prog metal

Queensrÿche announces Summer 2019 European Headlining Tour

Queensrÿche are ecstatic to announce that they will be playing some of the most renown European Festivals along with a few club shows in support of their upcoming album “The Verdict”, which will be released on March 1st, 2019. Special guests on that run will be Firewind and Mirrorplain, joining them on selected shows.

Steel Prophet to release new studio album “The God Machine” on April 26th 2019

Los Angeles based, US Heavy / Power metal legends Steel Prophet are back with a new massive sounding heavy metal album that will definitely hit the top lists of 2019!

Five years after the release of their latest album “Omniscient”, the band recruited the all-star Heavy Metal singer / producer Rd Liapakis (Mystic Prophecy, Valley’s Eve, Devil’s Train) and his uniquely ranged vocal skills to perfectly match the songs on “The God Machine”.

Dream Theater unveil animated video for new single “Paralyzed”

There is a palpable excitement surrounding two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans, Dream Theater and their upcoming 14th studio album, “Distance Over Time”.

Following on from two recently released tracks, “Untethered Angel” and “Fall into the Light” (both of which have received millions of plays already via YouTube and Spotify), the band returns with their first official single from their February 22nd release.

Redshift to release debut album “Cataclysm” on April 26th 2019

Redshift prepare to make their mark with their forthcoming debut album, “Cataclysm”, which is out on April 26th, 2019.

The prog-metallers have also just unveiled a stunning new track, “Invasion”, - check it out below.

Rendering influence from a plethora of areas from seventies’ prog and classic Rock, to cutting metal and contemporary prog, Redshift have astutely worked to fuse their influences to create something brave, challenging, and whole-heartedly potent.

Týr release music video for new single “Sunset Shore”

On March 8th, 2019, the Faroe Islands’ Týr will release their eighth full-length, “Hel”, via Metal Blade Records. “Hel” is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal that will immediately resonate with any who have followed the band at any point over the two decades of their storied career.

Watch the video for the new single, “Sunset Shore” (directed by Mihaszna Film), below.
 

Evergrey release new music video for “End of Silence”

Evergrey’s stunning new studio album, “The Atlantic” is out now on AFM Records. Get the album here.

Evergrey release their official video for “End of Silence” and you can watch it below.

The video was directed by the genius Patric Ullaeus breaking the world record of the quickest delivery of a music video ever!

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Steve Vai releases first music theory book “Vaideology” and “Piano Reductions: Vol. 2”

Steve Vai has released two new titles. First, his first music theory book via publisher Hal Leonard. Titled “Vaideology: Basic Music Theory for Guitar Players”, the gargantuan effort was designed to help both beginners and veteran guitar players. Vai takes a deep dive into the basics of music theory to help players better understand the language of music and become more musically literate.