Author Archives: restlessamoeba

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

Posted in cinematic metal, power metal, progressive metal | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in progressive metal | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in progressive metal | Leave a comment

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

Posted in gothic metal, progressive metal, symphonic metal | Tagged | Leave a comment

Top 20 of 2018 – Restless Amoeba Edition

Disclaimer: This top 20 list solely reflects the views of the Amoeba that is Restless and not that of the site owner. Any review, feelings, or points of view expressed in this article do not necessarily represent the view of … Continue reading

Posted in progressive metal, progressive rock | Tagged | Leave a comment

Marcela Bovio – Through Your Eyes

Here we are just about two months after the last album she appeared on, Mayan’s Dhyana, and we are greeted with more of the illustrious voice that is Marcela Bovio with her latest solo effort, Through Your Eyes. Normally, this … Continue reading

Posted in symphonic metal | Tagged | 1 Comment

ProgPowerUSA 2018 – Day Four

  The days were posted in the order that the bands performed. And if you missed Day Three, you can find it here and work your way back through the other days if you like. Or start with the beginning here and … Continue reading

Posted in progressive metal | Leave a comment