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2017-12-15: Dream Theater Have ‘Clear Vision’ for New Album
Dream Theater frontman James LaBrie said the band has a “clear vision” for their 14th album as they begin prepping for the follow-up to 2016's The Astonishing. His comments came after keyboardist Jordan Rudess reported that t

2017-12-15: Leonardo Pavkovic’s MoonJune Records Keeps Progressive Jazz & Fusion Alive – A Labor of Love With His One Man Operation
As legendary composer/musician Frank Zappa once said, “Jazz is not dead, it just smells funny.” That statement could still describe much of the “jazz” music being released today. However, it definitely does not apply to MoonJ

2017-12-15: New Tool album will “definitely” arrive in 2018
They've been working on the follow-up to 2006’s 10,000 Days, with bassist Justin Chancellor admitting in December last year that the band felt guilty at keeping fans waiting so long for new material. In February, it was repor

2017-12-14: Review: The “Essential Modern Progressive Rock Albums” book: An outlandishly researched, crisp and insightful chronicle of the modern progressive rock movement after 1990
Reading might be a compulsion for a schooler, or a pastime for a retired person, but it’s one of the ultimate pleasures for many, and I proudly count myself in the latter group. Sitting at home after spending countless hours

2017-12-14: How Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Got a Teacher Fired
She's the teacher every kid wanted, but in the end found herself out of a job. Jacqueline Fowler lost an appeal on Dec. 14, 1987, when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a case where she disputed her termination for showi

2017-12-14: TOUNDRA - New album recording and European tour announced
Toundra is about to enter the studio to record their fifth studio album following the success of ´IV´ which reached an historic #2 in the Spanish charts. The new album, which will come out on InsideOut/Century Media, is still

2017-12-13: Bon Jovi, the Cars, Dire Straits and the Moody Blues to Enter Rock Hall
The fans nailed it again. Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues, Dire Straits and the Cars will be part of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2018. They finished in exactly that order on the annual fan ballot; Bon Jovi was actually

2017-12-13: Progressive Metal Supergroup SONS OF APOLLO To Record Bulgarian Concert with Orchestra For Official Release
SONS OF APOLLO — the new progressive metal supergroup featuring former DREAM THEATER bandmates Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, as well as guitarist Ron Bumblefoot (ex-GUNS & ROSES), bassist Billy Sheehan(MR. BIG, THE WINERY

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2017-12-12: Help Sónya Kükcinovich Hill this holiday season if you can
This is not a post promoting new music or talking about a band or an album review. This is a heart-wrenching true story of someone who gave her best to promote and help many bands you have listened to or might even love. Plea

2017-12-12: Jethro Tull Announce 40th-Anniversary ‘Heavy Horses’ Reissue
Jethro Tull will mark their 50th anniversary in 2018 — and part of the celebration will include a deluxe 40th-anniversary reissue of the band's 11th studio album, Heavy Horses. Previously remastered in 2003, Heavy Horses is s

U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers FATES WARNING will be playing a string of shows both in Europe and in the USA/Mexico next month in support of their much acclaimed latest album “Theories Of Flight”.

U.S. Progressive Metal/Rock group THOUGHT CHAMBER are not only working on a new, third studio album to follow up 2003’s “Psykerion” effort, but are now in the meantime also launching another video clip for the track “Psykeri

2017-12-11: Progressive-metal forefathers Dream Theater announce record deal with InsideOut Music/Sony for forthcoming album
German based label InsideOut keeps kicking arse with world-class signings. This time around they have added none other than Dream Theater to their already impressive roster of bands. One of the biggest bands in progressive ro

2017-12-11: Wonderous Stories - A Journey Through The Landscape of Progressive Rock by Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing, Editor of ‘Prog’ Magazine tells the in-depth history of Progressive Rock. From the origins of the genre, through the glory years of the late 60s and 70s, to its contemporary resurgence led by, amongst others, Ste

2017-12-11: Steve Howe Hints at New Yes Album
Yes guitarist Steve Howe has hinted that the band might be about to work on a new musical project as their 50th anniversary approaches. Their last studio outing was 2014’s Heaven and Earth, the first to feature singer Jon Dav

2017-12-11: Trevor Horn’s Studio Burned to the Ground in California Wildfires
Trevor Horn's residential studio has gone up in flames, as devastating wildfires swept through large swaths of southern California. Horn, an ex-member and producer of Yes and the Buggles, confirmed that his six-bedroom Bel-Ai

2017-12-10: New PledgeMusic Campaign To Support the Recording & Filming of Rick Wakeman’s “Live Portraits”
Keyboard legend Rick Wakeman will be recording a live version of his critically acclaimed album “Piano Portraits” at the Lincoln Cathedral in London on March 7th, 2018. “Live Portraits” be released on CD/DVD later this year.

2017-12-09: Simon Phillips Life Rebuilding Fund
After playing the first show of Protocol's US tour at the Iridium, in NYC, I received several frantic messages of the Thomas fire from my fiancee Billie Rainbird as she saw the sky turn orange from behind our house, frantical

2017-12-09: “Greg Lake Live In Piacenza” Limited Box Set, CD & Vinyl Now Available!
Manticore Italy Records is proud to announce the release of “Greg Lake Live In Piacenza” Limited Box Set, CD & Vinyl! Recorded in sound-demonstration quality this is the documentary of Greg Lake’s last tour, recorded on Novem

2017-12-08: PORCUPINE TREE's 'Deadwing' and 'In Absentia' remastered by Steven Wilson and to be reissued on vinyl in 2018
Two of the most popular Porcupine Tree releases, In Absentia and Deadwing, have been acquired by Kscope and will be given reissues on vinyl, with new CD editions to follow later in 2018. For the first time since their origina

2017-12-08: Melanie Mau & Martin Schnella - The Horseshoe (Official Video - NEW ALBUM)
Hey guys, here is our first official music video "The Horseshoe" of our new album "The Oblivion Tales". Jimmy Keegan (Ex Spock's Beard), Dave Meros (Spock's Beard), Eric Brenton (Neal Morse), Nathan Brenton (Neal Morse) and R

2017-12-08: Long Distance Calling: launch official video for 'Out There'
German instrumental rock powerhouse Long Distance Calling recently announced the release of their sixth studio album ‘Boundless’ for 2nd February 2018. After a week of teasing online, the band are extremely pleased to announc

2017-12-08: Steve Hackett: - launches live clip of 'Eleventh Earl of Mar', 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

2017-12-08: Alice Cooper to Star in NBC’s Live ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Musical
Alice Cooper, the son of a preacher, is set to put his religious upbringing to the test. He's going to portray King Herod in made-for-TV production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical Jesus Christ Superstar. Directed

2017-12-07: Roine Stolt Launches New Supergroup The Sea Within
Yes, Flower Kings, Steven Wilson, Pain of Salvation alumni all on board. Roine Stolt has announced the formation of a new prog group, The Sea Within. Joining him in the new venture are fellow countryman and sometime Flower Ki

2017-12-07: Valdez and Lines in the Sky signed for ROSfest 2018!
We are pleased to announce that Valdez and Lines in the Sky will perform at the 2018 edition of the Rites of Spring festival. And in the spirit of being progressive, we have booked both bands to perform at the opening slot on

2017-12-07: Classic 1983 Prog Album By The Gardening Club Reissued With Bonus Tracks!
Gonzo Multimedia has reissued the debut album by the Gardening Club! Originally released in 1983, this Prog influenced record was “the right album at the wrong time.” It has now been re-released with an additional five studio

2017-12-06: InsideOut Music artists on Cruise to the Edge 2018 promotional video
Check out Steve Hackett, Knifeworld, HAKEN and the debut live performance from Sons Of Apollo, along with more than 20 other great prog bands on Cruise to the Edge, sailing Feb 3-8, 2018!

2017-12-06: Simon Phillips Tour Cancelled
Simon regrets to inform everyone that his current U.S. tour dates have been cancelled. Simon's home was destroyed by fires that have been raging in SoCal. He was NOT home and was not injured. Thanks to everyone for their conc

2017-12-06: Watch Styx's New Live ‘Radio Silence’ Video
Styx have released a video featuring a performance of their track “Radio Silence” that was recorded live on Aug. 19 in Syracuse, N.Y., during their United We Rock tour with REO Speedwagon and Don Felder. The video, which you

2017-12-05: Chilean prog-rock ensemble Aisles releases in-studio video for track 'Clouds Motion'; the first in a series of four new videos
Chilean Prog ensemble Aisles, South America's most acclaimed prog band of the last 10 years, is releasing their “Live from Estudio del Sur” sessions. The first of four videos is for the song “Clouds Motion” from Aisles' debut

2017-12-05: Dream Theater Plan 2018 Album
Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess said he expected the band to start serious work on their 14th album in May next year. The group discussed a return to the studio after taking some time off after touring in support of 2

2017-12-05: Styx to Tour U.S. With REO Speedwagon and Don Felder
Styx have listed a new run of U.S. tour dates around their previously announced Las Vegas residency in early 2018, with REO Speedwagon and Don Felder included in their plans once again. The Renegades in the Fast Lane shows fe

2017-12-04: Alex Lifeson to Guest on New Fu Manchu Album
Fu Manchu will release their 12th studio album, Clone of the Universe, on Feb. 9, 2018. A follow-up to 2014's Gigantoid, this new project contains an appearance by Alex Lifeson, guitarist for Rush. Lifeson guests on "Il Mostr

2017-12-04: New promotional trailer for "Guilty of Innocence"
New promotional trailer for "Guilty of Innocence," the new album by electric violinist Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius on Melodic Revolution Records. Music available on CD or Digital, just a few places it's available! CD Baby

2017-12-02: New Isildurs Bane album: Off the Radar
Isildurs Bane release a new album today, December 1st, called Off the Radar. It's an instrumental album, primarily based on keyboards old and new (form ARP, Moog and Mellotron to software) with quite a bit of woodwinds as a c

2017-12-01: Perfect Beings: release video for "Anunnaki - Patterns of Light" from upcoming album
LA progressive rock outfit Perfect Beings recently announced their debut album for InsideOut music, Vier, due out January 19th, 2018. Now the band are pleased to release the first video from the album for the track "Anunnaki

2017-12-01: Big Big Train get festive in Merry Christmas video
Big Big Train have premiered their video for festive track Merry Christmas exclusively with Prog [Magazine].It’s the band’s first Christmas single and it’ll be officially released on December 8 on 7-inch snow white vinyl with

2017-11-30: A sneak peek into the pages of the Spock's Beard - Snow Live Limited Artbook Edition
At 2016's annual Morsefest in Nashville, the dream of every Spock’s Beard fan in attendance came true. The band’s original lineup, and current members, performed the critically acclaimed double-disc concept album, SNOW, in it

2017-11-30: Sons Of Apollo announce US tour dates
The supergroup featuring former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, along with Mr Big and The Winery Dogs bassist Billy Sheehan, ex Journey frontman Jeff Scott Soto and former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Ron ‘

2017-11-29: On NPR CT: Prog Rock: The Show That Never Ends
The bands Yes, Genesis, Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Rush, Asia, and Styx have sold, literally, hundreds of millions of albums. And that's despite the fact that This Is Spinal Tap is a devastatingly accurat

2017-11-29: Listen to Joe Satriani’s ‘Headrush'
Even though Joe Satriani had never worked with Glenn Hughes, they both knew it was only a matter of time before they got together. “I think that ever since the first time we met each other, we knew that there was a future in

2017-11-29: Enter to win a free cabin on Cruise to the Edge 2018!
The Cruise to the Edge is set to sail from Tampa, FL on Feb 3rd-8th with an amazing lineup featuring headliners YES as well as Marillion, Steve Hackett and dozens more. Now The Prog Report is happy to announce a contest to w

2017-11-29: Roger Waters broadcasts cancelled in Germany over support for Israel boycott
German public broadcasters have dropped plans to air concerts next year by ex-Pink Floyd musician Roger Waters, citing what they call “accusations of antisemitism against him”. Waters, part of one of the world’s most critical

2017-11-29: Dweezil Zappa "Choice Cuts" 2018
The first batch of North American dates on Dweezil Zappa’s “Choice Cuts!” 2018 World Tour have been officially announced! The 12th annual tour, entitled “Choice Cuts!”, has been curated by Dweezil for an all new show filled w

2017-11-28: Flight release new song "Succendo"
Succendo is the sixth Song from Flights upcoming 2017 release. Credits: Sal Demetrio - Drums; Tony Puleo - Bass; Scott Deardon - Rhythm Guitar; Scott Abene - Lead Guitar, Harmony Guitars, Guitar Pads, Swells, Noises, Beer Bot

2017-11-28: Three New Microbe Species Named After Rush
Three new species of microbes have been named after Rush. According to the University of British Columbia, the trio of microbes was found in the guts of termites and sport long hair and have a tendency to move rhythmically un

2017-11-28: Mabel Greer’s Toyshop To Release New Album The Secret Featuring Guitar Legend Peter Banks – December 8, 2017
Prog rock pioneers, Mabel Greer’s Toyshop (for without Mabel Greer, there would be no YES), are to release a new album The Secret on December 8th. On this album, Peter Banks (former YES & Flash guitarist) can be heard playing

2017-11-27: Nightingale: - Launch new single off "Rock Hard Live" release!
Sweden’s Progressive Hardrockers NIGHTINGALE are releasing their first-ever live album, “Rock Hard Live” on December 8th, 2017. Following up NIGHTINGALE’s latest studio album “Retribution”, which was released in 2014 via Insi

2017-11-27: Steven Wilson To Release Last Day of June Soundtrack On Dec 1
Steven Wilson will release Last Day Of June on December 1. The digital only release is the official soundtrack to the acclaimed PS4/Windows game of the same name. Last Day Of June has been inspired entirely by the visuals and

2017-11-25: New UK Prog Cruise Set To Sail
HMS Prog will feature Caravan, Pendragon, Geoff Downes, Roger Dean, Focus, Cairo and more for just £159... A new progressive rock cruise has been announced. HMS Prog will take place between March 2-4, 2018, and will run from

2017-11-24: King Crimson Uncertain Times European Tour 2018
King Crimson has announced the “Uncertain Times” European tour for 2018. The ensemble will visit Poland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, The Netherlands, Italy, France and UK. Pre-sale VIP tickets will go on

Legendary Dutch progressive rock band KAYAK will release their seventeenth studio album entitled “Seventeen” on the 12th January 2018. Today they have launched the track ‘Feathers & Tar’, the first single from the album, list

2017-11-22: Donald Fagen Sues Walter Becker’s Estate Over Steely Dan Ownership
Donald Fagen's attempt to continue Steely Dan in Walter Becker's absence has run into a road block. Walter's widow Delia Becker apparently petitioned to become an officer of the incorporated Steely Dan partnership in a letter

2017-11-22: STEVE HACKETT - Wuthering Nights: Live In Birmingham (Official Trailer)
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 recent,

2017-11-21: Kino: remastered 'Picture' to be issued on vinyl for the first time
Kino – the band formed by John Mitchell (Lonely Robot, Frost*), Pete Trewavas (Marillion), John Beck (It Bites) & Chris Maitland (ex-Porcupine Tree), released their much-loved debut album ‘Picture’ back in 2005. Now the album

EMPIRE FEATURING PETER BANKS & SYDNEY FOXX – THE COMPLETE RECORDINGS is the first release by The Peter Banks Musical Estate (via Cherry Red) and is also fully endorsed by Sydney Jordan (Foxx). The set includes the songs from

2017-11-21: PRE ORDER: The Visitor 20th Anniversary Remastered Edition (2 x Coloured Vinyl)
2x180g Opaque Dark Green Vinyl Discs. The Vinyl release includes a bonus poster designed by Hugh Syme and signed by the original Arena Visitor band members Mick Pointer, Clive Nolan, John Mitchell, Paul Wrightson & John Jowit

2017-11-21: SoT Review: RTFACT: Life Is Good
It's funny how sometimes the oldest sounds can be the freshest thing you've heard in ages. Through a bright, upbeat attack and sharp as a tack production, the debut release, Life Is Good, from the Russian multi-national proje

2017-11-20: Live Review: Opeth and Enslaved (Glasgow Barrowlands – 16 November 2017)
This was always going to be an interesting double bill, given how much Opeth and Enslaved have in common musically, and their determination to create that music on their own terms. I’ve admired both bands for the way that the

2017-11-20: Bad News, Good News: Tomas Bodin out, Simon Akesson in at Moon Safari
Simon Åkesson returns to the line-up as Tomas Bodin is forced to cancel CTTE 2018 performance with Moon Safari. Regrettably, Tomas Bodin is forced to cancel his planned participation on next years Cruise to the Edge festival.

2017-11-20: Neal Morse “LIFE & TIMES” 2018 Tour
Up close, personal, real, solo acoustic performances by the legendary songwriter, composer, and artist. Get to know his life and times. Featuring songs from the new album LIFE & TIMES.

2017-11-19: DOWNES BRAIDE ASSOCIATION Release New Album Skyscraper Souls Feat. Guest Appearances By Andy Partridge (XTC), Marc Almond and Kate Pierson (B52s)! OUT NOW!
Super-duo Geoff Downes & Chris Braide, known as the Downes Braide Association (DBA), release their new album Skyscraper Souls on 17th November through their own label X2X Records via Cherry Red. This is their 3rd collaborati

2017-11-18: King Crimson's Jakko Jakszyk: No Lineup Compares to This One
King Crimson have never not been interesting. Since forming in 1969, Robert Fripp has led the band threw various incarnations. Musicians have come and gone from the lineup over the years, but with each edition, Fripp has made

2017-11-18: John Wetton & Geoff Downes’ iCon Zero Now Available on CD and Download!
iCon Zero is a revised presentation of the Wetton/Downes album and is a precursor to their iCon series of albums. It is essentially a collection of tracks mostly recorded in the late 1980s through the time of their brief refo

2017-11-17: The Ed Palermo Big Band Releases The Adventures of Zodd Zundgren, a Dizzying and Ingenious Reinvention of Music by Frank Zappa and Todd Rundgren!
Ed Palermo may have gained an international following with his ingenious orchestral arrangements of Frank Zappa tunes, but he’s hardly a one-trick pony. Earlier in the year, the saxophonist released an uproarious double album

2017-11-17: UK - Philadelphia 1978 Pre-FM Master on Youtube
Finally the tape surfaces from Philadelphia - 1978.... this is really the best UK recording - last gig on the tour- really buttery, confident, fine mix - up with the best. JM

2017-11-16: RIP: Former Hawkwind synth pioneer Michael ‘DikMik’ Davies has died
Hawkwind have confirmed that their former synth player and keyboardist Michael ‘DikMik’ Davies has died. Davies was brought into the band by his friend and band leader Dave Brock shortly after Hawkwind’s formation in 1969. He

2017-11-16: Listen to ‘Roundabout’ From Yes’ New ‘Topographic Drama’ Album
Yes revisited some classic chapters from its storied past during their 2016-2017 tour — and now fans are being invited to relive the experience with the new live album Topographic Drama — Live Across America. Due in stores No

2017-11-16: Watch Jeff Scott Soto’s ‘Retribution’ Video
Last week, Jeff Scott Soto released a new solo album called Retribution. We have the exclusive premiere of the video for the title track, which you can view above. Soto made Retribution in recognition of the 15 years that hav

Listen to snippets from IO Earth's 4th studio album 'Solitude', release in February 2018! To help support go to www.pledgemusic.com/projects/ioearth

2017-11-15: Threshold to headline at ROSfest 2018
We are happy to announce that UK band Threshold have signed for ROSfest 2018 as the Saturday night headliners. Formed by Karl Groom 29 years ago, Threshold have been an active live and studio band ever since and has been one

2017-11-15: Review: Godsticks – Faced With Rage
If you have a taste for heavy rock with a progressive edge to it, then Godsticks’ new album has plenty of guitar riffage and groove on offer, but with the emphasis very much on the song not the soloing. Ten songs that are dyn

2017-11-15: Funktronic Icon DÂM-FUNK Remixes Track From New Todd Rundgren Album!
When legendary producer/songwriter Todd Rundgren went looking for special guests to collaborate with on his newest album White Knight (released 5/12/17 by Cleopatra Records) one of the more surprising yet enormously successfu

2017-11-14: Cleric - new album 'Retrocausal' on Web of Mimicry
For fans of extreme/experimental metal: Pre-order of Retrocausal. You get 1 track now (streaming via the free Bandcamp app and also available as a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more), plus the complete album the mome

2017-11-14: Virgil & Steve Howe: - new video for 'Leaving Aurora' pays tribute to Virgil
Following the news that Steve Howe would continue with plans to release his recently completed collaborative album with late son Virgil, he has now launched a specially created new video for the track ‘Leaving Aurora’, paying

2017-11-14: Ian Anderson Announces 'Jethro Tull 50th Anniversary' Tour
Jethro Tull leader Ian Anderson will return to North America next year to celebrate his famous band's golden anniversary with the "Ian Anderson Presents: Jethro Tull - 50th Anniversary Tour." The tour begins on May 30 at the

2017-11-14: Brand X signed for ROSFest 2018
We are delighted to announce that Brand X has been signed for ROSfest 2018 as the Friday night headliners. UK band Brand X is one of the great band of progressive rock, in the view of many the band that defined what jazzrock

2017-11-13: Innerview: John Goodsall (of Brand X) - Blazing new trails
Chances are if you were around during the ‘80s or ‘90s, you’ve listened to John Goodsall’s guitar work. You can hear him play on monster hit singles like Toni Basil’s “Mickey” from 1982 and Billy Idol’s “Rebel Yell” and “Eyes

2017-11-13: Jeff Lynne's ELO Announce 10-City U.S. Tour
For the first time in more than 30 years, Jeff Lynne's ELO will go on a U.S. tour that will cover 10 cities beginning in August 2018. The tour was announced just a few days before the release of the band's live concert CD and

2017-11-13: Pain of Salvation: - Vinyl releases out NOW; More shows announced!
While currently playing a strong of Scandinavian shows, Sweden’s prog innovators Pain of Salvation can announce that their classic early albums “Entropia” (1997), “One Hour By The Concrete Lake” (1998) and “Scarsick” (2007) a

2017-11-13: The Strawbs Release New Album “The Ferryman’s Curse”
Esoteric Antenna is very pleased to announce the release of “The Ferryman’s Curse,” the first Strawbs album of new material in eight long years. It is produced by the legendary Chris Tsangarides, whose studio is littered with

2017-11-13: Review: Track By Track : Knells - II
Led by classical guitar wunderkind Andrew McKenna Lee, Knells combine classical idioms with highly experimental, pretty much category-free music. Very challenging and deeply satisfying. Read on as Lee goes through the new Kne

2017-11-11: AAJ Review: King Crimson: Sailors' Tales 1970-1972
If it's a fundamental truth that adversity can sometimes bring the absolute best, creatively speaking, out of music and the people who make it, then the roughly 23 months following the release of King Crimson's classic 1969 d

2017-11-11: EXCALIBUR IV – THE DARK AGE OF THE DRAGON The Rock Opera Album Feat. Members of Jethro Tull, Saga, Uriah Heep, Curved Air, Clannad, Supertramp and others! OUT NOW!
EXCALIBUR IV is the widely anticipated fourth NEW STUDIO ALBUM in the Celtic Rock Opera series, following on from the GOLD and PLATINUM selling original trilogy. EXCALIBUR IV was played live in its entirety to 12 ARENAS in Ge

2017-11-10: Kinetic Element - Live at Progtoberfest III (Full show, 4K quality)
"... Hailing from Richmond, Virginia, Kinetic Element was probably one of the “proggiest” of all the progressive rock bands at the festival. Their sound is influenced by the masters of the genre, like Genesis, Yes, and Emerso

2017-11-10: Spock's Beard Bring 'Snow' to Life: Video Premiere and Interview
Spock’s Beard released their sprawling double concept album Snow in 2002. At that time, the band was already becoming less of a well-kept secret as more and more people began to discover their music. They were proof that prog

2017-11-10: 35 Years Ago: Phil Collins Releases Murky 'Hello I Must Be Going'
An album of dizzying extremes, Phil Collins’ Hello, I Must be Going! is the sound of a man who hasn't finished wrestling with his failed marriage. He hadn't gotten a handle on his own solo ambitions either. "If my first album

2017-11-10: RIP: Chuck Mosley, Former Faith No More Singer, Dead at 57
Chuck Mosley, the vocalist for the mid-Eighties run of pioneering alt-metal outliers Faith No More, died Thursday at the age of 57. The singer pioneered what would eventually become rap-rock on the band's first hit, 1987's sn

2017-11-10: Boston Globe Review: A memorable farewell from jazz fusion giant John McLaughlin
British guitar virtuoso John McLaughlin has played Boston many times over his lengthy career: with the improvisation-driven Tony Williams Lifetime, with the fiery Mahavishnu Orchestra, with the Indian-influenced Shakti. His v

2017-11-09: Steve Hackett: annoucing "Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham" DVD release
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 recent,

2017-11-09: Concert review: New England
Sometimes an opportunity arises that one simply cannot turn down, so when I found out that my favourite band were playing live dates again, I just had to be there. One small catch though, to get there included a rather length

2017-11-09: 50 Years Ago: Moody Blues Break Rules on 'Days of Future Passed'
As Days of Future Passed shot up the U.K. rock charts, the Moody Blues secured their place in prog history. But the project, released on Nov. 9, 1967, had been fraught with deep uncertainty, weird happenstance and then – at l

2017-11-09: Kansas Look to the Future
When Kansas hit the road in the fall of 2016 for a series of shows featuring a full-album performance of their classic Leftoverture album, it was a carrot to get people in the door. But it also exposed them to music from The

2017-11-09: Sound of Contact’s Dave Kerzner Releases New Studio Album “Static” Feat. Members of Genesis, Big Big Train, Porcupine Tree and others! OUT NOW!
Dave Kerzner, co-founder of the progressive rock group Sound of Contact, has released his second solo album “Static” with a physical CD version available in mid-October. “Static”. The album is the follow up to his highly accl

2017-11-08: Tabletop Genesis Episode 24 – “Interview with Jerry Marotta”
Drummer Jerry Marotta joins the Tabletop for a lively discussion about everything from his work with Peter Gabriel to the dreaded “Disco Duck!” Plus, find out how you can catch him performing classic Gabriel (and Genesis!) tu

2017-11-08: King Crimson To Release “Earthbound – 40th Anniversary Edition” Expanded CD & DVD!
40th Anniversary Edition” expanded CD & DVD is now available for pre-order and wll be released on November 17, 2017! “Earthbound,” originally released in 1972, was one of the earliest (if not the first) “official bootleg” rel

2017-11-07: Voivod enter studio to begin work on new album
Voivod have confirmed that they’ve entered the studio to begin work on what will be their 17th album. The band posted on Facebook: “It is with great enthusiasm that we announce that Voivod is entering the studio today for the

2017-11-06: Tiger Moth Tales reveal The Ballad Of Longshanks John video
Multi-instrumentalist Peter Jones has released a video for his new Tiger Moth Tales track The Ballad Of Longshanks John. The song features on the upcoming album The Depths Of Winter, which will arrive on November 20 via White