INTERVIEW: Steve Morse

Among progressive rock fans Flying Colors has gotta be the ultimate supergroup. It features ex-Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy, Spock’s Beard keyboard wiz Neal Morse, vocalist Casey McPherson (Alpha Rev) and Dixie Dregs legends Steve Morse (guitar) and Dave LaRue (bass). The band’s first album was released in 2012 to much critical acclaim, The follow-up, Second Nature, has just hit the streets and it finds the band pushing their sound further into each direction, from the Muse-like modern prog of single “Mask Machine” to the 12-minute epic “Cosmic Symphony.”  Read More …

Flying Colors – Second Nature

PRESS RELEASE: Mascot Label Group and Flying Colors have announced a September 29 release date in Australia for the band’s SECOND NATURE album via the Music Theories label, part of the Mascot Label Group. The critics were united in acknowledging the eponymously titled debut album from Flying Colors as among the most fascinating releases of 2012. The UK’s Classic Rock magazine hailed the band’s debut as “fearless”, praising its “Journey- sized choruses” and referencing artists as diverse as The Beatles, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Doors, Muse and even Frank Sinatra. Read More …