Ben Craven would describe himself as a cinematic progressive-rock singer songwriter. But “Revenge Of Dr. Komodo” doesn’t quite fit that description.
Released this week in 1982, ‘Asia’ heralded a sure-fire supergroup. By 1983, they’d split. John Wetton and Geoff Downes tell us what went wrong.
Ian Gillan expounds on his shocking split with Ritchie Blackmore: ‘I didn’t want Deep Purple to be that way’
Deep Purple’s stunning breakup with founding guitarist Ritchie Blackmore was about more than personality clashes, Ian Gillan says.
Steve Hackett describes ‘Wolflight’ as a journey, through both outer and inner space. The advance song is a ride far more visceral, tangibly thrilling.
John Wetton’s reunion with former King Crimson bandmate Robert Fripp was bound to stand out on a new ‘Studio Recordings Anthology.’
“Running Out of Time,” my ass. With ‘XIV,’ Toto has shown they’re not running out of time. In fact, they’ve gotten a second wind.
Released March 6, 2006, David Gilmour’s ‘On An Island’ reconnected with an early Pink Floyd sound — and gave us a road map to ‘The Endless River.’
Released on March 4, 2003, King Crimson’s turbulent ‘Power to Believe’ felt like an innocent’s view of war as it started before his very eyes.
“I See You” hints at the wide-screen experimentation to come for Yes, though in this early incarnation they tend more to psychedelia than prog.
There won’t be more ‘Endless River’-style explorations of additional unheard Pink Floyd songs for future albums. Nick Mason explains why.