Monthly Archives: May 2016

What Escapes Me – “Egress Point”

Hailing from Kolkata, India, What Escapes Me plays progressive metal that will appeal to many listeners. Their CD “Egress Point” was released on April 27, 2016 and has been an independent, DIY venture. Track one is instrumental and introduces a … Continue reading

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Vmthanaachth – “Fit Secundum Regulam”

Based on the band’s name and even the album title, you might assume that Vmthanaachth are a black metal band. They are not. Based on the fact that there are only three tracks on “Fit Secundum Regulam” all of which … Continue reading

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Klone re-issue 3 albums via Pelagic Records!

Klone have teamed with Pelagic Records to not only re-issue three of their albums on CD but two of them will be available on vinyl for the first time! “The Dreamer’s Hideway,” “Black Days” and “The Eye Of Needle” will … Continue reading

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Airbag – “Disconnected”

Norway’s Airbag are named for the opening track on Radiohead’s “OK Computer” and not for the safety device in automobiles. While I’ve never liked the band’s name very much, I do love their brand of progressive rock. Since discovering their … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Cry – “Outcast”

Heaven’s Cry, a prog metal band from Montreal, have become one of my favorite bands. Since reforming in 2011 after almost a decade of silence, they returned with “Wheels of Impermanence” in 2012 which was one of the best albums … Continue reading

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A Devil’s Din – “Skylight”

“What would Syd do?” That could have been the title of this album by A Devil’s Din. “Skylight” is a fair estimation of what Pink Floyd could have sounded like had Syd Barrett not lost his mind to LSD. The … Continue reading

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Universal Mind Project – The Jaguar Priest

Before digging into this review, it may be helpful to explain what’s exactly going on with this band. I first thought Universal Mind Project is, as the name says, an all-star project like the many projects in the (progressive) metal … Continue reading

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What is Prog? Revisited.

I know I’ve posted about this before but this is something that I could write a damn book about. The biggest question that fans of Prog get asked is what they “consider” to be prog? This is the trickiest question … Continue reading

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Suns of Thyme – “Cascades”

It sounds strange for me to say that I need a challenge every now and then. I listen to so much music but many times it can blend together, even if it’s technical or avant-garde. So when I read a … Continue reading

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