There was method to this madness, but it doesn't make it any less of a fascinating spectacle
In 2021, Riverside's Mariusz Duda looked inwards to release Claustrophobic Universe - the second of his lockdown trilogy. He discusses the Vangelis and Tangerine Dream tapes that inspired his minimalist electronic instrumentals
From Jon Anderson's endearing shyness to Rick Wakeman's typical hilarity, this is a rare look at Yes before they conquered the US
Kate Bush's first No.1 album, Never For Ever marked the start of her new creative era. From Fairlights and broken crockery, to her first co-production credit, we look back on the visionary vocalist’s groundbreaking third album
In 2020, Sons Of Apollo’s keysman Derek Sherinian regrouped with Protocol’s Simon Phillips for The Phoenix. Here he discusses working with Phillips, playing from the heart and that time he jammed with Eddie Van Halen
In 2018, Genesis' former manager and Anon vocalist, Richard Macphail published his memoirs, My Book Of Genesis. Prog caught up with him to find out more
In 2012, Marillion released Sounds That Can't Be Made, one their most controversial recordings to date. This is the story behind the prog titans' 17th studio album
The Pineapple Thief's frontman Bruce Soord reveals the liquid inspiration, loss and life behind their 2014 album Magnolia
"We're closer to prog rock than, say, Led Zeppelin," Pete Townshend once said. Ben Myers reckons he was spot on when it comes to Quadrophenia
Sibelius, Herman Hesse, The Mahavishnu Orchestra and even The Kinks. These were the inspirations according to Yes, behind the genius of their fifth studio album
William Neal's scrawled armadillo doodle captured Keith Emerson's attention and ended up typifying an era
Veteran guitarist Snowy White has toured with Pink Floyd but is unimpressed by fame: "I didn’t even realise they were a particularly big band"
On Pharos, the follow-up to Ihahn's Telemark EP, the Norwegian prog metaller displayed a softer experimental side
“I wouldn’t say it was comfortable," says Neal Morse of having to create his 11th solo album under lockdown...