Monthly Archives: August 2016

Contemplator – “Sonance”

Let’s just get this out of the way. “Sonance” is amazing. The band behind this amazing album is Contemplator from Quebec. What makes “Sonance” so great is that it’s an all instrumental affair that could have either harsh or clean … Continue reading

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Imminent Sonic Destruction – “Triumphia”

I love Imminent Sonic Destruction. I have been a fan since I first heard their debut album “Recurring Themes.” That album shows so much talent and depth which makes it hard to believe it’s their debut. It’s been four years … Continue reading

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Tony MacAlpine announces October West Cost Tour Supporting Steve Vai

Hello Friends and music family! I hope all is well for everyone reading this. It’s been a while since I have reached out to you, but now the good fortune of health and timing is allowing me to do so. … Continue reading

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An Endless Sporadic – “Magic Machine”

As much as I have always been a music guy first and foremost, I have also been a gamer. It is in my blood as much as anything else. I can distinctly remember sitting at my Xbox in 2005, and … Continue reading

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Steorrah announce UK tour, live album

One of my favorite bands, Steorrah are releasing a live album and doing a tour of the UK. Below is the announcement. Check out this great band live!! Rhenish progressive death metal poets Steorrah have announced a UK tour in … Continue reading

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Les Discrets – “Virée Nocturne” EP

Les Discrets are back with an EP that serves as a precursor to a new album due some time next year. “Virée Nocturne” serves as a sample of what’s to come. The title track starts things out and it’s a … Continue reading

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Griot – “Gerald” EP

“Gerald” is the concept EP from Portugal’s Griot that is a 36 minute, 5 song look into the life of a man on a journey. The album comes complete with the story which I won’t analyze other than saying that … Continue reading

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Evergrey – “The Storm Within”

I’ve had an up and down relationship with Evergrey over the years. I owe each album but my interest in each one has ranged from one that I really enjoy like “Recreation Day” to one that I found rather bland … Continue reading

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Solution .45 – “Nightmares In The Waking State – Part II”

Solution .45 are back with their follow up to “Nightmares In The Waking State – Part I” called, appropriately “Nightmares In The Waking State – Part II.” Part II was recorded at the same time as Part I, with the … Continue reading

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Thank You Scientist – “Stranger Heads Prevail”

A lot has happened to Thank You Scientist since they originally released their full length debut album “Maps of Non-Extent Places” back in 2012. They caught the attention of Coheed and Cambria’s frontman Claudio Sanchez who effectively made Thank You … Continue reading

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