Progressive Metal

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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Manuel Barbará Shares Guitar / Bass Playthrough For Title Track From Upcoming Progressive Metal Album “Moonrise” Out March 19th, 2021

New Jersey’s Manuel Barbará is releasing his debut album “Moonrise” this coming March. The first single for this full length is the title track. Featuring seven instrumental tracks of classically inspired progressive metal, Manuel Barbará puts a conscious effort into making each song into a cohesive, well-composed whole rather than a collection of flashy guitar tricks.…

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Canada’s Maitreya Redefine Progressive Metalcore With “Catalyst” Off Upcoming “Hyper Reels”

“Hyper Reels” Out June 2021 Oshawa’s Maitreya have a new album “Hyper Reels” coming out in June 2021. The first single from the album is “Catalyst” out on January 29, 2021 complete with a music video. Dimensional and visceral, fans familiar with the first self-titled album will be excited with the new works. Everything has evolved,…

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IMMORTAL GUARDIAN Unveils Music Video For Pandemic-Inspired Track “Clocks”

Progressive/Power Metal Quartet Immortal Guardian’s Concept Album “Psychosomatic” Out February 12, 2021 via M-Theory Audio IMMORTAL GUARDIAN – hailed by MetalSucks as “seriously epic” – has unveiled a music video for “Clocks”, the third single from their forthcoming concept album “Psychosomatic”. The clip, which features footage from the last time the extreme progressive/power…

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Streaming Now! Jeff Pennachio’s Orchestral Soundtrack Rock “Setting The Stage”

“Setting The Stage” Out January 22, 2021 New York’s Jeff Pennachio (guitarist for Design The Void) is now streaming his debut EP “Setting The Stage” before it officially drops on Friday, January 22, 2021. The three-track collection of progressive instrumental soundscapes paints a diverse and explosive picture suitable for metal aficionados of all sorts. The EP…

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Victoria K Shares Video Clip “Freaks” From Upcoming DVD “Live Isolation Concert”

“Live Isolation Concert” Out January 29, 2021 Australia’s Victoria K will be releasing their first official DVD “Live Isolation Concert” on January 29, 2021 via Rockshots Records. The top-notch live DVD experience was recorded during the pandemic crisis and includes all the songs from the highly acclaimed debut album “Essentia” unleashed during April 2020. Leading up to the…

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