technical metal

Arch / Matheos to release new studio album “Winter Ethereal” on May 10th 2019

In progressive metal circles, the names of guitarist Jim Matheos and vocalist John Arch are spoken with due reverence. With the former having been a driving force in Fates Warning for thirty-five years, and the latter the original front-man of that band, they also have a single seminal work under the Arch / Matheos banner, 2011’s “Sympathetic Resonance”.

Aeon Zen to release new studio album “Inveritas” on May 10th 2019

UK Progressive Metal band Aeon Zen will release their fifth studio album, “Inveritas”, on May 10th, 2019.

The follow-up to 2014’s “Ephemera” will be available in digipack, digital download, and producer pack versions. You can pre-order the album here and get an immediate download of another new song!

Check out the lyric video for “Inveritas”, (featuring Vadim Pruzhanov from DragonForce), below.

Destrage to release new studio album “The Chosen One” on May 24th 2019

After 1 week of letting fans vote on their new album name, Italy’s Destrage has announced the true title of their fifth full-length: “The Chosen One”, which will be released May 24th, 2019, via Metal Blade Records.

Check out a video for the title track below.

Click here to pre-order the album in the following formats:
• jewelcase-CD
• light yellow vinyl / includes CD (EU exclusive - limited to 300 copies)

Valence to release new studio album “Cognitive Dissidents” on April 12th 2019

Fans of completely unpredictable progressive metal, lend your ears! Hailing from New York, instrumental quartet Valence is here to feed your need for sweet technicality, masterful melody and outstanding musical genius - wrapped tight and tied with a Sci-Fi bow. Expertly fusing genres like metal, rock, jam, classical, jazz and more, Valence’s varied yet cohesive influences offer every listener a passport to a new state of mind that is cerebral and emotive, while not sacrificing accessibility.
 

Dream Theater unveil animated video for new single “Paralyzed”

There is a palpable excitement surrounding two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans, Dream Theater and their upcoming 14th studio album, “Distance Over Time”.

Following on from two recently released tracks, “Untethered Angel” and “Fall into the Light” (both of which have received millions of plays already via YouTube and Spotify), the band returns with their first official single from their February 22nd release.

Redshift to release debut album “Cataclysm” on April 26th 2019

Redshift prepare to make their mark with their forthcoming debut album, “Cataclysm”, which is out on April 26th, 2019.

The prog-metallers have also just unveiled a stunning new track, “Invasion”, - check it out below.

Rendering influence from a plethora of areas from seventies’ prog and classic Rock, to cutting metal and contemporary prog, Redshift have astutely worked to fuse their influences to create something brave, challenging, and whole-heartedly potent.