South African Monotony and Moments a la Crimson Chrysalis

The majority of Prog to most of us all comes from the UK and Europe, popular names in the genre being; Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Gentle Giant, Rush, Genesis, Yes, Alan Parsons, Emerson Lake & Palmer etc etc.  Then we have the new generation of Prog bands; Ossicles, Projection, Crescent Moon, Porcupine Tree/Steven Wilson, Bay…

Swedish Symphonic Symposiums with Anglagard’s “Viljans Oga” Epic Masterpiece

Sweden, home of many exports musically since the late sixties, “ABBA” being the biggest name that comes to mind commercially but also a bounty of other big names in both Prog and Pop culture. Pop Bands like; “Ace of Base“, “Roxette“, “The Cardigans” and Prog bands like; “Opeth“, “Beardfish“, “Moon Safari” and “The Flower Kings”…