symphonic prog

Magic Pie to release new studio album “Fragments of the 5th Element” on August 30th 2019

The long-awaited fifth full-length album from Norwegian Prog Rockers Magic Pie is on its way. Titled “Fragments of the 5th Element” the album is set to hit the streets on August 30th, 2019, Karisma Records, on CD, Gatefold LP and Digital formats.

Ainur signs with with Rockshots Records

Italy’s progressive rock/metal band Ainur, has just announced the signing of a record deal with Rockshots Records.

Inspired by J.R.R. Tolkien’s opus since a decade and half, Ainur are coming back with a new, majestic project later this year.

The new path was overtaken by a short trailer appeared below, showing up the band’s new look

Currently the band is located at Evolution Recording Studio (Italy), working on the new project with the producer Massimiliano Flak (Sound Storm, Highlord).

Jordsjø to release new studio album “Nattfiolen” on May 24th 2019

Norwegian Prog Rockers Jordsjø are back with “Nattfiolen”, an album filled with acoustic guitars, flutes, tape echo, analogue synths and Hammond organ. Warm and dreamy, “Nattfiolen” reflects the band’s longing for a simpler life close to nature, and an imaginary past where life is centered around music.

Alan Parsons to release new studio album “The Secret” on April 26th 2019

Grammy Award Winning legendary music icon and master of progressive rock, Alan Parsons will return with a new album, “The Secret” on April 26th, 2019, via Frontiers Music Srl.

Today, the first song from the album, entitled “Miracle”, featuring Jason Mraz on vocals, is now available. Listen to the new track below.

Banco del Mutuo Soccorso to release new studio album “Transiberiana” on April 26th 2019

Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, the legendary Italian progressive rock band, is proud to announce the worldwide signing with Inside Out Music / Sony Music group. Their new record “Transiberiana” will be the first studio album in 25 years and is scheduled to be released on April 26th, 2019.

Strawbs announce 50th anniversary 3 days celebration in Lakewood, NJ, in April 2019

In celebration of their 50th anniversary, UK music legends Strawbs, plus a host of guest performers, former Strawbs, and Strawbs-related artists, will be performing at the Strand Theater in Lakewood, NJ on April 26-28, 2019!

Come join a weekend celebration of the first album release by seminal British band Strawbs!

King Crimson announces Summer & Autumn 2019 World Tour in Celebration of 50 Years

In celebration of 50 years, King Crimson announces 50 Concerts for 2019.

The current eight musician line-up will perform 50 concerts across three continents as part of their 2019 Celebration tour.

Dates confirmed so far, are as follows

World Tour Dates 2019:
JUN 10, 2019 - HAUS AUENSEE, Leipzig
JUN 12, 2019 - JAHRHUNDERTHALLE, Frankfurt
JUN 13, 2019 - JAHRHUNDERTHALLE, Frankfurt
JUN 15, 2019 - LIEDERHALLE, Stuttgart
JUN 16, 2019 - LIEDERHALLE, Stuttgart

Kinetic Element to release new studio album “The Face of Life” on February 28th 2019

Kinetic Element, a band based in Richmond, Virgina (USA) that finally made a mark in the prog world in its tenth year in 2016 by performing at ROSfest and Terra Incognita, and in 2017 at Progtoberfest, has been through some changes in the last couple of years. Sporting a new guitarist and vocalist, and venturing into vinyl for the first time, they composed and recorded their third studio album, “The Face of Life”, during 2017 and 2018.