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Aeon Zen – Transversal – Album Review

Artist: Aeon Zen Album Title: Transversal Label: Layered Reality Productions Date of Release: 24 September 2021 Trust me to finally get into a band right at the very end of their existence. That’s the case here, with Aeon Zen. Although being familiar with the name and loving the progressive metal genre, I somehow neglected Aeon  Continue Reading »

A Dying Planet – When The Skies Are Grey – Album Review

Artist: A Dying Planet Album Title: When The Skies Are Grey Label: Lifeforce Records Date of Release: 17 September 2021 A new album from the talented mind and hands of Jasun Tipton is always a happy event around these parts. It therefore stands to reason that one of the first handful of albums I reach  Continue Reading »

Leprous – Aphelion – Album Review

Artist: Leprous Album Title: Aphelion Label: Inside Out Music Date of Release: 27 August 2021 I have reviewed every single studio album of Leprous’ career, since they released ‘Tall Poppy Syndrome’ back in 2009. And I can safely say that none of the reviews have been easy to complete. In fact, I would go so  Continue Reading »

Frost* – Day And Age – Album Review

Artist: Frost* Album Title: Day And Age Label: InsideOut Music Date of Release: 14 May 2021 I’m very late to the party with this album, but that might have something to do with the fact that I wasn’t going to review it initially. I was really not that enamoured with the band’s 2020 EP ‘The  Continue Reading »

Acolyte – Entropy – Album Review

Artist: Acolyte Album Title: Entropy Label: Blood Blast Music Date of Release: 14 May 2021 The stream of high-quality music coming from Australia shows no sign of abating, with the latest export being to pique my interest manifesting itself in the form of Acolyte, a quintet from Melbourne. Formed a number of years ago, the  Continue Reading »

Subterranean Masquerade – Mountain Fever – Album Review

Artist: Subterranean Masquerade Album Title: Mountain Fever Label: Sensory Date of Release: 14 May 2021 Reviewing a Subterranean Masquerade album is never an easy task. The band seems to delight in creating music that can be the worst nightmare of any reviewer, simply because there’s so much going on. And not only that, they seem  Continue Reading »

Astrakhan – A Slow Ride Towards Death – Album Review

Artist: Astrakhan  Album Title: A Slow Ride Towards Death  Label: Melodic Passion Records  Date of Release: 23 April 2021  Bearing in mind my love of progressive music, be it rock or metal, and given the clientele involved, it is a little surprising perhaps that I had missed the name Astrakhan until now. ‘A Slow Ride Towards Death’ is  Continue Reading »

Benthos – II – Album Review

Artist: Benthos Album Title: II Label: Eclipse Records Date of Release: 23 April 2021 I’ve had this record for a couple of months at least and yet I’m late bringing this review to you. And the reason is that I have gone back and forth several times, deciding exactly what I think of this album.  Continue Reading »

Wheel – Resident Human – Album Review

Artist: Wheel Album Title: Resident Human Label: OMN Label Services Date of Release: 26 March 2021 I am a huge fan of progressive music and have been for many years after stumbling across the likes of Pain Of Salvation, Vanden Plas, Dream Theater and many others in my more formative years. As a huge progressive  Continue Reading »

Odd Dimension – The Blue Dawn – Album Review

Artist: Odd Dimension Album Title: The Blue Dawn Label: Scarlet Records Date of Release: 26 March 2021 It’s hard to know where to begin with this album review, given that there’s so much to tell you about. ‘The Blue Dawn’ marks the return of Italian progressive rock/metal band after an absence of eight years. They  Continue Reading »


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