It was no instant success, but gradually, the group's new marriage of pop and orchestral ingredients began to turn heads.
With his original band, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson nearly single-handedly sparked a prog revival and it continues with his concert film ‘Home Invasion’.
Capturing where Rush’s heads were at in 1978, ‘Hemispheres’ marks a pivotal point in the history of the groundbreaking Canadian trio.
Lee has also written the foreword for 'The Flyer Vault: 150 Years of Toronto Concert History,' a new book by Daniel Tate and Rob Bowman.
Steve Hillage was part of Gong’s formative years, recording the ‘Radio Gnome Trilogy’ with Daevid Allen. “It left an indelible mark on me,” he says.
From the dawn of rock to the present day, the best power trios have stretched sonic boundaries far beyond the limitations of just three instruments.
Before he was 22, Ridley had been a co-founder of two key British bands of the late 1960s, Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie.
The September 2020 trek includes shows at Nottingham Arena and London's 02 Arena.
Arguably Gong’s finest album, ‘You’ was the third and final instalment in their beloved Radio Gnome Trilogy, bringing Zero The Hero’s story to a close.
First released between 1974 and 1977, the titles are 'Mirage,' 'The Snow Goose,' 'Moonmadness' and 'Rain Dances.'
Originally released in France in October 1971, ‘Camembert Electrique’ redefined the parameters of rock music and remains one of Gong‘s most beloved works.
The progressive rock staples had a long-established audience by the late 1970s, and proved it again with their new UK chart entry of October 1978.
Expectations for 'Selling England By The Pound' were high in the UK, and it didn’t disappoint, with a No. 3 debut.