Category Archives: Symphonic Progressive Rock

Kayak ~ Seventeen

  Being a big Progressive Rock fan, I’m surprised I haven’t really listened to Kayak before this new album. Most of the songs were around the 3 minute mark, but there are 3 songs that break the 8 minute mark. … Continue reading

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Legacy Pilots ~ Con Brio

                         Right off the bat, this album gets a mention in the BEST OF 2018 list. This album is phenomenal. When you have Steve Morse (Dixie Dregs, Deep Purple … Continue reading

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Martin Barre ~ Road Less Travelled

  The great Jethro Tull guitar player puts out another solo gem with this album. You can certainly hear that Martin Barre was a main contributor of the Jethro Tull sound on this album. The songwriting is similar on some … Continue reading

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The Unity ~ Rise

  This group on their sophomore album, could possibly be the next Van Halen. They don’t have the same guitar licks as Eddie, but, the Pop / Rock is certainly there. The singing works as does the band. I would … Continue reading

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Various Artists ~ A Life In YES: A Tribute To Chris Squire

  How can you say anything negative about YES? You can’t. ‘Nuff said. Now, let’s get on with this review. 12 songs are on this tribute to one of the great bass players of all time…Chris Squire. The first song … Continue reading

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Anneke Van Giersbergan ~ Symphonized

  I don’t like this new album by Anneke Van Giersbergan…I LOVE IT! This album is just about perfect in every way. The main thing to note is there is NO BAND on this album. It is an orchestra. Residentie … Continue reading

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Riverside ~ Wasteland

  I’m going to start this post off by saying this will be on my Best of 2018 list. As usual, this progressive band from Poland knows how to make great music. There are moments when the vocals don’t work … Continue reading

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