Articles by Kevin
"Concepts of Math: Book One is a sublime return for Watchtower."
"Harmonic Confusion ends up being a fairly average album at best, likely best left for fans of the band and die-hard progressive metalcore lovers."
"The Last Stand is yet another solid entry in Sabaton’s veteran career. It won’t surprise anyone with a brand new direction, but it will...
"Perfectly situated to please fans of classic heavy metal, Conductor Of Storms is very strong debut from the young Medevil."
"Triangle is just a fantastic record...highly recommended for fans of black metal who are tired of worshipping Mayhem all the time."
"Moonsorrow's five year break has clearly been used productively. Jumalten Aika stands tall as one of the Finns' best albums - if not their...
"The evidence for Haken being the best prog band in the world right now keeps mounting up. From the cheesy 80s throwback of “1985”...
"Hope For A Mourning is a dreary, jazzy, complicated listen. It's chock full of interesting musicianship and takes more than a couple listens to...
"Infernal Machine is absolutely top notch and recommended for anyone wanting their doom that little bit more progressive."
"...it's pleasing to Redemption creating something solid, even if a bit behind the times in the progressive metal scene. The Art of Loss is...
"Phenotype is a shining example of how to push a genre into new and exciting territories, taking tested djent ideas and fusing them with...
"An Outsider is a very strange album, one that quite honestly jars the listener a little bit, but it's also an impressive one"
"The Astonishing's length is very intimidating, but it's a fun album if one gives the time to it."
"Ghostlights is a pretty standard Avantasia album. Some fans will like it, some won’t, and Tobias Sammet will keep on doing things."
"4 ½ is an okay release, but is not at all an essential item to buy for anyone except the most hardcore of Steven...
Kevin's picks for the ten best records of the year, featuring the likes of Blind Guardian, Steven Wilson and The Tea Club!
Kamelot and DragonForce 'power' through Vancouver's Vogue Theatre: word and pictures!
"Bloom is a landmark album for both the band and the genre in general; another exhibit in the argument that progressive metal is not...
Steel Panther bring down the house in Vancouver
"Truly a must listen for pretty much everyone that likes anything even remotely progressive related."
"...despite all the promise shown in earlier works, M comes across feeling like a collection of unfinished demo songs."
Dragged Into Sunlight and Gnaw Their Tongues team up with new track
Cult Of Luna's North American tour rolls through Vancouver with Minsk and SubRosa plus local supports.
"...the band’s overall passion comes through, and there are some truly excellent moments on this album."
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