Articles tagged progressive metal

Shining: International Blackjazz Society

Shining continue to thrill with their latest studio LP, even if their playbook is more predictable this time around.

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8 Sep 2015 // 3:00 AM

Gojira Is a Sight to Behold

After a performance like this, it’s hard not to be consumed by hyperbole and declare Gojira the best live metal act on the planet right now.

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Riverside: Love, Fear and the Time Machine

Ten years on, Riverside remain as special as ever, and Love, Fear and the Time Machine is their truest work of art.

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Agent Fresco - “Wait for Me” (video) (premiere)

The Icelandic band gets personal on its latest video.

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Between the Buried and Me: Coma Ecliptic

Coma Ecliptic is an exquisite masterpiece that once again proves why Between the Buried and Me is leading the progressive metal movement.

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17 Jun 2015 // 1:10 AM

Arcturus: Arcturian

The veteran avant-prog band returns with a release that doesn't always live up to its potential but is still better than half of what you streamed this morning.

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Benighted by Beauty: The Legacy of Opeth’s ‘Still Life’

Still Life's narrative borders on Shakespearean levels of romantic tragedy and social commentary, making it the most poetic and philosophical in Opeth’s catalogue.

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17 Sep 2012 // 10:02 PM

Cloudscape: New Era

Competent musicianship is no substitute for innovation and uniqueness.

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Hammers of Misfortune: 17th Street

The Hammers of Misfortune have produced an album that is equal parts beguiling, thought-provoking and absorbing.

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Becoming the Archetype: Celestial Completion

If you thought this progressive metal group had reached their peak under the tutelage of Devin Townsend, get ready to be shocked by an unproven producer and some of the greatest compositional minds in the country.

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Nevermore: The Obsidian Conspiracy

It's been five years since the release of Nevermore's last album. The Obsidian Conspiracy is the result, and it was entirely worth the wait.

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Triptykon: Eparistera Daimones

Tom Gabriel Fischer of Celtic Frost returns with his latest extreme metal project, which has the potential to surpass Celtic Frost in fame and influence within the world of metal.

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23 Mar 2010 // 9:00 PM

Borknagar: Universal

Borknagar deliver a masterpiece album, proving why they are leaders of the progressive black metal sub-genre.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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