Deyss was a talented melodic progressive rock band from Switzerland. Over the course of their career the band released three albums. The music of Deyss was heavily influenced by the solo work of Steve Hackett. The sound of the first Deyss album, At-King (1985), is very much akin to the music that Steve Hackett was producing … Continue reading My A To Z Music Challenge: Letter D – Deyss
Here it is Spring of 2017 and the afterglow of the great band Genesis remains. The band recorded their last album in 1997 and they completed their last tour in 2007. Over the last several years, apart from public appearances for awards ceremonies or the filming of a documentary, the members of Genesis have been … Continue reading The Afterglow Of Genesis
In The Rapids is a Genesis song that really does not get much attention. It is the penultimate song from the band's superb concept album The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (1974). At two minutes and twenty two seconds the track is short, but it sure is not sweet. The band packs an incredible amount … Continue reading In The Rapids, An Overlooked Gem By Genesis
Cirrus Bay are a U.S. based band with its musical heart firmly rooted in 1970s progressive rock. One of the great things about this band is that they do not sound retro. They may be playing 1970's styled progressive rock, but their sound is throughly modern. The band's predominant influence is 1970's Genesis, with a … Continue reading The Music Of Cirrus Bay: A Trick Of The Wind, A Wuthering Tail
I love the music of Genesis immensely, they have been one of my favorite bands since the early 1980's. Their music was my introduction to progressive rock. To this day they remain my favorite progressive rock band. I also love the music of former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett. He has established himself as a forward … Continue reading Is It Time For Steve Hackett To Stop Revisiting Genesis?
I want to acknowledge the 67th birthday of one of my biggest musical heroes, Steve Hackett. His music has been such a huge part of my life for over thirty five years. I first became aware of him in 1981 after hearing the Genesis album A Trick Of The Tail. After fully exploring the music … Continue reading Steve Hackett, A Birthday Appreciation
As a fan of progressive rock I am well aware of the importance of John Wetton. However, outside of his work with Steve Hackett I do not own any of his music. Of course I have heard some of his work with King Crimson and U.K. in the 1970's and Asia in the 1980's. It's … Continue reading John Wetton, My Humble Tribute