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by LarryD
Tue May 23, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: PM: Pub
Topic: To all of those whining about the AHCA
Replies: 2
Views: 1251

Re: To all of those whining about the AHCA

That went right over my head so I shouldn't be commenting at all about it .......... :?:
by LarryD
Tue May 23, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: I "might" have to go digital soon .... need some ideas.
Replies: 29
Views: 5366

I "might" have to go digital soon .... need some ideas.

Ok folks - this is the annual " I'm going digital " post that lots of people make from time to time .... while I enjoy reading them, I am a dinosaur and I like CDs. The problem is, I've reached capacity here in the house, I'm facing a move out of state in my future, and it may be time for ...
by LarryD
Tue May 23, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: JD MILLER - World War X
Replies: 9
Views: 1756

Re: JD MILLER - World War X

I tried both of those videos, and then I went on to check out their other stuff on You Tube ....... at first I wasn't sure what type of music they play, lots of it sounded like heavy melodic metal, but then I heard those poppy AoR choruses and figured that they are a heavy AoR band ? Very simplistic...
by LarryD
Wed May 17, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Abydos - a retrospective appreciation
Replies: 9
Views: 1912

Re: Abydos - a retrospective appreciation

outprogged42 wrote:
LarryD wrote:I actually found a used copy out there for $9.00, so I'm good to go and looking forward to it ........... thanks a bunch for the scoop.


For this album, that price is an absolute steal. Nab it before you can say Bob's your uncle.



***Nabbed. :wink:
by LarryD
Tue May 16, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Abydos - a retrospective appreciation
Replies: 9
Views: 1912

Re: Abydos - a retrospective appreciation

I actually found a used copy out there for $9.00, so I'm good to go and looking forward to it ........... thanks a bunch for the scoop.
by LarryD
Tue May 16, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Abydos - a retrospective appreciation
Replies: 9
Views: 1912

Re: Abydos - a retrospective appreciation

I need to snag a copy of this if I can find it..........of all the people who love Andy's vocals, I'm ashamed to admit I never bought a copy........
by LarryD
Sun May 14, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Pendragon drummer Scott Higham out of band .....
Replies: 3
Views: 934

Re: Pendragon drummer Scott Higham out of band .....

Thanks for the heads up on this.........answered my question. I should know this stuff being that Pendragon is one of my fave, I just assumed that Scott Higham was in, fit well, and would be there for awhile........
by LarryD
Sun May 14, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Vanden Plas / The Seraphic Live Works - finally !
Replies: 3
Views: 905

Re: Vanden Plas / The Seraphic Live Works - finally !

Whoever did the audio \ video recording for this DVD gets a pat on the back and a double thumbs up....... This is one of the best looking \ sounding DVD shows to come out of PP, maybe even the best........ Now I'm not speaking of the camera shots, as there are virtually no shots of us (the crowd) an...
by LarryD
Fri May 12, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Pendragon drummer Scott Higham out of band .....
Replies: 3
Views: 934

Pendragon drummer Scott Higham out of band .....

Watching the new Pendragon DVD - the 20th anniversary show of The Masquerade Overture and I see that Scott Higham (Pure, Passion) is out of the band ........ they list Craig Blundell as the new drummer, but this guy on the DVD doesn't look like him either........ I guess Pendragon has some trouble k...
by LarryD
Fri May 12, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Vanden Plas / The Seraphic Live Works - finally !
Replies: 3
Views: 905

Re: Vanden Plas / The Seraphic Live Works - finally !

And for the record - Andy Kuntz is my God. :mrgreen:
by LarryD
Fri May 12, 2017 5:47 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Vanden Plas / The Seraphic Live Works - finally !
Replies: 3
Views: 905

Vanden Plas / The Seraphic Live Works - finally !

Got home from work today to find a package in my mailbox from The Lasers Edge - here is the sequence: Placed order online with The Lasers Edge - Hit SUBMIT after giving my credit card info - Blinked - The package was on my doorstep. And I mean it. Dropped my gear and headed for the bluray player and...
by LarryD
Wed May 10, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Vanden Plas & Pendragon DVDs at The Lasers Edge......
Replies: 2
Views: 771

Re: Vanden Plas & Pendragon DVDs at The Lasers Edge......

Huge fan of Vanden Plas and I'll be getting the DVD as well. Only complaint is why release a show that's 6 years old?? I know they've done shows this past year. Why not record/release something a bit newer like this: https://m.youtube.com/results?q=vanden%20plas%20the%20seraphic%20live%20works&...
by LarryD
Wed May 10, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Vanden Plas & Pendragon DVDs at The Lasers Edge......
Replies: 2
Views: 771

Vanden Plas & Pendragon DVDs at The Lasers Edge......

Hey folks --- Just checked out stock at The Lasers Edge and the Pendragon (20th Anniversary The Masquerade Overture) and Vanden Plas (Live at Prog Power) are now in stock !!!!! Ordered mine already ..... cannot wait for these shows. Also ordered Ayreon / The Source while I was at it ............. Mu...
by LarryD
Sat May 06, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Geoff Tate / The Whole Story Acoustic Tour ........
Replies: 1
Views: 676

Geoff Tate / The Whole Story Acoustic Tour ........

If I hadn't seen it- listened to it - and enjoyed the entire show, I would have never believed it. Found this show on You Tube somehow and I was in awe from the start of the show to the very end and didn't want it to end. 30 years of Queensryche songs done acoustically in 2 hrs. Absolutely fantastic...
by LarryD
Wed May 03, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Johan Hallgren returns to PoS!
Replies: 11
Views: 2100

Re: Johan Hallgren returns to PoS!

Sparky wrote:QR, after Promised Land, never made a The Passing Light of Day (OR A SCARSICK YOU DUM-DUMS). :D


***Thankfully ....... :lol:
by LarryD
Wed May 03, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Johan Hallgren returns to PoS!
Replies: 11
Views: 2100

Re: Johan Hallgren returns to PoS!

I don't think it's a matter of being a tough crowd -- but rather a realistic one. Personally, I don't think bringing back Johan is going to make a difference either way....... While I won't speak directly for the masses, I'm guessing that Pain of Salvation was the equivalent to loyal fans as the fat...
by LarryD
Mon May 01, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Saga - Network
Replies: 6
Views: 1485

Re: Saga - Network

Gaetan --

No go on Generation 13 ? Not proggy enough or you didn't like it ?
by LarryD
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: End of the Dream - Until You Break...
Replies: 3
Views: 1033

Re: End of the Dream - Until You Break...

I'm all over this -- one of the last of the really good Goth bands imo .........
by LarryD
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Haken Fall 2017 US Tour Dates
Replies: 13
Views: 3107

Re: Haken Fall 2017 US Tour Dates

True......as that would never happen to me here with any band........ I was saving Visions for Prog Power as that is a special show for me........ Todd says they are not doing the Visions thing on that part of the tour, so it looks like Haken twice in a weeks for me !!-!!!!-
by LarryD
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Haken Fall 2017 US Tour Dates
Replies: 13
Views: 3107

Re: Haken Fall 2017 US Tour Dates

So here is my problem...... They are coming to Boston Aug 27th...... Where in the hell is the Brighton Music Hall ??? I'll find it......but the real issue is that they play Visions the following week at PP and I'm psyched up for that....... Don't want to spoil the surprise if u know what I mean........
by LarryD
Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Happy Anniversary to us !!!! Well, sort of ......
Replies: 35
Views: 6168

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

T'ski wrote:I'm glad I found this place back in the 90's as well. My wallet on the other hand....



***Don't feel bad -- a long time ago I took out a 2nd mortgage on my house just for The Lasers Edge ......I think that was back in the early 2000s ...... I'm still paying it off....... :?
by LarryD
Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Happy Anniversary to us !!!! Well, sort of ......
Replies: 35
Views: 6168

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

We are 3 days past our 13th anniversary of this board........ somehow I miscalculated and well, he we are !!!!! As most of you know we started this board way back in the 90's, and the reason was to promote Progressive music around the world and get it out to to masses, which I feel all of us have do...
by LarryD
Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Glynn Morgan returns to THRESHOLD!
Replies: 60
Views: 10334

Re: Glynn Morgan returns to THRESHOLD!

And 'Pilot in the Sky of Dreams'? COME ON.


***Thats the only song I remember from that disc - and a damn good song it is ..............
by LarryD
Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Glynn Morgan returns to THRESHOLD!
Replies: 60
Views: 10334

Re: Glynn Morgan returns to THRESHOLD!

Hypothetical > awesome
Dead Reckoning > did not care for this
March > very well done
The Journey. > superb
Psyche > off the charts awesome
Critical > excellent
Clone > very good
Subsurface > didn't click with me

You will want Wounded Land at some point.........
by LarryD
Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: new Divine Regale? yes, yes indeed....
Replies: 12
Views: 2613

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

I'd never heard the EP, just Ocean Mind. I found that album just a bit bland, maybe over produced? It never made me interested in anything else they'd done. So, should I check this out? ***Scott, the EP is totally different imo. First off, that EP was part of the prog metal movement on the Internet...
by LarryD
Mon Mar 27, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Glynn Morgan returns to THRESHOLD!
Replies: 60
Views: 10334

Re: Glynn Morgan returns to THRESHOLD!

If you hear someone yelling in joy -- that would be Stevie all the way up in Quebec ........I can hear him down here in RI.

Who knew right ? I finally got used to Damian singing for them, then they go back to the original (and great) vocalist. Wow, what goes around comes around.......
by LarryD
Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Vangough / Warpaint ...... what happened ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1927

Vangough / Warpaint ...... what happened ?

I haven't seen anyone talk about this disc yet ....... the anticipation build up was there, but not the reviews. I love early Vangough. With each disc though, I notice my enjoyment level going down and down. Manikin Parade ( to me ) is their monster, and definitely a hard disc to top and imo they ha...
by LarryD
Fri Mar 24, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: new Divine Regale? yes, yes indeed....
Replies: 12
Views: 2613

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 Re...
by LarryD
Sun Feb 05, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Odd Logic - Effigy - Full Review -
Replies: 13
Views: 2707

Re: Odd Logic - Effigy - Full Review -

Hearing Aid Man wrote:I thought the last one penny... was outstanding! I look forward to checking this one out as well.


+ 1
by LarryD
Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: New Ayreon video
Replies: 30
Views: 5507

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 e...
by LarryD
Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Odd Logic - Effigy - Full Review -
Replies: 13
Views: 2707

Re: Odd Logic - Effigy - Full Review -

Ok so this is the newest one right ? I keep getting confused on this ............
by LarryD
Thu Jan 26, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Odd Logic - Effigy - Full Review -
Replies: 13
Views: 2707

Re: Odd Logic - Effigy - Full Review -

This will likely finish in my top 10 for the year. All of their albums are great. I really don't get the lack of talk about them. ***I would imagine that the download-only thing probably has something to do with it ........ this is tasty, melodic, traditional prog metal even in download mode .......
by LarryD
Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Do you prefer your music on a physical or digital medium?
Replies: 37
Views: 15596

Re: had to go digital

This is a really interesting thread, been fun to read all the opinions. So first off, thanks for sharing. I had about 2500 CDs on racks in my house's office. Eventually they were maxed out, and there was no more wall space for more racks. I didn't want to give up CDs, or store them in different pla...
by LarryD
Thu Dec 26, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Do you prefer your music on a physical or digital medium?
Replies: 37
Views: 15596

ToddS wrote:Btw - I wasn't sure which way to vote. I buy cds 99% of the time, but listen to digital files 99% of the time. :D


***I was wondering how that was going to work ....... :wink:
by LarryD
Thu Dec 26, 2013 1:54 pm
Forum: PM: Core
Topic: Do you prefer your music on a physical or digital medium?
Replies: 37
Views: 15596

The first two, I care about. Not so much with the rest of that. No mention of sound quality, eh? Is it really just Ken and I that can hear that mp3 is a poor substitute for a cd on your main system? Inferior and sonically exhausting. If I had to listen just to files on my phone, I think I'd sooner ...

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