Category Archives: Progresive Metal

Arjen Lucassen’s Star One ~ Revel In Time

This album starts off in a big progressive way. Keyboard strong, with other instruments strongly moving in. Most of the stuff Arjen Lucassen does, I really like. Give this one a listen, I think that you’ll like this as well. … Continue reading

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Ty Tabor ~ Shades

Another album from Ty Tabor, who you may know from Kings X. The last album that I had heard from Ty Tabor was in 2006, with “ROCK GARDEN”, which was a great album. This album didn’t hold up to that … Continue reading

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Anton Johansson’s Nevertold Stories

This album seems to be a compilation of music floating around throughout Anton Johansson’s career. The music is very well done. I don’t know much about Anton Johansson, but I can tell you this album had some really good music … Continue reading

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Prog Collective ~ Worlds On Hold

OK, this is an album full of great musicians & playing music, some of which you may know, some, you may not. Included on this album are these great musicians…Todd Rundgren, Geoff Tate, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Jon Davidson, Patrick Moraz, … Continue reading

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Liquid Tension Experiment ~ LTE 3

The first time that I heard the Liquid Tension Experiment, I didn’t really groove to it. One of my friends lent me some tracks to listen to, but, they never quite worked for me. I can’t tell you whether it … Continue reading

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Sons Of Appollo ~ MMXX

  Another great one from Sons Of Appollo. Starting off with a song over 7 minutes long, that starts off very slow & melodic, and then blisters into what you would expect from Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, … Continue reading

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Astral Groove ~ Astral Groove

  For my first review of a 2020 album, I’m glad that it was this one. This album has a classic hard progressive rock feel to it, with some great newer depth that lets you know that it’s a newer … Continue reading

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Elvenking ~ Reader Of The Runes – Divination

  This may be hard to follow, but, take Renaissance & merge them with Dream Theater & you will have ELVENKING.  Starting off the album with that nice slow folk feel which then plummets you straight into the hard progressive … Continue reading

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Uriah Heep ~ Raging Through The Silence, the 20th Anniversary Concert

  As a child, this band really rocked my world. Another CD / DVD set that I really loved. Featuring songs that I love & some newer music that I did not know. I’m glad that I had the chance … Continue reading

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Fates Warning ~ Theories Of Flight

Fates Warning brings us their 12th studio album in 2016. A great musical album from this band, which brings you their blend of progressive metal & rock. Jim Matheos, who is the only original founding member, writes all of the … Continue reading

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