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Comment by PowerWyrm 18 days ago - Life 2017
Neo Classical Prog Metal
Back to the style of the first two albums. 2017's masterpiece.
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Comment by O666 7 months ago
Procol Harum - Novum 2017
Prog Rock
Now their new album "Novum" after 13-14 years. I expect very better album. Honestly , I can't say "This is a Prog album"! but I love it as a beautiful Hard Rock album . Its remind me Bob Seger's good songs and albums! plus a little Prog Rock stuffs!
Comment by Mike 8 months ago - The Source 2017
Prog Rock
This might quite possibly be Arjen's best effort yet. Flawless, impressive, super cool!
Review by DamoXt7942 9 months ago <Permalink>
Time Collapse - Night To Day 2017
Heavy Prog Rock
Another brilliant sunrise in the spring of 2017. A Greek rock outfit TIME COLLAPSE have got started as a promising heavy / experimental quintet, and finally their full-length debut shot "Night To Day" veiled in a beautiful, mysterious sleeve in March, 2017. They say (both in their own bio and upon their Bandcamp page) they are a crossover / metal progressive rock band but sound not of crossover nor of metal for me. Through their debut creation, I guess it should be more natural they are called as a heavy rock project seasoned with metallic taste and slight pop spice. It might be apparent that they would have got massively influenced by 70s Rush or King Crimson.

Their playing technique is quite qualified, and composition and production are well elaborated. Kinda vibration between calmness and loudness is balanced, and their melodic view is filled with cool tightness, deep heaviness, and mystic ethnicity ... sounds inspired by modern Myth. And don't forget their soundgarden itself is leaning towards 70s heavy prog tinged with pop essence eventually. What an amazing manner they invited catchy flavour whilst composing such a deeply heavy opus. Battles of instruments (guitars and keyboards) in the front line supported with the strict rhythm section (especially in Messiah Complex Suite) are excellent although there is not so dramatic nor theatrical atmosphere. We can believe they will create / produce in more and more enthusiastic manner in future yes.

P. S. Their Bandcamp page is
Comment by O666 9 months ago
Heresy - Prufrock 2016
Retro Prog Rock
Real "Retro" Progressive Rock album. Solid "Concept" album but full of variety of musical parts and different electric guitar touches! They put these different stuffs on their "Beautiful Musical Puzzle" correctly! IMO this is a risky idea: Using different guitar stars in a Concept album. In my opinion They did it perfectly.
Comment by O666 9 months ago
The Green - Receive & Transmit 2017
Neo Prog Rock
Very Strange album. Dark political and social lyrics, Smart song Writing and Composing , mixed together with Creative mind to made a "High Class" album (IMO).
Comment by O666 9 months ago - Power And Outcome 2017
Symphonic Technical Prog Rock
Spicy Fast and Technical Progressive Rock music. IMO this album is in their "Top 5" list.
Comment by PowerWyrm 2 years ago - Kodama 2016
Atmospheric Prog Post Black Metal
One step forward... and now two steps back. After delivering some very atmospheric post rock on the last album, the band went back to the mix of post black metal/shoegaze of Ecailles de Lune. Still a very strong album, but not my favorite.
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Comment by O666 2 years ago
Kaipa Da Capo - Dårskapens Monotoni 2016
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 years ago
Twenty- Four Hours - Left-To-Live (A Meditation On Past And Present Perfect ... 2016
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 years ago <Permalink>
Mouth of the Architect - Path Of Eight 2016
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 2 years ago
TCP - Temporal Chaos 2016
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 2 years ago
Thank You - Stranger Heads Prevail 2016
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 2 years ago
The Rome Pro(G)ject - Of Fate and Glory 2016
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 2 years ago
Anima Mundi - I Me Myself 2016
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 2 years ago - Disconnected 2016
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 2 years ago
Abacus - European Stories 2016
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 2 years ago
Condition - Illusion of Truth 2016
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 2 years ago
Musique Noise - Dans Le Temps Qui S'etire... 2016
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 2 years ago
Blue Mammoth - Stories of a King 2016
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.
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Camembert - Negative Toe 2017
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Prog Rock/Fusion - We Can't Dance 1991
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English/British Symphonic Prog Rock - For the Demented 2017
 17 days ago
Non-Prog Thrash Metal - Axe to Fall 2009
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Heavy Non-Prog Metalcore
Foo - Concrete and Gold 2017
 3 months ago
Non-Prog Rock
Mouth of the Architect - Path Of Eight 2016
 2 years ago
Experimental Prog Metal - F E A R (F*** Everyone And Run) 2016
 2 years ago
Neo Prog Rock
The Novelists - DEMO 2014, EP
 2 years ago
Experimental Prog Extreme Metal
Barock - VIVO 2016, Live
 2 years ago
Prog Rock
Regna - Meridian 2015, EP
 3 years ago
Heavy Prog Rock
Esmectatons - Rock In Opposition 2015
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Avant-Garde Prog Rock - Until All the Ghost Are Gone 2015
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Nordic Prog Rock
Dry River - El CIrco de la Tierra 2012
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Symphonic Prog Metal
Top Prog LPs of 2017
1-20 of 165 - The Source

8.7 x5
Prog Rock/Metal - Power And Outcome

9.0 x4
Symphonic Technical Prog Rock
Big Big - Grimspound

8.9 x4
Symphonic Prog Rock
Mike Oldfield - Return To Ommadawn

8.6 x5
English/British Instrumental Prog Rock
Gentle Knife - Clock Unwound

8.8 x4
Prog Rock
Steven - To the Bone

8.5 x5
Prog Rock/Pop - Life

9.6 x2
Neo Classical Prog Metal
The Tangent - The Slow Rust of Forgotten Machinery

9.0 x3
Eclectic Prog Rock
Mostly Autumn - Sight Of Day

8.5 x4
Prog Rock/Metal
Schooltree - Heterotopia

8.7 x3
Prog Rock - On Her Journey to the Sun

9.1 x3
Prog Rock - The Assassination of Julius Caesar

8.9 x2
Prog Post Electronic/Math
Barock - Detachment

8.3 x4
Neo Prog Rock
Magenta - We Are Legend

8.8 x3
Neo Prog Rock
Discipline - Captives of the Wine Dark Sea

8.7 x3
Neo Prog Rock - Theater of Dimensions

9.4 x2
Non-Prog Power Metal
Big Big - The Second Brightest Star

8.4 x3
Symphonic Prog Rock