MENU
Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

AFTER...

Crossover Prog • Poland


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

After... picture
After... biography
Polish outfit AFTER... was formed in June 2002, as a more or less direct continuation of the recently disbanded band Awake. The initial members were Czarek Bregier (guitars) and Wojtek Tyminski (guitars), joined at the onset by Sylwia Wojciechowska (vocals), Mariusz Ziolkowski (bass) and Radek Wieckowski (drums). Tomek Wisniewski (keyboards) hooked up with the band shortly after, and with a great deal of enthusiasm they started rehearsing and producing material.

The band started recording material the same year, but this turned out to be a slow process. Their chosen engineer as well as the band members had obligations elsewhere to cater for as well, with bassist Ziolkowski's involvement in the revived Quidam as an example of this.

In September 2005 After... was asked to open up for Sylvan and Riverside at a concert in Poznan. An important event for the band, as they were signed by Polish label OSKAR following this event. At just about that time After... also suffered their first line-up change, as vocalist Sylwia decided to leave the band, replaced by Krzysiek Drogowski (vocals) soon after.

The recording sessions speeded up at this point, band and label eager to finalize their debut effort. A few musical guests agrees to participate as well, namely Colin Bass (Camel), Josef Skrzek (SBB) and Jacek Zasada (Quidam). In November 2005 the album was finally issued, named Endless Lunatic.

After...played a few select concerts to promote the album just before and after the album release. Opening for Fish in October and playing at the Dutch Prog Farm event as well as the ArtRock festival in Poznan were the most important of these.

In 2007 After... hit the studio again, and in June 2008 the sophomore effort Hideout was released, as with their first effort on Polish label OSKAR. Some select live shows were done to support the album, with a tour alongside Galahad prior to the release and participating in the German Art-Rock festival in Reichenbach as the most noteworthy.

In 2009 the band has concentrated on two spells of mini-tours in the spring and autumn respectively, and hopefully preparing material for a new album as well.

After... official website

AFTER... MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s
No MP3/Stream available for this artist.
Collaborate with Progarchives.com, learn how to submit new MP3s.

AFTER... forum topics / tours, shows & news


AFTER... forum topics
No topics found for : "after..."
Create a topic now
AFTER... tours, shows & news Post an entries now

AFTER... Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to AFTER...

Buy AFTER... Music


Right Now on Ebay (logo)
WOLFSBANE after midnight DEFA 1412 with 2 cartoon biographies uk 12" PS EX+/EX USD $11.86 Buy It Now
Cock Robin After Here Through Midland lp in shrink USD $10.00 [0 bids]
COZY COLE-AFTER HOURS-WALDORF MUSIC HALL MH 33-162 10" EP LP USD $12.99 Buy It Now
Sciullo, John : Morning After CD USD $5.30 Buy It Now
Cyndi Lauper - Time After Time: Best of the Best Gold [New CD] Gold Disc, Hollan USD $6.27 Buy It Now
Country 45 Mickey Gilley - Doo-Wah Days / After She'S Gone On Epic USD $3.00 Buy It Now
CHRIS MONTEZ Time After Time SP4120 LP Vinyl VG+ Cover VG+ USD $7.99 Buy It Now
GARY MOORE - After Hours LP (RARE 1992 UK Import on VIRGIN) USD $49.99 Buy It Now
IRON MAIDEN - Live After Death LP (RARE Japanese Import on EMI w/Inners) USD $49.99 Buy It Now
Ssssh, Ten Years After,Good, ######Vinyl with cover art - G/G-Aged collectible w USD $9.98 Buy It Now
Country 45 Ricky Van Shelton - After The Lights Go Out / Oh Heart Of Mine On Col USD $3.00 Buy It Now
BERRi - FORMERLY KNOWN AS NEW ATLANTIC The Sunshine After The Rain CD Single USD $5.94 Buy It Now
3-CD Set THE 3 TRAVELLERS - seems after rain sun USD $26.91 Buy It Now
Soul 45 Maxine Brown - After All We'Ve Been Through / My Life On Abc-Paramount USD $5.00 Buy It Now
Pop 45 Chris Montez - Keep Talkin' / Time After Time On Am Records USD $3.00 Buy It Now
JOE BUSHKIN.AFTER HOURS.10" JAZZ LP.COLUMBIA .PIANO USD $0.99 [0 bids]
Gary Moore / After the Was (Virgin CDV 2575) CD Album USD $15.32 Buy It Now
Counting Crows / August and Everything After (DGC DGCD-24528) CD Album USD $15.32 Buy It Now
After The Rain By Jack Tempchin & The Seclusions - Jack Tempc (CD Used Like New) USD $14.21 Buy It Now
Pt.Ners In Crime-Accessory After The Fact - Grimm Jack (CD Used Like New) USD $14.75 Buy It Now
Rock 45 Electric Light Orchestra - Rock 'N' Roll Is King / After All On Jet Reco USD $3.00 Buy It Now
YMO YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA Japan Red Wax NM 2-LP+Obi AFTER SERVICE USD $59.99 Buy It Now
Neil Young - "After The Gold Rush" LP w/ poster insert - Tested - VG+ USD $9.99 [0 bids]
Boomtown Rats - Lookin' After No.1 7"- ENY 4 - VG USD $4.95 Buy It Now
CD MANFRED JUNKER - after all these years, plays the music of Paul Simon USD $21.04 Buy It Now
Jodeci The Show The After Party The Hotel USD $3.75 [0 bids]
Tone Loc - Loc'ed After dark LP - BRLP 526 - Ex USD $12.52 Buy It Now
After dinner Vinyl USD $35.00 Buy It Now
Demoniac Lord - Lord of All Desires in Life and After Death (Demo,2001) USD $6.92 Buy It Now
Sin After Sin by Judas Priest (Cassette, 1977, CBS) Version: PCT 34787, Beige USD $5.95 Buy It Now
Engelbert Humperdinck After The Lovin LP Record USD $3.99 Buy It Now
TEN YEARS AFTER ?Japan 1st Press? LP 1972 w/OBI & Insert Rock Roll Music NM/NM- USD $34.50 Buy It Now
Rock Promo Nm! 45 Major Hoople'S Boarding House - I'M Running After You / I'M Ru USD $12.00 Buy It Now
SPICE AFTER HOURS - RECORD # 3 OF A SERIES - FAX LABEL - NOVELTY LP - 1962 USD $12.95 Buy It Now
Rooftop Static-After Hello CD NEW USD $15.04 Buy It Now
After dinner Vinyl USD $60.00 Buy It Now
CONSORTS-Time After Time--45rpm- DOO-WOP/TEENER** MAKE OFFER!! USD $34.95 Buy It Now
Paramore After Laughter CD '17 (never played) USD $8.00 Buy It Now
ZINC - THE MORNING AFTER -4 TRACK ENHANCED CD- (LIKE NEW) USD $5.08 Buy It Now
DELL VETTS--Repeat After Me-DOO-WOP/TEENER** MAKE OFFER!! USD $29.95 Buy It Now
After The Fall Hope Dies Hard CD private indie modern alternative hard rock USD $29.99 Buy It Now
After the Rain by Aaron Jeoffrey USD $3.47 Buy It Now
Various Artists : Davis a Man After Gods Own Heart CD USD $4.00 Buy It Now
Maino : Day After Tomorrow (Deluxe Edition - 3 B CD USD $6.74 Buy It Now
After Edmund : Art & Commerce CD USD $5.99 Buy It Now
Mozart: Grande Sestetto Concertante / Quartetto after KV 581, New Music USD $15.44 Buy It Now
Ten Years After - Avin Lee & Company? LP VG+ XDES 18064 Deram 1972 Vinyl Record USD $25.00 Buy It Now
Mumy, Bill : After Dreams Come True CD USD $5.99 Buy It Now
Lack Long After - Pianos Become The Teeth (CD Used Like New) USD $9.05 Buy It Now
After the Love by Various Artists USD $3.92 Buy It Now
Metallica - Survivers Of Metallic Gods 2CD Demolition After The Sandman Is Gone USD $29.99 Buy It Now
JAPAN PROMO ONLY LP INCLD TEN YEARS AFTER NEW TROLLS GIGLIOLA CINQUETTI USD $29.99 Buy It Now
Tim Finn Before & After CD Holland pressing USD $2.99 Buy It Now
Happily Ever After by Solution A.D. CD USD $3.47 Buy It Now
Pia Fraus - After Summer [New CD] USD $13.63 Buy It Now
After The Rain by Nelson (1990, Geffen), Cassette Tape VG! #CT37 USD $4.90 Buy It Now
DAVE ANDERSON After the Concert You're Never Alone Concert Favorites SIGNED XIAN USD $29.95 Buy It Now
Proto-Kaw ?- Before Became After 2xCD Limited Edition Digibook - 6 93723 00692 9 USD $25.05 Buy It Now
NEW - Contrary to Popular Belief by Not Long After USD $5.99 Buy It Now
BA Robertson-Now And Then/Page 15B Scene 8A 7" Single.1983 After Hours AFT 10. USD $3.28 Buy It Now
After the Storm by Monica - CD Album Damaged Case USD $8.64 Buy It Now
Various : After The Rain CD (2000) USD $4.03 Buy It Now
2 Ten Years After VINYL LPs - A Space In Time + Recorded Live - CLASSIC ROCK USD $3.50 [1 bids]
3m 37s
Riff After Riff by The Wildhearts (CD, Mar-2004, Gearhead) USD $6.99 Buy It Now 7m 22s
Series: Judas Priest-The ReMasters-Sin After Sin (CD, Bonus Tracks, U.K., 2001) USD $14.95 Buy It Now 8m 6s
After We Go by Tantric CD Feb 2004 Maverick Rock Music USD $6.97 Buy It Now 11m 28s
"After the Rush" Aaron Benson *NEAR NEW* 2004 2CD Set USD $15.60 Buy It Now 13m 25s
Judas Priest - Living After Midnight 7" SCBS8379 - VG USD $4.29 Buy It Now 15m 17s
Erskine Hawkins - After Hours & Cherry / Victor 78 USD $5.95 Buy It Now 17m 19s
Frank D'Rone - After the Ball (2003) CD NR MINT CD USD $32.96 Buy It Now 17m 22s
After All as sung by the Cleres LP Vinyl PRIVATE XIAN Folk Anna Norman LH-10656 USD $19.99 Buy It Now 19m 12s
El Bethels Sings Day After Day LP Vinyl Private NY Gospel EBS 2 LP USD $19.99 Buy It Now 19m 12s
MONDAY AFTER: Everybody's Doing It / He Who Laughs Last Laughs The Best 45 (lab USD $50.00 Buy It Now 23m 42s
The Jefferson Airplane: After Bathing At Baxters (VG- LSO-1511 Stereo LP) USD $18.95 Buy It Now 24m 29s
BLK JKS After Robots SC197J CD JAPAN 2009 NEW USD $58.83 Buy It Now 25m 17s
Method Man 4:21... The Day After 2x LPs EXCLUSIVE ALBUM ADVANCE RADIO PROMO 2006 USD $9.99 Buy It Now 26m 54s
The After Effect : Rock N Roll CD USD $5.99 Buy It Now 27m 36s
Rikah : Day After Day CD USD $5.92 Buy It Now 29m 47s
Elkie Brooks - Sunshine After The Rain 7" - AMS 7306 - VG USD $4.29 Buy It Now 30m 19s
VIBRANAIRES/ Doll Face / AFTER HOURS / 70'S REISSUE / Doo Wop VG++ USD $22.99 Buy It Now 33m 36s
Brewer, Larry : Lucky Ever After CD USD $5.99 Buy It Now 34m 3s
Life After 30 by Jackson, Freddie (1999 Orpheus Records CD - Factory Sealed CD) USD $4.80 Buy It Now 34m 51s
Tommy Talton - Until After Then [New CD] USD $17.80 Buy It Now 39m 59s
VINTAGE 45 RPM--LEN BARRY--HAPPILY EVER AFTER / IT'S THAT TIME OF YEAR--DECCA USD $2.50 Buy It Now 40m 41s
Aretha Franklin - After Hours cassette tape USD $2.95 Buy It Now 42m 38s
VARIOUS: After Hours LP (re, shrink) Blues & R&B USD $20.00 Buy It Now 43m 36s
Violent Acts Of Beauty - London After Midnight 782388052320 (CD Used Very Good) USD $13.54 Buy It Now 46m 27s
NEW After The Storm (Feat. Yasmin) (Audio CD) USD $7.78 Buy It Now 50m 1s
CORAL 45 RPM VINYL AFTER THE BOY GETS THE GIRL JUST BEFORE DAWN WAYNE WALKER USD $3.39 Buy It Now 52m 27s
HANK WILLIAMS JR. After You Pride's Not Hard To Swallow LP Vinyl JR PLAYS WELL USD $29.99 Buy It Now 53m 47s
Victor 78 RPM 22553 Oh How I Cried The Morning After When Kentucky Bids 1930's USD $4.99 Buy It Now 54m 24s
JACK JONES Our Song LP Kapp Stereo KS3531 Michelle After Today Now I Know USD $6.97 Buy It Now 55m 54s
NAT KING COLE AFTER MIDNIGHT 1956 JAPAN CD OBI 2340yen TOCJ USD $29.99 Buy It Now 58m 46s
Richard "Groove" Holmes After Hours cd sealed USD $60.00 Buy It Now 58m 54s
Paul Simon Still Crazy After All These Years 1975 LP Record EX Sleeve VG++ USD $4.63 Buy It Now 59m 42s
Paul Simon / Still After All These Years / EPIC SOPO-102 / JAPAN LP OBI A1322 USD $15.00 Buy It Now 1h
Greatest Hits/Rockin' After Midnight by Marvin Gaye CD Jul-2004, Laserlight NEW USD $12.00 Buy It Now 1h
4:21... The Day After [PA] by Method Man (CD, Aug-2006, 2 Discs, Def Jam (USA)) USD $9.99 [0 bids]
USD $14.00 Buy It Now
1h 2m
TYRONE DAVIS "AFTER ALL THIS TIME / COME AND GET THIS RING" 45 MINT USD $4.75 Buy It Now 1h 4m
Ten Years After - Rock & Roll Music To The World - Cassette - Columbia CT 3177 USD $20.00 Buy It Now 1h 5m

More places to buy AFTER... music online Buy AFTER... & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
AFTER... has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

AFTER... discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

AFTER... top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

3.61 | 28 ratings
Endless Lunatic
2005
3.37 | 27 ratings
Hideout
2008
3.02 | 22 ratings
No Attachments
2011

AFTER... Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

4.40 | 5 ratings
Live At Home
2011

AFTER... Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

AFTER... Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

AFTER... Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

4.00 | 1 ratings
Edges Of The World
2012

AFTER... Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 No Attachments by AFTER... album cover Studio Album, 2011
3.02 | 22 ratings

BUY
No Attachments
After... Crossover Prog

Review by Windhawk
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

3 stars Polish band AFTER was formed back in 2002, as something of a successor to the recently disbanded act Awake. They made their debut with "Endless Lunatic" in 2005, and since then two more studio albums and a live production have followed. "No Attachements" is their most recent studio outing, and was released by Metal Mind towards the tail end of 2011.

"No Attachements" is a production that should appeal to those who tend to enjoy art rock with a mainstream rock orientation. The main emphasis is on mood and melody; the songs are relatively short and always accessible, while gentle post rock flavoring and some smoothly contrasting arrangements cater for the main levels of sophistication. A pleasant and enjoyable disc that should appeal to a traditional rock audience just as much as to an art rock one.

 No Attachments by AFTER... album cover Studio Album, 2011
3.02 | 22 ratings

BUY
No Attachments
After... Crossover Prog

Review by Easy Livin
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator / Retired Admin

3 stars Apres... ski

After.. have been around for almost 10 years now, but this is just their third studio album in that time. For this release, they have signed up with Poland's specialist label Metal Mind Productions, who once again put their well honed production and promotion skills to fine use. The band consists of four members whose names end in ..'ski', plus guitarist Czarek Bregier, assistance on the project coming from members of the acclaimed Pineapple Thief.

The album opens in upbeat fashion with a straightforward rock/metal number 'All Left Behind'. There is an admirable energy to the song which is driven along by a pulsating guitar riff. Thereafter we are treated to a decent disparity of styles, including the Bowie- esque 'Enchanted' the Porcupine Tree like 'Summer Fuss' and the Uriah Heep style sound of 'Carried by the wind'. Perhaps the dominant mood though is that of the generally American indie rock bands of recent years, with hints of Post Rock thrown in for good measure.

Who it is that is the subject 'The mention... ' is, is not revealed, but from the starkness of the lyrics I am sure they will be all too aware themselves! Musically though, this is one the album's most dynamic songs.

Throughout the album, the band display a well justified confidence in their abilities, both in terms of song-writing and performance. The twin guitars of Brekier and Tyminski are used mainly to drive the sound rather than as solo instruments, the melodies being carried almost exclusively through the vocals of Krysiek Drogowski.

Overall, an impressive and highly enjoyable release. While the album is geared towards the mainstream, there are enough prog nuances throughout to please most prog fans.

 Endless Lunatic by AFTER... album cover Studio Album, 2005
3.61 | 28 ratings

BUY
Endless Lunatic
After... Crossover Prog

Review by bluegecko

2 stars I have mixed feeling in regards to this album. I like the overall mood but I also find it a little bland. This CD has a promising start with an initial 2 minutes instrumental that is interesting with some flute in it. Then vocals kick in and it settles into the rest of the first song which I find "average" overall.

The first few songs are in the same vein. Not truly really bad, but they don't shine either. It takes a while before we get into the more interesting part of the album. It also takes a while to adjust to the vocals, which I am not very impressed with. Wondered what it would have sounded like if one of the songs was done in Polish? If the overall atmosphere of the album is ok, I found the sound and production lacking clarity.

Things start to get interesting at track 5 and following. "I wounded" stands out by just having more emotional vocals along some nice piano. "Dreams Hangs on Wall" is the best one here with the flute accents and seems more progressive. "Cleaning From Scars" is a little heavier and the guitars more present. This song is one of the best of this album. Hopefully future release will be more in line with this musical direction.

There is also an interesting cover of the song "Spiders" from System of a Down, obviously toned down. It has some merits, but as with many covers, I still prefer the original. I just wanted to dig down my System of a Down CD and play it instead. So consider this, this cover is one of the highlight of this album. Need I say more?

A decent effort from that band, but I find it a little bland. Sometimes I have the impression to get just more of the same and get distracted from the music. It feels like good background music, no more no less. There are some signs of potential. However, I need to get excited a little more to give it 3 stars. 2 Stars plus.

 Hideout by AFTER... album cover Studio Album, 2008
3.37 | 27 ratings

BUY
Hideout
After... Crossover Prog

Review by Mellotron Storm
Prog Reviewer

3 stars 3.5 stars. Maybe it's not so surprising that they thank RIVERSIDE in the liner notes this time, because their sound has gotten much heavier. As much as I usually prefer some metal in my music, I must admit that I was disappointed that this wasn't more like their debut. I've grown to really like "Hideout" but this doesn't compare to their debut.

"Hillside Of Dreams" opens with heavy drums and the song kicks in before a minute. It settles some when the vocals arrive. Contrasts continue. Some nice bass in this one. Keyboards end this excellent opener. "Fingers" opens with piano as percussion then vocals arrive. Drums and bass 1 1/2 minutes in as the sound gets fuller. It's still laid back though. It turns heavy before 4 minutes and the vocals are more passionate. "Senses Confuse Reality" hits the ground running. It settles some when the vocals come in. Nice chunky bass after a minute. Just a great sound to this one. I like the guitar solo before 3 1/2 minutes. "Waiting For" opens with a full sound as vocals join in. I really like when the vocals return 3 minutes in. Beautiful soundscape here. It's heavy before 4 1/2 minutes with fat bass lines. Great sound when it settles with piano a minute later. "Hideout" kicks in fairly quickly then settles with vocals. The bass is prominant as usual. It kicks back in as contrasts continue. Pleasant guitar before 3 minutes that goes on and on. Synths follow to end it.

"Healing Our Sorrows" features bass, drums and piano that all sound incredible. The guitar comes in lighting it up. Vocals replace the guitar. "Fly On" is an instrumental. Some cool guitar that cries out as the sound builds. "Reflecting Me" sounds fantastic with that bass / drum intro then it kicks in with guitar. It settles when the vocals arrive and contrasts continue. "Looking For Each Other" opens with piano, cymbals and vocals. Guitar before a minute then drums and bass come in. This is such an uplifting and moving track. "The End" is the 11 1/2 minute closer. Drums and bass stand out to start. Heavy guitar follows. Vocals replace the guitar. Love the growly bass. It's heavy again. Synths after 5 1/2 minutes. Almost TOOL-like drums and bass 7 minutes in followed by a calm. Spoken words come in and it's building. Some great guitar 9 minutes in that lasts until after 11 minutes.

AFTER... continue to impress with this their sophomore album.

 Endless Lunatic by AFTER... album cover Studio Album, 2005
3.61 | 28 ratings

BUY
Endless Lunatic
After... Crossover Prog

Review by Mellotron Storm
Prog Reviewer

4 stars "Endless Lunatic" has been a valued part of my collection for a few years now. While it sounds nothing like "Round Midnight" by MOONGARDEN it does give me the same feelings.There's something about the melancholic vocals and atmosphere that makes me feel like i'm home. Hard to describe really but even thinking about those two albums makes me want to play them, just for that feeling. I've never read anywhere that this Polish band named themselves after the RIVERSIDE song "After..." I just assumed it. Check out the two guests on the final track "Kite", a 10 1/2 minute instrumental. The legendary Jozef Skrzek on keyboards from SBB, and Colin Bass on bass of course from CAMEL.

"Closed Shame" is such a great opening track with that melancholic atmosphere to open with flute from guest Jacek Zasada (QUIDAM). Guitar before a minute as we get some heaviness. The tempo picks up as it kicks in. Nice. Strummed guitar then vocals before 2 1/2 minutes as the sound changes completely.This is amazing ! A haunting calm after 4 minutes then it kicks back in with guitar out in front. "Away" opens with bass and an eerie guitar line. Drums join in then reserved vocals. It kicks in on the chorus. Keyboards arrive as it settles. Contrasts continue. "Between Shadows" opens with strummed guitar as bass joins in then a full sound. It settles some when the vocals arrive. Great chorus on this one, it's so uplifting. Tasteful guitar before 3 minutes that ends after 4 minutes when the vocals and a PORCUPINE TREE-like atmosphere takes over. It kicks back in and it's so emotional as he cries "After night time is over".

"Wonderful Mistake" is the song that hooked me on this band. A drop dead gorgeous track. Orchestral keys and a sound that's so rich and lush. Very atmospheric. "I Wounded" features keyboards and reserved vocals. "Dreams Hang On Walls" has a brighter mood to it. Different sounds come and go. Vocals before 1 1/2 minutes. The chorus is catchy and powerful. Melancholic guitar 2 minutes in and flute a minute later. It then kicks in. Great sound. "Spiders" is a SYSTEM OF A DOWN song that they cover. Sad keys to open as drums, bass then vocals join in. It kicks in before 2 1/2 minutes with some killer guitar. Then it settles right down after 3 minutes. "Cleaning From Scars" features those orchestral keys with guitar as drums and vocals join in quickly. Great instrumental sound after 4 minutes. "Kite" is the longest track and the only instrumental. Love the dark atmosphere to open. It turns heavy 2 1/2 mintes in. Incredible ! Check out the bass ! Go Colin ! It settles around 4 minutes. Guitar comes to the fore 5 1/2 minutes in soloing tastefuly. Atmosphere with people talking in the background take over.The keys are back after 8 minutes.

4.5 stars for this beauty. The next time I want a band added here i'll just ask Phideaux to do it.Thanks Phideaux !

Thanks to windhawk for the artist addition.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives