Progressive Metal

CHOREOMANIC (PESTILENCE Bassist Joost van der Graaf’s Experimental Prog/Funk Project) Posts Playthrough “Off With The Figurehead”

Playthrough Video Premiere via Bass Magazine Self-Titled Debut Out February 18, 2022 CHOREOMANIC is the experimental prog / funk project created  by PESTILENCE bassist Joost van der Graaf. Set to unleash its debut self-titled album on February 18, 2022, Graaf is sharing his latest bass playthrough for the track “Off With The Figurehead” with its premiere…

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CHOREOMANIC (PESTILENCE Bassist Joost van der Graaf’s Experimental Prog/Funk Project) Posts Short Bass/ Drum Rehearsal Video

Streaming First Single “Time To Let It Out” Self-Titled Debut Out February 18, 2022 CHOREOMANIC, the experimental prog / funk project created  by PESTILENCE bassist Joost van der Graaf, has posted a quick short clip of him and drummer Koen Herfst (VandenBerg, I CHAOS, Dew-Scented). Watch at youtu.be/joqUzlTgCEA Along with CHOREOMANIC‘s debut single “Time…

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A Metal-Rules.com Premiere: The Pulse – Escape Method Homicide

C Squared · Homicide Toronto based progressive metal outfit THE PULSE-ESCAPE METHOD is preparing to unleash their debut single “Homicide”. Fusing heavy instrumentation with intense electronics, their debut jumps straight into the experimental. “The Pulse-Escape Method is pleased to present our efforts with this lead-off single. “Homicide” not only provides…

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SONATA ARCTICA – launch lyric video for ‘The Rest Of The Sun Belongs To Me’ from upcoming “Acoustic Adventures – Volume One” album

Finnish melodic metal icons SONATA ARCTICA should be closing their »Acoustic Adventures« European tour this week. Unfortunately, it had to be postponed to late 2022 (the band’s extensive live itinerary can be found below!) due to obvious reasons. But fans need not worry as the band are bringing some cozy…

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Rockshots Records Signs Finland’s AMOTH (ft.Ensiferum’s Pekka Montin) For New Album “The Hour Of The Wolf”

Music Video For First Single “The Man Who Watches The World Burn” New Album “The Hour Of The Wolf” Out Jan 28, 2022 Rockshots Records is proud to announce their signing of AMOTH for the release of their third album “The Hour of The Wolf” on January 28, 2022. Amoth is a melodic progressive heavy metal…

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Rockshots Records Signs Italian Power Prog BERIEDIR For New Album “AQVA” Out Jan 2022

Streaming First Single “Departure Song” “AQVA” Out January 21, 2022 Rockshots Records is proud to announce their signing of Beriedir for the release of their new album “AQVA” on January 21, 2022. Beriedir (from the Sindarin word for “Guardians”) is a progressive melancholic power metal act based in Bergamo, Italy. The five-member band was founded by…

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A Metal-Rules Exclusive Premiere of Nothing is Real – Transmissions of the Unearthly

Message From the Artist: “These completely improvised sessions recorded live with guest drummer Jeremy Lauria over the course of two days resulted in transmissions of unearthly sounds and visions. These were then cut into tracks and overdubbed with extra guitars and vocals. Inspired by psych prog originators such as Can…

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