Prog Metal Reviews

Polyphia - Muse Album Artwork Cover
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Polyphia – Muse (, )
10th September 2014 -

Fresh faced Texans Polyphia have created an instrumental parade with their debut Muse. Open your ears to instrumental music because this one is awesome.

Opeth Pale Communion Album Cover Artwork
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Opeth – Pale Communion (, , )
27th August 2014 -

In the eyes of many, Opeth can do no wrong. Sitting alongside Dream Theater and Mastodon as the kings of the progressive metal genre, they threw their fans an almighty curve-ball with previous album Heritage. Would their eleventh album Pale Communion continue the path started by Heritage or return to more familiar territory? From the outset with the jazz inspired… Read More »

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No Sin Evades His Gaze – Age Of Sedation Review (, , , )
31st July 2014 -

When début single “Age Of Sedation” dropped, No Sin Evades His Gaze began to turn heads. Since then, that single has had over 45,000 YouTube hits and with their first full length – also titled “Age Of Sedation” – the tech metallers are sure to not only turn heads, but blow them. Following a slightly cheesy opening monologue proclaiming us… Read More »

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Mastodon – Once More ‘Round The Sun (, )
23rd July 2014 -

Once More ‘Round The Sun, Mastodon’s latest studio album is the latest in a long and varied career from one of heavy music’s greatest treasures. Last album ‘The Hunter’ certainly made a noticeable effort to be more ‘accessible’ especially after the progressive epic ‘Crack the Skye’ that preceded it. So how does this latest effort compare? Well, ‘Once More ‘Round… Read More »

Chapters The Imperial Skies Album Cover
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Chapters – The Imperial Skies (, , , , )
14th October 2013 -

At the risk of sounding like a broken record, British rock & metal music is in extremely rude health at the moment. Chapters, despite being in the general consciousness for several years after high profile touring with Sylosis are no exception to the rule. Debut album ‘The Imperial Skies’ binds together a huge variety of different influences; the technical precision… Read More »