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Necromonkey: A Glimpse of Possible Endings

November 29, 2014

  While we lament the departure of Mattias Olsson from Änglagård, it would be a crime for an artist of his creativity to stagnate. The decision to end that chapter and start a new one with friend David Lundberg was the best thing that ever happened to him and his fans. In an interview he […]

Änglagård: Viljans Öga

August 22, 2012

  The legendary, cult favorite, Swedish prog band Änglagård had gone into hibernation after two incredible albums. Most of us thought never to return. Even the two albums, “Hybris” and “Epilog” were out of print. The rarity of the recordings only added to the band’s mystique. In 2002 they decided to test the waters and […]

Gösta Berlings Saga: Glue Works

August 7, 2012

  I was beginning to suspect that progressive rock was getting a bit stagnant. That was until Gösta Berlings Saga blew everyone away at NEARfest. I found their previous album “Detta Har Hänt” impressive but it was the songs from “Glue Works” that had me leaning forward in amazement with my mouth hanging open. After […]