avant-garde

Luis Mojica to release new studio album “How a Stranger is Made” on October 4th 2019

Confessional singer-songwriter Luis Mojica has announced his new album “How a Stranger is Made”, to be released in early October. Ahead of this, he presents the single “The Ranger”.

“The Ranger” is intimate and empathic - a magnetic foreshadowing of Mojica’s new long-play, a beautiful tapestry of piano-driven songs that quite intimately express Luis’ healing journey through shamanism, sexuality, trauma and ecstatic joy.

Leprous announces November 2019 European Headlining Tour

Norwegian progressive rockers Leprous are soon to wrap up work on their 6th studio album, expected to be released later in 2019 via InsideOut Music.

Additionally, Leprous have already announced their next tour across Europe and the UK for November with support by The Ocean and label-mates Port Noir with the following dates.

The Great Discord releases music video for new single “Heart”

The Great Discord’s new single “Heart”, featured on their upcoming EP “Afterbirth” to be released through The Sign Records on March 22nd, 2019, is a hint at a new path for the band.

Following their two previously released full-length titles “Duende” and “The Rabbit Hole”, the new EP gives a taste of what is to expect of the band’s next album.
 
Check out the video for “Heart” below.

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.

Devin Townsend announces November and December 2019 European & UK Tour

Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend has recently announced the release of his forthcoming new album “Empath” for March 29th, 2019, and now he is pleased to reveal the dates for the “Empath Europe – Volume 1“ tour starting in November 2019.

The full list of dates are as follows.

European Tour Dates 2019:
15th November – Salle Pleyel, Paris, France
16th November – Trix, Antwerp, Belgium
17th November – 013, Tilburg, Netherlands

Vasil Hadzimanov Band - Lines in Sand

Vasil Hadzimanov is back with his sophomore release around three years after his debut. This time the virtuoso Serbian keyboardist, composer and arranger is expanding his musical horizons by embellishing his ethnic, Balkan folk, prog rock and jazz/fusion music with atmospheric, R&B, funk, avant garde, psychedelia, trance and electronica elements here and there. Still, the musical experimentations along with the passionate and creative improvisations are here, cuz they are the very essence of this “kind of music”, in a way.
 

Devin Townsend to release new studio album “Empath” March 29th 2019

Canadian heavy music artist Devin Townsend has officially announced the release of his forthcoming new album “Empath” for the 29th of March 2019.

In the lead up to the album’s release, Devin will walk fans through how “Empath” came together with a series of documentary episodes recorded as phone conversations during the course of the albums recording. Watch him explain more in the video below.