DJ Mike Pollack from the FM Radio station KPTZ 91.9 (Washington, USA) will be playing a couple of tracks from “Metallia” on this week’s edition of “The Progressive Tracks Show.”
“Metallia” is an epical instrumental progressive metal album in six parts by the Greek multi-instrumentalist Oh. A multi-layered sonic piece of ravishing solo guitar, time-bending tempo shifts, grooving bass lines, ecstatic Eastern drums and waves of sirenic vocals.
Thank you Igor Gorely. I was blown away by such a compelling 5 star review of Metallia on Progarchives and not only that but a second even more in-depth account on “Recyclable Sounds”
Alain Massard a wonderful and vibrant reviewer and writer from Profil narrates the experience of ‘Metallia‘ with lyrical and literary expression.
Only after a few passages does the open music lover begin to discover that the pieces are multi-layered and rich in detail and that the electric guitar is only used as one means of expression among many.
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A metal veteran of 38 years and writer, K-MaNriffs found “Metallia” on Twitter and wrote an epic review on Blessed Altar Zine a previous paper but now webzine that supports underground metal music.
An excellent example of how instrumental guitar albums can still sound inspired and interesting.
The musicologist and author Lorenzo Barbagli has written a finely penned, eloquent and richly empathetic review of “Metallia” on the Open Magazine.
From the Dutch progressive and symphonic rock website, Progwereld, reviewer Jos Driessen gives Metallia a splendid review.
Artur Chachlowski of MLWZ reviewed the album “Metallia” and today he played the song “Androgyny” from the album on his podcast along with new music from Manticore, Jordsjø, Leap Day, Southern Empire, Ally The Fiddle, Anthony Rausku, Aaron Brooks and Emiliano Deferrari.
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If I had to reprint the album, I would use this most superb narrative of Metallia as it’s description.
The great metal journalist from Poland, Artur Chachlowski of MLWZ has written a smashing review about “Metallia”…written with words as intense as the music he describes.
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Lee Davidson wrote an amazing review of “Metallia” on his website Prog Metal Madness.
Stephen Conrad is not only a writer and reviewer on Progarchives and his website Progressive Rock Fanatics but he is also a chaplain and an accomplished musician himself. He is progressive rock enthusiast and recently wrote a review on Progarchives and his website about “Metallia”.
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I would like to thank, Geoff Penn the progressive rock reviewer from the site, Progplanet for his review. Geoff lives in Cyprus, so he is well versed in “Greek” mythology as he has written the review in prose like “The Odyssey” with allusions to the Muses and goddesses. He is a great writer.
On his show, ‘The Sunday Groove’, DJ Andy John Bradford played some “Metallia” on The House of Prog
Emma ‘Chrysoprasia’ Roebuck is host of Northern Star radio show every Thursday night on Progzilla Radio from 8.00 PM to 10.00 PM (GMT). She played “Androgyny” from “Metallia” on podcast #176 on July 26, 2018.