RELEASED 16TH JULY / MUSIC FOR NATIONSTwo decades in and still a breath-taking piece of work, Opeth's magnum opus 'Blackwater Park' is dense with extraordinary melodic moments, spine-tingling atmospherics and agile but crushing heaviness, and one that saw the Swedish metallers kick open prog's ornate doors, fed death metal through the cosmic kaleidoscope and introduced..
Australian Cinematic Metal Quintet Acolyte unleash their new single "Entropy" on 10 February, to celebrate signing new deals with Blood Blast Music and Wild Thing Records. Hailing from Melbourne, Acolyte stands tall in the Australian music scene as a powerful and exploratory blend of both classic and modern progressive metal. FFO: Dead Can Dance, Porcupine..
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..
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..
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..
Long Distance Calling are one of the best and most internationally successful instrumental rock bands from Germany, a country that does produce great 'non-vocal' music. They were formed in 2006 and How Do We Want To Live? is their seventh studio album. The majority of their tracks are now extended instrumentals, but despite this their sound..
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 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..
Dawnwalker are an experimental metal band from London, England, featuring a revolving cast of players and led by songwriter Mark Norgate. Their music blends the modern progressive metal of Opeth and Tool with the melodic folk and progressive rock influences of 1970s heroes King Crimson and Comus, not to mention more recent prog bands like..