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The 100 Best Classic Progressive Rock Songs: Part 2, 80-61

Welcome back, my friends to the show that never ends. It's the 100 best classic progressive rock songs.

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The 100 Best Classic Progressive Rock Songs: Part 1, 100-81

After gamely attempting to track the 25 best old-school progressive albums of all time, it's inevitable we turn our attention to the best songs of the genre.

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The Neal Morse Band - “MacArthur Park” (video) (premiere)

Neal Morse never takes a task lightly, as evidenced by this clip from the new audio/visual package Morsefest 2015.

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IT: We’re All In This Together

IT's gritty portrayal of life circa 2017 is a harrowing vision of the strains that many of us face trying to negotiate the often cruel snares of a contemporary society increasingly ruled by and for the elite.

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Steve Hackett on His New World Music-Influenced Album and Leaving Genesis 40 Years Ago

The progressive rock guitar legend offers a message of unity on his latest The Night Siren.

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Dream Theater: “Images, Words & Beyond” at the Forum Karlín, Prague

Combining old classics with new cuts, Dream Theater demonstrates why they've managed to stick around all these years.

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Tim Bowness on Exploring (and Avoiding) the ‘Ghost Light’

Tim Bowness is putting out some of the most inspired music of his career. But on his new solo album, he tells the story of a musician "locked into one point in history".

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3 Feb 2017 // 12:44 PM

Opeth - “Era” (Singles Going Steady)

Opeth's "Era" is as precise and pristine as a classical cantata without the pretensions.

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Rush: 2112 (40th Anniversary Super Deluxe)

Rush's 2112 is reissued with bonus material and powerful reminders of the trio's full prowess.

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In Celebration of Life: An Interview with Nosound’s Giancarlo Erra / “Scintilla” (video) (premiere)

Nosound mastermind Giancarlo Erra offers an insightful and honest look into the making of Scintilla, among other things.

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The Similitude of Dreams: A Conversation With Neal Morse

American prog rock icon Neal Morse delves into the creation of his newest opus, The Similitude of a Dream.

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Crippled Black Phoenix - “Scared and Alone” (video) (premiere)

Crippled Black Phoenix releases new video for "Scared and Alone", a key track from the Bronze LP.

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Hawkwind: The Charisma Years 1976-1979

The Charisma Years captures a band constantly on the verge of transition, willing to explore more commercial-leaning avenues without fully sacrificing their underground bona fides.

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Archive: The False Foundation

Despite some exciting and vital moments, The False Foundation struggles to cohere into a cogent statement befitting of a legitimately scary political moment.

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The Best Progressive Rock and Metal of 2016

The following ten albums rightly outshine the competition and best represent what made 2016 such a diverse and phenomenal year in progressive music.

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Steve Vai Brings Passion and Warfare to the Fillmore

The album cover features a quintet of fairies flying around Vai, suggesting a shamanic ability to traverse alternate dimensions. The album does exactly that, with Vai exploring bold sonic territory in a compelling manner.

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Opeth’s Fake Nikki Sixx: An Interview with Mikael Akerfeldt

Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt opens up about Opeth's 25 year career, the band's new album Sorceress, and his desire to score a Meryl Streep film one day.

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Crippled Black Phoenix - “Winning a Losing Battle” (premiere) + Interview

Hear the latest from heavy prog act Crippled Black Phoenix.

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27 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

Opeth: Sorceress

This third entry in Opeth's newest phase doesn't quite match Pale Communion, but it's still a wonderfully multifaceted journey.

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