Post Tagged with: "Progressive Rock"

‘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.

Deep Cuts:  A handful of forgotten favorites from Pink Floyd

Deep Cuts: A handful of forgotten favorites from Pink Floyd

When excavating for deep cuts from Pink Floyd, you must first avoid Dark Side of the Moon which, after its decades-long run on the album charts, has a distinct air of been-there-done-that familiarity.

Something Else! Interview: Marc Bonilla, of the Keith Emerson Band

Something Else! Interview: Marc Bonilla, of the Keith Emerson Band

Despite having collaborated with him for years, in some ways Marc Bonilla is still that kid watching as Keith Emerson took the stage in Oakland for 1974’s Brain Salad Surgery tour with Emerson Lake and Palmer.

Something Else! sneak peek: Porcupine Tree, “I Drive the Hearse” (2012)

Something Else! sneak peek: Porcupine Tree, “I Drive the Hearse” (2012)

Porcupine Tree is offering a download sneak peek of its forthcoming multi-disc live project Octane Twisted. Fans will have to wait until November for the entire album, but they can hear “I Drive the Hearse” now

Something Else! sneak peek: Peter Gabriel, “In Your Eyes” (1986; 2012 reissue)

Something Else! sneak peek: Peter Gabriel, “In Your Eyes” (1986; 2012 reissue)

Peter Gabriel’s exhaustive new So: 25th Anniversary Immersion Box includes an engaging disc called “SO DNA,” which follows the songs’ creative process from initial demo versions through to final takes. Listen in as he develops “In Your Eyes.”

New Music Monday: Steve Hackett, Neal Schon, Gary Clark Jr., Glass Hammer, Naked Truth

New Music Monday: Steve Hackett, Neal Schon, Gary Clark Jr., Glass Hammer, Naked Truth

Genesis fans, unite! Guitarist Steve Hackett is back with his second exploration of the band’s 1970s-era triumphs, while a new reissue pays tribute to his former bandmate Peter Gabriel’s signature solo release So.

‘There are many things that I can do now': New Genesis project allows Steve Hackett to show off new skills

‘There are many things that I can do now': New Genesis project allows Steve Hackett to show off new skills

Steve Hackett says he hears things now in his own playing that compelled him to return once more to classic moments from his 1970s tenure in Genesis.

Tangerine Dream – Under Cover (2012)

Tangerine Dream – Under Cover (2012)

Cover albums are inherently risky, and quite frankly more than a little overdone of late. Leave it to Tangerine Dream to breathe new life into things

Billy Sherwood – The Art of Survival (2012)

Billy Sherwood – The Art of Survival (2012)

Billy Sherwood again sounds a futureshock alarm on The Art of Survival, resuming an on-going exploration into the way technology is forever changing our lives.

‘No denying the Yes factor': Glass Hammer rides wave of interest in Jon Davison toward imaginative new project

‘No denying the Yes factor': Glass Hammer rides wave of interest in Jon Davison toward imaginative new project

Glass Hammer, riding a wave of interest as its lead singer also serves a stint in Yes, is set to issue an epic new project called Perilous on October 23, 2012 — the American prog rock act’s most ambitious concept album yet.