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2020-01-21: Nektar - The Other Side (Album Review)
The first wave of prog-rock sometimes proves surprisingly tenacious. When a band reaches the 50 year mark, any remaining original members are inevitably reaching their 70s or beyond and usually there have been more than a few

2020-01-21: Is Prog Rock Really Progressive? A New Book Discussing the Progress in Progressive Rock Music
Is Prog Rock really progressive anymore? How do the current Prog bands feel about the genre and its legacy? Do they feel that there is progress in the music they perform? Different Prog artists/bands are being interviewed and

2020-01-21: Yes Joined by Alan Parsons for Pre-Cruise to the Edge Dates
Yes will play a series of spring U.S. dates with the Alan Parsons Live Project before taking off on their annual Cruise to the Edge. Shows begin on March 19; tickets go on sale at 10 AM ET on Jan. 24. See a complete list of a

2020-01-20: MIT Review - The Blackheart Orchestra (for fans of Kate Bush)
I first encountered The Blackheart Orchestra as the support act for a gig by prog rock band Lifesigns. I was intrigued by the band’s choice of name and wandered into the cramped venue wondering what array of instruments would

2020-01-20: …AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD: NEW ALBUM 'X: THE GODLESS VOID AND OTHER STORIES' OUT TODAY; BAND LAUNCHES VIDEO FOR 'SOMETHING LIKE THIS'
…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead release their first new album in six years today, with the launch of ‘X: The Godless Void and Other Stories’. To celebrate, they have launched a video for the third track taken from

2020-01-20: Listen to Kirk Windstein Cover Jethro Tull’s ‘Aqualung’
Southern metal icon Kirk Windstein, of Crowbar and Down fame, will release his debut solo album Dream in Motion on Jan. 24 via Entertainment One. It’s available for pre-order now. The 10-track work closes with a cover of Jeth

2020-01-20: Petition under way to have Rush’s Neil Peart honoured at Lakeside Park
A petition to have a statue or plaque dedicated to Rush’s Neil Peart placed at Lakeside Park in St. Catharines, Canada, has gathered more than 20,000 signatures. The location was made famous thanks to Rush’s classic Caress Of

2020-01-19: Triumph’s Future: No Tour, But Maybe a New Album?
Triumph bassist Mike Levine says that physical concerns make it unlikely that the band would ever tour again, but also reports that the trio have discussed a return to the recording studio. Levine, guitarist-vocalist RIk Emme

2020-01-18: Phil Collins Recalls Offering to Quit Genesis to Join the Who
Phil Collins recalled telling Pete Townshend he’d quit Genesis in order to replace the late Keith Moon in the Who. By the time he made the offer, Kenney Jones had already been hired as the Who’s new drummer – despite his init

2020-01-18: Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson send thanks for “outpouring of love” since Neil Peart’s death
Rush’s Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson have sent a message of thanks to everyone who has paid tribute to Neil Peart. Peart’s death was announced on Friday last week, with a statement from the band saying the 67-year-old died on Ja

2020-01-17: SONS OF APOLLO: NEW STUDIO ALBUM 'MMXX' OUT NOW!
ONS OF APOLLO - former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-Guns N' Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malm

2020-01-17: Rush Music Sales Rise by More Than 2,000 Percent
Sales of Rush’s music soared by more than 2,000 percent in the aftermath of drummer Neil Peart’s death, Billboard reported, adding that mainstream chart returns were expected in the upcoming accounting period. Peart died on J

2020-01-17: Tangerine Dream to revisit classic tracks on Recurring Dreams album
Tangerine Dream are to release an album featuring reworkings of some of their classic tracks later this month. Titled Recurring Dreams, the 11-track collection has been put together by the current lineup, which features Thors

2020-01-16: Nightwish detail new double studio album Human. :II: Nature
Nightwish have announced they’ll release their new studio album Human. :II: Nature later this year. The follow-up to 2015’s Endless Forms Most Beautiful will be a double album and is set to arrive on April 10 through Nuclear

2020-01-16: Scientists Still Unable To Determine Whether Yes A Good Band
CAMBRIDGE, MA—Following a three-decade-long, multimillion-dollar study to evaluate the progressive rock group’s music, a team of scientists at Harvard University announced Wednesday that they were no closer to determining if

2020-01-15: Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode Celebrate Hall of Fame Inductions
Trent Reznor couldn't quite believe it when he heard Nine Inch Nails will be part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2020. "I'm pretty freaked out. I'm quite in shock," Reznor, the band's sole inductee, told Rolling

2020-01-15: Rick Wakeman reports a new prog album is in the works
Rick Wakeman reports he’s planing on releasing a new prog album later this year. The keyboardist first made the announcement on his website and has posted some updates on Twitter this week. Looking ahead to 2020, Wakeman orig

2020-01-15: From The Point Of Ignition to the Final Drive: A Reflection on the Loss of NEIL PEART
January 10th for me has never meant anything else but the birthday of one of my dearest friends. On a more universal level, it marks the taking of effect of the Treaty of Versailles, officially ending World War I, the release

2020-01-14: Keith Emerson Tribute Concert DVD screening announced
A premiere screening of the forthcoming Keith Emerson Tribute Concert DVD has been announced for this Thursday. It will take place at Old World Village Festival Hall, 7561 Center Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647 (20 min from N

2020-01-14: Rush’s ‘Permanent Waves': The Story Behind Every Song
After wrapping their gloriously overstuffed 1978 prog-rock opus Hemispheres, Rush wisely knew they needed to pull back the reigns. They'd indulged in every whim: geekily titled conceptual suites ("Cygnus X-1 Book II: Hemisphe

2020-01-14: Joe Satriani announces new album Shapeshifting
Joe Satriani has announced that his new album Shapeshifting will be released this spring. A final date and further details have still to be confirmed, but Satch’s 18th studio album will coincide with his previously revealed S

2020-01-14: Mike Portnoy Kept Neil Peart’s Cancer Secret for Two Years
Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy said he knew Neil Peart was fighting brain cancer for two years, but had been asked to keep it secret. The Rush drummer, who retired in 2015, died on Jan. 7 after being diagnosed near

2020-01-14: Todd Rundgren to Celebrate ‘A Wizard, a True Star’ on New Tour
Todd Rundgren will celebrate 1973's A Wizard, a True Star during just-announced concert dates set for May and June across the U.S. He'll play a full side of the album, plus another set of career-spanning hits as part of the I

2020-01-13: Foreigner Announce ‘Juke Box Heroes’ Tour With Kansas and Europe
Foreigner's Juke Box Heroes tour this summer will feature opening slots by Kansas and Europe. “We can’t wait to hit the road with our good friends Kansas and Europe and bring all our biggest hits to cities across the country,

2020-01-13: Watch Tool, Dream Theater and Styx pay tribute to Rush legend Neil Peart
Tool, Dream Theater and Styx all paid tribute to Rush drummer Neil Peart at their live shows over the weekend. News of Peart’s death was announced on Friday, with a statement by the band saying that the 67-year-old died on Tu

2020-01-13: Phil Collins interview: the Live Aid fiasco, going solo, and coping with criticism
You know him, right? Shiny-suited prog traitor. Ruined Led Zeppelin. Wife ran off with the decorator. All true. But there’s way more to the man who nearly joined The Who, once considered suicide and is, in all honesty, a Thor

2020-01-13: Vote for the best Marillion song ever
Few bands have had such a gloriously sprawling career as Marillion. Since forming in the sleepy British town of Aylesbury in the late 70s, they’re been standard-bearers for the prog scene, bona fide pop stars, a deep and thou

2020-01-12: XYZ - Charity Edition (Dedicated to Neil Peart)
Dave Kerzner - CHARITY DEDICATED TO NEIL PEART WITH NEW MUSIC! We'll be making monthly donations to the GORD DOWNIE BRAIN CANCER RESEARCH FOUNDATION. I've decided to put something new together with my Sonic Elements project w

2020-01-11: Boston Globe obituary: Neil Peart, drummer for Rush, dies at 67
Neil Peart, the pyrotechnical drummer and high-concept lyricist for the Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush, died on Tuesday in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 67. The cause was brain cancer, according to a statement by the band’

2020-01-11: Neil Peart Through the Years: 1976-2015 Photo Gallery
We're celebrating the life and music of Rush's Neil Peart with photos from the last 40 years of his public life. Peart joined Rush in the summer of 1974, replacing John Rutsey, after the band's self-titled debut and a few wee

2020-01-10: RIP: Neil Peart, Rush Drummer Who Set a New Standard for Rock Virtuosity, Dead at 67
Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist for Rush, died Tuesday, January 7th, in Santa Monica, California at age 67. The cause was brain cancer, which he had been quietly battling for three years, according to Elliot Mintz, a spo

2020-01-10: The Spirit of Gurdjieff Lives on in Two Guitars
Bert Lams has come to recognize the look. It’s the one he receives when audience patrons think they know what is in store once he initiates a concert with fellow guitarist Fabio Mittino. “It’s funny,” the Belgian-born Lams re

2020-01-10: Sons Of Apollo: launch video for 'Desolate July'
SONS OF APOLLO - former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (ex-Guns N' Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Mal

2020-01-10: Watch Queensryche's psychedelic lyric video for The Verdict track Inner Unrest
Queensryche have released a lyric video for their track Inner Unrest. It’s the latest song lifted from the band’s latest studio album The Verdict which arrived last year through Century Media. Frontman Todd LaTorre says: “Inn

2020-01-09: Prog Legends Nektar Return With Stunning New Studio Album “The Other Side”
Esoteric Antenna is delighted to announce the release of the stunning new studio album by the legendary band Nektar. Throughout the 1970s Nektar released a series of acclaimed albums, scoring chart success in Germany (where t

2020-01-09: Rise Twain release new video for Prayers
US progressive rock duo Rise Twain have released a new video for their song Prayers. It's the first official video release from the duo - Echolyn's Brett Kull and author and playwright J.D. Beck. You can watch the hole video

2020-01-09: Tool’s ’10,000 Days’ Is Now 5,000 Days Old: What’s Happened Since?
On May 2, 2006 – Day 1 – Tool’s fourth LP, 10,000 Days, was released to the world. It would soon top the album charts in the U.S. and elsewhere. The title – which, on first announcement, led some fans to conclude it was a pra

2020-01-08: Marillion: a guide to their best albums
If progressive rock bands are supposed to be boring, nobody told Marillion. The making of their classic album Misplaced Childhood – in early 1985, at Berlin’s Hansa Studios – was effectively one almighty bender. Singer Fish l

2020-01-08: Archive: Keith Tippett, 1969-1971
“In this one piece he has done more than almost anybody else that comes to mind in breaking down barriers in rock, jazz and classical music” raved a Melody Maker article in 1971. The magazine was not known to often dish out s

2020-01-08: Big Beautiful Noise Top Choices of 2019
The year of 2019 has been tremendous. I am certain I have not heard all of the music that could have made it here, but how can anyone receive or even try to listen to all the world's output in this day of instant uploads galo

2020-01-08: TERRA INCOGNITA PROG FESTIVAL LINE-UP (Quebec, Canada)
ANEKDOTEN (Sweden) 2 different shows. Friday : 25th anniversary of NUCLEUS. The complete NUCLEUS album + tracks from VEMOD. Saturday : retrospective of entire career. HEAD WITH WINGS (USA). ISPROJECT (Italy). LA MASCHERA DI C

2020-01-07: RIP: JOEL VANDROOGENBROECK, Belgian Experimental Music Pioneer & Founder Of Legendary Krautrock Band BRAINTICKET, Passes Away At The Age Of 81
Joel Vandroogenbroeck was a musical pioneer in every sense of the phrase. His classical and jazz training combined with his passion for computers and electronic synthesizers united the digital and analog worlds, creating som

2020-01-07: RIP: Former Hawkwind drummer Martin Griffin has died
Former Hawkwind and Hawklords drummer Martin Griffin has died, it’s been announced. Martin became a member of Hawklords '78 after he and Harvey Bainbridge, the rhythm section from Ark, were signed up by Hawkwind – actually Bo

2020-01-06: In Continuum premiere new lyric video for You Don't Know How It Feels with Prog Magazine
In Continuum premiere their brand new lyric video for You Don't Know How It Feels with Prog. The song is taken from the band's recently released Acceleration Theory Part Two: Annihilation album and features a guest vocal perf

2020-01-06: TOUNDRA: PREMIERE FIRST SINGLE/VIDEO, ANNOUNCE PRE-ORDER BUNDLES AND EUROPEAN TOUR FOR "DAS CABINET DES DR. CALIGARI"
TOUNDRA, the intrepid instrumental rock band from Spain that recently announced the release of 'Das Cabinet Des Dr. Caligari' are proud to present the first video/single from the album, which will be available on February 28t

2020-01-06: RIP: ENGINEER NICK BLAGONA DEAD AT 74
Le Studio, the complex he set up with producer Andre Perry outside Montreal in 1974, became known as Rush’s Abbey Road because the Canadian prog band relied on it in the way the Beatles once relied on the London complex. Le S

2020-01-06: Mike Portnoy sets the record straight: he's not joining Rush for 2020 tour
Mike Portnoy has reacted to an online story claiming the drummer would be joining Rush for a 40th anniversary Permanent Waves tour. The spoof article appeared online recently, while a fake Twitter account was also set up in h

2020-01-05: Pitchfork provides a fresh look at Peter Gabriel’s 1986 album So in The Sunday Review
Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today, we revisit Peter Gabriel’s 1986 art-pop masterpiece, a turning point in the commercial

2020-01-04: Voyager IV to Kick Off Pictures At An Exhibition Tour on January 24th
Keeping in tradition with mankind’s need to explore and bring unity and hope to the world, Voyager IV aims to do just that with their upcoming tour. 52 years ago Apollo 8 was the first manned spacecraft to successfully orbit

2020-01-03: Ambient Guitarist David Helpling's Rune: Echoes January 2020 CD of the Month
Oceanic landscapes and ancient runes provide the inspiration for a deep sonic dive by David Helpling. Helpling has been releasing music since his 1996 debut, Between Green and Blue. Although adept at synthesizers, he’s primar

2020-01-02: Rascal Reporters Patreon launched for new album - RRkives being opened!
2019 was a massive year for us in Rascal Reporters - we put out a new studio release, digital reissues and remasters of older material, while working on our new full length album 'The Strainge Case Of Steve' - 18 tracks of al

2020-01-02: Life on the road with Snarky Puppy
We spoke to Rosanna Freedman, Snarky Puppy’s production manager and tour manager, about the band's recent Royal Albert Hall show, the challenges involved with working with such an eclectic band and what goes on behind the sce

2020-01-02: Flaming Row -The Pure Shine (Album Review)
About a year-and-a-half ago, I asked Martin Schnella if he was going to be doing any electric Prog albums. “No.” No hesitation, no obfuscation. “No.” Martin and partner Melanie Mau were focusing their impressive talents on ac

2020-01-01: Circuline - New Day [Official Video]
If you like epic, cinematic rock, you'll like this piece from Circuline's second studio album, "Counterpoint". Music by Andrew Colyer (keyboards, orchestration, sound design) and Darin Brannon (drums). Bass guitar by Paul Ran

2020-01-01: Fernando Perdomo's CREATEREON
Happy New Year.. I have a new concept that is gonna keep me busy in 2020..I have opened up a Patreon called "Fernando Perdomo's Createreon" .. What is a Patreon? Patreon is a crowdfunding platform that enables fans (or patron

2019-12-31: King Crimson downloads update
The end of 2019 and the 50th-anniversary of King Crimson is marked by a very special series of downloads today. Chronicling the making of the debut album, all these sessions will appear in high resolution on the forthcoming “

2019-12-30: Andrew Colyer's 2019 Keyboard Rig with 3.2 featuring Robert Berry (Part 1 of 2)
http://colyermusic.com/ Andrew Colyer is the keyboardist/vocalist with the progressive rock band "3.2 featuring Robert Berry", covering keyboards, vocals, sound design, and lead soloing. This is Andrew's stage rig, which in

2019-12-30: Devin Townsend: I gave Ziltoid my own snot-covered dreadlocks
Earlier this year, Metal Hammer magazine caught up with Devin Townsend just as he released his latest studio album Empath. The Canadian musician took time to answer questions from fans, with reader Matthew Mills posing a ques

2019-12-28: Gabriel - New Life (Official Lyric Video) ft. Rothery, Nolan, Velazco, Collerette & Bosc
Gabriel Agudo is a singer, songwriter, musician and producer associated with the progressive rock genre. Currently as a solo artist, Gabriel is also one of the lead singers of the Steve Rothery Band and In Continuum Band.

2019-12-28: Mother Turtle - Three Sides To Every Story
Mother Turtle from Greece have just released their latest album Three Sides To Every Story in vinyl form, and CD also. This time they come back as a trio, with guitar-driven heavy prog-rock and some experimental, avant/noise

2019-12-28: Dream Theater’s James LaBrie: Being progressive is never uncool
Dream Theater’s James LaBrie told Metal Hammer earlier this year that being labelled a progressive rock band is something which should never be considered as uncool. The vocalist was speaking to the magazine ahead of the laun

2019-12-27: Tool: Our biggest fear would be just giving up
Speaking with Metal Hammer about Tool’s new album Fear Inoculum earlier this year, bassist Justin Chancellor explained the meaning behind the title and more...

2019-12-25: Bill Bruford "Double Time" CD/DVD compilation (Winterfold UK) 2/7/2020
Bill Bruford was the original drummer in YES and was a long term member of King Crimson. “Double Time” includes the previously released “Winterfold Collection”, which is a compilation of Bill Bruford’s solo and collaborative

2019-12-23: MIT Review: Steven Wilson – Grace For Drowning (Reissue 2020) (*****)
“My obligation to collecting is my only thirst…” Steven Wilson’s second solo album gets the reissue treatment from the Kscope label, with the original double album now supplemented by a blu-ray disc of alternative mixes and

2019-12-22: Fish - Weltschmerz update
Merry Christmas from Fish! Sounds like it may finally be coming out in May 2020.

2019-12-20: Watch The Neal Morse Band perform Welcome To The World live
The Neal Morse Band have shared a live video showcasing their track Welcome To The World. It’s the first look at their upcoming live package The Great Adventour: Live in Brno 2019, which will be released on March 6 through In

2019-12-20: How Gentle Giant's Derek Shulman Surprised ex-Bandmate Elton John
Famous for fronting Gentle Giant from 1970-80, Derek Shulman found early success with a British pop group called Simon Dupree and the Big Sound. The seeds for his next phase were already planted, since the lineup included sib

2019-12-19: Alan Parsons’ Ammonia Avenue to be reissued
An updated Blu-ray edition of The Alan Parsons’ Project’s Ammonia Avenue is due out on March 27, 2020, via Esoteric Recordings. It will contain 5.1 and High Resolution stereo mixes of the 1984 album, created by Alan Parsons h

2019-12-19: Pink Floyd augmented reality experience immerses fans in band's artwork
Last week, Pink Floyd’s new box set The Later Years launched, bringing together the band’s material from 1987 onwards. Now, UK tech studio Draw & Code have developed an augmented reality experience which gets fans up close an

2019-12-19: RIP: Gershon Kingsley, Moog-loving composer, dies at 97
Gershon Kingsley, a composer who brought electronic sounds into popular music and wrote the enduring instrumental hit “Pop Corn,” died Dec. 10 at his home in Manhattan. He was 97. In the 1960s, Mr. Kingsley was an early conve

2019-12-19: CALIGULA'S HORSE Announce First Ever North American Headline Tour Alongside MOON TOOTH & EBONIVORY
Caligula’s Horse, a band at the forefront of Australia’s progressive rock scene, are pleased to announce their first ever North American headline tour for 2020, following their one-off appearance at ProgPower USA this year, a

2019-12-18: Robert Fripp’s Introduction To The Guitar Circle Four-Day-Long Event For Guitar Players and Music-Lovers To Be Held in Saratoga Springs, NY – October 22nd – 26th, 2020
Robert Fripp’s Introduction To The Guitar Circle is a four-day-long event for guitar players and music-lovers of all levels, interests, and tastes. Whether you are a master player, a beginner, or just an enthusiastic fan, our

2019-12-17: 10 Progressive Rock Concept Albums Every Music Fan Should Own
Released in late November 1979, progressive rock pioneer Pink Floyd’s eleventh studio LP, The Wall, was a creative triumph. In a nutshell, it’s a semi-autobiographical rock opera — mostly conceived and written by bassist/voca

2019-12-17: Perfect Beings disband
End of a decade - end of an era. As some of you may have already put together, it is time to announce that Perfect Beings have disbanded. We thank you for your support throughout the past 6 years, as we could not have done an

2019-12-17: Pink Floyd’s Battle With Paul McCartney at Knebworth
David Gilmour and some of his backstage colleagues recalled some of the most memorable moments from Pink Floyd’s big concert in Venice in 1989 and another at Knebworth in 1990. While Gilmour remained diplomatic about some of

2019-12-17: Mastodon look to early 2020 to continue work on new album
Mastodon drummer Brann Dailor says he hopes to continue work on the band’s next studio album over the next few months. Bassist Troy Sanders reported back in May that plans for the follow-up to 2017’s Emperor Of Sand were temp

2019-12-16: Dark Eternal Future by JS Tolar
Check out this new release from JS Tolar, Dark Eternal Future. JS Tolar is an independent artist who has weaved a dark tale of immortality, experimentation, and control in his latest release. This album tells a cohesive story

2019-12-16: Ayreon announced as Saturday headliners for Night Of The Prog - Arjen Lucassen's prog collective to perform full Into The Electric Castle show
Ayreon have been announced as headliners for the Saturday night at next year's Night Of The Prog festival. Arjen Lucassen and keyboardist Joost van den Broek have gathered nearly the entire original cast of Into The Electric

2019-12-16: SYMPHONY X – Announce 25th Anniversary North American Tour With PRIMAL FEAR and FIREWIND!
New Jersey’s progressive metal masters, SYMPHONY X, are proud to announce their “25th Anniversary North American tour 2020”! The 28 date trek will kick off in Englewood, NJ on May 14th and make stops in Montreal, Cleveland, a

2019-12-15: Neal Morse Forges a Fifth Annual COAH Christmas at The Foundry
Approximately five years ago musician Neal Morse - the multi-instrumentalist who many around the world consider a prog rock god - stepped up to the call and founded his own church called City On A Hill in Nashville, Tennessee

2019-12-14: Coheed & Cambria get the Christmas spirit with new video for Toys
US prog rockers Coheed And Cambria have released a new video for Toys, subtitled An Unheavenly Christmas Carol. The song is taken from the band's most recent album The Unheavenly Creatures. You can watch the video in full bel

2019-12-13: Improv: Antetonkel by Sproingg
New Sproingg track (Progressive, psychedelic, experimental stoner-space fusion rock) now available. Most Sproingg songs arise from jam sessions. Very often the finished version you hear on a CD is quite different than the ori

2019-12-13: PSYCHOTIC WALTZ : Launch new song "Devils And Angels"; Pre-order for upcoming studio-album "The God-Shaped Void" starts today!
US Progressive Metal pioneers and innovators PSYCHOTIC WALTZ return in full original line-up with their highly anticipated 5th studio album and first new music in 23 years. Entitled "The God-Shaped Void", the upcoming new alb

2019-12-13: Gentle Giant’s Derek Shulman on New Box Set, Touring With Black Sabbath
"After Gentle Giant, I went to the Dark Side," says Derek Shulman. "I became Darth Vader." The British singer-turned-label executive is only half-serious about transforming into the Sith Lord of the music industry. But his ca

2019-12-13: Sons Of Apollo launch neon-tinged video for new single Fall To Ascend
Sons Of Apollo have released a video for their new single Fall To Ascend. It’s the latest material taken from Mike Portnoy, Derek Sherinian, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, Billy Sheehan and Jeff Scott Soto’s upcoming second studio al

2019-12-12: Concert Review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra Electrifies in Return to Music City
In the decades that Nashville has been known as Music City a plethora of musical instruments have been used on stage and in the recording studios that have put this town on the map. But, it's a safe bet to say that never befo

2019-12-12: Check out Ride On Pony, the new single from Umphrey’s McGee
Umphrey’s McGee have released a studio version of live favourite Ride On Pony. “This song goes back almost to pre-adolescence,” says Umphrey’s guitarist, Jake Cinninger. “It harkens back to the days of those mixed-up feelings

2019-12-12: The Prog Magazine Writers' Albums Of 2019
We've listened to hundreds of great prog albums this year. But these are the ones we reckoned were the very best... We started with a list as long as the headiest prog rock epic, and finally we’ve narrowed it down to a manage

2019-12-11: 4 Questions for Drummer and Author Bill Bruford
Since retiring from public performance in 2009, the British drummer Bill Bruford has earned a doctorate in music from the University of Surrey and launched a new career as an author and lecturer. In the recordings he has left

2019-12-11: New Single from Great Wide Nothing (Neo Prog/Art Rock from Atlanta)
Hello all! It's been a hot minute since I've been online, so I wanted to share the new single I released with Great Wide Nothing back in September here. The track is called "Color", and if you're into neo, symphonic, and pop-

2019-12-11: THE NEAL MORSE BAND SIGN WITH INSIDEOUTMUSIC!
The Neal Morse Band have returned to the InsideOutMusic family, re-signing with the label in 2019 and announcing the release of a forthcoming new live album – ‘The Great Adventour – Live in BRNO 2019’ for the 6th March 2020.

2019-12-11: …AND YOU WILL KNOW US BY THE TRAIL OF DEAD: LAUNCH VIDEO FOR 'INTO THE GODLESS VOID'; SECOND SINGLE FROM FORTHCOMING 10THSTUDIO ALBUM
…And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead bring fans another new song today with the release of “Into The Godless Void.” Everything kicks into full pelt with this noisy and thrilling existential anthem that follows the news

2019-12-11: Dennis DeYoung Announces New Album, ’26 East: Volume 1’
Former Styx singer Dennis DeYoung announced the release of a new album titled 26 East: Volume 1, which will arrive in the spring. The LP includes a guest appearance by Julian Lennon on the track “The Good Old Days,” and it’s

2019-12-11: DAVID GILMOUR RECALLS ‘LOUDMOUTH’ ARTIST STORM THORGERSON
David Gilmour recalled renowned Pink Floyd cover artist Storm Thorgerson, describing his lifelong friend as a “nonstop loudmouth.” Designer and director Thorgerson, who died in 2013, co-founded the influential Hipgnosis art s

2019-12-11: Authorised 10cc biography set for February release
A fully authorised 10cc biography is to be published early next year. Titled 10cc: The Worst Band In The World, it has been written by Liam Newton and will be released through Rocket 88 on February 12 in hardcover. The 528-pa

2019-12-10: PINK FLOYD, ‘THE LATER YEARS': UCR ALBUM REVIEW
Pink Floyd left the '70s in a familiar spot: perched at the top of the charts. The Wall was released in the final weeks of 1979 and would soon become the band's third No. 1 album. The single "Another Brick in the Wall Part II

2019-12-10: Iamthemorning’s Marjana Semkina shares video for haunting new single Everything Burns
Iamthemorning vocalist Marjana Semkina has released a video for her new single Everything Burns. The track has been taken from Semkina’s upcoming solo album Sleepwalking, which is set to arrive on February 14 through Kscope.

2019-12-10: Tool’s Fear Inoculum named Metal Hammer’s album of the year
Tool’s Fear Inoculum has been named Metal Hammer magazine's album of the year. The magazine’s core editorial team along with writers and reviewers put their heads together to pick out the 50 best albums of 2019 – and, when th

2019-12-09: MFSL to Release 2 LP (45RPM) Fragile Album
"I wanted to hear something inspiring." With*Fragile, Yes vocalist Jon Anderson's desire was fulfilled to an extent even he likely couldn't have imagined. The band's breakthrough album marks a number of important firsts not j

2019-12-09: The Best of Echoes 2019 – The Top 25 Albums
Echoes is a daily two-hour music soundscape, distributed by PRX and broadcast on 120 radio stations from Maine to Hawaii. With host John Diliberto, a writer for Billboard, Pulse and other magazines, Echoes brings together a w