Prog Metal Reviews

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VOLA – Applause of a Distant Crowd (, , , )
11th October 2018 -

Bursting forth from their Danish homeland with enough ideas to put even the most ardent of musicians to shame, progressive quartet VOLA have set out their stall to become a shining beacon in the world of interesting, inventive and technically challenging rock music. With sophomore album ‘Applause of a Distant Crowd’ featuring more twists and turns than any river you’d… Read More »

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Skyharbor – Sunshine Dust (, , )
27th September 2018 -

Skyharbor have had some substantial line-up changes over the years, with the departing of TesseracT’s Daniel Tompkins on vocals and Anup Sastry on drums in 2015. This could have signalled a dismantling of the group but were promptly replaced by Aditya Ashok on drums and Eric Emery on vocals, who had a big weight on his shoulders following Tomkin’s footsteps…. Read More »

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URNE – The Mountain of Gold (, , , , , )
28th August 2018 -

Hang the Bastard’s demise was the premature demise of another great British band far too soon. Thankfully, from the ashes rises something new and URNE’s debut EP is a wonderful return for a group of musicians that have been absurdly overlooked over the past few years. Combining the duo at the heart of Chapters, and bassist and live guitarist of… Read More »

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Tesseract – Sonder (, , , )
11th May 2018 -

There is a certain level of prestige that comes with a band like Tesseract. Constantly performing at the highest level, there aren’t many bands that can compete with them at their best. Sonder their fourth full length album looks to further this point by being absolutely breathtaking in almost every concievable way. This is music that brings the listener on… Read More »

Boss Keloid - Melted On The Inch Album Cover
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Boss Keloid – Melted On The Inch (, )
2nd May 2018 -

Every now and then, you stumble across a record that every single fan of guitar-based music needs to hear. Not a record that deserves a listen only if you have the time, nor a record that you can put on in the background while you get ready for a night out. Some creations demand your full attention right away, whether… Read More »