Thomas Carlsen’s Transmission – Redemption EP (Independent)

Thomas Carlsen is a Norwegian multi-instrumentalist and song writer with Transmission being his latest project which is very much inspired by classic '80s metal from the likes of Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and Queensrÿche and that is not a bad list of musical inspirations and comparisons by any standards. Carlsen plays all instruments but has..

Redemption – Alive In Color (AFM Records)

Redemption is an American progressive metal band which formed around 20-years ago and just maybe it has slipped under the radar for some out there but the band is every bit as good as Queensryche, Dream Theater, Fates Warning and Symphony X so really does deserve to be considered in the same division as these..