Tag: Progressive

Cynic – Focus (Remastered) Review

Originally written by Justin Bean. Maybe you’ve heard of Cynic, maybe you haven’t. Regardless, I can almost guarantee you’ve heard a band or two that has drawn on Cynic’s unique, seminal approach to extreme music which effortlessly blended

Derek Sherinian – Mythology Review

Well, well, well. All this time I thought Derek Sherinian was just a former Dream Theater keyboardist continuing to make music after his firing prior to the band recording Scenes from a Memory. Little did

Rhapsody of Fire – Symphony of Enchanted Lands II – The Dark Secret Review

Rhapsody is a band so gloriously over the top that a new label had to be created just for them – Hollywood Metal. Never before has that label been more appropriate than on their latest

Cult Of Luna – Salvation Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance What comes after? After you prove yourself. After you ascend to the top of your field and quiet all detractors. Where do you go from the top? Do you allow

Therion – Lemuria/Sirius B Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Therion have always been ambitious and now with the 2 album release (the albums are not available separately) of Lemuria/Sirius B, Christofer Johnsson and Co. have outdone themselves. That’s not

Deadsoul Tribe – The January Tree Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance Hot on the heels of their critically acclaimed 2003 release A Murder of Crows, progressive rockers Dead Soul Tribe have returned in a timely and efficient fashion with their latest

Mastodon – Leviathan Review

I was late hearing about Mastodon’s Remission album, so that by the time I was listening to and amazing over that record it was sort of old news and the inevitable backtalk about it had

Winds – The Imaginary Direction Of Time Review

Ryan Plunkett’s take: Some albums you come across, you cannot just simply pop them in and listen to a track or two. The Imaginary Direction of Time, the latest offering from progressive Norwegian metalers Winds,