Post Tagged with: "Progressive Rock"

'I'd rather live in the now': Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford moves on with Mike and the Mechanics

Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford didn’t often return to moments with old band during this year’s tour with Mike and the Mechanics. In fact, over a nearly two-hour set, Rutherford included no more than three Genesis tracks.

Best of August 2012: Readers pick Steve Lukather, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Scrapomatic

A timely sit down with Steve Lukather, just as he and Toto were ramping up for a summer jaunt through Europe, not only powered its way to the top of the August reader poll, it became the most-read item in Something Else! Reviews history.

'An extremely magical band': Steve Hackett previews his latest Genesis Revisited project

Steve Hackett, in a newly posted video chat, takes fans inside a forthcoming tribute to his days as Genesis’ guitarist.

'You don't have to make an album anymore': Alan Parsons says no new projects in works

Though Alan Parsons recently took part in The Prog Collective, don’t look for a new full-length album under his own name anytime soon.

'Tom Petty kind of feel': Former Genesis frontman Ray Wilson at work on new solo album

Former Genesis frontman Ray Wilson is in the studio, putting the finishing touches on as many as a dozen tracks co-written by Peter Hoff, a producer and collaborator with Wilson’s band Stiltskin.

'It had a good effect on us': Seeing Jon Davison with Yes might spur Glass Hammer to tour more

Members of Glass Hammer say their enthusiasm over bandmate Jon Davison’s performance with Yes late last month in Georgia could result in additional live dates.

On Second Thought: Yes – The Yes Album (1971)

Because I was a huge fan of progressive rock back in the 1970s, I believed I was among music’s most enlightened devotees. My love of prog grew from being a fan of Yes, the sub-genre’s most popular and successful band.

No new Styx album on horizon, but Lawrence Gowan is prepping long-awaited solo effort

It’s not Styx, but it’s as close as fans will get for now: Lead singer Lawrence Gowan is at work on his own long-awaited return to recording.

Fans push Stick Men well past fundraising goal, deluxe new album Deep due in October

Over the last few years, Tony Levin’s Stick Men have often stopped touring long enough to crank out a quick EP, before hitting the road again to bring the new music to their fans. This time, Levin says they’re doing it the right way.

'You have to get over it': Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson on the death of the album

As sad as classic album-rockers like Rush are to see long-form recordings lose momentum in the marketplace, the new single-song market has its advantages, guitarist Alex Lifeson says: It keeps fans engaged.