modern prog metal

Sifting to release new studio album “The Infinite Loop” on September 27th 2019

Progressive metal prodigies Sifting will release their upcoming third full-length album entitled “The Infinite Loop” on September 27th, 2019, via Eclipse Records.

The album was produced by Steve Evetts (The Dillinger Escape Plan, Suicide Silence, Poison the Well), mixed & mastered by Jamie King (Between The Buried And Me, The Contortionist), and the album’s artwork was designed by Jimmy León.
 

Auras release music video for new single “Momenta”

Auras have released a new music video today for their single “Momenta”. Directed by JP Charlebois, this is the first music video to be released from their full length album, “The Demoness”, coming out tomorrow.  

“We had a blast filming in Montreal with JP Charlebois”, says guitarist Josh Ligaya. “Thank you to Cosmodome for letting us film in their amazing space museum. Please enjoy part 1 of the music video series!”...

Dvne signs worldwide deal with RidingEasy Records

Edinburgh, Scotland quintet Dvne have signed to L.A. purveyors of heavy, RidingEasy Records for worldwide release of future recordings.
 
The band also returns to the US this summer to perform at the hugely popular Psycho Las Vegas festival on August 17th.
 
Dvne (pronounced dune) is a 5 piece progressive rock/metal band from Edinburgh Scotland. Founded in 2013, the band was then called Dune in reference to Frank Herbert sci-fi masterpiece of the same name.
 

Periphery announces Fall 2019 North American Headlining Tour

Periphery, whose new album, “Periphery IV: Hail Stan”, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Independent Albums, Rock Albums and Hard Rock Album charts, as well as entering the trade magazine’s Top Album Sales and Digital Albums charts at #9, announce their first North American headlining tour in support of the nine-song release, kicking off a month of shows on Sept. 9.

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.

Sons Of Apollo to release “Live with the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony” on August 30th 2019

Sons Of Apollo – former Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses), Billy Sheehan (The Winery Dogs, Mr. Big, David Lee Roth) and Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey, ex-Yngwie Malmsteen’s Rising Force) – are pleased to announce the release of “Live with the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony” on August 30th, 2019.

Hemina to release new studio album “Night Echoes” on August 9th 2019

Australian progressive metal quartet Hemina have announced further details of their upcoming fourth studio album “Night Echoes”, which will release in full on August 9th, 2019.

Hemina’s fourth studio release will provide the latest instalment in an extensive, episodic concept arc that has unravelled across the band’s previous studio albums; “Synthetic” (2011), “Nebulae” (2014) and “Venus” (2016).

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.