Post Tagged with: "Progressive Rock"

'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.

Instead of slowing down after huge summer tour, Styx is just getting started

The ever-touring Styx, which is just coming off a massive summer jauntwith Ted Nugent and REO Speedwagon called the Midwest Rock ‘n’ Roll Express, isn’t slowing down.

Steven Wilson, Mikael Akerfeldt to guest on Steve Hackett’s new Genesis-themed double album

Steve Hackett will return to his celebrated era with 1970s-era Genesis, the first time he’s done so in the studio since Watcher Of The Skies: Genesis Revisited was issued in 1996.

King's X set to retake the road with recovered co-founding drummer Jerry Gaskill

King’s X will return to North America for the first time since drummer Jerry Gaskill’s heart attack earlier this year, with dates beginning in New York this September.

Dennis Haklar, with Larry Coryell and Jon Anderson – Lizard's Tale (2012)

You come in expecting modern-day melding of fusion and prog that recalls the 1970s glories of Mahavishnu Orchestra, Return To Forever and Eleventh House.

Sweeping anniversary reissues planned for King Crimson’s Larks’ Tongues In Aspic

DGMLive has announced details for the forthcoming 40th anniversary reissue of King Crimson’s Larks’ Tongues In Aspic, the only album to feature the quintet of Bill Bruford, David Cross, Robert Fripp, Jamie Muir and John Wetton.

Colin Moulding, Rick Wakeman and Billy Sherwood, "Check Point Karma" (2012)

For all of the intrigue surrounding Billy Sherwood’s recombining with members of Yes on a pair of new Cleopatra projects, his collaborations with XTC’s Colin Moulding have emerged as perhaps the most interesting moments.

New Music Monday: Blackberry Smoke, and tributes to Fleetwood Mac and Supertramp

New Music Monday is highlighted this time by new platters that matter from Blackberry Smoke, the Dust Busters with John Cohen, the Prog Collective, and intriguing tributes to Fleetwood Mac and Supertramp.

On Second Thought: The Fixx – Beautiful Friction (2012)

I’ve found that the Fixx’s Beautiful Friction becomes a richer experience the longer it plays — and the longer it stays.

Billy Sherwood, Chris Squire, John Wetton, others – Songs of the Century (2012)

With names like these, with pedigrees like these, you might be expecting this Supertramp tribute project to become a somewhat academic affair. Instead, these guys sound like they’re having a blast