Category: EVERGREY

EVERGREY – Escape Of The Phoenix (2021)

After 25 years, EVERGREY should be far better known. Simply put, they are one of the best melodic progressive metal acts out there.
Now the Swedes have returned with “Escape Of The Phoenix“, a set of tunes written and recorded as the world withdrew from normality. Befitting a lyricist as gifted as vocalist Tom Englund, it poses a series of questions, such as what happens when its titular phoenix, an eternal symbol of rebirth, prefers to remain dead?
Evergrey make music that is crisp, accomplished and often polished with a gleaming commercial edge. With luck, maybe Englund’s duet with Dream Theater front man James LaBrie on ‘The Beholder’ will introduce them to a few more newbies.
“Escape Of The Phoenix” is a terrific album, for sure one of the best this year so far…

EVERGREY – The Atlantic (2019)

Swedish progressive metal veterans EVERGREY are set to return with their eleventh studio album, “The Atlantic”, January 25, 2019. Spread thick with melody and following on thematically from its predecessors, ‘The Storm Within’ and ‘Hymns For The Broken’, closing out an oceanic concept trilogy, vocalist Tom S Englund and the band have indeed weathered some heavy storms to see this...

EVERGREY – The Storm Within (2016)

EVERGREY – The Storm Within (2016)

Swedes EVERGREY are celebrating their 20th Anniversary with the release of their brand new album “The Storm Within” next September 9.Over the course of past 20 years no band achieved to come close in creating a strong bond between darkness and progressive metal like 5-piece Evergrey. The Gothenburg-based act can easily be thought of as a band that established a...

EVERGREY – A Decade And A Half [2 CD] (2011-12)

* Swedish melodic prog-metallers EVERGREY released in North America at the end of the last year a two-disc greatest hits collection; “A Decade And A Half”. This deluxe package contains previously unreleased songs, live tracks and an extensive booklet.Rarely a ‘Best Of’ is really the most representative of the band’s best works. With Evergrey’s focus on lyrical themes throughout some...