Album of the Month

Devin Townsend – Empath

29th March 2019 Rick Ossian

One thing that today’s listener needs to remember is to keep on their toes – you never know what you will be listening to.  That is definitely in play today, as we peer into the [Read »]

Album Reviews

A.C.T. – Rebirth

26th March 2019 Rick Ossian

From Malmo, Sweden comes roaring out of the woodwork a band that most prog aficianados will be familiar with by now.  They have done many road miles opening for the likes of Fish and Saga. [Read »]

A.C.T.

26th March 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

A.C.T (Swedish pronunciation: [ækt]) is a Swedish progressive rock band formed in 1995 under the name ‘Fairyland’, in Malmö. The band has been through several personnel changes; with the current line-up featuring Herman Saming (vocals), Ola Andersson (guitar), Jerry Sahlin (keyboards), [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 »]

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.

Steve Hackett

15th January 2019 Tommy Sonne Skøtt

Stephen Richard Hackett (born 12 February 1950) is an English musician, songwriter, singer, and producer who gained prominence as the guitarist of the progressive rock band Genesis from 1971 to 1977. Hackett contributed to six Genesis studio albums, three live [Read »]

Album Reviews

Piqaia – Artifact

15th July 2018 Rick Ossian

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 »]