PSYGNOSIS Make the Leap on ‘Mercury’

Five years ago, PSYGNOSIS decided to go in a direction that few metal bands have ever taken. Not only did they ditch extreme vocals entirely. They added a cellist to lift their trembling riffs, precision beats and cosmic ambience to lofty new heights. The French quartet is streaming their stellar new album Mercury on the Season of..

Voyager reissue “Fearless in Love” on Vinyl

Photo: Mike Dann VOYAGER have been everywhere since landing in the Top Ten at Eurovision. They've topped the AIR chart. They've chatted with Today and Guitar World and graced the cover of Prog magazine.  The Australian progressive pop metal band are currently gearing up for their upcoming European and UK tour. But now, they're announcing that their new album Fearless in Love is being reissued..

BLACK ORCHID EMPIRE Announce UK Tour

Photo:  Omar Ahmed. Black Orchid Empire has quite the reputation as a ferocious live band. The British prog rockers have announced a fresh run of tour dates. They'll be playing shows across the UK this October. "We're super stoked to be heading back out on the road!" says vocalist and guitarist Paul Visser. "It's been awesome..

PSYGNOSIS release second track of new album

Photo - Philippe Parickmiler - Daynightpicture. Instrumental Prog quartet PSYGNOSIS are proud to announce their brand new album Mercury, which will be released on September 15, 2023 via Season of Mist! This beautiful album reveals a whole different approach on extreme metal with different elements, of which one stands out the most: the band is forgoing a traditional vocalist..

PSYGNOSIS announce new album and release first track!

Photo: Philippe Parickmiler - Daynightpicture. Instrumental Prog quartet PSYGNOSIS are proud to announce their brand new album Mercury, which will be released on September 15, 2023 via Season of Mist! This beautiful album reveals a whole different approach on extreme metal with different elements, of which one stands out the most: the band is forgoing a traditional vocalist and..

The Devil’s Trade stream new album in advance of release date!

Photo: Cahntrik Photography Dark singer-songwriter act THE DEVIL'S TRADE is now streaming the upcoming album Vidékek vannak idebenn in advance of the release date! The new album will be released on July 14, 2023 via Season of Mist, but can be enjoyed now in full. Dávid Makó comments: "This album has given me so much hardship, confirmation, lessons and..

Voyager take the stage at the Eurovision grand final!

Photo: Mike Dann. Tomorrow, the synthsational outfit VOYAGER will perform on the world's largest stage, the Eurovision Song Contest 2023! The prog outfit will perform their song Promise at the grand final tomorrow, May 13th. To vote, please visit https://www.esc.vote. VOYAGER will take the stage as #15 in the running order! You can cast up to 20 votes either via SMS,..

SÓLSTAFIR kick off European tour!

Photo credit: Gaui H Icelandic post metal band SÓLSTAFIR are about to kick off their previously announced trek with KATATONIA, which will head out today January 20 for a co-headline tour of the UK and Europe. A full list of tour dates can be found below. 20 Jan 23 Tampere (FI) Pakkahuone 21 Jan 23 Helsinki (FI) House of Culture22 Jan 23..

Rotting Christ release digital compilation ‘The Apocryphal Spells’

Greek metal titans ROTTING CHRIST have just released a digital compilation featuring previously unreleased tracks. The Apocryphal Spells Vol I and II is out now on all digital streaming platforms. Listen to Vol I and Vol II now. The Apocryphal Spells Vol I Astral Embodiment (05:28) Moonlight (04:16) Phobia (05:40) Tormentor (cover) (02:33) Flag of Hate /..

THE ABBEY release new single and album info!

Photo: Raimo Dahl THE ABBEY, the emerging progressive doom metal band featuring. Natalie Koskinen (SHAPE OF DESPAIR), Jesse Heikkinen (HENGET, ITERUM NATA, etc),  Vesa Ranta (SENTENCED, THE MAN-EATING TREE), and Janne Markus (THE MAN-EATING TREE), are now releasing their second new single Widow's Will. The new offering is taken from the band's upcoming album Word of..