Debut Album Stalker out now via APF Records Utopia, the metal group centred around guitarist John Bailey and Corrupt Moral Altar vocalist Chris Reese have announced UK tour dates for February 2022 following the release of their debut album 'Stalker' last month on APF Records. John comments,"One of the things about music like this is..
It always amazes just how much music there is out there simply waiting to be discovered and the latest name that we have to add to our ever growing list is Wine Guardian, a most impressive and inventive progressive metal band from Italy. They are a new name to me and it appears that the..
The first forty minutes saw Hackett reminding us he’s not just all about keeping the Genesis flame alive, he’s also still a contemporary recording artist of some significance All photos by Mark Stimpson 'Well, isn’t it lovely to be able to go out again? Our first tour in 18 months', Steve Hackett gushes after the..
An extensive collection of rarities and B-sides marking 30 years of the band, Katatonia are set to release Mnemosynean on 1st October 2021 through Peaceville Records. The term relates to the goddess of memory in Greek mythology (and derives from the same source as the word mnemonic) so it's entirely apt! In fact tomb inscriptions..
The 'difficult second album'. It's one of the most repeated cliches in rock music over the last few decades, but the number of bands who have their own examples are legion. Marillion were no exception when Fugazi arrived a year after the debut Script For A Jester's Tear in 1984. Personnel changes, producer issues and..
ALEX CANION OF PERTH BASED PROG METAL ACT VOYAGER LAUNCHES SOLO MATERIAL 'BIRTHMARK' - COMING OCTOBER 25TH [INDEPENDENT] Best known for being the charismatic bass player & backing vocalist of the Australian progressive metal band VOYAGER, Perth based musician Alex Canion takes the helm to navigate through the murky waters of alternative/heavy rock with his..
Legendary US progressive rockers Spock's Beard are beyond excited to be announcing UK tour dates for March 2022. Tickets on sale now! Alan Morse comments: "We're just so excited to get back on the road again, we can't wait to see all our friends we've missed so much during this crazy time. We are..
INCLUDES COLLABORATIONS WITH BOZ SCAGGS, MARK KNOPFLER, PATTI SCIALFA, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, KEB' MO', BILLY F GIBBONS, RICKIE LEE JONES, MARCIA BALL, PETER FRAMPTON, JOE BONAMASSA AND G.E. SMITH LINER NOTES BY PETE TOWNSHEND PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM HERE Dion is following up his critically acclaimed and commercially successful 2020 album release Blues With Friends with Stomping Ground, a new album that..
Nick D'Virgilio (Big Big Train, ex-Spock's Beard), Neal Morse (Transatlantic, NMB, ex-Spock's Beard), and Ross Jennings (Haken, Novena) are pleased to announce the formation of their new trio D'Virgilio, Morse & Jennings. The group has signed to InsideOutMusic for the release of their debut album 'Troika' in early 2022. Recorded during lockdown, the process began..
On Friday, Parisian power-trio Iron Lizards released their debut album "Hungry for Action". High octane garage rock with no fuss. Described as "seriously energetic and noisy stuff that would make most metal bands blush" by UKs Vive Le Rock. Iron Lizards are a power-trio from Paris, France. The band was formed in 2015 by Elio..