In 1985 guitarists Steve Hackett and Steve Howe united in the supergroup GTR and hit the Top 20 in the US with When The Heart Rules The Mind
The Midge Ure-fronted Ultravox may have been 80s chart regulars but their sound owed more to prog and Krautrock than 80s pop
In the 80s East Anglian prog rockers Airbridge were regulars at the Marquee, but then things stalled...
Young guitar virtuoso Plini chats to Prog about Impulse Voices, inspiration and why he considers imitation to be the most sincere form of flattery
He hates Mozart and doesn’t believe in God, but Muse frontman Matt Bellamy and his bandmates have created some of the most awe-inspiring music recent years. In an archive piece from 2009, we delve inside the musical minds of Muse
Frost*’s Jem Godfrey explains why he wanted to work with Dec Burke on 2008's Experiments In Mass Appeal
How Supertramp's The Logical Song, a Beatle-approved existential pop-rock masterpiece, turned its creators into unlikely transatlantic superstars
Marillion vocalist Steve Hogarth on the simple pleasures of Stackridge's The Man In The Bowler Hat, an album that is jolly, light-hearted and quintessentially English
Written as a statement about the demise of radio's sense of adventure, Rush's classic The Spirit Of Radio was a surprise hit. And it's "fun to play" says Alex Lifeson
Mike Oldfield's eighth studio album, 1983's Crises, saw him riding a wave of new popularity in the 80s
Back To Live: Flaming Lips have always been a band with a knack for thinking outside the box, and their approach to surviving the pandemic was no different. Here, Wayne Coyne talks lockdown, live music and getting back to 'the new normal'
Manics bassist Nicky Wire was so taken with A Farewell To Kings, the 1977 album Rush recorded in Wales, that he bought the desk they recorded it on
Dreamer, the piano pounder that “exploded” out of Roger Hodgson’s head made Supertramp stars and was a favourite that Princess Diana, Wills and Harry used to sing together
In 2009, amid social media rumours they were packing things in, Radiohead sat down with Prog and discussed why the perceived normal way of doing things wasn't always for them
From Opeth and Storm Corrosion to Bloodbath, Mikael Åkerfeldt reveals the stories behind 10 classic songs
We all love to put on a favourite album, switch off the lights and just totally tune in. So does Colleen Murphy, and with her Classic Album Sundays she’s taken the experience further
The UK prog rockers' 1970 debut album Air Conditioning was also the very first rock band picture disc album. This is how it happened...
The bizarre Hocus Pocus by Dutch proggers Focus “came from nowhere, a piece of pure improvisation” and may be the only top 20 rock song to feature yodelling
From their days as Zeus Pendragon in the late 70s through sell-out Marquee shows and Reading Festival appearances, this is how Pendragon made their debut full-length album The Jewel