You might have expected, upon hearing that the Stick Men’s forthcoming project would be on a theme of whale watching, that there would follow these cerulean moments of oceanic calm. Instead, Deep hurtles out with a tensile force.
‘There could still be a Yes’: Chris Squire says time ought not to stop his legendary prog-rock group
Since its late-1960s founding, the pioneering progressive-rock band Yes has seen an ever-shifting line up transform its sound time and time again — to the point that bassist Chris Squire sees the group going on without him.
Judy Dyble, a member of Fairport Convention for its first album, collaborates with King Crimson’s Robert Fripp, Ian McDonald and Pat Mastelotto on this exclusive stream, courtesy of Gonzo Multimedia.
Roger Waters’ 2013 tour of The Wall through a series of outdoor venues in Europe promises even more outsized thrills for fans of one of Pink Floyd’s most recognizable albums — and the chance to hear something new, as well.
When Rob Reed began conceptualizing his forthcoming 1970s-style epic prog-rock tale Beneath the Waves, Magenta’s frontman decided he’d need a high-concept band, too: The all-star Kompendium includes, among many others, Steve Hackett
‘People have devalued music’: Look for singles, rather than more albums, from Asia Featuring John Payne
John Payne, who has continued with Asia after the band’s initial lineup reformed, issued a new single recently. He says that might be the way Asia Featuring John Payne goes forward, in an age of declining album sales.
‘We were never darlings of the media’: Steve Rothery credits rabid fanbase for Marillion’s successes
Marillion is currently touring behind the well-received Sounds That Can’t Be Made, though you’d hardly know it based on radio airplay — even in their native England. Long-time guitarist Steve Rothery says that’s par for the course.
Capturing the last concert from Deep Purple’s Mk III lineup, as Ritchie Blackmore subsequently left to form Rainbow, Live in Paris: 1975 also works as another glimpse into the brilliance of the recently deceased Jon Lord.
‘No one else has ever done it’: Still at work on new album, Adrian Belew hints at breakthroughs to come
A shift in technology has helped King Crimson guitarist Adrian Belew redesign the way he plays guitar. He gave a preview of a forthcoming solo project, and talked about his new computerized rig
Plucking gems from 1971-2012 by late Hawkwind alum Huw Lloyd-Langton, this new two-disc release is highlighted by 11 early solo acoustic recordings, six new instrumental tracks, and a previously unreleased Hawkwind redo from 1999.