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Melted on my Cortex – Boss Keloid

Slow and heavy Wiganers Boss Keloid once again repudiate expectations with new full-length sonic deluge 'Melted On The Inch'...

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To Die For? Iranian Metallers Heterochrome Offer Melancholia Against All Odds

Progressive metal from Iran. Now that's extreme....

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Lost in the Ghost Light (Tim Bowness)

A grand statement about a grand era; Tim Bowness revisits rock's most ambitious escapades...

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Lights from the Sky: Touchstone at the Borderline

Touchstone's new frontwoman spreads her wings at London's Borderline...

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Loitered Lens: Lazuli

French medieval blacksmiths from the future Lazuli peer round the pillar at the Borderline...

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Lights From the Sky (Touchstone)

Recognisably Touchstone, but with a fresh take, Lights from the Sky introduces a new direction for the UK prog stalwarts...

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Staring into the Eye of the Soundscape (Riverside)

Forging on after the death of guitarist Piotr Grudziński, Riverside continue to intrigue...

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Into The Lesser-Charted Waters of Jazz/Prog/Ambient: Duski

Prog rock, jazz and ambient sounscapes in an impressive debut album...

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Into the Catacomb Abyss (Unearthed Elf)

Epic without being overblown, Unearthed Elf plunders the dungeon...

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Sonic Space Opera via a Magic Machine (An Endless Sporadic)

Eclectic and Experimental, An Endless Sporadic's sonic space opera recalls the great Zappa...

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Astral Tweaks: Transcendence (Devin Townsend Project)

Never one to keep things simple, Devin Townsend returns to the Project with characteristically symphonic grandeur...

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Becoming Aware (Paradigm Shift)

With forward-looking approach to progressive rock, Paradigm Shift avoid the cliches. Review...

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Act V: Hymns With The Devil In Confessional (The Dear Hunter)

Running at full tilt to catch up with The Dear Hunter's epic multi-part rock opera series...

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Bringing in the New: Cambridge Rock Festival

Blues, classic and progressive rock at another of Cambridge's fine festivals...

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Valley of the Windmill (Circa)

Clean and powerful, perhaps a touch long-winded? Circa's windmill pumps out the green wattage....

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Getting Under the Bonnet of Dot (Karmakanic)

Tweaking your prog rock pistons, Karnakanic release Dot. Review...

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Riffing the Hinterlands (Tilt)

Slow burning ballads to propulsive groove rock, Hinterland is worth the long wait...

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Flights of Fancy, Theories of Flight (Fates Warning)

At times technical, at others self-indulgent, Theories of Flight is indeed progressive metal. Review...

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A Most Dramatic of Comas: The Theater Equation (Ayreon)

Ayreon's staging of The Human Equation is anything but comatose...

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Musicians Wanted: Singer. What Lies Beneath (Mike Kershaw)

Heading up a supergroup of sorts, prog rock keyboardist Mike Kershaw releases What Lies Beneath. Review...

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Misplaced Childhood, Live in London (Fish, Islington Academy)

o mark last year’s thirtieth anniversary of Marillion’s Misplaced Childhood, Fish played an extensive sold-out tour across Europe billed as “Farewell to Childhood”, playing...

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A Titan of Modern Progressive Rock. Affinity (Haken)

Eschewing the cliches of the genre, this is Progressive Rock reinvented for the twenty-first century...

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Let Out the Kraut: Trips (Long Distance Calling)

What happens a German electro-prog band hands out the brown acid. Album Review...

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Bottled Out of Eden (Knifeworld)

Unique as ever, Kavus Torabi's progressive rock outfit Knifeworld raise the bar...

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Deep they Delved, Richly they Riff: Prelude (Wytch Hazel)

Mining a less-exploited seam of 70s rock than the usual, Wytch Hazel evoke Wishbone Ash and Jethro Tull with their Prelude LP...

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The Great Gig Under the Pavement (Dave Kerzner/District 97)

Different but complementary, the progressive rock of Dave Kerzner and District 97 light up Soho's Borderline...

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All That You Fear is Gone (Headspace)

Prog-metal supergroup Headspace ready a 73-minute opus for their eager public. Trebuchet gets stuck in....

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Looking for The Outstanding in The Astonishing (Dream Theater)

Dream Theater remain hugely important to Progressive metal and rock, but does their latest album add to their legacy? Review...

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The Illusion’s Reckoning (Mantra Vega)

After two years of writing and recording, Mantra Vega release The Illusion's Reckoning. Worth the wait? Tim Hall reviews....

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Please Come Home! Lonely Robot at The Scala

As the last significant gig in progressive rock's calendar, Lonely Robot at The Scala made a great finale to the year. ...

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