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Comment by O666 17 days 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 17 days 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 21 days 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 one month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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.
Review by DamoXt7942 3 months ago <Permalink>
The Shiver - Walpurgis 1969
7.5
Prog Krautrock
Look at the weird art upon the sleeve at first, and keep an ear upon the psychedelic Krautrock prototype next. This stuff can be called as one of psychedelic progressive / Krautrock legends from Switzerland, veiled in a renowned artistic sleeve drawn by H. R. Giger. Basically non-colourful heavy bluesy rock tinged with dark stoner vibes they launched, but some innovative progressive essence can be heard via such a blues rock authenticity. The beginning shot "Repent Walpurgis" is awesome indeed. Exactly dark Kraut-ish flavour filled with deep, heavy exaggerate drumming and guitar voltage drives us of surrealism. Psychedelic watery keyboard sound surface is very atmospheric but at the same time very theatrical. Drenched in Satanic majesty like the sleeve painting, this masterpiece enough explains all of their album world, we can mention. Anyway "Hey Mr. Holy Man" features "Dies Irae" of Gregorian Chant ... I've listened to another Krautrock version of "Dies Irae" by SHANNONDOA, that sounds drier and cooler. "Hey Mr. ... -> show full review
Comment by O666 4 months ago
HeadspaceMyspace.com - All that you fear is gone 2016
8.0
Heavy Prog Rock/Metal
Great mix of genres. Heavy and Metal elements but not Heavy Metal! Very catchy for any Prog Rock fans. If you like Eclectic Prog or Prog Metal , its not different. You can find your fav elements in this album. Perfect musicianship and Composing. 8/10 rate in my opinion. Don't miss it!
Comment by O666 4 months ago
Mad Fellaz - II 2016
8.8
Eclectic Technical Prog Rock
Great Italian "Eclectic" Progressive Rock band. Their last album "II" impressed me so much. Great Instrumental parts , Technical instrument playing , Balanced Female Vocal , Creative moments and Great Arrangement , make a "Complete" and "Pure" Progressive music album. 9/10 rate IMO.
Comment by O666 4 months ago
Thieves' Kitchen - The Clockwork Universe 2015
9.0
Eclectic Technical Prog Rock/Jazz
Technical , Complex , Eclectic Progressive Rock in 70's Atmosphere. Enjoyable listening for me. Retro sounding and powerful passages and beautiful Woman Vocal , made a one of the best albums of 2015 (IMO).
Comment by O666 4 months ago
Argus - Tell Me 2016
8.0
Symphonic Neo Prog Rock
Progressive Rock band From Netherlands. Symphonic Prog elements that mixed with "Blues-Hard" Rock Guitar riffs and solos are their musical clear elements. Retro sounding and Nostalgic atmosphere of this album , catch me from start to end of this album. Great album for 70's Progressive Rock music huge fans. 8/10 rate in my opinion.
Comment by O666 5 months ago
Akt - II 2016
9.0
Eclectic Technical Prog Rock
After 5 years AKT release their third album. Honestly I like this Italian band and I waiting Hard! for their new album. They are a "Real Eclectic Progressive Rock" band. Their music have many of Progressive Rock elements and very technical. They remind me King Crimson music that mix with Genesis!!! One of a few bands that use Improvisation parts in their music and this impress me so much. Highly Recommend to Eclectic ,RPI and Symphonic prog fans. 9/10 rate IMO.
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AirbagMyspace.com - Disconnected 2016
 one hour ago
rushfan4
8.2
Neo Prog Rock
Big Big TrainMyspace.com - Folklore 2016
 one day ago
lazland
9.0
Prog Rock
Napalm Death - Enemy of the Music Business 2000
 5 days ago
Jozef47
9.1
English/British Heavy Non-Prog Grindcore
Barock ProjectMyspace.com - VIVO 2016, Live
 22 days ago
sevenseason
10.0
Prog Rock
Cult of LunaMyspace.com - Mariner (with Julie Christmas) 2016
 one month ago
Mike
9.0
Atmospheric Prog Post Metal
MegadethMyspace.com - Dystopia 2016
 2 months ago
PowerWyrm
7.1
Non-Prog Thrash Metal
Kristoffer Gildenlöw - The Rain 2016
 2 months ago
amity62
10.0
Prog
Pink FloydMyspace.com - The Piper At The Gates of Dawn 1967
 3 months ago
O666
8.7
English/British Experimental Prog Rock/Electronic
UtopiaMyspace.com - Mood Changes 2016
 6 months ago
Bigmo
8.5
Prog Power Metal
Regna - Meridian 2015, EP
 11 months ago
OneofMany
Heavy Prog Rock
Esmectatons - Rock In Opposition 2015
 12 months 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
 2 years ago
darkmomo
10.0
Symphonic Prog Metal
Onevoice - A Sound & Space, Agreed 2013
 2 years ago
Svetonio
9.0
Prog Rock
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Dream TheaterMyspace.com - The Astonishing
 #1

8.8 x4
Prog Metal/Rock
Frequency Drift - Last
 #2

8.8 x4
Atmospheric Prog Rock
Mantra Vega - The Illusion's Reckoning
 #3

8.4 x5
Prog Rock
HeadspaceMyspace.com - All that you fear is gone
 #4

8.3 x5
Heavy Prog Rock/Metal
Kristoffer Gildenlöw - The Rain
 #5

8.7 x3
Prog Rock
Big Big TrainMyspace.com - Folklore
 #6

9.0 x3
Prog Rock
HakenMyspace.com - Affinity
 #7

9.0 x3
Heavy Prog Rock/Metal
AirbagMyspace.com - Disconnected
 #8

8.8 x3
Neo Prog Rock
Steven WilsonMyspace.com - 4 1/2
 #9

8.1 x5
Prog Rock
Ampledeed - BYOB
 #10

8.9 x3
Eclectic Prog Rock
Anima Mundi - I Me Myself
 #11

9.5 x2
Symphonic Technical Prog Rock
Hostsonaten - Symphony N.1: Cupid & Psyche
 #12

8.8 x3
Italian Instrumental Prog Rock
TilesMyspace.com - Pretending To Run
 #13

9.0 x2
Heavy Prog Rock
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool
 #14

8.5 x3
Experimental Prog Rock
CosmografMyspace.com - The Unreasonable Silence
 #15

8.4 x3
Spacey Prog Rock
Different LightMyspace.com - The Burden Of Paradise
 #16

8.4 x3
Symphonic Neo Prog Rock
Fractal Mirror - Slow Burn 1
 #17

8.4 x3
Neo Prog Rock
Condition RedMyspace.com - Illusion of Truth
 #19

8.9 x2
Eclectic Neo Prog Rock/Metal
Mice on Stilts - Hope For A Mourning
 #20

9.0 x2
Atmospheric Prog Post Rock