Category Archives: progressive rock

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

Posted in progressive metal, progressive rock | Tagged | 3 Comments

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

Posted in experimental rock, modern metal, modern prog, progressive metal, progressive rock, psych rock | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in progressive metal, progressive rock | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in progressive metal, progressive rock | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in progressive metal, progressive rock | Tagged , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in art rock, experimental rock, extreme metal, modern metal, modern prog, post rock, progressive metal, progressive rock | Tagged | Leave a comment

An Update from Rob

I’ve decided to scale back even more on writing reviews with the goal of stopping them. I just don’t have the time and, quite frankly, the interest in writing them. There are so many sites and blogs out there that … Continue reading

Posted in progressive metal, progressive rock | Tagged | 3 Comments

Frost* – “Others” EP

Frost* are back! And the good news is that this is actually just the beginning. “Others” is an EP of songs left off their last album “Falling Satellites.” The songs weren’t completely finished, but now they are. This EP will … Continue reading

Posted in modern prog, progressive rock | Tagged | Leave a comment

Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 20

Hail Spirit Noir – “Eden In Reverse” Agonia Records 19 June 2020 I hadn’t heard of Greece’s Hail Spirit Noir prior to this so I had no expectations coming into this. From what I read about them, they were more … Continue reading

Posted in art rock, modern prog, progressive rock | Tagged | Leave a comment

Haken – “Virus”

Let’s get this out of the way, the album title for the new Haken album is “Virus” and the timing for that name is…unfortunate. I suppose the upside is that it’s not called “COVID-19.” The title is a direct tie … Continue reading

Posted in progressive metal, progressive rock | Tagged | 1 Comment