Jon Anderson is the cover star of the new issue of Prog on sale now

Prog 115
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Jon Anderson graces the cover of the brand new issue of Prog Magazine which is on sale today...

When Jon Anderson quit Yes in 1980 some wondered what on earth he was going to do. However in a few short years he'd established himself as a solo artist of note and hit the charts with Vangelis. All before rejoining Yes who went on to be bigger than ever. On the back of his recently released second solo album Song Of Seven cover star Anderson reflects on that period of his career and details the upcoming reissue of Olias Of Sunhillow.

Also with the new issue of Prog is a 2021 Art of Prog calendar, and an English Electric Recordings sampler featuring music from Big Big Train, Dyble Longdon and Nick D'Virgilio, as well as your free 11-track CD featuring the very best of modern day progressive music.

Also in Prog 115.

Greg Lake - ELP manager Stewart Young remembers the late Greg Lake as his new Anthology is released

Ozric Tentacles - in this issue's The Prog Interview Ozric's mainman Ed Wynne looks back on a career that took him from making home made tapes to the UK Top 20

Mark Kelly - The Marillion keyboard player finally makes his solo bow with Mark Kelly's Marathon 

Pain Of Salvation - The Swedish prog rockers tackle dark themes on new album Panther

Lunatic Soul - Maruisz Duda ponders the band’s final days as he explores folkier sounds

Wobbler - The Norwegian prog quintet stick resolutely to their analogue instincts
with Dwellers Of The Deep

Ulver - Krystoffer Rygg posits the idea that this might be the dark proggers’ farewell

Ihsahn - The former black metal icon turns to pop melodies for his latest EP, Pharos

Fates Warning - The US prog metal pioneers discuss their lucky 13th album

Solstafir - The Icelandic post rockers explain where they fit in with dark new album Endless Twilight Of Codependent Love

Simon Collins - Sound Of Contact’s singer and drummer returns with a vibrant new solo album

Zombi - The US duo talk of their love of Goblin, horror soundtracks and new album, 2020

Critics' Choice - What did the Prog Magazine writers decree the best releases of 2020? Find out here!

Ultravox - this issue we ask Midge Ure and Billy Currie: how prog were Ultravox?

Jon Gomm - the acoustic guitar phenomenon opens up about his prog world!

Plus album reviews Porcupine TreePink FloydGreg LakeIQAirbagIan AndersonAnthony PhillipsTangerine DreamRing Van MobiusKatatoniaDream Theaterp.g.lostThe Pineapple ThiefRobert ReedLunatic SoulFrost* and more.

And music from Lunatic SoulModalityTammatoysAmerican TearsPlus 33 and more on the free CD.


Here's our guide on how best to get a hold of your copy of Prog while we're still feeling the effects of the COVID-19 crisis.

* Prog is on sale in the UK in most supermarkets and newsagents. Shops are now open in the UK (with social distancing), so you should have far more options on the high street. You can use our store finder to find your nearest stockist.

* The easiest option for everyone would be to go digital. You can get single digit5la issues from the Apple Store, from Zinio and all manner of digital magazine retailers.

* Subscriptions. We are now accepting subscriptions from the rest of the world. Subscriptions available here.

* Single print issues of Prog can be purchased online from My Favourite Magazines and also Burning Shed. MFM is still holding more stock than usual.

Use the dropdown menu highlighted in the image below to choose your issue. It should default to the current issue on sale but can be used to buy older issues too.


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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.