Category Archives: progressive metal

Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 8

It’s hard to fathom what Juha Raivio has been thru over the last few years. He has seen half of Swallow the Sun leave for various reasons but more importantly, his partner, Aleah Stanbridge, passed away in 2016. No one … Continue reading

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Soen – “Lotus”

Soen has become one of my favorite bands. Despite all the member turn over, drummer Martin Lopez and vocalist Joel Ekelöf have always managed to get the right people in the band. Now with their fourth album “Lotus,” they actually … Continue reading

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Thrailkill – “Everything That Is You”

Instrumental progressive metal trios are everywhere!   How does one decide to listen to fresh new music or sit on your ass waiting for the new Animals as Leaders?  The new recording by Thrailkill (a band which was once called … Continue reading

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Interview with Mick Moss of Antimatter

The album title “Black Market Entertainment” seems to insinuate that enlightenment is hard to come by nowadays. Was that the idea?   The albums title takes a pop at how I used to view LSD and cannabis when I was … Continue reading

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Evergrey – “The Atlantic”

I’ve always liked Evergrey. But I’ll admit they’ve been kind of hit or miss with me. The Inner Circle was my first exposure to them and what an incredible album that was/is. It has remained my favorite of theirs all … Continue reading

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Top 20 Albums of 2018: The Sue Edition

Here’s some of the new music I enjoyed the past year. There’s no particular order here, it’s just a list. There are links to reviews found on PMP where applicable. And, yes, not all these releases fit the theme of … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 7

For my seventh recommendation column, there’s some music here that will challenge the term “prog” and yes I acknowledge that Soilwork is not a prog metal band. I do think many fans of prog metal and extreme metal like or … Continue reading

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