All posts by Steve Blease

Edition 252 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


Temples on Mars – Dining With The Devil
Avandra – Celestial Wreaths
Calyces – Unfair Labor
PreHistoric Animals – The Magical Mystery Machine
DGM – Tragic Separation

That Was The Year That Prog: 2019
Sermon – The Descend
Cellar Darling – Insomnia
Ihlo – Parhelion
Wilderun – O Resolution!

Epic at 11: Odd Logic – Soon I Will Become The Hunted

Triosphere – Human Condition
Andromeda – Parasite

Album of the Week: Saviour Machine – Saviour Machine
Son of the Rain

The Butterfly Effect – Gone

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Edition 251 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


Orphaned Land – The Kiss of Babylon (The Sins)
The Reticent – Stage 3: The Palliative Breath
Vulkán – This Visual Hex
Enslaved – Storms of Utgard
Monsterworks – Ice and Awe

That Was The Year That Prog: 1986
Queensrÿche – Walk in the Shadows
Heir Apparent – The Cloak
Sacred Blade – Moon
Fates Warning – Guardian

Epic at 11: Caligula’s Horse – Graves

The Vicious Head Society – Abject Tomorrow
Sectile – Invisible Threads

Album of the Week: Vanden Plas – Beyond Daylight
End of All Days
Beyond Daylight

Van Halen – Baluchitherium

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Edition 250 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


TesseracT – Messenger
Pain of Salvation – Beyond the Pale
Riverside – Second Life Syndrome
Oceans of Slumber – Winter
Opeth – The Drapery Falls
Gojira – Born in Winter
Between the Buried and Me – White Walls
Symphony X – The Divine Wings of Tragedy
Queensrÿche – Eyes of a Stranger
Tool – Schism
Meshuggah – Bleed
Leprous – The Valley

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Edition 249 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


Coheed & Cambria – No World For Tomorrow
The Progressive Souls Collective – Hurt
Meadows – Modern Emotions
Pyramaze – A Stroke of Magic
Scardust – Addicted

That Was The Year That Prog: 1992
Shadow Gallery – The Dance Of The Fools
Psychotic Waltz – Butterfly
Elegy – Powergames
Dream Theater – Metropolis, Pt. 1: The Miracle And The Sleeper

Epic at 11: Iced Earth – Something Wicked (pts I – III)

Threshold – Ashes
Fughu – Quirk of Fate

Album of the Week: Oceanborn – Hidden From The World
Lead Astray
Lifting The Veil
The Descent

TesseracT – Dystopia

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Edition 248 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.


Dream Ocean – Beyond the Greed
The Ocean – Pleistocene
Exist – The Lottery
Teramaze – A Deep State of Awake
Vanishing Point – Count Your Days
That Was The Year That Prog: 2014
Evergrey – Archaic Rage
Skyharbour – Evolution
Flaming Row – Burning Sky
Ne Obliviscaris – Pyrrhic
Epic at 11: Dreamscape – 5th Season
Jolly – Masquerade
Aeon Zen – The Treachery of Images
Album of the Week: Shadow Gallery – Room V
The Archer of Ben Salem
The Andromeda Strain
Opeth – Burden

Edition 261 of Sounds That Can Be Made is now available as a podcast!


Wishbone Ash – Blind Eye (from Wishbone Ash)
Wishbone Ash – Errors of My Way (from Wishbone Ash)
Wishbone Ash – The Pilgrim (from Pilgrimage)
Wishbone Ash – Valediction (from Pilgrimage)
Wishbone Ash – The King Will Come (from Argus)
Wishbone Ash – Throw Down The Sword (from Argus)
Wishbone Ash – Phoenix (live) (from Live from Memphis EP)
Wishbone Ash – Doctor (from Wishbone Four)
Wishbone Ash – Everybody Needs A Friend (from Wishbone Four)
Wishbone Ash – Warrior (live) (from Live Dates)
Wishbone Ash – F.U.B.B. (from There’s The Rub)
Wishbone Ash – Persephone (from There’s The Rub)
Wishbone Ash – Rest In Peace (from Locked In)
Wishbone Ash – Say Goodbye (from Locked In)
Wishbone Ash – Mother Of Pearl (from New England)
Wishbone Ash – Lonely Island (from New England)
Wishbone Ash – Front Page News (from Front Page News)
Wishbone Ash – Surface to Air (from Front Page News)
Wishbone Ash – Anger In Harmony (from No Smoke Without Fire)
Wishbone Ash – The Way Of The World (Parts 1 & 2) (from No Smoke Without Fire)
Wishbone Ash – Blowin’ Free (live) (from Live in Tokyo)
Wishbone Ash – F.U.B.B. (excerpt live) (from Live Dates 2)

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Edition 260 of Sounds That Can Be Made is now available as a podcast!


Pink Floyd – Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) (from The Wall)
Also Eden – Together Alone (from It’s Kind Of You To Ask)
The Pineapple Thief – Barely Breathing (from Someone Here Is Missing)
Pattern-Seeking Animals – The Same Mistakes Again (from Pattern-Seeking Animals)
Spock’s Beard – Crack The Big Sky (from Day For Night)
Yes – Awaken (from Going For The One)
Porcupine Tree – Slave Called Shiver (from Stupid Dream)
Riverside – Saturate Me (from Love, Fear And The Time Machine)
Twelfth Night – Fact And Fiction (from Fact And Fiction)
Marillion – Chelsea Monday (from Script For A Jester’s Tear)
Magnum – Les Morts Dansant (from On A Storyteller’s Night)
Arena – The Hanging Tree (from The Visitor)
Pendragon – Nostradamus (Stargazing) (from The Window of Life)
Rush – The Camera Eye (from Moving Pictures)
King’s X – The Difference (In The Garden Of St. Anne’s-On-The-Hill) (from Gretchen Goes To Nebraska)
Triumvirat – The Hazy Shades Of Dawn (from Spartacus)
Genesis – The Battle Of Epping Forest (from Selling England By The Pound)
Barclay James Harvest – One Hundred Thousand Smiles Out (from Baby James Harvest)
Mostly Autumn – Go Well Diamond Heart (from Go Well Diamond Heart)
Touchstone – Joker In The Pack (from Wintercoast)
King Crimson – The Court Of The Crimson King (including The Return Of The Fire Witch and The Dance Of The Puppets) (from In The Court Of The Crimson King)

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Edition 01 of Sounds That Can Be Mike is now available as a podcast!


Aelius – Young Hearts, Fragile Minds

Elder – Omens

Steve Hackett – Every Day (Live at Hammersmith, 2019)

TOTP Segment :

ELP – Fanfare For The Common Man

Yes – Wondrous Stories

Renaissance – Northern Lights

Gordon Giltrap – Heartsong

Genesis – Follow You, Follow Me

The Korgis – Everybody’s Got To Learn sometime

Stackridge – God Speed The Plough

Potter’s Daughter – Blood and Water

The Flower Kings – Big Puzzle

Isildurs Bane – Without Grace

The Blackheart Orchestra – Breathe

Jigsaw Cats – Stella Lee Jones

Rosenkreutz – Freefall

Lonely Robot – Crystalline (Orchestral Version)

Moon Safari – Lover’s End Pt III: Skelleftea Serenade

OPA – Montevideo

Cozy Powell – Over The Top

Edition 259 of Sounds That Can Be Made is now available as a podcast!


Peter Matuchniak – Big Heart (from Sessions)
Gazpacho – Antique (from Fireworker)
Galahad Electric Company – Open Water (from Open Water EP)
Marco Ragni – Carnival of Ghosts (from If)
Dominic Sanderson – The Cracks Appear (from Discarded Memories EP)
Sky Architect – Woodcutters Vile (from A Dying Man’s Hymn)
Triumvirat – A Day In A Life (from Old Loves Die Hard)
Tiger – Tyger Tyger (from Tiger)
Uriah Heep – The Wizard (from Demons and Wizards)
Ozzy Osbourne – Diary of a Madman (from Diary of a Madman)
Discipline – Before the Storm, Part 1 (from Unfolded Like Staircase)
Kansas – The Voyage of Eight Eighteen (from The Prelude Implicit)
The Flower Kings – Theme For A Hero (from Back In The World Of Adventures)
Enchant – Acquaintance (from A Blueprint of the World)
Blank Manuskript – Public Enemy (from The Waiting Soldier)
Verbal Delirium – Disintegration (from From The Small Hours Of Weakness)
Jethro Tull – North Sea Oil (from Stormwatch)
Camel – Hymn To Her (from I Can See Your House From Here)
Weend’O – Angel Dust (from Time of Awakening)
Opposing Motion – Inertia (from Inertia)
Talk Talk – The Rainbow (from Spirit of Eden)
Kate Bush – Deeper Understanding (from The Sensual World)
Budgie – Crash Course in Brain Surgery (from In For The Kill!)

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Edition 258 of Sounds That Can Be Made is now available as a podcast!


Frost* – Hyperventilate (live) (from The Philadelphia Experiment)
Porcupine Tree – Fear Of A Blank Planet (live) (from Anesthetize)
Steven Wilson – Like Dust I Have Cleared From My Eye (live) (from Get All You Deserve)
Marillion – Sounds That Can’t Be Made (live) (from A Sunday Night Above The Rain: Holland)
The Pineapple Thief – Nothing At Best (live) (from Where We Stood)
Also Eden – 1949 (live at The Fleece 12th April 2012)
Blue Öyster Cult – Godzilla (live) (from Extraterrestrial Live)
Iron Maiden – The Trooper (live) (from Rock In Rio)
Dream Theater – Pull Me Under (live) (from Live At Budokan)
Leprous – The Flood (live) (from Live At Rockefeller Music Hall)
Riverside – Out Of Myself (live) (from Reality Dream)
Orphaned Land – Ocean Land (live) (from The Road To Or Shalem)
Leaves’ Eyes – Legend Land (live) (from En Saga I Belgia)
Arena – The Butterfly Man (live) (from Live & Life)
Pendragon – Passion (live) (from Out of Order Comes Chaos)
Twelfth Night – We Are Sane (live) (from MMX)
Threshold – Paradox (live) (from Critical Energy)
Anathema – A Natural Disaster (live) (from A Moment in Time)
Nine Inch Nails – Hurt (live) (from And All That Could Have Been/Still)
Amorphis – Sampo (live) (from An Evening With Friends At Huvila (Under The Red Cloud tour edition))
Symphony X – Sea Of Lies (live) (from Live On The Edge Of Forever)
Saul Blease – Falling (piano version) (from Falling single)

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