The Prog Report

Interviews and more with the biggest names in Progressive Rock

Neal Morse Band Ep.1 - Prog Report Profiles

January 31st, 2019

In this new series, Roie Avin and Geoff Bailie look into the history of the Neal Morse Band and its members. The band have just released the double concept album The Great Adventure.  In this first episode, we look at Neal Morse and Mike Portnoy, from the beginning of Spock's Beard to Transatlantic.  Episode 2 to follow soon.


Prog Report Top 5 Prog Instrumentals with John Petrucci and Jordan Rudess

January 22nd, 2019

Dream Theater's John Petrucci and Jordan Rudess join Roie Avin to discuss the Top 5 Prog Instrumental songs of all time.  The two icons also discuss the new Dream theater album Distance Over Time and the upcoming world tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of Scenes From A Memory. 


Neal Morse and Eric Gillette (Neal Morse Band) - The Great Adventure Interview

January 15th, 2019

Neal Morse and Eric Gillette of the Neal Morse Band join Roie Avin on the podcast to talk about the band's new album, The Great Adventure, the upcoming tour, streaming, and more.


New Prog Podcast - Jan 2019

January 11th, 2019

Host and Prog Report editor Roie Avin looks at some of the new albums and songs coming out in the first few months of 2019.  


Prog Report Top 5 Yes Songs with Mike Portnoy

December 27th, 2018

In anticipation of the upcoming Cruise to the Edge, Feb 4-9. 2019, and in celebration of Yes' 50th Anniversary, here is a Top 5 on the greatest Yes songs with Prog Report editor Roie Avin, contributor Geoff Bailie, and legendary drummer Mike Portnoy.  Find out his favorite Yes songs.


Steven Wilson Interview 2018 -To The Bone

December 17th, 2018

Steven Wilson joins Prog Report editor Roie Avin for a quick chat before the first of 2 shows in Ft. Lauderdale, FL as they discuss the tour, his career and what's next.


Best Prog Albums of 2018

December 5th, 2018

Prog Report editor Roie Avin and fellow prog reporters Geoff Bailie, Prog Nick, Victor Giol, and Kyle Fagala discuss some of the best albums on 2018.


Prog Report Top 5 Queen Songs with Jeff Scott Soto and Lonn Friend

November 12th, 2018

Queen flirted with prog rock, especially on their earlier albums, and even on their masterpiece A Night at the Opera, so the timing seems perfect to tackle the Top 5 Queen songs.  Joining Prog Report editor Roie Avin for the discussion are two guests who have had their share of ties with the band themselves, legendary writer/editor Lonn Friend (Rip Magazine, Rolling Stone and MTV) and powerhouse vocalist Jeff Scott Soto (Sons of Apollo, Soto, Journey).  Of course, we dive into some really deep cuts.  Enjoy this discussion and relive the greatness of these Queen classics.


Prog Report Top 5 The Flower Kings Songs with Roine Stolt

November 6th, 2018

The Flower Kings founding member and main songwriter, Roine Stolt, also of Transatlantic and The Sea Within, joins Roie Avin and Geoff Bailie to discuss the Top 5 songs from Stolt's band The Flower Kings.  We also talk about his upcoming album Manifesto of an Alchemist.


My Prog Five with Simon Godfrey (Shineback)

October 24th, 2018

Simon Godfrey of the group Shineback joins us to share his choices for My Prog Five, with a wide-range of picks including the Beach Boys, Queen, Echolyn, and more.