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Bjørn Riis Forever Comes to an End cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 03/24/2017 - 21:39 / News - Comments

Bjørn Riis to release new studio album “Forever Comes to an End” on May 19th 2017

Norway’s Karisma Records have today revealed details of the sophomore full-length album from Airbag guitarist Bjørn Riis. Titled “Forever Comes to an End”, the new album is follow up to 2014’s highly acclaimed, and award-winning, “Lullabies in a Car Crash”, and is set for release on May 19th, 2017. Written and produced...
Cosmosquad The Morbid Tango cover
Submitted by thanos on Fri, 03/24/2017 - 01:33 / Reviews - Comments

Cosmosquad - The Morbid Tango

Cosmosquad is a US trio that has been around for 20 years so far. “The Morbid Tango” is the band’s new release 10 years(!) after their previous work, “Acid Test”. On the new album, the bass duties are handled by Kevin Chown (Tarja, Bombastic Meatbats, Paul Gilbert, Der Elefant). The founding members, Jeff Kollman (Bombastic Meatbats,...
Fates Warning US Tour 2017 poster
Submitted by newseditor on Wed, 03/22/2017 - 21:03 / News - Comments

Fates Warning announces Summer 2017 US Tour

U.S. Progressive Metal pioneers Fates Warning continue to tour in support of their much praised latest release “Theories of Flight” and are now announcing a first run of dates for the album in North America in June. Fates Warning vocalist Ray Alder checked in with the following comment: “We are very excited to finally announce the first leg of...
Nad Sylvan The Bride Said No cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 03/17/2017 - 18:47 / News - Comments

Nad Sylvan to release new studio album “The Bride Said No” on May 26th 2017

Nad Sylvan, vocalist with Steve Hackett and Agents Of Mercy, has announced the release of his new solo album “The Bride Said No” for the May 26th, 2017, on digipak CD, gatefold 2LP + CD & digital download. The album sees Nad joined by a myriad of guests including Roine Stolt, Steve Hackett, Guthrie Govan, Tony Levin, Jonas Reingold, Nick D'...
Fates Warning Awaken the Guardian Live cover
Submitted by newseditor on Fri, 03/17/2017 - 15:52 / News - Comments

Fates Warning to release new DVD/Blu-ray “Awaken the Guardian Live” on April 28th 2017

Legendary progressive metal act Fates Warning celebrated the 30th anniversary of their third album, “Awaken the Guardian”, in 2016. To celebrate this milestone, Jim Matheos (guitar) reassembled the “Awaken the Guardian”-era lineup for two special festival appearances last year: Keep it True XIX and Prog Power USA XVII. Fortunately for fans...
Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly band pic
Submitted by newseditor on Tue, 03/07/2017 - 20:17 / News - Comments

Rikard Sjöblom’s Gungfly signs to InsideOut Music & announces new album “On Her Journey to the Sun”

Following last years disbanding of Sweden's much-loved progressive rockers Beardfish, vocalist and driving force Rikard Sjöblom has turned his attention to his solo project Gungfly, and signed with InsideOut Music for the release of their next album “On Her Journey to the Sun” on May 19th, 2017. Rikard had this to say: “Gungfly was born...
Kepler Ten band pic
Submitted by thanos on Sun, 03/05/2017 - 18:09 / Interviews - Comments

Kepler Ten

Hi Steve, it’s good to have you on Grande Rock. First of all, do give a brief bio of the band. How did it all start and when?   S: Hey Thanos, thanks for having me on. It all started 3 or 4 years ago. The three of us came together to form a Rush tribute band, R2. We all knew of each other from previous projects and as Rush fans we wanted to see if we...
Kepler Ten Delta-v cover
Submitted by thanos on Sun, 03/05/2017 - 02:02 / Reviews - Comments

Kepler Ten - Delta-v

Kepler Ten is a new band from the UK, which was formed in 2014 and likes to blend various music styles together. “Delta-v” is their debut release and the fact that the album is very mature, well-crafted and complete is amazing. I’d bet that this band has been around for a decade or so, but ya never know huh?!   The driving forces behind...
Soen Lykaia cover
Submitted by thanos on Sun, 02/26/2017 - 13:11 / Reviews - Comments

Soen - Lykaia

“Lykaia” is the new and third studio album by Soen, which marks a rather significant change for the band. Guitarist & producer Kim Platbarzdis is no longer with the band and he was replaced by guitarist (and producer too) Marcus Jidell (The Doomsday Kingdom, Avatarium, ex-Royal Hunt). Marcus is a great guitarist, producer & songwriter, so Soen...
This Winter Machine band pic
Submitted by thanos on Sun, 02/19/2017 - 16:35 / Interviews - Comments

This Winter Machine

Hi Peter, welcome to Grande Rock. First of all, do give us a brief bio of the band.   P: TWM formed around 9 months ago now after singer Al, put out an advert for like-minded musicians to form a writing collective. The rest as they say is history.     How did you come up with the name This Winter Machine initially?   P: The name came...