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Porcupine Tree: A work in progress, Part II

Though Porcupine Tree has been compared to modern and classic art-rockers such as Pink Floyd, Yes, The Mars Volta, Genesis, King Crimson, Tool, Dream Theater, Muse and even Radiohead, the group’s closest connection to the aforementioned bands lies in its ambition more than its music.

What if — the story of U.K. folk hero Roy Harper

It’s fascinating to look back over the past 45 years of Roy Harper’s career and play “what if?” What if, at so many different points in time, Roy Harper had shrugged off his role as one of British rock’s most idiosyncratic cult heroes and marched into the musical mainstream?

All hell breaks loose: 1968 in review, Part III

In article/All_hell_breaks_loose_1968_in_review_part_II/”>part II of our look back at 1968, we reviewed the troubling historic events that marked that year, and we began to dive into the music that provided the soundtrack for life after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. In this installment, we take a closer look at the albums that marked the year, from the then-dismissed (but now oft-revered) Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks, to the heartbreak and betrayal Jeff Beck felt over Led Zeppelin I.