Author Archives: restlessamoeba

A.C.T – “Rebirth”

One of the first “new” progressive rock acts I got into back in the day. Feels weird to say that. But at a time when I only really knew of Yes, Dream Theater, and Rush, a good friend of mine … Continue reading

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Eveline’s Dust – k.

This is my first exposure to Eveline’s Dust so I had no idea what I was heading into when I gave it a spin. What i immediately noticed is that this is an album drenched in Porcupine Treeness, with a … Continue reading

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Darkwater – Human

It’s been almost a decade since the last album from Darkwater and that is a lot of time to pass between albums. I have seen bands that were gone for less time and then try to release a comeback that … Continue reading

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Avantasia – “Moonglow”

I’m fairly new to Avantasia in the grand scheme of things. Ghostlights was my first exposure and I loved it, so I dug into the back catalog. I googled Tobias (which the google suggestions filled in a question asking what … Continue reading

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Witherfall – “A Prelude to Sorrow”

Another review I am woefully behind on getting out there. Witherfall only had one album out before Warrel Dane passed, but they were already channeling that Sanctuary and Nevermore vibe. And I ate it up. And apparently Sanctuary took note … Continue reading

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Bonfire – “Legends”

Cover albums can be really hit or miss. And even that varies from person to person. I can think one is a hit but you might think that same one is a miss. But I guess that applies to anything. … Continue reading

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Evergrey – “The Atlantic”

I’ve always liked Evergrey. But I’ll admit they’ve been kind of hit or miss with me. The Inner Circle was my first exposure to them and what an incredible album that was/is. It has remained my favorite of theirs all … Continue reading

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