From the shadows of Slovenia, Shadow Universe is an instrumental music project, creating quite breathtaking cinematic soundscapes from post-rock, neoclassical/ambient and post-metal elements. Their third album, 'Subtle Realms, Subtle Worlds' is released worldwide on 11 March, 2022 on Monotreme Records. And I have to say that it's a record that successfully harnesses both the quiet..
THE DEATH OF DEATH' RELEASED 18TH MARCH / WATCH THE VIDEO FOR ALBUM TITLE TRACK Greece has spawned countless instances of criminally underrated music acts in diverse genres ranging from black metal to electronic to avant garde pop music, and the sophomore album of modern progressive metal act Playgrounded titled 'The death of Death' is..
FFO - Dream Theater, Opeth, Epica, Rush, Anathema, Witchwood Following the release of their storming yet stunning new album 'Entropy', Acolyte have released a live video for the 11 minute musical pilgrimage 'Idiosyncrasy', taken from their recent live stream on Veeps, available for rewatch until 31st August 2021. Chris Cameron (drums), says this about performing Idiosyncrasy live"Idiosyncrasy is one..
Sunday 20th June saw a select audience of 295 souls worshipping their heroes Caligulas Horse at Brisbane's The Triffid (an old WW2 aircraft hangar). This was a Live after Lockdown streamed performance partly showcasing the band's 2020 album Rise Radiant. As livestream products go, I have to say this isn't of the highest standard -..
BUY TICKETS // SHOW ASSETS FOR SOCIALS [WILD THING RECORDS/BLOOD BLAST DISTRIBUTION] FFO - Dream Theater, Opeth, Epica, Rush, Anathema, Witchwood Acolyte released their new album 'Entropy' last Friday to great applause, and have now announced a global streaming event at the intimate and iconic venue in Melbourne, 'Chapel off Chapel'. Acolyte's live performance guarantees a stunning, powerful and emotive musical experience that..
Vokonis will release their fourth studio album "Odyssey" in May 2021. More dynamically diverse than ever, the 6 new tracks feature guest musician Per Wiberg (Opeth, Spiritual Beggars, Kamchatka) on Keyboard. Odyssey is Vokonis' first true prog-record. A record for the new decade. The album has gained a lot of hype in the stoner metal..
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..
Hot off supporting Jinjer on the recent German leg of the Macro World tour, Cologne progressive metal quintet ÆRIES made a statement of intent by proving that anything is possible if you put your mind to it - and if safety precautions are in place. One of the very few bands to carry out a successful tour in..
Voyager have announced that their album Colours in the Sun has recently been awarded the 'Best Hard Rock Album' award at the Independent Music Awards (USA). Drummer Ashley Doodkorte says this about the win: "At a time when we can't play any shows, go out and tour, or even get together and jam, finding out..