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2019-03-17: Rachel Flowers returns for ProgStock 2019
Surprise! Rachel is back for ProgStock 2019!!! We do love our Rachel!!! She totally killed it the past two years with us at ProgStock and most recently she opened -- with two standing ovations -- for YES (official) in the big

2019-03-17: How Queen Rescued Kansas From a Lousy Opening Spot
Kansas drummer Phil Ehart says supporting Queen on the British band’s first world tour in 1974 was pretty miserable - until an honest conversation prompted Brian May to set things right. As Queen hit the road to promote their

2019-03-17: Melodic Revolution Records is Thrilled to Announce the Signing of German Composer & Keyboardist ​​​Andrew Roussak
Please help us welcome a longtime friend, composer, and keyboardist to our family of musicians. Since 2001, Andrew Roussak has been living in Germany as a freelance artist, playing live gigs with bands and performing solo pia

2019-03-16: Svengali by Gill Steinbacher Project
Jeanie Mattone shared a link to the group: Boston Prog: I’m very happy to present this on behalf of Band of Rain. We hope you’ll like what you hear... Have a great weekend everyone!

2019-03-16: Banco del Mutuo Soccorso release video for new single I ruderi del gulag
Italian prog legends Banco del Mutuo Soccorso have released a video for their new single, I ruderi del gulag taken from the band's forthcoming new album Transiberiana, their first album of new material for 25 years, through I

2019-03-16: SAGA to play ProgStock 2019
Ladies and Gents... Please welcome SAGA to the ProgStock 2019 lineup! in their first US show in 13 years!

2019-03-15: New RoSfest 2019 schedule
New revised schedule of events attached below. Your last chance to buy three day discounted pass ends on March 17th. After that, only single day passes available. Hope to see you all at RoSfest!

2019-03-15: Esoteric Recordings Release Expanded & Remastered Renaissance Titles “A Song For All Seasons,” “Ashes Are Burning” and “Prologue”
Esoteric Recordings Release Expanded & Remastered Renaissance Titles “A Song For All Seasons,” “Ashes Are Burning” and “Prologue.” The band’s latest release “A Symphonic Journey” is also available through the label. Expanded

2019-03-15: Randy McStine releases new single Before
US prog musician and member of The Fringe and Lo-Fi Randy McStine has released a new single, Before. The track features Craig Blundell (Steven Wilson, Frost*) on drums, and was mixed by Grammy Award-winning producer and mixer

2019-03-15: Alex Lifeson: ‘I Don’t Want to Be in a Band and Tour Anymore’
More than a year after proclaiming that Rush were “basically done,” Alex Lifeson admitted he’s finally at peace with the group’s retirement. “I don’t want to be in a band and tour any more,” the guitarist confessed during an

2019-03-15: The Mute Gods release video for One Day, their collaboration with Alex Lifeson
The Mute Gods have released a promo video for their brand new single One Day. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming new studio album Atheists And Believers, which is out on InsideOut on March 22. "Possibly my favouri

2019-03-14: NJ Proghouse 20th-anniversary Hootenanny (June 15-16, 2019
We've just announced a special one-off NJ Proghouse festival to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the series. It's scheduled to take place during the weekend of June 15-16 (2019) and tickets should be going on sale April 1s

2019-03-14: Tesseract’s Daniel Tompkins announces Castles - his debut solo album
Tesseract frontman Daniel Tompkins has announced he’ll release his debut solo album later this year. The record is titled Castles and it’ll launch on May 31 via Kscope after the vocalist signed to the label as a solo artist.

2019-03-14: Steve Hackett and others live: Cruise To The Edge 2019
The Cruise To The Edge, which is –the- institution among the prog cruises, has gone into its sixth round this February. It followed the same route as previous year’s cruise aboard the same ship, the Brilliance Of The Seas, an

2019-03-13: HAWKWIND Co-Founder NIK TURNER Boldly Goes Into THE FINAL FRONTIER!
After suiting up as the Space Gypsy in 2013, blasting off on an epic Space Fusion Odyssey in 2015 and enjoying Life In Space in 2017, pioneering musician/songwriter Nik Turner is now set to venture to the outer reaches of spa

2019-03-13: Jordan Rudess launches trailer for his new solo album Wired For Madness
Jordan Rudess has released a trailer for his upcoming solo album Wired For Madness. The Dream Theater keyboard maestro will release the record on April 19 via Music Theories Recordings/Mascot Label Group. It sees Rudess joine

2019-03-13: Steven Wilson slams "abysmal" Greta Van Fleet: "They're like a boy band Led Zeppelin”
Steven Wilson has lashed out at Greta Van Fleet, calling their music “absolutely abysmal.” The musician was talking to the My Rock podcast when he said that while it’s been “a struggle” for him over the last 25 years to build

2019-03-13: Free digital download of "The Face of Life" when you purchase the CD or LP via Bandcamp
This is the very first ever Vinyl release by Kinetic Element, and for very good reason, this is their finest work to date. The band has gone out on a limb with this release because didn't want to just settle for a limited edi

2019-03-12: MORSEFEST 2019 Event Details Unveiled, Featuring FLYING COLORS and THE NEAL MORSE BAND
The details for the Neal Morse helmed annual event Morsefest 2019 have just been announced today. The celebration returns to Cross Plains, Tennessee, on August 30-31st this year, promising another two nights of progressive-ro

2019-03-12: The Pinneaple Thief announce US Dates
1st time in Boston! — with The Pineapple Thief, Gavin Harrison and Bruce Soord at The Sinclair.

2019-03-12: Nick Mason Is ‘Tired of Waiting’ for Pink Floyd to Reunite
As Nick Mason prepares to lead his Saucerful of Secrets band on its first North American tour, he said the ongoing feud between his former Pink Floyd bandmates Roger Waters and David Gilmour is one of the the reasons he creat

2019-03-12: David Gilmour: I mixed Jimi Hendrix's sound at the Isle Of Wight
Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour mixed the sound for fellow guitar hero Jimi Hendrix at the Isle Of Wight Festival in 1970, he tells Prog Magazine in the latest issue. "I helped mix the sound for Hendrix at the Isle of Wigh

2019-03-11: Album Review: O.R.k. – Ramagehead (2019)
One of the great things about automatically buying each new album released by a favourite record label, is that you never quite know what you’re going to end up with. I’m rather fond of the independent Kscope label, with its

2019-03-11: Rush to Document Touring History in New Book, ‘Wandering the Face of the Earth’
Rush's 40-plus year history as live musicians will be showcased in a new book. They'll release Rush: Wandering the Face of the Earth: The Official Touring History, written by Skip Daly and Eric Hansen, on Oct. 15. The forewor

2019-03-11: Rick Wakeman to revisit Journey To The Centre Of The Earth with two London shows
Rick Wakeman has announced two special shows where he’ll revisit his epic live album Journey To The Centre Of The Earth. The keyboard maestro recorded the album at London’s Royal Festival Hall in 1974 – and he’ll return to th

2019-03-11: Tool Announce 2019 U.S. Tour
Tool have announced a two-week stretch of dates for May that will be bookended by a pair of festivals. Shows begin at Welcome to Rockville on May 5 in Jacksonville, Fla., and wind up at the Chicago Open Air Festival on May 19

2019-03-10: seven steps to the green door - THE?LIE ( THE?BOOK, part 2, 2019 )
Perfect prog from a perfect German band. Don‘t miss SEVEN STEPS TO THE GREEN DOOR! New album in the making. Coming soon featuring: Peter Jones ( Tiger Moth Tales, Camel, Francis Dunnery Band ), Luke Machin ( Maschine, The Tan

2019-03-10: Blå Lotus: Högtid preview
The new album Högtid is coming together by MRR Recording Artist Blå Lotus. Check out their debut Tube Alloys here and we are happy to offer you a sneak peak from it. The tune is called Open hand on all fours and we hope you l

2019-03-10: Nektar: Live Anthology Vol. 1
The first of the Nektar Anthology live concert series will be released in April with a fantastic cover by “Holly” Holitzka our artist friend in Germany. First of many Nektar Anthology releases. Concerts are as listed below: N

2019-03-10: Fernando Perdomo, Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin & Jerry Marotta + Others: Five for the Road
Fernando Perdomo, Alexis Evans, Christian Artmann, Frederico7 and a new supergroup featuring Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin and Jerry Marotta are part of the latest edition of Five for the Road, an occasional look at music that’s be

2019-03-10: Asia bassist John Wetton was ripped off by bandmate: suit
Late Asia bassist John Wetton was ripped off by a bandmate late in his career, according to a lawsuit filed by his estate. Wetton joined a band named UKZ with rocker Eddie Jobson, according to the suit. UKZ never paid Wetton

2019-03-09: Percy Jones and Brand X Announce New Live Album, DVD Release and 2019 Tour
BRAND X has major plans in 2019. First up, a new tour with new songs and some 15 shows from the Mid-West to the North-East (USA). Brand X is also releasing a new live DVD edited and mixed by Stephen W. Tayler (Real World Stud

2019-03-09: 35 Years Ago: Phil Collins Leads Genesis-Heavy ‘Against All Odds’ Soundtrack
Phil Collins leveraged an old breakup song to garner his first U.S. No. 1 solo hit, then found himself reunited with two Genesis bandmates on the soundtrack to Against All Odds. The presence of Peter Gabriel and Mike Rutherfo

2019-03-09: International Rock Collective Sontaag Release Hawkwind Cover “Silver Machine” feat. Nik Turner!
International rock collective Sontaag, whose conceptually ambitious, eponymous debut album (a sonically cinematic, cross-generic space opera) arrived into the progressive firmament to critical acclaim in 2014, are finally set

2019-03-08: Jonathan Mover comes to the rescue for The Musical Box New England dates
thanks to my great friend vic salazar, i got a last-minute, and i do mean last-minute, call tuesday night (and i had literally just flown back to LA from boston monday) for a rescue mission to play with The Musical Box back i

2019-03-08: Dream Theater: 'Distance Over Time' storms the charts across the globe
Two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans, Dream Theater released their 14th studio album, Distance Over Time on the 22nd February 2019, gaining incredible reactions from fans and critics alike.

2019-03-08: Port Noir: launch new single 'Young Bloods'
Swedish alternative rockers PORT NOIR recently announced the release of their new album, 'The New Routine' on the 10th May 2019, their first for InsideOutMusic and the beginning of a new sound for the band. Today they are ple

2019-03-07: Geddy Lee Discusses the Secret of Rush’s Success
Geddy Lee discussed what he believed was the secret to the success of Rush, saying their attitude to experimentation was behind their greatest achievements. The prog-rock icons split after a final tour in 2015, leaving him to

2019-03-07: Coheed And Cambria share video for pounding new single True Ugly
Coheed And Cambria have released a video for their new single True Ugly. The track has been lifted from the band’s latest album The Unheavely Creatures, which launched back in October last year via Roadrunner Records. The pro

2019-03-06: Inside Out confirm Leprous begin recording 6th studio album; on tour across Latin America!
Norwegian progressive rockers LEPROUS have started recordings for their 6th studio album, expected to be released later in 2019 via InsideOutMusic. LEPROUS recently entered the studio to record drums and Baard Kolstad checked

2019-03-06: Riverside: launch 'Wasteland' live video; European tour starts this week!
RIVERSIDE are about to start the next leg of touring in support of their latest album ‘Wasteland’, beginning 6th March for 24 dates in Europe, before heading to North America in May for their biggest tour in the continent to

2019-03-05: Flor De Loto not able to make it to RoSfest 2019
With great sadness, we regret to inform our fans that Flor De Loto will no longer be performing at RoSFest 2019. We have been looking forward to seeing this amazing band ‘wow’ us on stage at the Sarasota Opera House this spri

2019-03-05: STICK MEN on TOUR - 2019
Tony Levin - stick, Markus Reuter - touch guitar, Pat Mastelotto - drums. Hope to see some of You there, and at the merch table we will have tons of new goodies! JULY 30, TUE - ARDMORE, PA (Ardmore Music Hall); JULY 31, WED -

2019-03-04: Leprous confirm studio return to record album no.6
Leprous have given an update on how their sixth studio album is shaping up. Drummer Baard Kolstad has spoken about how the sessions are going, and confirmed he’s already laid down the drums for half the record. He says: “We e

2019-03-04: Watch Riverside give epic live performance of Wasteland
Riverside have shared a live video for Wasteland – the title track from their seventh studio album. The record launched in September last year via InsideOut Music, with the live footage released to coincide with the start of

2019-03-04: Justin Hayward Captains Inaugural On the Blue Cruise: Review
As our massive vacation vessel gently bobbed its way through the Caribbean, hundreds of nostalgic baby boomers crammed into a theater and basked in Justin Hayward's mellifluous, symphonic pop. The Moody Blues songwriter promi

2019-03-04: Duran Duran to Induct Roxy Music Into Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame
Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon and John Taylor will be on hand to induct Roxy Music into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame later this month. Taylor appeared on Jonesy's Jukebox, where he said Roxy Music will be inducted by "someone cl

2019-03-02: Once Again There Is Only One YES ?
Two years after Jon Anderson changed the name of his band, ARW--Anderson, Rabin, Wakeman-- to Yes featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman comes news that that lineup is no more. So much for plans to celebrate, as p

2019-03-01: New Thriving Rockstar podcast: E:1 Neal Morse - Faith, Family, Waterfall App & More
We are officially live! Thriving Rockstar is a weekly podcast where we have broad conversations with seasoned artists on topics ranging from health, relationships and lifestyle to social media and entrepreneurship. Episode 1

2019-03-01: RIP: Paul Williams Passed Away
One of the finest British singers, Paul Williams, has died today at the age of 78, a man whose voice graced such diverse collectives as JUICY LUCY, TEMPEST and Allan Holdsworth’s I.O.U. – although, of course, they were all co

2019-03-01: Listen to Yngwie Malmsteen Cover ‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’
Yngwie Malmsteen has released a cover of the Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps." The song comes from his upcoming album Blue Lightning, which arrives on March 29 and features the guitarist's takes on eight classic rock s

2019-03-01: Queensrÿche's The Verdict has all their hallmarks of their early classics
The split between Queensrÿche and original singer Geoff Tate was a messy affair, as bitter as any divorce. But in the five years since Tate lost the right to use the band’s name they’ve been doing just fine without him. The V

2019-02-28: When Talk Talk Invented Post-Rock With ‘Spirit of Eden’
When Talk Talk delivered their fourth album, Spirit of Eden, to their record label EMI in early 1988, the reaction was shock and horror. Band leader Mark Hollis had always resented his work being connected with the New Romant

2019-02-28: The Mute Gods - Atheists And Believers (Album Review)
Not every bassist has ambitions to forge their own songwriting vehicle, much less form a band and release a trio of engaging and challenging albums. But for those who know him, Nick Beggs is no ordinary bassist. For starters,

2019-02-28: Gong reveal new album The Universe Also Collapses - listen to The Elemental
Gong have announced that their new studio album will be released this spring. It’s titled The Universe Also Collapses and it’ll launch on May 10 via Kscope. To mark the announcement, Gong have released a radio edit of their t

2019-02-27: The Mute Gods: Nick Beggs and Roger King sit down to discuss 'Atheists and Believers'
The Mute Gods, featuring Nick Beggs (Steven Wilson, Steve Hackett), Roger King (Steve Hackett) & Marco Minnemann (The Aristocrats, The Sea Within), have announced the release of their third studio album ‘Atheists and Believer

2019-02-27: New BE-BOP DELUXE “SUNBURST FINISH” Documentary Featuring Bill Nelson and Producer John Leckie
Esoteric Recordings has recently released a new re-mastered four disc deluxe expanded boxed set limited edition (comprising 3 CDs and a DVD) of SUNBURST FINISH the legendary 1976 album by BE-BOP DELUXE. Founding band member,

2019-02-27: Pink Floyd’s A Saucerful Of Secrets set for Record Store Day mono reissue
It’s been announced today that a mono remaster of Pink Floyd’s second album A Saucerful Of Secrets will be released to mark this year’s Record Store Day on April 13. It’s been remastered by James Guthrie, Joel Plante and Bern

2019-02-27: On the Brink by Lazleitt (album promo)
On The Brink is a Progressive Rock suite in 13 movements by Progressive Rock musical project Lazleitt. It is meant to be listened to as one continuous track. This version has a file for each movement, and the CD comes with tr

2019-02-26: RIP: "If you understand it, you do." - An appreciation of the late Mark Hollis
Factually, Talk Talk were an Eighties band. They effectively existed from 1981 to 1992. Yet it’s hard now to think of music which sounds less typically Eighties than theirs. Sure, the early albums were period synth-pop, compl

2019-02-26: Port Noir: announce 'The New Routine'
Swedish alternative rockers PORT NOIR are pleased to announce the release of their new album, ‘The New Routine’ on the 10th May 2019, their first for InsideOutMusic and the beginning of a new sound for the band. The band comm

2019-02-26: U.K.: "Night After Night-Extended" coming 03/08/2019
UK - the last of the great British progressive-rock bands of the '70s. Recorded midway through their hugely successful 1979 world tour, Eddie Jobson, John Wetton and Terry Bozzio's now-legendary concerts in Osaka, Nagoya and

2019-02-26: Listen to new Alan Parsons track Miracle - featuring Jason Mraz
Alan Parsons has released a stream of his new track Miracle. It’s been taken from his upcoming studio album The Secret, which will launch on April 26 via Frontiers Music srl. The song features guest vocals from Jason Mraz, wi

2019-02-26: Queensryche share video for new single Blood Of The Levant
Queensryche have released a video for their brand new single Blood Of The Levant. It’s the latest material taken from the band’s upcoming studio album The Verdict, which will launch this Friday (March 1) via Century Media. Th

2019-02-26: Tim Bowness: launches 'It's The World' single feat. Peter Hammill, Steven Wilson & Jim Matheos; announces live dates
Tim Bowness' fifth solo album ‘Flowers At The Scene’ is set for release on InsideOutMusic/Sony on the 1st March 2019. Produced by no-man, the album is a vibrant collection of 11 strikingly diverse songs. With a week to go unt

2019-02-25: Lonely Robot: announce third studio album 'Under Stars'
Lonely Robot, the project masterminded by producer, guitarist and singer/songwriter John Mitchell (Kino, Frost*, Arena, It Bites), have announced the release of ‘Under Stars’ for the 26th April 2019. John comments: “It is the

2019-02-25: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia announce live release
In March last year, it was revealed that Todd Rundgren’s Utopia had reformed for a North American tour. It was the first time the band had played across the US and Canada in 32 years and, to celebrate the 2018 tour, it’s been

2019-02-25: Joe Satriani Talks About How He Taught Kirk Hammett How to Shred
Guitarist Joe Satriani recently sat down for an interview in front of an audience at the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles to shed light on everything from his beginnings as a failed drummer to how he taught Metallica's Kirk

2019-02-23: Jeff Lynne Wrote ELO’s First Hit to Prove a Point to His Dad
Jeff Lynne recalled how he’d written 1974 Electric Light Orchestra track “Can’t Get It Out of My Head” in order to prove a point to his dad after they’d had an argument. The song appeared on the band’s fourth album, Eldorado,

2019-02-23: Four disc Bruford Borstlap box set out now
A new four-disc set containing all of Bill Bruford's collaborations with Dutch pianist Michiel Borstlap has been released. Sheer Reckless Abandon is a three CD and one DVD quad box set which collates all the official releases

2019-02-23: Camel release live clip of End Of The Line from Royal Albert Hall
Legendary prog rockers Camel have released a live clip of End Of The Line, recorded .live at last year's live show at London's Royal Albert Hall. You can see the clip, featuring keyboard player Peter Jones taking the vocal le

2019-02-22: Devin Townsend: launches 'Genesis' video; first single from EMPATH
Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend recently announced the release of his forthcoming new album ‘EMPATH’ for the 29th March 2019, and today sees the launch of the first single from the album. Watch the epic new video f

2019-02-22: 30 Years Ago: Metallica Lose Metal Grammy to Jethro Tull
On Feb. 22, 1989, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences made a bid to prove it could keep up with the times by introducing the first-ever Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance (Vocal or Instrumental) Grammy Award. Al

2019-02-22: Prog Guitarist Fernando Perdomo Releases Sequel Album “Out to Sea 2”
“Out to Sea 2” is the sequel album to the critically acclaimed Instrumental Progressive Rock Album “Out to Sea” by Fernando Perdomo, guitarist and bassist of The Dave Kerzner Band. The album was recorded to meet the growing d

2019-02-21: The Samurai of Prog "Toki No Kaze" Out this Spring!
The new album by The Samurai of Prog "Toki No Kaze" (Winds of Time) will be released this Spring. The band: Marco Bernard: Rickenbacker bass, Kimmo Pörsti: drums and percussion, Steve Unruh: vocals, violin, flute, guitars

2019-02-21: New Emerson, Lake & Palmer anthology vinyl box set revealed
A new ELP vinyl box set has been announced – and it'll be released later this year. The 4LP collection titled Emerson, Lake & Palmer: The Anthology (1970-1998) will arrive on May 31 via BMG and will feature “a carefully chose

2019-02-20: Mike & the Mechanics: New LP; Tour with Phil Collins
It’s not the Genesis reunion that fans have hoped for since 2007, but two of the band’s three members – Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins – will tour together for six shows in June. The February 20 news comes on the day that M

2019-02-20: John Mayall Collaboration Brings Rush’s Alex Lifeson Full Circle
John Mayall said Alex Lifeson felt "right at home with this special groove" on a new collaboration, and it's not just empty praise. They've joined together on a cover of "Evil and Here to Stay," recalling a time when the lege

2019-02-19: Peter Hammill reveals the Not Yet, Not Now box set
Peter Hammill has announced a new live box set titled Not Yet, Not Now. The package was recorded between November 2017 and May 2018 during tours of Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, the UK, and Germany. A total of 98 track

2019-02-19: 45 Years Ago: Greg Lake Arrested for Skinny Dipping
While it’s possible Greg Lake deserved to have his bare ass spanked for any number of misdemeanors during Emerson, Lake and Palmer’s high times of the ‘70s, it’s not very likely he thought it would ever happen. Nevertheless,

2019-02-18: Van Der Graaf Generator: The Aerosol Grey Machine 50th Anniversary Edition, 2CD/ Gatefold 180 Gram LP/ 7-Inch Single Limited Edition Deluxe Boxset
Van Der Graaf Generator were true pioneers of so-called Progressive rock, and their impressive career spanning five decades features many ground-breaking works. Always progressing stylistically in the true sense of the word,

2019-02-18: PODCAST: Cruise to the Edge 2019 Recap
It is that time of the year again where we recap the recent Cruise to the Edge. The lineup for CTTE 2019 was beyond incredible, featuring a fantastic mix of classic and new prog artists from all over the world. Sailing again

2019-02-18: The Bucket List Featuring Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin & Jerry Marotta Release Debut Album
The Bucket List is the collective effort of guitar extraordinaire Phil Keaggy, legendary bassist Tony Levin and rhythm master Jerry Marotta featuring 12 original instrumentals that showcase the strengths of these three musici

2019-02-17: 35 Years Ago: Pink Floyd’s Richard Wright Goes Pop With Zee
The only album released by Richard Wright’s band Zee will be remastered 35 years after its arrival. Sadly, the late Pink Floyd keyboardist isn't here to see if this synth-pop detour receives a better welcome than it did in 19

2019-02-16: AAJ Review: Stephan Thelen, Fractal Guitar
For his Moonjune Records debut, Stephan Thelen, USA-born/Swiss guitarist and primary composer for the post-minimalist/post-progressive band Sonar, challenges some of the foundational premises of a group that has, over almost

2019-02-16: Be-Bop Deluxe's Futurama reissue out in April
Be-Bop Deluxe's classic album Futurama is to be reissued by Cherry Red Records in April. The 1975 album will be available in both deluxe box set and two disc CD versions. The box set will feature the original album remastered

2019-02-15: The World’s Best Progressive Rock Festival Isn’t on Land: CRUISE TO THE EDGE Sails Again
Progressive Rock festivals have taken place in amphitheaters, outdoor fields, bars, indoor theaters small and large, but few venues reveal their splendor as much as sailing on the waters of the Caribbean. Now in its sixth yea

2019-02-15: Queensryche Say They’ve Been ‘Bamboozled’ by PledgeMusic
Queensryche said PledgeMusic "lied and lied" before the collapse of a crowdfunded new recording. This follows news that the embattled company has suspended all campaigns. Musicians now don't have access to money – sometimes t

2019-02-15: Casey McPherson releases new video for You Are The Peacemakers
Casey McPherson, vocalist for prog supergroups Flying Colors and The Sea Within, as well as his own outfit Alpha Rev, has released a video for his song You Are The Peacemakes, which you can watch below. The song’s lyrics take

2019-02-14: Album Review: Steve Hillage – Dusseldorf (23.8.79)
Excellent live set unearthed by cosmic guitarist Steve Hillage during a trawl of his archive tapes, offering an alternative set of songs to his previous live album, with a quality sound mix that showcases the music and the mu

2019-02-14: New Peter Hammill live 8cd box set
between November 2017 and May 2018 I undertook the most significant bout of solo touring in Europe for some time, taking in shows in Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, UK and Germany. With such a flood of performances I took the op

2019-02-13: Banco Del Mutuo Succorso: signs with Inside Out Music - new album "TRANSIBERIANA" released in April
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, the legendary Italian progressive rock band, is proud to announce the worldwide signing with Inside Out Music / Sony Music group. Their new record ‘Transiberiana’ will be the first studio album in 25

2019-02-13: Mastodon and Coheed And Cambria announce The Unheavenly Skye Tour
Mastodon and Coheed And Cambria will head out on the road together across North America later this year on The Unheavenly Skye Tour. The run of 26 shows will get under way at the Iroquois Amphitheater in Louisville on May 28

2019-02-12: Marillion drummer Ian Mosley's memoir set for March release
Marillion drummer Ian Mosley is the subject of a new book written by his friend of 20 years, Georgina Wistow. It’s titled Do I Owe You Money? The Collected Memoirs Of Ian Mosley and it’ll be released on March 19 via WizardofM

2019-02-12: Announcing Wired For Madness by Jordan Rudess
Very excited to announce my new solo album ‘Wired For Madness’, and it’s available to pre-order now! ‘Wired For Madness’ is released by Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group and will be in stores April 19, available

2019-02-12: Steve Hackett: Chris Squire asked me to join Yes!
We can’t prove it, but we’re roughly 86% sure that someone has popped a couple of massive Duracell batteries into Steve Hackett’s back. Perhaps due to the Genesis legend’s affable and unassuming demeanour, the frankly insane

2019-02-11: Frank Zappa Hologram To World Premiere New Music with Former Bandmates on "The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa"
Live music’s premier hologram production company Eyellusion has announced that a who’s who of ZAPPA fan favorite musicians will support “The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa” hologram tour which will make its debut this April in

2019-02-11: Bent Knee : launch video for 'Boxes'; EU tour with Haken begins this week
Boston-based art-rock band Bent Knee are about to embark on a full European tour alongside label-mates HAKEN, and to celebrate they are launching a brilliant new video for the track ‘Boxes’, taken from their most recent album

2019-02-11: Ian Anderson reveals initial plans for his next solo album
Ian Anderson has revealed that work is underway on his next solo album – and that it could be part electric and part acoustic. “The idea is that there will be 12 new tracks, and the intention is that seven of them are full ba

2019-02-11: DarWin Releases Debut Concept Album “Origin Of Species” Internationally Featuring Drum Legend Simon Phillips
Welcome to the near-future: the world of DarWin. An intricate musical fantasy concept that launched in November 2018 in the UK only with the ambitious single release of “Escape The Maze,” followed by the full length album “Or