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2021-12-02: Manticore Records Relaunching Under the Auspices of Regina Lake, Widow of Legendary Greg Lake
A personal statement from Regina. It was always Greg’s wish to reinstate the Manticore Records Label. Greg’s idea, in his own words, was to give new, talented musicians the chance to be heard, when other doors might have been

2021-12-02: Big Big Train share poignant tribute video to David Longdon
Big Big Train have shared an emotional tribute video in honour of singer David Longdon who died earlier this month. The short video, A Film For David, is soundtracked by the ballad Capitoline Venus, which is taken from the ba

2021-12-02: Brand X benefit for Janet Keithly (John Goodsall) on Bandcamp Friday
John's better half for some 22 years was Janet Keithley. Jan was by John's side all those weeks he was in hospital last month. After his passing, she's still struggling with a number of personal and financial issues. If you h

2021-12-02: New Jethro Tull book focuses on the 1967-1979 years
A new Jethro Tull book covering the years 1967-1979 will be published in March. Jethro Tull Chronicles 1967-1978, by rock author Laura Shenton, will be published by Wymer Publishing on March 25. The 256 page A4 hardback book

2021-12-02: PFM release video for epic, orchestral World's Beyond
Italian prog legends PFM (Premiata Forneria Marconi) have released a video for their brand new single World's Beyond, which you can listen to below. It's the opening suite to the band's upcoming album I Dreamed of Electric Sh

2021-12-02: New video of Greg Lake's I Believe In Father Christmas released
A brand new video of Greg Lake performing his seasonal classic I Believe In Father Christmas has been released, which you can watch below. Last year the song was voted the most popular prog Christmas song by Prog Magazine rea

2021-12-01: Tom Scholz Says Boston’s Emergence ‘Really Pissed People Off’
Boston mastermind Tom Scholz reflected on his early career, calling himself an “outsider” whose emergence as a ‘70s rock giant “really pissed people off.” “I wasn’t part of a scene, not part of the crowd that recorded or play

2021-12-01: The 20 best Pink Floyd songs, as chosen by 40 different musicians
There aren't many bands who've defined a type of sound as well as Pink Floyd. Describe something as 'Floydian' as people instantly know what you mean: that spirit of grand adventure, that scale, those epic instrumentals. From

2021-11-30: The 10 Best Progressive Rock/Metal Albums of 2021 in PopMatters
COVID-19 impacted virtually every facet of our lives last year, including our ability to create, sell, consume, and bond over music. It’s truly remarkable, then, that plenty of progressive rock and metal bands were still able

2021-11-30: Steve Hackett Announces 2022 North American Tour Dates
Steve Hackett expanded his ongoing world tour with a new round of North American dates for 2022. The U.S. and Canada leg of his Genesis Revisited: Seconds Out + More Tour — featuring both new and rescheduled dates — now launc

2021-11-30: King Crimson Legend David Cross and Composer Andrew Keeling To Release Second Album “October is Marigold”
David Cross is best known as a member of King Crimson on the “Larks’ Tongues in Aspic” and “Starless and Bible Black” albums. He also leads the David Cross Band and has been a guest artist, recording and performing live with

2021-11-30: Toto Announce 2022 U.S. Tour Dates
Toto will hit the road for a stretch of U.S. tour dates in early 2022. The newly announced concerts will be part of the group’s Dogz of Oz world tour, kicking off Feb. 25 in Las Vegas. Initial dates stretch through March 19 a

2021-11-30: Dug Pinnick on Kings X, writing songs using mathematics, and the stigma of Christianity
Dug Pinnick is a busy guy. In the past few years the King’s X bassist/vocalist has released albums with two of his other bands: the hard rock supergroup KXM and the more blues-oriented trio Grinder Blues. There’s also a new K

2021-11-29: D’Virgilio, Morse & Jennings release first teaser video
Nick D’Virgilio (Big Big Train, ex-Spock’s Beard), Neal Morse (Transatlantic, NMB), and Ross Jennings (Haken, Novena) have released a teaser video featuring a snippet of their song Julia, which you can listen to below. It's

2021-11-29: Rick Wakeman Details the ‘Fine Line Between Grumpy and Angry'
Rick Wakeman is legendarily cranky. That's in part how the busy former Yes keyboardist became lovably known as Grumpy Old Rick. It's also provided a title for his first concerts since 2019, as the Even Grumpier Old Rock Star

2021-11-28: Cynic release mesmerising new video for Diamond Light Body
US progressive rockers Cynic have released a new video for Diamond Light Body, which you can watch below. It's taken from the band's latest album Ascension Codes, which was released on Friday through Seasons Of Mist. Given th

2021-11-28: Live 1974 Gong album to be released
Gong are to have an archive live album from 1974 released following the discovery of a new mixing desk recording. Live At Longlaville 27/10/1974 will be released through the Madfish label on December 10. The two-disc set was

2021-11-27: Anthony Phillips Archive five-disc box set on the way
Original Genesis guitarist Anthony Phillips is to have his two Archive releases collected together, along with a new disc, in a brand new five-disc box set, Archive Collection Volume I & Volume II, which will be released thro

2021-11-27: The Anchoress's The Art Of Losing voted Prog Magazine writers' Album Of The Year
The Anchoress's The Art Of Losing has been voted 2021's album of the year by Prog Magazine writers. Catherine Anne Davies' second album is an intensely personal listen that clearly found favour with a lot of listeners and of

2021-11-26: Opeth: every album every song Paperback – April 29, 2022 by Jordan Blum
There has never been – and never will be – another band like Opeth. Formed in Stockholm, Sweden circa 1989, their roughly thirty-year career showcases a melding of diverse influences; a prevailing commitment to songwriting an

Christmas has come early this year with the arrival of Affinity, the sumptuous and expansive boxed set celebrating the English quintet’s eponymous 1970 release. It’s the latest restoration project in Esoteric’s impressive ser

Assessing the durable fourth album from London-based YES on the golden anniversary of its late November 1971 UK release ( about six weeks later in America), the seemingly timeless effort seems anything but Fragile . Unlike so

2021-11-26: Why Ian Anderson Reactivated Jethro Tull Name for New Album
Ian Anderson has explained why he decided to release the upcoming album The Zealot Gene as a Jethro Tull album, nearly a decade after winding the band down. Since 2012 he’d been releasing new material under his own name. But

2021-11-26: Dutch prog legends Kayak call it a day with final tour
Dutch progressive rock legends Kayak have announced what will be their final tour. The dates throughout Europe on April and May include UK shows in London and Manchester. “It’s been a great ride but we’ve come to the end of t

2021-11-26: Yes: the journey from The Yes Album to Fragile
On the morning that Prog speaks to Rick Wakeman, the veteran keyboard player is in a very good mood and about as far removed from his ‘Grumpy Old Rick’ Twitter handle as is possible to imagine. The reason? “I’m going to get m

2021-11-25: Marillion keyboardist Mark Kelly to release autobiography
Marillion keyboard player Mark Kelly has announced that he will release his autobiography, Marillion, Misadventures & Marathons: The Life & Times Of Mad Jack, through Kingmaker Publishing on January 20. “Much like finding you

2021-11-25: Alan Parsons Teases Possible ‘Get Back’ Cameo, New Project Music
Alan Parsons' contributions to the Beatles' Let It Be album and film were heard but not seen back in 1970. But he expects that will change this month thanks to Peter Jackson's The Beatles: Get Back docuseries. "There was none

2021-11-24: The Tower (Official Music Video) from Evership
"The Tower" Official Music Video from the Evership album "The Uncrowned King - Act I". Evership releases their third official music video. 'The Tower' is a 10-minute short film in the style of vintage animation and asian shad

2021-11-24: Grammy nominations - Best Metal Performance (Dream Theater, Gojira, Mastodon - Prog Metal rules)
For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative metal recordings: Genesis - Deftones; The Alien - Dream Theater; Amazonia - Gojira; Pushing The Tides - Mastodon; The Triumph Of King Freak (A Crypt Of Preservati

2021-11-24: Steven Wilson, Dream Theater and Mastodon lead prog Grammy charge
Steven Wilson, Dream Theater, Mastodon and more led an uncharacteristically positive evening for progressive music as the nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards were unveiled yesterday. There were also nominations for prog me

2021-11-24: Gavin Harrison debut album to get 25th anniversary reissue
King Crimson, Porcupine Tree and The Pineapple Thief dummer Gavin Harrison is to have his debut solo album Sanity & Gravity reissued to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The newly remastered version will be released through Ksc

2021-11-23: Obituary in The Guardian: David Longdon, frontman of prog rock band Big Big Train, dies aged 56
David Longdon, the frontman and multi-instrumentalist with British prog rock band Big Big Train, has died aged 56. Longdon died in a Nottingham hospital on 20 November following an accident, the group said in a statement. No

2021-11-23: Genesis' Rutherford on COVID, Collins, Stones and Beatles in Toronton Sun
Mike Rutherford, co-founder, bassist, and guitarist of British rock vets Genesis, found out the hard way what it’s like to tour during a worldwide pandemic. Rutherford, 71, along with co-founder and keyboardist Tony Banks, 71

2021-11-23: Prog Ensemble Oxygene8 Featuring Linda Cushma To Re-release Two Songs In Honor of Emmett Chapman
Oxygene8 will re-release two tracks from the 2003 album, POETICA, in honor of Emmett Chapman, inventor of the Chapman Stick. The tracks selected are ‘heavy on the rhythm section’ featuring Linda Cushma on Chapman Stick and Ti

2021-11-23: King Crimson, ‘Music Is Our Friend': Album Review on UCR
Like the live adventures from all their other eras, King Crimson have well documented the octet/septet incarnation that, at eight years, ranks as the group's longest-lived lineup. Music Is Our Friend is Crimson's eighth live

2021-11-23: Haken part ways with keyboard player Diego Tejeida
Haken have announced that they have parted ways with keyboard player Diego Tejeida. In a statement, the band said: "Dear all, we unfortunately have to announce that Diego is leaving us for pastures new. We’d like to thank hi

2021-11-22: Vote for the 2021 Prog Report Awards
Vote for your favorite artists/albums/songs and more from a great year in prog. Voting period end Dec 6th, 2021. Category - Prog Report Awards.

2021-11-22: Sands of Time: A Music Revolution 2006​/​2021
NK: Now streaming worldwide. “Sands of Time A Music Revolution 2006/2021” took 15 years to complete, featuring 10 hours 12 minutes of music by 104 Artists/Bands. Listen. Love. Share. https://bit.ly/3FA12eg

2021-11-22: The Flower Kings - By Royal Decree - 4 March 2022
Prog icons The Flower Kings are pleased to announce the release of their 15th studio album ‘By Royal Decree’, set for 4th March 2022. The band have also announced the first live dates in support of the album, taking place in

2021-11-22: KC DOCO UPDATE
Toby Aimes, director of the forthcoming documentary on King Crimson, now titled In The Court Of The Crimson King, will be hosting a screening in Florence on Wednesday 24th November. Announced on Facebook, Toby wrote: "I thin

2021-11-22: John Lodge releases new live video of Moody Blues' Gemini Dream
Moody Blues bassist and vocalist John Lodge has premiered a new live video clip for Gemini Dream, originally from the Moody Blues' 1981 album Long Distance Voyager. The new live version is taken from Lodge's upcoming live alb

2021-11-21: Marillion 'Be Hard On Yourself' (Official Audio) - An Hour Before It's Dark
The opening track from Marillion's 2022 studio album 'An Hour Before It's Dark'. Pre-order the album now at https://marillion.ear-music.net/. BE HARD ON YOURSELF. i The Tear In The Big Picture

2021-11-21: The music world pays tribute to David Longdon
The music world has been paying tribute to Big Big Train singer David Longdon, who has died after a tragic accident. Steve Hackett led the tributes, tweeting "I’m very sad to hear of David Longdon’s passing. He was a lovely g

2021-11-20: RIP: David Longdon of Big Big Train
Big Big Train are extremely saddened to announce the death of David Longdon this afternoon in hospital in Nottingham, UK at the age of 56 following an accident in the early hours of Friday morning. He is survived by his two d

2021-11-20: Marillion Live at Hammersmith - The Light at the End of the Tunnel Livestream 11-27-21
Live from the Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, The Space presents the final night of Marillion's Light At The End of The Tunnel Tour. No subscription to The Space required. It's been two long years since the band has performed in

2021-11-19: Marillion release full details of 'upbeat' new album An Hour Before It’s Dark
Marillion have announced that they will release their brand new studio album An Hour Before It’s Dark through ear Music on March 4. You can check out the full album artwork and tracklisting below. The album title An Hour Befo

2021-11-19: Ross Jennings releases video for uptempo single Rocket Science
Haken singer Ross Jennings released his debut solo album A Shadow Of My Future Self through Graphite Records today. To celebrate he's released a new video for the uptempo rocker Rocket Science which you can watch below. "Rock

2021-11-19: Toto Drummer Jeff Porcaro’s Catalog Sold for $30 Million
Music publishing corporation Primary Wave has confirmed the purchase of late Toto drummer Jeff Porcaro’s catalog in a deal Billboard said was worth $30 million. The arrangement includes master royalties on all of the albums P

2021-11-18: Leslie Hunt (District 97) interview on Michael’s Record Collection
I had the pleasure of speaking with District 97 frontwoman Leslie Hunt. We primarily spoke about her two new solo EPs, Ascend and Descend, which are decidedly non-prog (but still excellent and interesting). We also spoke abou

2021-11-18: YES Original Founding Guitarist Peter Banks Showcased in Two Separate Compilations – ‘The Best of Empire’ and ‘The Best of Harmony in Diversity’. OUT NOW!
Two very different aspects to the career accomplishments of original YES guitarist Peter Banks are being celebrated in the release of two separate compilations. Peter Banks passed away in 2013 but his repertoire has been care

2021-11-18: The 25 best symphonic metal albums on Metal Hammer
From Delain and Devin Townsend to Celtic Frost, Nightwish and Cradle Of Filth, these are the 25 best symphonic metal releases that saw metal embrace its grandiose side. The symphonic urge that ultimately birthed symphonic met

2021-11-18: Justin Hayward leads new The War Of The Worlds video for Life Begins Again
Moody Blues frontman Justin Hayward leads the cast of Jeff Wayne's multi-award winning The War Of The Worlds in a brand new video for Life Begins Again, the closing track from the famous work. Hayward, reprising his original

2021-11-18: Mirkko DeMaio (drummer) teazses new Flower Kings album
Cat is out if the box, on March 2022 The Flower Kings will back on stage for first three concerts after all this pandemic shaitz. New album titled 'BY ROYAL DECREE' will be out around that time as well. We will start doing th

2021-11-17: Leprous announce North American Tour for March-April 2022
We're super excited to announce that we're coming back to USA [Boston's Brighton Music Hall - March 8] and Canada in March & April 2022! This will be the first ever "Aphelion" tour! See you on the road in a few months.

2021-11-17: CD REVIEW – This Winter Machine – Kites
Four years and two albums in, only singer Al Winter remains from the line-up that recorded 2019’s ‘A Tower Of Clocks’ (first album ‘The Man Who Never Was’ came out in 2017 btw). Joining him in the new-look line-up are guitari

2021-11-17: Italian Bassist ALBERTO RIGONI Announces New Album “Songs for Souls” in Memory of His Father, Feat. Jordan Rudess, Mark Zonder & More!
Italian bass master and composer ALBERTO RIGONI (solo, BAD As, Natural Born Machine, Bassists Alliance Project, Vivaldi Metal Project etc.) has announced his new album, entitled “Songs for Souls”, in memory of his Father rece

2021-11-17: Arjen Lucassen reveals Terminator-inspired Fate Of Man video from Star One
Dutch prog rocker Arjen Lucassen has revealed that Symphony X guitarist Michael Romeo and Unleash The Archers vocalist Brittney Slayes are the latest guests on his upcoming Star One album, Revel In Time, which will be release

2021-11-17: Opeth split with drummer Martin Axenrot at start of US tour
Opeth have parted company with longstanding drummer Martin 'Axe' Axenrot. The surprise announcement comes on the day the band begin their US tour along with Mastodon and Zeal & Ardor. Full dates below. Axenrot's replacement f

2021-11-16: Close to the Edge: Five Underappreciated Progressive Rock Albums of the 70s & 80s
Progressive Rock has always been about exploration via boundary-pushing musical whimsy. Like any other genre, there are the acts that will come set the proverbial pace. But does that make sense? After all, Prog Rock is about

2021-11-16: Genesis Kick Off North American Reunion Tour: Review and Set List
For months, Genesis fans have meticulously pored over the photos and YouTube clips, arguing on Twitter and in comments sections about all things Phil Collins: the changes in his vocal timbre, his inability to drum, his physic

2021-11-16: Jonas Lindberg releases trailer video for new album Miles From Nowhere
Multi-instrumentalist and composer Jonas Lindberg has announced that he has signed to InsideOut Music, who will now release his upcoming album Miles From Nowhere on February 18. You can view a video trailer for the new album

2021-11-16: Big Big Train release Winter single Proper Jack Froster
Big Big Train have released their new Winter single, Proper Jack Froster. The seasonal offering, which is available now, is taken from the septet's upcoming album Welcome To The Planet, which is released through their English

2021-11-16: John Petrucci says Dream Theater wanted to be like 'Metallica and Yes in the same band'
John Petrucci has opened up about Dream Theater's early influences, claiming that when they started out they wanted to be like "Metallica and Yes in the same band". Inside the new issue of Classic Rock, Petrucci discusses pro

2021-11-15: Marillion – ‘The Light At The End Of The Tunnel’ Tour – Live At Hull City Hall – Sunday, November 14th, 2021
Review of Marillion's first live gig after a long time and the first date of their ongoing UK tour. Life came full circle at Hull City Hall on Sunday evening, 14th November 2021. I first saw Marillion at this venue on the 9th

2021-11-15: Genesis - The Story of A Trick of the Tail Documentary
A short film about how the album was written and recorded. I have tried to tell a complete story of the album and each track, un-earthing lots of rare facts and photos. You will also hear new mixes to show how the new singer

2021-11-15: Magma announce BBC 1974 release
French zeuhl legends Magma have announced the release of BBC London 1974, a special release for Record Store Day Black Friday. The new limited edition, numbered two-disc release comes on red, 180g vinyl, recorded at the BBC s

2021-11-15: Wilderun release eye-catching new video for Distraction I
Boston-based prog metallers Wilderun have released a new a video for their bradn new single Distraction I, which you can watch below. It's taken from the band's upcoming album Epigone, which will be released through Century M

2021-11-14: A Message from Robin Lumley, with Percy Jones.
I am Robin Lumley, and I too am Brand X, lest we forget. It is true then, as now. Of course, I am in mourning over John's passing. When you share countless dressing rooms, innumerable car and plane journeys and a long-term mu

2021-11-14: Bent Knee - "Invest In Breakfast" (Official Music Video)
Bent Knee - "Invest In Breakfast" (Official Music Video). From their album "Frosting". Out now via Take This To Heart Records. Purchase: http://hyperurl.co/bentkneequeergods. Animation by Jessica Kion

2021-11-13: Upcoming PAKT shows
PAKT feat. Percy Jones, Alex Skolnick, Kenny Grohowski, Tim Motzer will be playing a bunch of gigs in December plus one gig in NYC in the beginning of the new year. The band will record a studio album after the December run,

2021-11-13: HAKEN’s Front-man ROSS JENNINGS Talks Debut Solo Album: ‘“I Wanted This Record to Have Its Own Identity; Deliberately Avoiding Using Members of my Current Bands”
Having established his identity with the revered prog-metal band Haken, as well as his involvement with Novena and other projects, Ross Jennings launches his own solo career in 2021 with “A Shadow of My Future Self”. Embracin

2021-11-13: Progarchy - Rick’s Quick Takes for November
Discipline, Unfolded Like Staircase: a stone cold classic of late 1990s prog, freshly remixed by Rush producer Terry Brown. True, this Detroit quartet wore their influences (Gabriel-era Genesis, 1980s King Crimson, Peter Hamm

2021-11-13: Cruise To The Edge adds artists to lineup
A grand voyage like this wouldn’t be complete without some new artists and music… Please welcome Wishbone Ash, Jakko Jakszyk and Klone to Cruise To The Edge 2022!

2021-11-13: AAJ Review: King Crimson: Music Is Our Friend: Live In Washington And Albany, 2021
You probably know the old adage about assumptions. After seeing the current (slightly fluid) King Crimson lineup twice every time the perennially groundbreaking group made it to North American shores since 2014, with no Canad

2021-11-12: RIP: John Goodsall [Brand X] Passed Away
The great John Goodsall died [yesterday], aged just 68, and one of the highly distinctive guitar sounds in the world drowned in silence. This artist had attitude, and that’s whence Goods’ tone came to fuel his licks first and

2021-11-12: Scars (Journey Through A Lifetime) by Treiyer
Next Monday is the official release of the album. It will be available both on digital and physical formats. If you want to listen not only a really soulful and edge driven neo prog album but also to Steve Hackett (Genesis),

2021-11-12: Puscifer release live video for Fake Affront
Maynard Keenan's Tool offshoot (or one of them), Puscifer, have released a new live video for Fake Affront, which you can watch below. It's taken from Existential Reckoning: Live at Arcosanti, one of two new live stream sound

2021-11-12: Iamthemorning announce new live stream
Russian chamber prog duo Iamthemorning have announced a one off special live streamed show. Live From The Forest takes place on 26th November at 8pm and is an intimate pre-recorded performance, which seesthe band playing toge

2021-11-12: Matt Baber and Richard Wileman team up for new album
Sanguine Hum's Matt Baber has teamed up with Karda Estra mainman Richard Wileman for a new collaboration, Baber Wileman. The pair will release their self-titled debut album through Kavus Torabi's Believer's Roast label on Jan

2021-11-12: Moron Police update on new "sprawling concept" album
Norwegian prog quartet Moron Police have been discussing progress on their upcoming new album. The band, who recently released their latest EP The Stranger And The High Tide have revealed their next full-length album will be

2021-11-11: RIP: Moody Blues drummer Graeme Edge dead at 80
Graeme Edge, drummer with UK prog legends the Moody Blues, has died, aged 80, it has been confirmed by fellow Moody Blues colleague John Lodge. "Sadly Graeme left us today," said Lodge on Twitter earlier. "To me he was the Wh

2021-11-11: "Meta Morning Mist" - Jordan Rudess & Friends in 3D Audio. Official Promo Single. USE HEADPHONES
Jordan Rudess & Friends in 3D Audio is an immersive 360° audio and video music experience. Visit: https://bit.ly/JR3DaudioZyliaYT to be notified about the premiere of the full concert. Three outstanding musicians: Jordan Rude

2021-11-11: 35 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Pledge to Carry on After Waters’ Exit
Given Pink Floyd's rare level of dysfunction, it's shocking they had survived through the early '80s at all. But even after the departure of Roger Waters — bassist, co-singer and overall ringleader for much of their lauded ru

2021-11-10: To Sleep, Perchance to Dream by Robert Svilpa
This is a project that has spanned 3+ years from initiation to when it will be finally completed. A collection of songs reflective of a set of dreams, spanning soothing through intense and frightening. Just like dreams provid

2021-11-10: Coheed and Cambria “Rise, Naianasha (Cut The Cord)”
Coheed and Cambria “Rise, Naianasha (Cut The Cord)”. https://coheedandcambria.lnk.to/risenaianasha. Brand new song on all streaming services now.

2021-11-10: King Crimson Print Collection by Tony Levin Available For Pre-Orders, Shipping Early 2022
Tony Levin (King Crimson, Peter Gabriel) has been photographing his touring experiences since the early 1980s. Tens of thousands of photos later, he’s compiled eight of his favorite photographic moments from forty years of to

2021-11-09: Carl Palmer Says ELP Music ‘Demanded’ Complex Shows Despite Cost
Emerson, Lake & Palmer drummer Carl Palmer reflected on the trio’s famously elaborate approach to performances, admitting the cost meant they never became “the richest guys in the world.” But he argued that the music presente

2021-11-09: Van der Graaf Generator announce tour dates for February and March in UK
UK prog pioneers Van der Graaf Generator have announced a short run of English and Scottish tour dates for February and March 2022. At the same time the band have announced they will release four special vinyl reissues, inclu

2021-11-09: Asia release live version of Heat Of The Moment
Prog supergroup Asia have released a new live version of their 1982 hit Heat Of The Moment. The new live version was recorded live at Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY, USA on May 3, 1982. This performance came just days into

2021-11-08: Emerson Lake and Palmer Box Set Review
Emerson Lake and Palmer Out of this World Box Set review by graham allen. DW says: My God, Graham - you really know your stuff, don't you? And all without refering to notes! I'm a very big ELP fan, but I don't have money to b

2021-11-08: “I thought people would think Hemispheres was way too weird” Rush’s Geddy Lee admits
Rush vocalist/bassist Geddy Lee says that he and his former bandmates Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart thought that their 1978 album Hemispheres might be “way too weird” to appeal to the general public. In an interview in the new

2021-11-07: Steve Hillage- (Gong, Khan, Steve Hillage Band) on SOAL Night Live
For Episode #108 we caught up with legendary "space rock" guitar pioneer Steve Hillage. Steve is busy working on a big boxed set of unreleased Gong material at the moment, which should excite fans everywhere. Recently the r

2021-11-07: Other Worlds by Android Trio
Max Kutner, Eric Klerks and Andrew Niven, virtuosos all, were all also schooled in playful virtuosity, sprung rhythms, and no-holds-barred experimentation while playing in one or both of two of the great legacy bands of progr

2021-11-06: Frosting by Bent Knee
A band occupying sonic territory entirely their own, Bent Knee continues to break ground with each successive album, a record maintained with 2019’s extraordinary "You Know What They Mean". The Boston outfit’s myriad influenc

2021-11-05: Andrew Roussak Crossing The Line with New Release
MRR: We are thrilled to announce that we have signed a new contract with Andrew Roussa for his latest release Crossing The Line featuring 7 all-new compositions four of which are instrumentals. The new album is housed in a 6-

2021-11-05: Hear Jethro Tull’s ‘Shoshana Sleeping’ From New ‘Zealot Gene’ LP
Jethro Tull have announced their first new studio project in nearly two decades: The Zealot Gene will arrive on Jan. 28. The first track from the album, "Shoshana Sleeping". Work on The Zealot Gene began in 2017, with a plann

2021-11-04: Wobbler to have first three albums reissued
Norwegian prog rockers Wobbler are to have their first three albums reissued by Karisma Records on January 28. Currently riding a wave of popularity thanks to recent releases such as 2017's From Silence To Somewhere and 2020'

2021-11-04: Watch Tarja unbox her new book Singing In My Blood
Finnish prog and metal singer Tarja has released her very first official illustrated book Singing In My Blood and you ca watch her unbox the new tome in the video below. The new book, on which Prog's Deputy Editor Natasha Sch

2021-11-04: Dec Burke Discusses New Album "Life in Two Dimensions"
MRC: I'm pleased to bring you my interview with Dec Burke (formerly with Frost* and Darwin's Radio) to discuss his fourth studio album, "Life in Two Dimensions." Dec does tremendous work. He's a great guitarist, keyboard play

2021-11-04: Andy Summers- (The Police, Soft Machine, The Animals) on SOAL Night Live
For Episode #107 Police guitarist Andy Summers dropped by to discuss his latest projects including his new book of occasionally semi-biographical short stories, "Fretted and Moaning" and his new album of instrumental guitar,