Archives: April 2011

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Circles – The Compass

by Raymond
Published on: April 12, 2011
Categories: Reviews
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Djent is becoming increasingly popular within the metal community given the ravenous enthusiasm about the latest albums by TesseracT and Periphery and the rise of technical metal in general. One [...]

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Between The Buried And Me – The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues

So what do you do after you have pushed every conceivable musical envelope with your two previous records? In a nutshell that’s what Between The Buried And Me has done [...]

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Cynthesis – DeEvolution

by Raymond
Published on: April 11, 2011
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Cynthesis is the new band founded by the Tipton brothers of Zero Hour fame.  Together with former Zero Hour singer Erik Rosveld and drummer Sean Flanagan they recorded DeEvolution, the [...]

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King Crimson – The ConstruKction Of Light

by Raymond
Published on: April 11, 2011
Categories: Blast From The Past
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The music of King Crimson, one of the main progressive rock bands of the 70s, has never been “easy listening”. In fact, it has always been more complex than the [...]

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Amplifier – The Octopus

by Raymond
Published on: April 9, 2011
Categories: Reviews
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Artistic visions and commercial opportunities often collide with each other. Musicians want to put out their music as they intended it to be, while record labels are striving to make [...]

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Arkan – Salam

by Raymond
Published on: April 9, 2011
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Metal with Arabian and Oriental flourishes is pretty hot nowadays. The last albums by Orphaned Land and Melechesh made quite an impact on the greater metal community. Arkan, from France, [...]

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Interview With Wolverine

by Raymond
Published on: April 9, 2011
Categories: Interviews
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It’s often said that the best art originates from suffering. That’s certainly the case with Swedish progressive rock band Wolverine and their Communication Lost album. It’s a really dark effort [...]

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Wolverine – Communication Lost

by Raymond
Published on: April 9, 2011
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Communication Lost is the fourth full length album by the Swedish progsters of Wolverine. It’s the successor to the Still album, which was released back in 2006. It has been [...]

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Norther – Circle Regenerated

by Tony
Published on: April 9, 2011
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For the first time since the departure of founding member and lead vocalist Petri Lindroos (now of Ensiferum), the guys of Norther have blessed their fans with another studio release, [...]

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Illdisposed – There Is Light (But It’s Not For Me)

by Raymond
Published on: April 8, 2011
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It’s fair to say I wasn’t particularly impressed with the previous two Illdisposed albums, namely The Prestige (2008) and To Those Who Walk Behind Us (2009). The offered material was [...]

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