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Koen Herfst – “Leo”

I am not familiar at all with Koen or any of his previous work, but when I was asked if I wanted to review it, I gave it a listen and immediately jumped on it. A move I partially regretted … Continue reading

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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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