Monthly Archives: April 2017

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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Mastodon – “Emperor of Sand”

I don’t expect this review to convert any new fans nor sway any old fans who either cry over the band’s evolution or want them to copy “Crack the Skye.” Mastodon has entered the same level of scrutiny of bands … Continue reading

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2017 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees YES Featuring JON ANDERSON, TREVOR RABIN, RICK WAKEMAN ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

More dates announced below! PHILADELPHIA, PA (April 12, 2017) – YES Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman have added additional dates to their recently announced 2017 North American tour. The newly confirmed dates include: Tue/Aug-29 Friant, CA Table Mountain … Continue reading

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Ayreon – “The Source “

First off, I need to give you some context for this review. I have had a “hot and cold” relationship with Arjen Lucassen’s music. On the positive side, I love Guilt Machine and the last Star One album. I would … Continue reading

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