Chris Squire’s old bandmate in Yes, drummer Bill Bruford, retired from music in 2009. Don’t look for the tireless bassist to go gently into that good night any time soon.
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‘The band were actually watching Mary Poppins': Engineer Alan Parsons hilarious take on the Pink Floyd/Wizard of Oz phenonenon
Count Alan Parsons, engineer on Pink Floyd’s legendary Dark Side of the Moon, as another in the long line of skeptics when it comes to syncing the album up with “The Wizard of Oz.”
In the wake of issuing his new Genesis Revisited II project, Steve Hackett has inevitably been asked about getting back together with his old bandmates. He’s not the one, unfortunately, that’s holding up such a reunion.
‘Things have changed for us': Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nod just part of the growing buzz around Rush
Rush was already becoming something of a next-gen cultural phenomenon, even before its recent nomination for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
When excavating for deep cuts from Pink Floyd, you must first avoid Dark Side of the Moon which, after its decades-long run on the album charts, has a distinct air of been-there-done-that familiarity.
Despite having collaborated with him for years, in some ways Marc Bonilla is still that kid watching as Keith Emerson took the stage in Oakland for 1974’s Brain Salad Surgery tour with Emerson Lake and Palmer.
Porcupine Tree is offering a download sneak peek of its forthcoming multi-disc live project Octane Twisted. Fans will have to wait until November for the entire album, but they can hear “I Drive the Hearse” now
Peter Gabriel’s exhaustive new So: 25th Anniversary Immersion Box includes an engaging disc called “SO DNA,” which follows the songs’ creative process from initial demo versions through to final takes. Listen in as he develops “In Your Eyes.”
‘There are many things that I can do now': New Genesis project allows Steve Hackett to show off new skills
Steve Hackett says he hears things now in his own playing that compelled him to return once more to classic moments from his 1970s tenure in Genesis.
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