Category Archives: progressive metal

Byzantine – “The Cicada Tree”

Most reviews on this site are either requested by bands or releases that I receive from labels or PR agents. This review is not that. I like when an album that I buy impresses me enough to WANT to write … Continue reading

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Freaky Jelly – “Reverse”

For starters, Brazilian band Freaky Jelly have one of the worst names I’ve seen. It ranks right up there with Bad Salad! I realize that the good names are all gone and yeah I guess most of the boring ones … Continue reading

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Galactic Cowboys return with original line up and first album in 17 years!!

Here is the official press release. I am REALLY excited for this. I got into this band right from their self titled album on. I saw them open for Dream Theater in 1993. They’ve been missed…by many I think!   … Continue reading

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Enslaved Announce album details and release date of ā€˜Eā€™; Launch album pre-order

Here’s the press release from Nuclear Blast! True avant-garde Norwegians ENSLAVED have announced the release of their epic new studio album for October 13th 2017. This 14th full-length masterpiece sets the musical mind-twisters free from genre boundaries and offers an … Continue reading

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HellHaven – “Anywhere Out of the World”

HellHaven are a Polish progressive metal band that have all the elements you need to be successful. They are a band that definitely can play. Sebastian Najder can sing in tune. The music is heavy but not too heavy. The … Continue reading

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Leprous – “Malina”

I got into Leprous right after they released “Bilateral.” The album completely blew me away. The band itself were so tight and the music had plenty of twists and turns. But they also knew the importance of melody. They have … Continue reading

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