Author Archives: Ryan Good

About Ryan Good

Formerly: Host of "Strong PROGress", college radio music program Director of Loud Rock Department WSUM in Madison, WI On-Air Host 105.5 WMMM in Madison, WI Drums/songwriter/vocals Runga Kutta Host "So Jam Good" in Nekoosa, WI

Entheos – “The Infinite Nothing”

The cliché “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts” is apt. Featuring drummer Navene Koperweis (ex-Animals as Leaders, ex-Animosity), bassist Evan Brewer (ex-The Faceless, ex-Animosity), along with Cheney Crabb on vocals and recently-enlisted guitarist Malcolm Pugh (replacing … Continue reading

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Divine Realm – “Tectum Argenti”

The trend of “bedroom producer-turned full instrumental band” is ramping up – Plini and Sithu Aye both recently assembled live bands – and Canada’s Divine Realm can be added to the list. Multi-instrumentalist Leo Diensthuber is the originator of Divine … Continue reading

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Karybdis – “Samsara”

Extreme metal from UK’s Karybdis will please the fans of Revocation, Lamb of God, and Soilwork to name a few. You won’t find clean vocals during the choruses here, folks. Very heavy slamming mid-tempo riffs mingled with thrashy sections, sparingly … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Tiger – “Boundless”

The audience for instrumental progressive metal grows every day. Today, technology is such that one person can create a full album in one’s bedroom. Sithu Aye, Plini, Cloudkicker, Intervals, David Maxim Micic, all roll off the brain as examples of … Continue reading

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