Progressive Metal

TEXTURES PODCAST: EPISODE 9

Dutch extreme progressive technical metallers TEXTURES have issued the following update: “It has been quiet the past few months in the TEXTURES camp as we have mainly been focusing on writing a new album, building a new rehearsal room and preparing for a few summer festivals with our new singer…

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CRIMSON GLORY – “In Dark Places…1986 – 2000” 5 CD Box + 60 pages booklet

Metal Mind Productions presents the complete discography of one of the best and most influential prog-metal bands of the 80’s – Crimson Glory.   The exclusive 5 CD box entitled “In Dark Places… 1986 – 2000” contains all of their studio albums: “Crimson Glory”, “Transcendence”, “Strange And Beautiful”, “Astronomica” (2CD).…

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VOTUM Added To Metal Hammer Festival 2010

Polish prog metallers VOTUM recently confirmed their appearances at this year’s edition of the Metal Hammer Festival in Poland alongside Katatonia, Opeth, Pain Of Salvation, Riverside and headliners Korn (with one band still to be announced). The event will take place on August 27 at Spodek Hall in Katowice. VOTUM formed in Warsaw in 2003. The…

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DEATH: Previously Unseen Behind-The-Scenes Footage From ‘Lack Of Comprehension’ Video Shoot

Previously unreleased behind-the-scenes footage from the video shoot for the song “Lack Of Comprehension” from DEATH‘s seminal 1991 album “Human” can be viewed below. The three-minute clip was newly compiled and edited from the raw footage shot in September 1991 by DEATH mainman Chuck Schuldiner‘s former manager and current legal…

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SYMPHONY X OFFER NEW ALBUM UPDATE

North America’s progressive metal gods SYMPHONY X have recently entered the studio to begin recording drum tracks for the band’s Nuclear Blast debut and follow-up to 2007’s Paradise Lost, tentatively due before the end of the year.  According to the band’s webmaster, “[guitarist] Michael J. Romeo said that the drums…

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MISTHERIA STUDIO REPORT

All recordings and mixing are now complete for the forthcoming solo album from one of metal leading keyboard maestros – Mistheria. The keyboard wizard has checked in with the following guest updates. Mark Boals (Royal Hunt, Ring of Fire, Y. Malmsteen) has completed his recordings on the song “Eye of…

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ASHENT NAME NEW VOCALIST

Silence doesn’t mean inactivity: Titta Tani is the new singer of Italian progressive metallers Ashent. The band report: After a short but intense period of transition, the new Ashent line-up is finally completed. Titta Tani (Claudio Simonetti – Daemonia, Goblin, ex DGM and ex Necrophagia) officially joins the band, replacing…

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ANTHRIEL SIGN TO LION MUSIC

Lion Music are delighted to announce the signing of progressive metallers Anthriel. Hailing from Finland. Anthriel’s music can be described as a progressive metal band with straight metal and neo-classical influences. Formed in 2004 by Timo Niemisto (guitars), Antti Hakulinen (keyboards) and Jari Kuokkanen (drums) and Klaus Wirzenius (bass), it…

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NEVERMORE Celebrate Highest Billboard Chart Entry of Their Career; Prepare For Extensive World Tour

Seattle’s metal titans NEVERMORE are back and truly better than ever with the much anticipated new full-length release, The Obsidian Conspiracy, which could be their most impressive offering of their illustrious, decade plus, heralded career. The release also marks a very impressive milestone as it debuted at #125 on the…

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