Monthly Archives: August 2015

Chaos Frame – “Paths to Exile”

Sometimes it is critical to listen to full songs versus just snippets of songs when deciding to review something or ultimately purchase an album. “Paths to Exile” is one of those albums. Chaos Frame could stand to frame their chaos … Continue reading

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Amorphis – “Under the Red Cloud”

Amorphis are one of my favorite bands. I figured I should have full disclosure. They have been so consistent for so long now too. Yet, I think they are still very underrated within the metal community. They have a unique … Continue reading

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GODSTICKS RELEASE A ‘MAKING OF’ DOCUMENTARY FOR THEIR NEW ALBUM EMERGENCE

PRE-SALES AVAILABLE FROM WWW.GODSTICKS.CO.UK/SHOP EMERGENCE IS DUE FOR RELEASE ON 4TH SEPTEMBER 2015  “Dark and muscular prog heaviness from one of the UK’s most idiosyncratic rock bands” Metal Hammer (Cardiff, 24th August 2015) Godsticks, the progressive heavy rock band from Wales, will release their … Continue reading

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Legendary bassist John Wetton urges everyone to go for checkups as he gears up for chemotherapy

John Wetton has urged everyone to take preventative action against cancer as he gears up to begin chemotherapy treatment. The Asia frontman will undergo his first session tomorrow, after he confirmed in May that he’d been diagnosed with cancer and … Continue reading

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Tony MacAlpine Postpones Asia And Australia Tours Due To Illness; Cancer Suspected

To my friends in Asia and Australia, it is with great disappointment and regret that I must announce the postponement of my tours in Asia and Australia. Last week I was taken to the hospital with severe stomach pains.  Following … Continue reading

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Albums Revisited: Rush – “Caress of Steel”

No album in Rush’s catalog demands being revisited as much as “Caress of Steel.” Sure you could argue the debut album but for me, that album is almost a different band style-wise. Though, it does play a part in “Caress … Continue reading

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Godsticks – “Emergence”

I got into Welsh trio Godsticks back on their last album “The Envisage Conundrum.” After many listens, I am still not sure how much I actually like it. Why is that? For me, Godsticks are an enigma. They are a … Continue reading

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