Draugnim have been around in one form or another for more than a decade, but having seen none of their rare live appearances and not being familiar with the band´s only previous album, Northwind´s Ire (2008), I had no idea what to expect from their latest release. To my delight, it turned out to be right up my alley. "The Last Of ... more/mehr
Will the real Dream Theater please stand up!
After an impressive debut “When Dream And Day Unite", followed by two commercially and critically successful releases “Images And Words” and "Awake”, these New York Prog-Kings seemed to have taken a wrong turn on the Progressive Highway with “Falling Into Infinity” but ... more/mehr
The ninth studio album in more than 20 years of band history with a new label promises chaos, but I assume that even free improvisations by Dream Theater sound like well-planned masterpieces.
The successful line-up ... offers here almost 1,5 hours (!) Progressive Rock/Metal and luckily have not forgotten the songs about ... more/mehr
A Dramatic Turn Of Events
„A Dramatic Turn of Events“ is not just a title, that Dream Theater picked because it sounded so nice and dramatic, it´s a title that fits to this band like no other. After drummer Mike Portnoy left the band, which probably left lots of fans behind, that were wondering how the new album would sound now. Well, here we have the answer ... more/mehr
Eye For An Eye
At first sight, Dreamland just gets itself entangled and lost among many other Dragonland, Dragonforce, Dragonlord, Dreamtone and such, so definitely no points for the creativity/originality this far. No surprise also that members and ex-members of those bands interchange frequently, so currently we have ex-Dragonlord´s Jesse Lindskog ... more/mehr