Progressive Metal

KATATONIA LAUNCHES “NIGHT OVER NORTH AMERICA” TOUR VIDEO TRAILER Headlining tour to kick off this September

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Sweden’s unrivaled progressive metal band, Katatonia, has launched a teaser trailer for their forthcoming headlining US tour, the “Night Over North America” tour below: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enI33UNul5c[/youtube] The MetalSucks.net sponsored trek, which features Swallow The Sun and Orphaned Land in support, will kick off in Baltimore on September 8th.…

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THE CRINN ANNOUNCE FOUR REGIONAL SHOWS

St. Paul, Minnesota’s progressive experimentalists THE CRINN have announced four regional shows in Indiana, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. Chad White, bassist for THE CRINN, states: “We are extremely excited to share the stage for a couple of dates with some of the heaviest hitters in modern metal!  They are sure to be amazing…

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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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