If a song is both brilliant and 24 minutes long, the only way to do it justice is to post all 24 minutes of it.
Maybe I should rearrange my sets of annual hit parades and do three American bands in a row. Then we’ll each get an apple pie. Dark Metal Cat wants his with huge dollops of cream.
Not many metalheads are proggers, but Panzerballett proves that some of them are beatniks.
Today’s selections portray articulate sensitivity, shadowy depths and a lust for hectic adventure. That sounds like the psychological profile of a typical metal fan. Has anyone told you you’re a strange bunch?
Today I blithely invite the most scathing criticism from people who may assert that none of my three selections are real metal. They may say post hardcore is progressive punk, “Drone” is art rock and Sieges Even play neo-prog, not prog metal.
I asked Dark Metal Cat how he would respond. He licked himself in a place I can’t.