Τετάρτη, 28 Οκτωβρίου 2009

Divided Multitude - Inner Self (1999)

1. Maybe 04:37
2. Streets Of Bucharest 07:06
3. Heart Of The Moment 07:01
4. Pictures At Home 04:42
5. Inner Self 07:02
6. Tale Of Tomorrow 10:16
7. Confused 06:16
8. Mirror's Eye 08:02
9. Solitude 09:14
10. Scream In Silence 08:40
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Total playing time 01:12:56

Sindre Antonsen - Vocals, Guitar
Christer Harøy - Guitar (Triosphere)
Rayner Harøy - Bass
Olav Skei - Drums (Memorized Dreams)
Eskild Kløften - Keyboards

Norway (Brekstad)
Progressive Metal

Mentor's Wish - The Fine Thread Of Sanity (1998)

1. Feed The Cat 03:41
2. Fugitive 04:33
3. Grab The Bull By The Horn 03:39
4. Turn Back Time 05:36
5. Anguish 04:53
6. Believer 03:41
7. Queen Of Mumbo Jumbo 03:57
8. Storytellers World 03:53
9. Unreliable Soldier 03:42
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Total playing time 37:40

Johan Engstrom - Vocals
Johan Wikstrom - Guitars
Christer Wiik - Bass
Fredrik Scherman - Drums
Eric Lijero - Keyboards
Guest:
Kent Plog - Backing Vocals

Sweden (Stockholm)
Progressive Metal

Dorian - Into The Wishing Well (1995)

1. Into The Wishing Well 01:40
2. Walking Frozen Waters 05:05
3. Doing Time (S.O.L.S.) 03:33
4. The Unbearable Easiness Of Going (Instru-)Mental 05:35
5. Sense Of Doubt 04:53
6. Wake Up Dead 04:52
7. Shadow From The Past 04:05
8. Don't Cry For Me 05:49
9. Deeper Than Love 05:07
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Total playing time 40:39

Wolfgang Sammer - Vocals
Peter Brenner - Guitar
Volker Mönch - Bass
Boris Koch - Drums
Michael Röhl - Keyboards

Germany (Braunschweig, Lower Saxony)
Progressive Metal

Taramis - Stretch Of The Imagination (1991)

1. Dreaming (5:39)
2. Diceman (4:35)
3. Maze of Glory (7:12)
4. Another Tomorrow (6:01)
5. Behind These Eyes (4:08)
6. Jigaboo Boogie (Instrumental) (4:55)
7. Lonely Star (6:28)
8. Delayed Reaction (2:49)
9. Changes (Bonus Track) (4:31)
10. Never (Bonus Track) (4:43)
11. Defying Imagery (Bonus Track) (4:58)
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Total playing time: 55:59

Shane "Joel" Southby - Vocals (1987-1993)
George Larin - Guitar (1990-1993) (New Religion (Aus), Backwater, Nothing Sacred (Aus), Amethyst (Aus))
Evan Harris - Bass (1987-1993) (Luthor (Aus))
Dave Browne (R.I.P. 21st October 1965 to 6th January 2009) - Drums (1987-1993) (Clauz, Nothing Sacred (Aus))
This Australian band played a unique form of thrash metal and this album, originally released in 1991, is now reissued with bonus tracks

Australia (Melbourne, Victoria)
Progressive Power/Thrash Metal

Κυριακή, 25 Οκτωβρίου 2009

Mercury Falling - Human Nature (2006)

1. Undertow 5:13
2. Welcome Home 5:17
3. Sacred Love 4:50
4. New Gods 4:56
5. Different Eyes 5:29
6. Hold On To My Heart 3:45
7. Alter Ego 5:08
8. Scars 4:26
9. Hell Inside Me 4:44
10. Human Nature 7:32
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Total playing time: 51:20

Vocals - Michael Pabst
Guitar - Tobias Galmarini
Keyboards - Daniel Galmarini
Bass - Paul Viertel
Drums - Maicel Panitz (Breakpoint (Ger), Phobya, Downfall (Ger), Unrest) 2000 "Dio-Tour" live drums

Germany (Bad Salzschlirf, Hesse)
Progressive/Power Metal

Delusion - The Tragedy of Regret (2003)

1. I'll Fly 04:33
2. My Child 04:55
3. In My Life 04:09
4. Feel This Way 03:38
5. Thru the Night 03:02
6. What's Been Remains 03:30
7. Beyond the Door 03:53
8. Falling 03:13
9. Rain 02:56
10. Strings of Illusion 01:59
11. The Truth I'll Tell 03:19
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Total playing time 39:12

Walt Downey - Lead Vocals
Phil Carnes - Guitars, Keyboards, Backing Vocals (Desolate Angel)
Keith Menser - Bass, Keyboards
Doug Readmond - Drums

United States of America (Baltimore, Maryland)
Progressive Metal

Secret Silence - Return (1998)

1. Intro 02:12
2. Toxical Rainbow 09:42
3. Welcome To Your Nightmare 04:22
4. Send Me An Angel 04:30
5. Return 08:40
6. Made In Heaven 05:28
7. Time Was For No One Part I 05:40
8. Time Was For No One Part II 06:30
9. Call Of The Wild 03:40
10. World Of Tomorrow 05:22
11. Contact 07:03
12. Atlantis 04:28
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Total playing time 01:07:37

Sasha Licanin - Vocals and Keyboards
Martin Sletcha - Guitars, formerly Keyboards
Frank Bansemer - Bass
Holger Breko - Drums

Germany (Berlin)
Melodic Progressive Metal

Madsword - The Global Village (2000)

1. Connect 00:47
2. Time in the Ice 08:04
3. How Much Progress 07:15
4. Darkened Rooms 06:59
5. Living Hexadecimal 07:27
6. Mind's Bug 06:53
7. Travelling Through A Wire 05:36
8. Behind the Consciousness of Memory 02:20
9. A New Beginning? 10:16
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Total playing time 55:39

Andrea Bedin - vocals
Gianni Guerra - guitars
Simon Rosani - bass
Lorenzo Castellarin - keyboards
Walter Pod - drums

Italy (Trieste, Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Progressive Metal

Mine - Mine (2004)


1. Sharp 4:58
2. Logical Regression 2:54
3. Empty Space 5:20
4. Out of Time 4:25
5. Black and White 5:07
6. Steppin' Razor 4:26
7. Rather Burn 6:02
8. Unfair 4:14
9. The Descent into Madness 4:56
10. Black Gemini 8:19
11. Close My Eyes 6:30
12. Hidden Track 4:05
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Total playing time: 1:00:16

Kase - bass & vocals
Jon Hilke - drums
Jim Ford - keyboards, guitar & vocals
Eric Amble - guitar

United States of America (Madison, Wisconsin)
Progressive Metal

Δευτέρα, 19 Οκτωβρίου 2009

Timescape - Two Worlds (1997)

1. Free wild Life 01:33
2. Silent Room Of Time 07:08
3. Whispering Shadows 05:01
4. Caught In Reality 11:48
5. My Lonely Stare 05:02
6. Colors Of The Fall 06:43
7. Two Worlds 08:42
8. Wild Free Life 02:41
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Total playing time 48:38

Mikael Moberg - vocals
Kerim Kalkan - guitar
Johan Berlin - guitar/keyboards
Johan Erixon - bass
Anders Berlin - drums

Sweden (Norrköping)
Progressive Metal

Tears for the Dead Gods - Tears For The Dead Gods (2005)

1. Walrus 9 (Scene One) 4:28
2. Birth of the techno-child 9:50
3. Rise of the prophet 7:03
4. Anthem of chaos 6:14
5. Sons of the sands 5:09
6. Tears For The Dead Gods, Part I: Prelude To Ruins 1:58
7. Tears For The Dead Gods, Part II: Thy Will Be Done 4:45
8. Tears For The Dead Gods, Part III: Jihad 4:34
9. Tears For The Dead Gods, Part IV: Forsaken 1:00
10. Tears For The Dead Gods, Part V: Save Our Soul 5:53
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Total playing time 50:54

Martin Fréchette - Vocals (Disembarkation, Midwar)
Fred Bergeron - Guitar (Deeply Confused)
Stephane Filion - Guitar (Deeply Confused)
Frank R. Anthony - Bass
Julie Morin - Keyboards (Black Palace Symphony)

Canada (Montreal, Quebec)
Progressive Metal

Πέμπτη, 15 Οκτωβρίου 2009

Asaian - Drama (1996)

1. Burning Suns 06:44
2. Now That You're Gone 04:44
3. The Inner Self 07:12
4. Masters of Illusion 09:50
5. Gandalf 04:42
6. At the Gates of Lunacy 07:51
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Total playing time 41:03

Timo Lechner - vocals
Dirk Michelson - keyboards
Wolfgang Lutsch - guitar
Olav Langer - guitar
Valentin Himmler - bass
Christoph Bohm - drums

Germany (Kitzingen, Bavaria)
Progressive Metal

Dimension 34 - The Release of Me (2006)

1. Dear Mother 05:53
2. My Reality 08:32
3. As The Light Is Fading 11:08
4. Something Not Sunlight 06:27
5. The Other Place 07:20
6. Your Chapter Ends 05:57
7. She Speaks To Me 13:45
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Total playing time 55:02

Göran Nyström - Vocals (Paincraze)
Ylfva Glantz - Female Vocals (Vivid)
Karl Persson - Guitar
Jon Pedersén - Lead Guitar (Paincraze)
Max Carlberg - Bass (Aeon (Swe), Defaced Creation, Oltued)
Tom Åsvold - Drums (Skullbasher, Endless Torture, Paincraze)
Timo Hautamäki - Keyboards (Lapis Lazuli, Aftermath (Swe), Helvetica, Kåre é Röd, Fucklord of Doom, Lindez, The Liches, Hautamäkiz, ZeroXx, Hate Crew, Ivarzzonz)

Sweden (Östersund)
Progressive/Power Metal

TunnelVision - While The World Awaits (2000)

1. Reach the Moon 04:58
2. Rebel 04:33
3. Masquerade 05:15
4. Eternity (Introduction for Empress) 01:50
5. Empress 06:08
6. Days of Joy and Bliss 05:36
7. Shapeless Visions 05:11
8. After the Storm 06:55
9. Dive Down 05:53
10. Tears of Goodbye 07:07
11. Fractured Dreams 04:40
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Total playing time 58:06

Marko Waara - Vocals
Juhani Malmberg - Guitars (Kotipelto)
Vili Ollila - Keyboards (Olympos Mons, Craydawn, Ari Koivunen)
Lauri Porra - Bass (Stratovarius, Gashouse Garden, Kotipelto, Sinergy, Warmen, Almah)
Mirka Rantanen - Drums (Judge Brown's Monstervision Freakshow, Thunderstone, Kotipelto, Warmen, Loud Crowd, Ari Koivunen)

Finland (Helsinki)
Progressive Metal

Ark - Burn the Sun (2001)

1. Heal the Waters 06:38
2. Torn 03:52
3. Burn the Sun 04:35
4. Resurrection 05:33
5. Absolute Zero 05:06
6. Just a Little 04:38
7. Waking Hour 04:15
8. Noose 05:04
9. Feed the Fire 03:57
10. I Bleed 04:04
11. Missing You 09:04
12. Silent Is the Rain (japanese bonus track) 02:46
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Total playing time 59:32

Jørn Lande - Vocals (Masterplan, Allen / Lande, Beyond Twilight, Mundanus Imperium, Millenium (US, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, The Snakes, Vagabond (Nor), Wild Willy's Gang)
Tore Østby - Guitars (Conception, D.C. Cooper)
Randy Coven - Bass (MCM, Riot, X-Mas Project, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Holy Mother, C.P.R., John Macaluso & Union Radio)
Mats Olausson - Keyboards (Silver Mountain, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, Evil Masquerade (guest), MVP, Kamelot, Biscaya, Michael Vescera (Guest))
John Macaluso - Drums (Starbreaker, Mullmuzzler, MCM, Chris Caffery, Riot, Holy Mother, TNT (Nor), Masterlast, Powermad, Yngwie J. Malmsteen, John Macaluso & Union Radio, Fools Game)

Norway (Toten)
Progressive Metal

Gates of Winter - Lux Aeterna (2008)

1. Life Force Rapture 07:33
2. Burning Kingdom I - A Dark Affliction 06:55
3. Burning Kingdom II - Heavenly Insurgence 05:37
4. Burning Kingdom III - Lux Aeterna 04:06
5. The Wildwood Pariah 03:33
6. Winter Flight 05:43
7. Gates of Winter 03:58
8. From the Flesh 05:53
9. Omega 06:21
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Total playing time 49:44

Lee Maines - Vocals, Rhythm Guitar (Woods of Ypres)
Bryan Belleau - Lead Guitar (Woods of Ypres)
Steven Furgiuele - Bass (Woods of Ypres)
Brian Holmes - Keyboards (Woods of Ypres)
Jon Harvey - Drums

Canada (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario)
Progressive Metal

Astarte Syriaca - Darkened Light (2008)

1. Inthrough The Light 02:03
2. Approaching Light 05:08
3. In Silence 05:28
4. Dreaming 13:14
5. Nevermore 06:38
6. Sole Ombre 11:58
7. Earth Spirit 09:53
8. Northwind 06:23
9. Profumi D'Armonia 03:42
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Total playing time 01:03:02

Valentino Moser (2005-) - Vocals
Andrea Neri (2003-) - Guitar
Marco Polizzi (2005-) - Bass
Alessio Contorni (2003-) - Keyboards
Alessio Brancati (2005-) - Drums

Italy (Rome, Lazio)
Progressive Metal

Δευτέρα, 12 Οκτωβρίου 2009

Sea of Dreams - Dawn Of Time (1996)

1. Enter The Sea Of Dreams 01:10
2. First Step 05:43
3. Pain 07:27
4. Dimension Of Time 09:31
5. Point Of No Return 06:06
6. Preach Of Fire 04:51
7. Under The Rainbow 07:27
8. Legends 07:40
9. Wait For The Day 03:44
10. Black Roses 05:36
11. Sheila 04:59
12. Dawn Of Time 10:40
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Total playing time 01:14:54

Jim Foss - Vocals
Trond Are - Guitars, Backing Vocals
John Martin Haarr - Bass, Backing Vocals (Mayah)
Jørgen Manke - Keyboards
Svein Harald Kleppe - Drums, Backing Vocals

Norway (Time)
Progressive/Power Metal

Ivory Tower - Subjective Enemy (2008)

1. Listen! 00:55
2. Warning 05:22
3. Access Denied 06:52
4. The Calling 06:13
5. Answers 00:38
6. Words 04:25
7. Rise 00:28
8. Subjective Enemy 05:11
9. Breakthrough 00:13
10. My World 06:51
11. Welcome To 05:43
12. Nails 01:48
13. Construction Site 04:02
14. Aware 00:45
15. Keys 04:51
16. Fall 00:47
17. Awake 11:06
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Total playing time 01:06:10

Andre Fischer - Vocals
Sven Böge - Guitars (Z-Iron, Ritual Steel)
Björn Bombach - Bass
Heiner Risthaus - Keyboards
Flo Tabbert - Drums

Germany (Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein)
Power Progressive Metal

Paradox - Heresy (1989)

1. Heresy 06:55
2. Search For Perfection 04:54
3. Killtime 04:31
4. Crusaders Revenge 04:26
5. The Burning 05:26
6. Massacre Of The Cathars 04:19
7. Serenity 04:53
8. 700 Years On 05:14
9. Castle In The Wind 01:33
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Total playing time 42:11

Charly Steinhauer - Vocals/Guitar
Markus Spyth - Guitar
Matthias Schmidt - Bass
Axel Blaha - Drums

Germany (Würzburg, Bavaria)
Power/Thrash/Speed Metal

Flotsam and Jetsam - No Place for Disgrace (1998)

1. No Place for Disgrace 06:13
2. Dreams of Death 05:39
3. N.E. Terror 05:57
4. Escape From Within 06:47
5. Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting (Elton John cover) 03:53
6. Hard on You 04:51
7. I Live You Die 05:49
8. Misguided Fortune 05:41
9. P.A.A.B. 05:32
10. The Jones 04:07
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Total playing time 54:29

Eric Knutson - Vocals
Edward Carlson - Guitar
Michael Gilbert - Guitar
Troy Gregory - Bass
Kelly David Smith - Drums

United States of America (Phoenix, Arizona)
Power/Thrash Metal