Category Archives: modern prog

Godsticks – “Hard To Face”

Godsticks are a band that I never give up on. I have the last 2 albums and just when I thought I hadn’t figured them out…the light bulb went on. I keep listening to “Emergence” over and over. And while … Continue reading

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Daniel Cavanagh – “Monochrome”

When I found out that Daniel Cavanagh of Anathema was releasing his first solo album not long after Anathema released their last album “The Optimist,” I found it to be a bit curious for sure. Cavanagh is Anathema’s primary songwriter … Continue reading

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Lunatic Soul – “Fractured”

“Fractured” is the latest release from Lunatic Soul, the side project of Riverside’s Mariusz Duda. Duda is one of the biggest talents in prog, in my opinion. Lunatic Soul has been very free form as far as style is concerned. … Continue reading

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Legend – “Midnight Champion”

This album is a bit of a surprise for me. I’d never heard of Legend and unless the promo hadn’t found it’s way to my inbox, that would have remained the case. Even then, there are things about it which … Continue reading

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Himmellegeme – “Myth of Earth”

Himmellegeme have a unique name and a captivating sound. Though the band is from Bergen, Norway, they actually remind me of a mix of two Icelandic bands: Sólstafir and Sigur Rós. I am a massive fan of those bands so … Continue reading

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Vattnet – “Vattnet”

There is nothing more “progressive” than a band that completely reinvents themselves. After releasing two awesome atmospheric black metal albums, New Hampshire’s Vattnet Viskar went through a major change. Lead vocalist and guitarist Nicholas Thornbury left the band. Casey Aylward … Continue reading

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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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