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Yes - 50 Live

Yes – 50 Live

Published on 18th January 2020 | by Alex Driessen

Yes celebrated its 50th anniversary last year with an extensive tour, with shows in Europe, North America and Japan. This year, the legendary group returns with a new double live album that was recorded on 20th... Read More

Album Reissues

Spirit - Two Sides Of A Rainbow

Spirit – Two Sides Of A Rainbow

Published on 17th January 2020 | by John Wenlock-Smith

The release of this album made me very happy indeed, as I used to have it on vinyl many years ago (on the Illegal Records label). This new sonically improved version not only acts as a... Read More

Album Reviews

Barock Project - Seven Seas

Barock Project – Seven Seas

Published on 16th January 2020 | by Leo Trimming

Barock Project from Italy utterly blew me away with their previous album, the utterly outstanding Detachment, which was my favourite of 2017. They recently launched their latest album into the Seven Seas and have maintained their... Read More

Album Reviews

InVertigo - InMotion

InVertigo – InMotion

Published on 15th January 2020 | by Sue Smith

InVertigo are a German rock band invoking past echoes from well-trodden paths through the neo-Prog landscape, from the aspirational high-ground of Marillion, Genesis and Yes, but at the same time, applying a little Teutonic stamp here... Read More

Album Reviews

Bonniesongs - Energetic Mind

Bonniesongs – Energetic Mind

Published on 14th January 2020 | by Nick Hudson

At the beginning of any year, you can be guaranteed to see two types of article on any site such as this one: a review of a release from the (only just) previous year, tying up... Read More

Album Reviews

Ray Alder - What The Water Wants

Ray Alder – What the Water Wants

Published on 13th January 2020 | by Rob Fisher

Subtlety, finesse, nuance tend not to be the words you instinctively associate with progressive metal. Yet Ray Alder’s first solo album, What the Water Wants with InsideOut Music, is an admirable, at times even eloquent demonstration... Read More

Album Reviews

Warmrain - Back Above The Clouds

Warmrain – Back Above The Clouds

Published on 11th January 2020 | by Leo Trimming

In the summer of 2019 Warmrain finally released their ambitious double album Back Above the Clouds, in a prolonged process with roots way back before their original 2011 E.P., Absent Friends. In a  PROG magazine interview in... Read More

Album Reviews

Stick Men featuring David Cross – PANAMERICA

Stick Men feat. David Cross – PANAMERICA

Published on 10th January 2020 | by Phil Lively

“Across five themed discs we present the band’s progression throughout the tour using material and preferences that resonated with us.” – Markus Reuter. The odds were stacked against this release coming into being. Originally intended solely... Read More

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