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Cover of the new ENCHANT album

Veröffentlicht am 25. Juli 2014 von Markus W. in Enchant, Prog Rock, Rock, News

Cover of the new ENCHANT album

Prog rockers Enchant revealed the cover of their next album. The record got the name "The great divine" and will be released via InsideOut end of September. Source: YouTube

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CD review YES "Heaven & earth"

Veröffentlicht am 23. Juli 2014 von Markus W. in Yes, Prog Rock, Rock, CD Review, News, Asia

CD review YES "Heaven & earth"

(5/10) Prog rock legend Yes added another studio record to their almost endless discography. The name: "Heaven & earth". It's the first Yes album since 2013 when the prog rockers published "Fly from here". The line-up stayed almost the same. It is founding...

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CD review MIDNIGHT MASSES "Departures"

Veröffentlicht am 20. Juli 2014 von Markus W. in Midnight Masses, Prog Rock, Rock, CD Review, News

CD review MIDNIGHT MASSES "Departures"

(8/10) The Midnight Masses are an interesting new prog rock experience. The band started in 2008 by Autry Fulbright and Jason Reece. The guys are still in the driver seat for Midnight Masses. Hugo Vargas-Zesati and Jordan Marecek completed the line-up....

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CD review KNIFEWORLD "The unravelling"

Veröffentlicht am 19. Juli 2014 von Markus W. in Knifeworld, Rock, Prog Rock, CD Review, News

CD review KNIFEWORLD "The unravelling"

(7/10) This is heavy stuff. Not in the sense of heavy metal. More in the sense of ‚heavy to digest’. Already at this stage of the review you should know, that you should keep your hands off from this album if you're looking for straight forward metal...

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CD review SAGA "Sagacity"

Veröffentlicht am 1. Juli 2014 von Markus W. in Saga, Rock, Prog Rock, CD Review, News

CD review SAGA "Sagacity"

(9/10) I can remember when I came in touch with Saga for the very first time. Actually it was a Saga album which was one of the first records I bought. It was in 1982 when the band released "In transit" - the famous live album. Songs like "Humble stands"...

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CD review TIM BOWNESS "Abandoned dancehall dreams"

Veröffentlicht am 30. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Tim Bowness, With No-Man, OSI, Prog Rock, Rock, CD Review, News

CD review TIM BOWNESS "Abandoned dancehall dreams"

(8/10) Tim Bowness, a name you might have hears already. The singer from England has a good relation with Steve Wilson from Porcupine Tree and Bowness is also primerily known as vovalist and co-songwriter of No-Man. Now it was time for Bowness to focus...

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CD review FLOOD OF RED "Throw"

Veröffentlicht am 27. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Flood Of Red, Prog Rock, Dark Metal, Alternative Rock, Rock, CD Review, News

CD review FLOOD OF RED "Throw"

(8/10) Flood Of Red is a band from Scotland which was founded in 2006 by a bunch of young guys, who recently finished school. The band released their new album "Throw" these days. It is the second full-length record after their 2010 debut "Leaving everything...

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CD review VOYAGER "V"

Veröffentlicht am 18. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in Voyager, Prog Metal, Prog Rock, Rock, CD Review, News

CD review VOYAGER "V"

(8/10) Guess how many records have been released by Voyager. Right - it's five. Actually "V" is the fifth one and it comes with 13 prog rockers, which all have a high quality in common. The band is not a rooky at all. Their success is growning with each...

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CD review ANATHEMA "Distant satellites"

Veröffentlicht am 29. Mai 2014 von Markus W. in Anathema, Prog Metal, Prog Rock, Rock, CD Review, News

CD review ANATHEMA "Distant satellites"

(9/10) Finest prog rock from the UK – that’s what Anathema stands for. It’s amazing what kind of change the band made. Some of you maybe can still remember the early days of the band ("Serenades") when they played a mix of doom and gothic metal. They...

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CD review IQ "The road of bones"

Veröffentlicht am 7. Mai 2014 von Markus W. in CD Review, IQ, Prog Rock, Prog Metal, News

CD review IQ "The road of bones"

(7/10) British prog icon IQ have with "The road of bones" a new album ready for release. After quite some changes in the past the band worked on the new record in almost the original line-up. After 5 years of waiting it was time for some new tunes of...

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CD review RPWL "Wanted"

Veröffentlicht am 3. Mai 2014 von Markus W. in RPWL, Prog Rock, Prog Metal, CD Review, News

CD review RPWL "Wanted"

(9/10) German prog rockers RPWL released already a few days ago their new album called "Wanted". The five guys from Freising, Germany are an established part of the prog scene and they have in the meantime quite some excellent releases in their discography....

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CD review IAN ANDERSON "Homo Erraticus"

Veröffentlicht am 10. April 2014 von Markus W. in Ian Anderson, Jethro Tull, Rock, Prog Rock, CD Review, News

CD review IAN ANDERSON "Homo Erraticus"

(9/10) During all the years I appreciated the music from Ian Anderson and Jethro Tull. I can remember standing in the local record shop in 1982 and listening to "The broadsword and the beast". I was never a die-hard fan of the band but I always had a...

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ANATHEMA tour dates in Europe

Veröffentlicht am 7. April 2014 von Markus W. in Anathema, Tour, News, Prog Rock

ANATHEMA tour dates in Europe

Prog rockers Anathema will be on tour later this year. Here are the dates: Source: Anathema on Facebook

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Prog rockers RIVERSIDE are on tour

Veröffentlicht am 1. April 2014 von Markus W. in Riverside, Tour, Prog Rock, News

Prog rockers RIVERSIDE are on tour

Polish prog rockers Riverside are on tour this April. Riverside comments: “As you already know, in April we're giving the last 2014 club shows and at the same time ending our adventure with the "Shrine of New Generation Slaves" promotion. The important...

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