prog metal

Týr to release new studio album “Hel” on March 8th 2019

On March 8th, 2019, the Faroe Islands’ Týr will release their eighth full-length, “Hel”, via Metal Blade Records.

“Hel” is a collection of ruthlessly melodic and irresistibly compelling progressive folk metal that will immediately resonate with any who have followed the band at any point over the two decades of their storied career.

Check out the lyric video for the first single, “Fire and Flame”, below.

Hedfuzy to release new studio album “Waves” on February 1st 2019

Hostile Media are pleased to welcome Irish prog outfit Hedfuzy to the label’s growing roster and will release the bands second full-length album “Waves” on February 1st, 2019.

To mark the occasion today they also unveil the bands second single “The Boy Who Killed the Man”, which is available to stream now.

Listen to “The Boy Who Killed the Man” below.

Conception

Hello guys, congrats on “My Dark Symphony”. You are back after more than two decades in hiatus. How does that feel?
 
R: I’ll give you a simple answer to that: It feels great!
 
T: The songwriting process was very stimulating, and the fantastic feedback releasing it has been very rewarding.
 
 

Generation Axe at Hard Rock Live Orlando in Florida 2018

The format of the show is simple, all five of the guitarists hit the stage for an opening number, then they each come out and show the crowd what they can do individually and with a little help from their fellow guitarists, then finally they close the show together. While this may sound simple, when you get musicians of this caliber in one place, you never know what can happen.
 

Darkwater to release new studio album “Human” on March 1st 2019

The Swedish melodic progressive metal band Darkwater will release their new album “Human” on March 1st, 2019, in Europe and North America via Ulterium Records. The album will be available on CD, 2LP and digital.

“Human” won’t leave fans of melodic metal or progressive metal disappointed. The songs are heavier, more melodic and atmospheric than before and the band worked really hard on tweaking the ten songs and over 76 minutes of playing time into perfection.

Mind Key signs with Frontiers Music Srl and announces new album “MK III - Aliens in Wonderland”

Frontiers Music Srl is pleased to announce the signing of Mind Key, whose new album “MK III - Aliens in Wonderland” is planned for release in 2019.

Mind Key is a progressive metal band formed in Napoli, Italy in 1999 by Dario De Cicco (keyboards) and Emanuele Colella (guitars). The two wanted to create a band that melded the sound of bands like Dream Theater, Symphony X, Evergrey, and Pain of Salvation with a songwriting approach inspired by '80/'90s hard rock style.

Dream Theater to release new studio album “Distance Over Time” on February 22nd 2019

Two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater announce the forthcoming worldwide release of their 14th studio album, “Distance Over Time” on February 22nd, 2019.

“Distance Over Time” showcases a newfound creativity for Dream Theater while maintaining the elements that have garnered them devoted fans around the globe. The album also marks the first for the band’s new label InsideOut Music / Sony Music.