progressive rock

Moura: Galician psych

10. August 2022 // 0 Comments

From the Galician city of A Coruña set in the North-Western Spain, comes the progressive and psychedelic folk outfit Moura. The six-piece group released their second album earlier this year, where they successfully merge the traditional music of [...]

Norwegian prog through 2020 – Part 4

5. November 2020 // 1 Comment

October The postponed album Utgard by progressive black metallers Enslaved is released, receiving praise as usual. The Oslo-based instrumental prog rock band Pymlico released On This Day. Vitam Aeternam, which is a multi-national project, with Andre [...]

Norwegian prog through 2020 – Part 3

5. November 2020 // 1 Comment

July There were only three albums released in this summer month, the first being Pixie Ninja’s Colours out of Space. Named after the H.P. Lovecraft short story, the band plays instrumental prog rock with electronic elements. The Oslo-band Fatal [...]

Norwegian prog through 2020 – Part 2

5. November 2020 // 1 Comment

April There were a lot of expectations towards Conception’s first release in over 20 years. Unfortunately ex-Kamelot’s Roy Khan and the rest of the group underdelivered on State of Deception. The Oslo-duo behind Astra dropped their first album [...]

Norwegian prog through 2020 – Part 1

5. November 2020 // 1 Comment

There are still a couple of months left of 2020, but so far, it has been a respectable year for Norwegian prog. I was being a bit skeptic in late April, when it comes to the rock side of progressive music, as so few “typical” prog groups had [...]

Kairon; IRSE!: Self-produced psychonauts.

21. September 2020 // 0 Comments

I was introduced to the Finnish band with the odd name Kairon; IRSE! in 2017, when they released their previous record, Ruination, which made it to my top 10 of that year, and I remember I was especially found of their guitar melodies. With their [...]

Taskaha: Playing with time signatures.

7. August 2020 // 0 Comments

Taskaha is a new five-piece Norwegian prog rock/metal band, who will release their first album at the end of this month. Today they dropped the first song from the nine-track debut called Mind Date. The band formed back in 2014 and started writing [...]

Victor’s Rampage: The Enochians shifts course.

5. August 2020 // 0 Comments

It has been eight years since we last heard anything from Enochian Theory, and the release of their second and last album, Life …And All It Entails. On their Facebook page, the band recently announced that drummer Sam Street and bassist Shaun [...]

Vulkan: Impressive third.

17. June 2020 // 0 Comments

The Swedish progressive rock/metal outfit Vulkan released their third album about a month ago, and damn, what a record it is. I am a bit surprised this record has gone under the radar, as the music video of the opener only received around 3,000 [...]

Vennart: Revisits his progressive roots as a solo artist.

9. October 2018 // 0 Comments

Michael J. Vennart’s music goes towards progressive rock when he compose his solo material, and have received good feedback for his recently released second album called To Cure a Blizzard Upon a Plastic Sea. From his hometown of Manchester he [...]
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