Proghurst Blog

Dream Theater at the Eventim Apollo in London

It’s been almost 3 years since Dream Theater last graced our ears live in London, returning once again to play at what seems to have become a recent favourite venue for the band, Hammersmith’s...

Thank You Scientist at 229 Club in London

Thank You Scientist’s latest third album ‘Terraformer’ took the progressive rock world by storm in 2019. Dusted with elements of jazz, rock, and metal – the band once again pushed the boundaries of the...

Sons of Apollo: ‘MMXX’ Review

Sons of Apollo have come out with their second studio album ‘MMXX’ to start off 2020, a followup to 2017’s ‘Psychotic Symphony’. The prog supergroup includes Mike Portnoy, Bumblefoot, Billy Sheehan, Derek Sherinian, and...

Insomnium at the Islington Assembly Hall

Insomnium on stage at the Islington Assembly Hall Insomnium are the pinnacle of modern death metal. Formed in 1997, now with eight studio albums and numerous tours under their belts, they show no sign...

2019 In Review: Part Two

Hello there and welcome to the second, and final part of my 2019 in review. As with the previous article, these albums are listed in order of release date as opposed to preference. I...

2019 In Review: Part One

To finish off the year, I thought I’d collate the various albums I’ve picked up that were released in 2019. Some I’ve previously done full reviews of, others I’ve just been listening to in...

Periphery at the O2 Forum in Kentish Town

Another Friday night, another excellent gig. With the amount of great bands that flow through London, it’s hard to pick out which concerts to attend. This is one I’m absolutely glad I chose to...

Leprous at ULU Live in London

It was my first time at this particular students union, and I wasn’t expecting that large of a venue. However, the capacity was over 800, and the room was absolutely packed! I knew it...

Leprous: ‘Pitfalls’ Review

Well well well. Leprous are back with their 6th studio album ‘Pitfalls’. Ever since I first heard ‘The Congregation’, I fell in love with the compositional style of the band, and the beauty that...