How a little naïveté, a lot of preparation, and a '58 Les Paul Junior helped Barre track one of prog's finest albums.
Referencing Segovia et al, Hackett's latest album is a typically adventurous undertaking that is as much an orchestral album as it is acoustic.
Guitarists such as Yvette Young, Richard Henshall, Plini, and more are at the vanguard of creativity for progressive music.
The quicksilver genius of Frank Zappa's playing defied categorization, but it alerted a generation of progressive guitarists to push the boundaries of their instrument.
Rivers Cuomo lets the shred-obsessed kid inside him break free on 'Van Weezer,' a record that's half Blue Album, half '80s metal.
There was no such thing as progressive rock, explains Howe. It was just that their sound needed a bigger canvas.
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