Honouring the day of Neil Peart's birth, Erik Neuteboom wrote the story that tells how the music of Rush found its way into his heart and how it played a role in the development of his taste for progressive rock, with the band's performance at Pinkpop taking a central place.
More Prog Rock Woo Woo! David Taylor found strange similarities between some famous prog rock double albums...
More Prog Andaluz by Erik Neuteboom! Here is part 2 of Erik's 2022 sequel to his original 2009 article. This time the spotlight is on Alpesa, Qamar, Anairt, and Sherish.
In the sixth episode, DPRP's Menno von Brucken Fock is going to tell you about two Italian bands you might not have heard of: Quella Vecchia Locanda and Metamorfosi!
Prog Andaluz continues! 2022 additions and updates to Erik's own 2009 article. This time, Erik describes albums by Montoro, Mezquita, Mantra, and Juan Antonio Vergara.
We've converted the second batch of 6 artwork reviews by Mattias Norén published between 1999 and 2000.
Some songs can define a genre. Erik Neuteboom describes how and why Supper's Ready defines symphonic rock.
Re-publishing Erik Neuteboom's article Prog Andaluz from 2009 as an introduction to the sequel. Part 3 of 3, featuring three various albums compilations, Sabicas with Joe Beck, Juan Martin, Bijou, Elbicho, Senogul, Taifa, and Zaguán.
DPRP's Greg Cummins chats with Arjen Lucassen about the latest Star One release, performing live, and a lot of other things!
Re-publishing Erik Neuteboom's article Prog Andaluz from 2009 as an introduction to the sequel. This is part 2 of 3 of the original article, featuring Medina Azahara, Mezquita, Diego de Morón, Smash, Triana, and Vega.
We're re-publishing Erik Neuteboom's article Prog Andaluz from 2009, as an introduction to the sequel he wrote. A dive into the world of Prog Andaluz, where prog rock and flamenco meet! This time featuring Alameda, Azahar, Cai, Granada, Guadalquivir, Iceberg, and Iman.
In the fifth episode, DPRP's Menno von Brucken Fock is going to tell you about four albums by three French bands you might have never heard of: Shylock, Artcane, and Alpha Ralpha.
The second of five special features on progressive rock DVDs featuring Il Baletto di Bronzo, Camel, KBB, Varga, and a various artists compilation of the Krautrock Meeting.
We've started converting the artwork reviews by Mattias Norén, which were published in 1999 and 2000. Here are the first six issues.
Many things seem to happen by chance. Sometimes, different things seem to happen around the same time. Sometimes there seems to be a meaningful relation. That's called synchronicity. Often that relation is purely coincidental, but it's still fun to dive in and take a closer look. Connor Shelton created a career trajectory comparison between Yes and Kansas.
The first of five special features on progressive rock DVDs featuring After Crying, Ange, Apocalypse, Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso, and the Berg Herzberg Festival.
In this fourth episode, DPRP's Menno von Brucken Fock is going to tell you about The Load from the USA and Azahar from Spain - two bands with two released albums each.
Christmas music leaving you cold? Connor Shelton picked ten heartwarming prog songs to add to the Christmas playlist!
Episode 3 in the Collectors Corner series where Menno von Brucken Fock dives into his collection of forgotten albums and bands that deserve a little more attention. This time: Paul Fishman's project Absolute Elsewhere, Far Out from Japan, Lift from the USA, and French band Skryvania.
From its inception, progressive rock has been haunted by ghosts, whether from the past or the future. Are there ways in which a big-tent approach to music is informed by something truly mysterious? David Taylor tries on a tin foil for his first foray down the rabbit hole. Cue some creepy Mellotron!
For some reason, Azure has not been on our radar before. DPRP's Menno von Brucken Fock is setting the record straight with an interview with guitarist and vocalist Christopher Sampson.
The world of progressive music is a relatively small one. Ever wondered how to make this world a little bigger? Connor Shelton has written a guide.
DPRP's Menno von Brucken Fock dives into his collection of forgotten albums and bands that deserve a little more attention. Episode 2 in this series is about Swedish band Atlas, Déjà Vu from Norway, and Dutch band Scope.
Going Back To Chicago: A long overdue prog pilgrimage? Or looking for prog in all the wrong places? David Taylor finds out.
Nathaniel Webb, author of Marillion In The 1980s, investigates the origins of the recordings Marillion made before Diz Minnitt and Fish arrived to replace singing bass player Doug Irvine. Lady Fantasy, Alice, The Haunting Of Gill House, Close, Scott's Porridge, or Herne The Hunger, anyone?
DPRP's Menno von Brucken Fock dives into his collection of forgotten albums and bands that deserve a little more attention. In this first episode we have Albatross, Capitolo 6, Cirkus, and Nightwinds.
Marcela Bovio of Dark Horse White Horse (but also Mayan, Stream Of Passion, Ayreon) was being interviewed by DPRP's Stefan Hennig.
DPRP.net has a new layout! Read all about it here!
Interview with Soul Secret
Interview with Zak Rizvi of Kansas
Interview series with T, part 7 of 7: Solipsystemology (2019)
Interview series with T, part 6 of 7: Epistrophobia (2017)
Interview series with T, part 5 of 7: Fragmentropy (2015)
Interview series with T, part 4 of 7: Psychoanorexia (2012)
Interview series with T, part 3 of 7: Anti-Matter Poetry (2010)
Interview series with T, part 2 of 7: Voices (2006)
Interview series with T, part 1 of 7: Naive (1999)
Interview with Collin Leijenaar and Robin Z. of Dilemma
Het Pandorra Ensemble
Interview with Robert Berry
Interview with Olivia Hadjiioannou (Oh.)
Roger Hodgson - Open The Door (2000)
Evergrey - Days Of Recreation (2003)
Superior - YOUnique (1998)
A.C.T. - Today's Report (1999)
Arena - The Visitor (1998)
John Wesley - Disconnect (2014)
Fish - Raingods With Zippos (1999)
Ritual - Superb Birth (2000)
Green Carnation - Light Of Day, Day Of Darkness (2001)
Spock's Beard - V (2000)
Molly Bloom - Molly Bloom (2002)
Focus - Focus 9, A New Skin (2006)
Paatos - Timeloss (2002)
Renaissance - In The Land Of The Rising Sun (2003)
Porcupine Tree - Coma Divine (1997)
Have Yourself a Proggy Christmas!
Silhouette - Release Party And Interview
Interview with Chris Braide
Genesis - A Trick Of The Tail (1976)
Interview with Tom de Wit of TDW & Dreamwalkers Inc.
Interview with Axel Hackner of Karakorum
When Prog and Pop United
Ian Anderson - The Secret Life Of Birds (2000)
Moth Vellum - Moth Vellum (2008)
DPRPoll 2015 Results
DPRPoll 2014 Results
DPRPoll 2014 Team Votes
There is no denying that 2007 was THE year for Porcupine Tree, and 2008 is set to become another year full of surprises from Steven Wilson & Co. Martien Koolen and Bart Jan van der Vorst sat down with all members of the band to talk about the past, the present and the future.