Tag Archives: Progressive Metal

Anneke Van Giersbergen Launches New Band Vuur

Anneke Van Giersbergen - Vuur

Ex-The Gathering vocalist Anneke Van Giersbergen has launched a new progressive metal band in Vuur. The band is set to record their debut album and features members from The Gentle Storm project, including drummer Ed Warby, bassist Johan Van Stratum, guitarist Ferry Duijsens, and singer Marcela Bovio. Guitarist Jord Otto is also in the band.

Enslaved Streaming Track From Upcoming Compilation

Enslaved - The Sleeping Gods - Thorn

Norwegian progressive extreme metal giants Enslaved will release The Sleeping Gods – Thorn compilation on November 11, 2016 via By Norse Music. The album is a full-length of rare material from 2010-2011. Check out “Heimvegen” from the upcoming compilation below. Please upgrade your browser

Opeth Announces New Album and Signs to Nuclear Blast Records

Opeth

Progressive metal juggernauts Opeth have announced that they have signed with Nuclear Blast Records and that their 12th studio album, Sorceress, will be released later this year. Sorceress will be the band’s follow-up to 2014’s Pale Communion. Vocalist/guitarist Mikael Akerfeldt states, “We’re happy to confirm that we have indeed signed a deal with Nuclear Blast

Opeth Announces Book of Opeth Featuring Two New Acoustic Tracks

Opeth - Book of Opeth

Swedish progressive metal powerhouse Opeth have announced that they will be releasing Book of Opeth, a 208-page hardcover book commemorating the band’s 25th anniversary. The book is told in the first-person by Mikael Akerfeldt, the band, their friends, former members and collaborators and is illustrated throughout with hundreds of previously unseen, rare artworks and memorabilia.

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