Author Archives: Rob

About Rob

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!

Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 1

I’ve decided to try a different approach with some releases. It’s gotten hard for me to write reviews. I am not a fan of writing and on top of that, reviews are so subjective. But I still want to pass … Continue reading

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VOIVOD – “Always Moving” 7” EP released and video launched; European tour starts tomorrow!

I love Voivod. So here’s the latest on their new single:   Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are soon to release their new studio album “The Wake” on September 21st, 2018 via Century Media Records worldwide. Today VOIVOD are … Continue reading

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Shineback – “Dial”

Shineback is the solo project by the multi-talented Simon Godfrey. The first album by Shineback “Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed” was the very first album released by Bad Elephant Music. Yes I bought it after only hearing one track. While … Continue reading

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Roine Stolt’s The Flower King announces ‘Manifesto Of An Alchemist’

While this seems to essentially be The Flower Kings, the addition of other “guest” musicians does make this more of a solo project I guess. Either way, it should be quite good. Here is the press release from Inside Out … Continue reading

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Riverside – “Wasteland”

One of the most anticipated albums of 2018 is “Wasteland” by Riverside. This being their first album since the shocking death of guitarist Piotr Grudziński. While the band did debate whether they should continue at all, they ultimately decided to … Continue reading

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Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly announce new album ‘Friendship’

Here is the press release for the upcoming album by Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly: __________________________________________________________________ Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly are pleased to announce ‘Friendship’, their brand new studio album, due out on November 9th, 2018. Following the release of 2017’s ‘On Her … Continue reading

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