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Month: January 2017

TDW – Aphrodisia EP

TDW is the project of Dutch musician and filmmaker Tom de Wit, which he started back in 2004 and developing ever since. In expectation of this year’s release of the full length album “The Antithetic Affiliation” he released the EP “Aphrodisia”, back in September that consists of four songs, each of them showing a different side of Tom’s music. The first one, “Aphrodisia”, starts slowly with the voices of Tom de Wit and guest singer Radina Dimcheva. Emotions try to unfold but without fully developing they get cut with a very fast crunching section that acts as a blow-to-your-head...

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ProgXpectations 2017

2017 is shaping up quite nicely already with lots of eagerly anticipated releases coming our way. Here is a short overview of all those I know of and/or care for with no guarantee for completeness: Releases The prog year starts with a bang  today, January 13, when Pain of Salvation‘s comeback to heaviness “In the Passing Light of Day” sees, excuse the pun, the light of day. Next week already, greek prog metal shooting stars Need will unleash their Song for Freedom “Hegaiamas” on January 17.  “Ascendancy”, the first proper full length release by french progressive metalcor-ies Kadinja (feat. Myrath...

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The ProgSpace List 2016

Our editors share their most memorable albums of 2016 – a list of great releases you might or might not have heard of yet, without a specific ranking. Raimond Akord – Ethereality Brilliant debut album of a young Scottish band, delivering a wonderful blend of progressive hard & heavy rock and prog metal, mainly Influenced by Tool, Karnivool and many more. Listen in Spotify Plini – Handmade Cities First full album of Australian guitar virtuoso who blends instrumental djent with ambient jazz arrangements to new heights. Listen in Spotify Virgil Donati – The Dawn of Time An album...

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Tour Review: Fallen Hearts of Europe 2016 – Katatonia with Vola and Agent Fresco

The creative youngsters Vola from Denmark (with their Norwegian guest drummer), one of Islands finest musical exports, Agent Fresco, and dark prog metal legends Katatonia from Sweden – what a tour! For five long weeks they were touring a big part of Europe, and there was no way our editors were going to miss them. All of us went to different shows in different stages of the tour, so here is our community effort of a tour review. We start our little trip in Frankfurt/Germany, head over to the Belgium show in Antwerp and move up north to Hamburg/Germany...

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Fallen Hearts of Europe 2016: Katatonia with Vola and Agent Fresco at Markthalle, Hamburg.

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