The band’s third LP provided a commercial breakthrough and hit singles in both the UK and US.
These overlooked 70s rock heroes moved audiences, made fantastic albums, then faded, but are still fondly thought of by diehards. Remember them with love.
It was the record that paved the way for the prog frontiersman's top ten success with 'L.'
Their fitst album of the 80s, Tangerine Dream’s Tangram offered jazz-oriented chord patterns and melodies that were structured and accessible.
The band scaled new peaks with their first album of the '80s.
The Moodies hit their stride with a memorable fourth album.
Gentle Giant felt the white hot breath of punk on their necks during 1976, yet they stuck to their guns and released Interview, a sardonic concept LP.
It’s 1978 and Peter Gabriel had been gone for a while, Steve Hackett had left… And then there were three. Which became the title of the band’s 9th album.
The first concept album in Gentle Giant’s formidable body of work, ‘Three Friends’ remains a well-loved record that hints at greater glories to come.
Swathed in shadows and Cold War intrigue, Camel’s Stationary Traveller tapped into the paranoia of the mid-80s and is well worthy of reappraisal.
Adam Wakeman, son of prog figurehead Rick Wakeman, is adding to his own reputation as a keyboard player and composer in the duo Wilson & Wakeman.
Progressive rock pioneers Tangerine Dream will release a two-CD edition of Quantum Gate on 20 April 2018 on Kscope, now including the Quantum Key EP.
On the chart of 6 April 1974, Genesis made their first-ever showing on the UK singles chart, with ‘I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe).’
Darryl Way, co-founder of prog rock pacesetters Curved Air, has released Myths, Legends And Tales, on which he reworks Vivaldi's violin concerti.
Tangerine Dream made it seven UK chart albums, and six peaking inside the top 40, on 1 April 1978 with Cyclone, their first with formal vocals and lyrics.
Gong’s energised Acid Motherhood, recorded with Acid Mothers Temple, generated some controversy among hardcore fans when it was released on 30 March 2004.