Tag Archives: progressive

SOEN – Announce London Show On 1st April 2017

ANNOUNCE LONDON SHOW AS PART OF EUROPEAN TOUR NEW ALBUM: “LYKAIA” OUT NOW UDR is proud to announce a new addition to their great roster: SOEN. The band released their new album “Lykaia” on 3rd February 2017. SOEN, the progressive GROUP featuring the otherworldly driven drumming of Martin Lopez (formerly …

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Dream Theater Debut Official Video for ‘Our New World’

DREAM THEATER DEBUT OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR “OUR NEW WORLD” Legendary prog-metal masters Dream Theater have debuted their official music video for “Our New World” taken from their critically acclaimed double concept album, ‘The Astonishing’, released in January by Roadrunner Records. The video, which premiered in the USA with The Wall …

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Opeth to Release Live Album ‘Lamentations’ on Vinyl for the First Time

OPETH – LAMENTATIONS   Released 22nd July – Music For Nations      Music For Nations have announced the release of Swedish progressive titans Opeth’s critically acclaimed live album, ‘Lamentations’. Originally released as a DVD the album will be available for the first time ever on triple heavy weight 180 gram …

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Seven Eyed Crow Stream ‘Dark Ways to the Sun’

Seven Eyed Crow Stream Debut EP ‘Dark Ways to the Sun’ A week after a very limited shoot for the fans, French alternative band Seven Eyed Crow (rock/metal/progressive crossover) is about to unleash its debut EP called ‘Dark Ways to the Sun’ planned for an official release on May 21st for physical and digital …

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Manimalism – Manimalism (Adversum)

What is post black metal really mean? It is a tag that provides a convenient and lazy description for music which deserves much more analysis and respect. This is what has been said about this band, it is far from the reality. As far as taking your time to put …

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Overdrive – The Final Nightmare

Overdrive, from Grantham in Lincolnshire, are a band I seemed to have overlooked when listening to some of the old eighties rock and metal bands from my heyday. They first came onto the NWOBHM scene way back in 1981 releasing a 3 track EP “On The Run”, and another 4 …

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Malevolent Creation – Audio, Glasgow – 18/08/2014

.@malevolentcreat @DeProfundisBand @Scordaturaband @exilethetraitor show at @ AudioGlasgow reviewed by @AnybodyBC for @Planetmosh   If there is a smashing way to brighten up Monday, then it is with a concert and preferably, a death metal one. Glasgow just had this opportunity on 18th of August in Audio. The gig had …

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Tesseract – Altered State

Having heard a lot of buzz & chatter on various music websites and guitar magazines, I was eager to get a listen to latest release from this 5-piece and find out what all the fuss is about. Although Tesseract have been around with various personnel since 2003 this is only …

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Clock Paradox – Egotheism

Finnish progressive death metal. Quite a mouthful really isn’t it? And even more so if you take it in the form of Clock Paradox’s debut album, Egotheism. You may already know these guys from their 2010 promotional release The Five Precepts. If you aren’t so familiar then don’t worry; their …

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Coheed and Cambria – The Afterman: Ascension

Progressive rock masters Coheed and Cambria should add the word “consistency” into their name somewhere. Coheed, Cambria and Consistency. All right, fine, so it doesn’t quite have the same ring to it, but it does accurately describe the band’s illustrious career so far, as they’ve managed to constantly spew out …

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MONUMENTS – “Gnosis”

If you think back to bands such as SixTh then this genre of ultra tech/ djent has been around for some time, however, with bands such as TesseracT, Periphery and Meshuggah perhaps bringing it more to the public eye and out of the groove Metal shadows, it can be no …

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Fen – ‘Of Losing Interest’

This fifth album from these Vancouver progressionalists – and their second for the impressive Californian label, Ripple Music – is certainly an interesting offering, and definitely one which bears more than one listen, given its complexity and depth. At first, it comes across as a purely retrospective slab of prog, …

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TesseracT – Perspective (E.P)

2011 was the year when UK progressive metallers TesseracT leaped from the internet underground to become the UK’s fastest rising international metal prospect. The debut album ‘One’, released in March, received a phenomenal response with music fans and the press alike, making many of the critics top albums of 2011 …

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