Tag: InsideOut

Psychotic Waltz – The God-Shaped Void Review

Through 10 years of frustrating underexposure and relative obscurity, Psychotic Waltz never compromised their vision. Even in the comparatively wide open world of heavy metal, they broke boundaries and defied expectation, creating music that was

Just At The Edge Of The Light: A Psychotic Waltz Primer

Every passionate music fan has a litmus test band or artist, the one that, when mentioned, signifies the speaker’s legitimate expertise in that area. For a lot of progressive metal devotees that band is Psychotic

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