Styx announce new album and single ‘Crash of the Crown’

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Legendary group Styx – James “JY” Young (lead vocals, guitars), Tommy Shaw (lead vocals, guitars), Chuck Panozzo (bass, vocals), Todd Sucherman (drums, percussion), Lawrence Gowan (lead vocals, keyboards) and Ricky Phillips (bass, guitar, vocals)–will release their 17th album June 18 on the band’s label, Alpha Dog 2T/UMe, which will be sold as clear vinyl, black […]

Big Big Train announce new album ‘Common Ground’; share first single and video for title track

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Big Big Train are back with a new album titled ‘Common Ground.’ The self-produced new album from Big Big Train on their own label, English Electric Recordings and released on July 30th, 2021. The follow-up to their last release, Grand Tour, was recorded during the worldwide pandemic,  The band continue their tradition of dramatic narratives […]

New Release Spotlight: Jordan Rudess / Kayak / MEER

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The New Release Spotlight is a roundup of new and recently released albums. Jordan Rudess – A Chapter in Time (March 12th, 2021) Like many musicians stuck at home unable to tour, Jordan Rudess found himself with nothing but time and his own creativity.  The result is his latest solo release, “A Chapter in Time’, […]

McStine and Minnemann release new ‘Any Kind of Light’ EP

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After joining forces in 2019, Randy McStine and Marco Minnemann released a pair of eclectic albums that were both unique and wildly entertaining. Now the duo are back with a new 4-song EP titled ‘Any Kind of Light’. The mini-collection features new and revisited tracks, “Bottom Feeder Blues,” “Blessed,” “Green (Version 1),” and “Any Kind […]

Gentle Giant’s album Free Hand remixed By Steven Wilson to be released this summer

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“Free Hand” was Gentle Giant’s seventh album originally released in July 1975. This album was the most commercially successful of the band’s career reaching the top 40 albums in Billboard Magazine. It stands as the culmination of the band’s maturity, following the successes of “In A Glass House” & “The Power & The Glory”. Award […]

Asia celebrate their 40th Anniversary with 5CD boxset The Reunion Albums: 2007 – 2012

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Asia are celebrating their 40th anniversary by releasing a 5CD boxset ‘The Reunion Albums: 2007-2012’ on June 11. From the original band line-up John Wetton, Steve Howe, Carl Palmer and Geoff Downes, the boxset includes the 2CD live recording ‘Fantasia, Live In Tokyo’ together with the three reunion studio albums ‘Phoenix’, ‘Omega’ and ‘XXX’ Pre-order […]

That Joe Payne to release live album ‘By Name. By Nature Tour

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In March 2020, singer-songwriter That Joe Payne launched his first audio-visual tour as a solo artist, set to appear in theatres around the UK with his full band. Unfortunately, only one of these dates was initially allowed to take place, with the rest of the tour postponed or cancelled due to the sudden COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Jem Godfrey and John Mitchell from Frost* – Prog Songs from Pop Artists

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Jem Godfrey and John Mitchell from Frost* join the podcast to talk about the band’s latest release ‘Day and Age’, and to pick prog songs from pop artists for the Ultimate Pop Prog Album. Day and Age is out on May 14th. 2021. For the full audio click the podcast link or download the podcast […]

New book from ELP to be released later this year

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ELP have announced the first official, illustrated book to tell the remarkable and unique Emerson, Lake & Palmer story by the group. Created from over a quarter of a million words spoken by the musicians in original and unpublished interviews, recordings and films, the text is illustrated throughout with classic, rare, private and recently discovered […]

Yes release ‘From A Page featuring Live from Lyon’ to digital platforms

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Legendary Prog Rock band YES have released the 2019 boxset “From a Page featuring Live from Lyon” on all digital platforms. Available here: https://lnk.to/FAPLFL Originally released in 2019 as a Box Set featuring the previously unheard music from 2010, the 4 new tracks were packaged alongside the previously released Live From Lyon live album. They […]