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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...progressive music!

Non Newtonian Man – “Clouds”

I guess all the good band names are officially taken. Non Newtonian Man is certainly one of the worse ones that I’ve heard other than maybe Soul Enema. It’s interesting how a bad name can impact your desire to even … Continue reading

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When Prog Loses its Rock

I’ve been struggling more than usual lately when trying to get into a lot of the music that has been submitted for review to this site. I was beginning to think that either my taste is getting more and more … Continue reading

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Diablo Swing Orchestra – “Pacifisticuffs”

The line between clever and cheesy is a narrow one. There are bands like Therion who (for whatever reason) walk that line every single release and never seem to fuck up. I love Therion which might surprise some. Then there’s … Continue reading

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Slug Comparison – “IIb”

Slug Comparison is the solo project from Doug Harrison of Fen (the Canadian prog band). “IIb” is the third release from this project with “IIa” also being an EP. This two track EP is a tribute to Doug’s late friend … Continue reading

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PFM – “Emotional Tattoos”

“Emotional Tattoos” is the 19th studio album for RPI legends Premiata Forneria Marconi. What makes this album different from the rest? “Emotional Tattoos” is a double album but the music is the same on each disc. No the second disc … Continue reading

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