Monthly Archives: October 2015

Mechanical Man – “Mechanical Man”

I really love it when a band that is labeled “progressive metal” is the DEFINITION of it. Moscow’s Mechanical Man are indeed the Russian definition of progressive metal. Musically, their self titled album is nothing short of total perfection. Every … Continue reading

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Novelists – “Souvenirs”

It would be really nice if you could believe that every band LABELED as progressive metal were actually progressive metal. Unfortunately, bands are getting labeled “progressive metal” when they are actually metalcore or a variation of that. Just because you … Continue reading

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Navigating the Maze of New Music

Having only been reviewing new releases for a little over a year, it has been interesting to me to find out just how much music is out there nowadays. For as bad as the music industry has become, it has … Continue reading

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Interview with Richard West of Threshold (via Nuclear Blast)

Here’s an interview with keyboardist Richard West of Threshold where he talks about their upcoming live album “European Journey.”

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Atomic Symphony – “Redemption”

Atomic Symphony have a good grasp on the progressive metal concept. The band was a symphonic metal band that apparently decided to become a prog metal band. First off, the band can definitely play. You can’t be a band in … Continue reading

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The Moth Gatherer – “The Earth is the Sky”

I am new to The Moth Gatherer so I had no preconceived notions about them going into “The Earth is the Sky.” There is so much depth to this album that having an open mind is critical. This is NOT … Continue reading

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