After the massive success of Moving Pictures, Rush had the world at their feet. So the ever-contrary Canadians turned to new technology for 1982's Signals...
If you thought all Hawkwind’s freaky stuff belonged to the early 70s, you ain't seen nothing yet
Voivod drummer Away digs deep into his record crate and pulls out vintage metal, head-spinning prog and crusty anarcho-punk
After the experimental left-turn of The Dreaming, Hounds Of Love's contemporary prog sound saw Kate Bush back at No. 1
Can’s classic albums sound only like themselves, yet the band’s influence lives on. These are their best albums
"Gutless, spineless and devoid of inspiration" said the UK press of Tangerine Dream. UK music listeners didn't agree!
After ruling the 1970s as prog gods, the 1980s was more a case of two out of three ain't bad for ELP
The production on Roxy Music's eponymous debut album may have been far from ideal, but it catapulted them straight into the big time
Mahavishnu Orchestra took ‘out there’ to a new level with music that was as bold, ballsy and exciting as when Hendrix first landed
In 1994 Pink Floyd released The Division Bell, their final album with Rick Wright. This is its story...
Uriah Heep guitarist Mick Box enthuses over Amused To Death, the dark and esoteric conceptual album from former Pink Floyd leader Roger Waters
Fairport Convention and former Jethro Tull guitarist Dave Pegg picks some of his favourite folk-rock albums
Neil Peart not only left us with an incredible body of music and lyrics, but also an impressive array of books and travelogues. Here's our pick of his best work
The Groundhogs started as a blues band but took a turn into rock’s left-field. They even recruited the drummer from Egg!
In the early 80s, something strange appeared. Picking their way carefully through punk's dying embers came Marillion, Pallas, IQ and the rest of the neo-prog movement
The former Yes, Badger and David Bowie keyboard player Tony Kaye reflects on his time with the prog legends
Look at the world, not at your phone. Make music for the love of it, not as a career. Serial killers are fascinating. The best is yet to come. These are among the things that shape Steven Wilson's world view