melodic prog rock

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

Banco del Mutuo Soccorso to release new studio album “Transiberiana” on April 26th 2019

Banco del Mutuo Soccorso, the legendary Italian progressive rock band, is proud to announce the worldwide signing with Inside Out Music / Sony Music group. Their new record “Transiberiana” will be the first studio album in 25 years and is scheduled to be released on April 26th, 2019.

N.Ex.U.S. release lyric video for first single “The Mercenary”

Logic Il Logic Records & Burning Minds Music Group are glad to announce the digital release of “The Mercenary”, first single taken from the official debut album by melodic prog rockers, N.Ex.U.S., scheduled for release on March 29th, 2019.

Check out the lyric video for “The Mercenary” below.

Stream & download “The Mercenary” here.

The Mute Gods to release new studio album “Atheists and Believers” on March 22nd 2019

The Mute Gods, featuring Nick Beggs (Steven Wilson, Steve Hackett), Roger King (Steve Hackett) & Marco Minnemann (The Aristocrats, The Sea Within), recently announced the release of their third studio album “Atheists & Believers” for March 22nd, 2019.

Today they are pleased to reveal the titled track of the album, which you can listen to below.

Steve Vai releases first music theory book “Vaideology” and “Piano Reductions: Vol. 2”

Steve Vai has released two new titles. First, his first music theory book via publisher Hal Leonard. Titled “Vaideology: Basic Music Theory for Guitar Players”, the gargantuan effort was designed to help both beginners and veteran guitar players. Vai takes a deep dive into the basics of music theory to help players better understand the language of music and become more musically literate.

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”.
 

King Crimson announces Summer & Autumn 2019 World Tour in Celebration of 50 Years

In celebration of 50 years, King Crimson announces 50 Concerts for 2019.

The current eight musician line-up will perform 50 concerts across three continents as part of their 2019 Celebration tour.

Dates confirmed so far, are as follows

World Tour Dates 2019:
JUN 10, 2019 - HAUS AUENSEE, Leipzig
JUN 12, 2019 - JAHRHUNDERTHALLE, Frankfurt
JUN 13, 2019 - JAHRHUNDERTHALLE, Frankfurt
JUN 15, 2019 - LIEDERHALLE, Stuttgart
JUN 16, 2019 - LIEDERHALLE, Stuttgart

The Room to release new studio album “Caught by the Machine” on February 22nd 2019

Melodic-yet-progressive rock act The Room (who hail from the Southeast of the United Kingdom) have divulged further details of their third studio album “Caught by the Machine”. Along with unveiling the tracklist, artwork and pre-order links, The Room have released a brand new single, “The Golden Ones”.