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2017-01-15: Who Let The Prog Out returns to Classic Rock Radio
Sunday 15th January sees the return of Who Let The Prog Out on Classic Rock Radio at 6PM GMT it is also repeated at Midnight Sunday 15th January. Two hours of great Progressive Rock Music. Listen here: www.classicrockradio.co

2017-01-14: Interview with Gary Shea on HardrockHaven
Throughout the tumultuous 1960s rightly so celebrated and legendary artists like Woody Guthrie, James Brown, Country Joe MacDonald, Janice Joplin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Pete Seeger, Crosby Stills Nash & Young, and Bob

2017-01-14: Änglagård - Live: Made in Norway (Official Promo video)
Legendary Swedish symphonic progressive rock band ÄNGLAGÅRD is proud to present their first ever professionally filmed concert, set to be released worldwide on February 10th, 2017. "Live: Made in Norway" was captured at Musik

2017-01-14: Änglagård announce release of first ever Blu Ray/DVD entitled “Live:Made in Norway”
IT'S TIME! After many months of non-stop work, we are finally extremely proud to announce our first ever Official Live Video Recording, entitled "ÄNGLAGÅRD LIVE: MADE IN NORWAY". It will be released worldwide on February 10th

2017-01-13: New PoS release today #1rated on Rate Your Music
"If you'd ask me to describe Pain of Salvation in three words I'd say schizophrenic, intense and cerebral. The lyrics show deep concerns told through elaborate concept albums. The music is just all over the place, it's kind o

2017-01-12: Jamie Glaser (Ponty Guitarist) New Record Release
Jamie Glaser has released a new record "Happy Road". Heres the link for camples and for purchase....Musical medicine , Joy and Peace for the ears, heart and spirit in the sounds of Jamie Glaser's new music / meditation rec

2017-01-12: Roger Waters Offers Preview of First Album in 25 Years
Roger Waters is giving fans an initial taste of his first album of new material in 25 years. The former Pink Floyd member posted a brief clip on Instagram of himself in the studio playing bass. He’s sitting at a mixing board

2017-01-12: Minimoog Model D (only $3749)
For the first time since 1981, Moog Music has officially resumed production of the Minimoog Model D. The Minimoog Model D was the world’s first portable synthesizer and served as the archetype for all electronic keyboards tha

2017-01-11: A PERSONAL STATEMENT FROM ASIA’s JOHN WETTON
I am disappointed to announce that, on the advice of my medical team, I have to withdraw from Cruise to the Edge, and from the first leg of the Journey tour, March 15 – April 4. I will soon be starting a new medical chemother

2017-01-10: Watch Kansas’ New Video for ‘Rhythm in the Spirit'
It was something Kansas fans thought that they’d never see again: a new album by the band. But the arrival of singer Ronnie Platt — who came on board following the departure of longtime vocalist Steve Walsh in 2014 along with

2017-01-10: Project Update #15: Heterotopia: a New Rock Opera & Double Album from Schooltree by Lainey Schooltree
Happy New Year, everyone! We survived 2016! I'm sure 2017 will be waaaaaay better. Ahem. All things considered, 2016 had substantial high points for me, in spite of some major challenges and losses, including the completion o

2017-01-09: French Music Legends Magma To Release EMEHNTEHTT-RÉ TRILOGIE Live DVD!
French music legends Magma will be releasing EMEHNTEHTT-RÉ TRILOGIE Live DVD in January 2017! The concerts were recorded live at Le Triton in November 2014 and feature the EMEHNTEHTT-RÉ TRILOGIE performed in full for the very

2017-01-09: Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and Prog rescued as former owner Future steps in
All three magazines and their associated websites were threatened with closure the week before Christmas when previous owners TeamRock went into administration, with the loss of 73 jobs. The news prompted an online campaign f

2017-01-08: Randy McStine on House of Prog January 25th
Save The Date! Randy McStine on a special midweek installment of House of Prog's The Waiting Room with the Prog Doctor -- with Marty Dorfman and yours truly on Wed., Jan 25 at 7 p.m. Expect a world premiere airing of Randy's

2017-01-07: King Crimson Will Tour the U.S. in 2017
For the first time in three years, King Crimson will tour the United States this year. The news came directly from founder Robert Fripp. “King Crimson’s 2017 touring will be mostly in the US,” Fripp wrote on his website, “beg

2017-01-07: IQ - The Wake (remaster)
Under-valued album from indie proggers IQ, finally gets a budget reissue and sports a band-approved remaster that reveals details previously hidden by the limits of 80s recording technology. When IQ’s album The Wake came out

2017-01-06: Electric Asturias "LIVE IN USA" DVD (promotion video)
Japanese progressive rock band "Electric Asturias" 1st Live DVD "LIVE IN USA" 2017/1/28 on sale ! ("RoSfest 2013" at Gettysburg USA). It will be released in Japan on January 28. It will also be available on the Cruise To Th

2017-01-06: Deep Purple Accuse Accountant of Stealing Nearly $5 Million
Deep Purple have filed suit after charging their longtime accountant of siphoning off $4.9 million in royalties. Dipak Shanker Rao, who had been working with the band since 1994, has already admitted to “borrowing” or “lendin

2017-01-05: James Corden, Jim Parsons Recreate Kansas’ ‘Dust in the Wind’ Music Video
James Corden and Jim Parsons on 'The Late Late Show'. You're my boy, James Corden! You're my boy. And Jim Parsons, you're cool too. The two funny fellas with the same first name teamed up on Wednesday to recreate Kansas' musi

2017-01-05: The PM Show #145
Greetings friends. The PM Show #145 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks PM Show features more new music from Rachel Flowers. Rachel's work is intricate and other worldly, and comes straight from her dreams. Maril

2017-01-04: Rick Wakeman now going to the RRHOF
“I am very pleased to announce that as the Hall of Fame have now agreed to present Chris Squire’s wife with a posthumous award acknowledging his massive contribution to YES, I have agreed to attend the Induction ceremony in N

2017-01-04: Genesis Albums Ranked Worst to Best on UCR
There are few groups in the classic-rock canon that has a more divisive discography than Genesis. On one hand, there’s no arguing that they helped create the template for prog-rock and made some of the genre’s most essential

2017-01-04: Bands announced for Terra Incognita Festival 2017
May 20th & 21th 2017, Quebec City, Canada: HÖSTSONATEN (ITALY), GLASSHAMMER (USA),COMEDY OF ERRORS (U.K.), EDENSONG (USA), IL PARADISO DEGLI ORCHI (ITALY), UNIVERSE EFFECTS (CANADA). For more info, visit the website of the fe

2017-01-04: John Lodge Talks "10,000 Light Years Ago"
The Moody Blues are a band synonymous with the progressive rock sound of the 1960's and 1970's. Their hits, "Nights in White Satin", "Question" and "Tuesday Afternoon" soundtracked an era of modern culture where music and pol

2017-01-03: More Details About Deep Purple’s ‘InFinite’ Album Emerge, Lyric Video for ‘Time for Bedlam’ Released
Deep Purple’s 20th studio album, InFinite, will be released on April 7. Today (Jan. 3), we learned a little bit more about the formats they have planned for the record, and got to see the cover artwork. Fan site Darker Than B

2017-01-03: New Thinking Plague! Track from "Hoping Against Hope"
This track bodes well for the new album! Nice dual guitar attack with Mike and Bill Pohl (of Underground Railroad fame) complimenting each other well, impossible-interval vocals, cool woodwinds, and a great rhythym section. I

2017-01-03: MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT: “I’d Love to Do Something with MIKE PORTNOY”
Opeth‘s Mikael Åkerfeldt recently spoke with Linea Rock about his collaboration with Steven Wilson on the Storm Corrosion project. Although Åkerfeldt mentioned that there might be the second album with the project, he didn’t

2017-01-01: Ian Boddy's As Above So Below Echoes January CD of the Month
Remember the first time you heard Tangerine Dream’s Phaedra? Jean-Michel-Jarre’s Oxygene? Or Klaus Schulze’s Timewind? It was a rush not only of thenew, but of the timeless, like you’d stepped into another, more beautiful rea

2017-01-01: Steve Roach Free Album On Bandcamp
A dark ambient magma flow of ultra deep harmonic immersion. This is the next chapter in the evolution of Steve's rapturous long-form zone-worlds. Moving beyond the drone form, Fade To Gray is a consciousness-activating 74 min

2017-01-01: Rick Wakeman Won't Be Attending Yes' Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
Rick Wakeman has confirmed that he will not be on hand for Yes‘ long-awaited induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “I have no idea if there will be any sort of reunion,” Wakeman says via his official web site, “but w

2017-01-01: The PM Show #144
Greetings friends. The PM Show #144 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks PM Show features classic music from Dream Theater and IQ. Magellan stops by to show us the Mona Lisa. Animals As Leaders says they think it

2017-01-01: Sid Smith's Podcasts From The Yellow Room 60
Celebrating Prog magazine here: My final podcast show of 2016 is a special tribute to Prog magazine which sadly ceased publication in December 2016. In this show I talk about some of the artists I've interviewed and reviewed

2017-01-01: Update from Robert Fripp & King Crimson 2017
King Crimson’s 2017 touring will be mostly in the US, beginning in Seattle and down the West Coast during early June to July; continuing to the East Coast in the Autumn. My gratitude to David Singleton at DGM, and Declan Colg

2016-12-31: AAJ Review: Greg Lake & Keith Emerson: Their Best Work Together
While it should come as no surprise that musical heroes from across all genres are beginning to die off, some of the highest profile losses are, in particular, in the rock/pop world, where many of its biggest stars are now in

2016-12-31: Cruise to the Edge - Year End Update
We wish all our Cruise to the Edge family a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year! We hope you have another great holiday weekend with friends and family as we prepare to start out the New Year right with the 2017 Cruise to

2016-12-30: Swedish band MOON SAFARI to headline at ROSfest 2017
We’re glad to announce the return of Swedish band Moon Safari to the 2017 edition of ROSfest as the Friday night headliner. Moon Safari was formed back in 2003 and have steadily built an audience through memorable albums and

2016-12-28: A Few Words With...Steve Hillage on Progsheet
by John A. Wilcox: Searching For The Spark is the title of a comprehensive package of all things Steve Hillage. When offered the opportunity to interview Hillage, I all but jumped out of my seat! Here's what we discussed...

2016-12-27: The Flower Kings – 2016 recap and look ahead to 2017
Annual TFK recap thread - another year with no new Flower Kings album but once again there was plenty of new material released by TFK family members. Almost so much that I had trouble keeping up with it; seemed like a new CD

2016-12-26: RIP: Alphonse Mouzon dead at 68
The heartbreaking roster of musicians who perished in 2016 just increased by one. Jazz fusion drummer Alphonse Mouzon is dead at age 68. Always innovative and tasteful, the master percussionist was diagnosed with a relatively

2016-12-25: The PM Show #143
Greetings friends. The PM Show #143 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks PM Show features a classic Mahavishnu Orchestra track and a wide selection of Prog from after the year 2000. Stickmen tell us about a tempes

2016-12-25: AAJ Review: Dewa Budjana: Zentuary
Still, while the expansive breadth and depth of Zentuary may have seemed somehow inevitable, nothing could have prepared even the most ardent fan for this impressive collection of twelve new Budjana compositions, delivered by

2016-12-25: Imaginary live YES reunion now on Archives.org
This was created at the end of 2014, before the passing of Chris Squire. Sit back, relax, enhance your mood & enjoy this imaginary 4 night YES reunion. Culled from live bootlegs throughout their musical journey. A celebration

2016-12-24: ELO’S Bev Bevan Is Hoping to Reunite With Jeff Lynne at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
It’s been 30 years since Bev Bevan, the founding drummer of Electric Light Orchestra, has spoken with frontman Jeff Lynne. But the band’s recent election into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame may change that. In a new interview

2016-12-24: The 12 Days of Christmas, Progressive Rock style (again)
Somewhere take a second stab at The 12 Days of Christmas. This time with even MORE mellotrons. Can you spot all the references? Visit the band at Somewhere.nu for more music and digital downloads. Prog t-shirts at somewhere.s

2016-12-23: Interview: New England “It’s great to be rocking again!”
Classic American rockers New England are better than ever. It took them four decades, but when they recently came to Japan for their first-ever Japan gigs, Roppongi Rocks sat down with the band for a chat about what sets this

2016-12-22: Tony Levin - Holiday Present - FREE DOWNLOAD of Tony's tune "Fire Cross The Sky"
From Tony: 2016 is coming to a close - a brutal year with some significant losses for us all. I was lucky, though, to have been part of three wonderful tours. Checking my calendar I see I played 95 shows in 17 countries. This

2016-12-21: ADRIAN BELEW POWER TRIO TOUR OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA 2017
Here are the first 6 dates starting February 28. this is just the beginning of what will be an exciting and lengthy romp across North America. dates in other countries on several continents will begin to be announced soon a

2016-12-21: Jon Anderson on Rock Hall Reunion With Yes: 'I'm Sure It's Going to Happen'
It’ll be at least a little while before the artists included in next year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees officially go public with their plans for the ceremony. But for former Yes singer Jon Anderson, a reunion with h

2016-12-21: #progisinourhearts fundraiser for Team Rock
Make sure you all chuck into the fundraiser, peoples. These guys deserve a corking Christmas and New Year - HK

2016-12-20: Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam, Yes to be inducted into Rock Hall
The late rapper Tupac Shakur and Seattle-based rockers Pearl Jam lead a class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees that also include folkie Joan Baez and 1970s favorites Journey, Yes and Electric Light Orchestra.

2016-12-20: Steve Howe 'Can't Predict' Whether Yes Will Reunite With Former Members at Rock Hall Induction
Much of the Yes discography is devoted to good old-fashioned peace and love — but no one feuds quite like a British band, so it’s well worth asking whether they’ll perform with former members Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick

2016-12-19: 'Ring Out These Bells' from 'Jethro Tull: The String Quartets'
Here’s an exclusive advance look at Ian Anderson‘s imaginative upcoming classical project, Jethro Tull: The String Quartets. The Yuletide-themed of “Ring Out, Solstice Bells,” which you can watch above, now features an update

2016-12-19: Inside Mastodon's Dark, Emotional New LP
The new album from Mastodon will tell the story of "a desert-like version of the Grim Reaper," says drummer-singer-lyricist Brann Dailor. Across a dozen tracks of muscular, metaphysical hard rock, the still-untitled set, due

2016-12-19: 73 jobs lost as publisher Team Rock enters administration
Publisher Team Rock Ltd has gone into administration with the loss of 73 jobs. The Hamilton-based business, founded in 2012, published a stable of rock music magazines as well as the rock music website www.teamrock.com and Te

2016-12-17: 40 Years Ago: Genesis Says Goodbye to Steve Hackett on 'Wind & Wuthering'
It’s no surprise, really, that Wind & Wuthering feels so autumnal, less direct and nowhere near as frisky as Genesis‘ later projects. Their second post-Peter Gabriel album, released on Dec. 17, 1976, arrived as creative disag

2016-12-16: Japan and Porcupine Tree Keyboardist Richard Barbieri Set To Release New Studio Album Planets + Persona via Kscope on March 3, 2017
Legendary Japan and Porcupine Tree keyboardist Richard Barbieri releases his most sonically expansive work to date, with a brand new album entitled Planets + Persona. It is the third Barbieri solo album, but the first to feat

2016-12-16: John Wetton Christmas picture shows up on Facebook
A much healthier looking John Wetton in a Christmas pic with Robert Fripp. Keep getting better John.

2016-12-16: Rolling Stone shows some love for Steve Hackett
It's now been 41 years since Peter Gabriel left Genesis, and its time for the cult that surrounds the prog-rock group to accept the fact that he's never coming back. Guitarist Steve Hackett is the only member willing to keep

2016-12-15: STEVE HACKETT ANNOUNCES NEW SOLO ALBUM: THE NIGHT SIREN
New solo album The Night Siren released on 24 March 2017! Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), releases his latest album The Night Siren on 24th March 2017 through InsideOut Music (Sony). As i

2016-12-15: New Book By Douglas Harr “Rockin’ The City of Angels” Feat. Stunning Images & Memorabilia of Led Zeppelin, Queen, David Bowie, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, The Who, Yes and Others!
Concert culture in Los Angeles, the City of Angels, in the 1970s had all the lush opulence of theater, the virtuosic chops of a classical performance, and the edge-of-your-seat excitement of rock n’ roll. First-time author, a

2016-12-14: Fates Warning - SOS (Official Video)
Brand new Fates Warning video dropped today. A killer hard rocking song off their 2016 album which made my list of the best progressive rock and metal albums of the year... Enjoy!!! JB

2016-12-14: Mike Portnoy on Touring With Classic Rock Legends, His Favorite Rush Covers and More
Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy had a busy year on the road, staying occupied behind the kit with a multitude of live dates, including shows with Twisted Sister during the band’s final year of its farewell tour. He

2016-12-14: Pink Floyd to Reissue ‘The Final Cut’ and ‘Momentary Lapse of Reason’ on Vinyl
Pink Floyd are returning to their ’80s-era output for a pair of new vinyl reissues. The Final Cut and A Momentary Lapse of Reason, originally issued in 1983 and 1987, respectively, have been remastered in advance of their arr

2016-12-14: IO Earth launch Harmonix prog festival in 2017
IO Earth have announced that they'll be launching a new one-day progressive music festival in the Midlands for 2017. Harmonix Fest will take place on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the Robin 2 in Bilston. The evening event will inc

2016-12-13: Prog 2016 – The Year In Review
It’s been a rough couple years for Prog with the losses of Chris Squire of Yes, Keith Emerson and Greg Lake of ELP, Nektar’s Roye Albrighton and Daevid Allen of Gong. The heroes of the Golden Age of progressive rock are enter

2016-12-13: 2017 Cruise to the Edge - Eddie Trunk
Eddie Trunk is coming to Cruise to the Edge and he is bringing SiriusXM VOLUME channel! LIVE broadcasts from the cruise! Feb 7th - 11th 2017 Yes, Kansas, Steve Hackett, John Wetton, Mike Portnoy, John Lodge, and many more! Ta

2016-12-13: Neil Peart Looks Back on His First Studio Experience, Offers Advice for Aspiring Musicians
Before Neil Peart joined Rush and made rock ‘n’ roll history, he was just another kid with a drum set and a dream — years he looks back on in an interview excerpted from Pete Vassilopoulos’ forthcoming book Recording Drummers

2016-12-12: Jethro Tull Announce New Album “The String Quartets”
Jethro Tull have announced a new album that will be released on March 24th 2017. It will be a classical compilation of their hits called The String Quartets but recorded with John O’Hara and the Carducci Quartet. You can pre-

2016-12-12: Sigur Ros announce 2017 North American Tour
Icelandic experimental rock band sigur rós have announced a new leg of north american tour dates for spring of 2017. continuing the experiment begun this year, the group will be performing as trio, eschewing the string, brass

2016-12-11: Update on Iona - the end?
Things have been quiet on the Iona front for a while now and we are often asked when the next gigs/album will be. So we wanted to update you. For some time we have been considering the future of the band, and during these dis

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: 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

2016-12-08: 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: 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: 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

2016-12-07: 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

2016-12-07: 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

2016-12-06: 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

2016-12-06: 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

2016-12-05: 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

2016-12-05: 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: 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

2016-12-02: 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

2016-12-02: 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: 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

2016-12-01: 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: 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

2016-11-29: 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: 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: 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: 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

2016-11-28: 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