Oliver Wakeman (YES, Strawbs) reunites with Clive Nolan (Pendragon, Arena) after 20 years to issue a 3CD Box Set - Tales By Gaslight featuring remastered versions of their ‘future prog classics’ Jabberwocky and The Hound Of The Baskervilles along with a new disc Dark Fables. A lyric video for the new track, Why Do You Hate Me? from Dark Fables, is available to view below. The track is based around the confrontation between Frankenstein’s monster and his maker,..
RELEASED 16TH JULY / MUSIC FOR NATIONSTwo decades in and still a breath-taking piece of work, Opeth's magnum opus 'Blackwater Park' is dense with extraordinary melodic moments, spine-tingling atmospherics and agile but crushing heaviness, and one that saw the Swedish metallers kick open prog's ornate doors, fed death metal through the cosmic kaleidoscope and introduced..
Following on from the release of their new album 'Obsidian' in May 2020, PARADISE LOST finally bring their masterpiece live on stage in February 2022. Today, the British gothic metal legends announce their "Obsidian Moon" tour, featuring special guests MOONSPELL. PARADISE LOST frontman Nick Holmes says: "We're looking forward to doing a full UK tour again and playing some long-awaited shows in support of 'Obsidian',..
The phrase ‘New Wave of Classic Rock’ has always seemed a bit of a contradiction, as ‘new’ and ‘classic’ generally refer to opposite ends of the time scale. And of course, the more time marches on, the less ‘New Wave’ this genre appears. Nevertheless, the continuing surge of new bands espousing classic rock virtues is..
Maybe not a name familiar to everyone, Checking For Echo is a prog rock project revolving around multi-instrumentalist Jon Farley, previously with prog duo The Hollow Moon. Far from being a one-man 'vanity project', however, CFE utilises the talents of a whole range of guests, some well known and others new discoveries. The result is..
It is release day for Steel Rhino! Their debut single Boom Boom sends a much needed infusion of hard rock with a kick of heavy metal to music fans worldwide. This is the first single from their upcoming self titled full length album Steel Rhino that will be releasing on August 23, 2021 through GMR Music. With an attitude, heavy..
Arizona's Go Ahead And Die are raw and unrelenting; their self-titled debut album will be released on June 11th via Nuclear Blast Records. This past Friday, they've released an animated music video for their second single Toxic Freedom. Watch the video created by Costin Chioreanu below. Max Cavalera comments, "Toxic Freedom is about police corruption, police brutality, and police racism. It can be seen and felt all..
Emily Wolfe is an Austin, Texas based singer-songwriter and guitarist who has spent the last few years making a name for herself as an electrifying, live rock solo artist. Described as the sonic merging of PJ Harvey and Jack White, her 2019 self-titled debut album was co-produced with Ben Tanner of Alabama Shakes. It was..
Provogue will be releasing a new album, featuring previously unreleased material, from the iconic blues-rock master Gary Moore. How Blue Can You Get will be released on 30 April. Ahead of this Provogue has revealed the previously unreleased version of Freddie King's I'm Tore Down. This year marks ten years since the tragic passing of the iconic Northern Irish musician and singer-songwriter. He left..
Eagle-eyed viewers will have already seen a Velvet Thunder news story last week about Katatonia & Solstafir heading out together in January and February 2022 on the "Twilight Burials" tour, a 31-date co-headline tour of the UK and Europe. This follow-up fills in the details from Katatonia's point of view! The coming together of these two revered masters of..