symphonic rock

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.

Dayslived to release new studio album “Flectar” on April 19th 2019

Rockshots Records is thrilled to announce the signing of the Italian progressive metal band Dayslived, joining forces to release the new album “Flectar”.

“Flectar” is the band’s sophomore album and it’s the most progressive and experimental studio work to date, as well as the most ambitious.

Focus - Focus 11

Focus have been around for a loooong time. And while they enjoyed a solid decade from the late 60s to the late 70s after that period – they only sporadically reunited, until resuming typically in 2002 and since then they’ve been doing on strong ever since.
 
“11” is their first proper album of new material in some time, if we discard the best of, anniversary and guest efforts, the actual and spiritual sequel to 2012’s “X”.
 

Focus to release new studio album “Focus 11” on January 25th 2019

The current line-up of Focus, which features Thijs van Leer, Pierre van der Linden, Menno Gootjes and Udo Pannekeet – completed the new studio album titled “Focus 11” earlier this year and are debuting the CD edition on their November UK Tour.

The 11 track album will be released as a CD, gatefold coloured LP and Download on the band’s own In And Out of Focus Records, via Cherry Red, on January 25th, 2019.

The album features artwork by Roger Dean.

Vision Quest to release debut self titled album on December 14th 2018

Italy’s Vision Quest have signed a worldwide record deal with Rockshots Records for the release of their self-titled debut album!

Vision Quest is a project born many years ago with the purpose of conceiving a “Rock Opera” with melodic rock songs. The band name is inspired by “Vision Quest”, a 1985 American coming-of-age drama film: the soundtrack includes songs from the artists of the “HeyDay” melodic rock era such as Journey, Foreigner, John Waite, Sammy Hagar among the others.

Coheed And Cambria share new song “Old Flames”

Roadrunner Records group Coheed And Cambria have unveiled “Old Flames”, the fourth new track to be released from their highly anticipated LP, “The Unheavenly Creatures”.

“Old Flames”, a swinging pop-rock anthem with barreling piano and sonic nods to the Fifties, is streaming below and on all Digital Service Providers, here.

Renaissance announces November 2018 US Tour

Music legends Renaissance featuring Annie Haslam will be back in the US Northeast playing select dates in November 2018.

Based on the great success in 2017 with the addition of a “10-piece Chamber Orchestra” on four of their shows, the band has been invited to once again bring this special line up to the Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood, NJ. November 17th. 2018 marks the 49th year since the band's formation and its tenth consecutive year of touring since their reactivation in 2009.

Anneke van Giersbergen to release live album “Symphonized” on November 16th 2018

In May 2018, Anneke van Giersbergen performed two career-spanning concerts with orchestral arrangements together with Residentie Orkest The Hague.

Now those special concerts will be available for all to hear when they are released as “Symphonized”, an 11-track live album due out on November 16th, 2018.

Taking in material from across her career, she performs stunning versions of songs by VUUR, The Gentle Storm and The Gathering, as well as solo material.

Alan Parsons signs with Frontiers Music Srl and announces new studio album

Frontiers Music Srl is thrilled to announce the signing of Alan Parsons!

Alan is working on a new studio album, tentatively scheduled for release in the spring of 2019.

Alan and Frontiers' relationship began in 2010 when the label released “Eye 2 Eye - Live in Madrid”. They have kept in close contact since, with the ultimate goal to release another album together. Alan wanted it to be a really special album and only recently have the right plans and ideas fallen into place where Alan felt ready to enter the studio to record what he had in mind.

Coheed And Cambria unveil visualiser for new track “The Gutter”

Roadrunner Records group Coheed And Cambria have unveiled a third new track from their highly anticipated new LP, “Unheavenly Creatures”.

“The Gutter”, an explosive six-minute operatic rock jam, is streaming today below.

“Unheavenly Creatures” arrives worldwide on Friday, October 5th, 2018.