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Jordan Rudess to release new solo album “Wired for Madness” on April 19th 2019

Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess will release his brand new solo album “Wired for Madness” on April 19th, 2019, via Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group.

Multi-part prog epics? Check!
Track over 10 minutes? Check!
Track over 20 minutes? Check!
Keyboard solos? Of course!
Blues song? Check!... wait, what?

Jason Becker - Triumphant Hearts

Jason Becker has finally released “Triumphant Hearts”, an album that was written in his mind and he waited to make it real with the help of all his friends, known and unknown; from the most famed up to the utmost unknown one… they all played their role on this album and that’s what matters the most… people’s love and support can make anything possible!
 

American virtuoso keyboardist Jordan Rudess signs with Mascot Label Group

Mascot Label Group is pleased to announce the signing of Jordan Rudess, the virtuoso American keyboardist voted “Best Keyboardist of All Time” by Music Radar Magazine. He is best known as the keyboardist/multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire for platinum-selling Grammy- nominated prog rock band, Dream Theater.

Marty Friedman - Wall of Sound

Somehow, I’m gonna say this… I’m somewhat relieved that what might have been a very short lived Megadeth reunion of their most famous line-up didn’t happen, because it would have probably meant that Friedman would have dedicated himself to that, rather than releasing music to his heart’s content…
 

Mistheria to release new studio album “Gemini” on December 15th 2017

Rockshots Records is thrilled to announce the signing of the renowned and well-known keyboard player Mistheria, for the release of the new album “Gemini”!

“Gemini” is an instrumental metal album, which collects 13 songs composed and/or arranged by Mistheria in the metal, neo-classical, prog-metal genres.

The record features a stellar line-up made of well-known international musicians as well!

Memnon Sa to release new studio album “Lemurian Dawn” on September 29th 2017

Following the release of their acclaimed debut “Citadel” in 2015, Memnon Sa return with “Lemurian Dawn”, a cosmic journey through space, time and myth.

Much like “Citadel”, the primary element of the new album is its carefully constructed atmosphere. Whilst the overtones of doom metal have subsided the sense of dread and mystery remain, the new album is more Sun Ra than it is Sunn O))).

Marty Friedman announces August 2017 US Tour

Following last week's album announcement, Marty Friedman is now set to unveil his headlining tour in support of his latest scorcher, “Wall of Sound”.

The 22-show trek will feature support from Houston's top progressive outfit, Scale The Summit, along with Madison, WI-based technical progressive three-piece, The Fine Constant. The tour kicks off in Philadelphia on August 2nd, just two days before “Wall of Sound” is released.
 

Marty Friedman to release new studio album “Wall of Sound” on August 4th 2017

Marty Friedman's new album, “Wall of Sound”, which will be released on August 4th, 2017, expands and destroys any conventional notions of instrumental music.

The album was produced by Friedman, engineered by Paul Fig (Ghost, Rush, Alice In Chains) and mixed by Jens Bogren (Lamb of God, Opeth).

Legendary Queen producer, Mack, came on board to handle the mixing on two tracks, “Streetlight” and “For a Friend”, which Friedman proclaimed was, “an honor for me, for sure”.

Echo Us premiere new video for “It’s Time for Winter”

In keeping with the recent tradition, Echo Us is releasing its 4th animated music video called “It’s Time for Winter”, on the winter solstice.

The single is the first Echo Us work to see release after the three-album “Trilogy Memoriam” concluded in 2014. As the project's founder, Ethan Matthews is also celebrating his 15th year of creating and releasing music as Echo Us.