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...progressive music!

Steve Hackett – “At The Edge Of Light”

There are few artists that have accomplished what Steve Hackett already has and yet he still is making arguably the best music of his whole career. And I am including Genesis! “At The Edge Of Light” is yet another masterpiece … Continue reading

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Interview with Mick Moss of Antimatter

The album title “Black Market Entertainment” seems to insinuate that enlightenment is hard to come by nowadays. Was that the idea?   The albums title takes a pop at how I used to view LSD and cannabis when I was … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 7

For my seventh recommendation column, there’s some music here that will challenge the term “prog” and yes I acknowledge that Soilwork is not a prog metal band. I do think many fans of prog metal and extreme metal like or … Continue reading

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Steve Hackett launches new track ‘Underground Railroad’

I’ve already preordered this album and yes I have it in my review queue. Check out the new song from the great Steve Hackett! Here is the press release: ————————————————————————- Following the tremendous success of 2017’s ‘The Night Siren’ (charted … Continue reading

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Top 20 of 2018: The Rob Edition

This was a very hard year to pick only 20 albums as my favorites. Some of the ones I left out would have definitely made the cut other years. But for what it’s worth, this is my top 20 favorite … Continue reading

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Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin, and Jerry Marotta – “The Bucket List”

Phil Keaggy, Tony Levin, and Jerry Marotta have been working on their first album “The Bucket List” on and off for 10 years! The title is a good one since this combination is one that I did not expect. Clearly, … Continue reading

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PMP Top 20 Albums of 2018 announcement on SUNDAY!

As I have done for a few years now, I will use my radio show to announce my favorite albums of the year. I’ve narrowed this list to only 20 albums rather than 40 as I have done in the … Continue reading

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