As you may know, Grendel Headquarters isn’t the only website where you can find my latest reviews and interviews. I feel honoured to contribute/work for these websites that are on this list. Feel free to check them out (and don’t forget to bookmark them)!


Background Magazine. Critical and honest internet magazine with interesting album reviews, gig reviews and interviews:

ISKC Rock Radio. Internet radio station with several streams in high quality, interesting shows, playing the best of (progressive) rock and more:

Proglodytes. Interesting prog news, features, podcasts, reviews and more:

Progarchy. The latest (prog) news, reviews, interviews, discussions and more:


Here are some other websites of good friends/colleagues of mine! Check them out!

Angelo’s Rock Orphanage. The latest reviews, interviews and blog posts by Angelo Hulshout:

Esther’s Rock Blog. The latest reviews and interviews by Esther Kessel-Tamerus (both in Dutch and in English):

Music From The Other Side Of The Room. The latest reviews by Zachary Nathanson:

Prog Rock Deep Cuts. Radio shows and interviews by Ian Beabout and co-host Mike Lieto:

Progressivelyso. The latest reviews by Duke, aka Prog Beawr:

David Snape & Friends. Radio shows, interviews, and more by David Snape and guest writers:

Iris interviews: Adrian Jones of Nine Stones Close for Proglodytes!


My first video interview for Proglodytes! I interviewed Adrian Jones of Nine Stones Close in his own studio in The Netherlands! Go check it out!

More information about Nine Stones Close:

Go check out Proglodytes for more interesting videos, interviews and reviews:

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An update from your shaving reporter! Interviews, interviews and more interviews!


Yay! Time for my Sunday blog post again! I have so much news, I hope I don’t forget some important things I would like to share with you guys… Continue reading

Podcast Ep. 09 – Kevin Gilbert Tribute


Proglodytes uploaded their latest podcast, which is a tribute to the wonderful Kevin Gilbert! … And guess what? Your roving reporter is guest hosting in this episode! Go listen to it now, click on ‘View Original Post’ for the podcast! (By the way, the guys are so cute!)


kevin gilbertOn May 18, 1996 (twenty years ago), the world lost a singular and beautiful artist – Kevin Gilbert. Thomas, Arthur, and our special guest Iris Hidding discuss the life and music of Kevin, how much he’s meant to us over the years, and what we can learn from him.

If you’re a fan of Kevin, please feel free to discuss his music here in the comments. Send us your views!

We love Kevin’s stuff and we hope you do, too.

Click below for the podcast:

Theme music provided by Advent Horizon and later music is from Arthur Hatton.

Bonus Content! Here’s a song that I wrote about a few musicians, including Kevin:

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My regular Sunday blog post… On a Monday? (… Why not?)


Hey hey hey! It’s a Monday! Yes, you probably thought “Iris, where is your regular Sunday blog post?”… Well, here it is! News about Neil Mahony, Ed & Iris Discuss show, Prog Suicide Awareness Week, and more! Continue reading