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Leah – “The Quest”

It’s been a while since I have listened to a Leah album. Loved her earlier work and got pretty excited when King’s and Queens came out. Especially after I saw how long it was (I like longer songs). And while … Continue reading

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Anneke van Giersbergen – Symphonized

I was first introduced to Anneke via The Gentle Storm and have loved her voice ever since. Loved her work with Devin too (ok, so I heard her first on Epicloud, but really took note on TGS), and got to … Continue reading

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Ayreon – “Into The Electric Castle: The 20th Anniversary Edition”

First of all… 20 freaking years since this came out. Is it classic rock yet? Time, please stop… or just slow down a little. Get your foot off the gas, at least! Let’s just get down to it. Same album, … Continue reading

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Sutej Singh – “The Emerging”

Sutej, hailing from Solan, Himachal Pradesh (INDIA), is very new to me and I can only say… what an introduction! The whole thing is a very cinematic experience, layered in melody with a lot of emotion.  . Some fantastic players joining Sutej … Continue reading

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Seventh Wonder – Tiara

I’m a bit of a late comer to Seventh Wonder. I was introduced to them via Mercy Falls, and sadly missed that performance the year they played it at ProgPower Usa. I really liked that album, even though I found … Continue reading

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ProgPowerUSA 2018 – Day Three

Each day will be listed in the order that the bands performed. And if you missed Day Two, you can find it here. . . . Manimal (Power Metal from Sweden) . I went in cold on this one. I … Continue reading

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