Tag: Progressive Metal

Album Review: Soundchaser – Changes Part I: The Betrayed

Soundchaser [Belgium]
Changes Part I: The Betrayed
2014
Full Length
Independent
Heavy Metal

Belgium heavy metal band Soundchaser‘s sophomore full length effort, Changes Part I: The Betrayed got me rather intrigued, with the album broken down into four main acts, yet at the same time the rather weird, short track titles on …

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Album Review: Expain – Just the Tip

Expain [Canada]
Just the Tip
2014
Full Length
Independent
Progressive Thrash Metal

Branding themselves as comedic mosh pit dwellers, one would naturally not expect much from Canadian thrash metal band Expain. Yet the mastery that the band presents on their debut album Just the Tip belies the image that the band …

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Views from the Pit: The Simon Yong Band @Mosiac Music Festival 2014

After the ergasmic Alien Stole My Whiskey, I finally got the opportunity to catch The Simon Yong Band live at this year’s Mosaic Music Festival.

The first set kicked off at 7pm at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre, and without wasting any time, Simon Yong kicked off the first set with a brand new song that was …

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Album Review: Dinner Music for the Gods – Beautiful and Treacherous

Dinner Music for the Gods [USA]
Beautiful and Treacherous
2014
Full Length
Independent
Progressive/Instrumental Metal

Coming out of the Sin City itself, Dinner Music for the Gods, with its kickass name promises to deliver music that is fit for the gods. But as with bands that have such proclamations, the …

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Album Review: Cronian – Erathems

Cronian [Norway]
Erathems
2013
Full Length
Season of Mist
Progressive Metal

The masterminds behind Vintersorg and Borknagar, two of perhaps the most influential black/folk metal bands out of Norway came together in 2005 to form a side project that was to be different sounding from each of their main bands: Cronian. Despite …

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