Category Archives: progressive metal

Avandra – “Descender”

Released Friday, April 26 is “Descender” from Puerto Rico’s Avandra. After multiple listens, I’m left feeling nostalgic, comforted and happy. The music is reminiscent of the early Magna Carta catalog (think Altura, Lemur Voice, Dali’s Dilemma). “Descender” is in that … Continue reading

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Arch / Matheos – “Winter Ethereal”

I will be upfront with you and start by saying that I’m a HUGE Fates Warning fan. When all my buddies in high school were squeaking and awing about Van Halen, I was in my dark room listening to the … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 11

Allegaeon has somehow survived lack of finances and band turnover to release great album after great album. “Apoptosis” is their last and one of their greatest. The first big change was vocalist Riley McShane who stepped in on 2016’s “Proponent … Continue reading

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The Aristocrats Announce North America Tour + Reveal New Album Title

Here’s the press release for the new Aristrocrats album and tour!   THE ARISTOCRATS ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICA TOUR FOR SUMMER 2019 AND REVEAL THE TITLE OF THEIR FOURTH STUDIO ALBUM: “YOU KNOW WHAT…?”   “virtuosic, melodic, spontaneous, outrageous and fun” [Guitar World] … Continue reading

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Thank You Scientist announce new album ‘Terraformer’

Here’s the press release for the upcoming album by Thank You Scientist: American Prog rock masters Thank You Scientist are pleased to announce their 4th studio album, Terraformer, out June 14th on Evil Ink Records.  Their second studio release on the label … Continue reading

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Jordan Rudess – “Wired For Madness”

“Wired For Madness” is the latest solo opus from Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess. DT has just released an album so it’s interesting that Rudess is releasing this at the same time. If you know his solo discography, you know … Continue reading

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A.C.T – “Rebirth”

One of the first “new” progressive rock acts I got into back in the day. Feels weird to say that. But at a time when I only really knew of Yes, Dream Theater, and Rush, a good friend of mine … Continue reading

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