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Onward: The Trials (and Tours) of Yes
25 Aug 2015 // 3:48 AM
On the eve of a US tour with Toto, Yes bassist Billy Sherwood talks about the band's past, future, and the phone calls that forever changed his life.
The 25 Best Progressive Rock Songs of All Time
22 May 2011 // 5:00 PM
Put as simply -- and starkly -- as possible, many beautiful babies were thrown out with the bath water by hidebound critics who were content to sniffingly dismiss the more ambitious (pretentious!) works that certain bands were putting out as a matter of course in the early-to-mid-‘70s.
Never One for Striped Trousers: Talking Shop with Steve Howe
7 May 2014 // 9:30 PM
Steve Howe and his Yes bandmates are obviously driven by a desire, perhaps an obsession, to measure up favorably, and to improve upon what they’ve already achieved.
Yes: Progeny: Seven Shows From Seventy-Two / Progeny: Highlights From Seventy-Two
17 May 2015 // 10:20 PM
Prepare to travel back in time to an era where an eight-minute progressive rock song was a smash hit.
Zechs Marquise: Getting Paid
17 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM
Prog that doesn't actually progress anywhere.
Blood and Thunder: Didacts, Narpets, and Epic Rush
24 Jul 2015 // 2:37 AM
It's not as if Rush's classic '70s output needed reassessment, but their new vinyl reissues are still revelatory.
Hey Gibson, Let’s Talk Guitar Albums: An Alternative Top 10
18 Aug 2010 // 10:25 PM
When it comes to matters of taste and ranking (a particularly combustible combination), there is no pleasing everyone. In fact, there is no pleasing anyone, since the list makers themselves are invariably disappointed or frustrated. And yet...
Once thought of as the future of music, the Birotron attempts to make a return
25 Jan 2010 // 2:08 AM
Paul McCartney wanted one, the story goes; so did Led Zeppelin. Promoted in the 1970s as the "orchestra at your fingertips," it was an unlikely