Category Archives: progressive metal

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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Rob’s Top Ten of the first half of 2020

I noticed that The Prog Mind had posted a best of 2020 list and also that only one of the releases was one that I thought would make my list. So then I thought, do I even have 10 albums … Continue reading

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Outside In – “Karmatrain”

I assume what happened to me happens to many of you: weeks go by with what seems like no great new music and then the dam overflows.  I was still recovering from Intronaut’s new one Fluid Existential Inversions (featuring a career-defining … Continue reading

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Radio Show Hiatus

As many folks might know, I have a weekly radio show that airs live on Sundays on Metal World Radio. It has been also rebroadcast Tuesdays on Delicious Agony Radio. I’ve decided to put the show on hiatus for now. … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 21

Long Distance Calling – “How Do We Want To Live?” Label: Inside Out Music Release Date: June 26, 2020 One of the best instrumental bands out there is Germany’s Long Distance Calling. I should probably call them “mostly” instrumental since … Continue reading

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