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Album Review: Dreamgrave – Presentiment

Dreamgrave – an interesting name for a band. Do they dream of death or do think that what ends up there does the dreaming, perhaps for eternity. Or perhaps they’re just deadly serious about what they do. The band is from Szeged (the fourth largest city in Hungary – known primarily for its large oil […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 12/16/14

You would think at that the end of the year there might be a slowdown in albums released but nope – not in this genre. With so many bands out there clamoring for our attention, there is a seemingly endless supply of albums coming out all throughout the year.  And on this post, our last […] 

Album Review: Divine Ascension – Liberator

Over the past few years, Australian progressive metal outfit Divine Ascension set out to develop a really complex and unique blend of sound.  Their latest studio album is entitled Liberator, and it has been released on November 20th, 2014.  Even though the release date wasn’t long ago, the album is already receiving praise and acclaim […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 12/11/14

As we close out this amazing year and working feverishly on our year-end top album list, we’ve still got some great albums for you all to check out.  This week we’ve mostly got melodic prog and power metal and our featured album this week is the new EP by Witherscape, the great duo project from […] 

Nascent – Boston Based Eclectic Instrumental Metal Band’s New Video

Here’s another fantastic album from last year that we missed (shame on us!)  Boston’s Nascent is an instrumental progressive metal group led by Jeff Briggs and Libor Hadrava and, on their 2013 album, Methods for Detection, Analysis, and Isolation they’ve crafted a very exciting blend of heavy, dark instrumental music that blends elements of prog […] 

Album Review: Unconscious Disturbance – Shooting At The Moon

Unconscious Disturbance is a young Brazilian band now living in Brooklyn looking to make their mark playing a brand of aggressive prog metal that is an interesting fusion of intense and highly intricate guitar-based prog rock and modern aggressive metal.  The band has been around for only a couple of years and is comprised of […] 

Extreme All-Star Prog Metal band Alkaloid’s Crowdfunding Campaign for their Debut Album

Are you ready for this????  Recently a group world class metal musicians got together and created Alkaloid with the promise of creating the most extreme prog metal band in the world.. Given that this band includes vocalist Moreen (Dark Fortress, Noneuclid, The Hungry Gods), guitarist Christian Münzner (ex-Obscura, ex-Necrophagist, Spawn Of Possession), guitarist Danny Turner (Aborted, […] 

Album Review: Schysma – Idiosyncrasy

With so many bands keeping the buzz alive, Italy seems to be a great place for progressive metal these days. The scene is really thriving and keeps giving birth to creative and unique projects with very special personalities. This is definitely the case for Schysma. The group originated from an idea of keyboardist Martina Bellini and bassist […] 

Drummer Sean Lang Posts Teaser Video For Seven Year Storm

In July we posted about the crowdfunding campaign from Vancouver-based drum instructor Sean Lang (you can read our original post HERE.)  Lang is a very well-regarded online drum instructor who specializes in metal and has been working hard to produce his first solo album, Aion I which is scheduled to release on Feb. 25 thanks […] 

Prog Metal New Releases: 12/5/14

Well now that 2014 is coming to a close, we’re busy putting together our top album list for the year (and a damn hard one it is to do too!) and are still finding some great music to let you all know about.  In addition to a few albums that just came out we found […] 

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