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Silent Skies – Nectar – Album Review

Artist: Silent Skies Album Title: Nectar Label: Napalm Records Date of Release:  2022 I desperately wanted to dislike this album. This might sound like an odd revelation with which to commence an album review, but it’s true. Ever since I started, I have made no secret of my love for Evergrey, happily stating that  Continue Reading »

Silent Skies – Satellites – Album Review

Artist: Silent Skies Album Title: Satellites Label: AFM Records Date of Release: 11 December 2020 A review of this album was about as inevitable as death and taxes quite frankly, so I suspect none of you are surprised to be reading this. Silent Skies is the new project between Evergrey’s Tom S. Englund and pianist  Continue Reading »

Igorrr – Spirituality and Distortion – Album Review

Artist: Igorrr Album Title: Spirituality and Distortion Label: Metal Blade Records Date of Release: 27 March 2020 In the pursuit of reviewing this album, I have had to ask myself the same question several times: Is it possible to enjoy an album that you don’t really like but which you admire and respect? It may  Continue Reading »

Fleshgod Apocalypse – King – Album Review

Artist: Fleshgod Apocalypse Album Title: King Label: Nuclear Blast Year Of Release: 2016 You can’t beat a bit of unadulterated brutality. My life would be much the duller without some brutality in it. I’m not, of course, talking about physical violence here. After all, I’m the kind of coward that runs away at the first  Continue Reading »

Album Of The Year 2015 – Number 15

Welcome to day 16 of my ‘Album Of The Year 2015’ top 30 countdown. If you’re new to this series, worry not because links to every post up to now, from 30-16 can be found at the bottom of this article. But without any more ado, let’s get on with today’s main event… Number 15  Continue Reading »

Spock’s Beard – The Oblivion Particle – Album Review

Artist: Spock’s Beard Album Title: The Oblivion Particle Label: InsideOut Music Year Of Release: 2015 If 2015 was already a strong year for progressive rock music, it is just about to get even stronger, thanks to this little beauty of an album. I am of course referring to Spock’s Beard’s latest offering, ‘The Oblivion Particle’.  Continue Reading »

District 97 – In Vaults – Album Review

Artist: District 97 Album Title: In Vaults Label: Laser’s Edge Year Of Release: 2015 How long do you give it before you give up on an album? One spin? Five? More? As a reviewer and a lover of music, it’s one of those difficult conundrums for which I don’t believe there’s a cast-iron answer. I  Continue Reading »

Native Construct – Quiet World – Album Review

Artist: Native Construct Album Title: Quiet World Label: Metal Blade Records Year of Release: 2015 I know, I know, I’m late to the party with this release, seeing as it has already been released on Metal Blade Records. However, it has turned out to be one of those albums that I could not ignore and  Continue Reading »

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