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.
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…
It’s better to burn out than to fade away… but sometimes a band does neither. After decades on the road, the oldest bands in music history still bring the noise.
First released between 1974 and 1977, the titles are 'Mirage,' 'The Snow Goose,' 'Moonmadness' and 'Rain Dances.'
Recorded and released in 1977, ‘Encore’ is frequently cited as the definitive live Tangerine Dream album, out of the many classics they recorded.
The song hit the UK chart on 20 August 1983, on the eve of the band's 11th studio album 'The Present.'