rock-fusion

John 5 and The Aristocrats announce co-headlining Los Angeles Show on September 1st 2019

John 5 and the Creatures - comprised of world-renowned guitarist John 5, bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix - and The Aristocrats (guitarist Guthrie Govan, bassist Bryan Beller and drummer Marco Minnemann) will team up to co-headline an amazing night of instrumental euphoria on Sunday, September 1st, 2019, at 1720 in Los Angeles. The show will be the first John 5 performance following the July 31 release of the anxiously awaited new album, “Invasion”.
 

Alberto Rigoni to release new solo album “Prog Injection” on June 7th 2019

After the release of seven solo albums between 2008 and 2018, Italian bassist and composer Alberto Rigoni (soloist, Bad As, co-producer of Vivaldi Metal Project, founder of Bassists Alliance Project,ex Twinspirits) is now going to release “Prog Injection”, an instrumental heavy progressive album, which features worldwide known drummer Thomas Lang (Peter Gabriel, Paul Gilbert, Glenn Hughes etc.) and Alessandro Bertoni on keyboards (Ric Fierabracci, Craig Blundell, Brett Garsed etc.)

HOIA to release debut full-length album “Scavenger” on April 19th 2019

Experimental beyond expectations, HOIA is an infusion of musical interests by Prateek Rajagopal. Popularly known for being a virtuoso guitarist, budding film composer and writer/producer for death metal legions “GUTSLIT” & Indian/Amercian prog metal supergroup “The Minerva Conduct”, his interest in genres and art forms beyond metal gave rise to HOIA, inspired by avant-garde, progressive rock, experimental and industrial music.

Plini announces August 2018 European & UK Tour

Acclaimed Australian prog-guitar virtuoso Plini has announced his second European tour, following his June tour with Arch Echo and Mestis.

This will be his first time playing in Poland and also his biggest London show to date.

European & UK Tour Dates 2018:
10/08/18 - CZE, Musicians Festival, KARLOVY VARY
11/08/18 - CZE, Brutal Assault, FORTRESS JOSEFOV
14/08/18 - HUN, A38 Roof, BUDAPEST
15/08/18 - POL, Alchemia, KRAKOW
16/08/18 - POL, Hydrozadadka, WARSAW
18/08/18 - UK, ArcTenGent Festival, SOMERSET
19/08/18 - UK, Islington Assembly Hall, LONDON

Ultraphonix to release debut album “Original Human Music” on August 3rd 2018

earMusic is delighted to announce the worldwide release of the debut album by Ultraphonix, the new creation of Corey Glover (Living Colour) and George Lynch (Dokken, Lynch Mob) alongside the great rhythm section formed by drummer Chris Moore and Pancho Tomaselli on bass.

“Original Human Music” is co-produced by Bob Daspit (Sammy Hagar) and it displays the magic match between Corey Glover's iconic voice and George Lynch's unique style on the guitar.

The core and value of Ultraphonix lies in the songwriting and the quality of the songs.

Plini announces Summer 2018 European Tour

Acclaimed Australian prog-guitar virtuoso Plini has announced a European tour with Mestis (Javier Reyes of Animals as Leaders) acclaimed instrumental prog new comers Arch Echo in support.

Plini will also perform at Download, Be Prog! My Friend, Leimentaler OpenAir and Brutal Assault festivals.

European Tour Dates 2018:
9/6 - Download Festival, Donington, UK*
11/6 - Petit Bain, Paris, France
12/6 - Ferrailleur, Nantes, France
13/6 - BT59, Bordeaux, France
14/6 - Rex, Toulouse, France
15/6- Ninkasi Kao, Lyon, France
16/6 - Leimentaler OpenAir, Oberwil, Switzerland*

Plini releases new single “Salt + Charcoal”

Acclaimed Australian prog-guitar virtuoso Plini is excited to unveil his stunning new single “Salt + Charcoal”.

Listen to “Salt + Charcoal” below.

Stream & download the track here.

Featuring backing vocals from Skyharbor's Devesh Dayal, the new single comes ahead of Plini's support of TesseracT with Between The Buried And Me, and appearance at UK's Download Festival in June.

Al Di Meola to release new studio album “Opus” on February 23rd 2018

earMusic is proud to announce the worldwide signing of Al Di Meola - the brilliant, virtuosic multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger, who is considered to be one of the most innovative musicians and a living legend.

His brand new studio album “Opus” will be released on February 23rd, 2018.

Al Di Meola is a pioneer of blending world music, rock and jazz. His ongoing fascination for complex rhythmic syncopation, combined with provocative lyrical melodies and sophisticated harmony, has been the heart of his music throughout a celebrated career that has spanned over four decades.