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Steve Hackett – Wolflight (2015)

Steve Hackett – Wolflight (2015)

Steve Hackett’s ‘Wolflight’ is the sound of an artist who’s taken a loving look back, only to realize he still has room to grow.

Carmine Appice discusses his surprise turn on a Pink Floyd record: ‘It blew me away’

Carmine Appice discusses his surprise turn on a Pink Floyd record: ‘It blew me away’

Nick Mason is the only member of Pink Floyd to have appeared on each of the group’s studio project – but he didn’t play drums on every song.

Ian Gillan on the differences between solo and Deep Purple songs: ‘I’d find something a little more acceptable’

Ian Gillan on the differences between solo and Deep Purple songs: ‘I’d find something a little more acceptable’

Ian Gillan’s career away from Deep Purple has provided him with a chance to explore different parts of his songwriting craft.

Steve Howe sings the praises of fellow guitarist Steve Morse: ‘The breadth of the music!’

Steve Howe sings the praises of fellow guitarist Steve Morse: ‘The breadth of the music!’

Steve Morse, as Ritchie Blackmore’s successor in Deep Purple, doesn’t always get the respect he deserves. But Steve Howe simply loves the guy.

Partial early-Genesis reunion could happen, on one condition: ‘I wouldn’t want to do Mike and the Mechanics material’

Partial early-Genesis reunion could happen, on one condition: ‘I wouldn’t want to do Mike and the Mechanics material’

Original guitarist Anthony Phillips wants to work with former Genesis bandmate Mike Rutherford, but only if he makes an important concession.

Yes, “Looking Around” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes, “Looking Around” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

As the first Jon Anderson/Chris Squire composition to appear on a Yes album, “Looking Around” represents a landmark moment.

Luckless UK issued the wildly underrated Danger Money just as prog fell apart

Luckless UK issued the wildly underrated Danger Money just as prog fell apart

UK’s trio-led sophomore effort ‘Danger Money,’ released this month in 1979 during a time of transition in music , is past due for a reevaluation.

Daryl Hall + Robert Fripp, “Babs and Babs / Urban Landscape” from Sacred Songs (1980)

Daryl Hall + Robert Fripp, “Babs and Babs / Urban Landscape” from Sacred Songs (1980)

Daryl Hall has said he and Robert Fripp were trying to combine sounds from two different cultures to “form a third kind of music.” They did.

Steve Hackett, “Wolflight” from Wolflight (2015): One Track Mind

Steve Hackett, “Wolflight” from Wolflight (2015): One Track Mind

“Wolflight” is a colloquialism for the time just before dawn, when the world is rousing itself. Steve Hackett seems to be similarly coming alive again.

David Gilmour, “Out of the Blue” from About Face (1984): On Second Thought

David Gilmour, “Out of the Blue” from About Face (1984): On Second Thought

Combine David Gilmour’s “Out of the Blue” – released March 27, 1984 – with the best of The Final Cut, and you’d get the next great Pink Floyd album.