There are many bands that can catch a groove and watch the lead guitarist wail, but there are few that can deliver innovative collective ensemble playing like Ghost Light.
The nostalgia circuit will have to wait a while. Hawkwind have just released an album that borrows from the 1970s, but still sounds relevant in 2019.
Wilderun's 'Veil of Imagination' Is a Wonderfully Chameleonic Progressive Metal Adventure (album stream) (premiere)
Boston's Wilderun construct an epic combination of folk, classical, metal, and progressive rock on their third LP, Veil of Imagination. Hear it in full before it's release tomorrow.
Boston art rockers, Bent Knee turn a corner with perhaps their most accomplished album yet in You Know What They Mean.
In Cauda Venenum is Opeth's most wicked record of the decade, signifying that their earlier evilness is still wonderfully intact.
Tool's Fear Inoculum meets nearly every expectation admirers could have and ranks as a worthwhile extension of the band's legacy.
With 'NOICE' Guitarist/Composer Alexander Noice Offers a Thrilling, Fast-Paced Multi-Genre Experiment
Jazz, art-rock, punk, and synthpop are just a few of the styles Alexander Noice and his exceptionally talented band explore on an album where the energy level never flags.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard go full metal to craft a brutal warning against ecological destruction on their 15th studio album, Infest the Rats' Nest.
If/When is stunning, proving yet again why the Tea Club should be celebrated by admirers of any—if not all—of their sundry genre classifications.
Colorado trio Ghosts of Glaciers combine the primitive pounding of thrash metal with the intellectual nuances of progressive rock on a new track, culled from the upcoming album, The Greatest Burden.
Golden Dawn Arkestra make their earthly home in Texas. Founder Zapot Mgwai says, "I wanted to talk about how this could be the end for human beings if we don't get our shit together."
Kentucky's eclectic Dirt Poor Robins follow their ingenious Raven Locks trilogy with a wonderful lyric video for "Scarecrows".
New Jersey progressive rock/jazz fusion septet, Thank You Scientist are as lovably technical, zany, and catchy as ever on this latest single from their upcoming third LP, Terraformer.
Fans CHON's previous work—as well as instrumental rock in a broader sense—will surely find plenty to enjoy about Chon. Just don't expect anything especially diverse or daring along the way.
Fans of Katatonia, Opeth, A Perfect Circle, and Porcupine Tree will enjoy this new video from the upcoming sophomore release by the Swedish progressive metal collective, TheNightTimeProject.
The Universe Also Collapses is another singular victory for psychedelic rock masters Gong, chiefly due to its adventurous scope and cohesive ambition.
Progressive Instrumentalists Valence Dominate with Creative Complexity on 'Cognitive Dissidents' (album stream)
Valence's new LP, Cognitive Dissidents, is a relentlessly intricate and unpredictable—yet remarkably unified and welcoming—bit of wordless storytelling that will captivate fans of progressive rock.
Seattle progressive metal legends Queensrÿche return with their 15th album and major tour. According to guitarist and co-founder, Michael Wilton, it's all just one more stop on a path the seems to go on forever.
Following three fine solo LPs, Tim Bowness releases his most sonically diverse album yet with the adventurous Flowers at the Scene.
Multi-instrumentalist Jonathan Bareford's latest release is as visually and sonically alluring as it is altruistically purposeful.
East of the Wall's new album arrives 29 March via Translation Loss, and bassist/vocalist Chris Alfano discusses their new song, "Somn 6".
Dream Theater's Distance Over Time is at its strongest when it feels improvised and energetic—not overly-planned, but rather like the gang holed up in a studio and decided to lay down some tracks.
RPWL Teases New Album 'Tales From Outer Space' With Video "What I Really Need" (premiere + interview)
German progressive rock veterans RPWL explore the strange and familiar on new science fiction-themed LP that adds further depth to an already staggering discography. Guitarist Kalle Wallner offers further insight.
With almost universally relentless showmanship and a relatively unmatched repertoire (compared to their peers), Crack the Sky mesmerized all in attendance from beginning to end.
Ontario-based stoner metal outfit Gypsy Chief Goliath presents the latest single from their upcoming fourth album, Masters of Space and Time.
Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio's return to the prestigious Walt Disney Concert Hall on his solo acoustic tour hits all the right notes.
Between the Buried and Me vocalist Thomas Giles recently released a new solo album and in this video, he takes us through each track.
Progressive rock titan Neal Morse releases a new album with his band in January, but you can get a preview now.
Recorded during a three-night residency at London's most prestigious music venue, Home Invasion captures everything you need to know about seeing Steven Wilson live.
Get a taste of the surprising twists and turns that Greece's neo-psychedelic warriors Arcadian Child have to offer on their latest single, "Twist Your Spirit".
Mark Deutrom Issues Taste of First Solo Album in Nearly Six Years Via "Nothing Out There" (premiere)
Ex-Melvins man Mark Deutrom's new track "Nothing Out There" is a strange, wonderful journey that will please fans of heavy rock, baroque pop, and psychedelic music.
Home Invasion celebrates Steven Wilson's victory lap after the chart success of 2017's To the Bone. Still, he says, there are more places to plant his flag, mountains to climb.
I Am Casting navigate the space between progressive rock and pop with "Flood", which arrives ahead of the North Carolina outfit's debut, Carnival Barkers.
LARAAJI, Arji OceAnanda, and Dallas Acid Deliver Experimental, Meditative 'Arrive Without Leaving' (album stream)
Born from a single, six-hour session, the debut from this collaborative project between ambient pioneers and Austin innovators arrives October 12.