Monthly Archives: December 2018

Top 20 Albums of 2018: The Sue Edition

Here’s some of the new music I enjoyed the past year. There’s no particular order here, it’s just a list. There are links to reviews found on PMP where applicable. And, yes, not all these releases fit the theme of … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 7

For my seventh recommendation column, there’s some music here that will challenge the term “prog” and yes I acknowledge that Soilwork is not a prog metal band. I do think many fans of prog metal and extreme metal like or … Continue reading

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Top 20 of 2018 – The Chris Edition

When I was asked to make a list of my top twenty albums from 2018, I was a bit worried that there wouldn’t be enough that I liked to fill out the list. Probably because this year seems like it … Continue reading

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Steve Hackett launches new track ‘Underground Railroad’

I’ve already preordered this album and yes I have it in my review queue. Check out the new song from the great Steve Hackett! Here is the press release: ————————————————————————- Following the tremendous success of 2017’s ‘The Night Siren’ (charted … Continue reading

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Top 20 of 2018: The Rob Edition

This was a very hard year to pick only 20 albums as my favorites. Some of the ones I left out would have definitely made the cut other years. But for what it’s worth, this is my top 20 favorite … Continue reading

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Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin, and Jerry Marotta – “The Bucket List”

Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin, and Jerry Marotta have been working on their first album “The Bucket List” on and off for 10 years! The title is a good one since this combination is one that I did not expect. Clearly, … Continue reading

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PMP Top 20 Albums of 2018 announcement on SUNDAY!

As I have done for a few years now, I will use my radio show to announce my favorite albums of the year. I’ve narrowed this list to only 20 albums rather than 40 as I have done in the … Continue reading

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Top 20 of 2018 – Restless Amoeba Edition

Disclaimer: This top 20 list solely reflects the views of the Amoeba that is Restless and not that of the site owner. Any review, feelings, or points of view expressed in this article do not necessarily represent the view of … Continue reading

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Dream Theater release first track from upcoming album (Warning: opinions!)

Dream Theater release the first song from their upcoming album “Distance Over Time.” The song is called “Untethered Angel” and it’s the opening track on the album. It sounds like Dream Theater. But according to some fans of the band, … Continue reading

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Rank ‘Em: Queen studio albums

With the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody” doing so well and that I did a “Freddie fix” last month on the Facebook page, it seemed only natural to rank Queen’s 15 studio albums. This was at times very easy and other times … Continue reading

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