instrumental

Joe Satriani announces Spring/Summer 2020 European & UK Tour

World-renowned guitar virtuoso, Joe Satriani, announces a string of Spring/Summer 2020 European & UK tour dates to support the release of his 17th solo album. Travelling under the moniker of “The Shapeshifting Tour”. The six-date UK run will start at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill-on-Sea (May 22) finishing up at Birmingham Symphony Hall (May 28).

Aiming For Enrike to release new studio album “Music for Working Out” on January 10th 2020

Maverick electro/math/post-rock duo Aiming For Enrike have announced their long-awaited new album, the aptly-named  “Music for Working Out”, due out on January 10th, 2020, via Pekula Records.

Pre-order the album here.

Tracklist:
1. Christmas Eve
2. Don’t Hassle the Hoff
3. Infinity Rider
4. Hard Dance Brainia
5. Diving Within
6. Flat Beats

Caspian announces Winter 2020 North American Tour

Caspian, the beloved Massachusetts-based sextet whose music Pitchfork said is “the most regal of the instrumental new rock school” and the New York Times described as making “immersive” and “epic” music, have announced an early 2020 Western North American tour, marking the band’s first swing through the West Coast in three years.

Bohren & Der Club Of Gore to release new studio album “Patchouli Blue” on January 10th 2020

Bohren & Der Club Of Gore, the German outfit whose music Pitchfork described as a combination of “lounge jazz, dark ambience, the languorous adagios of classical-music requiem, and the saturated romance of Italian film soundtracks”, has set to release “Patchouli Blue” on January 10th, 2020, via Ipecac Recordings.

This Will Destroy You announces February 2020 US Headlining Tour

Long-running instrumental post-rock unit This Will Destroy will kick off 2020 with a short stretch of West Coast headlining dates.

The trek will commence February 8th in Berkeley, California and run through February 15th in Los Angeles, California. Support will be provided by ambient noise experimentalist Amulets.

Apocalyptica to release new studio album “Cell-0” on January 10th 2020

Bristling with an epically baroque life and energy, “Cell-0”, the ninth studio album by Finland’s multi-Platinum cello-rockers Apocalyptica, will be released on January 10th, 2020, via Silver Lining Music.

The recording of “Cell-0” followed a four-year break between albums that gave the band - Eicca Toppinen, Perttu Kivilaakso, Paavo Lotjonen, and Mikko Siren, all of whom are classically-trained musicians - a fresh perspective and affected the way they approached the new music.

Syberia launches live video for new single “Seeds of Change”

On October 4th, 2019, Barcelona’s Syberia will release their third album, “Seeds of Change”, via Blacklight Media / Metal Blade Records.

Syberia craft intricate and involving instrumental rock opuses, and they have never sounded more assured than on “Seeds of Change”. Following in the footsteps of Caspian, Mogwai and Russian Circles, their instrumental works are complex yet instantly accessible, weighty, gorgeously melodic, and always deeply moving.