Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Jelly Jam – “Profit”

The Jelly Jam are made up of some of my favorite musicians. I love Dream Theater, King’s X and the Dixie Dregs. And yes even Winger! This is the fourth album together for Ty Tabor, John Myung and Rod Morgenstein … Continue reading

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Live Review: Take Over Daze Festival Day 1 // Free & Easy Festival @ Backstage Munich, Germany 23rd July 2016

I think I can speak for most of the progheads who attended the Take Over Daze Festival, but also for the bands that played on the 23rd July 2016 – only a few hours after the horrific Munich shopping center … Continue reading

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Karmakanic – “DOT”

Karmakanic is the long standing project of bassist extraordinaire Jonas Reingold. While he is possibly more known for his work in The Flower Kings, Karmakanic is his band and his music. “DOT” is the band’s fifth studio album and finest … Continue reading

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GlerAkur – “Can’t You Wait”

“Can’t You Wait” is a fairly accurate title for this 3 song, 24 minute EP by GlerAkur from Iceland. The EP is not in a hurry to go anywhere…at all. Drone is certainly an element of their sound but there’s … Continue reading

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Zombie Picnic -“A Suburb of Earth”

Ireland’s Zombie Picnic are far more picnic than zombie. Their post rock style relies on an old school psych rock backdrop which is bright and fun. Their name might make you think they have something omnious to them but that’s … Continue reading

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Periphery – “Periphery III: Select Difficulty”

Ah, a new Periphery record. I’ve really been looking forward to listen to some fresh, new and cheerful djent again. So let’s dive right into this review – here are my thoughts on “Periphery III: Select Difficulty”. In general, this … Continue reading

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Sonata Arctica announce new album ‘The Ninth Hour’!

Only two years after the release of ‘Pariah’s Child’ plus a massive world tour, the Finnish melodic metal quintet SONATA ARCTICA are already back for more – their ninth masterpiece entitled ‘The Ninth Hour’ will see the light of day … Continue reading

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