Whether they’re the mastermind of the band or keep the cosmic flights well-grounded, we pay tribute to the best prog...
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.
Artwork may be designed to show off music, but some album cover designers have attracted fame thanks to their iconic work. Here we look at 13 of the best.
Before he was 22, Ridley had been a co-founder of two key British bands of the late 1960s, Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie.
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.
Expectations for 'Selling England By The Pound' were high in the UK, and it didn’t disappoint, with a No.3 debut.
Inspired by a mysterious form of Arabic musical poetry called ‘Rajaz’, Camel’s album of the same name was a nomadic tour de force.
A bold step forward for Hawkwind, their second album, ‘In Search Of Space’, laid the groundwork for the landmark ‘Silver Machine’.
Recorded live in Sheffield and London, the second ‘Greasy Truckers’ live album features early performances from prog legends Camel and Gong.
Just how did Karen and Richard Carpenter get involved with the ‘International Flying Saucer Bureau’?
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.
The band’s third LP provided a commercial breakthrough, hit singles and gold status.
The track is the second taster for Wilson's upcoming album, 'The Future Bites', due out on January 29.
The progressive rock staples had a long-established audience by the late 1970s, and proved it again with their new UK release of September 22, 1978.
In the vinyl era, every genre of music developed its own visual aesthetic, a tip-off to the listener as to what could be found inside the album cover.
Side-long concept pieces, walls of Mellotrons, keyboardists in capes...such were the glories of the greatest prog rock albums.