Prog 42 – New Issue On Sale! Only £5.99 in WH Smiths!!
Prog 42 is on sale as of today, with fantastic tales of the greatest prog supergroups inside. And you can get this issue for just £5.99 from both high street and travel branches of WH Smiths that stock Prog magazine up and down the country!
Transatlantic, arguably the greatest modern day exponent of the supergroup phenomenon kick things off, talking about their brand new album Kaleidoscope, whilst Mike Portnoy discusses extra-curricular activity with Liquid Tension Experiment, Flying Colors and The Winery Dogs. And a host of prog luminaries such as Chris Squire, Carl Plalmer, Steve Hackett, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman, John Mitchell talk us through the stories of the likes of Asia, GTR, ELP, Squackett, Kino, UK, National Health, Matching Mole, Refugee, 801 and more…
Also in Prog 42…
The 2013 Prog Magazine Readers’ Poll – find out who scooped the big prizes inside!
“My farfisa organ made this noise which sounded like 20 Harley-Davidsons revving up!” - krautrock legends Can explain how they tore up the prog rulebook!
“Prog is music on the edge of the mainstream… Interesting music. We like to think that’s what we’re doing…” – folk proggers Steeleye Span talk about their progtastic new collaboration with legendary author Terry Pratchett.
“We’re the world’s most famous unknown band…” – we travel to America to find out how the phenomenon that is Trans-Siberian Orchestra plan to wake up Europe to their charms.
“One review read ‘…the equivalent of a dead dog in a ditch…’.” – Pendragon tell the story of The Jewel.
“The government asked what your occupation was and I put ‘de-composer’, because that’s the most accurate description…” – Roger Eno, Darkroom, Pete Chilvers and more explore the world of ambient prog.
“The one person interested in Jethro Tull would only sign them if they dropped the flute player!” – founder of Chrysalis Records and man behind the likes of Tull, Procol Harum and more, Chris Wright, tells his amazing story!
“They broke from convention. They had no aspirations to sound like anyone or anything else.” – That’s what Steven Wilson thinks. So how prog were Mansun?
“We’re building the profile of the band…” – Prog Unsigned 2 winners The Prognosis tell teir story.
“I do appreciate that in the world of rock there are people who hate the idea of musicals.” – yet Clive Nolan‘s theatrical ambitions show no sign of abating.
“Peter’s a great guy. We have a lot of fun together.” – Bass legend Tony Levin talks about working with Peter Gabriel, Robert Fripp and more.
Reviewed: Transatlantic, Airbag, Amplfier, Francis Dunnery, Mastodon, Periphery, Synaesthesia, Vangelis, Katatonia, The Pineapple Thief and more…
Lives: Marillion, Haken, Coheed & Cambria, BJH, Karnivool, Pavlov’s Dog, Orphaned Land, Knifeworld and more…
A ten track CD featuring exclusive music from Transatlantic‘s new album, plus Messenger, Pylo, Airbag, Aisles, Schnauser, Nosound, Darkroom and more… And regular columnists Steve Davis, fresh from his exploits in the Australian jungle, and Rick Wakeman…
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