Category Archives: Prog

Legacy Pilots ~ Con Brio

                         Right off the bat, this album gets a mention in the BEST OF 2018 list. This album is phenomenal. When you have Steve Morse (Dixie Dregs, Deep Purple … Continue reading

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Martin Barre ~ Road Less Travelled

  The great Jethro Tull guitar player puts out another solo gem with this album. You can certainly hear that Martin Barre was a main contributor of the Jethro Tull sound on this album. The songwriting is similar on some … Continue reading

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The Unity ~ Rise

  This group on their sophomore album, could possibly be the next Van Halen. They don’t have the same guitar licks as Eddie, but, the Pop / Rock is certainly there. The singing works as does the band. I would … Continue reading

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Various Artists ~ A Life In YES: A Tribute To Chris Squire

  How can you say anything negative about YES? You can’t. ‘Nuff said. Now, let’s get on with this review. 12 songs are on this tribute to one of the great bass players of all time…Chris Squire. The first song … Continue reading

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Oak ~ False Memory Archive

  This Norwegian Alternative Progressive Rock band, is a fairly new band, going back to 2013. The band started out from 2 different bands (Airbag, Bjorn Riis), similar to CSN, Asia, etc. The sound of the band reminds me of … Continue reading

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Peter Banks ~ The Self Contained Trilogy

  A new (in 1993) compilation from Peter Banks, former member of YES, using just an Ibanez electric guitar. This has bits of Prog Rock, a bit of jazz, & even new-age. Peter deliberately did not write any vocals for … Continue reading

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Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats ~ Wasteland

  This band is a good mixture of T.Rex & Alice Cooper. Vocalist, organist & guitarist for Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, Kevin R. Starrs sounds similar to Marc Bolan, while the musicianship is so very good, & has a … Continue reading

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