally from the band’s 1974 al

2020-07-16: Styx’s Todd Sucherman on Gifting ‘Super Fans’ Front Row Seats
As the world continues to mourn live music, Styx drummer Todd Sucherman fondly recalled a charitable pre-show ritual from his early days with the band: upgrading "super fans" to primo seats. During Sucherman's first tour with

2020-07-16: Ayreon release two brand new tracks from double album Transitus
Ayreon have released two new tracks from their upcoming double album Transitus. The first song is titled Get Out! Now! with Arjen Lucassen sharing a lyric video for the track which features former Twisted Sister frontman Dee

2020-07-15: Gazpacho, The Kings of Atmospheric and Affective Rock, Return With New Album ‘Fireworker’ Due For Release on Kscope on September 18th
For nearly twenty years, Gazpacho have reigned as the kings of atmospheric and affective art rock. That’s certainly no small feat, as the subgenre is full of wonderfully moody, ornate, and emotional artists; yet, none of them

2020-07-15: Hear the title track of Simon Collins' new solo album Becoming Human
Simon Collins has confirmed he'll release Becoming Human on September 4, via Frontiers. The long-awaited solo album includes the new single, Becoming Human, and also features his former Sound Of Contact bandmate Kelly Avril N

2020-07-15: ProgDay 2020 Cancels
It is with great sadness and disappointment that we must announce that for the first time since its inception in 1995, there will be no ProgDay this year. We have been postponing this decision in the hope that the situation w

2020-07-15: The Pineapple Thief release video for new single Break It All
The Pineapple Thief have released a video for their brand new single Break It All. It's the latest track to be taken from their upcoming album Versions Of The Truth, out on September 4 via Kscope. “One of the darker, more si

2020-07-15: Peter Gabriel’s live albums set for vinyl reissue
Four of Peter Gabriel’s live albums are to be reissued later this year on vinyl. Plays Live, Live In Athens 1987, Secret World Live and Growing Up Live have all been remastered at half-speed and cut to lacquers at 33RPM by Ma

2020-07-14: Arena announce new lineup with Damian Wilson
We have great pleasure in welcoming Damian Wilson to the new Arena line up. Most people will already know him as a fantastic singer, and there is no doubt he will bring something special and original to the band. We have know

2020-07-14: Nightwish’s Floor Jansen: “After 20 years of metal, I would like to do something else”
Floor Jansen hasn’t been wasting her time in lockdown. “I have two horses, so I've been getting to ride a lot.” says the Nightwish singer. “Plus I've been growing veggies and flowers. And I occasionally sit down at my piano a

2020-07-14: Fire Garden EP point-blank
Friends new Fire Garden EP point-blank featuring Adam Holzman on keyboards is out now if you like Porcupine Tree / Steven Wilson / Blackfield with a touch of modern prog you will enjoy it. Available on CD and Download check i