Category Archives: progressive metal

Chaos Divine – “Legacies”

I’ve been patiently awaiting Chaos Divine’s follow-up to the 2015 masterpiece Colliding Skies.  Feeling like a lifetime since then, I was eager to hear what the last half-decade has done to this melodic Australian metal band. The syncopated hat-tip to … Continue reading

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Crippled Black Phoenix – “Ellengæst”

Justin Greaves must be either unlucky or a pain in the ass to work with. The leader of Crippled Black Phoenix has lost the majority of the band twice now. The first time was back in 2014 when members tried … Continue reading

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Gargoyl – “Gargoyl”

The self titled debut album by Gargoyl can be summed up as Alice in Chains meets Voivod at an Opeth concert. I could just stop there because I think that’s gotta interest a lot of people. And it should! This … Continue reading

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Enslaved – “Utgard”

For me, Enslaved can do no wrong. But still, many artists have come to disappoint me (you know who they are). Fortunately with “Utgard,” Enslaved continue to be one of the great bands of our time. The band seems to … Continue reading

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Exist – “Egoiista”

Other than the music itself, I suggest making the purchase this week as the release date was 8/28/2020 and first week sales do make a difference therefore please support the East Coast progressive metal of Exist! Are you looking for … Continue reading

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Traveling back to 1997!

Over the course of the last…how many years have I been doing my internet radio show…let’s say 5 years, 6 years, I have done shows that focus on specific years. I’ve done all of the 70s individually. I did a … Continue reading

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Fates Warning reveals details for new album, ‘Long Day Good Night’

Very exciting news from Metal Blade Records and Fates Warning! Here is the press release. Fates Warning have been a formidable presence in progressive metal for more than 35 years, helping to shape and drive the genre without ever compromising … Continue reading

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Pain of Salvation – “Panther”

Panther. The new album. Pain of Salvation are known to take chances both with their style and production. I respect that but sadly this one loses a lot due to a poor mix and production. This is their St. Anger. … Continue reading

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But is it prog?

The worst question that I have to deal with is whether something is “prog” or not. I’ve fallen victim to having to ask that question many times when it comes to reviews or posting content. It drives me crazy. While … Continue reading

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Vulkan – “Technatura”

At this point, the only reviews that I am writing are the ones that I am motivated to write. In other words, it has to be an album that I want you to know about. Here we have one: Vulkan … Continue reading

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