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Haken – “Vector”

Regardless of whatever I type in this review, the new Haken album is going to please many people and sell really well. I could just leave it there I guess. But since I try to be the “objective” reviewer, I … Continue reading

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Revocation – “The Outer Ones”

One could take the hyphenated route and describe the music of Revocation as tech-death-thrash-prog-metal or go the simple route and say extreme metal.  “The Outer Ones” is available September 28th on Metal Blade Records.  I guarantee you won’t be disappointed. … Continue reading

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MaYaN – “Dhyana”

A while back, MaYaN launched a successful indiegogo campaign to get an orchestra for it this album and this, their third album, is the first to feature one with the City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra. And it is glorious. I’m a sucker for this … Continue reading

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Rob’s Recommendation Roundup: Volume 1

I’ve decided to try a different approach with some releases. It’s gotten hard for me to write reviews. I am not a fan of writing and on top of that, reviews are so subjective. But I still want to pass … Continue reading

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Shineback – “Dial”

Shineback is the solo project by the multi-talented Simon Godfrey. The first album by Shineback “Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed” was the very first album released by Bad Elephant Music. Yes I bought it after only hearing one track. While … Continue reading

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Kingcrow – “The Persistence”

I’ve been a fan of Kingcrow since the year after Eidos came out, the year I discovered this great band. That album floored me at the time and I still spin it often to this day. I started going back … Continue reading

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