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Spotify Friday Review #114: Menace: Impact Velocity

Okay I’ll be the first to admit that a lot of earlier forms of metal have completely bypassed me.  Hell, I didn’t even get into anything remotely heavy until I discovered Dream Theater back in the day and it took me a long time to even appreciate some of the heaviest shit around.  That said, […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 04/15/14

What a great week this is for melodic prog metal! For starters, the indie metal label Nightmare Records has TWO major releases this week – the new album by Danish band Anubis Gate and legendary Australian band Teramaze.  But that’s just the beginning of what we’ve got this week as we’ve also got some real […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 04/09/14

Continuing with last week’s list of new, relatively unknown bands, this week we’ve got some great bands and projects that have really caught our ear with a very diverse selection of albums.  For melodic metal fans, this week sees the double album debut of Spanish melodic metal band Pervy Perkin (a strange name no doubt […] 

Spotify Friday Review #113: Orisonata

Orisonata is a new entry in the crowded, mostly European-led genre of female-fronted symphonic metal bands.  But unlike very well-known and long running bands like Within Temptation, Nightwish and Stream Of Passion (who’s new album is coming out on April 18 btw), Orisonata is from the United States and has the distinction of being led […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 04/03/14

Can you believe we’re already in April?  I wonder at the beginning of each year if we”re gonna have as much incredible music as we were lucky enough to get the prior year and of course, I’m always continually amazed at what comes out weekly in this amazing, diverse genre.  This month has some really […] 

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