Knight Area - Realm of Shadows Review by Bill Knispel The Netherlands’ Knight Area popped onto the radar of progressive rock fans around the world in 2004, following the release of their debut album The Sun Also Rises.
Marillion - Less Is More Review by Gary Hill Marillion chose to record a collection of their Hogarth era songs with just acoustic instrumentation.
The Moody Blues - December Review by Gary Hill With a band as devoted to pretty ballads and symphonic stylings, it was just a matter of time before they did a holiday disc.
Battleroar - To Death and Beyond... Review by Gary Hill Based in Greece, I suppose by definition Battleroar is European epic metal. The truth is, though, it’s not the kind of music we’ve come to expect under that banner.
Immortal - All Shall Fall Review by Mike Korn Immortal has emerged as one of those iconic bands that defines a certain sound. I would put them in the same category as Black Sabbath or Slayer.
Rammstein - Liebe Ist Für Alle Da Review by Gary Hill I’ve always liked anything I’ve heard by Rammstein, but this is the first full album I’ve listened to from them.
Sekond Skyn - Addicted To Chaos Review by Greg Olma This is the third release from New Jersey’s Sekond Skyn.I have not heard their two previous releases but based on Addicted To Chaos, I will definitely check them out.
WASP - Babylon Review by Gary Hill The latest disc from WASP, this is a new classic. It’s got the feel of a vintage WASP album.
Gorgeous Got a Gun - Gorgeous Got a Gun Review by Rick Damigella True story - a band I’d never heard of began following me on Twitter a couple months back. It was a band from Los Angeles called Gorgeous Got a Gun.
The music on this disc is catchy and good. That’s about the only real compliments to be bestowed.
Paper Route - Absence Review by Rick Damigella There must be something good in the water in Tennessee, especially in Nashville, because the city with such a rich music pedigree has been turning out a new breed of inspired recording acts.
Blackfield - Live in New York City DVD Review by Bill Knispel Filmed at the Bowery Ballroom in New York on 16 March 2007, Live in New York City documents the second touring cycle for Blackfield, the collaborative project of Israeli musician Aviv Geffen and Porcupine Tree mastermind Steven Wilson.
Kenny G - An Evening of Rhythm and Romance DVD Review by Gary Hill I know, Kenny G is right up there with Yanni and John Tesh in terms of the coolness factor for a lot of music fans. I have to say, I think in every one of those instances that the label is just not earned.
Queensrÿche - Live In Joliet, IL November, 2009 Review by Greg Olma Queensryche made their way to Joliet, IL for the second leg of their American Soldier tour.Like the first run through, the show consisted of 3 suites from the Rage For Order, American Soldier, and Empire albums.