Prog Metal Reviews

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Opeth – Sorceress (, , )
25th October 2016 -

Opeth’s ‘Sorceress’ is an enchanting siren, beckoning innocent passers-by toward their fate.

8.5
Novena – Secondary Genesis (, )
24th August 2016 -

Novena has been in the works for a while. Principle songwriter Harrison White (ex-Bleeding Oath/Tradjectory) and bassist Moat Lowe (No Sin Evades His Gaze/ex-Bleeding Oath) started the project back in 2013 after the demise of Bleeding Oath, planning to use what remained of the planned sophomore EP from the extreme progressive metal quartet. 3 years seeking out full members finally… Read More »

Gojira Magma Album Cover
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Gojira – Magma (, )
15th July 2016 -

With their new album Magma, Gojira have continued their ascent up the proverbial ladder of the metal world. They’ve adorned the cover of Metal Hammer UK , had some of their best festival slots and were recently announced to play UK arenas for the first time in November supporting ex label mates Alter Bridge. So, is all the hype around… Read More »

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Momentary – The Inside EP (, , )
12th April 2016 -

The progressive metal scene has been inundated with “djent” bands in recent years, especially since the breakout success of Periphery in 2010. With so many bands keen to emulate that sound it can become rather difficult to stand out from the crowd, rather than simply become another drop in a flooded pool of bands. Momentary, from Paderborn in Germany, recently… Read More »

Teramaze Her Halo Album Cover
7.5
Teramaze – Her Halo (, , , )
11th December 2015 -

For those not familiar with the name, Teramaze are an Australian prog metal group. Lead by the string six skills of Dean Wells, and having acquired themselves a new vocalist in the form of Nathan Peachey, their fifth album Her Halo is something of both a rebirth and a spreading of their wings. This album will serve as an introduction… Read More »