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2019-10-22: Moody Blues’ John Lodge Recalls Dawn of Prog-Rock: Interview
The Moody Blues have been recognized as pioneers in the world of prog-rock, earning praise from generations of musicians as well as enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Over the summer, the group’s bassist and voca

2019-10-22: Devin Townsend Announces 2020 North American Tour
Devin Townsend is finally hitting the road to perform music from Empath. Hevy Devy will tour North America beginning February 2020 with support from Haken and the Contortionist. With the release of Empath, Devin Townsend brou

2019-10-22: Steely Dan's Walter Becker Estate Auction Fetches $3.3M on Hundreds of Guitars, Amps & More
With 600 guitars and 400 amps in all, the property from the late Steely Dan co-founder Walter Becker's estate over the weekend comprised the largest assortment of guitars and amps ever sold by Julien's Auctions in its 17-year

2019-10-22: The Who’s ‘Tommy’ Returning to Broadway
A reinvented version of the Who’s classic rock opera Tommy will return to Broadway in 2021, its director said. Des McAnuff oversaw the 1993 production, which won five Tony Awards and gave him one of his two Best Director wins

2019-10-21: Steven Wilson - The Future Bites Tour Trailer
“Every time I make a new album, it's hugely important for me that it holds a unique place in my catalogue and won't simply be more of the same. Moving into the third decade of the 21st century and my second decade as a tourin

2019-10-21: Nick Mason on the car that brought Pink Floyd together
This weekend’s episode of Brian Johnson’s Life On The Road featured the AC/DC vocalist in conversation with Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason. The series, which was first aired in the UK in 2017, has been running in the US throug

2019-10-21: Bruce Soord, The Pineapple Thief Frontman, Premieres New Video For “All This Will Be Yours” – Title Track From New Solo Album on KSCOPE Oct. 25, 2019
The new album, described by Soord as an observational record, it is inspired by the joy felt by the birth of his third child juxtaposed by the local deprivation in his hometown and with the release of the title track Soord ex

2019-10-19: RoSfest Gold tickets on sale
Gold Tickets on Sale this Saturday at noon! https://rosfest.tix.com/ #Cast #BigBigTrain #Thankyouscientist #UPF #Patternseekinganimals #ArcIris #Dilemma #Lobatescarp #Moonletters #Theteaclub

2019-10-19: Phil Collins Brings 'Still Not Dead Yet' Tour to Phoenix
Phil Collins brought his Still Not Dead Yet, Live tour to Phoenix's Talking Stick Resort Arena on Oct. 15. You can see our exclusive photos from the show below. The evening began with a slideshow of Collins throughout the yea

2019-10-19: World Class Keyboardist DEREK SHERINIAN Reflects On His 30 Years Career: “It's Pretty Wild to Think I'm Still Making Relevant Music After 3 Decades, and I Hope for 30 More Years”
Most music fans got to know Derek Sherinian when he joined Dream Theater. However, he already had a rich history in music when these American prog metal giants brought him in, having toured with Alice Cooper, Kiss and Jimi He

2019-10-18: King’s X cancel all 2019 shows due to heart issues affecting Jerry Gaskill
King’s X have been forced to shelve all their 2019 touring plans due to heart issues affecting Jerry Gaskill. The band say that during a check-up with his cardiologist on Monday, the drummer was told he had “some issues” with

2019-10-18: Watch Steve Hackett perform Afterglow at the Royal Festival Hall
Steve Hackett has shared a video showcasing the Wind & Wuthering track Afterglow. The footage has been taken from Hackett’s upcoming album Genesis Revisited Band and Orchestra: Live at the Royal Festival Hall, which will be r

2019-10-17: Steve Lukather Says Toto Are 'Calling It a Day'
Toto’s 40th anniversary tour ends this Sunday with a performance in Philadelphia. According to guitarist Steve Lukather, it’s the last you’ll see of the band for a while. "I don’t know what the future-future’s gonna be, but I

2019-10-17: Rick Wakeman “Box Of Boots: Set of 10 Live CDs: Official Bootleg Series” Now Available For Pre-order!
Giving an official release to some wonderful historic concerts previously only available to a few people, keyboard legend Rick Wakeman is releasing Box Of Boots: Set of 10 Live CDs: Official Bootleg Series on December 2, 2019

2019-10-17: John Lodge on Moody Blues: ‘I Don’t Want That Music to Die’
With more than five decades in music, singer and bassist John Lodge has experienced the highs and lows of rock stardom. He relived some of those moments while compiling B Yond, a new retrospective covering his career as both

2019-10-16: NJProghouse Fall Hootenanny Nov. 9th and 10th - Tickets Are Now On Sale!
Hello friends - the prog train keeps rolling! We at the NJProghouse are presenting a weekend of music at Roxy and Dukes Roadhouse in Dunellen, NJ to celebrate 20 years of the amazing progressive music - and musicians - that h

2019-10-16: Rodney Matthews and Jeff Scheetz with Oliver Wakeman To Release “Trinity” Feat. Rick Wakeman
Gonzo Multimedia is releasing the highly anticipated debut studio album from Rodney Matthews and Jeff Scheetz with Oliver Wakeman titled “Trinity” and is now available for pre-order. World renowned British fantasy artist and

2019-10-16: Jan Akkerman releases new video for Don Giovani
Jan Akkerman has released a new video for Don Giovani, his take on Mozart's famous opera, which is taken from Akkerman's forthcoming new album Close Beauty which is released through Mascot Label Group on October 25. You can w

2019-10-16: Fernando Perdomo - "Starless" from "The Crimson Guitar"
Yesterday.. members of the King Crimson Facebook Group voted for "Starless" to be the next video I release to promote my forthcoming album "The Crimson Guitar" .. here it is .. you can pre order "The Crimson Guitar" at www.c

2019-10-16: Album Review: Leprous – Pitfalls (Inside Out Music)
Fans cannot be fooled. Particularly the most loyal fans, who will see right through any insincere motivation behind a band’s sudden shift in style or change of direction. Twenty years ago, when Scorpions made the bizarre deci

2019-10-15: RRHF Class of 2020 Nominees
Congratulations to all 16 Nominees in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2020 [which includes Kraftwerk, Todd Rundgren among many others].

2019-10-15: Sons Of Apollo complete work on album no.2
Sons Of Apollo have completed work on their second studio album. Mike Portnoy, Derek Sherinian, Billy Sheehan, Jeff Scott Soto and Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal have been working on the follow-up to their debut Psychotic Symphony, wh

2019-10-15: Bent Knee release new video for Catch A Light
Bent Knee have released a brand new video for Catch A Light. The track is taken for the band's latest album You Know What They Mean, which has just been released through InsideOutMusic. You can watch the video in full below.

2019-10-14: ANTHONY PHILLIPS - Strings of Light Interview Part One (2019)
On YouTube. In Part One, Ant discusses the process of recording his latest collection of new guitar-based compositions. Interview recorded September 20th 2019.

2019-10-14: Tool Play First Post-‘Fear Inoculum’ Show: Set List and Photos
Tool launched their North American tour last night with a performance at the Aftershock festival in Sacramento. You can see exclusive photos, videos and the full set list from the show below. The festival headlining set marke

2019-10-14: DAVE LARUE Talks New FLYING COLORS Album: “I Think This Is the Best Album We’ve Done and I'm Happy to See the Band Continues to Grow”
One of rock’s premier bass players, Dave LaRue has become known most prominently through his memberships in The Steve Morse Band and Dixie Dregs. He also he has played with the upper echelon of virtuosic guitarists such as Jo

2019-10-13: RoSfest 2020 Platinum Seats have sold out!
Platinum Seat Ticket INFO: Tickets go on sale at 12:00 noon on September 14th, 2019. The Platinum Seat ticket gives you admittance to three days of the festival with exclusive access and amenities and the best seats in the th

2019-10-13: Rick Wakeman Calls Yes ‘Union’ Album a ‘Disgrace’
Rick Wakeman described the 1991 Yes album Union as as “disgrace,” adding that he called it “Onion” because it made him cry. The LP was the result of two different lineups of Yes collaborating as a single eight-member unit, us

2019-10-12: The Flower Kings release new single Miracles For America
The Flower Kings have released a brand new single, the ten-minute Miracles For America, which you can hear in full below. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming new album new double-album Waiting For Miracles’, which w

2019-10-12: Rick Wakeman Says Yes Name ‘Should Have Been Retired’
If Rick Wakeman had his way, the Yes band name would no longer be in use. The keyboardist expressed disappointment that groups still use the Yes moniker following the 2015 death of bassist and founder Chris Squire. “I think w

2019-10-12: Original Genesis Guitarist Anthony Phillips To Release First New Album In 7 Years “Strings Of Light” 2CD/1DVD – Released October 25, 2019
Esoteric Antenna is pleased to announce the release of “Strings Of Light”, the beautiful new album by GENESIS founding member ANTHONY PHILLIPS. For his first new album in seven years Anthony has composed and recorded the twen

2019-10-11: Leprous release mournful new single Distant Bells
Leprous have released their new single Distant Bells - the latest material taken from the band’s upcoming studio album Pitfalls. The song follows Below and Alleviate from the follow-up to 2017’s Malina, which will launch on O

2019-10-11: Ian McDonald Reflects on His New Band and King Crimson at 50
For a musician to achieve success once in a career is an impressive accomplishment. But to do so twice with two different bands is a remarkable feat. British multi-instrumentalist and producer Ian McDonald certainly belongs i

2019-10-11: Rick Wakeman on His Tumultuous History With Yes, Playing on Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’
When Yes were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017, the surviving members of the band lined up behind a podium at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and delivered the sorts of speeches you’d expect from veteran m

2019-10-10: Prog Legends Nektar Release New Single “SkyWriter”
Prog legends Nektar have released their first single “SkyWriter” B/W “Devil’s Door” in October from their eagerly anticipated forthcoming new album “The Other Side”! This is the first new studio album by Nektar made in the Un

2019-10-10: Flashback 50: King Crimson's in the Court of the Crimson King
Today, 10/10 marks the 50th anniversary of the release of In the Court of the Crimson King. We enter The Court of the Crimson King in a Flashback 50 when we go back to the debut album by King Crimson​, including comment

2019-10-10: Hawkwind launch maniacal space rock anthem Flesh Fondue
Space rock pioneers Hawkwind continue their journey into the furthest corners of the unknown universe with the release of Flesh Fondue, the first track to emerge from upcoming collection All Aboard The Skylark. The album is d

2019-10-10: Watch Flying Colors’ trailer for new album Third Degree
Flying Colors have released a trailer for their brand new album Third Degree which was released last week though Mascot Label Group/Music Theories Recordings. The album sees Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy, Steve Morse, Dave LaRue a

2019-10-10: Pair of new Frank Zappa books to be published later this year
The Zappa Trust has revealed that two Frank Zappa books will be published later this year. The first is titled Zappa Gear: The Unique Guitars, Amplifiers, Effects Units, Keyboards And Studio Equipment by Mick Ekers, which wil

2019-10-09: YES to Tour in 2020 Playing "Relayer" Plus Classic Cuts
YES, one of the most innovative of all prog-rock bands, has announced an eight-date U.K. tour for May and June of 2020. "The Album Series 2020 Tour" will feature YES's 1974 "Relayer" album performed in its entirety together w

2019-10-09: Joe Satriani to Re-Release ‘Surfing With the Alien’ Without Solos
Joe Satriani announced the re-release of his classic album Surfing With the Alien, which will arrive with all the guitar solos removed. The double LP, limited to 3,500 copies, features the remastered original album on one dis

2019-10-09: Marillion’s Steve Rothery reflects on “difficult” Clutching At Straws sessions
Marillion guitarist Steve Rothery has reflected on the band’s 1987 album Clutching At Straws and recalls the difficulty in making the record. It was the band’s last with frontman Fish and Rothery was speaking about the tensio

2019-10-09: From TRANSATLANTIC to THE FLOWER KINGS: A Day In the Life of ROINE STOLT
Although he is credited with helping to initiate prog’s resurgence in the 90’s with his band The Flower Kings, Roine Stolt first made his mark in the mid-70s by joining Kaipa as a teenager. His vast wealth of experience has c

2019-10-08: Fernando Perdomo . - Peace (A Theme) from "The Crimson Guitar"
First promotional video from "The Crimson Guitar". Peace (A Theme) is written by Robert Fripp and originally appears on King Crimson's "In The Wake of Poseidon" album from 1970. Pre Order "The Crimson Guitar" on www.cherryred

2019-10-08: Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy announce final leg of their 2019 tour
Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy have announced the final leg of their Emerson Lake & Palmer Live On! tour. Palmer, guitarist and vocalist Paul Bielatowicz and bassist Simon Fitzpatrick, have lined up a total of 14 US shows, kicking

2019-10-07: Rock In Opposition Festival (France) end announced
It is with a great sadness that I must announce today that the 12th edition of the ROCK IN OPPOSITION France Event held in Bourgoin-Jallieu and Lyon last may is the last of the name. Indeed, given the change of direction of t

2019-10-07: Rush hail Ginger Baker’s “incredible legacy”
Rush vocalist and bassist Geddy Lee has paid tribute to Ginger Baker’s “incredible legacy.” He says: “As a young musician few drummers stood taller or were a bigger musical influence than Ginger Baker. I will never forget the

2019-10-06: RIP: Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse and helped shatter boundaries of time, tempo, and style in popular music, died Sunday at age 80, his family

2019-10-06: TONY BANKS - A RETROSPECTIVE 1979-1995 on YouTube
A critical review of Tony Banks's solo pop/rock output 1979-1995.

2019-10-05: Watch Angel’s New Video for ‘We Were the Wild’
Angel have a new video for the song “We Were the Wild," which appears on Risen, the band’s first album since 1999’s In the Beginning. “‘We Were the Wild’ is a song that can be interpreted however the listener would like,” gui

2019-10-04: Persephone’s Dream is back - New Video “Rhizomatic Horizon” from Upcoming Album
Rhizomatic Horizon is about the ubiquity of the Internet and the fact that it’s really a rhizomatic structure where we can all access any point on it from anywhere. But it is also sort of wondering…. are we assimilating the i

2019-10-04: Glass Hammer LEX REX Remastered News
Hey guys. You can pre-order autographed copies of our newly remastered and repackaged Lex Rex. Brand new 16-page lyric and liner note booklet -- and a better sounding album (IMHO). Lex Rex was an important album for us and we

2019-10-04: Rock Legends - birth of prog on AXS
AXS TV has as show called Rock Legends. In 22 or so minutes, they take you through the history of some rock band. Not a great show but sometimes its interesting. For prog bands, they've done Genesis, Jethro Tull, and Pink Flo

2019-10-04: Tribute Album & Shows To Original Genesis Guitarist Anthony Phillips By Rocking Horse Music Club Announced
Rocking Horse Music Club presents the music of original Genesis guitarist Anthony Phillips on the new album, “Which Way the Wind Blows.” The Rocking Horse Music Club is a songwriting and performing collective that emerged fro

2019-10-03: Crystal Beth Unleashes Her Debut Album PUSH THRU on Trey Gunn’s 7D Media– October 18
Crystal Beth unleashes her first full-length studio record, PUSH THRU, a solo incarnation using wailing vocals, amplified clarinet, beat-boxing and electronics to weave a sonic universe all her own. The album will be released

2019-10-03: Opeth will tour across North America in 2020
Opeth have revealed that they’ll tour across North America in early 2020. The band will play a total of 16 shows, kicking off at Cleveland’s Agora Theatre on February 13 and wrapping up with a performance at the Hollywood Pal

2019-10-03: Watch Marillion perform Estonia in the studio with In Praise Of Folly
Marillion have released a video for their track Estonia from their upcoming studio album With Friends From The Orchestra. The record will be shipped on October 9 and sees the band team up once again with string quartet In Pra

2019-10-02: Echoes 30th Anniversary
Echoes turns 30! It was 3 decades ago today, October 2, 1989 that Echoes launched. The first album played was Tangerine Dream's Le Parc. Join us as we look back on that first year of music tonight on Echoes.

2019-10-02: Floor Jansen on new Nightwish video: It’s unlike anything we have ever done before
Nightwish vocalist Floor Jansen has checked in to let fans know that things are progressing on their highly anticipated next studio album. In July last year, Nightwish leader Tuomas Holopainen reported that he had written “80

2019-10-01: Leprous - Pitfalls (Album Review)
Isn’t it refreshing when a progressive rock band is truly…progressive? Meaning that they progress their sound forward instead of repeating their same formula, perhaps to the point of reinventing themselves? Of course, progres

2019-10-01: Roger Waters Talks ‘Us + Them’ Film, Why Pink Floyd’s Songs Remain Relevant
When Roger Waters planned his recent, massive Us + Them Tour, he wanted to use his songs as a plea for humanity, a call for listeners to get together and tackle the world’s problems. So he combed the Pink Floyd catalogue for

2019-10-01: Marillion with Friends from the Orchestra (new album)
Recorded at The Racket Club and Real World Studios, and with a running time of almost 80 minutes, "With Friends From The Orchestra" features nine classic Marillion tracks re-imagined and accompanied by the In Praise Of Folly

2019-10-01: Queensryche release lyric video for Propaganda Fashion
US prog metallers Queensrcyhe have released a new lyric video for Propaganda Fashion. The track is taken from the band's most recent album The Verdict and you can watch the video in full below. “Hello, Queensryche fans! Here'

2019-10-01: District 97 release new video for Sheep
US prog rockers District 97 have released a brand new video for new song Sheep, which you can watch below. The song is taken from the band's forthcoming new album Screens, released through Cherry Red Records on October 4. "We

2019-10-01: King Crimson’s ’21st Century Schizoid Man’: Inside Prog’s Big Bang
In this first installment of our two-part deep dive into the history and influence of King Crimson’s “21st Century Schizoid Man,” the band’s co-founders look back on the writing of the iconic song, and contemporaries recount

2019-09-30: Gary Numan – (R)evolution 40th anniversary tour (Live gig review – O2 Academy, Glasgow, 28 September 2019)
Gary Numan celebrates forty years as a musician with an impressive roster of UK tour-dates, and delivers an electric performance among friends. In September 1979 synth nomad Gary Numan embarked on his first ever tour, and to

2019-09-30: The Pineapple Thief announce new live album Hold Our Fire
The Pineapple Thief will release new live album Hold Our Fire on November 15 via Kscope, ahead of their debut North America tour in November and December. Hold Our Fire captures their 2018 album Dissolution and was recorded d

2019-09-29: AAJ Review: King Crimson at Budweiser Stage & Theatre St-Denis
After covering six shows including two 2014 dates in San Francisco, another two 2015 shows in Montréal, and single, back-to-back 2017 performances in Montréal and Toronto, perhaps the biggest question is: Why return to Toront

2019-09-28: Flying Colors - Third Degree (Album Review)
Third time’s a charm? Considering Flying Colors’ short career, there’s been plenty of charm already with two celebrated albums under their belt which have touched on power pop, mini prog-epics, ballads and more aggressive far

2019-09-28: HAWKWIND Collaborator MICHAEL MOORCOCK & THE DEEP FIX Release Third Studio Album!
As a novelist and short-story writer, Michael Moorcock stands with one foot planted firmly in reality and the other in fantasy. He has won and been short-listed for almost every award in the sf/fantasy world as well as in the

2019-09-28: Laura Espinoza and Lunden Reign Release New Single Feat. Missing Persons Legend Dale Bozzio
Dale Bozzio, legendary lead singer of Missing Persons, makes a special guest appearance and joins Mindy Milburn on vocals to record Laura Espinoza and Lunden Reign’s newest single, “Somewhere There Forever.” This is a quirky,

2019-09-27: The Loss Inside · Flying Colors
Great new track by Flying Colors. Provided to YouTube by Music Theories. ℗ 2019 Mascot Label Group/Music Theories Recordings. Composers: Casey McPherson, Dave LaRue, Mike Portnoy, Neal Morse, Steve Morse.

2019-09-27: NJProghouse 20th Anniversary-Fall Hootenanny 2019
The NJProghouse will be hosting a two-day event celebrating 20 years of bringing progressive rock acts to the stage. Announced for November 9th and 10th. Crosswalk Anarchy, Advent, Orpheus Nine, Valdez, Discipline, Laura Mead

2019-09-27: Ray Alder: - launches new single and video for "Crown Of Thorns"!
The upcoming first solo album by Fates Warning vocalist Ray Alder – “What The Water Wants” – will be released worldwide on October 18th, 2019 via InsideOutMusic. Today marks the release of the album’s second single “Crown Of

2019-09-27: Opeth - In Cauda Venenum album review
Hang up the bunting, blow out the candles and bust open the party pack of Skol lager: 2019 is the year that Opeth turn 30. You couldn’t blame Mikael Åkerfeldt for stopping, looking back and thinking, “What the hell happened t

2019-09-26: ICONIC MUSIC GROUP JEFF LYNNE'S ELO SET TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and music legend Jeff Lynne will follow up a remarkable run of sold out European and American tours with a new album, From Out of Nowhere, on November 1 from Columbia Records. The album is now availa

2019-09-26: No-Man return with two-track Love You To Bits
No-Man, the collaboration between Steven Wilson and Tim Bowness, will release their new album, Love You To Bits, throughCaroline International on November 22. The new album, the babnd's first for 11 years, centres around two

2019-09-26: Modern Drummer Video Premiere: District 97’s “Sheep”
Jonathan Schang, drummer and leader of the modern progressive rock band District 97, has graciously invited Modern Drummer to premiere the group’s video to the song “Sheep,” from their upcoming album Screens. “Like many of D9

2019-09-25: Bruce Soord, The Pineapple Thief Frontman, Releases New Solo Album ‘All This Will Be Yours’
Bruce Soord, the multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and frontman for internationally renowned experimental rock outfit The Pineapple Thief, has confirmed the release of his second solo album. Entitled All This Will Be Yours it

2019-09-25: Modern Prog Band District 97 To Tour In Support of New Album Release “Screens”
District 97 is undoubtedly the most musically adventurous rock band in the world to feature an American Idol Top 10 Female Finalist. For over a decade, this quintet from Chicago has melded an adventurous instrumental prowess

2019-09-25: IMPOSTOR! teaser #2 by Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius
Here is the second audio teaser of our upcoming single, "Impostor!" Here is the noise guitar solo from the twisted mind of our second special guest, Randy McStine. Dig it!

2019-09-25: New TRANSATLANTIC album may be in the works ???
Transatlantic. Together in the same room again! Is It Really Happening? 🚀 Morse, Portnoy, Trewavas, Stolt - Varnhem, Sweden - September 24th 2019

2019-09-25: Concert Review: King Crimson at The Met Philadelphia
King Crimson creates the music of dystopia and it has never been so exhilarating. The venerable English progressive rock icons, now celebrating 50 years since the release of their debut album, In the Court of the Crimson King

2019-09-25: Robert Fripp in Dispute With David Bowie’s Estate
King Crimson leader Robert Fripp said he was trapped in a “Catch-22”-style dispute with the estate of David Bowie over recognition of his contributions to Bowie’s Heroes and Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) albums. Fripp sai

2019-09-25: Devin Townsend announces band line-up for Empath tour in new video
Frank Zappa, Haken, Stick Men and Kaipa members make up new touring band. Devin Townsend has released a new video announcing his new band line-up for his forthcoming Empath tour. "This is a quantum leap for me, and it’s a sit

2019-09-24: The Flower Kings: - launch first single 'Black Flag' and start presales for new studio double-album 'Waiting For Miracles'
Progressive rock legends THE FLOWER KINGS are pleased to present a first track from the group’s much anticipated new studio double-album ‘Waiting For Miracles’, which will be released on InsideOutMusic on the 8th November 201

2019-09-24: SOTO: - launch new video for "Torn"
SOTO, the modern Heavy Metal / Hard Rock group featuring vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (ex Yngwie Malmsteen / Talisman / ex Journey, Sons Of Apollo, TSO, etc.), continue to promote their recently released third album and InsideOut

2019-09-24: Devin Townsend: - launches video for 'Why?'
Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend released his acclaimed new album ‘EMPATH’ in March, and will embark on the ‘EMPATH – European Tour Vol. 1’ later this year. In advance of that, he has launched a brand new animated v

2019-09-24: Pete Townshend: The Who are closer to prog rock than Led Zeppelin
The Who recently announced that they would release their new album Who in November – their first record since 2006’s Endless Wire. They marked the news with the gritty new single Ball And Chain and revealed a run of 2020 live

2019-09-24: Styx Announce First 2020 Tour Dates
Styx have announced seven U.S. tour dates for January 2020, with more to follow. They’ll launch the road trip in Phoenix on Jan. 10, with the last announced appearance to take place in Las Vegas on Jan. 19. The band noted tha

2019-09-23: Album Review: Klone – Le Grand Voyage (2019) (*****)
“Spread the light when the sky is grey, let things rise and grow, to carry on the flame.” Uplifting album of ambient metal from French band Klone, which should go down well with fans of Riverside and Katatonia. Another new si

2019-09-23: Thom Yorke Calls Himself Climate Change ‘Hypocrite’
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke called himself a “hypocrite” over climate change. He admitted that he was all too aware of the contrast between campaigning on ecological issues while also traveling around the world by airplane

2019-09-23: Watch Bent Knee's riotous animated video for new single Bone Rage
Bent Knee have released an animated video for their new single Bone Rage. It’s the latest material taken from the Boston outfit’s upcoming album You Know What They Mean, which will arrive on October 11 through InsideOut Music

2019-09-23: Riverside reveal Wasteland special edition
In September last year, Riverside lunched their latest studio album Wasteland through InsideOut Music. It was the band’s first release since the death in 2016 of founding member and guitarist Piotr Grudziñski and was the foll

2019-09-23: Video Premiere: District 97’s “Sheep”
Jonathan Schang, drummer and leader of the neo-prog band District 97, has graciously invited Modern Drummer to premiere the group’s video to the song “Sheep,” from their upcoming album Screens. “Like many of D97’s pieces,” sa

2019-09-21: Uriah Heep Lead Singer Bernie Shaw Teams Up With Fellow Canadian Songwriter & Musician Dale Collins For New Studio Album ‘Too Much Information’ – OUT NOW!
Uriah Heep’s lead singer Bernie Shaw has been working on a new studio album, in between the band’s tour dates, with his bandmate from the music scene in Victoria, guitarist and songwriter Dale Collins. The duo has released an

2019-09-20: New Steve Hackett Interview - Spectral Mornings By The Pound
Steve Hackett is deep into touring mode. He's hit the road with a show featuring the bulk of 1979's Spectral Mornings and the entirety of Genesis' Selling England By The Pound from 1973. Do join Steve and me for tea and biscu

2019-09-20: Todd Rundgren & Micky Dolenz Tease Their White Album Covers Tour
Micky Dolenz and Todd Rundgren are both aware there's a bit of irony in having a Monkee be part of a Beatles tribute tour. But Dolenz is confident audiences will know he's not monkeying around when the new tour It Was Fifty Y

2019-09-20: Gentle Giant ‘Unburied Treasure’ Limited Edition 30-Disc Box Set Available December 6, 2019!
Madfish proudly present the ultimate box set of Gentle Giant music. Highly regarded in the prog-rock world for the 12 albums they released between 1970 and 1980, this comprehensive set sees the band’s catalogue augmented by 1

2019-09-20: Leprous release video for "controversial" new single Alleviate
Leprous have released a video for their new single Alleviate. The track follows Below from their upcoming studio album Pitfalls, which will launch on October 25 through InsideOut Music, with the video directed by Troll Toften