Category: Steven Wilson

Steven Wilson – Hand. Cannot. Erase.

It does not seem that long ago that The Raven That Refused to Sing (Among Other Stories) made a resounding impact in progressive rock back in 2013. Two years later and Steven Wilson has returned with another release titled Hand. Cannot. Erase. This album leaves the “retro” progressive rock sound of its predecessor and explores generally more modern sounds. Fans of Wilson’s other band Porcupine Tree—currently on hiatus—should find much to enjoy here. Strands of the Porcupine Tree sound are sprinkled throughout Hand. Cannot. Erase., even to the point where some riffs or segments sound a little familiar. (more…)

Steven Wilson – The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories)

In contemporary progressive rock, the name of Steven Wilson is a notable figure. His work in Porcupine Tree, Blackfield, No-Man, and now his solo albums, have brought him great renown. His most recent solo release—The Raven That Refused to Sing (and Other Stories)—was my favorite release of 2013, and perhaps my favorite album that Steven Wilson has been involved in. (more…)