Album Reviews

Extremities – Gaia

21st February 2018 Reinier de Vries

Surprise surprise, a package landed on my doorstep with 3 promo cd’s in it. All Painted Bass Records releases and 2 of them are worth reviewing for sure. The other band isn’t metal or rock [Read »]

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Extremities

21st February 2018 Reinier de Vries

Extremities is a progressive/groove metal band from Eindhoven, the Netherlands and was founded in 2015.   Their music can best be described as a tasteful mix between Textures, Gojira and Monuments. The songs are dynamic, [Read »]

Album Reviews

Angra – Omni

18th February 2018 Reinier de Vries

The ninth album of Brasilian power/progressive metal band Angra is the first EOTYL (end of the year list) material. Personally I find this one of their top 4 albums. There are a lot of fast [Read »]

Album Reviews

Labyrinth – Return to Live

18th February 2018 Kenn Jensen

Labyrinth has over the years made quite a few cool and innovative albums, but one stands out: ‘Return To Heaven Denied’ from 1998. And what better way to celebrate a reunion than to play in [Read »]

Album Reviews

Mother Of Millions – Sigma

20th December 2017 Reinier de Vries

Progressive/alternative rock/metal band Mother Of Millions is a five piece from Greece.In 2014 they released their first album Human. Last month they released their second birth called Sigma. I am not familiar with their debut, but if [Read »]

Album of the Month

Day Six – Solitary League

13th December 2017 Reinier de Vries

At the end of this year I probably need to change my year end list of best 2017  (progressive) releases. Ayreon released The Source in april this year and that was a fine and good one. Now Day [Read »]

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Day Six

10th December 2017 Reinier de Vries

Day Six’s  music could best be described as progressive rock/metal, although it includes symphonic elements, as well as pop, electro, jazz and funk influences.  Founded in 1996 under the name Peanuts, the band is known [Read »]