[Live Gallery] COG (Sydney)

Metro Theatre, Sydney Friday February 9, 2018 : Photographer : Jon Van Daal COG INTROVERT DESERT SEA

[Live Review] SHATTERED FORTRESS (Sydney)

Metro Theatre, Sydney Friday November 24, 2017 : “Hello, Sydney, so glad to see you my friends, it’s been a while,” sang Mike Portnoy in the altered lyrics of the Dream Theater song he wrote called ‘This Dying Soul’. This Continue reading [Live Review] SHATTERED FORTRESS (Sydney)

[Interview] SHATTERED FORTRESS (Mike Portnoy)

When drummer extraordinaire – MIKE PORTNOY left Long Island based prog metal giants, Dream Theater in September, 2010 it was a shot heard around the world. Portnoy is a workaholic and since then has been and part of seven different Continue reading [Interview] SHATTERED FORTRESS (Mike Portnoy)

[Live Review] HAKEN (Sydney)

Factory Theatre, Sydney Saturday September 30, 2017 : I found it hard to believe that I would be seeing two of my favourite bands within a couple of weeks of each other – Dream Theater and Haken. For old skool Continue reading [Live Review] HAKEN (Sydney)

[Live Review] DREAM THEATER (Sydney)

Hordern Pavilion, Sydney Tuesday September 19, 2017 : I first heard Dream Theater when travelling to work in a mate’s car back in 1995. The fact that the car had A & D Class amplifiers and two 12 inch subwoofers Continue reading [Live Review] DREAM THEATER (Sydney)

[CD Review] DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT – Transcendence

No doubt you have heard the famous lines, “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get“. Well if this was said with a Canadian accent then I could imagine that Continue reading [CD Review] DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT – Transcendence

[Live Review] STEVE HACKETT (Sydney)

Enmore Theatre, Sydney Saturday August 4, 2017 : It is hard to believe that I have been listening to Progressive Rock for exactly fifty years – it is even harder to believe that I have had to wait almost that Continue reading [Live Review] STEVE HACKETT (Sydney)