Monthly Archives: March 2018

Pete Morten of My Soliloquy Announces Charity Campaign for Born Free

My dear friend and the multi-talented Pete Morten of My Soliloquy (and formerly Threshold) has launched an important fund raiser. Pete will be releasing a charity single AND doing a 15 hour bike ride for the Born Free Foundation. Pete … Continue reading

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Kino – “Radio Voltaire”

FINALLY! After 13 YEARS, Kino are back! Granted only John Mitchell (Frost*, It Bites, Arena, Lonely Robot) and Pete Trewavas (Marillion, Transatlantic) remain from their 2005 debut “Picture.” But keyboardist John Beck (It Bites) is a guest on the album. … Continue reading

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NON – “The Time is Now”

NON is short for Nine O Nine. They are from Portugal and part of the reason I decided to review their album “The Time is Now” was I did hear SOME potential. They are good musicians, they understand how to … Continue reading

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Earthless – “Black Heaven”

Earthless have been one of the best instrumental bands that you might not know of. The band have recorded albums with 20 minute psychedelic jams that flat out ROCK. They have only featured vocals once in the past and it … Continue reading

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Malady – “Toinen Toista”

I spent a lot of hours listening to Scandinavian prog. But I also love Finnish prog as well (Finland isn’t part of Scandinavia for those curious). But that entire peninsula has given the world so many great bands over the … Continue reading

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Between the Buried and Me – “Automata I”

I think many people know that I love Between the Buried and Me and that I hate their new record label, Sumerian. Sumerian is one of the shittiest labels on the planet. Why? I don’t have the space to waste … Continue reading

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Monotheist – “Scourge”

Monotheist are not a band for the faint of heart. They play some of the most technical death metal that I’ve heard (and I have heard a lot) and rarely let the listener up for air. What makes them great … Continue reading

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