If you were a Nektar admirer during those heady days of A Tab In The Ocean or Recycled, you can approach this without trepidation: the legacy is in fine hands and has been respectfully added to Things are a bit complicated - and crowded - in the Nektar camp at the moment, which is a..
Double Experience is the Canadian duo of Brock Tinsley on guitar and Ian Nichols on vocals and bass and was formed in 2011. Self styled nerd rockers, they cite Weezer, Coheed and Cambria and Muse as major influences and describe their music as in the prog rock genre. Alignments (Neutral) is a10-minute EP and part..
This fall Dutch Symphonic titans EPICA and Finnish Cello masters APOCALYPTICA will join forces for the ‘Epic Apocalypse Tour’. The tour comes in support of EPICA’s upcoming album which will be released later this year. Support on all dates will be provided by Helsinki prog metallers WHEEL. EPICA's Simone Simons comments “To celebrate the upcoming..
Exponents of prog ukulele are thin on the ground... There are some instruments that seem to lend themselves to certain types of music – you know, electric guitars and drumkits were made for rock’n’roll, while it’s difficult to imagine an orchestra without a violin section. Other instruments are rare in certain circles; hard rock harpists..
Formed in 2006 by guitarist Tony Tomasicchio, Elegy Of Madness is another female fronted symphonic metal band with Invisible World being their fourth album to date. Hailing from Taranto in Italy and have gradually been building their reputation and have opened for quite a few big name acts in the last few years. There are..
Wow, wow, wow, get ready to be blown away by the latest Frontiers project!!!! I must admit that I started to get a little over-excited when I saw the line-up for this new band and when you see the names of Robin McAuley (lead vocals), Reb Beach (guitars), Jeff Pilson (bass, acoustic guitar, keyboards) and..
Woman, the new album from Gordon Giltrap, is released via Angel Air on 28 February 2020. The album features a set of melodic yet touching and profound songs that were created by Gordon to celebrate some remarkable individuals. On the one hand utterly personal, and yet on the other universal in theme, this is a..
Molly Karloff (great name!) are a hard-hitting, three-piece British alt-rock metal/grunge band, who release their highly anticipated second EP, Supernaturalation on Friday 6th March 2020. The EP is distributed digitally by Cargo, physically by Roulette Media and is available to order via www.mollykarloff.co.uk/super-ep. The band’s EP launch will be held at The Blackheart in Camden Town, London, on Thursday 27th February. The first single She Said was released..
There are moments of great restrained melodic prog beauty here, and there are also sections of sheer metallic hammer to make even the most carnivorous of metalheads nod appreciatively. It's Prog Metal Jim, but not as we know it. Zio. Let's start with a little explanation about who, or what, constitutes Zio. Essentially, it is..
Yorkshire-based Tim Hunter is a prolific singer/songwriter, who also counts script-writing, acting and music-producer as his other skills. He also has his own record label Northern Soundscapes and in a previous life he's been a freelance IT professional so he's a busy man! His musical compositions range from ballads through to classic rock and have..