Monthly Archives: July 2017

Prospekt – “The Illuminated Sky”

The 90s ushered in a new age of prog metal. When bands like Dream Theater and Symphony X expanded on what bands like Fates Warning and Queensrÿche had started in the 80s. This new brand of prog metal was more … Continue reading

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Heterochrome – “Melancholia”

Heterochrome are a rarity. They are a prog metal band from Iran. This means they could be jailed for their album “Melancholia.” The good news is that they haven’t been caught yet. Their influences range from older Opeth to doom … Continue reading

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Wintersun – “The Forest Seasons”

Wintersun are a band that you could write a book about. They’ve had an interesting career to this point which includes a brilliant debut album, an 8 year span between albums, a second album “Time” that was split into two … Continue reading

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The Pineapple Thief featuring Gavin Harrison announce European tour dates

The Pineapple Thief have announced the second leg of their European tour in support of the critically-acclaimed album Your Wilderness. The new dates will see the band venture into Poland and Switzerland along with shows in Germany, Czech Republic, The Netherlands … Continue reading

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Edguy – “Monuments”

Compilations are a tricky situation. A band wants to release something that not only might attract new fans but also be something that existing fans will want to buy as well. Edguy has been around quite a while now and … Continue reading

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Necromandus – “Necromandus”

Necromandus could have been a massive force in prog metal. They could have even been the band cited as creating the sub genre. Unfortunately, they never got to prove any of that. Back in 1972, the band had the great … Continue reading

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