Prog Metal Reviews

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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 »

TesseracT - Polaris Album Cover
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TesseracT – Polaris (, )
9th November 2015 -

TesseracT are one of those bands that get lumped into the djent movement like no tomorrow. With the movement constantly being over-saturated with bands that resemble carbon copies of each other, finding a name for yourself in progressive metal and djent has become ever so difficult. TesseracT however, have always provided the cutting edge to the scene and the band’s… Read More »

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Fightstar – Behind the Devil’s Back (, )
13th October 2015 -

The members of Fightstar have been busy boys during their 5 year hiatus after the release of 2009’s stellar Be Human. While Charlie Simpson had to keep fending off Busted reunion rumours he released two solo albums, played the world’s coldest gig in Siberia and wrote a song with the remote San Bushmen as part of Watch’s TV series, ‘Singing… Read More »

Above The Earth - Every Moment Album Cover Artwork
6.8
Above The Earth – Every Moment (, , )
28th August 2015 -

Above The Earth was formed by Russian industrial virtuoso Roman Arsafes and former Destiny Potato vocalist Aleksandra Radosavljevic after the latter’s departure from the Serbian pop-djent band in 2012. With their debut EP in the same year, they made a name for themselves in the Eastern European progressive metal scene and this year, with “Every Moment”, they’re hoping to crack… Read More »