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!

Progressive Music Planet: A Brief History

Most people aren’t aware of how this site and (more importantly) the Facebook page came to be. I guess I need to include the Instagram page too since that played a role as well. 54,188 people like the Facebook page … Continue reading

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Flying Colors Announce New Album ‘Third Degree’

Flying Colors are back! Their third album is getting released in October and here’s the full press release. Flying Colors will be releasing their brand new album ‘Third Degree’ on 4th October via Music Theories Recordings. You can pre-order it … Continue reading

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Magic Pie – “Fragments of the 5th Element”

One of the most consistent bands in prog is Magic Pie. Sure the name is odd but they are prog, right? “Fragments of the 5th Element” continues their tradition of what I call edgy prog rock. Oft times, prog rock … Continue reading

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Rank ‘Em: Tool studio albums

Since Tool is FINALLY releasing a new album “Fear Inoculum” on August 30th, I thought I would take this opportunity to rank the 4 Tool studio albums. It’s hard to believe that since 1993, that’s all that Tool has released. … Continue reading

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I have a radio show

Many people know that I have a weekly radio show but I know that many more than that do not. I know everyone has a radio show or podcast nowadays so this is not some great life changing moment for … Continue reading

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Pure Reason Revolution reunite; sign to InsideOutMusic for release of first new studio album in nearly 10 years

Pure Reason Revolution are BACK! Check out the press release below!   Jon Courtney & Chloë Alper have reunited the much-loved Pure Reason Revolution, playing their first show in close to 8 years at the recent Midsummer Prog Festival in … Continue reading

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Richard Henshall – “The Cocoon”

“The Cocoon” is the debut solo album from Haken guitarist Richard Henshall. As with any solo album, one of two options can happen. Either the artist needs to show other sides of their talent or the album is an extension … Continue reading

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