Heavy Elements

Edition 105 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.

Playlist:

Arjen Anthony Lucassen‘s Star One – Earth That Was
After Forever – Imperfect Tenses
Aina – Revelations
Ayreon – Dawn Of A Million Souls
Winter in Eden – Critical Mass Part 1 – Burdened

Live at 11: Threshold
Watchtower on the Moon (live)
Liberty, Complacency, Dependency (live)
Coda (live)

Alarion – Waves of Destruction pt. I – Rising Tide
Alarion – Waves of Destruction pt. II – Struggle for Survival
Thomas Zwijsen – Perfect Storm

Album of the Week: Headspace – All That You Fear Is Gone
Your Life Will Change
The Day You Return
Road to Supremacy

Maiden uniteD– Die With Your Boots On

Edition 104 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.

Playlist:

Muse – Stockholm Syndrome
To-Mera – Deep Inside
Without Face – Pit and Pendulum
Hacride – Treasure This Pain
The Vicious Head Society – The Sycophants

Live at 11: Fates Warning
The Eleventh Hour (live)
Monument (live)
Point of View (live)

Caligula’s Horse – Will’s Song (Let the Colours Run)
The Butterfly Effect – In These Hands

Album of the Week: Voyager – The Meaning of I
Momentary Relapse of Pain
Are You Shaded?
The Pensive Disarray

Uneven Structure – Incube

Edition 103 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.

Playlist:

Dali’s Dilemma – Miracles And Yesteryear
Zero Hour – Eyes of Denial
King’s X – Black the Sky
Psion – Tyranny
Overhaul– Stone Intact

Live at 11: Symphony X
Church Of The Machine (live)
Smoke & Mirrors (live)
Of Sins And Shadows (live)

Wolverine – His Cold Touch
Mastodon – Sultan’s Curse
Riverside – Rainbow Box

Album of the Week: Threshold – Extinct Instinct
Virtual Isolation
Forever
Exposed

Voyager – The Fragile Serene

Edition 102 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.

Playlist:

Godsticks – Below the Belt
Arcane – The Seer
sleepmakeswaves – tundra
John Carpenter – In the Mouth of Madness
Retrospective – The End of Their World

Live at 11: Pain Of Salvation
Scarsick (live)
Hallelujah (live)
Ashes (live)

Between The Buried & Me – Prequel to the Sequel
Alek Darson – The Rind
Earthside – Crater

Album of the Week: Rishloo – Terras Fames
Blitz
Narcissist Code
The Water Is Fine

Orphaned Land – Ocean Land (The Revelation)

Edition 101 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.

Playlist:

Threshold – On the Edge
In The Presence Of Wolves – White Noise
SikTh – Days Are Dreamed
Progenie Terrestre Pura– [.oltreLuna.]

Live at 11: Circus Maximus
The Weight (live)
Architect of Fortune (live)

Redemption – Walls
My Soliloquy – Fire In the Blood
Concordea – Mermaid’s Song

Album of the Week: Fates Warning – Parallels
The Eleventh Hour
Eye to Eye
Leave the Past Behind

Zaedyus – Over the Cliff

Edition 100 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.

Progressive Metal Top 40 (part two)

20. 3 – The Ghost You Gave To Me (Only Child)
19. Devin Townsend – Infinity (Christeen)
18. Fates Warning – Pleasant Shade of Gray (Pleasant Shade of Gray Pts I – XII)
17. Dream Theater – Awake (Space Dye Vest)
16. King’s X – Gretchen Goes to Nebraska (Pleiades)
15 – Dream Theater – Octavarium (Sacrificed Sons)
14. Meshuggah – Chaosphere (New Millennium Cyanide Christ)
13. Opeth – Sorceress (Chrysalis)
12. Tool – Lateralus (Lateralus)
11. Dream Theater – Images and Words (Metropolis, Pt. 1: The Miracle And The Sleeper)
10. Dream Theater – Metropolis Pt 2: Scenes From a Memory (Scene Four: Beyond This Life/Scene Five: Through Her Eyes)
9. 3 – The End is Begun (The Worlds is Born of Flame/The End is Begun)
8. Opeth – Ghost Reveries (The Grand Conjuration)
7. Opeth – Blackwater Park (Blackwater Park)
6. Porcupine Tree – In Absentia (The Creator Has a Mastertape)
5. Tool – Ænima (Ænima)
4. Queensrÿche – Operation: Mindcrime (Operation: Mindcrime/Speak)
3. Opeth – Watershed (Coil/Heir Apparent)
2. Porcupine Tree – Deadwing (Arriving Somewhere But Not Here)
1. Porcupine Tree – Fear of a Blank Planet (Anesthetize)

Edition 99 of Steve Blease’s Heavy Elements is now available as a podcast.

Progressive Metal Top 40 (part one)

40. Dream Theater – Systematic Chaos (In the Presence of Enemies Pts 1 & 2)
39. Haken – The Mountain (Cockroach King)
38. Ayreon – The Theory of Everything (Phase IV: Unification)
37. Headspace – I Am Anonymous (Invasion)
36. Jolly – The Audio Guide to Happiness (The Grand Utopia)
35. Porcupine Tree – The Incident (The Blind House)
34. Teramaze – Her Halo (Delusions of Grandeur)
33. Opeth – Heritage (The Devil’s Orchard)
32. Coheed and Cambria – In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth 3 (The Light & The Glass)
31. King’s X – Faith Hope Love (Moanjam)
30. Between The Buried And Me – Coma Ecliptic (Memory Palace)
29. Ne Obliviscaris – Portal of I (Forget Not)
28. Opeth – Pale Communion (Eternal Rains Will Come)
27. Voivod – Dimension Hatröss (Macrosolutions to Megaproblems)
26. Pain of Salvation – The Perfect Element, Part 1(Chapter III: Far Beyond the Point of No Return)
25. Riverside – Anno Domini High Definition (Driven to Destruction)
24. Dream Theater – Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence (The Great Debate)
23. Dream Theater – Black Clouds & Silver Linings (The Count of Tuscany)
22. Opeth – Still Life (The Moor)
21. Riverside – Second Life Syndrome (Second Life Syndrome)