The Prog Report

Interviews and more with the biggest names in Progressive Rock

David Longdon (Big Big Train) Interview 2020

November 23rd, 2020

Big Big Train vocalist David Longdon is back on the podcast to talk about the group's recent changes, the new live album Empire, as well as his recent Dyble Longdon release with Judy Dyble.  

Nik Kershaw Interview - Oxymoron

November 17th, 2020

Singer/Songwriter and 80s pop icon Nik Kershaw returns after a 7 year absence to the podcast to talk about his new album Oxymoron, his unique songwriting style, and more.

Ray Alder (Fates Warning) Interview - Long Day Good Night

November 10th, 2020

Prog metal pioneers Fates Warning released their new 13th studio album 'Long Day Good Night' on Nov, 6th, via Metal Blade Records. On the podcast, singer Ray Alder returns to talk about the new album, dealing with lockdown and his hopes about touring again soon.

Bands That Change Their Sound

October 27th, 2020

One highly debated topic in prog rock is whether a band is allowed to change their sound or "progress". In this podcast, Prog Report editor Roie Avin, and contributors Geoff Bailie and "Prog" Nick, discuss the bands that have or have not changed their sound and the pros and cons in doing so.

Jakko Jakszyk Interview - Secrets & Lies

October 20th, 2020

King Crimson guitarist and vocalist Jakko Jakszyk joins the podcast to talk about his new solo album Secrets & Lies, the great musicians he has had a chance to work with, touring with King Crimson and more.

The Legacy of Eddie Van Halen

October 7th, 2020

Roie, Victor, and Prog Nick remember legendary guitar player Eddie Van Halen who passed away at the age of 65 on Oct. 6th, 2020.

Roine Stolt (The Flower Kings) Interview - Islands

October 6th, 2020

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Roine Stolt returns to talk about the latest album from his band The Flower Kings - Islands, out Oct 30th.  We talk about creating the album during the quarantine, and also touch base on the upcoming Transatlantic album.

Simon Collins Interview - Becoming Human

September 30th, 2020

Former Sound of Contact singer and drummer, Simon Collins, joins the podcast to talk about his new solo album Becoming Human, which is out now. We also talk about his dad Phil Collins' influence on his drumming, the possible future of Sound of Contact and more.

Arjen Lucassen (Ayreon) Interview - Transitus

September 22nd, 2020

Ayreon is back with a new album titled Transitus, another magnum opus with multiple guests. The mastermind behind it all, Arjen Lucassen, returns to the podcast to talk about the new album and the story behind it, and more.

Mike Portnoy - Black Clouds and Silver Linings

September 8th, 2020

10 years ago, Sept. 8th, 2010, the prog world was shocked to find out that Mike Portnoy had left Dream Theater. On this new podcast, The Prog Report team of Roie Avin, Daniel Levy, Kyle Graves, and Kyle Fagala discuss the 10 year anniversary of Mike Portnoy leaving the group and explore all of the great music and events the drummer has been a part of during the ten-year span.

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