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Nightwish – “Decades: Live In Buenos Aires”

Well… here we are again… another year, another live release. Looking back at their discography, it seems the last few (including this one) have been every three years. Nice and steady release schedule. Again, it will primarily be the already … Continue reading

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Iapetus – “The Body Cosmic”

I believe metal fans who will encounter the new release The Body Cosmic by two-man team Iapetus will be divided into three camps.  Camp one: folks who love “early” Opeth and progressive extreme metal; camp two: metal fans who don’t … Continue reading

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no-man – “love you to bits”

The core of no-man is Tim Bowness and Steven Wilson. I wasn’t aware of no-man when they were first active. I was led to the duo’s work via my discovery of Steven Wilson’s solo albums in 2013. My favorite no-man … Continue reading

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Yogi Lang – “A Way Out Of Here”

Yogi Lang is the “L” in RPWL. As the singer and one of the main songwriters, he is very much identified with the sound of RPWL. His second solo album “A Way Out Of Here” (to no surprise) does not … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 16

Frank Wyatt and Friends – “Zeitgeist” Release Date: 1 November 2019 Website: frankwyattmusic.com Frank Wyatt is one of the founding members of prog rock legends Happy the Man. The band was signed to Arista Records in the late 70s when … Continue reading

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Blind Guardian Twilight Orchestra – “Legacy Of The Dark Lands”

In addition to progressive metal and rock, one of my favorite types of music are dramatic film scores. And in that realm, one of my all time favorite groups is Two Steps From Hell, as they are one of the … Continue reading

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The Night Watch – “An Embarrassment of Riches”

There’s something about this band, The Night Watch, that that screams uniqueness. The first thing that attracted me to this band was the band’s moniker, referring to the classic King Crimson song “The Night Watch” but it was the stellar … Continue reading

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