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The debut release from Geneva, Switzerland’s, This Misery Garden on Progrock Records, Another Great Day On Earth pushes further into the dark side of prog as presented by bands such as Tool and A Perfect Circle.  Like those groups, TMG have a harder edge to their guitars and also use multi-tracked vocal layers courtesy of […]

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Prymary – The Enemy Inside

by TW on March 9, 2010

Prymary, a progressive-metal combo based in Southern California, released their third full-length CD (their second for label, Progrock Records), The Enemy Inside in late 2009.  Largely the brainchild of drummer/lyricist Chris Quirarte, the band steers well within the same territory frequented by Dream Theater or the band you might hear Quirarte moonlighting in, Fates Warning.  […]

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Jupiter Society – Terraform

by TW on January 26, 2010

The Jupiter Society is a loose collective of musicians from Sweden led by keyboardist/composer Carl Westholm.  Westhom’s direction brings a revolving cast of characters to interpret the concept behind 2009’s Terraform on ProgRock Records.  While the record will be lumped into the same stylistic category as other prog-metal releases, Terraform heartily embraces music of other […]


Steve Walsh – Shadowman

by TW on December 29, 2008

Steve Walsh’s solo project Shadowman has been playing a lot on my CD player lately. Shadowman was released originally in 2005, and was reissued in 2008 by ProgRock Records/SPV. The latest version is bolstered with two bonus tracks: “Faule Dr Roane” and “Dark Day,” previously available as digital downloads only. Both songs are equal to […]