Progressive Rock & Progressive Metal Reviews

  • Sound Struggle – Rise

    Sound Struggle come back just one year after their eponym record with a new release shortly entitled “Rise”. And this swinging jazz, groovy prog fellows...

  • Fake Heroes – Clouds

    An Italian ex-nu-metal band that was enticed onto the path of progressive by their new drummer, Mike Santoleri (and thank God for that), Fake Heroes,...

  • Orion Tango – Orion Tango

    Philadelphia’s 1k Recordings label has been regularly releasing experimental music across multiple genres for over 15 years, yet this collaborative release from the label manager...

  • DAAR – One-Way Expedition

    A 90’s band, DAAR had a deeply rooted passion for progressive ever since, but just after their reformation in 2011 they started writing down some...

  • Live Report: BLIND GUARDIAN & GRAVE DIGGER at Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, November 16

    Blind Guardian have been one of my favourite bands for years. So many important life memories have been coloured in some form by their music....

  • Turbulence – Disequilibrium

    It’s one thing to get a quality product from a source you would expect, but another entirely for one to seemingly pop out of nowhere....

  • Nio – Nio

    As much as I disdain the term ‘post metal’ for all it implies, I tend to love a lot of the music the label gets...

  • Space Apaches – Smokin’ Voyages

    Now here’s a bait-and-switch if ever I’ve heard one. A band name like Space Apaches, paired up with the cosmic album cover comes with certain...

  • Opium Denn – Demarkation

    Pink Floyd. Blue Oyster Cult. Porcupine Tree– you know the sort of bands I’m talking about; these are groups who paired spacey atmosphere and a...

  • YesWeDo – The Missed Sanctification

    YesWeDo is a project of Cluj-Napoca, Romania based composer and multi-instrumentalist Zoltan Sebestyen, who recently released his debut full-length album “The Missed Sanctification” via Hunnia...