CD review THE FLOWER KINGS ‘Islands’

The entertainment industry goes through a tough time and also artists are suffering heavily from the current pandemic. Sometimes you can also read these days that art/culture itself suffers and might disappear. Now, art and music is based on creativity and as long as the heartbeat of creativity is pulsating, art will be around us... Continue Reading →

CD review GAZPACHO ‘Fireworker’

Norwegian Art-Rock veterans Gazpacho are for sure belonging to spearhead of progressive music, hailing from the Scandinavian country. Delivering numerous longplayers in 17 years means a lot of experience the guys utilize for working on new material. This approach and effort capitalizes in a new offer from Gazpacho, called 'Fireworker'. Although being the opener, 'Space... Continue Reading →

CD review PANZERBALLETT ‘Planet Z’

One of the craziest crossover mixture comes from Munich. Jan Zehrfeld started a project called Panzerballett in the early years of the 21st century. If you read ‘Panzer’ and you think about bands like Sabaton, don’t read further since Panzerballett acts in a total different genre. Zehrfeld and bandmates brings together what doesn’t belong together,... Continue Reading →

CD review O.R.k. ‘Ramagehead’

(9/10) Releases through KSCOPE are mostly great, but also not light fare. The label has bands in their portfolio that all have creativity, complexity and great quality in common and O.R.k. fits perfectly into this mix. O.R.k. is a ‘super group’ if you will. I’m not a fan of such a description but in this... Continue Reading →

Prog rockers RPWL on the road in April

Here are the dates: 02 April | UK-London, Boston Music Rooms03 April | UK-Bilston, The Robin04 April | UK-Glasgow, Ivory Blacks05 April | UK-Chepstow, Winter’s End07 April | NL-Zoetermeer, De Boerderij08 April | GER-Bremen, Meisenfrei09 April | GER-Hamburg, Logo10 April | PL-Bydgoszcz, Klub Kuznia11 April | PL-Warsaw, Progresja12 April | PL-Piekary Slaskie13 April | PL-Suchy... Continue Reading →

CD review THE PINEAPPLE THIEF ‘Dissolution’

(9/10) The Pineapple Thief’s new album ‘Dissolution’ is a very thoughtful and reflective one. ‘Dissolution’ is a word that has many meanings. It’s this word that is the anchor point for Bruce Soord, to address the topic of social media, effecting human beings and human interaction, which is not only a positive one. The lyrical... Continue Reading →

ANATHEMA ‘Best of…’ album in October

Anathema announced a 'Best of...' album for October this year. 'Internal Landscapes 2008-2018)' is a compilation of the band's cooperation with KSCOPE/Edel and features songs from the last 10 years.  Daniel Cavanagh comments: “The band isn’t just a way of life, its been much more than that. To us, as a family, writing music of such... Continue Reading →

CD review GAZPACHO ‘Soyuz’

(9/10) Norwegian progressive sound architects Gazpacho are prepared for releasing their newest studio album entitled “Soyuz” in May this year. “Soyuz” follows the 2015 release “Molok” and offers again a firework of sounds from beginning to end. The Norwegian sextet convinces again with extraordinary soundscapes and big melody lines. The combination of both, together with high... Continue Reading →

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