Monthly Archives: May 2018

Xenoverse – “The Fall: Part I”

TLDR: Holy crap! This is vying for my top spot this year. Progressive metal at its best! . Another band that I love from Finland. Who would have thought?  The Fall: Part 1 is the first part of a two … Continue reading

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Klaus Schulze – “Silhouettes”

In my last review I wrote about the power of music without words to convey a mood. That was in regard to traditional rock instruments. I feel that any type of instrument can be used in this manner, and my … Continue reading

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One band that I really loved was 3, which was Keith Emerson, Carl Palmer and Robert Berry. Emerson, Berry and Palmer if you will. I LOVED their debut and only album “…To The Power of Three” and was sad that … Continue reading

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Komie – “Afterglow”

Guitarist Ron Komie is Komie and he emailed me about doing a review for this album. Right away I recognized his name. As someone who reads (and somehow remembers) all liner notes over the years, I wrote him back and … Continue reading

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Alkaloid – “Liquid Anatomy”

As if the first album by supergroup Alkaloid wasn’t amazing enough, the band is back (finally!) with the followup, “Liquid Anatomy” and somehow they have outdone themselves. Alkaloid features a lineup of incredibly talented musicians that have played in bands … Continue reading

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Subsignal – “La Muerta”

TLDR: After listening to this one, I immediately pre-ordered it.     Subsignal are back with their 5th album “La Muerta” that is once again very song oriented. This time out they lean on their melodic/AOR side a little more … Continue reading

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Full Album Premiere: The Slyde – “Awakening”

It’s always my effort here at Progressive Music Planet to bring you new music. And I am happy to host the full album stream for “Awakening” by Canadian prog rockers The Slyde. Below is the press release from the band. … Continue reading

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Amorphis – “Queen of Time”

Amorphis are one of my favorite bands. While that might make this seem like a bias review, the truth is I hold my favorite bands to a very high standard. With Amorphis, I keep waiting for them to release a … Continue reading

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Distorted Harmony’s 3rd album – Album cover and release date revealed

They’re baaaaaaaaaaaack! Distorted Harmony return with their third album “A Way Out.” Below is the full press release and album artwork! ____________________________________________ The 3rd album by the Modern Prog Metal band Distorted Harmony is scheduled to be officially released on … Continue reading

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The Slyde – “Awakening”

It is true I suggested I would like to visit a full length by The Slyde after I reviewed their EP “Back Again” Here we are, 16 months later, & I’ve been presented with the full-length recording “Awakening” (release … Continue reading

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