Category Archives: progressive metal

Moron Police – “A Boat on the Sea”

I get a lot of submissions from labels and PR reps. When Roie Avin of Royal Avenue Media (and InsideOut and the Prog Report) sent me “A Boat on the Sea” by Moron Police, I wasn’t blown away. I listened … Continue reading

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Dead Kosmonaut – “Gravitas”

I’d never heard of the Swedish band Dead Kosmonaut before getting sent this promo but I liked the description so I gave it a shot. They definitely merge Sabbath and Maiden but also have a Uriah Heep vibe going as … Continue reading

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Restless Amoeba’s Top Albums of 2019… and other things…

Last year was a real pain in the ass trying to compile a list of my top albums of 2018. So much so, that i made a concerted effort to start tracking and building my list as I went along. … Continue reading

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Sons of Apollo – “MMXX”

Somehow, prog metal supergroup Sons of Apollo survived to make a second album, “MMXX.” I’ll admit I was worried that I would not like “Psychotic Symphony,” but overall it was a really good album with enough hooks and prog craziness … Continue reading

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Sue’s Sweet Sixteen of 2019

My 2019 Sweet Sixteen “best of” studio albums list includes a reissue with new tracks added, because…. This was a great year for music, here are some albums that made an impression with me upon my first listen. Not definitive … Continue reading

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