Marillion are on the cover on the new issue of Prog, on sale today!

Prog 104
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The new issue of Prog is on sale today, with Marillion gracing the cover.

“We took everybody by surprise,” say Marillion as we celebrate the band’s 40th anniversary in the latest issue of Prog. We sat down with Fish, Mick Pointer, Mark Kelly, Steve Rothery and Pete Trewavas to chart the band’s early career and path to the UK Top Ten with debut album Script For A Jester’s Tear.

This issue also comes with a 2020 Calendar featuring the Marillion artwork of Mark Wilkinson, who also tells us how he created the band’s famous jester character and how he and Marillion developed the character over subsequent albums and singles.

Also in Prog 104...

Steve Hillage - the prog guitar icon recalls his time as a member of the effervescent Gong.

Anthony Philips - the former Genesis guitarist discusses his brand new album Strings Of Light.

No-Man - Steven Wilson and Tim Bowness are back with their first album for 11 years.

Steve Jansen - the former Japan drummer discusses his time in the band and his later work with brother David, Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri and more...

Bent Knee - the Boston sextet make some angular new noise with their latest album.

Leprous - Eniar Solberg and co aim for new heights with their latest album Pitfalls.

The Flaming Lips - Wayne Coyne's madcap crew really up the prog ante with new concept album King's Mouth.

Alcest - "We're not a black metal band," insist the French dark prog duo.

Magic Pie - number five is alive with the new album from the Norwegian proggers.

Neil Innes - the Bonzo and Rutles man reflects on a career that's constantly flirted with prog.

Galen Ayers - Kevin Ayers' daughter reflects on the impact of her father's music.

Telepath - mainman Jacob Holm-Lupo opens up about his own prog world.

Critics' Choice - the Prog Magazine writers choose their albums of 2019.

Plus live and album reviews from Gentle Giant, Pink Floyd, King Crimson, District 97, The Pineapple Thief, Pendragon, Summer's End, Progstock, Opeth, Big Big Train, Curved Air, Between The Buried & Me, Renaissance and more...

And music from American Tears, 69 Windmills, Anders Buaas, Evership and more on the free CD.

You can buy the latest issue on sale here.

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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.