Four mighty strings and 50 mighty players: the best bassists are the ones who carve out signature sounds and play as many memorable licks as the guitarists.
Tangerine Dream’s ‘Electronic Meditation’ is an experimental work that leans heavily on Edgar Froese’s tape collages and band improvisation.
A new artist and a new record label were on people's lips in May 1973.
Mike Oldfield’s music has been on everything from movies to computer games. We trace some of the finest Mike Oldfield soundtrack appearances of all time.
The ambitious ‘Journey To The Centre Of The Earth’ was recorded on 18 January 1974, as Rick Wakeman recorded live with a choir, an orchestra and a rock group.
The British progressive rock band from Manchester were founded by Peter Hammill and Chris Judge Smith.
The British progressive rock band founded by Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Peter Banks, Tony Kaye, and Bill Bruford are beloved worldwide.
Gong’s energised Acid Motherhood, recorded with Acid Mothers Temple, generated some controversy among hardcore fans when it was released on 30 March 2004.
Show off your musical knowledge and liven up your video calls with the best album covers for those virtual Zoom meetings.
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.
‘Force Majeure’ saw Tangerine Dream close the 70s with one of their most enduring Virgin masterpieces, paving the way for yet another decade of innovation.
In January 1980 Tangerine Dream became the first western “rock” band to perform in the German Democratic Republic, resulting in the stunning album ‘Pergamon’.
Seen as a return to Camel's principles, Harbour Of Tears represents an extended rumination on 19th-century Irish famine immigrants heading to America.
Neil Peart, the drummer and lyricist of Rush, died on 7 January in Santa Monica, CA at the age of 67, following a years-long battle with brain cancer.
The music obsessive takes many forms, but the best Christmas gifts for the hardcore fans in your life should appease their insatiable appetites…