Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull, one of the world's most successful and enduring Progressive rock bands, had previously announced that they will return to the road with "The Prog Years Tour" across the whole of Europe. Covid continues to disrupt this and all other tours but Tull are still currently aiming to play a series..
InsideOutMusic/Sony Music are extremely pleased to announce the signing of progressive rock legends Jethro Tull to the label. The band has already completed a new album titled The Zealot Gene, which can be expected in early 2022. Ian Anderson had this to say about the new signing - “After 54 years in the world of music..
A warm homage to the Tull output of the 1970s... It's important to address a few points right away with this one before anyone rolls their eyes in instant judgment. Yes, Still Thick As A Brick is clearly a Jethro Tull-inspired release. Yes, it's a pastiche of the original Thick As A Brick in appearance,..
Now then , cast your mind back to a Velvet Thunder review last Autumn of the Italian retro-rock band Witchwood, described in those pages as an imagining of Uriah Heep and Jethro Tull playing together on the same stage. That perfectly captured the sense of the band, enough for me to rush out and invest!..
Back in 1972, Ian Anderson sang ‘Spin me back down the years and the days of my youth’ (from Thick As a Brick) and it seems to me that this is exactly what Jethro Tull has been doing over the last decade for old-time Jethro Tull fans, with the incredibly rich series of 40th anniversary..
Books of lyrics are nothing new, of course. Many rock wordsmiths have toyed with the format since the groundbreaking The Beatles' Illustrated Lyrics was published in 1969, with its remarkable cavalcade of colourful illustrations by the masterful Alan Aldridge. Bob Dylan has had the treatment, with his own drawings. Peter Hammill has put out a..
The controversial [A] gets the deluxe remix treatment… Few albums in the Jethro Tull catalogue are as controversial as 1980's A, with its slicker sound, infamous personnel shift and subsequent disgruntled alumni. Further erosion of public opinion came with the news that the intended solo album was in fact grudgingly presented as a band project..
The complete lyrics of Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull - illustrated with photographs by Ian Anderson Ian Anderson has not been idle during lock down. In the face of a year of cancelled / rescheduled live dates across the world, he has compiled an impressive new hardback book, Silent Singing, which gathers all the lyrics..
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..
I think you can look at many, if not most of the Jethro Tull albums, as containing elements of progressive rock - not necessarily prog, which is a bit more fanciful, but progressive rock. In November 2019, Ian Anderson announced that in September and October 2020, he’d be playing a series of eleven dates across..