Category Archives: progressive metal

Chain Reaction by Distorted Harmony (2014) – 8.5/10

After listening 48 times to the 2nd album by the Israeli prog-metal band “Distorted Harmony” (DH), I can say with certainty that this is an excellent export product for Israel. “Chain Reaction”, while far away from the ethnic-metal music of bands like … Continue reading

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Dream Theater in Israel – it’s a date (June 16th 2009)

This is by far the best news that any Israeli progmetal fan has ever gotten: DT will visit Tel Aviv in the middle of June 2009. DT’s coming for only one gig in Tel Aviv’s exhibition hall #1. The venue … Continue reading

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Hai Meirzadh – Straight Circles (2008) (Prog-Metal-Fusion)

Awaken all morbid fans of Liquid Tension Experiment, Planet-X, Derek Sherinian, Jordan Rudess and instrumental prog-metal-fusion! a brilliant Israeli composer & keyboard wizard has released his debut album, with the help of a kick-ass fusion drummer called Yatziv Caspi. Together … Continue reading

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Blotted Science – The Machinations of Dementia [8.5/10]

Guitar ace Ron Jarzombek has done it again. But this time – we’re not talking about prog-metal monster “WatchTower” or the comic lyrics of “Spastic Ink” – this is a great instrumental (or shall we say – instrumetal?) project with no … Continue reading

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Mind’s Eye – A Gentleman’s Hurricane (9/10)

This album is a huge surprise, coming from an obscure Swedish band who has produced five albums so far. Only three musicians make up this prog-metal outfit, who made a concept album about the guilty feelings of an aging professional … Continue reading

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Symphony-X – Paradise Lost (2007) CD Review: 7.5/10

Symphony-X have not released a studio album since 2002, so five years separate “Paradise Lost” from “The Odyssey“. Why has it been that long? it’s not like this album has invented anything new for the prog-metal US outfit. The first … Continue reading

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Andromeda DVD – Playing off the Board (review: 8/10)

This prog-blog has kicked off with a review of Andromeda’s first (and only) DVD, called “Playing off the Board” and released in 2007. Since Andromeda, a Swedish prog-metal group which released 3 albums so far, have NOT played any gigs … Continue reading

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