The Prog Report

Interviews and more with the biggest names in Progressive Rock

Top 5 ELO Songs with Bill Hubauer

February 18th, 2020

Neal Morse Band keyboardist and multi-instrumentalist Bill Hubauer joins the podcast to talk about the band's new Live in BRNO set and debate the Top 5 songs by Jeff Lynne and the Electric Light Orchestra, who have a surprisingly prog background.  

Interview with Ross Jennings and Harrison White of Novena - Eleventh Hour

February 3rd, 2020

Vocalist Ross Jennings, also from Haken, and Guitarist/Keyboardist Harrison White discuss the new album from their band Novena - Eleventh Hour, out on March 6th, 2020.

25th Anniversary of Spock’s Beard - The Light

January 29th, 2020

Roie Avin and Geoff Bailie look at one of the great prog debuts of all time, Spock's Beard - The Light, as is turns 25th years old.  Released in Jan of 1995, this album launched the career of this long-running band and one of prog rock's brilliant songwriters in Neal Morse.  We play interview clips, demos, and live track from this epic masterpiece.  

The Legacy of Neil Peart

January 10th, 2020

Roie Avin, Geoff Bailie, and Kyle Fagala share some stories, and recap the enormous legacy and influence of Neil Peart, dead at 67. 

Top 5 Albums of the Decade 2010-2019 with Mike Portnoy

January 9th, 2020

Mike Portnoy returns to kick off 2020 on our Top 5 Albums of the Decade podcast. We also discuss Mike's favorite movies and TV shows from the past decade, the upcoming Sons of Apollo albums MMXX, and much more. Mike, along with Neal Morse, were The Prog Report's Artists of the Decade.  

Best Prog Albums of 2019

December 12th, 2019

2019 was a banner year for progressive rock with dozens of incredible new releases. In this final podcast of 2019, the Prog Report team including host Roie Avin and contributors Geoff Bailie, Victor Giol, Daniel Levy, and Kyle Fagala, discuss their picks for the Top 15 Prog albums of 2019.  

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.