Category Archives: progressive metal

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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Blind Guardian Twilight Orchestra – “Legacy Of The Dark Lands”

In addition to progressive metal and rock, one of my favorite types of music are dramatic film scores. And in that realm, one of my all time favorite groups is Two Steps From Hell, as they are one of the … Continue reading

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The Night Watch – “An Embarrassment of Riches”

There’s something about this band, The Night Watch, that that screams uniqueness. The first thing that attracted me to this band was the band’s moniker, referring to the classic King Crimson song “The Night Watch” but it was the stellar … Continue reading

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Novembers Doom – “Nephilim Grove”

Novembers Doom has been one of those bands on my “Will Listen To” list for quite some time. I mean, they are staple of the death-doom metal scene, after all. When the chance came to review their eleventh studio album, … Continue reading

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Alcest – “Spiritual Instinct”

Alcest are one of those bands that somehow never disappoint me. Granted, it took me longer to get into their “Shelter” album (it was a bit of a change) but now it’s one of my favorites by them. What makes … Continue reading

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Ray Alder – “What The Water Wants”

“What The Water Wants” is the debut solo album by long time Fates Warning vocalist Ray Alder. Alder has been with Fates since 1987 and has been a part of other projects such as Engine and more recently Redemption. With … Continue reading

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Vanden Plas – The Ghost Xperiment: AwakenIng

One of the mainstays of prog metal are back with part one of another two part concept album ( part two planned for next fall). This album is both short (6 tracks) and long (about 50 minutes). So, yeah, most … Continue reading

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