The Prog Report

Interviews and more with the biggest names in Progressive Rock

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.

Top 5 Beatles Songs with Mike Portnoy and Neal Morse

September 1st, 2020

Long time Beatles fans and The Prog Reports "Artists of the Decade", Mike Portnoy and Neal Morse, join Roie Avin and Geoff Bailie to talk about their favorite Beatles songs.  We also talk about all of the new album the pair are involved in this summer including Neal's Sola Gratia, the new Flying Colors Live album, Morsefest, Mike appearing on John Petrucci's album and more.  All you need is 90 minutes! Enjoy.

John Petrucci Interview - Terminal Velocity

August 18th, 2020

John Petrucci, Dream Theater's iconic guitarist, is set to release his second all-instrumental solo album, Terminal Velocity, his first in 15 years. The album reunites Petrucci with his former Dream Theater drummer and long-time friend Mike Portnoy, and bassist Dave LaRue.  On this podcast,  Petrucci talks about how the new album came about so many years later, working with Mike again, what's coming up with Dream Theater, and more.

Derek Sherinian Interview - The Phoenix

August 11th, 2020

Derek Sherinian, keyboardist for Sons of Apollo, Back Country Communion, and an incredible solo artist, has a new album due out on Sept. 18th called The Phoenix.  He joined the podcast to talk about the album, working with Simon Phillips, all the great guests featured on the album, and his days touring with Kiss and Alice Cooper. 

Tim Bowness Interview - Late Night Laments

July 29th, 2020

Singer/Songwriter Tim Bowness, also one half of the group No-Man, returned to the podcast to discuss his new album Late Night Laments, his highly-rated new podcast with Steven Wilson, the state of the world, and more.  The new album Late Night Laments is out on August 28th, 2020.

The Ultimate 80s Prog Album

July 22nd, 2020

The Prog Report team are back to put together the Ultimate 80s Prog Album with some tracks that defined that decade of prog.  You are certain to hear some surprising choices.  

John Mitchell (Lonely Robot) Interview - Feelings Are Good

July 14th, 2020

John Mitchell, the mastermind behind Lonely Robot, returns to talk about the latest Lonely Robot album 'Feelings Are Good' out on July 17th. 

That Joe Payne Interview - By Name. By Nature.

June 30th, 2020

Former singer for prog group The Enid joins the show to talk about his new solo album By Name.By Nature, his time with The Enid, and more.  His new album is out on August 7th, 2020.

Casey Crescenzo (The Dear Hunter) Interview

June 24th, 2020

Casey Crescenzo from The Dear Hunter checks in with what he has been up to during the coronavirus time including some exciting new projects.

Top 5 Deep Purple Songs with Steve Morse

June 16th, 2020

Legendary Deep Purple and Flying Colors guitarist Steve Morse joins the podcast to pick the top 5 Deep Purple songs with hosts Roie Avin and Geoff Bailie. We talk about life in quarantine, how he joined Deep Purple and some other great stories along the way.

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