Post Tagged with: "Progressive Rock"

'It's nice to do something unusual': Alex Lifeson talks about the new wrinkles in Rush's on-going tour

Formed in 1968, Rush began working with its current lineup in 1974 when drummer and lyricist Neil Peart joined — sparking a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-worthy run of successes through this year’s Clockwork Angels.

Renaissance completes Grandine il Vento, prepares for series of upcoming performances

Renaissance has completed sessions for its forthcoming release Grandine il Vento, the pioneering prog-rock band’s initial studio project in 12 years. Recording at Ridgewood, New Jersey’s Studio X, the album was produced by band members Rave Tesar and Annie Haslem

'Some things age better than others': Steve Hogarth discusses how Marillion's set lists balance the old and new

Back now with an impressive return-to-form record, Marillion is in the midst of a well-received tour. Exploring the fresh revelations found in Sounds That Can’t Be Made is the easy part, though.

'Party every night, and getting paid pretty well': Styx, Ricky Phillips showing no signs of slowing down

Though Ricky Phillips is only nine years into his current stint as bassist with Styx, he’s actually a rock music veteran who was part of both the respected late-1970s group the Babys as well as 1980s hitmakers Bad English.

‘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.