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2019-05-20: Yes Celebrates 50th Anniversary With 50 Live Set
As fractured as the YES experience has been over the last decades, there’s still enough strong original talent in the official YES to make a genuine YES album. For many, the Howe-led team with Alan White, and newer members (O

2019-05-20: David Byrne Announces ‘American Utopia’ Broadway Run
David Byrne announced that his acclaimed American Utopia live show would be adapted for a Broadway run later this year. The performances will take place in the 1,500-capacity Hudson Theatre for 16 weeks, from Oct. 4 to Jan. 1

2019-05-19: AAJ Review: Bruford-Borstlap: Sheer Reckless Abandon
One of the great joys of music can be that of distance: coming back to a piece of music, a musician/group or a discography, even, years later to rediscover it anew. While returning to music after a break of months, years...ev

2019-05-18: King's X added to Cruise To The Edge 2020
Please welcome to Cruise to the Edge for the first time.... King's X! Book your cabin now at: cruisetotheedge.com

2019-05-18: 45 Years Ago: Rush’s First U.S. Show Becomes a Complete Disaster
Rush's first show in America ran a promoter out of the business and infuriated local officials to the point that they established new legislation. There were as many as four overdoses, too. Promo ads promised a 12-hour music

2019-05-17: SOTO: launch "HyperMania" single/video & Pt. 1 of EPK; "Origami" out next week!
SOTO, the modern Heavy Metal / Hard Rock group featuring vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (ex Yngwie Malmsteen / Talisman / ex Journey, Sons Of Apollo, TSO, etc.), are soon to release their third album and InsideOutMusic debut “Origa

2019-05-17: Eloy to release The Vision, The Sword And The Pyre (Part II) later this year
Eloy will release there new album, The Vision, The Sword And The Pyre (Part II) later this year. It is the fulfilment of mainman Frank Bornemann's dream of bringing the Joan Of Arc story to the rock opera form. Eloy released

2019-05-17: Faith No More’s Mike Patton teams up with Jean-Claude Vannier for Corpse Flower
Mike Patton has teamed up with French composer Jean-Claude Vannier for a new album titled Corpse Flower. The record will be released on September 13 through Ipecac Recordings – with the pair releasing the first single On Top

2019-05-17: Listen to New Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow Song ‘The Storm’
Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow have released a new song, "The Storm,” which is described as a “rocked-up remake” of 2001 Blackmore’s Night track “Fires at Midnight.” The new release is credited as having been composed by Blackmo

2019-05-16: Review: Five things we learned from last night's Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa show
So we went to see The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa show at the London Palladium last night, the much-talked about 'hologram' tour that has drawn as much ire from some quarters as it has anticipation from others. On stage, a c

2019-05-15: French Music Legends Magma To Release New Album “Zëss” June 28th!
Much to the excitement of Magma fans worldwide, the legendary French ensemble will be releasing a new album titled “Zëss” on June 28, 2019! The CD is now available for pre-order and features a 40-page deluxe CD book which inc

2019-05-15: Henry Cow: The World is a Problem Paperback – 6 Sep 2019
In its open improvisations, lapidary lyrics, errant melodies, and relentless pursuit of spontaneity, the British experimental band Henry Cow pushed rock music to its limits. The band’s rotating personnel, sprung from rock, fr

2019-05-14: “Folly Bololey: Songs from Robert Wyatt’s Rock Bottom” by The North Sea Radio Orchestra feat. John Greaves & Annie Barbazza Limited Edition CD & Vinyl Available May 17th!
Critically acclaimed as one of the best records ever, Robert Wyatt’s 1974 masterpiece “Rock Bottom” has been re-arranged by Craig Fortnam for his amazing North Sea Radio Orchestra. Featuring long time Wyatt’s collaborator and

2019-05-13: Kansas Announce Special New York Show, Plan New Music
Kansas have announced a special show at the Beacon Theatre in New York on Dec. 14 that will find the group, for the first time, performing its classic albums Leftoverture and Point of Know Return back to back for one night on

2019-05-13: The Next Generation of Toto… ZFG Feat. Sons of Lukather and Porcaro To Tour Europe Summer 2019!
Serendipitous is an adjective that describes accidentally being in the right place at the right time, like bumping into a good friend in some unusual location, or finding a hundred dollar bill on the ground. The word could al

2019-05-13: District 97 release a video trailer for their forthcoming Pre-Screens tour
District 97 have released a teaser trailer for their forthcoming US tour dates. You can watch it below. The Chicago quintet will release their new album, Screens, late this year, but the album will be made available to buy a

2019-05-13: Leprous announce November European tour
Leprous have announced that they’ll tour across Europe later this year. They’ve lined up the shows in support of their upcoming and as-yet-untitled studio album. They’ll kick things off in Luxembourg on November 1 and wrap th

2019-05-12: A Conversation With Bill Bruford. Part One: Drumming
Bill Bruford’s retirement from music became effective in January 1, 2009. To me, this came as a shock. Bill’s music had impacted me significantly and still does. He played in many of my favourite rock bands: Yes, King Crimson

2019-05-10: Nad Sylvan: launches new single 'I Am The Sea'
Nad Sylvan, vocalist with Steve Hackett, recently announced the release of his new solo album ‘The Regal Bastard’ on the 5th July 2019. His third album for InsideOutMusic, and his 5th overall, this record is the final part of

2019-05-10: Pattern Seeking Animals: stream first single 'No Burden Left To Carry'; pre-order begins
PATTERN-SEEKING ANIMALS is the brand new group featuring the talents of current & former Spock's Beard members Ted Leonard, Jimmy Keegan & Dave Meros as well as long-time contributing songwriter-producer John Boegehold. The b

2019-05-10: Big Big Train release trailer video for Grand Tour
Big Big Train have released a trailer video for their forthcoming new album Grand Tour. You can watch the trailer below. "This new lyric film was created by Toward Infinity who used some of the album's booklet artwork to illu

2019-05-10: The Aristocrats announce new album You Know What…?
The Aristocrats have confirmed that they’ve completed work on their new studio album – and it’ll be released next month. The follow-up to to 2015's Tres Caballeros is titled You Know What…? and it will arrive on June 28.

2019-05-10: PledgeMusic Nearing Bankruptcy After Rescue Attempts Fail
Benji Rogers, founder of the crowdfunding platform PledgeMusic, said the business was about to enter bankruptcy after attempts to save it failed. Rogers returned on a voluntary basis after the company admitted it couldn’t pay

2019-05-09: See Rick Wakeman Praise ‘Favorite Keyboard of All Time’ in Moog Doc Clip
“My favorite keyboard of all time will always be the Minimoog,” Rick Wakeman says in an extended version of a scene that will appear in Electronic Voyager, an upcoming doc on the life of legendary synth inventor Robert Moog.

2019-05-09: YES Keyboard Wizard RICK WAKEMAN To Embark On First Solo U.S. Tour In 13 Years
Keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman will embark on his first solo tour of America in 13 years in September. Wakeman's "The Grumpy Old Rock Star Tour" will combine spellbinding piano music with sidesplitting jokes and revealing insig

2019-05-09: See Some of the Guitars David Gilmour Is Selling
David Gilmour will auction off more than 120 guitars from his collection on June 20. A selection of his instruments is currently on display at Christie's in Los Angeles. We have an up-close look at 10 of the valuable instrume

2019-05-09: Roger Daltrey Announces ‘The Who’s Tommy Orchestral’ Live Album
The Who singer Roger Daltrey announced the release of a live album, The Who’s Tommy Orchestral, on June 14. It was recorded in Budapest, Hungary and Bethel Woods, N.Y., during a 2018 tour in which Daltrey performed the classi

2019-05-09: Tim Bowness: adds Berlin live date; reveals special guest performances
Tim Bowness' fifth solo album ‘Flowers At The Scene’ was recently released in March. Produced by no-man (the duo of Bowness and Steven Wilson), the album is a vibrant collection of 11 strikingly diverse songs that reached Top

2019-05-09: Brian Eno’s Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks to be reissued with new music
Brian Eno’s 1983 album Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks, which he recorded with his brother Roger and Daniel Lanois, is to be reissued this summer. The record was originally launched for the Al Reinert-directed documentary F

2019-05-08: Did Tool Just Confirm Their New Album’s Release Date?
Years of speculation may have just come to an end for Tool fans, as the band posted "August 30th" messages on Twitter and onstage last night. The band is expected to release its fifth studio album sometime in 2019, 13 years a

2019-05-08: Justin Hayward, Alan Parsons, The Zombies and more set for On The Blue Cruise
Moody Blues man Justin Hayward will host the 2020 seven-night cruise, also featuring The Martin Barre Band, Pat Travers, Art Garfunkel, ELO members and more. The inaugural 2019 event sold out and next year’s cruise boasts a l

2019-05-08: Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason presents new BBC series on music and technology
Former Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason is the host of a new nine-part Open University series on the BBC World Service. It’s titled A History Of Music In Technology and explores “the world of legendary artists, producers, engine

2019-05-07: Gojira are “super proud” of material on Magma follow-up
Gojira have been in the studio laying down tracks for their highly anticipated new album. The as-yet-untitled record will be the follow-up to 2016’s Magma, with drummer Mario Duplantier checking in with an update on how the a

2019-05-07: Best performance ever of Supper's Ready
Oh my god this is so awesome, what a performance from the band, the orchestra, the choir, what a lead vocalist and Steve Hackett's guitar playing and his solo at the end I can't find the right superlative It is simply mindblo

2019-05-06: Watch Tool Debut Two New Songs Live
Tool debuted two new songs presumably from their long-awaited fifth album during a the opening stop of their latest U.S. tour in Jacksonville, Fla., over the weekend. The full version of “Descending,” which had previously bee

2019-05-06: Big Big Train release new single Theodora In Green And Gold
Big Big Train have released a new single, Theodora In Green And Gold. The new single, which you can listen to below, is taken from the band's forthcoming new studio album Grand Tour, which is released through English Electric

2019-05-06: Deep Purple Announce New U.S. Leg of ‘Long Goodbye’ Tour
Deep Purple are bringing their Long Goodbye tour back to the U.S. with 33 dates across the country that will take place during six weeks in the fall. They'll begin on Sept. 3 at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside, Ca

2019-05-04: Big Big Train just announced for #Rosfest 2020
So. RoSFest 2020. The train is coming. And it's a big big one.

2019-05-04: Light Freedom Revival Releases Taylor Swift Prog Cover Featuring Billy Sherwood, Dylan Howe and Oliver Wakeman
Light Freedom Revival continues its musical journey by envisioning the unique single “Wildest Dreams”, a cover of the song with the same name by Taylor Swift. Canadian singer John Vehadija is teaming up with Billy Sherwood, O

2019-05-03: Banco Del Mutuo Succorso: release new track 'L'imprevisto', the third single from the new album 'Transiberiana'
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, the legendary Italian progressive rock band, recently announced the worldwide signing with Inside Out Music / Sony Music group. Their new record ‘Transiberiana’ will be the first studio album in 25 y

2019-05-03: Tarja Turunen details her new album In The Raw
Earlier this week, Tarja released a lyric video for her new single Dead Promises. It was the first material taken from the former Nightwish star’s upcoming album In The Raw – and she’s now revealed further details about the r

2019-05-02: US Prog Rock Ensemble IZZ To Release New Album “Don’t Panic”
Centered around the 18+ minute epic, “42,” Don’t Panic bears all the hallmarks of what has made IZZ one of the brightest lights in the US progressive rock scene. The band’s 9th studio album reveals a fresh, new energy evidenc

2019-05-02: Anneke Van Giersbergen: Receives the Buma ROCKS! Export Award 2019
After 25 years on the international stages, Anneke van Giersbergen is more active than she has ever been. That's why her efforts have been recognised with the Buma ROCKS! Export Award, which she will receive on June 1st durin

2019-05-01: Stickmen added to Cruise To The Edge 2020
Transmission...Public on sale is in full tilt!Alert.... Artist arriving!Please welcome Stickmen to the 2020 Cruise to the Edge!cruisetotheedge.com #cruisetotheedge #stickmen #tonylevin #prog#kingcrimson #cruise #miami #vacat

2019-05-01: Greg Lake Auction coming May 18th
It was a great honor and dream come true to work with one of my musical heroes Greg Lake up until his sad passing. Greg Lake's official memorabilia auction will take place on Saturday, May 18th 2019 - live and online.

2019-05-01: Deep Purple Accountant Jailed for Stealing $3 Million From Band
An accountant previously found liable for misappropriating around $3 million of Deep Purple’s money has been jailed for the theft. Dipak Rao worked for two companies run by the band from 1992 to 2014, reaching director level

2019-05-01: HAKEN Guitarist RICHARD HENSHALL Announces New Solo Album "The Cocoon"
Acclaimed for his work as a founding member of prog metal standouts Haken, as well as Nova Collective, Mike Portnoy’s Shattered Fortress, and as a Strandberg Guitars associate artist, Richard Henshall is now prepared to relea

2019-05-01: IZZ - Don't Panic promotional video
The 18 minute-long “42” displays the band in full force as all four vocalists, Anmarie Byrnes, Laura Meade, John Galgano, and Tom Galgano, create melodies and harmonies around the intersecting and connected sections of the pi

2019-04-30: Genesis Seconds Out Half Speed Remaster Vinyl Release Announced
Seconds Out is the second live album from the English rock band Genesis, originally released as a double album in October 1977. It is formed of recordings from their four dates at the Palais des Sports in Paris in June 1977 o

2019-04-30: Lonely Robot's Under Stars has made it into the midweek UK charts!
This is exciting! The new Lonely Robot album #UnderStars has made No. 42 in the UK midweek album chart! Got yours? Thank you! 👏 Not bought it yet? Get it here and help it climb even higher?! 🚀 https://lonelyro

2019-04-30: Toto Announce U.S. Fall Tour
Toto announced a fall tour of the U.S., completing their two-year 40 Trips Around the Sun road trip that supported the release of their 40th-anniversary compilation album of the same name. The run begins on Sept. 20 in Los An

2019-04-30: Rush’s Geddy Lee announces book tour
Geddy Lee has announced a Canadian tour in support of his Big Beautiful Book Of Bass. It was published back in December through Harper Collins and sees the Rush vocalist and bassist explore the history of the instrument, with

2019-04-29: Fernando Perdomo and the Out to Sea Band “Angel”
Ladies and Gentlemen. Here is my new video for “Angel” off my Out to Sea 2 album. This was filmed and edited by Cyndi Trissel and features the Out to Sea Band.. Derek Cintron on Drums, Roger Houdaille on bass, and Vic Kingsle

2019-04-29: Big Big Train release trailer for 'grand' online interview
Big Big Train have released a teaser trailer for a brand new online interview ahead of the release of their forthcoming new album Grand Tour, which is released through English Electric Recordings on May 17. In it the band li

2019-04-29: Pain of Salvation joins Cruise To The Edge 2020
Transmission ... Public on sale starts tomorrow ! Please welcome Pain of Salvation to CTTE 2020!! Cruisetotheedge.com #painofsalvation #prog #cruise #ctte2020 #miami #vacation #

2019-04-29: Steely Dan Announce New Tour
Steely Dan have announced a new slate of tour dates for the summer and fall. The dates include multi-night residencies in major Northeast cities as well as one- and two-night stands in other locations. The band, which now lis

2019-04-29: Randy McStine releases new single with Marco Minnemann
Randy McStine (The Fringe) has released his latest single, Bottom Feeder Blues, with contributions from The Aristocrats drummer Marco Minnemann and Panic! At The Disco's Jesse Molloy on saxophone. You can listen below. “I wro

2019-04-26: Lonely Robot - Under Stars (Album Review)
First, the good news: John Mitchell is incredibly prolific, and right on schedule (every other year since 2015,) we are due for another Lonely Robot album. Next, the bad news: Under Stars marks the end of the initial Lonely R

2019-04-26: Why Dennis DeYoung’s Next Album Will Finally Sound More Like Styx
Dennis DeYoung had to do some soul searching when it came to the idea of making new music. “Really, the amount of work I do on a project, I will torture myself,” the former Styx frontman tells UCR. “I've tried to figure out w

2019-04-26: SOTO: - launch second single/title track of "Origami"!
SOTO, the modern Heavy Metal / Hard Rock group featuring vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (ex Yngwie Malmsteen / Talisman / ex Journey, Sons Of Apollo, TSO, etc.), are launching the second single for their upcoming album “Origami“ (O

2019-04-26: Pink Floyd’s Their Mortal Remains exhibition is heading to Madrid
Pink Floyd’s critically acclaimed Their Mortal Remains exhibition is moving to Spain next month. It’ll run from May 10 until September 15 at Madrid’s IFEMA – the Trade Fair Institution of Spain – and comes after its debut at

2019-04-25: How Alan Parsons Completed a Return to Vintage Sounds on ‘The Secret'
Alan Parsons' most recent solo album, A Valid Path, arrived 15 years ago as a voyage into spongey electronica and arty synth-pop. The album boasted a handful of major cameos (David Gilmour, Ambrosia's David Pack, Monty Python

2019-04-25: Steven Wilson launches stunning new video for Song Of Unborn
Steven Wilson has launched a video for a live version of Song Of Unborn, originally the opening track to his 2017 album To The Bone. The video was animated by Jess Cope, who previously worked with Wilson on videos including P

2019-04-25: The Ultimate Fan Experience with Jon Anderson (The Voice of YES)
Spend 3 days in historic Woodstock, NY at the legendary Levon Helm Studios with Jon Anderson (The Voice of YES) as he prepares for his upcoming '1000 Hands / World Tour!'

2019-04-25: Best Concept Albums: 25 Classics That Will Blow Your Mind
Concept albums are most often associated with prog rock and the 70s, since epic LPs really did flourish in that era. But prog rockers didn’t completely own the concept of concepts. As this list shows, funkateers, country arti

2019-04-24: Dweezil Zappa Announces ‘Hot Rats & Other Hot Stuff’ 2019 World Tour
Guitarist Dweezil Zappa will perform his father, Frank Zappa’s famed 1969 album Hot Rats and other material over the course of the Hot Rats & Other Hot Stuff world tour. Dweezil will kick off the tour in North America this Se

2019-04-24: Listen to Neal Morse's new rock opera track There’s A Highway
Neal Morse has released a stream of his brand new single titled There’s A Highway.The song has been taken from his upcoming rock opera album Jesus Christ: The Exorcist, which will launch on June 14 via Frontiers Music srl on

2019-04-23: Rush: Wandering the Face of the Earth: The Official Touring History coming out October 15, 2019
Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, and Neil Peart performed together for the first time to an audience of 11,000 people in 1974. Forty years later, their last tour sold over 442,000 tickets. This is the story of everything in between.

2019-04-23: Lonely Robot share video for new single Authorship Of Our Lives
Lonely Robot have released a lyric video for their new track Authorship Of Our Lives. It’s the third song taken from the John Mitchell-led project’s upcoming album Under Stars, which will launch this coming Friday (April 26).

2019-04-23: District 97 announce new album 'Screens'
Be the first to get our new album Screens, exclusively at the Pre-Screening Tour starting 5/14! What show(s) will you be at? Ticket links at http://www.district97.net/shows

2019-04-22: Renaissance-- 50th Anniversary Tour
Progressive rock pioneers Renaissance are celebrating five decades at the forefront of symphonic rock! Don't miss a special 50th Anniversary retrospective collection of classics live this Fall!

2019-04-22: Asia’s Problems With ‘Heat of the Moment’ Success
Asia keyboardist Geoff Downes recalled how the surprise success of "Heat of the Moment" caused the band some unexpected problems. He also explained why the song – which reached No. 4 in 1982 and became the 40th best-selling s

2019-04-22: More CTTE artist announcements
Steve Hacket, Dave Kerzner, Alex Machacek, Fernando Perdomo, McBroom Sisters and Gabriel all added today to the Cruise To The Edge 2020 line-up.

2019-04-21: "I think in my life I've only met Jon Anderson once!" - The Prog Interview with Geoff Downes
Everybody needs to start somewhere. For Geoff Downes, that break came in the orchestra pit at London’s New Theatre. It was 1975, and the 23-year-old Downes was playing keyboards in a brand new stage show. And his unlikely pay

2019-04-21: Swiss Minimalistic Jazz Ensemble Akku Quintet To Release Fourth Album “Depart” On Trey Gunn’s 7dMedia Label
The Akku Quintet was founded by drummer and composer Manuel Pasquinelli. Says renown writer Sid Smith, “Best-known for his work in Swiss post-rock minimalist outfit, SONAR, Pasquinelli’s writing contains an almost cinematic d

2019-04-19: Video Promo:Jordan Rudess - Wired For Madness - Out Now!
Our own keyboard 🎹 wizard Jordan Rudess' new solo album is released today! 'Wired For Madness' features John Petrucci, James LaBrie, Marco Minnemann, Guthrie Govan (Official) and many other talented guests.

2019-04-19: AAJ Review: King Crimson: Live in Newcastle, December 8, 1972
"Never say never," or so the old adage goes. When it comes to music, there are two more that should be added: "farewell tour" and, most certainly as it relates to King Crimson's Live in Newcastle, December 8, 1972, "the compl

2019-04-19: Artificial Silence - yet another great debut album
The debut album by American band Artificial Silence. Out now on digipack CD (professionaly made CD-Rs) or Digital Album at their Bandcamp (name your price). Just had a listen to Negative Space, the debut album by Artificial S

2019-04-19: Watch Roger Waters Join Nick Mason Onstage for Pink Floyd Song
Roger Waters joined former Pink Floyd colleague Nick Mason for a rendition of the band's classic track “Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun” in New York City last night. The surprise guest spot took place at the Beacon

2019-04-19: Big Big Train premiere video for new single Alive
Big Big Train release their brand new single Alive today. It's the first single from the band's forthcoming album, Grand Tour, and they are premiering the new video with prog. You can watch it below. "Our new album, Grand Tou

2019-04-18: UN Singers to Perform with Strawbs at the Grand Finale of the 50th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday April 27, 2019!
We are very pleased to announce that the UN Singers will perform with Strawbs in the Grand Finale of the band’s 50th Anniversary celebration at the Strand Theater, Lakewood NJ on Saturday April 27, 2019. The UN Singers are de

2019-04-18: Nad Sylvan announces new album The Regal Bastard
Singer Nad Sylvan has announced that he’ll release his new studio album this summer. It’s titled The Regal Bastard and will be the third and final part of the Steve Hackett vocalist’s Vampire trilogy which began with 2015’s C

2019-04-18: David Bowie – Zeit! (The Berlin Trilogy 1977-79) (****)
The chameleon of rock takes us on a fantastic voyage across three loosely connected albums recorded during one of his most experimental and collaborative periods. I’ve always been aware of David Bowie’s legacy, but it’s only

2019-04-17: Robert Fripp Recalls ‘Missed Opportunity’ With David Bowie
King Crimson leader Robert Fripp recalled the “missed opportunity” of working with David Bowie in 2002, and said his wife, singer Toyah Wilcox, had never forgiven him for the incident. Fripp appeared on Bowie’s celebrated alb

2019-04-17: RUSH TO RELEASE ‘A FAREWELL TO KINGS’ GRAPHIC NOVEL
A band-authorized graphic novel chronicling the creation of Rush's A Farewell to Kings album will be released on Sept. 10. You can see six pages from the book below. The 144-page The Making of A Farewell to Kings was created

2019-04-17: PATTERN SEEKING ANIMALS: - ANNOUNCES DEBUT ALBUM; BOEGEHOLD / KEEGAN / LEONARD / MEROS JOIN FORCES IN NEW BAND
PATTERN-SEEKING ANIMALS is the brand new quartet featuring the talents of current & former Spock's Beard members Ted Leonard, Jimmy Keegan & Dave Meros as well as long-time contributing songwriter-producer John Boegehold. The

2019-04-17: HAKEN: - ANNOUNCE SUMMER 2019 LIVE DATES
HAKEN, one of progressive music’s most exciting bands, recently completed a hugely successful tour of Europe in support of their latest album ‘Vector’. Now they can reveal they will return to Europe for some select festival &

2019-04-16: Jordan Rudess’ KeyFest returns for its 4th year
Jordan Rudess has revealed details of this year’s KeyFest. It’s the fourth year that the Dream Theater musician has hosted the three-day event, which brings together keyboard players from around the world for workshops, jams,

2019-04-16: Drum Legend Simon Phillips Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Protocol With 6-CD Box Set!
Drum legend Simon Phillips will be releasing a 6-CD box set on April 12th on Phantom Recordings. This truly deluxe set celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Protocol, the powerhouse jazz-rock vehicle for the music of legendary d

2019-04-15: Tangerine Dream’s Virgin albums set for box set release
A new Tangerine Dream box set is to be released later this year by Universal Music. It’s titled In Search Of Hades: The Virgin Recordings 1973-1979 and will feature seven remastered albums: Phaedra, Rubycon, Ricochet, Stratos

2019-04-15: Spock’s Beard spinoff Pattern-Seeking Animals announce debut album
Spock’s Beard spinoff Pattern-Seeking Animals have announced that they’ll release their debut album this summer. The outfit features current Spock’s Beard members Ted Leonard and Dave Meros, and their former drummer Jimmy Kee

2019-04-15: Haken, Pendragon, Goblin, Lifesigns, Glass Hammer, Stu Hamm and Nerve Bundle added to Cruise To The Edge
Cruise To The Edge have been busy announcing more acts for next year's Cruise, with British prog rock bands Halen and Pendragon leading the way along with Italian prog legends Goblin. Next year's Cruise runs from March 27 - A

2019-04-15: King’s X to record first album since 2008’s XV
King’s X have confirmed they’re about to return to the studio to begin work on their first album since 2008’s XV. The as-yet-untitled record is expected to be released later this year via Golden Robot Records, after the label

2019-04-12: Nick Mason hops aboard the Pink Floyd time machine
Humble, dry-witted drummer Nick Mason is the only member of Pink Floyd to have played on all of their albums. He was there at the inception of progressive rock and is still on good terms with estranged Pink Floyd bandmates Ro

2019-04-12: Listen to Alan Parsons’ New Song Featuring Lou Gramm, ‘Sometimes’
Alan Parsons has debuted a new song featuring former Foreigner singer Lou Gramm. You can hear the track, “Sometimes,” below. The song is an early taste from Parsons' upcoming album, The Secret. Due on April 26, the LP will be

2019-04-12: Banco Del Mutuo Succorso: today releases 'L'assalto dei lupi', the second single and video from the new album 'Transiberiana'
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, the legendary Italian progressive rock band, recently announced the worldwide signing with Inside Out Music / Sony Music group. Their new record ‘Transiberiana’ will be the first studio album in 25 y

2019-04-12: Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess peers into the future in lyric video for Why I Dream
Jordan Rudess has released a lyric video for his new single Why I Dream. It’s the latest material taken from the Dream Theater keyboardist’s upcoming solo album Wired For Madness which will launch next Friday (April 19) throu

2019-04-11: Pink Floyd’s The Division Bell will be reissued on blue vinyl to mark 25th anniversary
Pink Floyd’s 1994 album The Division Bell is to be reissued on double translucent blue vinyl later this year to mark its 25th anniversary. Material based on the sessions for the follow-up to 1987’s A Momentary Lapse Of Reason

2019-04-11: Rush’s Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland set for vinyl release
Rush's live package Time Machine 2011: Live In Cleveland is to be released on vinyl later this year. It previously appeared on CD, DVD and Blu-ray, and will now launch on 4LP featuring all 26 tracks on June 7. The concert was

2019-04-10: Sonar’s “The Bill Laswell Mix Translations” To Be Released On Limited Edition 12-inch Vinyl EP On 7dMedia
The Swiss quartet SONAR has quickly gained international reputation for creating a unique blend of forward-thinking instrumental music imbued with power, tension and emotional identity. With their slow-build approach to drama