Have you ever wondered what Brian Eno would sound like if he wrote a doom album? I know that’s an odd question but believe me it didn’t come totally out of the blue! Witnesses is the project of New Yorker multi-instrumentalist Greg Schwan (ex-keyboard player of doom merchants While Heaven Wept). Like many, he likes..
Has Raised More Than $300,000 With Special “Atlas Falls” T-Shirt & Song Bundle Benefiting Non-Profit Humanitarian Aid Organisation Direct Relief This past Friday multi-platinum band Shinedown releases their new single Atlas Falls, sharing a message of optimism and faith in humanity amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the lyric video below and pick up a copy of the single...
It is easy to forget what Germany has brought to music over the decades, an endless list of of electronic, avant-garde and underground bands. From Krautrock to Neue Deutsche Welle (New German Wave) heavy electronica with its roots in British punk but faithful to the German tongue. The late 1980s and early 1990s heralded a..
Alternating sections of gentle, fluttering notes and commanding strumming... With thirty-one studio albums, a host of compilations, boxed sets, and a massive amount of library music to his credit, Anthony Phillips is not the type of musician whose catalogue is easy to trim down to an hour's worth of favourites. But 'Ant' was tasked with..
This is the third release by this Australian glam rock band, and they certainly have that swagger and in-your-face attitude that just about every band from down under seems to have. They call themselves a theatrical glam band, which probably means they like to dress up, and admittedly they are very glamorous to look at..
Subsignal like their music coated in a patina of melancholy, isolation and gravitas. This is music which speaks to you, but doesn't talk about the weather. Okay, for starters it may be prudent to begin by explaining who Subsignal are, for those who have not previously entered their singular orbit. Hailing from Munich, they originally..
Voyager have announced that their album Colours in the Sun has recently been awarded the 'Best Hard Rock Album' award at the Independent Music Awards (USA). Drummer Ashley Doodkorte says this about the win: "At a time when we can't play any shows, go out and tour, or even get together and jam, finding out..
a unique and curious blend of heavy rock riffs, thumping electronica, and anthemic choruses... Happenings in the Frost* camp have been fairly intermittent in the four years since their third album Falling Satellites was released to largely positive reviews. But recently the good news broke: a new album is due to be released in September..
Following the success of their self-titled debut album, released last year on The Sign Records, Swedish retro rockers The Riven are back with a new tour planned for the Autumn. New material is also on its way, a follow-up album in the pipeline heralded by the release in August of a new double-A single -..
Born In Exile is a female fronted progressive metal band from Barcelona in Spain that formed in 2012 with Trancendence being their second album following their debut release, Drizzle Of Cosmos, in 2017. I haven’t heard the first album but Trancendence shows them to be a hard hitting, frenetic progressive metal band of great technical..