Album Reviews

Dream Theater – Distance Over Time

21st February 2019 Rick Ossian

Many of you will already know of the exploits of the fellows in Dream Theater.  Formed in the northeast (Berkeley College of Music) in 1985 as Majesty , they’ve come a considerable length since then.  [Read »]

Dream Theater

21st February 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Over the course of a career now spanning a quarter century, Dream Theater have arguably become the prototypical progressive metal band. And, not by coincidence, they are also probably the most successful purveyors of the [Read »]

Album Reviews

Lance King – ReProgram

15th February 2019 Rick Ossian

Lance King is CEO of Nightmare Records. He has been in many bands, including Pyramaze, Balance of Power, Avian, Ilium, Shining Star and Gemini. He also has an amazing new solo album that is loaded [Read »]

Lance King

14th February 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Lance King (born November 23, 1962) is an American vocalist and songwriter specializing in melodic rock progressive and power metal. Lance has sung with many groups over the last 35 years and started the record label Nightmare in 1990 to release [Read »]

Album Reviews

Sollar – Translucent

12th February 2019 Rick Ossian

On first listen, I found Porto, Portugal’s Sollar to be unique in several ways, but also very impressive, uplifting, even triumphant. The prog metal stalwart listener will know what I mean when they hear Translucent. [Read »]

Sollar

12th February 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

SOLLAR” is a progressive metal/rock band from Portugal. With roots in Porto, “SOLLAR” joined in 2016. Musicians with vast experience in various styles and with contributions in bands with acknowlegdgment in the panorama of the [Read »]

Album Reviews

Soen – Lotus

3rd February 2019 Rick Ossian

Lotus is Stockholm, Sweden outfit Soen‘s fourth album.  Though I was initially impressed with the overall playing as far as musicianship, skills, etc.,  I am wondering where the real FIRE is behind this band.  They [Read »]

Soen

3rd February 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Soen is a Swedish progressive metal supergroup consisting of various high-profile extreme metal musicians. Their debut album Cognitive was released on February 15, 2012.