Gentle Knife – Clock Unwound (2017) – Review

Last updated on 2 October 2020

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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 [...] Click to raid more!

Uriah Heep – Salisbury (1971) – Review

Last updated on 5 March 2021

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Well, I have dabbled in Progressive Rock and Metal for a while. But often we cover modern artists and sometimes forget the old masters. Because far into the past, there already were jewels that nobody really knows anymore.

Salisbury, the 2nd studio album of early Uriah Heep is one of them. The band’s name derives from the Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield, by the way. Actually the antagonist hero in the story, no less. 

Starting with ‘Very ‘eavy, Very ‘umble’ a year earlier, Uriah Heep went on full progressive mode with Salisbury. Actually, this record … [...] Click to raid more!