Tag: InsideOut

Vuur – In This Moment We Are Free – Cities Review

If there’s one thing that can be said about Anneke van Giersbergen, it is that she is one of the world’s most spectacular vocal talents. Few, if any, can express as wide a range of

Devin Townsend – Ziltoid The Omniscient Review

originally written by Chris McDonald Between Strapping Young Lad, his own solo albums, and The Devin Townsend Band, Devin Townsend has released a lot of really great music of all shapes and sizes over the years, with SYL’s landmark City and

Anderson / Stolt – Invention Of Knowledge Review

“See light… Soul light…” I wouldn’t exactly call myself a morning person, but this morning, due to a confluence of abnormal events, I found myself awake at dawn. Sitting on my back porch, watching the

Leprous – The Congregation Review

Leprous asserts that Life is a circus of freaks. Just who is a Freak is a matter of perspective (You, not Me), and the appeal of the Freak Show relies on the invisible barrier between

Geoff Tate – Kings & Thieves Review

In the past six months or so, Queensryche has made more headlines than in the previous fifteen years combined. Their anything-but-amicable split with thirty-year vocalist Geoff Tate resulted in a seemingly endless litany of “he

Devin Townsend Project – Epicloud Review

Here are two fairly basic statements about Epicloud, the fifth album from the Devin Townsend Project: First, it is not going to change anyone’s mind – about Devin Townsend, about the relative merits of his

Redemption – This Mortal Coil Review

Redemption’s strength has always lain in the band’s willingness to embrace all the wonders of the prog metal palette without ever fully succumbing to the subgenre’s insatiable appetite for wonkiness. Their focus has always been

James LaBrie – Static Impulse Review

One gets the sense listening to James Labrie sing that he takes his work very seriously. Not so much the pinpoint-focused craftsman, nor the humorless artisan, but just that he lets no sung note hit