Monthly Archives:

October 2014

  • Album Reviews

    A Formal Horse – A Formal Horse EP

    Formal progressive rock? Could that be a new genre? Another artist to impress at this year’s Resonance Rock Festival was the quartet from Southampton in Southern England, A Formal Horse. Adding…

  • Album Reviews

    Creation’s End – Metaphysical

    Formed in 2009, New York-based progressive metal band Creation’s End has followed up their 2010 debut album, A New Beginning, with their sophomore album, Metaphysical.  Consisting of returning members Mike DiMeo…

  • Album Reviews

    Allen/Lande – The Great Divide

    To fans of melodic heavy metal, the names Russell Allen ( Symphony X ) and Jorn Lande (Ark, Masterplan) should be familiar as two of the biggest powerhouse vocalists in the…

  • Q&A With LOMM

    Ibyss

    Bio:Jens: We started in 2012 just after finishing the Chord Of Souls record and initially after the break-up of our former band Godscore.Nihil: We´re from Germany and met about ten years…

  • Q&A With LOMM

    Simon McKechnie

    Bio: This album and the last have been solo projects with colleagues from my career coming in to record for me. Before these two prog rock albums I had worked for…

  • Q&A With LOMM

    Grus Paridae

    Bio: We (Grus Paridae) are a cooperative Finnish progressive/art rock collective of two composers and musicians Petteri Kurki and Rami Turtiainen with our very special guest Jarno Koivunen on violins. Jarno…

  • Q&A With LOMM

    Temple of Void

    Bio: Temple of Void started when Eric and I decided to work together. We respected each other’s guitar style and we knew if we put our heads down we could write…

  • Album Reviews

    Enchant- The Great Divide

    The ripples of prog took some interesting turns in the late eighties. As stalwarts like Marillion and IQ were in the midst of a neo-prog revolution, said ripple effect had an…

  • Album Reviews

    Active Heed- Higher DImensions

    And so we come round full circle, over 120 reviews and fourteen months after I penned my first words for Lady Obscure Music Magazine we arrive back where it all began.…