uDiscover Music salutes some of the finest, most out-there prog rock artists from outside the UK: long may their Mellotrons...
Released in 1974, almost a year to the day after their debut album, Mirage saw Camel take their unique prog brilliance to a new level.
Parsons has shared the lead track from the album, 'Miracle,' with guest vocals by Mraz.
According to the band, the track is taken from an imminent DVD and blu-ray release.
It was the 1974 record that provided the international awakening of the progressive masters.
Remembering the hugely important progressive rock musician Kevin Ayers, who died in France at the age of 68 on 18 February 2013.
Proving that the prog/new wave divide wasn’t so vast as everyone thought, ‘Moving Pictures’ found Rush mastering both and reaping the rewards.
The guitarist, songwriter and producer Steve Hackett is a quiet pioneer. We celebrate some of the best Steve Hackett solos in an always innovative career..
Heralding a new development in style, ‘Downwind’ saw Pierre Moerlen’s Gong move towards a pop- and rock-oriented approach at the end of the 70s.
When Phil Collins took the vocal reins from the departed Peter Gabriel, fans soon gave the new era their seal of approval.
The profile of the Canadian rock giants was about to rise around the world, as their seventh album hit the US chart on 2 February 1980.
Gentle Giant’s final album, ‘Civilian’ shocked many, but was full of hooky, chorus-heavy rock/pop songs as visceral as anything the new wave had to offer.
The album was a concept record based on the remarkable story of Hiroo Onoda.
In January 1980 Tangerine Dream became the first western “rock” band to perform in the German Democratic Republic, resulting in the stunning album Pergamon.
The group’s destiny turned in a new direction with their January 1968 UK chart entry.
After leaving Yes, Rick Wakeman’s first solo work, ‘The Six Wives Of Henry VIII’, was an ambitious concept album that remains a jewel in his crown.