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3 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

Yes w/Syd Arthur at the Ryman, 7/28/14

The Spin appreciates the prog rock of the '70s - in retrospect, such bands as King Crimson, Genesis and Yes really did add new musical components to the rock vocabulary, though what prog usually lacked was a subject.


Related Topix: Yes, Classical, Stravinsky

10 hrs ago | Guitar World

Mikael Akerfeldt of Opeth Discusses Camel's 'Moon...

"I was already in my twenties when I first heard it. I was working at a record store in Stockholm at the time, and one of my co-workers, who was in his early forties, suggested I check out Camel.


Related Topix: Camel, Death-Metal, Opeth

14 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

Gastonia rocker making his own beat

Back at the Charlotte School of Rock, where Younts has studied and performed for the past six years, the script is flipped.


Related Topix: Bridgeport, CT, The Mars Volta

14 hrs ago | Redlands Daily Facts

California Guitar Trio to return to Redlands Bowl music festival

The California Guitar Trio will make their third appearance at the Redlands Bowl on Aug. 5 in continuance of the Summer Music Festival.


Related Topix: Classical, King Crimson

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Clearlight to Release Tribal Hybrid Concept Album

Following the recent release of Clearlight 's critically acclaimed 'The Impressionists Symphony' CD, comes another groundbreaking new album composed by Cyrille "Clearlight" Verdeaux titled 'Tribal Hybrid Concept' on Gonzo MultiMedia .


Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Gong

Hispanic Business

Portugal. The Man Announces Performance at San Francisco's the...

Launching with its first self-produced and self-ticketed live concert event, the Next Stage Concert Series, the .


Related Topix: The Man

Yes perform album classics, new songs at Hard Rock Rocksino

There's a moment in Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi when Luke Skywalker looks with pity upon his infirm teacher.


Related Topix: Yes, Vocal, Star Wars, Pop/Rock, Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, King Crimson, The Buggles

KTVK Phoenix

13th Floor hosts casting call for the undead

It's one of the best haunted houses in the entire country and if you can scare the pants off people, you can be part of it.


Related Topix: Halloween, Phoenix, AZ

Something Else! Reviews

'Some of it was a little bit overblown': Jethro...

If prog rock was once about pushing at the boundaries of music, then Ian Anderson asserts that those days have come to a definitive end.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jethro Tull, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Yes

An argument for Yes belonging in the Rock hall of fame

When Voices for Yes, an independent, bi-partisan group of consultants out of Washington, D.C., announced it would embark on an effort to have rock legends Yes inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, many hard-core fans of progressive rock nodded in agreement feeling that this recognition was long overdue.


Related Topix: Yes, Best of 2007, U.K., Recreational Vehicle, Award


Various Artist Compilations - Deer Lodge: A Tribute To George Jones

This tribute album features George Jones songs recorded by a number of Pacific Northwest artists.


Related Topix: George Jones, Country

Sun Jul 27, 2014


The Winery Dogs - The Winery Dogs

When I heard the lineup on this, I assumed it would be a progressive rock release.


Related Topix: Mr. Big, Pop/Rock, Poison, Dream Theater

Evil Beet Gossip

Susan Sarandon Banged David Bowie

Susan Sarandon is now someone I'm jealous of, as the actress banged David Bowie in the 1980's while working on the film The Hunger .


Related Topix: Horror Movies, Drama Movies, The Hunger, Celebrities, David Bowie, Pop/Rock, Susan Sarandon, Iman

Something Else! Reviews

'Trying out some different pieces': Productive week finds ...

King Crimson has completed another week of rehearsals at Elstree Studios, a space near London that allows the reformed group to set up in its intriguing new concert configuration - with drummers Gavin Harrison, Pat Mastelotto and Bill Rieflin working across the front of the stage.


Related Topix: King Crimson, Albany, NY, Boston, NY

Where Worlds Collide

Mostly Autumn return to Crewe

Some photos of Mostly Autumn at The Box at Crewe . It's a long time since Mostly Autumn have played in Crewe.


Related Topix: Mostly Autumn

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Oxford Times

Opera star Jessye to lift lid on her life at literary festival

The American Grammy award-winning contemporary opera singer Jessye Norman will be talking about her life at the Woodstock festival, which runs from September 25 to 28. The 68-year-old is expected to talk about her life growing up in Georgia, singing at presidential inaugurations and setting up a tuition-free performing arts after-school program for ... (more)


Related Topix: Classical, Jessye Norman, Marillion

Big Wreck: Ghosts [Reviews]

Released: Jul 15, 2014 Genre: Alternative Rock, Gard Rock, Progressive Rock Label: Anthem Records Number Of Tracks: 13 It overstays its welcome at certain parts, but Big Wreck's new album, "Ghosts," brings some new rock flavors to the table to shake up Big Wreck's sound.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Big Wreck, Metal, Anthem, Berklee College of Music, Theater, Dream Theater, Arts

Fri Jul 25, 2014


This Day in Music History: July 25th

2001: The Doors' drummer John Densmore & Bonnie Raitt among others were arrested in Itasca, IL for protesting against a company that is claimed to destroy rainforests.


Related Topix: Emerson, Lake & Palmer, The Doors, Music!, Pop/Rock, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, John Densmore, Itasca, IL, Ac/DC


Celebrity Birthdays, July 25: Matt LeBlanc and Iman

Actor and producer Matt LeBlanc turns 47 today. LeBlanc first appeared in a 1987 Heinz Tomato Ketchup commercial.


Related Topix: Iman, Comedy, Matt LeBlanc, Joey, Friends, Entertainment, Television, Charlie's Angels, Comedy Movies, Action Movies, Adventure

Keyboard Magazine

EastWest Steven Wilson Ghostwriter reviewed

Ghostwriter is the brainchild of award-winning composer, musician, and sound design expert Steven Wilson and Doug Rogers of EastWest.


Related Topix: Steven Wilson, Porcupine Tree, Libraries