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Album Review: Moron Police,  ” A Boat on the Sea”
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Album Review: Moron Police, ” A Boat on the Sea”

Moron Police’s latest album, A Boat on the Sea, completely took me by surprise. The band consists of Sondre Skollevoll (vocals, guitars, keys, percussion), Lars Bjørknes (keys, pianos, organ, percussion), Thore Omeland Petterson (drums), and Christian Fredrik Steen (bass). I was already a huge fan of Major Parkinson, so it was a surprise to see … Continue reading

Album Review: Rise Twain, “Rise Twain”
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Album Review: Rise Twain, “Rise Twain”

Philidelphia-based duo Rise Twain is composed of Brett William Kull (producer, audio engineer, and member of Echolyn, Grey Eye Glances, and Francis Dunnery’s New Progressives) and J.D. Beck (The Scenic Route, Beck-Fields, author & playwright). Kull and Beck described the songwriting on this album as serendipitous, and they have discussed in numerous interviews the relative ease by which … Continue reading

Interview with Mark Zonder and Gary Wehrkamp about new project, Zonder/Wehrkamp
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Interview with Mark Zonder and Gary Wehrkamp about new project, Zonder/Wehrkamp

If It’s Real, the debut album from duo project Zonder/Wehrkamp was released earlier this year on May 23. This album is the result of several years worth of collaborations between drummer Mark Zonder (Fates Warning, Warlord) and multi-instrumentalist Gary Wehrkamp (Shadow Gallery, numerous collaborations). Mark is one of my all-time favorite drummers, and I’ve been … Continue reading

Interview with Richard Henshall about new solo album, ‘The Cocoon’
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Interview with Richard Henshall about new solo album, ‘The Cocoon’

Richard Henshall is one of prog’s most recognized musicians, as the incredibly talented and inventive lead guitarist for Haken, as well as one of the primary collaborators for the intense prog fusion group Nova Collective. Henshall has been featured on a number of albums as guest soloist, and was one of the guitarists on the … Continue reading