Dave Brons – Return to Arda

Dave Brons is a prog rock guitarist from England. His instrumental debut album, ‘Based on a True story‘ (2015) was a success. ‘Not all Those Who Wander are Lost‘ followed almost seven years later; this album also received rave reviews. Fortunately, fans didn’t have to wait that long now, as his third album ‘Return to … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Joost de Lange Band – Hypnotized

Even before anyone had heard of Corona or Covid, the Joost de Lange Band released the album ‘ ‘Lonesome Wolf‘. Like so many bands, this power trio did not sit still during the many lockdowns. Singer/guitarist Joost wrote the ten songs for the album Hypnotized, which will be released Oct. 28. This will also feature … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Epica – The Alchemy Project

Looking at the cover of ‘The Alchemy Project’, I suppose this album by Epica will be very special again. Epica has collaborated with all kinds of singers and musicians from the broad metal scene. As a result, the songs range from melodic metal, to the more extreme metal. ‘The Great Tribulation’ has a slightly theatrical … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Realisea – Fairly Carefree

Brian de Graeve is known as founder/frontman of the neo-prog band Silhouette. He also founded the alternative symphonic prog rock project ‘Realisea’. In 2020, ‘Mantelpeace,’ the debut album was released. Brian and singer/songwriter Marjolein de Graeve also wrote the melodic prog rock songs for ‘Fairly Carefree’. It featured a number of guest musicians, including Ton … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Ugly Kid Joe – Rad Wings Of Destiny

Everyone knows Ugly Kid Joe’s big hit ‘Cats in the Cradle’. For those who still don’t know how the band name came about: These rockers from California would do a one-time joint performance with the then successful glam metal band ‘Pretty Boy Floyd’. To accentuate the differences, these men from California chose the band name … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The Black Noodle Project – When The Stars Align, It Will Be Time …

‘The Black Noodle Project’ is from France. Their style ranges from shoegaze to prog rock/metal and everything in between. Their songs are mainly instrumental. This project still consists of multi-instrumentalist Sébastien Bourdeix and drummer Tommy Rizzitelli. Two guest musicians also participate.The opening of this album is slow and intriguing. Tommy plays his cymbals in a … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Imaginaerium – The Rise of Medici [Special Edition]

Multi-instrumentalist/composer Eric Bouillette founded the prog project “Imaginaerium” with Laura Piazzai. Late last year, this versatile musician was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer. In August Eric passed away, with that, bands like ‘Nine Skies’ and ‘The Room’ also lose a passionate guitarist. Eric was so proud of ‘The Rise of Medici,’ unfortunately he did not … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The Dead Daisies – Radiance

The super rock group ‘The Dead Daisies’ released their self-titled album in 2013. Since then they have grown considerably. The lineup changed from time to time (even now there is a different lineup) what remained is the unfading rock. ‘Face Your Fear’ has a surprising start, the rousing rock soon coming in. Bassist Glenn Hughes … Read more, available in English and Dutch

The Steve Bonino Project – Pandora

In 2019, singer/multi-instrumentalist Steve Bonino released the album ‘Stargazer 2’. He is working on the follow-up ‘Stargazer 3’. Meanwhile, he worked on ‘Pandora’, This concept album is partly inspired by mythological painting by Jean Cousin from 1550. In Greek mythology Pandora was the first human woman. She was the origin of the evil of the … Read more, available in English and Dutch

Deni Marinovic – Dreamland

Deni Marinovic received his first electric guitar as a teenager, and taught himself to play the guitar, now he is a multi-instrumentalist. About four years ago his EP ‘Freedom Bells‘ was released, this was (incl artwork) almost a one man project. Dreamland’ is a full CD, again he has played almost everything himself. Only the … Read more, available in English and Dutch