Tag Archives: Progressive Metal

Savatage Return to Wacken Samples Online

Savatage: Return to Wacken

Savatage’s upcoming reunion performance at Wacken Open Air in Wacken, Germany is a long time coming for the progressive metal legends. To celebrate this momentous occasion, Savatage and earMUSIC will release the Return to Wacken album on June 19, 2015. The album will contain studio versions of classic songs that the band played live at

Song of the Week: Agalloch: Falling Snow

Agalloch: Ashes Against the Grain

“Falling Snow” comes off of Agalloch’s third full-length, Ashes Against the Grain, which saw the band lose some of its neofolk elements and concentrate on a more straightforward sound. The band began to tour after the release of The Mantle and found it hard to play some of the tracks live, so they concentrated on

Enslaved Streaming New Album In Times Online

Enslaved: In Times

Listen to the entire new Enslaved album, In Times in its entirety in the video clip below. Nuclear Blast Records has made the whole thing available online today. In Times will be in stores on March 6, 2015 in Europe, March 9, 2015 in the UK and March 10, 2015 in North America. Please upgrade

Enslaved Streaming New Track One Thousand Years of Rain

Enslaved: In Times

Norwegian progressive metal giants Enslaved are streaming “One Thousand Years of Rain” off of their upcoming album In Times, due out on March 6, 2015 in Europe, March 9, 2015 in the UK and March 10, 2015 in the U.S., via Nuclear Blast Records. While this is not the full track, you get to hear

Metal Review: Devin Townsend Project: Z2 (2014)

Devin Townsend Project: Z2

At the time of its creation, “Ziltoid the Omniscient” was a time for change for Devin Townsend. It was a reboot of sorts for Townsend’s career and life. His solo band was disbanded and Strapping Young Lad has run its course. Townsend returns home to think things through and to decide on his future. On

Song of the Week: Opeth: Face of Melinda

Opeth: Still Life

Progressive metal juggernauts Opeth are one of the most interesting bands in music. The ever-changing style may turn off their die-hard fans, but the fact of the matter is that Opeth is an astounding band that makes good music regardless of how heavy it is. One of the most melodic tracks that Opeth has ever

Metal Review: Solstafir: Otta (2014)

Solstafir: Otta

Icelandic post black metal outfit Sólstafir is back with their fifth full-length release in “Ótta.” While their are still slight remnants of their olden black metal days nearly 20 years ago, the band has shed their black metal skin and are still making high quality music under a different light. This light is still dark

Opeth Posts Eternal Rains Will Come Music Video

Opeth: Pale Communion

Swedish progressive metal giants Opeth are back with new album “Pale Communion,” which came out this week via Roadrunner Records.Today, the band has also released a video clip for the song Eternal Rains Will Come. Opeth will be headed to North America for a tour with In Flames in December. If you have heard “Pale

Opeth Streaming Pale Communion in Full

Opeth: Pale Communion

Progressive metal powerhouse Opeth is streaming their upcoming release, “Pale Communion” at Pitchfork Advance ahead of its release. “Pale Communion” is Opeth’s 11th studio album and will be released shortly via Roadrunner Records. Please upgrade your browser

Metal Review: Lehmann: Lehmanized (2014)

Lehmann: Lehmanized

Italian vocalist/bassist Matteo Lehmann, best known for being a musician on for Iron Maiden lead vocalist Blaze Bayley’s solo band, has released his own solo project now. The band is simply called Lehmann and the album is entitled “Lehmanized.” Sounds like someone has a little bit of an ego, but aside from that, let’s take