Album Reviews

Piqaia – Artifact

Now this is what I’m talking about!  Classic prog rock from some folks who obviously know what they are up to! Clean vocals for the most part, though they do a bit of a growl [Read »]

Album Reviews

Salem – Attrition

For those new to the band, Salem were formed around 1980 from the ashes of Ethel The Frog but “Attrition” is only the band’s 3rd full-length release. The music is a melodic Rock accentuated by [Read »]

Album Reviews

Royal Mob – Cinematic

This album is probably perfect for certain markets: the teenybopper AOR scene (Maroon 5, The Darkness, etc.), pop rock, NOT heavy metal. The harmonies and the melodies are like slick polished steel. I don’t recall [Read »]

Album Reviews

Refuge – Solitary Men

Refuge it the revival of the band Rage mid eighties/early nineties line-up. The period in which they released their best albums in my opinion. Especially Secrets in a Weird World, is still a very underrated album. [Read »]

Album of the Month

Haken – L-1VE

Listening to Haken (pronounced Hay-ken) can be a complete aural orgasm if you let it. The important thing to remember while listening is that you are in for an extended journey, oftentimes within the parameters [Read »]

Album Reviews

Toledo Steel – No Quarter

In theory not a lot of words are necessary for this review: if bands such as Judas Priest, Satan, Accept, Saxon mean anything to you, then “No Quarter” is a no-brainer. But I’ll go a [Read »]

Album Reviews

The Sea Within – The Sea Within

Today we look at Prog’s most recent supergroup, The Sea Within, and their self-titled eponymous debut. When it comes to supergroups, Prog is no stranger to danger. For many years we have been treated to [Read »]