Noah’s Prog Rock Reviews #4 – “Black Sabbath” by Black Sabbath (1970)

If you are a rock fan, or really anyone who is not living under a rock, you have at least heard about Black Sabbath. The undisputed creators of the heavy metal genre, their influence stretches over rock in general. Essentially every heavy metal band is descended from the quartet, and as a result the band…Read more Noah’s Prog Rock Reviews #4 – “Black Sabbath” by Black Sabbath (1970)

What can we learn from Billy Joel’s “Piano Man”

Something that people just seem to brush off about a lot of songs now a days is the power that they have. Now I am not talking about how hard a power chord is or how awesome a synth keyboard solo can be. What I am talking about is the lyrics. In today's world of…Read more What can we learn from Billy Joel’s “Piano Man”

Noah’s Prog Rock Reviews #2 – “Larks’ Tongues in Aspic” by King Crimson (1973)

Despite not garnering much attention from the mainstream music crowd over, King Crimson is the definitive progressive rock band. Created in 1969, their debut album In the Court of the Crimson King is considered to be the first "true" work of progressive rock. Crimson's sound has evolved continuously, and the only consistent member of the group has…Read more Noah’s Prog Rock Reviews #2 – “Larks’ Tongues in Aspic” by King Crimson (1973)