Rhapsody Of Fire are back!

Rhapsody Of Fire - Into The Legend 2016 progressive power metal, Italy, top band

Rhapsody Of Fire – Into The Legend 2016 reviewed The long awaited follow up of Dark Wings Of Steel is being released through AFM records. Lots of long time fans were disappointed by that latter album, and were hoping it would be getting better … Rhapsody Of Fire are back with full force I’d say […]

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Seyminhol – The Wayward Son – Hamlet in Metal

Seyminhol – The Wayward Son (2015) A metal take on of the Hamlet story   Thanks to Nico of Seyminhol I received the promo for The Wayward Son. Simply said, it is concept album based on the Hamlet story, executed as symphonic metal. And that could be that. Only, when I got down to listening […]

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Koen Herfst – Back To Balance (2015)

Koen Herfst - Back To Balance (2105) progressive metal collaboration

Koen Herfst – Back To Balance (2015) Frankly I can’t remember how I stumbled across Koen Herfst. What I read about him didn’t help evaluate the release at all. He seems to be one of the best drummers in the Netherlands, working mostly for a DJ Armin Van Buuren (I heard this name before, but […]

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Standing Ovation – Gravity Beats Nuclear (2015)

Standing Ovation - Gravity Beats Nuclear (2015) progressive metal from Finland

Standing Ovation – Gravity Beats Nuclear (2015) As I say somewhere before I found this release on the TOP 50 List for 2015 on Prog Metal Zone, and then the band got in touch to ask me for a review. Of course I am happy to do this. Standing Ovation – to fill you in […]

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Cloudscape – A Voice Of Reason (2016) review

Cloudscape - A Voice Of Reason 2016 power prog metal from Sweden

Cloudscape – A Voice Of Reason (2016) — review I am not a die hard Cloudscape fan although their 2008 album Global Drama is one of my all time favorites. Nevertheless I was pleased to hear the new album announced a couple months ago. The video for the title track that was released back then […]

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Escaped prog albums 2015 pt 3

Amorphis Under The Red Cloud 2015

Even more Prog albums that escaped my review in 2015 And here we have heavyweights to get into, and a bit of the more weird stuff. And I’ll conclude the escaped prog albums 2015 with this post although there are still more. If you are hungry, check out Tylor Dory Trio, Traillight, Chaosbay, Sonus Corona, […]

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Escaped progressive metal albums 2015 pt 2

Waken Eyes 2015

Progressive metal albums that escaped my review in 2015, continued Still more albums to go through! Some heavyweights like Waken Eyes and Angra on here, and a bunch of new bands as well. You’ll find the Deezer playlist on the bottom again, hit play and listen while you read. (You may have to log in […]

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