Monthly Archives: April 2017

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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ENSLAVED Enter the studio!

It’s been over two years since the release of critically acclaimed album ‘In Times’, and now Norway’s progressive metal legends ENSLAVED have entered the studio again to record their 14th, yet untitled full-length release. Aiming for both wilder and yet … Continue reading

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Uneven Structure – “La Partition”

France’s Uneven Structure released a great debut album in 2011 called “Februus.” It was a great balance of djent-infused prog metal and ethereal atmosphere. Since then the band re-issued their experimental EP “8” but that’s been it. The band has … Continue reading

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The Fierce And The Dead – “Field Recordings”

As a rule, I don’t normally review live albums. Why? It just seems weird to review a show that I wasn’t at, for one thing. Also, they tend to be live versions of songs you’ve heard so it’s rare to … Continue reading

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Lonely Robot – “The Big Dream”

John Mitchell is THE most underrated prog musician on the planet. There, I said it. The man is not only a great guitarist but also a talented songwriter, mixer, producer, arranger and I LOVE his husky and distinct vocal style. … Continue reading

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