Progressive rock

‘How do I handle this?’: Alan White struggled with a key moment on Yes’ Heaven and Earth

‘How do I handle this?’: Alan White struggled with a key moment on Yes’ Heaven and Earth

In a twist, Yes’ drummer co-wrote perhaps the new album’s biggest ballad.

Julie Slick + Marco Machera – Fourth Dementia (2014)

Julie Slick + Marco Machera – Fourth Dementia (2014)

They’ve created an album that’s both emotionally open, and a wonder of intricate control.

‘Great training for rock and roll’: Had Nick Mason not co-founded Pink Floyd, he might have done this

‘Great training for rock and roll’: Had Nick Mason not co-founded Pink Floyd, he might have done this

Nick Mason has been the only constant through Pink Floyd’s many incarnations.

One Track Mind: Peter Gabriel, “Mercy Street” from Back to Front (2014)

One Track Mind: Peter Gabriel, “Mercy Street” from Back to Front (2014)

A mystery-laced tribute to Anne Sexton has lost none of its power, 25 years on.

Marco Minnemann – EEPS (2014)

Marco Minnemann – EEPS (2014)

A multi-instrumentalist who makes a living at the drums but has plenty more to say.

‘The standard is unbelievably high’: Picking Carl Palmer’s brain on the best modern drummer

‘The standard is unbelievably high’: Picking Carl Palmer’s brain on the best modern drummer

Palmer boasts a lengthy resume of success with Emerson Lake and Palmer, and Asia.

‘It’s hard for me to have perspective’: Geddy Lee admits he has no idea why Rush suddenly became cool

‘It’s hard for me to have perspective’: Geddy Lee admits he has no idea why Rush suddenly became cool

What changed? Lee isn’t exactly sure. But he’s got a theory or two.

One Track Mind: Marillion, “Gaza” from A Sunday Night Above The Rain (2014)

One Track Mind: Marillion, “Gaza” from A Sunday Night Above The Rain (2014)

The costs of these conflicts, the very real costs, are writ large.

Gimme Five: Overlooked Yes Albums (And Why Some of  Them Should Be)

Gimme Five: Overlooked Yes Albums (And Why Some of Them Should Be)

For every ‘Fragile,’ Yes has several other projects that are routinely ignored.

‘A perfect moment in time’: Five years ago, the aptly named Adrian Belew Power Trio made its studio debut

‘A perfect moment in time’: Five years ago, the aptly named Adrian Belew Power Trio made its studio debut

‘e’ reinvigorated Belew, even as it shepherded his new collaborators to wider notice.