Tag Archives: progressive rock

Keith Emerson & Robert Berry Collaboration Comes to Light

Prior to his untimely untimely death keyboard legend Keith Emerson was collaborating on a new album with singer and multi-instrumentalist Robert Berry. Several months after his passing Berry decided to go ahead and make the album they should have recorded together. The result is 3.2  with The Rules Have Changed out on 10th August through Frontiers Music s.r.l. Emerson and Berry ...

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Marillion Cinema Screenings for New Live DVD

On 26th March, there will be screenings of All One Tonight featuring Marillion at six Everyman Cinemas across the UK. The band themselves will host the event being held at Kings Cross in London. All One Tonight is the filmed appearance of the band’s live performance at the Royal Albert Hall on 13th October 2017, and following its cinematic debut will ...

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YES – Fly From Here Return Trip

On 25th March YES will release a brand-new mix of their 2011 Fly From Here Return Trip album, featuring the Drama line-up plus new lead vocals by Trevor Horn, to coincide with their 50th Anniversary celebrations. Fly From Here originally featured Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, with  Benoit David on lead vocals and Trevor Horn in the role of producer. With the addition ...

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GTR Classic – When the Heart Rules the Mind Reimagined

In 1985 progressive rock guitarists Steve Hackett and Steve Howe – of Genesis and Yes/Asia fame respectively – formed the AOR rock band GTR, who went on to record one album that hit No. 11 in the alubm charts and  went gold, tour North America and Europe in 1986, and a hit single in ‘When the Heart Rules the Mind’ ...

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Marillion Add Tour Dates

Three new dates have been added to the forthcoming tour by Marillion this April. Tickets are now on sale for new shows in Belfast, Dublin and York.  The band’s recent show at The Royal Albert Hall, sold out in just four minutes, and previous dates announced for April means the tour is already almost sold out. After nearly 40 years, progressive rock band Marillion continue to ...

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Hackett Tours with Orchestra

Following 2017’s sell-out Genesis Revisited tour, progressive rock artist and former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett announced a special six date UK tour in October where he and his band will be accompanied by a 41 piece orchestra… However, shows are selling out already and Hackett has added more dates! The decision to undertake this tour was made after the critical success of ...

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Mabel Greer’s Toyshop – The Secret

Mabel Greer’s Toyshop is the group whose members would go on to form progressive rock giants Yes. There are three principle things to take into account when considering the band however. The first is that when Mabel Greer’s Toyshop existed progressive rock did not exist per se but was percolating in the heady mix that was the London underground music ...

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Steve Hackett: Wuthering Nights – Live In Birmingham

Steve Hackett has performed at Birmingham Symphony Hall a fair few times now. From my experience, he always makes a point of saying how much he enjoys performing at the place. Not surprising since it was specifically designed acoustically to suit orchestras, rock bands and solo performers alike and gives both them and audiences a clarity of sound rarely found ...

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Steve Hackett – Eleventh Earl of Mar Video

Steve Hackett has released a new video featuring ‘Eleventh Earl of Mar’ taken from his forthcoming new DVD Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham. ‘Eleventh Earl of Mar’ originally appeared on the Genesis hit album Window & Wuthering, Hackett’s last with the band before going onto be a solo artist. Wuthering Nights: Live in Birmingham will be released by Inside Out ...

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Yes – Roundabout Live Across America

Following the release of Topographic Drama – Live Across America by Yes, the progressive rock band have issued ‘Roundabout’ for free listening on Soundcloud. To hear ‘Roundabout’ featuring Steve Howe (guitars), Alan White (drums), Geoff Downes (keyboards), Billy Sherwood (bass) and Jon Davison (vocals) click here. Yes will embark on 10 date 50th Anniversary UK Tour in March 2018, for ...

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