Monthly Archives: December 2016

Steve Hackett To Release New Album The Night Siren, Reveals Album Art

Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), releases his latest album The Night Siren on Friday, March 24th 2017, through InsideOut Music (Sony). As implied in the title, The Night Siren is a wake-up call…the warning of a siren sounding in this … Continue reading

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Future was Perfect – “Future was Perfect”

The self-titled debut from Bulgaria’s Future was Perfect is a very strong all-instrumental post metal, prog rock offering. They walk a line between those two sub genres with the riffs of a post metal band and the melodic sensibility of … Continue reading

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Darker Days Festival Debuts at the Musician, Leicester on the 18th of March 2017

Darker Days Festival debuts at The Musician, Leicester on 18th March 2017, featuring bands from the UK and overseas specializing in the darker side of the aural arts. Compiled by Lilith Promotions, the festival sees Liverpool’s ANTIMATTER (Progressive darkwave rock, … Continue reading

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Van Der Graaf Generator – “Do Not Disturb”

Reviewing the current incarnation of Van Der Graaf Generator is problematic. As with any band that’s been around a very long time and have different periods, it’s hard not to compare the latest album “Do Not Disturb” with the classics … Continue reading

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Progressive Music Planet Top 40 Albums of 2016: Part I, 21-40

2016 was such a great year for music. Yes we lost some icons but the new music has given us some great albums. This list was a hard one to do. I left off some albums that I really wish … Continue reading

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Heresy – “Prufrock”

This is going to be a strange review. I decided I should warn you upfront. This is one of those times that I recognize the quality of an album and a band yet don’t like it personally. What does that … Continue reading

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Greg Lake passes away at 69 after “stubborn battle with cancer”

2016 is not done with the music world. After a year of death after death, including Keith Emerson, Greg Lake has passed away as well. Lake is one of the true voices of prog rock and after losing Emerson earlier … Continue reading

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