Category Archives: modern prog

Moron Police – “A Boat on the Sea”

I get a lot of submissions from labels and PR reps. When Roie Avin of Royal Avenue Media (and InsideOut and the Prog Report) sent me “A Boat on the Sea” by Moron Police, I wasn’t blown away. I listened … 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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Iapetus – “The Body Cosmic”

I believe metal fans who will encounter the new release The Body Cosmic by two-man team Iapetus will be divided into three camps.  Camp one: folks who love “early” Opeth and progressive extreme metal; camp two: metal fans who don’t … Continue reading

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Godsticks announce new album ‘Inescapable’ / Share first single ‘Denigrate’ feat. TesseracT’s Daniel Tompkins

Godsticks announces their new album “Inescapable” will be released in February. Also a new single is out which features Daniel Tompkins of TesseracT! Here’s the full press release with all of the information.   THE NEW STUDIO ALBUM – DUE … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 16

Frank Wyatt and Friends – “Zeitgeist” Release Date: 1 November 2019 Website: frankwyattmusic.com Frank Wyatt is one of the founding members of prog rock legends Happy the Man. The band was signed to Arista Records in the late 70s when … Continue reading

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Flying Colors – “Third Degree”

Rock supergroup Flying Colors have returned with their aptly titled third album, “Third Degree” which is their first in 5 years. The band is still made up of guitar god Steve Morse, his bassist buddy Dave LaRue, keyboardist/vocalist Neal Morse, … Continue reading

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ANATHEMA announce signing to the Mascot Label Group At the Science Museum, London ahead of their performance at Space Rocks

Anathema have left Kscope to sign with the Mascot Label Group. Here’s the press release and photos. _____________________________________________________________ UK Show Sat 21st Sept – Space Rocks, Indigo at the O2, London – Tickets Mascot Label Group are thrilled to announce … Continue reading

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The Fierce And The Dead – live album out in October

One of my favorite bands have another live release coming in October. Check out the press release! Pre-orders will be live on Monday, September 1st at https://tfatd.bandcamp.com   Bad Elephant Music is thrilled to announce that The Fierce And The … Continue reading

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Rise Twain – “Rise Twain”

The self titled debut album by modern prog duo Rise Twain has been one of my most anticipated albums of 2019. Why? I am a massive echolyn fan and have been for a long time. Guitarist/vocalist Brett Kull of echolyn … Continue reading

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