All posts tagged "review"

  • Lisa LaRue 2KX – Fast and Blue

    If someone had first told me about the work of Lisa LaRue and her place as a ‘virtuoso prog keyboardist’, I would have likely not...

  • Arjen Anthony Lucassen – Lost in the New Real

    Although he is surely best known for his epic prog operas under the penname Ayreon, Arjen Lucassen is a man of many, many, many projects....

  • Dodheimsgard – Supervillain Outcast

    On Dodheimsgard’s third record ’666 International’, this once-orthodox Norwegian black metal band revolutionized their sound by adding a challenging layer of experimental electronics and industrial...

  • Gazpacho – Night

    The excuse I have for reviewing this 5-year old album now is that it has just been reissued by kscope with slightly tinkered sound and...

  • Magnum – On The 13th Day

    Magnum’s previous album, “The Visitation” had a special significance for me last year- it was the first album of 2011 I listened to. Considering that...

  • Vektor – Outer Isolation

    Vektor are one of those bands that have been inspiring excitement since they first began releasing music. With vicious musicianship, complex composition and a futuristic...

  • Cynic – Traced in Air

    Back in 1994, progressive metal band Cynic disbanded, leaving a string of demos and a debut which has since gone on to be considered a...

  • Arcturus – The Sham Mirrors

    With another album, there are new developments for the avant-garde metal act known as Arcturus. This now-legendary band is something of a Norwegian black metal...

  • Lars Hollmer – With Floury Hand (sketches)

    The release of With Floury Hand (English translation of the Swedish Med Mjölad Hand) in the summer of 2012 – three and a half years after Lars...

  • Kettlespider – Avadante

    On a surface level, Kettlespider plays a sort of music that’s all-too familiar to my ears. It’s a style of progressive rock that flirts with...