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Haken – Interview 2020 Part 1 – Virus – ‘music prevails in the end’

My love affair with UK progressive metal band Haken is well documented both on but previously in the pages of Powerplay Magazine where I was writing when this young band burst onto the scene in 2010. Their debut, ‘Aquarius’ was a glorious discovery, one of those records that is equal parts raw talent, genius,  Continue Reading »

Novena – Secondary Genesis – EP Review

Artist: Novena Album Title: Secondary Genesis Label: Independent Release Date Of Release: 22 July 2016 Novena is the name of another band that you will want to have firmly on your radar if your musical weapon of choice is prog and progressive metal to be more accurate. Novena, are a five piece that formed back  Continue Reading »

Haken – Restoration – Album Review

Artist: Haken Album Title: Restoration Label: Inside Out Music Year Of Release: 2014 It has been an eventful year or so in the world of Haken. In September 2013, the sextet released what can only be described as a masterpiece of progressive music in the form of their third album, the magnificent ‘The Mountain’. This  Continue Reading »

Haken – English Music’s Finest Hour?

A while back now, I posted a blog whereby I listed my favourite 5 albums of all time. If you are interested, it can be found here. In that post, I found it impossible to keep my list to 5 and therefore rather autonomously added a sixth. The sixth album was the newest of the  Continue Reading »

An Evening with Haken – A Live Review

An Evening with Haken – A Live Review. For this blog post, I thought I’d combine a couple of things, kill two birds with one stone, so to speak: offer readers my first ever live review for this blog and at the same time, offer a personal insight into my gig-going experience, from start to  Continue Reading »

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