Inside Out/Century Media

Aspera - Ripples (Inside Out/Century Media)

Europe prog rock meets American stadium rock as five young bucks from Norway release a debut album that is a mighty fine slice of the commercial end of the prog rock pie.

With influences like prog rockers Symphony X, Dream Theater and King Crimson but also the more commercial rock/pop bands like Bon Jovi and

Just As He Is: Devin Townsend

One of the rare geniuses of metal, Metal as Fuck talks with the inimitable, indomitable and incredible Devin Townsend.

On the fringes of music, it can be said only the genius dwells there.