Progressive Metal

WLM Reviews: Polyphia – Muse

August 27, 2014
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WLM Reviews: Polyphia – Muse

One of the most talented young progressive metal bands to emerge in the last year or so is undoubtedly Polyphia. Although deeming themselves as progressive rock, Polyphia’s modern style, in the veins of bands such as Intervals and Periphery, is unquestionably heavy enough to be metal.

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WLM Reviews: De Profundis – Frequencies EP

August 27, 2014
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WLM Reviews: De Profundis – Frequencies EP

It’s always interesting when you encounter a band that has a different sound than many of the artists out there. You wonder if their sound is the first, maybe even wonder if their sound will usher in similar bands to come.

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WLM Interviews: Herman Li and Sam Totman of DragonForce

August 18, 2014
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WLM Interviews: Herman Li and Sam Totman of DragonForce

It has been the biggest honor and tremendous opportunity to interview the Kings of Shred and Speed. Guitar masters, Herman Li and Sam Totman, among the rest of DragonForce, will be releasing their sixth album tomorrow, titled, Maximum Overload. The album, in my opinion is their most diverse, dynamic, up your arse, and majestically melodic album to date!

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WLM Reviews: Where Giants Once Stood – Live Above (EP)

August 14, 2014
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WLM Reviews: Where Giants Once Stood – Live Above (EP)

Where Giants Once Stood is a progressive metalcore band from Toronto, in my books, a center in that scene. Following their first EP last year, The Changing, 2014 brings the band their second EP, Live Above.

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WLM Reviews: Deceptic – The Artifact

August 8, 2014
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WLM Reviews: Deceptic – The Artifact

For all of you Modern Melodic Progressive fans, today brings a band from the shores of Gothenburg, Sweden. Named, Deceptic, their beginnings started in 2011 when the three founding members strived to create music that is unheard of, something that would make one think twice.

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WLM Reviews: DragonForce – Maximum Overload

August 4, 2014
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WLM Reviews: DragonForce – Maximum Overload

Well well, Ladies and Gentlemen, these guys certainly need no introduction, we all know who they are. We know what they are made of and we know what they can dish out.

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WLM Reviews: Widek – Outside the Universe

July 21, 2014
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WLM Reviews: Widek – Outside the Universe

You might say that the whole djent movement has been in a stale state since tuning to down to F became the norm. However, djent has constantly been evolving within the genre from its metalcore set roots to its heavily progressive technical wizardry.

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WLM Interviews Steve Kachinsky of Steel Prophet – Part 1

July 8, 2014
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WLM Interviews Steve Kachinsky of Steel Prophet – Part 1

Steve Kachinsky, guitarist and founder of Steel Prophet has some great advice for any and all aspiring musicians. After 35 years in the business, Steve has learned a thing or two and was more than happy to pass that, and much more on, when we talked last week.

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Favorite Albums That Got Me Into Metal

June 27, 2014
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Favorite Albums That Got Me Into Metal

In light of it being my birthday today, I thought I would bring the dedicated readers of WLM into my life a little more personally. We all started our journey through the World of Metal through various bands and artists of course.

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