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Figures – Figures EP

The quintet from down-under that you may not know about, Figures mean business when they put together an EP containing 4 tracks that punch out an incredibly unique take on influences between the century mark. The Melbourne lads want to be found from across the world, and I am here to install a message to […]

HEXVESSEL release short concert film!

At the start of 2016, HEXVESSEL released album number three When We Are Death which received critical acclaim. The prog rockers took Finnish filmmaker Vesa Ranta (who also happens to be the former drummer of Sentenced small world huh?) along to their set at the Menuo Juodaragis Festival in the national forest of Lithuania to […]

The Contortionist announce tour with Periphery!

US prog rockers The Contortionist have announced that they wil be heading on a tour of Europe in May 2017! They will be joined by Destrage and Grammy award nominees Periphery! Sadly for us Brits, there are only two UK dates in London and Manchester. Check out the full tour below; 02.05.17 DE – Wiesbaden, Schlachthof […]

Nick Johnston takes on the A-Z challenge!

Canadian guitarist Nick Johnston is back with his new album Remarkably Human (released today, December 2). The exeptionally talented multi-instrumentalist combines classic prog, jazz, blues and many more styles to create a unique and stand-out sound. We challenged Nick to our A-Z questionnaire; A song that made you want to make music? Far Beyond the […]

Lucid Fly Take On The A-Z Challenge | Interview

Lucid Fly are breathing some life into prog rock by combining it with alternative and dark rock, creating a blend of interesting and creative tracks. Debut album Building Castles in Air was released on November 11. We asked frontwoman Nikki Layne to take on our A-Z challenge.

Black Orchid Empire – Archetype | album review

Black Orchid Empire are essentially a combination of all your favourite bands - and their album 'Archetype' encompasses this.

Sumer announce debut tour!

Brit post-prog quintet Sumer have announced dates for their debut UK tour! Support for the December dates is For the Oracle.

Lucid Fly announce debut album!

US progressive/alt-rockers Lucid Fly have announced details of their debut LP! Building Castles In Air is set for release on November 11! The band have also released the lyric video for lead single Visions of Grandeur.

Foes – The Summit Lies Skyward

Make way and listen up for this Liverpudlian quartet as they release their debut album The Summit Lies Skyward. If you're a fan of Circa Survive or Karnivool you'll love this.

Rave The Reqviem – The Gospel of Nil

If Swedish industrial metal is your thing, then Rave The Reqviem might just be the ones for you. The five piece, who came from what was a solo project, have created a sound described as a mixture of industrial metal, heavy electronica and powerful rock and are ready to release their debut album, The Gospel of Nil to the world.

FOES announce UK headline run

FOES are set to hit the road in October in support of their forthcoming The Summit Lies Skyward record (out via Basick Records on October 7). The progresive post rockers have had a busy summer in terms of live shows, with appearances at ArcTanGent festival, Throwfest and Tramlines alongside a co-headline tour with We Never Learned To Live.

Deadly Circus Fire announce open auditions for new vocalist!

Do you like prog-metal? Do you have the voice for it? Well prog-metal stalwarts Deadly Circus Fire have announced that they have parted ways with vocalist Adam Grant and auditions are now open for a replacement. The band have a bust schedule coming up with Euroblast festival and a full European tour!

The Acid Ballet – Missing Children ’63

Do you ever feel like your life is set in a horror movie? Listening to Missing Children 63’ we take a look at the incredibly sinister time of disappearing children and serial killers stalking the streets.

Monuments announce UK dates!

Hardworking prog metallers Monuments have announced some select dates for the UK on their European run this August! The dates tie in with the band's appearances at ArcTanGent festival in the UK, Wacken Open Air festival and Summer Breeze festival, both in Germany.

FOES announce debut album!

FOES recently announced a co-headline tour with We Never Learned To Live, the dates for which surround the band's appearances at ArcTanGent, Throwfest and Fort Fest.

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