The Flying Caravan – I Just Wanna Break Even

If there’s a prize for the best new prog debut release of 2021 then it must surely go to The Flying Caravan. Think about legendary progressive rock double albums for a moment. What comes to mind? The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway? Tales From Topographic Oceans? The Wall? All of those are examples of bands..

OAK – Nine Witches Under A Walnut Tree

OAK mix genuine prog moments, with jazz, folk and Italian elements to create a quite fascinating musical cocktail. What would Ian Anderson have sounded like if he’d been born in Solopaca rather than Dunfermline? For those of you without an encyclopaedic knowledge of geography: Solopaca is a tiny hamlet somewhere in Southern Italy that I..


Powerhouse rockers Fozzy drop their breath taking, unprecedented music video for SANE, filmed on the longest wooden rollercoaster on the planet today! Get a first-hand view of the madness as the band literally defies gravity, by reaching top speeds of 70 mph and terrifying drops of 154 feet!  It's an edgy, heart-stopping thrill ride that represents both the power and physicality..

Bay Area Thrashers INFEX to Release ‘Burning in Exile’ on August 13

Bay Area Thrashers INFEX will self-release Burning in Exile August 13 on CD, digital, and limited edition red translucent 12" vinyl formats. The official video for album track Acid Reign is available below. Though the sound of Burning in Exile is firmly anchored in a ripping form of thrash metal, elements of old school hardcore and crossover metal are present as well...

DIRKSCHNEIDER & THE OLD GANG release new single & video ‘Every Heart Is Burning’, three track single ‘Arising’ will be released on 27th August on AFM Records.

It's not too very often that the names of the people involved alone are enough to document the great importance of a new project. DATOG - short for DIRKSCHNEIDER & THE OLD GANG - consists of Accept/U.D.O./ Dirkschneider frontman Udo Dirkschneider and his long time companions Peter Baltes (bass; ex-Accept), Stefan Kaufmann (guitar; ex-Accept, U.D.O.)..

Flotsam And Jetsam – Blood In The Water (AFM Records)

"Nothing lasts forever" is how the saying goes but since its renaissance at the dawn of the millennium, thrash metal appears pretty much invincible right now. It is certainly outliving the lifespan that the naysayers afforded it. What is incredible - and four decades on - is that the founding bands, the originators and pioneers..