NEWS: SCARDUST – Release ‘Gone’ Music Video

Israeli progressive metallers SCARDUST have released a new music video for 'Gone'. The track is taken from their new album 'Strangers', which will be released on October 30th, 2020 via M-Theory Audio. “Today we dream together Hand in hand we gather Memories to pack when we go TOMORROW I’LL BE GONE” Says vocalist Noa Gruman, "You have your own dreams and … Continue reading NEWS: SCARDUST – Release ‘Gone’ Music Video

NEWS: SCARDUST – Unveils Music Video For ‘Stranger’ From New Concept Album

An intriguing concept album built of complementary song pairs working from the outside in, “Strangers” – set to be released on Oct. 30 by M-Theory Audio – is the newest effort from acclaimed Israeli progressive/symphonic metal band SCARDUST. With one pair of songs already unveiled to the general public via the music videos for “Tantibus II” and “Addicted”, the … Continue reading NEWS: SCARDUST – Unveils Music Video For ‘Stranger’ From New Concept Album

NEWS: DEVIN TOWNSEND – Launches Live Video For ‘War’ From ‘Order Of Magnitude – Empath Live Volume 1’

Photo Credit: Tanya Ghosh Devin Townsend will release ‘Order Of Magnitude – Empath Live Volume 1’ on the 23rd October 2020, a document of his Winter 2019 European tour that saw him taking on possibly his most ambitious live show to date. Devin comments: “Hello folks, here's another song from the Order Of Magnitude Blu Ray. Amidst the chaos … Continue reading NEWS: DEVIN TOWNSEND – Launches Live Video For ‘War’ From ‘Order Of Magnitude – Empath Live Volume 1’

ALBUM REVIEW: Magni – Magni

Magni is the self titled release by Clint Listing (Voice, Guitars) and Ryan Michalski (Strings, Drums). Styling themselves as progressive folk blackened metal, they aim to marry a lifelong interest in the religion Asatru and their history of doing things in an unusual way.  It incorporates an almost synth like element into the EP and … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Magni – Magni

ALBUM REVIEW: Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly – Alone Together

Rikard Sjöblom is a Swedish multi-instrumentalist who has been very busy in the last two decades releasing a total of twenty one albums. Rikard Sjöblom exists. Gungflies do not exist but fortunately Sjöblom has taken it upon himself to create one. Alone Together is the twenty second release in his catalogue. A progressive rock odyssey, … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly – Alone Together

NEWS: AURAL DECAY – Release Single ‘Facing The Obscure’

Brit prog metal project, AURAL DECAY, has released an ear-splitting new single, Facing The Obscure. Formed and born out of the recent Covid-19 lockdown, AURAL DECAY is a brand new and exciting solo endeavour from multi-instrumentalist Daniel Robinson. Based in Northern England, AURAL DECAY pulls from everyone from Periphery, Meshuggah, Gojira and TesseracT to Humanity's Last Breath. Hurling out gargantuan riffs, twisted groves, … Continue reading NEWS: AURAL DECAY – Release Single ‘Facing The Obscure’

NEWS: SCARDUST – Release New Video

Israeli progressive wizards SCARDUST have released a music video for 'Tantibus II' , the track is taken from their new album 'Strangers', which will be released on  October 30th, 2020 via M-Theory Audio. Tantibus is a word with Latin roots, meaning “Nightmare” . Some say it is an evil spirit that puts the sleeper into a state of Paralysis. … Continue reading NEWS: SCARDUST – Release New Video

NEWS: THE FLOWER KINGS – Announce October 30th As Release Date For New Double Album ‘Islands’

Photo Credit: Lillian Forsberg  On October 30th, 2020 progressive rockers THE FLOWER KINGS will release their new double album “Islands” on InsideOutMusic, just a year after the group’s much celebrated “Waiting For Miracles”. Due to the Covid-19-pandemic, the album comes out quite a bit sooner than originally planned as the band’s creative mastermind Roine Stolt … Continue reading NEWS: THE FLOWER KINGS – Announce October 30th As Release Date For New Double Album ‘Islands’

NEWS: THRESHOLD – Confirm They’ve Begun Writing The Follow Up To 2017’s ‘Legends Of The Shires’

British prog metallers Threshold have confirmed they've started work on a follow-up to their 2017 double album 'Legends Of The Shires'. As with most bands, Threshold's plans have been heavily disrupted during 2020 with tours to Europe and Australia cancelled due to coronavirus. Guitarist Karl Groom commented: "It’s a good feeling to have something positive to say about music again. We've … Continue reading NEWS: THRESHOLD – Confirm They’ve Begun Writing The Follow Up To 2017’s ‘Legends Of The Shires’

ALBUM REVIEW: Mantra – Medium

MANTRA are a prog metal band from France. They are due to release their third studio album Medium; which is a really interesting concept album about Body and Mind. This album really struck me to start with as it only has three tracks, however each track is exactly seventeen minutes and seven seconds long. The … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Mantra – Medium