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!

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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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 14

To start things off, we have the long awaited fourth album by Noekk, “Waltzing In Obscurity.” I reviewed their EP “Carol Stones and Elder Rock” from last year which was an all acoustic affair. I had wondered if that was … Continue reading

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ANATHEMA announce signing to the Mascot Label Group At the Science Museum, London ahead of their performance at Space Rocks

Anathema have left Kscope to sign with the Mascot Label Group. Here’s the press release and photos. _____________________________________________________________ UK Show Sat 21st Sept – Space Rocks, Indigo at the O2, London – Tickets Mascot Label Group are thrilled to announce … Continue reading

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