Guilt Machine – On This Perfect Day (2009) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review Guilt Machine Perfect Day - Album CoverThe album On This Perfect Day from Arjen Lucassen‘s Progressive Metal project Guilt Machine feels vaguely familiar. With tunes heard in the past that are stored in my vast music collection – somewhere.

But similarity is actually more in concept, than in tune. 

Because this here Long Island Ice Tea is much more complex than just simple tunes strung together. And it has the hallmarks of some modern Pink Floyd style production, or something in this direction. Or at least, this resembles what we consumed back in time, when they were all high on stuff. Psychedelic Progressive Rock at [...] Click to raid more!

Stream of Passion – Embrace the Storm (2005) – Review

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RockmusicRaider Review - Stream of Passion - Embrace The Storm - Album CoverYou gotta love Progressive Metal, Progressive Rock, depending on how you look at it. If well cooked, adequately spiced and served hot, this is a delight to listen to.

Stream of Passion‘s debut album Embrace the Storm does exactly that. The whole embeds almost irresistibly on Psychedelic, Gothic and Symphonic Metal elements. Not to forget that Embrace the Storm features a double female front – at least for the live shows: The sisters Diana and Marcela Bovio. 

And don’t we all love that, especially with both being very talented at their trade?

To top it, you got the [...] Click to raid more!