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2020-07-05: New Song: "The Talk of the Town" Tom Petty Meets Prog / Covid World Anthem
Nashville based musician Rockin' Rich Lynch (www.RockinRichLynch.com) is aiming to become "The Talk of the Town" and then some on the strength of his latest Music City production. Born out of the idea that simply walking arou

2020-07-05: Karnataka to release new single Forever tomorrow
Melodic UK prog rockers Karnataka have announced they will release a brand new single, Forever, tomorrow. The song will be available as a free download and was written during sessions for the band's latest album, the follow-u

2020-07-04: Oiapok (Camembert follow up) - First Single-So Empty It Looks Real
We are now Oiapok. The direction changes slightly. We just released our first single yesterday. It's called So Empty It Looks Real. I'm copying the press communiqué here: "Between the earth and the stars, between ecological c

2020-07-04: Listen to David Gilmour’s New Song, ‘Yes, I Have Ghosts’
David Gilmour has released a new song called "Yes, I Have Ghosts." It's his first new music since 2015's Rattle That Lock. The track, embedded below, is a family project, with Gilmour's wife, novelist Polly Samson, providing

2020-07-04: Twelfth Night offer free download album
Neo-prog rockers Twelfth Night have announced a free download album for fans and added more releases from their catalogue to their Bandcamp site. Nice Enough To... Join In? features a collection of material from both Twelfth

2020-07-03: District 97 release "One More Red Night" on bandcamp
Today we release One More Red Night (Featuring John Wetton Legacy - Remembering Wetton) in hi-res stereo for the very first time. Get 20% off that and everything at https://district97.bandcamp.com/ with code HAPPY4TH until 11

2020-07-03: Tim Bowness: releases video and single, 'I'm Better Now' from forthcoming album "Late Night Laments"
On August 28th, 2020, Tim Bowness will release his sixth solo album, "Late Night Laments", on InsideOutMusic. The album offers a collection of lush, atmospheric songs with a wide lyrical scope marking the most intimate yet un

2020-07-03: Pain of Salvation: launch first single/video for opening track "ACCELERATOR" of new album "PANTHER"
Firmly at the forefront of the progressive rock and metal scenes for nearly three decades now and one of modern rock's most acclaimed live acts, Sweden's Pain of Salvation return with a new studio album entitled "PANTHER", du

2020-07-03: Charlie Barnes : new album 'Last Night's Glitter' out now! 'Former Glories' vertical video launched!
Charlie Barnes, touring multi-instrumentalist with the hugely successful British act Bastille, follows up his 2018 album 'Oceanography', with the 10-track collection 'Last Night's Glitter' - out today! Charlie comments: "Albu

2020-07-02: Dream Theater’s John Petrucci reunites with Mike Portnoy on new solo album
Last month, Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci announced he would be releasing his new solo album Terminal Velocity later this year. It’ll be Petrucci’s first solo outing since 2005’s Suspended Animation, with the musician

2020-07-02: NEAL MORSE to Release New Solo Album "Sola Gratia" this September; Cover and Track-listing Revealed
American singer, multi-instrumentalist, bandleader and progressive rock composer Neal Morse has announced the release of "Sola Gratia", his new solo progressive rock concept album, on September 11th, 2020. Originating from a

2020-07-02: Former HAWKWIND Bassist & LEMMY Protégé ALAN DAVEY Joins Newest Incarnation Of DANNY B. HARVEY’S Rockabilly Project, HEADCAT 13!
Proving the old adage about cats having nine lives, rockabilly guitarist and icon Danny B. Harvey has returned with a new descendent of the rockabilly project he started back with Lemmy of Motörhead and Slim Jim Phantom of Th

2020-07-02: Lonely Robot release video for new single Spiders
Lonely Robot have released a video for their brand new single Spiders. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album Feelings Are Good which will be released through InsideOut Music on July 17. "Spiders is a song about a w

2020-07-02: Kansas: an everyday story of success, failure, drugs, booze and jealousy
Kansas have endured lineup changes and internal power struggles; record company cold feet and radio station snubs; band members feeling the hand of God and afterwards singing – literally – His praises, or snorting mounds of c

2020-07-01: Kyros release video for new single In Motion
UK prog rockers Kyros have released a video for new single In Motion. The song is taken from the band's latest album Celexa Dreams, which is available digitally and today the band have released details of the album's physical

2020-07-01: RANDY MCSTINE and MARCO MINNEMANN Talk New Duo Project: “This Feels Like a True Collaboration, It’s Great to Have a Partner In Crime, to Send Ideas Out and Then It’s Like Waiting For Christmas that So
The debut release of super-duo Marco Minnemann and Randy McStine offers a densely crafted, hard-hitting album which takes listeners through a range of unexpected directions. When not recording and touring with his main band T

2020-07-01: Big Ears Festival 2021
Big Ears , which cancelled their 2020 Festival, is planning a comeback for 2021. But this time it's going to be split weekends March 18-21 and March 25-28. Irrespective of the line-up and whether it will even be possible, wha

2020-07-01: Neal Morse announces new solo album Sola Gratia
Neal Morse has announced his next prog rock solo album, Sola Gratia, will be released on September 11. Morse has resigned with former label InsideOut Music who will release the new album. The album is conceptually based aroun

2020-06-30: Magenta - Masters of Illusion (Album Review)
Twenty years into their career finds Magenta returning to their roots. Not that they’ve ever strayed that far beyond prog’s traditional borders to begin with…mastermind Rob Reed has plenty of other projects to satisfy that it

2020-06-30: NewEARS Prog Show ends Season 6 with bonus New England edition
Our way of saying "THANKS" to all our listeners out there. A Bonus Edition which features some of the Prog Artists from New England! Podcast is up now at newearsprogshow.libsyn.com. Enjoy and Stay Safe and Well and we will se

2020-06-30: The Best of Echoes 2020. . . So Far. The Top 25 Albums at the Years Midpoint
The Top 25: AVAWaves – Waves (One Little Independent) [itunes]AvaWaves; Agnes Obel – Myopia (Blue Note) [itunes]; Yppah – Sunset in the Deep End (Future Archive Recordings) [itunes]; Michael Whalen – Sacred Spaces (Real Music

2020-06-30: Gösta Berlings Saga: launch single/video for new album's title-track "Konkret Musik"!
Swedish progressive rock instrumentalists GÖSTA BERLINGS SAGA will be releasing their upcoming sixth studio album "Konkret Musik" on July 24th, 2020 worldwide via InsideOutMusic. GBS are therefore pleased to reveal the album'

2020-06-29: Be-Bop Deluxe “Axe Victim” 4 Disc Limited Edition Deluxe Boxed Set – Released July 17, 2020
Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a new re-mastered four-disc deluxe expanded boxed set limited edition (comprising 3 CDs and a DVD) of AXE VICTIM the legendary 1974 debut album by BE BOP DELUXE. Recorde

2020-06-29: Classic Rock Review: U.K. - U.K. Album Of The Week Club review
In 1977, John Wetton formed the band U.K. with guitarist Allan Holdsworth, violin/keyboard player Eddie Jobson and old pal Bill Bruford. As far as Wetton was concerned, the formation initially stemmed from a sense of there be

2020-06-28: The making of Chris Squire's Fish Out Of Water
Chris Squire is checking the time and he’s smiling. It’s long gone midnight, deep within St Paul’s Cathedral, where he’s watching recording engineer Gregg Jackman and a couple of assistants placing microphones and checking le

2020-06-28: Boston Globe: Dad Rock and the Dan (also mentions Prog Rock)
One of the more satisfying cheap thrills that comes with getting old is watching the discombobulated expression on someone young when they realize something they’ve dismissed as hopelessly parental is actually something rathe

2020-06-27: The Stranger-Than-Fiction Secret History of Prog-Rock Icon Rick Wakeman in Vanity Fair
On a cold winter night in 1980, a London bobby was walking his beat in Kensington Gardens when he spotted a man sleeping on a park bench. The bobby recognized him immediately from his long, straight golden hair. “Mr. Wakeman,

2020-06-27: Christbait - "Resent/Reflect" (Official Audio)
Colin Jenkins‎: Hey everyone, hope all is well. I just released a weird, noisy heavy prog EP under the name Christbait. Please enjoy.

2020-06-26: KARISMA RECORDS Prog Rock Summer Sale Campaign!
Karisma Records has released quite a few odd and hard to define bands over the years, and this week, we will look at some of the newer signings that are also at the outer limits of the so-called prog genre.

2020-06-26: McStine & Minnemann - McStine & Minnemann (Album Review)
When chemistry and inspiration strike, run with it. That was the case for Randy McStine and Marco Minnemann, who had previously met while recording on various musicians’ projects. After guesting on each other’s subsequent sol

2020-06-26: Listen to The Tangent's “up-tempo prog rock foot-stomper” Life On Hold
The Tangent have released their new single Life On Hold – the first taste of material from their upcoming album Auto Reconnaissance. The follow-up to 2018’s Proxy will launch on August 21 through InsideOut Music, with The Tan

2020-06-26: The Pineapple Thief to host online album announcement party this weekend
The Pineapple Thief have revealed they’ll host an online album announcement party this weekend for their new record Versions Of The Truth. It’ll kick off tomorrow night (Saturday, June 27) at 8pm BST on the band’s Facebook pa

2020-06-25: Tangerine Dream-50 Years of Electronic Meditations: The Echoes Documentary
50 years ago Tangerine Dream began recording their electronic music in what was then West Berlin. Founded by Edgar Froese, Tangerine Dream has epitomized the electronic age of music, recording over 150 albums of synthesized

2020-06-25: Pain of Salvation: announce details for new studio album "PANTHER"
Firmly at the forefront of the progressive rock and metal scenes for nearly three decades now and one of modern rock’s most acclaimed live acts, Sweden’s Pain of Salvation return with a new studio album entitled “PANTHER”, du

2020-06-25: Ayreon detail sprawling new double album Transitus
Ayreon have announced they’ll release their new studio album Transitus on September 25 through Music Theories Recordings. It’ll see Arjen Lucassen joined by a host of guests including former Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider

2020-06-24: Long Distance Calling - How Do We Want to Live? (Album Review)
Curiosity is a real bastard…bastard…bastard…bastard.” So begins the latest installment from Germany’s Long Distance Calling, and if that’s got you a little confused on what they’re trying to say, you are not alone. From the e

2020-06-24: Tiger Moth Tales - Still Alive
RW: I know a lot of you loved Pete Jones on the Prog From Home thing...... here's his new tune, bloody marvellous it is too, you might see some familiar faces! (and it might give you a much needed smile!!!!). This video is fr

2020-06-24: Steve Hackett – A Genesis In My Bed: The Autobiography
At a dinner party, (Robert Fripp) reprimanded me for eating too much of his cheese. To his displeasure, I ate another piece…forty years on, I’ve never been invited back.’ …that may not be the most intriguing, revealing or tou

2020-06-24: How Pink Floyd made The Final Cut and learned to hate each other
Almost 10 years to the day since the release of The Dark Side Of The Moon, Pink Floyd’s album The Final Cut was released. A decade earlier, the material for Dark Side had been worked up thoroughly on the road, and all four ba

2020-06-24: Pain Of Salvation release trailer video for new album Panther
Swedish prog rockers Pain Of Salvation have released a tease video for upcoming album PANTHER. The long-awaited follow-up to 2017's In The Passing Light Of Day will be released through InsideOut Music on August 28. The new al

2020-06-24: Godsticks release new video to help support struggling venues and festivals
Godsticks have released a video for their track Relief to raise awareness of the Save Our Venues campaign.Save Our Venues was set up to help support the live music scene which is in crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. And

2020-06-23: ‘He Made the World Bigger’: Inside John Zorn’s Jazz-Metal Multiverse
One day in the late Nineties, Dave Lombardo, the metal drumming powerhouse best known for bringing a tornado-like fury to Slayer’s early thrash masterpieces, was driving from San Francisco to his home in Los Angeles. On the w

2020-06-23: Toyah & Robert's Father's Day Lunch - Mosh Pit Survival Kit
The Dynamic Duo at it again with LTIA, Part 1. Toyah and Robert brings on the smiles once more: s Viewers have been wondering what is inside Toyah's red handbag..... wonder no more. Later that night it's probably Babies on F

2020-06-23: Kansas: announce updated release date for 'The Absence of Presence' - out 17th July 2020
KANSAS, America’s legendary progressive rock band, has announced a new release date for their forthcoming new studio album “The Absence of Presence”. Due to manufacturing delays beyond the band and label’s control, the album

2020-06-23: Tim Bowness: announces August release date and reveals cover for new studio album "Late Night Laments"
On August 28th, 2020, Tim Bowness will release his sixth solo recording, “Late Night Laments”, on InsideOutMusic. The emotionally charged and tightly focused album offers a collection of lush, atmospheric songs with a wide ly

2020-06-23: Geddy Lee Finds Picture He Wanted for His Book
Geddy Lee said he recently found a picture that he wanted to include in his 2018 book. The former Rush frontman was forced to publish Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass in 2018 without an image of one of his first instrum

2020-06-23: Marillion announce free 2020 Couch Convention
Last month, it was revealed Marillion had taken the decision to move their award-winning Weekends to 2022 – although they still hope to take to the stage in Leicester from April 30 to May 2, 2020. And while there’s no chance

2020-06-23: Flying Colors announce new album Third Stage: Live in London
Flying Colors have revealed they’ll release a new live album later this year. Third Stage: Live In London was captured during the band’s show at the city’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on December 14, 2019 – part of Neal Morse, Mi

2020-06-23: A tale of domestic terrorism, a BBC ban, and the end of Hawkwind's pop career
The list of songs that have been banned by the BBC is as long as it is ridiculous. Since the British Broadcasting Service – the UK’s public broadcasting corporation – has been banning songs since the 1920s, the list is a long

2020-06-22: Nick D'Virgilio - Invisible (Album Review)
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be invisible? Let me tell you man, it ain’t as great as it sounds.” So sings Nick D’Virgilio in the title track of his brand new solo album. Rest assured from the outset, though

2020-06-22: Barclay James Harvest And Other Short Stories gets deluxe reissue
Oldham's finest Barclay James Harvest are to have a three-disc, newly remastered and remixed and expanded edition of their 1971 album Barclay James Harvest And Other Short Stories released through Esoteric Recordings on July

2020-06-21: Art Griffin's SOUND CHASER
NOW AVAILABLE! Two NEW tracks from the upcoming ‘The Seven Ages of Starlight’ album! You can find ‘Sorcerer’s Apprentice’ and ‘Total Eclipse’ at Bandcamp!! artgriffinssoundchaser.bandcamp.com That’s a good deal for $1.00 ; )

2020-06-21: Watch Roger Waters' new version of Two Suns In The Sunset
Roger Waters has released a video for a new version of Pink Floyd's 1983 song Two Suns In The Sunset. The song originally featured on the band's The Final Cut album, which was the last to feature Waters. The new version featu

2020-06-21: Pendragon reschedule lost Love Over Fear tour dates
Pendragon have announced rescheduled Love Over Fear tour dates that were cancelled with the band less than half way through their tour. The band even featured on the BBC news as the impact of the coronavirus gradually became

2020-06-20: IQ - A Show Of Resistance pre-order now.
After the incredible reaction to the recent live stream of our ’Show of Resistance’ concert we’ve decided to make it available in a limited edition double CD format as part of the Archive Collection series. The double CD incl

2020-06-20: Watch Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy and Randy George cover Ringo Starr song
Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy and Randy George have released a video for their version of Ringo Starr’s It Don’t Come Easy. The song is taken from Cov3r To Cov3r, out on July 24 via InsideOut. It’s the third instalment of the trio

2020-06-19: Art Rock Supergroup MANDOKI SOULMATES Release Full-Length Album Feat. Ian Anderson, Jack Bruce, Al Di Meola and Others In Partnership With U.S. Label CLEOPATRA RECORDS!
L.A.-based indie label Cleopatra Records and Hungarian-born songwriter/producer/musician Leslie Mandoki, the mastermind behind the living, breathing art rock project Mandoki Soulmates, are proud to announce the release of the

2020-06-19: Jon Anderson shares video for new track Where Does Music Come From
Former Yes vocalist Jon Anderson has shared a video for his track Where Does Music Come From. The song has been taken from Anderson’s album 1000 Hands, which will go on general release on July 31 on CD, deluxe 180-gram double

2020-06-19: Dream Theater's John Petrucci announces new solo album Terminal Velocity
Dream Theater guitarist John Petrucci has revealed he’ll release a new solo album later this year. Terminal Velocity will be his first solo outing since 2005’s Suspended Animation, with Petrucci showing the cover art on his s

2020-06-19: That Joe Payne launches lyric video for By Name. By Nature.
That Joe Payne has released a lyric video for By Name. By Nature. exclusively with Prog. It’s the title track from his debut solo album which is set to arrive on August 7. It’ll be Payne’s first full-length release since leav

2020-06-19: Kraftwerk announce array of digital releases
Krautrock and electronic pioneers Kraftwerk have announced a a range of ‘first time on digital’ releases being made available from July 3. They include the Dolby Atmos/HD Surround mix of the Grammy Award winning 2017 audio/vi

2020-06-19: Experimental Musician Billy Yfantis Releases Sci-Fi/Space Album “Entering the Solar System”
Experimental musician and author Billy Yfantis, releases the Sci-Fi/Space album entitled “Entering the Solar System”. The album features 9 instrumental tracks composed for the 9 planets of the Solar System, plus 1 track calle

2020-06-18: Kevin Gilbert's "The Shaming of the True" available again
After far too long "The Shaming of the True" is available again from Pop Plus One! The package is a custom made FOIL STAMPED gatefold style jacket with two sleeves. The CD is in one and the 24 page booklet in the other. This

2020-06-18: Kansas - The Absence of Presence (Album Review)
When Kansas returned in 2016 with “The Prelude Implicit”, their first new studio album in 16 years, there likely were a number of dubious members of their fan base. After all, how could a band who has seen as many lineup chan

2020-06-18: The Pineapple Thief announce new album and release video for Demons
The Pineapple Thief have released a video for brand new song Demons. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, Versions Of The Truth, out on September 4th on Kscope. The video was directed by George Laycock, produced

2020-06-18: Tim Bowness announces new album Late Night Laments
Tim Bowness has announced that his new solo studio album will be released later this year. The follow-up to 2019’s Flowers At The Scene is titled Late Night Laments and it’ll launch on August 28 through InsideOut Music. The r

2020-06-18: Jean-Michel Jarre to play AI/VR show this Sunday
Tim Bowness has announced that his new solo studio album will be released later this year. The follow-up to 2019’s Flowers At The Scene is titled Late Night Laments and it’ll launch on August 28 through InsideOut Music. The r

2020-06-17: Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly announce new album Alone Together
Rikard Sjöblom's Gungfly have revealed they’ll launch their new studio album titled Alone Together later this year. The follow-up to 2018’s Friendship will be released on September 4, with the Big Big Train multi-instrumental

2020-06-17: Ozric Tentacles to release new single this Saturday
Ozric Tentacles have announced they will release a brand new single, Humboldt Currant, this Saturday, to celebrate the Summer Solstice. The band have also announced they will release their first new album for five years, Spac

2020-06-17: IQ to release A Show Of Resistance live album
British prog rockers IQ are to release a new live album, A Show Of Resistance, in July. The set comes after public demand following a live stream that the band aired last month in the wake of cancelled shows due to the Covid-

2020-06-16: Genesis Guitar Legend Anthony Phillips THE LIVING ROOM CONCERT Remastered & Expanded Digipak Edition To Be Released July 24, 2020
Esoteric Recordings are pleased to announce the release of a new re-mastered and expanded edition of THE LIVING ROOM CONCERT by original Genesis guitarist and celebrated solo artist and composer ANTHONY PHILLIPS. Originally r

2020-06-16: Watch New Roger Waters ‘Us and Them’ Clip
Roger Waters released an extensive clip from his concert movie Roger Waters: Us + Them as it became available for digital purchase and rental. He also announced that the film, co-directed with Sean Evans, will arrive on Blu-r

2020-06-16: RIP: Keith Tippett, King Crimson Collaborator, Dies at 72
Keith Tippett, a British pianist who contributed to three early King Crimson records, has died at the age of 72. The cause of death was undisclosed, but The Guardian's obituary reports that Tippett had a heart attack in 2018

2020-06-15: Steve Hackett: "Genesis Revisited: Live at The Royal Albert Hall" to be released on vinyl for the first time in June - Listen to a remastered version of 'Dancing With The Moonlit Knight'!
On June 12th, 2020, guitar legend Steve Hackett releases a remastered edition of the much-lauded “Genesis Revisited: Live at The Royal Albert Hall” album. Originally recorded at a sold-out show in October 2013 and released th

2020-06-15: Long Distance Calling: launch video for new single 'Immunity'
LONG DISTANCE CALLING, Germany’s most internationally successful instrumental rock act, recently are set to release their seventh studio album ‘How Do We Want To Live?’ on the 26th June 2020. Today the band launch the 3rd and

2020-06-15: Watch Neil Peart’s short film Growth Rings
Neil Peart and Jeremy Bout’s short film titled Growth Rings has been released online. Peart co-wrote the film with Edge Factor founder and president Bout in partnership with DW Drums, and it examines how music marks the key m

2020-06-15: Leprous - Live at Summer Breeze Festival (2019)
This is footage of the Leprous performance at Summer Breeze Festival, held at Flugplatz des Aeroclubs Dinkelsbühl, Dinkelsbühl, Germany on August 17th, 2019. The set-list was as follows: 1.- Third Law 2.- The Valley 3.- From

2020-06-15: Sons of Apollo members do Beatles "Nowhere Man"
Voices Of Apollo (Jeff Scott Soto, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal & Mike Portnoy) - Nowhere Man. This is always a fun 3 Part harmony song that MP, JSS & Bumblefoot would often sing together on tour. Being we can't sing together on tou

2020-06-14: The Backstage - Isolation - New project from Reingold, Townsend, Blundell
Check out the new "silly" video from The Backstage in anticipation of their upcoming release "Isolation" Jonas Reingold, Rob Townsend, Craig Blundell normally in Steve Hackett Band has gathered tons of special guests and prog

2020-06-13: Zoltan Csorsz (ex-Flower Kings, ex-Karmakanic) drummer joins Lifesigns
Lifesigns have announced their new drummer. He is Hungarian born Zoltan Csörsz who has previously worked with Karmakanic and The Flower Kings. "We are very happy to welcome drummer Zoltan Csörsz to the Lifesigns family," say

2020-06-12: Sweet Invention - Streaming Out The Day (EP Review) - Randy and Pamela George
Somewhere in the 70s, lodged between Renaissance and Steely Dan, America and Fleetwood Mac, this little nugget from Sweet Invention lay buried. The fact that it remained unwritten for over 40 years is of no matter as long as

2020-06-12: Prog Ensemble Staring Into Nothing To Release Second Album “Love” With Guest Appearances By King Crimson’s Trey Gunn & Zappa’s Mike Keneally
Southern California based Staring Into Nothing wields a foundation of melodic progressive rock to explore new musical and thematic terrain. Founders Steve Rogers (keys and vocals) and Kurt Barabas (bass, vocals and guitars) t

2020-06-12: Rush Salute Neil Peart and DJs With New ‘Spirit of Radio’ Video
Rush marked the 40th anniversary of Permanent Waves — and paid tribute to their late bandmate Neil Peart – with an animated video for that album's signature single "The Spirit of Radio." The nostalgic clip, like the song, cel

2020-06-12: David Gilmour to Release New ‘Yes, I Have Ghosts’ Single
David Gilmour announced the release of a single titles “Yes, I Have Ghosts,” which will arrive on June 17. It’s the former Pink Floyd guitarist’s first new music since his 2015 solo album, Rattle That Lock, and forms part of

2020-06-12: The prog credentials of Blue Öyster Cult
During a career that spans more than 45 years, Blue Öyster Cult have often been referred to as ‘The thinking man’s metal band’. It’s an epithet that founding member Eric Bloom doesn’t reject – nor does he embrace it fully eit

2020-06-12: Weather Report's Live In London gets first CD release
Jazz fusion legends Weather Report will have a Live In London set released on CD for the very first time, on the Angel Air/Store For Music label on July 3. The press information that Prog received simply states: "The exact de

2020-06-11: Emancipator's Electronic Folk and Jade Warrior-World Fusion Innovators in Echoes Podcast
Emancipator is an electronic musician who mixes synthesizers, sampled sounds and folk instruments into a hallucinatory sound. John Diliberto talks to Emancipator’s Douglas Appling about his father who made dulcimers and spun

2020-06-11: Reissue Roundup: Spring Sets From David Bowie, Rush and More
While many new music releases were halted or delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic, most of the archival projects and reissues scheduled for spring 2020 came out as planned. The season is typically one of the slowest of

2020-06-10: Todd Rundgren To Launch Live Virtual Television Series “The Todd’s Honest Truth”
Todd Rundgren, dubbed “Rock’s Renaissance Man” in 1972 by Rolling Stone, will be premiering his bi-weekly live interactive virtual television series “The Todd’s Honest Truth” on his 72nd birthday, June 22, 2020 at 6pm PDT/9PM

2020-06-10: Caligula's Horse release video for new single Oceanrise
Brisbane-based prog rock quintet Caligula's Horse have released a video for their new single Oceanrise. The song is taken from the band's latest album Rise Radiant, for which the band have been celebrating their highest chart

2020-06-09: Steve Howe shares his new solo single The Headlands
Steve Howe has released his new solo single The Headlands. The instrumental is the first material taken from the Yes guitarist’s upcoming album Love Is, which is set to arrive on July 31 through BMG Records – Howe's first sol

2020-06-09: Intelligent Music Project V “Life Motion” Featuring Members of Rainbow, Toto, Asia and River Hounds
In these interesting times, when life puts a forced pause on us, most of all we need to lift our spirits, to feel alive. “Life Motion” is the fifth studio album of “Intelligent Music Project.” And this time in the band led by

2020-06-09: Frosty Beedle quits UK prog rockers Lifesigns
Lifesigns drummer Martin 'Frosty' Beedle has left the band. Beedle announced his departure in a short statement on the band's Facebook page. "After nine years of close involvement and collaboration with the band Lifesigns, I

2020-06-08: US prog metallers Lufeh release video for The Edge
LA-based prog metal quintet Lufeh have released a video for The Edge. The song is taken from the band's debut album Luggage Falling Down, which was released through the band's Bandcamp page. "The Edge could really just as wel

2020-06-08: Abaddon (Daemon of the Desert Sands) [with Jimmy Keegan & Sean Fairchild]
Even though vocals are yet to be tracks, the most amazing rhythm section is now in place for this tune - Sean Fairchild on bass, Jimmy Keegan on drums! Seriously you should listen to this!

2020-06-07: Don Schiff plays on new Chris Quirarte video
Here is a video clip of my NS/Stickbass playing on this song "Floating" A Cd by Chris Quirarte called "Mending Broken Bridges". Very proud of this work. Lovely writing, musicianship and production. Check out the CD. It is ava

2020-06-06: RIP: Rush producer Rupert Hine dead at 72
Rush producer Rupert Hine has died, aged 72. A noted songwriter and musician in his own right, Hine produced the Canadian prog rockers' Presto and Roll The Bones albums in 1989 and 1991. Rush engineer Stephen W. Tayler, who w

2020-06-05: Nick D'Virgilio releases cover of Money (That's What I Want)
Big Big Train drummer Nick D'Virgilio has released a video for his new single, a cover of the 1959 song Money (That's What I Want), Tamla Motown's first ever hit and a song covered by The Beatles and Flying Lizards. The song

2020-06-05: Kansas launch video for new single Jets Overhead
Kansas have released a video for their new single Jets Overhead. The track follows Memories Down The Line and Throwing Mountains from the upcoming album The Absence Of Presence, which is set to arrive on June 26 through Insid

2020-06-05: Tool cancel tour to enable fans to get full refunds
Tool have made the decision to cancel their North American tour rather than postpone the dates to enable fans to get full refunds. The band say it would be unfair to keep hold of ticket money for “months, if not a full year”