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by Chris R
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Yes - this board is now 14 years old .......
Replies: 17
Views: 1358

Re: Yes - this board is now 14 years old .......

Thankful I rediscovered this place...spending more time here the past few years(great music discussion and without the bad signal to noise ratio that other place has become)
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: 809

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: 339

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: 10
Views: 1201

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: 532

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: 10
Views: 1036

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: 23
Views: 1979

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: 2345

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: 2345

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: 1200

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: 53
Views: 2664

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: 4143

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: 19
Views: 2108

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: 2345

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: 1408

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 / Icons of the New Days
Replies: 28
Views: 3043

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: 1604

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: 4143

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: 1351

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: 2824

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: 3169

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: 1490

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: 884

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: 41
Views: 4806

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: 3028

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: 2133

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: 2567

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: 1612

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: 679

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: 2673

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: 18
Views: 1780

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
Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Animal Drive - an Ark Burn the Sun vibe going on
Replies: 17
Views: 3169

Re: Animal Drive - an Ark Burn the Sun vibe going on

Vocalist is incredible enough on first listen for me to want to hear more..
Nothing wrong with straight foward if the songwriting and instrumentation is good..which it is...
by Chris R
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Top 50 of 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 6403

Re: Top 50 of 2017

A LOT of overlap Didn't pick up the Widek yet but seeing as how much I loved everything be has done it will probably be an automatic in my top list Anathema has clinched my top spot by a wide margin....and it hit immediately..Endless Ways is the song of the year for me as well. Dark Element is sitti...
by Chris R
Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Steven Wilson - To The Bone
Replies: 8
Views: 2373

Re: Steven Wilson - To The Bone

Forgot this was coming out
I need to get this

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