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P.A.W.N. – New Epic Lyric Video from New German Melodic Prog Rock/Metal Band

We were recently contacted by the Hamburg, Germany drummer and composer Dennis Matzat about the debut album of melodic rock and metal from his band P.A.W.N.  To say this is an ambitious project is quite an understatement as the album is 78 minutes of highly intricate and expertly composed progressive rock that definitely has more […] 

Album Review: Oceans Of Night – Midnight Rising

Oceans Of Night is a U.S. progressive metal band that has just put out their third studio album Midnight Rising.  The thing that truly sets this band apart from most of the melodic progressive metal bands around is definitely their distinctive theatrical feel that adds something personal and unique to the music along with the […] 

Special Providence – New Video From The Hungarian Instrumental Metal Fusion Band

Man are we finding out about some great instrumental metal bands these days.  Recently we posted about the stunning French band Cratylik Gene Ohm, and now we’ve got another amazing group of swell dudes – Hungarian band Special Providence.  These guys are a full-on heavy fusion quartet and have just released a new pro shot video […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 10/15/14

Damn, if 2014 isn’t closing out soon and there is still a ton of music yet to come. This week alone has 17 new offerings so we know you’re all gonna be busy checking ‘em all out!  Melodic prog metal fans have the most to choose from this week and include new albums from Serbia’s […] 

Album Review: Tungsten – Reservoir

Tungsten is a Philadelphia based U.S. band that is making some waves in the progressive scene with their rather unique fusion of metal and psychedelic infused progressive and hard rock from the early 70’s on their debut album Reservoir.  Now this is not a band that’s paying lip service to early prog by in adding […] 

Cratylik Gene Ohm – New Video From French Instrumental Metal Fusion Band

One of our new favorite bands, Cratylik Gene Ohm is back with a great video from their self-titled March album.  As much as we love the album, it’s even cooler seeing these guys do their thing with a record scratcher DJ and acoustic guitar while still keeping it heavy.  If you dig these guys as […] 

Album Review: Modest Midget – Crysis

Modest Midget is a quirkily named Dutch progressive rock band fronted by guitarist/vocalist/composer Lonny Ziblat.  And, forgive me on this one, there ain’t much metal going on here – but the music from this extremely talented band is just so good and unique that we felt compelled to review their new album, Crysis (self-produced and […] 

Interview With Steve Morse and Casey McPherson from Flying Colors

A few weeks ago we reviewed the new album, Second Nature by the all-star band Flying Colors featuring Mike Portnoy, Steve Morse, Neal Morse, Dave LaRue and vocalist Casey McPherson. Reviewer Rick Triana really loved the album and said it “really shows that the combination of these five musicians are all about collaboration, chemistry and […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 10/09/14

Well this is one hell of a varied week for the music. Very few bands working in similar styles so lots of diverse music to check out! The big news is the long-awaited return of legendary late-80′s band Sanctuary still led by the great Warrel Dane on vocals.  Fans of instrumental metal have two great […] 

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