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Review: Curved Air Live at the BBC

Review: Curved Air Live at the BBC

Source: By: Jim “The Ancient One” Lawson Rating: 4 Stars Curved Air, the British prog rock band, were formed back in the depths of time, well, 1970 to be exact. The original members came from mixed musical backgrounds and their sound was a mixture of prog rock, folk rock and fusion with classical elements. [...]

UK Review: Blackburner -Planet Earth Attack

UK Review: Blackburner -Planet Earth Attack

By: Ian D. Hall Liverpool Sound and Vision Rating * * * * Mix the industrial with a healthy dollop of some of the finest exponents of Progressive Rock, some genre crossing of dubstep and Heavy Metal and finally one of the megastars and iconic figures of Science Fiction film and television and you have [...]

Review - Motorhead - Live to Win (David E. Gehlke)

Review: Motorhead – Live to Win (David E. Gehlke)

By: David E. Gehlke A play on the band’s notorious “Born to Lose” credo, Live to Win is a lovingly-assembled book by Motorhead fanclub president Alan Burridge, who has been with Lemmy and crew since 1979. Pictures (vintage, revealing, exclusive, you name it) are in full supply here, making it a visual delight for those [...]

Review - The Fusion Syndicate

Review: The Fusion Syndicate (Nick DeRiso)

By: Nick DeRiso Billy Sherwood, both with Yes and on his recent helming of the Prog Collective, has already established himself as a staunch advocate for the 1970s’ signature rock style. So why shouldn’t he do the same with 1970s jazz? The forthcoming Sherwood-produced Fusion Syndicate, set for release by Purple Pyramid/Cleopatra on October 16, [...]

Blackburner - Planet Earth Attack - Review

Review: Blackburner -Planet Earth Attack

PLANET EARTH ATTACK, an exciting new meta-eclectic LP by Blackburner, is set for a release on September 25th on Cleopatra/Hypnotic Records. I had the distinct pleasure of obtaining a pre-release of this disgustingly dark–yet occasionally mesmerizing–album, headed by the former-metalhead Skyla Talon, who is ostensibly still enamored with the genre. PEA exploits Skyla’s roots as [...]