Tag Archives: heavy prog

ATOMIC ROOSTER – Sleeping For Years

March 31, 2018

Esoteric 2017 Mighty thunderbird rises up from oblivion: underestimated ensemble’s entire early output enclosed for scrutiny and admiration. “Come back tomorrow, show the scars on your face”: this line from “Devil’s Answer” – ATOMIC ROOSTER’s signature tune – might be … Continue reading

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MONTAGE – Metamorphosis

July 16, 2017

Fastball 2016 Not quite the change, rather conservative effort from Finnish ensemble finds them facing forward. Having debuted with an eponymous album back in 2014, this band could create a lot of momentum of momentum on a “Montage” follow-up, yet … Continue reading

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WITCHWOOD – Handful Of Stars

November 19, 2016

Jolly Roger 2016 Something borrowed and something blue: songs from the wood to make you feel much better. It takes some confidence for a new band to go for a bits-and-pieces approach but, having debuted with “Litanies From The Woods” … Continue reading

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LUCIFER’S FRIEND – Live @ Sweden Rock 2015

July 19, 2016

Cherry Red 2016 Still riding high: triumphant charge of the light brigade ready to burn their ships in spectacular way. On the way to Valhalla, these veterans aren’t inclined to enter the realm of legend without giving fans a glimpse … Continue reading

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June 15, 2016

Scotia 1974 / Sommor 2016 Deeply spiritual psychedelia from Caledonian quartet with divine aspiration and heavy riff to praise the Lord. Christian rock bands are a boring breed today, but back in the ’70s they were virtually invisible, which in … Continue reading

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