New Prog Mag On Sale!
The latest issue of Prog is on sale today. Featuring cover stars Emerson, Lake & Palmer, who are about to have their debut and Tarkus albums reissued as three disc sets featuring Steven Wilson 5.1 surround sound mixes, we get exclusive interviews and photographs with Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer as they talk about how those albums helped rocket the band to the forefront of the progressive rock field in the early 70s. And we go on to discuss how, with the advent of punk rock, it all went horribly wrong the band, before finding salvation in their later years. it’s a fascinating read, with extra contributions from the likes of Steve Hackett, Rod Argent, Derek Shulman, Ian Anderson, Steven wilson and Jordan Rudess.
Elsewhere in the issue:
The Flower Kings – Roine Stolt tells how he feels the time is right to reactivated the much-loved Swedish prog rockers.
The Soft Machine – The band’s groundbreaking 1968 debut is the subject of this issue’s The Albums That Built Prog feature.
Edison’s Children – Marillion bassist Pete Trewavas talks about his collaboration with Erick Blackwood.
Headspace – featuring Adam Wakeman, Lee Pomeroy and Damian Wilson, this mob are very much one of Prog‘s tips for the future.
XTC – so how prog were the Swindon outfit. A very rare interview with Andy Partridge sheds some light.
Producers – Ex-Yes singer Trevor Horn, 10cc songsmith Lol Creme and pals team up for an intriguing mix of prog and modern pop.
Comus – the acid folk proggers continue their majestic return to the scene with the excellent Out Of The Coma release.
Panic Room – Now signed to the Esoteric Antenna label, Panic Room’s new album SKIN looks set to propel their career even further onward.
Saga – the 35-year career of the Canadian pomp rockers looks set to run on and on now that original singer Michael Sadler is back in the fold.
Tangerine Dream – the German synth pioneers certainly seem reinvigorated for a forthcoming spate of UK live shows.
Asia – Time And A Word this issue explores the phenomenon in 1982 that was Asia’s remarkably successful debut album.
Plus reviews of albums and gigs from Rush, Asia, Citizen Cain, Flower KingsTin Spirits, Van der Graaf Generator, Anathema, Argent, Max Webster,Patrick Moraz, It Bites, Steve Hackett, Steven Wilson, North Atlantic Oscillation, Pendragon, 10cc, Fairport Convention and many more…