OCEANS OF NIGHT (USA) Mindstorm

When discovering rock back in the very early 70s as a teenager, the exploding hormones certainly found a haven within loud and crunchy power riffs, being raised on Deep Purple, Sabbath, and Led Zep, to name only the obvious. Yes, banging heads was fun and more...

CELESTE (ITALY) Echi di un Future Passato

Two words to start: flute and mellotron. If for whatever odd reason, these two instruments are not among your favourites, please stop reading promptly. Phew, now that we got that out of the way, Celeste will always be remembered for their luminous 1976 debut album...

VIOLENT JASPER (GERMANY) Control

The much-vaunted German group Sylvan decide to go on a mini-sabbatical, subsequent to releasing their latest album, “One to Zero” in 2021, a masterful album of the highest order. Longtime keyboardist Volker Soehl and guitarist Johnny Beck decided to launch a new...

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...