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Album Review: Northlane – Mesmer

Australian metal band Northlane have returned with their surprise album Mesmer which continues to showcase their ever-evolving sound. Northlane’s first two albums, Discoveries and Singularity, were fairly straightforward metalcore projects but the band took a more progressive approach with their 2015 release, Node. Northlane have continued with these musical risks …

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Album Review: Opeth – Sorceress

Progressive metal outfit Opeth have put together one of the most impressive resumes in modern hard rock. With absolute essentials like Blackwater Park, Deliverance, and Damnation, Opeth have gained notoriety for their blend of death metal, black metal, progressive rock, folk, and many other styles of music along the way. …

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EP Review: Novallo – Novallo II

As an unsigned experimental metal band hailing from Columbus, Ohio, Novallo have recently released their second EP, simply titled Novallo II. At first glance, one will find many staples of the progressive metal scene featured in full, with heavily synchronized instrumentation, start-stop fretwork, and off-kilter groove juxtaposed with sweetly harmonized …

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Year in Prog – 2015

As 2015 wraps up, progheads are certain to be contentedly reflecting upon a bountiful calendar of ripe, riff-tastic releases. Below is an overview of some of the more high-profile and well-received albums released over the last year, complete with convenient links to singles, so newcomers can claim no excuse for …

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