It’s a music genre that’s been reviled for decades, yet it remains stubbornly popular with music freaks who demand more than a two-chord thrash. GARY STEEL writes in defence of prog-rock.
Tag: progressive rock
It’s great that classic albums are being celebrated, but is it really necessary to trample all over the facts to prove a point?
The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. The following story appeared in Real Groove, July 1995.
In 1995, progressive rock group King Crimson reunited. Gary Steel talked to drummer Bill Bruford for Real Groove magazine. To celebrate the “almost Crimson” Auckland performance next week by the Robert Fripp endorsed The Crimson ProjeKCt, we revisit that story.