Side-long concept pieces, walls of Mellotrons, keyboardists in capes...such were the glories of the greatest prog rock albums.
The band's fifth album made the UK Top 20 at the height of the new wave movement.
The best guitar solos – from driving riffs to technical displays of mastery – make a song complete and more often than not, transcend the track entirely.
From songs by The Beatles to Rick Wakeman, Metallica to The Rolling Stones, uDiscover Music uncovers the best songs inspired by books.
Our prog rock buying guide features some undisputed prog landmarks and lesser-appreciated gems of the genre. Dig in!
The two newly-announced dates are at Birmingham’s Utilita Arena on April 7 and The O2 in London on April 30.
On 22 July 1978, Dire Straits had something to show for their early efforts in terms of a UK chart position — but only just.
Tickets previously purchased for the 2020 tour will remain valid for the new dates.
Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
Our tribute to Laurens Hammond, the creator of the Hammond organ, whose fantastic invention features on some of the great tracks in music history.
In the 1970s, the annual Knebworth festival was something of a British institution.
The influence of ‘Sgt Pepper’ cannot be overstated. After its release in 1967, the album changed not only music, but pop culture at large.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
In 1977, the group saluted what is now the longest-running TV football show in the world.
From the hardest rock bands to the pop savants, the best power ballads transcend time and genre to pull at your heartstrings.