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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!

Byzantine – “The Cicada Tree”

Most reviews on this site are either requested by bands or releases that I receive from labels or PR agents. This review is not that. I like when an album that I buy impresses me enough to WANT to write … Continue reading

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Unicorn – “A Collection of Worlds – Resurrection”

I guess I should start with a disclaimer. Dan Swanö is a genius in my book, so factor that in as you read this review! This release is unlike anything Dan has done before. Unicorn was his prog band that … Continue reading

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Freaky Jelly – “Reverse”

For starters, Brazilian band Freaky Jelly have one of the worst names I’ve seen. It ranks right up there with Bad Salad! I realize that the good names are all gone and yeah I guess most of the boring ones … Continue reading

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World Trade – “Unity”

A lot of people know who Billy Sherwood is nowadays. He is in the “Drama” version of Yes, having replaced the late, great Chris Squire on bass. He also has a band with former Yes keyboardist Tony Kaye called Circa: … Continue reading

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Galactic Cowboys return with original line up and first album in 17 years!!

Here is the official press release. I am REALLY excited for this. I got into this band right from their self titled album on. I saw them open for Dream Theater in 1993. They’ve been missed…by many I think!   … Continue reading

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Enslaved Announce album details and release date of ‘E’; Launch album pre-order

Here’s the press release from Nuclear Blast! True avant-garde Norwegians ENSLAVED have announced the release of their epic new studio album for October 13th 2017. This 14th full-length masterpiece sets the musical mind-twisters free from genre boundaries and offers an … Continue reading

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