Progressive rock

Black Crown Initiate – The Wreckage of Stars (2014)

Oftentimes, bands that have a little buzz don’t live up to it. Black Crown Initiate actually deserves the hype.

Flying Colors, “A Place in Your World” from Second Nature (2014): One Track Mind

Flying Colors is a group loaded with talent, but in need of a rejiggering of priorities toward its own embedded prog-pop sensibilities.

Ian Gillan explains why Deep Purple shares songwriting credits: ‘We pioneered; we broke all the rules’

Ian Gillan explains why Deep Purple shares songwriting credits: ‘We pioneered; we broke all the rules’

Every member receives credit on every song from Deep Purple’s latest album — just as they did on Ian Gillan’s first one with the group.

Tony Levin on King Crimson’s latest bold move: “Truly ‘progressive’ progressive rock”

Tony Levin on King Crimson’s latest bold move: “Truly ‘progressive’ progressive rock”

Tony Levin talks about King Crimson’s remarkable propensity for rebirth, and what might be next.

Deep Purple – Live in Verona (2014)

Deep Purple – Live in Verona (2014)

This isn’t just another evening of string-laden songcraft from Deep Purple; it’s a big-bang moment for the group’s next era.

Leon Alvarado with Trey Gunn + Jerry Marotta – 2014: Music from an Expanded Universe (2014)

Leon Alvarado makes another stop on a deeply intriguing journey through prog’s past, but with a modern twist.

An intriguing launch point, Trespass is Genesis’ forgotten album: ‘I guess, because it’s so early’

An intriguing launch point, Trespass is Genesis’ forgotten album: ‘I guess, because it’s so early’

The sophomore album ‘Trespass,’ released on Oct. 23, 1970, offered the first hints at where Genesis would go.

Jon Anderson + Counting Crows’ Matt Malley, “Family Circle” (2014): One Track Mind

Jon Anderson has found something of a kindred spirit with Matt Malley on the new charity single “Family Circle.”

Nick Mason discusses possibility of Pink Floyd tour behind The Endless River

Nick Mason discusses possibility of Pink Floyd tour behind The Endless River

Will Pink Floyd regroup for a tour in support of ‘The Endless River’? Stalwart drummer Nick Mason explores the possibilities.

Adrian Belew begins new Power Trio tour, hoping to present a taste of FLUX

Adrian Belew begins new Power Trio tour, hoping to present a taste of FLUX

As Adrian Belew kicks off a fall tour with his Power Trio, he ruminates on how to bring music from his innovative new app to the stage.

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