Gygax – High Fantasy

Back at it with their third album titled High Fantasy, Ventura California’s Gygax rolls in with a vengeance, courtesy of Creator-Destructor records. Gygax continues to create songs that sound both classic and modern. Recorded at The Captains Quarters with Armand Tambouris, he managed to capture the raw spirit of the band.
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Voivod – The Wake

One of the challenges for any band is the creation of a signature sound; that all-important, defining quality which will make them instantly recognizable above all others. The fact that Canadian proggers Voivod have changed their style so many times over the years (they have been labeled Thrash, Speed, Industrial, Sci-fi, and even Nuclear Metal) yet have always managed to retain their unique identity, is a laudable achievement. Continue reading