Monthly Archives: April 2017

Big Big Train – “Grimspound”

Big Big Train have gotten bigger and bigger. I don’t mean just popularity wise. There are now 8 people in the band! It’s fine assuming all of the members are put to good use but I have yet to be … Continue reading

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Interview with Tony Piccoli of Imminent Sonic Destruction and James Byron Schoen of Edensong

I got together with Tony Piccoli of Imminent Sonic Destruction and James Byron Schoen of Edensong ahead of their 2017 North American tour to talk about how these two seemingly different prog bands got together for a tour and we … Continue reading

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Labyrinth – “Architecture of a God”

Italian prog power metal legends Labyrinth have been around a long time. I recall getting “Return to Heaven Denied” back in 1998 and not really being sure if I liked it initially but it grew on me. Then I remember … Continue reading

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Lunar Cape – “Just Lunatics”

Sometimes during the course of listening to music with the intent to review it, it becomes apparent that what you are listening to just isn’t for you. It can be easy to want to simply hit eject, but the challenge … Continue reading

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Pyramaze – “Contingent”

When it comes to music reviews, I believe that the following disclaimer is a double-edge sword: “I don’t normally listen to this genre.” Why would that matter? Maybe that would let me off the hook if I gave Pyramaze’s new … Continue reading

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Cydemind – “Erosion”

The violin has a firm place in prog over the years whether it’s Kansas within the prog rock realm or of late with Ne Obliviscaris. While Montreal’s Cydemind use a violin prominently in their music, they don’t really sound like … Continue reading

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ARCADEA (MASTODON, ZRUDA, WITHERED) SIGN WITH RELAPSE RECORDS; NEW ALBUM OUT JUNE 16TH

This should be interesting for sure. It’s Brann’s turn for a side project. Check out the press release below: April 19, 2017 – Los Angeles, CA – Hailing from the fringes of the cosmos, Arcadea, will make their arrival known … Continue reading

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