atmospheric prog metal

Devin Townsend to release new studio album “Empath” March 29th 2019

Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend has officially announced the release of his forthcoming new album “Empath” for the 29th of March 2019.

In the lead up to the album’s release, Devin will walk fans through how “Empath” came together with a series of documentary episodes recorded as phone conversations during the course of the albums recording. Watch him explain more in the video below.

The Ocean Collective announces Spring 2019 European Headlining Tour

After the successful release of “Phanerozoic I” last November, The Ocean Collective are now looking forward to present their new album to the audiences.

The European campaign will kick off in March in Stuttgart, Germany and the tour will last nearly four weeks hitting a whole bunch of different countries.

Dream Theater release official video for new single “Untethered Angel”

Two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater have released the first song from their recently announced 14th studio album, “Distance Over Time”.

“Untethered Angel” is the first new song from the album set for worldwide release on February 22nd, 2019. The new single is quintessential Dream Theater and takes the listener on a musical journey that cements the band’s place as the premier progressive metal band around today.

Watch the studio-based video for the new single below.

Astronoid to release new self-titled album on February 1st 2019

Astronoid, the Boston-based outfit who cemented themselves as one of heavy music’s most promising new bands with the 2016 album “Air”, release their sophomore full-length, “Astronoid”, on February 1st, 2019, via Blood Music.

The band is giving fans an early preview of the eagerly-awaited new album with a video for “I Dream in Lines”, below.

Evergrey release official video for first single “A Silent Arc”

Acclaimed Swedish dark melodic metal masters Evergrey release their first single and video for “A Silent Arc” today, taken from new album “The Atlantic”, which is due out on January 25th, 2019.

You can check out the video for “A Silent Arc” below.

Stream “A Silent Arc” here.

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Althea to release new studio album “The Art of Trees” on January 8th 2019

When guitarist Dario Bortot teamed up with bassist Fabrizio Zilio in 1998 to form Althea, the two initiators clearly envisioned a very special prog rock/metal project, which should have its own unique sound. And deviating from the standards it should be.

Immediately the two Milanese brought Marco Zambardi to the keyboard. Various demo tapes were produced, accompanied by the first live shows, which subsequently extended to many stages in Northern Italy.

Dream Theater launch the first in a series of 3 in-the-studio video interviews

Two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater announce the forthcoming worldwide release of their 14th studio album, “Distance Over Time” on February 22nd, 2019.

“Distance Over Time” showcases a newfound creativity for Dream Theater while maintaining the elements that have garnered them devoted fans around the globe. The album also marks the first for the band’s new label InsideOut Music / Sony Music.