19th June 2017

DGM (“Diego, Gianfranco and Maurizio”, after the founding members) is an Italian Progressive metal band. Over the course of the band’s history they have had numerous line-up changes, with no original members in bands current [Read »]

Album Reviews

Klabautamann – Smaragd

14th June 2017 Liam Savage

Music that showcases many styles and layers to encompass a band sound is always welcome to me.  I enjoy reading about the aspects of a group’s sound before delving in aurally.  With Klabautamann, the black [Read »]


14th June 2017

KLABAUTAMANN was founded in 1998 by Tim Steffens (Skarab) and Florian Toyka (Valborg, Island, Woburn House) in Meckenheim near Bonn, Germany. Both members are guitar players and, thus, responsible for songwriting. Since the second album [Read »]

Album Reviews

Royal Hunt – 2016

8th June 2017 Kenn Jensen

This is the live album all Royal Hunt fans somehow knew was coming for a couple of reasons. First of all, having already released a live recording in both 1996 and 2006 this was meant [Read »]

Royal Hunt

7th June 2017

Royal Hunt is a progressive metal band based in Denmark. Royal Hunt was founded in 1989 by keyboardist Andre Andersen.

Album Reviews

Vanden Plas – The Seraphic Live Works

7th June 2017 Kenn Jensen

Vanden Plas has been an important part of the European Progressive Metal scene since the early 1990s, but has only released one live album, Spirit of Live in 2000, prior to The Seraphic Live Works. Unfortunately, this new [Read »]

Vanden Plas

5th June 2017

Vanden Plas is a German progressive metal band, based in Kaiserslautern and founded in the mid-1980s. In 1991, they recorded the song “Keep On Running” as an anthem for the local national league football club [Read »]

Pain of Salvation

24th May 2017

Pain of Salvation is a Swedish progressive rock band led by Daniel Gildenlöw, who is the band’s main songwriter, lyricist, guitarist, and vocalist. Pain of Salvation’s sound is characterised by riff-oriented guitar work, a broad [Read »]


23rd May 2017

THEORY is a Danish quintet playing progressive power metal. Originally founded by lead guitarist Odin L. Madsen and drummer Martin Kilic in 2011. Odin and Martin first met during the establishment of a no-name technical [Read »]