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by Chris R
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Sharon den Adel - My Indigo. Her solo disc......
Replies: 9
Views: 144

Re: Sharon den Adel - My Indigo. Her solo disc......

Female vox over.mellow new age electronic music ?
I'm already very interested even before clicking these links (as yall know just add a prog thrash feel and it's what I do to the above)


Those links are incredible...
Yep...Will be getting this
by Chris R
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Lunatic Soul - Under The Fragmented Sky
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: New Lunatic Soul - Under The Fragmented Sky

He just put one out last year..

This isn't doing much for me...the last one was amazing (no I'm not an electronics phobe)
by Chris R
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Fates Warning - Live Over Europe
Replies: 9
Views: 184

Re: Fates Warning - Live Over Europe

I'm thinking the 2 shows because there is no way in hell they could do all that in one show
Im.not not picking...
Take m6 money now
by Chris R
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Haken Live CD/DVD
Replies: 4
Views: 143

Re: Haken Live CD/DVD

Nice set list...
Is there release date?
by Chris R
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Arena - Double Vision
Replies: 5
Views: 156

Re: New Arena - Double Vision

Oooooh.....

Like what I heard on the trailer
by Chris R
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: The Sea Within - Prog Rock Supergroup .....
Replies: 12
Views: 299

Re: The Sea Within - Prog Rock Supergroup .....

The sample didn't do much in the way to interest me unfortunately.....

Maybe an entire song will help
by Chris R
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: 1988: More metal bands starting to add a progressive element to their music... (other albums of the 80s also accepted)
Replies: 28
Views: 807

Re: 1988: More metal bands starting to add a progressive element to their music... (other albums of the 80s also accepte

I'm going to second Claus' nominee for King Diamond / THEM ..... 1988. No one out there considers this a prog metal disc, but one listen to the song structures and the guitar work of the great Andy LaRocque is all it takes. I think it's not only King's best, but Andy's best showing as well - the gu...
by Chris R
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: 1988: More metal bands starting to add a progressive element to their music... (other albums of the 80s also accepted)
Replies: 28
Views: 807

Re: 1988: More metal bands starting to add a progressive element to their music... (other albums of the 80s also accepte

Rush indeed considered metal for the.longest time...I think they "lost" that genre designation sometime in the 90s. I consider then metal even though Signals "really" pushes the threshold of what the bar is for metal with the productions (I just call it the best album ever record...
by Chris R
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Shadow Gallery / Tyranny - the best ever.
Replies: 10
Views: 416

Re: Shadow Gallery / Tyranny - the best ever.

New World.Order is a.defining moment in modern prog

It I were to make a playlist for someone who wants to get into prog this song is on here
by Chris R
Wed Apr 11, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Seventh Wonder tune
Replies: 9
Views: 264

Re: New Seventh Wonder tune

Tasty

Can't wait
by Chris R
Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Kamelot / The Shadow Theory.....
Replies: 31
Views: 2249

Re: New Kamelot / The Shadow Theory.....

Add me to the "meh" group... Played it through twice today on the road....I was daydreaming and stuff the second go around. Was hoping something would really grab me and hit repeat(what a really good song does ) Nothing........ Probably a good disk to have on as background music while I'm ...
by Chris R
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Conception back with classic line-up!
Replies: 12
Views: 587

Re: Conception back with classic line-up!

Wake me when there is an official press release
by Chris R
Sun Apr 01, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: 1988: More metal bands starting to add a progressive element to their music... (other albums of the 80s also accepted)
Replies: 28
Views: 807

Re: 1988: Metal bands starting to add a progressive element to their music...

I would actually say Operation Mindcrime was a slight step back as far as progressive elements from Rage for Order,especially with all the futuristic and even proto electronic/industrial influences leaking in.While Mindcrime was a monster and loved,it was more for it being a concept album,with Suite...
by Chris R
Thu Mar 29, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Random Dream Theater thought
Replies: 11
Views: 505

Re: Random Dream Theater thought

Not only living on Long Island back then but being a Petrucci student as well I was privy to lot of this material (and songs that were written back then that never made it to recordings) Learning to Live,Metropolis,Take the Time and Change of Seasons were all played live when they were supporting Dr...
by Chris R
Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Lords of Black
Replies: 12
Views: 1373

Re: Lords of Black

LarryD wrote:
introclaus wrote:I tried ... I really did! I just don’t like his voice.


***Ronnie hater ..... :wink:

Heh

I can't ever bitch about someone not liking vocals because of what some say is my irrational dislike of Jon Arch's vocals
by Chris R
Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: BOREALIS - The Offering
Replies: 5
Views: 1155

Re: BOREALIS - The Offering

Didn't notice the loudness issues on my phone with these 2 clips...
by Chris R
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Kamelot / The Shadow Theory.....
Replies: 31
Views: 2249

Re: New Kamelot single

I'm also going to have to.agree here
They have kinda become the AC/DC of symphonic Disney style metal...

If you like it with little change from the previous few albums then this is perfect...
by Chris R
Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Board vs. Facebook
Replies: 6
Views: 933

Re: Board vs. Facebook

Sorry if this comes off as hostile..(not to anyone here or this board. Just me venting) But a certain piece of shit that posts on PMX apatently has a fb account and is in that group...someone who apparently has had it out for me since I came into this scene that has "casually observed " fo...
by Chris R
Tue Feb 27, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Rush Concerts
Replies: 15
Views: 1873

Re: Rush Concerts

Seen them over 40 times Starting out as an 8 year old seeing them open for Blue Oyster Cult in 1977 on Long Island Seen evert tour except unfortunately theIr last one (had a major photoshoot out of the country at the time..) Actually followed the band when on winter break in 1987/88 To me the stando...
by Chris R
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Stryper - WOW! ...
Replies: 15
Views: 2011

Re: New Stryper - WOW! ...

That chorus is like running full speed head first into a brick wall and just as enjoyable
by Chris R
Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Undrask - battle through time - Scott P give them a chance
Replies: 6
Views: 855

Re: Undrask - battle through time - Scott P give them a chance

Has anyone seen Allegaeon's cover of Subdivisions?

I'm highly critical of any Rush cover...this one is incredible
by Chris R
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Kingcrow cancel PPUSA XIX appearance
Replies: 4
Views: 572

Re: Kingcrow cancel PPUSA XIX appearance

Uuurgh...
This was my Thursday night....
Sucks that this is happening....but I guess life happens.
I'm confident something good will replace them....
And can't wait to see them at a future ProgPower
by Chris R
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now
Replies: 13
Views: 1894

Re: Ostura: Stop what you are doing and listen now

Impressive

Most impressive
by Chris R
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top 50 of 2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1923

Re: My Top 50 of 2017

Waykuul list.... 1.looked at my list and forgot to include Nightlight Orchestra (I remember posting about them and save for one or w people was greeted with crickets) 2.Malina is easily my favorite Lepros disk. Especially the song Mirage...which gets an automatic 10 replays when I hit that one.. Gre...
by Chris R
Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Old school prog metal haul
Replies: 11
Views: 1195

Re: Old school prog metal haul

The Hubi disks are amazeballs
by Chris R
Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: I need to list 10 ballads from the prog genre to a friend and I can't remember much
Replies: 15
Views: 1482

Re: I need to list 10 ballads from the prog genre to a friend and I can't remember much

There are many... One of my favorites of all time: Marillion - Easter Marillion has a bunch (Kayleigh,Sugar Mice,Fantastic Place (me and my girls song)Beautiful) Anathema-Ariel,One Last Goodbye Dream Theater-Space Dy Vest (probably spelled it wrong ) Lethal-Poison Seed (title track) Evergrey-Words ...
by Chris R
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Upcoming 2018 Releases...
Replies: 10
Views: 923

Re: Upcoming 2018 Releases...

This of course doesn't count the usual 5 or so disks that come out of nowhere and knock everyone's progressive socks off
by Chris R
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Dream Child..this lineup and idea sounds very promising
Replies: 3
Views: 373

Dream Child..this lineup and idea sounds very promising

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... 9845864742

I have always felt that Dream Evil was a bit of a throwback to the older Rainbow style with the then 80s Dio sound ....

If this sounds anything like Dream Evil it's going to be incredible
by Chris R
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Organized Chaos - Divulgence
Replies: 16
Views: 1758

Re: Organized Chaos - Divulgence

Liked what I heard
by Chris R
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Kingcrow - The Persistence
Replies: 7
Views: 662

Re: Kingcrow - The Persistence

This and the new Redemption (which a few of us,me included..have heard )to me will be the disks to beat this year IMO...
by Chris R
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Arch Echo- *wow*
Replies: 8
Views: 1356

Re: Arch Echo- *wow*

Late to the party as well

Love it
by Chris R
Wed Dec 27, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Avandra! (how the hell did this get past us?)
Replies: 5
Views: 843

Re: Avandra! (how the hell did this get past us?)

All I will say is I'm glad I always procrastinate in making my anual best of list


Holy wow

Those vocals....unique yet fit like a glove
by Chris R
Wed Dec 27, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: My Top 30 albums of 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1406

Re: My Top 30 albums of 2017

Good work as always
by Chris R
Tue Dec 19, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Digital Man's Top 10 Of 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1217

Re: Digital Man's Top 10 Of 2017

Persefone-Aathma might he the best technical prog/death style disk tor ever be released ...
This says a lot with how much I love Cynic-Focus and the Extol St disks

It's about as close to perfection as you can come in this subject genre
by Chris R
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Warrel Dane / Sanctuary & Nevermore... R.I.P.
Replies: 8
Views: 786

Re: Warrel Dane / Sanctuary & Nevermore... R.I.P.

The perfect heavy metal song frromantic what I feel is the perfect heavy metal album ever recorded..
From vocals..to how guitars are supposed to sound

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BD3d0YQ0Z9I

Glad to have seen this live twice...once on this tour and at ProgPower

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