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Critics' Choice 2015 - Between The Buried And Me

Every day we’ll be bringing you some music from the 2015 Critics’ Choice…

From the artful album sleeve, echoing those great Hipgnosis album covers of yore, to the vibrant and colourful music contained therein, it was clear US prog metallers Between The Buried And Me were taking a step up with the conceptual Coma Ecliptic. “A prog metal meteorite crashing into this feeble planet,” gushed Chris Cope in his review in issue 57. “On this album we’ve definitely gone for a more Division Bell-era Floyd thing bassist Dan Briggs told us in the same issue.

So to celebrate Coma Ecliptic at No. 6 in the Prog 2015 Critics’ Choice, enjoy The Coma Machine

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.