Progressive rock

Something Else! Interview: Glenn Hughes of California Breed, Deep Purple + Black Sabbath

Something Else! Interview: Glenn Hughes of California Breed, Deep Purple + Black Sabbath

Glenn Hughes, in conversation, is as expansive as his own strikingly multi-faceted career.

One Track Mind: Tigran, “Erishta” from Shadow Theater (2013)

For whatever reason, we don’t often see the collision of pop music and art rock anymore.

‘Really magical, very powerful': King Crimson to release Starless: Live In Europe

‘Really magical, very powerful': King Crimson to release Starless: Live In Europe

As a multi-disc October set of live recordings from the early 1970s is announced, John Wetton remembers those heady times with King Crimson.

Rick Wakeman – White Rock (1977; 2014 reissue)

Composed for a forgettable documentary on the 1976 Winter Games, Rick Wakeman’s ‘White Rock’ still offers moments of very real discovery.

On Second Thought: Traffic – The Best Of Traffic  (1969)

On Second Thought: Traffic – The Best Of Traffic (1969)

How good was Traffic? So good that the band from Birmingham, England warranted this album only two years after getting together.

‘Not really interested in working with other people': The real reason Pink Floyd might never reunite

‘Not really interested in working with other people': The real reason Pink Floyd might never reunite

The classic-era lineup of Pink Floyd last performed in 2005, as part of the Live 8 benefit concert.

Getting that first Moog wasn’t easy for Emerson Lake and Palmer: ‘It opened up the possibilities’

Getting that first Moog wasn’t easy for Emerson Lake and Palmer: ‘It opened up the possibilities’

Keith Emerson initially contacted the Moog company, asking for a free one in exchange for an ELP endorsement. They had a stern reply.

Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited: Live at Royal Albert Hall (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited: Live at Royal Albert Hall (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Sample Steve Hackett’s forthcoming Genesis Revisited: Live at the Royal Albert Hall concert release in the form of a darkly emotional solo from “Firth of Fifth,” perhaps the guitarist’s signature moment with or without Genesis.

‘I was so proud': The time Yes guitarist Steve Howe played on a Queen song

‘I was so proud': The time Yes guitarist Steve Howe played on a Queen song

Queen had its own guitar hero in Brian May. So, of course, did Yes. But then there came a moment when the twain actually met: During sessions for a song that owed no small debt, actually, to Led Zeppelin.

Petition asks that rare Yes recordings be released before it’s too late: ‘Make this a priority’

Petition asks that rare Yes recordings be released before it’s too late: ‘Make this a priority’

These tapes were discovered more than 15 year ago when the company that provided flight cases for Yes came across a cache of unheard reels.