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Brian Tarquin & Heavy Friends Guitars For Wounded Warriors CD Album Review

Brian Tarquin: Guitars For Wounded Warriors

Instrumental Rock/Metal Guitar
4.0/5.0

Accomplished and Emmy award winning guitarist and composer Brian Tarquin got a few of his friends together to create an instrumental guitar jam album inspired by ... [ Read More ]

Keith Emerson & Greg Lake Live From Manticore Hall CD Album Review

Keith Emerson & Greg Lake: Live From Manticore

Melodic/Progressive Rock
5.0/5.0

If you recall Greg Lake's 2013 Songs of Lifetime, also a live recording, then Keith Emerson & Greg Lake's Live From Manticore Hall will be familiar ... [ Read More ]

Garden Music Project Inspired by Syd Barrett's Artwork CD Album Review

Garden Music Project: Inspired by Syd Barrett

Melodic/Progressive Rock
3.0/5.0

Alright, Garden Music Project is an odd thing. Something that requires some explanation. First, most know who Syd Barrett is: original member of Pink Floyd, but also mentor ... [ Read More ]

Modest Midget Crysis CD Album Review

Modest Midget: Crysis

Melodic Rock
3.0/5.0

Modest Midget is essentially Lonny Ziblat, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist of the band. Excepting an odd song here and there, Ziblat composed wrote all the ... [ Read More ]

Heliopolis City of the Sun CD Album Review

Heliopolis: City of the Sun

Melodic Progressive Rock
4.0/5.0

Including members of progressive rock bands Gabble Ratchet, Mars Hollow and Ten Jinn, Heliopolis is a new act from Los Angeles but with a familiar sound. Their craft is ... [ Read More ]

Daydream XI - The Grand Disguise CD Album Review

Daydream XI: The Grand Disguise

Progressive Power Metal
4.0/5.0

It's no small thing to be invited to Mike Portnoy's inaugural Progressive Nation at Sea Festival, but Brazil's Daydream XI made the cut. While not on the headline stage ... [ Read More ]

Palace - The 7th Steel CD Album Review

Palace: The 7th Steel

Heavy Metal
3.0/5.0

Teutonic metallers Palace have been going strong for better than 20 years. Since 1996, they've released seven albums scattered over nearly as many labels. With the ... [ Read More ]

Mike LePond's Silent Assassins CD Album Review

Mike LePond's Silent Assassins: S/T

Melodic/Heavy/Power Metal
4.5/5.0

While you're waiting for the next Symphony X album, which is in the works as I write, check out their bass player Mike LePond's first solo album, Mike Lepond's Silent ... [ Read More ]

Liquid Steel Fire In The Sky CD Album Review

Liquid Steel: Fire In The Sky

(Classic) Melodic Heavy Metal
4.5/5.0

Hailing from Austria, Liquid Steel was born as a cover band playing Eighties heavy metal. With roots and influences deep into Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Saxon ... [ Read More ]

Blood & Iron Voices of Eternity CD Album Review

Blood & Iron: Voices of Eternity

Melodic/Heavy/Power Metal
4.5/5.0

In the past, most everything pitched to me from India in the metal genre has been from the extreme end, like black and death metal, something I have no interest in ... [ Read More ]

Audrey Horne Pure Heavy CD Album Review

Audrey Horne: Pure Heavy

Melodic Hard Rock
5.0/5.0

Listening to modern music may make you wonder if there ever was a time when hard rock wasn't down-tuned and harsh. Those times are called the Seventies and Eighties ... [ Read More ]

Rebellious Spirit Obsession CD Album Review

Rebellious Spirit: Obsession

Melodic Hard Rock/Metal
4.0/5.0

Rebellious Spirit is still a young band, average age of the members is around 20 or so, but they're releasing their second album, Obsession, only 15 months after ... [ Read More ]

Lostpray - That's Why CD Album Review

Lostpray: That's Why

Melodic Hard Rock/Metal
4.5/5.0

With members from both Turkey and Ukraine, Lostpray arrives with their debut album, That's Why. Their music is a hybrid of sorts, a mixture of melodic hard rock ... [ Read More ]

Dire Peril Queen of the Galaxy EP CD Album Review

Dire Peril: Queen of the Galaxy EP

Heavy/Power/Thrash Metal
3.5/5.0

Created to combine his love for heavy metal and science fiction, hardly an odd combination in metal, guitarist Jason Ashcraft created Dire Peril. His vision was to deliver ... [ Read More ]

Mindcrime - Checkmate The King CD Album Review

Mindcrime: Checkmate The King

Hard Rock/Heavy Metal
3.0/5.0

I suspected as much when I was pitched the band for review. Mindcrime began as a Queensryche tribute band in Italy about five years ago. (If you check their Facebook ... [ Read More ]

Todd Rundgren and Utopia Live at the Electric Ballroom Milwaukee 23 October 1978 CD Album Review

Todd Rundgren: Live at the Electric Ballroom 1978

AOR/Classic Rock
5.0/5.0

Here's another trip down memory lane, at least my memory lane. Next to a choice few other bands in the Seventies, like Judas Priest and UFO, Todd Rundgren ... [ Read More ]


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While you're waiting for the next Symphony X album, which is in the works as I write, check out their bass player Mike LePond's first solo album, Mike Lepond's Silent Assassins. I think you're going to like this fine mix of traditional melodic ... [ Read More ]

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