Monthly Archives: June 2016

Gojira – “Magma” (reviewed by Rob)

Four years have passed since we last heard from Gojira and that’s fairly standard for this talented band. While I think “L’Enfant Sauvage” is one of their strongest albums, the one complaint I had was that it didn’t break any … Continue reading

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Vektor – “Terminal Redux”

It’s been 5 years since Vektor assaulted us all with the amazing “Outer Isolation.” Since then, the band hit the road and toured like crazy. Thankfully, Earache wised up and signed them. The label also re-issued both “Outer Isolation” and … Continue reading

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Wolverine – “Machina Viva”

It’s been a while since the last Wolverine album. Granted, they have never rushed to get an album released for the sake of it. “Communication Lost” was released in 2011 and “Still” was released in 2006. So “Machina Viva” is … Continue reading

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Face the Day – “Corroding Dreams”

Prog from Prague. I’ve wanted to say that since I started this page. Face the Day are a modern prog band from that fine city and their debut “Corroding Dreams” sounds like something you’d hear from a seasoned band. It’s … Continue reading

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Novena – “Secondary Genesis”

“Secondary Genesis” is the debut EP from Novena, a prog metal band from the UK which features Haken’s lead vocalist Ross Jennings. Since Ross has such a distinct and instantly recognizable vocal, it’s hard not to compare this EP with … Continue reading

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They Seem Like Owls – “Strangers”

They Seem Like Owls are a prog metal band that blend massive riffs with plenty of spacious atmosphere. They remind me at times of TesseracT and other times of The Faceless. The songs on “Strangers” are all really well written … Continue reading

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Tiles – “Pretending 2 Run”

“Pretending 2 Run” marks the return of Detroit’s Tiles, with their last studio album being 2008’s “Fly Paper.” While the band has taken a few years between studio albums before, they’ve never taken 8 years. To make up for lost … Continue reading

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