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!

Vulkan – “Technatura”

At this point, the only reviews that I am writing are the ones that I am motivated to write. In other words, it has to be an album that I want you to know about. Here we have one: Vulkan … Continue reading

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Rob’s Top Ten of the first half of 2020

I noticed that The Prog Mind had posted a best of 2020 list and also that only one of the releases was one that I thought would make my list. So then I thought, do I even have 10 albums … Continue reading

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Radio Show Hiatus

As many folks might know, I have a weekly radio show that airs live on Sundays on Metal World Radio. It has been also rebroadcast Tuesdays on Delicious Agony Radio. I’ve decided to put the show on hiatus for now. … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 21

Long Distance Calling – “How Do We Want To Live?” Label: Inside Out Music Release Date: June 26, 2020 One of the best instrumental bands out there is Germany’s Long Distance Calling. I should probably call them “mostly” instrumental since … Continue reading

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An Update from Rob

I’ve decided to scale back even more on writing reviews with the goal of stopping them. I just don’t have the time and, quite frankly, the interest in writing them. There are so many sites and blogs out there that … Continue reading

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Frost* – “Others” EP

Frost* are back! And the good news is that this is actually just the beginning. “Others” is an EP of songs left off their last album “Falling Satellites.” The songs weren’t completely finished, but now they are. This EP will … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 20

Hail Spirit Noir – “Eden In Reverse” Agonia Records 19 June 2020 I hadn’t heard of Greece’s Hail Spirit Noir prior to this so I had no expectations coming into this. From what I read about them, they were more … Continue reading

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Haken – “Virus”

Let’s get this out of the way, the album title for the new Haken album is “Virus” and the timing for that name is…unfortunate. I suppose the upside is that it’s not called “COVID-19.” The title is a direct tie … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 19

Secrets of the Moon – “Black House” Label: Prophecy Productions Release Date: 8 May 2020 Secrets of the Moon aren’t a prog band in the traditional sense of the word. In fact, I am quite sure that most people would … Continue reading

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Molitoth is set to release “The Tribunal” on June 26, premieres new track!

I was a big fan of the band A Light Within and their frontman Kyle Brandt has a new solo project called Molitoth. Kyle is a super talented person and I thought I’d help out by premiering a new track … Continue reading

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