Simplicity Ain’t Punk

Being a writer who’s primary focus has been punk music (and associated subgenres) has been somewhat of an interesting experience. On one hand, I have been allowed to write about the music I love, hearing a vast array of new and exciting artists that are constantly innovating and taking the…

Hey! Listen to Paradigm!

We here at HeavyBlog are big fans of James Norbert Ivanyi, an Australian guitarist who is at the forefront of the modern instrumental metal movement. Last year we praised his excellent EP titled The Matter Circumvention and this year he returned with another stellar EP, the far too short The Usurper. However, what many may not be aware of is that prior to pumping out killer EPs as a solo act, James was in an Aussie progressive metal band named Paradigm. They put out one record, 2012’s Mind Is Key, prior to disbanding, and you should definitely go listen to it!