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Progasms: A Progressive Rock Rundown

Prog has come a long way since the seventies, when it was blamed for being responsible for everything that was wrong with music. Since then, many punks came out of the closet as fans of progressive rock, and its influence … Continue reading

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Fuzz – II (In The Red)

All hail the Fuzz. What happens when you holler as loud as you can? Unless you’re a trained opera singer, your voice distorts. It was inevitable in rock ‘n’ roll that the Gibson Maestro Fuzz-Tone (FZ-1) pedal and Red Rhodes fuzz … Continue reading

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Psychedelic Psummer Rundown + Extra Blues, Prog & Metal

Mastodon – Once More ‘Round The Sun (Reprise) After the first week, Mastodon entered the Billboard Album Chart at #6. That’s a pretty great placing for a metal album, even though some think it somehow means metal is in decline … Continue reading

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Hidden Masters & Wolf People: Psychedelia and Prog Moving Forward in the UK

Hidden Master, Of This & Other Worlds (Rise Above/Metal Blade, 2013) Nearly a half century after the first psychedelic singles appeared in 1965, pretty much everyone has figured out that you don’t need the assistance of drugs to appreciate the … Continue reading

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Between The Cracks Part 2 – Metro, Fingerprintz, Martha & The Muffins

In my original installment of “Between The Cracks”, nearly four years ago, I wrote about great bands that slipped between the cracks of glam, prog, art rock, metal and punk between 1973 and 1978. I covered 13 bands from that … Continue reading

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Fellwoods & Ice Dragon Split 7″

This past month I’ve been addicted to Fellwoods. Formerly called The Moss, the Portland, OR band released their first full-length album, Wulfram in January 2011. A new EP, Gyromancer is also available for streaming, but no download available until they get a … Continue reading

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