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2015-03-04: David Gilmour Plans New Solo Album for Fall
Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour will put out his first solo album in nine years later this year. Although he revealed no other details about the as-yet-untitled LP on his website, he has scheduled a number of tour dates in

2015-03-04: Rockin' Rich Lynch radio interview with Richie Kotzen
Join your host Rockin' Rich Lynch as he brings you another amazing independent radio show. The show opens with a new track "Hollywood Star" from the RICH LYNCH BAND. This episode also features great interviews with DAN SHEEHE

2015-03-03: 36 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Releases ‘Sheik Yerbouti’
On many levels — creative, personal, and business-related — 1979 would go down as a banner year in the long and storied career of Frank Zappa. But perhaps nothing else accomplished during those significant 365 days left as la

2015-03-03: IZZ to Release New Studio Album, "Everlasting Instant"
IZZ’s new studio album, Everlasting Instant, is scheduled for release on April 7, 2015 and serves as the final installment of a three-part series of albums that began with The Darkened Room in 2009 and continued with Crush of

2015-03-02: Spock’s Beard pay tribute to Nimoy
Spock’s Beard have paid tribute to actor Leonard Nimoy, who inspired the band’s name. The Star Trek icon – who played the Vulcan character in the original series from 1966 until 2013 movie Star Trek Into Darkness – died last

2015-03-02: Yes to launch lost live recordings
Yes will release a 14-disc box set and a cut-down 2-disc album of long-lost live recordings from their Close To The Edge era in May. The band recently discovered seven complete concerts in their archives, which had been taped

2015-03-02: A Few Words With...Mike Rutherford
When you think of Mike Rutherford, what first comes to mind? My bet is that it's "Genesis," "bass," "guitar," "Mike + The Mechanics," or one of the many songs associated with either band. Mike + The Mechanics have come back t

2015-03-02: Steven Wilson interview: Hiding in Plain Sight
The inspiration for Steven Wilson's new album sounds like the stuff of urban legend. The story goes like this: A young woman dies alone in her apartment and no one notices for more than two years. When her body is finally dis

2015-03-01: Cruise To The Edge adds Enchant, Spock's Beard, Steve Rothery Band and Dave Kezner
This Northern Cal band will join our international roster of Prog with artists coming from Germany, Norway, Sweden, UK, South America, etc.. Please welcome to Cruise to the Edge for 2015: ENCHANT ‪#cruisetotheedge

2015-03-01: 41 Years Ago: Rush’s Self-Titled Debut Points to Bigger Things
On March 1, 1974, a trio of young Canadians kicked off what would ultimately become one of rock’s more distinguished recording careers with the release of their self-titled debut album. But before they could do their country

2015-02-28: 32 Years Ago: Styx Come Apart with Kilroy Was Here
Styx were one of the biggest American rock groups of the 70s, with a string of hit albums and songs including Lady, Come Sail Away, Renegade and Blue Collar Man. The group scored two of their biggest suc

2015-02-27: Hasse Froberg & Musical Companion release first video from upcoming album
Can’t stop the clock is a song with drastic changes in keys, tempos, dynamics and even in styles. I mean why make things easy as we serve you progressive rock, heavy metal, arena/stadium rock, pop, ballad, hard rock and symph

2015-02-27: David Gilmour's Future Plans: "There's No Room for Pink Floyd"
David Gilmour's upcoming solo album is progressing nicely, says longtime collaborator Phil Manzanera. "It's going very well" Manzanera told Uncut. "I think it sounds fantastic. People will be very happy" Manzanera co-

2015-02-27: AAJ Interview - Steven Wilson: Intuitive Indulgences and Pop Proclivities
The trajectory of Steven Wilson's career, since stepping away from his longtime band Porcupine Tree to go solo, has been nothing short of remarkable. Since interviewing him in 2012 for the release of Get All You Deserve (Ksco

2015-02-27: AAJ Review - Steven Wilson: Hand. Cannot. Erase.
Sometimes you never can tell. When British singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Steven Wilson released the old school progressive rock record The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories) (Kscope, 2013), who knew

2015-02-26: Coverdale and Blackmore talked about reunion
David Coverdale has revealed that he and former Deep Purple bandmate Ritchie Blackmore discussed the possibility of getting back together after the death of Jon Lord in 2012. And although the idea didn’t come to fruition, it

2015-02-26: RIP: singer Chris Rainbow (Alan Parsons, Camel) dead at 68
Scottish vocalist and musician Chris Rainbow, who worked with Alan Parsons and Camel, has died at the age of 68. He appeared on The Alan Parsons Project albums: 1979’s Eve, 1980’s The Turn Of A Friendly Card, 1982’s Eye In Th

2015-02-25: Steve Hackett reveals new bass/12 string player Roine Stolt
Prog visionary Steve Hackett has announced the addition of multi-talented guitarist Roine Stolt to his tour line-up. Stolt, known as leading light of the Flower Kings and for his association with Transatlantic, will play bass

2015-02-25: New Allan Holdsworth on PledgeMusic.com
It¹s been quite some time since I’ve released new material, which is why you’re here. Rather than going the traditional route, I’ve teamed up with PledgeMusic to engage you in the release of new material I’m calling, “Tales F

2015-02-25: Upcoming Release: Godspeed You! Black Emperor – 'Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress'
Here's the last of our new releases for Spring 2015: 'Asunder, Sweet And Other Distress', the sixth full-length album from Montreal collective Godspeed You! Black Emperor. The follow-up to their universally acclaimed 2012

2015-02-25: David Gilmour’s solo album “sounds fantastic”, says Phil Manzanera
David Gilmour’s new solo album “sounds fantastic”, Phil Manzanera reveals in the new issue of Uncut, dated April 2015 and out now. The guitarist also discusses the future of Roxy Music, and recalls working with Brian Eno, Nic

2015-02-24: Mike Rutherford Talks Genesis, Phish and Lamb
“Since doing the book and the documentary, I know more about me than I ever did—I studied up,” Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford declares with his wry humor. The book he’s referring to is The Living Years, the 2014 memoir fi

2015-02-24: Styx Concert to Be Shown on AXS-TV
AXS-TV will premiere a 2014 concert by Styx next month. The show was recorded at the Orleans Arena during last year’s Soundtrack of Summer Tour with Foreigner and Don Felder. It will air on March 15 at 8PM ET. The special inc

2015-02-24: Ian Anderson Says Jethro Tull Will Never Get Back Together
Ian Anderson is pushing back against those who want a reunion of longtime members of Jethro Tull, saying he prefers to work with the current lineup. “I am rather bemused by the fan gossip surrounding who might be, or should b

2015-02-24: Forever young? The average age of today’s biggest pop stars is 38 thanks to Pink Floyd, AC/DC and Michael Jackson
Thought pop was music made for teenagers, by teenagers? Not anymore: the average age of the ten best-selling recorded music artists of 2014 was 38-years-old. They included young whippersnappers such as Pink Floyd, AC/DC and M

2015-02-23: 47 Years Ago: Genesis Release Their First Single, ‘The Silent Sun’
Genesis are rightfully regarded as one of the most innovate and eclectic progressive rock bands of all-time. But — a couple late-era Phil Collins belters aside — they’re not remembered as cookie-cutter pop balladeers. Timing

2015-02-23: Steven Wilson talks recording his new album, Hand. Cannot. Erase.
In 2015, Steven Wilson's new album, Hand. Cannot. Erase., is simply The Thing That Shouldn't Be: Eleven tracks clocking in at over 65 minutes, it's the genuine concept record article, built more for sustained, top-to-bottom l

2015-02-22: Rush ‘2112’ Vinyl to Include Hologram
Fans buying the vinyl reissue of Rush’s 1976 album 2112 next month will be the recipient of a cool surprise. The band has embedded a hologram of its logo directly onto the platter. As you can see in the above video, shining a

2015-02-21: AAJ Review: Soft Machine: Switzerland 1974
Thank goodness for Cuneiform Records. Beyond releasing cutting edge new music from now-longstanding groups like The Claudia Quintet and relative newcomers like Norway's Pixel, the intrepid American label continues to unearth

2015-02-21: Geddy Lee on Rush's Upcoming "Last Big Tour", We Have to Slow Down Dramatically
Geddy Lee pulled no punches tonight (Feb. 21) when asked if an upcoming series of dates represented a de facto farewell tour for Rush even if he was unwilling to call it that. It's very hard to answer that question for

2015-02-21: RIP: Mats Olausson, Former Yngwie Malmsteen Keyboardist, Dies
Mats Olausson, who played keyboards with Yngwie Malmsteen throughout the ‘90s, has died in Thailand. He was 54. The Bangkok Post reports that Olausson was found dead in his hotel in Rayong on Thursday (Feb. 19) by an employee

2015-02-20: AAJ Review: Sanguine Hum: Now We Have Light
Sometimes things take a long time to gestate in the minds of musicians, but Sanguine Hum may well be eligible for entry in the Guinness Book of World Records— if there was such a category (and if there isn't, perhaps now ther

2015-02-20: Possibility of post-Edgar Froese Tangerine Dream Emerging with Peter Baumann
I'm just now sitting in a plane returning from Austria after meeting with Bianca and the TD crew. After many, many years, last October I felt compelled to return to making music - that's when I contacted Edgar and visited him

2015-02-19: Boston Globe Music Pick: Mary Fahl at Club Passim
It’ll be fascinating to hear how Fahl’s voice — soft as a snowdrift, but as panoramic as a canyon – will fill the cozy confines of Club Passim. The former lead singer of October Project, Fahl is touring behind 2013’s “Love an

2015-02-19: Steve Vai Announces New Live Project
Steve Vai will release a new concert album in conjunction with a just-signed reunion deal with Sony Music and Legacy Recordings. Stillness in Motion: Vai Live in L.A. is due on April 7, and will focus on an October 2012 date

2015-02-19: Expose publishes Miriodor interview from 2014
The scene: Sunday dinner break at a loud and busy cafe a few doors down from the Columbia City Theater in Seattle. The previous night Miriodor had given an outstanding headlining performance on the first night of the second S

2015-02-18: Larry Coryell Plans U.S. Dates with Strings Attached
Guitarist Larry Coryell is planning several U.S. dates this spring and summer with Strings Attached, which consists of fellow guitarists Jimmy Bruno, Joe Cohn, Vic Juris, and Jack Wilkins, supported by bassist Jon Webber and

2015-02-17: Listen to Toto’s New Song ‘Holy War’ From ‘Toto XIV’
With just a little more than a month to go before Toto return with their first album of original material in nearly a decade, the band is offering fans another sneak peek at the new LP. “Holy War,” the second pre-release trac

2015-02-17: Boston Globe Music Review: Sir Richard Bishop, ‘Tangier Sessions’
At the intersection between classical and progressive, in the liminal world between composition and improvisation you will find guitarist Sir Richard Bishop. Cofounder of both experimental-rock pioneers Sun City Girls and acc

2015-02-17: Boston Announce 2015 Tour Dates
Boston have unveiled their 2015 tour plans, with a slate of concerts beginning in April and continuing across North America into August. Multi-night stands are planned in Niagara Falls, San Diego and at Nassau in the Bahamas,

2015-02-17: Neil Peart, Danny Carey, and Stewart Copeland team up for epic jam session — watch
Ever since The Police ended their 2007-2008 reunion tour, drummer Stewart Copeland has occupied his time by hosting star-studded jam sessions in his Sacred Grove studio. At a recent session, Copeland asked drummers Neil Peart

2015-02-17: Inside Umphrey's McGee's Abbey Road Session: 'It's Like Going to Church'
At 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 18th, 2014, the six members of the Chicago-based band Umphrey's McGee – singer-guitarist Brendan Bayliss, guitarist Jake Cinninger, bassist Ryan Stasik, keyboard player Joel Cummins, drummer Kris

2015-02-16: Tool run into Motorhead in the studio
Bands working side-by-side in the same recording complex. Tool guitarist Adam Jones is sharing video filmed by Motorhead drummer Mikkey Dee as the two bands work on new projects in the same recording facility in Los Angeles.

2015-02-16: Music For Nations label returns
Music For Nations, the celebrated and legendary Heavy Metal, Rock and Prog record label has returned. Available in April (and to pre-order now), Anathema’s entire Music for Nations catalogue has been digitally remastered and

2015-02-16: Jethro Tull – The Rock Opera
Ian Anderson celebrates the life and times of the English Agricultural inventor, Jethro Tull, with the announcement of a new series of concert tours beginning September 2015. The shows tell the story of the original Jethro Tu

2015-02-15: AAJ Van der Graaf Generator: Merlin Atmos (Deluxe Edition) Review:
For a group that has released only three studio albums since reforming in 2005 after a quarter-century hiatus—longer when considering the "classic" lineup with singer/pianist/guitarist Peter Hammill, keyboardist Hugh Banton a

2015-02-13: Hasse Froberg & Musical Companion detail album no.3
Band featuring The Flower Kings’ singer and guitarist will launch HFMC next month. Hasse Froberg & Musical Companion have revealed details on their upcoming album. Titled HFMC, it will launch on March 27 via Glassville Record

2015-02-12: STEVE HACKETT - Wolflight (Trailer)
Absolutely awesome sounds from what I'm hearing just from this trailor, and I love the concept! Let me share this and embed a new playlist for upcoming album releases on my website. Guaranteed your's will be on the top Steve.

2015-02-12: Portnoy recording ‘full-blown’ metal album
Drummer reveals latest project covers history of the genre. Drummer Mike Portnoy has revealed he’s been recording his first “full-blown” heavy metal album. Details of who he’s recording with haven’t been officially confirmed,

2015-02-11: Roger Waters, Alan Parsons Spar Over Israel Concerts
Former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters has engaged in a war of words with Dark Side of the Moon engineer Alan Parsons, who leads the Alan Parsons Project, over the latter's decision to play a concert in Tel Aviv, Israel.

2015-02-10: Former Yes Frontman Jon Anderson Suffers Another Health Setback
Jon Anderson‘s health woes continue, as he reveals a new ailment that will require surgery. Anderson, who saw his former band Yes move on without him during a previous bout of respiratory illness, says he will have to undergo

2015-02-09: Steven Wilson's next confirmed remix is....
Fragile! Just confirmed in an interview posted on Facebook just now.

2015-02-09: Tool, Mastodon Members Form Supergroup Legend of the Seagullmen
A supergroup featuring members of Tool, Mastodon and Off! have united to form a new band, Legend of the Seagullmen. The cinematic-sounding hard rockers, consisting of Mastodon vocalist-guitarist Brent Hinds, Tool drummer Dann

2015-02-09: 45 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Cooks Up a ‘Burnt Weeny Sandwich’
After guiding the Mothers of Invention to significant critical respect and even modest commercial success over the second half of the ‘60s, Frank Zappa welcomed 1970 as a newly minted solo artist. But you wouldn’t necessarily

2015-02-08: Jeff Lynne Revives ELO at the Grammys, George Harrison Honored
Jeff Lynne was joined by legacy Electric Light Orchestra member Richard Tandy for energetic renditions of eEvil Womanf and eMr. Blue Skyf tonight on the 57th annual Grammy Awards. The appearance is part of a sudden resurg

2015-02-06: See Mike Rutherford's Career From Genesis to the Mechanics in 13 Videos
Many people thought Peter Gabriel's departure would destroy Genesis, but they brought Phil Collins out from behind the drum kit and managed to become bigger than ever. Their first effort was 1976's A Trick of the Tail, and th

2015-02-06: Queen’s Brian May ‘Seriously Considering’ Run for Office
Brian May isn’t just complaining about the U.K. government; he might just throw his hat in the ring. Agent Phil Symes tells the BBC that May is “seriously considering” a run — either as an independent candidate or on behalf o

2015-02-06: Roger Daltrey On The Who's 50-Year Anniversary, Upcoming Tour in Forbes
The three biggest of the big sixties British bands were The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who. All, in some way, are celebrating 50-year anniversaries with their remaining members. The Who’s Pete Townshend and Roger Dal

2015-02-05: Daevid Allen dying of cancer
Gong and Soft Machine icon told he has 6 months to live: “The time has come to stop resisting and surrender”. Grim news from downunder, I'm afraid. However, told in Daevid's whimsical chipper chappiness, it comes across as a

2015-02-05: Toto Debut New ‘Orphan’ Single From ‘Toto XIV’
Orphan,’ the leadoff single from Toto‘s upcoming ‘Toto XIV‘ album, is out now. You can hear the track in the above video, which combines recent performance footage with other assorted clips to try and get across the song’s me

2015-02-04: Radiohead's Philip Selway on upcoming 9th album
I was only kept twiddling my thumbs waiting to talk to Philip Selway, whose day job, of course, is as the drummer in the world’s biggest band, for about 20 minutes. I didn’t think that was bad going. Plus, an online glitch wi

2015-02-04: Rock’s Sexiest Nude Album Covers
In truth, some of rock’s sexiest nude album covers are famous for little else — but so what, right? If you can’t have a hit, you may as well snag some headlines along the way. Others, however,pack both buzz and substance, sin

2015-02-04: Joe Satriani Working on New Album, Planning Tour
Joe Satriani is working on a follow-up to 2013¡äs ¡®Unstoppable Momentum,¡¯ reportedly at Skywalker Sound in California. He¡¯s also planning a series of U.K. dates ¡ª his first in two years. The nine announced stops begin on

2015-02-04: Geddy Lee to Appear on Season Premiere of eThat Metal Showf
Rushes Geddy Lee will be special guest on the season premiere of VH1Œs eThat Metal Showf later this month. This will be his second appearance on the show. He first guested on the programfs inaugural season back in 2008.

2015-02-04: Jeff Lynne Bringing Electric Light Orchestra to Grammy Show
From out of the blue comes word that Jeff Lynne will bring his latest version of the Electric Light Orchestra to the Grammy Awards on Sunday, likely setting a new world record for number of viewers the band has ever played fo

2015-02-04: Steven Wilson launches Perfect Life video
Perfect Life, taken from the album Hand. Cannot. Erase (released 2nd March). Video directed by Youssef Nassar. Vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, keyboards, mellotron M4000, programming – SW / Chapman Stick and backing vo

2015-02-03: Phil Collins Is Working on Adele’s New Album After All
Last January, Phil Collins revealed he was working with Adele on a song for her next album — then later said his contributions hadn’t made the cut, referring to her as a “slippery little fish” who never responded to him after

2015-02-03: Todd Rundgren looking for two back-up singers for upcoming tour
Background Singers: looking for all types but Hawaiian or Polynesian look is a plus, must be 21 to perform in certain venues. 2 Female background singers to accompany Artist Todd Rundgren in a high energy show. Must have a go

2015-02-02: 42 Years Ago: Keith Emerson Injures Hands at ELP Concert
The progressive-rock supergroup Emerson, Lake and Palmer were never really notable for their restraint, either in the complexity and execution of their music or in their over-the-top live shows. Keyboardist Keith Emerson was

2015-01-31: Innerview: John Wesley (Porcupine Tree, FISH)
Conflict, disarray and discontent are running themes throughout John Wesley’s Disconnect. The expansive rock effort, infused with dramatic moods, dark textures and soaring vocal harmonies, looks at the challenges of modern li

2015-01-30: All 11 Who albums come back on vinyl
Townsend and Daltrey continue 50th anniversary celebrations with re-releases and singles box set. The Who will re-release all 11 studio albums on vinyl as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations.

2015-01-30: Music Industry Execs Sees Vinyl Rise as More 'Fad' Than 'Explosion'
Last year's 52 percent jump in vinyl sales has been fantastic for record stores — "and growing more important by the day," Carl Mello, senior buyer for New England music chain Newbury Comics tells Rolling Stone — but the reco

2015-01-30: Kansas’ Phil Ehart: ‘We Can’t Find Any Reason to End the Music’ – Exclusive Interview
When Brendan O’Brien first heard Kansas‘ ‘Song for America,’ he was stunned. O’Brien, now known for his work as a producer with AC/DC, Pearl Jam, Aerosmith and Bruce Springsteen, says that 1975 album “sounded so complicated t

2015-01-29: ‘Old’ albums now outsell new albums on iTunes in America
They don’t make ‘em like they used to: MBW has discovered that ‘new’ albums were outsold by ‘old’ (catalogue) albums online in the US for the first time in 2014. The feat of catalogue albums outselling frontline releases was

2015-01-29: Ex-Genesis Guitarist Steve Hackett Upset He Wasn't "Equally Represented" in Band's Recent Documentary
Earlier this month, the 2014 Genesis documentary Sum of the Parts, which premiered in the U.S. on Showtime in October, was released on DVD and Blu-ray. The film featured brand-new interviews with all five members of the band

2015-01-27: MAGMA " The Endless tour " USA/CANADA April 2015
TICKETS ON SALE HERE April 2 - VANCOUVER - Venue http://bplive.electrostub.com/event.cfm?id=141752&cart. April 4 - PORTLAND - Aladdin Theater https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/772633… April 6 - LOS ANGELES - Echoplex

2015-01-27: Yes and Toto planning US tour?
David Paich and Alan White hint at plans to hit the road together in August. Yes and Toto could be planning a US tour together, if comments by David Paich and Alan White are anything to go by. The musicians were interviewed s

2015-01-26: Alex Lifeson radio interview for R40 Tour
Alex Lifeson of Rush stopped by Q107 this morning to chat with Derringer about all things rock n’ roll, including the upcoming R40 LIVE tour kicking off this May.

2015-01-23: All-star Floyd tribute gets anniversary relaunch
Back Against The Wall features members of King Crimson, Jethro Tull, Yes, ELP and others. All-star Pink Floyd tribute album Back Against The Wall has been re-released for its tenth anniversary, and made available on vinyl for

2015-01-23: RIP: Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream
On January 20th, Tuesday afternoon, Edgar Froese suddenly and unexpectedly passed away from the effects of a pulmonary embolism in Vienna. The sadness in our hearts is immensely. Edgar once said: “There is no death, there is

2015-01-22: Prog Archives Progressive Rock Top Albums / all subgenres - all record types - 2014 - all countries
Based on members ratings & PA algorithm. Here is some details about how we calculate the average rating of an album and the rank of an album. Average rating: The classic calculation of the average but more weight is affected

2015-01-22: Tom Scholz Is Furious About the New Vinyl Version of Boston's Most Recent Album
A dedicated analog guy, Tom Scholz should have been thrilled that Boston's most recent album 2013's Life Love and Hope is arriving on vinyl. Instead, he's infuriated. Seems Scholz actually rejected the mix for the

2015-01-22: RUSH Announce R40 Live 40TH Anniversary Tour
Celebrating 40 years, Rush and Live Nation confirmed that the R40 LIVE Tour will visit 34 cities throughout North America this summer beginning May 8 in Tulsa, OK and finishing August 1 in Los Angeles, CA. These not to be mis

2015-01-21: Gryphon to tour for first time since 1977
British prog veterans Gryphon have announced their first tour in 38 years. They'll play five UK dates in May, starting in Wolverhampton on May 12. Other than a one-off reunion show in 2009, the band have not performed live si

2015-01-20: The Gentle Storm premiere 1st track Endless Sea
Ayreon mastermind Arjen Lucassen and former The Gathering singer Anneke van Giersbergen have premiered Endless Sea, the first track from their Gentle Storm project, with Prog and TeamRock. It’s taken from their album The Diar

2015-01-20: 47 Years Ago: Syd Barrett Plays Last Show With Pink Floyd
The shining star that was Syd Barrett played his last ever gig with Pink Floyd on Jan. 20, 1968. Barrett was the main songwriter, lead singer, guitarist and focal point for the psychedelic pioneers from their formation throug

2015-01-20: Trey Gunn: The Waters, They Are Rising (pre​-​release singles)
This is pre-release mini single from the upcoming album. "The Waters, They Are Rising" is a collection of material from three sources: 1. Tracks recorded with Dylan Nichole Bandy for use in the film "Every Beautiful Thing", w

2015-01-19: The Return Of The Moog Modular
50 years ago the Moog modular synthesizer represented as radical a transition as Kandinski’s abstracts or Kodak’s cameras – offering both a break from yesterday and a startling glimpse of tomorrow. And, as with all cultural e

2015-01-16: Nick Mason: Apple Has ‘Contributed to the Devaluation’ of Music
Just for the record, Apple execs: If you’d offered Pink Floyd the same amount of money you offered U2 to give the band’s ‘Songs of Innocence‘ LP to all your iTunes account holders, Nick Mason would have been all for it. “It’s

2015-01-16: Rush honoured with humanitarian award
Canadian trio recognised for their career-spanning support of charities. Rush are to receive an honour for their work with charities at this year’s Juno Awards, it’s been confirmed. Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart will

2015-01-15: Queensryche to start new album next month
Earlier this week, Rustyn Rose of Metal Nation conducted an interview with QUEENSRŸCHE singer Todd La Torre. You can now listen to the chat using the PodOmatic widget below. Speaking about the progress of the songwriting sess

2015-01-15: Cruise To The Edge with YES, Marillion, Three Friends, Alan Holdsworth and more (20+ bands) goes on sale today at 3 PM
Booking day is here…Are you ready??? Today is the day to reserve your cabin on the 3rd Annual Cruise To The Edge, the most incredible Progressive Rock event of 2015 and we want you there! Sailing on the NCL Pearl, November 15

2015-01-13: FISH announces plans for the next 3 years including farewell album and tour
And so my last night in Durlach closes in after a highly productive week here in my “other office”. 2015 has swiveled and repositioned itself as far as cunning plans go and that is having a knock on effect on the overall outr

2015-01-13: David Gilmour Tour Dates Posted
Well not quite yet. Tour date placeholder in place for US and World Tour including the Boston Wang Center on July/August.

2015-01-12: New Sanguine Hum Now We Have Light
Following on from the critically acclaimed albums Diving Bell and The Weight of the World, Sanguine Hum’s third studio album Now We Have Light is available for pre order and is to be released on 23rd February 2015. Now We Hav

2015-01-11: The Hammond organ [and prog] on CBS News
And now a page from our "Sunday Morning" Almanac: January 11th, 1895, 120 years ago today . . . a noteworthy date by any measure. For that was the day Laurens Hammond was born in Evanston, Ill. A mechanical engineer by traini

2015-01-11: AAJ Review: King Crimson: Live at the Orpheum
It was the reunion nobody expected. After years of touring in circumstances less than ideal—and, for him, distinctly and increasingly unpleasant—co-founder and only remaining original member Robert Fripp

2015-01-10: Kansas to premiere Miracles Out Of Nowhere
Kansas will premiere their documentary, Miracles Out Of Nowhere, at the 30th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) on Monday, February 2. The film – which tells the story of the band through original member

2015-01-09: Dream Theater plan studio return
They’ll begin work on 13th album next month. Dream Theater will enter the studio to start work on their 13th album next month. The band recently wrapped up a world tour and according to Simcoe.com, they’ll now begin work on t

2015-01-08: Innerview: Colin Edwin (Porcupine Tree)
For bassist and composer Colin Edwin, the muse never stands still. The British musician is best known as Porcupine Tree’s bassist, having helmed the low end for the progressive rock act since 1993 and across eight studio albu