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Indie Prog Metal Band Of the Month for December 2015 – Shumaun

Our Indie Band of The Month feature for December is the new U.S. band  Shumaun who have been killing it in pretty much every review we’ve read since their self-titled debut album was released on November 13. Shumaun is a heavy melodic progressive metal band led by ex-Iris Divine singer/keyboardist/guitarist Farhad Hossain and the band’s sound is […] 

Album Review: VIII Strada – Babylon

We’re pretty big fans of classic Italian prog rock over here – with bands like PFM, Le Orme and Goblin still holding up big time for us (with Goblin even actively touring these days given their big horror music connection.) Since that era, it seems that Italian progressive music has incorporated elements of the earlier […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: November 25, 2015

Welcome to the last new release post of November! Those of us in the U.S. will be celebrating our annual Thanksgiving Day and, while we gorge on Turkey and stuffing, we’ll of course be blasting some killer prog metal to our families (God help them!). As usual, there is a ton of great melodic prog […] 

Exclusive Video Interview with Threshold Keyboardist Richard West

(November 19, 2015) – THRESHOLD KEYBOARDIST RICHARD WEST DISCUSSES VINYL VERSUS DIGITAL AND GETTING INTO PROG British progressive metal protagonists THRESHOLD’s new live album European Journey was just released to rave reviews on November 13! The double live album was recorded during the November 2014 ‘For The Journey’ tour and consists of 15 live tracks. In celebration of the release, […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: November 19, 2015

Is this year really coming to a close in just over a month? As we get ready to produce our annual top album list, we’re still seeing a ton of new releases all across the heavy prog spectrum and this week is no exception of course! Melodic prog metal fans have some awesome stuff to […] 

Interview With Guitarist Matt Stevens from the U.K. Prog Metal/Noise Rock Band The Fierce And The Dead

Around these parts, we do have our love for melodic symphonic progressive metal of the kind that’s been going strong for almost 30 years but that doesn’t mean we don’t like/need(!) to hear some edginess now and then. Same with many musicians out there in this far-ranging genre who are often influenced as much by prog […] 

Kiama – New Progressive Music Project from Rob Reed ( Magenta) and Andy Edwards ( Frost*/IQ)

(November 13, 2015) – Tigermoth Records are excited to introduce ‘Kiama’, the new band featuring Rob Reed (Magenta/Kompendium), Andy Edwards (Frost*/IQ), Luke Machin (Maschine/The Tangent) and Dylan Thompson (Shadow of The Sun/The Reasoning). Kiama’s debut album Sign of IV was recorded at Peter Gabriel’s ‘Real World’ studio. The first promo video features the song Cold Black […] 

Interview With Jamie Van Dyck from Earthside

We love it when a band just does everything right even before they debut their first album and that’s definitely the case for the New Haven, Connecticut band Earthside who have just released their debut album A Dream In Static on October 23. At that time we commented about this “very exciting debut album from this new Connecticut […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: November 11, 2015

Okay, now that you’ve had the chance to absorb last week’s unbelievable new albums (and yeah, we’re still baffled that the new Subsignal album ain’t streaming on Spotify but you can’t have everything – even these days!), let’s dive into some damned amazing prog metal goodness as we get ready to close out the year in […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: November 4, 2015

This may just be the week we’ve all been waiting for around here so let’s get to it already! For starters, we are beyond excited to present the fantastic new albums by one of the leading bands in the genre, the melodic prog rock/metal of German band Subsignal along with the jazz metal of the […] 

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