Tag Archives: Progressive Metal

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

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

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