heavy-prog

Arch / Matheos to release new studio album “Winter Ethereal” on May 10th 2019

In progressive metal circles, the names of guitarist Jim Matheos and vocalist John Arch are spoken with due reverence. With the former having been a driving force in Fates Warning for thirty-five years, and the latter the original front-man of that band, they also have a single seminal work under the Arch / Matheos banner, 2011’s “Sympathetic Resonance”.

Aeon Zen to release new studio album “Inveritas” on May 10th 2019

UK Progressive Metal band Aeon Zen will release their fifth studio album, “Inveritas”, on May 10th, 2019.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Ephemera” will be available in digipack, digital download, and producer pack versions. You can pre-order the album here and get an immediate download of another new song!

Check out the lyric video for “Inveritas”, (featuring Vadim Pruzhanov from DragonForce), below.

Lance King reveals new animated video for “Reaction Formation”

Iconic vocalist Lance King has revealed a new video for “Reaction Formation”, from his second solo album, “ReProgram”, released last week via his own Nightmare Records. The video is available to view for the first time today below.
 
With “Reaction Formation”, the original voice behind Pyramaze, Avian, Balance Of Power and Gemini has delivered a visually-immersive video that perfectly complements King’s powerful progressive metal style and thought-provoking lyrics.
 

Alberto Rigoni to release new solo album “Prog Injection” on June 7th 2019

After the release of seven solo albums between 2008 and 2018, Italian bassist and composer Alberto Rigoni (soloist, Bad As, co-producer of Vivaldi Metal Project, founder of Bassists Alliance Project,ex Twinspirits) is now going to release “Prog Injection”, an instrumental heavy progressive album, which features worldwide known drummer Thomas Lang (Peter Gabriel, Paul Gilbert, Glenn Hughes etc.) and Alessandro Bertoni on keyboards (Ric Fierabracci, Craig Blundell, Brett Garsed etc.)

Ghost Ship Octavius

Hi Matt, I’m glad to have you on Grande Rock once again. Your new album “Delirium” is magnificent indeed.
 
M: Hello, thank you for having me! I am very happy to hear that you like the new record!
 
 
Well, it’s been almost 3 years since your debut. What happened on the band’s camp in the meantime?
 

Ghost Ship Octavius - Delirium

Ghost Ship Octavius arrived on the scene a few years ago, without making much of a noise, as their independently released eponymous and quite brilliant debut album, was conveniently lost and buried in the sea of mediocre releases that the well-established labels seem to flood the scene with, being too straightforward for the prog nerds and too eclectic for the troo crowd.