Progressive Metal

BIG CITY ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM, “TESTIFY  X” OUT JULY 16, 2021 VIA FRONTIERS MUSIC SRL; SINGLE + VIDEO FOR TITLE TRACK OUT NOW

Frontiers Music Srl is excited to announce the signing of Big City, a melodic metal band from Norway, to a multi-album deal. Fans of bands such as Firewind, Queensryche, Magnus Karlsson’s Free Fall, Europe, Fair Warning, and the like should look forward to being introduced to this exciting band. The…

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Canada’s THE WRING Band Playthrough “Cipher” Off Upcoming Album “The Wring² Project Cipher”

Canada’s THE WRING Band Playthrough “Cipher” Off Upcoming Album “The Wring² Project Cipher” Album Guests ft. Marc Bonilla (Keith Emerson Band, California Transit Authority, Glenn Hughes), Bryan Beller (Joe Satriani, The Aristocrats, Dethklok, Steve Vai), Thomas Lang (Robert Fripp, Peter Gabriel, Robbie Williams), Jason Henrie, Jason Sadites Don Dewulf is…

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MAITREYA Shares Black Mirror Inspired Psychedelic Prog Video “Pilgrim”

Canadian progressive metalcore outfit Maitreya will be unleashing their upcoming full-length “Hyper Reels” this coming June 2021. The sophomore album boasts a higher degree of musical complexity, filthy breakdowns and a wider range on the vocals ebbing from melodic cleans into sustained growls set to a whirlwind of complicated riffs. The record is a heavily layered…

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Finland Prog Power Ultimatium New Music Video “Digital Tower”; New Album “Virtuality” Out Now!

Finland power proggers Ultimatium are sharing their new music video “Digital Tower” in support of their epic theme album “Virtuality” released this past November via Rockshots Records. Music Video: The band comments on the track: “Digital Tower is a very aggressive, but low-tempo song, the heaviest and most symphonic song we’ve ever made. The song is…

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Manuel Barbará Conjures The Weird And Wonderful With “The Nightmare Weaver” Off Upcoming Album “Moonrise”

Album Out March 19th, 2021 Heavy, ambient, classically inspired progressive metal is the name of the game for New Jersey’s Manuel Barbará. Looking to create something short, but still substantial for his debut release, he has come up with the seven-track instrumental album “Moonrise”. Much of Barbará’s writing aims to create worlds…

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Tolkien Inspired Progressive Rock Orchestra AINUR New Music Video “Kinslaying (The First) ft. Ted Nasmith”

New Album “War of The Jewels” Out March 19th, 2021 Inspired by Tolkienian mythology, prog-rock orchestra Ainur has been composing J.R.R. Tolkien masterpieces into galloping escapades across the audio landscape for nearly two decades. Their next anticipated record “War of The Jewels” is due out March 19th, 2021 (CD+Digital) (Vinyl – June 12th) via Rockshots Records, which…

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Prog Power Greece’s Illusory Share First Single “Besetting Sins” Off Upcoming Album “Crimson Wreath” Out May 2021

Set to release their third full length “Crimson Wreath” this coming May 2021 via Rockshots Records, Greece’s prog power Illusory are sharing the record’s first single “Besetting Sins”. “This is the opening track of the album and also our first single off the “Crimson Wreath” album. A very heavy song with fast guitar gallops, an Eastern…

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Out Now! Canada’s Maudiir Unleashes Dark Progressive Black Thrash On New EP “La Part du Diable”

“La Part du Diable” Out February 19, 2021 Riff-driven with big bass grooves and corrosive vocals, Montreal’s one-man-band Maudiir created by F. unleashes a new progressive black thrashing EP “La Part du Diable”, a full year after releasing the debut EP “Le Temps Peste”. The intense, dark music comes with lyrics that draw on…

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Watch A Master At Work With Jeff Pennachio’s Playthrough Of “Interposition”

Debut EP “Setting The Stage” Out Now! “Setting The Stage” is the debut solo EP from New York’s Jeff Pennachio (guitarist for Design The Void), containing three instrumental tracks that are composed in the style of fantastical soundtracks, creating an intricate picture that listeners can experience now. To indulge fans further, Pennachio has recorded a playthrough…

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