AGE OF DISTRACTION (UK) A Game of Whispers

Connections, connections, connections. The progressive rock community’s greatest attribute is how closely linked everyone seems to be, with geography being no longer an issue. New projects seem to blossom organically, as a simple e-mail or text can germinate into a...

CRISTIANO VARISCO (BRAZIL) Aline

There is nothing more enjoyable for the Rogue than receiving review requests from artists around the world, who invariably deserve very much to be heard and, in most cases, applauded for their talent, often far removed from the ultra-packaged, hyper-polished fluff of...

ANDROID (HUNGARY) Wordless Scriptum

I am totally proud of being a huge fan of this Hungarian band since their East of Eden debut in 2009 , not because we share the same language and culture but mainly because they have progressed over the years, not only constantly fine tuning their craft but also for...

RIVERSEND (USA) same

What makes the perpetual search for a new source of musical pleasure such a thrill, is when you land on something with zero background, or any kind of advance notice. Such is my chance meeting on an innocuously dull day with Riversend, absently surfing the proggier...

INNER PROSPEKT (ITALY) Unusual Movements

As I was imputing this latest offering from Inner Prospekt into my database (I have so many albums I need to keep track of them all), I was stunned to visualize that I have all 14 studio albums from this amazing musician I first discovered when he was /is still a...

BIG BIG TRAIN (UK) The Likes of Us

I remember 20 years ago when I first bought a ticket on the Big Big Train, by purchasing “Gathering Speed”, a fantastic discovery that I had most positively reviewed a year later. The album garnered praise for its historical revisit of that seminal moment when the...