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2018-02-21: Alberto Rigoni's new album EvoRevolution feat. Marco Minnemann
"Hello music lovers! I'm Alberto Rigoni, an Italian composer and.. a BASS GUY! Between 2008 and 2017 I released six BASS solo albums, spanning from progressive, rock, ambient to funky and experimental music (Something Differe

2018-02-21: Rock Legend TODD RUNDGREN Headlines Cleopatra Records First Ever SXSW Showcase!
One of the few remaining truly independent, privately owned record labels in existence today, L.A.-based Cleopatra Records has been championing underground music and outsider artists since its inception in 1992. Now, the labe

2018-02-21: Toto Announce 40th Anniversary ‘All In’ Box
Toto's 40th-anniversary celebration continues with the upcoming release of All In, a deluxe box collecting each of the albums released during the band's long association with CBS/Sony. Due this fall and available to pre-order

2018-02-20: Album Review: Soul Redemption by Flav Martin & Jerry Marotta
Soul Redemption by Flav Martin & Jerry Marotta is a beautiful collection of songs that take the listener on a secret journey of the soul. Martin composed most of these songs in a friendly and personal way (English AND Spanish

2018-02-20: Cruise to the Edge 2018: a Review from a NON-Progger
Ok, let’s get one thing straight right away: I like Billy Joel. That’s my music. And Bruce Springsteen, ELO, Beatles, Fleetwood Mac, Linda Ronstadt, Chris Rea. More “modern” artists may include Robbie Williams, Jason Mraz, Sa

2018-02-20: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia Reuniting for 2018 Tour
For 32 years, fans have been clamoring for a reunion. The wait is over. Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton, Willie Wilcox and Ralph Schucket (“Todd Rundgren’s Utopia”) are returning for a 2018 tour. Watch their reunion interview and

2018-02-20: Supergroup SONS OF APOLLO Releases 'Alive' Music Video And Announces New Run Of Tour Dates
SONS OF APOLLO — the new progressive metal supergroup featuring former DREAM THEATER bandmates Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, as well as guitarist Ron Bumblefoot Thal(ex-GUNS & ROSES, bassist Billy Sheehan (MR. BIG, THE WI

2018-02-20: Radiohead Announce 2018 North American Tour
Radiohead have lined up a series of summer tour dates that will bring the band back to North American audiences for the first time since last spring. The group's 2018 North American tour is set to begin July 7 in Chicago and

2018-02-19: Tool to begin recording new album in March
Tool’s Adam Jones reports they’ll start recording their long-awaited 5th album next month - as Maynard James Keenan says that “words and melodies” on all but 1 track are done. Tool guitarist Adam Jones posted an update on Ins

2018-02-19: Chris Squire’s FISH OUT OF WATER Limited Edition Boxed Set & 2CD Set To Be Released April 27, 2018!
Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of an official limited edition deluxe boxed set of Yes founder CHRIS SQUIRE’s legendary 1975 solo album FISH OUT OF WATER. Recorded in the late Spring and Summer of 1975 w

2018-02-18: RIP: French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood dies aged 62
Noted French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, a disciple of the late Stephane Grappelli, died of a heart attack early Sunday (Feb 18), his agent said. Lockwood, who performed at Paris jazz venue Bal Blomet on Saturday (Feb 17)

Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan reported that he’d completed work on the lyrics and melodies for all but one of the songs planned for the band’s long-awaited fifth album. It’s now 12 years since the release of 10,000 Days

2018-02-17: Progsheet Steve Hackett interview 2018
2018 is already a busy year for our dear Steve Hackett. He has a new live set called Wuthering Nights: Live In Birmingham. He recently played the Cruise To The Edge to fantastic reviews. He's currently touring the globe with

2018-02-17: Frank Wyatt update
As my health status demands more and more time and seems to be chipping away at my physical being, I have fallen seriously behind on the project. Thankfully Bill Brasso has come to my rescue by bringing in some much needed he

Some people would suggest that progressive rock reached its high point in the '70s, faded in the '80s and has more or less been dormant ever since. But author Roie Avin is looking to change that perception, and we're pleased

2018-02-17: Bass Icon Stu Hamm To Tour The US In Support Of New Album “The Diary of Patrick Xavier”
Legendary bassist Stu Hamm will be touring the US end of February in support of his highly anticipated new concept album “The Diary of Patrick Xavier”! Stu Hamm has been the go-to bass player for the world’s great musicians.

2018-02-16: RoSfest tickets on sale today at 12:00 noon
ROsfest presents: Brand X - Threshold - PFM - Special Providence - Flor De Loto - Barock Project - District 97 - Cell 15 - Perfect Beings - Valdez - Lines in The Sky and Shadow Merchant. www.gettysburgmajestic.org

2018-02-16: Alan White chats on board Cruise To The Edge
Alan White first came to prominence as the drummer for the Plastic Ono Band alongside John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Klaus Voorman and Eric Clapton. Alan played at the first ever Plastic Ono Band concert in Toronto in 1969 . He also

2018-02-16: French Bassist Shob To Release Second Album “Karma Obscur” In April 2018
Talented French bass player Shob, who has collaborated with many artists (Roger Biwandu (Zawinul Syndicate), Patrick Rondat (G3), PapaGuyo (Sly & Family Stone), Patrick Bebey, Charles X, Eths…), will be releasing his second a

2018-02-16: Neal Morse releases video for solo track JoAnna - adds tour dates
Neal Morse has released a video showcasing his new track JoAnna. The song features on his new solo album Life & Times, which arrived today via Radiant Records. Morse says: “JoAnna is a very special song to me. It’s one of tho

2018-02-15: Review: G3: Satriani, Petrucci, and Collen at The Parker Playhouse, Fort Lauderdale, Florida (February 1, 2018)
Since Satriani’s G3 tours began around 23 years ago, the legendary guitar player has invited two other highly regarded rock and blues style guitarists to join him on stage for historic celebrations of the six strings art. The

2018-02-15: Phil Miller (Hatfield/National Health...) - Legacy Website announced
WELCOME TO PHIL MILLER – THE LEGACY. We hope there will be something here for everybody who is interested in the music of the late great Phil Miller. We have uploaded all of Phil’s music on CD to make it available for everyo

2018-02-15: Watch the Video for Muse’s New Song, ‘Thought Contagion’
Muse have released a new song, their first work since last year's "Dig Down" single. You can watch the video for "Thought Contagion" above. "The meaning of the song 'Thought Contagion' is about how other people's thoughts, id

2018-02-15: Starcastle working on new material
Our new website is actively under construction at this time. Short update for now – we are currently working on new material. Also, if anyone has any photos or video of the band that you would like us to include on Facebook o

2018-02-14: David Bowie statue set for Aylesbury - Marillion to headline benefit show
World’s first sculpture celebrating the life and work of David Bowie to be unveiled in Aylesbury on March 25 - Marillion will headline benefit show later that night. A sculpture celebrating the life and work of David Bowie is

2018-02-14: The Regent Theatre & the NewEARS Prog Show announce "Women of Prog Rock 2018" concert coming May 9th
“Women of Prog Rock 2018” Featuring...DISTRICT 97 PLUS Prog Award Winner, SCHOOLTREE, LAURA MEADE of IZZ Debuting her New Album & HYPASPACE from Berklee College of Music, Wednesday, May 9th at 7:30pm.

2018-02-13: Cruise to the Edge 2018 Review: 5 nights of prog on the high seas
Once again the prog rock world descended upon Tampa, FL in Feb. This time for the 5th Cruise to the Edge, the progressive rock festival on the ocean headlined by Yes, the band for which the cruise is named. Co-headliners Mari

2018-02-13: Yes To Launch New Version of 2011 Album 'Fly From Here' At 50th Anniversary Fan Convention
As reported by PROG a brand new mix YES' Fly From Here album, featuring the Drama line-up, and with newly recorded vocals from Trevor Horn, will launch at the Yes 50th Anniversary Fan Convention at the London Palladium on Mar

2018-02-13: NIGHTWISH – Decades (OFFICIAL TRAILER #1)
Tuomas talking about 'DECADES' a collection of essential Nightwish tracks. The compilation 'DECADES' will be out March 9th on Nuclear Blast!

2018-02-12: Artists start to be announced for ProgStock 2018
Current ProgStock 2018 Band Line-up: Enchant, Evership, IQ, Mystery, Orpheus Nine, Other Artists Added Soon!

2018-02-12: The Mars Volta tease reunion
Cedric Bixler-Zavala responds to fan on Twitter, saying: “We will be back soon”. They went on hiatus in 2012 after releasing their sixth album Noctourniquet, with vocalist Zavala confirming in 2013 that he was no longer part

2018-02-12: Neal Morse "Songs of Freedom" Life and Times Tour - OFFICIAL VIDEO
A brand new song written and performed live by Neal Morse.

2018-02-11: Concert Review: Bentmen / CMB
Bentmen are like the Steven King conjured evil clown in It - they show up at ten-year intervals to freak with the locals. The full house at Once is susceptible. They let Bentmen get into their heads where the band mutates int

2018-02-10: Patient Zero by Bentmen available again on Bandcamp
Long out of print, The Bentmen's historic 2nd album, featuring Reeves Gabrels (DAVID BOWIE, THE CURE), Adrian Belew (TALKING HEADS, KING CRIMSON, FRANK ZAPPA) and Dave Tronzo (LOUNGE LIZARDS) is available once again.

2018-02-09: RIP: Pat Torpey, Mr. Big Drummer, Dies
Pat Torpey, who drummed with Mr. Big from 1988-2002, and from 2009-14, passed away yesterday. He was 64. We received a press release that said that the cause of death was complications from Parkinson's disease, with which he

2018-02-09: Bent Knee : announce European live dates
Bent Knee released their latest album ‘Land Animal’ last year, to much critical acclaim, and now they are pleased to announce European tour dates. You can find the full list below: 2nd March - Cultuurpodium Boerderij, Zoterme

2018-02-08: Dennis DeYoung Announces Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Tour
Former Styx frontman Dennis DeYoung will celebrate one of the band's career milestones with a series of tour dates commemorating the 40th anniversary of their classic The Grand Illusion LP. The shows, which DeYoung has dubbed

2018-02-08: Long Distance Calling: - launch 'Boundless' EPK video
German instrumental rock powerhouse Long Distance Calling released their sixth studio album ‘Boundless’ last Friday to much acclaim. Now the band have launched a special EPK interview, filmed during their trip to the Dolomite

2018-02-08: Italian Instrumental Ensemble Armonite Signs With Cleopatra Records!
Armonite, the instrumental rock collective led by composer Paolo Fosso and violinist Jacopo Bigi, signed with LA-based indie label Cleopatra Records for the release of their new album, And the Stars Above. Armonite’s instrume

2018-02-07: Roxy Music's Phil Manzanera on Reissuing the Group's Debut & Their Shelved Reunion Project
Though fans might hope otherwise, the just-released deluxe editions of Roxy Music's 1972 self-titled debut album are not necessarily a harbinger for the rest of the British group's catalog. "I don't think there will be enough

2018-02-07: Walter Becker’s Estate Files to Dismiss Donald Fagen’s Steely Dan Lawsuit
In November, Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen filed a lawsuit against the estate of his late bandmate Walter Becker over ownership of the band’s name. The complaint asserted that full ownership of Steely Dan Inc. had transferred to

2018-02-07: Fu Manchu: How SoCal Stoner Crew Enlisted Alex Lifeson for Epic Space Jam
Fu Manchu are nothing if not consistent, both in their creative process and their musical direction. Like the Ramones and AC/DC before them, the seminal Southern California stoner-rock quartet has never strayed far from its o

2018-02-06: Tuesday February 6th: Interview with Forrest Fang on Echoes
For the last four decades Forrest Fang has been using western and eastern instruments as well as flowerpots and toy instruments. He manipulates them electronically into ambient world music soundscapes ranging from folkloric t

2018-02-06: Frank Zappa Colleagues Named for Hologram Tour
Producers of the upcoming Frank Zappa-themed hologram tour have announced a list of musicians who will take part. Several artists, including Adrian Belew and Dweezil Zappa, distanced themselves from the project last year. An

2018-02-06: Legendary CAN Vocalist DAMO SUZUKI Teams Up With German Space Rockers JELLY PLANET On A New Album!
Damo Suzuki, former lead vocalist for the massively influential krautrock band Can, has famously retired from studio recording. However, he continues to perform live concerts made up solely of compositions improvised entirel

2018-02-05: Cuneiform Records Takes a Break - "Why does great art have to lose money?"
For nearly 34 years Cuneiform Records has released new and archival music from experimental and cutting edge artists. In January the label announced that it was laying off several employees and would not be releasing new musi

2018-02-04: ProgStock returns…
North America's Newest International Progressive Rock Festival, October 5-7, 2018 in Rahway, NJ. Artists to be announced...

2018-02-03: Chilean Prog Ensemble Aisles Premieres New Video “Shallow and Daft”
Chilean Prog ensemble Aisles, South America’s most acclaimed prog band of the last 10 years, is premiering the second video of their “Live from Estudio del Sur” sessions, for the song “Shallow and Daft”, which was originally

2018-02-02: Kino: - launch 'The Dead Club'; first single taken from 'Radio Voltaire'
Last week, Kino announced the release of their new album ‘Radio Voltaire’, arriving 13 years after the band’s much-loved debut ‘Picture’ back in 2005. Out on the 23rd March 2018, it sees John Mitchell (It Bites, Lonely Robot)

2018-02-01: Joe Satriani Has ‘Harder Time’ Playing Guitar Than Steve Vai
Joe Satriani said he found it harder to play guitar than his friends Steve Vai and Dream Theater’s John Petrucci, and admitted that he only had limited manual dexterity beyond his virtuoso musicianship. “I’m always worried th

2018-02-01: Steve Hackett: rerecorded GTR classic "When the Heart Rules the Mind" launched
This weekend sees the beginning of Steve Hackett’s North American tour, beginning with Cruise To The Edge on the 3rd February. To celebrate, Steve has rerecorded GTR’s US hit single ‘When The Heart Rules The Mind’, and you ca

2018-02-01: Dream Theater look to May for studio return
Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess says he and the band hope to begin work on the follow-up to The Astonishing later this year. They announced in December that they had signed a new deal with Sony Music/Inside Out for th

2018-01-31: Perfect Beings: discuss new album, live shows, and new drummer Sean Reinert
LA progressive rock outfit Perfect Beings have just released their latest album and debut for InsideOut/Sony Music, Vier. The album finds the band at their experimental best with a diverse collection of tracks including the

2018-01-31: Two Full Length Unreleased Live Recordings From Krautrock Pioneer Joel Vandroogenbroeck & Brainticket Finally See The Light Of Day!
In 1980, Belgian-born multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Joel Vandroogenbroeck revived his early ‘70s avant-garde electronic act Brainticket alongside longtime member Willy Seefeldt, jazz musician Hans Deyssenroth, and Swis

2018-01-30: Roger Daltrey Announces ‘Tommy’ Tour With Orchestra
Roger Daltrey has announced a 12-date U.S. tour on which he’ll perform the Who's rock opera Tommy in full with a local orchestra at each venue. The tour runs from June 8 to July 9 and will also include a full electric band. Y

2018-01-30: Long Distance Calling: launch 'Boundless' album player
German instrumental rock powerhouse Long Distance Calling are set to release their sixth studio album ‘Boundless’ this Friday 2nd February 2018. To celebrate its imminent arrival, the band have launched an album player featur

2018-01-30: Scholar and Drum Legend Bill Bruford Authors New Book, “Uncharted: Creativity and the Expert Drummer”
Scholar and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bill Bruford, best known for his work with Yes, King Crimson, Genesis and his prolific solo career, has authored a new book, to be Published by the University of Michigan Press on

2018-01-30: Ayreon Live DVD/BluRay/Vinyl info - Pre-orders start January 30 -
Out on March 30 via Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group. You knew it was coming... Only 6 months after the Ayreon Universe took to the stage, Mascot Label Group / Music Theories Recordings will release the entire s

2018-01-29: Primus Announce 2018 U.S. Tour With Mastodon
Continuing their promotion of last year's The Desaturating Seven, Primus have announced a two-month tour of the U.S. They'll be joined on the road by Mastodon. They'll begin on May 6 at Red Rocks in Morrison, Colo., and wrap

2018-01-29: Steve Hackett Told Genesis ‘Call Me’ If Reunion Is Planned
Steve Hackett suggested that Genesis considered a reunion to mark an anniversary of The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway – but noted that even though he’s ready to be involved in whatever is settled on, it’s “highly improbable” tha

2018-01-29: Built for the Future Video/Update/Free single
Hello all, it has been a bit since the release of Chasing Light. That album was wonderfully received and we are so proud to be able to share we are working hard on the follow up: Brave New World. We have lofty plans this year

2018-01-29: Gong Expresso’s New Album “Decadence” Available For Pre-Order!
Gong Expesso featuring Gong alumni Francois Causse, Benoit Moerlen and Hansford Rowe with guitarist Julien Sandiford’s new album titled “Decadence” is now available for pre-order! Says Hansford, “ ‘Decadence’ is the title tun

2018-01-29: Joe Satriani: New LP Inspired by Urge to Do ‘Something Different’
As guitarist Joe Satriani launches into the beginning of another new year, it’s no surprise to find him already juggling a large load of projects and commitments. Currently on the road with his annual G3 Tour, sharing the sta

2018-01-27: Check out ‘Truck’, the new track from The Fierce And The Dead
The last couple of years have really seen British art-rock band The Fierce And The Dead gathering momentum. Their ‘Magnet’ EP contained some of their best work to date and also appeared on the Prog stage at the Ramblin’ Man

2018-01-27: Plenty - Every Stranger's Voice on SoundCloud
From the Plenty album "It could be home" out on Karisma Records 27 April 2018. Plenty was Tim Bowness' first band, before teaming up with Steven Wilson to form no-man. "It could be home" is a debut album 30 years in the makin

2018-01-26: Moody Blues Announce ‘Days of Future Passed Live’ DVD and CD
The Moody Blues' legendary album Days of Future Passed turned 50 last year, and to celebrate, the band performed the album in its entirety live on tour. That performance is now making its way to fans. Days of Future Passed Li

2018-01-26: Steve Hackett: Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham out now!
Today sees the release of ‘Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham’, the new live release from guitar legend Steve Hackett. Wuthering Nights was filmed at the Birmingham Symphony Hall during Hackett’s recent, critically-acclaim

2018-01-26: Leprous: Announce North American tour with Between The Buried And Me!
While currently on a tour of Australia and Japan, Norwegian progressive Rock group LEPROUS are excited to announce their first tour across North America in support of their latest and much acclaimed album “Malina”, which was

2018-01-25: Album Review: Neal Morse, “Life & Times”
Neal Morse’s music has been a part of my life for almost 20 years now. One thing I have always been impressed with is his ability to play different styles of music but still maintain his trademark sound. Whether he was playin

2018-01-25: Tony Banks Thinks A Genesis Reunion Would ‘Be Fun’
Legendary rock act Genesis last toured in 2007 and for a long while it appeared there was no chance the group’s core members (Phil Collins, Tony Banks and Mike Rutherford) would be able to perform again. Collins suffered from

2018-01-25: A Flash of the Spirit-50 Years Later on Echoes
I’ve got our first Flashback 50 of 2018. It’s an album that’s been one of my favorites since it came out on January 22 of 1968. Psychedelia was in full swing, but Spirit brought something different to the sound. They were mor

2018-01-25: Derek Shulman of Gentle Giant interview podcast
Prog Rock legends Gentle Giant have an extensive history and catalogue of rare records. Founder Derek Shulman discusses the band, Simon Dupree & The Big Sound, the missing multitrack tapes, the latest remix release of "Three

2018-01-24: Perfect Beings – Vier (Album Review)
Imagine your friend telling you, “Hey, I got this progressive rock double-album and there’s only 4 songs on it, each one about 18 minutes long and taking up an entire album side!” Would you think they were telling you a fishy

2018-01-24: Kickstarter: Dave Kerzner "Static Live" Concert Video & Album
This is my fourth Kickstarter campaign. The first was for my debut solo album "New World" which resulted in many highly acclaimed reviews and the song "Stranded" being nominated for "Anthem of the Year" by Prog Magazine in 20

2018-01-23: Mr. Robot Composer Mac Quayle's Soundtrack Hack on Echoes
Mr. Robot is one of the most original and timely series of the 21st century. The USA Network TV series follows the plight of Elliot Alderson, who suffers psychological issues including a split personality. He’s recruited by M

2018-01-23: Magma Concert 1971 Brussels DBL CD Remastered
Recorded at Theater 140 in Brussels on November 12, 1971, this double CD is an exceptional document in that it represents the only record of live MAGMA of that time. Featuring the musicians on the album MAGMA 2, the training

2018-01-23: Deranged Marillion fan builds the Chrome extension no one wants
On January 15, construction and facilities company Carillion was made insolvent, a situation that may have a devastating impact on thousands of jobs, suppliers and pensions. Amidst all the chaos, Marillion fan Barry Womm has

2018-01-22: Review: Kayak – Seventeen
Given that I’m such a connoisseur of the international Progressive Rock scene, I’m a bit surprised that I’d never heard of Kayak before this review. Formed in the Netherlands in 1972, they were pretty popular in their home co

2018-01-22: KINO return with new album Radio Voltaire; 13 years after their debut
Kino have announced the release of their new album ‘Radio Voltaire’, arriving 13 years after the band’s much-loved debut ‘Picture’ back in 2005. Out on March 23rd, 2018, it sees John Mitchell (It Bites, Lonely Robot) & Pete T

2018-01-22: Joe Satriani Recalls Being ‘Petrified’ at First Concert
Joe Satriani recalled the first concert he ever played as a 14-year-old high school student, and admitted he was so scared that he spent the whole night faced away from the audience. The guitarist recently released his 18th s

2018-01-20: Simon Collins and Kelly Nordstrom leave Sound of Contact
Hi all, Simon here. We are very sorry to deliver this news, but Kelly Avril Nordstrom and I have decided to leave Sound of Contact for reasons we can not share out of respect to the rest of the band. We will be releasing a pr

Rush pulled off the road a couple years ago, but fans had hopes for some kind of smaller-scale project from them in the future. But guitarist Alex Lifeson has pretty much confirmed that the band is over. In a new interview wi

Yes singer Jon Anderson is preparing to release a solo album he started 27 years ago. Anderson, who now fronts the two-year-old lineup of the band featuring Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman, said he'd also explain why it took ne

LA progressive rock outfit Perfect Beings are pleased to present their third album, and debut for InsideOut/Sony Music, Vier, available today. The album finds the band at the experimental best with a diverse collection of tr

IO Earth new studio album ‘Solitude’ is available for pre-order now! Official release date is February 3rd 2018 LIVE at Cruise to the Edge. CD will be shipped after Saturday 10th February.

2018-01-18: Too much of a good thing: Music Overload-Too Much Music. Can’t stop Listening. Can’t Stop Acquiring.
I am overwhelmed by music. It is my work. It is my passion. And I feel it is my calling. But it is also my addiction. I recently reassembled my CD and vinyl collection in my new home with my wife, Melissa. This picture you se

2018-01-18: Innerview: Don Li
Take a two-minute stroll around the corner from Albert Einstein’s former Kramgasse Street residence in the historic city center of Bern, Switzerland, and you’ll encounter two dark metal doors on the street. The words “Orbital

2018-01-17: 22 Essential Strawbs Songs from Progsheet
Compiled by John A. Wilcox. This time I've chosen to list the songs in chronological order. Incredibly strong pieces from Dave Cousins and friends!

2018-01-17: Rick Wakeman’s The Real Lisztomania Limited Edition Box Set Now Available For Pre-Order!
Keyboard legend Rick Wakeman’s The Real Lisztomania Limited Edition Box Set is now available for pre-order! This is an extremely rare find as the master tapes were long since considered destroyed. Back in 1975 Rick was asked

2018-01-16: Watch Mike and the Mechanics Perform ‘The Best Is Yet to Come'
Mike and the Mechanics have gone through a lot of changes since their multi-platinum beginning — and fans can get a look at bandleader Mike Rutherford's current lineup courtesy of a clip from their upcoming performance on Fro

2018-01-16: 45 Years Ago: Jeff Lynne Becomes the Maestro on ‘ELO 2’
In the 13 months that separated Electric Light Orchestra’s 1971 debut LP and the band’s 1973 follow-up ELO 2, the partnership between founders Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne fell apart. The former Move members – who had bonded over

2018-01-16: Chris Squire’s 1975 solo album Fish Out Of Water set for deluxe reissue
Chris Squire’s solo album Fish Out Of Water is to be remastered and reissued on April 27 via Esoteric Recordings. The late Yes bassist 1975 work will arrive in a limited edition deluxe box set containing 2CD, 2DVD, replica ga

2018-01-15: Fake News?: UK construction industry in crisis after government mistakenly bails out Marillion
The UK Construction Industry is in terminal decline after the government incorrectly bailed out unfashionable, neo-progressive rock act Marillion. Owing to a simple typo, money intended for the troubled construction giant Car

2018-01-15: Prog-scure: Obscure Bands on the Prog-Rock Scene (Past & Present)
This Wednesday on "Prog-scure: Obscure Bands on the Prog-Rock Scene (Past & Present)," hear music from more than twenty artists of the past fifty years, including Advent, Bad Dreams, Beyond The Bridge, Damon Shulman, Imminent

2018-01-15: Steve Hackett: launches live clip of 'El Niño', live in Birmingham
On 26th January 2018, Inside Out Music release ‘Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham’, the new live release from guitar legend Steve Hackett. Wuthering Nights was filmed at the Birmingham Symphony Hall during Hackett’s recen

2018-01-15: Melodic Rock Band Odin’s Court Releases Sixth Studio Album Turtles All The Way Down: Vol II
Baltimore, MD, USA based progressive rock and metal band Odin’s Court are excited to announce Turtles All the Way Down: Vol. II is available as of 2018 January 5 through Melodic Revolution Records! Turtles All the Way Down: V

2018-01-14: Marillion ‘Brave’ box set including Steven Wilson 5.1 mix due shortly
After the success of last year’s ‘Misplaced Childhood’ box set, the Marillion reissue campaign continues into 2018 with a similarly lavish multi-disc set of 1994 fan favourite ‘Brave’. Wilson has remixed the original album in

2018-01-12: Enchant added to Cruise To The Edge 2018
Our good friends Enchant will be joining the 2018 Cruise to the Edge! See you all in a couple short weeks! #CruiseToTheEdge #CTTE #Prog

2018-01-12: Long Distance Calling: launch official video for 'Ascending'
German instrumental rock powerhouse Long Distance Calling recently announced the release of their sixth studio album ‘Boundless’ for 2nd February 2018. Following the release of the album’s first single ‘Out There’, they are n

2018-01-12: Prog Ensemble Tautologic Releases Re:Psychle An Album of Songs About Chicago
Tautologic will release Re:Psychle, a CD of songs inspired by real-life Chicagoans. Beginning in early 2018, Re:Psychle will be available through the band’s own label – Turtle Down Music (http://www.turtledown.com) – and at T