Gentle Knife – Clock Unwound (2017) – Review

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There is a plethora of Progressive Rock and Metal bands out there with an ever growing progosphere to boot. Yet, today’s prog gets dangerously close to the state of being predictive.

Some think good prog needs to be djents, and only djents, plus some high pitched wailing. Others profess that only chaos will pay homage to the mighty gods of progressive nirvana. Loki preserve us – forsooth!

Now, this year (still) promises great things, like the new pop-infused (shiver…) album of Steven Wilson after his stellar Hand. Cannot. Erase. Not to forget the pretty cool latest piece of work [...] Click to raid more!

Newsflash: Witchwood released a Handful of Stars!

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RockmusicRaider Newsflash - Witchwood - Handful of Stars - Album CoverWhat? A transverse flute embedded in a Stoner Rock piece? Now, this really stopped me cold in my tracks. So, would this be Ian Anderson and his gang active in progressive retro-rock? Not likely.

But perhaps they should, given that they were one of the pioneers of anything prog back then. But it is indeed not them playing, but the Italian band Witchwood. And they just unleashed their newest and second release A Handful of Stars

The band sports a somewhat blatant mix of Jethro Tull meets Uriah Heep that nevertheless points straight to the ’70s. A time, [...] Click to raid more!