CD review IQ ‘Resistance’

(8/10) British Prog Rock pioneers IQ are back with a new album entitled 'Resistance'. The band, formed by guitarist Mike Holmes in 1981, belongs to the icons of progressive music from the UK and numerous terrific longplayers speaks to the power of IQ's music. With 'Resistance' Holmes and bandmates add a next chapter to the... Continue Reading →

CD review CYNIC ‘Traced in Air Remixed’

(*/10) Sound architects Cynic didn't release more than three longplayers and still managed to become an iconic band in the fields of complex music. The newest release is an older one. Fifteen years after Cynic's hiatus the band returned with 'Traced in Air', an album featuring grandiose songs, bridging complexity and melody. The album marked... Continue Reading →

CD review BORKNAGAR ‘True North’

(8/10) ‘True North’, that’s the title of Borknagar’s next album the band add to the books. Three years after ‘Winter Thrice’ has been released it’s the new album being the second one after having inked a deal with Century Media. Borknagar, started in 1995 and are one of the many Norwegian bands hailing from Bergen... Continue Reading →

CD review IVORY TOWER ‘Stronger’

(7/10) Ivory Tower, that's Progressive Metal hailing from Kiel, Germany. The quintet released four albums to date with 'IV' being the latest one. Eight years later and after having been gone through line-up changes the guys from Schleswig Holstein puts more wood on the metallic fire with longplayer number five. Frank Fasold (key) is the... Continue Reading →

Exciting news from PSYCHOTIC WALTZ

Good news for fans of Prog Metal. Legendary Psychotic Waltz reunited with its original line-up in 2010. Now they signed with InsideOutMusic and announced a first studio album in 23 years. Release date is scheduled for early 2020 and the band comments: “We could not be happier about joining the InsideOutMusic roster! We are very... Continue Reading →

CD review TERAMAZE ‘Are We Soldiers’

(8/10) The foundation of Teramaze was laid in 1993 when guitarist Dean Wells kicked-off this Progressive Metal outfit. The band's hailing from Melbourne., Australia and the guys faced some ups and downs over the last years. Even a split-up in 2002 is a part of Teramze history and it was the band leader himself that... Continue Reading →

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