alternative prog metal

Somehow Jo to release new studio album “Tusk” on November 22nd 2019

Finnish prog-alt metal weirdness Somehow Jo has released a new single from their upcoming album and it sounds truly remarkable! The just released single carries the name “Mad Town” and it combines progressive and alternative influences of metal music. With this news single the band has come up with an innovative version of making modern metal music.

The upcoming “Tusk” album is the second release of these Finnish talents and it is released on November 22nd, 2019, via Inverse Records.
 

Last Union release music video for new single “Most Beautiful Day”

Italian progressive metal band, Last Union have released a new music video and single for “Most Beautiful Day”, featuring Mike LePond (Symphony X) on bass and Uli Kusch (ex-Helloween, ex-Masterplan) on drums.

The video can be viewed below.

The track is taken from their debut album “Twelve”, which also features Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie on three songs, and will be released on December 21st, 2018, through ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records.

Last Union release music video for new single “Taken”

Italian progressive metal band, Last Union feat. as guest Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie have released a new music video and single for “Taken”.

The track is taken from their debut album “Twelve”, which also features Mike LePond (Symphony X) on bass, Uli Kusch (Helloween, Masterplan) on drums, will be releaed on December 21st, 2018, through ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records.

The video can be viewed below.

Video Director, DOP: Alessandro Scattolini, Video Editing: Marco Borsella.

Last Union release music video for new single “President Evil”

Italian progressive metal band, Last Union, feat. as guest Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie, have released a new single and music video for “President Evil”.

Watch the video below.

The track is taken from their debut album “Twelve”, which also features Mike LePond (Symphony X) on bass, Uli Kusch (ex-Helloween, ex-Masterplan) on drums, will be releaed on December 21st, 2018, through ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records.

The effort was mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren, best known for his work with Ach Enemy, Symphony X, Devin Townsend, Angra and Opeth, to name a few.

Soen to release new studio album “Lotus” on February 1st 2019

On February 1st, 2019, Swedish-based progressive metal group, Soen, will release their fourth album, “Lotus”, via Silver Lining Music with preorders available on November 16th.
 
Having spent the last six months digging deep into the muddy depths of their emotions, the nine songs comprising Soen’s “Lotus” are intoxicating, addictive aural therapies, questioning much of today’s darkness while juxtaposing them with moments of great escape and hope.
 

Last Union to release debut album “Twelve” on December 21st 2018

Italian progressive metal band, Last Union, featuring Mike LePond (Symphony X) on bass, Uli Kusch (ex-Helloween, ex-Masterplan) on drums, and as guest James LaBrie (Dream Theater) on vocals, have announced the release of their debut album “Twelve” on December 21st, 2018, via ROAR! Rock Of Angels Records.

The effort was mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren, best known for his work with Arch Enemy, Symphony X, Devin Townsend, Angra and Opeth to name a few

The album artwork was made by Thomas Ewerhard (Avantasia, Rage, Threshold).

Stellar Circuits to release new studio album “Ways We Haunt” on November 9th 2018

Since 2015, Winston-Salem, NC-based quartet Stellar Circuits have been churning out massive soundscapes of rock and metal - chock full of the elements of progressive/experimental rock and metal that fans of the genre love with none of the tired fluff in between.
 
Hair-raising melodies, otherworldly interludes, intricate solos, grooving riffs, soaring, gripping vocals and an overall electric aura define the energy of Stellar Circuits on their upcoming full-length album, “Ways We Haunt”, out on November 9th, 2018.

Tool announces May 2018 series of intimate music clinics

Tool, one of rock music's most mysterious and speculated about bands, give fans a rare glimpse behind-the-scenes via a series of intimate music clinics.

The discussions include drummer Danny Carey, bass player Justin Chancellor and guitar player Adam Jones walking attendees through a handful of the band's songs, from the process of writing them to playing them live. Audience members are encouraged to ask questions via an open discussion, as well as mingle with the band following the session.