Natural Born Machine – Human (Pride & Joy Music)

Natural Born Machine is an exciting new band that was put together in 2019 by a most talented team of musicians in bassist Alberto Rigoni, vocalist David Readman, guitarist Alessio Tricarico and the drummer Denis Novello. As you all will know, Readman is the superior vocalist that fronted Pink Cream 69 with Rigoni being a solo artists..

ARC OF LIFE (Yes-related) – Debut Album Out Now

ARC OF LIFE's self-titled debut album is out now.  Arc Of Life is a new progressive rock supergroup featuring three members of the current YES line-up, vocalist/guitarist Jon Davison, bassist/vocalist Billy Sherwood and additional drummer Jay Schellen. On keyboards, one of the most interesting talents in the “new” progressive rock scene in the US, Dave Kerzner (Sound of..

Needlepoint – Walking Up That Valley (BJK Music)

I've mentioned this many times before but one of the real joys of writing reviews is the opportunity to hear bands and music that you would usually be most unlikely to come across in your normal working life. So, the latest one to make me truly sit up and take notice is the Norwegian jazz/folk/prog..

The Morpheus Project – Mozaick

The word ‘unique’ is overused in the music industry, but believe me: what Mustafa Khetty has produced here with The Morpheus Project is 100% unique and well worth listening to. As listeners (and reviewers) we love to pigeon-hole bands and often it is quite easy to do so. But, in the case of The Morpheus..

Jamie Thyer and The Worried Men – Excelsior!

In the winter months of 1994, a young guitarist called Jamie Thyer took time out from playing on demonstrations for Marshall amplification and Rotosound strings. He began writing and rehearsing with a rhythm section under the ironic name of The Worried Men. Their ability to entertain and not merely play has really fired up audiences, their live..

Lake Of Tears – Ominous (AFM Records)

Lake Of Tears, the so aptly named Swedish rockers are back with their latest doom/gothic rock flavoured slab of pure genius. This band does dark, distressed and portentous rock like no one else and the latest album, the rather wonderfully titled Ominous, comes complete with its own atmosphere of foreboding that is pregnant with menace..