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2015-08-27: Pink Floyd’s Pig Is Up for Auction
Searching for that last little decorative touch that will set your house apart from everything else in the neighborhood? You may want to bid on the giant inflatable pig created for the cover photo of Pink Floyd‘s 1977 album A

2015-08-26: Getting to Yes: An Ode to Guitar Wizard Steve Howe in Newsweek
The doors of the lift opened onto the lobby of the Hampton Inn in Des Moines on a recent August morning. A woman stood opposite the elevator entryway, sizing up the august and exotic creature opposite her: an ascetic-looking

2015-08-26: Unpublished Guy LeBlanc Interview on Progsheet
A case of lost and found. I did this interview with Guy LeBlanc via email in late 2010. Then I lost it! Here we are, years later, and I found it hidden away on a drive! I'm so thankful that I get a chance to share this with h

2015-08-25: David Gilmour Covers The Beatles For MOJO
SOME TWO YEARS ago, David Gilmour very kindly sent MOJO a cover version of The Beatles’ Here, There And Everywhere. We enjoyed his reworking of the Fab Four so much that we wanted to share it and after a spot of cajoling he’s

2015-08-25: The Trials (and Tours) of Yes
Billy Sherwood Steps In For Yes Founder Chris Squire To Keep Band Moving Forward. It all started simply enough. Chris Squire and Billy Sherwood were friends and sometime collaborators who’d known each other since the ‘80s. Th

2015-08-24: 40 Years Ago: Queen Begin Recording Their Masterpiece, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
If you were to write a history of the recording studio and, specifically, its usefulness as a laboratory for musicians’ most ambitious creations, then an entire chapter might well be devoted to “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The member

2015-08-24: The Winery Dogs, ‘Oblivion’ – Exclusive Song Premiere on Loudwire
They rocked your world with their self-titled debut disc and now three of the most respected players in hard rock are on their way back with a new album. To kick things off, The Winery Dogs — Richie Kotzen, Billy Sheehan and

2015-08-23: 45 Years Ago: Emerson, Lake and Palmer Make Their Stage Debut
Emerson, Lake and Palmer catapulted toward international stardom with their earth-shattering 1970 performance at the Isle of Wight Festival, firing cannons from the stage and annihilating their instruments in a classical-rock

2015-08-21: Jeff Berlin: Plays Jack Bruce: "Songs for a Wailer" on PledgeMusic
Recording the music of Jack Bruce is much more to me than a project of love. It is maybe the most emotional recording project of my career. As a kid of 14, Cream utterly changed my life. Those live performances fit exactly wi

2015-08-20: Watch Deep Purple’s ‘Black Night’ From New ‘In Wacken’ 3D Concert Film
Deep Purple fans have been given their first glimpse of the band’s two new live CD/DVD releases. That advance look comes courtesy of “Black Night,” a cut from From The Setting Sun … (In Wacken), scheduled to arrive as a two-C

2015-08-19: Toto’s Steve Lukather Talks Summer Tour With Yes, Session Work and More
When Steve Lukather and the members of Toto released Toto XIV, their 14th studio album, in March, it marked the completion of a very specific mission. “Our most successful records were the ones when we were scared to death th

2015-08-18: 35 Years Ago: Yes Regroup With New Members for 'Drama'
Drama? To say the least. Following the release of their divisive ninth LP, 1978's Tormato, Yes found themselves gazing weakly into a New Wave-y new decade. Weighed down by mounting creative and personal strain, keyboardi

2015-08-18: Roger Glover on Deep Purple’s Two New Live Releases and New Music
The title of Deep Purple’s most recent studio album – Now What?! – is a question that continues to deliver new answers. In fact, the band is as busy as ever. After releasing Now What?!, Deep Purple mounted a successful trek t

2015-08-17: Geoff Tate Explains Why He Named His New Band Operation: Mindcrime
What’s in a name? For veteran musicians, they can offer a connection to the past that may make the difference between earning a living and struggling to make ends meet. Geoff Tate, now starting over with Operation: Mindcrime

2015-08-17: Living Room Concert: Philip Selway on Echoes
Radiohead has been one of the leading rock bands of the last two decades, pushing the envelope of the genre sonically and lyrically. The rhythm force behind that sound from the beginning has been drummer Philip Selway. But he

2015-08-16: David Gilmour Offers Tease of ’5 A.M.’ and Unboxing Video From ‘Rattle That Lock’
With little more than a month to go before the Sept. 18 release of Rattle That Lock, David Gilmour has now given us a sneak preview of the second single and opening cut, “5 A.M.” and an unboxing video. Based on the short clip

2015-08-16: The Fierce & The Dead's Matt Stevens picks 10 essential prog-rock albums
Over the past decade or so, instrumental rock – post-rock, prog, math-rock, call it what you will – has been slowly but surely gaining momentum, and London four-piece The Fierce & The Dead have certainly benefitted from the i

2015-08-15: The PM Show #76
Greetings Friends. The PM Show #76 is now available for your listening pleasure. This weeks edition of The PM Show features more new music from Telergy's Hypatia set. I also have a brief commemorative set for the anniversary

2015-08-15: Geoff Tate Speaks To SonicAbuse About Operation Mindcrime
SonicAbuse has interviewed Geoff Tate, the former vocalist of Queensryche and current vocalist of Operation Mindcrime, three times now. Geoff plays the perfect gentleman as an interviewee, taking the trouble to ask questions,

2015-08-15: 40 Years Ago: Peter Gabriel Leaves Genesis
On Aug. 15, 1975, it was officially announced that Peter Gabriel had left Genesis. The announcement followed weeks of speculation that a split was about to occur. At the time, a record company spokesman issued a statement tha

2015-08-14: David Gilmour Insists Pink Floyd Are Really, Truly Over
David Gilmour will probably never stop hearing questions about the possibility of another Pink Floyd album or tour — and it seems equally certain that he’ll never change his mind about closing the book on that part of his pas

2015-08-14: 45 Years Ago: Hawkwind Take Their First Trip to Space WIth Debut Album
In their heyday, Hawkwind were an animal unlike any other band. They took the psychedelic agenda and pushed it into outer space, starting with their self-titled debut, which arrived in August 1970. With albums like In Search

2015-08-14: 41 Years Ago: Neil Peart Plays His First Show With Rush
After Neil Peart became Rush‘s new drummer in late July 1974, the band wasted no time putting him to work: The group played their first show with him on Aug. 14, 1974 in Pittsburgh. Contrary to popular belief, this wasn’t Ru

2015-08-13: Tony Banks on Genesis’ Early Days, Future Releases and More
Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks spent a good part of 2014 wrapped up in the history of the band with a series of releases, including the R-Kive box set and the Sum of the Parts documentary, which reunited the classic 1971-75 l

2015-08-13: The Winery Dogs Continue Their “Hot Streak” With New Album Set For Release October 2nd, 2015
The HOT STREAK will continue this fall for THE WINERY DOGS (Richie Kotzen-lead vocals/guitar, Mike Portnoy-drums, Billy Sheehan-bass). Their second appropriately titled, self-produced studio album, HOT STREAK, is set for rel

2015-08-12: District 97 release new video
Our brand new video for "Snow Country" from in Vaults is now released! Check it out:

2015-08-11: Geoff Tate describes “The Key” and much more in this exclusive interview
Who remembers that classic release of Operation: Mindcrime from Queensrÿche, you know the one that had an intriguing storyline of a recovering drug addict who becomes disillusioned with the corrupt society of his time and rel

2015-08-11: The Who Announce Reissue Plans for Orchestral ‘Tommy’ LP
The London Symphony Orchestra’s 1972 performance of the Who‘s Tommy is returning to stores after more than 30 years out of print. The recording, which features the 104-piece orchestra and the 60-voice Chambre Choir, also inco

2015-08-10: ProgDay will be hosting a FREE screening of "Romantic Warriors III
How did a small allegedly non-existent "scene" of a dozen musicians from the mid-sixties British town of Canterbury go on to change the musical path of their time? The emergence of the Canterbury Scene represents a remarkable

2015-08-10: Roger Waters Is Planning a 2016 Tour, Writing His Memoirs
A new solo album isn’t the only project Roger Waters has in the works. The Pink Floyd co-founder seems fairly far along with his first album of new material in more than 20 years — at least according to Haaretz correspondent

2015-08-09: 46 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Moves on From Syd Barrett With ‘More’
For their third album, Pink Floyd were commissioned to provide the score to More, a film by Barbet Schroeder that dealt heavily with drugs. Ultimately, his movie became nothing more than a footnote, but the mesmerizing soundt

2015-08-08: The Mercury Tree at ProgDay 2015!
THE MERCURY TREE is a progressive rock trio from Portland, Oregon that began life as a solo project of Ben Spees (guitar, keyboards, vocals, loops). The project morphed into a full band by 2006, and released it’s first album

2015-08-08: Yes Play First Show Since Chris Squire's Passing
Weeks in advance, well before the venerable British progressive-rock band Yes took to the stage last night, members of the group had told the media that their show would include a tribute to Chris Squire, the late bassist, si

2015-08-07: Alan White on Chris Squire, Yes’ New Tour and Cruise to the Edge
Alan White’s 2015 itinerary is jam-packed. Yes are gearing up for a major tour with Toto and Cruise to the Edge, their annual floating festival, will set sail in November. But for White, the stage will feel somewhat empty fro

2015-08-07: NJ Proghouse Homecoming - This will be the last one.
Greetings. As some of you may have heard on The Gagliarchives this past Saturday I announced that this upcoming NJ Proghouse Homecoming Festival will be the LAST one. I am sorry to say that there is too much stress involved f

2015-08-06: Chris Buzby and Brett Kull of echolyn on Prog Rock Deep Cuts
Tonight, we are joined by keyboardist Chris Buzby and singer / songwriter / guitarist Brett Kull of modern day legends echolyn! echolyn started out in the early 90’s and released a couple of really impressive albums, includin

2015-08-06: Steve Howe Says Yes Is Happy to Be Able to Pay Tribute to Chris Squire on Summer Tour with Toto on ABC News Radio
A little over a month after the death of founding Yes bassist Chris Squire, the legendary prog-rock group is set to return to the road for a joint North American tour with Toto that kicks off Friday in Mashantucket, Connectic

2015-08-06: Pink Floyd star David Gilmour uses ex-prisoner choir
Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour has revealed that his new single features former inmates from the prison where his son served time. Gilmour recorded Rattle That Lock with The Liberty Choir, a rehabilitation project that in

2015-08-06: The PM Show #75
The PM Show features the best in Progressive Electric Music from around the globe. Hear the latest in "Prog" and catch some old favorites as well. It's all on the PM Show with your host JB Horwitz. 3-5AM Thursday mornings on

2015-08-05: Glass Hammer trail Double Live album
Glass Hammer have launched a trailer for their upcoming Double Live album. No release date has been confirmed – but Steve Babb says the show, recorded at RoSfest earlier this year, will entertain even the most demanding prog

2015-08-05: Billy Sherwood Talks Past And Future
Chris Squire’s electrifying bass playing and singing have been so fundamental to Yes over the years that it’s hard to imagine the band playing without him there, jamming on stage with one of his trademark Rickenbackers. Even

2015-08-05: Rick Davies of Supertramp diagnosed with myeloma, cancel European Tour
Supertramp regretfully announces that all dates for its “Supertramp Forever” European tour have been cancelled due to health issues affecting the band’s founder, Rick Davies. Davies was recently diagnosed with multiple myelom

2015-08-04: Does Your Rhythm Suck? This addictive game can help
Good news if you can’t hold a beat: An app called Steve Reich’s Clapping Music might be able to fix you. Clapping Music, from the British app shop Touchpress, is a gamified lesson in tempo. It plays 13 different drum-like aud

2015-08-04: Queensryche Reveal ‘Condition Human’ Track Listing + Artwork
Queensryche are moving closer to the release of their Condition Human album. The band just revealed the track listing and album art for their new disc, which is due Oct. 2 via Century Media. Fans have already had a chance to

2015-08-04: Dave Kerzner premieres 'Stranded' video
Dave Kerzner, former member of the Progressive Rock band “Sound of Contact”,has released his debut solo concept album, “New World”. The first single off the album, “Stranded”, is available as a digital download from iTunes®,

2015-08-04: 48 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Set Psych-Rock Standard With ‘The Piper at the Gates of Dawn’
One of the most incredible debut albums was released by one of the most incredible bands in the history of rock ‘n’ roll was released on Aug. 4, 1967. The band? Pink Floyd. The album? The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, a psyched

2015-08-03: Innerview: Keith Emerson
Keith Emerson played a pivotal role in transforming the perception of keyboardists from largely stationary, stoic figures into genuine counterculture icons. During gigs with The Nice and Emerson, Lake & Palmer (ELP), he took

2015-08-03: 47 Years Ago: Yes Play Their First Concert
Yes began their live career on a very inauspicious note, as they performed their first gig on Aug. 3, 1968, at the East Mersea Youth Camp in Essex. The recently formed band had risen from the ashes of the Syn, one of many not

2015-08-03: A Farewell to Tours? Rush Conclude eR40Œ Dates
The members of Rush have concluded what may well be their final large-scale tour. The group marked the last date of its R40 trek on Aug. 1, closing out a run of shows billed in advance as gtheir last major tour of this magni

2015-08-03: Geoff Downes (Yes) Interview
Yes keyboardist Geoff Downes takes a few minutes to talk with The Prog Report about the passing of bandmate Chris Squire, the upcoming tour with Toto, this year’s Cruise to the Edge event, the new Live DVD and even gives us a

2015-08-02: 37 Years Ago: Boston Falter After Rushing Out ‘Don’t Look Back’
One of the ‘70s’ most remarkable breakthrough success stories turned sour with the release of a second album that redefined the “sophomore slump” – and all because it was so late on arrival. Sure, over the past few decades, c

2015-08-01: 46 Years Ago: Jethro Tull Come Into Their Own With ‘Stand Up’
Through it’s not their first album – that would be This Was, from the year before – Stand Up represents the moment when Jethro Tull was born. Released on Aug. 1, 1969, this project found Ian Anderson molding the band’s sound

2015-07-31: Radiohead’s Philip Selway on five perks of solo work
Philip Selway is best known as Radiohead’s drummer, but he’s quickly making a name for himself as a solo artist. This year marks the first time Selway tours the United States behind his two solo albums, “Familial” (2010) and

2015-07-31: 40 Years Ago: Renaissance Get Symphonic With ‘Scheherazade and Other Stories’
Symphonic prog act Renaissance were finally a cohesive band by 1975, having recorded two straight albums with a consistent line-up. And with the sixth LP, Scheherazade and Other Stories, the quintet proved its staying power –

2015-07-31: Watch David Gilmour’s New Video for ‘Rattle That Lock’
Two weeks after releasing “Rattle That Lock,” the lead single from his upcoming album of the same name, David Gilmour has unveiled the video for the song. You can watch the clip above. The striking animated black-and-white v

2015-07-31: Spock's Beard: The Oblivion Particle
On their 12th album, the enduring US band embrace the best of their past and forge ahead, with singer Ted Leonard truly making his presence felt. When Ted Leonard first took over vocal duties for Spock’s Beard’s 11th album, 2

2015-07-30: Jimmy Page May Release ‘XYZ’ Tapes of His Aborted Collaboration With Members of Yes
After sitting in the vaults for more than 30 years, demos recorded by a short-lived supergroup featuring Jimmy Page and members of Yes may finally see official release. Page has been talking about getting the tapes out there

2015-07-29: 41 Years Ago: Neil Peart Joins Rush
Rush frontman Geddy Lee wasn’t exactly blown away by his first meeting with future bandmate Neil Peart. “My first impression was that he was kinda goofy,” Lee said in the 2010 documentary about the band, Beyond the Lighted St

2015-07-29: Frank Zappa has a new home with Universal Music Enterprises
The Zappa Family Trust has partnered with Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) for a long-term, global licensing agreement for Frank Zappa's entire recorded catalog, as well as rights management participation across the rest of

2015-07-28: Genesis' Tony Banks Talks Elusive Solo Success, New Box Set
In October, 1983, Genesis released their blockbuster self-titled LP, a slick set of artful pop-rock that went quadruple platinum in the U.K., spawning massive singles like "That's All." Four months prior, keyboardist and foun

2015-07-28: Peter Gabriel Announces Vinyl Reissues
Peter Gabriel‘s giving his first four solo albums the vinyl reissue treatment this fall. As fans might expect, Gabriel spared no detail with these reissues, which have been half-speed remastered — a process you can catch a gl

2015-07-28: NewEARS reaches 1K likes on Facebook
Thank you for helping us reach 1,000 likes....We are humbled....Not just fans...the whole prog community. Spent and hour on the phone with this gentleman yesterday. ..The wheels are always turning at NewEARS!

2015-07-27: Interview: Tony Banks. Detailed & Revealing.
It was a pleasure to interview Tony Banks on June 22nd 2015 concerning his new box set release, A Chord Too Far, covering his entire acclaimed solo career on the other side of Genesis. Just as Steve Hackett gave us last year,

2015-07-27: Watch Joe Satriani’s New ‘Shockwave Supernova’ Video
Joe Satriani has unveiled the video for the title track of his new Shockwave Supernova LP, and we have the exclusive premiere above. As Satriani told Ultimate Classic Rock in a recent exclusive interview, the concept for the

2015-07-27: 40 Years Ago: Gentle Giant Crack the Charts With Funky ‘Free Hand’
Even at their most accessible, Gentle Giant never lost their eccentric identity. The British band’s seventh LP, Free Hand, proved to be their commercial apex, crawling to No. 48 on the Billboard chart with funky, riff-heavy a

2015-07-26: Jon Anderson And Jean-Luc Ponty Announce Details Of Collaborative Project
Back in March, we learned that former Yes singer Jon Anderson had begun working on a new project with noted jazz fusion violinist Jean-Luc Ponty. Now, the duo have unveiled more details of the Anderson Ponty Band, who are loo

2015-07-25: Waters, others launch a collaborative Newport Folk Festival
Roger Waters promised that he would do something special as the Friday night headliner of the Newport Folk Festival, and he kept his word giving a one-of-a-kind performance. The former Pink Floyd singer-songwriter not only su

2015-07-25: 46 Years Ago: Yes Release Their Eponymous Debut Album
On the morning of July 25, 1969, as record shop clerks sorted through the new releases, they had among their options the eponymous debut of an ambitious new group going by the simple, direct and rather positive name of Yes. L

2015-07-23: Our Next Three Bands for ProgDay 2015!
The base of Belgium's QUANTUM FANTAY was founded in 2002 when neighbors Pete Mush and Jaro began jamming in the attic, later joined by Gino Bartolini. Since then the band has released 7 albums and has become known as one of t

2015-07-23: Sweeney Todd Prog Metal Version staged
Have you ever heard of the progressive metal version of the theatrical production, "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street?" The Landless Theatre Company has brought back its award-nominated "Sweeney Todd Prog Metal V

2015-07-23: SPOCK’S BEARD Release “Minion” Lyric Video
Legendary progressive-rockers Spock's Beard will release their brand new, 12th studio album, The Oblivion Particle, on August 21st. The new lyric video for the track “Minion” is streaming below: The Oblivion Particle is the f

2015-07-23: Jobson announces Z-Funder for UK Collectors' Box Set
The last step in the conclusion of UK's storied career is to produce the definite CD collection, to include the highest fidelity versions of U.K., Danger Money, Night After Night and Reunion, along with the complete story of

2015-07-22: 50 Years Ago: The Moody Blues Debut With R&B-Laced ‘The Magnificent Moodies’
An album of scruffy gumption and R&B grit, The Magnificent Moodies doesn’t sound anything like the symphonic prog that hurtled the Moody Blues to fame. Instead, it reflected an up-and-coming five-piece still coming into their

2015-07-21: Yes Continues On After Death of Bassist Chris Squire: 'Absolutely We're Moving Ahead'
Though reeling from last month's surprising death of bassist and sole constant member Chris Squire, Yes plans to go on -- at Squire's behest. "It's certainly going to be hard without him, but he called me and asked me to keep

2015-07-21: Photo Blog of The Night of the Prog festival at Loreley
So here were are, beautiful Loreley and Night of the Prog Festival… Day One Lesoir have just played and will post a photo later. Very good they were too with some nice mellow spacey sounds mixed with more bombastic prog. Two

2015-07-21: 25 Years Ago: Roger Waters Reclaims Pink Floyd Legacy With ‘The Wall: Live in Berlin’
When asked for the umpteenth time in 1989 about restaging his massive opus The Wall, former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters quipped that he’d only do so on one condition. “If they ever take the wall down in Berlin,” he said. “

2015-07-20: Psychedelic Space Rock from Ozric Tentacles Live on Echoes
Ozric Tentacles is a band fueled by 60s psychedelia, initialized by 70s space rock and hyper-charged by 1980s rave culture.They’ve always been something of a hippie band, pointing to futuristic fantasy of warp drive nirvana.

2015-07-20: The Neal Morse Band added to Cruise To The Edge
Please welcome Neal Morse to Cruise to the Edge this November! Cabins still available, visit our site: cruisetotheedge.com #ýnealmorse‬ ‪#ýmikeportnoy‬ ‪#ýprogmusic‬ ‪#ýcruisetotheedge̷

2015-07-20: Queensryche issue Arrow Of Time
Queensryche have streamed their track Arrow Of Time, taken from their second album with frontman Todd La Torre. Hear it now via SoundCloud. The song was first made available to those who’ve helped fund the production via the

2015-07-18: Did Genesis bizarrely predict Britain's Giant Hogweed nightmare 44 years ago?
The ealy version of rock band Genesis (looking and sounding nothing like the more polished 1980s version fronted by Collins after Gabriel left) were at the heart of the "Prog Rock" scene alongside Pink Floyd and Yes. Gabriel,

2015-07-16: Rush fan on tonight's episode of Jeopardy! brings pair of Neil Peart drumsticks for good luck
A female contestant on tonight's episode of the American quiz show Jeopardy! brought along a pair of Neil Peart drumsticks for good luck. When host Alex Trebek introduced the contestants at the mid point of the show, she desc

2015-07-16: David Gilmour Reveals New Album Cover Art and Track List, Announces Tour
Just a day after previewing the title track from his new solo album Rattle That Lock, David Gilmour has revealed further details regarding the LP — and announced a new round of North American tour dates. Due Sept. 18, Rattle

2015-07-15: 26 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Concert Brings Down Venice’s Government
Since its birth, rock music has been seen as a revolutionary force and an agent of social change. But Pink Floyd’s show in Venice, Italy, on July 15, 1989, unintentionally resulted in the mayor and the entire city council res

2015-07-14: Flying Colors New Music Video for “The Fury of My Love” Launches
We’re thrilled to release a new music video from director Vicente Cordero for “The Fury My Love.” Definitely better than the pack of ferrets we’d originally planned on.

2015-07-14: ProgScape Radio premiering Echolyn's
Please join us Tuesday July 14th 8-11 PM on show #524 as we world premiere the brand new release from Echolyn, "I Heard You Listening", followed by an encore performance Wednesday 3-6 PM.

2015-07-13: 30 Years Ago: Phil Collins Becomes Live Aid’s Transcontinental MVP
There were many ambitious things about Live Aid’s execution and roster of performances. One of the biggest was Phil Collins performing at Live Aid on both sides of the Atlantic, at London’s Wembley Stadium and Philadelphia’s

2015-07-13: Neal Morse Live Album announced - [Morse]fest 2014 "Testimony" & "ONE" LIVE
Over 5 hours of great performances including the entire Testimony and One albums plus special encores of the Spock's Beard classic, "The Light" featuring Alan Morse, and the Transatlantic epic "Stranger In Your Soul." Also in

2015-07-12: Ritchie Blackmore Suing for Deep Purple Royalties
An agreement made between four-fifths of Deep Purple’s most successful lineup and their management companies has unfairly shut Ritchie Blackmore out of approximately a million dollars. That’s the claim the guitarist is making

2015-07-11: 15 Years Ago: Kansas Release 'Somewhere to Elsewhere'
The original Kansas lineup started to splinter after 1980's Audio-Visions LP, and although different versions of the band remained active on the road and in the studio over the ensuing decades, many fans continued to hope fo

2015-07-10: Watch the First Trailer for ‘Roger Waters The Wall’
Roger Waters has unveiled the first trailer for his upcoming concert film, Roger Waters The Wall. As previously reported, the film is scheduled for a one-night-only theatrical engagement on Sept. 29 — an event that will be ac

2015-07-09: Peter Gabriel Working on New Album
Peter Gabriel has been hard at work on his first album since 2011’s New Blood. For the past six weeks, he’s uploaded pictures from the recording studio onto social media, giving everybody a glimpse into the making of the reco

2015-07-08: ProgDay tickets now on sale
Tickets for ProgDay 2015 may be purchased by credit card through PayPal by using the payment buttons provided on this page. Tickets may also be purchased by check. Checks should be made out to ProgDay and mailed to:

2015-07-08: Dave Kerzner launches The Lie
View video for Sound Of Contact man’s solo album New World. Sound Of Contact man Dave Kerzner has premiered his video for The Lie with Prog. It’s taken from his solo album New World, available now via his website, iTunes and

2015-07-08: Operation: Mindcrime Reveal Artwork and Track Listing for New Album, ‘The Key’
Geoff Tate has debuted the album artwork and track listing for the upcoming debut effort from his new band, Operation: Mindcrime — and he says the album, titled The Key, draws on his classic prog rock influences. “This album

2015-07-07: 3RDegree Release “ONES & ZEROS: Vol. 1” Plus FREE Download, European Tour
10T Records is thrilled to announce the release of the brand new CD from 3RDEGREE, entitled “ONES & ZEROS: Vol. 1.” It is available immediately through 10T Records’ online store in multiple formats, both physical and digital.

2015-07-07: 38 Years Ago: Yes Release ‘Going for the One’ During Transitional Period
On Yes‘ eighth album, Going for the One, progressive rock’s figurehead act were undeniably in a transitional state, both sonically and physically. Originally released in July 1977, just as punk rock was reaching its critical

2015-07-07: Genesis, ‘Congo’: Rock’s Hidden Gems
When Phil Collins quit Genesis in the mid-’90s, he didn’t just leave his former group without a drummer — as the voice behind the their biggest hits, he also put ex-bandmates Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford in the awkward posi

2015-07-05: Ritchie Blackmore Is Considering a Return to Rock
Nearly two decades after a switch to medieval folk, former Deep Purple and Rainbow co-founder Ritchie Blackmore says he might play rock again – but not for long. “Just for a few days, next June,” Blackmore allows, in a new ta

2015-07-04: Progsheet - A Few More Words With...Steve Hackett
PS: Wolflight is very much a journey around the world & through time, I'd say. What fascinates you about bringing other cultures into your musical parlor, as it were? SH: I feel I can learn from unfamiliar territory. I'm also

2015-07-03: Cal's Prog Rock Show Tribute to Chris Squire
Join host Cal Reeks and guest host Tanya Coad as they pay tribute to legendary bassist, Chris Squire from Yes who passed away June 27, 2015. Sue Smith, former co-editor of Relayer fanzine and Tim Morse, musician and author of