The Prog Report

Interviews and more with the biggest names in Progressive Rock

Top 5 Steve Hackett Songs with Steve Hackett

December 3rd, 2019

Legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Steve Hackett joins the podcast to talk about the Top 5 songs from his solo material. Host Roie Avin, Geoff Bailie and Steve also discuss his highly successful Genesis Revisited Tour and recent live release, Genesis Revisited: Live at the Royal Festival Hall.  

Derek Shulman (Gentle Giant) Interview

November 21st, 2019

Founding member and vocalist for Gentle Giant, Derek Shulman, joins the podcast to talk about the band's history and their new boxset Unburied Treasure.  We also talk about his time as a record executive, including having the distinction of signing Dream Theater among many others.  

Top 5 Flying Colors Songs with Neal Morse

November 13th, 2019

Neal Morse returns to the podcast and makes his first Top 5 appearance as we discuss the best Flying Colors songs.  The band has just released their 3rd album Third Degree and are on tour. Neal also talks about the recent Transatlantic recording sessions and more. 

Roine Stolt Interview (The Flower Kings) - Waiting For Miracles

November 5th, 2019

Roine Stolt returns to the podcast to talk about the new album from his band The Flower Kings - Waiting For Miracles, working on the upcoming Transatlantic album, and much more.  Waiting For Miracles is out Nov. 8th, 2019.

Bruce Soord (The Pineapple Thief) Interview

October 30th, 2019

The Pineapple Thief frontman Bruce Soord joins the podcast to talk about his new solo album All This Will Be Yours, his band The Pineapple Thief, the upcoming US Tour and more.  All This Will Be Yours is out now.

Scenes From A Whirlwind - Celebrating the Anniversaries of Two Prog Epics

October 22nd, 2019

In this podcast, we celebrate anniversaries of Dream Theater's Scenes From A Memory turning 20 years old (released Oct. 26th, 1999) and Transatlantic's The Whirlwind turning 10 years old (released Oct. 23rd, 2009). Host Roie Avin and fellow Prog Reporters - Geoff Bailie, Daniel Levy, Victor Giol and Kyle Fagala, tell the stories behind the albums' origins, discuss the best songs, and share personal stories about the albums. We also have interview clips from various members of both bands, including Mike Portnoy, who has the distinction of being in both of these classics.  Enjoy celebrating two of the best prog rock albums ever made!

Einar Solberg (Leprous) Interview - Pitfalls

October 10th, 2019

Lead singer and songwriter from Leprous, Einar Solberg, returns to talk about the band's new album Pitfalls, touring, and more.  The new album Pitfalls is out Oct. 25th, 2019.

Top 5 Fates Warning Songs with Ray Alder

October 1st, 2019

Legendary vocalist Ray Alder joins host Roie Avin and Prog Report contributor and Fates Warning superfan Kyle Graves to chat about his new solo album What The Water Wants and also discuss the Top 5 Fates Warning songs.

New Prog Podcast - Sept 2019

September 25th, 2019

Host and Prog Report editor Roie Avin looks at some of the new albums and songs released over the last few months.

Moron Police Interview

September 11th, 2019

One of our favorite new discoveries is the band Moron Police out of Norway.  Their recent release 'A Boat on the Sea' is a refreshing fun ride through prog, jazz, alternative, and whatever else they could throw in.  Lead singer/guitarist Sondre Skollevoll joins the podcast, along with keyboardist Lars Bjørknes to talk about the band, the album, and more.  Please enjoy and check out their album.