Progressive Rock & Progressive Metal Reviews

  • Alcest – Écalles de Lune

    Throughout post-metal circles, the name of Alcest has been one that is chatted back and forth alot lately. A French one man black metal project...

  • Amplifier – The Octopus

    When attempting to craft a truly landmark-worthy statement in music, the trend in rock music is generally to create something in excess. Be it a...

  • Light Year – Reveal the Fantastic

    Formed in 1974, Light Year were what seems to be a short lived fusion band operating out of the Bay Area of San Francisco. After...

  • The Pineapple Thief – Camden Underworld, London

    Last night saw a trip to the capital for a gig by The Pineapple Thief in cosmopolitan Camden Town, a place for which the word “bustling” is...

  • The Decemberists – The King is Dead

    The biggest musical disappointment for me in quite some time. My first experience with the music of indie rock band The Decemberists was a few...

  • Beardfish – Mammoth

    Another year, another Beardfish album. Wait a minute, you’re telling me they skipped a year because the mix “didn’t sound right”? THOSE BASTARDS! HOW DARE...

  • The Ocean – Anthropocentric

    With 2007′s ‘Precambrian’, German post-metal group The Ocean (also known as Ocean Collective) came out with a two disc concept epic concerning nothing less than...

  • Slychosis – Mental Hygiene

    Two years ago I received Slychosis’ second album, Slychedelia, to review, and was immediately impressed by the CD’s striking artwork. Visuals have always been essential...

  • Blow Up Hollywood – Collections

    Since 2002′s self titled debut, Blow Up Hollywood have been releasing wonderful paens to love, life and loss, with a healthy side of order of...

  • Amplifier – Fractal EP

    Recorded at night after toiling all day during the marathon Octopus sessions, this free EP has been given away as thankyou for the buyers of...