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Pink Floyd left the '70s in a familiar spot: perched at the top of the charts. The Wall was released in the final weeks of 1979 and would soon become the band's third No. 1 album. The single "Another Brick in the Wall Part II

2019-12-10: Iamthemorning’s Marjana Semkina shares video for haunting new single Everything Burns
Iamthemorning vocalist Marjana Semkina has released a video for her new single Everything Burns. The track has been taken from Semkina’s upcoming solo album Sleepwalking, which is set to arrive on February 14 through Kscope.

2019-12-10: Tool’s Fear Inoculum named Metal Hammer’s album of the year
Tool’s Fear Inoculum has been named Metal Hammer magazine's album of the year. The magazine’s core editorial team along with writers and reviewers put their heads together to pick out the 50 best albums of 2019 – and, when th

2019-12-09: MFSL to Release 2 LP (45RPM) Fragile Album
"I wanted to hear something inspiring." With*Fragile, Yes vocalist Jon Anderson's desire was fulfilled to an extent even he likely couldn't have imagined. The band's breakthrough album marks a number of important firsts not j

2019-12-09: The Best of Echoes 2019 – The Top 25 Albums
Echoes is a daily two-hour music soundscape, distributed by PRX and broadcast on 120 radio stations from Maine to Hawaii. With host John Diliberto, a writer for Billboard, Pulse and other magazines, Echoes brings together a w

2019-12-09: How Phil Collins Shaped Robert Plant’s Solo Career
Robert Plant says Phil Collins was key to solidifying his career after Led Zeppelin, praising the Genesis drummer for helping “absolutely and admirably” as Plant learned how to work without his former colleagues. Plant descri

2019-12-09: The Neal Morse Band to release The Great Adventour: Live in Brno 2019
The Neal Morse Band have announced that they’ll release a live album in 2020. It’s titled The Great Adventour: Live in Brno 2019 and it’ll arrive on March 6. It was captured in the Czech Republic on the band’s European tour i

2019-12-09: Alan Parsons announces Turn Of A Friendly Card 40th anniversary tour
Alan Parsons will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Turn Of A Friendly Card with a tour later this year. In an announcement on his Facebook page, Parson's states: "June of 2020, marks the beginning of our celebration of the 4

2019-12-08: Glass Hammer "DREAMING CITY" Interviews and updates...
Here's Pt 1 of our video interview. We have a new concept album due out in the spring of 2020 and I'll try to keep you updated on our progress. Enjoy the video!

2019-12-07: Frank Wyatt: Capturing The Zeitgeist!
When I think of Frank Wyatt I think of a man with an endless library of compositions to get to! From his days in Happy The Man, Pedal Giant Animals, and Oblivion Sun, you know all about those delightfully complex & melodic pi

2019-12-07: Present new album crowdfunding
The Belgian progressive rock band PRESENT will be working on the production of its 10th album over the course of 2020. Collective rehearsals and studio recording sessions will take place in Brussels in February 2020. The stud

2019-12-06: The Decade in Review –The Progressive Aspect
Getting to choose only ten albums in a ten-year span is, of course, impossible. Convincing yourself that the ten albums you HAVE chosen are indeed the best ten albums you have heard in the ten years from 2010 to 2019 is, agai

2019-12-06: Jeff Lynne Has 2,000 Cassettes of Unheard ELO Music But No Player
Jeff Lynne says he has a collection of 2,000 cassettes containing unreleased Electric Light Orchestra recordings – but no player with which to listen to them. He recently released ELO's 14th album From Out of Nowhere, his sec

2019-12-06: Heather Findlay releases new video for Southern Shores
Heather Findlay has released a new video of Southern Shores ahead of her UK tour. The song is taken from her latest album Wild White Horses and can be seen in full below. “It’s quite an eclectic album and it’s very me,' Findl

2019-12-05: Marbin - Strong Thing (Album Review)
Countless bands have struggled to translate the power of their live show onto a studio recording, often resorting to apologies about their studio discography by saying, “Well, we’re really a live band so that’s how we’re best

US Progressive Metal pioneers and innovators PSYCHOTIC WALTZ return in full original line-up with their highly anticipated 5th studio album and first new music in 23 years. Entitled “The God-Shaped Void”, the upcoming new alb

German instrumental-rock group LONG DISTANCE CALLING recently released their first ever live album ‘STUMMFILM – Live from Hamburg (A Seats & Sounds Show)’. Filmed during a special run of dates in early 2019, it saw the band p

Things have been relatively quiet for Canadian trio Triumph for most of this decade, but the next several months will find them in a more visible place. As a new documentary, Triumph: Lay It on the Line, nears its release nex

2019-12-05: David Gilmour Recalls the Only Time He Saw Pink Floyd Live
David Gilmour recalled the only time he ever saw Pink Floyd live, after he said he was too “pissed off” to take part in a band encore. In the second episode of the podcast series The Lost Art of Conversation, the guitarist di

2019-12-05: Tangerine Dream exhibition to open at the Barbican Library
Tangerine Dream are to be celebrated in a major new exhibition at the Barbican Library. Zeitraffer (German for 'time-lapse') will run from January 16 - May 2. Admission is free. "Join us on an analogue journey through unseen

2019-12-04: Adrian Belew and Talking Heads’ Jerry Harrison Plan ‘Remain in Light’ Tour
Talking Heads keyboardist Jerry Harrison and additional member Adrian Belew announced plans for a tour to mark the 40th anniversary of the group's groundbreaking 1980 album Remain in Light. They’re set to appear at festivals

'Das Cabinet des Dr.Caligari' is the latest musical initiative of TOUNDRA, the intrepid instrumental rock band from Spain, that once again showcases their mutable capability to approach new projects and reinvent their art. Th

Australian progressive rock titans Karnivool have bowed to demand, announcing the reissue of their celebrated catalogue vinyl via InsideOutMusic/Sony in Europe on December 6th, 2019. Previously pressed in 2015 and released on

2019-12-03: Pendragon- Love Over Fear - Teaser clip
Love Over Fear the 11th studio album by Pendragon to be released February 2020 - Listen now to excerpts from : Eternal Light, Truth and Lies, Water, Whirlwind, Who Really Are We?

2019-12-03: Modern Prog Artist Dave Kerzner Releases “Breakdown A Compilation 1995-2019” – OUT NOW!
Dave Kerzner is a progressive rock artist and producer who has been making music since the mid-90s with artists such as Kevin Gilbert of Toy Matinee and others. In 2010 he co-founded the award-winning band Sound of Contact wi

2019-12-03: Deep Purple Have Finished Recording a New Album
Deep Purple have completed a new album, their first since 2017's inFinite, that's produced by Bob Ezrin. Singer Ian Gillan disclosed the news on Facebook. He jokingly recalled that he was renting a quaint Airbnb in Nashville

2019-12-03: Watch Dream Theater’s animated video for the epic At Wit’s End
Dream Theater have released an animated video for their Distance Over Time track At Wit’s End. The song clocks in at over nine minutes long, with the band launching the promo as they prepare to embark on their South American

2019-12-02: All India Radio Questions Existence with Eternal, Echoes December CD of the Month
CD OF THE MONTH Echoes December CD of the Month: All India Radio-Eternal All India Radio Questions Existence with Eternal, Echoes December CD of the Month by John Diliberto 12/1/2019 All India Radio’s Space Rock Opus,

Hot on the heels of their debut release, The Future Is Us, the Hawkwind-themed supergroup returns with a brand new single, “Circles” featuring the extraordinary guitar work of legend Todd Rundgren and gorgeous violin soloing

2019-12-02: Virgil Donati to release new solo album in February
Former Planet X drummer Virgil Donati has announced his new solo album will be released in February. Ruination will be the Australian multi-instrumentalist's seventh solo venture and will be released through Gildon Music on F

2019-12-02: Arena announce new album
UK prog rockers Arena have announced their latest album and tour dates. The band will release The Theory Of Molecular Inheritance in October. The band have also announced a 25th anniversary tour. In a short statement on their

2019-12-02: Watch Eric Clapton Join Hawkwind for Eight Songs During U.K. Show
Eric Clapton linked up with Hawkwind for a lengthy guest turn during their show in Guildford, England, part of the space-rock band's 50th anniversary tour. The ex-Cream guitarist came onstage during "The Watcher," a 1972 trac

2019-12-01: Pendragon Love Over Fear Pre-order/teaser video
Pendragon is now taking preorders for their new release Love Over Fear to be released in February 2020. After listening the to the video, I love what I'm hearing, to me it's a return to the classic Pendragon sound.

2019-12-01: AAJ Review: Gentle Giant: Unburied Treasure
Of all the so-called progressive rock bands that emerged in the late '60s/early '70s, Gentle Giant has, perhaps, been the most misunderstood, and the one which failed to reach the same deserved commercial heights of its creat

2019-12-01: Joe Satriani ‘Forced’ to Change ‘Surfing With the Alien’ Cover
Joe Satriani says he was “forced” to come up with an alternative version of the cover for his classic 1987 album Surfing With the Alien as a result of licensing costs. In addition to the regular album, a newly-released deluxe

2019-12-01: Concert Review: Steve Hackett – Hammersmith Apollo 29th November 2019
I must admit that despite being a Genesis fan for over ten years, I had never seen Steve Hackett live before. This was something I had wanted to do for a while, but I was concerned that it would be all instrumental and the so

2019-11-30: Devin Townsend By A Thread vinyl box set coming
Devin Townsend's By A Thread - Live In London 2011 is to be released on vinyl for the very first time. Originally released in 2012, By A Thread captured Townsend performing his quadrilogy of albums – Ki, Addicted, Deconstruct

2019-11-29: Legendary keyboard sound from Arturia
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2019-11-28: BETWEEN THE BURIED AND Me's Paul Waggoner on 10 Years of The Great Misdirect, the Pressures of Prog-Metal and Upcoming 20 Year Anniversary
If you find yourself in need of a 'where does the time go' moment, Between The Buried And Me celebrate their 20th anniversary in 2020. Wild! A year following the release of an ambitious double album Automata I and II, and sma

2019-11-28: Lobate Scarp's 2nd Studio Album on Kickstarter
Indie progressive-rock band Lobate Scarp has launched a new Kickstarter campaign for their full-length album follow up to their 2019 EP Spirals and Portals, entitled You Have It All. According to their Kickstarter page, the

2019-11-27: Bill Bruford’s Earthworks Announce the Release of ‘Heavenly Bodies – The Expanded Collection’ – Available Now!
Bill Bruford was the drummer with Yes and King Crimson before he moved to jazz with his band Earthworks. Heavenly Bodies – The Expanded Collection takes 23 tracks from the ‘Earthworks Complete’ Deluxe box set to present a tid

2019-11-27: Vote in the 2019 Prog Magazine Readers' Poll
Another 12 months have been and gone since we last asked you to pass judgement on the year’s prog activities, but once again, the Readers’ Poll rears its head. How prog was your 2019? To be honest, collating the Critics’ Choi

2019-11-26: Stockport’s Geoff Downes On The New DBA Album, Buggles, Yes And Asia
Collectively, Downes Braide Association may not be one of music’s better-known names although individually many will be very familiar with the work of these two Northern boys. Stockport-born Geoff Downes first emerged as one

2019-11-26: In Continuum - Acceleration Theory - Part II: Annihilation (Album Review)
The only word is love, an infinite loop in continuum.” This line, taken from the track “Annihilation: The Mothership of Light”, may hold a clue to the genesis of In Continuum’s name and essence. It is somewhat ironic that the

2019-11-26: Oliver Wakeman and Rodney Matthews to release Christmas single
Oliver Wakeman and Rodney Matthews are to combine forces again for a new Christmas single. The pair have recorded a new version of In The Bleak Midwinter which will be released on November 29. The new version features Wakeman

2019-11-26: Concert Review: The Pineapple Thief – Charlotte, NC – 11-20-19
One of the hottest acts to have come through the prog scene in recent memory, English quartet The Pineapple Thief have been putting out a string of critically acclaimed and audience loved studio albums, along with two live al

2019-11-25: MIT Review: No-Man – Love You To Bits (2019) (*****)
No-Man (Steven Wilson and Tim Bowness) release an unexpected album, and break new musical ground to produce some of their finest work to date. Uplifting, and boldly going where No-Man haven’t gone before. These days, an eleve

2019-11-25: JJ Chardeau’s Rock Opera “Magical Music Man” Launched with Release on CD & Download of “In Terra Cognita?” – OUT Now!
French musician and composer, JJ Chardeau has launched his rock opera “Magical Music Man” on CD, Download and Streaming platforms with the album “In Terra Cognita?” The album features special guests including Mark Andes (Cann

2019-11-25: David Gilmour Says ‘Sorrow’ Secured Pink Floyd’s Future
David Gilmour recalled how the experience of writing the 1987 song “Sorrow” convinced him he was “in the clear” with continuing Pink Floyd without Roger Waters. The moment came while he was working on A Momentary Lapse of Rea

2019-11-25: Steve Hackett announces Seconds Out tour for 2020
Steve Hackett has announced he'll play the whole of iconic Genesis 1977 live album Seconds Out on tour next year. The Seconds Out + More! tour will visit some of the same venues Genesis played on that 1977 tour. There will al

2019-11-25: Opeth share haunting animated video for Ingen Sanning Är Allas
Opeth have released an animated video for their song Ingen Sanning Är Allas. The Swedish language track appears on the band’s latest studio album In Cauda Venenum which launched back in September. The striking video was creat

2019-11-23: Nektar - The Other Side (2020) Cherry Red Rec./Esoteric Antenna (New Studio Allbum)
Esoteric Antenna is delighted to announce the release of the stunning new studio album by the legendary band Nektar. Throughout the 1970s Nektar released a series of acclaimed albums, scoring chart success in Germany (where t

2019-11-23: New Release: Andy Mackay & Phil Manzanera / 'Roxymphony' CD+DVD - 12/6/2019
Full orchestral re-imaginings of Roxy Music tracks as performed on stage by Roxy Music legends ANDY MACKAY & PHIL MANZANERA at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall in November 2018. This is a deluxe DVD-sized hardcover 20-page book

2019-11-22: PINEAPPLE THIEF Mastermind BRUCE SOORD Reflects On the Band's Evolution: Early PINEAPPLE THIEF Was Really Just Me, and Now It’s Turned Into a Truly Collaborative Outfit.
Bruce Soord started The Pineapple Thief twenty years ago, but almost feels like they have become a new band in the best sense of the word. The group has been reinvigorated by drummer extraordinaire Gavin Harrison joining the

2019-11-22: Prog Rock Christmas Featuring Members of YES, Renaissance, Utopia, Focus, Curved Air, Hawkwind & Others!
Join producer Billy Sherwood (Yes, Circa) for an expansive musical journey through Christmas classics of yesterday and today, all performed by leading figures in Prog Rock music! Includes gorgeous performances by guitar legen

2019-11-22: David Gilmour to discuss Pink Floyd’s The Later Years box set on new podcast
It’s been announced that David Gilmour will give his only interview about the upcoming Pink Floyd box set The Later Years on a new podcast. It’s titled The Lost Art Of Conversation, with the weekly four-part series getting un

2019-11-22: Nightwish's Marko Hietala announces new solo album Pyre Of The Black Heart
Nightwish bassist and singer Marko Hietala will release his debut solo album Pyre Of The Black Heart through Nuclear Blast on January 24. Hietala describes the sound as "hard prog". He has also released a video for first sing

2019-11-21: The 62nd Grammy Nominations Viewed Through an Echoes Prism
The Grammy Award nominees were announced thie morning November 20, 2019, and it’s another interesting year, but fortunately, not a WTF year. You’d think the Grammy’s were far outside the Echoes zone and in many ways, they are

2019-11-21: New Church of Hed Album -- The Fourth Hour
Folks, I've got a new Church of Hed album, called The Fourth Hour. It's our trippiest yet ; a psychedelic mashup of prog, spacerock, krautrock, and electronica. Church of Hed is the solo project of Paul Williams, the drummer,

2019-11-21: New Dave Kerzner's In Continuum: Acceleration Theory 2: Annihilation
Just in case you missed Dave Kerzner official annoucement of the new In Continuum release Acceleration Theory 2: Annihilation, I am sharing the information below. This is a MUST for all Prog Rock lovers. It is in a constant "

2019-11-20: Franck Carducci - The Answer (Album Review)
Fans of 70s anthemic classic rock, rejoice! The spirit of that era is alive and well with Franck Carducci, whose third album “The Answer” brings more than a little prog-rock to the formula as well. Hailing from France, Carduc

2019-11-20: David Cross & Peter Banks album with Mastelotto, Downes, Stacey J, Wakeman O etc.
David Cross & Peter Banks - Crossover. The guitar and violin parts for this NEW STUDIO ALBUM were recorded on the 10th August 2010 in an afternoon of improvisation. The resultant album was produced by Tony Lowe and David Cros

2019-11-20: Vinyl Review: Interceptor by Steve Pilant
In the story of modern progressive music, whole chapters of source material are frequently glossed over. When contemporary prog artists cite Genesis, they usually mean Selling England By The Pound, not Shapes. Rush is an infl

2019-11-20: Tony Iommi, Chris Cornell, Tool Nominated for 2020 Grammys
The nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards are out, and Tool, Chris Cornell and Tony Iommi are among the artists whose works are up for consideration. Tool receives two nods for their long-awaited Fear Inoculum LP, with "7emp

2019-11-20: Church's Giant Baby Jesus Statue Looks Like Phil Collins
One is hailed as Christianity’s savior. The other is a successful singer and drummer. Jesus Christ and Phil Collins seemingly don’t have much in common, except -- according to some -- their looks. A Mexican church has reporte

2019-11-20: Devin Townsend By A Thread vinyl box set coming
Devin Townsend's By A Thread - Live In London 2011 is to be released on vinyl for the very first time. Originally released in 2012, By A Thread captured Townsend performing his quadrilogy of albums – Ki, Addicted, Deconstruct

Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a new re-mastered five-disc deluxe expanded boxed set limited edition (comprising 4 CDs and a DVD) of MODERN MUSIC the legendary 1976 album by BE-BOP DELUXE. Recorded in

2019-11-19: Alex Machacek Interview – Everyone Loves Guitar
About Everyone Loves Guitar Podcast: We sit down and talk with interesting professional guitar players and find out what makes them tick. If you enjoy listening to the backstory of successful people, you’ll love this show. Ch

2019-11-18: Tangerine Dream's Paul Haslinger and Peter Baumann Return as Neuland
We travel to Neuland. That’s the name of a project featuring two former members of Tangerine Dream, Peter Baumann and Paul Haslinger. Baumann was a member of the classic edition of the dream appearing on albums like Phaedra,

Triumph reunited for a three-song set in Toronto over the weekend. The performance was recorded for an upcoming documentary about the band. It was the first time Rik Emmet, Mike Levine and Gil Moore performed together in 11 y

2019-11-18: Jon Anderson early years book out in December
Jon Anderson is the subject of a brand new book by Yes author David Watkinson which explores the singer's early years and his time with pre-Yes band The Warriors. Jon Anderson And The Warriors: The Road To Yes will be publish

2019-11-18: Downes Braide Association launch Lighthouse video
Downes Braide Association have released a video showcasing their track Lighthouse. The song originally appeared on Geoff Downes and Chris Braide’s 2017 album Skyscraper Souls with the new video taken from their upcoming album

2019-11-18: John Holden announces new album
UK multi-instrumentalist John Holden will release his new album, Rise And Fall, on February 29. Rise And Fall features a host of guest performances including Oliver Wakeman, Nick D'Virgilio, former Renaissance bassist Jon Cam

2019-11-18: ON THIS DATE (45 YEARS AGO) November 18, 1974 – Genesis: The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway is released.
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway is a double album by Genesis, released on November 18, 1974. It reached #41 on the Billboard 200 Top LP's chart, and #10 on the UK Albums chart. In 2012, the album ranked #5 in Rolling Stone's "

2019-11-17: New Age Artists Paul Adams & Elizabeth Geyer To Release DEEPER IMAGININGS on November 15, 2019
Bringing together some of the worlds most accomplished musicians, DEEPER IMAGININGS by Paul Adams and Elizabeth Geyer is a follow up to 2015’s IMAGININGS which debuted #1 on the iTunes new age chart and was the Zone Music Rep

2019-11-16: Dream Theater - Distance Over Time CD + Blu-Ray
Grab your copy of the new CD/Blu-Ray format of "Distance Over Time" now! This includes the 5.1 surround sound mix of the album, plus videos for each track, and the full album on CD.

2019-11-16: PT and Rush among The 66 Best Rock Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)
As we wind down the end of the 2010s and start the 2020s, it's time to reflect the decade that was and take a look at some of the best rock albums of the last 10 years. Rock definitely evolved over the last decade, with certa

2019-11-16: King Crimson Tribute Album “The Crimson Guitar” Released by American Guitarist Fernando Perdomo – OUT NOW!
“The Crimson Guitar” is the eagerly anticipated fifth full-length album by Fernando Perdomo, guitarist and bassist of The Dave Kerzner Band and Jakob Dylan’s Echo In The Canyon Band. This NEW STUDIO ALBUM is a tribute to KING

2019-11-15: Celebrate Wendy Carlos' 80th Year in Echoes Podcast
You know that a lot of time has passed when your references become dated. With its array of cords and cables crisscrossed in a patchbay, we used to compare it to a telephone switchboard gone crazy. Well, synthesizers don’t lo

2019-11-15: Review: BRUCE SOORD – ALL THIS WILL BE YOURS (2019) (*****)
Whenever a musician with a successful band announces a solo album, I always wonder if it’s simply a vanity project or a genuine attempt to get out from under the established sound of the band and explore new avenues not avail

2019-11-15: Sons Of Apollo release new video for Goodbye Divinity
US prog rock supergroup Sons Of Apollo have released a brand new promo video for Goodbye Divinity. It is the first full-length track from the band's forthcoming new album MMXX which will be released through InsideOut Music on

2019-11-14: Focus Bass Player Udo Pannekeet Announces the Release of His New Solo Album ‘Electric Regions’ – OUT NOW!
Electric Regions is the latest solo album by the current bass player of FOCUS and skilled composer, Udo Pannekeet. The album features an epic length track, along with new compositions written throughout Udo Pannekeet’s career

2019-11-14: PODCAST: Top 5 Flying Colors Songs with Neal Morse
Flying Colors made their return this year with the release of their 3rd studio album, Third Degree. With some time off during the band’s current tour, Neal Morse returns to the podcast and makes his first Top 5 appearance as

2019-11-14: Pat Metheny - From This Place 2/21/20
Pat Metheny's new album, 'From This Place,' is due February 21. The record features ten compositions by Metheny, who is joined by drummer Antonio Sánchez, bassist Linda May Han Oh, and pianist Gwilym Simcock, plus the Hollywo

2019-11-13: Tool Announce Expanded Book Edition of ‘Fear Inoculum’
Tool announced yet another lavish package for their recently issued fifth LP, Fear Inoculum. A book edition of the album -- featuring a CD, a 56-page booklet with brand new artwork, a download of a visual component called "Re

2019-11-12: Steve Hackett with Band and Orchestra Genesis Revisited: Live At The Royal Festival Hall
Last year Steve Hackett played a UK tour with his band and a full orchestra. The setlist contained some solo favorites, but mainly Genesis classics. We have two reviews about that tour online: One is a more generel one, cover

2019-11-12: Watch Toto Play ‘Dune (Desert Theme)’ From New Concert Film Read Mor
You can watch the premiere of “Dune (Desert Theme)” from Toto’s live concert film 40 Tours Around the Sun below [on UCR]. The set arrives on Nov. 15 on DVD and Blu-ray, following previously released digital and audio versions

2019-11-12: Watch Ian Anderson explore The Ballad Of Jethro Tull
Ian Anderson has shared a video showing him unboxing The Ballad Of Jethro Tull. The publication written by Mark Blake was first unveiled in 2018 and it’ll feature memories, personal photos, memorabilia, classic and previously

2019-11-11: YES 50 - TONY KAYE - full interview (2019)
The full interview with Tony from 2019's YES 50: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow documentary. Tony talks about his career before co-founding Yes, his work on their early albums, his return in the 80s and his guest appearances t

2019-11-11: Curved Air Announce Plans For New Projects and the Band’s 50th Anniversary Year in 2020
Curved Air was formed in 1970 and ever present original member Sonja Kristina will be continuing to lead the band into the band’s 50th Anniversary year with a range of projects and a world tour. The band will be recording a n

2019-11-10: In The Court Of King Crimson: An Observation Over 50 Years
When it was first released in 2001, British scribe Sid Smith's In the Court of King Crimson (Helter Skelter Publishing) filled a major need for a band that was, at that time, touring in its double duo format, responsible for

2019-11-09: DAVE KERZNER and NICK D’VIRGILIO Remember KEVIN GILBERT and GIRAFFE on the Anniversary of Their Performance of THE LAMB LIES DOWN ON BROADWAY: “This Show Changed Our Lives and Careers.
In the fall of 1994, multi-talented musician Kevin Gilbert had an idea. He and some friends would perform the Genesis classic The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway for Progfest in Los Angeles. He had just two weeks to put it togethe

2019-11-08: New Flower Kings 'Waiting For Miracles' release today
OUT TODAY! The Flower Kings new studio album 'Waiting For Miracles', available on Limited 2CD Digipak, Gatefold 2LP + 2CD & Digital Album here: https://theflowerkings.lnk.to/WaitingForMiracles. Don't forget they will be headi

2019-11-08: Tool Turn Almost Every Rock Show Cliche Upside Down
Tool turned every rock concert cliche on its ear during their show at Cleveland's Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse last night -- with one notable exception. As usual, singer Maynard James Keenan was anything but a typical frontman,

2019-11-08: The Keith Emerson Estate Announces the Release of the ‘Selections From Emerson Plays Emerson and Other Works’ Music Transcriptions Book – OUT NOW!
The Keith Emerson Estate is pleased to announce the completion and release of the music transcriptions book that Keith Emerson had been approving at the time of his passing. The 25 transcriptions were created by a group of fa

2019-11-08: Listen to Marillion’s reworked orchestral version of Fantastic Place
Marillion have released their reworked orchestral version of Fantastic Place. The original version appeared on the band’s 2004 album Marbles, with the new take on the song included on With Friends From The Orchestra, which St

2019-11-08: Glass Hammer release teaser trailer for new album Dreaming City
US prog rockers Glass Hammer have released a teaser trailer for their forthcoming new album Dreaming City. The new album will be released in the Spring fo 2020 and you can watch the video below. “The concept is inspired by wr

2019-11-08: Steven Wilson and Tim Bowness release two new No-Man tracks
No-Man have released an edited version of their track Love You To Bits (Bit 1). The full song will feature on the duo of Steven Wilson and Tim Bowness’ upcoming album Love You To Bits, which will launch on November 22 through

2019-11-07: Adrian Belew on How He Continues to Push the Limits of Song and Sound
Adrian Belew’s new, self-released record, Pop Sided, is his first compilation of complete, immutable compositions since 2006’s Side Three. But Belew has been far from idle in the interim. Under the rubric Flux, he has release

2019-11-07: Roine Stolt (The Flower Kings) Interview – Waiting For Miracles
One of the surprises this year is the return of prog legends The Flower Kings. The man behind the band is of course a prog icon himself, Roine Stolt. Roine returns to the podcast to talk about the new album from ‘Waiting For