Category Archives: progressive rock

McStine & Minnemann to release debut album on July 3rd!

Exciting news! The great Marco Minnemann is teaming up with the immensely talented Randy McStine (Lo-Fi Resistance) for a new album! Check out the press release below! McStine & MinnemannĀ is a new band consisting of Randy McStine and Marco Minnemann … Continue reading

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Katatonia – “City Burials”

After a (thankfully) brief hiatus, Katatonia got back in action with a tour to honor the 10th anniversary of “Night is the New Day” in 2019. So naturally the next step was a new album and that’s something I always … Continue reading

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Hexvessel – “Kindred”

Life is made up of second chances and second opportunities. This is provided we choose to take them. Given how many times that I miss my first chance at something, I am always willing to give it another chance. Such … Continue reading

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Zopp – “Zopp”

Music, for many of us, is a stress reliever. It is an enjoyment that uplifts us and resets our mood. It can be an escape to another space, that helps us deal with the real world upon our return. If … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 18

Igorrr– “Spirituality and Distortion” Label: Metal Blade Records Release Date: 27 March 2020 First off, Igorrr is not going to be for everyone. If one were to look up extreme metal, I think Igorrr would be the definition. There is … Continue reading

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Pure Reason Revolution – “Eupnea”

There’s been a lot of bands making comebacks lately it seems. One band that I’ve wanted to reform is Pure Reason Revolution. Their debut album “The Dark Third” is essential. While their next two albums didn’t quite live up to … Continue reading

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Gentle Giant to reissue first 4 albums on vinyl on April 3rd

It just does not get more legendary than Gentle Giant. In my opinion, they are the purest form of prog. If you are a fan of progressive rock, you probably know Gentle Giant. But I think it’s important if you … Continue reading

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Jan Akkerman – “Close Beauty”

I let the latest solo album by ex-Focus guitarist Jan Akkerman pass me on by. I listened to it initially and it just didn’t hit me at all. I even thought how he and Focus should reunite since Focus’ latest … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 17

Godsticks – “Inescapable” Label: Kscope Release Date: 7 February 2020 Godsticks are a band that definitely get better with each album. There have been times in the past where I wasn’t sure just how much I liked them. But they … Continue reading

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Blind Ego – Preaching to the Choir

Blind Ego return 4 years after the fantastic 2016 album, Liquid. It came to me right around when I was getting back into music heavily again. I was just rediscovering all the prog and metal releases that I had missed … Continue reading

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