technical metal

Dream Theater announces Winter 2020 European Headlining Tour

Dream Theater, twice Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans, are thrilled to announce the European leg of their most recent “Evening With” touring cycle; featuring a celebration of the band’s latest record, “Distance Over Time”, and their acclaimed milestone achievement, “Metropolis Part 2: Scenes From A Memory”. 

External release music video for new single “Anhedonia”

A Finland-based progressive metal act External have released a new single, “Anhedonia”. It’s their first release with guitarist Roger Lundberg, as well as the first with major songwriting contribution from bassist Samuel Järvinen.

In the mixing process External worked with Asger Mygind from the Danish band Vola. The song is accompanied by a music video by Tuomas Ikonen.
 
Check the music video for “Anhedonia” below.

Arch / Matheos - Winter Ethereal

I can pretty vividly remember most than fifteen years ago, how I was pretty enthusiastic to find out, that John Arch (the original voice of Fates Warning) had surfaced and collaborated once again with Fates mainman Jim Matheos, for an EP of only two songs, both clocking over ten minutes, that were reminiscent of the band’s original style, but maybe toned down a bit and a sounding a little more lyrical.

Arch / Matheos release new music video for “Tethered”

Arch / Matheos have released their second studio album, “Winter Ethereal”, today via Metal Blade Records.

Additionally, the band has launched a video for the track “Tethered”, which can be viewed below.

Today the band unveils the second single from the album entitled “Wanderlust”. Listen to the track below.

Purchase “Winter Ethereal” here to pre-order the album in the following formats:

Arch / Matheos drop new single “Wanderlust”

Arch / Matheos will release their second album, “Winter Ethereal”, on May 10th, 2019, via Metal Blade Records.

Today the band unveils the second single from the album entitled “Wanderlust”. Listen to the track below.

Click here to pre-order the album in the following formats:
• digipak-CD
• black / white marbled swirl (US exclusive - limited to 700 copies)

Aeon Zen to release new studio album “Inveritas” on May 10th 2019

UK Progressive Metal band Aeon Zen will release their fifth studio album, “Inveritas”, on May 10th, 2019.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Ephemera” will be available in digipack, digital download, and producer pack versions. You can pre-order the album here and get an immediate download of another new song!

Check out the lyric video for “Inveritas”, (featuring Vadim Pruzhanov from DragonForce), below.

Arch / Matheos to release new studio album “Winter Ethereal” on May 10th 2019

In progressive metal circles, the names of guitarist Jim Matheos and vocalist John Arch are spoken with due reverence. With the former having been a driving force in Fates Warning for thirty-five years, and the latter the original front-man of that band, they also have a single seminal work under the Arch / Matheos banner, 2011’s “Sympathetic Resonance”.

Destrage to release new studio album “The Chosen One” on May 24th 2019

After 1 week of letting fans vote on their new album name, Italy’s Destrage has announced the true title of their fifth full-length: “The Chosen One”, which will be released May 24th, 2019, via Metal Blade Records.

Check out a video for the title track below.

Click here to pre-order the album in the following formats:
• jewelcase-CD
• light yellow vinyl / includes CD (EU exclusive - limited to 300 copies)