In the late 60s, the quaint, historic city of Canterbury birthed a scene defined by its breezy, jazz-influenced vibe, quirky lyrics, and refusal to take itself too seriously.
Coinciding with their 50th anniversary, it's curated by former member Steve Hillage and has the full involvement of original band members.
Hillage will have Gong as his backing band. “I need musicians of the highest calibre to make it all work properly", he says.
Hillage will be joined on the dates by the current line-up of his former band Gong.
Darryl Way, co-founder of prog rock pacesetters Curved Air, has released Myths, Legends And Tales, on which he reworks Vivaldi's violin concerti.
Jazz violinist and former Gong and Magma collaborator Didier Lockwood has died at the age of 62, just days after celebrating his birthday
Gong Expresso, offshoot from classic prog rockers Gong and PM's Gong, are set to release a new album Decadence on 20 February 2018.
Gong, Alan Parsons and Rush are all in contention at the 2017 Progressive Music Awards, which takes place at the Underglobe in London in September
Disregarding conformity, Daevid Allen released ‘Now Is The Happiest Time Of Your Life’ in 1977: bona-fide anarchy at the height of punk.
Released in April 1972, Continental Circus is an anomaly in the Gong canon, but nonetheless radiates their signature charm.
Gong’s debut album, ‘Magick Brother’, stands as evidence of a wayward but irresistible collective, and what can be achieved when anarchy meets inspiration.
Giorgio Gomelsky, a key figure in the early careers of the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds, Soft Machine and many others, died on 13 January at 82.
With Angels Egg, Daevid Allen and Gong arguably went out into the furthest reaches that their space-rock explorations had taken them to date.
The future of progressive rock giants Gong is bright, according to Kavus Torabi, frontman of the 2015 line-up.
Daevid Allen, the founder of progressive trailblazers Gong, who died of cancer, aged 77, on 13 March 2015, sent his bandmates a farewell message.
Those of us lucky enough to have seen Daevid Allen with Gong in their hey day will never forget the experience. Daevid Allen RIP.