Monthly Archives: August 2017

Alberto Rigoni – “Duality”

Alberto Rigoni is one of the best bassists that you may not have heard of. The Italian lawyer (yes he’s a lawyer too) is also one of the busiest players around. His solo output keeps growing and he keeps expanding … Continue reading

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Caligula’s Horse – “In Contact”

I had really high hopes for the new album by Aussie proggers Caligula’s Horse. While I liked their last album “Bloom,” I still found myself partial to their previous album 2013’s “The Tide, the Thief & River’s End.” Add in … Continue reading

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Monster Magnet – “Tab” & “Spine of God” reissues

As many people know, I am a huge Monster Magnet fan. I got into them around the time of “Superjudge” and have loved everything Dave Wyndorf and company have done since. Along the way, I did go back and pick … Continue reading

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Cold Insight – “Further Nowhere”

Every once in a while I like to review something that stretches what is considered prog or not. Cold Insight fits neatly in the melodic death metal category and maybe isn’t quite prog. But for me “Further Nowhere” is an … Continue reading

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Godsticks signs with KSCOPE!

Fresh from their European tour with The Pineapple Thief at the start of 2017, Godsticks entered the studio to finish work on their new studio album –¬† Faced With Rage. The Cardiff based 4 piece, having already been hailed by … Continue reading

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Fibonacci Sequence – “Cinema Finis”

This is an album that enters a bit of a gray area for me. Hopefully, I can explain this effectively. Fibonacci Sequence are a prog metal instrumental band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and there is no questioning their talent, ambition and … Continue reading

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Gentle Giant members inducted into Portsmouth UK Hall of Fame Wednesday, 23 of August

At 3pm UK time, on Wednesday 23rd August, The Shulman Brothers: Phil, Derek, Ray and bandmate Kerry Minnear will be at Portsmouth Guildhall, Guildhall Square, in Portsmouth, UK. The British southern port city and naval base is where Gentle Giant … Continue reading

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Jasun Martz – “Solo Exhibition – A Retrospective: The Pillory”

Originally released in 1978, “The Pillory” was the 42 minute experiment by the multi-talented Jasun Martz. Now all these years later it is part of a box set covering the many different works of this eclectic composer and artist. All … Continue reading

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Byzantine – “The Cicada Tree”

Most reviews on this site are either requested by bands or releases that I receive from labels or PR agents. This review is not that. I like when an album that I buy impresses me enough to WANT to write … Continue reading

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Unicorn – “A Collection of Worlds – Resurrection”

I guess I should start with a disclaimer. Dan Swan√∂ is a genius in my book, so factor that in as you read this review! This release is unlike anything Dan has done before. Unicorn was his prog band that … Continue reading

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