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New Album Review #2: Spock’s Beard – Brief Nocturnes and Dreamless Sleep (2013)

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Introduction

Spock’s Beard, the American band with the most catchy/clever/lame name, has been prog-rocking it out all over the world for over 20 years now. However, especially after the departure of their main songwriter (Christian-)prog-icon Neal Morse, they were or maybe still are struggling make ends meet, both financially and musically. With the help of outside songwriters they continued to release new albums on a regular basis, but failed to maintain the momentum and success of previous works. Before the making of this album their singer and drummer Nick D’Virgilio left the band to pursue a more lucrative job, but Read the rest of this entry

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