Progressive rock

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge, “10,000 Light Years Ago” (2015): One Track Mind

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge, “10,000 Light Years Ago” (2015): One Track Mind

John Lodge displays a welcome willingness to build a bridge to the future from a well-known foundation of the Moody Blues’ past.

Geoff Downes discusses Yes’ challenges in replacing Jon Anderson: ‘There’s a certain resentment’

Geoff Downes discusses Yes’ challenges in replacing Jon Anderson: ‘There’s a certain resentment’

Has Yes finally hit upon a successor to Jon Anderson who diehard fans will accept? Keyboardist Geoff Downes thinks so – and here’s why.

Yes, “Harold Land” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “Harold Land” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

A promising-but-still-transitional composition from Jon Anderson, Bill Bruford and Chris Squire, “Harold Land” points to bigger things from Yes.

Steve Hackett – Wolflight (2015)

Steve Hackett – Wolflight (2015)

Steve Hackett’s ‘Wolflight’ is the sound of an artist who’s taken a loving look back, only to realize he still has room to grow.

Carmine Appice discusses his surprise turn on a Pink Floyd record: ‘It blew me away’

Carmine Appice discusses his surprise turn on a Pink Floyd record: ‘It blew me away’

Nick Mason is the only member of Pink Floyd to have appeared on each of the group’s studio project – but he didn’t play drums on every song.

Ian Gillan on the differences between solo and Deep Purple songs: ‘I’d find something a little more acceptable’

Ian Gillan on the differences between solo and Deep Purple songs: ‘I’d find something a little more acceptable’

Ian Gillan’s career away from Deep Purple has provided him with a chance to explore different parts of his songwriting craft.

Steve Howe sings the praises of fellow guitarist Steve Morse: ‘The breadth of the music!’

Steve Howe sings the praises of fellow guitarist Steve Morse: ‘The breadth of the music!’

Steve Morse, as Ritchie Blackmore’s successor in Deep Purple, doesn’t always get the respect he deserves. But Steve Howe simply loves the guy.

Partial early-Genesis reunion could happen, on one condition: ‘I wouldn’t want to do Mike and the Mechanics material’

Partial early-Genesis reunion could happen, on one condition: ‘I wouldn’t want to do Mike and the Mechanics material’

Original guitarist Anthony Phillips wants to work with former Genesis bandmate Mike Rutherford, but only if he makes an important concession.

Steve Lukather on Toto’s overlooked Yes connections: ‘Shameless nods to our heroes? Sure’

Steve Lukather on Toto’s overlooked Yes connections: ‘Shameless nods to our heroes? Sure’

As a 2015 summer tour featuring Toto and Yes is announced, Steve Lukather talks about how two seemingly very different bands overlap.

A solo take on ‘Echoes’ played key role in Pink Floyd history: ‘Right back at the top of his game’

A solo take on ‘Echoes’ played key role in Pink Floyd history: ‘Right back at the top of his game’

David Gilmour might never have returned to Pink Floyd but for a magical moment with Richard Wright and the sweeping finale to 1971’s ‘Meddle.’