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Dream Theater – “Distance Over Time”

After the controversial album “The Astonishing,” it makes perfect sense for Dream Theater to get back to the basics. “The Astonishing” was initially an album that sounded good to me overall but with a poor story line and too much … Continue reading

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Avantasia – “Moonglow”

I’m fairly new to Avantasia in the grand scheme of things. Ghostlights was my first exposure and I loved it, so I dug into the back catalog. I googled Tobias (which the google suggestions filled in a question asking what … Continue reading

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Witherfall – “A Prelude to Sorrow”

Another review I am woefully behind on getting out there. Witherfall only had one album out before Warrel Dane passed, but they were already channeling that Sanctuary and Nevermore vibe. And I ate it up. And apparently Sanctuary took note … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 8

It’s hard to fathom what Juha Raivio has been thru over the last few years. He has seen half of Swallow the Sun leave for various reasons but more importantly, his partner, Aleah Stanbridge, passed away in 2016. No one … Continue reading

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Soen – “Lotus”

Soen has become one of my favorite bands. Despite all the member turn over, drummer Martin Lopez and vocalist Joel Ekelöf have always managed to get the right people in the band. Now with their fourth album “Lotus,” they actually … Continue reading

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Lost Crowns – “Every Night Something Happens”

I’m not a musician, though I can create some noises with a couple of instruments. So I usually talk about how music sounds to me in ways that are not explained in very technical music terms but rather how the … Continue reading

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