July 14, 2020

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..

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..

Morse/Portnoy/George – Cov3r To Cov3r (InsideOut)

For seventeen years, Neal Morse, Mike Portnoy and Randy George (MPG) have been playing epic, grandiose prog rock together, recording numerous albums for Neal's solo catalogue as well as three colossal works as part of the five-man Neal Morse Band. But the slick proggers also have a firm love of classic rock and pop music..

Restive Nation – Luidicum EP (Independent Release)

Restive Nation is an alternative rock band from Dublin in Ireland and specialises in a delicious electronic cross-over that produces a huge, epic and all encompassing sound. They are a seven-piece which allows them to create a monumental sound full of complex and intricate rhythms that draws you into their magical world of delight and..

Lonely Robot – Feelings Are Good (InsideOut)

Since the 2015 debut Please Come Home first landed, John Mitchell's Lonely Robot has proved unexpectedly prolific, producing a total of four albums in just five years. It seems odd that an artist who claims to be a lazy procrastinator is also this creatively fertile, particularly considering Lonely Robot is far from the only music..