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Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 06/27/2014 - 19:13 / in News - Comments

Vreid announces European Tour 2014

2014 is the Year of celebration. 11 albums & more than 400 shows in 22 countries on 3 continents calls for celebration.   In 2014 it is 20 years since the bands Windir and Ulcus were established in "Fjøsen"/"The barn" in Sogndal, and its also marks the 10 years anniversary for Vreid. Hváll, Steingrim, Sture & Strom...
Submitted by dora on Mon, 06/23/2014 - 01:57 / in Reviews - Comments

Anathema - Distant Satellites

Two years have elapsed since “Weather Systems” (read the review here) and Anathema are back with a new album which as they’ve said: “… is the culmination of everything Anathema’s been working up to so far in our musical path. It contains almost every conceivable element of the heartbeat of Anathema music that it is possible to...
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 06/18/2014 - 14:20 / in News - Comments

Sólstafir - Ótta on August 29th 2014

Icelandic heathens Sólstafir recently announced the release of their forthcoming new album, “Ótta”. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2011’s much praised “Svartir Sandar” has been scheduled for an August 29th release (September 2nd in North America).   Tracklist: 01. Lágnætti 02. Ótta...
Submitted by thanos on Sat, 06/14/2014 - 19:33 / in Interviews - Comments

Viza

Hi K’noup. Your new album “Aria” is truly magnificent! Thus, it now holds a place in our “Gem” category! Congrats!   K: Thank you! It was quite the album to record.     Hence, what the story behind Viza? What does this band mean to you?   K: The band began as a project in 2000 when I lived in NY as a...
Submitted by rockavlon on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 14:14 / in Reviews - Comments

Ancient Bards - A New Dawn Ending

Ancient Bards are an Italian band that performs a rather epic and illustrious power metal with lush melodies and rich arrangements, that with this new album concludes a trilogy and has made some impression on its own by the sheer quality of their work but might have also been given a little boost when their singer Sara Squadrani was handpicked by Arjen Lucassen to...
Submitted by vkatz on Fri, 05/30/2014 - 19:12 / in Live Reports - Comments

Vaudeville takes on First Avenue

To make more history, a hoard of people gathered to support an amazing local music scene on Saturday May 17th, 2014. They emerged from the shadows in celebration of Vaudeville’s new album titled “Masquerade (Part One)” – [read the review here].   Vaudeville consists of: Christopher Gummeson - Lead vocals/Keys/Guitar: Soul...
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 13:21 / in News - Comments

Opeth reveals “Pale Communion” cover artwork

Opeth have releaved the album cover for “Pale Communion”, due out on August 26th, 2014.    The art has once again been designed by Travis Smith with art direction by Mikael Åkerfeldt.   “Pale Communion”, which was produced by Mikael Åkerfeldt and mixed by longtime collaborator and Porcupine Tree frontman/...
Submitted by newseditor on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 13:12 / in News - Comments

Marillion - A Sunday Night Above the Rain on June 27th 2014

This June finds the release of one of Marillion’s strongest live releases so far: “A Sunday Night Above the Rain” provides the best possible sound and glorious high definition vision of one of the best progressive rock bands around on 2CD, 2DVD and Blu-ray. It will be released on June 27th, 2014 on earMUSIC.   Recorded on March 10, 2013...
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 23:31 / in News - Comments

Frail Grounds announce European Summer Shows 2014

Frail Grounds, the heavy progressive metallers from Norway, are leaving the northern hemispheres and will be heading to Germany and Belgium for a weekend tour this summer. Promoting the release of their debut album “The Fields of Trauma”, Frail Grounds are excited to finally bring the album to the metalheads in Germany and Belgium.   The band...
Submitted by newseditor on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 18:08 / in News - Comments

Arch Enemy reveals in depth interview & more album details

Arch Enemy's highly anticipated album "War Eternal" is released in less than a month's time - check out this interview with Michael Amott (guitar) and new vocalist Alissa White-Gluz to learn more about the new album below.   "War Eternal" release dates: June 4, 2014: SWEDEN / JAPAN (through Trooper Entertainment) June 6,...