Tag Archives: heavy prog

SHUMAUN – One Day Closer To Yesterday

March 24, 2019

Shumaun 2019 Virginian foursome go for progressive grandeur on their second offering which reaches out for infinity. Perhaps, it’s the diversity of their DNA that feeds this ensemble’s music; perhaps, it’s unified vision that they share. Whatever it is, the … Continue reading

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HOIA – Scavenger

March 20, 2019

Hoia 2019 Young guitar-slinger from Mumbai makes an impressive foray into progressive territory. Mostly known for the death-grind adventures of GUTSLIT and playing in a few more metal outfits, Prateek Rajagopal has finally refined his multi-instrumental solo method – within … Continue reading

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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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