Progressive Rock & Progressive Metal Reviews

  • Lanes Laire – Resurrection of Black

    As I’m writing this review, I’ve probably listened to this album dozens of times. This is the type of album that motivated me to start...

  • The Boy from the Crowd – Where the Bees Come to Die

    I’ve always found the claim that “rock music is dead” is pretty loaded. The current trend in popular music may have veered into the electronic...

  • Bryan Deister – Spines of the Heart

    Even in the age of the internet, where such things are all too common, I’ve got a lot of respect for the musicians who take...

  • Vederkast – Northern Gothic

    Balancing a clean hard rock sound with a prog rock edge, Tromso, Norway’s Vederkast is a rising force within the ever-growing European scene. With their...

  • Orymus – Miracles

    Progressive music fans can generally be classified into one of two categories: those who listen for the music and those who listen for the experience....

  • Anima Tempo – Caged In Memories

    It definitely feels as a cliche when saying that an album released early in a year has potential and quality to end the year as...

  • Kardashev – Peripety

    Metal has always been a type of music where a little bending of the rules is encouraged, and with that in mind, many talented young...

  • The Tea Club – Grappling

    The Tea Club‘s Quickly Quickly Quickly was probably the finest progressive rock album released in 2012, and I made no effort to hide my enthusiasm for it....

  • Plastic Yellow Band – Above Gravity

    Progressive rock (especially the classic variety) can feel like a stale dish these days. It’s a wonder to see how much that can change when...

  • Follia – Follia!

    Follia! is the third album by a Belgian experimental jazz ensemble Follia, and it is a true masterwork. Achieving a perfect balance of musical traditions...