Progressive rock

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd leftovers are scarce now: ‘There weren’t very many discards’

Nick Mason says Pink Floyd leftovers are scarce now: ‘There weren’t very many discards’

There won’t be more ‘Endless River’-style explorations of additional unheard Pink Floyd songs for future albums. Nick Mason explains why.

Tony Kaye discusses his scary Yes Album-era injury: ‘We hit a car head on’

Tony Kaye discusses his scary Yes Album-era injury: ‘We hit a car head on’

Tony Kaye was on the way back from a Yes performance at Basingstoke in 1970, when the band was involved in a horrific crash.

Ian Gillan on Deep Purple’s legendary lineup changes: ‘Our career was decided by tantrums’

Ian Gillan on Deep Purple’s legendary lineup changes: ‘Our career was decided by tantrums’

Deep Purple’s comings and goings have long provided gossip fodder, but Ian Gillan says there’s often been a very simple explanation for all of it.

Jon Anderson, Steve Howe + Tony Kaye on The Yes Album: ‘It was a special time’

Jon Anderson, Steve Howe + Tony Kaye on The Yes Album: ‘It was a special time’

Released this week in 1971, ‘The Yes Album’ was their big-bang moment, a project where the full scope of Yes’ genius began to take shape.

Yes, “Beyond and Before” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “Beyond and Before” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Preston Frazier’s new Yes series starts with their debut album’s opening cut — and, already, they are hinting at great things to come.

Greg Lake on King Crimson’s biggest chart triumph: ‘So fully formed, but also so unusual’

Greg Lake on King Crimson’s biggest chart triumph: ‘So fully formed, but also so unusual’

Greg Lake looks back on King Crimson’s classic debut, which rose to the band’s highest-ever album chart position today in 1970.

Steve Hackett goes deep on Genesis, solo work and GTR: ‘It was a fusion of influences’

Steve Hackett goes deep on Genesis, solo work and GTR: ‘It was a fusion of influences’

In honor of his 65th birthday today, we returned with Steve Hackett to Genesis, his ever-inventive solo career and the one-off supergroup GTR.

Phil Collins’ Face Value launched his solo career, and reset Genesis

Phil Collins’ Face Value launched his solo career, and reset Genesis

Released on February 9, 1981, ‘Face Value’ is a time capsule of everything that made Phil Collins into Phil Collins, and maybe the best thing he ever did.

Nick Mason’s favorite Pink Floyd song might surprise you: ‘It’s beautiful, and so different’

Nick Mason’s favorite Pink Floyd song might surprise you: ‘It’s beautiful, and so different’

Nick Mason doesn’t pick one of Pink Floyd’s better-known radio favorites, like “Another Brick in the Wall,” “Money” or “Wish You Were Here.”

Steven Wilson, “Perfect Life” from Hand. Cannot. Erase (2015): One Track Mind

Steven Wilson, “Perfect Life” from Hand. Cannot. Erase (2015): One Track Mind

Steven Wilson’s “Perfect Life” is as gorgeous as it is enigmatic, and an involving reminder of the larger things at play on the upcoming ‘Hand. Cannot. Erase.’