atmospheric rock

Vaura to release new studio album “Sables” on April 26th 2019

The ever-evolving quartet Vaura follows up their 2013 album “The Missing” almost six years later with “Sables”, their most refined and contemplative release yet. Introspective and somber, “Sables” finds the band shedding most of its post-metal heaviness in favor of experiments with brooding kosmische musik and the more avant-garde elements of new wave.
 

Jordan Rudess to release new solo album “Wired for Madness” on April 19th 2019

Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess will release his brand new solo album “Wired for Madness” on April 19th, 2019, via Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group.

Multi-part prog epics? Check!
Track over 10 minutes? Check!
Track over 20 minutes? Check!
Keyboard solos? Of course!
Blues song? Check!... wait, what?

Temple Of The Stars to release debut album “Nightspirit” on May 10th 2019

Temple Of The Stars is the new band of Tobias Tåg, who is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter from Korsholm, located at the west coast of Finland.
 
This music is sonically nocturnal and melodic, with a lot of folk elements presented within an atmospheric rock context. It’s a mix of folk, rock, prog, and metal that’s going to appeal to a wide audience. The songs are catchy but they also have a sense of mystique.

Watch the music video for “Nightspirit” below.

Obsidian Sea to release new studio album “Strangers” on March 22nd 2019

Formed in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2009 by guitarist/singer Anton Avramov and close friend/drummer, Bozhidar Parvanov, Obsidian Sea is a doom metal band whose style shifts atmospherically through heavy rock ‘n’ roll, dark variants of 70s doom metal, and psychedelic and progressive rock.

Atlas : Empire announces April 2019 Canadian Tour

Glasgow’s Atlas : Empire released their debut album “The Stratosphere Beneath Our Feet” this past December. Weaving their way between the multitudes of different genres that influence them, the trio visits the worlds of heavy progressive rock and expansive ambient shoegaze.

Crossing the Atlantic to North America, the proggers will be visiting Canada for their third time since their performances in Ontario in 2017, which included showcasing at Indie Week in Toronto.

Bassist Robert Hasebe comments:

Forever Still discuss the dystopian concept of “Breathe in Colours” in first album trailer

After recently presenting the first single off their upcoming album “Breathe in Colours”, out on March 29th, 2019, via Nuclear Blast, Denmark’s highflyers Forever Still unveil further details about their sophomore full-length release.  

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!