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Chapel Of Disease – Echoes Of Light – Album Review

Artist: Chapel Of Disease Album Title: Echoes Of Light Label: Van Records Date of Release: 9 February 2024 I’m only reviewing this album because of one of those strange quirks of fate. On one of my infamous late-night voyages of discovery was sent down a different than expected path as I was too slow to  Continue Reading »

Advocacy – The Path Of Decoherence – Album Review

Artist: Advocacy Album Title: The Path Of Decoherence Label: UPRISING! Records Date of Release: 19 January 2024 When there’s a debut progressive metal album thrust under my nose, that references Haken, Dream Theater, and Threshold in the accompanying press release, you’ve got my attention. Then, add a striking piece of artwork that’s been created by  Continue Reading »

Top 30 Albums Of The Year 2023

Despite going AWOL for large chunks of the year and not reviewing all of the albums I wanted to, I never stopped listening to new music at any time. And so, by (not so) popular demand, I thought I’d still put together a post detailing my favourite albums of 2023. My usual Top 30 daily  Continue Reading »

AVKRVST – The Approbation – Album Review

Artist: AVKRVST Album Title: The Approbation Label: InsideOut Music Date of Release: 16 June 2023 OK, I’m going to start this review by tackling the elephant in the room at the outset: the name of the band. It’s hard enough to get noticed and to gain traction in the music world at the best of  Continue Reading »

Crown Lands – Fearless – Album Review

Artist: Crown Lands Album Title: Fearless Label: Spinefarm / Universal Music Canada Date of Release: 31 March 2023 Music is a funny old thing, especially when mixed with the human mind. Put the two together and I swear that it makes less and less sense every day. Take this album as a prime example. A  Continue Reading »

The Anchoret – It All Began With Loneliness – Album Review

Artist: The Anchoret Album Title: It All Began With Loneliness Label: Willowtip Records Date of Release: 23 June 2023 We all like different things, it’s part of being human. There are some people that enjoy eating mushrooms or lamb, others that like football but don’t support Tottenham, and even some that think that crocs are  Continue Reading »

Voyager – Fearless In Love – Album Review

Artist: Voyager Album Title: Fearless In Love Label: Season Of Mist Date of Release: 14 July 2023 What better way to kick-start my writing again, than with the latest album by the band that previously pulled me out of the doldrums during the pandemic? Voyager, and specifically their kind and charismatic frontman Danny Estrin, invited  Continue Reading »

Ring Of Gyges – Metamorphosis – Album Review

Artist: Ring Of Gyges Album Title: Metamorphosis Label: ViciSolum Productions Date of Release: 19 May 2023 Today is one of those magical days. It is a day when I am bursting with excitement about a brand-new musical discovery. I wanted to wait longer before penning a review, but I equally wanted to capture the sense  Continue Reading »

Pressure Points – The Island – Album Review

Artist: Pressure Points Album Title: The Island Label: Art Gates Records Date of Release: 17 March 2023 Way back in 2015, when my website was in its relative infancy, and so were my two children, I heard a band called Pressure Points for the very first time. What I heard, was their second album, entitled  Continue Reading »

Martin Miller – Maze Of My Mind – Album Review

Artist: Martin Miller Album Title: Maze Of My Mind Label: Independent Release Date of Release:  31 March 2023 It’s still very cold, dull, and wet here in Blighty as I write. However, every day is warm and sunny when you make a new musical discovery that you weren’t expecting, and which hits all the right  Continue Reading »


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