Matthew Wright interviews Gong! Watch it here...


TV and radio presenter and former Prog Awards host matthew wright is a man who knows his music. He did, after all, feature in the very first issue of Prog Magazine as the first ever subject of the My Record Collection feature and he's never hid his love of the likes of Hawkwind and Frank Zappa.

Here's exclusive footage of Matthew chatting with Kavus Torabi, Dave Sturt and Fabio Golfetti of the current line-up of Gong, about their acclaimed new album The Universe Also Collapses and the band's current UK tour.

Gong play at Olso in London tonight and will also be playing:

Leeds The Wardrobe - May 18
Newcastle The Cluny - 19
Glasgow Audio - 21
Nottingham Rescue Rooms - 22
Cardiff The Globe - 23
Bristol Thekla - 24
Southampton The 1865 - 25
Seaton Madhatter's Music Festival - July 13
Sheffield HRH Prog - October 26
London - HRH Prog - 27

You can hear Matthew on Talk Radio weekdays between 1-4pm

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock.