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2017-06-25: Niko Tsonev's new project Moonparticle
Moonparticle is the ‘all-terrain lunar vehicle’ music collective of guitarist/producer Niko Tsonev (ex-Steven Wilson, Lifesigns), featuring performances and creative contributions by an extraordinary group of musicians: piani

2017-06-25: Progsheet: Track By Track : King Llama - Return To Ox
Prog fusion rock stuff. Fun serious music. Serious fun music. King Llama's Return To Ox is all of that and more! Llamas Ryan Tanner Bailey and Nico Staub take us track by track... Track 1: Blobo RTB: This is the most recent c

2017-06-24: The Gagliarchives June 24th
Join us at 10PM EDT, Saturday June 24th for Program 1532 as we feature new music that debuts at #1 in this week's WEEKLYTOP20 in Bent Knee and the Land Animal album new from the Inside Out Music label. We'll also feature new

2017-06-24: Skeptical Babies new upcoming release 'Unplanned Obsolescence'
Skeptical Babies. Boston area prog. New album will be released 6/30. Check out the website: http://skepticalbabies.com/.

2017-06-24: The PM Show #168
Greetings friends. The PM Show #168 is ready for your listening pleasure. Featured on this edition of The PM Show is excellent new music from Tuesday the Sky. And a trio of violinists make an appearance as well. At night in t

2017-06-24: George Soros Secretly Funding Progressive Rock Groups?
A new report from the Media Research Center (MRC) found that billionaire globalist George Soros, through his Open Society Foundations, secretly gave nearly a quarter of a billion dollars to progressive (prog) rock groups over

2017-06-23: FOREVER TWELVE Signs With Melodic Revolution Records For Upcoming Release.
Melodic Revolution Records is thrilled to announce that California Based Prog outfit FOREVER TWELVE has signed with the label for the bands new release. Forever Twelve’s album is titled “HOME” and will be available worldwide

2017-06-23: Bent Knee : "Terror Bird" live video launched; release new album "Land Animal" today
Enigmatic art-rock band Bent Knee release their stunning new album 'Land Animal' worldwide today. The 10-track collection brings the listener on a journey through commentary on today's globalized society and how people contin

2017-06-21: Big Big Train will release The Second Brightest Star on June 23, a companion album to Folklore and Grimspound
Big Big Train have made the surprise announcement that they’ll release a brand new album later this week. They launched their 10th record Grimspound at the end of April this year to great critical acclaim – and they’ve wasted

2017-06-21: The Tangent: launch track-by-track interview on "The Slow Rust of Forgotten Machinery"
The Tangent, the progressive rock group led by Andy Tillison, recently announced the release of their first new music since 2015. Their new ninth studio album 'The Slow Rust of Forgotten Machinery' is set for release on 21st

2017-06-21: Legendary Violinist Darryl Way To Release New Concept Album/Rock Opera Called “Underworld”
Much to the excitement of prog music fans worldwide, legendary Curved Air violinist Darryl Way is releasing a new Concept Album/Rock Opera called “Underworld” on June 21st. “Underworld” is released in 2 versions: “Underworld

2017-06-21: Pink Floyd ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Platinum Plaque Up for Auction
Pink Floyd fans will soon be offered the opportunity to own a unique — and no doubt pretty expensive — piece of the band’s history. Rolling Stone reports that a Recording Industry Association of America plaque, presented to c

2017-06-20: RJG'S 70TH BIRTHDAY
On Saturday, August 5th, I will be joining forces with The Enid for a special concert at London’s wonderful Union Chapel to celebrate my 70th birthday with all my friends, past present and future. I do hope that you will come

2017-06-20: WorldProg One Live Concert Event
7pm - Monday, October 16th, 2017. Ferguson Theater / Smith Hall. University Of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Pennsylvania - USA. 150 Finoli Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601.All tickets general admission - 250 seats with amazing stage

2017-06-20: Protean Collective- Dead Ends (Official Music Video)
Official music video for "Dead Ends" off of the upcoming album "Collapse", out July 28, 2017. Directed by Tony Simone at Zenbeast Audio. Mixed by André Alvinzi at Fascination Street Studios. Mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascina

2017-06-19: Progressive rock: Music's 'weirdest' rebellion on BBC
Progressive rock has been panned for its grandiose themes and long songs. But its fans say so-called "prog rock" is making a comeback. Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel is one of them, and he's written a new book about

2017-06-19: How Prog-Rock Went From Chart Topper To Laughingstock on Forbes
Between the late 60s and late 70s, the grandiose genre known as progressive or “prog” rock dominated the album charts. Bands like Yes, Emerson Lake and Palmer, and Pink Floyd sold tens of millions of records. A side-long synt

2017-06-18: Orange County Register – King Crimson brings songs old and new to the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles
King Crimson, the English rock band co-founded by guitarist Robert Fripp, kicked off its summer tour in Seattle earlier this month on a run that brings them to Los Angeles this week, and while the band had been off the road s

2017-06-17: Styx, ‘The Mission’ Roundtable Review
Styx is back with The Mission, their first studio album in over a decade. Rather than play it safe, the group put together a concept album about mankind’s first journey to Mars. Did they stick the landing, or burn up in the r

2017-06-17: The PM Show #167
Greetings friends. The PM Show #167 is ready for your listening pleasure. Featured on this edition of The PM Show is fantastic new music from The Tangent. It's exceptional as would be expected. Also featured is more spectacul

2017-06-16: Original Genesis Guitarist Anthony Phillips “Slow Dance” Re-mastered & Expanded 3-Disc Edition Now Available on Esoteric Recordings!
Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of a newly re-mixed and expanded deluxe 3-disc edition of the classic 1990 instrumental album by Genesis founding member and guitarist Anthony Phillips, “Slow Dance.” Rega

2017-06-16: Dreadnaught 24-hour release party!! All back catalog discs half price!!!
Hello everyone. Today is the official release date of the phenomenal (phenomenal being subjective, of course) new album by Dreadnaught, HARD CHARGIN'. It has been quite a wild surreal journey that has led to this extremely jo

2017-06-16: Joe Deninzon & Stratospheerius Sign With Melodic Revolution Records For Upcoming Release, “GUILTY OF INNOCENCE.
Stratospheerius will release their fifth CD “Guilty of Innocence” through Melodic Revolution Records early Fall 2017. The new 10-track album will be available worldwide in both Physical and Digital formats. “Guilty of Innoce

2017-06-16: Styx Return to the Past and Look to the Future With New Album
When you lay your hands on The Mission, the first studio album from Styx in 14 years, you’ll hear something that’s a bit rare these days: “A true hi fidelity analog recording,” as they’ve termed it in marketing for the record

2017-06-15: "Sgt. Pepper's Musical Revolution" airing on PBS June 2017
"Sgt. Pepper’s Musical Revolution" is a look back at the creation, and ongoing influence, of the revolutionary 1967 Beatles album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.” When The Beatles stopped playing live in 1966, they s

2017-06-15: Rachel Flowers "Hearing is Believing" premiering tomorrow June 16th
In a world filled with noise, there is another sound worth hearing, and her name is Rachel Flowers. Hearing is Believing introduces the world to the life and music of the multi-talented 23-year old musician and composer, Rach

2017-06-15: Stewart Copeland’s Gizmodrome announce debut album
Gizmodrome have announced that they will release their self-titled debut album later this year. The all-star band consists of Stewart Copeland, Adrian Belew, Mark King and Vittorio Cosma, with the record scheduled for a Septe

2017-06-15: Fayman-Fripp "A Temple in the Clouds" on Bandcamp (name your price)
Projekt Records has just put the Jeffrey Fayman & Robert Fripp ambient album A Temple in the Clouds up on Bandcamp. It's a "name your price" sort of deal so download for free (or kick in some moolah to support the label and m

2017-06-14: Toto Announce 40th Anniversary Compilation and Tour Dates
Toto will celebrate their 40th anniversary with an extensive tour — and a new compilation featuring new music alongside remastered hits that promises to be just the first of several upcoming releases. The anniversary dates, c

2017-06-14: ELP's 'Black Moon' & 'In The Hot Seat' Reissues on PledgeMusic
‘Black Moon’ is ELP’s eighth studio album. It was released in 1992 when the band re-formed after 14 years, having split-up after their previous album, ‘Love Beach’ in 1978, and represents a real return to form. The music is a

2017-06-14: KONNEKTED (Free Download), by Stick Men
Stick Men, featuring Tony Levin, Markus Reuter, Pat Mastelotto (performing at CTTE2018 with special guest David Cross), just released a free digital download companion album to the limited edition promotional CD "KOLLEKTED" (

2017-06-13: Another book review: Prog rock gets some respect in 'The Show That Never Ends'
David Weigel is known primarily as a political reporter for The Washington Post and a regular commentator on MSNBC. In 2012, though, he indulged in an entirely different passion for Slate: He wrote a five-part series of essay

2017-06-13: Devin Townsend Project: launch video for 'Offer Your Light'; win award at Metal Hammer Golden Gods
Devin Townsend Project have been on the road touring for the majority of 2017 in support of latest album ‘Transcendence’, and recently began a run of Summer live dates including Download Festival this past weekend. Yesterday

2017-06-13: Caligula’s Horse : announce new album 'In Contact'
Caligula’s Horse, a band at the forefront of Australia’s progressive rock scene, have announced the release of their forthcoming fourth studio album, ‘In Contact’, for release on the 15th September 2017 via Inside Out Music.

2017-06-12: Joe Satriani Looks Back on 30 Years of ‘Surfing With the Alien'
It’s always an experience talking shop with Joe Satriani. The guitar virtuoso is soft spoken and humble, with a knack for telling a good story that will draw you in. As a developing player in the ‘80s, he taught guitar to a d

2017-06-12: Upcoming New Yorker article: THE PERSISTENCE OF PROG ROCK
In April, 1971, Rolling Stone reviewed the début album by a band with a name better suited to a law firm: Emerson, Lake & Palmer. The reviewer liked what he heard, although he couldn’t quite define it. “I suppose that your lo

2017-06-12: Styx sailing away on Rock & Romance Cruise (?)
The ’70s Rock & Romance Cruise is set to sail the mellow seas with a 2018 lineup that’s scheduled to include appearances from Styx, Michael McDonald and more of the era’s most successful artists. Booked to embark from Ft. Lau

2017-06-11: The PM Show #166
Greetings friends. The PM Show #166 is ready for your listening pleasure. Featured on this edition of The PM Show is fine new music from Cosmosquad. Magellan stops by the ADS bar and asks "Why water weeds?" David Cross says i

2017-06-11: Rachel covers A Day In The Life
I had fun covering this song. To commemerate the anniversary of the Beatles' album Sgt. Pepper, I thought it would be great for me to share this cover with you! The orchestral tracks were played using the Garritan Instant Orc

2017-06-09: The Tangent: launch first track from new album "The Slow Rust of Forgotten Machinery"
The Tangent, the progressive rock group led by Andy Tillison, recently announced the release of their first new music since 2015. Their new ninth studio album 'The Slow Rust of Forgotten Machinery' is set for release on 21st

2017-06-08: Phil Collins Postpones Concerts After Late-Night Fall
Phil Collins has pushed back a pair of shows in London after suffering a late-night fall in his hotel room. “Phil suffers from ‘drop foot’ as a result of a back operation which makes it difficult to walk,” Collins’ management

2017-06-08: Another listen to Kate Bush's Hounds Of Love
When Steven Wilson announced his new album, I was particularly interested by the albums he referenced as key influences in his songwriting this time around. I hadn't properly listened to Hounds Of Love before, so for 'homewor

2017-06-08: Captain Beyond touring before Days of Darkness fest
Earlier this year, influential hard rock/heavy psych band Captain Beyond announced some festival appearances, including the MDF-presented Days of Darkness and Maryland Doom Fest, and they’ve since added some club shows happen

2017-06-08: Wetton/Downes’ iCon Announces the Mainstream Release of “Urban Psalm” on 2CD/1DVD – OUT NOW!
The collaboration of the ASIA co-founders, John Wetton and Geoff Downes’ iCon, has led to the formation of Epicon Records (via Cherry Red) and its first release of “Urban Psalm” as a 2CD/1DVD set. The release was planned befo

2017-06-07: The Elements Of King Crimson 2017 Tour Box Available For Pre-Order!
As with previous releases in the “Elements” series, the full variety of King Crimson’s music is presented over 2 CDs! Featuring extracts from rehearsals, new live recordings, elements from studio recordings, full tracks, alte

2017-06-07: Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side of the Moon' Gets a Doom Metal Tribute
Pink Floyd‘s The Dark Side of the Moon album has been down the Yellow Brick Road, inspired countless laser light shows and earned a place of honor in Billboard chart history … and now, at long last, it’s getting the doom meta

2017-06-06: Pete Townshend’s Classic Quadrophenia With Billy Idol Announces U.S. Tour Dates
Pete Townshend‘s Classic Quadrophenia is heading to the U.S. for a handful of tour dates later this summer. The shows, which include orchestra versions of songs from the Who’s classic 1973 album Quadrophenia, will feature Tow

2017-06-06: Rare Demos From ’70s Space Rock Pioneers CAPTAIN BEYOND Released On The Compilation LOST & FOUND 1972-1973
It’s a music collector’s dream come true – vintage demo tracks, never heard before, from space rock supergroup Captain Beyond are about to be released on both CD and special limited edition red colored vinyl! For those new to

2017-06-06: 45 Years Ago: David Bowie Releases His Masterpiece, 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars'
Ever since Elvis Presley crashed the gates in the mid ’50s, rock ‘n’ roll had become part of the mainstream. The Beatles and Rolling Stones pushed further into culture in the ’60s, but by the end of the decade fatigue had set

2017-06-05: Rhapsody Of Fire - Legendary Years: A new take into a collection of some of the best symphonic metal songs ever written
As a rule of thumb, I usually stay away from compilations. If I love the band they won't bring anything new to my collection, and if I don't know the band's music, I simply go and do my homework, and get myself familiar with

2017-06-05: French Music Legends Magma Release Remastered “Wurdah Ïtah” Featuring Unreleased Material!
French music legends Magma have released a new remastered version of their critically acclaimed 1974 album “Wurdah Ïtah” on CD! The release includes for the first time, “Wurdah Ïtah Prima Materia,” the Original Demo used for

2017-06-04: The PM Show #165
Greetings friends. The PM Show #165 is ready for your listening pleasure. Featured on this edition of The PM Show is outstanding new music by David Bainbridge's Celestial Fire, More new music from Gungfly is also featured. Ge

2017-06-03: Phil Collins Plays First Comeback Show: Set List, Video
Last night in Liverpool, Phil Collins played his first full-length concert in about seven years at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England. We’ve got the set list and video from the first night of the Not Dead Yet tour. Accordin

2017-06-03: Shylock and David Torn at ProgDay 2017!
SHYLOCK is a French progressive rock band that formed in the 1970’s. The music became known for its instrumental richness and complexity, dark ambience, electric tension, and refined romanticism. Gialorgues and Ile de Fièvre

2017-06-02: 35 Years Ago: Genesis Bid a Final Goodbye to Their Past on ‘Three Sides Live’
Three Sides Live captures Genesis as they strike a final onstage balance between their two musical worlds. On the one side stood their proggy past; on the other, pop stardom. Even the album itself – released in tandem with a

2017-06-02: Innerview: Hansford Rowe on Gong, Gongzilla, Mike Oldfield, La Monte Young & More
Hansford Rowe has his eyes on both the rear-view mirror and the road ahead. The bassist’s career spans five decades, first coming to the fore as part of Pierre Moerlen’s Gong and Mike Oldfield’s group during the late ‘70s. To

2017-06-02: Eloy Return With Bold New Concept Album
Eloy will release their latest album, The Vision, The Sword And The Pyre, through Artist Station Records on August 25. The album is the first part of a double concept affair that looks at the life of Middle Ages French heroin

2017-06-02: AAJ Review: Theo Travis: Open Air
It's been a very busy decade for Theo Travis. The British reed/woodwind multi-instrumentalist has appeared, to varying degrees, on literally every album that Steven Wilson has released since turning to a solo career in 2009—f

2017-06-01: Leslie Hunt promoting District 97's Live At De Boerderij DVD
Pretty excited about how this DVD turned out and clearly ready for my next career as a Vanna White impersonator ... Grab one of the remaining copies by joining our club (link in bio) #district97 @district.97 #jonathanmademedo

2017-06-01: Trump ruins Marillion's Kayleigh
Sorry Marillion fans... Trump just ruined your favorite song. You’ll never hear “Kayleigh” the same way again. :) #Kayleigh #Marillion #MisplacedChildhood

2017-06-01: New Dreadnaught album HARD CHARGIN' available June 16th!
It's alive! HARD CHARGIN' will be released by Red Fez on June 16, 2017, with pre-orders available May 19. Read more at rockpaperscissors.biz. New single "Bo-Leg-Ba" streaming at bandcamp.

2017-05-31: Coroner: Trans-Siberian Orchestra founder died of overdose
Paul O'Neill, the founder of the progressive metal band Trans-Siberian Orchestra, died of an accidental drug overdose, a Florida medical examiner said in a report released Tuesday. The Hillsborough County Medical Examiner in

2017-05-31: Roger Waters, ‘Is This The Life We Really Want?': Album Review
Roger Waters has been exploring the thin line between the personal and the political as far back as the late ’60s with Pink Floyd. Starting with the band’s 1977 LP Animals, and moving through 1979’s The Wall, 1983’s The Final

2017-05-31: David Gilmour Plots Rare 'Live at Pompeii' Film Screening
David Gilmour announced a one-night-only theatrical screening of his new concert film, Live at Pompeii, for September 13th. The movie documents the guitarist's pair of July 2016 shows at the Pompeii Amphitheatre in the ancien

2017-05-31: McBroom Sisters to join Dave Kerzner Band on CTTE 2018
I'm pleased to announce that we will have the fabulous McBroom Sisters, Durga McBroom and Lorelei McBroom (vocalists with Pink Floyd for many years) joining the Dave Kerzner Band once again on Cruise To The Edge for the 3rd y

2017-05-30: Listen to Ritchie Blackmore’s Two New Rainbow Songs
Ritchie Blackmore has released the first songs credited to Rainbow in 22 years. You can listen to “I Surrender” (above) and “Land of Hope and Glory” (below). The former track was originally recorded by Rainbow as the lead tra

2017-05-30: Protean Collective "Collapse" Album Preview
Audio teaser featuring clips of 6 songs of our upcoming, summer 2017 release "Collapse". Protean Collective. Boston, MA, USA. Graham Bacher - Vocals, Guitar. Steph Goyer - Guitar. Dan Ehramjian - Bass. Matt Zappa - Drums

2017-05-30: Album Review: Schooltree — “Heterotopia”
This is a freakin’ amazing album. If you have not yet heard Schooltree’s Heterotopia, you have no idea what you’re missing. Imagine if Kate Bush released, in 2017, a 100-minute long, double LP concept album. Imagine if it was

2017-05-29: Nad Sylvan: static video to "What Have You Done", album "The Bride Said No" out now!
Nad Sylvan, vocalist with Steve Hackett and Agents Of Mercy, releases his new solo album 'The Bride Said No' today. The album sees Nad joined by a myriad of guests including Roine Stolt, Steve Hackett, Guthrie Govan, Tony Lev

2017-05-28: Jerry LoFaro unveils cover art for Keith Emerson tribute album
Forty years ago this July, I was thrilled to see Emerson, Lake & Palmer play for the first time (all 3 nights at MSG, with the full orchestra). In preparation, I painted a version of Trilogy and attached a note on the back co

2017-05-28: At 50, does ‘Sgt. Pepper’s’ still carry that weight?
Was it really 50 years ago today that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play? More or less: The Beatles eighth studio album, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” hit British record stores on May 26, 1967, and came out in the

2017-05-28: Love Beach expanded and remastered
Formed in 1970, Emerson, Lake & Palmer were torchbearers of the progressive rock sound and one of rock’s first super-groups. The world-conquering, stadium-filling prog giants helped to broaden the audience for the genre from

2017-05-27: Roger Waters Kicks Off 2017 'Us + Them' Tour: Video, Set List
Last night at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Roger Waters began his 2017″Us + Them” North American tour. You can check out 30 photos from the stunning new show above, and see a variety of fan-shot video below. In add

2017-05-27: Album Review: The Optimist by Anathema
It has always been hard to pin Anathema down. Doom metal gave way to cleaner vocals and indie stylings , before some Floyd covers and a move to a more melodic, expansive sound. It's been a journey covering the last 25 years a

2017-05-26: Yes (Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman) Manager Challenges ‘The Other Yes Band’ to ‘Identify Their Key Members’
With both Yes and the splinter band fronted by original lead singer Jon Anderson planning to tour this summer, Brian Lane, the manager for Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman, has issued a challenge to Yes

2017-05-26: Ritchie Blackmore Says He Would Play With Deep Purple Again
Ritchie Blackmore has gotten over his bad feelings about Deep Purple, and he’d play with them again if he was invited, he’s said. The guitarist co-founded he iconic British outfit in 1968 and played a leading role in all line

2017-05-25: The Washington Post’s David Weigel Makes a Case for Prog As Rock’s Greatest Rebellion
There’s always a discussion happening somewhere about how a given genre of rock is just about ready for its comeback. That discussion rarely, if ever, involves progressive rock. It’s nearly impossible to imagine prog again at

2017-05-25: Thoughtful MARKUS REUTER (Stick Men, solo, etc.) Video Interview
Hey, I just got through re-cutting a Markus Reuter interview for a friend of mine, and he has some interesting things to say. I especially like his comments on the state of music, and about music not just being fun, but that

2017-05-25: New Discipline "Life Imitates Art" lyric video
Lyric video of the song "Life Imitates Art" by Discipline from their new album "Captives of the Wine Dark Sea". Available worldwide on the Laser's Edge label.

2017-05-25: The PM Show #164
Greetings friends. The PM Show #164 is ready for your listening pleasure. Featured on this edition of The PM Show is brilliant new music by Big Big Train, more new music from the upcoming Nad Sylvan release, more new music fr

2017-05-24: Hear Styx’s Second ‘The Mission’ Single, ‘Radio Silence’
Styx continue counting down to liftoff with their new The Mission LP via the release of the set’s second single, “Radio Silence.” The arrival of “Radio Silence” comes in the midst of the band’s pre-release campaign for the al

2017-05-24: New Brand X 2 Disc Live CD up for Pre-Order on Facebook

2017-05-24: District 97 was live on Facebook
Here's a pretty new District 97 song called Shapeshifter which we played during our Tuesday night set on the cruise. Who was there?? You can get more D97 in your life by reserving one of 200 copies of our new Live At De Boe

2017-05-23: Review: Nad Sylvan – The Bride Said No
Agents of Mercy was a multifaceted retro-prog style side-project, the brainchild of Swedish gifted guitarist Roine Stolt and vocalist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Nad Sylvan. They released 3 albums between 2009 and

2017-05-23: Listen to King Crimson’s Cover of David Bowie’s ‘Heroes’
The current King Crimson lineup has unveiled its new cover of the David Bowie classic “Heroes,” in advance of the upcoming concert EP Heroes: Live in Europe 2016. You can listen to it above. As previously reported, Crimson’s

2017-05-23: Bubblemath - 'Edit Peptide' (album stream) (premiere)
Bubblemath releases its first album in 15 years, Edit Peptide Friday, 26 May via Cuneiform Records. A little history seems in order: The Minnesota unit’s debut LP, Such Fine Particles of the Universe (2002), was remarkable fo

2017-05-23: Cals Prog Rock Show - "An Evening with Stanley Whitaker of Happy The Man" (interview and music)
Tonight's show features an exclusive interview with Stanlely Whitaker, co-founder, guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for one of the best American progressive rock bands of the seventies. You'll hear stories about his influen

2017-05-23: District 97 Live At De Boerderij DVD Press Release
Our long-awaited Live At De Boerderij DVD is finished and ready for release on May 30th, 2017! Only 200 copies will be pressed, so you don't want to snooze on this one. Reserve a copy now by becoming a Premium Member (aka Key

2017-05-22: Review: Songs From The Wood - The Country Set
Jethro Tull have had a long and varied career, and with so many albums under their belt, picking just one as an introduction is challenging. Many fans would point to Aqualung as the starting point for new listeners, and I cou

2017-05-22: Syd Arthur - Free Live EP
Syd Arthur have released a live 6-track EP from a recent show in Brighton, and they're making it available as a free download. Here's a link. Click the "Buy Digital Album" link and then name your price (0). Give them your ema

2017-05-22: Review: Riverside - Towards The Blue Horizon Tour 2017
Now that Riverside are making their first tentative steps back into the light, after their previous traumatic year, I can tell you that they're on terrific form in concert. They played to a packed house in Edinburgh this past

2017-05-20: 40 Years Ago: Genesis' 'Pure Prog' Era Ends With 'Spot the Pigeon' EP
For most Genesis fans, Wind & Wuthering marks the end of the band’s pure prog-rock era. And as their final LP with Steve Hackett, it certainly draws a line through the discography: After the guitarist’s departure, the remaini

2017-05-20: Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow to Release Two New Recordings and 2016 Concert
On May 26, the latest version of Ritchie Blackmore‘s Rainbow will release its first studio recordings. The two songs are currently available for pre-order. While the first, “Land of Hope and Glory,” is a new composition, “I S

2017-05-19: Watch Roger Waters’ Video for ‘The Last Refugee’
Roger Waters has released an official video for new song “The Last Refugee” ahead of his upcoming fifth studio album, Is This the Life We Really Want?. As previously reported, the new LP — due June 2 — continues Waters’ longs

As King Crimson prepares for the start of their US tour next month, June 16th sees the release of the 2017 edition of the popular Tour Box series. Consisting of 2 CDs of King Crimson history featuring every incarnation of the

2017-05-18: RIP: Chris Cornell, 52, singer and founder of Soundgarden, Audioslave
Chris Cornell, the powerful, dynamic singer whose band Soundgarden was one of the architects of grunge music, died Wednesday night in Detroit. He was 52. In a statement released Thursday, the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s O

2017-05-17: Gig Review: Katatonia - Fallen Hearts Tour
Sweden’s Katatonia have travelled a similar path to their countrymen Opeth, starting out as a death metal band and gradually evolving over the years to the point where their current music sits just as comfortably in progressi

2017-05-17: Bent Knee : release live video for "Holy Ghost"
Genre-bending art-rock band Bent Knee have revealed a gripping live video for their single 'Holy Ghost'. The track is the second to be released from their forthcoming album, 'Land Animal', out 23rd June via InsideOutMusic/Son

2017-05-17: Nad Sylvan: launches first track by track video for "The Bride Said No"
Nad Sylvan, vocalist with Steve Hackett and Agents Of Mercy, is set to release his new solo album 'The Bride Said No' on the 26th May 2017. The album sees Nad joined by a myriad of guests including Roine Stolt, Steve Hackett,

2017-05-17: Preorder Anathema "The Optimist" hardbound edition exclusively at LasersEdge
"Nothing is more consistent in the world than change. In the realm of music, change either comes with the speed of an arthritic glacier, or so fast the music community is left breathless trying to keep up; there rarely seems