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High-hat Hagiography

TOP TEN Reasons Mike Portnoy Is Not The Best Drummer Ever

  1. I’m old…I still remember Bonzo’s awesome Moby Dick!!  He was a beast.
  1. Sense of humor, could work well with those…
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More prog rock reviews: The Yes Album & Close to the Edge

I always worry that I’m being a little too self-promotional by posting my YouTube videos. Then I realize, this is exactly what we do on the Internet. 123 more words


The Daily Cut: Yes "All Good People"

Yes: “All Good People”

ALBUM:  The Yes Album

YEAR:  1971

WRITERS:  Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Bill Bruford and Tony Kaye

“Your Move,” the first section of the two-part “I’ve Seen All Good People,” was released as a single and gave Yes their first Top 40 hit in America but just barely. 148 more words


Following Protocol

During a lifetime collecting music by all manner of progressive and classic rock bands, I’ve occasionally delved into the jazz-rock and jazz-fusion genres. Looking back to the 70’s and 80’s, there was just so much music to discover, these forays into jazz tended to be short lived but always added fulfilling instrumental ear candy to my collection. 458 more words

Concert Review

A Second Ending for U.K.

U.K. is a progressive rock band formed after the disbandment of King Crimson’s 1974-1976 incarnations, which had included John Wetton (bass, vocals) and Bill Bruford (drums). 1,035 more words

Progressive Rock



It was in October 1969, that King Crimson burst onto the scene with their debut album In The Court Of The Crimson King. 2,203 more words


Genesis: Seconds Out, First In

Genesis released the double live album Seconds Out, their last consecutive album to feature guitarist Steve Hackett, in 1977. Steve left the band near the end of mixing sessions for this album, and ended what for many is the most important period of their history. 992 more words

Concert Review