Tag: Progressive

Opeth – Damnation Review

Originally written by Ty Brookman Opeth return with the second installment of the Nacksving/Fredman recordings. Of the two, Damnation was the album that had my interest peaked and expectations basically off the scale. Yeah, Deliverance

Solefald – In Harmonia Universali Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett The Norwegian scene has spawned some of the most extreme bands, and also some of the strangest. Solefald happens to fall under the latter. Featuring members of Borknagar, this experimental,

OSI – Office of Strategic Influence Review

Originally written by Russ Wallin. OSI can best be described as a progressive supergroup. The album features Jim Matheos (Fates Warning), Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater), Sean Malone (Cynic, Gordian Knot, ect), Kevin Moore (Chroma Key)

Cult Of Luna – The Beyond Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Often times, bands that have intriguing names also have an intriguing sound. Cult of Luna is no exception. Their latest album, The Beyond, is a combination of epic songs and haunting,

Evergrey – Recreation Day Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon I’ve been anticipating this album for a long time. Evergrey blew me away with their last opus, In Search of Truth, a concept album dealing with alien abductions. I’ve always

The Devin Townsend Band – Accelerated Evolution Review

Originally written by Gregory Bradley. Devin Townsend must be bursting at the seams with musical inspiration. First we get a new Strapping Young Lad album, and now a new solo album? Man oh man, I’m

Madder Mortem – Deadlands Review

Originally written by Ty Brookman The End Records is consistently showcasing talent these days and truly becoming a label with a standard in tact that quite simply equates to their artists creating music outside the

Winds – Reflection Of The I Review

Originally written by Ryan Plunkett Winds is the perfect name for this band, because as soon as you get your first taste of what this album is all about, you’re surrounded by a whirlwind of