Category Archives: modern metal

Iris Divine – “The Static and the Noise”

Iris Divine is another one of those bands that I’d heard of and been meaning to check out, but just never got a chance to do so. That’s one of the reasons I am still doing reviews! And after hearing … Continue reading

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Signals of Bedlam – “Escaping Velocity”

NYC’s Signals of Bedlam are a VERY talented band. However, sometimes talent isn’t enough. “Escaping Velocity” is one of those albums that starts out pretty good before essentially falling off a cliff. Stylistically, the band remind me of Tool or … Continue reading

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In Flames – “Battles”

Let’s get a few things out of the way. No I don’t consider In Flames to be “prog.” I decided to review this album because I like the band. So if you are only into things labeled as “prog,” you … Continue reading

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Temperance – “The Earth Embraces Us All”

I’m trying to figure out why people still listen to symphonic power prog in 2016. Ever since some bands released great music in this genre during the 2000s, many others have been trying to imitate them ever since. Temperance look … Continue reading

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Delain – “Moonbathers”

I’ve lost count on how often I listened to Delain and couldn’t really find anything special about them, despite their music being consistently well-made. I’ve even seen them live and once again, their performance felt rather mediocre. But Delain managed … Continue reading

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