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MetalMatters: The Best Metal Albums of January 2023

MetalMatters: The Best Metal Albums of January 2023

In January’s best metal albums, Katatonia return with their beautiful gloom, Ahab travel into the doom/death abyss, and Oozing Wound carve out their furious identity.

The 10 Best Progressive Rock Albums of 2011

The 10 Best Progressive Rock Albums of 2011

In 2011, there were only a few high-quality progressive rock albums, but those that stood out are some of the best the genre had seen in a while.

The Best Progressive Rock/Metal of 2018

The Best Progressive Rock/Metal of 2018

This year provided introspective appreciation for creators and listeners alike for the sights and sounds of progressive music, as well as the more universal yet personal hardships and growths we all face.

The PopMatters Progcast Discusses Highs of 2017 and Hopes for 2018

The PopMatters Progcast Discusses Highs of 2017 and Hopes for 2018

In this episode of the PopMatters Progcast, we reflect on our top albums of 2017, as well as discuss some of the major releases arriving this year.

The 2018 Progressive Rock/Metal Preview

The 2018 Progressive Rock/Metal Preview

The next 12 months offer superb new releases from several genre heavyweights.

The Best Progressive Rock and Metal of 2017

The Best Progressive Rock and Metal of 2017

2017 was a year of rejuvenation for progressive rock and metal, with many artists bouncing back from potential hardships to prove just how much they can still offer in terms of trying new things while maintaining what made them beloved in the first place.

Turning Dreams Into Reality: A Conversation With Piotr Grudziński of Riverside

Turning Dreams Into Reality: A Conversation With Piotr Grudziński of Riverside

Guitarist Piotr Grudziński reflects on the inspirations, processes, and intentions that make Riverside's latest opus, Love, Fear and the Time Machine, another fearless trip into its distinctive and beloved style.
Riverside: Love, Fear and the Time Machine

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.
Shrines of Supremacy: The Five Best Riverside Songs (So Far)

Shrines of Supremacy: The Five Best Riverside Songs (So Far)

With Love, Fear and the Time Machine, arriving next month, it's worth discussing why these five tracks make Polish quartet Riverside one of the best modern prog rock bands.
Steven Wilson and Mariusz Duda Team Up on New Track, “The Old Peace”

Steven Wilson and Mariusz Duda Team Up on New Track, “The Old Peace”

As a tribute to a recently departed fan, Steven Wilson and Mariusz Duda (of Lunatic Soul and Riverside fame) have teamed up for the gorgeous song "The Old Peace".
Cherished Concepts in Current Prog Rock

Cherished Concepts in Current Prog Rock

Many diehard prog rock enthusiasts dismiss modern bands as inferior imitators. These three releases prove there are still a few visionaries out there.

Cannonball Adderley with Milt Jackson: Things Are Getting Better