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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.

‘It’s the same old crap': Deep Purple alum Ritchie Blackmore’s hilarious preview of his forthcoming album

‘It’s the same old crap': Deep Purple alum Ritchie Blackmore’s hilarious preview of his forthcoming album

Into a world of endless hype for every new project steps Ritchie Blackmore, whose band Deep Purple was recently announced as a nominee for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited II (2012)

Steve Hackett – Genesis Revisited II (2012)

As Steve Hackett prepares to release his second set of reimagined Genesis songs, following 1996’s Watcher of the Skies, it’s confession time

‘Intense music being played by very cool people': Billy Sherwood takes us inside The Fusion Syndicate

‘Intense music being played by very cool people': Billy Sherwood takes us inside The Fusion Syndicate

The forthcoming Fusion Syndicate finds Yes alum Billy Sherwood exploring his lesser-known passion for free-form instrumental sounds associated with Weather Report, Mahavishnu Orchestra and Return to Forever.

Keith Emerson – Three Fates Project (2012)

Keith Emerson – Three Fates Project (2012)

There is a visceral power in these recordings, as the Keith Emerson Band performs within this orchestral torrent — blending the keyboardist’s long-held passions for rock and classical, finally, in the most complete of ways.

Something Else! sneak peek: Stick Men, “Hide the Trees” (2012)

A new track from the forthcoming album Deep illustrates the stirring narrative command that the Stick Men are bringing to this whale watching-themed project.

Something Else! sneak peek: John and Steve Hackett, “Down to the Domus Aurea”/ “Towards the Future” (2012)

An extraordinarily productive period for Steve Hackett, with both the Squackett and Genesis Revisited projects, will also include the release of a pair of new instrumentals with his brother John.

Best of September 2012: Reader picks include Bob Dylan, Mark Knopfler, Neil Young, Jeff Lynne

Bob Dylan, both with and without his legendary collaborators the Band, roared to the top of Something Else! Reviews’ reader poll for September 2012 — with entries at both Nos. 1 and 2.