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 →

DVD review STEVE HACKETT ‘Selling England by the Pound & Spectral Mornings: Live at Hammersmith’

The last show of Steve Hackett's 'Genesis Revisited 2019'-tour took place at Hammersmith Eventim Apollo in London, England. As the title of this tour announces, Hackett went back in time, days when he was guitarist with Genesis. 'Selling England by the Pound', originally released in 1973, is Genesis' fifth full-length album and Hackett's favorite record... 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 MASTODON ‘Medium Rarities’

While fans still have to wait a bit before welcoming the anticipated eighth Mastodon album, the band belts-out an in-between release. 'Medium Rarities' bridges the wait but is also celebrates 20 years of Mastodon. 'Medium Rarities' features a sixteen songs comprising tracklist that includes a new song too, being the highlight that leads off the... Continue Reading →

CD review NEAL MORSE ‘Sola Gratia’

Neal Morse is a highly gifted musician and songwriter with skills and creativity that elevate a lot of records with him being involved from very good to extraordinary. One outlet for his endless creative flow is when he works on solo records of which 'Sola Gratia' marks the newest one. 'Sola Gratia' is Morse's ninth... Continue Reading →

OPETH announce ‘Evolution XXX by request’

Opeth announce tour dates of some special shows for October 2021. Being three decades in business, following their musical vision, Mikael Åkerfeldt and band will play 8 exclusive shows, fans can vote, which songs they would like to hear from the band's long career. The voting will start on Monday, September 7th at Opeth.com. Åkerfeldt comments:... Continue Reading →

CD review IHSAHN ‘Pharos’

'Pharos' can be looked at as a single release from Ihsahn, but it actually needs to be looked at in the context of the previous release 'Telemark'. Both EP's belong together and they are also set up in a similar way. New Ihsahn songs and a couple of cover versions, that's what both releases contain... Continue Reading →

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