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by Chris R
Wed May 24, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Ayreon video
Replies: 30
Views: 1841

Re: New Ayreon video

Have to add it to my Ipod
It's on my iTunes
by Chris R
Wed May 24, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Night Flight Orchestra (do ya like Toto?)
Replies: 1
Views: 63

Night Flight Orchestra (do ya like Toto?)

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=73a2YZXkP ... e=youtu.be
So the boys in Soilwork and Arch Enemy decide they want to let their inner fusion/funk/light prog rock out.....

Dont be frightened by what these musicians day jobs are...this is pure Toto worship
and Bjorn Strid...his vocals .....
by Chris R
Tue May 23, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Voyager - Ghost Mile - my review
Replies: 8
Views: 528

Re: Voyager - Ghost Mile - my review

By far the best thing they have ever released... Definitely a twist in their sound,all for the good Seemingly more progressive and experimental,a bit heavier,has a wall of sound feel at times...more lush keys....more electronic Without sacrificing the catchy hooks and melodies they were known for Th...
by Chris R
Wed May 17, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Preorder Anathema "The Optimist" hardbound edition
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Re: Preorder Anathema "The Optimist" hardbound edition

I have stopped buying physical copies of music the past few years because I'm never home and everything is on my various I pods and stuff (which kinda makes s me a slave At times to the I tunes store This is going to be a very rare exception as I have a feeling that this disk might come close to Sig...
by Chris R
Wed May 03, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Johan Hallgren returns to PoS!
Replies: 11
Views: 428

Re: Johan Hallgren returns to PoS!

I like new new one

*shrugs*
by Chris R
Wed May 03, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: PPUSA XVIII Roster Change
Replies: 10
Views: 380

Re: PPUSA XVIII Roster Change

One of my ideas for a name for my next project is Chris Rifkin and the Penis Membranes

100% true story
by Chris R
Mon May 01, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Saga - Network
Replies: 6
Views: 265

Re: Saga - Network

One of my all time favorite bands.. I definitely consider them progressive, while not with the long epic style songs the musicianship was on par (especially guitars and keys)with the big boys.. And to me their songwriting is what makes them progressive,very unique and multi influenced,many non tradi...
by Chris R
Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: THE FERRYMEN - The Ferrymen (Romero, Karlsson, Terrana)
Replies: 22
Views: 825

Re: THE FERRYMEN - The Ferrymen (Romero, Karlsson, Terrana)

Love his vocals more than this song to be honest (not that it's a bad song ....)
by Chris R
Mon Apr 17, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: RIP Allan Holdsworth
Replies: 1
Views: 187

Re: RIP Allan Holdsworth

His work on the first UK disk was so groudbreaking...
Also an origional Charvel user
by Chris R
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: DGM - Passing Stages
Replies: 3
Views: 291

Re: DGM - Passing Stages

Aaaaaaaand.....
Yet another live offering recorded at ProgPower Atlanta...


Just saying
by Chris R
Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:57 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Happy Anniversary to us !!!! Well, sort of ......
Replies: 34
Views: 1488

Re: Happy Anniversary to us !!!! Well, sort of ......

Remember the day I met you at Powermad 2000 Someone intreduced me to on you as " that dude from Eye of the Storm" (and I remember you might have had a few to drink that day)and it was at that time I found out how much of an underground thing that disk was (as I was one of the few that neve...
by Chris R
Thu Mar 30, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Anathema news
Replies: 6
Views: 412

Re: New Anathema news

Was waiting to hear a good quality recording of this as this is the song of have seen on YouTube live

Based on this song alone if the rest of this disk sounds lIke this it's CD of the year..
Still has the sound of the last 3 disks with a slightly darker,heavier,almost Judgement era vibe..
by Chris R
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Persefone - Aathma (first song, and full album reaction)
Replies: 13
Views: 1080

Re: Persefone - Aathma (first song, and full album reaction)

Been listening nonstop the past few days


Incredible....the atmospheric keys...the insane prog,heavy...and the growlies actually work really well ...
by Chris R
Mon Mar 27, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: new Divine Regale? yes, yes indeed....
Replies: 12
Views: 719

Re: new Divine Regale? yes, yes indeed....

Underworld was easiily their best song And being an active (well...way more active than today)musician back in the day I probably can speak of why bands mostly released EPs back then. Studio time was much more expensive as you stI'll had to go to actual studios to record Unlike today where we all ha...
by Chris R
Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Anathema news
Replies: 6
Views: 412

Re: New Anathema news

It's a shame A fine day as their one disk I just could not get into (the first few death metal disks kinda don't count)...I love the title track though.....but the rest.....ehhh
by Chris R
Fri Mar 24, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: new Divine Regale? yes, yes indeed....
Replies: 12
Views: 719

Re: new Divine Regale? yes, yes indeed....

Can you believe this ? Ken was telling me about it yesterday ............ and check out Dwight Hill !!!!! He sounds awesome like he did back in the day........... I hope Chris stops by soon and gives us some good scoop on this .......... this is awesome. And for those of who don't know --- Divine R...
by Chris R
Fri Mar 24, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Anathema news
Replies: 6
Views: 412

New Anathema news

Called the Optimist..
Love the new song tge6bhave been playing live...probably near automatic for CD of the year (probably along with the new Kingcrow]

http://teamrock.com/news/2017-03-24/ana ... e-optimist
by Chris R
Fri Mar 17, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Fates Warning to release Awaken the Guardian DVD
Replies: 4
Views: 396

Re: Fates Warning to release Awaken the Guardian DVD

A huge kudos has to go out to Glenn for so many DVDs/live recordings by some major worldwide acts being recored at his event...

This one is huge
by Chris R
Sun Mar 12, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: SOUND STORM / Vertigo ......cinematic symphonic power metal.
Replies: 6
Views: 556

Re: SOUND STORM / Vertigo ......cinematic symphonic power metal.

Interesting
Cool sounding Disney Metal
Some growlies it seems...
Sounds like something I will take the plunge on
by Chris R
Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Persefone - Aathma (first song, and full album reaction)
Replies: 13
Views: 1080

Re: Persefone - Aathma (first song, and full album reaction)

1st time through


oh wow
by Chris R
Wed Mar 01, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Voyager - "Ghost Mile"
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: Voyager - "Ghost Mile"

These guys are epic and fun
by Chris R
Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Pain of Salvation - ITPLOD - full review
Replies: 21
Views: 1614

Re: Pain of Salvation - ITPLOD - full review

I kinda thought their guitar sound ...for lack of a better word..always sucked...
So nothing diffe4ent here

It's actually to me a good disk....it's not classic era...but best one since Be
by Chris R
Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Ayreon video
Replies: 30
Views: 1841

Re: New Ayreon video

Wow :D

Who is doing the growlies on this
by Chris R
Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: 2017 - I know it's early, but.....
Replies: 45
Views: 3404

Re: 2017 - I know it's early, but.....

I'm terrible about keeping up with forthcoming albums, but after the new Need album I only have two gigantic 2017 releases I'm craving. Iris Divine Ascendia There will be other awesome albums for sure but those two are personal for me and by far my most anticipated. WOW!!! thank you so much!!! we j...
by Chris R
Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:08 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My top 35 of 2016 (better late than never...)
Replies: 11
Views: 791

Re: My top 35 of 2016 (better late than never...)

Heh..I still have to post nine..and it's basicly been done since late Nov
by Chris R
Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:37 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: R.i.P John Wetton....
Replies: 3
Views: 396

Re: R.i.P John Wetton....

Sqdly,it's not going to stop
We are getting old....our faves are older...

Father time still has a perfect unbeaten record..

Just cherish the moments we have with these artists while we have them
by Chris R
Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: R.i.P John Wetton....
Replies: 3
Views: 396

Re: R.i.P John Wetton....

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=qz9UNyEKBjg
Probably one of my favorite songs he ever did...
(This disk is very personal to me f9e who was in my life at this time and what it meant to both of us...)
by Chris R
Tue Jan 31, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: R.i.P John Wetton....
Replies: 3
Views: 396

R.i.P John Wetton....

All the prog greats are leaving us...

He was one of "The" voices of the scene
by Chris R
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Ayreon video
Replies: 30
Views: 1841

Re: New Ayreon video

I love it ...... completely bad ass. Sounds like a return to "old" Ayreon ....... I am also a chump for Hammond organ. The stable of singers he has on this is staggering, but then again he has done this many times in the past - this batch just stoked me more than the others. If there was ...
by Chris R
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: I'm back, and I have a 2016 recap!
Replies: 5
Views: 665

Re: I'm back, and I have a 2016 recap!

Good stuff...I think I need to get on my best of list

Anyway
Agree 100% on fates warning
by Chris R
Fri Jan 27, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Ayreon video
Replies: 30
Views: 1841

Re: New Ayreon video

This gave me a prog boner
I didn't care much for the last one.....this is already better than anything on that one
Mills.......wow
by Chris R
Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Pain of Salvation - ITPLOD - full review
Replies: 21
Views: 1614

Re: Pain of Salvation - ITPLOD - full review

It's actally pretty good...mildly surprised I'm liking it...
by Chris R
Tue Jan 03, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Pain of Salvation track(s)!
Replies: 23
Views: 2307

Re: New Pain of Salvation track(s)!

Finally link to new song is available in North America

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=i_qZpLgvdOI

I actually like this one
Very heavy

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