Monthly Archives: September 2019

Goatess – “Blood and Wine”

There’s something so nice about falling down the Bandcamp rabbit hole and coming out with several new bands to listen to. Goatess was one of those discoveries, so when Rob approached me about reviewing their latest album, it was an … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 15

  Borknagar – “True North” Label: Century Media Release Date: 27 September 2019 Borknagar should be much more popular than they currently are. For me, they are every bit as talented musically as Opeth. While Opeth has steered more toward … Continue reading

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ProgPower USA 2019 – Day Four

Threshold pictured above Friday, Sept. 7, 2019 – Day 4: (All photos taken by me.)   For setlist info, see here (Thanks to whoever did this!): https://www.setlist.fm/festival/2019/progpower-usa-xx-5bd71fe4.html Sorcerer (Sweden) Screaming into day four is an epic doom metal band, Sorcerer, at … Continue reading

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ProgPower USA 2019 – Day Three

Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 – Day 3: (All photos taken by me.) For setlist info, see here (Thanks to whoever did this!): https://www.setlist.fm/festival/2019/progpower-usa-xx-5bd71fe4.html Paladin (USA) Grabbed lunch and hit the vendor room to check things out first. Grabbed some goodies and then … Continue reading

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Anacrusis – The Metal Blade Re-issues

Anacrusis emerged from St. Louis, Missouri back in 1986. They merged thrash metal with progressive metal though their earlier material was more thrash. By the time the band released their fourth and final album “Screams and Whispers” in 1993, they … Continue reading

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Opeth – “In Cauda Venenum”

Opeth are back again with “In Cauda Venenum” and, for those fans still thinking the death vocals will make a return, it’s time to give that up. There’s the one moment in “Dignity” that is somewhat harsh but, other than … Continue reading

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