Picking the most bizarre concept albums isn’t easy, since the most beloved concept albums are themselves pretty bizarre, but here are a few masterstrokes.
A catchy hook, an infectious chant: an earworm is a simple thing. Writing one, however, is not. Here’s why earworms are so effective – and hard to create.
It was more than a surprise when, on the chart of April 6, 1974, Genesis made their first-ever showing on the UK singles bestsellers.
The dates will see Yes celebrate their 1974 album 'Relayer' by playing it in its entirety, as well as classic tracks from the band's extensive catalogue.
From arena rock heroes to overlooked masters, here are the best prog drummers who embody the virtuosity and imagination of prog rock.
Whether they’re the mastermind of the band or keep the cosmic flights well-grounded, we pay tribute to the best prog guitarists of all time.
Just when prog rock’s prospects looked bleakest, some savvy souls started to find a way forward in the 80s pop scene.
In the first weeks of the 1980s, Jon Anderson of Yes and Vangelis Papathanassiou added the hit album 'Short Stories' to the chart single ‘I Hear You Now.'
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.
Richie Havens recorded some wonderful albums for Verve Records prior to appearing at Woodstock, but it was the festival that defined his career.
The ambitious ‘Journey To The Centre Of The Earth’ was recorded on January 18, 1974, as Rick Wakeman recorded live with a choir, an orchestra, and a rock group.
Cat's early 1972 hit 'Morning Has Broken' was an attractive version of the Christian hymn published in 1931.
On November 26, 1968, Cream played their farewell concert at London's Royal Albert Hall with Yes and Taste as the opening acts.
Few kinds of music are more inherently visual than prog rock. The music lends itself to elaborate flights of fantasy, which is why prog-rock album covers are an art form on their...
With his original band, Porcupine Tree, Steven Wilson nearly single-handedly sparked a prog revival and it continues with his concert film ‘Home Invasion’.