EMERSON LAKE & PALMER (ELP) reformed for the first time since 1998 to headline the High Voltage Festival on Sunday July 25th 2010. 2010 marked the 40th anniversary of the creation of Emerson Lake and Palmer, the band that was formed from King Crimson, The Nice and Atomic Rooster. They became the first true prog-rock Super Group and defined an era…
Emerson, Lake & Palmer, also known as ELP, are a sporadically active English progressive rock supergroup. They found success in the 1970s and have sold over forty million albums and headlined large stadium concerts. The band consists of Keith Emerson (keyboards), Greg Lake (bass guitar, vocals, guitar) and Carl Palmer (drums, percussion). They are one of the most popular and commercially successful progressive rock bands.
Live reunion show from the Prog Rock trio consisting of Keith Emerson (keyboards), Greg Lake (bass guitar, vocals, guitar) and Carl Palmer (drums, percussion). They are one of the most commercially successful Progressive Rock bands and from the outset focused on combining classical pieces with rock music…
Essential: a masterpiece of prog rock music
I challenge you all to call me a fanboy - I can't see any collabs/reviewers five star rating for this beast. Fine. Let me be first.
First of all, the full title of this issue is "Welcome Back My Friends To The Show That Never Ends; Ladies And Gentlemen, Emerson, Lake And Palmer"! Let it be shown in all of it's pompousness!
The first true super group of the seventies Emerson, Lake and Palmer were a worldwide phenomenon and rose to prominence as one of the highest grossing acts in the history of rock. This is Emerson Lake and Palmer captured at the very beginning of a legendary career. Filmed at the time when the band had only just recorded their ground breaking first album ELP had to use all of their huge individual creative talents to create a full show.