November 25, 2020

Scaphoid – Absent Passages (Shunure records)

Four years after a promising debut EP, the Austin (Texas) prog-metal/post-rock artist Scaphoid returns with Absent Passages, revealing a musically dexterous, hugely skillful and fascinating soundscape that flows freely between aggression and atmosphere, from incendiary roar to infectious groove to intoxicating delicacy. Each track is impeccably composed and, allied to a scintillatingly clean production, this..

PORCUPINE TREE 13CD BOX SET ‘THE DELERIUM YEARS’ ANNOUNCED

LIMITED EDITION 13 DISC BOX SET COMING 20TH NOVEMBER ON TRANSMISSION  After it recently being announced that Snapper Music will be representing Porcupine Tree’s Transmission label worldwide, we have the details of the first release under the new deal – Porcupine Tree – The Delerium Years  - a deluxe 13 CD box set chronicling the evolution of Porcupine..

A Swarm Of The Sun – Zenith (tenth anniversary re-release)

If you like "droning" post-rock/metal, carry on reading - A Swarm of The Sun do it, and mostly do it well! The Swedish post-rock band have released a special tenth anniversary edition of their debut full-length album Zenith. The band hails from Stockholm, Sweden and consists of the duo Erik Nilsson and Jakob Berglund. They released an EP, The King of Everything, on the Visual..

Kyros – Isolation gigs, interview

Readers will recall the recent review of Kyros' latest album Celexa Dreams, launched in June of this year. It received positive reviews throughout the music press rock, demonstrating a skillful mix of Alt-Rock, Electronic Rock and Art Rock with heavy leanings towards Prog Rock. The band have cited influences as diverse as Porcupine Tree, Kate Bush, Muse, Radiohead, Rush, CHVRCHES, The Dear Hunter, Duran Duran, Trevor Horn, IQ, Spock’s..

Kyros – Celexa Dreams (White Star Records)

Kyros are a London-based prog rock outfit dating back to 2009 through a number of phases, not least being previously known as Synaesthesia. The name change was for a variety of reasons but it marks the point at which they perhaps became a fully fledged "ensemble" of a band rather than a solo project of..