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2015-05-27: Kansas’ ‘Carry On Wayward Son’ Featured in New Miller Lite Commercial
The next time the guys in Kansas lay their weary heads to rest, they can dream about a fresh stream of royalties from from “Carry On Wayward Son.” The song, originally recorded for the band’s 1976 Leftoverture LP and a No. 11

2015-05-26: NewEARS alumnus and friend John Galgano of IZZ: Man of many talents
Manhattanville College alumnus credits discipline of balancing college baseball with rigors of academics as setting the foundation for his life and career. John Galgano lives by a simple rule. “Treasure every moment you have,

2015-05-25: Top 10 Chris Squire Yes Songs on Ultimate Classic Rock
As this list of Top 10 Chris Squire Yes Songs shows, the only constant for this band is change – and, of course, Squire himself. The bassist-singer co-founded Yes in 1968 with frontman Jon Anderson and, almost five decades la

2015-05-25: John Wetton confirms tumor surgery
JOHN WETTON STATEMENT - On May 16, John underwent surgery for the successful removal of a 1 kilo [2.2lb] malignant mass. John wishes to extend his thanks to Mr Chan and his team. John is also beyond grateful for the wonderful

2015-05-24: RIP Mac Poole (drummer with Gong and Hugh Lloyd-Lanton)
Drummer Mac Poole, Who Famously Turned Down The Chance To Become A Member Of Led Zeppelin, Has Lost His Battle With Cancer. The rocker, who became a leading light in the Birmingham, England music scene in the late 1960s and 1

2015-05-23: The story behind the Who's 'Tommy' album, which was released on May 23, 1969
Pete Townshend has always been obsessed with stories, not just songs. In the mid-’60s, there were few songwriters (the Kinks’ Ray Davies comes to mind) who were more interested than the Who guitarist in crafting songs that re

2015-05-23: 35 Years Ago: Peter Gabriel Finds His Art-Rock Voice With His Third Album, ‘Melt’
Peter Gabriel left Genesis in 1975, bowing out at the band’s creative zenith to pursue the stylistic and personal freedom of a solo career. But it took the art-rock legend three albums to figure out his musical identity. His

2015-05-22: Boston Glove interview: Steven Wilson dispels modern life’s illusions
If progressive rock has a modern-day poster boy, Steven Wilson is it — unquestionably if perhaps reluctantly. Porcupine Tree, which Wilson sparked in 1987 as a friendly hoax, was a major-league band with a global following by

2015-05-22: Listen to ‘Nevermore’, the first tune from Symphony X's 'Underworld'!
Here’s the first single, Nevermore, from the new album, Underworld; hope you enjoy it! - Symphony X

2015-05-22: Thom Yorke produces new music for Australian exhibition of Radiohead artwork
Thom Yorke has produced a new soundtrack exclusively for Stanley Donwood: The Panic Office, a full-scale Australian exhibition of the long-term Radiohead collaborator's artwork. Presented by Semi-Permanent and launched offici

2015-05-21: Roger Waters to Headline Newport Folk Festival
Roger Waters will make his first-ever Newport Folk Festival appearance when he headlines the long-running fest on July 24th. The former Pink Floyd bassist will craft a "very special" set list especially curated for the Rhode

2015-05-21: DISTRICT 97 Issues Trailer For In Vaults; Brand New Album Nears June Release Through Laser’s Edge
Chicago’s DISTRICT 97 has just released a trailer for their impending third studio full-length, In Vaults, which showcases the album’s cover art, photos, and clips from several tracks found on the release. Their third album f

2015-05-21: Steve Howe Chooses His Favourite Yes Music
Will the prog six stringer spring any surprises? Steve Howe has just just released Anthology, a double-disc exploration of his impressive solo work that spans over 40 years. While he’s in reflective mood, we asked him to come

2015-05-20: The Sonic Sorcerer: An Interview with Steven Wilson
“I’ve always liked records that surprise you in some way.” Steven Wilson was on the phone describing his musical listening tastes, but he might also have been summing up his career ethos. Long known for his work as leader of

2015-05-19: Wilco guitarist Nels Cline in the Echoes Podcast
Nels Cline is best known as the guitarist with Wilco, but long before he joined that band he had a burgeoning solo career as a an outside jazz guitarist. He still maintains that path with groundbreaking albums with his group

Grammy Award-winning bass guitarist, vocalist, and founding member of YES, Chris Squire, has been diagnosed with Acute Erythroid Leukemia (AEL), an uncommon form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Chris will be receiving treatm

2015-05-18: New Symphony X album titled “Underworld” will be out in July!
New Jersey’s progressive metal masters SYMPHONY X are set to release their brand new, ninth studio album called Underworld on July 24th via Nuclear Blast Records. SYMPHONY X have triumphed, creating a panoramic “album rock” e

2015-05-16: 35 Years Ago: Yes Recruit the Buggles to Replace Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman
The writing was on the wall or at least the sleeve. Yes' ninth album, 1978's Tormato, was the limpest, most divisive entry in the prog-rock legend's catalog. The internal discord was reflected by its grotesque cover: a

2015-05-15: New Morglbl Tea Time For Punks now available
The madcap French jazz metal trio return with their sixth album. Morglbl consists of guitarist Christope Godin, bassist Ivan Rougny, and drummer Aurelian Ouzoulias. The band has toured extensively around the world – USA, E

2015-05-14: Between the Buried and Me new video “The Coma Machine” is streaming now
"This video is special to me because it looks beyond the story that is on the record. It showcases the character preparing for his journey and is him basically saying bye to his old demons/life. This footage adds dialogue to

2015-05-14: Final Cruise To The Edge line-up announced
Yes have confirmed the lineup for this year’s edition of their Cruise To The Edge festival at sea. They’ll be joined by Marillion, Anathema, Bigelf, Caravan, Spock’s Beard, Lifesigns and others aboard the Norwegian Pearl in t

2015-05-13: Queensryche on home straight
Band confirm follow-up to 2013 self-titled release is almost ready and contains more than an hour's worth of music. Queensryche have confirmed that their upcoming album is almost finished. Frontman Todd La Torre recently said

2015-05-13: Jean-Michel Jarre to release three big-name collaborative EPs
Pioneering electronic musician Jean-Michel Jarre has announced the release of three collaborative 12-inches. Production of the first EP saw the visionary Frenchman reunite with Tangerine Dream co-founder Edgar Froese before h

2015-05-12: Phil Collins Readies Deluxe Reissues of Solo Catalog
Phil Collins' eight solo albums, along with other recordings from the prolific musician's vault, will be remastered and reissued as part of a new catalog deal with Warner Music Group. The forthcoming campaign will begin this

2015-05-12: Winery Dogs Announce North American Fall Tour
The Winery Dogs will return to the road later this year for the first leg of what promises to be a lengthy tour. As previously reported, the band has been at work on the follow-up to its 2013 self-titled debut — and it looks

2015-05-12: BOX OF SHAMANS Release “Belief and Illusion” on 10T Records
Hailing out of Los Angeles, Box of Shamans is a new musical project featuring current members of last year’s break-out progressive rock band, Heliopolis, venturing into more adventurous and darker cinematic territory on their

2015-05-11: Rush R40 Live Kicks Off in Tulsa (promo clip)
If you weren’t there, here’s a taste of what awaits you on Rush’s R40 Live 40th Anniversary Tour. This footage was shot at the first show in Tulsa, OK at the BOK Center on May 8. Check out the review from the Tulsa World. Did

2015-05-11: Tommy Shaw Talks About Styx Touring With Def Leppard, Writing New Music + More
Styx are gearing up to hit the road in June with Def Leppard for a summer full of rock ‘n’ roll at outdoor venues across the U.S. The two bands sealed a bond when they previously toured together in 2007 and, as Tommy Shaw tel

2015-05-11: Former Faith No More Singer Chuck Mosley Makes Guest Appearance at Show, Band Streams New LP
Faith No More are opening a new chapter with the release of their long-awaited new album Sol Invictus on May 19, but they havenft lost touch with their past. The band demonstrated that connection during its May 8 tour stop i

2015-05-09: Opening Night | Bust Outs Galore For Rush R40 In Tulsa
If Rush does retire from the road after their R40 North American Tour, which began last night in Tulsa, you can't say they didn't break out all the stops for their final tour. Friday night's tour opener at Tulsa's BOK Center

2015-05-08: Nightwish release “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” single out now!
Today, Nightwish release their 2nd single, the new album’s title-track “Endless Forms Most Beautiful”. It is available as a limited edition MCD, 10“ Vinyl and as a download.

2015-05-08: Palos Verdes drummer teams up with ‘Yes’ and ‘Moody Blues’ keyboardist on album
Drummer Greg Alban and keyboardist Patrick Moraz, longtime friends and “musical allies,” are preparing to release their joint magnum opus. Alban, a financial advisor who lives in Rancho Palos Verdes, and Moraz, a keyboardist

2015-05-08: Inside Muse's 'Drones' Strike: Matt Bellamy on High-Concept LP
Muse spent the past few years pushing the sonic boundaries of rock & roll, creating increasingly bombastic music that utilized symphonies, choirs, synthesizers and, in the case of 2012's The 2nd Law, Skrillex-inspired dubstep

2015-05-07: Kraftwerk 3-D Concert coming to the Wang Theatre
Bringing together music and performance art, KRAFTWERK 3-D CONCERTS are a true "Gesamtkunstwerk – a total work of art.” On their first turn through the U.S. last year, they got rave reviews. The Kraftwerk project was started

2015-05-07: BBC announce new show - Prog Rock With Charles Hazlewood
In this four-part series, orchestra conductor Charles Hazlewood explores the progressive rock music of the 1970s. In this opening episode, he’ll be focusing on drums and percussion, but kicks things off by chronicling the bac

2015-05-06: IO EARTH announce the release of their third studio album, "New World"
After what seems like a very long wait, IO Earth have announced that their much anticipated third studio album "New World" is now available for pre-order. Since 2009, Dave Cureton and Adam Gough's signature genre-blending sou

2015-05-06: Todd Rundgren Recalls Missed Opportunities to Produce the Who and Talking Heads
Todd Rundgren could easily rest on his legacy as a recording artist, but as rock fans are aware, he’s also built up a mighty impressive list of production credits — albeit one that, as he recently told the A.V. Club, is still

2015-05-05: Readers' Poll: 10 Acts That Should Enter the Hall of Fame in 2016
You can't blame the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominating committee for not bringing Deep Purple in. They've put them on the ballot several times over the past few years, but for whatever reason the voters just don't seem to

2015-05-05: King's X coming to The Regent Theatre
Few hard rock bands are as widely respected yet criminally overlooked as King’s X. The band, which combines progressive rock and soul with vocal arrangements influenced by gospel, blues and British Invasion groups, still feat

2015-05-03: Nightwish triumph under the stars
Nightwish's growth in America is barely short of remarkable, and the vast array of products available to hardcore devotees — everything from shirts and tote bags to bikinis and alarm clocks — suggests the band might well be F

2015-05-03: 40 Years Ago: King Crimson Ends Classic Era With Thunderous Live LP ‘USA’
In 1974, King Crimson mastermind Robert Fripp announced the extinction of his legendary prog-rock act, promising that the band was “completely over for ever and ever.” That same year, Crimson released Red, a thunderous statem

2015-05-02: Pink Floyd star sees dark side of digital
Roger Waters of Pink Floyd has hit out at the “gallery of rogues and thieves” in Silicon Valley who make it impossible for young musicians to earn a living from their music. In an interview for today’s Times Saturday Review t

2015-05-02: Marco Minnemann new solo album: "Celebration"
My new album CELEBRATION will be released June 1st and is available for pre-order now. Versus the previous release EEPS (which was assembled by using a lot of crazy and different pieces and textures), CELEBRATION stays in one

2015-05-01: AAJ Review - David Torn: Only Sky
Despite a career that now goes back over three decades, the relative infrequency of releases from guitarist and sound sculptor David Torn renders any new one, at the very least, a cause for speculation...if not enthusiastic a

2015-05-01: Innerview: Kansas - River of destiny
It can be said with complete certainty that there’s never been a band like Kansas. From the outset, with its 1974 self-titled debut album, the group combined British progressive rock influences with American blues, boogie and

2015-04-30: Kickstarter Campaign: "Zeitgeist" A Pedal Giant Animals Progressive Music Project by Frank Wyatt
Zeitgeist is a collaborative music endeavor featuring members of the progressive rock bands Happy The Man, Oblivion Sun, and the Pedal Giant Animals project. This recording project started out as an idea for a Happy The Man r

2015-04-30: The Road Not Taken: The History of Roger Waters’ ‘The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking’
The history of Pink Floyd, and maybe of classic rock itself, turns on The Pros and Cons of Hitch Hiking. How could that be? After all, it remains a largely forgotten Roger Waters solo effort — one that only crept to No. 31 in

2015-04-30: Sad article that does not apply to Progressive Rock fans: New study shows that people stop listening to new music at 33
If you’re 33 or older, you will never listen to new music again—at least, that’s more or less what a new online study says. The study, which is based mainly on data from U.S. Spotify users, concludes that age 33 is when, on a

2015-04-29: Concert Review: Classic Rockers Kansas Find a Way to 'Carry On'
Like many bands that are just starting out, Kansas faced its share of obstacles as it was on the way to eventual success. But for guitarist Richard Williams, it came down to teamwork and sharing a common goal when it came to

2015-04-29: Listen to John Lodge’s New Song ‘In My Mind’
Moody Blues singer and bassist John Lodge is about to release 10,000 Light Years Ago, his first solo album in 38 years. We’re pleased to present the premiere for “In My Mind,” which you can listen to above. Lodge tells Ultima

2015-04-29: Steve Hackett 2015 US Tour Dates Announced (including Lynn Auditorium)
November 2015: Acolyte to Wolflight with Genesis Revisited - The Total Experience◾18 November - Grand Opera House, Wilmington, DE, USA ◾19 November - Lynn Auditorium, Lynn, MA, USA ◾20 November - Keswick The

2015-04-28: AGUSA: Swedish Psychedelic/Prog Outfit Signs With The Laser’s Edge For Summer Release Of Sophomore Album
The Laser’s Edge has signed Malmo, Sweden-based psychedelic/prog outfit, AGUSA, for the release of the eclectic outfit’s impending sophomore album this Summer. With almost forty minutes of new material, AGUSA delivers a wide

2015-04-28: RIP: Guy Leblanc of Camel, Nathan Mahl (and NewEARS alumni)
Guy LeBlanc (born October 16, 1960, died April 27, 2015) was a Canadian keyboardist and composer. He led his own progressive-rock band - Nathan Mahl, and had been a member of the British progressive band Camel since 2000. He

2015-04-28: Alex Lifeson says Rush is slowing down, not going away
The upcoming Rush tour is billed as a 40th anniversary celebration — but it could just as easily be advertised as a retirement party of sorts. No, the beloved Toronto power-prog band isn’t going away, exactly. But the virtuos

2015-04-28: 26 Years Ago: Adrian Belew's Solo Career Takes Off With "Mr. Music Head"
By the late '80s, Adrian Belew had compiled an incredible list of credits that included stints with Frank Zappa, King Crimson and Talking Heads. His greatest success, however, lay just ahead and it would come courtesy of

2015-04-27: Roger Waters discusses the Beatles’ impact on Pink Floyd: ‘There was a value in that freedom’
Pink Floyd recorded its 1967 debut just one studio over from the Beatles at Abbey Road studios. But that’s where the similarities between Piper at the Gates of Dawn and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band end, Pink Floyd’s

2015-04-27: New Progression Magazine now available
Progression Magazine issue No. 67 has been mailed to all domestic and international subscribers and soon will be dispatched to all subscribers internationally. It now is available for single-issue ordering. Featured in this i

2015-04-26: Steve Hackett: My 'wage' with Genesis peaked at £100 a week
Fame & fortune: The rock guitarist talks about his tough upbringing, stage splurges and the power of rock band royalties. Steve Hackett, 65, found fame as the lead guitarist with the rock band Genesis from 1971 to 1977. Today

2015-04-26: Super-producer Bob Ezrin Slams State of Music Today
Bob Ezrin, best known for his work as a producer with Alice Cooper, Pink Floyd and Kiss, has taken a hard look at the current state of music – and he’s horrified. “Where are the anthems, the protest songs, the songs to march

2015-04-25: AAJ Review: Steve Hackett: Wolflight (Extended Edition)
After spending the better part of three years recording, releasing and touring Genesis Revisted 2 (Inside Out, 2012), and not one but two resultant live documents—Genesis Revisited -Live at Hammersmith (Inside Out, 2013) and

2015-04-24: Frontiers Signs BILLY SHERWOOD For New Project & World Trade
Frontiers Records are pleased to announce the signing of former Yes (official) member Billy Sherwood for the release of a new, exciting band and concept album entitled 'Citizen'. The creator of the record is former YES member

2015-04-22: Spock's Beard: announce new album 'The Oblivion Particle'
Legendary progressive-rockers Spock's Beard are pleased to announce that they will return with their brand new 12th studio album 'The Oblivion Particle', to be released at the end of August 2015. They will also head back to E

2015-04-22: 46 Years Ago: The Who Debut ‘Tommy’ in Concert
On April 22, 1969, the Who performed their new work, Tommy, for the first time. The concert, which took place in Dolton, Devon, was a full month before the groundbreaking double album was released. Though the Who, to this poi

2015-04-21: Marillion: the complete conversation
By frontman Steve Hogarth’s own admission, Marillion’s weekend conventions started out in 2002 as “a bit of an experiment, really,” in which the British art-rock stalwarts took over a holiday camp and watched as a United Nati

2015-04-21: 46 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Mixes Genres on the Experimental ‘Uncle Meat’
By the time Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention released their fifth album, Uncle Meat, in April 1969, it was evident that he was a creative, prolific and adventurous force. Uncle Meat was the second double album of the

2015-04-21: Moody Blues Bassist Hoping Band's Classic Lineup Will Reunite for Days of Future Passed's 50th Anniversary
A major milestone in the history of The Moody Blues is approaching in the not-too-distant future, as the 50th anniversary of the release of the band's landmark concept album, Days of Future Passed, will take place in the fall

2015-04-20: Roger Waters’ The Wall to receive global screenings
Roger Waters isn’t finished building The Wall. A documentary about his three-year blockbuster tour is coming to cinemas on September 29, 2015 for a special global screening that will include both the film and an “in conversat

2015-04-20: Robert Rich's Space Music Lands at Echoes, Live Tonight
Robert Rich is from the first generation of California synthesists to be influenced by German space music and Minimalism. On his latest album, Filaments, he returns to that source while creating one of the most distinctive so

2015-04-17: 31 Years Ago: Styx Come to a Screeching Halt With Release of Live Album, ‘Caught in the Act’
Styx were on top of the world during the early ’80s, with a string of multi-platinum albums and a growing collection of hit singles to their credit — but it was all about to come to a screeching halt. As is often the case wit

2015-04-15: KIRK HAMMETT Says New METALLICA Material Is A 'Bit More Progressive' [???] Than Last Year's 'Lords Of Summer' Song
METALLICA guitarist Kirk Hammett says that the material the band has been writing for its forthcoming album "is a little bit more progressive" than the song "Lords Of Summer", which was performed for the first time more than

2015-04-15: Roger Waters’ ‘Amused to Death’ Will Be Reissued in July
Roger Waters‘ Amused to Death, a guest-packed – and still very relevant – indictment of a screen-obsessed culture, is returning with a multi-format remastering. The reissue, due July 24, will be available in a variety of conf

2015-04-15: New York Times Review: Magma Plays Prog-Rock at Le Poisson Rouge
The progressive rock that arose in the late 1960s took pride in complexity, using large-scale structures, long-form narratives, jumpy melodies, dissonant harmonies, layers of polyphony, tricky meters, sudden transitions and t

2015-04-13: Dweezil Zappa plays Frank Zappa’s music at Berklee
Because fans of Frank Zappa’s music tend to be a bit obsessive, Dweezil Zappa, son of the late great songwriter, mixes up what he performs with Zappa Plays Zappa, the tribute act he’s been fronting for the past decade. “I try

2015-04-12: Justin Hayward Recalls the Incredible '80s-Era Rebirth of the Moody Blues
The Moody Blues had already pulled off a successful second act when the '80s heralded a third. First came a late-'60s reshuffling, after the initial success of their single 'Go Now' which charted at No. 1 in the U.K. and

2015-04-12: 31 Years Ago: Rush Explore a Bleak, Synth-Driven Landscape in ‘Grace Under Pressure’
When asked for the definition of “guts” in a long-ago magazine profile, author Ernest Hemingway replied that he meant “grace under pressure.” With that, he not only coined a popular phrase but unwittingly named the 10th studi

2015-04-11: Progsheet - A Few More Words With...Amanda Lehmann
I was sitting on a chair just the other day thinking it was time to check in on Amanda Lehmann again. I dropped her a note & she was happy to talk once more. She's on the new Steve Hackett record - Wolflight. In addition to t

2015-04-10: Drummer Mike Portnoy Talks Rush Influence in Ultimate Classic Rock Video
Through his work with Dream Theater, Adrenaline Mob, the Winery Dogs and other projects, drummer Mike Portnoy has inspired countless younger players. Naturally, he had inspirations of his own as a teen — and as he tells Ultim

2015-04-08: Steve Hackett on His Rangy ‘Wolflight,’ the Joys of Collaboration and Genesis
Steve Hackett‘s descriptions of his work are nearly as dynamic as the music itself. Ask him to detail a song’s creation, and he typically responds with an epic poem. Reflecting, for instance, on the disparate influences behin

2015-04-08: Mike Portnoy to join Twisted Sister farewell tour
Two weeks ago, Twisted Sister said they would make a decision soon as to the future of the band. And it looks like its official: After 40 years, the band is planning to call it quits. The news isn’t a total surprise. Followin

2015-04-07: 1st album: Lef, Colin Edwin, Pat Mastelotto and Carmelo Pipitone
We are O.R.k. Lef (Obake, Berserk!) + Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree) + Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson) + Carmelo Pipitone (Marta sui tubi). Pre order now our 1st album "Inflamed Rides" and be the first to listen to our new music

2015-04-07: Fish details Misplaced Childhood shows
Fish has announced a run of live shows to mark the 30th anniversary of Marillion’s Misplaced Childhood. He’ll play the album in its entirety on the Farewell To Childhood tour which stops off in the UK at the Cropredy festival

2015-04-07: Boston Globe Music Review: Brian Wilson, ‘No Pier Pressure’
When the Beatles expanded sonic boundaries with “Revolver” and “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” their innovations (with the possible exception of sitar-as-rock-instrument) seeped into the bedrock of popular music, whi

2015-04-07: Watch Steve Hackett’s New Video for ‘Love Song to a Vampire’
Progressive rock fans who are into Steve Hackett and vampires are going to love the former Genesis guitarist’s new video for “Love Song to a Vampire.” You can watch the exclusive premiere above. The video was directed by Paul

2015-04-06: Yes and Toto Announce Summer Tour
Yes and Toto will join forces late this summer for a co-headlining North American tour that’s scheduled to span 26 dates starting in August. The tour finds both bands celebrating the release of a new project. Toto’s new album

2015-04-06: Echoes Interview: Forrest Fang
Forrest Fang started out as a violinist, but somewhere along the path he turned towards the weird, picking up instruments from around the world, like the Chinese Gu Cheng, the Vietnamese Dan Bau, Tibetan bells and more. Mergi

2015-04-06: MorseFest 2015 Announced for September 4 - 6
Back for its second year and sure to be even better than before... Join Neal in his home town for this two-day music festival! Long time collaborators Mike Portnoy and Randy George, as well as Neal Morse Band anchors, Bill Hu

2015-04-05: Innerview: Markus Reuter
With each passing day, composer, touch guitarist and producer Markus Reuter’s career continues to evolve. Since the mid-‘90s, the German musician has pursued an uncompromising, intriguing and occasionally incendiary path, wri

2015-04-03: Magma - Venue, Vancouver BC, April 2
Parisian progressive rock band Magma formed back in 1969, and in the 45 years and dozens of band mates they have burned through since, they had never played anywhere in Canada before last night (April 2). Appearing in front o

2015-04-03: Styx Announces Massive Vinyl Box Set
Styxes best-known albums will be reissued in an eight-disc vinyl box set that recasts their A&M Records releases together on 180-gram heavyweight vinyl. Styx: The A&M Albums 1975-1984 begins with 1975Œs transitional Equinox

2015-04-02: Emerson gig is highlight of Moog tribute
3-day London event will mark the life of iconic synth creator. A performance by Keith Emerson's Three Fates Project will bring the curtain down on a celebration of the life of Dr Robert Moog. The Moog Concordance event – to m

2015-04-02: Frank Zappa’s Last Album to Be Released in June
The last album Frank Zappa completed before his death from cancer on Dec. 4, 1993, will be released in June. According to JamBase, Dance Me This will be the late artist’s 100th official release. Buzz about the record first st

2015-04-02: AAJ Review - Adam Holzman: The Deform Variations
He's been Steven Wilson's keyboardist of choice (and rightfully so) since the British progressive rocker first hit the road in 2011, after years fronting Porcupine Tree, in support of the Kscope artist's first two albums as a

2015-04-02: Musical? Play? All That’s Sure Is David Bowie Is Involved
Four decades after his star turn as an alcoholic alien in the film “The Man Who Fell to Earth,” David Bowie is now co-writing a new stage work based on the same story. Off Broadway’s New York Theater Workshop said on Thursday

2015-04-02: Listen to Todd Rundgren's New Song 'Soothe'
Todd Rundgren returns April 7 with Global, his 25th solo album and first since 2013's State. And we have an exclusive premiere of the song 'Soothe' which offers fans an early glimpse of what Rundgren promises is a conte

2015-04-01: New Tool Music Leak
"This music leak is unsettling on many levels. First off, it truly sucks to have your unfinished music available on the interweb without your consent. And second, to have it immediately picked up by someone and released as th

2015-04-01: Roger Waters’ Amused to Death to be reissued with new artwork
It appears that former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters will see a reissue of his 1992 solo album, Amused to Death, this summer. Amazon’s German site has a posted a listing for the “remixed/remastered” version of the concept al

2015-03-31: 35 Years Ago: Genesis Begin Their 80s Domination With 'Duke'
Genesis weathered a number of ups and downs during the 70s, scaling ever-greater heights of commercial success even as a series of lineup changes thinned the band's ranks to a trio. As the decade drew to a close, they'd

2015-03-30: Immersing oneself in Magma: a Christian Vander interview
Any music geek who has spent time in Japan knows it: the Japanese are better at geeking, musically speaking, than we are. Like: imagine seeing Godspeed You! Black Emperor in Tokyo, and the audience stands absolutely still. It

2015-03-30: IRON MAIDEN, PORCUPINE TREE Members Featured On 'The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Plays Prog Rock Classics'
Only a world-class orchestra could pull off a project this ambitious, an undertaking so vast that none other than the hallowed halls of Abbey Road Studios could contain and record music of this magnitude. The Royal Philharmon

2015-03-30: Steve Hughes (Big Big Train, The Enid) releases "Tales From The Silent Ocean"
The Album is FINALLY here and available to buy from the shop page. Just click on shop and scroll down to the bottom where You can use paypal to buy it there. If you would like Steve to sign your copy then please get in touch