Album Reviews

Darkwater – Human

The long-awaited new recording from Darkwater has arrived! Human is a veritable smorgasbord for the progressive metal or progressive rock fan’s ears! This comes to us via Ulterium Records. Darkwater come to us from Boras, [Read »]

Album Reviews

Steve Hackett – At the Edge of Light

On January 25th Inside Out Records will drop Steve Hackett’s 25th solo LP since leaving Genesis. I’ve heard of prolific artists before (Santana, Zappa, Miles and Peter Hammill just to name a few), but that’s [Read »]

Album Reviews

Soilwork – Verkligheten

“Reality”. That’s what the Swedish title of SOILWORK’s 11th studio album means, in case you’re wondering. And reality is, ladies and gentlemen, that this is a hammer album. Soilwork never said me much, truth be [Read »]

Album Reviews

Sunless Dawn – Timeweaver

I am a bit on the fence here with Sunless Dawn. Of course, Copenhagen, Denmark is probably responsible for just about as many progressive death metal acts as Sweden or Finland or any other Scandinavian [Read »]

Album of the Month

Evergrey – The Atlantic

On first hearing of The Atlantic, I was fairly impressed. I mean, it’s right up my alley – it’s prog metal of the finest caliber. At some point one begins to wonder if it’s all [Read »]

Album Reviews

Iron Lamb – Blue Haze

Heavy Metal has developed quite a bit over the decades, but there is no denying that a lot of modern Heavy Metal is surprisingly conservative in a musical sense. Many would say that this is [Read »]

Album Reviews

Metal Church – Damned If You Do

Metal Church carries the same difficult legacy as most of  my favorite bands, the first 3 albums are almost not to match. Slayer, Metallica, Anthrax, Exodus, Flotsam and Jetsam, Sepultura, Dream Theater, Helloween, Death, Agent [Read »]