Blog Posts - Progressive Rock



Allan Holdsworth – Tales From The Vault (2016)

Mostly an alternative presentation of 'Road Games', Allan Holdsworth's chaff is superior to most guitarists' wheat and after fifteen years of no studio material cut loose, it's good to see any production from him.
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 30, 2016

Yes, “The Gates of Delirium” from Relayer (1974): YESterdays

Yes sounded looser and more passionate than ever, even as the band lost another key member ahead of 1974's 'Relayer.'...
by Something Else Reviews on Jul 26, 2016

Ray Wilson – Song for a Friend (2016)

'Songs for a Friend,' dedicated to a close confidant who passed away in 2015, shows a decidedly personal side to former Genesis singer Ray Wilson.
by Something Else Reviews on Jun 2, 2016

Yes, “The Revealing Science of God: Dance of the Dawn” (1973): YESterdays

If something works in pop music, it's usually then run into the ground. Yes seemed immune to the axiom as 1973's 'Tales From Topographic Oceans' arrived.
by Something Else Reviews on May 31, 2016

Steve Porcaro, of Toto: Something Else! Interview

Steve Porcaro has always been considered an ace songwriter, a trusted sideman, the ultimate team player. Now, he's ready to step out.
by Something Else Reviews on May 26, 2016

Progressive Rock To Band Talk 4322

I was reading a book and listening to Yes’ classic album, Close to the Edge when Robin looked at Bella and smiled. “Honey listened to them on tour, along with King Crimson, Emerson, Lake, and Palmer, and Dream Theatre. We used to get a...
by Scragg Man on Feb 17, 2016

procol harum… A whiter shade of pale

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by RADIOSATELLITE on Jan 25, 2016

Heldon - Un Rêve Sans Conséquence Spéciale (1976)

 Great Heldon album,probably my second favourite to 'Stand By' A very masterfull album indeed!SC&ME Reve sans Consequence Speciale" is my all-rime favourite Heldon album, and it is certainly the most aggressive of this French project's di...
by SilentCries & Mighty Echoes on Jan 5, 2016

Ribozyme: Grinding Tune

Norway’s Ribozyme have been around for some years but really peaked with 2012’s ‘Presenting The Problem’. That album was interesting in its effortless blend of metal, rock, industrial and a few dashes of electronica – an...
by ALL SCANDINAVIAN on Jun 1, 2015

Yes, “Survival” from Yes (1969): YESterdays

Yes knows a thing of two about survival. As such, it seems only fitting that the last song on their debut is so titled.
by Something Else Reviews on May 26, 2015

The Aristocrats, “Culture Clash” (2013): One Track Mind

The Aristocrats' versatility, power and instrumental prowess may be best heard on the title track from 2013's 'Culture Clash.'...
by Something Else Reviews on May 25, 2015

Often-forgotten David Gilmour was the Pink Floyd leader’s most varied solo effort

Released on May 25, 1978, 'David Gilmour' is a complete solo statement, refreshing in that it's not trying too hard to sound like Pink Floyd.
by Something Else Reviews on May 25, 2015

Ian Anderson brings his Jethro Tull Rock Opera tour to the UK in September

Ian Anderson brings his Jethro Tull Rock Opera tour to the UK in SeptemberProgressive Rock pioneer Ian Anderson recently announced 6 dates of a 2015 UK tour, titled ‘Jethro Tull – The Rock Opera’. The shows will take place in September.‘Jethr...
by MusicMafiaUK on May 20, 2015

Guapo, “Obscure Knowledge I [Radio edit]” (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Here is an advance stream from Guapo's upcoming 'Obscure Knowledge' a heavy, groove-minded edit from the first movement.
by Something Else Reviews on May 14, 2015

Guapo, “Obscure Knowledge I” [Radio edit] from Obscure Knowledge (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Here is an advance stream from Guapo's upcoming 'Obscure Knowledge' a heavy, groove-minded edit from the first movement.
by Something Else Reviews on May 14, 2015

Ben Craven, progressive rocker: Something Else! Interview

Preston Frazier talks to Australian progger Ben Craven about his well-regarded career, his next album and his intriguing new music delivery system.
by Something Else Reviews on May 14, 2015

Ian Gillan says Deep Purple isn’t focused on loudness anymore: ‘It’s a vast improvement’

Ian Gillan talks frankly about Deep Purple's legendary '70s-era status as the world's loudest band, and how things have changed since then.
by Something Else Reviews on May 8, 2015

Rush’s varied, misunderstood Snakes and Arrows offered hope amidst tragedy

With 'Snakes and Arrows,' released this month in 2007, Rush leveraged a unified, deeply uplifting message to tie an album of loose ends together.
by Something Else Reviews on May 8, 2015

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge, “In My Mind” from 10,000 Light Years Ago (2015)

You hear something exceedingly rare for someone of John Lodge's vintage and accomplishment: He's pushing himself to new places.
by Something Else Reviews on May 5, 2015

Yes’ patched-together homecoming project Union never lived up to its promise

Jon Anderson and Billy Sherwood look back on Yes' Frankenstein-like collaborative album 'Union,' released on April 30, 1991.
by Something Else Reviews on Apr 30, 2015


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