Jordan Blum's Posts
The UK quintet reveals how Part Island finds them perfecting their instrumental formula while delving further than ever into complementary vocal tapestries.
Occupational hazards notwithstanding, The Eighth Mountain is a very strong addition to both Rhapsody of Fire’s canon and the world of symphonic/power metal globally.
The ways in which the soft and heavy personas of Phanerozoic I: Palaeozoic combine mark The Ocean Collective as masters of creative duality.
The Unheavenly Creatures is a mostly captivating continuation of the Amory Wars saga that cements how relevant, idiosyncratic, and cherishable Coheed and Cambria remains.
Suspended in Reflections is more of a singular experience than a collection of songs, and its ability to bond heavy and light personas seamlessly and imaginatively (with plenty of essential gradations beneath and around those surfaces) is remarkable.
The eccentric prog metal genius talks about Ocean Machine: Live at The Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv, the disbandment of DTP, his upcoming releases, and much more.
Ocean Machine: Live at the Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv is perhaps the quintessential Devin Townsend concert release, not necessarily because of its music but because of what it represents.