Reviews

Pain Of Salvation’s course through time, based on the evolution of the music and Daniel Gildenlow’s decisions, can seem a bit chaotic to someone looking from afar. But if someone keeps a close an eye on what Daniel stands for and how his music...
Sometimes you just get so impatient waiting for the release of an album. Especially when thinking about what would be the next step after an album that not only left its mark on you personally, but was also the start of the worldwide recognition of the band...
Ever since Neal Morse turned to his solo career, he mostly produces musically adventurous albums that - either in a straight forward way or through some story lines - speak about his own experiences and beliefs or about his spiritual pursuits. So, maybe the...
There’s no need trying to measure the potential and the influence of an artist that started out during the last two decades, especially compared to the great ones that thrived in past decades. Times have changed, but that doesn’t mean that new...
It’s a fact that the term "supergroup", like many other terms (see "prog" for example), has somehow lost its meaning, but in the case of Giraffe Tongue Orchestra the title is well deserved. Maybe it should be labeled as "...
I don’t think that a long prologue about Mark Tremonti is necessary. Instead, I’ll prefer to make a statement. Mark is the greatest guitarist/composer of our time, at least in the field of heavy rock (and maybe beyond). Technically, this is...
What are the common problems in the majority of the virtuoso blues guitarists' albums? At first they usually choose the raw and honest approach in terms of production. This is the way they try to capture the feeling of the concert sound. They...
Their name tells a story. Their music performs that story. Imagine yourself walking through a massive icy plain where everything is so serene, calm and quiet. You can feel the silence and the cold in your bones but you don’t care, you’re used to...
Their previous album "D'accord" was an underestimated lost gem of a genre that lately produces more and more interesting records. But there are so many misleading things going on with them. The name the band firstly predisposes a more extreme...
The majority of positive reviews are written so that reluctant readers get the motivational drive to give one record a try. Notwithstanding, allow me, with this extended text, which barely focuses on music, to address those who have already listened to this...

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