Category Archives: experimental rock

Chromb! – “1000”

Upon first listen of Chromb!’s “1000”, I turned off my CD player. The overall quirk and molasses-thick avant-garde zaniness on display was just a bit too much for me. Although an ardent fan of the vast catalog of Patton projects, I … Continue reading

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code – “Lost Signal”

There are bands that truly define what being progressive is all about. code is one of those bands. They began life as a black metal band and evolved into the prog rock band they are today. Unlike bands like Opeth, … Continue reading

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Dolcetti – “Arriver”

Whimsical yet serious, melodically surprising and rhythmically challenging are the phrases that immediately come to mind while listening to the sophmore recording of Italy’s Dolcetti, entitled “Arriver.” The guitar stylings of Gianni Rojatti, to my ears, are steeped in the … Continue reading

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Ollocs – “Soul Theory”

I’ve battled this album probably more than I needed to. The problem for me was trying to find the direction that Ollocs were wanting to go versus the direction they actually take on their new album “Soul Theory.” Ollocs consider … Continue reading

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Rank ‘Em: King Crimson studio albums

It’s been a while since my last “Rank ‘Em” column and I actually thought I already did King Crimson. Then after looking at the discography, I realized why I hadn’t done Crimson yet. Unlike most bands, Crimson really falls into … Continue reading

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Premiere of video from Nathanael Larochette, guitarist extraordinaire (The Night Watch, Musk Ox)

I reviewed the debut solo album by Nathanael Larochette called “Earth and Sky” a while back. I’ve also reviewed the latest masterpiece from his band The Night Watch, the 36 minute long song/album “Boundaries.” So it’s really my pleasure to … Continue reading

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The Aristocrats Announce Special End Of Tour Show in Dallas, TX

Supergroup trio The Aristocrats have just announced a new show at The Sanctuary Music & Events Center in Dallas, TX, on November 29th 2016. This very special show will be the grand finale of the band’s 18-month long world tour … Continue reading

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