Tag: Prog Rock

Prog Rock

Archives” Life’s Soundtrack: New Progressive Rock from Houston – Six Minute Century’s Wasting Time!

So the soundtrack for a variety of activities around the house today was a prog/power metal band from Houston,Texas Six Minute Century . The band has been around since 2004 playing mostly locally in Houston. After signing with Nightmare Records in 2008, Six Minute Century released their début album "Time Capsules". After that release and the positive reviews it received, the band has played many cities in the United States, and been invited to perform  at a variety of festivals including:  Rocklahoma, Rock The Bayou,festival, Nightmare Metal Fest I and II, and ProgPower XI.My soundtrack today was their second release Wasting...

Prog Rock, Progressive Metal

Archives:Life’s Soundtracks:The run was a struggle but the music from Day Six was great!

Originally Posted: March 24, 2013 at Me, Myself, Music and Mysteries - Please Note my running and music listening are linked so sometimes you have to put up with the running info to get to the music, or then again you can just scroll past it!! So some days you really look forward to your run, you start, you feel good and the run goes very smoothly. Then there are other days, well, they don't go as well. Saturdays area often a slow day for me. I work all day at Lippincott and then at Target not getting done until...

Prog Rock, Progressive Metal

The Safari Explores the Music of the Brazilian Progressive Metal band Angra!

So the other day, Spotify suggested that I listen to the song "Reflective" from the album Sounds of Innocence by Kiko Loureiro. Since the name looked interesting and he appeared to be a guitarist I downloaded the album onto the iPhone and it became the soundtrack for my ride to the Motor Vehicle Inspection Station. I discovered that Kiko is a very, very talented progressive rock guitarist and a member of the Progressive Metal band Angra. So after listening to Loureiro's solo album, I downloaded Angra's latest release Aqua and gave it a listen! Both of the albums are very good,...

Prog Rock

The Safari Explores the Classical Side of Progressive Rock’s Jordan Rudess – All That is Now!!

The question of the day is: Can a prog rocker create beautiful classical piano music? My answer to that is a resounding yes - especially if that rocker entered the Julliard School of Music Pre-College Division for classical piano training at nine years old, like rock keyboard artist Jordan Rudess did!!. I think that the prog rock world is glad that in his late teens Rudess became increasingly interested in synthesizers and progressive rock music and left the classical world behind and set out to make his way as a solo progressive rock keyboardist!! The beautiful classical music that I...

Instumental, Prog Rock

The Safari Encounters Mad Fellaz, an Italian Progressive Instrumental Band!!

Mad Fellaz is a five man is an instrumental progressive rock band from Bassano Del Grappa, Italy. The now five-man band started out in 2010 as an experimental unnamed trio consisting off:Emanuele and Paul Bason Busatto on electric guitars and Mark on drums. As the band developed, bassist Carlo Passuello, keyboardist Henry Brunelli and Rudy Zilio on flute and synthesizer were added to the band.The current line-up of the band is: Mark Busatto: Drums Paul Busatto: Electric Guitar Carlo Passuello: Electric Bass Henry Brunelli: Keyboards Rudy Zilio: Synth - flute   Mad Fellaz's  music is influenced by both older bands like:  King...

Prog Rock, Symphonic Prog

Archives: An Afternoon of Prog Rock with the United Kingdom’s Aqauaplanage!

  Ok so this post was written last March, one of the problems with listening and exploring so much new music, is that you forget about the ones you listened to and like, like Aquaplanage!! So here's that March post! This afternoon I went to Mog to listen to Echoes of Indiana Avenue by Wes Montgomery only to find that they didn't have the album. So I listened to another album for a bit and then I looked at albums "just for me", which now is a collection of all types of genres, who would think that my music listening...