Catching up on OMNIUM GATHERUM this week. The Burning Cold is the band’s 8th full length album and a continuation... View Article
In late 2007, around the time that my fiend Damon Wang and I were getting Hollywood Metal off the ground... View Article
This particular review exists because of my insatiable lust for all things BLACK SAILS. If you’re unfamiliar, that is perfectly... View Article
A deep-seated regret I have in life is missing the boat on Magic: The Gathering. Unlike most D&D players, who... View Article
If ever there was a book that could be classified as prog metal this is it.
Set in Bern, Switzerland, in the year 1905, Physicist Alan Lightman’s Einstein’s Dreams explores the literal consequences of hypothetical postulates derived from Albert Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity and some deep thought about the nature of space and time.
The vehicle for this exploration is a series of dreams that occur to a certain youthful patent clerk that take place in the two months leading up to June 30th. The day the journal Annalen der Physik would receive the paradigm-shifting paper. (The third of four he published that year as part of his Annus Mirabilis or “miracle year”.) It’s a quick read, about 140 pages, but that’s all Lightman needed to create myriad of mind bending worlds by modifying the physics of time, space, and entropy.
Well, some months have past without me contributing a written piece to the site and now that Kaptain Carbon is... View Article
Long ago (~3years), and far far away (1/4 mile down the street), I saw a local band called PHLEGETHON open... View Article
I was really prepared to like this album a lot more than the 5/9 may indicate. In Mourning was brought... View Article
A pleasant surprise hit our inbox last week as CRYOSTORM sent the sophomore release from their Exeter UK-based melodic death... View Article
SVARTBY is a Swedo-Russian outfit hailing from Saint Petersberg, where, apparently, they have wild imaginations… How long did you stare... View Article
It’s hard to sit and write this review because this album is so damn GROOVY! As I’ve stated before on... View Article