Monthly Archives: September 2018

MaYaN – “Dhyana”

A while back, MaYaN launched a successful indiegogo campaign to get an orchestra for it this album and this, their third album, is the first to feature one with the City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. And it is glorious. I’m a sucker for this … Continue reading

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ProgPower USA 2018 Review – Introduction

Warning, this review will contain a fair amount of bands that are not prog and don’t fit that label at all. I’ll include a skip feature if you want to skip the non-prog sections. 😁 . … . So, here … Continue reading

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ProgPowerUSA 2018 – Day One

Each day will be listed in the order that the bands performed. If you missed the introduction, you can find it here.   . Ross the Boss (Heavy Metal from the US) The festival kicked off loud, and I DO … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 1

I’ve decided to try a different approach with some releases. It’s gotten hard for me to write reviews. I am not a fan of writing and on top of that, reviews are so subjective. But I still want to pass … Continue reading

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VOIVOD – “Always Moving” 7” EP released and video launched; European tour starts tomorrow!

I love Voivod. So here’s the latest on their new single:   Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are soon to release their new studio album “The Wake” on September 21st, 2018 via Century Media Records worldwide. Today VOIVOD are … Continue reading

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Shineback – “Dial”

Shineback is the solo project by the multi-talented Simon Godfrey. The first album by Shineback “Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed” was the very first album released by Bad Elephant Music. Yes I bought it after only hearing one track. While … Continue reading

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Roine Stolt’s The Flower King announces ‘Manifesto Of An Alchemist’

While this seems to essentially be The Flower Kings, the addition of other “guest” musicians does make this more of a solo project I guess. Either way, it should be quite good. Here is the press release from Inside Out … Continue reading

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Kingcrow – “The Persistence”

I’ve been a fan of Kingcrow since the year after Eidos came out, the year I discovered this great band. That album floored me at the time and I still spin it often to this day. I started going back … Continue reading

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