Prog Metal Reviews

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 »

Conjurer Mire Album Art 800px
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Conjurer – Mire (, , , )
22nd February 2018 -

Those who keep their fingers on the pulse of the UK’s underground metal scene would assume it’s going into cardiac arrest with the rate it’s pumping out brilliant records. After hearing Conjurer‘s 2016 debut EP listeners knew that the first full-length, Mire would be yet another palpitation for the British scene. It’s not surprising that another astonishing UK act’s debut is out… Read More »

Mastodon Cold Dark Place EP Artwork Cover
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Mastodon – Cold Dark Place (, )
28th September 2017 -

Mastodon never do anything by halves. Whether they are dropping mind-bending concept albums, or casually just putting out one of the albums of the year this past March, they are always keeping people on their toes. So some six months after their blistering album ‘Emperor of Sand’ they have decided to grace us all with a 4 track EP called… Read More »

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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 »

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 »