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2016-05-25: MJ12 Featuring Bass Legend Percy Jones To Release Debut Album
MJ12, featuring Brand X bass legend Percy Jones, will be releasing their eagerly awaited debut album on Gonzo Multimedia UK on June 24, 2016. Recorded in the summer of 2015 at Shelter Island studios in Manhattan, MJ12 is jazz

2016-05-25: AISLES announce new studio album and release online documentary
Chilean prog rockers Aisles have just announced the title and release date of “Hawaii”, their highly anticipated fourth studio album. The LP will be released on July 29, 2016 via Presagio Records on CD and digitally, while th

2016-05-24: Portnoy Says New Neal Morse Band album will be their Tommy meets The Wall
Mike Portnoy has described the upcoming Neal Morse Band record as "the greatest album of my career...our Tommy meets The Wall." The as-yet-untitled, double concept album is due for release later this year and drummer Portnoy

2016-05-23: NewEARS' Carla Huntington's pictures of Keith Emerson in tribute in Keyboard Magazine
Following his death on March 10, we felt the best way to honor Keith's memory was to hear from many of the musicians and others who worked closely with him and knew him best. To them he was Emo, Fingers, Keith; but mostly he

2016-05-22: Styx Sail on the River with the Nashville Symphony On Board
In August of 2015 Nashville, Tennessee finally got an outdoor venue to replace the beloved Starwood when the $52 million dollar Ascend Amphitheater opened on the banks of the Cumberland River just off of 1st Avenue. Styx had

2016-05-21: AAJ Review: Security Project: Live 1
While so many singer-songwriters of the past 50 years have been covered time and again-even fostering tribute bands that recreate the live experience as close to perfection as possible-one of the most important, groundbreakin

2016-05-20: First Band Announcements for ProgDay 2016!
Following an eight-year absence, the Italian progressive group DEUS EX MACHINA has burst back onto the international scene with Devoto, its eighth album. Fronted by Alberto Piras, one of the most extraordinary vocalists in al

2016-05-20: Boston Globe Music Review: Bent Knee favors songcraft over showboating on new album ‘Say So’
“Progressive rock” is a loaded term, conjuring notions of epic keyboard solos by men in capes, lyrics concerning warlords or gurus (or warlord-guru Ayn Rand), and drum kits wide as city blocks. It’s worth remembering, when ap

2016-05-19: The PM Show #116 is ready for your listening pleasure. Awesome segues + await you!
Greetings friends. The PM Show #116 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features a variety of awesome progressive selections sewn together as always with the out-of-this-world Horwitz touch

2016-05-19: Jeff Beck to Release First Album Since 2010, ‘Loud Hailer’
Jeff Beck takes a turn toward the topical on Loud Hailer, the guitarist’s first new studio album in six years. Due on July 15, Loud Hailer arrives alongside a new book titled BECK01, a tour with Buddy Guy and a special career

2016-05-19: Steve Vai Reveals More Details and Release Date for ‘Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary Edition’
Back in March, legendary guitarist Steve Vai announced that he was preparing a 25th anniversary edition of his groundbreaking album, Passion and Warfare, that contained an entire CD of unreleased material called Modern Primit

2016-05-19: 30 Years Ago: Peter Gabriel Conquered the World With ‘So’
Between his years as the freaky frontman for Genesis and his early solo outings, Peter Gabriel was already a rock star before making So. But the 1986 album transformed him into something entirely different and completely unex

New Jersey alt/prog connoisseurs, Thank You Scientist, have announced details of their brand new full-length, Stranger Heads Prevail that will be released on July 29th via Evil Ink Records. The label is best known for being o

2016-05-18: AAJ Review - FAT: (Living the Dream) - featuring Alex Machacek
While he's been living in Los Angeles for many years, Alex Machacek clearly values longterm musical relationships. While the majority of his recordings for the Raleigh, NC-based Abstract Logix imprint have seen the Austrian-b

2016-05-17: Peter Gabriel and Lou Reed Reissues Announced
Selections from Peter Gabriel and Lou Reed‘s distinguished catalogs will receive the reissue treatment later this year, as Gabriel puts out the next round of his vinyl upgrades and Reed is honored with a deluxe 17-disc box. C

2016-05-16: Response to my brother's open letter...
Now that I've completed my Via Zammata' tour I've had a chance to read your open letter. Since it can be challenging to convey tone in print I will preface this by saying I am not responding to you with animosity. In keeping

2016-05-16: 50 Years Ago: The Beach Boys Release Their Masterpiece, Pet Sounds
The often-repeated story goes that Brian Wilson was so enamored with the Beatles Rubber Soul that he made the Beach Boys Pet Sounds as a reaction to it. (And that album in turn inspired Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.)

2016-05-15: RoSFest 2016: A sublime progressive rock celebration of the highest caliber
Last weekend I headed off to the historic and ghost-enchanted town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania for my first ever trek to the Rites of Spring Festival, also known as RoSFest. Held annually at the lovely Majestic Theater and n

2016-05-14: New Music from Three Trapped Tigers on The PM Show #115
Greetings friends. The PM Show #115 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features new music by Three Trapped Tigers. Their awesome new project "Silent Earthling" should not be missed. Oblivi

2016-05-13: An EPIC release from Carl Palmer
An EPIC release from Carl Palmer arrives June 1st! The 2nd Edition of Carl Palmer's Art Book with a picture disc audio ART record (Palmer discusses each art piece in the book) and a print dedicated to Keith Emerson in ONE PAC

Long-time YES fans, rejoice! Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman are proud to announce that after a hiatus of 25 years, they are to reform the definitive YES line-up as Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman (ARW). Since they la

2016-05-11: Karmakanic Announce New Album 'DOT'
Sweden-based Progressive band Karmakanic have announced the release of their fifth album 'DOT' for the 22nd July 2016. The band, who originally formed in 2002, have returned with their first studio album since 2011's 'In A Pe

2016-05-11: Jon Anderson and Roine Stolt tease Invention Of Knowledge
Former Yes frontman Jon Anderson and Flower Kings leader Roine Stolt have released a 30-second teaser from their collaborative album Invention Of Knowledge. The title is to be launched under the banner Anderson / Stolt on Jun

2016-05-10: Innerview: Henry Kaiser
Henry Kaiser has only ever had one person to answer to throughout his career: himself. The experimental, improvising guitarist has consistently demonstrated uncompromising, nomadic instincts. He goes where the muse takes him—

2016-05-10: New David Cross ' Sign of the Crow' coming soon
Here at last! ‘Sign of the Crow’ - new studio album by the David Cross Band to be released on Noisy Records on 5th August 2016. The album can be pre-ordered from www.david-cross.com (all pre-orders carry a free and immediate

2016-05-09: New Radiohead release
The new Radiohead album 'Dead Air Space' was released digitally. Physical release is scheduled for June 17.

2016-05-09: 10 Years Ago: Paul Simon Hooks Up With Brian Eno for ‘Surprise’
Even a songwriting legend can find it difficult to get the creative machinery going again when it’s time to start working on a new album. For Paul Simon, the period leading into his 11th solo studio LP proved particularly fra

2016-05-09: Toto Announce U.S. Summer Tour
Toto‘s summer 2016 tour offers American fans ‘An Evening With’ the band. The currently scheduled dates see the group making 21 stops over roughly a month-long span, starting Aug. 12 in Riverside, Iowa, and wrapping up Sept. 1

2016-05-08: RIP: Isao Tomita (pioneer synthesist of classical interpretations - Holst's 'The Planets' and more)
We are greatly saddened to learn of the passing of •y“cŒM@Isao Tomita, (April 22 1932 - May 5, 2016) pioneering synthesist, exceptional musician, and much esteemed friend of Bob Moog. The heavens receive yet another maestro

2016-05-07: Amoskeag Studio presents Anna Madsen new release 'Efflorescence' on May 21st in Manchester, NH
Join us for singer/songwriter Anna Madsen's album release concert! Award-nominated Anna Madsen is described as "ethereal pop with touches of art rock"(think Kate Bush meets Tori Amos meets Enya) but ultimately her music is co

2016-05-07: Update from Frank Wyatt on "Zeitgeist" A Pedal Giant Animals Progressive Music Project
Well, it is with great pleasure that I can announce that one of the tracks is now complete! I know, I know, there is still a lot to be finished up, but this is sort of a milestone for the project. One song, Eleventh Hour, has

2016-05-06: Pink Floyd Announce Vinyl Catalog Reissue Campaign
Pink Floyd‘s entire catalog is returning to vinyl for the first time in decades. Starting June 3, the group plans to roll out a comprehensive reissue campaign via its catalog distribution imprint, Pink Floyd Records. It’s set

2016-05-06: New Samurai of Prog Album - Available Now!
For all you lovers of '70s-flavored progressive rock, our new Samurai of Prog album, "Lost and Found" is now available! Here are three links: Online store: http://steveunruh.com/order.html. Video of album excerpts: https://ww

2016-05-06: Peter Gabriel to advise on project to measure effects of music on health
The music of Grammy-winning artist Peter Gabriel has long demonstrated a mastery of the metaphysical: In his hit song “In Your Eyes,” he sings of the connectivity that one can feel (“the light, the heat”) while locked in a ro

2016-05-05: Cuneiform Records – Thirty-plus Years of Essential Listening
Of all the industry attributes that the vinyl resurgence has brought back into focus, the concept of Label As Tool You Can Trust is one of the most welcome. There are, of course, any number of so-called artificial intelligen

2016-05-05: Ritchie Blackmore Rules Out New Rainbow Album or Tour
Ritchie Blackmore‘s “return to rock” sounds like it’s going to be every bit as brief as he originally promised. The guitarist’s surprising decision to put together a handful of shows with a rejiggered Rainbow lineup has left

2016-05-04: Ahmet Zappa Pens Open Letter to Brother Dweezil in Frank Zappa Family Dispute
Ahmet Zappa, the younger brother of Dweezil Zappa, is disputing his sibling’s version of events in an on-going disagreement over licensing their father Frank Zappa‘s music. Dweezil said last week that he had been forced to ch

2016-05-04: Steve Hackett to join Keith Emerson tribute show
Steve Hackett will perform at Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy show in remembrance of late keyboard icon Keith Emerson. The former Genesis guitarist and Vanilla Fudge keyboardist and vocalist Mark Stein will perform at Pictures At An

2016-05-04: Album Review: Big Big Train 'Folklore'
"l like progressive rock because it’s like having a musical TARDIS,” Big Big Train’s David Longdon told Prog last July as the octet readied the successor to lauded 2013 album English Electric Part Two, and prepared for three

2016-05-04: RIP: Phil Ryan (prog keyboard pioneer)
Welsh prog pioneer Phil Ryan, a founder member of the Eyes Of Blue, Man keyboardist and poet Pete Brown’s musical partner of over 45 years, has passed away on April 30 in his adopted home of Denmark. Born in Port Talbot in Oc

2016-05-04: Steven Wilson has finished the remix of 'Tales from Topographic Oceans'
Started in 2013 and finally completed in April this year (so that's 3 years in the making folks), my remix of the double album "Tales from Topographic Oceans" by Yes (official) will be released later this year. More informati

2016-05-03: Keith Emerson tribute single launched as a free download
Just a quick note to say that my band Field of Vision have released The Dagger - a tribute to Keith Emerson. We just wanted just to say thanks for the great music and decided to share it with anyone who loved his music. It is

2016-05-03: Pete Jones Plays Genesis - Seven Stones Turned (Charity Release)
After the enthusiasm for the last little collection of Genesis covers, I've decided to put out a few more. With 'Selling England For A Pound' I had the idea to give the proceeds to Guide Dogs, a charity which is very close to

2016-05-03: The Voices of Robert Wyatt on BBC Radio 4
Robert Wyatt has been recognised as a prog-rock drummer, jazz composer, avant-garde cornet player, artist and activist in a wheelchair. But, above all else, he has been known by one of the most instantlyrecognisable and disti

Progression magazine issue No. 69 has been mailed to all domestic and international subscribers, and now is available for single-issue ordering. This is the best edition we have published in 24 years and I expect it to sell o

2016-05-02: Kansas Adds Second Guitarist
The band KANSAS is excited to announce the addition of guitarist Zak Rizvi as its newest member. While new to KANSAS’s on stage lineup, Rizvi is not new to working with the band. His relationship with KANSAS goes back almost

2016-05-02: 27 Years Ago: Queensryche Releases ‘Operation: Mindcrime’ Album
Fans and critics were calling Queensr˙che’s music thinking man’s metal long before May 3, 1988 when they released their raison d’être, the heavy metal opera Operation: Mindcrime. The disc, a concept album about governmental c

2016-04-30: 25 Years Ago: Yes Patch Together an Overstuffed ‘Union’
If Yes‘ Union — which featured every major contributor to the prog band’s legacy, save for Peter Banks and Trevor Horn — seemed a bit too good to be true, that’s because it was. Released on April 30, 1991, Union was less mult

2016-04-29: 45 Years Ago: Captain Beefheart Looks Backward With Experimental Blues-Rock on ‘Mirror Man’
Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band’s fifth album was a step both forward and backward. Considered chronologically, 1971’s Mirror Man was a major letdown after back-to-back epics Trout Mask Replica and Lick My Decals Off, Ba

2016-04-29: ‘Zappa Plays Zappa’ Pits Zappa vs. Zappa
For a decade, Dweezil Zappa, a son of the rock star Frank Zappa and a noted guitarist in his own right, has been paying tribute to his father’s music under the name Zappa Plays Zappa. The project, which features exacting perf

2016-04-28: Phil Collins continues retrospective series
Phil Collins will continue his solo reissues series this summer with two more releases. He’ll launch 1989’s …But Seriously and an amended version of his most recent album, 2013’s Going Back, entitled The Essential Going Back

2016-04-27: Cruise to the Edge 2017 Promo
Promo for the 2017 Cruise to the Edge on youtube.com .

2016-04-26: Frank Zappa’s Vaults Open for ‘Road Tapes’ Reissues and More
The next round of vault offerings from the Frank Zappa estate will include a reissue of his triple-disc Lumpy Money Project/Object as well as a trilogy of Road Tapes volumes — one of which is seeing release for the first time

2016-04-26: Trevor Horn to join Yes for two UK shows
Trevor Horn will hook up with Yes for London and Oxford gigs - the first time he’s played with band since Drama tour 36 years ago.

2016-04-25: Yes bassist Billy Sherwood and former keyboardist Tony Kaye release Live In Japan double album
Yes bassist Billy Sherwood and the band’s former keyboardist Tony Kaye have launched a double live album. Live In Japan was recorded in the country in 2011 and features material from throughout both artists’ careers. Sherwood

2016-04-25: Watch David Gilmour Mash Up Pink Floyd and Prince
Add David Gilmour to the list of those remembering Prince in song, though he did so with a twist. Performing last night at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Gilmour combined Pink Floyd‘s “Comfortably Numb” with “Purple Rain,” the t

2016-04-24: Last chance to bid on Kansas Leftoverture items for charity
I am a friend of and fan of the Progressive Rock band Kansas. The band supports Autism Free Brain (www.autismfreebrain.org) and because of my friendship with the members I get access to items that most fans won't have opportu

2016-04-22: Jon Anderson | Infinite Beings in the 21st Century
The very sound of Jon Anderson’s voice, even coming out of the other end of a cellphone, instantly heralds the prog-rock majesty of the band’s 1970s heyday. It conjures visions of Robert Dean–painted album covers and swirling

2016-04-22: Dream Theater puts on ‘Astonishing’ show at Orpheum
Dream Theater fans are well acquainted with challenge. A hardy, opinionated tribe, they’ve embraced a band that mingles chopsy prog-rock grandeur, metal’s hedonistic thunder, a way with soaring melodies, and a knack for polar

2016-04-21: RIP:Prince Dead at Age 57
Prince has died at his Paisley Park home and studio in Minnesota, his publicist confirms. He was 57. Rumors began circulating after a death was reported earlier today (April 21) at Prince’s Minnesota compound, beginning with

2016-04-21: New music from Stickmen, Frost* & Beledo on The PM Show #112. Listen right now!
Greetings friends. The PM Show #112 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features new music from Frost* and new music from Beledo. But wait! There's also new music from Stickmen live from Ja

2016-04-20: Stick Men Live Stream Tonight
Stick Men is a progressive rock band created from musicians with extensive experience playing together. Pat Mastelotto and Tony Levin are the rhythm section of the legendary band King Crimson. Mastelotto is in demand all over

2016-04-19: Steve Vai Announces Passion and Warfare 25th Anniversary World Tour!
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of his landmark album, Passion and Warfare, Steve Vai has announced he will be embarking on a very special world tour celebrating the groundbreaking recording. Passion and Warfare is highly

2016-04-19: The Neal Morse Band, Patrick Moraz and Bad Dreams added to CTTE 2017
Neal Morse joins Cruise to the Edge in 2017! ‪#ŭCTTE Old Friend.... New Band! Welcome Patrick Moraz official to Cruise to the Edge! ‪#ŭCTTE2017 Surprise... We started dropping names early! Please welcome Bad Dream

2016-04-18: 35 Years Ago: Yes Break Up After ‘Drama’ Drama
The idea was just crazy enough to work: After the frustrated departure of co-founding singer Jon Anderson and keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman, Yes recruited a pair of New Wave hit-makers – the Buggles’ Trevor Horn and Geoff Down

2016-04-17: The Samurai of Prog "Lost and Found" (excerpts) 2016 on YouTube
The Samurai of Prog have release their new double album, "Lost and Found", on April 20th. Working with original members of Pavlov's Dog, Lift, Cathedral, Odyssey, and Quill, the band has discovered lost prog epics from the 19

2016-04-16: Heterotopia: a New Rock Opera & Double Album from Schooltree funded on Kickstarter
I'm elated to the point of being inarticulate - imagine! - but I needed to share: We are currently 102% funded. Because of you, Heterotopia is going. to. HAPPEN!!!!!!!!1!!!11!!!!! You've all amazed me beyond words. More soon,

2016-04-16: More new Haken on The PM Show #111
Greetings friends. The PM Show #111 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features more new music from the outstanding Haken Affinity CD. Affinity is a bit darker than some of Haken's previou

2016-04-15: AAJ Review: Nik Bartsch's Mobile: Continuum
Few musicians have continued to hone a concept as singularly unique and instantly recognizable, irrespective of context, as that being explored by Swiss pianist Nik Bärtsch since he first formed Mobile with Don Li, Kaspar Ras

2016-04-15: Rock Band Kansas to Launch Tour in Celebration of 40th Anniversary of Breakthrough Album 'Leftoverture'
America’s preeminent progressive rock band KANSAS will be touring select cities this fall celebrating the 40th Anniversary of their breakthrough album ‘Leftoverture.’ To celebrate, for the first time in history, the band will

2016-04-15: Robert Berry tribute to Keith Emerson
To:The Emerson Army #5. Friends, family, fans. Today I launch the campaign to finish the documentary on Keith's life. It is important work and we must get this done. Please go to my website at www.robertberry.com. 100% of the

2016-04-15: Phil Collins Recreates His Old Album Covers: Take a Look at Him Now
For the past several months, Phil Collins has been releasing deluxe remastered editions of his old solo albums. The rollout started with Collins’ 1981 debut, Face Value, and has come to include Hello, I Must Be Going, Both Si

2016-04-14: Living Colour Has a Cult Following in Nashville
We had so wanted to see the much-acclaimed trailblazers of power funk metal Living Colour when they made their recent trek through town last December and somehow life got in the way and we missed it. This disappointment liter

2016-04-14: Circuline release Silence Revealed video
Circuline have released a video for their track Silence Revealed. It features on their debut album entitled Return, which was released last year and follows their promo for the record's title track. The band report they’ve pa

2016-04-14: Keyboard Legend Rick Wakeman To Release “Starship Trooper” Compilation Feat. Steve Hillage, Nik Turner, Steve Howe, William Shatner and Others!
On April 15th Purple Pyramid records will be releasing an out of this world collection of extraordinary performances by legendary YES keyboardist Rick Wakeman! For more than four decades Rick Wakeman has established himself a

2016-04-14: New VdGG
The VdGG members have been working together on a new disc for the past several months so, with a new release coming in September 2016, a chronological look at all the VdGG releases is in order (it'll lead up nicely to the new

2016-04-13: BBC Radio 5 Live - Steve Howe interview with Rhod Sharp 13 April 2016
Steve Howe, in an unusually long interview, talks about YES and the forthcoming UK Tour, playing the Fragile & Drama albums. Tickets and more info at yesworld.com

2016-04-13: Jon Anderson of YES Interview April 13, 2016 on Mancow Radio 97.9 The Loop Chicago
Jon Anderson talks about the upcoming tour with Jean Luc Ponty (Anderson Ponty Band), how APB is working on new material for next year, a new album being released in June with Roine Stolt from Swedish prog band The Flower Kin

2016-04-13: Airbag - Disconnected Official Teaser
Video teaser for "Disconnected" the fourth full-length album from AIRBAG, out on Karisma Records June 2016. Karisma Records BandCamp: http://karismarecords.bandcamp.com/music Karisma Records Webshop: http://karismarecords.big

2016-04-13: Klaus Schulze final concert - cancelled
Sad news: The concert on 9 June 2016 in Stettin/Szczecin has to be cancelled because of medical reasons. The state of health will not improve in the foreseeable future. Klaus Schulze is in constant medical treatment. (Which i

2016-04-12: Steve Nardelli interview and more new Syn on The PM Show #110
Greetings friends. The PM Show #110 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features an interview with The Syn's only surviving original member Steve Nardeli. Steve discusses The Syn's new Trus

2016-04-11: Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Syncs Up With ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’
If you’re tired of watching The Wizard of Oz while you listen to Pink Floyd‘s The Dark Side of the Moon, good news: Now you can mix things up a little with screenings of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. A number of intrepid Redd

2016-04-11: Yes Announce 2016 ‘The Album Series’ Tour
Yes are going on the road again this summer, and they’re returning to the popular Album Series format. This time they’ll be performing 1980’s Drama LP in its entirety as well as sides one and four of 1973’s double-record Tale

2016-04-11: Steve Hackett Charisma box set detailed
Steve Hackett’s first six albums on the Charisma label are to be reissued in a remastered vinyl box set next month. The Charisma Years (1975-1983) will be released on May 27 and features 1975’s Voyage Of The Acolyte, 1978’s P

2016-04-09: "Lost and Found" The Samurai of Prog new double album
The Samurai of Prog will release their new double album, “Lost and Found”, on April 20th. Working with original members of Pavlov’s Dog, Lift, Cathedral, Odyssey, and Quill, the band has discovered lost prog epics from the 19

2016-04-09: Tony Conrad, avant garde pioneer and UB professor, dies at 76
The avant-garde filmmaker and composer Tony Conrad, whose work inspired thousands of artists and pushed the boundaries of what art could achieve, died early April 9 at 76 after a struggle with prostate cancer. The immediate c

2016-04-08: The Theater Equation to be released on DVD and Blu-ray
In September 2015, over the course of four sold-out shows, Ayreon’s legendary progressive rock concept album ‘The Human Equation’ was brought to life as a full-blown musical production at the Nieuwe Luxor Theater in Rotterdam

2016-04-08: 30 Years Ago: The Moody Blues Mount Another Comeback With ‘The Other Side of Life’
The Other Side of Life concluded the Moody Blues‘ transformation from symphonic-rock pioneers to synth-pop hitmakers in the ’80s – complete with a narrative, heavy-rotation music video. That helped “Your Wildest Dreams” into

2016-04-07: Marillion announce new album: FEAR
Our new album will be released on September 9th 2016. Final date for pre-orders is 17th June. Thanks to everyone who has pre-ordered so far. We are very excited about this album and can't wait to share it with you.

2016-04-06: The Security Project announce album and US tour
The Security Project have announced the upcoming release of a live album and a US tour. The supergroup – which re-imagines the music of Peter Gabriel – features members of King Crimson, Shriekback and Gabriel's original band.

2016-04-06: Watch the New Video for David Bowie’s ‘I Can’t Give Everything Away’
Designer Jonathan Barnbrook has directed a lyric video for “I Can’t Give Everything Away,” the third single from David Bowie‘s Blackstar album. The clip, which you can watch above, serves as “an animated visual interpretation

2016-04-05: Bent Knee announce new album, Say So, premiere “Leak Water” song/video
Boston’s Bent Knee proudly occupy the grey area where baroque pop, rock, and the avant-garde meet, but even they are sometimes caught off guard by their intricately woven, surrealist stylings. The element of surprise and desi

2016-04-04: Jeff Beck Announces New Album
Jeff Beck will release a new studio album this summer. While the record doesn’t have a name yet, it does have a release date: July 15. The album — which will be Beck’s first since 2010’s Emotion & Commotion — was announced on

2016-04-04: Keith Emerson laid to rest
Keith Emerson was laid to rest at a private ceremony on Friday by his family, after his tragic death at the age of 71 last month. The Emerson, Lake and Palmer icon’s passing was ruled a suicide after he was found at home in L

2016-04-04: Big Big Train issue Folklore teaser
Big Big Train have released a teaser video for their upcoming album Folklore. Folklore will arrive on May 27 and is available for pre-order now in CD, 2LP and digital formats. Big Big Train have also released a digital-only a

2016-04-02: Rush Unveil Lyric Video for ‘2112: Overture’
Yesterday (April 1) was the 40th anniversary of the release of Rush‘s 1976 album 2112. In honor of the occasion, the band has given us what they’re calling a lyric video for the “2112: Overture,” the record’s opening track.

2016-04-02: AAJ Review: Sanguine Hum: What We Ask Is Where We Begin - The Songs for Days Sessions
Few groups in the history of music can be credited with having come up with something as wonderfully absurd (yet, somehow, totally making sense) as Sanguine Hum. On its last album, the two-CD concept album Now We Have Light (

2016-03-31: Tony Levin Talks Stick Men, King Crimson and More
On both the bass and the Chapman Stick, Tony Levin has become famous for bringing the bottom end into the spotlight, with vivid, visceral lines that are as immediately identifiable as the songs’ vocal melodies or guitar riffs

2016-03-30: Alex Lifeson Looks Back as Rush’s ‘2112’ Turns 40
Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson shared some memories from the recording of their classic 2112 LP — and his perspective on its place in the group’s catalog today — during an interview celebrating the album’s 40th anniversary. Life

2016-03-30: New Haken from upcoming Affinity CD on The PM Show #109
Greetings friends. The PM Show #109 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features brand new music from Haken. Haken's new Affinity CD is due out next week but we get a sneak peek. Frank Zapp