Category Archives: progressive metal

Ghost Toast – “Out of This World”

I can’t recall the last time that I ran across an album so wildly inconsistent as “Out of This World” by Ghost Toast. Before getting into that, I need to point out how terrible the band’s name is. Are we … Continue reading

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Fervent Send – “(C:)rePROGram”

Jon DuBose is the mastermind behind the prog collective known as Fervent Send. Jon is also a very good friend of mine. Now before you say, “no way can Rob be honest when reviewing his friends’ music,” let me point … Continue reading

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Textures announce breakup and farewell tour

Photo Credit: Tim Tronckoe Another sad day in the history of heavy music: Dutch polyrhythmic metallers TEXTURES have today announced their breakup. Read the band’s full statement below: “Ladies and gentlemen, there is no easy way to say this, so … Continue reading

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L’anima – “Departures”

Why is it that all the indie prog bands have to do it all themselves? When was the last time the major prog labels like Inside Out or Frontiers released an album by a completely unknown band? I don’t know … Continue reading

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Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly – “On Her Journey To The Sun”

Rikard Sjöblom is best know as the former frontman and multi-instrumentalist for Beardfish. Beardfish were a favorite of mine so I was quite upset when they disbanded last year. Prior to that, Sjöblom released his second solo album “The Unbendable … Continue reading

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Interview with Jonah Weingarten of Pyramaze

Congrats, Jonah on the new album “Contigent,” I like it a lot. What’s been the reception? Thank you so much! The reception has been great honestly, fantastic reviews across the board. I receive loads of messages every day from fans … Continue reading

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Valdez – “This”

I realize that every reviewer of the debut album by Valdez will type the following but whatever. “This” is the debut album by Valdez. Get it? Whatever. So who are Valdez? Besides being fronted by the very talented and very … Continue reading

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