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2015-11-26: Court rules against Tom Scholz in Boston Herald defamation case
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has tossed out defamation lawsuits filed by Tom Scholz, founder of the band Boston, against the Boston Herald and Micki Delp, the ex-wife of the band’s late lead singer, Brad Delp. Sch

2015-11-24: Fish launches first album reissues
Sunsets On Empire and Raingods With Zippos featuring demos, live tracks, edits and more out now. Fish has released the first two albums in his planned reissues series, with more to follow in the coming months. Both 1997’s Sun

2015-11-24: 35 Years Ago: Yes Look Back at Divisive Era With Live ‘Yesshows’
Yessongs, Yes‘ first live LP, was bound to be a classic: That 1973 triple-LP was roughly the size of a Labrador retriever, emblazoned with a hypnotic Roger Dean cover and comprised of material from double-header prog-rock beh

2015-11-23: Tool’s Adam Jones on 2016 Tour, Album Progress, 'Amazing' New Song
Adam Jones knows what Tool fans want. As the group preps for a tour with Primus, which kicks off in January and currently has them playing in San Diego and a string of dates in the South, the guitarist and his bandmates are e

2015-11-23: Chris Squire’s Spirit Dominates Yes’ Cruise to the Edge 2015
The most crucial attendee of the third-annual Cruise to the Edge wasn’t even physically on the ship. The presence of late Yes bassist and co-founder Chris Squire, who died in June from a rare form of leukemia, radiated throug

2015-11-21: Robert Fripp comments on Toronto Concert Review
..."well-executed and intricately composed music needs more than technical mastery to make it sing." agreed. it needs both players and audients coming together with goodwill, present in the moment, that they might welcome in

2015-11-21: The Story of How Rush Closed Out the ’80s With the Transitional ‘Presto’
Judging solely in superficial terms, 1989’s Presto is a minor offering in Rush‘s massive discography. Released in a wasteland of rock production, the album’s indistinct sonic vibe falls somewhere between Rush’s synth-driven e

2015-11-21: 30 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Responds to the PMRC on ‘Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention’
In the first four-and-a-half minutes of the 1995 reissue of Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention, variations on the phrase “I don’t care” are repeated over 30 times. But he might have been a bit defensive. Frank Zappa

2015-11-20: 45 Years Ago: Emerson, Lake & Palmer Arrive With Their Bombastic Debut
Over the years, Emerson, Lake & Palmer have come to represent the polarizing extremes of progressive rock: Few bands could match the visceral thrill of their bombastic technique, but their million-notes-a-minute style could b

2015-11-20: King Crimson Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Toronto ON, November 19
A tour based on a "best of" album, in this case King Crimson's Elements, can be a pretty safe bet, musically and in performance. Your fans will already know the songs and are happy to fill in whatever weaknesses that occur in

2015-11-19: Watch David Bowie's Video for His New Song 'Blackstar'
David Bowie will release his 25th album (which is pronounced Blackstar), on Jan. 8, the day he turns 69. But he's just released the first single from the album, which is also called 'Blackstar'. In addition to the song, Bow

2015-11-19: Watch Roger Waters Visit His Grandfather’s Grave in a Clip From ‘Roger Waters The Wall’
Ultimate Classic Rock is proud to present an exclusive clip from Roger Waters The Wall, due for DVD/Blu-ray release Dec. 1. In this clip, viewers see a bit of the backstage and behind-the-scenes footage from the movie — speci

2015-11-18: Alex Lifeson Didn’t Want Rush to Come Off the Road
If Rush remains off the road for any length of time, it won’t be because Alex Lifeson wanted to stay home. The guitarist said he started to think that the band’s recently wrapped R40 tour, which was meant to be a career-cappi

2015-11-18: District 97 2016 World Tour Kickstarter/New Lineup
Well, it's been over a year since our last Kickstarter, when our fans came through BIG TIME for us and enabled us to make our third studio album, In Vaults. That was a really incredible experience, and we hope we did everyon

2015-11-17: Tool confirm dates for 2016 US tour, enlist Primus as opening act
Tool have confirmed the first eight dates for their upcoming US tour. The January jaunt, which the band promises to be an “unparalleled sonic and visual experience,” kicks off in San Diego on the 9th. In the ensuing days, the

2015-11-16: Nad Sylvan Leads Steve Hackett Into Fairfield!
I believe it was at the old Sam Goody's here in Westport, Connecticut that I bought my vinyl copies of both Voyage Of The Acolyte and Please Don't Touch by our own dear Steve Hackett. I bought the 1st in 1976 & the 2nd in 197

2015-11-16: Watch Rush's Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson Talk 'R40 Live,' Band's Future
Days before Rush's new CD/DVD/Blu-ray package, R40 Live, hit stores, singer-bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson stopped by Rolling Stone headquarters to talk about the new release, and answer questions our readers su

2015-11-14: 45 Years Ago: Syd Barrett’s Solo Career Fizzles Out With ‘Barrett’
Syd Barrett‘s second solo album, simply titled Barrett, would be his last – and that became clear even as the badly faltering former Pink Floyd frontman attempted to finish it. As with his debut, Barrett’s old bandmates tried

2015-11-14: 15 Years Ago: Geddy Lee Goes Solo with ‘My Favorite Headache’
Rush fans had to wait six long years between 1996’s Test for Echo and 2002’s Vapor Trails — but that six-year gap gave frontman Geddy Lee enough time to take a detour with his first solo LP, My Favorite Headache, on Nov. 11,

2015-11-13: Alan Parsons on his favourite gear and why he avoids using compression
From recording The Beatles and Pink Floyd to touring with his self-titled band, rock 'n' roll legends don't come more bona fide than Alan Parsons. He has just embarked on a series of lectures at his spiritual home Abbey Road

2015-11-13: District 97 split with bassist and keyboardist
Band move quickly to replace Patrick Mulcahy and Rob Clearfield as Chicago outfit outline plans for world tour Kickstarter campaign. District 97 have split with bassist Patrick Mulcahy and keyboard player Rob Clearfield. The

2015-11-12: New concept CD from Billy Sherwood & TesseracT live on The PM Show #89
Greetings Friends. The PM Show #89 is ready for your listening pleasure. This edition of The PM Show features new music from Billy Sherwood, the new bass player for YES. His new concept album "Citizen" is awesome. Don't miss

2015-11-11: Gary Green Suffers Heart Attack -- Now Stable, in Recovery
Some news from the Gentle Giant-list: Just received an email from Jerry McCarthy, here is the content: "Scary news: I just spoke to Judy Green and she asked me to inform the lists that Gary suffered a heart attack yesterday m

2015-11-11: Phil Collins’ ‘Against All Odds’ Soundtracks Possibly the Best NBA Commercial Ever
DeAndre Jordan’s last-minute re-signing with the Los Angeles Clippers after making a verbal commitment to the Dallas Mavericks was the most entertainingly bizarre story of this year’s NBA offseason, and now it finally has a p

2015-11-10: 40 Years Ago: Queen Film Iconic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Video
On Nov. 10, 1975, the members of Queen took a few minutes of rehearsal and a few thousand pounds to knock out a promotional clip for their new single “Bohemian Rhapsody” — and unwittingly helped usher in the video era in the

2015-11-09: Petition to Halt Phil Collins’ Comeback Taken Down, Described as ‘Silly Joke’
4,352 people signed the petition in total. The man who started a petition calling for the United Nations to stop Phil Collins from coming out of retirement has abandoned his efforts, clarifying that the petition was simply a

2015-11-08: Sonus Umbra - BTP Album Trailer 5thJan VideoHD
Sonus Umbra - Beyond the Panopticon Pre sale starts November 17 only at shadoewsmadeofsound.com. Click above for an album trailer.

2015-11-07: 30 Years Ago: Yes Release the Tantalizingly Incomplete ‘9012Live: The Solos’
9012Live: The Solos opens with a driving drumbeat, the kind that instinctively perks your ears up and makes you feel like a big entrance is coming, followed by “On drums… Mr. Alan White… it’s great to be with you tonight!” co

2015-11-07: The Story of Yes’ Improbable Trip to the Top of the Charts
It’s often said that it’s always darkest before the dawn. This has proven particularly true for Yes fans, who endured the band’s ugly 1981 breakup only to watch the prog legends rise from the ashes with one of their most popu

2015-11-07: ROSfest announce Polish band RIVERSIDE as the Saturday night headliner
We’re happy to announce that leading Polish progressive rock band Riverside will return to ROSfest in 2016 as the Saturday night headliner; they also headlined when they last played ROSfest in 2013.

2015-11-06: Watch Rush Perform ‘Tom Sawyer’ From ‘R40 Live’
Rush continue the roll-up to their new R40 Live set with the release of a clip capturing the band performing “Tom Sawyer.” One of several worldwide hits from 1981’s Moving Pictures, “Tom Sawyer” helped Rush expand on the comm

2015-11-06: Blackmore’s touring lineup revealed
Guitar icon’s live band announced for upcoming rock shows. Ritchie Blackmore’s touring lineup for his upcoming shows has been revealed. The guitar icon will hit the road with his new version of Rainbow for two German Monsters

2015-11-05: Listen to Jeff Lynne’s New ELO Album, ‘Alone in the Universe’
Jeff Lynne is offering Electric Light Orchestra fans an early opportunity to hear his latest album under the ELO banner, Alone in the Universe. The full-album stream, which you can listen to below, was premiered by NPR, and f

2015-11-04: TERRA INCOGNITA FESTIVAL ROCK PROGRESSIF 20, 21 & 22 MAI 2016 Québec
Terra Incognita is proud to announce that Kinetic Element will be present at the 12th edition of the festival. Active since 2008, the group has two albums: Powered by Light (2009) and Travelog (2015). Under the lead of ke

2015-11-04: Joe Satriani Releases UNICEF Benefit Single ‘Music Without Words’
Several months after it was first unveiled at a general assembly of the United Nations, Joe Satriani and UN Musical Director Robin DiMaggio have released their collaborative benefit single “Music Without Words.” The song, ava

2015-11-04: Music fans launch petition to stop Phil Collins' return to music
Change.org exists to give a voice to real concerns of citizens around the world -- but have petitioners taken it too far? People have recently utilized the site to try to stop Phil Collins from coming out of retirement. Some

2015-11-03: Roger Waters Says His New Album Asks ‘Why Are We Killing the Children?’
Roger Waters doesn’t have a release date for his next album, but he does have a complete collection of demos — and a concept that ties them all together. “I have made an entire demo,” Waters told Yahoo! Music. “I’m in a room

2015-11-03: Dream Theater Will Release a Double-Album Rock Opera, ‘The Astonishing’
Dream Theater have confirmed that their forthcoming album will be a double-LP rock opera titled The Astonishing. This episodic narrative, in the tradition of earlier concept albums like 2002’s Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence,

2015-11-02: Dream Theater to Perform Complete New Album During Upcoming Tour
During their next tour, Dream Theater will try something new. According to a post at the band’s official site, they’ve booked a round of dates scheduled to begin in mid-February, taking them to “prestigious theaters around Eu

2015-11-02: Echoes November 2015 CD of the Month-Kevin Keller-La Strada
Kevin Keller created some of the first works I ever referred to as “Ambient Chamber Music.” That intersection of styles was the perfect place for a young composer to be, especially one who started out studying classical music

2015-11-01: Ian Anderson brings historic Jethro Tull to life onstage
The show that arrives for a one-night stand at the Citi Wang Theatre on Thursday night has been a long time coming: either 48 years or around 300, depending on your view. “Jethro Tull — The Rock Opera” is the brainchild of Ia

2015-10-31: Mama Mia! 40 Years of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
If 40 years of “Bohemian Rhapsody” have taught us anything, it’s that Queen‘s masterpiece will only continue to grow in stature and cultural impact. Here’s one measure: Ultimate Classic Rock hasn’t even been around five years

2015-10-30: Frank Zappa, ‘Roxy: The Movie': DVD Review
Frank Zappa‘s long-fabled, newly assembled 1973 concert film, Roxy: The Movie, delivers the composer’s requisite goods: robust guitar solos, jazz-fusion interludes, sexual innuendo. But despite all that complexity, the set’s

2015-10-30: The History of Joe Satriani’s ‘Flying in a Blue Dream’
“Every record is a complete long shot. You just have to throw caution to the wind and try everything and then see what happens.” Following the surprise Top 40 success of his second album, 1987’s Surfing With the Alien‘ Joe Sa

2015-10-30: Rush to Appear on TV Show ‘Chicago Fire’
NBC’s Chicago Fire has booked some interesting guest stars for its Nov. 17 episode. Series co-creators Michael Brandt and Derek Haas broke the news on Twitter, letting followers know that Rush members Geddy Lee and Alex Lifes

2015-10-29: 30 Years Ago: Rush Upgrade to Neon-Tinted ‘Power Windows’
“So much style without substance,” Rush frontman Geddy Lee sings to open “Grand Designs,” a sleek prog-pop gem from the band’s 11th LP, Power Windows. For many hardcore Rush fans, those who refused to accept anything besides

2015-10-29: Listen to Another New Song From Jeff Lynne’s ELO, ‘One Step Out of Time’
We’re two weeks away from the Nov. 13 release of Alone in the Universe, the new album by Jeff Lynne‘s ELO, and he has now given us previews of three songs. You can listen to the latest, “One Step Out of Time,” above. “One Ste

2015-10-29: Queensryche Announce U.S. Tour Dates
Queensr’che are ready to hit the road in support of their new album, Condition Hüman. The band’s concert schedule has been updated to include a 23-date trek that begins Jan. 7 in San Jose, Calif., and currently concludes Feb.

2015-10-28: Phil Collins Plotting Comeback: 'I Am No Longer Retired'
Sitting in the master bedroom of his Miami Beach mansion just five days after undergoing major back surgery, Phil Collins is still weak and in no small amount of pain. But when the conversation for an upcoming My Life in 15 S

2015-10-28: An Interview with Ian on the subject of solo albums
I was recently lucky enough to get a quick interview with Ian prior to the U.S. leg of the 'Rock Opera' tour, focusing mainly on his solo works with a hint of what may come in 2016 and 2017. Read more: http://jethrotullgro

2015-10-28: Watch David Gilmour’s New ‘Faces of Stone’ Video
David Gilmour has released a new video for “Faces of Stone,” a track from his recent Rattle That Lock LP. The black-and-white clip cuts between footage of Gilmour playing in the studio and what appears to be scenes from an ol

2015-10-27: Watch Rush Perform ‘Spirit of Radio’ From ‘R40 Live’
Rush have released a new live version of their classic “Spirit of Radio,” which is part of their upcoming R40 Live set. The song was recorded at one of the two shows the band performed at the Air Canada Centre in the band’s h

2015-10-27: 40 Years Ago: Angel Make Their Heavenly Debut
From the dawn of time, gimmicks have made the world go round, especially in showbiz. Sometimes those gimmicks are nothing more than a way to grab attention, but more often than not, they’re put in place to make up for somethi

2015-10-27: The Tea Club detail Grappling launch
The Tea Club will released fourth album Grappling on November 17, they’ve confirmed. The follow-up to 2012’s Quickly, Quickly Quickly is headed up with lead track The Magnet, available below. The Philadelphia collective say:

2015-10-27: Are Dream Theater About To Unleash Massive Concept Project?
Dream Theater's website has recently undergone something of a transformation, prompting fans into thinking the band have begin teasing about their highly anticipated new album. Visitor's to the band's site, www.dreamtheater.n

2015-10-27: Sonus Umbra announce new album and tour
SONUS UMBRA are about to hit the road for a 25th Anniversary North American tour, alongside instrumental guitar powerhouse MIGHT COULD. They'll kick things off at Shank Hall in Milwaukee, followed by a full multimedia extrav

2015-10-26: Roger Waters - The Wall (Monument Edition) - $500 ???
COLLECTOR'S MONUMENTAL SPECIAL EDITION: One-of-a-kind box set with triple gatefold and hand-applied graphics. Each set is unique. The Ultimate Experience of the Tour and Film. Relive every epic moment. Amazing Display Piece:

2015-10-26: Joe Satriani Adds More ‘Surfing to Shockwave’ Tour Dates
Joe Satriani has extended his retrospective Surfing to Shockwave tour, adding a list of new dates that will keep him on the road through late April. The new stops pick up where Satriani’s previously announced tour dates left

2015-10-25: The Story of Pink Floyd’s Search for Direction After Syd Barrett’s Departure
Ummagumma, released on Oct. 25, 1969, found Pink Floyd still searching for direction after the departure of original frontman Syd Barrett. The project was split evenly between live interpretations of older music, and new musi

2015-10-25: AAJ Review: King Crimson: THRAK BOX - Live and Studio Recordings 1994-1997
After three years spent extensively focusing on its 1972-'74 lineup”Xdocumented over a massive 67 CDs, DVDs and Blu Rays (plus some additional downloads) on Larks' Tongues in Aspic (40th Anniversary Series Box) (Panegyric, 20

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2015-10-24: 40 Years Ago: Roxy Music Craft Their Art-Rock Masterpiece, ‘Siren’
Five albums into their career, Roxy Music finally nailed it. Not that their records leading up to Siren were short on inspiration, creativity and excellence. Indeed, they were one of the era’s most innovative and exciting gro

2015-10-23: Tesla, Steve Vai, Queensryche, Sebastian Bach and More Confirmed for 2016 Monsters of Rock Cruise
Avast, ye rock ‘n’ roll mateys, for the 2016 Monsters of Rock Cruise will crowd its biggest-ever lineup on board when it sets sail next Feb. 22 with a roster of headlining acts that includes Tesla, Steve Vai, Queensr’che, Seb

2015-10-23: 45 Years Ago: Genesis Find Prog-Folk Focus With ‘Trespass’
Most critics view 1971’s Nursery Cryme as the first classic Genesis album – the band’s progressive watershed. It’s a logical view: Their third LP brought drummer Phil Collins and guitarist Steve Hackett into the fold, cementi

2015-10-23: 25 Years Ago: Styx Mostly Reunite for ‘Edge of the Century’
Styx ground to a bumpy halt after their contentious tour in support of 1983’s Kilroy Is Here, but frontman Dennis DeYoung always insisted they’d get back together. And the reunion he’d long predicted finally came to pass with

2015-10-22: Rush Release ‘Closer to the Heart’ from ‘R40 Live’
Rush have released the second video from their upcoming R40 Live CD/DVD-Blu-ray set. Three weeks after giving us “Roll the Bones,” they have unveiled “Closer to the Heart,” which is embedded above. Geddy Lee introduces the so

2015-10-21: Jon Anderson, Jean-Luc Ponty join forces in AndersonPonty Band
Jon Anderson is, of course, the legendary voice of Yes, and he has also performed with other artists including Vangelis, Kitaro and Milton Nascimento. Jean-Luc Ponty has established himself as one of the world’s premier rock/

2015-10-21: Roger Waters Announces Super Deluxe Edition of ‘The Wall’ Concert Film
Roger Waters has announced plans for a “super deluxe edition” of his recently released concert film, Roger Waters The Wall. This edition, available exclusively through Waters’ website and scheduled to ship in early 2016, come

2015-10-21: Queen Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Bohemian Rhapsody With Limited-Edition Single Reissue
Queen will commemorate the 40th anniversary of their classic gBohemian Rhapsodyh single with a special limited-edition vinyl reissue. The anniversary pressing, which is being issued as a 12 LP backed with the songfs orig

2015-10-19: Ozric Tentacles' Ambient Band: Nodens Ictus, Live on Echoes
Ozric Tentacles is the long lived psychedelic space rock band that has been recording for over 30 years. But they have another side project called Nodens Ictus. This band was created in 1986 to perform in a London Chill Out r

2015-10-19: How Rush Faced the Grunge Revolution on ‘Counterparts’
The grunge revolution was in full swing by late 1993, and plenty of established rock acts found it difficult to draw the type of sales or airplay they’d enjoyed during the ’80s. The guys in Rush, 25-year vets getting ready to

2015-10-19: Martin Barre Talks About Jethro Tull Memories, New Music and More: Exclusive Interview
Jethro Tull played their last concert in 2011, when main songwriter Ian Anderson retired the band and moved forward under his own name and a revamped lineup. That decision came as a “personal shock” to Martin Barre, Tull’s lo

2015-10-17: Kate on camera
A new book of unseen pictures shows Kate Bush on the cusp of fame. The photographer is her brother. Kate: Inside the Rainbow by John Carder Bush is published on 22 October (Sphere, £40). To order a copy for £28, go to booksho

2015-10-17: Ritchie Blackmore’s First Rock Show Reportedly Confirmed
The first rock-focused concert by Ritchie Blackmore in nearly two decades has apparently been confirmed. The former Deep Purple and Rainbow leader will play June 18, 2016 at the Monsters of Rock festival in Bietigheim-Bissing

2015-10-17: Watch Roger Waters Perform Pink Floyd Classics with Tom Morello and Billy Corgan
Roger Waters didn’t bring his The Wall production to Washington, D.C.’s Constitution Hall last night (Oct. 16). Instead, he brought along Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins to perfor

2015-10-16: New Anderson Ponty band and Some rarely heard mellow on The PM Show #85
Greetings Friends. The PM Show #84 is ready for your listening pleasure. This edition of The PM Show features new music from Jon Anderson and Jean Luc Ponty. The astounding vocalist and amazing violinist team up to bring us s

2015-10-16: Boston Globe Review: Coheed and Cambria, ‘The Color Before the Sun’
Coheed and Cambria is finally addressing the real world. After a long series of proggy science-fiction concept albums, Claudio Sanchez, the band’s singer-songwriter, writes about his own life: new fatherhood, self-doubt, and

2015-10-16: Phil Collins Delays Reissue Campaign Due to Emergency Surgery
Phil Collins fans will have to wait a little longer to hear remastered and expanded versions of his solo LPs. According to a press release from Collins’ label, the “Take a Look at Me Now” reissue campaign, originally schedule

2015-10-15: Listen to the New Song by Jeff Lynne’s ELO, ‘When the Night Comes’
Jeff Lynne‘s ELO have released “When the Night Comes,” the latest advance song from their upcoming album All Alone in the Universe. You can listen to the somber new tune above. “When the Night Comes” marks the second peek int

2015-10-15: The History of Joe Satriani’s Breakthrough Moment, ‘Surfing With the Alien’
The future of guitar playing arrived in stores in October 1987, courtesy of Joe Satriani’s epochal second album, and de facto public coming out party, Surfing With the Alien. Before the album’s release, the Long-Island-bred,

2015-10-14: Progsheet - Renaissance 2015!
Who says fans don't matter? Certainly not Renaissance! Speaking with vocalist Annie Haslam, she told Progsheet that the band are adding 3 Renaissance classics to their new 2015 set in response to fan requests. A Song For All

2015-10-14: The Story of Jethro Tull’s ‘War Child,’ a Stripped-Down Response to Critics
Jethro Tull‘s seventh album, 1974’s War Child, was born during a particularly awkward transitional period. The year before, frontman Ian Anderson and company released A Passion Play, a darkly ambitious prog-rock concept album

2015-10-13: Electronic music reverberates with audience at City Hall
It’s not often that you witness a concert of adventurous electronic music within the confines of City Hall. Last Friday, Non-Event — the Boston area’s force for experimental music — unveiled a free performance by the noted lo

2015-10-13: Titus Andronicus brings its newest epic to Brighton Music Hall
Plenty of musicians will say that the fans are the reason they do what they do. But there’s more at stake for Titus Andronicus singer Patrick Stickles. “All I’m trying to do is get kids through one more day,” he says, “throug

2015-10-13: Deep Purple to Begin Recording New Album in Early 2016
Deep Purple are almost ready to begin recording the follow-up to 2013’s Now What?! The news comes courtesy of guitarist Steve Morse, who shed some light on the band’s upcoming plans during a recent appearance on the GuitCast

2015-10-12: The Devaluation of Music: It’s Worse Than You Think
In their many (justified) laments about the trajectory of their profession in the digital age, songwriters and musicians regularly assert that music has been “devalued.” Over the years they’ve pointed at two outstanding culpr

2015-10-12: Jean-Michel Jarre's Electronic Tribe on Echoes
Legendary French electronic musician Jean-Michel Jarre has his first album in 8 years and perhaps his best since 1984’s Zoolook. Jarre is known for his best-selling debut Oxygene in 1976. The son of famed film composer

2015-10-11: NAD SYLVAN - Courting The Widow (Album Teaser)
Renowned for his collaborations with Steve Hackett and Roine Stolt, Nad Sylvan now releases “Courting The Widow”, his first solo album since 2003, which marks his debut for InsideOut Music. Rooted in classic progressive rock

2015-10-11: 38 Years Ago: Kansas Transitions From Prog to Arena Rock on ‘Point of Know Return’
As with its famous cover image, Point of Know Return found Kansas plunging over the edge of progressive rock oceans into the mainstream unknowns below. The journey there, however, wasn’t a smooth one. Kansas’ fifth studio alb

2015-10-10: 46 Years Ago: King Crimson Set a New Standard With Their Debut Album
King Crimson‘s daring debut remains prog’s standard bearer, the best example of a then-emerging movement that sought to combine European musical concepts with rock. In the Court of the Crimson King, released on Oct. 10, 1969,

2015-10-09: Sad and upbeat notes on the local music scene
They had come to celebrate, but also to mourn another loss to the local music scene. The Beachcomber, a beloved nightspot adjacent to Wollaston Beach, was packed on Saturday with patrons toasting its last night of business. A

2015-10-09: RIP: Gail Zappa, at 70; wife of famed rocker Frank Zappa
Gail Zappa, the widow of music legend Frank Zappa, has died at her Los Angeles home. She was 70. Family spokeswoman Marcee Rondan says Ms. Zappa was surrounded by her children when she died Wednesday. There’s no word on the c

2015-10-09: Rock Hall nominations include Yes, Deep Purple, Cars and others
Thirty-seven years after the Cars raced out of Boston with a radio-friendly collision of new wave, pop, and rock, the band is finally up for a distinction that fans have long argued it deserves. On Thursday, the Rock and Roll

2015-10-08: ‘Roger Waters The Wall’ Soundtrack to Be Released
Ten days before Roger Waters The Wall arrives on home video, the movie’s soundtrack will be released. Not so surprisingly, the track listing looks a lot like the one from Pink Floyd‘s original 1979 album on which Waters’ tour

2015-10-08: Rush Release Track Listing and Trailer for ‘R40 Live’
On Nov. 20, Rush will release R40 Live, an audio and video document of their most recent tour. Today they unveiled the track listings for both the CD and DVD/Blu-ray, as well as a trailer, which you can watch above. R40 Live

2015-10-08: Watch David Gilmour’s New Video for ‘The Girl in the Yellow Dress’
David Gilmour has unveiled the video for “The Girl in the Yellow Dress,” a track from his new Rattle That Lock album. The animated clip, which you can watch above, was directed by Danny Madden, a co-founder of the production

2015-10-07: Marillion to tour NA October 2016 due to PledgeMusic Album 18 fundraising
Fans from 67 countries have so far pledged to buy our new album via PledgeMusic. To say we are delighted is an understatement! The money raised so far has allowed us to make the firm decision that we will be able to tour in S

2015-10-06: 41 Years Ago: King Crimson Implode With ‘Red”s Arrival
At the time, King Crimson‘s Red was decidedly disappointing, an album without a band that spent just a single week on the British chart, stopping at No. 45. Every previous Crimson offering had gotten into the Top 30. This one

2015-10-06: Jethro Tull’s ‘Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll: Too Young to Die!’ to Get Expanded Reissue
A new expanded edition of Jethro Tull‘s Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll: Too Young to Die! will include an alternate version of the 1976 album that was recorded for a British television special. Read More: Jethro Tull's 'Too Old

2015-10-06: 43 Years Ago: Genesis Inch Closer to a Breakthrough on ‘Foxtrot’
The second album from Genesis’ now-legendary five-man lineup didn’t exactly arrive with much fanfare. Before Foxtrot, the group had never had a Top 20 album, and its most recent effort, Nursery Cryme, had been as intrigui