'Music' Archive

Rock Against Religion

July 9th, 2007 / Atheism, Music, Newswire / 7 comments

Hundreds of music-lovers descended on one of the capital's tiniest suburbs at the weekend in support of an anti-religious rock concert. The 7-7-7 Rock Against Religion gig ...
Far Cry

Far Cry

March 24th, 2007 / Music / 9 comments

Now for some good news: The new Rush album Snakes and Arrows has completed recording and is scheduled for a May 8, ...

Set It On Fire

October 16th, 2006 / Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Music / 24 comments

A friend sent me this song, by a band called OSI, a Dream Theater side project. The group sampled a recording made by my mom Elizabeth Clare Prophet, in which ...

Vapor Trails

June 1st, 2002 / Music / Comments Off on Vapor Trails

Vapor Trails was one of the most anticipated Rush releases ever. It is the Canadian trio's first album since "Test for Echo" (1996). ...

Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence

March 1st, 2002 / Music / 2 comments

Progressive rock has always been pigeonholed by critics and masses alike as having belonged to another time. It's been called art-rock, album rock, even lumped into that catch-all dismissal: "dinosaur ...

Songs To Change the World

December 1st, 2001 / Music / 2 comments

Every once in a while, I run across a song that states universal truths in a way that makes me stop and just say "Wow, if only everyone could hear, ...