The singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has a unique and much-revered place in the music firmament.
Perhaps the best-known work by the English outfit, the album is seen by many as their finest hour.
The prog rock world has no lack of virtuosity, with its guitar heroes, keyboard wizards, and bass and drum monsters but this list salutes the proggers whose instrument was their vocal cords.
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 scope of Ayers' work paved the way for many other psych-rock musicians.
'Rock music that incorporates elements of traditional or classical music', surely a key art-rock principle is forging ahead, the shock of the new?
Jack Bruce was a genuine legend who died at 71. His brilliant bass playing, distinctive voice and sense of musical adventure live on.
Steve Hackett, Fish and Soft Machine are just a few of the legendary prog-rock names confirmed for the 2019 'Cruise To The Edge' hosted by Yes.
Holdsworth was widely feted for his innovative guitar technique and use of complex time signatures.
The rise of Classic Rock in the 60s was nurtured with bands travelling across the Atlantic to play for crowds who saw music as something more than just pop.
Gong’s debut album, ‘Magick Brother’, stands as evidence of a wayward but irresistible collective, and what can be achieved when anarchy meets inspiration.
Giorgio Gomelsky, a key figure in the early careers of the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds, Soft Machine and many others, died on 13 January at 82.
Those of us lucky enough to have seen Daevid Allen with Gong in their hey day will never forget the experience. Daevid Allen RIP.