Roadhawks quickly came to be seen as a sort of bookmark, in a 'last of the "old" Hawks' kind of way. Add to that the glorious gatefold cover artwork, based on an original Barney Bubbles poster, and you have a very iconic and, indeed, nostalgic package indeed. To the legions of Hawkwind fans who were..
Franck Carducci. Is it, I wonder, a name you’re familiar with? If not, and you’re a fan of prog rock or the more expansive side of classic rock in general, then it really should be. This is his third album – following on the heels of the excellent Torn Apart – but to these ears..
A Statement By Ian Anderson: (Jethro Tull - The Official Website of the Legendary Classic Rock Band) My dear pal Hungarian-born German producer, songwriter and bandleader Leslie Mandoki sent an email to me two days ago with the request to play a few lines of flute and sing along here and there on a new..
Jethro Tull - Living With The Past (CD/DVD)Ian Anderson - Thick As A Brick: Live In Iceland (2CD/DVD) Ian Anderson: the hoary old question resurfaces again; namely 'is he effectively Jethro Tull?' Probably as many would answer that yes, he is, as would retort that no, without Martin Barre in particular the material cannot be..
Long John Silver / Thirty Seconds Over Winterland (Jefferson Airplane)Baron Von Tollbooth And The Chrome Nun (Kantner - Slick- Freiberg) If anyone is unfamiliar with the work the Airplane did in that historical 'no-man's land' between the end of the '60s and the arrival of the Starship they will find this pair of releases enlightening..
Kansas, America’s legendary progressive rock band, will release their highly anticipated new studio album “The Absence of Presence” on June 26, 2020. The band gave fans a sneak preview of what they can expect to hear on the album with this sampler video “We are really excited for our fans to be able to get..
In the late '90s Yes seemed to be back on a little bit of a resurgence after the baffling skirmish between the so-called 'Yes-West' incarnation which recorded 90125, Big Generator and Talk, the absurdly named 'Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe' which appeared after Jon Anderson left the former, and the shambolic Union meeting which saw a..
LONDON’S POP-INFUSED PROG ROCK QUARTET KYROS SIGN TO WHITE STAR RECORDS Pushing the boundaries of songwriting and musical experimentation, London-based pop-infused prog rock outfit KYROS have recently announced their signing to White Star Records! Home to a broad spectrum of prog rock acts such as Quantum Pig, Voices From The Fuselage and The Paradox Twin,..
PHOTOS: Wendy Hagenbeek It’s big, hearty, confident progressive rock music which, despite its left-field origins, still has ‘IO Earth’ written right through it, like a stick of Birmingham rock. Saturday March 8 2020, and it is one of those grey, overcast days which only England can provide, as if to remind us that Spring isn’t..
Having spent the last few years touring the world, including dates in Japan with psych legend Steve Hillage, multiple headline European tours and festivals, America’s Cruise to the Edge festival, a South America headline tour and a headline performance at Tomorrow Festival in China, the band have won the hearts of both traditional and modern Gong fanbases. During this..