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Bjørn Riis to release new studio album “A Storm is Coming” on May 3rd 2019

Fans of Atmospheric Prog Rock will have something to look forward to on the 3rd of May, 2019, because that’s the date that Karisma Records will release “A Storm is Coming”, the latest album from Bjørn Riis, also known as the co-founder, songwriter and lead guitarist of Norwegian Prog Rockers Airbag.

The Mute Gods release official video for new single “One Day” feat. Alex Lifeson

The Mute Gods, featuring Nick Beggs (Steven Wilson, Steve Hackett), Roger King (Steve Hackett) & Marco Minnemann (The Aristocrats, The Sea Within), are set to release their third studio album “Atheists & Believers” on March 22nd, 2019.

Today they launch a video for the track “One Day”, which features Alex Lifeson of Rush as guest, and you can watch the clip below.

Avandra to release new studio album “Descender” on April 26th 2019

Puerto Rican prog-metal band Avandra have announced the release of new album “Descender” on April 26th, 2019, via Blood Music and unveiled new single, “Derelict Minds”.

“Derelict Minds” features ex Dream Theater keyboardist Kevin Moore. Check out the lyric video below.

Pre-order “Descender” here.

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Valence to release new studio album “Cognitive Dissidents” on April 12th 2019

Fans of completely unpredictable progressive metal, lend your ears! Hailing from New York, instrumental quartet Valence is here to feed your need for sweet technicality, masterful melody and outstanding musical genius - wrapped tight and tied with a Sci-Fi bow. Expertly fusing genres like metal, rock, jam, classical, jazz and more, Valence’s varied yet cohesive influences offer every listener a passport to a new state of mind that is cerebral and emotive, while not sacrificing accessibility.
 

Dream Theater - Distance Over Time

Dream Theater followed their overblown swan song flop for Roadrunner Records with a lot of damage control and by taking a number of safe decisions. So, after an ambitious tour for it, their toured their best album, on its 25th anniversary and now they undertake a 20th anniversary tour for another of their more famous albums. Also their debut with Sony/Inside Out and their 14th overall album is as safe as it could be.
 

Dream Theater unveil animated video for new single “Paralyzed”

There is a palpable excitement surrounding two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans, Dream Theater and their upcoming 14th studio album, “Distance Over Time”.

Following on from two recently released tracks, “Untethered Angel” and “Fall into the Light” (both of which have received millions of plays already via YouTube and Spotify), the band returns with their first official single from their February 22nd release.

The Mute Gods to release new studio album “Atheists and Believers” on March 22nd 2019

The Mute Gods, featuring Nick Beggs (Steven Wilson, Steve Hackett), Roger King (Steve Hackett) & Marco Minnemann (The Aristocrats, The Sea Within), recently announced the release of their third studio album “Atheists & Believers” for March 22nd, 2019.

Today they are pleased to reveal the titled track of the album, which you can listen to below.

HOIA to release debut full-length album “Scavenger” on April 19th 2019

Experimental beyond expectations, HOIA is an infusion of musical interests by Prateek Rajagopal. Popularly known for being a virtuoso guitarist, budding film composer and writer/producer for death metal legions “GUTSLIT” & Indian/Amercian prog metal supergroup “The Minerva Conduct”, his interest in genres and art forms beyond metal gave rise to HOIA, inspired by avant-garde, progressive rock, experimental and industrial music.