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.
Ertegun died at 83 in December 2006, but to this day, the standards he set are aspired to by the modern generation of label heads.
Tony Visconti tells the story of the time he and Marc Bolan arrived in Los Angeles and created a pop classic.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
Bill Rieflin, a dynamic drummer who played for an eclectic set of acts including Ministry, R.E.M., Swans, Nine Inch Nails and King Crimson has died at the age of 59.
Felix was an important figure on the folk scene from the 1960s onwards and a familiar face on British TV.
The singer's final album in her first spell with Fairport Convention became a folk music cornerstone.
With his original band, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson nearly single-handedly sparked a prog revival and it continues with his concert film ‘Home Invasion’.
The guitar is the backbone of rock music, and the best guitarists include some blues and country guitarists that paved the way for rock’n’roll’s legends.
From Stylophones to pool balls, the rock canon is full of odd sounds and instrumental exotica. Here are the most unusual instruments in popular music.
A movement is under way to have the late progressive rock musician John Wetton, who died in January 2017, recognised in the English city of Derby.
Porcupine Tree leader Steven Wilson has shared the video for Nowhere Now from his solo album To The Bone and added a London date to his 2018 tour
Steve Hackett, Steve Hillage and King Crimson are among the winners honoured at the 2017 Progressive Music Awards at the Underglobe in London
The early Island albums by Mott The Hoople, before their departure to CBS, are less celebrated, so today we're reDiscovering their 1969, self-titled debut.