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Djam Karet - A Sky Full Of Stars For A Roof

Djam Karet – A Sky Full Of Stars For A Roof

Published on 14th July 2019 | by Graham Thomas

Anyone already familiar with Californian instrumentalists Djam Karet (pronounced Jam Care-Ray), will know what to expect from this, their latest release. There is a welcome familiarity about the way they go about creating music. It will... Read More

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Queensrÿche - The Verdict

Queensrÿche – The Verdict

Published on 13th July 2019 | by David Ryan

My introduction to Queensrÿche was Operation: Mindcrime, a stellar progressive metal album, and an amazing experience. Following the creation of that album, in 1988, the band went on to write significantly more accessible music, and even... Read More

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Iamthemorning - The Bell

Iamthemorning – The Bell

Published on 12th July 2019 | by Magnus Moar

Last year’s studio concert Ocean Sounds felt like a line drawn under Iamthemorning’s first three albums and, on its release, the band announced that 2019 would see the arrival of their fourth full studio album. That... Read More

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Jon Anderson – 1000 Hands: Chapter One

Jon Anderson – 1000 Hands: Chapter One

Published on 9th July 2019 | by Mel Allen

Musical legend that is Jon Anderson releases a new album which has been thirty years in the making. There will be a lot of debate regarding this album, comments like, ‘well it’s not Yes’, ‘all his... Read More

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Fish On Friday - An Initiation (2010-2017)

Fish On Friday – An Initiation (2010-2017)

Published on 7th July 2019 | by Leo Trimming

An Initiation (2010 – 2017) is a new compilation from Fish on Friday and serves as a fine introduction for those unfamiliar with the band. For the ‘uninitiated’, the most well-known member of this international band... Read More

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Jean Erik - This Is Jean Erik

Jean Erik – This Is Jean Erik

Published on 5th July 2019 | by Andrew Halley

Finland is mad for heavy metal, has sports that include wife carrying (the winner gets his spouse’s weight in beer) and mobile phone throwing, and has been voted the happiest country in the world. It is... Read More

Album Reissues

Greenslade - Bedside Manners Are Extra [Remastered]

Greenslade – Bedside Manners Are Extra [Remastered]

Published on 4th July 2019 | by Leo Trimming

Bedside Manners Are Extra by Greenslade is another beautifully packaged re-release of a classic album from Esoteric Recordings, who pride themselves on curating high-quality reissues of material from earlier times. This was Greenslade’s second album, originally... Read More

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Evership - I & II

Evership – Evership & Evership II

Published on 3rd July 2019 | by John Wenlock-Smith

I’ve been writing reviews for a few years now, and during that time I’ve become aware of a few things that I’d like to share with you, so if will forgive my indulgences, I will begin.... Read More

Album Reviews

Bjorn Riis - A Storm is Coming

Bjørn Riis – A Storm is Coming

Published on 2nd July 2019 | by Leo Trimming

Bjørn Riis of Airbag has released his third full-length solo album, A Storm is Coming, describing a failing relationship with great emotional honesty and starkly beautiful progressive rock music. His previous album Forever Comes to an... Read More

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