Post Tagged with: "Progressive Rock"

On Yes and the Hall of Fame: Enough is enough; I’m talking to YOU, Dave Grohl

On Yes and the Hall of Fame: Enough is enough; I’m talking to YOU, Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl pushed hard for Rush’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In a new editorial, Mike Tiano urges him to do the same for Yes.

GTR, “Roundabout” from GTR: Deluxe Edition (2015): One Track Mind

GTR, “Roundabout” from GTR: Deluxe Edition (2015): One Track Mind

An expanded reissue of GTR’s self-titled 1986 debut finds Steve Hackett and Steve Howe making the surprising choice to take on a Yes classic.

Genesis, “Home by the Sea / Second Home by the Sea” from Genesis (1983): One Track Mind

Genesis, “Home by the Sea / Second Home by the Sea” from Genesis (1983): One Track Mind

Released on Oct. 3, 1983 as part of their self-titled album, this represents one of the last rickety bridges between Genesis’ two eras.

Yes, “Yours is No Disgrace” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes, “Yours is No Disgrace” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Believed to be Yes’ first anti-war song, “Yours is No Disgrace” features some of Jon Anderson’s most visual, yet compact lyrics.

Savatage, “Prelude to Madness / Hall of the Mountain King” (1987): One Track Mind

Savatage, “Prelude to Madness / Hall of the Mountain King” (1987): One Track Mind

Savatage’s classic ‘Hall of the Mountain King,’ released on Sept. 28, 1987, was an eye-opening experience for first-time producer Paul O’Neill.

Carl Palmer puts Emerson Lake and Palmer split in perspective: ‘Couldn’t have lasted any longer’

Carl Palmer puts Emerson Lake and Palmer split in perspective: ‘Couldn’t have lasted any longer’

‘In the Hot Seat,’ released on Sept. 27, 1994, is apparently the final LP by Emerson Lake and Palmer. Carl Palmer explains why he’s OK with that.

King Crimson moved far afield on Discipline, but didn’t forget its roots

King Crimson moved far afield on Discipline, but didn’t forget its roots

Released this week in 1981, ‘Discipline’ found a retooled King Crimson stirring new wave elements into their essential prog sound.

Yes’ lacquered Big Generator dashed my high hopes after breakthrough with 90125

Yes’ lacquered Big Generator dashed my high hopes after breakthrough with 90125

‘Big Generator’ arrived amid much anticipation on Sept. 17, 1987, some four years after Yes’ reinvention with ‘90125.’ What went wrong?

Porcupine Tree offered a more approachable kind of prog with The Incident

Porcupine Tree offered a more approachable kind of prog with The Incident

‘The Incident,’ released this week in 2009, helped establish Porcupine Tree as a melodically inclined, less wank-inclined progressive rock band.

Yes, “Time and a Word” from Time and a Word (1970): YESterdays

Yes, “Time and a Word” from Time and a Word (1970): YESterdays

This Yes ballad has displayed a striking durability since becoming the unlikely but quite effective closer on 1970’s ‘Time and a Word.’