Exploring the glory days of 1980s British metal and the bands who made it what it was.
Tag: progressive rock
The Great Western Express Music Festival Of 1972
A rare document of the culture clash between the straights and the freaks.
Mellodrama – The Story Of The Mellotron
The story of the temperamental, eccentric and otherworldly music instrument.
Classic Albums Revisited: Genesis’ Selling England By The Pound
1973 saw Genesis reach their creative peak with an album full of English whimsy and eccentricity.
Derayernah’s Siberian Scopes – Mumble Music For The End Times
Self-conscious art-rock, prog pretensions and sloganeering – Derayernah talk the talk but do they walk the walk?
Kate Bush On Swap Shop
The collision of a serious artist and Saturday morning TV phone-ins.
Ten Things We Learned At Metal Matsuri
Exploring Britain’s first festival of Japanese heavy metal.
The Distorted Library Music Of Blue Phantom
The trippy underground rock that soundtracked the work of Jess Franco movies.