The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame boasts a great variety when it comes to its inductees
There’s a reason why music collectors and audiophiles have long looked to the Land of the Rising Sun for hard-to-find LPs, CDs and exotic stereo gear.
After a decade of fits and starts, Italy’s Frontiers Records — a company that has long defined itself by giving such former major-label bands as Journey, Toto, Winger, Whitesnake and Asia new life — might (finally) have an anchored presence in North America.
There’s no doubt that the Kansas guitarist influenced a generation of up-and-coming guitar players. So, which albums changed Rich Williams’ life?
by Michael Popke — If you frequent online progressive-rock communities, you’ve no doubt seen the question “What is prog?” posted countless times. …
Gentle Giant had lost a brother … literally.
After touring in support of perhaps the British progressive-rock voyageurs’ finest hour, that sublime fusion of classical and rock elements that magically combined in 1973’s Octopus, Phil Shulman, feeling the tug of familial obligations, decided to part ways with the band he’d helped found.
His two siblings, Derek and Ray, were left behind to pick up the pieces.