Category Archives: neo-prog

Bad Dreams – “Chrysalis”

Argentina’s Bad Dreams started out life as a bit of a Genesis tribute band. After 10 years of that, they moved into doing their own material. Their new album “Chrysalis” still owes plenty to classic Genesis: musically, vocally, and melodically. … Continue reading

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Single Celled Organism – “Splinter in the Eye”

Single Celled Organism is a neo-prog project by Jens Lueck from Germany. Neo-prog can really be a generic, vanilla form of prog in my opinion. It takes a lot to break free from the very SAFE sound of this sub … Continue reading

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Unicorn – “A Collection of Worlds – Resurrection”

I guess I should start with a disclaimer. Dan Swanö is a genius in my book, so factor that in as you read this review! This release is unlike anything Dan has done before. Unicorn was his prog band that … Continue reading

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Gentle Knife – “The Clock Unwound”

I always find it refreshing listening to a band that aims to sound different on every track, and I usually applaud artists willing to take this risk even if the results don’t always pan out. Gentle Knife takes this varied … Continue reading

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IT – “We’re All In This Together”

IT are a UK prog band that remind me a LOT of fellow neo-proggers Pallas, Galahad, Arena and, to a lesser extent, IQ. If you had told me this was a new Pallas album, honestly I would have believed you. … Continue reading

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Poor Genetic Material – “Absence”

Poor Genetic Material are not named very well. Genetics plays a huge role in the success of this band and are anything but poor. The band is led by vocalist Philipp Griffiths who is the son of Martin Griffiths, formerly … Continue reading

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TCP – “Temporal Chaos”

Neo-prog is a slippery slope for me as a listener. Many bands cite Genesis, Marillion and IQ as influencial but far too many of them churn out boring as fuck, watered down fluff that sound like anything you’d hear a … Continue reading

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