In 2014 Prog found themselves in Prague to discuss a brand new Yes album with Chris Squire, Alan White, Steve Howe and Geoff Downes
For many, they’re forever tied to the shallow sheen of 80s arena rock and The Breakfast Club, but Simple Minds had an inventive side waiting to be discovered.
A unique insight into the short career of Sky, a band of musos more interested in their chops than chopping out lines
Pop-rock geniuses don’t come much more pop-rock-genius than 10cc, four men who lit up the 70s with often breathtaking 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?