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2017-03-22: Kansas Expand ‘Leftoverture’ Tour and Plan Return to Studio
Kansas are lengthening their anniversary tour celebrating Leftoverture, even as they sketch out plans for their next album. The new, as-yet-untitled project would quickly follow 2016’s The Prelude Implicit. Before that, Kansa

2017-03-22: Secret Chiefs 3 has ANOTHER new duo of tunes available for download
SC3 are not adverse to reason, and for sure we admit these kinds of productions are totally unsustainable. Even though we are trying to think of these Bandcamp singles as "fundraisers", you can probably imagine the bottom lin

2017-03-22: Discipline - Captives Of The Wine Dark Sea (new album in June)
DISCIPLINE: Long-Running Detroit Prog Kings Sign With Laser’s Edge For Release Of Captives Of The Wine Dark Sea. DISCIPLINE has performed and recorded together since 1987, and remains one of the top bands in the American prog

2017-03-21: Protean Collective 2017 Album
Help Protean Collective produce the full-length follow-up to 2014's release "The Red and The Grey". Friends! Please help us out by preordering our new album "Collapse" at igg.me/at/pc-collapse ! Here's some footage of us perf

2017-03-21: Watch Pink Floyd Take on Bootleggers in 1971 Documentary Clip
Pink Floyd have released a video clip from a 1971 documentary that appears as part of their recent Early Years collection. The two-and-a-half-minute excerpt, which deals with their experience of being bootlegged, is included

2017-03-21: Todd Rundgren Shares Details of New Album, ‘White Knight’
Todd Rundgren has shared details of his upcoming album White Knight, and it’s a star-studded affair featuring appearances by genre- and generation-spanning artists. Among the artists helping out Rundgren’s follow-up to 2015’s

2017-03-20: Watch Nick Mason Crash His McLaren F1 GTR
This one’s going to hurt for car lovers: Former Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason took his McLaren F1 GTR race car out for a spin at the Goodwood Circuit yesterday — and suffered a mishap on a parade lap, running into a wall and

Marking 25 years! Progression magazine issue No. 71 has been mailed to all domestic and international subscribers, and now is available for single-issue ordering. Featured in this information-packed 104-page issue: * More tha

2017-03-18: 35 Years Ago: Asia Mixes Prog and Pop on Self-Titled Debut
Seen as a symbol of rock’s artistic maturation in the early ’70s, prog fell into a commercial slump toward the end of the decade — a reversal of fortune marked plainly by the collapse of the once-mighty Yes and Emerson, Lake

2017-03-18: Pictures of the new Tupelo
Despite its inauspicious exterior, the new Tupelo takes the baton from the old with the promise of a new era of music magic :)

2017-03-18: NewEARS puts Fallen Angels Tour tickets up for bidding
I have 4 front row center seats for the Fallen Angels Tour at the Regent Theatre on May 2nd...face value...300...I will go with highest bidder...Proceeds go to NewEARS to continue us bringing Prog to New England. Trust me...i

2017-03-17: Nad Sylvan: announces new solo album "The Bride Said No"
Nad Sylvan, vocalist with Steve Hackett and Agents Of Mercy, has announced the release of his new solo album 'The Bride Said No' for the 26th May 2017, on digipak CD, gatefold 2LP + CD & digital download. The album sees Nad j

2017-03-17: 40 Years Ago: Emerson, Lake and Palmer Start to Split on 'Works Volume 1'
Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s Works Volume 1 represents the boldest move the band ever made and the beginning of its undoing. By the time the group came off the tour for its previous album, 1973’s Brain Salad Surgery, it was at it

2017-03-17: Sound of Contact added to CTTE 2018
PLEASE welcome Sound of Contact to our 2018 Cruise to the Edge! These guys will be reuniting for a couple special performances onboard #CTTE2018, and more about those performances coming up! cruisetotheedge.com #CruiseToTheEd

2017-03-17: Journey Dedicate ‘Lights’ to John Wetton During Second Night of Tour With Asia
Journey and Asia have started their joint tour, with both bands taking time to honor recently deceased Asia frontman John Wetton along the way. The tour started out in Yakima, Wash., on March 15, and saw Asia adding a tribute

2017-03-16: The PM Show #155
Greetings friends. The PM Show #155 is ready for your listening pleasure. If you've never listened to The PM Show before then this would be a good show to start with. The PM Show is about Progressive electric music of all sty

2017-03-16: Gig Review: Devin Townsend Project, TesseracT and Leprous (Glasgow Barrowlands – 14 March 2017)
It’s rare for me these days to get a gig where I totally dig all three bands on the bill, so when it was announced that Devin Townsend was coming to town, with Leprous and TesseracT in tow, my interest quickly perked up. Here

2017-03-16: Pete Townshend Writes New Song for Stage Production of the Who’s ‘Tommy’
Nearly 50 years after it was released, the Who‘s classic Tommy is getting a new song. Specifically, the new tune — penned by Who co-founder Pete Townshend — has been earmarked for the new stage production of the musical inspi

2017-03-15: 'Bat Out of Hell the Musical' Opens in England
The stage production based on the songs Jim Steinman wrote for Meat Loaf‘s breakthrough Bat Out of Hell record has completed its opening night — and the earliest reviews suggest this is one rock musical worth seeing. The Manc

2017-03-14: Knifeworld joins CTTE 2018
Our next act to join Yes (official), Marillion will be their first time on Cruise to the Edge! Please welcome to our 2018 cruise ..... Knifeworld! cruisetotheedge.com #CruiseToTheEdge #CTTE2018 #Knifeworld #Prog #CruiseLife #

2017-03-14: Randy McStine releases new album 'Blank" on Bandcamp
As I sit and watch snow accumulate with rapid acceleration, I feel it's a nice to moment to officially release the digital version of my new solo album, Blank. You can now stream, download, and purchase the album through Band

2017-03-13: Jean-Michel Jarre Rebreaths Oxygene on Echoes
The iconic French electronic musician Jean-Michel Jarre returns to the solo track after his two albums of collaborations in his Electronica series. He picks up the threads, sequencers and wires of his 1976 album, Oxygene and

2017-03-13: Haken added to CTTE 2018
This next band we have Mike Portnoy to thank for turning us onto... They have quickly become a favorite of ours at Cruise to the Edge! Please welcome HAKEN to Cruise To The Edge!cruisetotheedge.com #CruiseToTheEdge #Prog #CTT

2017-03-13: Blackfield Feat. Steven Wilson Release “Lonely Soul” Video Taken From New Studio Album “Blackfield V”
Ahead of the release of their new studio album V on March 17th through Kscope, Blackfield, the collaboration between Israeli songwriter and musician Aviv Geffen, and British musician and producer Steven Wilson, have revealed

2017-03-13: Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ Opera Debuts in Montreal, U.S. Premiere Date Announced
An opera based on Pink Floyd‘s 1979 classic The Wall premiered in Montreal on Saturday, with plans to debut stateside in July 2018 at the Cincinnati Music Hall. An enthusiastic Roger Waters, the principal composer for most of

2017-03-11: Anathema and Glass Hammer join CTTE 2018
Returning to Cruise to the Edge in 2018.... Please welcome Anathema. Please welcome back to Cruise to the Edge.... Glass Hammer! Steve Babb tells us GH has something special to celebrate with all of you on CTTE 2018!

2017-03-10: 45 Years Ago: Jethro Tull Try to ‘Out-Prog’ Everybody With ‘Thick as a Brick’
Ian Anderson had a point to make when he turned his thoughts to Jethro Tull’s fifth album. He wanted the work to act as a response to reviews of 1971’s Aqualung, which had been generally positive but was called a concept albu

2017-03-09: Updated site for Cruise To The Edge 2018 coming tomorrow
Preview site tomorrow.... Thursday March 16th 2017 alumni booking, the following Tuesday will be all alumni booking! Look for the next three CTTE artists to be revealed next week! #CruiseToTheEdge #CTTE

2017-03-09: Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman Working on ARW Studio LP
So far, Jon Anderson‘s current union with former Yes bandmates Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman has mainly existed as a touring unit. Before too long, however, fans can expect to hear some new music from the trio in the form of

2017-03-09: 10 Years Ago: Brad Delp’s Suicide Ends Celebrated Career With Boston
Without Brad Delp’s soaring vocals, Boston‘s first album might have been just a bunch of really cool guitar-focused demos by Tom Scholz. The singer’s ability to move from heart-rending tenor to stadium-rattling falsetto, ofte

2017-03-09: Eddie Jobson & Marc Bonilla - FALLEN ANGELS TOUR comes to The Regent Theatre May 2nd
An intimate evening of storytelling and songs paying tribute to the lives of their longtime friends and collaborators John Wetton and Keith Emerson. Keyboardist and "UK" co-founder Jobson and "Keith Emerson Band" vocalist and

A little more than a year ago, former Yes keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman was on a radio show in the U.K., speaking about one of his main mentors, the late David Bowie. Near the end of the program, the producers informed Wakeman

2017-03-08: Geddy Lee to Perform with YES During Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
It was January when we first broke the news that both Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson would have the honor of introducing the band Yes during next month's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Since that time, Rush fans hav

2017-03-08: Heterotopia receives arts grant from The Boston Foundation
I'm wildly ecstatic to finally be able to announce that Schooltree has been awarded an arts grant from The Boston Foundation for Heterotopia! Also, in other major achievements, after keeping this news under my hat for weeks I

2017-03-08: Ian Anderson Explains Why 'Jethro Tull' Are a Living Legacy, Not a Band
It’s been almost 20 years since an album of new original material was released under the Jethro Tull banner, but bandleader Ian Anderson still performs the group’s music — both live and, as on his new String Quartets LP, in t

2017-03-08: Jon Anderson (and Rush’s Geddy Lee!) to Perform with Yes at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction
Jon Anderson has confirmed an appearance on stage with his former Yes bandmates during next month’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, along with a very special guest. He also tells Billboard that Rush‘s Geddy L

2017-03-07: Gerald ScarfeGerald Scarfe's Paintings From Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' Are For Sale
The iconic artwork Gerald Scarfe created for Pink Floyd‘s The Wall — the original record, the 1982 film adaptation and the various times it’s gone on tour — were crucial towards driving home the brutality of the themes Roger

2017-03-07: Progtoberfest bands listing revealed
Martin Barre, The Tangent, Karmakanic, Bruce Soord, Necromonkey, Cast, Aisles, Wobbler, Dave Kerzner Band, Mike Keneally, Thank You Scientist, District 97, Frogg Café, Discipline, Schooltree, Kinetic Element and more...

2017-03-07: Cruise To The Edge 2018 releases promo video
Stay tuned.... Website Preview coming in the next couple days with pre-booking email out next week for 2017 CTTE alumni cruisers! Welcome to Cruise to the Edge! cruisetotheedge.com #CruiseToTheEdge #CTTE2018 #YES #CruiseWithY

2017-03-07: New Big Big Train 2017 studio album ‘Grimspound’ pre-order
The new Big Big Train album, Grimspound, will be released on April 28th 2017. Pre-orders of the album are now available at our official stores at Burning Shed (for vinyl and CD’s) and The Merch Desk (for merchandise and CD’s)

2017-03-07: Deep Purple Debut New 'All I Got Is You' Song and Video
Deep Purple have released a new video for “All I Got Is You,” the second single from their upcoming album Infinite. The clip features behind-the-scenes performance footage from a 97-minute documentary about the making of the

2017-03-06: Toto Announce Headlining U.S. Tour
Toto have announced a round of U.S. summer tour dates, with more to come in “major cities” by August and September. The shows, called An Evening With Toto, will feature more than two hours of music from the band’s career, inc

2017-03-06: ELP on cover of March Record Collector
ELP: Impromptu restaurant gigs, stadium tours, becoming Carpetright's best customers; Chris Welch was there and remembers fondly. STATUS QUO: Why they were so massive in the 70s: a fan's story. HULL: An appreciation of the mu

2017-03-06: Steve Howe Will Return to Asia for John Wetton Tribute Shows
Asia have announced that their former guitarist, and current Yes member, Steve Howe will return to the band to take part in a series of tribute shows to late frontman John Wetton. Foreigner and John Parr will also be on the b

2017-03-06: Mike Oldfield Returns to Ommadawn on Echoes
Mike Oldfield is best known for his 1973 epic, Tubular Bells, but one of his most beloved recordings is his third album, 1975’s Ommadawn. Like Tubular Bells it was two, side-long journeys, this time into a sound that was past

2017-03-04: AAJ Review: Wingfield Reuter Stavi Sirkis, The Stone House
At a 2009 ECM @ 40 celebration in Mannheim, Germany that was part of the ongoing Enjoy Jazz Festival, Italian trumpeter Enrico Rava spoke, in a public interview, about how free jazz, back in the day, wasn't really free. There

2017-03-04: Listen to a 70-Minute Remix of Phil Collins' 'In the Air Tonight' Drum Break
The drum break that signals the end of the bridge in Phil Collins‘ “In the Air Tonight” is one of the most famous of the ’80s, if not all of rock history. Now, a man from Denton, Texas named Joseph Prein has sampled that one

2017-03-03: Recording Console Used for Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon' to be Auctioned
The console Pink Floyd used to record 1973’s The Dark Side of the Moon is being auctioned by Bonhams as part of a New York City sale later this month. The Abbey Road EMI TG12345 MK IV unit will be on display at Bonhams Knight

2017-03-03: Watch Rik Emmett Talk About Each Track on His New eRES 9Œ LP
Rik Emmett takes fans through the inspiration and development of each song from his recent RES 9 album in a new video offering a track-by-track rundown of the LP. The clip, an exclusive premiere that you can check out above,

2017-03-03: Roger Waters Reveals Release Date for Long-Awaited Album in New Teaser Video
Roger Waters has confirmed a release date for Is This the Life We Really Want. His new studio album, the first in 25 years, is due on May 19. The date was revealed as part of a new teaser video for the project, which you can

2017-03-03: Eddie Jobson announces tribute concerts
Though I was planning a somewhat reclusive year, it may come as a surprise to many of you that I have decided to play a handful of concerts in late April and early May. Marc Bonilla and I will pay tribute to our two longtime

2017-03-02: The Neal Morse Band add August New England dates
Aug. 24 Boston, MA – The Wilbur Theatre, Tickets: Purchase HERE, VIP Passes: Get VIP for Boston. Aug. 25 Ridgefield, CT – The Ridgefield Playhouse, Tickets: Purchase HERE, VIP Passes: Get VIP for Ridgefield

2017-03-02: Steve Hackett Pays Homage to Genesis’ ‘Wind & Wuthering,’ Previews Upcoming Solo Record at NYC Show
To Genesis fans, 2017 is a milestone year for two reasons. First, it was 40 years ago that the British prog rock legends released their eighth studio album Wind & Wuthering (the second one to feature Phil Collins on lead voca

2017-03-01: Deep Purple Confirm Release Date and Track Listing for New Album, ‘inFinite’
Deep Purple have confirmed the release date for their new album and unveiled the track listing. inFinite will come out on April 7 and feature 10 songs, including the lead single “Time for Bedlam,” which premiered in January.

2017-03-01: Interview - Mike Johnson: Thinking Plague
The deaths last year of Keith Emerson and Greg Lake, who were two thirds of the progressive rock power trio Emerson, Lake and Palmer, elicited a great deal of renewed attention in the mainstream media for their once extremely

2017-03-01: Listen to Gadi Caplan's Morning Sun on Soundcloud
One of Morning Sun's highlight is Jay Gandhi's beautiful bansuri flute playing on the title track, absolutely mesmerizing! Recorded and mixed by Jesse Gottlieb, mastering by Kevin Blackler, composed by Danny Abowd and yours t

2017-02-28: New Edenbridge interview on Progsheet
If I had to use 1 word to describe the music of Edenbridge, it would be big. Actually, grand is much better. Sweeping, melodic prog metal with the incredible voice of Sabine Edelsbacher soaring over the compostions of multi-i

2017-02-28: Todd Rundgren Announces Spring Tour Dates to Support New Album ‘White Knight’
Todd Rundgren has shared the title and cover image of his upcoming album, as well as details on a supporting tour. White Knight will be his first recording as a solo artist since 2015’s Global. Confirmed dates, cities and ven

2017-02-27: Japan/Porcupine Tree Keyboardist Richard Barbieri Releases 360° Video For “Solar Sea” Taken From His Forthcoming New Studio Album Planets + Persona
“What other planets are out there? Could there be any life 40 light-years away?” – The new 360° video for Richard Barbieri’s track “Solar Sea”, explores these questions, imagines these new worlds – colliding planets, ice crys

2017-02-26: Seaprog Festival, June 2,3,4
Hello Seaprog Fans! As promised, after a yearlong break, we are back and better than ever. Seaprog will be happening on first weekend of June, 2017. As usual, it will kick off with a night at the Royal Room (5000 Rainier Ave

2017-02-25: Boston Globe Obituary: Larry Coryell, 73, master guitar player who flitted among genres
Larry Coryell, a guitarist of stunning technique who defied and redefined musical boundaries as a leader of the movement fusing jazz and rock in the late 1960s and 1970s, died Sunday at a hotel in Manhattan. He was 73. Mr. Co

2017-02-25: ProgStock Festival Announcement
A Progressive Rock Festival is coming to NJ, USA Oct 13-15, 2017: Echolyn, Glass Hammer, The Tangent, Karmakanic, Randy McStine presents a Kevin Gilbert Retrospective, Aisles, 3rDegree, Circuline, Rachel Flowers, Peter Jones,

2017-02-25: NAMM 2017 Rachel Flowers Performance at Nord
Finally! Decent Rachel Flowers video from NAMM 2017. I would've been in tears if I were there seeing this live; Rachel just channel's Keith so, so authentically. Can't explain it. She's amazing. Rachel's own music is as inter

2017-02-25: 40 Years Ago: Peter Gabriel Gets Eclectic on His Debut
Genesis changed in a big way when Peter Gabriel left the lineup — and Gabriel underwent a significant creative evolution too, as fans heard for the first time with the release of his debut solo LP. Gabriel’s first self-titled

2017-02-24: Gentle Giant 2018 Box - Record Label Survey
Thanks for taking this survey about the planned "Ultimate Gentle Giant Boxed Set" from Snapper Music. If you complete all the questions and provide your email address, you'll be entered into a random drawing for one free item

2017-02-24: Gong added to Cruise To The Edge 2018 bands
This just announced. A cruise ship full of progsters and Gong - mmm

2017-02-23: Review: Steve Hackett - Ridgefield Playhouse, Ridgefield, CT 02/22/17
Nice day. Cool but not cold. Nice crowd. Nice vibe. Had a pre-show talk with Nad Sylvan, Steve Hackett, and his entrancing wife Jo. Spirits were high. Everything felt good. Smiles all around. Before long, it was showtime. Eve

2017-02-23: Former home of T.T the Bears revamped, reopening
The Cambridge spot formerly home to T.T. the Bear’s Place, a beloved rock club that shuttered in July 2015, will officially be brought back to life this spring by the owners of the Middle East Restaurant & Nightclub. Located

2017-02-22: The PM Show #152
Greetings friends. The PM Show #152 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks PM Show features an experiment that "trades" old 70's prog with newer 2K prog, going back and forth between the old & the new. It works quit

2017-02-22: Pye Hastings - 1st solo record Pledge
I have been the main songwriter, leader and founder member of Caravan since 1968. Until now all of my songwriting has been concentrated on providing material for Caravan. After many years of a solo album being suggested, the

2017-02-22: King Crimson Announce U.S. Tour Dates, Work on New Music
King Crimson have officially announced a previously mentioned summer U.S. tour, as well as plans for a new 12-inch single. Shows begin in June at Seattle, with stops also planned in San Francisco, Chicago and Mexico City, amo

2017-02-22: Angel’s Punky Meadows Announces Tour Dates
Of all the “should have been huge” bands of the ’70s, Angel were near the top of that list. They seemingly had all the right boxes checked to make them household names, but it was not to be. After a long stretch of silence, g

2017-02-21: Roger Waters Announces Additional 2017 Tour Dates
Roger Waters has added more dates to his upcoming tour. Of the 11 new dates, nine are concerts in new cities. Denver and Los Angeles, previously announced for shows, now have additional nights. The Us + Them North American To

2017-02-20: RIP: Larry Coryell
Legendary guitarist Larry Coryell died on Sunday, February 19 in New York City. Coryell, 73, passed away in his sleep at his hotel from natural causes. He’d performed his last two shows on Friday and Saturday, February 17 and

2017-02-20: 45 Years Ago: Todd Rundgren Goes Solo and Makes a Masterpiece With ‘Something / Anything?’
Todd Rundgren seemed to be on the verge of something big since the late ’60s. But something always got in the way of that next step. His band Nazz released three albums that never climbed beyond cult status. And his productio

2017-02-20: Stretching Time and Progressive Rock with Djam Karet on Echoes tonight
We talk to one of the most venerable of American Progressive Rock groups, Djam Karet. Their name is Indonesian for stretched time, and they have released 19 albums since their debut in 1985. We talk to founders Gayle Ellett (

2017-02-19: AAJ Interview: Tim Bowness: Ghost Lights and Life Sentences
As much as it's something most would prefer to avoid, when a pair of musicians share a lengthy musical history together it's difficult not to compare and contrast the work they do when apart. Beyond contributing added clarity

2017-02-19: This week our Cruise to the Edge celebration on the cover of Gonzo Weekly
Fresh air, exceptional, challenging music, calm seas, good fellowship: this year’s floating concert spectacle, Cruise to the Edge 2017 was undeniably one of the best yet. It’s the forth time progressive rock heroes Yes have s

2017-02-18: Mike Portnoy premieres Shattered Fortress lineup at Birthday Bash performance
Mike Portnoy revealed his secret all-star lineup for the Shattered Fortress on the closing performance of Cruise to the Edge 2017 on Feb 10th, 2017. Opening the set was a line-up that featured Tony Levin on bass, Diego Tejei

2017-02-18: Cruise to the Edge 2017: Yes Revamp ‘Drama,’ Honor John Wetton
A sobering truth: The version of Yes aboard this year’s Cruise to the Edge looked more like Steve Howe‘s Archival All-Stars than the revered band that redefined prog-rock in the ’70s. During their first headlining set of the

2017-02-17: Roger Waters Could Perform ‘The Wall’ at the U.S.-Mexico Border
It remains to be seen whether Donald Trump will get the “big, beautiful wall” he’s advocated building between the United States and Mexico. But if nothing else, he’s given Roger Waters an idea. Euro News reports that during a

2017-02-17: Moody Blues Announce ‘Days of Future Passed’ 50th Anniversary Tour
The Moody Blues will spend this summer on the road, commemorating the 50th anniversary of their breakthrough Days of Future Passed LP with shows serving up a set filled with the band’s greatest hits followed by complete perfo

2017-02-17: NE Promotion: Steve Hackett - Ridgefield And Wuthering 2017
World renowned guitarist Steve Hackett (inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame as a pioneer member of the band Genesis) returns to the stage of the Ridgefield Playhouse on a two-fold mission. To promote his upcoming rel

2017-02-16: The PM Show #151
Greetings friends. The PM Show #151 is ready for your listening pleasure. This weeks PM Show features more new music from The Stonehouse and some old "new" music from The Custodian. ("old new" meaning that The Custodian's mus

2017-02-16: Hear Roger Waters Tease New 'Is This the Life We Really Want?' LP
Roger Waters announced his first new rock album in a quarter century, Is This the Life We Really Want?, with a teaser video that features a sampling of some moody music that will ostensibly appear on the LP. Although it does

2017-02-16: Roger Waters and Nick Mason Say They’d Reunite With David Gilmour as Pink Floyd for Glastonbury Show
Roger Waters and Nick Mason said they would be willing to reunite as Pink Floyd for a performance at the Glastonbury music festival. Only problem: David Gilmour, the other surviving member of the band, may not be up for it. A

2017-02-15: Review: STEVE HACKETT OF GENESIS
Guitar legend and progressive rock innovator Steve Hackett kicked off the land-portion of his 2017 World Tour on February 14, 2017 at the City Winery in Nashville. The belt buckle of the Bible Belt was a fitting choice to lau

2017-02-15: Asia Dedicate Upcoming Live Album 'Symfonia' to John Wetton
Asia have announced that their previously announced upcoming three-disc live set, recorded in 2013, will now serve as their memorial to late singer John Wetton. Wetton died last month at the age of 67 following a cancer battl

2017-02-15: Why Ronnie Platt Thought Twice About Joining Kansas
When current Styx singer Lawrence Gowan spoke in a TV interview about his difficult early days with the band, it sent new Kansas vocalist Ronnie Platt’s stress levels through the roof. Platt was preparing for his debut appea

2017-02-14: Pink Floyd to Release Individual Volumes From ‘Early Years’ Box
Pink Floyd fans who balked at investing in the hefty Early Years, 1965 – 1972 box that arrived in stores last year will soon have an opportunity to purchase individual volumes from the set. As previously reported, the initial

2017-02-13: MORSEFEST 2015 2DVD/4CD SET OR 2 BLU-RAY SET pre-order date pulled in
MorseFest 2015 preorders have been bumped up from February 21st to February 13th!!! Hot on the heels of 2016’s most acclaimed progressive rock release, THE SIMILITUDE OF A DREAM, THE NEAL MORSE BAND announces the massive live

2017-02-13: Boston Announce 2017 Tour Dates
Boston will hit the road again in a couple months for a new tour. The Hyper Space Tour kicks off on April 14 in Hollywood, Fla., and right now, the first two weeks are scheduled for dates in the South, including cities in Ala

2017-02-13: Progressive Rock Ensemble APE SHIFTER To Release Self-Titled Debut Album “Ape Shifter”
Progressive Rock ensemble APE SHIFTER will be releasing their self-titled debut album in March 2017! APE SHIFTER is all instrumental and reaches from rockin’ 70’s riffs played with punk rock ferocity to creeping metal grooves

2017-02-13: Keith Emerson / Greg Lake tribute event in the UK - July 28th 2017
This tribute concert will feature music by keyboard virtuoso Keith Emerson, played by the people who featured in his life. The evening will include a Symphony Orchestra, keyboard virtuoso Rick Wakeman, inspirational young pia

2017-02-12: AAJ Review: Chicago (Steven Wilson Remix)
It's rare that an opportunity presents itself to directly compare a high resolution remaster with a high resolution remix, but with last year's Quadio (Rhino) box set containing Blu Ray Audio versions (at 24-bit/192KHz) of it

2017-02-12: Eric Gillette giving away download to CTTE cruisers
The Great Unknown (Digital Download of Single Only!). Hey fellow cruisers!!! Eric is giving away free music!!! Go download your FREE song now, share with your friends, and make your way over to his artist page to follow every

2017-02-11: Review: Cruise to the Edge: Last Day
I am writing this post with a grateful heart for the last few days of my life. I have walked the decks of this massive engineering marvel, listening to amazing music and meeting incredible people, but carrying with me the nam

2017-02-11: Art Rock Band Schooltree Descends into Crumbling Dreamworld with Multimedia Epic Heterotopia
When music trends pander to the lowest common denominator, the real rebellion discards formulas and charts a stubbornly individualistic path. That’s where we find Schooltree on their second release, Heterotopia: forging a new

2017-02-10: Mike and the Mechanics Announce First Album in 5 Years
Mike and the Mechanics will release their first album since 2011’s The Road this spring. Let Me Fly, due April 7, is the eighth studio effort from Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford’s other hit-making band. “In 1985, we were

2017-02-10: Review: Cruise to the Edge: Day 3
My day 3 officially started at midnight last night. I went to sleep at 3 am, because I didn’t want to miss anything. The problem was that we were supposed to have breakfast at 7:30 AM with Steve and Jo Hackett. My brain, unde