Prog Metal Reviews

9.5
Sikth – The Future in Whose Eyes? (, )
22nd May 2017 -

Sikth are a band that came around at the right time. In the early 00’s, nu metal was spluttering along and Sikth hit like a bolt out of the blue. After touring the toilet circuit for a number of years, they delivered a stunning debut album ‘The Trees Are Dead And Dried Out, Wait For Something Wild’ and completely changed the… Read More »

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Sleepmakeswaves Made Of Breath Only Album Cover Artwork
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Sleepmakeswaves – Made Of Breath Only (, )
24th April 2017 -

Sleepmakeswaves are a band Rock Sins first discovered during the excellent Beyond The Redshift Festival in London in 2014. Playing to a capacity Boston Music Rooms, they were arguably the band of the day with their take on instrumental post-metal. Now that their new album, Made Of Breath Only, has been released, it demanded attention to see if they were… Read More »

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Once Human – Evolution (, )
27th March 2017 -

Logan Mader has been a busy guy lately. Aside from his acclaimed production work, he made a surprise return to performing music in 2015 with melodeath group Once Human, putting out an impressive debut at the end of that year. 2016 was then spent with some touring, before recruiting a new member (third guitarist Max Karon) and jumping straight back… Read More »

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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 »