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Forgotten series: Brain Police – Brain Police (1968)

So much great music gets banished to the vaults, and that includes Brain Police’s demo album. Recorded in 1968, the disc should have fallen into the mitts of a major label

Sugar – Copper Blue (1992; 2012 reissue)

Time was, if you were a real fan, a band’s albums weren’t enough. After burning through the album a million times, you needed more. You turned to singles and EPs

Something Else! sneak peek: Marillion, "Power" (2012)

Even as Marillion puts the finishing touches on their forthcoming 2012 studio album, the prog rockers have released a new song — called “Power.”

Departed Yes frontman Benoit David set for return with former band Mystery

Wondering what’s happened to former Yes singer Benoit David? He’s rejoined his old band Mystery, which has now been bolstered by the addition of former Spock’s Beard drummer Nick D’Virgilio.

Desert Island Discs: Debut Album Edition

Occasionally, somebody gets it completely right on the very first try. This focuses on those times. But hold on, Gilligan: With no rules about era or genre, our 13-member list of desert island debut discs runs an amazing gamut

Singin' (and dancin') in the rain: Hope for my generation at the Traction Music Festival

Where this past weekend would you find live music that spanned the styles of jazz, rock, funk, R&B, soul, reggae, and electronic; to see an audience of people young and old, of any and all nationalities, so deeply into the music

Neal Morse makes bold return to prog rock with second release of 2012

Neal Morse returns once again to mainstream progressive rock with the September 11 release Momentum, to be followed by a North American tour.

'Internet has changed everything': Eddie Van Halen addresses outcry over reworking old demos

Something of a firestorm broke out among some when David Lee Roth offhandedly confirmed that Van Halen had reworked some old songs for its then-still pending reunion project, A Different Kind of Truth.

Cancer claims co-founding Deep Purple keyboard legend Jon Lord

Keyboardist Jon Lord, a key element of the Deep Purple sound and co-writer of their signature track “Smoke on the Water,” has died at 71. He had battled pancreatic cancer since a diagnosis last August.

'A classic album with a young, hip edge': Paul McCartney reportedly working with Mark Ronson

From getting the plug pulled, to reportedly plugging in with celebrated producer Mark Ronson, it’s been a busy week for Paul McCartney.