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Dream Theater release first track from upcoming album (Warning: opinions!)

Dream Theater release the first song from their upcoming album “Distance Over Time.” The song is called “Untethered Angel” and it’s the opening track on the album. It sounds like Dream Theater. But according to some fans of the band, … Continue reading

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Editorial: Why does Derek Sherinian still have a grudge against Jordan Rudess?

Twenty years ago (I can’t believe it’s that LONG), Jordan Rudess was asked to join Dream Theater. The problem was the band had a keyboardist in Derek Sherinian. Sherinian was a really good player too. But both John Petrucci and … Continue reading

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Rush “Officially” Calls it a Career

The big news has been that Alex Lifeson was quoted in an interview with the Globe and Mail that Rush was done as a band. He said: “It’s been a little over two years since Rush last toured. We have … Continue reading

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When Prog Loses its Rock

I’ve been struggling more than usual lately when trying to get into a lot of the music that has been submitted for review to this site. I was beginning to think that either my taste is getting more and more … Continue reading

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Re-evaluating my own hypocrisy

For a while now, I have rejected all review submissions with programmed drums. The problem is/was that the majority sounded like high quality demos rather than legitimate releases. Now I am aware that drums are expensive and a “real” recording … Continue reading

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Steven Wilson vs. Marco Minnemann: a study in personalities

By now everyone know about the rift between Steven Wilson and former drummer for his band, Marco Minnemann. People are going to pick sides but is it really that easy? I think this goes way beyond a gold record and … Continue reading

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Interview with Pierre St-Jean of Heaven’s Cry

What made you guys decide to reform back in 2010 after almost a decade apart? It really seemed to me that you guys were always ahead of your time. I would say that Heaven’s Cry is about change and moving … Continue reading

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