Famous amongst Genesis fans more for the monumental 23-minute-long ‘Supper’s Ready’, there is much to find here that non-prog-rock-converts may take a liking to. The melletron intro to ‘Watchers of the Skies’ is quite something. 13 more words
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by Joe Bosso
Think Eddie Van Halen invented finger tapping on the guitar? Think again.
Seven years before Eruption created a new school of shredders, Steve Hackett set aside his pick and applied his index finger to the fretboard of his Les Paul – and he’s not afraid to lay claim to conceiving of the technique. 885 more words
The late 60′s-early 70′s, it was a time of explosive and profound musical experimentation. The Beatles were leading the charge into “progressive” rock music and would inspire many of their peers to use both their expanding minds as well as new technology to create music that was uniquely powerful, that was new, that was, well, different. 1,193 more words