Monthly Archives: November 2019

Iapetus – “The Body Cosmic”

I believe metal fans who will encounter the new release The Body Cosmic by two-man team Iapetus will be divided into three camps.  Camp one: folks who love “early” Opeth and progressive extreme metal; camp two: metal fans who don’t … Continue reading

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Godsticks announce new album ‘Inescapable’ / Share first single ‘Denigrate’ feat. TesseracT’s Daniel Tompkins

Godsticks announces their new album “Inescapable” will be released in February. Also a new single is out which features Daniel Tompkins of TesseracT! Here’s the full press release with all of the information.   THE NEW STUDIO ALBUM – DUE … Continue reading

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Lobate Scarp launches Kickstarter campaign for their second album

Here’s the press release for the second album by Lobate Scarp which promises to be another epic prog rock extravaganza! LOBATE SCARP LAUNCHES KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN FOR EPIC SECOND ALBUM 11/22/2019 (Los Angeles, California)- Indie progressive-rock band Lobate Scarp has launched … Continue reading

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no-man – “love you to bits”

The core of no-man is Tim Bowness and Steven Wilson. I wasn’t aware of no-man when they were first active. I was led to the duo’s work via my discovery of Steven Wilson’s solo albums in 2013. My favorite no-man … Continue reading

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Yogi Lang – “A Way Out Of Here”

Yogi Lang is the “L” in RPWL. As the singer and one of the main songwriters, he is very much identified with the sound of RPWL. His second solo album “A Way Out Of Here” (to no surprise) does not … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 16

Frank Wyatt and Friends – “Zeitgeist” Release Date: 1 November 2019 Website: Frank Wyatt is one of the founding members of prog rock legends Happy the Man. The band was signed to Arista Records in the late 70s when … Continue reading

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Blind Guardian Twilight Orchestra – “Legacy Of The Dark Lands”

In addition to progressive metal and rock, one of my favorite types of music are dramatic film scores. And in that realm, one of my all time favorite groups is Two Steps From Hell, as they are one of the … Continue reading

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