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Prog Metal New Releases: 04/22/14

This week’s new progressive metal releases features the eagerly anticipated new album by Dutch symphonic metal masters Stream Of Passion featuring the gorgeous vocals of Marcela Bovio.  For fans of that style of progressive music, you can check out the new EP from Hungary’s SoulMirror.  Modern metal fans can also hear the atmospheric post-metal from Portugal’s […] 

Spotify Friday Review #114: Menace: Impact Velocity

Okay I’ll be the first to admit that a lot of earlier forms of metal have completely bypassed me.  Hell, I didn’t even get into anything remotely heavy until I discovered Dream Theater back in the day and it took me a long time to even appreciate some of the heaviest shit around.  That said, […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 04/15/14

What a great week this is for melodic prog metal! For starters, the indie metal label Nightmare Records has TWO major releases this week – the new album by Danish band Anubis Gate and legendary Australian band Teramaze.  But that’s just the beginning of what we’ve got this week as we’ve also got some real […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 04/09/14

Continuing with last week’s list of new, relatively unknown bands, this week we’ve got some great bands and projects that have really caught our ear with a very diverse selection of albums.  For melodic metal fans, this week sees the double album debut of Spanish melodic metal band Pervy Perkin (a strange name no doubt […] 

Spotify Friday Review #113: Orisonata

Orisonata is a new entry in the crowded, mostly European-led genre of female-fronted symphonic metal bands.  But unlike very well-known and long running bands like Within Temptation, Nightwish and Stream Of Passion (who’s new album is coming out on April 18 btw), Orisonata is from the United States and has the distinction of being led […] 

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