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prog rock

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(Pop Music) a style of rock music originating in the 1970s and characterized by large-scale compositions, often on epic themes, in which musicians display instrumental virtuosity
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Yet, performing most of his recent Carrie & Lowell album, there is a lot of prog rock in there.
Pretty much all we know about this lot is that there's five of them and, in the great tradition of prog rock, they've coalesced from elements of other bands, in this case The Reasoning, Also Eden and Godsticks.
It features Throw The First Stone, Dead Things, Matter of Rapport and title track The Game, which all reflect the band's influences, from prog rock, metal, jazz, blues and classical music.
This week Yentob introduces us to the next chapter in the saga of Brian Pern, the former lead singer of prog rock band Thotch (played by Simon Day).
Tuesday night's opener of this short but sweet three-part series (deservedly promoted to a decent BBC2 slot) sees Day, who is back on glorious form, playing the eponymous Brian Pern, pretentious lead singer of a prog rock band (think Peter Gabriel and double it).
IN Brian Pern: A Life In Rock (BBC2, Tuesday) - a three-part follow-up to BBC4's spoof documentary - former prog rock band Thotch (not Genesis, of course) and one-time leader Brian Pern (not Peter Gabriel, of course) have been reunited, as a new "jukebox musical" about them hits the West End.
The basic elements of it would be rap, trance, Detroit techno, post-rock and prog rock," Whyte says of his music, though you'd probably have to listen on half-speed to locate those strains of its DNA.
PROG rock legends Caravan will be at Stockton's ARC on Thursday .
The pop recital celebrated classics from different eras of pop culture with famous songs from a wide variety of artists from prog rock to punk.
PROG rock star Rick Wakeman has paid tribute to Welsh singer and guitarist Gary Pickford-Hopkins, who has died aged 65 after a battle with cancer.
Like a lot of people, I've always rated them as the best live act in the country and loved their albums despite not really being into instrumental prog rock.
Dubbed "Amazing music" by Prog Rock Music Talk, the album was given 5 out of 5 stars and praised for its fresh take on the genre.