Former Genesis axeman displayed frenetic fretwork at a magnificent concert in Manhattan on Friday, November 14th.
And so is the band’s aptly-titled 20th studio album, which brings lead singer Michael Sadler back to the fold after only one record away.
Together since 1974, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart have built a band that’s lasted longer than a lot of marriages. And if Rush’s new studio album, ‘Clockwork Angels,’ and touring schedule are any indicators, the band has no plans to throw in the towel any time soon.
Who The Moody Blues were — or who they became — made the band one of music’s most imaginative ensembles. John Lodge looks back on the album that changed it all.
Prog Rock giant King Crimson deserves induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The moniker RPWL came from the initials of each original member’s surname. Ten years later, the name is the same — even though some of the members have changed.
Over the course of three decades, Marillion has morphed into something completely different from its original form as one of the founding fathers of Britain’s neoprogressive-rock movement.
No two Beardfish albums sound alike. So how does this LP by the Swedish progressive band compare to its predecessor, “Destined Solitaire?”
King Crimson guitarist and mainstay Robert Fripp has always maintained that a “good fairy” was responsible for guiding the band’s early success, its sudden rise to stardom and bestowing the band with a kind of musical magic rare in the annals of progressive rock.
ProgQuebec (MPM06) The 1970s prog-rock scene was heavily anchored by the music coming out of Canterbury, England; Great Britain in general; and to some extent Italy, Germany and France. But music isn’t bounded by geography, and to my delight and recent discovery the ’70s progressive scene in the province of Quebec, Canada, was vibrant (and is still). ProgQuebec is part of nonprofit organization Musique ProgresSon, whose mission is to preserve and promote music from Quebec. The label has resurrected many obscure albums such as Pollen’s self-titled 1976 album, here reissued for the first time.