Tag Archives: Progressive Metal

Metal Review: Enslaved: In Times (2015)

Enslaved - In Times

Norwegian progressive metal band Enslaved are back with their 13th studio album In Times, their first album in three years, which is a huge gap for the Scandinavian band. From their early days of black metal, Enslaved has always held a special place in my heart. The band plays with an intensity that few bands

Sanctuary Releases Existence Fading Music Video

Sanctuary: The Year the Sun Died

Seattle progressive metal band Sanctuary have release a video for the track “Existence Fading” taken from the band’s latest offering The Year the Sun Died. Please upgrade your browser

Metal Review: My Hollow: On Borrowed Time (2015)

My Hollow: On Borrowed Time

Sometimes labeled as progressive groove metal, sometimes as deathcore, but regardless of what we want to label them as, Toronto, Ontario’s own metal band My Hollow is back with the follow-up to 2012’s Cold Dark Days EP. Their new piece of work is entitled On Borrowed Time and comes at the listener like a ten

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 (read the Enslaved – In Times review), 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

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