Five Years at Sonic Cathedral – A Retrospective, Part 4: Artists #5 through #1

We’ve reached the end of the Sonic Cathedral Retrospective countdown! I’ve been listing my 20 favorite artists that I’ve covered in my five years of writing at the Sonic Cathedral WebZine. And today, it’s time to reveal the top five – including the artist I chose for #1!

First, in case you’ve missed the previous installments, here they are:

Part 1: Artists #20 through #16

Part 2: Artists #15 through #11

Part 3: Artists #10 through #6

So if we left off at #6, that means we’ll start tonight with…

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New @ Sonic Cathedral: Review of Star One’s “Victims of the Modern Age”

After 8 years, Arjen Lucassen has finally made the second Star One album, “Victims Of The Modern Age.” This album reunites the musician and vocalist line-up from 2002’s “Space Metal” and still mixes heavy progressive metal with 70s space rock. However, “Victims” is a more guitar-driven and lyrically dark album – and in many ways, superior to its predecessor.

To learn just how incredible “Victims of the Modern Age” is, click here to read my review.