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Obsidian Kingdom – New Video to Celebrate the Re-Release of Mantiis (on Season of Mist)

Can it really be almost two years ago that we went nuts over the non-compromising and inventive experimental metal from Spain’s Obisdian Kingdom on their debut album “Mantiis“?  Yep – and you can read our review HERE.  As we said at the time, “Mantiis is, as they put it, “an agony in 14 bites” and to […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 10/28/14

Progressive metal fans need not worry – the albums just keep on coming!  This week we’ve got 20 new albums for you to check out and if you like melodic metal, you’ve got a ton to choose from including two headlining releases, the long-awaited Ziltoid 2 (Z2) from that lovable Canadian maniac Devin Townsend along […] 

Idensity – Live Pro-Shot Video From French Progressive Melodic Death Metal Band

Almost a year ago we reviewed the sophomore album, Chronicles by the French melodic death metal band, Idensity and really loved their unique take on the genre that included “a strong mystical, middle-eastern music/orchestral element plus an excellent female violinist and singer”  (you can read our full review of Chronicles HERE.)  The band recently shot a […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 10/21/14

Well we’ve definitely got a ton of new releases this week and for some reason we’ve got mostly progressive death metal so if that’s your thing, this is the week for you!  For that end of the musical spectrum, this week sees releases by Australia’s Glades, Bulgarian band Violentory, Italy’s Bahal, Spanish band Gotteron, the […] 

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 […] 

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