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About progmanrob

I have been a fan of progressive metal and progressive rock for most of my life. My music collection is insanely large. My passion for life is music!

Amarok – “Hunt”

Amarok is the prog project of Polish multi-instrumentalist Michał Wojtas. What caught my attention about this album was that Mariusz Duda of Riverside provides vocals on a track, “Idyll.” Needless to say, that track is worth the price of admission … Continue reading

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Tree Of Life – “Awakening Call”

Tree of Life is a multi-national instrumental prog metal band with roots in Christian faith. As I have mentioned before, I am an Atheist. But I really don’t have any issue with Christian bands so long as the topics are … Continue reading

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Roger Waters & Styx: Their Comeback Albums

Roger Waters hadn’t released a new studio album in 25 years. Styx hadn’t released new material in 14 years. Each are missing key ingredients to their respective sounds. Roger Waters is missing David Gilmour (and the rest of Floyd for … Continue reading

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First off, I do appreciate that another site would care enough to rank this site at all. Rankings are all just personal preference. Odds are there are a lot more than 70 blogs/sites better than this one. I guess if … Continue reading

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Vintersorg – “Till Fjälls del II”

For those who don’t know, Vintersorg is both a band and the alias of band leader Andreas Hedlund. Hedlund is also a member of Borknagar (one of my favorite bands) and Cronian (with Øystein Brun of Borknagar) among many other … Continue reading

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Voyager – “Ghost Mile”

I love Voyager and it goes beyond just them being a great band. Their music helped me through a very difficult time in my life so I have a very special place for them in my heart. After their last … Continue reading

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