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2022-10-03: Imaginaerium - Glass Throne [Official video]
Track 6 from the album "The rise of Medici" out on October 7h 2022. The album features some of the major episodes in the life of Cosimo and Contessina De’ Medici. Their lives were far more intricate and complex than this albu

2022-10-02: O.A.K. album reviews in Prog Magazine
JC: The new issue of Prog, released on the 9th of September 2022, published an entire page dedicated to my latest O.A.K. albums. On the same number, there’s also the review of my new "Lucid Dreaming and the Specter of Nikola

2022-10-02: When Genesis Helped Peter Gabriel Escape Debt With 1982 Reunion
By 1982, no one was pining for a reunion between Genesis and former frontman Peter Gabriel – excluding the most hardcore prog fans. This was especially true for the band itself. Genesis had bloomed into a bankable chart act s

2022-10-01: Evership release video for new single The Law Of Ages
US prog rock duo Evership have released a new video for The Law Of Ages, which you can watch in full below. It's taken from the band's upcoming album The Uncrowned King - Act 2 which will be released through Atkinsongs Produc

2022-10-01: Jean-Michel Jarre reworks Brutalism with Deathpact
Jean-Michel Jarre has reworked his recent single Brutalism with the avant-garde electronic musician Deathpact and you can hear the result below. The original version, which Jarre released in August is taken from his upcoming

2022-10-01: “I wanted to help Yes reinvent itself." The story of Yes and The Quest
Among the most fascinating aspects about Yes is the band’s perpetual state of transience. De facto leaders have come and gone as each chapter of their saga unfolds. Following the loss of co-founding bass player Chris Squire i

2022-10-01: In Bloom: the making Rachel Flowers' Bigger On The Inside
In 2016, the good and the great of prog rock paid tribute to the late Keith Emerson with two concerts, in Los Angeles and Birmingham, UK. Alongside luminaries such as Jordan Rudess, Eddie Jobson, and Steve Porcaro, the line-u

2022-09-30: ProgJect Family Expansion
When the idea of ProgJect first came to mind, my initial thought was, “Wouldn’t it be cool to have a stable of amazing players to work with, and depending on the material and schedule - pick, choose and assemble accordingly,

2022-09-30: District 97 Album #5 Kickstarter Now Live
D97: The time has come! We've been working on new music for the last few years, and we're ready to take it into the studio. We need your help on that last part though, and that's why we've just launched a Kickstarter. We're e

2022-09-30: Gandalf's Fist stream brand new single Sacrament
Cumbrian prog rockers Gandalf’s Fist have streamed their brand new single Sacrament, which you can listen to below. The single is the first new music to be taken from the band's upcoming album. Widdershins, which will be rele

2022-09-29: Prog Ensemble Cymbalic Encounters To Release 4th Album “Overexposure”
“What sets this release apart from the previous Cymbalic Encounters’ works is that there are no longer any Brand X members featured on the project. It’s a new departure for The Encounters with the aim of maintaining its signa

2022-09-29: Phil Collins and Genesis Sell Song Rights for Over $300 Million
Phil Collins and Genesis are the latest classic rock acts to cash in on their back catalog. They've garnered more than $300 million from Concord Music Group for the rights to their songs together as Genesis and as solo artist

2022-09-29: Pink Floyd light up Battersea Power Station for Animals reissue
Footage of Pink Floyd lighting up Battersea Power Station has appeared all over social media, with the band promoting their just-released new remix of 1977's Animals album. You can watch video footage below. The band teased i

2022-09-29: ZIO announce guest vocalists for new album TRUEWAVES!
UK based prog rockers ZIO have announced they will release their brand new album TRUEWAVES! in Spring 2023. At the same time. the band have revealed a wealth of talented guest vocalists who will be featuring on the upcoming c

2022-09-29: Ian Anderson Plays Orchestral Jethro Tull to get vinyl release for very first time
Ian Anderson's 2005 live album, Ian Anderson Plays Orchestral Jethro Tull, is to be be reissued on vinyl for the very time, through Warners on November 18. The album was originally released on CD and DVD in 2005, and recorded

2022-09-28: Mike Oldfield’s TUBULAR BELLS Celebrates Its 50TH Anniversary With A Brand New Recording By THE ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA!
Mike Oldfield’s iconic “Tubular Bells” took the world by storm when it launched in 1973, and nearly 50 years later continues to sell over 100,000 albums per year, with a total of 17.5 million copies sold worldwide and 18 mill

2022-09-28: Rush Recruits Tool’s Danny Carey for Taylor Hawkins L.A. Tribute
Rush's Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson reunited Tuesday night for their second live performance in less than a month, playing the Taylor Hawkins tribute concert in Los Angeles. In keeping with their other recent mini show, a three

2022-09-27: Progarchy - Rick’s Quick Takes for September
RK: My quick takes for September are now live on Progarchy. Reviews of new albums by Cosmograf, Dim Gray, Steve Hackett, King's X, David Longdon, The Mars Volta and Rich Ruth. Another month of thoroughly enjoyable releases a

2022-09-27: MSJ Review: Babal - Who Will I Be When I Leave?
It's a pretty safe bet that you have never heard a band quite like this one. Their mix of sounds is decidedly artsy and freaky weird. This is the kind of thing that changes frequently and is very far off from mainstream. It's

2022-09-26: JB Show Review: PORCUPINE TREE In Philadelphia, PA
Ever since prog/art rock darling Porcupine Tree went on hiatus around 2011, fans have been speculating about—and clamoring for—their triumphant reunion. Sure, all four members (guitarist/vocalist Steven Wilson, keyboardist Ri

2022-09-26: Roger Waters shows in Poland cancelled over Ukraine stance
Roger Waters' two Polish shows on his upcoming This is Not A Drill European tour have been cancelled, with the BBC reporting that the former Pink Floyd man's stance on the current situation in Ukraine is the main reason. Wate

2022-09-26: The Gatekeepers Musical/Concept Album Feat. The Residents, Shawn Phillips, Renaldo & The Loaf, R. Stevie Moore & Other Revered Progressive Musicians To Be Released Nov. 11, 2022
The Gatekeepers is a narrative concept album that explores the whole creative process from beginning to end. In this 12 song (and 3 interlude) cycle, the cynical aspects of marketing art and the pressure to appeal to mainstre

2022-09-25: AMN Reviews: Robert Worby – Factitious Airs (2021; Persistence of Sound)
Let me start off by saying that if anyone wants to delve into a great stealth explainer on the general theories and concepts of Pierre Schaeffer, then electronic music / sound artist Robert Worby’s website might be your golde

2022-09-25: The Pineapple Thief - Bond (acoustic)
Recently released by Bruce Soord. A familiar tune for some, reworked...... 2022 acoustic mix from our 2014 album 'Magnolia'. String arrangements by Andrew Skeet. Trumpet: Joe Carter…

2022-09-25: The Mars Volta - Blacklight Shine (LIVE DEBUT / FIRST SHOW IN TEN YEARS - Dallas, TX 9/22/22)
The Mars Volta performing for the first time In ten years. The Factory In Dallas, Texas on September 22, 2022. Want to see pics from the show? 📸 Follow on Instagram 👉 https://instagram.com/SojuBreakfast

2022-09-25: Roger Waters Denies Reports of Canceling Polish Concerts
Roger Waters has denied reports that he canceled two concerts in Poland amid outrage over his previously published stance on Russia’s war against Ukraine. Polish media reported Saturday that Rogers scrapped two concerts sched

2022-09-24: Review: IMAGINAERIUM – The Rise of the Medici
The Florentine family originated north of Florence in the Murello region of Tuscany, gradually growing into a powerhouse of politics, religion, textiles, and banking, eventually producing four Popes of the Catholic Church. Th

2022-09-24: BAD DREAMS LIVE SESSION
For the first time in its history Bad Dreams performs a Live Session making a tour of its four studio albums recorded in this mythical place. This time they will meet some new members who have been working since the beginning

2022-09-23: Review – Glass Hammer – At The Gate
‘At The Gate’, is the third album of the Skallagrim trilogy. This new album follows ‘Dreaming City’ (2020) and ‘Skallagrim – Into The Breach’ (2021), bringing the story of the ‘thief with the screaming sword’ to its conclusi

2022-09-23: Asia and Eloy album art jigsaws due this out autumn
Fantasy artist and musician Rodney Matthews is to release some of his classic album art in jigsaw format... just in time for Christmas 2022! Eight covers have been transformed into 500-piece sets, including Eloy's Time To Tu

2022-09-23: Riverside's Mariusz Duda reveals the story behind his 'lockdown trilogy' of solo albums
In 2021, Riverside's Mariusz Duda looked inwards to release Claustrophobic Universe - the second of his lockdown trilogy. He discusses the Vangelis and Tangerine Dream tapes that inspired his minimalist electronic instrumenta

2022-09-23: Nick Cave's Ghosteen: a mind-blowing prog masterpiece
When he first emerged as a leading light of the post-punk underground in the early 80s, Nick Cave could hardly have seemed further removed from anything remotely related to progressive rock. As drug-munching frontman with The

2022-09-23: Are Pink Floyd about to recreate the Animals sleeve at Battersea Power Station?
Pink Floyd have taken to social media with a cryptic message surrounding the long-awaited release of Animals (2018 Remix). And fans want to know what it means! The post, which appeared on Twitter and Facebook(opens in new tab

2022-09-22: Dig Baterre getting ready October 7th
New music Wednesday… Click the link below and pay not attention to the man behind the curtain. Hints to the story…Never give a hype spider chewing gum, no matter how fascinated they are with the popping sounds of making bubbl

2022-09-22: LIGHT - Spring Is Coming (Official Video)
Official video for "Spring Is Coming" by LIGHT (Livestream on September 21st given that it's the first day of spring in the southern hemisphere, LIGHT being a band in Argentina.). Music: ONE Lyric: Claudio Delgift. Vocals re

2022-09-22: Solstice - Rehearsing for the 'Light Up' album launch
Getting ready for the 'Light Up' album launch 12-9pm, Nov 6th, MK11 Music Venue. A full day of beautiful live music, art and friendship with very special guests, The Blackheart Orchestra and Ebony Buckle. Artists Q&A hosted

2022-09-22: Robert Fripp Lightens Up - lengthy interview in the New York Times
No one expected to see the leader of King Crimson dancing in a tutu on YouTube. In a rare interview, the guitarist explains “an entirely different trajectory.” Robert Fripp became a rock star without acting like a showman. As

2022-09-22: Rock Hall Member TODD RUNDGREN Announces Details About Forthcoming New Studio Album SPACE FORCE Featuring Collaborations With RIVERS CUOMO, THE ROOTS, SPARKS, NEIL FINN, STEVE VAI, THE LEMON TWIGS & M
Legendary producer/songwriter/guitarist Todd Rundgren is set to launch his most ambitious solo album to date and recently announced new details about the long-gestating project. Blasting off next month on October 14, Space Fo

2022-09-22: Big Big Train share live video of Brave Captain from Loreley
Big Big Train will release Summer Shall Not Fade - Live At Loreley on October 14. Big Big Train have released a new live clip of the epic Brave Captain, which you can watch below. The track, originally the opening track from

2022-09-22: Jethro Tull share video trailer for new fan history Lend Me Your Ears
A new trailer video has been released for the new book about prog legends Jethro Tull, Lend Me Your Ears: A Fan History by Richard Houghton, which has just been published. You can watch the trailer below. Told in the first pe

2022-09-21: Paul Bielatowicz announces live band for upcoming "Nosferatu" performances
Paul Bielatowicz has announced his band for his “Nosferatu” Live - Halloween Spooktacular! show here at the Narrows Center on Saturday, October 29th. Come out, show your support, and be sure to come in costume for this FANGta

2022-09-21: Fearful Symmetry - The Difficult Second Album Out Now!
The Difficult Second is the follow-up album to the debut Louder Than Words released in 2019, which was co-written with Jeremy Shotts under the banner Fearful Symmetry. Musically the band just wanted to create an album that re

2022-09-21: Yes Documentary - The Story of Tales From Topographic Oceans
An in-depth look at the classic Yes album "Tales From Topographic Oceans" from 1973. This video features new sound mixes and many cleaned-up and original photograhphs.

2022-09-21: MIRIODOR "Elements" teaser. Video artist : Xavier Sénéchal - Studio Urubu
"Elements", the tenth studio album by MIRIODOR is released October 28, 2022. With nothing to lose, nothing to do, they agreed to take part in an experiment. The world was going havoc, wars were raging in many countries, virus

2022-09-21: Frost* share new video for Skywards ahead of November tour
Drummer Craig Blundell will rejoin Frost* for November your dates. UK prog rockers Frost* have released a new video for Skywards, from the band's most recent album, last year's Day And Age, which you can watch below. It's ahe

2022-09-21: Gandalf's Fist announce new album Widdershins
Steampunk proggers Gandalf’s Fist have announced that they will release their latest album, Widdershins, later this year. You can watch a short video trailer for the new album below. The band have opened pre-orders for the ne

2022-09-21: Banco del Mutuo Soccorso share new music video for La Pianura Rossa
Legendary Italian prog rockers Banco del Mutuo Soccorso have shared a brand new music video for La Pianura Rossa which you can watch below. La Pianura Rossa is taken from the band's upcoming album Orlando: Le Forme dell’Amore

2022-09-21: Saro Cosetino shares lyric video for The Joke, featuring Peter Hammill
Italian composer and producer Saro Cosentino has shared a new lyric video for his song The Joke, which features a guest performance from Van der Graaf Generator singer Peter Hammill. You can watch the new video below. The son

2022-09-21: Uncovered: the cheeky letter Jordan Rudess wrote to Leonard Bernstein
"I think I play better than you - do you want any advice?" wrote the then eight-year-old Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess in a letter found by the Library of Congress. The Library Of Congress has a substantial number o

2022-09-20: Magma - Kãrtëhl CD
Magma added three more female voices to the mix, and the singing is extra great on here. Additionally the over-all recorded sound seems a bit better over-all from the last few releases. The playing is also very strong, althou

2022-09-20: How Kate Bush's Never Forever changed her career... forever!
Released in September 1980, Never For Ever stands discrete within Kate Bush’s slender, esteemed catalogue. Boasting two of her most loved singles – Babooshka and Army Dreamers – Never For Ever also contained Breathing, Bush’s

2022-09-20: Smashing Pumpkins Announce New [Rock Opera] 'ATUM' LP With 'Beguiled' Single
The Smashing Pumpkins have announced a new album, ATUM, a "rock opera in three acts." The 33-song collection is being billed as the sequel to both 1995's Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness and 2000's Machina/Machines of G

2022-09-20: Renaissance's debut album to be reissued in autumn 2022
Renaissance's self-titled debut is to be remastered, expanded and reissued on CD Digipak via Repertoire on October 28. Originally released in 1969 on Island, the line-up included ex-Yardbirds Keith Relf and Jim McCarty, as we

2022-09-20: Review: IMAGINAERIUM - The Rise Of Medici
Eric Bouillette, Clive Nolan and Laura Piazzai formed the band/project Imaginaerium some time ago. The aim was to set the lives of Cosimo and Contessina De'Medici to music in a concept album or a kind of prog rock opera. "The

2022-09-20: 40 Years Ago: Peter Gabriel Begins Unusual Path to Fame With ‘Shock the Monkey’
Peter Gabriel became fascinated with found sounds while recording his fourth album at a home studio being overtaken by dry rot. New Fairlight synthesizer technology allowed him to capture, process, reuse and loop these elemen

2022-09-19: When Frank Zappa Pulled Out the Baton for Final Stage Appearance
There were many Frank Zappas: guitar virtuoso, studio tinkerer, writer of raunchy rock songs. But at his core, he was a legitimate composer, with ideas often too massive for a typical band format. Fittingly, Zappa made his fi

2022-09-19: WTF with Marc Maron Podcast - Adrian Belew
Adrian Belew’s career in music was influenced by many and has influenced many more. As a completely self-taught guitarist, Adrian absorbed as much music as possible on the way to establishing his own sound and style. After ge

2022-09-19: The day Dee Snider and Frank Zappa went to war with The PMRC
Wearing skin-tight jeans and snakeskin boots, his eyes lined with mascara, Dee Snider strode into the US Senate’s Commerce, Science And Transportation Committee to confront an array of sharp-suited congressmen and their wives

2022-09-18: Burn from Circus of Wire Dolls - Featuring Caroline Carter
One of the songs from Circus of Wire Dolls that is getting a bit of early attention is Burn, featuring the amazing Caroline Carter voicing the role of the Fire Breather. In addition to singing the song, she also co-wrote it w

2022-09-18: 15 Years Ago: Between the Buried and Me Become Conceptual Titans With ‘Colors’
In 2005, Between the Buried and Me were a blip on the radar for underground metalheads, too unpredictable for casual metalcore fans and too core for prog heads. Plagued by eight lineup changes in just two years and issues wit

2022-09-17: Nick Mason Would Love to Take Part in Another Live 8-Style Event
Pink Floyd has had a productive 2022. The band released a new song in April titled "Hey Hey Rise Up" in support of the people of Ukraine, marking the first new original music recorded together since 1994's The Division Bell.

2022-09-17: Derek Sherinian on The Phoenix: "It’s all about making the best music possible”
Derek Sherinian is a born salesman. Possessing a persuasive quick-fire patter, there’s a sense that if the mood took him, he’d offer an eloquent argument to convince you that The Beatles were abysmal or that David Bowie was m

2022-09-17: My life with Genesis: ex-manager Richard Macphail spills the beans
Most Genesis fans know Richard Macphail from the photos that appear inside 1972’s Foxtrot album and on the back sleeve of 1973’s Genesis Live. The latter, bearing the inscription ‘Dedicated to Richard Macphail, who left in 19

2022-09-17: "We don't have any rules!": the story behind Marillion's Sounds That Can't Be Made
We really shouldn’t blame mainstream commentators for their laughably warped view of the history of progressive rock. The persistent myth that the genre died on its sorry backside at the end of the 70s and has only just recov

2022-09-16: Circus of Wire Dolls - Official Lyric Video
The official lyric video for the Rocking Horse Music Club's song, Circus of Wire Dolls. From the album, Circus of Wire Dolls, available 16 September 2022. The band: Eric Wagley: drums; Brenden Harisiades: bass; Brian Coombes:

2022-09-16: Circus of Wire Dolls available on Spotify
Circus of Wire Dolls, available 16 September 2022. The band: Eric Wagley: drums; Brenden Harisiades: bass; Brian Coombes: keyboards; Myron Kibbee: guitar; Mike McAdam: guitar; Jon Finn: guitar; Juli Finn: guitar; Josh Kimball

2022-09-16: JGP (Jane Getter Premonition) release new single "Just Run!"
JG: Hey Everyone! I'm excited to announce that I've just released a single today called Just Run! It was originally supposed to be on "Anomalia" but was held back. Jane Getter Premonition with Adam Holzman Alex Skolnick Mark

2022-09-16: Simon McBride joins Deep Purple full-time, band say he's "up there with the greats"
Deep Purple have announced that guitarist Simon McBride, who stepped into Steve Morse's shoes when he announced his departure from the band in July, will be joining them on a permanent basis. Morse originally announced he was

2022-09-15: Back From a Journey Through Interstellar Space & Beyond UNCLE ROYS SPACESHIP will Release a NEW SINGLE “THE ALIEN BOOGIE DUB SHUFFLE”
Mars, The Milky Way – Returning from a voyage through the cosmos and finally back in the Milky Way, UNCLE ROYS SPACESHIP, who is, UNCLE ROY aka ROY LEONARD HERMAN, will be releasing a NEW SINGLE to the universe! On, SEPTEMBER

2022-09-15: How Pink Floyd Faced Down Challenges on ‘Animals’
Animals is one of the more intriguing albums from Pink Floyd, but it's acquired a bit of a cult status compared to mammoth entries like The Dark Side of the Moon and The Wall. A perhaps needed opportunity for re-evaluation ar

2022-09-14: Evership - The Law Of Ages (Official Music Video)
Evership - The Law of Ages (Official Music Video). The Uncrowned King - Act 2. Atkinsong Productions Directed By: Micah Atkinson. Album releases Oct 14th, 2022. CD Pre-orders end soon. So order now! www.evership.com

2022-09-14: Robert Fripp And David Singleton Visit Ridgefield!
PS: If you mostly listen to mainstream popular music, the names Robert Fripp and David Singleton may not immediately ring any bells. If I say David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, and the Talking Heads I can already see you nodding in

2022-09-14: Progressive Rock Guitarist Dallas Perkins Releases New Album “Experimental Truth”
On Dallas Perkins’ latest release “Experimental Truth” his stellar technical proficiency and dexterity are on full display. We are now hearing six-string wisdom come to full fruition. Showcasing a guitarist that is clearly st

2022-09-14: 35 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Takes Off Again With ‘Learning to Fly’
Unspoken fears that were guiding David Gilmour's private and professional lives eventually commingled on the first Pink Floyd single he worked on without Roger Waters. He hardly seemed like the bold figure needed to lead the

2022-09-13: King Crimson's 80s albums get vinyl reissues
Steven Wilson and Robert Fripp mixes for Discipline, Beat and Three Of A Perfect Pair. King Crimson's 80s output is to be released on 200g super-heavyweight vinyl for the very first time through Panegyric Records on October 2

2022-09-13: Steve Howe releases emotive new video for Plexus with late son Virgil
Yes guitarist Steve Howe has released a colourful new video for the emotive Plexus, which you can watch below. It's taken from Lunar Mist, a second collaboration with his late son Virgil Howe who tragically passed away in 201

2022-09-13: Tarkus by Emerson, Lake & Palmer: the inside story of a classic album cover
William Neal's scrawled armadillo doodle captured Keith Emerson's attention and ended up typifying an era. The cover artwork of Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s Tarkus album is one of the most recognisable and enduring progressive ro

2022-09-13: JB Album Review: The Mars Volta’s Self-Titled Album is a Simpler Yet Wholly Satisfying Return
There’s never been another band quite like The Mars Volta. The Texan troupe — spearheaded by guitarist Omar Rodríguez-López and vocalist Cedric Bixler-Zavala — grew out of post-hardcore outfit At the Drive-In and became one o

2022-09-13: Another short sample of Time Machine. Released on 23rd Sep. Available for pre-order now from :- www.comedyoferrors.org
The Time Machine album will be released on 23 September 2022. It is available to pre-order from our website shop, or your favourite outlet. CD signed by 5 current band members is available for a limited time. Comedy of Error

2022-09-12: Upcoming Stick Men Tour Promo
TLev: I'm teaming up with Pat Mastelotto and Markus Reuter when Stick Men hit the road in October. More dates to follow in 2023. OCT 4, TUE - Burlington, VT (Nectar’s) - OCT 5, WED - Amherst, MA (The Drake)

2022-09-12: YES Keyboard Legend Tony Kaye Celebrates the Anniversary of His First Solo Album ‘End Of Innocence’
Twelve months on from the release of this hauntingly beautiful album, another event is changing our world. The music is poignant for another host of reasons, showing that Kaye, writing from the heart, speaks for us all when w

2022-09-12: 35 Years Ago: Roger Waters Breaks Up ‘Radio K.A.O.S.’ to No Avail
Radio K.A.O.S. had an often-impenetrable theme, but Roger Waters – and his label – clearly thought a shift to more era-friendly sequencer- and synth-based sounds would pay chart dividends. "CBS Records is saying there are thr

2022-09-12: Arc Of Life return with new track All Things Considered
Arc Of Life, the band featuring Yes members Jon Davison, Billy Sherwood and Jay Schellen, have returned with a brand new single, All Things Considered, which you can listen to below. It's taken from the band's upcoming second

2022-09-12: Marjana Semkina and Anna Murphy launch Maer
Iamthemorning's Marjana Semkina and Cellar Darling's Anna Murphy have joined forces in new duo Maer, who will release their debut single, Sister, on October 17. You can watch a video teaser for the new band below. The pair me

2022-09-11: Renaissance: Azure D’Or, Expanded 2CD/Blu-Ray Set
An expanded edition of the classic Renaissance album ‘Azure D’Or’. Issued in April 1979, the album followed the successful ‘A Song For All Seasons’ and the hit single ‘Northern Lights’ released the previous year. The line-up

2022-09-11: The making of Neal Morse's Sola Gratia
It’s tempting to look for parallels between the Biblical conversion of St Paul the Apostle on the road to Damascus and Neal Morse’s decision, two decades ago, to leave Spock’s Beard in the wake of his own spiritual awakening.

2022-09-11: RIP: Frank Katz (drummer Brand X, Tunnels)
It is with great sadness that I must pass on the news that Frank has died in New York after a sudden and unexpected illness. He was 55 years old. The world has lost a rare talent and a gentle soul. Please keep him in your tho

2022-09-10: The Zappa Band to replace ProgJect as Friday Night Headliner at ProgStock
We have booked The Zappa Band for Friday night's headliner! You may have heard that ProgJect dropped out due to scheduling issues. Well, we are thrilled to have The Zappa Band to fill their time slot, which also means that th

2022-09-10: Interview with Malcolm Galloway of Hats Off Gentlemen It's Adequate
Recently, I reviewed the new Hat’s Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate album, The Confidence Trick. You can see the review at https://lazland.org/album-reviews-2022/hats-off-gentlemen-its-adequate. Malcolm Galloway of the band kindly

2022-09-10: RICK WAKEMAN, GEOFF DOWNES, L. SHANKAR & More Join FERNANDO PERDOMO On Soundtrack For Chilling New Thriller FROST!
Superstar musician/producer Fernando Perdomo is following up last year’s blockbuster collaboration with drum legend Carmine Appice, “Energy Overload,” with not one but two exciting new projects. First, Perdomo produced the hi

2022-09-10: “It’s a heavier album than I’ve done before..."Steve Hackett on Surrender Of Silence
There are countless pitfalls to being a prolific recording and touring artist. Immerse yourself in what some might perceive as too many projects and allegations of standard-dipping will be unceremoniously fired at you. For St

2022-09-10: Styx: "We’ve never moved totally away from our love of prog".
Dennis De Young and Tommy Shaw argue that despite the big hits, Styx always had a proggy heart. Styx? Oh yes, the men who gave us such limp-wristed hits as Babe, Lady and Boat On The River. Hardly a band who should be consid

2022-09-09: OPETH ANNOUNCE NEW DRUMMER!
We are pleased to announce that the new drummer in Opeth is no other than Waltteri Väyrynen (Paradise Lost, Bloodbath, Bodom after midnight). Walt will take on his duties effective immediately and will play his first show wit

2022-09-09: Glass Hammer - The Years Roll By (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
Music and lyrics by Steve Babb. CDs and Downloads at: https://glasshammer.com/official-store/. Now accepting pre-orders for At The Gate--autographed copies, downloads and t-shirts. The Years Roll By features: Hannah Pryor, vo

2022-09-09: O.R.k. unveil new video for Don't Call Me A Joke
International prog quartet O.R.k., who feature Colin Edwin and Pat Mastelotto alongside singer Lef and guitarist Carmine Pipitone, have unveiled a brand new video for the track Don't Call Me A Joke, which you can watch below.

2022-09-09: Nightwish's Floor Jansen releases soul-stirring new single Me Without You
Nightwish's Floor Jansen has returned with another solo single, titled Me Without You. The new track follows the frontwoman's previously-released pop-orientated offerings, Storm and Fire. Me Without You eases into view with a

2022-09-08: Evership Preview - "The Law of Ages" Music Video
Preview - "The Law of Ages" Official Music Video coming Sept 14th. Evership released the third, and final, single "The Law of Ages" from their upcoming album "The Uncrowned King - Act 2" on streaming services everywhere. Albu

2022-09-08: Roxy Music Launches 50th-Anniversary Tour: Set List and Video
Roxy Music launched their 50th-anniversary tour Wednesday night in Toronto. After an opening performance by St. Vincent, Roxy Music fittingly began their set with "Re-make/Re-model," the lead-off track from their 1972 self-ti

2022-09-08: Tim Bowness shares new video for guest-packed We Feel
Tim Bowness has shared a new video for popular album track We Feel, an uptempo protest song, which you can watch below. The track is taken from Bowness' recently released Butterfly Mind album. The song features an array of gu

2022-09-08: Brian Eno shares video for haunting new track We Let It In
Brian Eno has shared a new video for a new track, the haunting We Let it In, which you can watch below. We Let It In is the second rack released from Eno's upcoming album FOREVERANDEVERNOMORE, which will be released through U