Tuesday, December 3 2013
This year saw the release of some of the best modern progressive music from a wide array of subgenres and idiosyncratic approaches.
Thursday, December 6 2012
There's no doubt 2012 has been another great year for metal, with releases from veteran road dogs and fresh young bands alike providing endless roaring highs and churning, filth-ridden lows.
Tuesday, December 4 2012
The albums you see below are a testament to the chameleonic nature of prog: Coldplay-esque stadium ballads, sludge metal, sample-heavy concept records, and classic-style prog all stand side by side.
Thursday, December 23 2010
In the end, the metal world honored the memory of Ronnie James Dio in the coolest possible way: by making this the best year for new music the genre has seen in a very long time.
Monday, January 18 2010
The former Emperor frontman feels liberated, having completed a superb new solo album while coming to terms with the ever-looming shadow of his old band.
Thursday, August 23 2012
Progressive metal rarely gets more sophisticated than Eremita, the fourth album proper by Emperor co-founder Ihsahn. Merging prog's chameleonic tendencies with hints of black metal, jazz, and dark classical, this is easily a top contender for prog album of the year.