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10 great post-2000 progressive rock albums

I will not under any circumstances engage in a debate about what progressive rock is. Though I briefly discussed it here. Anyway, around the millennium a new wave of younger musicians, undaunted by any preexisting stupid punk dude prejudices against the genre, discovered their parents’ record collections, those lovely gatefold sleeves, concept albums, mysterious keyboard sounds and that air of musical adventure that has been mostly missing from the rock world since 1977, and decided to try their hand at it. 2,274 more words

Looking Back At: "Script for a Jester's Tear" by Marillion

Ten years ago, I was something of a Marillion fanboy – much to the annoyance of my then-girlfriend (now wife). My enthusiasm was understandable though – … 390 more words


Looking Back at: "Nomzamo" by IQ

The neo-progressive movement of the 1980’s is replete with near-success stories. PallasThe Sentinel was hacked to pieces and released in a form far-removed from the band’s original vision, … 348 more words


Marillion: A Sunday Night Above the Rain - Review

When I think of Marillion, the first image that comes to mind is sincerity. It was the band’s sincerity that grabbed me the first time I heard “Afraid of Sunlight,” a nearly 7-minute story of celebrity and self-destruction that nonetheless ends with an invocation to hope, and again when I stood in the audience at the band’s weekend convention in Montreal last year. 364 more words

Progressive Rock Music

One Step To The Side

Here’s a nice one, Fish A Gentleman’s Excuse Me, which due to my defective collector’s genes I ended up buying on 12″ picture disc and shaped picture disc, despite there being no extra tracks.  739 more words

Record Collecting

Afraid of Sunlight is almost 20...

Hello folks,

it’s been a while so I guess you’re all wondering why the silence and what we’re doing. Since Manuel joining the club we’re been working on a completely new set list. 532 more words

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