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The 2015 Progressive Rock Preview
26 Jan 2015 // 8:20 PM
Forthcoming releases from Steven Wilson, Neal Morse, and many others highlight what is bound to be an excellent year for progressive rock.
The Best Progressive Rock (and Metal) of 2013
3 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM
This year saw the release of some of the best modern progressive music from a wide array of subgenres and idiosyncratic approaches.
Jethro Tull: Back to Basics (Sort Of)
19 Mar 2015 // 8:30 PM
After the back-to-back-to-back brilliance of their previous three albums, a letdown seemed inevitable; amazingly, Ian Anderson & Co. raised the bar, instead.
Genius. Doesn't. Fade: A Conversation With Steven Wilson
12 Mar 2015 // 8:30 PM
Revered English musical visionary Steven Wilson discusses the inspirations, methods, and reflections that helped create his newest solo opus, Hand. Cannot. Erase.
Gavin Harrison: Cheating the Polygraph
9 Apr 2015 // 8:05 PM
The music of Porcupine Tree meets the rhythmic intensity of Whiplash in these eight dazzling reinterpretations.
Steven Wilson: Hand. Cannot. Erase.
12 Mar 2015 // 8:05 PM
Hand. Cannot. Erase. is easily the strongest of Wilson's solo output in terms of cohesive narrative and dynamic song structure.
Steven Wilson Brings Songs of Urban Isolation to Chicago - 5 June 2015
10 Jun 2015 // 2:00 AM
The American leg of Steven Wilson's Hand. Cannot. Erase. tour finds the prolific musician in top visual and instrumental form, and his Chicago gigs at Park West were no exception.
Jethro Tull - "Cold Wind to Valhalla (BBC Version)" (audio) (Premiere)
17 Apr 2015 // 6:15 AM
Hear an unreleased alternate take on the Minstrel in the Gallery cut "Cold Wind to Valhalla" in lead-up to that album's special edition 40th anniversary release, featuring new mixes by modern prog maestro Steven Wilson.