Category Archives: Rock Opera

Gary Wilson ~ Let’s Go To Outer Space

  This eclectic album reminded me of Frank Zappa within the first few words. It’s kind of quirky, just like Zappa’s work. This is a Space Rock Opera of sorts. It tells a story of Space, romance, monsters, mannequins, & … Continue reading

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STYX ~ The Mission

  I listened to this album & had some questions buzzing through my head. Why does Tommy Shaw not do much singing. He DOES sing, but, Tommy being the front man for the band only sings on a few of … Continue reading

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Nad Sylvan ~ The Bride Said No

  You may know Nad Sylvan from the Steve Hackett Band. If not, you’re missing out on great musicians doing some great progressive rock. This album, is a Prog Rock Opera of sorts, continuing the story from his previous release, … Continue reading

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THE WHO ~ PHILADELPHIA 3-14-2016

  The last WHO TOUR??? After seeing this one, I hope not, but, this was probably my 2nd favorite Who show that I’ve seen, and I’ve seen a lot. All of them in the Philadelphia area since 1975. I would’ve … Continue reading

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DREAM THEATER ~ The Astonishing

  A Dream Theater Rock Opera?? That is what this sounds like to me. As I listened I kept hearing themes over and over again, similar to the Who’s “Tommy” or “Quadrophenia” or even Styx’ “Kilroy Was Here”, although the … Continue reading

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Pete Townshend’s Classical Quadrophenia

I wasn’t sure what I was going to hear, when I listened to Pete Townshend’s Classical Quadrophenia. I read up on this from Pete Townshend, somewhere down the line. I liked it, but, for me, it lacked something. Nothing bad, … Continue reading

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