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2015-08-03: Geoff Downes (Yes) Interview
Yes keyboardist Geoff Downes takes a few minutes to talk with The Prog Report about the passing of bandmate Chris Squire, the upcoming tour with Toto, this year’s Cruise to the Edge event, the new Live DVD and even gives us a

2015-08-03: A Farewell to Tours? Rush Conclude eR40Œ Dates
The members of Rush have concluded what may well be their final large-scale tour. The group marked the last date of its R40 trek on Aug. 1, closing out a run of shows billed in advance as gtheir last major tour of this magni

2015-08-03: 47 Years Ago: Yes Play Their First Concert
Yes began their live career on a very inauspicious note, as they performed their first gig on Aug. 3, 1968, at the East Mersea Youth Camp in Essex. The recently formed band had risen from the ashes of the Syn, one of many not

2015-08-03: Innerview: Keith Emerson
Keith Emerson played a pivotal role in transforming the perception of keyboardists from largely stationary, stoic figures into genuine counterculture icons. During gigs with The Nice and Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP), he took

2015-08-02: 37 Years Ago: Boston Falter After Rushing Out ‘Don’t Look Back’
One of the ‘70s’ most remarkable breakthrough success stories turned sour with the release of a second album that redefined the “sophomore slump” – and all because it was so late on arrival. Sure, over the past few decades, c

2015-08-01: 46 Years Ago: Jethro Tull Come Into Their Own With ‘Stand Up’
Through it’s not their first album – that would be This Was, from the year before – Stand Up represents the moment when Jethro Tull was born. Released on Aug. 1, 1969, this project found Ian Anderson molding the band’s sound

2015-07-31: Radiohead’s Philip Selway on five perks of solo work
Philip Selway is best known as Radiohead’s drummer, but he’s quickly making a name for himself as a solo artist. This year marks the first time Selway tours the United States behind his two solo albums, “Familial” (2010) and

2015-07-31: 40 Years Ago: Renaissance Get Symphonic With ‘Scheherazade and Other Stories’
Symphonic prog act Renaissance were finally a cohesive band by 1975, having recorded two straight albums with a consistent line-up. And with the sixth LP, Scheherazade and Other Stories, the quintet proved its staying power –

2015-07-31: Watch David Gilmour’s New Video for ‘Rattle That Lock’
Two weeks after releasing “Rattle That Lock,” the lead single from his upcoming album of the same name, David Gilmour has unveiled the video for the song. You can watch the clip above. The striking animated black-and-white v

2015-07-31: Spock's Beard: The Oblivion Particle
On their 12th album, the enduring US band embrace the best of their past and forge ahead, with singer Ted Leonard truly making his presence felt. When Ted Leonard first took over vocal duties for Spock’s Beard’s 11th album, 2

2015-07-30: Jimmy Page May Release ‘XYZ’ Tapes of His Aborted Collaboration With Members of Yes
After sitting in the vaults for more than 30 years, demos recorded by a short-lived supergroup featuring Jimmy Page and members of Yes may finally see official release. Page has been talking about getting the tapes out there

2015-07-29: 41 Years Ago: Neil Peart Joins Rush
Rush frontman Geddy Lee wasn’t exactly blown away by his first meeting with future bandmate Neil Peart. “My first impression was that he was kinda goofy,” Lee said in the 2010 documentary about the band, Beyond the Lighted St

2015-07-29: Frank Zappa has a new home with Universal Music Enterprises
The Zappa Family Trust has partnered with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) for a long-term, global licensing agreement for Frank Zappa's entire recorded catalog, as well as rights management participation across the rest of

2015-07-28: Genesis' Tony Banks Talks Elusive Solo Success, New Box Set
In October, 1983, Genesis released their blockbuster self-titled LP, a slick set of artful pop-rock that went quadruple platinum in the U.K., spawning massive singles like "That's All." Four months prior, keyboardist and foun

2015-07-28: Peter Gabriel Announces Vinyl Reissues
Peter Gabriel‘s giving his first four solo albums the vinyl reissue treatment this fall. As fans might expect, Gabriel spared no detail with these reissues, which have been half-speed remastered — a process you can catch a gl

2015-07-28: NewEARS reaches 1K likes on Facebook
Thank you for helping us reach 1,000 likes....We are humbled....Not just fans...the whole prog community. Spent and hour on the phone with this gentleman yesterday. ..The wheels are always turning at NewEARS!

2015-07-27: 40 Years Ago: Gentle Giant Crack the Charts With Funky ‘Free Hand’
Even at their most accessible, Gentle Giant never lost their eccentric identity. The British band’s seventh LP, Free Hand, proved to be their commercial apex, crawling to No. 48 on the Billboard chart with funky, riff-heavy a

2015-07-27: Watch Joe Satriani’s New ‘Shockwave Supernova’ Video
Joe Satriani has unveiled the video for the title track of his new Shockwave Supernova LP, and we have the exclusive premiere above. As Satriani told Ultimate Classic Rock in a recent exclusive interview, the concept for the

2015-07-27: Interview: Tony Banks. Detailed & Revealing.
It was a pleasure to interview Tony Banks on June 22nd 2015 concerning his new box set release, A Chord Too Far, covering his entire acclaimed solo career on the other side of Genesis. Just as Steve Hackett gave us last year,

2015-07-26: Jon Anderson And Jean-Luc Ponty Announce Details Of Collaborative Project
Back in March, we learned that former Yes singer Jon Anderson had begun working on a new project with noted jazz fusion violinist Jean-Luc Ponty. Now, the duo have unveiled more details of the Anderson Ponty Band, who are loo

2015-07-25: 46 Years Ago: Yes Release Their Eponymous Debut Album
On the morning of July 25, 1969, as record shop clerks sorted through the new releases, they had among their options the eponymous debut of an ambitious new group going by the simple, direct and rather positive name of Yes. L

2015-07-25: Waters, others launch a collaborative Newport Folk Festival
Roger Waters promised that he would do something special as the Friday night headliner of the Newport Folk Festival, and he kept his word giving a one-of-a-kind performance. The former Pink Floyd singer-songwriter not only su

2015-07-23: Our Next Three Bands for ProgDay 2015!
The base of Belgium's QUANTUM FANTAY was founded in 2002 when neighbors Pete Mush and Jaro began jamming in the attic, later joined by Gino Bartolini. Since then the band has released 7 albums and has become known as one of t

2015-07-23: Sweeney Todd Prog Metal Version staged
Have you ever heard of the progressive metal version of the theatrical production, "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street?" The Landless Theatre Company has brought back its award-nominated "Sweeney Todd Prog Metal V

2015-07-23: SPOCK’S BEARD Release “Minion” Lyric Video
Legendary progressive-rockers Spock's Beard will release their brand new, 12th studio album, The Oblivion Particle, on August 21st. The new lyric video for the track “Minion” is streaming below: The Oblivion Particle is the f

2015-07-23: Jobson announces Z-Funder for UK Collectors' Box Set
The last step in the conclusion of UK's storied career is to produce the definite CD collection, to include the highest fidelity versions of U.K., Danger Money, Night After Night and Reunion, along with the complete story of

2015-07-22: 50 Years Ago: The Moody Blues Debut With R&B-Laced ‘The Magnificent Moodies’
An album of scruffy gumption and R&B grit, The Magnificent Moodies doesn’t sound anything like the symphonic prog that hurtled the Moody Blues to fame. Instead, it reflected an up-and-coming five-piece still coming into their

2015-07-21: Yes Continues On After Death of Bassist Chris Squire: 'Absolutely We're Moving Ahead'
Though reeling from last month's surprising death of bassist and sole constant member Chris Squire, Yes plans to go on -- at Squire's behest. "It's certainly going to be hard without him, but he called me and asked me to keep

2015-07-21: Photo Blog of The Night of the Prog festival at Loreley
So here were are, beautiful Loreley and Night of the Prog Festival… Day One Lesoir have just played and will post a photo later. Very good they were too with some nice mellow spacey sounds mixed with more bombastic prog. Two

2015-07-21: 25 Years Ago: Roger Waters Reclaims Pink Floyd Legacy With ‘The Wall: Live in Berlin’
When asked for the umpteenth time in 1989 about restaging his massive opus The Wall, former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters quipped that he’d only do so on one condition. “If they ever take the wall down in Berlin,” he said. “

2015-07-20: Queensryche issue Arrow Of Time
Queensryche have streamed their track Arrow Of Time, taken from their second album with frontman Todd La Torre. Hear it now via SoundCloud. The song was first made available to those who’ve helped fund the production via the

2015-07-20: The Neal Morse Band added to Cruise To The Edge
Please welcome Neal Morse to Cruise to the Edge this November! Cabins still available, visit our site: cruisetotheedge.com #ýnealmorse‬ ‪#ýmikeportnoy‬ ‪#ýprogmusic‬ ‪#ýcruisetotheedge̷

2015-07-20: Psychedelic Space Rock from Ozric Tentacles Live on Echoes
Ozric Tentacles is a band fueled by 60s psychedelia, initialized by 70s space rock and hyper-charged by 1980s rave culture.They’ve always been something of a hippie band, pointing to futuristic fantasy of warp drive nirvana.

2015-07-18: Did Genesis bizarrely predict Britain's Giant Hogweed nightmare 44 years ago?
The ealy version of rock band Genesis (looking and sounding nothing like the more polished 1980s version fronted by Collins after Gabriel left) were at the heart of the "Prog Rock" scene alongside Pink Floyd and Yes. Gabriel,

2015-07-16: Rush fan on tonight's episode of Jeopardy! brings pair of Neil Peart drumsticks for good luck
A female contestant on tonight's episode of the American quiz show Jeopardy! brought along a pair of Neil Peart drumsticks for good luck. When host Alex Trebek introduced the contestants at the mid point of the show, she desc

2015-07-16: David Gilmour Reveals New Album Cover Art and Track List, Announces Tour
Just a day after previewing the title track from his new solo album Rattle That Lock, David Gilmour has revealed further details regarding the LP — and announced a new round of North American tour dates. Due Sept. 18, Rattle

2015-07-15: 26 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Concert Brings Down Venice’s Government
Since its birth, rock music has been seen as a revolutionary force and an agent of social change. But Pink Floyd’s show in Venice, Italy, on July 15, 1989, unintentionally resulted in the mayor and the entire city council res

2015-07-14: Flying Colors New Music Video for “The Fury of My Love” Launches
We’re thrilled to release a new music video from director Vicente Cordero for “The Fury My Love.” Definitely better than the pack of ferrets we’d originally planned on.

2015-07-14: ProgScape Radio premiering Echolyn's
Please join us Tuesday July 14th 8-11 PM on show #524 as we world premiere the brand new release from Echolyn, "I Heard You Listening", followed by an encore performance Wednesday 3-6 PM.

2015-07-13: 30 Years Ago: Phil Collins Becomes Live Aid’s Transcontinental MVP
There were many ambitious things about Live Aid’s execution and roster of performances. One of the biggest was Phil Collins performing at Live Aid on both sides of the Atlantic, at London’s Wembley Stadium and Philadelphia’s

2015-07-13: Neal Morse Live Album announced - [Morse]fest 2014 "Testimony" & "ONE" LIVE
Over 5 hours of great performances including the entire Testimony and One albums plus special encores of the Spock's Beard classic, "The Light" featuring Alan Morse, and the Transatlantic epic "Stranger In Your Soul." Also in

2015-07-12: Ritchie Blackmore Suing for Deep Purple Royalties
An agreement made between four-fifths of Deep Purple’s most successful lineup and their management companies has unfairly shut Ritchie Blackmore out of approximately a million dollars. That’s the claim the guitarist is making

2015-07-11: 15 Years Ago: Kansas Release 'Somewhere to Elsewhere'
The original Kansas lineup started to splinter after 1980's Audio-Visions LP, and although different versions of the band remained active on the road and in the studio over the ensuing decades, many fans continued to hope fo

2015-07-10: Watch the First Trailer for ‘Roger Waters The Wall’
Roger Waters has unveiled the first trailer for his upcoming concert film, Roger Waters The Wall. As previously reported, the film is scheduled for a one-night-only theatrical engagement on Sept. 29 — an event that will be ac

2015-07-09: Peter Gabriel Working on New Album
Peter Gabriel has been hard at work on his first album since 2011’s New Blood. For the past six weeks, he’s uploaded pictures from the recording studio onto social media, giving everybody a glimpse into the making of the reco

2015-07-08: Dave Kerzner launches The Lie
View video for Sound Of Contact man’s solo album New World. Sound Of Contact man Dave Kerzner has premiered his video for The Lie with Prog. It’s taken from his solo album New World, available now via his website, iTunes and

2015-07-08: ProgDay tickets now on sale
Tickets for ProgDay 2015 may be purchased by credit card through PayPal by using the payment buttons provided on this page. Tickets may also be purchased by check. Checks should be made out to ProgDay and mailed to:

2015-07-08: Operation: Mindcrime Reveal Artwork and Track Listing for New Album, ‘The Key’
Geoff Tate has debuted the album artwork and track listing for the upcoming debut effort from his new band, Operation: Mindcrime — and he says the album, titled The Key, draws on his classic prog rock influences. “This album

2015-07-07: 38 Years Ago: Yes Release ‘Going for the One’ During Transitional Period
On Yes‘ eighth album, Going for the One, progressive rock’s figurehead act were undeniably in a transitional state, both sonically and physically. Originally released in July 1977, just as punk rock was reaching its critical

2015-07-07: Genesis, ‘Congo’: Rock’s Hidden Gems
When Phil Collins quit Genesis in the mid-’90s, he didn’t just leave his former group without a drummer — as the voice behind the their biggest hits, he also put ex-bandmates Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford in the awkward posi

2015-07-07: 3RDegree Release “ONES & ZEROS: Vol. 1” Plus FREE Download, European Tour
10T Records is thrilled to announce the release of the brand new CD from 3RDEGREE, entitled “ONES & ZEROS: Vol. 1.” It is available immediately through 10T Records’ online store in multiple formats, both physical and digital.

2015-07-05: Ritchie Blackmore Is Considering a Return to Rock
Nearly two decades after a switch to medieval folk, former Deep Purple and Rainbow co-founder Ritchie Blackmore says he might play rock again – but not for long. “Just for a few days, next June,” Blackmore allows, in a new ta

2015-07-04: Progsheet - A Few More Words With...Steve Hackett
PS: Wolflight is very much a journey around the world & through time, I'd say. What fascinates you about bringing other cultures into your musical parlor, as it were? SH: I feel I can learn from unfamiliar territory. I'm also

2015-07-03: Cal's Prog Rock Show Tribute to Chris Squire
Join host Cal Reeks and guest host Tanya Coad as they pay tribute to legendary bassist, Chris Squire from Yes who passed away June 27, 2015. Sue Smith, former co-editor of Relayer fanzine and Tim Morse, musician and author of

2015-07-03: New IO Earth on the PM Show #70
Greetings friends! The PM Show #70 is ready for your listening pleasure. Featured on this edition of The PM Show is new music from IO Earth's excellent new double CD "New World". While IO Earth tells us about morning Marillio

2015-07-02: SPOCK'S BEARD - Tides Of Time on SoundCloud
SPOCK'S BEARD - Tides Of Time. Taken from the album "The Oblivion Particle". Inside Out Music 2015.

2015-07-02: 10 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Put Aside Their Differences (Mostly) for Live 8
Roger Waters‘ relationship with David Gilmour was so distant in the period before Pink Floyd‘s celebrated reunion at Live 8 that Waters had to ask organizer Bob Geldof for his former bandmate’s phone number. While Geldof had

2015-07-01: New echolyn album now available for pre-order!
I Heard You Listening will be released on July 31, 2015. It is comprised of nine songs, totaling over 60 minutes of music, and written by the same five guys that have been playing, writing, laughing, arguing and crying togeth

2015-06-30: Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime Announce New Album, ‘The Key’
Geoff Tate stood at the crossroads of prog and metal during his years as the singer for Queensrÿche, and it looks like that’s exactly where fans will find him when his new band, Operation: Mindcrime, surfaces with its new stu

2015-06-30: GTR 2 Disc Reissue in August
Coming in August is the long awaited re-issue of the GTR album from the 1980’s project Steve Hackett worked on with Steve Howe of Yes & Asia. The new version includes 3 bonus studio tracks and a second 14 track CD featuring a

2015-06-29: Intelligent Music Project III feat. John Payne - MIND PROJECTION (Official VIdeo)
Intelligent Music Project III Releases New Single & Video MIND PROJECTION John Payne & Drum Legend Simon Phillips From Forthcoming “Touching the Divine” Album

2015-06-29: 46 minute Steven Wilson news conference
Going forward, his solo albums will be his main focus of his career. He likes being his own boss and making the key decisions and working with various musicians of a high caliber. That does not preclude occasional projects or

2015-06-28: New CD release featuring John Goodsall and Percy Jones
'Cymbalic Encounters' represents the collaboration of Mark Murdock and his 'symbolic musical encounters,' foremost being Brand X's, Percy Jones and John Goodsall. 'Exploration of the Southern Constellation' is Mark Murdock's

2015-06-28: RIP:Chris Squire, Yes Bassist and Co-Founder, Dead at 67
Chris Squire, the co-founder and longtime bassist of prog rock icons Yes and the only member of the group to feature on every studio album, has passed away just over a month after revealing that he was suffering from a rare f

2015-06-26: NJ Proghouse 2015 Homecoming weekend
Hello everyone. It has been a while since I have been here. So we have a nice little weekend in October for you prog music lovers. October 9: The Tea Club, Mrglbl. October 10: Mavara, John Galgano Band, Percy Jones/Scott McGi

2015-06-25: Boston Globe review: Rush plays its history in reverse at TD Garden
According to the TD Garden website, the members of Rush have claimed that their current road trek “will most likely be their last major tour of this magnitude.” Whatever that may mean — or whether it can even be taken at face

2015-06-25: Tryo at ProgDay 2015!
With a musical history that spans nearly 30 years, TRYO is considered to be one of the most important artists in Chile, especially in progressive rock /metal, jazz fusion and vanguard music. The band’s distinctive sound comes

2015-06-24: Deep Purple Announce Two New Live Releases
A pair of Deep Purple‘s biggest recent live performances are being commemorated with two new concert recordings from the band. The new releases, both scheduled to arrive Aug. 28, are titled From the Setting Sun … (In Wacken)

2015-06-24: 31 Years Ago: Jimmy Page Joins Yes Onstage to Cover the Beatles
The legendary rock guitarist who bustled up our hedgerows onstage with the band that recorded a double album around Paramahansa Yogananda’s “Autobiography of a Yogi”? The idea seems, as the Brits say, not bloody likely — but

2015-06-24: Terry Riley Turns 80 on Echoes tonight
Terry Riley, along with Philip Glass and Steve Reich, is among the holy trinity of minimalism. His compositions, In C and A Rainbow in Curved Air are seminal works of that genre. He was creating tape loops works in the early

2015-06-23: Hear Joe Satriani’s ‘San Francisco Blue’ From His New Album
Joe Satriani opens another intriguing chapter of his career with the release of Shockwave Supernova, his 15th studio album, which will be released on July 24. Ultimate Classic Rock presents the exclusive premiere of “San Fran

2015-06-23: Muse cruises to No. 1 with ‘Drones’
The bombastic Brits of Muse have evolved quite a bit since their first album, “Showbiz,” landed on these shores in 1999. (The record didn’t quite hit here, although the loudly dreary track “Muscle Museum” remains one of the l

2015-06-22: Watch Rush Perform ‘Losing It’ in Concert for the First Time Ever
Lots of veteran rock acts say they want to add deeper cuts to the setlist when they head out on tour, but for most bands, making room among all the expected hits is more trouble than it’s worth. Rush, however, are not like mo

Be a part of helping offset costs for 3RDegree’s big 2015 European Tour and get yourself exclusive “momentos” from the journey. The Ones & Zeros shirt complete with tour dates from the entire world tour as well as exclusive D

2015-06-21: Former Queensryche Guitarist Chris DeGarmo and His Daughter Discuss Creative Collaboration
When Chris DeGarmo was a kid, he happened to find a guitar tucked beneath the couch at his house. Although his grandparents had bought it for his brother Mark, he wasn't interested in it. Chris' random find turned out to be a

2015-06-20: Yes Minus One: The History of Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe
Yes enjoyed a massive (and massively unlikely) comeback in the early '80s after adopting a more radio-friendly sound for their 90125 album, but the good times didn't last. Lineup changes have always been a matter of course

2015-06-20: 26 Years Ago: Mr. Big Releases Self-Titled Debut Album
Mr. Big was already well on its way to becoming one of the most distinctive bands of the hard rock era, even before actually becoming Mr. Big. “The band sounded like Mr. Big immediately,” guitarist Paul Gilbert tells Ultimate

2015-06-19: Joe Satriani Talks Concept Behind New ‘Shockwave Supernova’ LP
There’s something about rock ‘n’ roll that can turn normally introverted people into wild men and women onstage. It’s a power that Joe Satriani understands all too well on a personal level — and he used as a creative launchpa

2015-06-19: ‘Without You’, the second single from Underworld! by Symphony X
Guitarist Michael Romeo comments “’Without You’ is a bit mellower than the first single, ‘Nevermore’, with a big chorus and a sweeping feel. I don’t know if I would call the track a ballad, but it’s a little bit softer, not s

2015-06-18: The Art Of Peace Foundation in celebrating the Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday with a new installment of "Songs For Tibet."
The Art of Peace Foundation, with artists Sting, Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, Elbow – and others to be announced – has created a collection of songs for the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday. The album is a celebration of the Dalai Lam

2015-06-17: New Laser's Edge homepage and loyalty program
Loyaly Points are a reward system set up to give back to you our customer. Lasers Edge will award 1 point for every $1 spent on our site. Points will not be awarded for shipping or sales tax. Points will be allocated to a u

2015-06-17: [Morse]fest 2015
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

2015-06-17: 30 Years Ago: Marillion Release ‘Misplaced Childhood’
Prog-rock was mostly dead and buried by 1985, but Marillion helped resurrect the genre – albeit in a glossier, streamlined context – with Misplaced Childhood, in June of 1985. Childhood, the band’s third album, soared to No.

2015-06-17: 50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums of All Time according to Rolling Stone
For close to a half century, prog has been the breeding ground for rock's most out-there, outsized and outlandish ideas: Thick-as-a-brick concept albums, an early embrace of synthesizers, overly complicated time signatures, T

2015-06-16: Robert Rich Unfolds the Filaments of Cosmic Sound on Echoes tonight
Get your dictionary out and your thinking cap on as we talk to Robert Rich, one of the most conceptual and cerebral of electronic artists. He discusses the deep scientific theories behind his new album, Filaments, an explorat

2015-06-16: Consider The Source in World War Trio release
Consider The Source have released the latest instalment of their three-part World War Trio project. World War Trio Parts II + III has been issued as a double album and follows Part I which was launched in 2014. The band say:

2015-06-16: From Rush With Love on the cover of Rolling Stone
Neil Peart drives like he drums. On a bright mid-April afternoon in Los Angeles, fresh from a rehearsal with his band, Rush, for what might be their last big tour, he powers his pristine, silver, Goldfinger-style 1964 Aston M

2015-06-16: 46 Years Ago: Captain Beefheart Releases His Masterpiece, ‘Trout Mask Replica’
Trout Mask Replica is one of the weirdest and wildest albums ever to be released. Landing on record store shelves in June 1969, Captain Beefheart‘s masterpiece amazed, confused, irritated and enthralled anyone who dared liste

2015-06-16: Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson opens up about drug use, health woes
Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson credits marijuana for helping him write most of the band’s music. “Maybe just 80 per cent of the time,” Lifeson said in an interview with Rolling Stone. “I find that smoking pot can be a really gr

2015-06-15: Spock's Beard's 12th studio album "The Oblivion Particle" set for release August 21, 2015 on InsideOut Music.
2015 finds Spock’s Beard returning with The Oblivion Particle, scheduled for release August 21st on InsideOut Music. The band’s twelfth studio album sees them drawing from their core essence while stretching out into some exc

2015-06-15: 28 Years Ago: Roger Waters Stumbles With the Complicated, Synthy ‘Radio K.A.O.S.’
Roger Water's Radio: K.A.O.S., released as the former Pink Floyd mastermind’s second solo album on June 15, 1987, doesn’t boast the simplest story for a concept album. Waters uses eight songs to tell

2015-06-14: New Sonus Umbra Album on Indiegogo
Got Sonus Umbra? We are a progressive rock band, formed many moons ago in Mexico City and currently based in Chicago. We are getting ready to release our sixth studio album to celebrate a quarter century of this musical jour

2015-06-14: KANSAS- Back in the studio after 14 years!
Setting up to start working in the studio this week. More to come. Stay tuned... While Mani & Rags were working on their gear, the rest of the guys took some time to say, "Hello." and make an announcement.

2015-06-13: Alex Lifeson Says Rush Might Begin Playing Residency Shows, Rather Than Huge Tours
Myriad factors are at play in Rush‘s much-discussed decision to lessen their heavy touring schedule. Neil Peart has a young daughter at home. All of them have been battling physical problems, from Alex Lifeson‘s arthritis iss

2015-06-12: Moody Blues Announce Dates and Lineup for 2016 Cruise
The Moody Blues will set sail on their third fan cruise in February 2016, and they’ve invited some old friends and new special guests along for the ride. The event, sensibly titled “The Moody Blues Cruise III,” is scheduled t

2015-06-12: The PM Show #67
The PM Show features the best in Progressive Electric Music from around the globe. Hear the latest in "Prog" and catch some old favorites as well. It's all on the PM Show with your host JB Horwitz. 3-5AM Thursday mornings on

2015-06-12: Jack O' The Clock at ProgDay 2015!
JACK O’ THE CLOCK is a San Francisco area quintet that released its first album in 2008. Now, with four albums of original music, the band’s unique blend of Americana, progressive rock and the avant continues to defy easy cha

2015-06-12: Rush's Geddy Lee: the complete conversation
Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart have served notice that Rush’s 40th-anniversary tour — which stops at Montreal’s Bell Centre on Sunday, June 21 — may be the legendary power trio’s last major run of live shows. Lee spok

2015-06-12: Ian Anderson's 10 essential folk-rock albums
Ask Ian Anderson - best known, of course, as the be-fluted frontman of Jethro Tull - for 10 folk-rock album selections of his choice and you won’t find your usual Dylans and Byrds. Instead you’re sent down a rabbit hole of Eu

2015-06-11: Moog Music Gives Employees More Control
At the Moog synthesizer factory in Asheville, N.C., on Tuesday, Michael Adams, the company’s owner and chief executive, wanted to share some life-changing news with the entire staff. “I’ve sold half the company,” he told them