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    Peter Frohmader was to many an “accursed” artist...

    Peter Frohmader was to many an “accursed” artist due to the morbid/sinister content of his works but there is a huge amount of soothing cosmic beauty beneath the surface. Great series of albums full...
  2. Love the marimba work on this one. Excellent and...

    Love the marimba work on this one. Excellent and sadly overlooked album.
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    One of his best albums and his last great one. I...

    One of his best albums and his last great one. I don't think the majority of what he did after this comes close.

    I don't agree with ProgArchives assessment. I rate Body Love #1 and X higher......
  4. Very sad news. RIP.

    Very sad news. RIP.
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    RIP Maestro. A real pioneer!

    RIP Maestro.

    A real pioneer!
  6. I can't think of a good reason to go to a "Jethro...

    I can't think of a good reason to go to a "Jethro Tull" gig in 2022...
  7. A timeless masterpiece.

    A timeless masterpiece.
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    An excellent album that never got the recognition...

    An excellent album that never got the recognition it deserved. The debut from Moxy is another one.
  9. He had a great voice and excellent compositional...

    He had a great voice and excellent compositional skills. However he was unlucky in his choice of associates that could push his career forward.

    Vangelis "Chariots of Fire" that won him an Oscar,...
  10. This is one of my favourite Oblivion Express...

    This is one of my favourite Oblivion Express albums.
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    Pleasant listen that gets spinned once in a while...

    Pleasant listen that gets spinned once in a while but nothing you can't live without...
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    RIP Pau Riba

    Rather unknown but a very important contributor to progressive rock in Spain for those who know.

    RIP.
  13. Thread: Kadavar

    by spacefreak
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    They were a great band when they started and in...

    They were a great band when they started and in their first couple of albums. For The Dead Travel Fast tried to resurrect their former glory, but the majority of their output since 2014 is a big meh...
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    This and Floating are my favourites by them...

    This and Floating are my favourites by them...
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    New Posts mostly.

    New Posts mostly.
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    Great vocalist. A very sad loss...

    Great vocalist. A very sad loss...
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    ...and british Iron Claw ...

    ...and british Iron Claw


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5J7mwRtWgQE
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    ...and debut Socrates. ...

    ...and debut Socrates.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hdtnhx3660
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    Speaking of german heavy proto-metal sludge,...

    Speaking of german heavy proto-metal sludge, Silberbart were seriously delivering the goods...



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNpwQxTYqTE
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    Early Forrest Fang albums Music From The...

    Early Forrest Fang albums Music From The Blackboard Jungle, Some Brighter Stars ‎& Migration deserve a mention under the context of this thread.
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    RIP Jordi Sabatés

    An important musician and composer of the Spanish progressive scene. Apart from his solo works he was among others, member of the bands Om and Jarka, some of you may be familiar with.

    RIP and...
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    The Queen of funk to my ears. RIP.

    The Queen of funk to my ears. RIP.
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    A fan boy. Not to be taken seriously.

    A fan boy. Not to be taken seriously.
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    If I would keep a song off them, that will be "Of...

    If I would keep a song off them, that will be "Of Once And Future Kings".
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    Underwhelming to my ears, considering the high...

    Underwhelming to my ears, considering the high bar Jethro Tull set long ago. This sounds like all the low energy tunes that popped up as filler, on their 80s and 90s albums. The reason there are no...
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    It's not as good as their previous ones. However,...

    It's not as good as their previous ones. However, still sits on the "to keep" shelf.
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    It's a pleasant one and a keeper i.m.o.

    It's a pleasant one and a keeper i.m.o.
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    In case of a classic band like Gong, newest...

    In case of a classic band like Gong, newest material (that is very derivative of "backwards" listening material) should not be a priority i.m.o.
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    My personal ranking: 4.5 stars "Rage..." 4...

    My personal ranking:

    4.5 stars "Rage..."
    4 stars "Warning"
    3.5 stars "Operation" & "s/t EP"

    Everything else, rather forgettable.
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    Excellent band and one of the few (relatively)...

    Excellent band and one of the few (relatively) modern metal bands I'm closely following.
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    A heavy rock legend for my ears! Steve Harris...

    A heavy rock legend for my ears!

    Steve Harris owns his career to him. ;)
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    A let down. They put a tedious stoner rock...

    A let down. They put a tedious stoner rock influence on this one, resulting in their worst album.
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    They're very good, especially live.

    They're very good, especially live.
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    First (from 1983) and best. Sinister Eyes is a...

    First (from 1983) and best. Sinister Eyes is a metal anthem. Huge Judas Priest influence through all the recording.
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    Brilliant band and an autobuy for me. I agree that CD is the way to go. Bands don't buy their records anymore, especially when they aren't touring. Can't see how to sell 500 copies of "Ur". 300 could...
  36. Many times I've tried to think positively about...

    Many times I've tried to think positively about Flower Kings but I failed.
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    Great slice of Canterbury influenced, teutonic...

    Great slice of Canterbury influenced, teutonic jazz rock.
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    Terrible news. He was a fine vocalist. Way to...

    Terrible news. He was a fine vocalist. Way to young to go...

    RIP.
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    Their first two albums were OK i.m.o. My interest...

    Their first two albums were OK i.m.o. My interest ended with these.
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    Uninteresting band for the most. Birtha were...

    Uninteresting band for the most. Birtha were better.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKWtnFM92DQ
  41. True.

    True.
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    Best since Painkiller.

    Best since Painkiller.
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    The Sonics ...

    The Sonics


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwbcTTlaKXo
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    Who are 311???? Completely unknown around...

    Who are 311????

    Completely unknown around here. Any recommendations (please no indie/alt. material, as I saw reference to Bush, Stone Temple Pilots, Smashing Pumpkins, Jane's Addiction, Faith No...
  45. Thread: Phish?

    by spacefreak
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    Disco Biscuits were a modernized yet still...

    Disco Biscuits were a modernized yet still interesting aspect of the jam sound... The Wind At Four To Fly is a very pleasant album to listen to.
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    He was important for the development of rock...

    He was important for the development of rock music in Finland. Fine vocalist as well. RIP.
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    Saw him live ten years ago. He was awesome....

    Saw him live ten years ago. He was awesome. Drives and Afro-Desia are great albums.

    RIP.
  48. Didn't appreciate at all the "70s" mix. It tries...

    Didn't appreciate at all the "70s" mix. It tries to sound vintage by being very muddy. The end result is that it sounds too artificially fake to be convincing of the atmosphere. The 2021 mix is much...
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    Drago Mlinarec's band. He had also some very good...

    Drago Mlinarec's band. He had also some very good solo albums in the first part of the 70s.

    Nice recommendation here.
  50. From his personal discography: Paradise Disowned...

    From his personal discography:
    Paradise Disowned
    Heresy
    The Monstrous Soul
    The Place Where The Black Stars Hang

    and also his more sci-fi ventures in space as Arecibo in "Trans Plutonian...
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    This and "Shine on Brightly" are the best Procol...

    This and "Shine on Brightly" are the best Procol Harum albums to my ears.
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    Sadly they're on a constant downhill for a long...

    Sadly they're on a constant downhill for a long time now...
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    Some additional recommendations from three rarities of the post industrial scene.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxwpoEUaZtA



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIX0vdjuNOM
  54. Another very important thing is where exactly the...

    Another very important thing is where exactly the humorous piece is positioned within the whole narration or concept of the work. And Zappa, most times, worked miracles in that aspect.
  55. Ι have a soft spot for this album as it is the...

    Ι have a soft spot for this album as it is the first Zappa album I purchased. And got infected.
  56. Thread: Stoner!

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    Top 10 stoner exclusively (no psych/doom/sludge...

    Top 10 stoner exclusively (no psych/doom/sludge etc.)

    COJONES Sunrise
    COLOUR HAZE CO2
    KYUSS Welcome to sky valley
    LOWRIDER Ode to Io
    MONSTER MAGNET Spine of God
    NIGHTSTALKER The ritual...
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    Three Mantras, The Voice Of America, Red Mecca...

    Three Mantras, The Voice Of America, Red Mecca and 2x45 are essential listens to anyone wanting to discover how greatly innovative was a part of the 80s.
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    Awaken the Guardian is one of the few albums that...

    Awaken the Guardian is one of the few albums that offer the perfect balance between metal and prog.
  59. Best Chicago album. An innovative release.

    Best Chicago album. An innovative release.
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    The last Chicago album of interest to me. I'm a...

    The last Chicago album of interest to me. I'm a fan of their debut (C.T.A.) but II and III still hold up well (though not essential i.m.o.).
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