Jordan Blum's Posts
The symphonic/power metal makeup of Dawn of the Dragonstar is as rudimentary and rigid as you can envision.
Despite less unpredictability and variety than its predecessor, Seven Pathways to Annihilation is a mostly enjoyable sophomore effort.
"I’ve played it safe for the past decade with DTP [Devin Townsend Project] and I have a lot of things left to say that have been left undone. There’s no time like the present, and my visions are, unfortunately, really grand. "
Lines in the Sky's lyric video for "Thalassophobia" is awash with chilling storybook imagery that's drowned in awesome progressive rock panic.
Animals as Leaders drummer Matt Garstka talks about his history with the group, the logistics of the upcoming 10th Anniversary tour, plans for the future, and much more.
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.