Category Archives: experimental rock

Lunatic Soul – “Under a Fragmented Sky”

“Under a Fragmented Sky” comes barely 8 months after the last Lunatic Soul album, “Fractured.” So one of two situations come to mind. Either Mariusz Duda had intended to have 2 separate albums or “Under a Fragmented Sky” is the … Continue reading

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Traun – “The Lilac Moon,” “The Black Metal Princess” and “Escape from Spa Nine”

For all intents and purposes, the trilogy of releases from Traun called “The Lilac Moon,” “The Black Metal Princess” and “Escape from Spa Nine” make up three parts of a full album. Each of them are roughly 20 minutes long … Continue reading

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Ihsahn – “Ámr”

In my opinion, Ihsahn is a musical genius. I don’t use that term lightly either. The list of people that I classify as a musical genius is short. It’s much shorter when I limit it to living legends. Every album … Continue reading

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Rank ‘Em: Voivod studio albums

Voivod is one of my all-time favorite bands. A discussion with my good friends Russ and Rod led me to decide it was time to try to rank Voivod’s studio albums. I knew this would be hard since I love … Continue reading

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Crippled Black Phoenix – “Horrific Honorifics”

Crippled Black Phoenix have always been a band that have done cover songs. They are really good at them too. I suppose it was only a matter of time before they did an all cover album or EP. “Horrific Honorifics” … Continue reading

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Jakub Zytecki – “Feather Bed/Ladder Head”

Today I’m listening to and reviewing Jakub Zytecki’s solo music. He may be known as the guitarist in prodigal Polish progressive metal act Disperse. February 23, 2018 will see the release of Jakub’s “Feather Bed / Ladder Head,” a physical … Continue reading

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Mark Deutrom – “The Silent Treatment”

Reviewing re-issues isn’t something I do very often. One reason to take a look at the debut album “The Silent Treatment” from ex-Melvins bassist Mark Deutrom is that I love (the) Melvins. Granted they go thru bassists like Spinal Tap … Continue reading

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