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

ALBUM REVIEW: Obsidian Tide – Pillars Of Creation

Four years ago, I came across a Progressive Metal group whilst reviewing for another magazine. I remember their EP Debris being mesmerising and reminding me of those hazy summer days. Fast forward to today and I am reviewing their debut album for my own site. The band in question are OBSIDIAN TIDE and they have … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Obsidian Tide – Pillars Of Creation

ALBUM REVIEW: Myrath – Shehili

MYRATH means legacy in Arabic and a legacy is what they will leave. They have a remarkable fusion of grand melodies and profound lyrics. This has earnt them recognition and respect from fans and critics alike. The Tunisian Progressive Metal quintet are due to release their fifth studio album Shehili. They chose to take a … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Myrath – Shehili

NEWS: ALTHEA set to release Art Of Trees 8th Jan 2019

When guitarist Dario Bortot teamed up with bassist Fabrizio Zilio in 1998 to form ALTHEA, the two initiators clearly envisioned a very special PROGRESSIVE ROCK/METAL project, which should have its own unique sound. And deviating from the standards it should be. Immediately the two Milanese brought Marco Zambardi to the keyboard. Various demo tapes were … Continue reading NEWS: ALTHEA set to release Art Of Trees 8th Jan 2019

NEWS: VOIVOD’s New Album “The Wake” Enters International Charts; Currently On Tour Across Europe

Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD released their newest studio effort “The Wake” via Century Media Records worldwide on 21 September - the album has now entered the sales charts in various countries: Germany: # 26 Switzerland: # 51 Belgium (Wallonia): # 94 USA Current: # 97 USA New Artist: # 8 USA Overall: # 148 VOIVOD, … Continue reading NEWS: VOIVOD’s New Album “The Wake” Enters International Charts; Currently On Tour Across Europe

Album Review: Votum – :Ktonik:

The beautiful thing about the music genre Metal is that it can come in all sorts of forms and it can be influenced by some many amazing things. From the sheer malevolence of Black Metal to the fun frivolities of Folk Metal there is something for everyone to enjoy. Sometimes there are surprises, something you … Continue reading Album Review: Votum – :Ktonik:

Single Review: King Goat – Conduit

It's no secret that the South Of England is seeing a promising rise in the number of remarkable upcoming music acts; the latest track to prove this theory comes from Brighton Progressive Doom Metal quintet KING GOAT and it only raises anticipation for their upcoming album. KING GOAT hail from Brighton and I have seen for myself … Continue reading Single Review: King Goat – Conduit