Tag Archives: Progressive Metal

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

Metal Review: Hyperial: Blood and Dust (2014)

Hyperial Blood and Dust

Poland progressive death metal outfit Hyperial are back with their sophomore effort, “Blood and Dust,” and are ready to tell you to forget all about that sophomore jinx. Their relentless, uncompromising sound is evident through each of the album’s 10 tracks leading up to an aural assault of just under 40 minutes. The band is

Video Interview: Amoral Tuska 2014

Amoral Fallen Leaves & Dead Sparrows

TJ from Skullbanger Media sits down and talks with Ben and Ari of Finnish progressive band Amoral. We discuss the band musical evolution from a death metal band to what they are today, their upcoming tour with Dark Tranquility and a special surprise for fans for the bands 10 year anniversary. Video interview originally posted

Opeth Premiere New Single Cusp of Eternity

Opeth Pale Communion

Opeth have officially premiered their brand new single Cusp of Eternity from their forthcoming new album “Pale Communion,” which will come out on August 26, 2014 via Roadrunner Records. Pale Communion Tracklisting: 01. Eternal Rains Will Come 02. Cusp Of Eternity 03. Moon Above, Sun Below 04. Elysian Woes 05. Goblin 06. River 07. Voice

Agalloch Streaming Entire The Serpent & the Sphere Album

Agalloch

Portland, Oregon progressive metal band Agalloch have made their new studio album, “The Serpent & the Sphere” available for streaming via NPR. The new album comes out May 13, 2014 and is the followup to 2010′s “Marrow of the Spirit.” Please upgrade your browser  

Queensrÿche Start Working on New Album

Queensryche

Recently, Queensrÿche reached a settlement with ex-vocalist Geoff Tate over the ownership of the Queensrÿche name and brand. Now that an agreement has been reached, the band, who had already began writing the follow-up to 2013′s self-titled release “Queensrÿche,” officially are working on the new album. Founding guitarist Michael Wilton states: “The Queensrÿche internal dynamic

Metal Review: Decembre Noir: A Discouraged Believer (2014)

Decembre Noir A Discouraged Believer

With a sound reminiscent of Bloodbath, early Katatonia and a few other bands, Decembre Noir brings us their debut release, “A Discouraged Believer.” While many would say that the album is formulaic and derivative of other bands in the genre, I applaud the band for what they did lay down on the album. For every

Opeth Releases Details For New Album Pale Communion

Opeth

Swedish progressive metal juggernauts Opeth have announced the title of their upcoming 11th studio album as “Pale Communion” and that it will be released on June 17, 2014 via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2011′s “Heritage,” “Pale Communion,” was produced by vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Mikael Ã…kerfeldt and mixed by Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree). In a recent interview

Metal Review: Starsoup: Bazaar of Wonders (2013)

Starsoup Bazaar of Wonders

Russian progressive metal band Starsoup hits us with their debut release, “Bazaar of Wonders,” and shows years of experience from a band with little experience. The dynamic recording is chock full of adventurous arrangements incorporating elements of spacey prog rock sounds and Middle Eastern sounds and samples. The band shows that they are in complete