If you're a prog rock fanatic, you won't want to pass up this edition of Classic Vinyl.  We're taking a closer looks at Spartacus, released in 1975 by the German trio Triumvirat.  This album is considered by many to be a progressive rock masterpiece by a band commonly referred to as the "German Emerson, Lake & Palmer."

Listen to Sam Talkington explain Triumvirat's successes in the United States, as well as the story behind this concept album and the bizarre death of bass player Helmut Köllen.