Category Archives: art rock

Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 18

Igorrr– “Spirituality and Distortion” Label: Metal Blade Records Release Date: 27 March 2020 First off, Igorrr is not going to be for everyone. If one were to look up extreme metal, I think Igorrr would be the definition. There is … Continue reading

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Pure Reason Revolution – “Eupnea”

There’s been a lot of bands making comebacks lately it seems. One band that I’ve wanted to reform is Pure Reason Revolution. Their debut album “The Dark Third” is essential. While their next two albums didn’t quite live up to … Continue reading

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Former members of Jellyfish reunite as The Lickerish Quartet

This is GREAT news. 3/4ths of Jellyfish have reunited! I wish Andy Sturmer would come out of hiding! Still, the first track from The Lickerish Quartet is a dandy! Here’s the press release: ______________________________________________   March 13, 2020 — It’s … Continue reading

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Jan Akkerman – “Close Beauty”

I let the latest solo album by ex-Focus guitarist Jan Akkerman pass me on by. I listened to it initially and it just didn’t hit me at all. I even thought how he and Focus should reunite since Focus’ latest … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 17

Godsticks – “Inescapable” Label: Kscope Release Date: 7 February 2020 Godsticks are a band that definitely get better with each album. There have been times in the past where I wasn’t sure just how much I liked them. But they … Continue reading

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Transport Aerian announce European tour for 2020

Here’s a press release from Transport Aerian announcing an upcoming 2020 European tour. No dates have been published yet however. But a new song is coming on January 24th via Melodic Revolution Records! Belgian progressive rock project Transport Aerian comes … Continue reading

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Restless Amoeba’s Top Albums of 2019… and other things…

Last year was a real pain in the ass trying to compile a list of my top albums of 2018. So much so, that i made a concerted effort to start tracking and building my list as I went along. … Continue reading

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Sue’s Sweet Sixteen of 2019

My 2019 Sweet Sixteen “best of” studio albums list includes a reissue with new tracks added, because…. This was a great year for music, here are some albums that made an impression with me upon my first listen. Not definitive … Continue reading

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