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!

Leprous – “Pitfalls”

Leprous are back with their sixth album, “Pitfalls.” The title is quite appropriate too. The band is not afraid to take some risks and push their sound forward, you know…progress. “Coal” was the last time the band really make a … Continue reading

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In Mourning – “Garden of Storms”

I’ve been into In Mourning for a few years now, since 2012’s “The Weight of Oceans.” That album was awesome, so much do that I went back and got their first 2 albums. The band had a very solid Opethian … Continue reading

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PMP on Patreon, video music reviews

I’ll admit that I’ve never been a fan of Patreon but circumstances have dictated that I rethink that. Recently. my “real” job went through “restructuring.” So I thought I should perhaps take PMP further and see where that leads. So … Continue reading

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Flying Colors – “Third Degree”

Rock supergroup Flying Colors have returned with their aptly titled third album, “Third Degree” which is their first in 5 years. The band is still made up of guitar god Steve Morse, his bassist buddy Dave LaRue, keyboardist/vocalist Neal Morse, … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 15

  Borknagar – “True North” Label: Century Media Release Date: 27 September 2019 Borknagar should be much more popular than they currently are. For me, they are every bit as talented musically as Opeth. While Opeth has steered more toward … Continue reading

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Anacrusis – The Metal Blade Re-issues

Anacrusis emerged from St. Louis, Missouri back in 1986. They merged thrash metal with progressive metal though their earlier material was more thrash. By the time the band released their fourth and final album “Screams and Whispers” in 1993, they … Continue reading

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Opeth – “In Cauda Venenum”

Opeth are back again with “In Cauda Venenum” and, for those fans still thinking the death vocals will make a return, it’s time to give that up. There’s the one moment in “Dignity” that is somewhat harsh but, other than … Continue reading

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