modern prog metal

Sons Of Apollo to release “Live with the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony” on August 30th 2019

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) – are pleased to announce the release of “Live with the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony” on August 30th, 2019.

Dvne signs worldwide deal with RidingEasy Records

Edinburgh, Scotland quintet Dvne have signed to L.A. purveyors of heavy, RidingEasy Records for worldwide release of future recordings.
 
The band also returns to the US this summer to perform at the hugely popular Psycho Las Vegas festival on August 17th.
 
Dvne (pronounced dune) is a 5 piece progressive rock/metal band from Edinburgh Scotland. Founded in 2013, the band was then called Dune in reference to Frank Herbert sci-fi masterpiece of the same name.
 

Periphery announces Fall 2019 North American Headlining Tour

Periphery, whose new album, “Periphery IV: Hail Stan”, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Independent Albums, Rock Albums and Hard Rock Album charts, as well as entering the trade magazine’s Top Album Sales and Digital Albums charts at #9, announce their first North American headlining tour in support of the nine-song release, kicking off a month of shows on Sept. 9.

External release music video for new single “Anhedonia”

A Finland-based progressive metal act External have released a new single, “Anhedonia”. It’s their first release with guitarist Roger Lundberg, as well as the first with major songwriting contribution from bassist Samuel Järvinen.

In the mixing process External worked with Asger Mygind from the Danish band Vola. The song is accompanied by a music video by Tuomas Ikonen.
 
Check the music video for “Anhedonia” below.

Hemina to release new studio album “Night Echoes” on August 9th 2019

Australian progressive metal quartet Hemina have announced further details of their upcoming fourth studio album “Night Echoes”, which will release in full on August 9th, 2019.

Hemina’s fourth studio release will provide the latest instalment in an extensive, episodic concept arc that has unravelled across the band’s previous studio albums; “Synthetic” (2011), “Nebulae” (2014) and “Venus” (2016).

Leprous announces November 2019 European Headlining Tour

Norwegian progressive rockers Leprous are soon to wrap up work on their 6th studio album, expected to be released later in 2019 via InsideOut Music.

Additionally, Leprous have already announced their next tour across Europe and the UK for November with support by The Ocean and label-mates Port Noir with the following dates.

Hemina releases music video for new single “We Will”

Australian progressive metal quartet Hemina have released the first single from their upcoming fourth studio album “Night Echoes”, which will release in full on August 9th, 2019.

The single release of “We Will” has been coupled with a gorgeous music video that perfectly encapsulates the band’s love of all things “retro” - a visual throwback back to the days of VHS recordings of the 1980s, shot in a style synonymous with the “home movie” trend that swept the globe during the same decade.

Majesty Of Revival to release new studio album “Timeless” on May 31st 2019

Wormholedeath is proud to announce that Ukrainian progressive metal combo Majesty Of Revival have signed a deal with the label for the worldwide release of their album “Timeless”.

“Timeless” will be released on May 31st, 2019, via Wormholedeath /Wormholedeath USA / The Orchard.

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