Ahhh The Smell of Magnolias Stolen by The Pineapple Thief

2014, not a year that you would expect to still be hearing about Progressive Rock now would you?¬† Most people when they hear something about Prog Rock in the media it’s always the classic 70’s era of the genre; The Pink Floyd, Yes, Genesis, King Crimson, Rush etc etc blah blah blah always the same…

Mixed Bandmates & Fusion Confusion with A Helmet of Gnats

Well let’s go look at Prog’s other facets besides Experimental Krautrock and have a look at jazz-fusion bands like this one, “A Helmet of Gnats“. Jazz-Fusion Prog the more artsier side of things and more instrumental aspect of the genre I find for the most part but definitely a meaty staple in the world that…

And in the Blink of an Eye, Whoosh! Eiliff (JazzProg Amazingness)

Every now and then you get a band that is just a blip on the radar but they leave such an awesome carbon footprint you just have to see what it’s all about. Formed in the late sixties by Rainer Bruninghaus in Koln, West Germany with Housch√§ng Nejadepour, Detlev Landmann, Herbert J. Kalveram and Bill…

Ein Paar Worte Uber Die Deutsche Prog Band, Traumhaus

Wilkommen und Guten Tag! Wie gehts? Alles klar? Since we are on the topic recently of German bands I was inspired to stick with the setting and continue on with bands from Deutschland and this time one that doesn’t sing in English! “Traumhaus” (Dream House), evolving out of band called “Zweeback” in the early/mid 90’s…

Swedish Symphonic Symposiums with Anglagard’s “Viljans Oga” Epic Masterpiece

Sweden, home of many exports musically since the late sixties, “ABBA” being the biggest name that comes to mind commercially but also a bounty of other big names in both Prog and Pop culture. Pop Bands like; “Ace of Base“, “Roxette“, “The Cardigans” and Prog bands like; “Opeth“, “Beardfish“, “Moon Safari” and “The Flower Kings”…