Monthly Archives: September 2015

Animal Version – “Elsewhere”

Hailing from Antwerp, Belgium comes the ball of energy called Animal Version. Their debut album “Elsewhere” is built on melody and intensity. The drumming pushes the songs along with relentless pace. Vocalist John (no last names are given for these … Continue reading

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Digression Assassins unleash “Merkaba” worldwide!

Swedish prog metal band Digression Assassins have released their new album “Merkaba” today. If you want to find out why I loved it so much, pick it up at their bandcamp site now! It’s also available on Spotify!

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Prog is now trendy?

It’s hard to believe that so many people are into “prog” nowadays. Unfortunately, I don’t believe it’s actually legitimate. Somewhere along the line, the term “prog” became acceptable. I suppose we can thank Rush, Dream Theater and now Steven Wilson … Continue reading

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Albums Revisited: King Crimson – “Islands”

The point of the “Albums Revisited” feature is to look back at an album that didn’t fare as well with fans and/or critics. The problem with trying to pick a King Crimson album to feature posed a few problems. One, … Continue reading

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SHUMAUN Premiere New Song “Miracles of Yesterday” on Decibel Magazine’s “Deciblog”

SHUMAUN initially started as a solo project by Farhad Hossain (ex vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist of the Sensory Records progressive metal outfit Iris Divine). After recording a few demos, he decided to recruit a few friends to help build the project into a … Continue reading

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Aronora – “Escapology”

I love a good palindrome. Aronora aren’t quite as interesting as their name however. Once again I am put off by the vocals. Lead singer Ben Cameron has a very distinctive tone to his voice that, I think, people will … Continue reading

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Watch VON HERTZEN BROTHERS Perform By the Sea In New “Sunday Child” Video

  The VON HERTZEN BROTHERS released New Day Rising in the spring via Spinefarm Records. The trio of siblings has just released the video for “Sunday Child.” Watch it HERE. “At the end of summer, we performed an exclusive show … Continue reading

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