Post Tagged with: "Progressive Rock"

‘As valid as Beethoven': Deep Purple legend Jon Lord’s final recording will be released as planned

The late Jon Lord’s family will move forward with the release of his final project, the first-ever studio recording of the former Deep Purple keyboardist’s Concerto for Group and Orchestra.

Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe – Live at the NEC, October 24, 1989 (2012)

A new three-disc CD/DVD set celebrates that strange period in which a band not called Yes, including most of the individuals credited with the Yes sound, put together an album and tour that sounded just like … well, Yes.

Something Else! sneak peek: Steven Wilson, "Luminol" (2012)

Even as Steven Wilson reenters the studio with legendary engineer Alan Parsons to record his third solo LP, fans are getting a sneak peek at one of project’s new songs.

Gimme Five: Solo albums from members of Pink Floyd

Nobody is going to accuse Pink Floyd — whether collectively, or apart — of inundating the market with product. The group has only issued three projects in the last 30 years, while its members have been just as stingy with solo albums.

'One of those things that fizzled out': Did Roger Hodgson almost take over as Yes' frontman?

Yes bassist Chris Squire recently participated in the all-star Cleopatra Records tribute to Supertramp called Songs of the Century, but it’s not his first intersection with the band.

'Something might pop its head': Glenn Hughes hints at reunion with ex-Deep Purple bandmate David Coverdale

Glenn Hughes and David Coverdale might be reuniting to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their joining the “Mark III-IV” versions of Deep Purple — and to pay tribute to the group’s fallen keyboardist, Jon Lord.

'Recording as we speak': New album in works from Yes alums Jon Anderson, Rick Wakeman and Trevor Rabin

Jon Anderson’s on-again, off-again recording project with fellow Yes alums Rick Wakeman and Trevor Rabin is apparently back on again. The three are passing around demos, and even contemplating a tour together.

'A special evening': Genesis, Yes' Rick Wakeman, Rush honored at first Progressive Music Awards

Genesis received a lifetime achievement award, former Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman was deified and Rush took home album of the year honors in the first annual Progressive Music Awards, held overnight at England’s Kew Gardens.

Steve Hillage Band – Live at Gong Family Unconvention, Amsterdam (2012)

Even as Steve Hillage paid tribute to the psychedelic rock band Gong in 2006 at the Melkweg in Amsterdam, he also took a lengthy look back at his own underrated solo work from the 1970s.

One Track Mind: Neal Morse, "Momentum" (2012)

Former Spock’s Beard frontman Neal Morse doesn’t just return to solo mainstream prog rock on the title track from his new album, he dives headlong into the genre’s most familiar sounds