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Mantric – “False Negative”

It always amazes me when a band sets the bar higher with each album that they release. Eventually you think “okay, there’s no way this one can be better than the last one.” Mantric has 2 exceptional albums already and … Continue reading

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Witchcraft – “Black Metal”

First off, do not be fooled. “Black Metal” is not a black metal album. For that matter it is not a Witchcraft album either. So what gives? What “Black Metal” really is is a solo acoustic album by Witchcraft mastermind … 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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Oranssi Pazuzu – “Mestarin kynsi”

Oranssi Pazuzu are not going to be for everyone. If you aren’t into wretched black metal vocals like Ihsahn or Enslaved do, then you can skip this review. But if you do like those style of vocals and love the … 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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Dynazty – “The Dark Delight”

Gonna do something a little different and step outside the box on this one. The prog box, that is. Don’t worry, this page is still prog. But thought I would highlight a non-prog band just to show that 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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White Stones – “Kuarahy”

White Stones is the solo project of Martin Mendez, bassist for Opeth. It’s surprises me that he’d never done anything outside of Opeth. But I suppose it’s just as surprising that he is finally doing something. “Kuarahy” was an album … 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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