Prog Latest Content Latest Prog Content http://teamrock.com/prog Sun, 26 Feb 2017 20:59:45 +0000 <![CDATA[Damian Wilson gives us a glimpse into his prog world]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/damian-wilson-gives-us-a-glimpse-into-his-prog-world Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:15:00 +0000 Damian Wilson gives us a glimpse into his prog world Threshold and Headspace frontman Damian Wilson shares his prog landmarks with us. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/6f6ebd6f-77ce-4583-aaab-ff16a6b13f89 <![CDATA[Drummer Terry Bozzio talks Zappa, Beefheart, and that massive drumkit]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/drummer-terry-bozzio-talks-zappa-beefheart-and-that-massive-drumkit Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:58:00 +0000 Drummer Terry Bozzio talks Zappa, Beefheart, and that massive drumkit He’s best known for working alongside Frank Zappa, but self-confessed workaholic Terry Bozzio has had a multitude of side projects. Here, he shares some of the best stories from his career. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/f96dc912-ada9-473c-8c0d-415526122c13 <![CDATA[The Outer Limits: How prog are Wardruna?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/the-outer-limits-how-prog-are-wardruna Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:17:00 +0000 The Outer Limits: How prog are Wardruna? They make their own instruments out of animal skins, base their songs on ancient runes and create a contemporary Nordic folk sound. We’re here to ask: How prog are Wardruna? http://assets.teamrock.com/image/b4ae7320-74a4-4c1d-b832-9c58c7eefd28 <![CDATA[Nightwish's Tuomas Holopainen: "I always dreamt of being a science nerd"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/nightwishs-tuomas-holopainen-i-always-dreamt-of-being-a-science-nerd Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:41:00 +0000 Nightwish's Tuomas Holopainen: "I always dreamt of being a science nerd" What began as a flash of teenage inspiration 21 years ago has turned into one of Finland’s biggest selling musical exports. Prog uncovers Nightwish’s phenomenal journey so far. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/59097e22-ffd3-42ca-bf17-a5156b01950e <![CDATA[Nick Beggs: "The gloves are off. The new album is rant city all the way"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/nick-beggs-the-gloves-are-off-the-new-album-is-rant-city-all-the-way Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:51:00 +0000 Nick Beggs: "The gloves are off. The new album is rant city all the way" He’s known as one of prog’s premier bassists, but when Nick Beggs is in the driver’s seat as the frontman of The Mute Gods, he the freedom to speak his mind. And boy, does he have a lot to say. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/80c01973-f2a2-4466-92f9-40be443bca1b <![CDATA[The managers that built prog: Peter Eden]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/the-managers-that-built-prog-peter-eden Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:21:00 +0000 The managers that built prog: Peter Eden He’s one of music’s most unassuming characters, yet Peter Eden has enjoyed one of the most fascinating careers. Here he looks back at his time as a manager, songwriter, producer and more. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/b50e9122-c79e-4b3e-b159-ef5890079715 <![CDATA[Frogs, wizards and lots of drugs: Welcome to the weird world of the Flaming Lips]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/frogs-wizards-and-lots-of-drugs-welcome-to-the-weird-world-of-the-flaming-lips Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:33:00 +0000 Frogs, wizards and lots of drugs: Welcome to the weird world of the Flaming Lips Inspired by everything from Clockwork Orange to drug-fuelled psycho parties, welcome to the wild and wonderful world of The Flaming Lips. Wayne Coyne takes us down into the rabbit hole. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/75ad4cd2-d6bd-467d-9efb-a011f564b6a0 <![CDATA[Back to the future: Dream Theater's Images And Words 25 years on]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/back-to-the-future-dream-theaters-images-and-words-25-years-on Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:09:00 +0000 Back to the future: Dream Theater's Images And Words 25 years on Celebrating 25 years of Dream Theater's Images And Words, Prog looks back with the band to see how far they’ve come since then, from producer spats to label woes and everything in between. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/73d53bef-d47e-44af-a567-8d9f58c90643 <![CDATA[Tim Bowness: "I want to present something emotional, with no distractions"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/tim-bowness-i-want-to-present-something-emotional-with-no-distractions Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:09:00 +0000 Tim Bowness: "I want to present something emotional, with no distractions" Tim Bowness tells Prog about pursuing the perfect take, the buzz of working with his heroes and avoiding the post-album blues. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/6e5ecd52-844d-400d-828b-97b782316d03 <![CDATA[A question of balance: Steven Wilson and Aviv Geffen's Blackfield is back]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-21/a-question-of-balance-steven-wilson-and-aviv-geffens-blackfield-is-back Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:50:00 +0000 A question of balance: Steven Wilson and Aviv Geffen's Blackfield is back The collaboration between Steven Wilson and Aviv Geffen looked like it was over in 2014 when Wilson announced he was leaving it behind. But now, Blackfield are back with album number five... http://assets.teamrock.com/image/6634d6c8-144a-4bf5-b309-182ab9276970 <![CDATA[How Avenged Sevenfold became the world's least likely prog stars]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/how-avenged-sevenfold-became-the-worlds-least-likely-prog-stars Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:29:00 +0000 How Avenged Sevenfold became the world's least likely prog stars Avenged Sevenfold, appearing in Prog? One listen to their new concept album, and we knew that they belonged here... http://assets.teamrock.com/image/81d632f6-a84a-40f3-9007-1491c388a50e <![CDATA[Mountains Come Out Of The Sky: What lies ahead for Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/mountains-come-out-of-the-sky-what-lies-ahead-for-anderson-rabin-wakeman Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:52:00 +0000 http://assets.teamrock.com/image/e5f8ce4f-d59e-4779-b593-ddf9a29fbad8 <![CDATA[We take a look through Penny Smith's record collection]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/we-take-a-look-through-penny-smiths-record-collection Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:25:00 +0000 We take a look through Penny Smith's record collection From dragging a guitar around the pubs of Rutland to having her ears blown off by Muse, this broadcaster is the folk, opera and world music fan who’s really put in the Solid Air miles. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/97a0be8c-c4d6-43c7-ad81-3a2eef171975 <![CDATA[Jan Schelhaas on outer space, the music industry and keeping perspective]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/jan-schelhaas-on-outer-space-the-music-industry-and-keeping-perspective Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:10:00 +0000 Jan Schelhaas on outer space, the music industry and keeping perspective Jan Schelhaas is one of prog’s premier keyboard players. He released his first solo album, Dark Ships, in 2008, and now he’s back with his second, Living On A Little Blue Dot. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/34a601c3-cf4f-4ef1-bdcf-5e8e81275652 <![CDATA[The 10 most important albums in Jethro Tull's career]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/the-10-most-important-albums-in-jethro-tulls-career Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:54:00 +0000 The 10 most important albums in Jethro Tull's career Acclaimed writer and font of all Jethro Tull-shaped knowledge, Martin Webb guides us through the 10 most important albums in the band’s ever-evolving career… http://assets.teamrock.com/image/9506a3b5-8539-400b-ba7c-984c5bfc46b9 <![CDATA[Martin Barre: “Ian and I don't communicate – we've gone our separate ways"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/martin-barre-ian-and-i-dont-communicate-weve-gone-our-separate-ways Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:48:00 +0000 Martin Barre: “Ian and I don't communicate – we've gone our separate ways" Martin Barre tells Prog about how he reacted to Ian Anderson retiring Jethro Tull, and how it rekindled his passion for new adventures. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/e1350f30-aed1-4f6b-95c8-6293bdce04f7 <![CDATA[Ian Anderson on Jethro Tull and the importance of looking forward]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-20/ian-anderson-on-jethro-tull-and-the-importance-of-looking-forward Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:22:00 +0000 Ian Anderson on Jethro Tull and the importance of looking forward Still creating new music and performing live as he nears 70, Ian Anderson is an artist who always looks forward, rather than living on past glories. Prog pins the frontman down for a chat. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/2f05b9f7-b313-4308-b4bb-fe8a482c6f4c <![CDATA[Kindred Spirit: folk with a progressive twist]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/kindred-spirit-folk-with-a-progressive-twist Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:15:00 +0000 Kindred Spirit: folk with a progressive twist Folk rock meets classical, with a scientific edge… http://assets.teamrock.com/image/6629f39a-ac48-49de-b1e3-4fcb4d908872 <![CDATA["I'm a fraud Mike Portnoy!" Bellerophon's shocking confessions]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/im-a-fraud-mike-portnoy-bellerophons-shocking-confessions Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:55:00 +0000 "I'm a fraud Mike Portnoy!" Bellerophon's shocking confessions Old meets new for these ambitious, Kent-based prog fans. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/8fc4c4de-8b3a-44bf-88fa-c19c6d237cd4 <![CDATA[Paperlate: the modern witch goes prog]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/paperlate-the-modern-witch-goes-prog Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:40:00 +0000 Paperlate: the modern witch goes prog A Prog writer explores the phenomenon of the progressive modern-day witch. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/8ac6156b-faab-4619-b59e-69ea8b26474c <![CDATA[All Around The World - Jupiter Hollow from Canada]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/all-around-the-world-jupiter-hollow-from-canada Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:30:00 +0000 All Around The World - Jupiter Hollow from Canada Big on sound, small on personnel, Grant McKenzie is part of the duo creating mystic rhythms in Canada. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/4c87b2c0-b351-46da-a5ea-5c5332a4861c <![CDATA[My Prog Hero: Grant Nicholas on Pink Floyd]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/my-prog-hero-grant-nicholas-on-pink-floyd Thu, 16 Feb 2017 17:00:00 +0000 My Prog Hero: Grant Nicholas on Pink Floyd The Feeder frontman admits it’s not a case of us and them when it comes to his passion for Pink Floyd. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/ec2cd861-0f24-42f0-a1c7-862276efa217 <![CDATA[EYE: meet the Mellotron fans from Ohio]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/eye-meet-the-mellotron-fans-from-ohio Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:35:00 +0000 EYE: meet the Mellotron fans from Ohio Psych prog space rock from Columbus, Ohio – with fully functioning Mellotron. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/1652afe3-6f81-4ff9-962f-3952198ab36e <![CDATA[Prog Jim: Joe Walsh - The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/prog-jim-joe-walsh-the-smoker-you-drink-the-player-you-get Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:05:00 +0000 Prog Jim: Joe Walsh - The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get How prog was Joe Walsh's 1973 album? http://assets.teamrock.com/image/f5779c16-b4da-46f6-8216-158338bbb13a <![CDATA[Fad Gadgets: Earin M-2 earbuds, Gecho synth and Stylophone Gen X-1]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/fad-gadgets-earin-m-2-earbuds-gecho-synth-and-stylophone-gen-x-1 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000 Fad Gadgets: Earin M-2 earbuds, Gecho synth and Stylophone Gen X-1 Rhodri Marsden on three of the latest must-have gizmos currently putting the prog in progress… http://assets.teamrock.com/image/a40df3c2-da75-4dad-93c6-6130e0f25745 <![CDATA[Rick Wakeman's Caped Crusades: Toilet Humour]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-16/rick-wakemans-caped-crusades-toilet-humour Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:30:00 +0000 Rick Wakeman's Caped Crusades: Toilet Humour There’s nothing funny about the state of some backstage bogs… http://assets.teamrock.com/image/c233d8a0-0a9c-4b97-aba8-64fa7707e878 <![CDATA[New Issue Of Prog On Sale Today]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-15/new-issue-of-prog-on-sale-today-8 Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:05:00 +0000 New Issue Of Prog On Sale Today Prog 74 hits the newsagent shelves today with Jethro Tull on the cover http://assets.teamrock.com/image/4f84f4f6-9265-4004-88dd-189544c7a31b <![CDATA[Mike Oldfield: "I used to think 'What's gone wrong with the world?'"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-14/mike-oldfield-i-used-to-think-whats-gone-wrong-with-the-world Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:52:00 +0000 Mike Oldfield: "I used to think 'What's gone wrong with the world?'" On the verge of his Return To Ommadawn album, Mike Oldfield talks to Prog about the importance of location, surviving hurricanes and how to avoid pop porridge. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/37ef8f4a-fbbe-4a52-a8fd-df2ef1ce85f1 <![CDATA[Worriedaboutsatan: From blank tapes to Vincent Cavanagh]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-14/worriedaboutsatan-from-blank-tapes-to-vincent-cavanagh Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:35:00 +0000 Worriedaboutsatan: From blank tapes to Vincent Cavanagh Anathema-approved, electronic post-rockers finally find their feet http://assets.teamrock.com/image/884efa78-d921-4615-b84f-1cac91f232b4 <![CDATA[The Gift: Reincarnated, reinvigorated and reinventing classic prog forms]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-14/the-gift-reincarnated-reinvigorated-and-reinventing-classic-prog-forms Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:45:00 +0000 The Gift: Reincarnated, reinvigorated and reinventing classic prog forms Norse myth, consumerism and jamming with Genesis alumni – all ground out of a magical salt mill. London’s The Gift talk to Prog about their new album. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/9db95979-aea5-4af6-ab86-d79d076bc110 <![CDATA[Just let it happen: Nearly three years in the making, Jadis' ninth album is here]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-14/just-let-it-happen-nearly-three-years-in-the-making-jadis-ninth-album-is-here Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:34:00 +0000 Just let it happen: Nearly three years in the making, Jadis' ninth album is here Almost three years in the making, Jadis’ ninth album is finally upon us, with a little help from former member and ex-IQ man Martin Orford. Frontman Gary Chandler charts its journey. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/026e2826-2eec-48f7-9f63-59e335394398 <![CDATA[No static at all: The story behind Blueneck's sixth album The Outpost]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-14/no-static-at-all-the-story-behind-bluenecks-sixth-album-the-outpost Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:01:00 +0000 No static at all: The story behind Blueneck's sixth album The Outpost Originally conceived as a side project totally separate to the band, Blueneck’s sixth album The Outpost has instead taken them on a new journey. They tell Prog how this happened… http://assets.teamrock.com/image/802a1496-8027-4b2a-a9ed-b58d70806d8d <![CDATA[Steeleye Span's Maddy Prior talks murder ballads and Dodgy Bastards]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-13/steeleye-spans-maddy-prior-talks-murder-ballads-and-dodgy-bastards Mon, 13 Feb 2017 17:13:00 +0000 Steeleye Span's Maddy Prior talks murder ballads and Dodgy Bastards On their 23rd studio album, Steeleye Span mine the dark depths of English folk, while giving the treasures they unearth a 21st-century polish. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/33ac005a-c6c9-439c-b47e-e0001a7c81f6 <![CDATA[The Outer Limits: How prog are Dillinger Escape Plan?]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-13/the-outer-limits-how-prog-are-dillinger-escape-plan Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:41:00 +0000 The Outer Limits: How prog are Dillinger Escape Plan? Deep thinking, dangerous live shows and an unpredictable sound with a punk core – that sadly is now coming to an end. So we had to ask: how prog are The Dillinger Escape Plan? http://assets.teamrock.com/image/08353384-7e60-49f4-b2cc-52265dae10a1 <![CDATA[How Pain Of Salvation turned their terrifying struggle into a new album]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-13/how-pain-of-salvation-turned-their-terrifying-struggle-into-a-new-album Mon, 13 Feb 2017 16:09:00 +0000 How Pain Of Salvation turned their terrifying struggle into a new album After contracting a rare flesh-eating virus, Pain Of Salvation's Daniel Gildenlöw thought his life was over, never mind his career. But he fought through it and now the band are back. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/d06bcc4e-aa66-4ae9-bcd9-66aa508c2ebe <![CDATA[All hands on deck: Why Kylver are bringing back conceptual prog rock]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-13/all-hands-on-deck-why-kylver-are-bringing-back-conceptual-prog-rock Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:37:00 +0000 All hands on deck: Why Kylver are bringing back conceptual prog rock Kylver guitarist Jonny Scott meets Prog to talk Lovecraft, translating their music for the stage and the weighty concept of their new album. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/7c592b78-ced9-417c-80f9-5cbdcd6952ec <![CDATA[Ray Wilson: "My goal was always to control my own destiny – and now I do"]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-13/ray-wilson-my-goal-was-always-to-control-my-own-destiny-and-now-i-do Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:13:00 +0000 Ray Wilson: "My goal was always to control my own destiny – and now I do" His new studio album may be called Makes Me Think Of Home, but Ray Wilson isn’t looking backwards – even when his CV includes a No.1 smash hit and the job of Genesis frontman... http://assets.teamrock.com/image/06bd4949-c9c5-4236-acdc-e7308deb380e <![CDATA[The managers that built prog: Peter Jenner]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-13/the-managers-that-built-prog-peter-jenner Mon, 13 Feb 2017 12:54:00 +0000 The managers that built prog: Peter Jenner We talk to the man who turned Floyd into stars, established prog rock in the consciousness of the public and has enjoyed a 50-year career in the music business. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/db09b847-dab9-4271-b3f9-e638cfb49893 <![CDATA[Drumming legend Mike Portnoy joins Prog for a chat]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-09/drumming-legend-mike-portnoy-joins-prog-for-a-chat Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:01:00 +0000 Drumming legend Mike Portnoy joins Prog for a chat From Dream Theater to The Winery Dogs, Mike Portnoy has had quite the career. With him turning 50 this year and playing Cruise To The Edge to celebrate, we grab him for a catch up. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/af66ac6b-a4a8-4d6e-8657-9f323241f4ee <![CDATA[A life remembered: Greg Lake in the words of those who knew him best]]> http://teamrock.com/feature/2017-02-09/a-life-remembered-greg-lake-in-the-words-of-those-who-knew-him-best Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:44:00 +0000 A life remembered: Greg Lake in the words of those who knew him best The cream of the progressive world remember Greg Lake. http://assets.teamrock.com/image/6135df0e-06b0-4765-84a7-997a5cfcadaa