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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!

Katatonia celebrate 10th anniversary of “Night Is The New Day” with exclusive live EU shows, deluxe edition of album

Katatonia are back! At least for a limited time doing a short EU tour to honor the 10th Anniversary of their classic album “Night is the New Day.” Here is the press release: “The umbral machinery known as Katatonia is … Continue reading

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Dream Theater – “Distance Over Time”

After the controversial album “The Astonishing,” it makes perfect sense for Dream Theater to get back to the basics. “The Astonishing” was initially an album that sounded good to me overall but with a poor story line and too much … Continue reading

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Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess Announces New Solo Album ‘Wired For Madness’

Here’s the press release for the upcoming solo album by Jordan Rudess of Dream Theater: Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess will release his brand new spiralling and stunning solo album ‘Wired for Madness’ on April 19 via Music Theories Recordings / … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 8

It’s hard to fathom what Juha Raivio has been thru over the last few years. He has seen half of Swallow the Sun leave for various reasons but more importantly, his partner, Aleah Stanbridge, passed away in 2016. No one … Continue reading

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Soen – “Lotus”

Soen has become one of my favorite bands. Despite all the member turn over, drummer Martin Lopez and vocalist Joel Ekelöf have always managed to get the right people in the band. Now with their fourth album “Lotus,” they actually … Continue reading

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