Progressive rock

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.’

Genesis’ Anthony Phillips on debut album reissue: ‘Those, for me, were the good times’

Genesis’ Anthony Phillips on debut album reissue: ‘Those, for me, were the good times’

Having originally left because he wasn’t interested in Genesis’ ever-more-aggressive touring schedule, Anthony Phillips remains steadfastly solo.

Yes’ high-concept “And You and I” marked end of an era: ‘Music that had never been tried’

Yes’ high-concept “And You and I” marked end of an era: ‘Music that had never been tried’

Jon Anderson remembers “And You and I,” which became Yes’ fourth consecutive Top 50 single after its release this week in 1972.

Nick Mason wasn’t so sure about Pink Floyd: ‘Plan B for when the music failed’

Nick Mason wasn’t so sure about Pink Floyd: ‘Plan B for when the music failed’

Most likely know the core group that became Pink Floyd met at architecture school. But did you know Nick Mason began with a confirmed exit plan?

Inside Deep Purple’s unique collaborative relationship with Ian Gillan: ‘We have a weird dynamic, but it works’

Inside Deep Purple’s unique collaborative relationship with Ian Gillan: ‘We have a weird dynamic, but it works’

Even after more than two decades with Deep Purple, Steve Morse is still a bit mystified by Ian Gillan’s creative process.

Tony Levin confirms that King Crimson is back for good: ‘I’m doubly thrilled that I’m in it’

Tony Levin confirms that King Crimson is back for good: ‘I’m doubly thrilled that I’m in it’

After a lengthy layoff, the reformulated King Crimson is planning a second tour — and, Tony Levin says, eyeing the possibility to creating new music.

Adrian Belew’s brilliant Side One was a journey through his entire musical history

Adrian Belew’s brilliant Side One was a journey through his entire musical history

Released 10 years ago today, Adrian Belew’s ‘Side One’ began four separate installments of adrenaline-charged, twisty guitar. Better buckle up!

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason says iTunes is over; here’s what he’s listening to now

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason says iTunes is over; here’s what he’s listening to now

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, one of the most vocal critics of U2’s iTunes gambit, says he’s seen the future of music on the internet. It just needs more users.

Must-Own Billy Sherwood projects: Gimme Five

Must-Own Billy Sherwood projects: Gimme Five

Preston Frazier discusses Billy Sherwood’s best contributions to prog and pop, both with Yes and with stars like Paul Rodgers and William Shatner.

Toto – XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Toto – XIV (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

With ‘XIV,’ Toto has produced a visceral, entirely present return, one that acknowledges their best moments even as it builds upon them.