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2018-09-23: "Yesterday and Today" A 50th Anniversary Tribute To YES!
Here's an audio sampler to promote Sonic Elements' Yesterday and Today, a tribute album to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the legendary prog rock band YES! Album comes out first week of November, 2018. Pre-order is availab

2018-09-23: Constance and the Waiting by Troot
Tim Root is an American Composer, Pianist and Conductor. Trained in composition by some of the mavericks of the avant garde, he also received piano instruction from a student of Rachmaninoff. His writing weaves together compl

2018-09-23: Distant Dream - Instrumental guitar driven melodic Prog/Post Rock/Metal
Epic, immersive and oddly addictive. Distant Dream's Your Own Story is a true tour de force in the world of post- rock. Staggeringly beautiful melodic leads, intertwined with crunchy metal rythems sections. At times offering

2018-09-22: Eddie Jobson "1971-1979 The Band Years" 2CD set (Globe) 10/26/2018
1971-1979 The Band Years is the first of five planned compilation albums, one for each decade of Eddie Jobson's outstanding career as an award-winning composer and internationally acclaimed keyboardist and electric violinist.

2018-09-21: Keith Emerson - Beyond the Stars
It is with great pride and joy that we can announce the release of new music from KEITH EMERSON, performed by Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Directed by Terje Mikkelsen and featuring Rachel Flower and Ethan Emerson. Keit

2018-09-21: Steven Wilson King Crimson remixes on vinyl coming soon
Two vinyl boxed sets covering King Crimson between 1969 and 1974 are due to hit the shelves in November 2018. They will feature Steven Wilson’s 40th Anniversary Edition stereo mixes - the first time these have appeared on vin

2018-09-21: Gösta Berlings Saga: debut new single "The Shortcomings of Efficiency" off "ET EX" album!
Progressive rock instrumentalists GÖSTA BERLINGS SAGA from Stockholm, Sweden will be releasing their newest, 5th studio album effort entitled"ET EX" on October 12th, 2018 via InsideOutMusic worldwide.

2018-09-21: Riverside: new single and video "Lament" launched today; "Wasteland" album out next week!
“Lament”, the new single off the upcoming, seventh studio album “Wasteland” (Out on InsideOutMusic next week, on September 28th, 2018) by Polish Rock masters RIVERSIDE is being launched today.

2018-09-21: Birdsong At Morning Spins Elegant Tapestries of Sound, Words, and Music on New Album “Signs and Wonders”
From the quietly ambitious 4-CD box set debut, “Annals of My Glass House” (2011), through the expansive territory of “A Slight Departure” (2015), to the masterful new album, “Signs and Wonders” (2018), Birdsong At Morning has

2018-09-20: AAJ Review - Soft Machine: Hidden Details
Following a series of releases for Moonjune Records under the moniker Soft Machine Legacy, beginning with 2005's Live in Zaandam and concluding, most recently, with 2013's Burden of Proof, this quartet consisting largely of m

2018-09-20: Lou Gramm and John Payne Join to Tour Foreigner and Asia Hits
Lou Gramm and John Payne announced a joint tour on which they’d perform the hits of their respective former bands, Foreigner and Asia. Billed as Lou Gramm, the Original Voice of Foreigner and Asia Featuring John Payne, dates

2018-09-20: Long Distance Calling: ANNOUNCE EUROPEAN TOUR DATES
After a mostly sold out tour in early 2018 LONG DISTANCE CALLING are now coming back to the European stages in November and December 2018. Their current album „Boundless“ received enthusiastic reactions by fans and press alik

2018-09-20: Neal Morse and Soft Machine headline Progtoberfest IV
Neal Morse and Soft Machine will headline this year's Progtoberfest, which takes place at Reggies in Chicago between October 19-21. Over 30 bands will be appearing at the fourth incarnation of the North American prog festival

2018-09-19: Steve Howe "Prog God" interview
The recipient of this years’ ‘Prog God’ award at the 2018 Progressive Music awards, musical luminaire Steve Howe is the third member of Yes to receive the prestigious title. Following on from keyboardist Rick Wakeman [2012] a

2018-09-19: Neal Morse Exercises No Restraint in Live Debut of New Religious Prog Rock Opera
Neal Morse exercised no restraint with his latest musical Jesus Christ - The Exorcist. This production was possibly his most expansive epic to date. But would you expect anything less from Neal who was backed by a rock band,

2018-09-19: Toto’s Steve Lukather ‘Took the High Road’ in New Autobiography
Steve Lukather's just-published autobiography, The Gospel According to Luke, could have provided him with an opportunity to settle some old scores. But as the Toto guitarist reveals in an exclusive new video interview, he dec

2018-09-18: Glenn Hughes Is Glad Social Media Wasn’t Around in the Old Days
Count Glenn Hughes among those who are happy to grown up prior to the dawn social media. During an exclusive conversation with UCR, the former Deep Purple bassist/singer chuckled while imagining what Facebook and similar tech

2018-09-18: Brand X Blu-Ray details Announced!
The first ever Brand X concert film will go on pre-sale starting Oct. 8!.. Stunning Blu-Ray mixed in 5.1 surround sound at the hands of Stephen W Tayler. Enjoy this Classic Percy Jones moment from the release below. Blu-Ray w

2018-09-17: JET BLACK SEA – The Overview Effect
The work of producer/multi-instrumentalist Michel Simons and multi-instrumentalist Adrian Jones, Jet Black Sea was originally conceived as a side project to Jones’s prog rock band Nine Stones Close. A vehicle for experimentat

2018-09-15: Guitar Legend Peter Banks’s Harmony In Diversity “The Complete Recordings” Now Available!
Peter Banks was one of the original members of YES and an accomplished guitarist, but sadly passed away in 2013. This set is being released in his memory, by his Estate, during the 5th anniversary of his passing and the 50th

2018-09-14: Glass Hammer "Melancholy Holiday" (Official Video)
From the album "Chronomonaut" releasing October 12th, 2018. Pre-order Chronomonaut, Limited Edition Shirts and more at http://glasshammer.com/official-store/

2018-09-14: The Tangent: launch trailer for new album "PROXY"
THE TANGENT, the progressive rock group led by Andy Tillison, will release their 10th studio album 'Proxy' on the 16th November 2018. Recorded during the band's tour with Karmakanic in 2017/18, which saw them with more chance

2018-09-14: Jean-Michel Jarre reveals new album Equinoxe Infinity
Jean-Michel Jarre has announced that he’ll release a new album later this year. It’s titled Equinoxe Infinity and is the sequel to Jarre’s 1978 album Equinoxe. It’s set to arrive on November 16 – almost 40 years to the day si

2018-09-13: Review – Glass Hammer – Chronomonaut – by Progradar
There’s times when we have all probably wished we could go back in time to change something but there’s no such thing as a time machine, right? Glass Hammer’s new concept album ‘Chronomonaut’ answers the question ‘what if?’.

2018-09-13: The Flower Kings: Roine Stolt's THE FLOWER KING announce 'Manifesto Of An Alchemist'
Roine Stolt, known as the guitarist, singer, writer and at times band leader of the groups The Flower Kings, Transatlantic, Agents of Mercy, Kaipa DC, as well as from his work with prog icon Jon Anderson and the new super-gro

2018-09-12: New release from Fish - Man With A Stick (from 'A Parley With Angels' EP)
I was inspired to write this lyric after my father died in May 2016. He was a strong, proud, well-respected man who, like most of us, found growing old difficult. When he reached his mid 80's he was becoming a shadow of his f

2018-09-12: New Glass Hammer CHRONOMONAUT update
Big day for Glass Hammer. Here's the announcement. Pre-order an autographed copy of CHRONOMONAUT today! Grab the bundle and get Chronomonaut, a Limited Edition T-shirt and a FREE copy of CHRONOMETREE REMASTERED w/bonus track

2018-09-11: King Crimson Guitar Legend Trey Gunn Presents “Intro to Modes” 8-Week Music Course – October 15 to December 8, 2018
King Crimson guitar legend Trey Gunn is presenting “Intro to Modes”; an 8-week music course that runs from October 15 to December 8, 2018. For all instrumentalists and singers. In this course we will break down one of the bas

2018-09-11: Haken: discuss 'Vector' in new video interview
HAKEN, one of progressive music’s most exciting bands, recently announced details of their much-anticipated fifth studio album titled 'Vector', due for release on the 26th October 2018. The album was produced by the band them

2018-09-11: Day of the Dreamer Tour – Music Legends Renaissance Featuring Annie Haslam in Support of Their New DVD Release to Play Select US Dates Fall 2018!
Music legends Renaissance featuring Annie Haslam will be back in the US Northeast playing select dates in November 2018. Based on the great success in 2017 with the addition of a “10-piece Chamber Orchestra” on four of their

2018-09-11: Jordan Rudess completes keyboards for new Dream Theater album
Dream Theater have checked in to confirm that all the keyboard parts for their new studio album have been completed. In a short video from the studio, keyboardist Jordan Rudess and guitarist John Petrucci talk about the proce

2018-09-10: Neal Morse reveals prog rock opera project
Neal Morse has revealed that he’s working on a new double album which will take the form of a progressive rock opera. It’s titled Jesus Christ: The Exorcist and Morse has signed a deal with Frontiers Music srl to release the

2018-09-10: Glenn Hughes Watched Deep Purple on YouTube to Prep for His New Tour
Glenn Hughes, best known for his 1973–76 tenure in Deep Purple, has returned to the stage with Classic Deep Purple Live. U.S. tour dates continue through Sept. 22 before Hughes takes the show to Europe. In an exclusive interv

2018-09-09: Experimental Musician BILLY YFANTIS Releases New Music And Video
Experimental musician and author Billy Yfantis, reveals a new digital single entitled “The Mysterious Trip.” The song is an exploration of the analog synth sound as it was defined by artists such as the Tangerine Dream, Vange

2018-09-08: AAJ Review: FAT (Alex Machacek and his Fabulous Austrian Trio), #awesome
While the appropriately titled #awesome represents Alex Machacek's third album in six years with his (similarly witty and self-effacingly monikered) FAT (Fabulous Austrian Trio), this trifecta of virtuosic Austrian musicians

2018-09-08: How ELO’s ‘Livin’ Thing’ Got Into ‘Boogie Nights’
Screen legend Burt Reynolds died yesterday at the age of 82, and while he became a major movie star in the '70s thanks to films like The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit, he never was fully recognized as an actor until

2018-09-07: Interview with Andrew Booker of Peter Banks's Harmony in Diversity, Tim Bowness and Sanguine Hum
Drummer Andrew Booker was one third of Harmony in Diversity with Peter Banks and bassist Nick Cottam. He currently plays in Tim Bowness's solo band and on associated projects, and has also worked with Sanguine Hum. Andrew kin

2018-09-07: Leprous: on tour NOW!
Norwegian progressive Rock group LEPROUS continue to promote their latest and much acclaimed album release “Malina” with comprehensive touring and are currently hitting the roads across Europe together with Agent Fresco and 2

2018-09-07: Long Distance Calling: launch video for 'Like A River'
German instrumental rock powerhouse Long Distance Calling released their sixth studio album ‘Boundless’ earlier this year, and followed it with European headline dates. Now, in advance of the second part of their European tou

2018-09-07: Riverside: Second Single "River Down Below" off "Wasteland" album released!
“River Down Below”, the new and second single off the upcoming, seventh studio album “Wasteland” (Out on InsideOutMusic on September 28th, 2018) by Polish Rock masters RIVERSIDE is being launched today.

2018-09-06: Marillion - Clutching at Straws box set including 5.1 blu ray mix out in November
Following the success of the Steven Wilson remixed ‘Brave’ and accompanying box set earlier in 2018, the Marillion reissue campaign continues with an expanded ‘Clutching At Straws’ this November. Although not as commercially

2018-09-05: All 167 Pink Floyd Songs Ranked on Ultimate Classic Rock
To explore Pink Floyd’s entire career of recordings is to take a trip through time and space. Their songs uncover a beautiful but troubled world, while also plunging us deep into the mysteries of the human mind. From 1967 unt

2018-09-05: Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly: announce new album 'Friendship'
Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly are pleased to announce ‘Friendship’, their brand new studio album, due out on 9th November 2018. Following the release of 2017’s ‘On Her Journey To The Sun’, as well as 2018’s retrospective 5CD colle

2018-09-05: Haken: launch video for 'The Good Doctor'; first single from 'Vector'
HAKEN, one of progressive music’s most exciting bands, recently announced details of their much-anticipated fifth studio album titled ‘Vector’, due for release on the 26th October 2018. The album was produced by the band them

2018-09-04: Yes Featuring Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman, ’50th Anniversary Live at the Apollo': DVD Review
Yes, for a long time now, have been a fluid entity. Over their 50-year history, band members have come and gone with almost alarming regularity. It's no surprise that, as of September of 2018, there are two versions of Yes on

2018-09-04: Anneke Van Giersbergen: announces "Symphonized" - live with Residentie Orkest The Hague
In May 2018, Anneke van Giersbergen performed two career-spanning concerts with orchestral arrangements together with Residentie Orkest The Hague. Now those special concerts will be available for all to hear when they are rel

2018-09-04: Phideaux premieres new video for We Only Have Eyes For You with Prog Magazine
US prog rocker Phideaux has premiered his new video for We Only Have Eyes For You with Prog. "Here is the first official Phideaux video - a collaboration with stop motion animator Jake Brebes (who also made a film for Violent

2018-09-03: The Orion LiveMusic Showcase Fall 2018 Schedule
I need to start this message with a huge apology. Earlier this year I was contaced by Leonardo Pavkovic (MoonJune Records) about the possibility of having Soft Machine perform at Orion. In the intervening weeks we exchanged

2018-09-01: Romantic Warriors IV - Krautrock Part 1
Hey there! Its Adele Schmidt and José Zegarra Holder, the producers of the documentary series on progressive rock "Romantic Warriors – A Progressive Music Saga". Our 4th film of the series, Romantic Warriors 4 - Krautrock (Pa

2018-09-01: Brand X Blu Ray preview!
A short teaser for the new release coming in the next few weeks! http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9heIDpLmZ0

2018-09-01: Bassist Jason Everett to Release New Live Album With Deep Energy Orchestra Feat. Trey Gunn of King Crimson & Selvaganesh of Shakti
During the first week of October 2017, world-class musicians from many genres came together in an ambitious project…to record and perform a full night of music…in a week. The Deep Energy Orchestra were brought together by loc

2018-08-31: Rikard Sjoblom's Gungfly will release new album in November
Rikard Sjoblom's Gungfly will release their new album Friendship through InsideOut on November 9. “Musically, what can I say? This is prog rock," the former Beardfish and current Big Big Train member tells Prog. "But I want t

2018-08-30: Mile Marker Zero signed for RoSfest 2019
Mile Marker Zero isn’t a band that the average progressive rock fan will be all that much aware of, but they have been around in one guise or another for 15 years by now – or 13 years if you refer to the band’s official biogr

2018-08-30: The Tangent announce new studio album ‘Proxy’
The Tangent, will release their 10th studio album ‘Proxy’ on the 16th November 2018. Recorded during the band's tour with Karmakanic in 2017/18, which saw them with more chances than normal to work together on the record - ho

2018-08-30: Alan Parsons Announces First New Album in 15 Years
Alan Parsons confirmed his first studio album in 15 years, with the working title The Secret, is tentatively due for release in early 2019. “The writing and recording sessions are going incredibly well,” Parsons told Prog in

2018-08-30: Prog Ensemble 41POINT9 Pays Tribute To The Marine Corps With New Video “The Marine”
Your favorite Nerds of Norcal, progressive rock band 41POINT9 have released their newest video for the soon to be released album “Mr. Astute Trousers.” Following closely on the heels of the success of their first two videos t

2018-08-29: Jethro Tull / This Was: The 50th Anniversary Edition / 3CD+DVD deluxe
Jethro Tull‘s 1968 debut album, This Was, will be reissued as a 3CD+DVD deluxe edition in November with stereo and surround mixes by Steven Wilson and rare recordings. This 50th anniversary package includes the original album

2018-08-29: Dire Straits Legacy Announce First-Ever U.S. Tour
Dire Straits Legacy, which features four members of Dire Straits alongside former Yes member Trevor Horn and Steve Ferrone from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, have announced their first-ever U.S. tour. The band -- which fea

2018-08-29: Mostly Autumn recording new album White Rainbow
Mostly Autumn are recording their new album, White Rainbow, which they plan to release early next year. The band have launched a pre-order for a limited edition two-disc version of the album ahead of its release. “It’s that t

2018-08-28: Tabletop Genesis Episode 27 – “Interview with Tony Banks”
Called the “only irreplaceable member of Genesis” by manager Tony Smith, founding member Tony Banks has created countless chord sequences that have made up the soundtrack to the lives of Genesis fans everywhere. In our interv

2018-08-28: Jon Anderson Recalls Fear of Death at Argentina Show
Yes ARW singer Jon Anderson recalled the time he performed a show fearing he would be killed onstage. It took place during Yes’s 90125 tour in 1983, when they became the first British band to play in Argentina after that nati

2018-08-27: Yes ARW Kick Off Their U.S. Tour in Hollywood: Set List and Videos
Yes ARW – the lineup featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman – kicked off their 50th anniversary U.S. tour with an intimate show at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood last night, with 400 people paying just $2

2018-08-27: Haken: announce European & Latin American tour dates in support of 'Vector'
HAKEN, one of progressive music’s most exciting bands, recently announced details of their much-anticipated fifth studio album titled ‘Vector’, due for release on the 26th October 2018. The album was produced by the band them

2018-08-27: Alec K. Redfearn and The Eyesores "The Opposite" - available now
Eleven chimes usher listeners into the world of The Opposite, the 8th album by the hypnotically eclectic Alec K. Redfearn and The Eyesores. Eight songs later, another set of eleven chimes release us from the music’s hold. In

2018-08-24: Glass Hammer: Giving Meaning to Time & Space
America’s single most innovative and interesting rock band is also, sadly, one of its least known and appreciated. This needs to end, and the sooner, the better for all concerned. Amazingly enough, the band Glass Hammer is no

2018-08-24: Listen to Thom Yorke’s Debut as Film Composer
Radiohead singer Thom Yorke’s debut as a film composer can be heard in the trailer for the remake of the horror movie Suspiria. The film stars Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton and Chloe Grace Moretz and tells the story of a danc

2018-08-24: Nick Mason Says Pink Floyd Were ‘Petulant’ With Stanley Kubrick
Nick Mason admitted Pink Floyd had been “petulant” in their dealings with movie director Stanley Kubrick when he asked about using their Atom Heart Mother suite in his 1971 film A Clockwork Orange. Most accounts of the incide

2018-08-24: Fates Warning: launch "Point Of View (Live 2018)" lyric-video
Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING continue promoting their new live album “Live Over Europe”, recently released via InsideOutMusic worldwide. A new lyric-video created by John Kaimakamis and the Nightwatchers for the t

2018-08-24: Gösta Berlings Saga: launch first single of upcoming album "ET EX"; reveal album track-listing and start pre-order!
Progressive rock instrumentalists GÖSTA BERLINGS SAGA from Stockholm, Sweden will be releasing their newest, 5th studio album effort entitled “ET EX” on October 12th, 2018 via InsideOutMusic worldwide. Therefore, GBS are laun

2018-08-24: Pain of Salvation: Launch "On a Tuesday" live-clip
Swedish progressive rock/metal innovators Pain of Salvation continue to promote their much acclaimed latest studio album “In the Passing Light of Day” by launching a new live-video for the album’s opening track “On a Tuesday”

2018-08-24: Magma “AKT XVIII – Marquee – Londres 17 mars 1974” 2CD Now Available!
In the ongoing series of rare live Magma recordings, “AKT XVIII – Marquee – Londres 17 mars 1974” 2CD is now available on Seventh Records! At the time of this concert, “Köhntarkösz” was still in its phase of elaboration, alth

2018-08-24: Crack The Sky release lyric video for Talk Talk
US prog rockers Crack The Sky, recently hailed by Rolling Stone as "the best US prog band you've never heard", release their new album Living In Reverse through Loud & Proud Records today. They have released a lyric video for

2018-08-23: Progression Magazine #74 available now
The Dixie Dregs (cover story) – in-depth interviews with founding members Steve Morse (guitar) and Andy West (bass) on the classic American progressive act’s latest comeback and sporadic career. Says West, “Certainly, being

2018-08-23: In Memory Of Gong Co-Founder Gilli Smyth
Gilli Smyth was not only co-founder of progressive rock pacesetters Gong with her partner Daevid Allen. Smyth also worked on their satellite projects Mother Gong and Planet Gong, and made several albums of her own as well as

2018-08-22: Watch Yes ARW’s Live Version of ‘Rhythm of Love’
Yes ARW – the version of Yes featuring singer Jon Anderson, guitarist Trevor Rabin and keyboardist Rick Wakeman – have released a video featuring their live performance of “Rhythm of Love,” which is taken from their upcoming

2018-08-22: Von Hertzen Brothers set to return to RoSfest as headliners
It’s been almost ten years since this fine Finnish band was booked for RoSfest first time around. At that time, the announcement of them signed to the festival was met with a few puzzled faces and question marks. Those who we

2018-08-21: Watch Pink Floyd in Arnold Layne video from 1967
A black and white video for Pink Floyd’s first single Arnold Layne has been released. The footage was shot on the beach at East Wittering, West Sussex, England, in February 1967 and was directed by Derek Nice ahead of its lau

2018-08-21: Peruvian band FLOR DE LOTO set to return for RoSFest 2019
Following a spectacular performance at last year’s RoSfest, we have decided to bring Peruvian band Flor de Loto back also for the 2019 edition of our festival. For a number of reasons: Their concert last year was brilliant, a

2018-08-21: Cryptic Vision signed for RoSfest 2019
Those who have good memories will recall that Cryptic Vision was one of the bands that appeared at the start of the millennium that caused quite a stir, releasing their first albums in 2003 and 2006 respectively, and with a t

2018-08-21: Riverside set to headline at RoSfest 2019
As announced at this year’s RoSfest: The first band signed to RoSfest 2019 are Polish veterans Riverside, who will be our Sunday night headliner for the 16th edition of the Rites of Spring Festival. RIVERSIDE are back in the

2018-08-20: IQ to reissue Ever
British prog rockers IQ will release a remixed version of their 1993 album Ever to celebrate the album's 25th anniversary. Ever was IQ's fifth studio album, and saw the return of vocalist Peter Nichols after the band had rele

2018-08-19: AAJ Review: Travis & Fripp: Between the Silence
Having reformed in 2013 with its distinctive three-drummer frontline and hitting the road for the first time in over a decade the following year, King Crimson's guitarist/keyboardist and only remaining original member Robert

2018-08-19: PROGDAY 2018: Pär Lindh, King Llama, a Preshow and Film!
PÄR LINDH was scheduled to perform a special solo piano performance at ProgDay 2017. Unfortunately, travel issues prevented him from making the show. We’re happy to invite him back for ProgDay 2018. PÄR LINDH’s musical career

2018-08-19: In Continuum -Acceleration Theory (Hi​-​Res 24 bit 96k Pre​-​Order)
Pre-order of Acceleration Theory (Hi-Res 24 bit 96k Pre-Order). The moment the album is released you’ll get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Releases October 2

2018-08-17: Gavin Harrison announced as The Pineapple Thief drummer
People keep asking - 'what's the situation with Gavin Harrison?' Well, we can confirm he is a full member of TPT. Have a good weekend!

2018-08-17: Opeth - Live CD/DVD Red Rocks - Nov 2nd
Opeth will release Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on November 2nd via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. This historic event was captured for the DVD, Blu-Ray and Vinyl formats during th

2018-08-17: Pink Floyd Solo Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Nobody is going to accuse Pink Floyd — whether collectively or apart — of inundating the market with product. The group released just three albums over its final three decades. And, as this list of Pink Floyd Solo Albums Rank

2018-08-16: Guitarist John McLaughlin in Echoes Podcast
In the Echoes podcast, an interview with a giant of the guitar. John McLaughlin announced his retirement from regular touring and last year, returned to the seminal music he made with the Mahavishnu Orchestra in the 1970s. He

2018-08-16: Phil Collins Has One Condition for Genesis Reunion
Phil Collins said he’d take part in a Genesis reunion as long as Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks agreed to have his son, Nic Collins, become their drummer. Nic has been touring as part of his dad’s band since he returned to pe

2018-08-15: Crack The Sky in Rolling Stone: The Strange Survival Story of the Best U.S. Prog Band You’ve Never Heard
Crack the Sky have an impressive prog résumé. In their Seventies heyday, the group toured with everyone from Frank Zappa to ELO; they recently earned a spot on Rolling Stone‘s list of the 50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums; and the

2018-08-14: How Phil Collins and Brian Eno Met in Genesis ‘Payback’ Plan
Phil Collins recalled how his working relationship with Brian Eno began because Genesis owed the Roxy Music co-founder “payback” for a guest appearance. The resulting partnership is among those featured on Collins’ upcoming b

2018-08-14: Anathema announce compilation album Internal Landscapes 2008-2018
Anathema have announced that they’ll release a compilation album titled Internal Landscapes 2008-2018 on October 26. The 13-track record will feature material recorded on the Kscope label, and comes just days after it was rev

2018-08-14: The Pineapple Thief Release New Single & Video For “Try As I Might” Taken From Their Forthcoming Album Dissolution
The Pineapple Thief have launched their brand new video for “Try As I Might”, the new single from their forthcoming new studio album Dissolution. The highly anticipated follow up to 2015’s Your Wilderness, is the band’s seco

2018-08-13: Glass Hammer announce new concept album Chronomonaut
Glass Hammer have announced that they’ll release a new concept album later this year. It’s titled Chronomonaut and will once again follow prog super fan Tom, who heard alien voices communicating to him through his favourite a

2018-08-13: The Musical Box premiers "A Genesis Extravaganza" in 3 Acts
In an all out performance of live visual signature stunts, a museum-worthy array of vintage instruments and a dyzzying pace of iconic tracks and stage rarities, THE MUSICAL BOX indulges for the 1st time in its 25 year existen

2018-08-13: Phil Collins Calls Seated Performances a ‘Positive’ Experience
Phil Collins has to sit down during the concerts on his comeback tour because of back injuries. In a new interview, he talked about how that's a change from his past shows and that he wasn't sure how fans would react to him s

2018-08-13: Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Announces Solo Tour
Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke will embark on a tour of the United States this fall, playing material from his solo albums The Eraser and Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, as well as from the sole Atoms for Peace record, Amok. The 19-d

2018-08-12: Edensong with Special Guest at ProgDay 2018!
EDENSONG’s beginnings date back to the 1990s and the progmetal band Echoes Of Eden. When that group disbanded, James Byron Schoen decided to form a new band. The ultimate result was EDENSONG. Releasing The Fruit Fallen in 200

2018-08-10: Gryphon - ReInvention (Pre-Order)
Good evening everybody - website work all done - sorry to keep you waiting, been busy rehearsing for Union Chapel and other vital stuff. You can now order the new ReInvention CD direct from our website. The first hundred copi

2018-08-10: Indepth Analysis of the State of Music (applicable to Prog and all)
PUTTING THE BAND BACK TOGETHER - Remastering the World of Music. The music industry is in the midst of two profound changes. First, consumers are increasingly opting to rent — rather than buy — music. Second, the demise of ph