August 10, 2020

Gösta Berlings Saga – Konkret Musik (InsideOut)

In preparation for my first listen to Konkret Musik, the sixth album from spectacular Swedish sound wizards Gösta Berlings Saga, I did something I'd never done before a review: I listened to every one of their previous albums top to bottom, in chronological order. Each CD I pulled from the shelf prompted fond memories, but..

Syteria – Reflection (Syteria Records/Cargo Distribution)

Syteria is a mainly female rock band from Yorkshire, England and put together by Jackie Chambers, the lead guitarist with Girlschool in1999. Syteria released their debut EP in 2016 and followed this the following year with their debut album, Rantobot, both of which were independent releases and showed a fast and furious kick-ass rock band...

Magenta – Masters Of Illusion (Tigermoth)

A headlong leap into the symphonic progressive rock waters, where every trick in the bag is sprinkled liberally throughout... A lone middle-aged actor sits in a rickety dressing room, bottle of spirits within arm's reach, gazing into the mirror while a dozen ghoulish faces of his past roles stare back at him. It is a..

Dan Reed Network – New Tour Announced

DAN REED NETWORK CO-HEADLINING TOUR WITH RECKLESS LOVE IN MARCH 2021PLUS SPECIAL GUESTS MASON HILL PREVIEWING TRACKS FROM THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM'LET'S HEAR IT FOR THE KING' Planet Rock Pre-sale started Tuesday 16th June at 9am via http://planetrock.gigantic.com/reckless-love-tickets-presale-3056Tickets on general sale Friday June 19th via www.gigantic.com and www.danreed-network.com/tour. The highly anticipated tour will preview new songs..

Runescarred – The Distant Infinite (Self-Released)

Hailing from Austin, Texas this is the debut release by the band Runescarred, a hard hitting and brutally powerful heavy metal group that flirts between hard rock, black metal, hardcore but with some of the intricacies of progressive metal thrown in for good measure. Formed in 2017, the band released the We Are EP in..

Lesoir to stream live this Saturday at Midsummer Prog Festival

MIDSUMMER PROG FESTIVAL TO HOST LIVE STREAMED PERFORMANCE ON SATURDAY 20th JUNE FROM LESOIR IN SUPPORT OF NEW ALBUM 'MOSAIC' Following the release of their latest studio album Mosaic, Netherlands art rock quintet LESOIR will join the many bands across the globe that have turned to live streamed performances to keep music alive during the COVID-19 pandemic...