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King Crimson – Larks’ Tongues In Aspic: 40th Anniversary Edition (1973; 2012 reissue)

Besides King Crimson’s debut album, In The Court Of The Crimson King, and possibly Red and Discipline, no other album in their catalog has been as anticipated for a revisiting than 1973’s Larks’ Tongues In Aspic.

Travis and Fripp – Follow (2012)

Travis and Fripp – Follow (2012)

Theo Travis and Robert Fripp improvise, but not in ways that fit the typical narrative. No hothouse, smoke-filled jazz club. No porkpie hats and double-breasted suits. Instead, they’ve more often co-mingled in glacial, cerulean placity

Jon Lord – Concerto for Group and Orchestra (2012)

Jon Lord – Concerto for Group and Orchestra (2012)

For all of the dynamic playing associated with the late Jon Lord’s performances of this life’s-work composition alongside his band mates in Deep Purple, you never heard it quite like this.

Something Else! sneak peek: Asia  – Resonance: The Omega Tour (2012)

Something Else! sneak peek: Asia – Resonance: The Omega Tour (2012)

Here’s a sneak peek at the upcoming live 2CD/DVD package by Asia — a smart new take on “Only Time Will Tell,” the No. 17 hit off the group’s eponymous 1982 debut.

New Music Monday: Black Country Communion, Neil Young, Andrew Bird, Keith Emerson, Manu Katche

New Music Monday: Black Country Communion, Neil Young, Andrew Bird, Keith Emerson, Manu Katche

Neil Young returns with original music with Crazy Horse. Keith Emerson returns to the prog-rock glories of his time with Emerson Lake and Palmer. Black Country Communion, however, is busting up — but they left one last terrific album.

‘Still in construction phase': New Spock’s Beard project will include collaborations with Neal Morse

‘Still in construction phase': New Spock’s Beard project will include collaborations with Neal Morse

Spock’s Beard is one again at a crossroads. Roughly a decade after original frontman Neal Morse left, successor Nick D’Virgilio has also departed. Now, the group is once again embarking on a new project with a new singer.

‘I’m enjoying music as much as I ever have': Yes’ Chris Squire isn’t close to slowing down

‘I’m enjoying music as much as I ever have': Yes’ Chris Squire isn’t close to slowing down

Chris Squire’s old bandmate in Yes, drummer Bill Bruford, retired from music in 2009. Don’t look for the tireless bassist to go gently into that good night any time soon.

‘The band were actually watching Mary Poppins': Engineer Alan Parsons hilarious take on the Pink Floyd/Wizard of Oz phenonenon

‘The band were actually watching Mary Poppins': Engineer Alan Parsons hilarious take on the Pink Floyd/Wizard of Oz phenonenon

Count Alan Parsons, engineer on Pink Floyd’s legendary Dark Side of the Moon, as another in the long line of skeptics when it comes to syncing the album up with “The Wizard of Oz.”

‘There’s the old retiree': Steve Hackett’s game, but something else is holding up a Genesis reunion

‘There’s the old retiree': Steve Hackett’s game, but something else is holding up a Genesis reunion

In the wake of issuing his new Genesis Revisited II project, Steve Hackett has inevitably been asked about getting back together with his old bandmates. He’s not the one, unfortunately, that’s holding up such a reunion.

‘Things have changed for us': Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nod just part of the growing buzz around Rush

‘Things have changed for us': Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nod just part of the growing buzz around Rush

Rush was already becoming something of a next-gen cultural phenomenon, even before its recent nomination for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.