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Album review: AYREON – Into The Electric Castle

AYREON - Into The Electric Castle

Music Theories Recordings [Release date 26.10.18] Aside from being the 20th anniversary of its release and a long overdue vinyl release, the most significant thing about the Arjen Lucassen’s remixed and re-mastered 1998 Ayreon project, is the way it successfully … Continue reading

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Album review: AYREON – The Source

Ayreon - The Source

Music Theories Recordings [Release date 28.04.17] It’s 12 years since Ayreon’s first album ‘The Final Experiment’ and the key elements of a conceptual sci-fi story with prog rock underpinnings remain at the heart of the new album ‘The Source.’ It’s … Continue reading

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Album review: GANDALF’S FIST – The Clockwork Fable

GANDALF

www.gandalfsfist.com [Release date 01.05.16] I enjoyed Gandalf’s Fist’s last album ‘A Forest Of Fey’, and they have really upped their game all round on this one. First, a mention about the packaging. Not only do we get a sumptuous triple … Continue reading

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Quick plays: THE GENTLE STORM, WINDSOR DRIVE, FINLAY MORTON

THE GENTLE STORM – The Diary Inside Out www.insideout.de [Released 23.03.15] A new name but a very experienced duo behind the name, namely Arjen Lucassen of Ayreon fame and Anneke van Giersbergen, the former Gathering vocalist and last seen on … Continue reading

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Album review: AYREON – The Theory Of Everything

Inside Out  [Release date 28.10.13] Telling a story through music is a tried and tested method and is certainly as old as Rock itself. Examples are too many to mention, but the most celebrated works would undoubtedly have to be … Continue reading

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Albums of the year…to date

Saga – 20/20 (Ear Music/Edel) Michael Sadler returns as the band release one of their finest albums to date. Jeff Scott Soto- Damage Control (Frontiers) Back with a more straight ahead melodic hard rock album. Flying Colors – S/T (Ear … Continue reading

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An interview with Arjen Lucassen

Arjen Lucassen has just released his new solo album ‘Lost In The New Real’ through Inside Out and it is a veritable feast of musical delights. Do try this new album as it has many musical styles and delights in … Continue reading

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ARJEN LUCASSEN – Lost In The New Real

Inside Out (2012) Arjen Lucassen has gone down the solo route for his new album (although long time drummer Ed Warby plays on the album), based on Mr L, a 21st-Century man who was cryopreserved at the moment of clinical … Continue reading

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