Post Tagged with: "melodic prog metal"

Keldian pic
Submitted by thanos on Mon, 01/08/2018 - 01:04 / Interviews - Comments


Hey Christer & Arild – so glad to have you on Grande Rock after so much time. Congrats on your new album “Darkness and Light”… it’s an astounding release on the whole.   C: Thank you! Good to be back.   A: Thanks a lot! I’m glad you like it.     Well, it’s been almost 4 years since “...
Fÿre band pic
Submitted by eric on Sat, 12/23/2017 - 18:13 / Interviews - Comments


Hi Matt, which are your greatest band influences?   M: Truthfully, we’re into quite a wide variety of music. As far as the influences that all members of the band share it would have to be Iron Maiden, Ghost and Dio. At its core, our band mostly uses general NWOBHM or traditional heavy metal structure/sound as our template or blueprint. That tends to...
Vuur In This Moment We Are Free - Cities cover
Submitted by rockavlon on Sat, 12/23/2017 - 01:13 / Reviews - Comments

Vuur - In This Moment We Are Free - Cities

Anneke Van Gisbergen is a woman that almost everyone that has been listening to hard/heavy music has appreciated, savored, loved even as her nightingale like tones and subtle, gentle presence has graced many albums and stages in all the years that she’s been active artistically, be it in The Gathering, with Ayreon/The Gentle Storm, Icon, collaborating with...
Novareign Legends cover
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 12/18/2017 - 16:07 / News - Comments

Novareign to release debut album “Legends” on February 16th 2018

M-Theory Audio sets February 16th, 2018, as official release date for Novareign long-awaited debut album “Legends”! Progressive Power Metal from Southern California! Listen to the first track “Beyond the Cold” below. “The reason the song was chosen first was because it's a perfect example of our accumulative taste and talents,...
Sons Of Apollo North American Tour 2018 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 12/14/2017 - 23:42 / News - Comments

Sons Of Apollo announce February 2018 North American Tour and Summer 2018 European Live Shows

Sons Of Apollo - former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen's Rising Force) - recently released their much-acclaimed debut album “Psychotic Symphony”, and now...
Melted Space Darkening Light cover
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:44 / News - Comments

Melted Space to release new studio album “Darkening Light” on February 16th 2018

As Sensory Records prepares for the February release of “Darkening Light”, the latest full-length opus by French metal opera collective, Melted Space, the album’s track listing and cover art has been posted. Melted Space’s “Darkening Light” features very immersive artwork, perfectly reflecting the atmosphere of this new opus,...
Anthriel band pic
Submitted by thanos on Sat, 12/09/2017 - 21:01 / Interviews - Comments


Hi Timo – it’s good to have you on Grande Rock. Congrats on your new album “Transcendence”, which is a step forward for the band in every part.   T: Thank you. I am honored to be on Grande Rock. We are getting a lot of positive feedback of “Transcendence”, so we are very pleased with the outcome.     Do tell...
Threshold Athens 2017 poster
Submitted by alex on Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:53 / Live Reports - Comments

Threshold live in Athens 2017

Threshold was the only “big” progressive metal band I never had the chance to see live… until now! Both expectations and wondering were embedded in my head for two main reasons. First, they have just released one of the best records in their career – the magnificent “Legends of the Shires”. Second, they got back in the band...
VUUR UK & Euro Tour 2018 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 11/13/2017 - 23:23 / News - Comments

VUUR announces February 2018 UK & European Tour

On October 20th Anneke van Giersbergen’s new progressive metal band VUUR released their much-anticipated debut album, “In This Moment We Are Free - Cities”. The album entered the Dutch Album Top 100 at number 2, Van Giersbergen’s highest-ever chart position. While currently on tour in Europe as main support to Epica, the band just added a...
Nightingale Rock Hard Live cover
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 10/30/2017 - 14:45 / News - Comments

Nightingale to release new album “Rock Hard Live” on December 8th 2017

Sweden’s Progressive Hard Rockers Nightingale have announced the release of their first-ever live album, “Rock Hard Live” out on December 8th, 2017.   Following up Nightingale’s latest studio album “Retribution”, which was released in 2014 via InsideOut Music, “Rock Hard Live” was recorded at Germany’s...