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2016-12-10: Delicious Agony 24 hour Greg Lake & ELP show
Hello Fellow Proggers. Please tune in for this 24 hour memorial celebration of E.L.P. Not only for Greg ,but a also for Keith and Cozy Powell. They are all in Prog heaven together. Their will never be another "Welcome back my

2016-12-09: Revisiting Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s Last Show
When Emerson, Lake & Palmer reunited for a 40th anniversary concert at the High Voltage Festival in 2010, it sparked long-dormant hopes that the trio might find their way back together on a more permanent basis. Sadly for fan

2016-12-08: Carl Palmer Issues Statement on Greg Lake’s Death: ‘His Music Can Now Live Forever’
Former Emerson, Lake & Palmer drummer Carl Palmer has issued a public statement honoring the life and legacy of his longtime bandmate Greg Lake. As previously reported, Lake died yesterday, ending what a band rep described as

2016-12-08: How Greg Lake Stumbled Into His Famous Yuletide Song, ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’
“I Believe in Father Christmas” came to Greg Lake almost by accident, when he started singing a familiar Yuletide standard over a newly written riff that stubbornly refused to go away. “No matter how I tried, I just couldn’t

2016-12-08: Deep Purple, ‘Live at the NEC': DVD Review
In 2002, Deep Purple‘s keyboardist, Jon Lord, announced his retirement from the band he helped form. On Sept. 14 of that year, he played his final concert. That show was filmed to document a closing of a chapter on the band’s

2016-12-08: Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s Greg Lake dies aged 69
Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s Greg Lake has died at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. The news was confirmed on Lake’s official Twitter account by Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s longtime manager Stewart Young. The statement read

2016-12-07: The PM Show #141
Greetings friends. The PM Show #141 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks PM Show features brand new music from Rachel Flowers. Rachel has just released her 1st CD. And it is awesome. Kansas contributes another tra

2016-12-07: Your chance to win a FREE cabin on Cruise to the Edge!
Upload a Nautical/Prog-themed photo with a caption here or to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #ctte2017progreport. Bonus points for pics with band on CTTE2017. Be creative. *Cruise includes cabin and all meals in Buffet,

2016-12-07: Kansas – Cruise to the Edge Artist Feature #23
Kansas, the American Prog/Rock group that recorded such iconic songs as “Carry On Wayward Son” and “Dust in the Wind” made a huge comeback this year with the release of their first studio album in 16 years called ‘The Prelude

2016-12-06: Have Yes Re-recorded Fly From Here With Trevor Horn On Vocals?
Current rumours abound on the Internet suggest that Yes may be preparing to release a new version of Fly From Here featuring Trevor Horn on vocals. Horn of course produced the 2011 album, that featured then Yes singer Benoit

2016-12-06: California Guitar Trio live on Echoes tonight
The three headed guitar monster known as The California Guitar Trio return to play live on Echoes. CGT has a new album called Komorebi, a return to a pure acoustic guitar sound. Echoes brings us the California Guitar Trio liv

2016-12-06: Journey and Asia Announce 2017 Tour Dates
Journey and Asia will hit the road together in 2017. The bands have announced a run of shared shows that’s scheduled to begin March 15 in Yakima, Wash., and continue through April 4, when they’re booked to play the Nutter Cen

2016-12-06: Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow Announces U.K. Tour
Following the triumphant sold-out show at the Birmingham Genting Arena earlier this year, Kennedy Street and Kilimanjaro have announced Ritchie Blackmore's RAINBOW will be returning to tour the U.K. in June 2017. The very spe

2016-12-05: Marillion Sell Out Royal Albert Hall In Minutes!
Marillion rounded off a hugely successful UK leg of their current world tour by selling out their forthcoming show at London's Royal Albert Hall in minutes earlier today. The band performed at a triumphant sell-out show at Lo

2016-12-05: 45 Years Ago: Electric Light Orchestra’s Ambitious Debut Merges Rock and Cellos
When Electric Light Orchestra released their self-titled debut in December 1971, the band’s core trio of multi-instrumentalists Jeff Lynne, Roy Wood and drummer Bev Bevan were still in the Move. Although ELO would far surpass

2016-12-05: John Wetton – Cruise to the Edge Artist Feature #21
John Wetton is one of the all-time Prog icons with a heralded career as a member of King Crimson, UK, and Asia, as well as a successful solo career. Also, a great bassist, Wetton’s voice is as recognizable as their is and he

2016-12-02: Marillion release 'A Collection Of Recycled Gifts" on Bandcamp
This album is a compilation of all Marillion's past Christmas songs originally included on various fan club releases over the years. This album also includes a brand new version of 'Happy Christmas (War is Over)' recorded esp

2016-12-02: Innerviews: Kazumi Watanabe
For Japanese guitarist and composer Kazumi Watanabe, jazz is more than a genre. It's a melting pot. His definition of the word involves influences from all over the musical map, including rock, pop, classical, folk, dub, prog

2016-12-02: Deep Purple Fuel Retirement Rumors With 'Long Goodbye Tour' Announcement
Deep Purple are already lining up tour dates for the tail end of 2017 — and it looks like they might be among the band’s last. The venerable rockers have announced the first dates in what’s being billed as the Long Goodbye To

2016-12-01: Cafe puts on Fairport Convention to drive out hipsters
A CAFE has started playing Fairport Convention to encourage trendy young professionals to go away. Mary Fisher, owner of the Demon Bean in Kilburn, took desperate measures after an infestation of laptop-wielding ‘digital noma

2016-11-30: Colour My World: Steven Wilson Remix of "Chicago II" Due in January
The second album by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends Chicago is coming back to CD in a newly remixed edition. On January 27, Rhino will issue Chicago II: Steven Wilson Remix, featuring an all-new stereo mix of Chicago'

2016-11-30: Flute Prog Special, Part 1 in DPRP
If you are old enough, or have an interest in the music of the 1970s, you may recall hearing CCS’s blistering, flute-led instrumental version of Led Zeppelin’s Whole Lotta Love. You may no doubt have been initially tempted to

2016-11-30: Will Deep Purple’s Next Tour Be Their Last?
Are Deep Purple hinting at bigger news with the title of their upcoming tour? It’s apparently going to be called the InFinite the Long Goodbye Tour, suggesting that the band will retire from the road after the dates. The Spai

2016-11-30: Anderson / Stolt – ‘Invention of Knowledge’ submitted for Grammy consideration
The much heralded partnership of Anderson/Stolt, featuring Prog Icon Jon Anderson (Yes) and Roine Stolt (The Flower Kings) resulted in the release of the critically acclaimed album ‘Invention of Knowledge’ earlier this year.

2016-11-29: Dan McDonald of Elephants of Scotland introduces new side project
From the first recoil of the complex kit's snare drum, followed by locomotive-strength symphonic keys, listeners are propelled like shot in a sling into Cell15's powerful breakthrough debut album, "Chapter One." This is a dri

2016-11-29: New album Nick Johnston feat. G. Harrison and B. Beller
"Remarkably Human" is the fourth album by Canadian guitarist Nick Johnston. It features Gavin Harrison on drums, Bryan Beller on bass and Luke Martin on piano (although he might be playing the organ too). Although it's an ins

2016-11-29: RIP: Ponty/Zappa Keyboardist Dr Allan Zavod
During his career Melbourne born Dr Zavod collaborated with the greats Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and Eric Clapton. He has worked with international acts Frank Zappa and George Benson as well as Australian musical royalty K

2016-11-29: Rock Hall Extends Fan Vote, Journey Maintain Lead Over ELO, Yes
Fans who want to have their say in the next round of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions have an extra few days to cast their ballots — and the majority continue to go toward Journey. Originally scheduled to close on Dec.

2016-11-29: Deep Purple Title New Album ‘Infinite’
Deep Purple have settled on a title for their upcoming album. As revealed in the above video, the group’s next LP — their 20th studio effort — is called Infinite, and is still on track for release sometime in 2017. The 30-sec

2016-11-28: 30 Years Ago: Kansas Rebuilds For a Surprise Comeback With ‘Power’
Many successful ’70s rockers faced serious career challenges in the ’80s (see our series of how classic rock artists survived the decade), and progressive rock greats Kansas were no exception. But in November 1986, the band f

2016-11-27: Unitopia, Southern Empire & UPF to play Chicago in an invite only show. May 12th, 2017
Members of Unitopia, Southern Empire & UPF together for the first time, playing the music of 3 classic prog bands. None of these bands has ever played in the Americas before. This is going to be a truly once in a lifetime eve

2016-11-26: 45 Years Ago: Yes Finds its Classic Lineup on ‘Fragile’
Yes has existed in so many different forms, with so many different members, that it’s difficult for all but the band’s most ardent fans to keep it all straight. Yet, even casual fans can name the Yes lineup that created Fragi

2016-11-25: Rachel Flowers' new album is out on BandCamp!
Rachel gained her first notoriety for her YouTube interpretations of the music of Emerson, Lake and Palmer. While she still enjoys recreating progressive rock, jazz, and classical masterpieces, those influences all coalesce t

2016-11-24: YYZ gets the rap treatment: YYMilk
Featuring Rush, Kelis, Randy "Macho Man" Savage, & Sisqo. Say there...do you want a personalized video from DJ Cummerbund himself? Go here: http://www.celebvm.com/djcummerbund - 100% of the proceeds go to charity! For press i

2016-11-23: 35 Years Ago: Pink Floyd’s ‘A Collection of Great Dance Songs’ Sums Up the ’70s
Pink Floyd’s record labels in the U.K. and U.S. had gotten used to a schedule. Since 1973’s The Dark Side of the Moon, the progressive rockers had released a new studio album every two years. Albums such as Wish You Were Here

2016-11-23: The PM Show #140
Greetings friends. The PM Show #140 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks PM Show features music from Hiromi's new CD "Spark". ELP rolls up to the beach house of the ADS (Artificial Dimensional Space) and starts ta

2016-11-22: 5 Reasons Yes Should Be in the Hall of Fame
Yes‘ intricate, thrilling musicianship should have been enough to get the prog forefathers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame long ago. But after waiting more than two decades to get in, perhaps the induction committee is lo

2016-11-22: Watch Rush’s ‘Family Guy’ Guest Appearance
Leave it to Family Guy to make room for a Rush gag in a tribute to classic literature. The long-running Fox animated series paid tribute to the venerable Canadian trio during its Nov. 20 episode, “High School English,” with a

2016-11-21: Pink Floyd's Nick Mason on 'The Early Years' Box Set and More
Pink Floyd‘s mammoth 27-disc box set, The Early Years 1965-1972, allows die-hard fans to immerse themselves in the band’s history with more than 11 hours of audio, 14 hours of video and five hours of rare concert footage. The

2016-11-21: Inside Out Music release Cruise To The Edge Inside Out artists music video promo
Don't miss out on the upcoming Cruise to the Edge February 7-11, 2017, featuring the best in Progressive Rock, including Inside Out artists Spock's Beard, HAKEN, Official Frost*, Pain of Salvation, Steve Hackett and Kansas as

2016-11-21: Dave Cureton of IO Earth introduces new lead singer in CTTE video promo
IO Earth are excited to introduce you to a new member of the IO Earth Family! Please help us welcome Rosanna Lefevre to the fold! Rosanna is an amazing young vocalist, age 22 from Wolverhampton, UK. Discovered by Steve Cooper

2016-11-20: Steve Vai Celebrates Silver Anniversary of Gold Record in Nashville
In celebration of the 25th anniversary release of Steve Vai's groundbreaking Passion and Warfare album a world tour is in progress, which included a stop at the Marathon Music Works in Nashville, Tennessee on November 19, 201

2016-11-19: Gig review: New England at Club Citta in Kawasaki
Forty years after forming, New England opens their first-ever set in Japan strongly with “Seal It With a Kiss” and “L-5” before performing the playful “Hello Hello Hello”, the first song on the band’s debut album from 1979. W

2016-11-19: Haken – Cruise to the Edge Artist Feature #14
Certainly one of the highlights of the last Cruise to the Edge was Haken’s main stage performance. Only about 10 years old, the group already have a rabid following and tons of momentum. This year saw the release of their 4

2016-11-19: T I L E S "Pretending 2 Run" Documentary, Parts I - V
The members of T I L E S sat down individually and chatted about all things "Pretending 2 Run". Divided into five parts, the band takes the viewer behind-the-scenes with insights on the album's tentative beginnings, the conce

2016-11-18: 45 Years Ago: Genesis Begin an Exciting New Era on 'Nursery Cryme'
Genesis‘ transitional Nursery Cryme served more as a signpost for future breakthroughs than a stand-alone accomplishment. The album actually became Genesis’ first U.K. Top 40 album, but that was only after it became clear how

2016-11-18: King Crimson / Asia Legend John Wetton Releases “Official Bootleg Archive Vol 1” Six CD Set! OUT NOW!
John Wetton is best known as lead singer and bassist of Asia, UK and the Red-era of King Crimson, with an extensive solo catalogue. The “Official Bootleg Archive” collects together three of Wetton’s previously released “Offic

2016-11-18: EXCALIBUR: The Celtic Rock Opera of Alan Simon Returns For Its Next ARENA Tour of Germany in December 2016
The legendary story of King Arthur will return to 11 German and 1 Swiss arenas in December 2016 for ALL NEW rock opera! A trailer for the tour can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e27yccjux1k. The creator of Exca

2016-11-16: Alan White Likes the Odds of a New Yes Album
Yes have been through a lot since the release of their most recent LP, 2014’s Heaven and Earth — and a growing number of veteran acts no longer see the point in releasing new material even under the best of circumstances. But

2016-11-15: New Resistor album - Underground teaser on Youtube
Underground is a progressive rock theme album based on the original story of "Underground". Chapter 1 - Arrival: Vintage limousines appear over the horizon amid a cloud of dust and distorted by the desert plain’s heat haze. I

2016-11-15: Rachel Flowers 2016 radio interview feature
Rachel Flowers spent an hour at HPR's Atherton Performing Arts Studio performing and speaking with HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence to create an ATC music special. This is the complete audio from the session recor

2016-11-15: DREAM THEATER ANNOUNCE MONUMENTAL EUROPEAN HEADLINE TOUR
Roadrunner Records’ group Dream Theater has announced details of a monumental European headline tour. The trek, which gets underway January 30th at Rome, Italy’s Auditorium Parco Della Musica, will see the pioneering group ce

2016-11-14: Pain of Salvation – Cruise to the Edge Artist Feature #9
Pain of Salvation are a Swedish Prog group led by Daniel Gildenlöw. The band’s sound is filled with intense vocals, heavy riffs, and loads of experimentation. The band released their debut album Entropia in 1997, however, t

2016-11-14: Pink FLoyd's Nick Mason Flashes Back to the Early Years on Echoes
Upon the release of Pink Floyd’s Early Years 1967-1972 box set, Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason takes us back to the seminal days of this iconic rock group, talking about light shows, happenings, and sonic experiments that exp

2016-11-13: AAJ Review: King Crimson: On (And Off) The Road
Sometimes the best music—and some of the best bands—are those that come from the most difficult of births. When King Crimson co-founder/guitarist Robert Fripp had the idea for a new band after dissolving the last incarnation

2016-11-11: Phil Collins Announces He And Genesis Members Will Reunite For Epic Comeback Tour! (???)
The past year, Phil Collins has been steadily making his comeback from his temporary retirement. It began with him performing at the 2016 US Open of Tennis, then he made an appearance to perform on The Tonight Show Starring J

2016-11-11: 25 Years Ago: Genesis Reconvene For One Last Phil Collins Album, ‘We Can’t Dance’
When Genesis entered the studio to record their 14th studio album in the spring of 1991, they were coming off their biggest commercial success — and headed for a major change. The band’s previous LP, 1986’s Invisible Touch, s

2016-11-10: Stick Men – Cruise to the Edge Artist Feature #8
Stick Men are a progressive rock band founded in 2007 featuring drummer Pat Mastelotto and Chapman Stick players Tony Levin and Markus Reuter. The trio together create one of the more unique progressive rock groups around. Th

2016-11-10: A 6CD Supernova Box Set Of The Universe’s Finest SPACE ROCK Set To Launch In November!
An intergalactic roadmap to the most mind-blowing sounds in the Universe will be landing in record stores everywhere starting November 18 courtesy of Purple Pyramid Records. Space Rock: An Interstellar Traveler’s Guide is a b

2016-11-10: 5 Reasons Electric Light Orchestra Should Be in the Hall of Fame
Electric Light Orchestra have made a bit of a comeback in recent years, and it got people thinking — like the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominating committee. The band was responsible for some of the most textured and catchy

2016-11-09: Watch the Neal Morse Band Play ‘Draw the Line’ With Mike Portnoy on Vocals
Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy and singer-songwriter and keyboardist Neal Morse (ex-Spock’s Beard) have racked up 18 album credits in a collaboration that spans nearly two decades. The pair will share their latest

2016-11-09: The PM Show #138
Greetings friends. The PM Show #138 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks PM Show features several longer works by Spock's Beard, Tin Spirits and National Health. Our ADS (Artificial Dimensional Space) has been upg

2016-11-08: Pink Floyd, 'The Early Years 1965-1972': Album Review
It’s easy to forget that Pink Floyd were around long before The Dark Side of the Moon made them one of the biggest bands in the world. That 1973 album and classic No. 1 LPs like Wish You Were Here and The Wall that followed o

2016-11-08: Geddy Lee Thinks He's Accepted That Rush Are Finished Touring
Rockers change their minds about retirement all the time, but it sounds like Rush drummer Neil Peart hasn’t had any second thoughts about staying off the road. Frontman Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson sat down with Strom

2016-11-07: “Static” A Progressive Rock Album by Dave Kerzner on Kickstarter
I've always loved rock concept albums from bands like Pink Floyd, Genesis and The Who. These days there are many people who seem to think the music industry has dwindled down to only free streaming single songs being of inter

2016-11-05: Progtoberfest II: Chicago's mammoth progressive-rock festival takes musical celebration to an unsuspected level: Part 1
In October 2016 music lovers from all around the country converged at Reggie’s Rock Club in Chicago for Progtoberfest II, the second installment of an up-and-coming progressive music festival that hopes to become an annual tr

2016-11-05: Concert Review: Legendary Progressive Pioneers, Brand X Return With A Bang!
On a crisp, Tuesday night in October on the outskirts of Boston, the Regent Theatre was alive with anticipation, as enthusiastic fans gathered to witness a 2016 reunion show featuring the legendary, jazz-infused rock of Brand

2016-11-05: Dave Kerzner – Cruise to the Edge 2017 Artist Feature #4
After spending most of his musical career behind the scenes as producer, keyboardist and working with the biggest names in music with his sound sampling company Sonic Reality, Dave Kerzner stepped into the limelight with the

2016-11-04: Rush Announce 40th Anniversary Edition of ‘2112,’ ‘Time Stands Still’ Blu-ray and DVD
Rush fans have a lot to look forward to as 2016 winds down. The band just announced two new sets for release before the year is over. First up, the home video version of the recent big-screen documentary, Rush: Time Stand Sti

2016-11-04: Pink Floyd Premiere ‘Vegetable Man’ From ‘The Early Years’ Box Set
One of the first songs Pink Floyd ever recorded, but never released, has now received a public airing. “Vegetable Man,” a Syd Barrett track from the upcoming massive The Early Years 1965-1972 box set, premiered earlier today.

2016-11-04: White Willow To Release Future Hopes In February
Norwegian prog rockers White Willow will release their seventh studio album, Future Hopes, through Laser's Edge in February. The band reruns the label which released their first five albums having released 2011's Terminal Twi

2016-11-03: Marillion in Washington Times
Formed in 1979, the English band Marillion has been delivering solid, progressive, thinking man's rock ever since. But it hasn't been easy. When they parted ways with lead singer Fish in 1988, it could have signaled the end o

2016-11-03: Roger Waters recalls 'toxic' Pink Floyd atmosphere
Former Pink Floyd man Roger Waters has recalled the "toxic" environment within the band – saying David Gilmour and Rick Wright tried to drag him down. Waters left Floyd in 1985, having played a leading role in the band for ye

2016-11-03: John Lodge of the Moody Blues is final act to join Cruise To The Edge 2017
Please welcome to Cruise to the Edge this February 2017 John Lodge of the Moody Blues... John and his band are preparing a special performance for the #CruiseToTheEdge. Book your cabin or learn more at: cruisetotheedge.com #C

2016-11-03: The Fringe – Cruise to the Edge 2017 Artist Feature #3
Nick D’Virgilio, Jonas Reingold, and Randy McStine are well known and accomplished names in the Prog community; Nick formerly of Spock’s Beard and currently a member of Big Big Train, Jonas a member of The Flower Kings and th

2016-11-02: Focus – Cruise to the Edge 2017 Artist Feature #2
Focus are a unique band that have the distinction of having both a huge mostly-instrumental hit song and one that also happens to contain yodeling. “Hocus Pocus”, their 1971 hit from their second album, catapulted the band t

2016-11-02: The PM Show #137
Greetings friends. The PM Show #137 is ready for your listening pleasure. Our ADS (Artificial Dimensional Space) is still undergoing its' upgrade. So I've constructed another poem using album titles appearing on this weeks PM

2016-11-02: Prog Rockers Marillion Bring Election Day F.E.A.R. to NYC
Marillion might not have achieved the recognition in the U.S. that they have in their native England, but that lack of traditional superstardom in the States doesn't mean the legendary prog rock band isn't deeply in touch wit

2016-11-01: Scott Henderson – Cruise to the Edge 2017 Artist Feature #1
Many Jazz and blues fans will know Scott Henderson for his work with the band Tribal Tech, who were considered one of the premier fusion bands during the 80s and 90s. Henderson formed the band with bassist Gary Willis and th

2016-11-01: Rush Won't Go Forward Without All Three Current Members
Rush were riddled with physical issues over the course of their R40 tour, as the new documentary Time Stand Still makes clear. But don’t expect the band to ever take the road without their chronic tendinitis-suffering drummer

2016-11-01: District 97 offering free download to celebrate 10th anniversary
As a special gift to all of you for supporting us for 10 years (!), we are offering a free download of the VERY FIRST District 97 song, "To Catch A Predator"! Check out the sample here. Through November 14th, you can get the

2016-11-01: Lainey Schooltree postpones Heterotopia release
I'm postponing the big show and official release of the album until March/April, after being advised by both a neurologist and physical therapist to wait a little longer before trying to play 100+ minutes of challenging music

2016-10-31: Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman Bring 'The Holy Trinity of Yes' to Life at Sold-Out Ohio Show
On the heels of a mesmerizing performance of the Yes classic “Heart of the Sunrise” Saturday night, singer Jon Anderson paused to tell the audience, “There’s not a day that goes by where I don’t think about Chris Squire.” The

2016-10-31: 45 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Find Their Collective Voice With 'Meddle'
Arriving bereft of ideas, Pink Floyd did something that was becoming increasingly rare on Meddle: They collaborated together in the studio. At first, this didn’t lead to much. The album, before its arrival on Oct. 31, 1971, w

2016-10-29: 35 Years Ago: Rush Look Back at Their Rise to Stardom on 'Exit...Stage Left'
To many fans, 1981’s double live Exit…Stage Left remains the ultimate in-concert album released during the long and distinguished career of Canadian icons and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Rush. Which stands to reason, since i

2016-10-28: Frost added to next year's Cruise To The Edge
Let's go into the #Halloween weekend with a treat... This supergroup has ties to Arena, Kino, IQ, and It Bites, earlier this Summer were nominated for Band/Artist of the Year by Prog magazine! PLEASE welcome to the 2017 Cruis

2016-10-28: Pink Floyd Discography
Where Pink Floyd started and where they ended up are entirely different places. As one of the U.K.’s premier psychedelic bands, they pioneered a style and sound that influenced countless artists over the next several decades.

2016-10-28: Änglagård announce Live DVD/Blu-Ray and Fan Club website
Swedish progressive rock pioneers Änglagård have officially announced today the arrival of their first ever live recording in the form of a DVD / Blu Ray; alongside with the opening of their Official International Fan Club Pa

2016-10-27: How Rush’s ‘2112’ Changed Chad Smith’s Life
The Nov. 3 theatrical premiere of Rush’s Time Stand Still documentary comes with an added exclusive bonus: a 20-minute film titled Rush: A Salute to Kings. Directed by Adam Jones, the mini-movie features a bevy of famous Rush

2016-10-27: Phil Collins on U.S. Concerts: 'It'll Only Be a Matter of Time'
Phil Collins has good news for fans hoping to see his recently announced Not Dead Yet tour in the U.S. “It’ll only be a matter of time until we come here,” he told an audience during an appearance in New York City last night.

2016-10-26: Steve Vai on 'Eat 'Em and Smile' Reunion, 'Passion and Warfare' and More
What seemed like a fun idea at the time was one that quickly snowballed out of control. The band that assembled for David Lee Roth’s 1986 album, Eat ‘Em and Smile — his full-length solo debut — was a powerful unit that featur

2016-10-26: Rick Wakeman: I might be washing my hair on Rock Hall night
Rick Wakeman has slammed the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame for leaving the progressive music genre “ignored” – and says he might not attend if Yes are inducted next year. They’ve been nominated for the third time after first bec

2016-10-26: PM Show #136
Greetings friends. The PM Show #136 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features more new music from Haken, Morning Bound & Three Trapped Tigers. Now for something completely different, her

2016-10-25: David Gilmour or Roger Waters: Who Rocked 'Comfortably Numb' the Best?
Roger Waters and David Gilmour earned co-writing credits – and traded vocals – on Pink Floyd‘s “Comfortably Numb.” So it only makes sense that they’d both make the song a signature part of their solo sets. But who played it b

2016-10-25: Rush Post Fan Interview Clip From 'Time Stand Still' Documentary
Rush pay tribute to one of their biggest fans in a freshly posted clip from the band’s upcoming Time Stand Still documentary. In the above clip, premiered by the A.V. Club, viewers meet Jillian Maryonovich, a so-called “Rush-

2016-10-25: Phil Collins: In the Air Tonight on Jimmy Fallon
Music guest Phil Collins performs "In the Air Tonight" for the Tonight Show audience.

2016-10-24: Watch Roger Waters, My Morning Jacket and Neil Young Cover Bob Dylan
Roger Waters‘ set at this year’s Bridge School benefit on Oct. 22 included a reunion with his old pals in My Morning Jacket — and a cover of Bob Dylan‘s “Forever Young” that featured an assist from Neil Young. You can check o

2016-10-23: From Yes to Pink Floyd: The Progressive Rock Quiz
Take psychedelic rock, add a fantastic theme and wild production, and throw in a pinch of symphony, and you've got yourself a progressive rock song! Take our quiz to see how much you know about the most iconic artists and mus

2016-10-23: 10 Essential Progressive Metal Albums
Of course it was bound to happen; it was only a matter of time before some lunatics had the seemingly half-baked idea of lifting classic heavy metal riffery and combining it with the wonderfully pretentious bombast and explor

2016-10-23: Rock Interview: Talking with Brand X — After Decades, Back on Tour
If you bought records in the ‘70s and you had any interest in prog-rock or fusion, there’s got to be a Brand X album sitting in your collection. The band was essentially a bunch of top-flight session men who got together to b