After the disappointing Ayreon album Transitus, Arjen Lucassen is back with a vengeance with his third Star One album. Continue reading
Tag Archives: progressive metal
Sonata Arctica – Talviyö
It’s taken Finnish metal band Sonata Arctica 24 years to reach album number ten. Is it any good? Let’s investigate.
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Tool’s Fear Inoculum is taking over the number one positions on digital charts as we speak. Thus, upsetting “the Taylor Swift army” around the globe. WTF? Well, this leaves us no choice but to weigh in.
Ulysses – #eMotion
For all Ulysses does right on #eMotion (and they do a lot of things very right indeed), they do start out with what might be the most annoying opening riff I have heard in a very long time. It’s almost annoying enough to turn the album off and do something else. Almost. Because if you did, you’d miss out on an hour of extremely good progressive metal.