Porcupine Tree Re-Emerges with “Harridan,” New Album (First Since 2009) and Tour Coming in 2022

Porcupine Tree (Photo: Alex Lake)

Prog-metal group Porcupine Tree dropped some major and unexpected news on Monday: It’s back. After all but calling it quits in 2010 after touring in support of 2009’s The Incident, the band re-emerged with an epic eight-minute new song, “Harridan,” to accompany news of a reformation, new album due next year and subsequent tour dates.… Continue reading Porcupine Tree Re-Emerges with “Harridan,” New Album (First Since 2009) and Tour Coming in 2022

Steve Howe of Yes Releasing New Solo Album, ‘Love Is,’ in April

Steve Howe, renowned guitarist known for his contributions in and around prog-rock masters Yes since he joined the band in 1970, has a new solo record in the works for later this year. Titled Love Is, the record will be released on April 17 via BMG, detailed announced by Howe over the weekend on his… Continue reading Steve Howe of Yes Releasing New Solo Album, ‘Love Is,’ in April

Steve Hackett Ventures to the ‘Edge of the Light’ with Adventurous New Album (Q&A)

Some artists seem set on an inexorable quest for new musical idioms and fusions.  That’s certainly the case with former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett, who continues to expand his musical palette with new forays into world music and exotic instruments on his recent album At the Edge of Light. The album is suffused with key… Continue reading Steve Hackett Ventures to the ‘Edge of the Light’ with Adventurous New Album (Q&A)

Instrumental/Prog Fusion Band CHON Premieres Dreamy New Song, ‘Petal’ — Listen

CHON emerged from San Diego in 2008, the band’s instrumental, guitar-based prog/fusion/experimental earning its three members acclaim, high-profile festival gigs and loads of attention. Fresh off a set at Coachella 2019 which included a cameo appearance from Kenny G. (really), Chon will release its self-titled album on June 7. To preview the record, the band… Continue reading Instrumental/Prog Fusion Band CHON Premieres Dreamy New Song, ‘Petal’ — Listen

Out Now: ‘The Secret,’ the Expansive New Album from Alan Parsons (Listen)

In recent months, celebrated progressive songwriter/producer Alan Parsons has been previewing his new record, The Secret, with a handful of tracks  — and today, the album was released via Frontiers Records. Click here to pick up a copy. The latest video premiered from the album is for “As Lights Fall”: And stream The Secret in… Continue reading Out Now: ‘The Secret,’ the Expansive New Album from Alan Parsons (Listen)

Preview the New Solo LP from Jon Anderson, Formerly of Yes, with A Pair of Music Videos

On March 31, Jon Anderson will release 1,000 Hands, an anticipated and long-in-the-works solo album from the longtime vocalist of the prog-rock ensemble Yes. Anderson previewed the record recently with an uplifting music video for a track called “Makes Me Happy” — watch below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HekdjPayAvk And here’s a clip for “Ramalama” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JqYFP5UUp8 Anderson, who has… Continue reading Preview the New Solo LP from Jon Anderson, Formerly of Yes, with A Pair of Music Videos

‘Rush: Wandering The Face Of The Earth: The Official Touring History’ Book Coming in October

For decades, Canadian power trio/prog-rock legends Rush toured the globe with their unmistakable sound and relentlessly unique style, amassing an audience of millions and establishing themselves as undisputed legends of the music world. And though their touring days are over, the band still has plenty to say — and on October 15, Rush: Wandering The… Continue reading ‘Rush: Wandering The Face Of The Earth: The Official Touring History’ Book Coming in October

RockCellarTV: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia was a major part of Rundgren’s iconic and lasting career, but up until a few months ago it wasn’t one of his more active projects. That extended time away ended with a reunion tour this past spring that saw Rundgren and cohorts Kasim Sulton, Willie Wilcox and Gil Assayas (filling in for… Continue reading RockCellarTV: Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

New from Steve Hackett: Stream 'The Skeleton Gallery,' Off His Upcoming Album 'The Night Siren'

Guitarist/songwriter Steve Hackett, known for his work with Genesis and as a prolific solo artist, has a new album coming out in March. Titled The Night Siren, we spotlighted the album when it was announced back in December. On Friday, Hackett premiered a song from the collection, a powerful composition titled “The Skeleton Gallery” —… Continue reading New from Steve Hackett: Stream 'The Skeleton Gallery,' Off His Upcoming Album 'The Night Siren'

Steve Hackett (Ex-Genesis) Announces New Album 'The Night Siren' — Out in March

Guitar icon Steve Hackett, known for his significant work with Genesis, will release a new solo album on March 24. Titled The Night Siren, the LP (which features the alluring album artwork seen above) is being billed as “a wake-up call…the warning of a siren sounding in this era of strife and division.” In Hackett’s… Continue reading Steve Hackett (Ex-Genesis) Announces New Album 'The Night Siren' — Out in March