Posted Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 9:26pm by Clayton Michaels

I can’t remember how I first heard of Gentle Giant, since they aren’t generally mentioned alongside the big names of 70s British prog. In spite of the fact that they were fairly successful commercially in the mid-70s, they seem to be considered more of a footnote to the era than one of the major bands.

Category: Feature Stories

Tags: Gentle Giant, uber-prog, British prog, 70's prog, Derek Shulman
Posted Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 11:00am by Darin Tambascio

After Syd Barrett and before The Dark Side of The Moon, Pink Floyd recorded a concert film at the ancient Roman amphitheatre in Pompeii, Italy.

Category: Videos

Tags: Pink Floyd, The Dark Side of The Moon, Meddle, Saucerful of Secrets, Syd Barrett, David Gilmour, The Beastie Boys, progressive rock
Posted Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 1:03am by Gabriel Riccio

Killer Be Killed is a new supergroup featuring the following all-star lineup:

Greg Puciato - Vocals/Guitar (The Dillinger Escape Plan)
Max Cavalera - Vocals/Guitar (Soulfly, Ex-Sepultura)
Troy Sanders - Vocals/Bass (Mastodon)
Dave Elitch - Drums (Ex-The Mars Volta)


Tags: Killer Be Killed, Mastodon, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Error, The Mars Volta, Soulfly, Sepultura, Nailbomb, Greg Puciato, Max Cavalera, Dave Elitch, Troy Sanders
Posted Friday, March 14, 2014 - 4:28pm by Gabriel Riccio


Category: Musicians Corner

Tags: King Crimson, Olivier Messiaen, Igor Stravinsky, meshuggah, Claude Debussy, Symmetrical Scales, Whole Tone, Octatonic
Posted Friday, March 14, 2014 - 3:45pm by Gabriel Riccio
Larks Tongues in Aspic

WARNING: To understand my analysis of this music, you will need to understand the properties of symmetrical scales. If you are unfamiliar with symmetrical scales, read the article I wrote about them before proceeding.

Category: Musicians Corner

Tags: King Crimson, Larks Tongues in Apsic, Robert Fripp, Bill Bruford, John Wetton, David Cross, Jamie Muir, Adrian Belew, Trey Gunn, Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto, Three of a Perfect Pair, The ConstruKction of Light, Igor Stravinsky, Bela Bartok