The Eagles' Glenn Frey is no longer with us, but we still have his music
Occupying the blurred line between electronica and prog, Garry Cobain of The Amorphous Androgynous talks yoga, enemas and his “disrespect” for musical history.
From the Starman to Ziggy Stardust to the Thin White Duke, Bowie’s ever-changing persona saw him moving from folk to glam, pop to industrial, Krautrock to art rock with consummate skill and style
Tiring of making frothy pop, Brian Wilson threw away his Beach Boys’ template, assembled a battalion of top session players, and began recording what became an all-time classic: Pet Sounds
His genius for FM power-pop had made Todd Rundgren famous. But with 1973’s A Wizard, A True Star came drugs and a new, progressive direction that paved the way for the full-blown cosmic freakology of his next project
10cc's The Original Soundtrack was a commercial tipping point, that may have influenced Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody breakthrough
Taking inspiration from Arthur Koestler’s Act Of Creation with themes of love, hope, regret and sorrow, The Beach Boys’ masterpiece confounded those expecting more songs about cars and girls
Brian Wilson set out to create “the greatest rock album ever made” – the result was a gorgeous avant garde pop album that paved the way for progressive rock…
It was the song that took them from the punk clubs of New York to the arenas of the world, and cemented Debbie Harry’s status as rock’s foremost badass. Here is how it was made...
She played with chart-toppers Ash in the 90s/noughties, loves sci-fi soundtracks and is “obsessed with Robert Fripp”, so how prog is Charlotte Hatherley?
With £50 of Classic Rock’s money in his pocket, Walter Trout went record shopping. Here’s how he spent it...
Steve Hogarth looks back over a busy and successful 2017 for Marillion – prog veterans now – and forward to another year of fearlessly exploring new horizons and also visiting familiar ground
He’s worked with Brian Eno, formed and fronted Ultravox and created a body of new wave synth‑pop solo work. So now we ask: How prog is John Foxx?
A ballad written by teenager Eric Martin to impress a girl he’d fallen for, years later it gave his band their biggest hit and became their calling-card song...