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But is it prog?

The worst question that I have to deal with is whether something is “prog” or not. I’ve fallen victim to having to ask that question many times when it comes to reviews or posting content. It drives me crazy. While … Continue reading

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Rob’s Top Ten of the first half of 2020

I noticed that The Prog Mind had posted a best of 2020 list and also that only one of the releases was one that I thought would make my list. So then I thought, do I even have 10 albums … Continue reading

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Neil Peart 1952-2020

It’s hard to put into words how much Neil Peart meant to me. It’s staggering to see how much he meant to SO MANY people. It was more than his talent as a drummer or even his ability to craft … Continue reading

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Progressive Music Planet: A Brief History

Most people aren’t aware of how this site and (more importantly) the Facebook page came to be. I guess I need to include the Instagram page too since that played a role as well. 54,188 people like the Facebook page … Continue reading

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I have a radio show

Many people know that I have a weekly radio show but I know that many more than that do not. I know everyone has a radio show or podcast nowadays so this is not some great life changing moment for … Continue reading

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Headphone Meditations: “It’s not___ without___.”

So, I was going to write a nice album review but something else has been spinning around in my cranium as of late that I thought would be interesting to present to you. I’ll get to a review later. In … Continue reading

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Dream Theater release first track from upcoming album (Warning: opinions!)

Dream Theater release the first song from their upcoming album “Distance Over Time.” The song is called “Untethered Angel” and it’s the opening track on the album. It sounds like Dream Theater. But according to some fans of the band, … Continue reading

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Editorial: Why does Derek Sherinian still have a grudge against Jordan Rudess?

Twenty years ago (I can’t believe it’s that LONG), Jordan Rudess was asked to join Dream Theater. The problem was the band had a keyboardist in Derek Sherinian. Sherinian was a really good player too. But both John Petrucci and … Continue reading

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Rush “Officially” Calls it a Career

The big news has been that Alex Lifeson was quoted in an interview with the Globe and Mail that Rush was done as a band. He said: “It’s been a little over two years since Rush last toured. We have … Continue reading

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