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Comment by O666 2 months ago
Kaipa Da Capo - Dårskapens Monotoni 2016
8.5
Symphonic Technical Prog Rock
Don't mistake! This band is "Kaipa Da Capo" not "Kaipa"! Another project from the great Symphonic Prog specialist "Roine Stolt" as the mastermind of this band.
Great album for Symphonic Prog huge fans . Many of the "Sympho Prog" genre specifics and musical elements find in this album. Roine play some Emotional guitar solo parts in this album perfectly. Other musicians of the band are great in this album .
8.5/10 rate in this time. 90% , after more listens , I will rise this rate!
Comment by O666 2 months ago
Twenty- Four Hours - Left-To-Live (A Meditation On Past And Present Perfect ... 2016
8.5
Prog Rock
"The Italian Progressive Rock band." Don't get me wrong , I'm not said "The RPI band! "
Polish Prog style plus UK prog style with Tangerine Dream type moments , make a great and enjoyable album. For me , this like a variety of lovely musical parts. I guess many of Prog Rock fans like this album. Don't miss it! 8.5/10 rate IMO.
Review by DamoXt7942 2 months ago <Permalink>
Mouth of the Architect - Path Of Eight 2016
8.0
Experimental Prog Metal
Honest to say, this album "Path Of Eight" is my first MOUTH OF THE ARCHITECT, which sleeve of mysticism I've pretty got immersed in and could not avoid preordering. And their first hit for me was massive and aggressive. "Ritual Bell" drenched in surrealistic wall of sound and flooded with religious rite of MotA baptism completely leads the audience upon the rigid road of architectures each of which has different vibe from others amazingly, below mentioned.

Their deep, heavy, and intensive stoner sound-world sounds leaning toward the Seattle-oriented grunge scene like the early Pearl Jam ("The priestess" reminds me of Pearl Jam's debut album "ten" actually) or Alice In Chains (e.g. complicatedly moving waves can be heard in "Fever Dream", one of my faves really) ... because they might hail from US I imagine? And not only grunge-ish atmosphere but also colourful sound variation they have launched upon this physical stuff (both the disc and the sleeve).

"Sever The Soul" has obvious hard deathcore touch beneath the melodic sea. On the other hand, wild and depressive alternative depth / width can be enjoyed in "Stretching Out". The last titled track is filled with acidity and stoner essence as though it were not already enough. In addition, such a deep metallic kaleidoscope should be tinged with unpolished unclear pop taste here and there.

Their soundscape should apparently be far from Zeni Geva classified in the same subgenre like them, although I'm not familiar with Exp. / Post Metal. Certainly I cannot say at all I wasted my money upon this wonderful album.
Comment by O666 3 months ago
TCP - Temporal Chaos 2016
8.8
Eclectic Neo Prog Rock
2-3 month earlier , I got this album and listened to it 2 or 3 times. 1 week earlier , I listened to it again and BANG it's catch me so hard!!!
King Crimson's elements , Gabriel type! Vocal, Modern sounding and ... The great thing about this album is "This is a Complex and Enjoyable Album." 8.8/10 (very near to 9/10 but ...!) rate IMO.
Comment by O666 4 months ago
Thank You ScientistMyspace.com - Stranger Heads Prevail 2016
8.6
Eclectic Technical Prog Rock
"Thank You Scientist" released their new album after 4 years from their first album. (IMO) The album better and stronger than their first album, which is a sign of progress and maturity of the band's members in last 4 years.
I believe they have their step in the new era of their music that is much more serious and more complex. They Using Brass instruments and violins in their music perfectly and they do this better and more creative than their first album.
(IMO) this album genre is closest to "Eclectic Prog" than "Crossover Prog". Jazzy parts , Technical instrumental parts, Math Rock parts and another "Full-Prog" genres parts with creative combination of them and put them in the best places of songs, show me that they Crossed over "Crossover Prog" clearly.
Don't miss it ;) .
8.6/10 rate IMO
Comment by O666 5 months ago
The Rome Pro(G)ject - Of Fate and Glory 2016
9.2
Instrumental Retro Prog Rock
Generally, I don't like Instrumental Albums (I mean instrumental from first song to last song ) but this album is different.
This album have most of my "Fave" musical elements like : Structure of songs , Instruments Playing technique , Arrangement , Composing , Sound of instruments and another musical stuffs that push me to Love "Progressive Rock" music !
And there are too many "Specific Parts" from my FAVE bands and artists like E.L.P, Camel, Genesis , Yes , PFM ...etc in this Amazing album. Retro but Modern music! Listened but New! This is my opinion about it!
I recommend this "Brilliant Album" to Progressive Rock fans specially to Symphonic Prog fans. 9.2/10 rate IMO. Don't miss it!!!
Comment by O666 6 months ago
Anima Mundi - I Me Myself 2016
9.5
Symphonic Technical Prog Rock
Perfect Composing , Complex Arrangement , Great Technical Musicianship , Beautiful Emotional soft parts , ...
Unexpected album for me because of "bigger number and better quality" of Vocal parts in compare with their previous albums. Their Music (in this album) crossing over classic Symphonic Prog and Eclectic Prog perfectly. All parts of album are balanced between technical and Emotional music. They show their abilities clearly without using "very fast" or "noisy" instruments sounding and playing. You can listen to this technical and complex music easily! and enjoy so much. 9.5/10 rate In My Opinion. Highly recommend to all of Progressive Rock music fans! Try it.
Comment by O666 6 months ago
AirbagMyspace.com - Disconnected 2016
9.0
Neo Prog Rock
Another great album from my fave band "Airbag". They use "Pink Floyd" and "Porcupine Tree" musical elements to make their own music. I know , many people can recognize these similar elements but I don't believe Airbag is a clone band or they just copy from P.F or P.T. In My Opinion "Airbag" is a innovative band and they have their specific accent.
Their last album "Disconnected " isn't their best album (IMO) but it is a pretty good album and better than many of 2016 "Same Style!" albums. IMO 9/10 rate . Highly recommend to "Pink Floyd" fans specially "Dave Gilmour" guitar playing lovers !
Comment by O666 6 months ago
Abacus - European Stories 2016
8.0
Symphonic Prog Rock
E.L.P is the best title for a review about this album. And if I want to give you another word , I give you TARKUS! there are too many similarities between this album and Tarkus. 80% of album have Tarkus structure and another 20% have "80's Progressive Rock" music structure. Specially Mike Oldfield and Genesis. If you like Emerson's (RIP) key sounding and playing , you MUST listen to this album. 8/10 rate in my opinion.
Comment by O666 6 months ago
Condition RedMyspace.com - Illusion of Truth 2016
9.0
Eclectic Neo Prog Rock/Metal
Catchy Album! One of the best of 2016 till now ! Unexpected for me. Before I listen to this album , I search about them and I found their page in P.A as a "Progressive Metal" band.
IMO this album is not Progressive Metal . I can't find even 1 Prog Metal element or ... in their music in this album. I faced to variety of styles that played perfectly in their music. 9/10 rate in my opinion. Good music for many of Prog fans with different tastes . Try it!
Comment by O666 7 months ago
Musique Noise - Dans Le Temps Qui S'etire... 2016
9.0
Avant-Garde Technical Prog Rock in Opposition/Jazz
GREAT album. Better than I expected ! and "Unexpected!" for me. Technical musicians , complex jazz parts and Avant-Garde elements are mixed as a Solid album. Strange Atmosphere that created by their Vocalist is very impressive for me. I found a wide range of influences from Giants of these genres! like Zappa, Magma and etc in their music. 9/10 rate In My Opinion.
Comment by O666 7 months ago
Blue Mammoth - Stories of a King 2016
8.5
Symphonic Neo Prog Rock
Neo-Prog Rock music based on Symphonic Prog Elements. Vocal's style (Similar to Genesis: both Phil and Peter) with this kind of instrumental parts , Remind me bands like : The Watch , 5 bridges , Agents of Mercy and ...
I like this sub-genre of Progressive Rock music and I think Symphonic and Neo Prog fans like this album too. 8.5/10 rate IMO.
Comment by O666 7 months ago
Mice on Stilts - Hope For A Mourning 2016
9.0
Atmospheric Prog Post Rock
Deep,Emotional and Atmospheric music. You can see talented musicians in this album and feel their emotions clearly. "Local Nature" and "Local Folk Culture" influences are very clear in their music and these make their music unique. This album catch me very hard! from start to end. Using different instruments with sustain and delays , make the great sound for their Lovely music. They know what they want completely and using their talents and personal abilities to make what they want. 9/10 rate IMO. Recommend to Progressive Rock huge fans. Listen and Enjoy !
Comment by O666 7 months ago
PreacherMyspace.com - Aftermath 2016
8.0
Neo Prog Rock
Another lovely album from "Pink Floyd" similar band "Preacher". I love their music and they are one of my fav bands in this genre. Floyd's musical elements are very clear in their music and they didn't and don't try to hide it. Preacher is not a clone or copy band, They are a innovative band and they have their own accent in Progressive Rock scene. 8/10 rate IMO. Highly recommend to Floyd fans.
Comment by O666 7 months ago
Fractal Mirror - Slow Burn 1 2016
8.0
Neo Prog Rock
Mellow , Soft and Beautiful music. Great mix of different musical styles. You can feel touches and influences of bands like Porcupine Tree , Anathema , Blackfield and Radiohead in their music in this album but they never COPY from those bands. I like this album so much. 8/10 rate IMO.
Comment by O666 7 months ago
Thrilos - Kingdom of Dream 2016
8.0
Instrumental Neo Prog Rock
The great album from New Polish Band "Thrilos". You can find "Great Polish Prog Rock Bands" influences in their music. Most of album is Instrumental but they have small parts with Vocal . 8/10 rate IMO. Don't miss it.
Comment by O666 8 months ago
Southern Empire - Southern Empire 2016
8.5
Symphonic Neo Prog Rock
Lovely album for me! Crossing over Symphonic , Neo and Heavy prog music. Technical musicians play many Classic Progressive Rock elements with modern instruments sounding. Its remind me Spock's Beard , Flower Kings and this kind of Great bands music. 8.5/10 rate in my opinion. Fit for Classic Progressive Rock huge fans taste.
Comment by O666 8 months ago
Kristoffer Gildenlöw - The Rain 2016
8.0
Prog Rock
The second Album of Ex-Pain of Salvation , Kristoff Gildenlow is a very good album IMO. Mellow Emotional Crossover Prog Rock music from one of the best Prog METAL band's member! I never heard even one song like this in Pain of Salvation songs and this make me wonder so much.
His music is very similar to Anathema and Antimatter (post 2000 albums) specially Style of composing and arrangement and style of Vocals (Male and Female vocals). 8/10 rate IMO.
Comment by O666 8 months ago
LyrianMyspace.com - The Jester's Quest In The City Of Glass 2016
8.0
English/British Prog Rock
Unexpected Album! Better that I guessed! What is their style ?! I answer for you : Symphonic Folk Modern Album! A fully Concept album with "Narration" between tracks. Great for elder Progressive Rock fans. 8/10 IMO
Comment by O666 8 months ago
The Syn - Trustworks 2016
7.4
Prog Rock
I can't understand why they suggested in PA's Psych Chart?! Their music is very close to Xover or Prog Related and so far from Psych!!!
IMO I prefer Crossover Prog for them. I found many pretty good Prog Rock elements in their music. Voice and style of their vocal is very similar to Jon Anderson but their music remind me E.L.O and Super Tramp music (IMHO). I had some "Enjoyable" times with their music.
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Cold Colours - Cold Colours 2013
 4 hours ago
rushfan4
7.7
Non-Prog Metal
Neal MorseMyspace.com - The Similitude of a Dream 2016
 9 days ago
Mike
9.0
Prog Rock
Tarja - The Shadow Self 2016
 13 days ago
PowerWyrm
9.1
Orchestral Non-Prog Metal
Tom WaitsMyspace.com - Mule Variations 1999
 15 days ago
Jozef47
7.7
Eclectic Non-Prog Si/So
Mouth of the Architect - Path Of Eight 2016
 2 months ago
DamoXt7942
8.0
Experimental Prog Metal
MarillionMyspace.com - F E A R (F*** Everyone And Run) 2016
 2 months ago
O666
9.0
Neo Prog Rock
The Novelists - DEMO 2014, EP
 2 months ago
Bigmo
8.0
Experimental Prog Extreme Metal
Barock ProjectMyspace.com - VIVO 2016, Live
 6 months ago
sevenseason
10.0
Prog Rock
Kristoffer Gildenlöw - The Rain 2016
 7 months ago
amity62
10.0
Prog
Regna - Meridian 2015, EP
 2 years ago
OneofMany
Heavy Prog Rock
Esmectatons - Rock In Opposition 2015
 2 years ago
Mooncrypt
10.0
Avant-Garde Prog Rock
AnekdotenMyspace.com - Until All the Ghost Are Gone 2015
 2 years ago
Makntak
8.9
Nordic Prog Rock
Dry River - El CIrco de la Tierra 2012
 3 years ago
darkmomo
10.0
Symphonic Prog Metal
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Big Big TrainMyspace.com - Folklore
 #1

8.7 x6
Prog Rock
MarillionMyspace.com - F E A R (F*** Everyone And Run)
 #2

8.8 x5
Neo Prog Rock
OpethMyspace.com - Sorceress
 #3

9.2 x4
Nordic Technical Prog Rock/Metal
HakenMyspace.com - Affinity
 #4

8.8 x5
Heavy Prog Rock/Metal
Frequency Drift - Last
 #5

8.7 x5
Atmospheric Prog Rock
Dream TheaterMyspace.com - The Astonishing
 #6

8.8 x4
Prog Metal/Rock
Anderson / Stolt - Invention of Knowledge
 #7

8.8 x4
Symphonic Prog Rock
KarmakanicMyspace.com - Dot
 #8

8.7 x3
Symphonic Prog Rock
Anima Mundi - I Me Myself
 #9

9.2 x3
Symphonic Technical Prog Rock
Mantra Vega - The Illusion's Reckoning
 #10

8.4 x5
Prog Rock
EdensongMyspace.com - Years in the Garden of Years
 #11

8.7 x4
Eclectic Prog Rock
Ampledeed - BYOB
 #12

8.7 x4
Eclectic Prog Rock
Neal MorseMyspace.com - The Similitude of a Dream
 #13

9.1 x3
Symphonic Prog Rock
Steven WilsonMyspace.com - 4 1/2
 #14

8.1 x6
Prog Rock
Kristoffer Gildenlöw - The Rain
 #15

8.1 x5
Prog Rock
HeadspaceMyspace.com - All that you fear is gone
 #16

8.1 x6
Heavy Prog Rock/Metal
Amoeba Split - Second Split
 #17

8.7 x3
Prog Canterbury/Jazz
Glass HammerMyspace.com - Valkyrie
 #18

9.0 x3
Symphonic Prog Rock
Fates WarningMyspace.com - Theories Of Flight
 #19

8.6 x4
Heavy Prog Rock/Metal
KansasMyspace.com - The Prelude Implicit
 #20

8.4 x3
Prog Album Oriented Rock