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2018-10-18: New release from local band Hemlock
Prog band Hemlok (Providence, RI) just released our album 'III: Au​-​delà Des Cieux,' today. The influences that are prevalent here are artists like King Crimson, Van Der Graaf Generator, Genesis, Radiohead, Godsp

2018-10-18: Roger Glover is ‘Dreading Life Without Deep Purple’
Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover said he was “dreading” the point at which the band bows out, but that he was aiming for another five years and new music before the end. Their current tour is titled The Long Goodbye, but Glov

2018-10-17: Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly: launches live video clip of 'Anna-Lee / Polymixia'
Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly recently announced the release of ‘Friendship’, their brand new studio album, due out on 9th November 2018, following the release of 2017’s ‘On Her Journey To The Sun’, as well as 2018’s retrospective

2018-10-17: New prog outfit UMÆ stream debut single with John Wesley and Haken's Conner Green
New progressive rock trio UMÆ have streamed their debut single, Turn Back Time, which you can hear below. It features contributions from John Wesley and Haken bassist Conner Green. The song is taken from the band's forthcomin

2018-10-16: James LaBrie guests as Last Union album finally gets official release
Dream Theater singer James LaBrie guests on three sings on the debut album, Most Beautiful Day, from new Italian prog metal out fit Last Union, who also feature Symphony X bassist Mike LePond and former Helloween/Gamma Ray dr

The Neal Morse Band invites fans to experience "THE GREAT ADVENTURE" with new album set for release January 25, 2019 on Radiant Records/Metal Blade Worldwide. The double concept album will be available in three formats: a 2CD

2018-10-15: How Nick Mason’s New Band Got Together
Former Pink Floyd bassist Guy Pratt revealed how drummer Nick Mason’s new project was formed. Working under the banner Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets, the lineup began performing in May, delivering a set based on early Flo

2018-10-15: King Crimson’s Jakko Jakszyk on Chances of New Album
King Crimson singer, guitarist and flautist Jakko Jakszyk discussed the possibility of the band’s latest lineup recording a studio album, saying there was sufficient material to do so if leader Robert Fripp chose to. Since th

2018-10-15: Jethro Tull’s rich history will be celebrated in first ever official book
The first ever official book about Jethro Tull is to be published next year. The Ballad Of Jethro Tull will be published through Rocket 88 and has been overseen by Ian Anderson, who collaborated with members and former member

2018-10-14: Curved Air Announces Third Volume of its Ongoing Rarities Series With The Second British Rock Meeting 1972 – OUT NOW!
Legendary Prog band Curved Air is pleased to announce the third volume of its ongoing rarities series with The Second British Rock Meeting 1972 – OUT NOW! The sound quality is of an astonishing fidelity for a live recording f

2018-10-13: AAJ Review: King Crimson: Meltdown (Live in Mexico City)
Something happened to King Crimson between June 28, 2017 in Chicago, IL and the band's five-night run from July 14 to 19 (with a night off on the 17th), that same year, in Mexico City. Both engagements were exceptional, with

2018-10-13: Steven Wilson- Home Invasion in concert RAH coming soon
At the end of March 2018, Steven Wilson played a sell-out three night residency at one of the world’s most iconic venues: London’s Royal Albert Hall. The three Albert Hall shows saw Steven and his virtuoso band present the so

2018-10-13: Keyboardist Tim Morse To Release New Album “Tim Morse III”
Much to the excitement of Prog fans worldwide, keyboardist Tim Morse will be releasing his 3rd album “Tim Morse III” featuring songs about spiritual epiphanies, longing, friendship and loss. The original idea for Tim’s third

2018-10-13: Twelfth Night recording new version of Sequences
Twelfth Night are recording the very first studio version of their classic song Sequences with vocals added for the first time by Mark Spencer. Sequences, which appeared on the band's 1984 Live And Let Live album, which was r

2018-10-12: DREAM THEATER's JORDAN RUDESS To Embark On Three-Continent Solo Piano Tour
This fall, DREAM THEATER keyboardist Jordan Rudess will embark on a three-continent solo piano tour, "From Bach To Rock", featuring the music of DREAM THEATER reimagined for the piano. The trek will begin on November 12 with

2018-10-12: New Neal Morse Band music on upcoming CTTE 2019
A cruise favorite and will be debuting a NEW CD onboard! Please welcome The Neal Morse Band! More about what Neal and band will be doing onboard, but this is not the Mike Portnoy performance.

2018-10-11: At TD Garden, a ‘not dead yet’ Phil Collins breathes life into all those hits
Phil Collins’s old band, Genesis, played its first North American show in the Boston area “about [300] or 400 years ago,” he joked to his audience at TD Garden on Tuesday. It was 1972, and the eccentric Brits performed a lunc

2018-10-11: By the Time We Got to PROGSTOCK 2018: Progressive Rock Fans Follow their Bliss (Part I)
When the opportunity arises to come together in celebration of the music they love, the prog faithful jump in and seize the day. Or in this case, the weekend. Carrying a somewhat inevitable name, the ProgStock festival has ju

2018-10-11: Ayreon share stream of their sprawling epic The Garden Of Emotions
Ayreon have released a stream of their epic track The Garden Of Emotions. It’ll feature on the upcoming 20th anniversary reissue of their 1998 album Into The Electric Castle, which has been remixed and remastered by Arjen Luc

2018-10-10: Haken: launch video for 'Puzzle Box'
HAKEN, one of progressive music’s most exciting bands, recently announced details of their much-anticipated fifth studio album titled ‘Vector’, due for release on the 26th October 2018. The album was produced by the band them

2018-10-10: Alex Lifeson’s Acoustic Chronicles
The acoustic guitar plays an essential and often very different role in prog music than it typically does in twangy folk rock. Prog acoustic is the stuff of minstrels in the courts of kings, descended from European lute music

2018-10-10: Iconic Jethro Tull Guitarist Martin Barre Releases New Album Roads Less Travelled
Martin Barre, best-known as guitarist in Jethro Tull – one of the biggest selling prog bands of all time, releases his new solo album Roads Less Travelled on Cleopatra Records on October 12, 2018. Barre has developed his own

2018-10-09: Todd Rundgren, Roxy Music and Kraftwerk among 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees
Early Tuesday (Oct. 9) morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the nominees for induction into the 2019 Rock Hall class. Def Leppard, Devo, Janet Jackson, John Prine, Kraftwerk, LL Cool J, MC5, Radiohead, Rage Aga

2018-10-09: King’s X set to release their first album in more than a decade
King’s X have signed a deal with Golden Robot Records for their new studio album. The trio of vocalist and bassist Dug Pinnick, drummer Jerry Gaskill and guitarist Ty Tabor haven’t released a studio album since 2008’s XV. But

2018-10-09: RoSfest 2019 launches promo video and puts Gold tickets on sale
Original Progressive Rock is alive and well! Check out our NEW video that includes all the RoSfest bands for 2019. This year, RoSfest takes place in Sarasota Florida at the Sarasota Opera House on May 3rd, 4th & 5th, 2019. Ad

2018-10-07: ProgStock 2018: Day 2 Review
On to Day 2! The day started relatively early (remember, we were awake pretty late for the late night event) at 11:00. Opener Ryche Chlanda and Flying Dreams served up some introspective, hook filled pop prog. Ryche has quite

2018-10-06: Phil Collins Kicks Off North American ‘Not Dead Yet’ Tour
Five months after it was announced, Phil Collins began his the North American leg of his Not Dead Yet tour -- his first on the continent since 2010 -- with a show at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., last night (Oct. 5). You

2018-10-06: Brand X Live DVD/CD
BRAND X announces our first-ever official video release: "BRAND X LIVE from The Rites of Spring Festival 2018". We hear you mumbling out there: "What took you guys so damn long?" Well two things: John and Percy were both born

2018-10-06: ProgStock 2018: Day 1 Review
ProgStock Day 1 started with a bang! I had the honor of seeing things come together in the morning, and I’m fairly certain any of the people involved could run the government of a major city (although none of them would proba

2018-10-05: Rush to Release 40th Anniversary Edition of ‘Hemispheres’
Rush have new editions of 1978's Hemispheres on the way in honor of their sixth album's 40th anniversary. The new sets will arrive on Nov. 16. “Hemispheres was one of our most challenging and demanding records to make,” guita

2018-10-05: The Tangent: launch new track 'A Case Of Misplaced Optimism'
THE TANGENT, the progressive rock group led by Andy Tillison, will release their 10th studio album ‘Proxy’ on the 16th November 2018. Recorded during the band's tour with Karmakanic in 2017/18, which saw them with more chance

2018-10-05: Anneke Van Giersbergen: launches live orchestral version of 'Your Glorious Light Will Shine - Helsinki'
In May 2018, Anneke van Giersbergen performed two career-spanning concerts with orchestral arrangements together with Residentie Orkest The Hague. Now those special concerts will be available for all to hear when they are rel

2018-10-04: Full Kate Bush Catalog Remaster/Vinyl Release!
Kate will release remastered versions of her album catalogue on vinyl and CD in November. This is the first (and definitive) programme of remastering and includes the release of many rarities and cover versions on vinyl and C

2018-10-04: Sons of Apollo (Live gig review – Glasgow Garage, 30 September 2018)
I almost let this band slip me by, having gradually parted ways with all things Dream Theater-related over the last few years. So I’m not quite sure what prompted me to impulse buy a ticket for Sons of Apollo as soon as they

2018-10-03: Wendy Carlos Switched On Bach Turns 50
It was 1968 when Wendy Carlos took her Moog synthesizer and applied it to the contrapuntal music of Johan Sebastian Bach. The album was called Switched-On Bach and it changed the shape of modern music forever. It took synth

2018-10-03: Italian Prog Ensemble Syndone To Release Seventh Album “Mysoginia”
Much to the excitement of Prog fans worldwide, Italian ensemble Syndone is releasing their seventh album “Mysoginia”! Born in 1989, in the wake of the second progressive wave, Syndone – led by Nik Comoglio – have delved into

2018-10-03: GREENSLADE – Spyglass Guest
Of all the second division prog bands of the 70s – those who never quite made it to household name status with Yes and Camel – Greenslade are, perhaps, the band who’ve most been relegated to history. Despite a few high profil

2018-10-03: Deluxe editions of Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book Of Bass detailed
In August this year, it was announced that Rush star Geddy Lee would release a new book all about the bass guitar. Titled Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book Of Bass, it’ll be published on December 4 via Harper Collins.

2018-10-02: Caligula’s Horse : launch video for 'The Hands are the Hardest'
CALIGULA'S HORSE, a band at the forefront of Australia’s progressive rock scene, are set to begin their European ‘Aussie-Invasion’ tour imminently, and to celebrate they have launched a video for ‘The Hands are the Hardest’.

2018-10-02: Prog takes a bow at this year's Louder Than Words music writing festival
This year's music writing festival Louder Than Words will feature a performance from Pink Floyd/Saucerful Of Secrets bassist Guy Pratt as well as a panel entitled Glam vs Prog, on which Prog writer and Peter Gabriel author Da

2018-10-01: Review of the new Haken album ‘Vector’, out October 26th, 2018 on InsideOutMusic.
The Haken virus has infected thousands in Prog world, and it is easy to see why. Staggering live performances, mathematically precise instrumentation, impenetrably complex and challenging arrangements, a (more recent) willing

2018-10-01: Haken – Vector (Album Review)
Has anyone else noticed the trend whereby movie promos use the same sound effect, on repeat, for the duration of an advertisement? That was my fear when the two-minute intro track to Haken’s fifth album, Vector, began. But th

2018-10-01: David Arkenstone's Colors of the Ambient Sky Echoes October CD of the Month
David Arkenstone is a renaissance man, not just in the stage fashion he’s preferred over the years, with puffy sleeves and frills that make him look like one of the Three Musketeers, but in the breadth of his music. He’s a mu

2018-10-01: Arjen Lucassen’s Ayreon to play 4 Into The Electric Castle shows in 2019
Ayreon have announced that they’ll play four special shows at Tilburg’s 013 in the Netherlands next year. The live dates have been organised in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their album Into The Electric Castle, whic

2018-09-29: Jann Klose To Release New Single “Love High” In Support Of New Album “In Tandem”
“In Tandem” features a duet between Jann and legendary Renaissance vocalist Annie Haslam on a cover version of Peter Gabriel’s “Don’t Give Up,” which has also been released as a single.

2018-09-28: Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly: launches video for 'Ghost of Vanity'
Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly recently announced the release of ‘Friendship’, their brand new studio album, due out on 9th November 2018, following the release of 2017’s ‘On Her Journey To The Sun’, as well as 2018’s retrospective

2018-09-28: THE ROAD TO PROGSTOCK 2018: Interview with IQ’s Guitarist Mike Holmes
Founded by Mike Holmes and Martin Orford in 1981, IQ have built up a loyal following over the years. 2014 saw the release of IQ’s eleventh studio album, “The Road of Bones”, supported by live performances in the UK and Europe

2018-09-28: Riverside: new album "Wasteland" out NOW!
Polish Rock masters RIVERSIDE are releasing their seventh studio album “Wasteland” via InsideOutMusic as of today. RIVERSIDE’s Mariusz Duda checked in with the following comment: ”Today sees the release of an album, which for

2018-09-28: Ten Jinn – ZIGGY BLACKSTAR (A Tribute to David Bowie) Now Available for Pre-order
During the time we were working on the most recent Ten Jinn release, Sisyphus, came the very sad news about the passing of David Bowie. At the time (though we were very busy working on the album and dealing with the upcoming

2018-09-27: New Steven Wilson interview
From Romanian television - an interesting in-depth conversation. Ediþia emisiunii Garantat 100%, difuzatã duminicã, 23 septembrie, la TVR1, în care invitatul lui Cãtãlin ªtefãnescu a fost Steven Wilson, liderul formaþiei Porc

2018-09-27: Jean-Michel Jarre launches podcast series
Jean-Michel Jarre and Matt Berry have combined their talents for a new podcast series. It’s titled simply Planet Jarre: The Podcast, with the first of five planned broadcasts now available via iTunes. The audio project is des

2018-09-26: Fish - A Parley With Angels
Downloaded from Amazon...Over thirty minutes of new music from the Big Man from his upcoming swan song due next year. I'm sure there is some sentimentally involved as a long time fan and knowing the end is near, but I welcome

2018-09-26: William Shatner Releases First Ever Holiday Album “Shatner Claus – The Christmas Album” Feat. Iggy Pop, Todd Rundgren, Billy Gibbons, Ian Anderson, Rick Wakeman, Henry Rollins, Judy Collins and others
William Shatner has announced his very first holiday album: “Shatner Claus – The Christmas Album” (October 26/Cleopatra Records). Shatner has assembled a truly eclectic roster of vanguards, icons and misfits for a holiday alb

2018-09-25: Bill Bruford from Drummer to Doctorate on Echoes
On the next Echoes, an interview with Bill Bruford. He was the influential drummer with Yes, King Crimsonand UKand now he has a doctorate and a book to go with it called Uncharted: Creativity and the Expert Drummer. We talk t

2018-09-25: Nick Mason Has ‘Given Up Waiting’ for Pink Floyd Reunion Call
Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason said he’d gotten tired of waiting for colleagues Roger Waters and David Gilmour to call him about a reunion. The band last performed together at Live 8 in 2005, and with the death of keyboardist

2018-09-24: Edensong reveal 7-date UK tour
US outfit Edensong have announced a seven-date UK tour for later this year. They’ll begin the run with a performance at the Summer’s End Festival in Chepstow on October 7 and then play shows in Bilston, Southampton, Leicester

2018-09-23: "Yesterday and Today" A 50th Anniversary Tribute To YES!
Here's an audio sampler to promote Sonic Elements' Yesterday and Today, a tribute album to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the legendary prog rock band YES! Album comes out first week of November, 2018. Pre-order is availab

2018-09-23: Constance and the Waiting by Troot
Tim Root is an American Composer, Pianist and Conductor. Trained in composition by some of the mavericks of the avant garde, he also received piano instruction from a student of Rachmaninoff. His writing weaves together compl

2018-09-23: Distant Dream - Instrumental guitar driven melodic Prog/Post Rock/Metal
Epic, immersive and oddly addictive. Distant Dream's Your Own Story is a true tour de force in the world of post- rock. Staggeringly beautiful melodic leads, intertwined with crunchy metal rythems sections. At times offering

2018-09-22: Eddie Jobson "1971-1979 The Band Years" 2CD set (Globe) 10/26/2018
1971-1979 The Band Years is the first of five planned compilation albums, one for each decade of Eddie Jobson's outstanding career as an award-winning composer and internationally acclaimed keyboardist and electric violinist.

2018-09-21: Keith Emerson - Beyond the Stars
It is with great pride and joy that we can announce the release of new music from KEITH EMERSON, performed by Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Directed by Terje Mikkelsen and featuring Rachel Flower and Ethan Emerson. Keit

2018-09-21: Steven Wilson King Crimson remixes on vinyl coming soon
Two vinyl boxed sets covering King Crimson between 1969 and 1974 are due to hit the shelves in November 2018. They will feature Steven Wilson’s 40th Anniversary Edition stereo mixes - the first time these have appeared on vin

2018-09-21: Gösta Berlings Saga: debut new single "The Shortcomings of Efficiency" off "ET EX" album!
Progressive rock instrumentalists GÖSTA BERLINGS SAGA from Stockholm, Sweden will be releasing their newest, 5th studio album effort entitled"ET EX" on October 12th, 2018 via InsideOutMusic worldwide.

2018-09-21: Riverside: new single and video "Lament" launched today; "Wasteland" album out next week!
“Lament”, the new single off the upcoming, seventh studio album “Wasteland” (Out on InsideOutMusic next week, on September 28th, 2018) by Polish Rock masters RIVERSIDE is being launched today.

2018-09-21: Birdsong At Morning Spins Elegant Tapestries of Sound, Words, and Music on New Album “Signs and Wonders”
From the quietly ambitious 4-CD box set debut, “Annals of My Glass House” (2011), through the expansive territory of “A Slight Departure” (2015), to the masterful new album, “Signs and Wonders” (2018), Birdsong At Morning has

2018-09-20: AAJ Review - Soft Machine: Hidden Details
Following a series of releases for Moonjune Records under the moniker Soft Machine Legacy, beginning with 2005's Live in Zaandam and concluding, most recently, with 2013's Burden of Proof, this quartet consisting largely of m

2018-09-20: Lou Gramm and John Payne Join to Tour Foreigner and Asia Hits
Lou Gramm and John Payne announced a joint tour on which they’d perform the hits of their respective former bands, Foreigner and Asia. Billed as Lou Gramm, the Original Voice of Foreigner and Asia Featuring John Payne, dates

2018-09-20: Long Distance Calling: ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
After a mostly sold out tour in early 2018 LONG DISTANCE CALLING are now coming back to the European stages in November and December 2018. Their current album „Boundless“ received enthusiastic reactions by fans and press alik

2018-09-20: Neal Morse and Soft Machine headline Progtoberfest IV
Neal Morse and Soft Machine will headline this year's Progtoberfest, which takes place at Reggies in Chicago between October 19-21. Over 30 bands will be appearing at the fourth incarnation of the North American prog festival

2018-09-19: Steve Howe "Prog God" interview
The recipient of this years’ ‘Prog God’ award at the 2018 Progressive Music awards, musical luminaire Steve Howe is the third member of Yes to receive the prestigious title. Following on from keyboardist Rick Wakeman [2012] a

2018-09-19: Neal Morse Exercises No Restraint in Live Debut of New Religious Prog Rock Opera
Neal Morse exercised no restraint with his latest musical Jesus Christ - The Exorcist. This production was possibly his most expansive epic to date. But would you expect anything less from Neal who was backed by a rock band,

2018-09-19: Toto’s Steve Lukather ‘Took the High Road’ in New Autobiography
Steve Lukather's just-published autobiography, The Gospel According to Luke, could have provided him with an opportunity to settle some old scores. But as the Toto guitarist reveals in an exclusive new video interview, he dec

2018-09-18: Glenn Hughes Is Glad Social Media Wasn’t Around in the Old Days
Count Glenn Hughes among those who are happy to grown up prior to the dawn social media. During an exclusive conversation with UCR, the former Deep Purple bassist/singer chuckled while imagining what Facebook and similar tech

2018-09-18: Brand X Blu-Ray details Announced!
The first ever Brand X concert film will go on pre-sale starting Oct. 8!.. Stunning Blu-Ray mixed in 5.1 surround sound at the hands of Stephen W Tayler. Enjoy this Classic Percy Jones moment from the release below. Blu-Ray w

2018-09-17: JET BLACK SEA – The Overview Effect
The work of producer/multi-instrumentalist Michel Simons and multi-instrumentalist Adrian Jones, Jet Black Sea was originally conceived as a side project to Jones’s prog rock band Nine Stones Close. A vehicle for experimentat

2018-09-15: Guitar Legend Peter Banks’s Harmony In Diversity “The Complete Recordings” Now Available!
Peter Banks was one of the original members of YES and an accomplished guitarist, but sadly passed away in 2013. This set is being released in his memory, by his Estate, during the 5th anniversary of his passing and the 50th

2018-09-14: Glass Hammer "Melancholy Holiday" (Official Video)
From the album "Chronomonaut" releasing October 12th, 2018. Pre-order Chronomonaut, Limited Edition Shirts and more at http://glasshammer.com/official-store/

2018-09-14: The Tangent: launch trailer for new album "PROXY"
THE TANGENT, the progressive rock group led by Andy Tillison, will release their 10th studio album 'Proxy' on the 16th November 2018. Recorded during the band's tour with Karmakanic in 2017/18, which saw them with more chance

2018-09-14: Jean-Michel Jarre reveals new album Equinoxe Infinity
Jean-Michel Jarre has announced that he’ll release a new album later this year. It’s titled Equinoxe Infinity and is the sequel to Jarre’s 1978 album Equinoxe. It’s set to arrive on November 16 – almost 40 years to the day si

2018-09-13: Review – Glass Hammer – Chronomonaut – by Progradar
There’s times when we have all probably wished we could go back in time to change something but there’s no such thing as a time machine, right? Glass Hammer’s new concept album ‘Chronomonaut’ answers the question ‘what if?’.

2018-09-13: The Flower Kings: Roine Stolt's THE FLOWER KING announce 'Manifesto Of An Alchemist'
Roine Stolt, known as the guitarist, singer, writer and at times band leader of the groups The Flower Kings, Transatlantic, Agents of Mercy, Kaipa DC, as well as from his work with prog icon Jon Anderson and the new super-gro

2018-09-12: New release from Fish - Man With A Stick (from 'A Parley With Angels' EP)
I was inspired to write this lyric after my father died in May 2016. He was a strong, proud, well-respected man who, like most of us, found growing old difficult. When he reached his mid 80's he was becoming a shadow of his f

2018-09-12: New Glass Hammer CHRONOMONAUT update
Big day for Glass Hammer. Here's the announcement. Pre-order an autographed copy of CHRONOMONAUT today! Grab the bundle and get Chronomonaut, a Limited Edition T-shirt and a FREE copy of CHRONOMETREE REMASTERED w/bonus track

2018-09-11: King Crimson Guitar Legend Trey Gunn Presents “Intro to Modes” 8-Week Music Course – October 15 to December 8, 2018
King Crimson guitar legend Trey Gunn is presenting “Intro to Modes”; an 8-week music course that runs from October 15 to December 8, 2018. For all instrumentalists and singers. In this course we will break down one of the bas

2018-09-11: Haken: discuss 'Vector' in new video interview
HAKEN, one of progressive music’s most exciting bands, recently announced details of their much-anticipated fifth studio album titled 'Vector', due for release on the 26th October 2018. The album was produced by the band them

2018-09-11: Day of the Dreamer Tour – Music Legends Renaissance Featuring Annie Haslam in Support of Their New DVD Release to Play Select US Dates Fall 2018!
Music legends Renaissance featuring Annie Haslam will be back in the US Northeast playing select dates in November 2018. Based on the great success in 2017 with the addition of a “10-piece Chamber Orchestra” on four of their

2018-09-11: Jordan Rudess completes keyboards for new Dream Theater album
Dream Theater have checked in to confirm that all the keyboard parts for their new studio album have been completed. In a short video from the studio, keyboardist Jordan Rudess and guitarist John Petrucci talk about the proce

2018-09-10: Neal Morse reveals prog rock opera project
Neal Morse has revealed that he’s working on a new double album which will take the form of a progressive rock opera. It’s titled Jesus Christ: The Exorcist and Morse has signed a deal with Frontiers Music srl to release the

2018-09-10: Glenn Hughes Watched Deep Purple on YouTube to Prep for His New Tour
Glenn Hughes, best known for his 1973–76 tenure in Deep Purple, has returned to the stage with Classic Deep Purple Live. U.S. tour dates continue through Sept. 22 before Hughes takes the show to Europe. In an exclusive interv

2018-09-09: Experimental Musician BILLY YFANTIS Releases New Music And Video
Experimental musician and author Billy Yfantis, reveals a new digital single entitled “The Mysterious Trip.” The song is an exploration of the analog synth sound as it was defined by artists such as the Tangerine Dream, Vange

2018-09-08: AAJ Review: FAT (Alex Machacek and his Fabulous Austrian Trio), #awesome
While the appropriately titled #awesome represents Alex Machacek's third album in six years with his (similarly witty and self-effacingly monikered) FAT (Fabulous Austrian Trio), this trifecta of virtuosic Austrian musicians

2018-09-08: How ELO’s ‘Livin’ Thing’ Got Into ‘Boogie Nights’
Screen legend Burt Reynolds died yesterday at the age of 82, and while he became a major movie star in the '70s thanks to films like The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit, he never was fully recognized as an actor until

2018-09-07: Interview with Andrew Booker of Peter Banks's Harmony in Diversity, Tim Bowness and Sanguine Hum
Drummer Andrew Booker was one third of Harmony in Diversity with Peter Banks and bassist Nick Cottam. He currently plays in Tim Bowness's solo band and on associated projects, and has also worked with Sanguine Hum. Andrew kin

2018-09-07: Leprous: on tour NOW!
Norwegian progressive Rock group LEPROUS continue to promote their latest and much acclaimed album release “Malina” with comprehensive touring and are currently hitting the roads across Europe together with Agent Fresco and 2

2018-09-07: Long Distance Calling: launch video for 'Like A River'
German instrumental rock powerhouse Long Distance Calling released their sixth studio album ‘Boundless’ earlier this year, and followed it with European headline dates. Now, in advance of the second part of their European tou

2018-09-07: Riverside: Second Single "River Down Below" off "Wasteland" album released!
“River Down Below”, the new and second single off the upcoming, seventh studio album “Wasteland” (Out on InsideOutMusic on September 28th, 2018) by Polish Rock masters RIVERSIDE is being launched today.

2018-09-06: Marillion - Clutching at Straws box set including 5.1 blu ray mix out in November
Following the success of the Steven Wilson remixed ‘Brave’ and accompanying box set earlier in 2018, the Marillion reissue campaign continues with an expanded ‘Clutching At Straws’ this November. Although not as commercially

2018-09-05: All 167 Pink Floyd Songs Ranked on Ultimate Classic Rock
To explore Pink Floyd’s entire career of recordings is to take a trip through time and space. Their songs uncover a beautiful but troubled world, while also plunging us deep into the mysteries of the human mind. From 1967 unt

2018-09-05: Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly: announce new album 'Friendship'
Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly are pleased to announce ‘Friendship’, their brand new studio album, due out on 9th November 2018. Following the release of 2017’s ‘On Her Journey To The Sun’, as well as 2018’s retrospective 5CD colle

2018-09-05: Haken: launch video for 'The Good Doctor'; first single from 'Vector'
HAKEN, one of progressive music’s most exciting bands, recently announced details of their much-anticipated fifth studio album titled ‘Vector’, due for release on the 26th October 2018. The album was produced by the band them