Confirmation of Gentle Giant’s genius and also of Steven Wilson’s utter mastery as a producer, ‘three piece suite’ is a remarkable treat. 8 – single CD 10 – Deluxe edition.
Simo have crafted a masterpiece in ‘rise and shine’, no more, no less, and if their output never amounts to more than this, they’ll have earned their place in rock’s storied history. 10
...an epic, cinematic record that marks out Ana_thema as one of the greatest and most innovative English bands since Pink Floyd and it is undoubtedly one of the finest albums of 2017, if not the decade. 10
For Floyd fans and newcomers alike, Roger Waters has delivered an album that casts a weary and frequently horrified eye over the societal changes of the last thirty years and whilst the view is not pretty, it most assuredly is compelling. 9
So, as luck would have it, I was approached by Phil Stiles one fine afternoon with an offer to listen...
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Clearly united in their passion for the music, Riverside delivered exactly the catharsis for which they hoped, uniting the fervent audience with their magical melodies in what was a truly special night.
Rikard Sjoblom is the multi-instrumentalist who will be most familiar to progressive rock fans for his work with Beardfish. With...
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I can think of few artists who can pound a venue with such ferocious riffs and still leave the audience beaming from ear-to-ear at the conclusion. Sheer metal heaven, the ‘Transcendence’ tour was aptly named. 10