Category Archives: The Prog Rock Block Podcast

EPISODE 105: END OF AN ERA

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Well this is it. The last UMBC Prog Rock Block. This is not the end, but only a new beginning. The spirit will carry on. Enjoy the best songs we could come up with for our favorite bands.

Setlist:

  1. Wedding Nails – Porcupine Tree
  2. Starlight – Muse
  3. The Wall – Kansas
  4. The Storm – Flying Colors
  5. Foreplay / Long Time – Boston
  6. F.M. – Steely Dan
  7. Time – Pink Floyd
  8. Lateralus – Tool
  9. Land of Confusion – Genesis
  10. Starship Trooper – Yes
  11. Metropolis Pt 1 – Dream Theater
  12. 2112 – Rush

EPISODE 104: EVERY OTHER RUSH AND PETER

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Today we were on a bit of a Rush kick, but 3 of the 4 we played were totally new to the show! We couldn’t believe that some of them had slipped under our radar. Enjoy the show!

Setlist:

  1. A Change Of Seasons – Dream Theater
  2. Prime Mover – Rush
  3. Sirens – Pearl Jam
  4. Hand Over Fist – Rush
  5. Time Flies – Porcupine Tree
  6. Emotion Detector – Rush
  7. 2’s My Favorite 1 – Coheed and Cambria
  8. Presto – Rush

EPISODE 103: ORANGE SPRING

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As we approach Spring we are starting to realize how few weeks we have left in our college career. But don’t fear, the show must go on!

Setlist:

  1. Fatal Tragedy – Dream Theater
  2. The Watchmaker – Steven Wilson
  3. Shoulda Coulda Woulda – Flying Colors
  4. The Camera Eye – Rush
  5. Believe Me – Adrenaline Mob
  6. Computer Love – Kraftwerk
  7. Talk – Coldplay
  8. Dance on a Volcano – Genesis
  9. Los Endos – Genesis

EPISODE 102: GET WELL SOON TBAMA

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This episode goes out to one of my best friends who was in a serious car accident. It’s been a couple weeks since Chris and I have been able to get into the studio together but it was a blast doing the show again!

Setlist:

  1. Luminol – Steven Wilson
  2. Enigma Machine – Dream Theater
  3. Fooling Yourself (Angry Young Man) – Styx
  4. Blackest Eyes – Porcupine Tree
  5. Trial Of Tears – Dream Theater
  6. Bargain – The Who
  7. Mean Street – Van Halen
  8. Amnesia – James LaBrie
  9. Owner Of A Lonely Heart – Yes
  10. Workin’ Them Angels – Rush

EPISODE 101: THE TANGENT EPISODE

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We got on a lot of tangents, but at least you’re getting a lot of Proggy Goodness!

Setlist:

  1. The Boys Are Back In Town – Thin Lizzy
  2. Space-Dye Vest – Dream Theater
  3. Shine On You Crazy Diamond – Pink Floyd
  4. Roundabout – Yes
  5. Endlessly – Muse
  6. The Black Rainbow – Coheed & Cambria
  7. Circumstances – Rush
  8. Future Days – Pearl Jam
  9. The Enemy Inside – Dream Theater

EPISODE 100: CENTENNIAL

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Unbelievable. Somehow this show has made it to 100 shows, and what a ride it has been. It was great to get everyone together. Thanks Melvin for letting us record in his home and joining us along with Peter!

Setlist:

  1. Fly By Night – Rush
  2. Atomic Punk – Van Halen
  3. I Can’t Explain – The Who
  4. Nobody Home – Pink Floyd
  5. Halo Effect – Rush
  6. Born Under A Bad Sign – Cream
  7. Numberphile – Pi Prog Rock
  8. The Glass Prison – Dream Theater
  9. Home By The Sea – Genesis
  10. 2112 – Rush

EPISODE 99: LAST DOUBLE DIGIT SHOW

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Holy crap, we have hit the 99th episode. We can’t believe it. Thank so much for supporting us all this time and we will keep pushing forward with more Proggy Goodness!

Setlist:

  1. Parallel Universe – Red Hot Chili Peppers
  2. Right In Two – Tool
  3. Cygnus X-1 – Rush
  4. Hemispheres – Rush
  5. Schism – Tool
  6. The Great Galactic War – 1974
  7. We Didn’t Start The Fire – Billy Joel
  8. Ripples – Genesis
  9. Eminence Front – The Who
  10. Quintessential Guardians of Progression – Nick Cooper
  11. The Rush Mix – Unknown

EPISODE 98: EPISODE 6 REPRISE

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Today when picking songs we realized we were playing some songs that we haven’t played since episode 6 so we decided to play a few more off of that setlist as well.

Setlist

  1. The Gathering Of The Clouds – Anathema
  2. Duke’s Intro (Behind The Lines) – Genesis
  3. Vera – 1974
  4. Mystic Rhythms – Rush
  5. Vera – Pink Floyd
  6. Heart Of The Sunrise – yes
  7. Brave New World – Iron Maiden
  8. Love, Reign O’er Me – The Who
  9. Learning To Live – Dream Theater
  10. In the Cage/Cinema Show/Duke’s Travels/Afterglow – Genesis

EPISODE 97: POST SNOW SHOW

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Sorry about not having a show last week. Snow hit the area and UMBC was closed. But we are back this week with all that pent up proggy goodness!

Setlist:

  1. Sunlight – Anathema
  2. A New Beginning – 1974
  3. Summer, Highland Falls – Billy Joel
  4. Duke’s Travels – Genesis
  5. The Fountain of Lamneth – Rush
  6. Godzilla – Blue Oyster Cult
  7. Caught In A Web – Dream Theater
  8. Siberian Khatru – Yes
  9. Elements – Lindsey Stirling

EPISODE 96: HECTIC RED INSPIRED

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Today we played a wide variety songs, including many that Hectic Red played earlier in the week.

Setlist:

  1. Xanada – Rush
  2. Innocence Faded – Dream Theater
  3. Don’t Fear The Reaper – Blue Oyster Cult
  4. Don’t Take Me Alive – Steely Dan
  5. The Beginning And The End – Anathema
  6. Dark Side Of Me – Coheed & Cambria
  7. While My Guitar Gently Weeps – The Beatles
  8. Turn It On Again – Genesis
  9. Owner Of A Lonely Heart – Yes
  10. Natural Science – Rush
  11. Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen
  12. Crystallize Mashup – Lindsey Stirling