Progressive metal legends paid homage to their 1999 masterpiece “Scenes from a Memory” by playing the entire album.
An evening of prog rock bliss
Creating a follow up to the acclaimed “Similitude of a Dream” wasn’t easy, but the Neal Morse Band pulled it off in the end. Neal Morse explains the album’s complicated genesis.
The Neal Morse Band follows their epic 2016 double concept album with another. And they’re still raising the bar.
An interview with the multi-talented Neal Morse on the inspiration for writing his latest album “Similitude of a Dream”, and his thoughts on the music industry
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that American prog metal pioneers Dream Theater would be so bold as to do a tour that features their new concept album in its entirety, exclusively. This is a band that plays its lone commercial hit only once in a blue moon, and a band that has challenged itself…
Prog metal icons rely more on prog than metal on outstanding concept double album
I spoke to Thomas Youngblood of Kamelot about their new album “Haven”, out on May 5th.
Ayreon’s Arjen Lucassen and The Gathering’s Anneke van Giersbergen join forces in The Gentle Storm. Their excellent debut is a concept album that mixes folk with prog rock and symphonic metal.
The Who were one of the last remaining bands on my “To See” list. But, for some reason, I wasn’t going to catch them last night. Nevermind the fact that they haven’t played Montreal since 1973 (if my research is right), and that their planned 1989 concert at the Olympic Stadium was cancelled for lack of sales…