Tag Archives: prog metal

DALLAS PERKINS – Experimental Truth

January 6, 2023

Dallas Perkins 2022 American six-string slinger sends his nimble fingers on trips across the fretboard in search of sonic candor. One of the last representatives of the dying breed that guitar heroes have become since their ’80s heyday on labels … Continue reading

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DEREV – Leap Of Faith

June 24, 2021

Derev 2021 Canadian heavy prog engineers bring forth the first fruit of their lockdown efforts for all to savor. “Derev” means “leaf” in Armenian, the language which Armando Bablanian and Michel Karakach happen to speak, as the two had discovered … Continue reading

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ARAPACIS – Waterdog

April 17, 2021

Arapacis 2021 Fables of force, folly and other folk tropes as told by a troupe of Montrealer troubadours who progressively move towards doom and gloom. From 2003 on, this Canadian coven have been brewing an intoxicating mixture of highbrow art-rock … Continue reading

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BLOSSOM CULT – Closure

December 25, 2020

Blossom Cult 2020 To believe and to prosper: German ensemble revive their rootsy ideas and come alive with a new mission. If the title of SEEKING RAVEN’s didn’t sound portentous at the time of its release, in 2016, the album … Continue reading

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DARWIN – 2: A Frozen War

December 1, 2020

Origin Of Species 2020 Somewhat disappointing deflation of a grandiose idea which chills rather than thrills. If DarWin’s debut was one of 2019’s most daring endeavors, with a dedicated website expanding the album’s context, its follow-up should raise doubts as … Continue reading

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