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Comment by PowerWyrm 5 years ago
Therion - Beloved Antichrist 2018
8.4
Orchestral Prog-Related Metal
Very ambitious project to make a 3-hour rock opera. Definitely too long...
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Comment by O666 5 years ago
Isildurs Bane - Off the Radar 2017
8.8
Instrumental Technical Prog Rock
I faced to another "Avant-Atmospheric Technical Symphonic Progressive" album from Isildurs Bane! Their new album show me that they are not a Symphonic Prog band anymore! I found too many different styles in their music. IMO "Eclectic Prog" is fit genre for their music. Apart of what is their genre , I love this album so much and recommend to huge fans of Instrumental Progressive music that like King Crimson type music!
Comment by O666 5 years ago
Deluge Grander - Oceanarium 2017
9.0
Symphonic Instrumental Prog Rock
A "Masterclass" album of the 2017. Unexpected instrumental album from the band that have great Vocal parts in their albums. They use the wide range of Progressive Rock music styles very solidly in this album. Full of 70's Progressive music era musical elements and known moments. Retro sounding and using Classic Prog instruments like Mellotron and classical instruments (Violin , Cello,...) perfectly. If you love 70's Progressive Rock musics and Modern music elements together , this is fit for you. Don't miss it...
Comment by Mike 5 years ago
Heart of CygnusListen - Tales From Outer Space! 2009
8.9
Spacey Prog Metal
Revisited this just now after quite a while ... this is a really, really beautiful EP. They really nailed the SciFi vibe and combined heart-warming melodies with energetic driving metal tracks. Can't wait to hear what they will do next, since at this time their Facebook page says "Hobbit Prog" ...
Comment by PowerWyrm 5 years ago
Adagio - Life 2017
9.8
Neo Classical Prog Metal
Back to the style of the first two albums. 2017's masterpiece.
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Comment by O666 6 years ago
Procol Harum - Novum 2017
7.5
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 6 years ago
Ayreon - The Source 2017
9.2
Symphonic Prog Rock
This might quite possibly be Arjen's best effort yet. Flawless, impressive, super cool!
Review by DamoXt7942 6 years ago <Permalink>
Time Collapse - Night To Day 2017
7.5
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 timecollapseofficial.bandcamp.com/
Comment by O666 6 years ago
Heresy - Prufrock 2016
8.8
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 6 years ago
The Green Violinist - Receive & Transmit 2017
8.8
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 6 years ago
Cast - Power And Outcome 2017
9.0
Symphonic Technical Prog Rock
Spicy Fast and Technical Progressive Rock music. IMO this album is in their "Top 5" list.
Comment by PowerWyrm 6 years ago
Alcest - Kodama 2016
9.3
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 7 years 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 7 years 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 7 years 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 7 years 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 7 years ago
Thank You Scientist - 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 7 years 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 7 years 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 7 years ago
Airbag - 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 !
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Swans - Love of Life 1992
 3 hours ago
Mike
7.8
Prog-Related Independent
Panzerpappa - Pestrottedans 2016
 8 hours ago
rushfan4
8.9
Instrumental Prog Rock
Ulver - Scary Muzak 2021
 3 days ago
PowerWyrm
9.0
Prog Post Rock/Wave
Petyr - Smolyk 2018
 6 months ago
DamoXt7942
8.5
Psychedelic Stoner Prog-Related Hard Rock
Triton Devs - Stay Alive 2021
 2 years ago
Time_Signature
8.0
Prog Hard Rock/Metal
Electric Mud - Quiet Days On Earth 2020
 3 years ago
Samurai
9.0
Prog Rock
Aquacadia - Into Atalantia 2019
 3 years ago
Hydrazine
8.8
Eclectic Prog Hard Rock
Entombed - Left Hand Path 1990
 3 years ago
Jozef47
9.6
Nordic Heavy Non-Prog Death Metal
King Crimson - In the Court of the Crimson King 1969
 3 years ago
lazland
9.7
Eclectic Prog Rock
Métronhomme - 4 2019
 3 years ago
metronhomme
9.5
Italian Instrumental Experimental Prog Rock/Independent
OH.Listen - Metallia 2018, EP
 5 years ago
Basil
9.5
Symphonic Experimental Prog Post Metal
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The Tangent - Songs From The Hard Shoulder
 #1

9.1 x3
Eclectic Prog Rock
Big Big Train - Welcome To The Planet
 #2

9.0 x3
Symphonic Prog Metal/Rock
Kaipa - Urskog
 #3

8.9 x3
Symphonic Prog Rock
Pattern-Seeking Animals - Only Passing Through
 #4

8.9 x3
Eclectic Prog Rock
Porcupine Tree - CLOSURE / CONTINUATION
 #5

8.9 x3
Avant-Garde Prog Rock
Pure Reason Revolution - Above Cirrus
 #6

8.3 x3
Prog Rock/Metal
Motorpsycho - Ancient Astronauts
 #7

8.4 x3
Eclectic Prog Post Rock/Metal
Fromuz - The Asymmetric Rules
 #8

8.2 x3
Eclectic Prog Rock
Derek Sherinian - Vortex
 #9

8.0 x3
Instrumental Prog Rock/Jazz
Pymlico - Supermassive
 #10

8.5 x2
Instrumental Prog Fusion
Marillion - An Hour Before It's Dark
 #11

8.7 x2
Neo Prog Rock
Star One - Revel In Time
 #12

8.6 x2
Prog Metal
Kaprekar's Constant - The Murder Wall
 #13

8.6 x2
Prog Rock
Anders Buaas - The Edinburgh Suite
 #14

8.6 x2
Instrumental Prog Rock
The Flower Kings - By Royal Decree
 #15

8.6 x2
Symphonic Prog Rock
Bjorn Riis - Everything to Everyone
 #16

8.3 x2
Neo Prog Rock
Farpoint - The Journey
 #17

7.4 x2
Prog Rock
Lady Lake - Not Far from Llyn Llydaw
 #18

9.4 x1
Prog
Bubblemath - Turf Ascension
 #19

9.4 x1
Eclectic Prog Rock/Jazz
Ryo Okumoto - The Myth of the Mostrophus
 #20

7.7 x2
Symphonic Prog Rock