modern prog metal

Periphery release new music video for “CHVRCH BURNER”

Periphery, who kick off their Hail Stan: North American 2019 tour on Sept. 9, have released a video for “CHVRCH BURNER” - watch it below.

“Our video for "CHVRCH BVRNER" is a bit of a strange concept”, says Jake Bowen. “It’s one where kids grow up too fast and the irresistible power of money converge. We teamed up with director Justin Reich to bring this bizarre reality to life and he did a fantastic job”.

Ark Ascent to release debut album “Downfall” on September 27th 2019

UK progressive metal band, Ark Ascent, featuring former Shadowkeeper vocalist Rogue Marechal, current DGM bassist Andrea Arcangeli and Sirenia drummer Michael Brush, have announced the release of their debut album “Downfall” on September 27th, 2019, via Ascent Records.

With their first release, Ark Ascent take you on a journey, following the fate of humankind at the onset of a major disaster that will eventually lead to its destruction.

Somehow Jo to release new studio album “Tusk” on November 22nd 2019

Finnish prog-alt metal weirdness Somehow Jo has released a new single from their upcoming album and it sounds truly remarkable! The just released single carries the name “Mad Town” and it combines progressive and alternative influences of metal music. With this news single the band has come up with an innovative version of making modern metal music.

The upcoming “Tusk” album is the second release of these Finnish talents and it is released on November 22nd, 2019, via Inverse Records.
 

Thom Pankhurst releases play-through video for new single “Grow”

British guitar composer Thom Pankhurst today releases new single and play-through video for “Grow”, a highly melodic and dynamic piece that serves as a fantastic introduction to one of the hottest up-and-coming guitarists today.

Watch the video for “Grow” below. Get the new single here.

Sifting to release new studio album “The Infinite Loop” on September 27th 2019

Progressive metal prodigies Sifting will release their upcoming third full-length album entitled “The Infinite Loop” on September 27th, 2019, via Eclipse Records.

The album was produced by Steve Evetts (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence, Poison the Well), mixed & mastered by Jamie King (Between The Buried And Me, The Contortionist), and the album’s artwork was designed by Jimmy León.
 

Auras release music video for new single “Momenta”

Auras have released a new music video today for their single “Momenta”. Directed by JP Charlebois, this is the first music video to be released from their full length album, “The Demoness”, coming out tomorrow.  

“We had a blast filming in Montreal with JP Charlebois”, says guitarist Josh Ligaya. “Thank you to Cosmodome for letting us film in their amazing space museum. Please enjoy part 1 of the music video series!”...