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2019-04-19: Video Promo:Jordan Rudess - Wired For Madness - Out Now!
Our own keyboard 🎹 wizard Jordan Rudess' new solo album is released today! 'Wired For Madness' features John Petrucci, James LaBrie, Marco Minnemann, Guthrie Govan (Official) and many other talented guests.

2019-04-19: AAJ Review: King Crimson: Live in Newcastle, December 8, 1972
"Never say never," or so the old adage goes. When it comes to music, there are two more that should be added: "farewell tour" and, most certainly as it relates to King Crimson's Live in Newcastle, December 8, 1972, "the compl

2019-04-19: Artificial Silence - yet another great debut album
The debut album by American band Artificial Silence. Out now on digipack CD (professionaly made CD-Rs) or Digital Album at their Bandcamp (name your price). Just had a listen to Negative Space, the debut album by Artificial S

2019-04-19: Watch Roger Waters Join Nick Mason Onstage for Pink Floyd Song
Roger Waters joined former Pink Floyd colleague Nick Mason for a rendition of the band's classic track “Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun” in New York City last night. The surprise guest spot took place at the Beacon

2019-04-19: Big Big Train premiere video for new single Alive
Big Big Train release their brand new single Alive today. It's the first single from the band's forthcoming album, Grand Tour, and they are premiering the new video with prog. You can watch it below. "Our new album, Grand Tou

2019-04-18: UN Singers to Perform with Strawbs at the Grand Finale of the 50th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday April 27, 2019!
We are very pleased to announce that the UN Singers will perform with Strawbs in the Grand Finale of the band’s 50th Anniversary celebration at the Strand Theater, Lakewood NJ on Saturday April 27, 2019. The UN Singers are de

2019-04-18: Nad Sylvan announces new album The Regal Bastard
Singer Nad Sylvan has announced that he’ll release his new studio album this summer. It’s titled The Regal Bastard and will be the third and final part of the Steve Hackett vocalist’s Vampire trilogy which began with 2015’s C

2019-04-18: David Bowie – Zeit! (The Berlin Trilogy 1977-79) (****)
The chameleon of rock takes us on a fantastic voyage across three loosely connected albums recorded during one of his most experimental and collaborative periods. I’ve always been aware of David Bowie’s legacy, but it’s only

2019-04-17: Robert Fripp Recalls ‘Missed Opportunity’ With David Bowie
King Crimson leader Robert Fripp recalled the “missed opportunity” of working with David Bowie in 2002, and said his wife, singer Toyah Wilcox, had never forgiven him for the incident. Fripp appeared on Bowie’s celebrated alb

A band-authorized graphic novel chronicling the creation of Rush's A Farewell to Kings album will be released on Sept. 10. You can see six pages from the book below. The 144-page The Making of A Farewell to Kings was created

PATTERN-SEEKING ANIMALS is the brand new quartet featuring the talents of current & former Spock's Beard members Ted Leonard, Jimmy Keegan & Dave Meros as well as long-time contributing songwriter-producer John Boegehold. The

HAKEN, one of progressive music’s most exciting bands, recently completed a hugely successful tour of Europe in support of their latest album ‘Vector’. Now they can reveal they will return to Europe for some select festival &

2019-04-16: Jordan Rudess’ KeyFest returns for its 4th year
Jordan Rudess has revealed details of this year’s KeyFest. It’s the fourth year that the Dream Theater musician has hosted the three-day event, which brings together keyboard players from around the world for workshops, jams,

2019-04-16: Drum Legend Simon Phillips Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Protocol With 6-CD Box Set!
Drum legend Simon Phillips will be releasing a 6-CD box set on April 12th on Phantom Recordings. This truly deluxe set celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Protocol, the powerhouse jazz-rock vehicle for the music of legendary d

2019-04-15: Tangerine Dream’s Virgin albums set for box set release
A new Tangerine Dream box set is to be released later this year by Universal Music. It’s titled In Search Of Hades: The Virgin Recordings 1973-1979 and will feature seven remastered albums: Phaedra, Rubycon, Ricochet, Stratos

2019-04-15: Spock’s Beard spinoff Pattern-Seeking Animals announce debut album
Spock’s Beard spinoff Pattern-Seeking Animals have announced that they’ll release their debut album this summer. The outfit features current Spock’s Beard members Ted Leonard and Dave Meros, and their former drummer Jimmy Kee

2019-04-15: Haken, Pendragon, Goblin, Lifesigns, Glass Hammer, Stu Hamm and Nerve Bundle added to Cruise To The Edge
Cruise To The Edge have been busy announcing more acts for next year's Cruise, with British prog rock bands Halen and Pendragon leading the way along with Italian prog legends Goblin. Next year's Cruise runs from March 27 - A

2019-04-15: King’s X to record first album since 2008’s XV
King’s X have confirmed they’re about to return to the studio to begin work on their first album since 2008’s XV. The as-yet-untitled record is expected to be released later this year via Golden Robot Records, after the label

2019-04-12: Nick Mason hops aboard the Pink Floyd time machine
Humble, dry-witted drummer Nick Mason is the only member of Pink Floyd to have played on all of their albums. He was there at the inception of progressive rock and is still on good terms with estranged Pink Floyd bandmates Ro

2019-04-12: Listen to Alan Parsons’ New Song Featuring Lou Gramm, ‘Sometimes’
Alan Parsons has debuted a new song featuring former Foreigner singer Lou Gramm. You can hear the track, “Sometimes,” below. The song is an early taste from Parsons' upcoming album, The Secret. Due on April 26, the LP will be

2019-04-12: Banco Del Mutuo Succorso: today releases 'L'assalto dei lupi', the second single and video from the new album 'Transiberiana'
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, the legendary Italian progressive rock band, recently announced the worldwide signing with Inside Out Music / Sony Music group. Their new record ‘Transiberiana’ will be the first studio album in 25 y

2019-04-12: Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess peers into the future in lyric video for Why I Dream
Jordan Rudess has released a lyric video for his new single Why I Dream. It’s the latest material taken from the Dream Theater keyboardist’s upcoming solo album Wired For Madness which will launch next Friday (April 19) throu

2019-04-11: Pink Floyd’s The Division Bell will be reissued on blue vinyl to mark 25th anniversary
Pink Floyd’s 1994 album The Division Bell is to be reissued on double translucent blue vinyl later this year to mark its 25th anniversary. Material based on the sessions for the follow-up to 1987’s A Momentary Lapse Of Reason

2019-04-11: Rush’s Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland set for vinyl release
Rush's live package Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland is to be released on vinyl later this year. It previously appeared on CD, DVD and Blu-ray, and will now launch on 4LP featuring all 26 tracks on June 7. The concert was

2019-04-10: Sonar’s “The Bill Laswell Mix Translations” To Be Released On Limited Edition 12-inch Vinyl EP On 7dMedia
The Swiss quartet SONAR has quickly gained international reputation for creating a unique blend of forward-thinking instrumental music imbued with power, tension and emotional identity. With their slow-build approach to drama

2019-04-10: Former Queensryche frontman Geoff Tate unveils new project Sweet Oblivion
Former Queensryche and current Operation: Mindcrime frontman Geoff Tate has revealed his new project titled Sweet Oblivion. Tate has teamed up with guitarist and bassist Simone Mularoni, keyboardist Emanuele Casali and drumme

2019-04-10: Cruise To The Edge 2020 band announcements begin
So far we have 12 bands (announced):Flower Kings, Le Orme, Flying Colors, Yes, Marbin, Gong (with Steve Hillage), Moon Safari, Saga, Riverside, Protocol, Marillion, Anethema

2019-04-09: Musical Prodigy Rachel Flowers Talks Young Musicians Foundation and Performs Live on KTLA
Musical Prodigy Rachel Flowers visited the KTLA 5 Morning News set and shared her story and music with anchors Lu Parker and Glen Walker.

2019-04-09: Robert Fripp Explains Why King Crimson Keep Breaking Up
King Crimson leader Robert Fripp made a rare press-conference appearance to announce the band’s 50th-anniversary events and talked about why the group keeps breaking up over the years. In addition to a tour and album reissues

2019-04-08: Be-Bop Deluxe FUTURAMA 3CD/1DVD Limited Edition Deluxe Boxset To Be Released May 3, 2019
Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a new re-mastered four disc deluxe expanded boxed set limited edition (comprising 3 CDs and a DVD) of FUTURAMA the legendary 1975 album by BE-BOP DELUXE. Recorded in the

2019-04-08: King Crimson’s studio albums are coming to streaming services
King Crimson’s back catalogue of studio albums are to be released on streaming platforms in the coming months. At the moment, only a selection of the band’s material is on services such as Apple Music and Spotify – but that’s

2019-04-08: Jon Anderson - 1000 Hands: Chapter One (Album Review)
Jon Anderson’s solo career has been reborn and reborn again throughout his career. From mystic prog to folk to rock to pop to new age to classical to Shaman to Latin to Irish and back to prog, Anderson hasn’t shied away from

2019-04-07: The Pineapple Thief to tour North America 2019
20 dates announced for America and Canada towards end of year. I have read all the pro's and con's about this band. But they are where they are. I will say, however, having seen them a couple of times recently, if you are any

2019-04-06: Five Times Surprise with Andy West (Dixie Dregs), Jeff Sipe (Shawn Lane) and more
Street date is May 10. We'll have these for sale soon at Wayside, but for now, you can hear a teaser track here! ● HENRY KAISER - six-string guitar ● ANTHONY PIROG - six-string guitar ● TRACY SILVERMAN - six

2019-04-05: Lonely Robot: launch video for 'How Bright Is The Sun ?'
Lonely Robot, the project masterminded by producer, guitarist and singer/songwriter John Mitchell (Kino, Frost*, Arena, It Bites), is set to release their new album ‘Under Stars’ – due out 26th April 2019. Today sees the laun

2019-04-05: Port Noir: launch new single 'Champagne'
Swedish alternative rockers PORT NOIR are set to release their new album, ‘The New Routine’ on the 10th May 2019, their first for InsideOutMusic and the beginning of a new sound for the band. Today they are pleased to launch

2019-04-05: RICK WAKEMAN, JEFF WAYNE, KEVIN PEEK “Beyond the Planets” Limited Edition 180 Gram Clear Vinyl Personally SIGNED by Rick Wakeman Now Available For Pre-order!
Now available for pre-order RICK WAKEMAN, JEFF WAYNE, KEVIN PEEK “Beyond the Planets” Limited Edition of 100, Hand Numbered, 180 Gram Clear Vinyl personally SIGNED by Rick Wakeman! Have you even wondered what would happen if

2019-04-05: Andrew Roussak Releases Video Trailer for Upcoming Album Storm Warning
The Storm Warning video trailer clocks in at 8:37 and features music from all eight tracks on Storm Warning, Andrew’s third solo album. Special thanks to Panmichelle on Fiverr.com ( video effects and editing ) Mike Koenig, Ma

2019-04-04: Lonely Robot – ‘Under Stars’ (Album Review)
Who qualifies as a ‘star’ in the music world? It’s hard to say. British producer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and guitarist John Mitchell has always been something of an enigma. He first came to my attention when he was c

2019-04-04: David Coverdale Reveals More About ‘Ugly’ Deep Purple Rock Hall Induction
David Coverdale has made more revelations about his experience of Deep Purple’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016, referring to the event as an “obscenity” because Ritchie Blackmore wasn’t present. Coverda

2019-04-04: Listen to Coheed And Cambria’s acoustic take on The Gutter
Earlier this week, Coheed And Cambria were confirmed as one of the headliners for this year’s ArcTanGent festival. And to celebrate the announcement, vocalist and guitarist Claudio Sanchez has picked up his acoustic guitar an

2019-04-04: Tool update logo with new 2019 image
Tool have updated the band’s logo on Facebook to include the Roman numerals for 2019 – MMXIX. The minor update on Tool’s page has caused quite a stir among fans, with the post generating thousands of comments since it was upd

2019-04-03: Richard Thompson announces 70th birthday show at London's Royal Albert Hall
Richard Thompson has announced that he’ll celebrate his 70th birthday later this year with a special show at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The Fairport Convention co-founder turns 70 today (April 3) and he’ll take to the stage

2019-04-03: Mystery announce Live And Butterflies European tour dates
Canadian prog rockers Mystery begin a run of European tour dates later this month, in support of their most recent Lies And Butterflies album. The dates take in Poland, Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, but alas, no UK dates.

2019-04-02: YES Announces “The Royal Affair Tour” Launching June 12 In Bethlehem, Pa
Featuring YES - Asia With The Return Of Founding Member Steve Howe In A Special Performance - John Lodge Of The Moody Blues - And Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy With Guest Vocals By Arthur Brown

2019-04-02: Devin Townsend: If ‘Empath’ Loses a Ton of Money, I Won’t Be Able to Continue
It would appear that Devin Townsend spent a whole lot of dough recording his latest project, Empath, the prolific musician's upcoming album. In fact, in his characteristically self-deprecating demeanor, he took to Twitter to

2019-04-02: Kevin Keller Channels TDream, Jarre & Vangelis on Ice Worlds
Ambient chamber music composer Kevin Keller talks about going back to his roots to compose the retro electronic sound of his latest album, Ice Worlds. It was the Echoes CD of the Month in March. It’s a beautiful album of effe

2019-04-02: Dave Kerzner’s In Continuum share lyric video for new single AlienA
Dave Kerzner’s In Continuum have released a lyric video for their new single titled AlienA. It’s the latest material to be taken from the band’s new album Acceleration Theory, which was released in January this year. AlienA f

2019-04-02: David Coverdale Says Deep Purple ‘Prevented’ Ritchie Blackmore’s Rock Hall Attendance
David Coverdale accused the current members of Deep Purple of “preventing” former guitarist Ritchie Blackmore’s attendance when the band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016. Blackmore was not present when

2019-04-01: California Guitar Trio and Montréal Guitar Trio Converge for Echoes April CD of the Month.
When the California Guitar Trio got together nearly 3 decades ago when they met in Robert Fripp’s Guitar Craft course, they must have thought, why limit yourself to six guitar strings when you can have 18. The next logical st

2019-04-01: Top 10 Rush Sex Jams
Consider this a distant early warning ... for romance.

2019-04-01: Innovative Guitarist Jon Durant Releases New Solo Guitar Album “Alternate Landscapes”
Following his acclaimed CD “Parting Is,” Jon Durant returns with a new solo album “Alternate Landscapes.” While both records are solo guitar, that’s also where the similarity ends. Alternate Landscapes expands the idea of sol

2019-03-31: Kracked Earth become Immortal
The highly anticipated Sophomore release “Immortal” is planned for an early 2019 release. Immortal is a retrospective of Andy’s work over the past 20 years and will feature 10 remixed and re-mastered tracks. Once again our de

2019-03-30: Svengali by Gill Steinbacher Project
The soundtrack to your dreams. Guitar infused world music with chilled landscapes and dark corners. I’m very happy to present this on behalf of G.S.P./Band of Rain. We hope you’ll like what you hear... Have a great weekend ev

2019-03-30: Leprous to headline Heart Sound Festival with unique shuffle set
Norwegian proggers Leprous will headline this year's Heart Sound festival with a unique set, chosen by their fans, on the spot! The unique shuffle set will see a box containing the title to every Leprous song, which will be w

2019-03-29: Gösta Berlings Saga: Release "Ornament and Crime" Single; Playing Roadburn Festival!
Swedish progressive rock instrumentalists GÖSTA BERLINGS SAGA continue to promote their 5th studio album “ET EX”, released via InsideOutMusic worldwide last October. Therefore, GBS are releasing a new digital single of the no

2019-03-29: Prog's leading [UK] women unite for #SheRocks
Members of Pentangle, iamthemorning, Cellar Darling and Magenta discuss the changing role of women within prog. Earlier this month, some of progressive music's leading singers and other women who work with the genre gathered

2019-03-29: Devin Townsend shares spectacular sci-fi video for anthemic new single Spirits Will Collide
Devin Townsend has released a stunning video for his new track Spirits Will Collide. The song has been taken from the Canadian musician’s latest album Empath, which was released today through InsideOut Music on CD, 2LP/CD, on

2019-03-29: RPWL's Yogi Lang Talks New Album: "This Album Was a Liberation; We Look at It as an "Intermission" Between Our Other Concept Albums"
RPWL has long been one of progressive rock’s best kept secrets. Their 8th studio album, Tales From Outer Space, has just been released and it continues their long tradition of soaring guitar, emotional melodies and keyboard-d

2019-03-29: Cruise To The Edge 2020 Competition?: Flat Earthers Are Planning A Cruise In 2020 To Get To ‘The Edge Of The World’
It was the ancient Greeks who first found out that our Earth, despite how it apparently looks, is not technically flat. They were even able to calculate the circumference of the Earth. And that was about 2,000 years ago. We h

2019-03-29: Dennis DeYoung Offers Wistful Memories of Paradise With Nashville ‘Music of Styx’ Show
Okay, we already know what some of you are going to say. Dennis DeYoung sings all these sentimental ballads. He tells really corny jokes onstage. He doesn’t even pretend that he’s trying to look and dress like a typical rock

2019-03-29: Roxy Music Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
All eyes turned to Barclays Center in Brooklyn tonight as Roxy Music accepted enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a celebratory ceremony. The band was inducted by Duran Duran members Simon Le Bon and John Ta

2019-03-29: David Byrne Inducts Radiohead Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Talking Heads frontman David Byrne inducted Radiohead into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a ceremony tonight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. "They richly deserve this honor for two reasons," Byrne said. "Their mus

2019-03-28: Watch Jon Anderson’s New ‘Makes Me Happy’ Video
Jon Anderson has released a video for the song “Makes Me Happy,” which is taken from his upcoming solo album 1,000 Hands. The LP, which was started in 1990, features contributions from former Yes bandmate Steve Howe, Alan Whi

2019-03-28: Bryan Ferry will reunite with Roxy Music at Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame ceremony
It’s been confirmed that Bryan Ferry will perform with his Roxy Music bandmates Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera at this weekend’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony. The trio will be joined onstage by Chris Spedding

2019-03-27: The Neal Morse Band share live video for The Great Despair
The Neal Morse Band have released a live video for their track The Great Despair. The promo was filmed in Los Angeles by Vicente Cordero and has been launched to coincide with their current European tour, which continues toni

2019-03-27: Phil Manzanera Marvels Over ‘Last-Minute’ Entry Into Roxy Music: ‘I’m So Lucky’
In retrospect, guitarist Phil Manzanera admits he was in the right place at the right time when he joined Roxy Music in 1972. Barely in his 20s, he had previously auditioned for the British art-rock band – which included sing

2019-03-26: Vote for ProgStock for the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest
Consider voting to help Nicjoy earn a grant to keep ProgStock rolling! Nicjoy Enterprises has undergone several reinventions over the years. Formerly an IT company, Tom Palmieri transformed Nicjoy to the event production comp

2019-03-26: Roxy Music Bandmate Says Brian Eno Won’t Attend Rock Hall Induction
Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera tells UCR that two surviving band members who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, including original keyboardist Brian Eno, won't be at the ceremony on Friday. Drummer Pau

2019-03-26: Big Big Train announce new album Grand Tour
Big Big Train have announced details of their new studio album exclusively with Prog. The follow-up to 2017’s Grimspound and The Second Brightest Star is titled Grand Tour – and it’ll be released on May 17.

2019-03-26: Watch Queensryche in new video for Light-years
Queensryche have released a video for their new single Light-years. It’s the latest material taken from the band’s album The Verdict, which was released at the beginning of March via Century Media Records.

2019-03-25: RIP: Scott Walker Dead at 76
Among those who acknowledged his influence were David Bowie, Radiohead, Baroness, Opeth and Steven Wilson. Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke tweeted: “So very sad to hear that Scott Walker has passed away, he was a huge influence

2019-03-25: Mastodon celebrate the 10th anniversary of Crack The Skye with film, merch and more
In February, Mastodon announced that they’d celebrate the 10th anniversary of their 2009 album Crack The Skye on tour later this year. They’ll head out on the road with Coheed And Cambria on The Unheavenly Skye Tour from May,

2019-03-24: Cruise To The Edge 2020 promo
Save the date! @cruisetotheedge sails March 27 - April 1, 2020 from Miami, FL!! Email will be going out in the next couple days, so please watch you mailboxes! Email will announce dates of March 27 - April 2020 from Miami...b

2019-03-24: In-depth appreciation of U.K.'s debut album and tour
Really interesting blog posting that recounts the story of the first incarnation of UK. Not a lot of new material here but very detailed and thorough and presented nicely. Bruford's facebook page actually pointed it out as re

2019-03-24: Rock Legends ANGEL Signs New Record Deal With Cleopatra Records
Legendary rock band ANGEL has just signed a Record deal with Cleopatra Records and will start recording in April 2019. Original members Punky Meadows and Frank Dimino along with current member Danny Farrow have written 14 bra

2019-03-23: Pre-Order - Progdocs
Own the film on DVD before it hits the shelves! Both the new movie of the series, “Romantic Warriors IV- Krautrock, part 1” and the Special Features DVD Got Krautrock? will be available soon and you can pre-order them at a di

2019-03-23: Jane Getter Premonition's new studio album!
Since our last studio album "ON", I've been writing non-stop, along with touring and teaching. I now have over two albums worth of progressive and exciting new material. We can't wait to get into the studio to record and shar

2019-03-22: New RosFest video promo
Check out our new Headliner video for RosFest 2019. Go to www.rosfest.com for tickets and information.

2019-03-22: SOTO: announce new studio album 'Origami'; launch first single 'BeLie'!
SOTO, the modern Heavy Metal / Hard Rock group featuring vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (ex Yngwie Malmsteen / Talisman / ex Journey, Sons Of Apollo, TSO, etc.), recently announced signing a new worldwide deal with InsideOutMusic.

2019-03-21: Dream Theater Kick Off 2019 Tour: Set List and Video
Dream Theater opened their 2019 North American tour at the Balboa Theatre in San Diego last night with a performance that included 19 songs. They started with the live premiere of “Untethered Angel,” taken from their latest a

2019-03-21: Phil Collins Announces ‘Still Not Dead Yet, Live!’ U.S. Tour
Phil Collins will return to the U.S. following last year's Not Dead Yet tour for 15 arena dates. The Still Not Dead Yet, Live! tour will begin on Sept. 23 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas and end up at the T-Mobile A

2019-03-21: John Mitchell's Lonely Robot share video for Ancient Ascendant
Lonely Robot have launched a video for their new track Ancient Ascendant. It’s the first taste of the John Mitchell-led project’s upcoming album Under Stars, which will be released on April 26 via Inside Out on CD, 2LP/CD, as

2019-03-20: Neal Morse details rock opera album Jesus Christ: The Exorcist
Neal Morse has revealed that he’ll release his rock opera album Jesus Christ: The Exorcist this summer. Morse revealed he was working on the double album in September last year and that he would be joined on the record by his

2019-03-20: The Best Song From Every Radiohead Album on UCR
When Radiohead released their debut album in early 1993, nobody thought they'd become a career band, let alone the planet's most important new artist going into the 21st century. But more than 25 years, and more than a half-d

2019-03-20: How Alex Lifeson Appeared on New Mute Gods Album
The Mute Gods frontman Nick Beggs has revealed to Prog how Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson appeared on his band’s new album – and admitted that it was “a gift.” Lifeson guitarist appears on the track One Day, a song from The Mute

2019-03-20: Alan Parsons Debuts 'I Can't Get There From Here' Video From First New Album In 15 Years: Premiere
Alan Parson is as surprised as anyone that 15 years have gone by between his last studio album and The Secret, whose video for the closing track "I Can't Get There From Here" is premiering exclusively below. "I've been keepin

2019-03-19: Jon Anderson on His New Solo Album, Why He’s Ready for a Yes Reunion
Twenty-nine years ago, Yes lead singer Jon Anderson abandoned a half-finished solo album called Uzlot that he’d been been recording in Big Bear, California, with his bandmates Chris Squire and Alan White. Yes were gearing up

2019-03-19: The Thread review – Russell Maliphant and Vangelis join forces in a Hellenic Riverdance
The Thread has the hallmarks of a particular kind of artistic product: a concept thought up by a cultural production company that pulls together a team of creatives, including at least one big name, to design a backable and s

2019-03-19: Highlights of “The Keith Emerson Experience”
On Saturday, March 9, 2019, EMEAPP held a VIP event commemorating the reunification of Keith Emerson’s iconic stage gear – a major milestone for EMEAPP – and a gathering that brought together a community of people that surrou

Robert Fripp has been with Steven Wilson once again and has approved Steven's work on the 50th-anniversary remix of In The Court Of The Crimson King. Steven posted this update on his social media outlets...

2019-03-19: Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess shares lyric video for solo album’s sprawling title track
Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess has released a lyric video for Wired For Madness pt. 1. It’s the title track from his upcoming solo album, which is set to arrive on April 19 via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label

2019-03-18: RIP: Guitarist Bernie Tormé dead at 66
Former Gillan, Atomic Rooster and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist has passed away after battle with illness. The news was confirmed in a statement from Tormé's family, who said, "Bernie Tormé passed away peacefully on the 17th March

2019-03-18: Devin Townsend: launches video for 'Evermore'
Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend is set to release his forthcoming new album ‘EMPATH’ on the 29th March 2019, and today sees the launch of the second single from the album. Devin comments: “So with the release of Em

2019-03-18: NICK BEGGS Talks THE MUTE GODS Album - In Concert I'd Love to Have Giant Tardigrades Come Down Over the Stage, It Would Rival Roger Waters!
Nick Beggs has come into prominence in the progressive rock world through his constant touring with Steven Wilson and Steve Hackett in the past 10 years, along with his bass playing having graced albums from Lifesigns, Fish o

2019-03-17: Rachel Flowers returns for ProgStock 2019
Surprise! Rachel is back for ProgStock 2019!!! We do love our Rachel!!! She totally killed it the past two years with us at ProgStock and most recently she opened -- with two standing ovations -- for YES (official) in the big

2019-03-17: How Queen Rescued Kansas From a Lousy Opening Spot
Kansas drummer Phil Ehart says supporting Queen on the British band’s first world tour in 1974 was pretty miserable - until an honest conversation prompted Brian May to set things right. As Queen hit the road to promote their

2019-03-17: Melodic Revolution Records is Thrilled to Announce the Signing of German Composer & Keyboardist ​​​Andrew Roussak
Please help us welcome a longtime friend, composer, and keyboardist to our family of musicians. Since 2001, Andrew Roussak has been living in Germany as a freelance artist, playing live gigs with bands and performing solo pia

2019-03-16: Svengali by Gill Steinbacher Project
Jeanie Mattone shared a link to the group: Boston Prog: I’m very happy to present this on behalf of Band of Rain. We hope you’ll like what you hear... Have a great weekend everyone!

2019-03-16: Banco del Mutuo Soccorso release video for new single I ruderi del gulag
Italian prog legends Banco del Mutuo Soccorso have released a video for their new single, I ruderi del gulag taken from the band's forthcoming new album Transiberiana, their first album of new material for 25 years, through I