Monthly Archives: December 2015

Ensight – “Hybrid”

Italian prog metallers Ensight have very clear influences. Dream Theater, Symphony X, countrymen Labyrinth and DGM are just a few. That should give you a general idea of what their debut album “Hybrid” is all about. The songs are solid … Continue reading

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Drummer Andrea Bruzzone launches crowdfunding campaign to support debut album

“Glory Of The Supervenient” is the debut from the talented Italian drummer Andrea Bruzzone which blends metal, rock, jazz, electronic and even classical music. In order to fund the mixing, mastering and manufacturing costs, Bruzzone has launched a campaign via … Continue reading

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Witchcraft – “Nucleus”

Witchcraft are back with their followup to “Legend” and it’s a very interesting album called “Nucleus.” “Legend” was one of my favorite albums of 2012. For that album, only bandleader Magnus Pelander and bassist Ola Henriksson remained from the previous … Continue reading

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Atmospheres – “The Departure”

Atmospheres are a well named band if nothing else. Imagine if TesseracT fully embraced their atmospheric side and marginalized their more djent/groove metal base. That’s a basic idea of what Atmospheres are about on their album “The Departure.” I love … Continue reading

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Dissona – “Paleopneumatic”

I was very impressed with Dissona’s self-titled debut album which was released in 2012. This Chicago band have a way of mixing Devin Townsend-like insanity with the experimental nature of Arcturus. And rather than making the same album over again, … Continue reading

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Steven Wilson should take the high road, be a positive force

[Editor’s note: since the original title of this editorial was crap, I have updated it to what I should have called it to start with.] In an interview with Metal Wani, posted as well by Prog Magazine, prog’s reigning king … Continue reading

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Arcane announce they are disbanding

Australian prog band Arcane announced via Facebook that they are breaking up. Here is the official announcement: It is with sad but hopeful hearts that we must announce that Arcane, our beautiful baby, our first and foremost project, must come … Continue reading

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