My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter R – Red Sand

Red Sand are a fairly new progressive rock band out of Canada. They are led by Simon Caron, the band's founder and guitarist. Caron is the songwriter for Red Sand and he is not shy about his influences. It is immediately clear from the first few notes of the band's first album that early Marillion … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter R – Red Sand

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My A to Z Music Challenge: Letter P – Pendragon

I have been a fan of the music of Genesis since 1981. Their wonderfully unique ¬†music was my introduction to progressive rock. For me it is only natural that I seek out bands that have been influenced by Genesis. Among the many Genesis influenced progressive rock bands out there Pendragon is a standout. For a … Continue reading My A to Z Music Challenge: Letter P – Pendragon

My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter K – Knight Area

Knight Area is hands down my favorite progressive rock band of the twenty-first century. To date the band has released six studio albums and two live albums. Knight Area began as a studio project of keyboardist Gerben Klazinga. The first album, The Sun Also Rises (2004), was recorded with the assistance of several guest musicians. … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter K – Knight Area